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8
Nov

Arcadia Prince Launches Return In Lee Steere

Adam Durrant is hoping Arcadia Prince can launch his Ascot carnival campaign in the same manner as he finished his previous preparation almost a year ago. Arcadia Prince finished with a bang in the Group 3 Scahill Stakes (1400m) last December, winning his third straight race and fourth from five starts in an almost flawless …

8
Nov

David Harrison: One Of The Good Guys

David Harrison has earned himself the reputation as one of WA racing’s most likeable characters over the past 40 years, however, he’s also widely regarded as a highly-astute horseman. The Group 1-winning veteran has finished in Perth’s top 10 leading metropolitan trainers’ premiership in almost every season over the past three decades and has achieved …

6
Nov

Brave Decision Pays Off For Lewis

Nobelium has scored an emotional win for trainer Rod Lewis in the Amelia Park Handicap (1000m) at Ascot this afternoon. The gelding, having his first start in almost a year, capitalised on a strong early speed to swamp his rivals late in the race. The six-year-old suffered a life threatening injury since his most recent …

6
Nov

Kay Cee Too Strong In Burgess Queen

Kay Cee has delivered trainer Neville Parnham a record fourth win in the Burgess Queen Stakes (1400m) at Ascot this afternoon. The Playing God filly, ridden by Parnham’s son Steven, came with an almighty run over the concluding stages to score by a head to race favourite Tuscan Queen. Boomtastic set an electric speed in …

4
Nov

WA Racing News

Malaguerra’s comeback to racing gathered momentum for new trainer Vaughn Sigley when he ran a solid trial at Lark Hill on Monday. Julio Santarelli spoke to Sigley to gain his reaction. Malaguerra’s comeback to racing took an important step forward after a good hit out in Heat 4 at Larkhill this morning. @santassnippets talks to …

4
Nov

Kay Cee Up To Burgess Queen Challenge

Promising filly Kay Cee will be out to deliver Hall of Fame trainer Neville Parnham a record fourth success in the Listed Burgess Queen Stakes (1400m) at Ascot tomorrow afternoon. Kay Cee produced a terrific performance when she finished second to Boomtastic over 1200m on October 19 in her first start since August 31. The …

4
Nov

The Roles Played In Samizdat Triumph

Samizdat’s outstanding Group 3 Asian Beau Stakes (1400m) victory at Ascot on Saturday was tribute to a trainer’s bold approach, a jockey who grasped his opportunity and a leading owner-breeder that deserved a change of luck. Time was fast running out for Samizdat to qualify for the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m), so trainer Chris …

1
Nov

No Excuses For Samizdat Says Gangemi

Trainer Chris Gangemi believes his Group 1 aspirations will take a giant stride forward when Samizdat lines up in the Asian Beau Stakes (1400m) at Ascot. Victory in the $150,000 Asian Beau Stakes on Saturday will gain Samizdat an automatic start in the Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on November 23. A $325,000 sale topper …

31
Oct

Iconic Trainer Lavishes Praise On Mature-Aged Apprentice

Jade McNaught has had a spectacular start to her riding career. In just 15 months since making her debut at Albany, the mature-aged apprentice is considered one of the brightest riding talents in Western Australia. Last September at Belmont she created history when she became the first apprentice to boot home six winners in a …

31
Oct

Brad Parnham’s Bid For Family Honours

Jockey Brad Parnham is optimistic he can continue his family’s strong association in the Group 3 Prince Of Wales Stakes (1000m) at Ascot on Saturday. Parnham rides Battle Hero in the $150,000 event and hopes he can join his trainer-father Neville and jockey-brother Chris on the races honour roll. Neville Parnham enjoyed success with Secret …

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