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Morton keen to put Watermans Bay on International Stage

Morton keen to put Watermans Bay on International Stage

30 Nov, 2015

Prominent Perth trainer Dan Morton is keen to put his smart sprinter Watermans Bay on the International stage after he scored back to back wins in the Group 3 $250,000 A.J. Scahill Stakes (1400m) at Ascot in Perth last Saturday.

Trainer Dan Morton is keen to race Watermans Bay, above, overseas. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.…

Arnold says Buffering the one to beat in Winterbottom Stakes

Arnold says Buffering the one to beat in Winterbottom Stakes

20 Nov, 2015

Experienced Melbourne jockey Steven Arnold re-unites with Perth sprinter Watermans Bay in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday and has labelled five times Group 1 winner Buffering as the horse to beat.

Steven Arnold and Watermans Bay, above, will team up again in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo …

Hazzabeel steams into Railway Stakes Calculations

Hazzabeel steams into Railway Stakes Calculations

16 Nov, 2015

The Dan Morton trained Hazzabeel steamed into calculations for the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium-Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot next Saturday after qualifying with a win at Ascot last weekend.

Disposition will return home to Perth for the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Hazzabeel was able to win the Group …

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 …

Watermans Bay To The Paddock Following Victoria Handicap Win

Watermans Bay To The Paddock Following Victoria Handicap Win

4 Apr, 2015

Talented Perth sprinter Watermans Bay worked home strongly to record his first win in Melbourne in the 2015 Victoria Handicap at Caulfield this afternoon.

Watermans Bay returned to Melbourne racing with a credible fifth place finish in the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on February 21, but he went into the …

Watermans Bay to return to Melbourne for Newmarket Handicap

Watermans Bay to return to Melbourne for Newmarket Handicap

10 Dec, 2014

Last Saturday’s Ascot Group 3 winner Watermans Bay is a real chance to return to Melbourne for the Autumn Carnival to contest the Group 1 $1m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington.

Flemington trainer Mark Kavanagh prepared Watermans Bay for three starts during the Melbourne Spring Carnival. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Watermans Bay …

Top WA Filly Bliss Street Off To Sydney Carnival

Top WA Filly Bliss Street Off To Sydney Carnival

1 Feb, 2012

Top filly Bliss Street will kick off her Sydney Autumn Carnival campaign when she clashes with Western Australia’s other top class filly Night War at Ascot on Saturday week.

Trainer Dan Morton is happy to take on Night War in the 1400m $100,000 Magic Millions 3yo Trophy before heading to Sydney with the Group 1 …

Bliss Street Stranded – Champagne Robbed Of WA Star

Bliss Street Stranded – Champagne Robbed Of WA Star

13 Apr, 2011

In a devastating blow Bliss Street has been withdrawn from the Champagne Stakes before she even got to the Randwick track.

It’s not due to an injury or a poor run at track work either, she won’t be in the field thanks entirely due to logistics.

Perth based trainer Dan Morton searched frantically for a …