News About: William Pike

2016 Perth Cup Odds Favour Kia Ora Koutou Win

2016 Perth Cup Odds Favour Kia Ora Koutou Win

29 Dec, 2016

The early Perth Cup betting picture for the mile and a half summer showdown in W.A. this weekend has the Geoff Durrant & Jason Miller-trained Kia Ora Koutou as the one to beat.

Jockey Chris Parnham has the 2016 Perth Cup ride on ATA Stakes runner-up Respondent at Ascot this Saturday. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

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Perfect Reflection Heads 2016 Perth Cup Field & Weights

Perfect Reflection Heads 2016 Perth Cup Field & Weights

28 Dec, 2016

A fifteen horse Perth Cup field has been released for the Group 2 on New Year’s Eve with Group 1 winning mare Perfect Reflection to cart the 59kg top weight in the Ascot Racecourse classic.

Perth Cup winning hoop Peter Hall (pictured on January’s 2016 winner Delicacy) rides Dark Alert in the Group 2 on …

Pike free to ride Perfect Reflection in Ted Van Heemst Stakes

Pike free to ride Perfect Reflection in Ted Van Heemst Stakes

16 Dec, 2016

Perth’s leading jockey William Pike will be free to take the ride on Perfect Reflection in the Group 2 $250,000 Ted Van Heemst Stakes (2100m) at Ascot on Saturday even though he was suspended for careless last Wednesday.

Perfect Reflection ran third to Don’t Doubt Mamma, above in the Vanity at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate …

Perfect Reflection first test at 2100m in Ted van Heemst Stakes

Perfect Reflection first test at 2100m in Ted van Heemst Stakes

13 Dec, 2016

Perth’s glamour mare Perfect Reflection will be stepping up to 2100m for the first time when she takes her place in the Group 2 $250,000 Ted Van Heemst Stakes at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Perfect Reflection ran third to Don’t Doubt Mamma, above in the Vanity at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

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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.

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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.

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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 …