Kody Charles To Create Racing History

Kody Charles will create unique racing history when Slash And Burn lines up in the Kevrek Australian Maiden (1000m) at Northam on Thursday. The 28-year-old becomes the first Western Australian trainer to hold a license simultaneously in the thoroughbred, pacing and greyhound racing codes. Charles cut his teeth as a prominent harness racing trainer-reinsman and…

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Caulfield Guineas: Field And Draw

Dominant favourite Press Statement has drawn one of the outside barriers for Saturday’s Group I Caulfield Guineas (1600m). Caulfield Guineas favourite Press Statement. Photo: Steve Hart A total of 17 three-year-old colts and geldings accepted to contest the $1 million classic. A final field of 16 plus an emergency has been declared for the Melbourne…

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Badawiya To Run In Guineas

Trainer Mick Price has confirmed Badawiya will contest Saturday’s Group I Thousand Guineas at Caulfield. Craig Newitt will partner Badawiya in the Thousand Guineas. Photo: Darryl Sherer Badawiya ran out the comfortable winner of Sunday’s Group II Edward Manifold Stakes over 1600m at Flemington, her third win from six starts. Price had expressed a concern…

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The Bart Man Returns A Winner

Black Heart Bart made a triumphant return to racing with a hard earned victory over Fuchsia Bandana in the Listed Birthday Stakes (1200m) at Belmont on Saturday. Racing first up since his eastern states campaign in May and June, Black Heart Bart, ridden by Glenn Smith, charged home from fourth position and scored by a…

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WA Apprentice Rising Star Series

The future of Western Australian racing will be on display as the state’s brightest young riders compete in the Touchstone Farm ‘Rising Stars’ Apprentice series. The Leading Apprentice at each meeting will be wearing the Rising Stars logo and colours: red jacket, black sleeves, white armband with red cap and black stars. Belmont’s Birthday Stakes…

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Wink And A Nod Faces Acid Test

Glamour mare Wink And A Nod set Belmont Park alight during the winter to emerge as a serious threat in feature races at the upcoming Ascot carnival. The daughter of McFlirt established her credentials between May and September with six of eight victories including a feature race hat trick. She ended her campaign on a…

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