Quality Mare Dainty Tess Retires To Stud

Quality mare Dainty Tess has run her last race and will be sold as a broodmare later this year. Trained by Dan Morton, the daughter of War Chant won 14 races and was placed on 16 occasions from her 39 starts. Her feature wins included the Group 3 Prince Of Wales (1000m) twice, the Group…

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Ascot To Stage Second Leg Of Apprentice Series

Four interstate riders from across Australia will converge on Perth to participate in the second leg of the National Apprentice Race Series (NARS) at Ascot. Riders from Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania will join seven WA jockeys in the National Apprentice Challenge (1800m) on Wednesday. Queensland has current bragging rights and sit two points…

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Bazeley’s Bunbury Boilover A Timely boost

Burger Time’s boilover in Sunday’s Listed XXXX Gold Bunbury Cup (2000m) was not only a sentimental and career-best win for trainer Aaron Bazeley, but also a much-needed lift for a family who has experienced its fair share of adversity in recent years. Bazeley, his former-jockey wife Misty and their two daughters, Courtney, 15, and Jasmine,…

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Three From Three For Pateman

Jockey Mitchell Pateman has continued his faultless strike rate at Ascot this week, booting home two winners from as many rides. After riding a winner at his only ride here mid-week, Pateman maintained that perfect record by scoring aboard Bella’s Idol and Dam Ready today. Pateman landed in the perfect spot behind the leading pair…

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Cerise And White Sound Ominous Warning

The well-oiled cerise and white machine of owner-breeders Bob and Sandra Peters looks well placed once again to win the WA Oaks and WA Derby, after their runners won both Listed events at Ascot today. It was Adornment firstly who enhanced her credentials for the autumn classics by taking out the Listed Ascot 1000 Guineas…

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Andrews Rolls The Dice

Ascot trainer Trevor Andrews is under no illusions how difficult a task he’s setting his two fillies Princess Pierro and Winifer in Saturday’s Listed Ascot 1000 Guineas (1800m), but is hopeful they will do enough to enhance their WA Oaks credentials. The pair are yet to win a race, with Winifer having had one start…

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Luciani Chasing A Slice Of Lex Piper History

Dion Luciani is confident Sliced Bread is in the mix to land Saturday’s Listed Lex Piper Stakes (1600m) at Ascot and boost his WA Derby claims (2400m). Sliced Bread burst into Derby reckoning with back-to-back wins at Bunbury and Ascot in January, but it was his previous run that sealed Luciani’s confidence. Sliced Bread ran…

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