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9
Jul

LOYALTY SWAYS LINDSEY SMITH

Warrnambool-based trainer Lindsey Smith cites loyalty and friendship as to why he won’t be taking over the preparation of two star gallopers from Perth. Gatting and The Velvet King were in line to join Smith’s stable for a Melbourne spring campaign, but they will now be overseen by Peter Moody. Gatting returns to Melbourne after …

9
Jul

TALENTED PERTH STAYER TO JOIN CHRIS WALLER

Champion trainer Chris Waller will add a promising Perth stayer to his big team in Sydney. Dual stakes placegetter Criminal Code will continue his career under Waller’s guidance. The Maschino gelding won on debut at Ascot last November and placed on three further occasions from his six starts for trainer Tiarnna Robertson. The three-year-old ran …

9
Jul

MISTY METAL ‘HUMMING’ FOR BEAUFINE STAKES RETURN

Todd Harvey has never been shy of praising Misty Metal and he’s brimming with confidence that she can shrug off bad luck and make a winning return at Belmont on Saturday. The daughter of Oratorio makes a belated return in the Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m) after a bad foot abscess prevented her from racing since …

6
Jul

History Of Beaufine Stakes

BEAUFINE STAKES OVERVIEW Saturday’s feature race at Belmont, the $100,000 Listed Beaufine Stakes, run over 1000m, was first staged in 1979 and won by the Ross Price-trained and Gerry Donnelly-ridden Nilotic. Commencing from barrier 13 in the field of 15 starters, the three-year-old son of Tamerteur defeated Saba Minx and Gypsy Princess. TRAINERS Vern Brockman …

6
Jul

TOP APPRENTICE LOVES HER JOB

If Madi Derrick needed any reassurance she made the right career call to become an apprentice jockey, then her performance on the weekend was final confirmation. Competing for the first time at Belmont on a Saturday, Derrick was given the task of partnering the Fred Kersley-trained Resistance in the Crown Perth Handicap (1600m). And she …

2
Jul

TOP JOCKEY HOPES TO CAP STELLAR WEEK WITH FUHRER IN AQUANITA STAKES.

In form jockey Chris Parnham fancies his chances of capping a stellar week when he partners Fuhrer in the Listed Aquanita Stakes (2000m) at Belmont. Fresh from booting home a Belmont treble on Wednesday, Parnham rides Fuhrer for the first time and says the gelding has genuine claims in an open race. Fuhrer has won …

2
Jul

PARNHAM SENDS OUT BELMONT OAKS WARNING

She has taken all before her this campaign, but trainer Neville Parnham declares Kay Cee to be even better ahead of the Listed Belmont Oaks on the weekend. After winning her first Group 1 in the Kingston Town Classic (1800m) last December, Kay Cee has returned in a blaze of glory with dual winter feature …

30
Jun

THE WA RACING DIARY: JUNE

Northam: Monday June 1. Lindsey Smith’s Sweetassa broke her maiden status at career start three. Under Lucy Warwick, she led from barrier to post and won by two lengths as the $1.50 favourite. Jockey Kyra Yuill and her dad, trainer Graham Yuill, combined for a double. Fair Justice and Artie’s Comet came with strong runs …

30
Jun

PIKE & WILLIAMS’ BOOT CLEAR

Grant and Alana Williams and William Pike head trainer and jockey wins for June. Pike booted home 22 winners for the month, taking his overall season tally to 210 victories, with 119 in town. Kyra Yuill punched out 13 winners, that tally boosted by four after Sunday’s Kalgoorlie meeting. Sitting behind Pike and Yuill are …

30
Jun

PATIENT APPROACH FOR CUP NIGHT

Bernie Miller believes dual stakes winner Cup Night is back on track after a setback and will begin his winter campaign next month. Miller has targeted the Listed Bolton Sprint (1200m) on July 25 as Cup Night’s return if he gets through a second trial in two weeks. After he won the Scenic Blast Stakes …

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