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Inside Perth Cup Alley No Dream for Delicacy

Inside Perth Cup Alley No Dream for Delicacy

30 Dec, 2015

The bookies rate her an unbeatable chance in Saturday’s $500,000 Group 2 G1X.Com.Au Perth Cup (2400m) at Ascot Racecourse but Delicacy’s owner-breeder Bob Peters isn’t so sure the favourite will salute from the inside alley.

Connections are nervous about the big weight and inside Perth Cup barrier draw for favourite Delicacy at Ascot Racecourse this …

Fulgur Debuts For Parnham In R.J. Peters Stakes

Fulgur Debuts For Parnham In R.J. Peters Stakes

13 Nov, 2015

Fulgur has been included in the 2015 R.J. Peters Stakes field and he is set to make his debut for new trainer Neville Parnham in the Group 3 event at Ascot tomorrow.

Fulgur will make his Western Australian racing debut in the 2015 R.J. Peters Stakes at Ascot tomorrow. Photo by: Steve Hart

Fulgur made …

Wagg Out to Break Perth Cup’s Female Trainer Hoodoo

Wagg Out to Break Perth Cup’s Female Trainer Hoodoo

31 Dec, 2014

It has been nearly 20 years since a female trainer prepared a Perth Cup winner, a hoodoo local Ascot-based Paula Wagg hopes to break in 2015 with her mare Balmont Girl.

Wagg will saddle-up the four-year-old daughter of Balmont from a wide barrier in Thursday’s $500,000 Group 2 Golden River Developments Perth Cup (2400m) after …

Peters After Fifth Perth Cup Trophy

Peters After Fifth Perth Cup Trophy

31 Dec, 2014

Western Australia’s premier owner-breeder Bob Peters has two livewire chances in Thursday’s feature race at Ascot to secure his fifth Perth Cup victory in 22 years.

Peters, who breeds and races gallopers in partnership with his wife Sandra, will saddle-up the two top fancies in the Ladbrokes markets for this summer’s $500,000 Group 2 Golden …

Perth Cup Field Has Real Love in Barrier Five

Perth Cup Field Has Real Love in Barrier Five

30 Dec, 2014

The horse to beat in Thursday’s Perth Cup at Ascot Racecourse is the Adam Durrant-trained mare Real Love who secured her spot at the top of the markets with a gun barrier five draw overnight.

Melbourne Group 1 performer Mr Moet carries the 59kg top weight in Thursday’s Perth Cup field at Ascot Racecourse. Photo: …

Blinkers on Respondent for Perth Cup Bid

Blinkers on Respondent for Perth Cup Bid

29 Dec, 2014

Karnup-based horseman Grant Williams is likely to add blinkers to the gear of his W.A.T.C. Derby winner Respondent when he takes on his two last start conquerors in Thursday’s Perth Cup.

Last time out on December 20 the four-year-old Haradsun gelding put in a stellar effort to run only half a length away third behind …

Balmont Girl to show staying ability in W.A. St Leger

Balmont Girl to show staying ability in W.A. St Leger

19 Dec, 2014

Western Australian Oaks winner Balmont Girl is set to show off her staying ability again in the Listed $100,000 Perth Ice Works W.A. St Leger (2100m) at Ascot on Saturday.

A good performance by Balmont Girl will see her take on Bass Strait,above, in the Perth Cup at Ascot. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.…

Balmont Girl out of C.B. Cox Stakes, runs in W.A. St Leger

Balmont Girl out of C.B. Cox Stakes, runs in W.A. St Leger

17 Dec, 2014

Top fancy Balmont Girl is out of the Group 2 $250,000 LD Total – C.B. Cox Stakes (2100m) and will run in the Listed $100,000 Perth Ice Works W.A. St Leger (2100m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Perth Cup contender Bass Strait will go around in the C.B. Cox Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Race Horse …

Three-Year-Olds Draw Poorly In Kingston Town Classic Barrier Draw

Three-Year-Olds Draw Poorly In Kingston Town Classic Barrier Draw

3 Dec, 2014

Talented three-year-olds Rommel and Disposition as well as last year’s winner Ihtsahymn were the big losers of the 2014 Kingston Town Classic barrier draw that was conducted last night.

Moriarty was one of the big winners of the 2014 Kingston Town Classic barrier draw. Photo by: Steve Hart

Rommel stamped himself as a leading contender …

2014 Railway Stakes Results: Pike Steers Elite Belle To Victory

2014 Railway Stakes Results: Pike Steers Elite Belle To Victory

22 Nov, 2014

William Pike produced a gem of a ride to steer Elite Belle to victory in the 2014 Railway Stakes at Ascot this afternoon.

Elite Belle was settled towards the tail of the field in the early stages of the Railway Stakes and Pike managed to find the rail on the daughter of Canny Lad mare …