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Parnham selects Rommel as his Kingston Town Classic mount

Parnham selects Rommel as his Kingston Town Classic mount

28 Nov, 2014

Prominent Perth jockey Steven Parnham has chosen three year old Rommel as his ride in the Group 1 $500,000 TAB Touch – Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot on December 6.

Steven Parhnam, above, has selected three year old Rommel as his Kingston Town Classic mount at Ascot. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Parnham had the …

2015 Australian Guineas May Figure for Rommel

2015 Australian Guineas May Figure for Rommel

24 Nov, 2014

Breaking through for undoubtedly his most impressive career victory when claiming the Group 2 W.A Guineas (1600m) at long odds at Ascot over the weekend, trainer Neville Parnham has revealed he may target the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) with talented three-year-old Rommel through the 2015 Autumn Carnival.

Trainer Neville Parnham is confident Rommel is …

Rommel Upsets Disposition In WA Guineas

Rommel Upsets Disposition In WA Guineas

22 Nov, 2014

Outsider Rommel upset odds-on favourite Disposition to win the 2014 Western Australian Guineas at Ascot this afternoon.

Promising filly Furious Dame jumped straight to the lead in the early stages of the WA Guineas and she set a very quick tempo in the early stages of the race, while Rommel was settled in third position …

C.F. Orr Stakes field down to six, Sertorius out due to the heat

C.F. Orr Stakes field down to six, Sertorius out due to the heat

7 Feb, 2014

The Group 1 $400,000 Sportingbet C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield tomorrow has been reduced to a six horse field following the scratching of Sertorius due to the extreme Melbourne heat.

Sertorius withdrawn from the C.F. Orr Stakes because of the extreme heat. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Melbourne is forecast to reach forty …

Moment Of Change A Great Chance In The Orr Stakes

Moment Of Change A Great Chance In The Orr Stakes

7 Feb, 2014

Trainer Peter Moody believes that Moment Of Change is a great chance of recording his first win in over 12 months when he contests the Group 1 2014 Orr Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Moment Of Change finished a narrow second behind Richie's Vibe at the start of his 2014 Melbourne Festival Of Racing …

Orr Stakes Field Likely Down To Six Runners

Orr Stakes Field Likely Down To Six Runners

6 Feb, 2014

The 2014 Orr Stakes is likely to have only six runners following the scratching of Playing God and the likely withdrawal of Sertorius.

The racing career of two-time Group 1 winner Playing God is over after he was found to have suffered a tendon injury. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Playing God was set to have …

Oliver To Decide Orr Stakes Tactics For Eurozone

Oliver To Decide Orr Stakes Tactics For Eurozone

6 Feb, 2014

Trainer James Cummings has revealed that he will be leaving the 2014 Orr Stakes riding tactics for Eurozone up to leading jockey Damien Oliver.

Eurozone will make his debut at weight-for-age level in the 2014 Orr Stakes at Caulfield this Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart

The Orr Stakes will feature just seven runners, following the …

Ihtsahymn on trial for WATC Derby in CB Cox Stakes

Ihtsahymn on trial for WATC Derby in CB Cox Stakes

20 Dec, 2013

A Western Australian Derby campaign could be in the pipeline for Ihtsahymn if the three year old can handle the step up in distance in the Group 2 WFA $250,000 LD Total – C.B. Cox Stakes over 2100m at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Luckygray will be the hardest for Ihtsahymn to beat in the …

Rohan ready for Cox Stakes

Rohan ready for Cox Stakes

17 Dec, 2013

A revamped training program for Rohan has trainer Vaughn Sigley confident that his WATC Derby winner is ready to take on another tough weight for age field in the Group 2 $250,000 LD Total – C.B. Cox Stakes (2100m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Rohan will be taking on Luckygray, above, again in the …

Ihtsahymn to head east after Kingston Town Classic win

Ihtsahymn to head east after Kingston Town Classic win

9 Dec, 2013

An eastern states campaign is on the cards for Ihtsahymn after the three year old took out the Group 1 $500,000 TAB Touch – Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Luckygray, above, was unable to run own down Ihtsahymn in the Kingston Town Classic. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Trainer Fred Kersley …