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Awake In Grinzing Victoria Derby hope

Awake In Grinzing Victoria Derby hope

28 Jul, 2016

Ladbrokes Park winner Awake In Grinzing could be aimed towards the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on October 29 after scoring an impressive first up win on Wednesday.

Ben Melham, above, rode Awake In Grinzing to win on debut at Ladbrokes Park. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

The Danny O’Brien trained Awake …

Perth fillies among nominations for 2016 Queensland Oaks

Perth fillies among nominations for 2016 Queensland Oaks

5 May, 2016

The two best performed staying fillies from Perth, Arcadia Dream and First Impressions, are among the nominations for the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) to be run at Eagle Farm on June 4.

Ambience, above, is one of six fillies John O’Shea nominated for the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. …

Australasian Oaks favourite Silent Sedition draws well at 7

Australasian Oaks favourite Silent Sedition draws well at 7

3 May, 2016

Favourite Silent Sedition has drawn well at barrier seven in a full field of sixteen in the Group 1 $400,000 Schweppes Oaks (registered as Australasian Oaks) (2000m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Silent Sedition, green and black colours, white cap, has drawn nicely at barrier seven in the Australasian Oaks at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.…

Arcadia Dream to head to Adelaide for Oaks and Derby

Arcadia Dream to head to Adelaide for Oaks and Derby

18 Apr, 2016

Prominent West Australian owner Bob Peters will give his Derby winning filly Arcadia Dream a chance to win more three year old Classics and copy the deeds of his dual Oaks and Dual Derby winner Delicacy when he sends her East for the Adelaide Autumn Carnival.

Delicacy, above, winning the 2015 South Australian Derby at …

Kia Ora Koutou to peak for 2016 W.A.T.C. Derby

Kia Ora Koutou to peak for 2016 W.A.T.C. Derby

14 Apr, 2016

Race favourite Kia Ora Koutou will line up in peak condition in Saturday’s Group 2 $400,000 Schweppes W.A.T.C. Derby (2400m) at Ascot in Perth according to trainer Adam Durrant.

Kia Ora Koutou ran third to Tarzino, above, in the 2015 Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

The premiership winning Perth trainer is confident …

Pike selects Arcadia Dream as WATC Derby mount

Pike selects Arcadia Dream as WATC Derby mount

12 Apr, 2016

Perth’s leading jockey William Pike has selected Arcadia Dream as his mount for the Group 2 $400,000 Schweppes W.A.T.C Derby (2400m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Pike had to choose between the Grant Williams trained stablemates W.A. Oaks winner First Impressions, last start beaten Oaks favourite Arcadia Dream and Heart Starter.

The runaway leader …

Perfect Reflection a chance for Sydney Autumn Carnival

Perfect Reflection a chance for Sydney Autumn Carnival

8 Dec, 2015

Prominent Perth owner Bob Peters hasn‘t ruled out an Eastern States Autumn campaign for his unbeaten Group 1 winning filly Perfect Reflection.

Dual Group 1 winner Delicacy, above, was beaten a nose by Perfect Reflection in the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Perfect Reflection took her winning tally to five wins …

Black Heart Bart firms into favouritism for the Goodwood

Black Heart Bart firms into favouritism for the Goodwood

15 May, 2015

Smart Western Australian sprinter Black Heart Bart has firmed into favouritism for the Group 1 $500,000 Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Huckelbuck, above, has lost his spot at the top of the market order for the Goodwood with Black Heart Bart the new favourite. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Vaughn Sigley …

Delicacy is proven Melbourne Spring Carnival contender

Delicacy is proven Melbourne Spring Carnival contender

11 May, 2015

Super Perth filly Delicacy has proven that she is up to Melbourne Spring Carnival standard with a when she completed her second Oaks – Derby double with a blistering win in the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville last Saturday.

Perth filly Delicacy looks likely to be set for the Melbourne Spring …

Hall to ride Delicacy quiet in South Australian Derby

Hall to ride Delicacy quiet in South Australian Derby

8 May, 2015

Top Perth rider Peter Hall will be trying to replicate his Australasian Oaks winning ride on Delicacy in the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Jockey Peter Hall will ride Delicacy, above, back in the field in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Hall had Delicacy …