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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MORTON’S OAKS TEMPTACION GATHERS STEAM

High-priced yearling Temptacion has emerged as a WA Oaks (2400m) contender for trainer Dan Morton after the All Too Hard filly scored another comfortable win at Ascot on Wednesday. Seven days after destroying her opposition with ease last week, Temptacion backed up and produced a similar performance to win the Autumn Ascot Racing Carnival Is…

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MORTON HOPES TO CLAW BACK ELITE PRIDE

Perth trainer Dan Morton is hoping Elite Street can put aside a disappointing interstate campaign and claw back lost pride at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Morton came to Melbourne full of hope that Elite Street could continue his Group 1 winning ways after his spectacular performance to take out the Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) last…

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PAT’S GOT SASS VALIDATES THE HYPE.

Pat’s Got Sass confirmed the hype and will be given her shot at upcoming feature two-year-old races after a successful debut at Ascot on Wednesday. The David Harrison-trained Patronize filly, ridden by Paul Harvey, won the Heineken 3 Plate (1000m) by 2 ¾ lengths, defeating Queens Gift and Warpipes. Staring a red-hot $1.60 favourite, Pat’s…

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NO TRICKS IN GREAT CHARADE’S EMOTIONAL WIN

Trainer Trevor Andrews is certain Great Charade had ‘help from above’ following the gelding’s courageous win in the Tabtouch-Better Your Bet Handicap (1400m) at Ascot on Wednesday. Ridden by Clint Johnston-Porter, Great Charade raced outside of the leader and looked vulnerable in the straight, but he refused to give in and fought on to defeat…

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