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23
Sep

RICHES TO WIN AT FIRST WESTSPEED PLATINUM RACE DAY

More than $600,000 is to be won by thoroughbred owners and breeders in the first Westspeed Platinum Race Day at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday, 18 December 2021. Races are restricted to Westspeed Platinum horses only, as part of the Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) commitment to support the local breeding sector. The races will …

23
Sep

IT’S SHOW TIME FOR SPRING RACING

addle up with The Races WA to feel the thrill of being a jockey in a virtual horse racing experience at the Perth Royal Show. A giant six-metre-round digital racecourse will display virtual racing, allowing showgoers to join in by riding a hobby horse or running alongside the on-screen competitors. The adventurous can also mount …

23
Sep

Olive Eyes Off Black Heart Bart

Sue Olive harbours ambitions of sharing her first feature race victory with Mystical View in Saturday’s Listed Black Heart Bart Stakes (1200m) at Belmont Park. Olive is having her second crack at a stakes race after Kaymay contested the Group 3 WA Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Ascot last April. Mystical View can claim her …

16
Sep

JERICHO MISSILE ON TARGET FOR HANNANS

David Harrison says Jericho Missile can prove himself worthy of a trip to the Goldfields when he tackles the Nicopolis Stakes (1200m) at Belmont on Saturday. If Jericho Missile can produce a top performance in the $100,000 event, Harrison will set his sights on the Listed Hannans Handicap (1400m) in Kalgoorlie. “I’ll give him this …

9
Sep

NOTORIOUS ONE FACES FARNLEY TEST

Notorious One can continue his progression towards Ascot feature races later this year when he attempts to claim a winning hat trick at Belmont Park on Saturday. Notorious One meets his toughest test to date in the Listed Farnley Stakes (1400m), but co-trainer Michael Gangemi is confident he’s ready to take the next step. “I’m …

7
Sep

NEW RACING AND WAGERING BOARD DIRECTORS

xpressions of interest are open for two directors on the Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) Board. As the peak racing body in Western Australia, RWWA provides strategic direction and leadership to the development, integrity and welfare of the state’s racing industry. RWWA is the controlling authority of thoroughbred, harness and greyhound racing in Western …

7
Sep

LAVERROD TO CAMPAIGN IN MELBOURNE AFTER CAMEO PERTH RUN

Co trainer Sean Casey is ready to unleash Laverrod’s return to racing. Laverrod will campaign in Melbourne after a cameo appearance in Perth. Casey is keen to head east again after Laverrod’s competitive efforts earlier in the year.. The Toronado gelding earned a cheque in every race with two wins and three placings from five …

7
Sep

VITAL SILVER DISPLAYS POSITIVE SIGNS

Ben Pearce walked away from Monday’s Lark Hill trials contented, particularly following heat two. What piqued his attention were the efforts of stable mates Dig Deep and Vital Silver, more so the latter. Dig Deep ran home well under his own steam for second behind This’ll Testya. There is a fair amount of trust in …

5
Sep

BELMONT PARK’S TOP SEVEN

1-LUKE FERNIE Luke Fernie backed his judgement and he was bang on the money for both the stable and punters who heavily backed Iseered Iseered and Spin The Knife in the final two races. The former jumped grade in the Jolly Beggar Stakes, but Fernie believed his superior form over the short course would prevail. …

2
Sep

RETIRED WILDCATS STAR REVELS IN HORSE OWNERSHIP

Retired Wildcats star Damian Martin has enjoyed massive highs in a decorated basketball career and at Belmont on Wednesday he celebrated a sporting milestone of a different kind. As part-owner of Red Fifty Three, Martin had the perfect introduction to racehorse ownership when the three-year-old won the Tabtouch Better Your Bet Maiden (1200m) on debut. …

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