Pearce Going Under The Radar

Ben Pearce believes Danablue has gone under the radar and can turn the tables on Zuccheros at Belmont on Saturday. Danablue will have to go one better and gain three lengths on Zuccheros who proved too strong on soft going last fortnight. Punters have ignored Pearce’s optimism and despite a weight swing to Danablue they…

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Emotional Week For Bermingham Jnr

Pat Bermingham Jnr is hoping to end an emotional week on a winning high when he targets the Goldfields Toyota Cup (1300m) with Disciple on Sunday. Bermingham Jnr lost one of his favourite horses last week when Prince Of Stars suffered a heart attack and sadly passed away after a track work accident. The Balmont…

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Cat Five Tearing Up Carnarvon

A change of heart has reaped huge dividends for trainer Terry Brennan and his rejuvenated gelding Cat Five. Brennan was prepared to pull stumps and call time on Cat Five after the seven-year-old ran an inglorious last in the Collie Cup 12 months ago. But after consulting with his fellow owners Brennan decided to have…

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Perth Racing Track Report

PERTH RACING – RACECOURSE KEY ACTIVITIES REPORT AUGUST 2015   RACECOURSE This report is provided for general information purposes only. Belmont Main Track Key activities and comments are: At the time of writing this report there are 15 meets to go at Belmont, with 29 race meetings taken place on the track. With just over…

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Group 1 Calling For Flamboyant Lass

Gai Waterhouse has Group I ambitions for Group II-placed filly Flamboyant Lass after an emphatic midweek kill at Warwick Farm. Champion trainer Gai Waterhouse will target Group I class races with Flamboyant Lass this spring. Photo: Steve Hart Flamboyant Lass ($3 fav) was facing older mares in the Schweppes Handicap (1000m) but her class came…

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Sydney Jockey Injured

Danny Beasley could be out of action for a number of weeks after tests confirmed the rider has a cracked rib and partially collapsed lung. Jockey Danny Beasley has suffered a cracked rib and partially collapsed young Photo: Steve Hart Beasley rode at Gosford on Tuesday with discomfort in his chest region before being ruled…

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It’s Wink And A Nod

Gun mare Wink And A Nod further underlined her class when she posted a sensational come from behind win in the inaugural running of the Listed Idyllic Prince Stakes (1300m) at Belmont Park. The $2.50 favourite gave punters a few heart flutters when she turned for home in second last position and appeared to have…

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Shaytarna Can Turn Tables Says Miller

Trainer Simon Miller believes bad luck is the only barrier against Conseated being successful in the Book A Wedding At Perth Racing Handicap (1200m) at Belmont Park on Wednesday. Miller’s confidence is based on Conseated’s runaway win at Belmont two weeks ago and he says the Passenger mare only has to reproduce that run and…

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Victorian Horse of the Year Awards

Three Group I victories during the season has seen Dissident named Victorian Horse of the Year for the 2014/15 racing year. Dissident took-out the Victorian horse of the year title. Photo: Steve Hart The Peter Moody-trained son of Sebring totalled 109 votes, compiled by racing media and administrators, ahead of Brazen Beau (62) Adelaide (35)…

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RWWA Media Release (Belmont Park)

RWWA Stewards, Perth Racing Officials and WA Jockey’s Association members inspected the Belmont Park race track at 7am this afternoon. 51mm of rainfall has fallen at the racecourse since Wednesday, including 30mm recorded in the last 24 hours. This inspection found a significant area of track near the 600m to be waterlogged and was deemed…

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