Don’t Discount First Among Equals Says Parker

Trainer Neville Parker is not underestimating First Among Equals in tomorrow’s $100,000 Birthday Stakes (1200m). The eight-year-old is a $20 chance to score an upset victory in the Listed sprint, his first run under the guidance of Parker. Parker says he finds it difficult to discount First Among Equals’ record in big races, a multiple…

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Radford’s Great Shot In Birthday Stakes

Trainer Rhys Radford is confident his courageous seven-year-old Great Shot is ready to fire first-up at Belmont on Saturday. After a strong barrier trial win at Lark Hill, Great Shot is set to resume his campaign in the Listed Birthday Stakes (1200m). “He is going very well and I’m very happy with him,” Radford told…

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Johnston-Porter Raring To Go

There won’t be a more excited jockey than Clint Johnston-Porter at Belmont on Wednesday. The young rider makes his much-anticipated return to city racing after seven months on the sideline Johnston-Porter suffered serious injuries in an accident at Bunbury in March, fracturing a vertebrae after a fall on Burger Time in the South West Autumn…

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Gulberti’s Kalgoorlie Carnival Stocks Soar

Trainer Rob Gulberti’s Kalgoorlie carnival stocks were given a boost after Ihtsahymn and Roger The Roman scored impressive trial wins at Lark Hill on Monday. Roger The Roman sprinted sharply to win his 950m heat impressively while Ihtsahymn went to the line unextended when taking out heat 19 over 1450m. Ihtsahymn had his first hit…

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Miller’s Birthday Plans

Simon Miller has given punters a lead by declaring Lady Cosmology to have the edge over stable mate Achernar Star when they resume in a hot edition of the Listed Birthday Stakes (1200m) at Belmont on Saturday. Lady Cosmology launches her Ascot carnival ambitions on the back of a successful trip to Adelaide in May…

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Fernie’s Super Sunday

The all-conquering Peter Fernie stable enjoyed a day out at yesterday’s Boulder Cup meeting at Kalgoorlie, scoring a phenomenal six winners on the card. The leading Goldfields stable took out both the Listed Boulder Cup (2111m) and Kambalda Cup (1400m) with Gangbuster and Pym’s Royale respectively and ensured they would be major players in the…

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Knuckey Wants A Say In Boulder Cup

Jockey Peter Knuckey is in sight of claiming his first Boulder Cup (2111m) victory when he partners No Say In It at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. Knuckey says the six-year-old will improve on his last-start effort over 2200m when in a race devoid of speed, he finished a close second to Spiritual Warrior at Belmont. “That…

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Former Jockey Lands Maiden Training Success

Campbell McCallum is on the board as a trainer, celebrating his first win at Belmont on Wednesday. The former jockey prepared Prescience to win the Amelia Park Handicap (2000m) and said it was a major relief. “It’s pretty good and a bit of a relief,” McCallum told Tabradio. “It’s taken us a little while and…

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Celebrating Racing Assist

One year ago on R U OK day Racing and Wagering WA launched Racing Assist, a free and confidential program open to licensed racing participants across all three racing codes. One year later, September 2019, RWWA celebrated the anniversary of the program. Racing Assist runs alongside other programs supported by RWWA including the Jockey Assistance…

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Pearce Issues Angelic Warning

Co-trainer Dan Pearce has cautioned punters to be wary of a first-up victory for Angelic Ruler when she kicks off her interstate campaign at Caulfield on Saturday. Angelic Ruler, who lines up in the Group 3 How Now Stakes (1200m), is back in Melbourne for a another crack after running top races last February and…

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