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27
Nov

Valour Required In Winterbottom: Pateman

Mitchell Pateman says Trekking is the biggest stumbling block to him winning a first Group 1 in the Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot. Pateman has healthy respect for Trekking and says he is clearly the horse to beat, but if there is a chink in his armour then Valour Road can expose it. …

27
Nov

Vital Silver Can Shine In Winterbottom: Pearce

Vital Silver has not won a race in over a year, but co-trainer Dan Pearce is confident that trend can end in Saturday’s Group 1 Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot. Vital Silver ran second to Hey Doc in last year’s Winterbottom Stakes, his second consecutive Group 1 placing after the Manikato Stakes (1200m) …

27
Nov

Indian Pacific On Track For Winterbottom Stakes

The Zoustar four-year-old tackles elite company for the first time in his career, but Parnham is optimistic he will be up to the challenge. Indian Pacific boasts an impressive racing resume with six wins and three placings from his nine starts to date. His Winterbottom Stakes credentials were stamped with victory in the Crawford Stakes …

27
Nov

Stageman Top Local Hope In Winterbottom Says Adam Durrant

Trainer Adam Durrant believes Stageman can uphold state pride and repel the threat from interstate raider Trekking in the Group 1 Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday. With two Group 1 victories to his name and coming out of top Melbourne and Sydney spring form, Trekking is a hot favourite to give …

19
Nov

ALL DAY SESSION FOLLOWS UNCONVENTIONAL GUINEAS PATH

Trainer Ashley Maley admits it’s been an unorthodox WA Guineas preparation for All Day Session. Two sprint races over 1000m is an unconventional approach for an elite three-year-old mile race, but Maley says All Day Session is one horse who can buck the trend. “It is unorthodox, but I basically ran out of time,” Maley …

19
Nov

MCGRUDDY’S HOPES OF RAILWAY STAKES SUCCESS

Red Can Man’s top last start run in the Lee Steere Stakes (1400m) has given jockey Shaun McGruddy confidence he can win the Group 1 Kirin Railway Stakes (1600m) for the first time on Saturday. Red Can Man ran second in the weight for age feature and was only cut down in the last 50 …

19
Nov

Advanced Notice of Annual General Meeting

Licensed trainers are advised that the AGM for the WA Racing Trainers Association (WARTA) is to be held in December 2020 at date and time yet to be confirmed. In keeping with intention that the association engages as many trainers as is possible the AGM in 2020 will be held in the Larkhill area at …

16
Nov

Cup Night Passes Railway Test

Cup Night has been given the green light to take his place in the $1 million Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) on Saturday. Cup Night had been under a fitness cloud after receiving a bad knock to his hind cannon in the Asian Beau Stakes (1400m) two weeks ago, but has been given the go …

12
Nov

JERICHO CUP QUALIFIER ANNOUNCED FOR ALBANY

Albany Racing Club will host the $100,000 Western Australia Jericho Cup Qualifier on Anzac Day weekend, Monday 26 April 2021, where the winner will be guaranteed a start in the Jericho Cup at Warrnambool Racecourse Victoria scheduled for late 2021. Building on Albany’s connection to Anzac Day, the race will celebrate the history of the …

12
Nov

SOLAIA TO IMPROVE IN CHAMPION FILLIES SAYS MCAULIFFE

Darren McAuliffe hopes No Surrender’s victory on Wednesday can set the tone for stable mate Solaia in the Group 3 Champion Fillies Stakes (1600m) at Ascot this weekend. Solaia ran fourth in the Listed Burgess Queen Stakes (1400m) at her last start on Melbourne Cup day, but McAuliffe expects a bounce back performance from his …

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