News About: Daniel Morton

Ellicazoom the one to beat in W.A. Guineas

Ellicazoom the one to beat in W.A. Guineas

17 Nov, 2016

Rival trainer Daniel Morton has labelled smart filly Ellicazoom as the one to beat in the Group 2 $500,000 Sky Racing-W.A. Guineas (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Craig Williams, above, rides Lusaha in the W.A. Guineas at Ascot. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Morton will saddle up two chances in Saul’s Special and Lusaha …

Samovare could be Kingston Town Classic contender

Samovare could be Kingston Town Classic contender

14 Nov, 2016

Perth trainer Daniel Morton is considering stepping three year old filly Samovare up to weigh for age company in the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on December 3.

Disposition, above, is one of the early favourites for the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot in Perth. Photo by Ultimate …

Pike selects Arcadia Dream as WATC Derby mount

Pike selects Arcadia Dream as WATC Derby mount

12 Apr, 2016

Perth’s leading jockey William Pike has selected Arcadia Dream as his mount for the Group 2 $400,000 Schweppes W.A.T.C Derby (2400m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Pike had to choose between the Grant Williams trained stablemates W.A. Oaks winner First Impressions, last start beaten Oaks favourite Arcadia Dream and Heart Starter.

The runaway leader …

Man Booker Takes Out WA Guineas

Man Booker Takes Out WA Guineas

21 Nov, 2015

An outstanding ride from Jerry Noske has helped Man Booker record the biggest win of his racing career to date in the 2015 Western Australian Guineas at Ascot this afternoon.

Man Booker was settled just behind the speed by Noske in the early stages of the Western Australian Guineas and she outrode Craig Williams in …

Watermans Bay’s Winterbottom Stakes Odds Shorten

Watermans Bay’s Winterbottom Stakes Odds Shorten

20 Nov, 2015

Watermans Bay has been backed into 2015 Winterbottom Stakes odds of $7.50 and trainer Daniel Morton is confident that the talented sprinter will be suited by the hot speed in the early stages of the Group 1 event at Ascot on Saturday.

Steven Arnold has been booked to Waterman’s Bay in the 2015 Winterbottom Stakes. …

Morton Looking Forward To Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Challenge With Watermans Bay

Morton Looking Forward To Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Challenge With Watermans Bay

18 Feb, 2015

Trainer Daniel Morton admits that Watermans Bay faces a tough challenge in the 2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington on Saturday, but is looking forward to seeing how the talented sprinter fares against the likes of Deep Field and Lankan Rupee.

Steven Arnold has been booked to ride Watermans Bay in the 2025 Black …

Webb looking for Spring riches with Bliss Street and Yosei

Webb looking for Spring riches with Bliss Street and Yosei

30 Jul, 2012

New stable acquisition Bliss Street will boost Caulfield trainer Stuart Webb’s Spring stocks and join stable star Yosei in the quest for more feature race riches.

Group 1 winner Yosei (pictured) has been joined by Bliss Street for trainer Stuart Webb - photo © Taron Clarke

Bliss Street has only recently joined the Webb stable …

Pop Culture set for Oaks-Derby double

Pop Culture set for Oaks-Derby double

11 Apr, 2012

Trainer Colin Webster is looking to his filly Pop Culture taking out this year’s WA Oaks – WATC Derby double, emulating Dreamaway who took out the feature double last year.

Dreamaway was trained by Grant Williams and ridden by William Pike in last year’s double and Pop Culture gets her chance to repeat that feat …

Perth filly Bliss Street is ready for Melbourne

Perth filly Bliss Street is ready for Melbourne

10 Feb, 2012

Perth filly Bliss Street is off to Melbourne for the Autumn Carnival win or lose in tomorrow’s Magic Millions Trophy at Ascot.

Trainer Daniel Morton is keen to get his filly to Melbourne but conceded that she might be a little bit underdone when she steps out in the $96,000 R.M. Williams Magic Millions Perth …

Scenic Blast Back & Hunting For Caviar

Scenic Blast Back & Hunting For Caviar

6 Oct, 2011

In what would be a truly remarkable story veteran galloper Scenic Blast is back in Australia ahead of perhaps his toughest campaign to date.

The seven year old gelding has battled his way through Australia, Great Britain, Japan, Hong Kong and the USA  but is now back in work for Dan Morton and gunning for …