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Dickson Expects Karijini Aurora To Fight Out Belmont Oaks

It didn’t go quite right for Karijini Aurora last-start, but trainer Summer Dickson believes the talented filly has a great opportunity to rebound in the Belmont Oaks on Saturday. The Listed Belmont Oaks has been the target race for Karijini Aurora after she posted a winning hat trick in the Tabtouch Ladies Bracelet (1600m) at […]

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Top Jockey Hopes To Cap Stellar Week With Fuhrer In Aquanita Stakes.

In form jockey Chris Parnham fancies his chances of capping a stellar week when he partners Fuhrer in the Listed Aquanita Stakes (2000m) at Belmont. Fresh from booting home a Belmont treble on Wednesday, Parnham rides Fuhrer for the first time and says the gelding has genuine claims in an open race. Fuhrer has won […]

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Parnham Sends Out Belmont Oaks Warning

She has taken all before her this campaign, but trainer Neville Parnham declares Kay Cee to be even better ahead of the Listed Belmont Oaks on the weekend. After winning her first Group 1 in the Kingston Town Classic (1800m) last December, Kay Cee has returned in a blaze of glory with dual winter feature […]

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Thank you, owners!

RWWA would like thank all owners for their continuous investment and support of the WA racing industry, and for their patience and cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic. To celebrate the return of patrons back on-course, we are sharing the ownership experiences of some of our owners, such as thoroughbred owner Hasnie Money, who is one […]

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It’s A Heaven’s Gift For Holly Locke

Holly Locke heads to Belmont on Saturday full of hope she can cause a boil over in the Belmont Oaks (2000m) and she couldn’t be more grateful for the opportunity. Noted as a trainer of tried horses, Locke was able to pick-up unraced filly Heaven’s Gift from leading owner-breeder Bob Peters in an on-line auction […]

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Patient Approach For Cup Night

Bernie Miller believes dual stakes winner Cup Night is back on track after a setback and will begin his winter campaign next month. Miller has targeted the Listed Bolton Sprint (1200m) on July 25 as Cup Night’s return if he gets through a second trial in two weeks. After he won the Scenic Blast Stakes […]

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Pike & Williams’ Boot Clear

Grant and Alana Williams and William Pike head trainer and jockey wins for June. Pike booted home 22 winners for the month, taking his overall season tally to 210 victories, with 119 in town. Kyra Yuill punched out 13 winners, that tally boosted by four after Sunday’s Kalgoorlie meeting. Sitting behind Pike and Yuill are […]

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The WA Racing Diary: June

Northam: Monday June 1. Lindsey Smith’s Sweetassa broke her maiden status at career start three. Under Lucy Warwick, she led from barrier to post and won by two lengths as the $1.50 favourite. Jockey Kyra Yuill and her dad, trainer Graham Yuill, combined for a double. Fair Justice and Artie’s Comet came with strong runs […]

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Jewel Chasing Perfect Trifecta

She carried underdog status when winning her past two listed races, but in-form mare Perfect Jewel has shored up strong punter support in her bid to claim a record equaling victory at Belmont on Saturday. Perfect Jewel, trained by Adam Durrant, went virtually unnoticed in the Belmont Sprint (1400m) and Hyperion Stakes (1600m), sent out […]

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Webster’s Billy Is Not So Silly

Colin Webster has unearthed one outstanding juvenile this season and he’s hoping to produce another at Belmont on Saturday. Reign Of Fire, a Trade Fair gelding, has not tasted defeat in his opening two starts and looks to have more than above average ability. Throw in Dad’s Bigheaded, who stormed home to win with authority […]

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Forgive Gatting Says McAuliffe

Trainer Darren McAuliffe is forgiving of Gatting’s last start run and expects his star gelding to produce a bold showing at Belmont on Saturday. He said things did not pan out for Gatting in the Hyperion Stakes (1600m) with the Group 1 champion running below his best when 10th behind Perfect Jewel. But with new […]

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Sprints The Future For Platinum Bullet

Sprint races will be the future targets for talented filly Platinum Bullet. Trainer Simon Miller confirmed that’s the path chosen after she claimed the Events At Ascot Handicap (1000m). Validating Miller’s move to switch Platinum Bullet back in distance, the three-year-old came up trumps when she sprinted strongly from fifth on the turn. The third […]

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Wheatbelt ‘Iso Heat’ Winner Crowned

Northam local Jessica Reidy has been named the winner of WA Fashions on the Field’s virtual Wheatbelt heat, earning herself a nomination to the prestigious final at Ascot later this year. After hearing about the virtual competition, Ms Reidy followed her vision of creating a sustainable and locally made outfit. “I bought the Only One […]

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McDonagh’s Tribute To His Son, Finley

It won’t be business as usual for Kieran McDonagh when he goes to the races on Wednesday, the mid-week Belmont card will hold sentimental significance. McDonagh will saddle up Type One for her debut in the Amelia Park Plate (1000m) and the two-year-old filly is not just racing for pride. McDonagh hopes Type Won can […]

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Racing Safely for Peter Symons – Veterinarian

Veterinarian Peter Symons is one of the 24,000 participants who is employed or participates in the Western Australian racing industry. It is because of our industry participants, such as Peter, that we continue to do everything in our power to ensure we can continue to race safely throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Peter is known in […]

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Misty Metal Nears Return After Top Trial

Misty Metal made light work of her barrier trial at Belmont today (Monday) and is ready to resume her delayed winter campaign in a fortnight. Rob and Todd Harvey’s speedy mare jumped to the front for jockey Shaun McGruddy and was never headed when cruising to a six length victory. “She needed a good hit […]

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Sardelic Takes Big Strides

From apprentice butcher to apprentice jockey. It’s been a hectic two years for Kristo Sardelic. Sardelic comes from a non-racing background and never had an association with horses, but he jumped at the chance to become an apprentice. And after three months and 28 rides since he made his debut at Bunbury in April, Sardelic’s […]

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Kay Cee Records Feature Double In WAROA Belmont Guineas

Trainer Neville Parnham has flagged a Melbourne campaign for star filly Kay Cee who continued her golden winter campaign at Belmont on Saturday. After her first-up win in the Listed Raconteur Stakes (1400m) two weeks ago, Kay Cee landed a feature race double in the Listed WAROA-Belmont Guineas (1600m). Kay Cee is on track to […]

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Racing Safely for Linda Brenzi – Clerk of the Course and Swab Attendant

Clerk of the Course and Swab Attendant Linda Brenzi is one of the 24,000 participants who is employed or participates in the Western Australian racing industry. It is because of our industry participants, such as Linda, that we continue to do everything in our power to ensure we can continue to race safely throughout the […]

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Pope’s Enchanting Filly To Back Up

From modest expectations, She’s Enchanted keeps raising the bar and trainer Brett Pope expects her to do it again and be competitive at Belmont. After an eye-catching second to Bright Diamond on debut last month, She’s Enchanted has flashed big potential with wins at her next two starts. The daughter of Planet Five will back […]

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