Durrant Crystal Clear

Adam Durrant enters Wednesday’s Ascot meeting with renewed confidence as his faith in Crystal Gardens has been restored. Perth’s premier trainer says Crystal Gardens only needs to repeat her first-up win at Pinjarra and she will be hard to beat in the Tabtouch.com.au Handicap (1400m). The Blackfriars mare capitalised on a dream rails run two…

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Geraldton Track Update

Thoroughbred – Geraldton Turf Club Meeting scheduled for Friday, 24 April 2015 RWWA Stewards this morning conducted a track inspection at the Geraldton Turf Club prior to fast work being conducted on the course proper and it then underwent a further inspection at the completion of trackwork. Following this, the track was found to be…

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Ascot To Host National Apprentice Challenge

Ascot will host the next leg of the National Apprentices’ Challenge at Ascot on Wednesday. Interstate competitors riding are Brandon Stockdale (Victoria), Brooke Stower (Queensland), Eran Boyd (South Australia) and Mehmet Ulucinar (Tasmania). Stockdale, son of Sale trainer, Frankie Stockdale, has made a rapid start to his career with more than 20 wins since debuting…

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Anzac Day Centenary At Ascot

The anticipation of racing at Ascot Racecourse continues throughout the month of April with the staging of another community and very special meeting to be held on the last day of the Ascot 2014/2015 racing season. On ANZAC Day, Saturday 25th April, Perth Racing is honoured to commemorate the Centenary of World War I and…

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Delane Plans Narrogin Cup Upset

Albany trainer Gary Delane is giving veteran campaigner Insurgency a big chance of causing an upset in the XXXX-Gold Narrogin Cup (1900m). Insurgency could be nearing the end of a long and sustained campaign but Delane insists the rising 11-year-old is in with legitimate claims. The son of Street Cry has been in work since…

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New National Racing Body Established

A new national body incorporating racing’s key national functions and assets has commenced this week as Racing Australia. Racing Australia merges the Australian Racing Board (ARB), Racing Information Services Australia (RISA) and the Australian Stud Book (ASB) into one entity. Importantly, it consolidates the databases of the industry which will lead to substantial cost savings…

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Delane Upbeat At Chances In Albany

Gary Delane is upbeat about the prospects of Sangaree and believes the former New South Wales galloper will be the big improver at Albany on Thursday. The experienced trainer has a good opinion of Sangaree who shed his maiden tag under Delane’s watch at Mount Barker last November. In a tight battle the five-year-old got…

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Foster Charts New Path

Trainer Simon Foster will chart new territory when he saddles Indigo Sun in the T & V Fencing Handicap (1705m) at Bunbury on Wednesday. The Bunbury horseman is branching out on his own after spending three years as private trainer to Bunbury breeder-owners, Dan and Julie Love. Foster was born in New Zealand, raised in…

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