Star Mare Delicacy Sets Modern Day Record

Delicacy cemented her status as West Australia’s best galloper when she set a modern day weight carrying record in winning the Group 2 $500,000 Perth Cup (2400m) at Ascot on Saturday. The star mare gave leading owner-breeder, Bob Peters, his sixth Perth Cup win and Grant Williams a training quinella with stable mate, Neverland, finishing…

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New Year New Hopes For Battered Tapper

Paul Tapper’s past year reads like a Hollywood movie. It has all the ingredients of a compelling story: adversity, misfortune, hardship and triumph. But for Tapper, 2015, was a stark reality. The 49-year-old is hoping the start of a New Year can help wipe memories of a challenging 12-months. “Honestly it’s just been a bad year,” Tapper…

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Thoroughbred – Stewards’ Inquiry – Jordan Turner

Thoroughbred – Stewards’ Inquiry – Ascot Race Meeting, Saturday 16 December 2015 – Race 3, the Perth Instagram Handicap (1600m) RWWA Stewards today completed the adjourned inquiry from the above race into the reasons for Apprentice Jordan Turner (EXCELLENTLY) and Jockey Chris Parnham (CLASSY TWISTER) being dislodged passing the 400m. Evidence was taken from Apprentice…

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Early Betting Perth Cup

Western Australia’s best galloper Delicacy is the final field favourite to win Saturday’s $500,000 Group I Perth Cup (2400m) at Ascot. Perth Cup favourite Delicacy. Photo: TRSA The Grant Williams-trained mare broke through for her first win of the campaign at her most recent outing in the Group II Cox Stakes and bookies expect her…

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Justice For Smith At Ascot

Trainer Lindsey Smith has five runners engaged at Ascot on Wednesday with punters identifying Scales Of Justice as the horse to beat in the Perth Racing Young Membership Plate (1100m). The talented Not A Single Doubt gelding is a raging $1.50 favourite with the TAB after a narrow second to star filly Perfect Reflection when…

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Fulgur Reaching Top

Fulgur has yet to strike his best form since joining Neville Parnham’s stable but there were signs of better things ahead for the former international galloper when he ran a top second in the Listed G.A.Towton Cup (2100m) at Ascot last fortnight After being soundly beaten at his opening two starts for Parnham the eight-year-old…

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Tasmanian Appointment Of Des Gleeson

The former chairman of stewards in Victoria, Des Gleeson, has been appointed deputy chairman of the Tasracing Board. Des Gleeson has been appointed deputy chairman of the Tasracing board. Photo: TasRacing Also the former director of Integrity Services and chairman of stewards for the Victoria racing Club and Racing Victoria, Gleeson joined the Tasracing Board…

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