Bloom Bred To Win Perth Cup

Viscount stayer Tick Tick Bloom is bred to win a Perth Cup and trainer Adam Durrant will head that way next season. “She’s tall and leggy and with a bit more maturity can be a carnival horse,” Durrant said after the mare won the Vale Elite Belle Hcp (1800m) at Ascot on Saturday.  “She will…

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Hop On Hop Off At Bunbury

Co trainer Clint Price considers fitness and reduced weight to be the key to Hop On Hop Off’s winning chances at Bunbury on Thursday. Price says he expects his mare to have improved after a first up third to Distant Memory at Bunbury when she carried a career high 59kg. Hop On Hop Off, who…

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Star WA Galloper Dies

The Western Australian racing industry has been left reeling following the devastating death of Elite Belle who suffered a heart attack during a plane trip to Melbourne. Elite Belle, raced by leading breeder-owners Bob and Sandra Peters, was heading east to take on the nation’s best gallopers at the upcoming Melbourne and Sydney autumn carnivals…

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Witten Wins Encouragement Award

Kate Witten has won The Western Australian Racing Trainer’s Association’s Encouragement award for January. Witten, indentured to her father, Robbie, recently returned to the saddle after seriously injury her knee at track work. The budding apprentice missed close to a year of her career before making a successful comeback at Esperance on Boxing Day. She…

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