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Massimo On Target For Stable Debut

Massimo begins his push for the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) in November under a new training combination at Belmont Park on Saturday. The Sessions gelding has his first start for Chris and Michael Gangemi in the Listed Black Heart Bart Stakes (1200m). Massimo won eight races from 24 starts for Adam Durrant with his […]

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Community, Thoroughbred

Local groups are runaway winners at the Toodyay races

Local sport and volunteer groups will lead from start to finish at the TABtouch Toodyay Picnic Race Day on Sunday.  Thanks to Community TAB fundraising, winners from the annual race day on 26 September will be the Toodyay Lions Club, Avon Valley Shotokan Karate Club, the local St John’s Ambulance branch, Toodyay Cricket Club and the Coondle-Nunile Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade.  Toodyay Race Club Chair John […]

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Olive Eyes Off Black Heart Bart Stakes

Sue Olive harbours ambitions of sharing her first feature race victory with Mystical View in Saturday’s Listed Black Heart Bart Stakes (1200m) at Belmont Park. Olive is having her second crack at a stakes race after Kaymay contested the Group 3 WA Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Ascot last April. Mystical View can claim her […]

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Community, Off The Track, Thoroughbred

It’s show time for spring racing

Saddle up with The Races WA to feel the thrill of being a jockey in a virtual horse racing experience at the Perth Royal Show. A giant six-metre-round digital racecourse will display virtual racing, allowing showgoers to join in by riding a hobby horse or running alongside the on-screen competitors. The adventurous can also mount […]

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Riches to win at first Westspeed Platinum Race Day

More than $600,000 is to be won by thoroughbred owners and breeders in the first Westspeed Platinum Race Day at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday, 18 December 2021. Races are restricted to Westspeed Platinum horses only, as part of the Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) commitment to support the local breeding sector. The races will […]

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Belmont Park’s Top 7

1-LUKE FERNIE If Luke Fernie needed validation from Iseered Iseered in the Nicopolis Stakes before plotting an Ascot feature carnival path then he got it. Arguably his peak performance this time in, offsetting extra weight from the Jolly Beggar Stakes and eliminating any 1200m doubt, the Safeguard gelding sat off them and travelled strongly to […]

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Samizdat Settled In For Sprint Showdown

Co-trainer Michael Gangemi is confident Samizdat will handle his first shot at a Victorian Group 1 in tomorrow afternoon’s Sir Rupert Clark Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield. The gelding heads in the $1 million feature off the back of a win in the Belmont Newmarket (1200m) and a third placing in the Idyllic Prince Stakes (1300m). […]

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Apprentice Thrilled To Accept First Listed Ride

Apprentice jockey Kristy Bennett is thrilled and delighted to be given the opportunity of riding in her first feature race at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. Bennett will ride Media Baron for her boss David Harrison in the Listed Blue Spec Drilling Boulder Cup (2100m) and dreams of a fairytale result. Bennett, closing in on a century […]

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Jericho Missile On Target For Hannans

David Harrison says Jericho Missile can prove himself worthy of a trip to the Goldfields when he tackles the Nicopolis Stakes (1200m) at Belmont on Saturday. If Jericho Missile can produce a top performance in the $100,000 event, Harrison will set his sights on the Listed Hannans Handicap (1400m) in Kalgoorlie. “I’ll give him this […]

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Belmont Park’s Top 7

1-BRAD RAWILLER A strict 10 days of hard wasting was worth the effort and made all the sweeter after he produced a perfect ride on Tellem We’re Comin to win the Listed Farnley Stakes. The former Victorian rider got down to 55.5kg, his lightest weight since arriving in WA last year. 2-TELLEM WE’RE COMIN A […]

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Durrant Puts Faith In Testing Mare

Leading trainer Adam Durrant is confident speed mare This’ll Testya can make a winning return in tomorrow’s Amelia Park Handicap (1000m) at Belmont Park. The daughter of Testa Rossa showed she hadn’t lost any of her customary dash in a 950m trial at Belmont on Monday, scoring by more than three lengths. Durrant said he […]

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Marxian Primed For Carnarvon Cup Battle

Graeme Hammarquist is not prepared to concede the Carnarvon Cup to Staaden and says the warm favourite will have a fight on his hands. Hammarquist believes the 2021 edition of the Tabtouch Carnarvon Cup (2000m) is one of the strongest fields assembled for several years. Hammarquist will saddle up Marxian, a $7 chance in current […]

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Community, Thoroughbred

Siren call to help St John’s Ambulance at the annual Mount Magnet Cup

The annual race day at Mount Magnet Race Club will benefit the local St John’s Ambulance branch through local and Community TAB fundraising on Saturday, 18 September. The Mount Magnet Race Club will be seeking donations on course and Community TAB will match funds up to total of $2000. Club President Debbie Dowden said the […]

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Notorious One Faces Farnley Test

Notorious One can continue his progression towards Ascot feature races later this year when he attempts to claim a winning hat trick at Belmont Park on Saturday. Notorious One meets his toughest test to date in the Listed Farnley Stakes (1400m), but co-trainer Michael Gangemi is confident he’s ready to take the next step. “I’m […]

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Veteran After Second Carnarvon Cup

Speed ‘N’ Reef is the oldest and most experienced horse in Saturday’s Tabtouch Carnarvon Cup, but trainer Jacquelyn Scott holds out strong hope he still has plenty of life left in his legs. “He is racing well and is pulling up well after his races,” Scott told The Races WA. “He gets well looked after […]

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Vital Silver Displays Positive Signs

Ben Pearce walked away from Monday’s Lark Hill trials contented, particularly following heat two. What piqued his attention were the efforts of stable mates Dig Deep and Vital Silver, more so the latter. Dig Deep ran home well under his own steam for second behind This’ll Testya. There is a fair amount of trust in […]

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Laverrod To Campaign In Melbourne After Cameo Perth Run

Co trainer Sean Casey is ready to unleash Laverrod’s return to racing. Laverrod will campaign in Melbourne after a cameo appearance in Perth. Casey is keen to head east again after Laverrod’s competitive efforts earlier in the year.. The Toronado gelding earned a cheque in every race with two wins and three placings from five […]

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Inspirational Girl To Follow Storm Path

Buoyed by Superstorm’s Moonee Valley success on the weekend, WA owner Bob Peters hopes Inspirational Girl can follow the same path at Flemington on Saturday. Superstorm locked away a Cox Plate berth and a looming showdown with boom horse Zaaki after he defeated Elephant by a narrow margin in the Feehan Stakes (1600m). Superstorm improved […]

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Belmont Park’s Top Seven

1-LUKE FERNIE Luke Fernie backed his judgement and he was bang on the money for both the stable and punters who heavily backed Iseered Iseered and Spin The Knife in the final two races. The former jumped grade in the Jolly Beggar Stakes, but Fernie believed his superior form over the short course would prevail. […]

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Pope’s Divine Mission In Kalgoorlie

Pinjarra trainer Brett Pope is happy to kick start Divine Shadow’s campaign in Kalgoorlie and expects a competitive performance on his return. Pope has fond memories of Divine Shadow’s Goldfield’s campaign last year where he showed his prowess in three of Kalgoorlie’s biggest races. The Blackfriars gelding ran third in the Coolgardie Cup (1760m) and […]

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