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Perth Cup betting reshuffle – Ranger scratched

Perth Cup betting reshuffle – Ranger scratched

23 Dec, 2011

The Perth Carnival’s unluckiest horse Ranger has been withdrawn from the $400,000 Group 2 Perth Cup (2400m) run on New Years’s Eve.

The Grant Williams-trained top weight was considered too disappointing in the C B Cox Stakes where he started the $1.80 favourite and finished third to God Has Spoken.

The withdrawal has forced a …

Houdini act – God has spoken wins Cox Stakes

Houdini act – God has spoken wins Cox Stakes

17 Dec, 2011

The Houdini of Perth,  Neville Parnham produced more magic to get God Has Spoken to win today’s Group 2 $225,000 Cox Stakes (2100m) at Ascot.

God Has Spoken went into the race without a win in five previous runs this season – he also went in with a myriad number of gear changes.

Parnham removed …

Ranger’s Cox Stakes determines Perth Cup start

Ranger’s Cox Stakes determines Perth Cup start

15 Dec, 2011

A decision on whether highly fancied Group 2 $400,000 Perth Cup candidate Ranger starts in 2400m feature on New Year’s Eve will be made after Saturday.

Prolific owner-breeder Bob Peters wants to see how the unlucky five-year-old performs in the Group 2 $225,000 Cox Stakes (2100m) at Ascot.

He is also contemplating the merits of …

Williams Best Placed In Kingston Town Classic

Williams Best Placed In Kingston Town Classic

2 Dec, 2011

Grant Williams is a name that features heavily on most programs in Perth and when it comes to carnival time you know he’s going to have a chance somewhere in the mix.

What even he wouldn’t expect though is to have four chances in the one race, especially when that race is the Group 1 …

Ranger warning, Remarkable plunge in Railway Hcp

Ranger warning, Remarkable plunge in Railway Hcp

19 Nov, 2011

A word warning is coming out of West Australia about today’s Group 1 $1m Railway Stakes (1600m) favourite Ranger from no less than its big owner-breeder Bob Peters.

Peters, who will be represented by 14 horses at today’s meet dubbed Ascot Super Saturday, believes his main hope Ranger is harshly weighted on 56kg in the …

Williams Quartet Looks To Dominate Railway Stakes

Williams Quartet Looks To Dominate Railway Stakes

15 Nov, 2011

Grant Williams has a fantastic chance of claiming victory in the 2011 Railway Stakes with a team of four horses to start in the $1 million event.

With a field of 16 it puts him in an incredible position, especially given a couple of them are given quite a good winning chance.

The pick of …

Kevydonn in 2011 Railway Stakes for battlers

Kevydonn in 2011 Railway Stakes for battlers

13 Nov, 2011

In form galloper Westriver Kevydonn gained an automatic start in next Saturday’s Group 1 Carlton Draught Railway Stakes (1600m) by winning in the $125,000 RJ Peters Stakes (1500m) at Ascot yesterday.

Heavily backed from $4.20 to $3 favouritism, the son of Danetime led throughout earning an exemption from the Railway ballot.

Westriver Kevydonn is going …