News About: 2011 WA Guineas

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 …

Watermans Bay likely to step up to Steere

Watermans Bay likely to step up to Steere

27 Nov, 2011

The connections of yesterday’s Listed Placid Ark Stakes (1200m) winner Watermans Bay are contemplating stepping up in class and distance to the Group 3  Sir Ernest Lee-Steere Classic (1400m) at Ascot on December 10.

On  Saturday, the son of Eternity Range scored a last to first win and bowled over the odds on Night War …

Williams on live Japan Cup hope

Williams on live Japan Cup hope

24 Nov, 2011

Those convinced jockey Craig Williams could win on a broomstick at present should take notice of Sunday’s Grade 1 $6.5 2011 Japan Cup (2400m) in Tokyo.

He is riding local galloper Tosen Jordan  who is third favourite with Tabsportsbet at $8 after a career best win.

The five-year-old gelding is shooting for a hat-trick after …

Ortensia gets her Group 1 in Winterbottom

Ortensia gets her Group 1 in Winterbottom

19 Nov, 2011

Top sprinting mare Ortensia won her second Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot today and captured her first Group1 albeit belatedly.

The six-year-old mare won the 2009 Winterbottom Stakes when still a Group 2 event for former trainer Tony Noonan.
Later she past the post first in the 2010 Group I The Galaxy (1100m) at Randwick …

Ron’s An Easy Call For The WA Guineas

Ron’s An Easy Call For The WA Guineas

16 Nov, 2011

He’s one of the upcoming stars of racing in Western Australia and Ron’s Call is being given every chance of winning the WA Guineas at Ascot this Saturday.

The three year old gelding for Simon Miller has an unbeaten record of four in a row spoilt only by a fourth on debut as a two …