Tan Wins Encouragement Award

Ran Tan has won the Western Australian Racing Trainer’s Association Encouragement Award for December. Tan rode his first winner at his 13th ride when guiding the Jarrad Humphries-trained Ruling Force at Bunbury last month. Tan settled Ruling Force in second position before he kicked clear in the straight to defeat Assets ‘N’ Cash by a…

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Tenth Stakes Winner For Oratorio

Oratorio (Aus) has sired his 10th stakes-winner to underline a marvellous afternoon for Mungrup Stud on the Kingston Town Classic card at Ascot. The Trevor Andrews trained Palace Intruder sent Oratorio into double-figures when returning to winning form in the LR Aquanita Stakes (1800m).  He was coming off mediocre performances in the LR Belgravia Stakes…

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Big Brute Wins For Blackfriars

Temporise has gone to another level since resuming from a long spell and he was always in control of the final event at the Kingston Town Classic meeting. The Blackfriars gelding was sooled towards the lead from a wide barrier by Craig Parnham and then established a winning break in the TABTouch With Cash Hcp…

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Waller And Whyte Combine

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller and superstar international jockey Douglas Whyte claimed the final Group One of the year when Moriarty posted a thrilling victory in the Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot yesterday. The South African-born rider was sublime as he angled Moriaty off the fence to gather in Disposition and score by a…

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Hunter Chases Second Group One Glory

Smokin Joey is out to salvage some eastern states pride when he tackles the Group 1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot on Saturday. The visiting interstate raiders took a major hit when favourites Angelic Light and The Cleaner were beaten in the Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) and Railway Stakes (1600m) respectively on Super Saturday.…

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