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Babyface Adda Set To Strike On Return

Trainer-driver Cody Wallrodt is confident Northam Cup winner Babyface Adda can make a winning return in tonight’s Follow The Stars Standing At Medowie Lodge NSW Pace (2130m) at Gloucester Park. The gelding has drawn barrier one for his return and looks set to get a golden opportunity to lead all the way. Wallrodt accepted into […]

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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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Harness, Uncategorised

The Last Word – Friday September 24

Tomorrow night sees a competitive 10 event card at Gloucester Park. Get The Last Word for each race below. RACE 1 – ALLWOOD STUD SIRES, STALLIONS OF TODAY AND THE FUTURE PACE (ALTA ENGEN): “ Nathan Turvey (BLUE BLAZER): “Nice draw. Going well.” Gary Hall Snr (ALTA INTRIGUE): “It looks the one’s race to lose. […]

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Thoroughbred

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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Suvaljko Continues Purple Patch

Emily Suvaljko has recorded her third driving treble in the space of four days at last night’s Gloucester Park meeting. Suvaljko steered Royal Essence, Joey James and Shellna to victory last night, following trebles at Gloucester Park on Friday and Narrogin on Saturday. Royal Essence, who was one of Suvaljko’s winners at Narrogin, made it […]

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Owners, Thoroughbred

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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Community

Sports grant boost for Cockburn Lakes Amateur Football Club

A Community TAB $2000 sports grant is opening the way for players to take the field at Cockburn Lakes Amateur Football Club.  The grant will be used to buy new equipment and subsidise fees, enabling the club to offer an accessible local football program for men, women and juniors.  Secretary Lee Nott said the club […]

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Lynn Pair Break Maiden Status

Trainer Brad Lynn has trained a winning double at Pinjarra this afternoon, with Poppy Sensation and Rodger James both breaking through for their first wins. Poppy Sensation, having her 10th start, sat behind race leader Sweet Suzi and used the sprint lane to her advantage in the home straight to take out the Captain Ahab […]

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Thoroughbred

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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Our Industry – Adriana McAuliffe

Adriana McAuliffe after her win with Apologize. Photo Credit: Photography by Jodie Hallows.   With just the one horse currently in work, Adriana Mcauliffe has been involved in horses all her life, with the early part of her racing career enthralled in the gallopers. McAuliffe made her training debut in thoroughbred racing in WA in […]

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Thoroughbred

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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Thoroughbred

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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Greyhound

The Dogs WA takes a spot in Australia’s richest race in 2021

The Dogs WA has secured a slot in the newest and richest race on the Australian greyhound calendar this year: The Phoenix, setting off an exciting round of qualifying races to find a contender. The Phoenix is the world’s only slot race for greyhounds, with a $750,000 winner’s cheque and total prize pool of more […]

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The Last Word – Channel 7 Navy Cup Night

Tomorrow night sees the running of the Channel 7 Navy Cup at Gloucester Park, featuring the talented Magnificent Storm. Chicago Bull, above, won last year’s edition of the race. Get The Last Word for each of the 10 races here. RACE 1 – BETTER YOUR BET WITH TABTOUCH PACE Kat Warwick (ALICE KAY): “Great draw. […]

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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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100 Wins at Gloucester Park for Star Reinswoman Emily Suvaljko

Emily Suvaljko. Photo Credit: Hamilton Content Creators   It was a night for the girls, with five of the eight races on offer at Gloucester Park on Tuesday night taken out by female drivers. Emily Suvaljko took honours on the night with a driving treble as well as claiming her 100th winning drive at Gloucester […]

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Our Industry – Jane Steer

Jane Steer with Kody, Liam and Tori.   “My biggest influence in the sport would have to be the love of the horse They try so hard and are willing to please if they can.”   With a lifetime of involvement, you would be hard pressed to find anyone that hasn’t met or heard Jane […]

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Madonna Vale a Maiden No More

37-start maiden Madonna Vale finally broke through for her first win at Pinjarra on Monday for trainer Brad Lynn and leading reinswoman Emily Suvaljko. The $1.95 favourite found herself three-back on the pegs from barrier one over the 2185m after being crossed soon after release point, but with 900m to go, Suvaljko pulled the Double-Westbred […]

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A Quick Back Up For Marie Long NZ Produces the Goods

The quick back-up didn’t seem to worry Marie Long NZ, with the four-year-old taking out the second on the card at Kellerberrin, just 44 hours after her win on Friday night at Bunbury. Trainer and driver Aldo Cortopassi drove the recent import in a similar fashion to Friday night’s victory, with Cortopassi pressing forward from […]

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