Williams Takes Bunbury training premiership

Bunbury Turf Club Annual Awards 2013/14 Final Standings WA Bookmakers Association Apprentice of the Year WINNER – NATASHA FAITHFULL Natasha Faithfull –  8 Mitchell Pateman –  7 Jerry Noske – 5 Ben Paterson – 4 Horseland Bunbury Rider of the Year WINNER – WILLIAM PIKE William Pike – 19 Kyra Yuill – 15 Jason Whiting…

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Twin City Solider has marched into Manilya Sprint

Twin City Solider has marched into Manilya Sprint (1200m) calculations after posting a comprehensive victory at Carnarvon’s season-opening meeting on Saturday. The Allan Hughes-trained gelding staked his claim for the $25,000 feature after demolishing his Gascoyne Hotel Handicap (1200m) rivals by eight lengths. The Medal Of Honour five-year-old was brilliantly handled by up and coming…

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Bermingham Jnr Reaping The Rewards In Kalgoorlie

Pat Bermingham Jnr is reaping a financial windfall as well as personal satisfaction from the resurgent form of Kalgoorlie galloper Casino Gleam. The son of Casino Prince is repaying Birmingham’s faith after he shelled out $8,500 for the gelding in a dual buy with Miss Corningstone two years ago. Casino Gleam failed to salute at…

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Meddings Hoping To Kick-Start Carnarvon Season

There is never a certainty in racing but trainer Robert Meddings though he had one that was close to it at Geraldton last month. Meddings was ultra-confident Market Share would launch his Western Australian career on a successful note after a top warm up trial. But his hopes were cruelly dashed when the former New…

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Vale Robert (Bob) E Hoysted

The Australian Trainers’ Association Federal Executive and Management are deeply saddened by the passing of highly respected legendary trainer, true legend of the turf and former ATA Federal President, Robert (Bob) E Hoysted AM at the age of 88. Bob Hoysted belonged to one of Australia’s best known racing families.  Hoysted began his career working…

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Hunter And Wolfe Share Training Honours

The battle between rival trainers Steve Wolfe and Paul Hunter lived up to the hype when they shared the spoils in the Leading Great Southern Trainer Premiership. Like two prize fighters going-head-to head in a 15-round heavyweight title fight the judges were unable to split the pair and declared the contest a draw. Wolfe strutted…

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Ascot Track Update

During the construction of the new synthetic track, Perth Racing, in conjunction with the WARTA, have decided the following protocols will be put in place. 1; The small sand is to be used for slow work and up to and including three quarter pace. 2: The big sand is to be used for even time…

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April Training Highlights

Adam Durrant was the most prolific trainer in April with 10 winners. The Karnup horseman enjoyed seven victories at Ascot including a season ending treble on April 26. The remainder of his wins occurred at Narrogin, Pinjarra and Albany where he won the Cup with Peck. Stalwart trainer Noel Pateman was next with eight wins.…

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