RACONTEUR: BORN A CHAMPION

Saturday’s Listed Raconteur Stakes at Belmont is named in honor of one of the greats of Western Australian racing and a Racing & Wagering Hall Of Fame inductee two years ago. Foaled in the Spring of 1949 at Perringa Stud, owner and breeder and WA Racing Hall of Fame Inductee (2014) Sheila Gwynne remarked to…

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ANGELIC RULER POISED FOR BELMONT SPRINT

Ben Pearce oozes confidence that his gun mare Angelic Ruler is poised to showcase her best at Belmont on Saturday. Pearce can’t wait for the Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m), a target race for Angelic Ruler since she commenced her campaign in April. “She is super,” Pearce told the Races WA. “She is probably at…

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FUTURE UNCERTAIN FOR BLACK HEART BART

Black Heart Bart’s racing future remains uncertain, despite winning a barrier trial on Tuesday. The 1200m heat at Belmont was seen as a pivotal marker for Black Heart Bart after his disappointing run in the Roma Cup (1200m) at Ascot on May 16. The rising ten-year-old failed to beat a runner home and finished last…

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WA RACING UPDATE – 25 MAY 2020

The WA Government have today announced that from this Friday, May 29 (or 11.59pm on Thursday, May 28), the regional boundaries will be lifted except for regions that are bound by the Commonwealth’s designated biosecurity determination (Kimberley, East Pilbara and the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku) and 274 remote Aboriginal communities. In light of this announcement nominations…

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Belmont Sprint History

Feature racing returns to Belmont Park on Saturday with the running of the Group 3 Belmont Sprint.  Here is an overview of the race that has seen notable horses like Luckygray, Grand Nirvana, Elite Belle, Let Go Thommo, Modem, Burgess Queen and Rock Magic grace its honour roll. BELMONT SPRINT OVERVIEW The Belmont Sprint was…

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Lane Ponders Next Move On Resortman

Resortman has answered every challenge put in front of him and trainer Michael Lane is hopeful he can continue that upward spiral ahead of upcoming feature three-year-old races. Lane is excited by what lays ahead for the Helmet gelding who continued his winning ways at Belmont on Saturday when he extended his unbeaten record to…

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HARRISON GIVES POWER TO ST GEORGE IN FINAL

David Harrison is cautiously optimistic Power Of St George can handle a test at Belmont on Saturday. The promising three-year-old has drawn wide and carries big weight against older horses in the Sky Racing TV Provincial Championship Series Final (1400m). Heading towards feature three-year-old races, the Raconteur Stakes (1400m) and Belmont Guineas (1600m), Harrison expects…

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RESORTMAN TO MAINTAIN UNBEATEN STATUS

Michael Lane can see no reason why his promising three-year-old Resortman can’t continue his winning ways and extend his unbeaten streak at Belmont on Saturday. The Helmet gelding has flashed huge potential in winning the opening two races of his career and he has the looks of a horse that is on an upwards spiral…

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