OLIVE EYES SIRES WITH KAYMAY

Fresh from training her first metropolitan winner at Ascot on Saturday, Sue Olive has set her sights on scoring her first black-type win. Olive took out Saturday’s Belmont’s Bunuru Plate (1000m) with Awesome Rock filly Kaymay and is set to aim her up at the WA Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) on April 17. Kaymay settled…

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SOUTHAM RETURNS HOME

Apprentice jockey Kate Southam has made the decision to relocate to Perth after a short stint in North Queensland. The 27-year-old picked up a Queensland offer with trainer Carl Spry after riding Keep Your Feet at Ascot last June. Southam booted home 12 winners while away at McKay, Cairns, Townsville, Atherton, Innisfail and Home Hill.…

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PIKE PICKS MICHELADA FOR KARRAKATTA

Champion jockey William Pike will ride Michelada in Saturday week’s $500,000 Group 2 Karrakatta Plate (1200m) at Ascot. Pike chose Michelada, a filly he knows well, having steered the daughter of Nicconi in her two starts including a win on debut in January. Pike was also in line to pick up the mount on Pat’s…

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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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