MILLER’S CONFIDENCE IN VALOUR ROAD

Trainer Simon Miller is super confident that Valour Road can make an early statement when he commences his latest campaign at Ascot on Saturday. Valour Road is on a path to the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) in November and can hit the ground running in the Listed Crawford Stakes (1000m). The multiple stakes winner…

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MORTON FORGIVING OF MAN BOOKER

Trainer Dan Morton is confident Man Booker can show his true colours and bounce back to his best in the Listed Crawford Stakes (1000m) at Ascot on Saturday. Having finished unplaced in the Group 3 Roma Cup (1200m) and Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m) in May, Morton is forgiving of Man Booker’s last campaign. He…

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BRETT POPE BLOWN AWAY BY ASCOT WIN

Pinjarra trainer Brett Pope could have an exciting prospect on his hands after Blow Me Out returned to racing in style with a resounding victory at Belmont on Wednesday. The three-year-old, ridden by Jade McNaught, scored a runaway win in the Everest Accounting Nedlands Maiden (1200m), stamping herself as a horse of the future. Pope…

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Masters Nominations

Nominations for the 2020 Tabtouch Masters at Ascot were released on Monday, with interstate representation strong despite the threat of Covid-19 travel restrictions. Several of Australia’s leading stables have nominated runners for Perth’s signature races: the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes, Group 1 Railway Stakes, Group 1 Kingston Town Classic and Group 2 WA Guineas. Headlining…

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