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Perth Unveils Smoking New Speedster

Perth Unveils Smoking New Speedster

30 May, 2013

The latest sprint sensation from the west may have been unveiled on Wednesday, with three-year-old gelding Smoko producing a thrilling debut performance.

The Ross and Clint Price-trained galloper blitzed his rivals by four lengths in the Ozbet.com.au Handicap (1000m), clocking a slick time of 56.94 seconds at Belmont Park.

Leading from start to finish, Smoko’s …

Pike to return home to Perth Racing

Pike to return home to Perth Racing

5 Jul, 2012

Perth’s leading jockey William Pike is ready to return to Australia in two weeks when his three month contract expires after limited success riding in Hong Kong.

Pike returned to Hong Kong after riding there in the 2009-2010 season and took up a short term contract with the Hong Kong Jockey Club when South African …

Williams Best Placed In Kingston Town Classic

Williams Best Placed In Kingston Town Classic

2 Dec, 2011

Grant Williams is a name that features heavily on most programs in Perth and when it comes to carnival time you know he’s going to have a chance somewhere in the mix.

What even he wouldn’t expect though is to have four chances in the one race, especially when that race is the Group 1 …

Rarefied Now A Big Chance For Winterbottom Stakes

Rarefied Now A Big Chance For Winterbottom Stakes

9 Nov, 2011

The Snowden camp are part of only a handful of people anywhere in the country that were happy to see Black Caviar withdrawn from the 2011 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot.

While Perth have probably missed out on their only chance to see Black caviar in the flesh, Darley now has a genuine winning opportunity with …