News About: Prince Of Wales Stakes

First Among Equals specked at long odds for Winterbottom Stakes

First Among Equals specked at long odds for Winterbottom Stakes

25 Nov, 2016

Local sprinter First Among Equals has been specked at double figure odds in the lead up to the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Malaguerra, above, heads the market order for the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Simon Miller trained First Among Equals looks …

First Among Equals Better than Winterbottom Stakes Odds Suggest

First Among Equals Better than Winterbottom Stakes Odds Suggest

23 Nov, 2016

Trainer Simon Miller is confident that sprinter First Among Equals is far better than his 2016 Winterbottom Stakes odds suggest, leading into the Group 1 feature race at Ascot on Saturday.

Trainer Simon Miller has a healthy respect for horses like Malaguerra (pictured) in the Winterbottom Stakes field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

First Among Equals …

Sigley gives himself 2 strong chances in Winterbottom Stakes

Sigley gives himself 2 strong chances in Winterbottom Stakes

16 Nov, 2015

Lark Hill trainer Vaughn Sigley is giving himself two very strong chances with Magifisio and Dawn Approach in the Group 1 $1m Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Queensland sprinter Buffering heads the betting for the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

While Magnifisio is well in contention in the …

Barakey Retired From Racing

Barakey Retired From Racing

5 May, 2015

Talented Perth-based sprinter Barakey has been retired from racing after he finished fifth behind Dawn Approach in the Listed Northam Toyota Stakes (1100m) in Western Australia on Saturday.

Barakey finished 11th behind Shamexpress (pictured) in the 2013 edition of the Newmarket Handicap. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Barakey has suffered from knee injuries for the last …

Criterion Arrives Safely In Hong Kong

Criterion Arrives Safely In Hong Kong

14 Apr, 2015

Triple Group 1 winner Criterion has arrived safely in Hong Kong and will begin preparations for the 2015 Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin on April 26.

Criterion stamped himself as one of the best horses in the world with a dominant victory in the 2015 Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Co-trainer …

Miller Happy With Platinum Rocker’s Railway Stakes Form

Miller Happy With Platinum Rocker’s Railway Stakes Form

21 Nov, 2014

Trainer Simon Miller is happy with the 2014 Railway Stakes lead-up form of Platinum Rocker and believes that the talented mare is performing just as well as she was 12 months ago when she finished second behind Luckygray in the Group 1 event.

Platinum Rocker was denied a maiden win at Group 1 level by …

Power Princess Heading East For Melbourne Festival Of Racing

Power Princess Heading East For Melbourne Festival Of Racing

10 Dec, 2013

Power Princess has been one of the most consistent performers in Perth in the past two years and will get the opportunity to compete against some of the best sprinters in Australia during the 2014 Melbourne Festival Of Racing.

Power Princess made her Group 1 debut when finishing third behind Black Caviar in the 2012 …

Barakey to make a Lightning return to Flemington

Barakey to make a Lightning return to Flemington

9 Dec, 2013

Western Australian speed machine Barakey will have one more run under the care of Perth trainer Jim Taylor in the Group 1 $500,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on February 15.

Barakey had to undergo knee surgery after finishing 11th to Shamexpress, above, in the Newmarket Handicap. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Taylor has volunteered …

Rewilding Put Down After Tragic Accident At Ascot

Rewilding Put Down After Tragic Accident At Ascot

25 Jul, 2011

Rewilding, who beat champion So You Think in the recent Prince Of Wales Stakes, had to be put down after a tragic incident at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday.

The four-year-old colt broke down after making a wrong step in the sprint to the finish line in Saturday’s race, subsequently suffering a clean break to the …

So You Think May Contest Third Cox Plate After Eclipse Win

So You Think May Contest Third Cox Plate After Eclipse Win

4 Jul, 2011

Reigning champion So You Think could contest third Cox Plate

So You Think has cemented his place as one of the world’s greatest stayers by winning the Group 1 Eclipse Stakes at Sandown Park Racecourse in England on the weekend.

The five-year-old was trailing English Derby and Prix de l’arc de Triomphe winner Workforce at …