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Delicacy Headlines Cox Stakes Field

Delicacy Headlines Cox Stakes Field

15 Dec, 2015

The 2015 Cox Stakes field has been released and Delicacy is set to start the race as a short-priced favourite after she drew barrier six at the barrier draw for the Group 2 event.

Delicacy will have the chance to return to winning form in the 2015 Cox Stakes at Ascot on Saturday. Photo by: …

Balmont Girl is back to best for Railway Stakes

Balmont Girl is back to best for Railway Stakes

18 Nov, 2015

Local mare Balmont Girl has recovered from a bout of heat stress and will line up in top condition in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium-Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Delicacy is the early favourite for the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Balmont Girl pulled up distressed after running …

Favourites Draw Wide At Railway Stakes Barrier Draw

Favourites Draw Wide At Railway Stakes Barrier Draw

17 Nov, 2015

The 2015 Railway Stakes barrier draw has been conducted and Delicacy, Black Heart Bart and Real Love are all set to jump from the second half of the field in the Group 1 event at Ascot tomorrow.

Messene was one of the big winners of the 2015 Railway Stakes barrier draw that was held this …

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 …

Blinkers on Respondent for Perth Cup Bid

Blinkers on Respondent for Perth Cup Bid

29 Dec, 2014

Karnup-based horseman Grant Williams is likely to add blinkers to the gear of his W.A.T.C. Derby winner Respondent when he takes on his two last start conquerors in Thursday’s Perth Cup.

Last time out on December 20 the four-year-old Haradsun gelding put in a stellar effort to run only half a length away third behind …

Balmont Girl to show staying ability in W.A. St Leger

Balmont Girl to show staying ability in W.A. St Leger

19 Dec, 2014

Western Australian Oaks winner Balmont Girl is set to show off her staying ability again in the Listed $100,000 Perth Ice Works W.A. St Leger (2100m) at Ascot on Saturday.

A good performance by Balmont Girl will see her take on Bass Strait,above, in the Perth Cup at Ascot. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.…

Balmont Girl out of C.B. Cox Stakes, runs in W.A. St Leger

Balmont Girl out of C.B. Cox Stakes, runs in W.A. St Leger

17 Dec, 2014

Top fancy Balmont Girl is out of the Group 2 $250,000 LD Total – C.B. Cox Stakes (2100m) and will run in the Listed $100,000 Perth Ice Works W.A. St Leger (2100m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Perth Cup contender Bass Strait will go around in the C.B. Cox Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Race Horse …

Chris Parnham back to ride Bass Strait in C.B. Cox Stakes

Chris Parnham back to ride Bass Strait in C.B. Cox Stakes

16 Dec, 2014

Top Perth apprentice Chris Parnham will fly back from Melbourne in time to ride Bass Strait in the Group 2 $250,000 LD Total – C.B. Cox Stakes (2100m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Chris Parnham will fly back to Perth from Melbourne to partner Bass Strait, above, in the C.B. Cox Stake at Ascot. Photo by …

Balmont Girl draws midfield in C.B. Cox Stakes

Balmont Girl draws midfield in C.B. Cox Stakes

16 Dec, 2014

Early favourite Balmont Girl has drawn midfield in the Group 2 $250,000 LD Total – C.B. Cox Stakes (2100m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Bass Strait has drawn well as barrier 2 in the C.B. Cox Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Balmont Girl, to be ridden by Shaun O’Donnell, has come up …