The Justine Erkelens-trained stayer will be out to become the first back-to-back winner of the Boulder Cup since Trectratic, who won in 1946 and dead-heated with Chatalong the following year.
Jamie Kah’s barrister told the Victorian Racing Tribunal the star jockey had been booked to ride Incentivise but connections say that wasn’t the case.
Another win by Iseered Iseered will force Luke Fernie to turn his attention to feature sprints at the Ascot carnival, with none bigger than the $1 million Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) on November 27.
The star WA mare has been ruled out of the rest of the Melbourne spring carnival after she was scratched from Saturday’s Makybe Diva Stakes with an elevated temperature.
Top jockey Brad Rawiller’s hard wasting to ride at his lightest weight since moving to WA paid off when he lifted Tellem We’re Comin to a drought-breaking win in the Farnley Stakes.
A member of the Gloucester Park Harness Racing Committee has been charged with raping a woman at the East Perth track.
Notorious One and Tellem We’re Comin have commanded most of the attention ahead of Saturday’s Farnley Stakes, but trainer Peter Fernie believes Western Temple has a realistic shot of toppling the two favourites.
The former top Victorian hoop, who relocated to WA last November to reignite his career, will get down to 55.5kg to maintain the ride on Tellem We’re Comin.
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Jockey Mitchell Pateman has been granted a stay of proceedings against his suspension for a controversial weigh-in and will ride topweight Trap For Fools at Belmont on Saturday.
Tommy Shelby became the second WA dog to be crowned Australian Greyhound of the Year when he was named the nation’s best chaser for the 2020-21 season on Tuesday night.
Trainer John O’Shea and the Chittick family in New Zealand have achieved great success over the years and can notch two more winners together at Gosford.
Cup Night is back in full work but trainer Bernie Miller won’t hesitate to rule him out of another crack at the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) in November if he isn’t 100 per cent.
A dual stakes winner and $736,380 earner for trainer Adam Durrant, Massimo was bought by the Gangemi stable for $150,000 in an Inglis online sale in June.
Greyhound racing in WA is set for a major boost with the search starting for a site to house a new state-of-the-art, multi-purpose facility.
Former tearaway leader This’ll Testya unleashed an explosive late burst to win after she was settled back in a field at Lark Hill barrier trials yesterday.
Heavily backed from $9.50 to $4.40, the Lindsey Smith-trained entire settled outside of the lead and dashed clear when Azzopardi snatched the lead just before the home turn.
Superstorm booked a start in the Cox Plate by winning the Feehan Stakes, but owner Bob Peters is well aware of the task he faces against Australian racing’s latest star, Zaaki.
Star pacer Magnificent Storm has thrived since a brilliant win on Friday and trainer Ray Williams plans to back him up in the $50,000 Brennan Memorial Cup.
Rising star sprinter Iseered Iseered won today’s Jolly Beggar Stakes at Belmont when a heavily backed favourite and now looks set to the Ascot carnival.
He is an avid supporter of thoroughbred racing and is to be commended on his exceptional efforts in the promotion of the industry across the State,” Ms Mills told the audience.
Talented mare La Farola and former interstate gallopers Campese and Phoneme will give the former jockey a strong hand at the low-key meeting.
Dan and Ben Pearce will get a guide on the spring carnival credentials of Dig Deep and Vital Silver’s comeback from a throat operation when the duo trials at Lark Hill on Monday.
Trainer Luke Fernie is optimistic Iseered Iseered will pass a big test when the promising sprinter tackles Saturday’s $100,000 Jolly Beggar Stakes (1000m) at Belmont Park.
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