Delicacy Crowned Racehorse Of The Year

Outstanding filly Delicacy was crowned WA Racehorse of the Year and Champion three-year-old at the Western Australian Raceowners Association Racing Awards (WAROA) held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Grand Ballroom on Saturday The daughter of Al Maher, trained by Grant Williams and raced by Bob and Sandra Peters, won nine races from 13 starts, highlighted…

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US Jockey Shoots Trainer

A US jockey is in police custody after a trainer was shot at the Delaware Park race track on Wednesday. US publication the Paulick Report stated the trainer Saul Matos and jockey Ruben Rojas became embroiled in a verbal altercation in the stabling area at the track. State police told local news media outlet Delaware…

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Premiership Standings

Champion rider, William Pike, claimed his seventh win in the jockey’s premiership at the completion of the 2014-15 racing season at Belmont on Wednesday. Pike, who spent three months on the sidelines with a shoulder injury after a barrier mishap, advanced to 81 wins courtesy of Rikki Tikki Tava. The champion hoop finished ahead of…

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Golan Sets QLD Record

Tony Gollan equalled a Brisbane training record on Saturday from the deck of yacht cruising the Greek Islands then went one better by winning the first race at Doomben on Sunday. The victory of Most Important at the Sunshine Coast meeting gave Gollan 78 metropolitan winners for the Brisbane season, matching the total achieved by…

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Oliver’s Premiership

Damien Oliver moved within one premiership of joining Roy Higgins and Bill Duncan after wrapping up the 2014/15 Melbourne Jockeys’ Premiership at Geelong on Sunday. The Victorian record of 11 titles is jointly held by Duncan, who won his premierships in the 1920s and 30’s, while Higgins won his first in 1965 and the last…

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Jones Targets Port Hedland Cup

Trainer David Jones says Comfortably will push ahead and tackle the Port Hedland Cup after overcoming a distance query to win an exciting edition of the Roebourne Cup (2200m) on Saturday. Comfortably, with visiting Melbourne apprentice, Carryn Londregan, timing her run to absolute perfection, snatched victory in the last stride with 3/4 of a length…

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