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Dueton on Belmont Park Duty Again

Dueton on Belmont Park Duty Again

8 Aug, 2013

This Saturday Perth-based horseman Eric Wake will race his in-form four-year-old Dueton at Belmont Park for the third weekend on the trot with the progressive sprinter looking to make it a winning hat-trick.

Flying Due Sasso gelding Dueton is one of the 13 horses set to contest this year’s edition of the $100,000 Listed Belmont …

Perth Unveils Smoking New Speedster

Perth Unveils Smoking New Speedster

30 May, 2013

The latest sprint sensation from the west may have been unveiled on Wednesday, with three-year-old gelding Smoko producing a thrilling debut performance.

The Ross and Clint Price-trained galloper blitzed his rivals by four lengths in the Ozbet.com.au Handicap (1000m), clocking a slick time of 56.94 seconds at Belmont Park.

Leading from start to finish, Smoko’s …

Rantorini to spell after Belmont Classic

Rantorini to spell after Belmont Classic

20 Jul, 2012

Belmont Oaks winner Rantorini will be sent to the paddock win or lose after running in Saturday’s Listed $80,000 Belmont Classic (2200m) at Belmont.

Perth trainer Phil Humann has targeted the Ascot Summer Carnival for the rising four year old and will give the filly a six week break before preparing her for several Listed …

Pike back in Perth to secure jockey’s title

Pike back in Perth to secure jockey’s title

16 Jul, 2012

West Australian jockey William Pike will resume riding in Perth on Wednesday in a bid to secure this season’s jockey premiership after completing a three month riding stint in Hong Kong.

When Pike left for Hong Kong he had ridden sixty-seven metropolitan winners and looked like having an unbeatable lead and even though Peter Knuckey …

Luckygray gets go ahead for Melbourne Spring Carnival

Luckygray gets go ahead for Melbourne Spring Carnival

25 Jun, 2012

Western Australian trainer Gino Poletti has given the go ahead for Luckygray to be tested during the Melbourne Spring Carnival before returning for a second Railway Stakes during the Summer.

Perth’s favourite racehorse won last year’s Group 1 $1m Carlton Draught Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on November 19 on protest from Kiwi He’s Remarkable …

No Offer High Enough For Barakey

No Offer High Enough For Barakey

13 Jul, 2011

Despite the offers flowing in to purchase Western Australian youngster Barakey, his trainer and owners are continuing to refuse to make a sale.

Trainer Jim Taylor was heartbroken after champion sprinter Hay List was taken from his stables after eight runs and given to John McNair in Sydney.

Now Taylor is in possession of Barakey …

Grand Nirvana wins second Roma Cup

Grand Nirvana wins second Roma Cup

30 May, 2011

Leading Perth trainer Fred Kersley has won his second Group 3 Roma Cup in three years with track specialist Grand Nirvana.

Grand Nirvana was given a barrier trial earlier in the week, and with his blinkers removed, he produced a powerful finish to win the Roma Cup for the second time.

The classy five year …