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Pilbara ‘Iso Heat’ Winner Crowned

Wickham local Kelly Rutherford has been named the winner of WA Fashions on the Field’s virtual Pilbara heat, earning herself a nomination to the prestigious final at Ascot later this year. As a seasoned racegoer, Ms Rutherford had her outfit for the City of Karratha Ladies Day ready back in February, and was not about […]

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Parnham Excited By Kay Cee Return

Neville Parnham is excited to be bringing Kay Cee back to the races and is confident his star filly will exert her dominance in feature three-year-old races this season Kay Cee made light work of her Belmont barrier trial on Tuesday, coasting to the line to win by  2 ½ lengths, her second trial win […]

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Diamond Draw Throws Up Challenges

Last week’s three heat winners have all drawn awkwardly for Friday night’s Group 1 Diamond Classic (2130m) at Gloucester Park. Unconditional, Minor Catastrophe and Always An Angel were all impressive in taking out their respective heats but will have to overcome barrier six, eight and 12 respectively. The Barry Howlett-trained Just For Love has drawn […]

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 Social Media Coverage to Resume from Belmont Park and Gloucester Park

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to announce that from tomorrow, Wednesday 27 May, social media coverage of thoroughbred and harness racing from The Races WA and RWWA Harness social media platforms will recommence at Belmont Park and Gloucester Park. RWWA recognises that social media coverage from racetracks is a vital service in […]

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Material Man To Revive Belmont Sprint Memories

The Belmont Sprint was the race that launched a golden run for Material Man and trainer Jason Miller hopes the gelding can replicate that success at Belmont on Saturday. Six months after he ran second-last in a 1700m handicap at Flemington, Material Man resumes in the Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m), his first run for […]

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WA Racing Update – 25 May 2020

The WA Government have today announced that from this Friday, May 29 (or 11.59pm on Thursday, May 28), the regional boundaries will be lifted except for regions that are bound by the Commonwealth’s designated biosecurity determination (Kimberley, East Pilbara and the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku) and 274 remote Aboriginal communities. In light of this announcement nominations […]

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Williams And Cortopassi Continue Impressive Streak

The partnership of trainer Ray Williams and driver Aldo Cortopassi’s strong month continued at Pinjarra this afternoon, notching up another winner with exciting pacer Magnificent Storm. In conditions that matched his name, Magnificent Storm turned in another dominant display in the Contact @ AllwoodStud.com.au 3YO Pace at the Paceway. Magnificent Storm, who won on Australian […]

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Lane Ponders Test For Resortman

Resortman has answered every challenge put in front of him and trainer Michael Lane is hopeful he can continue that upward spiral ahead of upcoming feature three-year-old races. Lane is excited by what lays ahead for the Helmet gelding who continued his winning ways at Belmont on Saturday when he extended his unbeaten record to […]

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History Of The Belmont Sprint.

Feature racing returns to Belmont Park on Saturday with the running of the Group 3 Belmont Sprint.  Here is an overview of the race that has seen notable horses like Luckygray, Grand Nirvana, Elite Belle, Let Go Thommo, Modem, Burgess Queen and Rock Magic grace its honour roll.   BELMONT SPRINT OVERVIEW The Belmont Sprint […]

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Proconsent Too Good In Provincial Final

Proconsent capped a lucrative day for owner Neil Irvine after winning the Sky Racing.TV-Provincial Championship Series Final (1400m) at Belmont on Saturday. Backing up stylishly from his championship heat win at Pinjarra, Proconsent, sent out as a $13.20 chance, scored an upset win over Hot Style and Pastry. Under a patient ride from Chloe Azzopardi, […]

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Deflated Miller Expects Bounce Back Performances

Simon Miller does not shy away from admitting that Platinum Bullet and Crown Of Flowers were less than impressive at their recent runs. He only has to go back to last Saturday to revive bad memories of Crown Of Flowers who backs up and goes around again after her debut fourth. Platinum Bullet gets her […]

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THE LAST WORD – PERTH PLASTERBOARD CENTRE DIAMOND CLASSIC NIGHT

Ahead of tonight’s Diamond Classic meeting at Gloucester Park, get the last word from all the key players. Race 5 is the running of the feature event, taken out by Majorpride last year, pictured above. RACE 1 – MONDO DORO SMALLGOODS 2YO PACE 1.Kyle Harper (Lil Happy Fella): “Racing well enough. Better horses in the […]

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Resortman To Maintain Unbeaten Status.

Michael Lane can see no reason why his promising three-year-old Resortman can’t continue his winning ways and extend his unbeaten streak at Belmont on Saturday. The Helmet gelding has flashed huge potential in winning the opening two races of his career and he has the looks of a horse that is on an upwards spiral […]

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Harrison Gives Power To St George In Final

David Harrison is cautiously optimistic Power Of St George can handle a test at Belmont on Saturday. The promising three-year-old has drawn wide and carries big weight against older horses in the Sky Racing TV Provincial Championship Series Final (1400m). Heading towards feature three-year-old races, the Raconteur Stakes (1400m) and Belmont Guineas (1600m), Harrison expects […]

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Parnham Favourite Close To Magical Milestone

Neville Parnham has a lot faith in Malibu Style and thinks he will win and reach a milestone at Flemington on Saturday. Malibu Style lines up in the Listed Straight Six (1200m) and if he can fill a top four position he will go past $1 million in stake earnings. A veteran of 65 race […]

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Melbourne Cup Dream Alive For Perth Part-Owner

The Melbourne Cup. It’s a race that stops the nation. It’s an intrinsic part of Australia’s sporting and cultural landscape since the first race was won by Archer in 1861. Australia’s iconic race on the first Tuesday in November is one that is intensely sought after by national and international trainers, jockeys and owners. For […]

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No Problems For Favourites In Diamond Heats

All three favourites in last night’s two-year-old Diamond Classic heats have safely progressed through to next Friday’s final at Gloucester Park. Unconditional, Minor Catastrophe and Always An Angel were favoured to progress to next Friday’s $100,000 final and each scored contrasting wins. The Greg and Skye Bond-trained Unconditional was able to comfortably find the front […]

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Dunbar Expected To Start With A Bang

All eyes will be on exciting youngster Dunbar when he makes his debut in the TABtouch-Better Your Club Maiden (1200m) at Pinjarra tomorrow. Dunbar is the first runner by first season sire Vancouver for owner-breeders Bob and Sandra Peters. The gelding produced an impressive 1000m trial at Belmont on May 11 and has already been […]

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Material Man To Draw On Vega Inspiration

Vega Magic earned rave reviews at Ascot on Saturday after he produced a heroic performance to win the Amelia Park Roma Cup (1200m). Overcoming a long stint on the sidelines and fending off retirement talks, Vega Magic defied the sceptics with a superb first-up win. The comeback victory was also testament to the horsemanship skills […]

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Carabao All Class At Pinjarra

Smart juvenile Carabao has stamped himself as a live player in upcoming two-year-old feature races by taking out the Rockingham Ram 2YO Pace (2185m) at Pinjarra this afternoon. Carabao showed he had plenty of ability in his last start second at Bunbury last Saturday and was sent out a well-supported $1.28 favourite today. The American […]

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Lindsey Smith’s Sun Returning Home For Perth Cup

Lindsey Smith is prepared to acknowledge he could have contributed to Black Heart Bart’s poor performance in the Group 3 Amelia Park Roma Cup (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday. Black Heart Bart ran a disappointing last in the Roma Cup, beaten eight lengths by Vega Magic, which raised speculation that the rising ten-year-old was headed […]

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