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The Perth Carnival’s unluckiest horse Ranger has been withdrawn from the $400,000 Group 2 Perth Cup (2400m) run on New Years’s Eve.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

Ranger’s Cox Stakes determines Perth Cup start

Ranger’s Cox Stakes determines Perth Cup start

15 Dec, 2011

A decision on whether highly fancied Group 2 $400,000 Perth Cup candidate Ranger starts in 2400m feature on New Year’s Eve will be made after Saturday.

Prolific owner-breeder Bob Peters wants to see how the unlucky five-year-old performs in the Group 2 $225,000 Cox Stakes (2100m) at Ascot.

He is also contemplating the merits of …