AN EMOTIONAL ASCOT DOUBLE FOR HARVEY

Jockey Shaun McGruddy looked to the heavens and trainer Todd Harvey believes there was ‘divine intervention’ after Metallon won the Furphy Bunbury Cup At Ascot 5th March Handicap (1000m) at Ascot this afternoon (Wednesday). There were mixed emotions in the winner’s stall with Harvey and McGruddy fighting back tears after Metallon and then Samsurian’s victory in…

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KISSONALLFORCHEEKS SYDNEY BOUND

An eastern states campaign is back on the agenda for Kissonallforcheeks. Trainer Dan Morton said the four-year-old will depart Perth on Wednesday ahead of three group races in Sydney. “She’ll leave on Wednesday all things being equal,” Morton told The Races WA. “We wanted to go earlier, but as it’s turned out with the weather,…

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OLIVE WELCOMES BACK KAY MAY

As one of her stable favourites prepares for another lengthy stint on the sidelines at best, Goldfront’s Sue Olive welcomes back another of her members at Ascot on Wednesday. Kaymay lines up in the Reliable Asset Management Handicap (1200m) and Olive hopes the Awesome Rock filly can replicate something close to when she won on…

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RECORD-BREAKING MAGIC MILLIONS YEARLING SALE

The Magic Millions Perth Yearling sale celebrated a record-breaking opening day yesterday (Tuesday). Local buyers responded strongly and overcame any fears over a lack of eastern states interest because of Covid restrictions. Local bloodstock agent John Chalmers secured the day one sale topper with Lot 174, a Playing God-Moodometer colt fetching $330,000. “He’s a big…

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CLAIRVOYANCE BACK ON TRACK

Darren McAuliffe believes Clairvoyance can surge through the remainder of her campaign after a confidence-boosting victory at Pinjarra two weeks ago. Following a couple of indifferent performances, the Nostradamus mare was back on top of her game after fighting back from serious injury and illness. Redisplaying her customary speed and strength out in front, Clairvoyance…

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SNICKERDOODLEDANDY BACK FOR PINJARRA CLASSIC

Goldfront’s Sue Olive is optimistic Snickerdoodledandy can pocket another win when she returns to WA racing on the weekend. Snickerdoodledandy is back on her old stomping ground once again and lines up in Sunday’s Listed Pinjarra Classic (1300m). Olive trusts her decision to extend Snickerdoodledandy’s racing career before she’s retired to stud will reap handy…

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