News About: 2011 Railway Stakes

He’s Remarkable Railway Appeal Crushed

He’s Remarkable Railway Appeal Crushed

25 Jan, 2012

The appeal from connections of He’s Remarkable to overturn the Railway Stakes decision has failed before it even got off the ground.

Connections launched the bid after the felt they were wrongly stripped of the $1 million Group 1 title during November last year in Perth.

Today though the WA Racing Penalties Appeal Tribunal threw …

Perth Cup betting reshuffle – Ranger scratched

Perth Cup betting reshuffle – Ranger scratched

23 Dec, 2011

The Perth Carnival’s unluckiest horse Ranger has been withdrawn from the $400,000 Group 2 Perth Cup (2400m) run on New Years’s Eve.

The Grant Williams-trained top weight was considered too disappointing in the C B Cox Stakes where he started the $1.80 favourite and finished third to God Has Spoken.

The withdrawal has forced a …

He’s Remarkable appeal date fixed

He’s Remarkable appeal date fixed

21 Dec, 2011

The West Australian Racing Penalties Appeal Tribunal has listed the date of the He’s Remarkable appeal as January 24.

Connections of He’s Remarkable had to satisfy the Tribunal that they could present new evidence for a hearing to be granted.

The Kiwi galloper passed the post first in the Group 1 $1m Railway Stakes (1600m) …

Playing God wins 2011 Kingston Town Classic

Playing God wins 2011 Kingston Town Classic

3 Dec, 2011

The genius of trainer Neville Parnham turned the attitude of Playing God to enabled him to take a consecutive Group 1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot today.

The four-year-old hadn’t won since February and had raced since August which took in Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

The best Playing God could manage in Melbourne …

James requests a Railway appeal hearing for He’s Remarkable

James requests a Railway appeal hearing for He’s Remarkable

2 Dec, 2011

The Kiwi connections of He’s Remarkable have given reasons to the WA Racing Penalties Appeal Tribunal on why they believe an appeal hearing should be held on the Group 1 $1m Railway Stakes (1600m).

After fortnight of deliberation, the owners went ahead with the procedure that they hope will have He’s Remarkable reinstated as the …

Railway Stakes Appeal Decision To Be Made Today

Railway Stakes Appeal Decision To Be Made Today

2 Dec, 2011

The owners of Luckygray are currently waiting with baited breath as the connection of He’s Remarkable decide today whether or not to launch an appeal against the protest that lost them the $1 million Railway Stakes in Perth on November 19.

He’s Remarkable originally won the Railway Stakes, however, a protest lodged by Luckygray’s jockey …

Luckygray out of luck with Kingston Town draw

Luckygray out of luck with Kingston Town draw

30 Nov, 2011

Luckygray may have used up all his luck when winning the Group 1 Railway Stakes on protest last start judging by his horror draw in Group 1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot.

The Gino Poletti-trained four-year-old was allotted the outside alley in 14 for Saturday’s feature.

The lightly-raced entire is stepping up to …

Blinkers on Kincaple for Kingston Town

Blinkers on Kincaple for Kingston Town

30 Nov, 2011

Kalgoorlie Cup winner Kincaple will be sharpened up with blinkers for the Group 1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic (1800m)  at Ascot on Saturday.

Trainer Mark Reed is taking a calculated risk with the ex-Victorian wanting him to settle closer to the lead without pulling.

It is a case of winkers off and blinkers on for …

Avienus future decided after Kingston Town

Avienus future decided after Kingston Town

30 Nov, 2011

Bargain basement buy Avienus may be heading into her final start when she tackles Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Connections are undecided but know the end is nigh.

The Group 2 winner would enhance her broodmare value with win at the highest level but even with failure there …

James to decide on Railway appeal by Friday

James to decide on Railway appeal by Friday

27 Nov, 2011

A decision on whether to appeal the West Australian stewards’ 2011 Railway Stakes controversial verdict will be made by the connections of He’s Remarkable by Friday.

Trainer Roger James and owners Gerard Peterson, Rod Baulcomb and John Struthers are expected to meet on Thursday to discuss the matter.

The WA Racing Penalties Appeal Tribunal will …