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Let It Slip Upstages Celebrity Dream In Placid Ark Stakes

Let It Slip Upstages Celebrity Dream In Placid Ark Stakes

21 Nov, 2015

Let It Slip upset the well-backed Celebrity Dream to record a surprise win in the 2015 Placid Ark Stakes at Ascot this afternoon.

The first four races on Super Saturday at Ascot have been dominated by horses on the pace and the majority of the field were keen to take up the running in the …

Miller Happy With 2015 Winterbottom Stakes Duo

Miller Happy With 2015 Winterbottom Stakes Duo

20 Nov, 2015

Simon Miller has both Liberty’s Gem and Sujet in the 2015 Winterbottom Stakes field and the leading Perth trainer is happy with both horses ahead of the Group 1 event at Ascot on Saturday.

Craig Williams has been booked to ride Sujet in the 2015 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot tomorrow. Photo by: Adrienne Bicknell

Liberty’s …

Liberty’s Gem To Be Tough To Beat In Sir Ernest Lee-Steere Classic

Liberty’s Gem To Be Tough To Beat In Sir Ernest Lee-Steere Classic

4 Dec, 2014

Trainer Simon Miller believes that Liberty’s Gem will be very tough to beat in the 2014 Sir Ernest Lee-Steere Classic and rates the talented gelding his best chance at Ascot this weekend.

Ben Melham will take the ride on Liberty’s Gem in the 2014 Sir Ernest Lee-Steere Classic this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …

Liberty’s Gem Scores Tough Win In Placid Ark Stakes

Liberty’s Gem Scores Tough Win In Placid Ark Stakes

22 Nov, 2014

Liberty’s Gem led from start to finish to record a tough win in the 2014 Placid Ark Stakes at Ascot this afternoon.

Ben Melham steered Liberty’s Gem to victory in the 2014 Placid Ark Stakes at Ascot. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

The Simon Miller-trained duo of Liberty’s Gem and Fuld’s Bet were both …

Petrol Power And Sujet To Clash In Lee-Steere Classic

Petrol Power And Sujet To Clash In Lee-Steere Classic

4 Dec, 2013

Lightly-raced gelding Sujet will have the opportunity to turn-the-tables on Petrol Power when he makes his debut at Group level in the Lee-Steere Classic (1400m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Sujet made his racing debut in the Listed Placid Ark Stakes (1200m) and fought home bravely to finish a narrow second behind Petrol Power, despite being …

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 …