Sigley Gets His Goodwood Wish

Trainer Vaughn Sigley said on Tabradio he didn’t want Black Heart Bart to draw barrier one or an outside gate in the Goodwood Sprint (1200m) and ideally would prefer something in the middle like gate eight. The Lark Hill horseman didn’t quite get his exact wish but he came mighty close with gun sprinter Black…

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Riordan Protégé To Make Riding Debut

Donna Riordan apprentice Zac Gibbs makes his riding debut at Northam on Thursday. The young rider steers Deday in the Sheer Elegance For Hair Maiden (1600m). The Domesday colt is not with some claims after thundering home for sixth, beaten 4  lengths by Cronkite, when first-up at Northam last fortnight. Gibbs is from a non racing family…

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Confidence Boost For Moses

Walkingintheair’s last minute reprieve sent punters reeling but delivered trainer, Peter Moses, a much-needed confidence boost at Carnarvon. Returning $101 with TAB fixed odds and $77.50 on tote, Walkingintheair delivered a knockout blow to punters in the Kingsford Bakery Handicap (1400m). “She was lucky to gain a start and I was prepared to scratch her…

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Blackfriars Century At Belmont

Champion stallion Blackfriars broke through the 100 wins barrier this season with Blackwood on Saturday. Blackwood (2f Blackfriars – Karriwood by Tobougg) always looked the winner of the Budget Minibus Rental Plate (1400m) second-up at Belmont.  She had scored on debut at Ascot last month for trainer Fred Kersley and owner-breeder Neville Duncan. “She’s a…

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High Five For Blake Shinn

The addition of blinkers did the trick and the Joe Pride-trained Kuro returned to the winner’s circle with success in the $100,000 Listed Mick Dittman Plate (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday. Kuro disappointed at his last start in Sydney when finishing down the track in the Group II Arrowfield Sprint at Randwick last month then…

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Delicacy Reigns Supreme

Perth filly Delicacy continued her rampage through the three-year-old staying ranks with another dominant win in Saturday’s Group I South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Delicacy’s amazing run of Group wins started with her success in the Group III WA Oaks (2400m) on March 28 before continuing to the Group II WA Derby a fortnight later.…

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