Trap For Fools Returns Home For Kingston

Yangery-based trainer Jarrod McLean and Perth owner Geoff Evans have had a change of heart and in a major boost for the Ascot carnival they have elected to extend Trap For Fool’s spring and summer campaign. Fresh from a stirring maiden Group 1 triumph in Saturday’s Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington, Trap For Fools will…

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Malaguerra’s Winterbottom Stakes Redemption

For Moe trainer Peter Gelagotis and Perth owner Bruno Micallizzi there will be a sense of redemption when Malaguerra returns for the Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on December 1. The Magnus seven-year-old is having his second shot at Perth racing’s premier sprint, the Winterbottom Stakes, after he finished fifth behind Takedown in the 2016…

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Missile Launch To Miss Ascot Features

Missile Launch has suffered a setback and his racing future in Western Australia remains in doubt, according to disappointed trainer, Vaughn Sigley. Missile Launch, who ran a disappointing fifth in last Saturday’s Listed Ascot Gold Cup (1800m), will miss the remainder of the Ascot carnival. “He’s in the paddock spelling and we won’t be seeing…

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History Of The Champion Fillies Stakes

CHAMPION FILLIES STAKES OVERVIEW The first Champion Fillies Stakes was run in 1946 and won Burabudy, a filly trained by H.W.Campbell and ridden by Bob Morley. The fillies sire was Lawmaker, her dam, Winbyie and the inaugural race was run in a time of 1.30.00sec. TRAINER Ted McAuliffe, Len Morton and Colin Hayes have won…

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A Change Of Plans For Scales Of Justice

Group 1 champion Scales Of Justice will be a surprise entry in the Group 3 Colonel Reeves Stakes (1100m) at Ascot on Saturday. The Lindsey Smith-trained six-year-old will back up after he made his long awaited return in the Group 2 Lee Steere Stakes (1400m) on the weekend. After a year-long absence following back surgery…

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Viddora On Track For Winterbottom Stakes

Viddora has come through her latest preparation in good order as the build-up to her Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) defence starts to ramp up in earnest. Viddora stepped out in a Cranbourne barrier trial this morning (Monday) and won her 990m heat comfortably, pleasing trainer, Lloyd Kennewell. “It was very good and what we expected,” Kennewell…

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McAuliffe Shines With Double

The Darren Mc Auliffe stable has emerged as a major contender for upcoming feature races during the TABtouch Masters, scoring a feature race double at Ascot this afternoon. 2017 WA Derby winner Gatting recorded arguably the biggest win of his career in the Group 2 Lee Steere Stakes (1400m), where he upstaged a star-studded field.…

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Missile To Launch In Ascot Gold Cup

Vaughn Sigley is hoping Missile Launch can run a strong race in the Listed Ascot Gold Cup (1800m) on Saturday and strengthen his claims for the Ascot carnival Sigley is keen to get Missile Launch in the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) on November 24, but says the five-year-old needs to boost his rating to…

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Saracino a Winterbottom Stakes Casualty

A bid for the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes has been dealt a crushing blow for the Gangemi stable with their recent recruit Saracino ruled out of the Ascot carnival because of illness. The five-year-old was sent for scans after he ran a poor ninth in last Saturday’s Group 3 Prince Of Wales Stakes (1000m) at Ascot,…

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