McDonagh Rapt With Cockney Crew Trial

There was a fair amount apprehension for trainer Kieran McDonagh ahead of Tuesday’s barrier trials, but he left Lark Hill in a buoyant mood after the final heat featuring his stable flag bearer Cockney Crew. After a 15-month absence and a raft of niggling injury and illness concerns, the classy five-year-old made his first public…

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ELITE STREET ON TRACK FOR MELBOURNE

After days of uncertainty and consternation for trainer Dan Morton, he confirmed star sprinter Elite Street will take his place in Saturday’s Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington. Elite Street and stablemate Kissonallforcheeks were set to fly to Melbourne last week, but those plans were scuttled after Perth went into Covid-19 lock…

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WA RACING UPDATE – COVID-19

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to advise of last night’s announcement, that pending no further local cases of COVID-19, the five-day lockdown for the Perth, Peel and South West regions will end as planned at 6pm, Friday 5 February. Perth and Peel will enter into a post-lockdown transition period from 6pm Friday…

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MCGRUDDY A BIG FAN OF EX SPORT MAN

Jockey Shaun McGruddy reckons Magic Millions WA 2YO Classic contender Ex Sport Man displays similar traits to Watch Me Dance. With Watch Me Dance considered one of Western Australia’s most promising horses, it’s a glowing endorsement. After a hat trick of placings in major two-year-old races including the rich Karrakatta Plate (1200m), Watch Me Dance…

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WA RACING UPDATE – COVID-19

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is continuing to actively work with the WA Government to ensure that racing can recommence as soon as possible. Although no further updates are currently available on the situation beyond the current five-day lockdown within the Perth metropolitan, Peel and South West regions, RWWA and Race Clubs are making…

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The Racing Month: What Happened In January

Pinjarra January 1 Peppijack, trained by James Grieve and ridden by Lucy Warwick, won the State Wide Turf Services 100 Club Mandurah Cup (1400m). Following a six year absence from training, Jeremy Easthope posted his first win after Shake The Bloom scored in a 2000m handicap. Ascot January 2 In a thrilling finish, Neufbosc defeated…

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WA Racing Update – COVID-19

The WA Government have announced that until 6pm Friday 5 February, the Perth metropolitan, Peel and South West regions have entered a five-day lockdown. In accordance with these new requirements, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) have been advised by the WA Government that no race meetings are able to be conducted during the five-day…

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