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29
Jul

BURKE HOPES TO REPEAT HISTORY-MAKING DOUBLE

Natalie Burke hopes the racing ‘gods’ are just as kind to her at Port Hedland as they were at Roebourne last week. In the sweetest of days for Burke she celebrated her best day in racing with a memorable history-making double. Kick-starting Burke’s treasured milestone was Bernardini five-year-old Counter Drive in the $30,000 Karratha Sprint …

29
Jul

WA RACING SET TO RECEIVE RECORD FUNDING

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has today announced an annual boost in funding to the State’s racing industry of more than $10 million for the 2021-22 season. A further $30.7 million has been earmarked towards infrastructure projects to ensure the industry’s ongoing sustainability. Projects include the re-development of the Bunbury Turf Club, which will …

27
Jul

HOLLY TAYLOR SHED TEARS AFTER EMOTIONAL WIN

Pepper Assault’s victory on debut at Northam evoked a myriad of emotions for trainer, Holly Taylor. A maiden win at Northam doesn’t hold the prestige of a feature race in Perth, but nonetheless there were plenty of tears, sentiment and jubilation for Taylor. Tears for a three-year-old who defied the odds and delivered a miracle …

27
Jul

THE SEASON THAT WAS: PERTH RACING 2020-2021

Chris Parnham’s premiership winning season included a Group 1 victory on Truly Great in the Kingston Town Classic, one of 14 black-type victories. He also claimed one G2 victory, four G3’s and eight at Listed level. William Pike’s eight stakes victories in Perth was headed by the Group 1 Railway Stakes when he partnered Inspirational …

25
Jul

THE TOP 7 FROM BELMONT PARK

1-AMASENUS From a Sunday win at Ascot in March to feature race success in the Listed H.G.Bolton Sprint (1200m) at Belmont four months later, what rapid improvement we’ve seen from four-year-old mare, Amasenus. If she keeps advancing a race like the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) will come into play according to her trainer Simon …

22
Jul

MILLER HUNTING FOR RECORD-EQUALING BOLTON SPRINT

Ascot trainer Simon Miller has identified race tempo as being pivotal to the winning chances of Amasenus in the Bolton Sprint (1200m) at Belmont Park on Saturday. Amasenus settled back and ran third to Nerodio in last Saturday week’s Beaufine Stakes (1000m), a race that was set up early by noted front-runner Mervyn. With the …

21
Jul

ALLAN HOLDS HOPES ON STABLE DEBUTANT

Ascot trainer Martin Allan has high hopes new stable addition Takemehometonight can get off to a flying start in the Tabtouch-Better Your Bet Maiden (1000m) at Belmont Park on Wednesday. The I’m All The Talk filly makes her debut for Allan after six starts for previous trainer Justin Warwick and is bursting to break through …

20
Jul

RED CAN MAN OUT TO REPLICATE MELBOURNE SUCCESS

After scoring a fighting win last time out at Caulfield, Mornington trainer David Brideoake can see no reason why Red Can Man can’t replicate his winning ways again on the weekend. After his first-up loss on debut in Melbourne, the Western Australian-owned four-year-old bounced back and atoned by winning the Group 3 Monash Stakes (1100m) …

20
Jul

HISTORY OF THE BOLTON SPRINT

Feature racing for the 2020-21 season draws to a close this Saturday with the running of the Listed Bolton Sprint at Belmont Park. Below is a snapshot of the races’ history. BOLTON SPRINT OVERVIEW The H.G.Bolton Sprint, a 1200m Listed race, was named in honour of Harry Bolton, who was considered the foremost administrator of racing …

18
Jul

THE TOP 7 FROM BELMONT PARK

1-DRUMMOND GOLF BELMONT CLASSIC. The lead-up to the Listed event might have been a little underwhelming with just six starters to contest, but it delivered on the day with an exciting three-way finish and just a length and a half separating the field. A short head and short half-head the margin between Baronova, Truly Reliable …

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