O’Brien Looking For Kalgoorlie Tonic

Kalgoorlie trainer Rob O’Brien says preparing a winner will be the best remedy to what has been a difficult week. He is banking on Saxapak fulfilling the obligation in the Golden City Motors Stayers Series Heat (2100m) on Sunday. O’Brien is out to end the week on a positive note after suffering a setback with…

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Maley’s Acid Broome Test

Ashley Maley can’t fault the form of Luck’s Elusive but is wary of the field she meets in the Shady Lane Cafe Handicap (1300m) at Broome on Saturday. The Elusive Quality mare is in red-hot form with a hat trick of wins but faces a stern test against arguably her best opposition this campaign. Two…

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Quilty Looking To Next Challenge

Trainer Shane Quilty is short in stature but what he lacks in height is more than matched by his giant approach and attitude. An ideal example was last Saturday when his favourite horse Fancy Feet won the Strickland Stakes (2000m) at Belmont. By his own admission Quilty feared Fancy Feet wasn’t going to be suited…

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ARB Media Release: New Horse Handler Rules

The ARB has introduced new rules from 1 July which give stewards powers to test any trainer, strapper, vet, barrier attendant or other horse handler they suspect of being drug or alcohol affected. These new rules stem from a safety viewpoint and have been formulated after two years consultation with industry bodies. A horse handler…

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Carnarvon Trainers’ Premiership

Jo-Anne Leeson’s early season supremacy continued when she extended her grip on the Carnarvon Trainers’ Premiership with a double. Leeson boosted her tally to eight winners when track specialist Tindal and stable mate Tell Me This posted comfortable victories. Tindal, a former New South Wales Listed champion, gave jockey Grant Lemos his first win since…

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