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42 Horses In Perth Cup Nominations

42 Horses In Perth Cup Nominations

2 Dec, 2014

42 horses have been included in the nominations for the 2015 Perth Cup that will be held at Ascot on New Year’s Day.

Bass Strait is one of 42 horses that have been included in the 2014 Perth Cup nominations. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Justin Warwick won the 2015 edition of the Perth …

Perth Cup hopeful Starlight Lady to run in Queen’s Cup

Perth Cup hopeful Starlight Lady to run in Queen’s Cup

2 Dec, 2014

Perth Cup hopeful Starlight Lady will back in the Group 3 $100,000 Queen’s Cup (2200m) at Ascot on Saturday after winning there last weekend.

Jockey Damien Oliver,above, rode Black Tycoon to win the 2014 Perth Cup at Ascot. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Starlight Lady was back in the winner’s stall for the first …

Marden A Late Entry For 2014 Perth Cup

Marden A Late Entry For 2014 Perth Cup

30 Dec, 2013

Imported stayer Marden has been entered for the 2014 Perth Cup (2400m) after connections opted to pay the $11,000 late entry fee for the Group 2 event at Ascot on New Year’s Day.

Last-start winner Marden is set to have his first start for new trainer Adam Durrant in the Perth Cup on New Year's …

Luckygray And Mr Moet Tops 2013 Railway Stakes Weights

Luckygray And Mr Moet Tops 2013 Railway Stakes Weights

12 Nov, 2013

Leading Western Australian horses Luckygray and Mr Moet have been allocated the top weight of 58kg for the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) that will be run at Ascot on Saturday November 23.

Luckygray will carry the top weight of 58kg when he contests the Railway Stakes at Ascot next Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse …

Joao Moreira Forfeits Kingston Town Classic Ride Aboard Fuddle Dee Duddle

Joao Moreira Forfeits Kingston Town Classic Ride Aboard Fuddle Dee Duddle

29 Nov, 2012

Top Singapore jockey Joao Moreira will no longer be making the trip to partner Fuddle Dee Duddle in the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic at Ascot next Saturday.

Moreira was forced to cancel his impending trip to Perth in order to fulfil his existing commitment to partner Super Easy in the Hong Kong Sprint at …

Pop Culture set for Oaks-Derby double

Pop Culture set for Oaks-Derby double

11 Apr, 2012

Trainer Colin Webster is looking to his filly Pop Culture taking out this year’s WA Oaks – WATC Derby double, emulating Dreamaway who took out the feature double last year.

Dreamaway was trained by Grant Williams and ridden by William Pike in last year’s double and Pop Culture gets her chance to repeat that feat …

Caiguna ready for rematch with pop culture in WA Oaks

Caiguna ready for rematch with pop culture in WA Oaks

30 Mar, 2012

Top Western Australian trainer Fred Kersley says his filly Caiguna is ready for a rematch with rival Pop Culture in the Group 3 $250,000 SKYY Vodka WA Oaks (2400m) at Ascot tomorrow.

Caiguna was able to beat Pop Culture by a length and a quarter when they last met in the Listed $80,000 Broome International …