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

Deposit $100
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $50 bet with


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $25
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $250
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

New customers only. Exc NSW, SA, WA & VIC. Turnover requirements apply. Promotional T&Cs apply & available on website. Is gambling a problem for you? Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au '

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.

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

Pike picked up the ride on Get Over It after regular jockey Paul Harvey was hit with a twenty-six day suspension for causing interference when he rode I Am Boudica into third place in the Group 3 $200,000 W.A. Champion Fillies Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on November 12.

“He’s drawn well and it was good to get the services of Willie,” Andrews told the West Australian.

Harvey was aboard Get Over It at his last two starts for a third to Caipirinha in the Listed $100,000 Belgravia Stakes ((1200m) at Ascot on October 22 followed by an unlucky fourth to W.A. Guineas rival Saul’s Special in the Listed $100,000 Fairetha Stakes (1400m) at Ascot on November 5.

Andrews is hoping for a change of luck after Get Over It was held up for a run in the straight last start and from barrier two he can see Pike getting all the short cuts when he needs them.

“He won’t have to work hard to get a spot and he’s got enough pace to sit a bit closer,” Andrews said.

“He had no luck last start. We just need a bit of luck on Saturday.”

“I’m pretty happy with him. I wouldn’t swap him for anything else in the race.”

Get Over It is listed at $8.50 for the W.A. Guineas at Ladbrokes.com.au while the Daniel Morton trained Saul’s Special has been steady around the $6.50 mark.

W.A. Champion Fillies Stakes runner up Ellicazoom heads the market order at $4.80 ahead of Whispering Brook at $6 with the Lindsey Smith trained Humanity with Hugh Bowman in the saddle also in the betting at $7.

Ellicazoom was on the receiving end of the interference which resulted in Harvey’s suspension and trainer Neville Parnham is also hoping for a change of luck in the W.A. Guineas.

The Testa Rossa filly has drawn barrier six and will be ridden again by Steven Parnham.

About The Author

Mark Mazzaglia

Mark is a passionate journalist with a life-time involvement in the racing industry. He spent many years as an analyst and form expert at the Courier Mail and also has hands-on experience working with some of Queensland’s top trainers.


  1. Dadado Veig

    Hey, I think your site might be having browser compatibility issues. When I look at your website in Chrome, it looks fine but when opening in Internet Explorer, it has some overlapping. I just wanted to give you a quick heads up! Other then that, wonderful blog!|

  2. Umanizzare presídios

    This design is wicked! You obviously know how to keep a reader entertained. Between your wit and your videos, I was almost moved to start my own blog (well, almost…HaHa!) Fantastic job. I really enjoyed what you had to say, and more than that, how you presented it. Too cool!|

  3. Dadado Veig

    Hi! I just wanted to ask if you ever have any problems with hackers? My last blog (wordpress) was hacked and I ended up losing many months of hard work due to no backup. Do you have any methods to stop hackers?|

  4. Umanizzare Gestão Prisional Ltda

    Ahaa, its nice dialogue about this piece of writing at this place at this webpage, I have read all that, so at this time me also commenting here.|

  5. Grupo Coral presidios

    That is very attention-grabbing, You’re an excessively skilled blogger. I’ve joined your feed and look ahead to seeking more of your magnificent post. Additionally, I have shared your website in my social networks|

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *