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Underestimated Long Beach Thriving Ahead Of Beaufine

The Gangemi team is confident Long Beach will be fighting out the finish of the Beaufine Stakes (1000m) and believe their new acquisition has been underestimated in the market. Long Beach made the best possible start for the Gangemi’s when he flew the gates and set a fast tempo in front to defeat Miss Conteki […]

The Last Word – Choices Flooring Golden Slipper Night

Tomorrow night sees the running of the Group 1 Choices Flooring-Golden Slipper at Gloucester Park. Last year’s Golden Slipper was taken out by Mighty Ronaldo, pictured above. Get the last word on each of the races below. RACE 1 – RETRAVISION PACE Chris Voak (DISCO UNDER FIRE): “I don’t know. Got the draw to be […]

Yeah Dardy Receives Beaufine Support

Yeah Dardy is an outside chance to win the Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m), but trainer Justine Erkelens believes he can buck the odds and cause an upset at Belmont Park on Saturday. Yeah Dardy has not raced since March, but Erkelens has elected to roll the dice and tackle the Beaufine Stakes first up after […]

Harrison Rates Gemma’s Son Highly In Beaufine

David Harrison admits Gemma’s Son can’t afford another slow start, but if the cards fall his way, he’s confident the classy colt is the horse to beat in Saturday’s Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m). Harrison was thrilled with Gemma’s Son’s last run and says if he didn’t lose a length when the field jumped, he would […]

Red Can Man To Improve In Melbourne

Mornington trainer David Brideoake is forgiving of Red Can Man’s Melbourne debut and anticipates an improved performance from the former West Australian galloper at Caulfield on Saturday. Having his first start in Victoria, Red Can Man finished seventh to The Astrologist when he started favourite in the Jack Styring OAM Sprint (1100m) at Flemington three […]

Cups King shares winning tips with young jockeys

Veteran rider Peter Hall will be guiding winners of a different kind as the new jockey coach at Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA). In announcing the appointment, Racing Careers and Training Manager Ron Fleming said Mr Hall’s skills showed in his career stats of more than 1000 wins for over $22 million prize money, […]

Inspirational Aboriginal jockey hopes others will Roz up and join her

Like everyone in the racing world, the Bynder family like to be first. The late Ascot racing identity Rod Bynder was Western Australia’s first Aboriginal trainer and first to win a Group One race. His daughter Roz was the first Aboriginal woman in the state to become a jockey. Reflecting on NAIDOC Week 2021, Roz […]

Bunbury & Pinjarra Wrap Up

Mr Fantastic NZ taking out the second at Bunbury. Photo Credit: Photography by Jodie Hallows   Sport Sport Sport broke through for her maiden win after saluting the judge six out of her last seven attempts. Taking out the first at Bunbury on Saturday night for trainer/driver Aiden De Campo, the two-year-old led all the […]

WA Racing Update – COVID-19

The following update is to provide a reminder and further clarification regarding the transitional restrictions for WA racing venues. The transitional restrictions will be in effect until at least 12.01am Monday 12 July. Transitional restrictions from 12.01am Tuesday 6 July until 12.01am Monday 12 July: The following bio-security measures apply to venues located within the […]

Bell Holds Slipper Aces

Trainer Ryan Bell started this week thinking his chances of winning Friday’s Choices Flooring-Golden Slipper (2130m) rested entirely with Whataretheodds. Now he has two in the race and both have come up with favourable draws. Swingband joined Whataretheodds in the Group 1 field with a win in the Tyrepower Mandurah & Pinjarra Pace (1684m) at […]

You’re So Fine Impresses In Byford Trial

Golden Slipper favourite You’re So Fine tuned up for this week’s feature with a strong showing in a trial at Byford yesterday. You’re So Fine scored a comfortable 13.7m win in the 2150m and is now set to make his WA debut in the $125,000 event on Friday. Trainer Gary Hall Snr said he saw […]

History Of The Beaufine Stakes

BEAUFINE STAKES OVERVIEW Feature racing continues at Belmont Park on Saturday with the $100,000 Listed Beaufine Stakes, run over 1000m. The race was first held in 1979 where Nilotic, ridden by Gerry Donnelly, was the first home in the field of 15 starters ahead of Saba Minx and Gypsy Princess. TRAINERS Vern Brockman holds the […]

The Top 7 From Belmont Park

1-Graeme Ballantyne Chili Is Hot is the perfect advertisement to prospective owners that you don’t need to spend big to find a good horse. Graeme Ballantyne and his wife Donna are already well in front and reaping the financial rewards after they outlaid a modest $500 for the Gingerbread Man filly as a weanling. After […]

Pacing For Pink in Full Swing in WA

Gary Hall Jnr Sponsored by Michael Young Pacing. Photo Credit- Hamilton Content Creators   With the Pacing for Pink Campaign kicking off in WA, the initiative set to raise awareness for breast cancer and funds for the McGrath Foundation had double the exposure with pacing action at both Gloucester Park and Northam on Friday night […]

Smooth Rye Continues on her Winning Ways

Smart mare Smooth Rye winning at Northam on Friday night. Photo Credit: Photography by Jodie Hallows   Smooth Rye may have moved to the Peter Anderson stable recently, but the in-form mare is still giving Corey Peterson the winning feeling. With the recent WA lockdown putting a temporary delay on Petersons move to NSW, the […]

WA Racing Update – COVID-19

Following the WA Government’s announcement regarding interim restrictions, whilst the Peel and Perth regions transition out of the lockdown, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) advises that racing, trialling and trackwork will continue under the following strict bio-security measures. Interim restrictions from 12.01am Saturday 3 July until 12.01am Tuesday 6 July: The following restrictions will […]

Far From Ideal Start To Life With Young

By the time Flying Mister Ideal has his first start for David Young in tonight’s Follow Pacing For Pink WA On Instagram Pace (2503m), he would’ve endured more setbacks in the past six months than some standardbreds would have had in their careers. Young acquired the six-year-old soon after his last start for Greg and […]

Improving Tena Koutou Leads Durrant’s Feature Race Bid

Adam Durrant says if Tena Koutou keeps progressing, he’s a top chance of claiming the Aquanita Stakes (2000m) at Belmont Park on Saturday. The Blackfriars gelding is chasing a winning hatrick in the Aquanita Stakes after recording strong mile victories at Kalgoorlie and Pinjarra. Durrant feels Tena Koutou, closely related to Victoria Derby (2500m) place […]

Melis: An All Round Horsewoman Celebrates Milestone.

Farrier, endurance rider, horse breaker, jockey, accomplished horsewoman. Now you can add successful trainer. Kirsten Melis celebrated her first winner at Northam today (Thursday) after Oceanzara won the Wheatbelt Winterama Maiden (1300m). With emerging apprentice, Holly Watson aboard, the four-year-old mare finished full of running and defeated odds on favourite Better In Kit by a […]

The Last Word – Gold Bracelet Night

Tomorrow night sees the running of the Group 3 Gold Bracelet for the two-year-old fillies at Gloucester Park. Just For Love, above, won the race last year. Get the last word from the key contenders below. RACE 1 – PACING FOR PINK WA PACE Lindsay Harper (POCKET THE CASH): “He’s racing well. This is a […]
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