Peters Puts Eighth Cup Plan Into Action

Owner-breeder Bob Peters has followed jockey William Pike’s lead and identified Action as the pick of his five runners for Saturday’s TABtouch-Perth Cup (2400m) at Ascot. Peters, looking for his eighth Perth Cup, also has Mississippi Delta, Perfect Jewel, Royal Star and Star Exhibit engaged in the staying feature. Action came up with barrier four…

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History Of The Perth Cup

This Saturday sees the running of the 2019 TABtouch-Perth Cup (2400m), as the Perth Racing carnival comes to an end. First run in 1887, the Perth Cup was originally run over 3200m, before the distance was changed back to 2400m for the 2009 edition. The race will be run on January 5 this year, slightly…

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Boxing Day Wash Up: Staeck Awesome At Albany

Jockey Daniel Staeck has ridden enjoyed a terrific day in the saddle, riding four winners on yesterday’s Albany program. It was a slow start to the program for Staeck, who had rides aboard single figure chances right throughout the program. He had to wait until the fourth event for his first winner though, aboard the…

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Ambiente Gunning for Summer Features

Quality galloper Ambiente will target feature races after he made a sensational return to racing in the Seacorp Handicap (1000m) at Ascot on Saturday. Making light work of his 61kg impost, the Trade Fair five-year-old, stormed home from fourth on the corner for jockey Lucy Warwick to score by ¾ of a length. Alpha Sky…

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An Angelic Return

Exciting filly Angelic Ruler is on track for a top campaign after she made a brilliant return to racing in the Mrs Mac’s Handicap (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday. Ridden by Damian Lane, Angelic Ruler, a daughter of Universal Ruler, circled the field from last position and bolted in by 2 ¼ lengths. The three-year-old,…

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Prince Follows Queen

Arcadia Prince has gone some way to emulating the deeds of his little sister Arcadia Queen, taking out the Group 3 Scahill Stakes (1400m) at Ascot this afternoon. Arcadia Queen was a dominant winner of the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic last weekend and although it was only a Group 3 race today, Arcadia Prince…

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She’s Vital Scores Knockout Win

A dream Perth debut for former Sydney galloper Molten was hit out of the park by She’s Vital at Ascot on Wednesday. Sent out the $2.10 favourite, Molten was cut down late by She’s Vital in the Gerard Lightning Handicap (1000m). A new recruit for trainer Chris Gangemi, Molten won three races from 10 starts for…

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Miller Predicts Bright Future For Archant

Aided by a well-judged ride from Mitchell Pateman, Archant scored his second career win and according to trainer Stephen Miller, there is more to come. Coming out of a dominant Bunbury maiden victory (1410m) at Bunbury on November 29, Archant led and beat Fairedu by a neck with Arsinoe third. “Since we put the blinkers he seems…

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