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First Among Equals specked at long odds for Winterbottom Stakes

First Among Equals specked at long odds for Winterbottom Stakes

25 Nov, 2016

Local sprinter First Among Equals has been specked at double figure odds in the lead up to the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Malaguerra, above, heads the market order for the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Simon Miller trained First Among Equals looks …

Malaguerra chasing No. 1 spot with Winterbottom Stakes win

Malaguerra chasing No. 1 spot with Winterbottom Stakes win

25 Nov, 2016

Trainer Peter Gelagotis would expect Malaguerra to be rated the best sprinter in the country if he can win the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Malaguerra, above, is one of the top chances in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Malaguerra won his second …

Blinkers go on Keen Array in Winterbottom Stakes

Blinkers go on Keen Array in Winterbottom Stakes

24 Nov, 2016

Keen Array will wear the blinkers for the first time to help boost his chances in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Keen Array, above, will wear blinkers for the first time in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Lindsay Park trained …

Track Specialist Sheidel faces tough test in Winterbottom Stakes

Track Specialist Sheidel faces tough test in Winterbottom Stakes

24 Nov, 2016

Track specialist Sheidel might have won nine times at Ascot but she will still be facing a tough test when she lines up in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) on Saturday.

Sheidel, above in red and white colours, is set to line up in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Ultimate …

Barrier five okay for Terravista in Winterbottom Stakes

Barrier five okay for Terravista in Winterbottom Stakes

24 Nov, 2016

Leading Group 1 winning jockey Hugh Bowman is content with barrier five for his mount Terravista in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Hugh Bowman, above, rides Terravista in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The Joe Pride trained Terravista hasn’t been in the …

Pike fears Eastern raiders in Winterbottom Stakes

Pike fears Eastern raiders in Winterbottom Stakes

24 Nov, 2016

Perth’s leading jockey William Pike fears the Eastern State raiders as the main dangers to his chances on State Solicitor in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Terravista, above, is one of the top chances in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Pike rides …

Melham expects improvement from Malaguerra in Winterbottom Stakes

Melham expects improvement from Malaguerra in Winterbottom Stakes

22 Nov, 2016

Melbourne jockey Ben Melham expects improvement from Malaguerra and can see him winning back to back Group 1 races when he steps out in the $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Ben Melham, above, rides Malaguerra in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

The Peter Gelagotis trained …

Equal Favourites for Winterbottom Stakes

Equal Favourites for Winterbottom Stakes

22 Nov, 2016

Group 1 winners Malaguerra and Terravista have been installed equal favourites for the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Terravista, above, shares favouritism with Malaguerra in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Ladbrokes.com.au have both sprinters at $3.50 at the top of the market order …

Illustrious Lad chases another feature race win in the Kevin Heffernan Stakes

Illustrious Lad chases another feature race win in the Kevin Heffernan Stakes

11 Nov, 2016

In-form sprinter Illustrious Lad can provide the Peter Gelagotis stable with another feature race win when he lines up in the Group 3 $150,000 Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1300m) at Sandown on Saturday.

Illustrious Lad, above, is one of the top fancies in the Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Illustrious Lad …

Kevin Heffernan Stakes distance right for Under The Louvre

Kevin Heffernan Stakes distance right for Under The Louvre

9 Nov, 2016

Trainer Robert Smerdon considers the 1300m of the Group 3 $150,000 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown on Saturday is the right distance for his Group 1 winning sprinter Under The Louvre.

The 1300m of the Kevin Heffernan Stakes will suit Under The Louvre, above. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Smerdon deliberately bypassed the sprints down the …