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Perfect Reflection false favourite for Kingston Town Classic

Perfect Reflection false favourite for Kingston Town Classic

2 Dec, 2016

Prominent Perth owner Bob Peters believes that his mare Perfect Reflection is a false favourite for the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Michael Walker, above, rides Kawi in the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Photo by Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Perfect Reflection is marked at $4.20 …

Scales Of Justice draws outside barrier in Kingston Town Classic

Scales Of Justice draws outside barrier in Kingston Town Classic

30 Nov, 2016

Scales Of Justice will have to overcome the outside barrier if he is to claim a Perth Racing Carnival Group 1 double when he lines up in the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot on Saturday.

The Chris Waller trained Good Project, above, has drawn barrier five in the Kingston Town …

Perfect Reflection remains favourite for Kingston Town Classic after barrier draw

Perfect Reflection remains favourite for Kingston Town Classic after barrier draw

30 Nov, 2016

Last year’s winner Perfect Reflection remains the favourite after the barrier draw to score back to back wins in the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

He Or She, above, has drawn poorly at barrier 14 in the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Photo by Ultimate Racing …

Pike fears Eastern raiders in Winterbottom Stakes

Pike fears Eastern raiders in Winterbottom Stakes

24 Nov, 2016

Perth’s leading jockey William Pike fears the Eastern State raiders as the main dangers to his chances on State Solicitor in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Terravista, above, is one of the top chances in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Pike rides …

Pike a bonus for Get Over It in W.A. Guineas

Pike a bonus for Get Over It in W.A. Guineas

17 Nov, 2016

Trainer Trevor Andrews considers the booking of leading jockey William Pike as a huge bonus to the winning chances of Get Over It in the Group 2 $500,000 Sky Racing-W.A. Guineas (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Hugh Bowman, above, rides Humanity in the W.A. Guineas at Ascot. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Pike picked …

Railway Stakes barrier draw, Mackintosh still a chance from wide gate

Railway Stakes barrier draw, Mackintosh still a chance from wide gate

16 Nov, 2016

Trainer Chris Waller is still giving Mackintosh a great chance of winning the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday for a second year in succession for the stable even though he has drawn a wide barrier.

Mackintosh, above, is still a chance in the Railway Stakes …

Reflection draws Perfect barrier in Railway Stakes

Reflection draws Perfect barrier in Railway Stakes

16 Nov, 2016

Local mare Perfect Reflection remains the favourite for the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday after drawing barrier two in the capacity field.

Mackintosh, above, drew barrier sixteen in the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Sixteen horses plus three emergencies make up the …

Douglas Whyte to ride Scales Of Justice in the Railway Stakes

Douglas Whyte to ride Scales Of Justice in the Railway Stakes

14 Nov, 2016

Hong Kong’s multiple premiership winning jockey Douglas Whyte has picked up the ride on Scales Of Justice in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Trainer Darren Weir will saddle up Rageese, above, in the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

The final field …

2016 Melbourne Cup: William Pike takes the ride on Real Love

2016 Melbourne Cup: William Pike takes the ride on Real Love

25 Oct, 2016

Perth’s leading jockey William Pike is set to reunite with former West Australian trained Real Love in the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 1.

Real Love, above. will be ridden by William Pike in the Melbourne Cup at Flemington. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Pike was Real Love’s regular rider …

Perth fillies need luck in South Australian Derby

Perth fillies need luck in South Australian Derby

13 May, 2016

Perth fillies Arcadia Dream and First Impressions will need plenty of luck from wide barriers in the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Charlevoix, above, is the favourrite for the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Prominent West Australian owner Bob Peters knows his two fillies …