WestSpeed Stallions Scheme Nominations Closed

Racing & Wagering Western Australia has now closed nominations for the recently announced Westspeed stallion scheme. A total of 32 stallions were nominated for the scheme which comes into effect for progeny of a Westspeed stallion conceived in the upcoming breeding season. These horses will race for an additional Westspeed bonus of $15,000 for every…

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Jockeys Complete City To Surf

Most have pulled up a bit stiff and sore, one was battling the flu and another had to travel a fair distance but they all completed their task determinedly Jockeys Craig and Lisa Staples, Steven Parnham, Peter Knuckey, Shaun McGruddy, Jarrad Noske, Mandy Richmond and Andrew Castle were amongst more than 45,000 West Australians who…

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Black’s Day In Carnarvon

Trainer David Black admitted he was pleasantly surprised by Kardy’s upset win in the Peter Evans Memorial Handicap (1700m) at Carnarvon on Saturday. Kardy was sent out as one of the rank outsiders by punters but he defied his $64 rating to gain direct entry into next fortnight’s Carnarvon Cup (2000m). The Redoubtable gelding led…

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ATC Moves To Honour Guy Walter

 The Australian Turf Club has moved to rename a race on Warwick Farm’s flagship Chipping Norton Stakes race day during its Autumn Carnival in honour of one of Australia’s greatest trainers, Guy Walter. The Club has applied to the Australian Pattern Committee to rename the Wiggle Stakes the Guy Walter Stakes, with the request to…

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Foster Gets One Back With Our Pu Bear

Simon Foster was bitterly dissapointed when Our Pu Bear was a late scratching last week but he gained compensation and pulled one back when the Bunbury galloper ran his rivals ragged in he Tabtouch.com.au Handicap (1000m) at Belmont Park on Saturday. The Bearcat six-year-old burnt to the front for apprentice Emma Stent and despite You…

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WA Jockeys To Compete In City To Surf

Western Australian jockeys Craig Staples and Peter Knuckey are swapping their riding boots and breeches for shorts and runners on Sunday to compete in the WA City to Surf to raise money for the National Jockeys Trust.  The City to Surf is Western Australia’s largest community sporting event and will culminate in Perth on Sunday…

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Foster Considers Eastern States Campaign

Bunbury trainer Simon Foster is examining the possibility of taking Big Caroline to Melbourne for the upcoming spring carnival. It’s a leap of faith for Foster but one that emerged after she posted an authoritative win at Belmont Park on Saturday. She worked outside of the leader before striding clear to defeat strong opposition in…

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