Horror Draw For Sigley Pair

Magnifisio’s Winterbottom Stakes defence took a giant hit after the gun Western Australian sprinter received a horror barrier draw in Saturday’s $1 million Group 1 feature. Magnifisio repelled the interstate raiders to win last year’s Winterbottom Stakes in a tight contest, but in a major body blow the Magnus mare has drawn the widest gate.…

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No Nerves For Sigley

Lark Hill trainer Vaughn Sigley is gearing up for his biggest week in racing but if he is feeling any nerves or jitters he is doing a terrific job of disguising it. The one-time jockey will put the final polish on stable stars Black Heart Bart and Magnifisio ahead of their Group 1 assault at…

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Mahuta Keeps Winning

Mahuta extended his winning sequence to four straight with a determined victory in Saturday’s Group II Sandown Guineas (1600m). Mahuta made it four straight in the Sandown Guineas. Photo: Darryl Sherer Brad Rawiller settled Mahuta in third place after 200m and was there to challenge into the home straight. Accelerating clear 200m out with Dal…

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Perfect Reflection Underlines Star Power

Perfect Reflection underlined her class and cemented her reputation as WA’s best three-year-old with a pulsating win in the Group 3 Champion Fillies Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on Saturday. Casting aside an injury interrupted preparation that caused her to miss the Burgess Queen Stakes (1400m), the More Than Ready filly extended her unbeaten sequence to…

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Miller To Unveil Promising Juvenile

Simon Miller will unveil another of his promising juveniles when Nobel Image steps out for her debut appearance in the Caltex Plate (1000m) at Ascot on Saturday. Punters have jumped in to support the Ready’s Image filly, her quote firming from $3 to $2.70 favouritism with the TAB, after an impressive trial win at Lark…

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