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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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