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First Among Equals Better than Winterbottom Stakes Odds Suggest

First Among Equals Better than Winterbottom Stakes Odds Suggest

23 Nov, 2016

Trainer Simon Miller is confident that sprinter First Among Equals is far better than his 2016 Winterbottom Stakes odds suggest, leading into the Group 1 feature race at Ascot on Saturday.

Trainer Simon Miller has a healthy respect for horses like Malaguerra (pictured) in the Winterbottom Stakes field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

First Among Equals …

Tradesman Ready for Railway Stakes

Tradesman Ready for Railway Stakes

16 Nov, 2016

Co-trainer Todd Harvey is confident that Tradesman will lay a typically great account for himself when he makes his Group 1 debut in the Railway Stakes (1600m) at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on Saturday.

Tradesman has been charged with overcoming the likes of Disposition (pictured) in Saturday’s Railway Stakes in Perth. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Tradesman …

Perth Cup No Certainty for Delicacy

Perth Cup No Certainty for Delicacy

21 Dec, 2015

Delicacy returned to winning form with a commanding performance for success in Saturday’s Group 2 CB Cox Stakes (2100m) at Ascot Racecourse, however prominent owner Bob Peters has revealed the talented mare is no certainty to contest the Perth Cup (2400m) on January 2nd.

Despite winning Saturday’s CB Cox Stakes, Delicacy is no …

Perth Prizemoney Keeps Watermans Bay at Home

Perth Prizemoney Keeps Watermans Bay at Home

26 Jun, 2015

Top Perth galloper and Melbourne Group 3 winner Watermans Bay is unlikely to travel interstate this spring – summer season thanks to a juicy injection of prizemoney into the upcoming WA features at the end of the year.

Watermans Bay is expected to stay in Perth this summer targeting Group 1 glory in the Winterbottom …

Wagg Out to Break Perth Cup’s Female Trainer Hoodoo

Wagg Out to Break Perth Cup’s Female Trainer Hoodoo

31 Dec, 2014

It has been nearly 20 years since a female trainer prepared a Perth Cup winner, a hoodoo local Ascot-based Paula Wagg hopes to break in 2015 with her mare Balmont Girl.

Wagg will saddle-up the four-year-old daughter of Balmont from a wide barrier in Thursday’s $500,000 Group 2 Golden River Developments Perth Cup (2400m) after …

Blinkers for Longma’s Second Perth Tilt

Blinkers for Longma’s Second Perth Tilt

18 Dec, 2014

Disappointing when fading to finish seventh in a minor event first-up on December 13th, trainer Simon Miller has revealed latest stable acquisition Longma has worked well in the lead-up to Saturday’s B&T Watson Handicap (1200m) at Ascot Racecourse.

Longma began his racing career under the guidance of Gai Waterhouse before transferring to the …

Starstruck Classic Conditions to Suit Miss Rose De Lago

Starstruck Classic Conditions to Suit Miss Rose De Lago

17 Dec, 2014

Claiming several commendable results this time in without being able to break through for a black type race win, trainer Simon Miller is confident talented mare Miss Rose De Lago will line up for Saturday’s Listed Starstruck Classic (1600m) in peak condition.

Taking out minor Belmont Park sprint over 1300m on October 11th, …

Kersley Hopeful of Resurgent Ihtsahymn in CB Cox Stakes

Kersley Hopeful of Resurgent Ihtsahymn in CB Cox Stakes

17 Dec, 2014

A standout performer over the 2013 Perth racing calendar, trainer Fred Kersley is hopeful of a return to competitive form for four-year-old Ihtsahymn in Saturday’s featured Group 2 CB Cox Stakes (2100m) at Ascot Racecourse.

Ihtsahymn will have to overcome the likes of Mr Moet (pictured) if to claim success in the 2014 CB Cox …

CB Cox Stakes the Final Test for Elite Belle in 2014

CB Cox Stakes the Final Test for Elite Belle in 2014

16 Dec, 2014

Undoubtedly registering career-best form over an impressive 2014 campaign, Elite Belle has been confirmed to line up for her final appearance on track this year in Saturday’s featured Group 2 C.B. Cox Stakes (2100m) at Ascot.

Elite Belle is set for another showdown with Mr Moet (pictured) in the 2014 C.B. Cox Stakes. Photo: Race …

Harvey After Fourth Railway Stakes Win

Harvey After Fourth Railway Stakes Win

17 Nov, 2014

Ace Perth hoop Paul Harvey will on Saturday chase his record fourth Railway Stakes victory at Ascot Racecourse when he jumps aboard 2012 winner of the classic Mr Moet.

The Cleaner is favourite to win Saturday’s Railway Stakes in Perth. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Harvey wasn’t aboard Adam Durrant’s now seven-year-old son of Mosayter …