Cup Night On Track To Return

Bernie Miller’s top four-year-old Cup Night signaled he was on target for his season return with an impressive barrier trial win at Lark Hill on Monday. With Pat Carbery in the saddle, Cup Night cruised to the line untouched in a 950m heat and is ready to commence his campaign in three weeks. Showing a…

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Swift Platinum To Chase More Cup Success

Peter Bamford says Swift Platinum will continue to chase feature provincial and country staying races after scoring a fighting Broome Cup (2200m) victory on Saturday. “I’m heading back on Thursday and stopping off at Newman,” Bamford told Tabradio. “I wasn’t going to nominate him, but I might just to see what weight he gets for…

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Rocky Path Proves Her Worth

Trainer Vaughn Sigley is hoping Rocky Path’s upset maiden victory in the Singapore Turf Club Trophy (1200m) can be the launching pad to bigger races at Ascot later this year. After four placings from her opening seven starts, Rocky Path, bought for $500 as weanling, broke through and proved too good for her more favoured…

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Crispin Backs In Multiverse For Belmont Newmarket

Trainer Gary Crispin has unwavering confidence that Multiverse can roll the fancied runners in Saturday’s Belmont Newmarket (1200m) at Belmont. Facing his first test in Listed company, Multiverse is the $11 outsider in the field of seven runners, but Crispin has backed his gelding to get the job done. Multiverse showed an impressive turn of…

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Reykjavik Up For Another Test Says Smith

Perth-owned galloper Reykjavik has reached his campaign goal, but a sterner test at Flemington will determine if there are bigger races in line for the five-year-old. Last year’s Hannans Handicap (1400m) winner was one of several Perth horses that Smith took east after setting up a satellite stable at Warrnambool in the winter. The son…

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Fernie Stablemates Clash In Hannans Preview

Goldfield stablemates Moschard and Little Fish can take important steps towards the Hannans Handicap (1400m) when they lock horns at Belmont on Saturday. In what could be a mini preview of Kalgoorlie’s feature sprint in October, Moschard and Little Fish line-up in the Prive Fashion Platform Handicap (1200m). Moschard has been experiencing a terrific run…

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Windstorm Sails Home

Windstorm showed he has some talent when he made an impressive winning debut at Belmont on Wednesday. The Redoute’s Choice gelding, bred and owned by Bob Peters and trained by Grant and Alana Williams, finished too well for his rivals in the Tabtouch-Better Your Bet Handicap (1200m). Sent out a $4.60 chance, Windstorm was near…

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WA Racing News

GATTING Gatting’s path to the Melbourne spring carnival is gathering momentum. Impressive Racing reported Gatting had passed his first serious hit out at Pinjarra today (Tuesday). The six-year-old will trial at Pinjarra on Monday before his first-up run is assessed. The WA Derby hero will either run in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield or the…

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Ihtsahymn Gives Hall New Lease On Life

Almost 12 months ago Peter Hall was being asked questions whether he would consider retiring from the saddle. Since that time he has gone on to win the Broome Cup, Perth Cup, Western Australian Cup and yesterday he added the Darwin Cup to his ever-growing trophy cabinet. Hall has never been more content than he…

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Miller Takes Patient Approach With Variation

Quality galloper Variation is on track for his comeback following a return to the track today. Variation ran second in a barrier trial at Lark Hill, his first public appearance in four months. The War Chant six-year-old has been dogged by persistent feet problems since his triumph in the Group 2 WA Guineas (1600m) three…

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