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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 …

Perfect Reflection To Resume In The Vanity

Perfect Reflection To Resume In The Vanity

5 Feb, 2016

Talented Western Australian galloper Perfect Reflection is set to make her Melbourne racing debut in the 2016 The Vanity at Flemington on February 20.

Darren Weir is happy with the condition of Perfect Reflection ahead of the start of her autumn campaign. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Perfect Reflection started her racing career under the …

Properantes After Perth Cup Upset

Properantes After Perth Cup Upset

31 Dec, 2015

Veteran Ascot horseman Colin Webster is shooting for the Perth Cup upset at his local track this Saturday with consistent four-year-old Properantes running in the Group 2 staying feature.

Delicacy is the bookies’ pick to win Saturday’s 2016 Perth Cup at Ascot Racecourse. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

A capacity field will face off in this summer’s …

Delicacy Tops Capacity Perth Cup Field

Delicacy Tops Capacity Perth Cup Field

29 Dec, 2015

Grant Williams’ dual Group 1 winning mare Delicacy is the headline final acceptor in a capacity field of stayers for Ascot Racecourse’s $500,000 Group 2 Perth Cup (2400m) this Saturday in WA.

Delicacy is favourite despite carrying top weight in Saturday’s Perth Cup field at Ascot Racecourse. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Sixteen guaranteed starters plus four …

Hall on Real Love to take on hot pot Delicacy in C.B. Cox Stakes

Hall on Real Love to take on hot pot Delicacy in C.B. Cox Stakes

16 Dec, 2015

Top Perth jockey Peter Hall is set to take on the hot pot Delicacy when he teams up with Real Love in the Group 2 $250,000 C.B. Cox Stakes (2100m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Delicacy, above, is the short priced favourite for the C.B. Cox Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

The two Bob …

Delicacy to race on in the C.B. Cox Stakes

Delicacy to race on in the C.B. Cox Stakes

8 Dec, 2015

Dual Group 1 winner Delicacy will race on through the Perth Summer Carnival with her next target being the Group 2 $250,000 C.B. Cox Stakes (2100m) at Ascot on December 19.

The C.B. Cox Stakes at Ascot is next on the agenda for Delicacy. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

The Grant Williams trained Delicacy failed by …

Perfect Reflection keeps record perfect with Kingston Town Classic win

Perfect Reflection keeps record perfect with Kingston Town Classic win

7 Dec, 2015

Western Australia’s new star Perfect Reflection kept her winning record perfect with a photo finish victory in the Group 1 $1m Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth last Saturday.

Damien Oliver said that German galloper Magic Artist failed to handle the wet conditions in the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Photo by Daniel …

Peters rates Real Love the best of 4 Kingston Town Classic runners

Peters rates Real Love the best of 4 Kingston Town Classic runners

4 Dec, 2015

Prominent Perth owner Bob Peters rates his Perth Cup winner Real Love as the best chance of his four runners in the Group 1 $1m Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Jockey Chris Parnham takes the ride of Real Love in the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

As well …

Hall needs plenty of luck on Delicacy in Kingston Town Classic

Hall needs plenty of luck on Delicacy in Kingston Town Classic

4 Dec, 2015

Popular Perth jockey Peter Hall is hoping luck is on his side as he tries to win another Group 1 on Delicacy in the Group 1 $1m Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Jockey Peter Hall is hoping for plenty of luck to help Delicacy, above, to overcome the outside barrier in the …

Pike gives Shining Knight chance in Winterbottom Stakes

Pike gives Shining Knight chance in Winterbottom Stakes

19 Nov, 2015

Leading Perth jockey William Pike is playing up the chances of local sprinter Shining Knight when he contests the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on Super Saturday.

Five times G1 winner Buffering is the early favourite for the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Pike and the …