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Barakey Retired From Racing

Barakey Retired From Racing

5 May, 2015

Talented Perth-based sprinter Barakey has been retired from racing after he finished fifth behind Dawn Approach in the Listed Northam Toyota Stakes (1100m) in Western Australia on Saturday.

Barakey finished 11th behind Shamexpress (pictured) in the 2013 edition of the Newmarket Handicap. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Barakey has suffered from knee injuries for the last …

Petrol Power Wins Thrilling Placid Ark Stakes

Petrol Power Wins Thrilling Placid Ark Stakes

23 Nov, 2013

Trainer Jim Taylor’s decision to bypass the Group 3 W.A. Guineas (1600m) with Petrol Power has paid off handsomely; with the three-year-old narrowly beating Sujet in the Listed Placid Ark Stakes (1200m) at Ascot this afternoon.

Petrol Power was originally set to contest the W.A. Guineas later this afternoon but Taylor elected to remove the …

Barakey Safe in Melbourne for Oakleigh Test

Barakey Safe in Melbourne for Oakleigh Test

19 Feb, 2013

Western Australia’s sprinting sensation Barakey has touched down in Melbourne without a hitch ahead of his east-coast debut in the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

The five-year-old flew into Melbourne on Monday night accompanied by trainer Jim Taylor and fellow star Perth galloper Luckygray.

Barakey will be based at Aquanita Racing’s …

Barakey’s Spring Campaign In Disarray After Barrier Mishap

Barakey’s Spring Campaign In Disarray After Barrier Mishap

13 Sep, 2011

Western Australia trainer Jim Taylor will have to rethink his spring carnival campaign for promising four-year-old Barakey after he was a late scratching from his first-up start at Belmont Park last Saturday.

Barakey, who Taylor has named as the next Hay List, took fright in the barrier stalls to a commotion caused by another horse.…

Little Slice Of Hay List For Perth

Little Slice Of Hay List For Perth

30 Jun, 2011

While Perth may have lost Hay List when he was transferred to Gosford trainer John McNair in 2009, the state is confident the newest version of the superstar is in their midst.

Trainer Jim Taylor trained Hay List to win his first eight starts in Western Australia, however, the owners then elected to send him …