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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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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