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2015 South Australian Derby Tips: Delicacy The Horse To Beat

2015 South Australian Derby Tips: Delicacy The Horse To Beat

8 May, 2015

Delicacy is currently on top of the South Australian Derby tips of Adelaide form expert Nadia Horne and she believes that the talented filly is worthy of her place on top of betting markets for the Group 1 event at Morphettville this weekend.

Delicacy is clearly the horse to beat in the 2015 South Australian …

2015 Australasian Oaks Results: Delicacy Far Too Good

2015 Australasian Oaks Results: Delicacy Far Too Good

2 May, 2015

Talented Western Australian filly Delicacy produced an outstanding performance to record a most impressive victory in the 2015 Australasian Oaks at Morphettville this afternoon.

Western Australian raider Delicacy was far too good in the Group 1 Australasian Oaks. Photo by Jenny Barnes

Fontein Ruby was expected to take up the running in the early stages …

2015 Australasian Oaks Tips: Fontein Ruby The Horse To Beat

2015 Australasian Oaks Tips: Fontein Ruby The Horse To Beat

1 May, 2015

South Australian Racecaller Terry McAuliffe has Fontein Ruby on top of his 2015 Australasian Oaks tips and he believes the gritty filly will prove tough to beat in the Group 1 event at Morphettville tomorrow.

Fontein Ruby is the horse to beat in the 2015 Australasian Oaks in Adelaide tomorrow. Photo by: Adrienne Bicknell

Fontein …

Elite Belle Included In Hyperion Stakes Field

Elite Belle Included In Hyperion Stakes Field

12 Jun, 2014

Talented mare Elite Belle will have the opportunity to score her second straight win at Group 3 level when she contests the 2014 Hyperion Stakes at Belmont on Saturday.

Luckygray won the 2012 edition of the Hyperion Stakes, but will miss this year's race due to injury. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Elite Bell started her …

Ihtsahymn on trial for WATC Derby in CB Cox Stakes

Ihtsahymn on trial for WATC Derby in CB Cox Stakes

20 Dec, 2013

A Western Australian Derby campaign could be in the pipeline for Ihtsahymn if the three year old can handle the step up in distance in the Group 2 WFA $250,000 LD Total – C.B. Cox Stakes over 2100m at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Luckygray will be the hardest for Ihtsahymn to beat in the …

Moody chasing another Perth feature

Moody chasing another Perth feature

12 Dec, 2012

Premier Victorian trainer Peter Moody is looking for another Western Australian feature race win with his stayer Macedonian in the Group 2 $492,000 Golden River Development – Perth Cup (2400m) at Ascot on January 1.

The 2010 Sandown Cup winner, Macedonian, is among the thirty-two nominations for Perth’s feature staying race which also includes highly …

Luckygray gets go ahead for Melbourne Spring Carnival

Luckygray gets go ahead for Melbourne Spring Carnival

25 Jun, 2012

Western Australian trainer Gino Poletti has given the go ahead for Luckygray to be tested during the Melbourne Spring Carnival before returning for a second Railway Stakes during the Summer.

Perth’s favourite racehorse won last year’s Group 1 $1m Carlton Draught Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on November 19 on protest from Kiwi He’s Remarkable …

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 …

Dreamaway Chases Melbourne Spring Success

Dreamaway Chases Melbourne Spring Success

31 Aug, 2011

Dreamaway will begin her spring campaign at Flemington on Saturday under the watchful eye of new trainer Dean Binaisse.

Binaisse acquired the WATC Derby winner after her connections chose to move her from Perth to Melbourne to chase the more lucrative spring carnival races.

Dreamaway was previously trained by Grant Williams at his Karnup stables …

Winterbottom Stakes Granted Group 1 Status

Winterbottom Stakes Granted Group 1 Status

22 Jul, 2011

Western Australia’s Winterbottom Stakes has been officially promoted to Group 1 status by the Australian Pattern Committee.

The decision comes in time for Black Caviar’s expected appearance in this year’s Winterbottom Stakes in November.

However, the good news comes as the committee also recommends that the current Group 1 WATC Derby be downgraded to a …