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The Perth Carnival’s unluckiest horse Ranger has been withdrawn from the $400,000 Group 2 Perth Cup (2400m) run on New Years’s Eve.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

Old New Spice causes a boilover

Old New Spice causes a boilover

19 Nov, 2011

Disregarded eight-year-old New Spice $61, turned back the clock when causing a boilover in the Tattersalls Cup (2100m) at Ascot today.

Having just his second start since January, the Elva Van Mereyk owned and trained bay, defied a wide barrier and a two year winning drought to take out the Listed event.

In his younger …