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Craig Staples announced as Australian Jockeys Association Chairman

Source: Australian Jockeys Association The Australian Jockeys Association (AJA) has today announced the appointment of WA-based Group 1 winning jockey Craig Staples as its Chairman, with immediate effect. Mr Staples has acted as President of the West Australian Jockeys Association (WAJA) since 2009 and has served as a Director of the AJA for a number […]

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Williams Keeps Faith With Gailo Chop

From his Warrnambool base, Matthew Williams admits it wasn’t pretty watching Gailo Chop’s poor showing in last fortnight’s Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) in Perth. WA’s Covid-19 restrictions prevented Williams from being at Ascot, but on reflection it may not have been such a bad idea to be a long distance away in Victoria. Despite […]

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The Last Word – TABtouch WA Pacing Cup Night

Tomorrow night sees the running of the TABtouch-WA Pacing Cup at Gloucester Park. Mighty Conqueror took out the most recent edition of the grand circuit event. Get the all important last word from the key players below. RACE 1 – MONDO DORO PACE 1. Michael Grantham (BATAVIA SILVERLINE): “Some handy horses drawn to our outside. […]

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Ocean Ridge Out Of Pacing Cup

Evergreen pacer Our Jimmy Johnstone will get his fifth shot at winning a TABtouch-WA Pacing Cup (2936m), after stablemate Ocean Ridge was scratched earlier today. Our Jimmy Johnstone was named first emergency when the field was released on Monday and will take his place in barrier five. The evergreen 11-year-old recorded the best placed finish […]

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Harrison Confident Plan Will Come Off In Kingston Town

Trainer David Harrison hopes a change of plans will pay off in rich style and be handsomely rewarded for Gemma’s Son at Ascot on Saturday. Gemma’s Son was being touted as a possible Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) horse at the beginning of his preparation, but could end it as a weight for age champion in the […]

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