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Properantes After Perth Cup Upset

Properantes After Perth Cup Upset

31 Dec, 2015

Veteran Ascot horseman Colin Webster is shooting for the Perth Cup upset at his local track this Saturday with consistent four-year-old Properantes running in the Group 2 staying feature.

Delicacy is the bookies’ pick to win Saturday’s 2016 Perth Cup at Ascot Racecourse. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

A capacity field will face off in this summer’s …

Inside Perth Cup Alley No Dream for Delicacy

Inside Perth Cup Alley No Dream for Delicacy

30 Dec, 2015

The bookies rate her an unbeatable chance in Saturday’s $500,000 Group 2 G1X.Com.Au Perth Cup (2400m) at Ascot Racecourse but Delicacy’s owner-breeder Bob Peters isn’t so sure the favourite will salute from the inside alley.

Connections are nervous about the big weight and inside Perth Cup barrier draw for favourite Delicacy at Ascot Racecourse this …

Delicacy Tops Capacity Perth Cup Field

Delicacy Tops Capacity Perth Cup Field

29 Dec, 2015

Grant Williams’ dual Group 1 winning mare Delicacy is the headline final acceptor in a capacity field of stayers for Ascot Racecourse’s $500,000 Group 2 Perth Cup (2400m) this Saturday in WA.

Delicacy is favourite despite carrying top weight in Saturday’s Perth Cup field at Ascot Racecourse. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Sixteen guaranteed starters plus four …

Weekend Hussler Winner Amovatio Heads West

Weekend Hussler Winner Amovatio Heads West

10 Oct, 2015

Superstar Sydney horseman Chris Waller will chase Group 1 success in the west with his always-honest galloper Amovatio who heads to Perth for the summer carnival on the back of a Weekend Hussler Stakes win on Caulfield Guineas Day.

Weekend Hussler Stakes winner Amovatio is Perth-bound this summer chasing Group 1 glory in the west …

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 …

Perth Cup Winner Real Love Leads All The Way

Perth Cup Winner Real Love Leads All The Way

2 Jan, 2015

A cool-headed ride from Perth’s premier hoop William Pike and the class of the winning mare Real Love got the job done for the punters in Thursday’s Perth Cup at Ascot Racecourse in W.A.

Last year’s Perth Cup winner Black Tycoon (outside) ran second in the Adelaide Cup – a possible autumn target for Real …

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 …

Carbery to Polish Perth Cup Hope Classique Ivory

Carbery to Polish Perth Cup Hope Classique Ivory

31 Dec, 2014

A string of below par runs will hopefully come to an end in Thursday’s Perth Cup for the Gino Poletti-trained Classique Ivory who has a jockey change with Patrick Carbery booked for the ride.

The local Ascot-based Poletti was forced to look outside of the Savabeel six-year-olds’ two regular riders with Lucas Camilleri on suspension …

Peters After Fifth Perth Cup Trophy

Peters After Fifth Perth Cup Trophy

31 Dec, 2014

Western Australia’s premier owner-breeder Bob Peters has two livewire chances in Thursday’s feature race at Ascot to secure his fifth Perth Cup victory in 22 years.

Peters, who breeds and races gallopers in partnership with his wife Sandra, will saddle-up the two top fancies in the Ladbrokes markets for this summer’s $500,000 Group 2 Golden …

Perth Cup Field Has Real Love in Barrier Five

Perth Cup Field Has Real Love in Barrier Five

30 Dec, 2014

The horse to beat in Thursday’s Perth Cup at Ascot Racecourse is the Adam Durrant-trained mare Real Love who secured her spot at the top of the markets with a gun barrier five draw overnight.

Melbourne Group 1 performer Mr Moet carries the 59kg top weight in Thursday’s Perth Cup field at Ascot Racecourse. Photo: …