Freedman Considering Australian Trip With Super One

Trainer Michael Freedman is contemplating a trip to Australia with his unbeaten juvenile Super One after another impressive victory in Singapore. Super One dominated his rivals in the Golden Horseshoe over 1200m on Friday night and earned rave reviews from jockey Craig Newitt. “This two-year-old is just ready, very classy. I’ve ridden another two-year-old who…

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All Systems Go For Beau

Brazen Beau took another positive step towards Royal Ascot when scoring a 900-metre barrier trial win at Rosehill on Monday morning. The Chris Waller-trained two-time Group I winner is targeting the King’s Stand Stakes (1000m) on June 16. The three-year-old son of I Am Invincible looked sharp winning the trial, bouncing straight to the front…

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Bowman Secures Plum Ride In Oaks

Hugh Bowman has landed the ride on short-priced favourite Winx in the Group I Queensland Oaks (2200m). The Chris Waller-trained Street Cry filly turned on a stunning display with a last-to-first win in the Group III Sunshine Coast Guineas (1600m) last Saturday, jumping from gate 14. Larry Cassidy gave her plenty of time to find…

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Luckygray In Brilliant Roma Cup Return

Trainer Trevor Andrews is no stranger to Roma Cup (1200m) success, posting his third win in the Group 3 winter feature at Belmont Park yesterday. His trifecta came courtesy of champion gelding, Luckygray, who marked his return to racing with a hard-fought long-head victory over Dawn Approach. Luckygray was forced to miss the Ascot summer…

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Ashanti Lass To Atone In Kalgoorlie

Trainer David Smith has no hesitation in backing up Ashanti Lass in the Albion Hotel Handicap (1100m) at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. The Balmont mare, on the seven day turnaround, is looking to go one better after going down narrowly to Zee Dribbler last week. Ashanti Lass had the race within her grasp after dashing clear…

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Prizemoney Increase

Racing & Wagering Western Australia is excited to announce increases in prizemoney for three marquee events of the 2015 Ascot Summer Carnival. The Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes, Carlton Draught-Railway Stakes and Tabtouch-Kingston Town Classic, as Western Australia’s only three Group 1 races, will for the first time all carry stakes of $1M.   In addition, the Group…

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Luckygray Is Primed For Roma Cup

A wet weekend is forecast for Perth but it won’t dampen the mood of trainer Trevor Andrews who will unleash champion galloper Luckygray in the Group 3 Roma Cup (1200m). Andrews has marked Belmont’s premier winter sprint as the starting point for Luckygray who has not raced since finishing a close fourth to Magnifisio in…

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Form Points To Black Heart Bart In Goodwood

West Australian speedster Black Hart Bart faces his acid test on Saturday tackling proven Group I gallopers in the $500,000 Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville but Racenet’s western state form man Aaron Mills suspects the horse is up to the task. Mills writes, Backing Perth-trained horses against classy eastern state-based rivals is often fraught with…

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Group 1 Winner Retired

In a week of retirements, the 2014 Group I Blue Diamond Stakes winner Earthquake has joined the list and will head to the breeding barn. Godolphin’s Exceed And Excel three-year-old filly has run her last race and has been retired. A five-time winner with one Group I victory to her name, Earthquake was an electrifying…

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