FLYING MISSILE AIMS FOR KARRAKATTA PLATE

Flying Missile has catapulted herself into Karrakatta Plate calculations when scoring a runaway first win at Ascot on Wednesday. Justifying red-hot favouritism, Flying Missile easily accounted for her six rivals in the Glenroy Chaff Plate (1100m) by three lengths. Ridden by Chris Parnham, the Cable Bay filly made a brilliant beginning from barrier two and…

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FANGIO AN ASCOT FAVOURITE FOR ROGERS

Roy Rogers will saddle up a large representation of horses at Ascot including in two feature races, but he has high hopes that Fangio will be the pick of his runners on Saturday. The Albany-based horseman is enjoying the best stretch of his professional career, training 43 winners this season to exceed his previous best…

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MORTON’S OAKS TEMPTACION GATHERS STEAM

High-priced yearling Temptacion has emerged as a WA Oaks (2400m) contender for trainer Dan Morton after the All Too Hard filly scored another comfortable win at Ascot on Wednesday. Seven days after destroying her opposition with ease last week, Temptacion backed up and produced a similar performance to win the Autumn Ascot Racing Carnival Is…

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MORTON HOPES TO CLAW BACK ELITE PRIDE

Perth trainer Dan Morton is hoping Elite Street can put aside a disappointing interstate campaign and claw back lost pride at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Morton came to Melbourne full of hope that Elite Street could continue his Group 1 winning ways after his spectacular performance to take out the Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) last…

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