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Barakey Retired From Racing

Barakey Retired From Racing

5 May, 2015

Talented Perth-based sprinter Barakey has been retired from racing after he finished fifth behind Dawn Approach in the Listed Northam Toyota Stakes (1100m) in Western Australia on Saturday.

Barakey finished 11th behind Shamexpress (pictured) in the 2013 edition of the Newmarket Handicap. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Barakey has suffered from knee injuries for the last …

Magnifisio May Head East for 2015 Autumn Carnival

Magnifisio May Head East for 2015 Autumn Carnival

24 Nov, 2014

More than stamping her claims as one of the country’s leading female sprinters when beating a classy field to the line in Saturday’s Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot, trainer Jim Taylor has revealed he is eyeing a trip east to target further top-level success with talented mare Magnifisio over the 2015 Autumn Carnival.…

Gollan Chasing Maiden Perth Group 1 In Railway Stakes

Gollan Chasing Maiden Perth Group 1 In Railway Stakes

20 Nov, 2014

Trainer Tony Gollan will be making his third trip to the Perth Summer Racing Carnival on Saturday and he is hoping that Alma’s Fury can deliver him his maiden Western Australian Group 1 win in the 2014 Railway Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

Alma’s Fury has the chance to record a maiden win at Group …

Smoko Ready For Clash With Barakey In Goodwood Sprint

Smoko Ready For Clash With Barakey In Goodwood Sprint

21 Aug, 2014

Smoko will face the toughest challenge of his career to date when he takes on Barakey in the Listed Goodwood Sprint (1300m) at Belmont on Saturday, but trainer Ross Price is happy with the condition of the talented sprinter heading into the $100,000 race.

Smoko will head towards the Winterbottom Stakes and a likely clash …

Smoko Could Meet Barakey In Goodwood Sprint

Smoko Could Meet Barakey In Goodwood Sprint

12 Aug, 2014

The Listed Goodwood Sprint (1300m) at Belmont on August 23 could feature a highly anticipated clash between Perth’s leading sprinters Smoko and Barakey.

Smoko bounced back from his unlucky defeat in the Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m) at Belmont on July 12 with a dominant three lengths victory in the Listed Belmont Newmarket (1200m) at the …

Barakey to join Chris Waller’s stable

Barakey to join Chris Waller’s stable

11 Dec, 2013

West Australian sprinter Barakey will be transferred to the all-conquering Chris Waller stable when he returns to Melbourne for the Autumn Carnival.

Sydney's leading trainer Chris Waller, above, will take over the training of Barakey. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Barakey will join another West Australian trainedd Group 1 winner Mr Moet who is also heading …

Barakey to make a Lightning return to Flemington

Barakey to make a Lightning return to Flemington

9 Dec, 2013

Western Australian speed machine Barakey will have one more run under the care of Perth trainer Jim Taylor in the Group 1 $500,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on February 15.

Barakey had to undergo knee surgery after finishing 11th to Shamexpress, above, in the Newmarket Handicap. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Taylor has volunteered …

Petrol Power Wins Thrilling Placid Ark Stakes

Petrol Power Wins Thrilling Placid Ark Stakes

23 Nov, 2013

Trainer Jim Taylor’s decision to bypass the Group 3 W.A. Guineas (1600m) with Petrol Power has paid off handsomely; with the three-year-old narrowly beating Sujet in the Listed Placid Ark Stakes (1200m) at Ascot this afternoon.

Petrol Power was originally set to contest the W.A. Guineas later this afternoon but Taylor elected to remove the …

Luck deserts Miller in lead up to WA Guineas

Luck deserts Miller in lead up to WA Guineas

22 Nov, 2013

Simon Miller is looking for positives after his luck deserted him in the lead up to the Group 2 $400,000 Sky Racing-W.A. Guineas (1600m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Gai Waterhouse will saddle up Vitello in the WA Guineas at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

The prominent Perth trainer will saddle up two of the top …

Power Princess ready to win Maiden G1 in Winterbottom Stakes

Power Princess ready to win Maiden G1 in Winterbottom Stakes

22 Nov, 2013

Top Perth trainer Simon Miller gives his mare Power Princess an excellent chance to win her maiden Group 1 when she contests the $500,000 Crown Perth – Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Power Princess finished 3rd to Black Caviar, above, in the 2012 Sportingbet Classic at Morphettville. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.…