Properantes Set For Summer Carnival

In-form galloper Properantes will be spelled and set for a summer campaign after winning the Mitavite Trophy (1600m) on Saturday. The Danehill Express gelding burst between runners in the straight to defeat Baytorio (Oratorio) by a head.  He has only been beaten once in his last five starts including a Listed victory in the Raconteur…

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Gangemi Relishes Belmont Return

The transition from Ascot to Belmont Park on Saturday provided young trainer Chris Gangemi with a major spike in confidence. Searching to end a frustrating summer campaign, Gangemi got it with Twelve Rounds in the opening race of the winter season. The Not A Single Doubt colt could have ended Gangemi’s misery at summer headquarters…

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Newton Sees Red In Kalgoorlie

An understated Neville Newton is taking a cautious approach with Comanche Red in the Race Round 2015 Tentland Tickets Now On Sale Handicap (1200m) on Saturday. Newton believes a weight rise could test the Fly Pegasus gelding who unleashed a brilliant finish to score handsomely when resuming first-up two weeks ago. Carrying 56.5kg for apprentice…

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Taylor Prepares For Interstate Challenge

Bullsbrook trainer Jim Taylor is gearing up for a massive weekend and admits the task of preparing for an interstate feature double has proved a challenging exercise. Taylor saddles Magnifisio in the Group 1 William Hill Classic (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday before turning his attention to Barakey’s return in the Listed Northam Stakes (1100m)…

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Casey Closes In On Bunbury Award

Jake Casey is aiming to capitalise on Lucy Warwick’s absence in his bid to win Bunbury’s Leading Apprentice on Wednesday. Casey, with one meeting remaining, is one win shy of the lead but will fancy his chances with a strong book of rides. Casey, fresh from an Ascot double on Saturday, partners Fabulistic in the…

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