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4
Jun

DICKSON TAKES UP RACONTEUR CHALLENGE

Karijini Aurora will face stiff opposition in the Listed Raconteur Stakes (1400m) at Belmont on Saturday, but trainer Summer Dickson declares she’ll be up for the challenge. “I ride this horse every day, so I know what she is capable of,” Dickson told The Races WA. “I know there are good horses in the race, …

4
Jun

Top Stud To Close

Western Australia’s breeding industry has been rocked by news that Mungrup Stud, one of the biggest in the state, will close its operation in the next three months. A need by partners Gray and Jan Williamson to move on, in different directions, has resulted in a decision to close Mungrup Stud, leaving a lasting legacy …

2
Jun

RACONTEUR: BORN A CHAMPION

Saturday’s Listed Raconteur Stakes at Belmont is named in honor of one of the greats of Western Australian racing and a Racing & Wagering Hall Of Fame inductee two years ago. Foaled in the Spring of 1949 at Perringa Stud, owner and breeder and WA Racing Hall of Fame Inductee (2014) Sheila Gwynne remarked to …

2
Jun

HOT CARBERY SAYS LAVERROD UP TO RACONTEUR CHALLENGE

Fresh from his upset win on Perfect Jewel in the Belmont Sprint (1400m), in-form jockey Pat Carbery will chase his next feature race victory aboard Laverrod in the Listed Raconteur Stakes (1400m). In an exciting finish, Carbery lifted Perfect Jewel to a nose victory in Saturday’s Belmont Sprint (1400m), his second Group success in a …

28
May

ANGELIC RULER POISED FOR BELMONT SPRINT

Ben Pearce oozes confidence that his gun mare Angelic Ruler is poised to showcase her best at Belmont on Saturday. Pearce can’t wait for the Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m), a target race for Angelic Ruler since she commenced her campaign in April. “She is super,” Pearce told the Races WA. “She is probably at …

28
May

FUTURE UNCERTAIN FOR BLACK HEART BART

Black Heart Bart’s racing future remains uncertain, despite winning a barrier trial on Tuesday. The 1200m heat at Belmont was seen as a pivotal marker for Black Heart Bart after his disappointing run in the Roma Cup (1200m) at Ascot on May 16. The rising ten-year-old failed to beat a runner home and finished last …

26
May

WA RACING UPDATE – 25 MAY 2020

The WA Government have today announced that from this Friday, May 29 (or 11.59pm on Thursday, May 28), the regional boundaries will be lifted except for regions that are bound by the Commonwealth’s designated biosecurity determination (Kimberley, East Pilbara and the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku) and 274 remote Aboriginal communities. In light of this announcement nominations …

25
May

Belmont Sprint History

Feature racing returns to Belmont Park on Saturday with the running of the Group 3 Belmont Sprint.  Here is an overview of the race that has seen notable horses like Luckygray, Grand Nirvana, Elite Belle, Let Go Thommo, Modem, Burgess Queen and Rock Magic grace its honour roll. BELMONT SPRINT OVERVIEW The Belmont Sprint was …

25
May

Lane Ponders Next Move On Resortman

Resortman has answered every challenge put in front of him and trainer Michael Lane is hopeful he can continue that upward spiral ahead of upcoming feature three-year-old races. Lane is excited by what lays ahead for the Helmet gelding who continued his winning ways at Belmont on Saturday when he extended his unbeaten record to …

22
May

PARNHAM FAVOURITE CLOSE TO MAGICAL MILESTONE

Neville Parnham has a lot faith in Malibu Style and thinks he will win and reach a milestone at Flemington on Saturday. Malibu Style lines up in the Listed Straight Six (1200m) and if he can fill a top four position he will go past $1 million in stake earnings. A veteran of 65 race …

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