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Money Matters can go back-to-back: Azzopardi

Saturday’s Breast Cancer Research of WA – Roma Cup (1200m) victor Money Matters should be even better suited in the $200,000 Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m) on May 29, according to jockey Joseph Azzopardi. Azzopardi was aboard the Canford Cliffs four-year-old, a prolific winner at 10 of his 20 career starts to date, during his […]

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Charleton Eddie’s Return Excites Turner

Jockey Jordan Turner is confident he can end the Ascot season on a high in tomorrow afternoon’s Quayclean Handicap (1200m), where he teams up with Charleton Eddie. The Sean and Jake Casey-trained galloper returns to the track for the first time in almost two months, following a cameo appearance in February and March. Turner, who […]

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Bunbury Turf Club Re-development Tender Awarded to Civcon WA

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has awarded Civcon WA the contract for the re-development of the Bunbury Turf Club racing and training tracks.  Specialist sports turf company Evergreen Turf will be extensively supporting Civcon WA with their vast experience in building racetracks throughout Australia and McMahons will support construction of the fibre sand training track.  From 31 May […]

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Carbery To Replicate Successful Formula In Roma Cup

Different race, similar tactics and for inform jockey Pat Carbery and trainer Bernie Miller, hopefully a comparable performance. Carbery says he won’t be doing anything differently as he plots Cup Night’s path in Saturday’s Group 3 Roma Cup (1200m) at Ascot. Carbery plans on replicating Cup Night’s outstanding Northam Stakes (1100m) victory when the ace […]

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A Great Career Comes To An End

The racing days of Great Shot has come to an end. The Magnus gelding bows out of racing having claimed eights wins and 22 placings from 47 starts with $1.5 million in prizemoney. His best victory came in the 2017 Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) when he led from barrier to post and scored in […]

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Morton’s Elite Roma Cup Warning

Trainer Dan Morton says quality gelding Elite Street can bounce back to his very best and be hard to beat in Saturday’s $200,000 Group 3 Roma Cup (1200m) at Ascot. Morton believes the four-year-old can return to the form that proved good enough to topple a Group 1 field in last November’s Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) […]

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Durrant’s Glowing Assessment Of Roma Cup Rival

Leading trainer Adam Durrant concedes Massimo and Money Matters will have to elevate and go to another level to have a winning impact in Saturday’s Group 3 Roma Cup (1200m). Durrant has high regard for his two charges, but believes Northam Stakes (1100m) winner Cup Night is poised to add the second leg of a […]

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The Rock Magic Story

Rock Magic has been a remarkable racing story since joining the stables of Chris and Michael Gangemi. The rising 12-year-old has defied age and injury to record a stellar career that has stretched to 16 wins and $1.7 million in prizemoney. The story is still not over with the son of Redoute’s Choice chasing a […]

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Roma Cup History

The Amelia Park Roma Cup is a Group 3 race for open sprinters conducted by Perth Racing at Ascot in Perth. It is run over 1200m under Weight For Age conditions. The Amelia Park Roma Cup is the first of a series of WFA races during the winter in Perth. The Belmont Sprint, Hyperion Stakes […]

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Marocchino’s Golden Campaign Continues

Marocchino’s golden campaign reached its peak when the emerging Lou Luciani-trained stayer won his fourth straight race at Ascot on Saturday. After wins in the Albany Cup (2100m) and Diggers Cup (1800m), Marocchino claimed a runaway victory in the $100,000 Eurythmic Stakes (2150m). Marocchino never surrendered the lead after being sent forward by in form […]

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Parnham Eyes Another Quinella

Trainer Neville Parnham is bullish in-form pair Flying Missile and Ultimate Command can replicate their one-two finish from a fortnight ago in tomorrow’s Happy 70th Terry Brennan Plate (1100m) at Ascot. Flying Missile was able to get the better of Ultimate Command a fortnight ago over 1000m, with the pair clearing out by 1 ½ […]

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Reynold’s Big Shot At Eurythmic Stakes

Bootenal trainer John Reynolds remains on a high after Big Shot Paddy won the Tabtouch Geraldton Gold Cup (2100m) last month. Handing Reynolds his best win in racing, Big Shot Paddy flew the local flag proudly when he defeated Perth gallopers Vintage Stock and Divine Shadow. Sent out a $14 chance, Big Shot Paddy came […]

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Tri For Us Defies Early Doubters And Delivers Parnham A Century

Leading trainer Adam Durrant believes there are feature race opportunities for impressive three-year-old Tri For Us after she continued her impressive introduction to racing at Ascot today (Wednesday). Progressing from an excellent Pinjarra maiden victory, the daughter of Vital Equine won the Amelia Park Lodge Handicap (1400m) and delivered jockey Chris Parnham with a personal […]

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The Trial Report

20 heats of trials were conducted at Lark Hill on Monday. Digby Beacham and Julio Santarelli cast their eye on several top triallers.   WATCH: THE TRIAL REPORT | LARK HILL | 3 MAY 2021 Join @santassnippets and Digby Beacham as they review the highlights out of yesterday's heats at Lark HIll.@OfficialRWWA @TAB_Touch @TABRadio pic.twitter.com/qw0bHRpAah […]

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Final Chill To Extend Campaign

Any plan of spelling Final Chill has been shelved by the gelding’s trainer. Kieran McDonagh is considering extending Final Chill’s campaign to include the $100,000 Eurythmic Stakes (2150m) at Ascot on Saturday. McDonagh thought about resting Final Chill after the Road To Jericho WA Qualifier (3100m) at Albany, but had a change of heart. “He […]

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No Concerns Over Kay Cee After Trial Says Parnham

WA Hall Of Fame trainer Neville Parnham hosed down any concerns after quality mare Kay Cee finished last in a Lark Hill trial on Monday. In her first official hit out since last year’s Ascot summer carnival, Kay Cee finished her heat nine lengths adrift of tearaway leader, We’ve Got Dreams. Ridden by Brad Parnham, […]

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Miller Predicts Bright Future For Ruthless Tycoon

Trainer Stephen Miller unearthed an exciting two-year-old with Ruthless Tycoon scoring a brilliant win on debut at Ascot on Saturday. The Written Tycoon gelding was well fancied after two impressive trial wins and flashed huge potential to lead and run his rivals ragged. Sent out the $2.80 favourite and ridden by Brad Parnham, Ruthless Tycoon […]

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Lewthwaite To Maintain Image

It’s the one race that still rankles trainer Brock Lewthwaite: Image Keeper finishing eighth on debut at Mount Barker last November. Lewthwaite’s plans for a winning start was abruptly stopped in its tracks when the son of Scandal Keeper copped interference inside the last 100m. However; since that inauspicious beginning it’s been all smooth sailing […]

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Condor Heroes To Target Beaufine Stakes

Sunday’s Mazda Northam Stakes shapes as one of the races of the Perth year. With the likes Valour Road, Flirtini, Cup Night, Rock Magic, River Beau, Gemma’s Son and Free Trade, the Group 3 event should be a cracking and frenetic race. The $150,000 Northam Mazda Stakes (1100m) could also signal the end of Rock […]

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LADIES OF RACING EVENT POSTPONEMENT

In response to Government advice specific to COVID-19, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has made the decision to postpone the Ladies of Racing event that was planned for Friday, 30 April 2021. We remain committed to delivering the event and plan to reschedule pending further Government advice. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause, […]

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