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Perth Cup betting reshuffle – Ranger scratched

Perth Cup betting reshuffle – Ranger scratched

23 Dec, 2011

The Perth Carnival’s unluckiest horse Ranger has been withdrawn from the $400,000 Group 2 Perth Cup (2400m) run on New Years’s Eve.

The Grant Williams-trained top weight was considered too disappointing in the C B Cox Stakes where he started the $1.80 favourite and finished third to God Has Spoken.

The withdrawal has forced a …

Houdini act – God has spoken wins Cox Stakes

Houdini act – God has spoken wins Cox Stakes

17 Dec, 2011

The Houdini of Perth,  Neville Parnham produced more magic to get God Has Spoken to win today’s Group 2 $225,000 Cox Stakes (2100m) at Ascot.

God Has Spoken went into the race without a win in five previous runs this season – he also went in with a myriad number of gear changes.

Parnham removed …

Playing God wins 2011 Kingston Town Classic

Playing God wins 2011 Kingston Town Classic

3 Dec, 2011

The genius of trainer Neville Parnham turned the attitude of Playing God to enabled him to take a consecutive Group 1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot today.

The four-year-old hadn’t won since February and had raced since August which took in Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

The best Playing God could manage in Melbourne …

Williams Best Placed In Kingston Town Classic

Williams Best Placed In Kingston Town Classic

2 Dec, 2011

Grant Williams is a name that features heavily on most programs in Perth and when it comes to carnival time you know he’s going to have a chance somewhere in the mix.

What even he wouldn’t expect though is to have four chances in the one race, especially when that race is the Group 1 …

Williams Quartet Looks To Dominate Railway Stakes

Williams Quartet Looks To Dominate Railway Stakes

15 Nov, 2011

Grant Williams has a fantastic chance of claiming victory in the 2011 Railway Stakes with a team of four horses to start in the $1 million event.

With a field of 16 it puts him in an incredible position, especially given a couple of them are given quite a good winning chance.

The pick of …