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Demerit relocates to Rangeview Stud

Proven WA-based sire Demerit has been relocated to Rob and Jody Gray’s Rangeview Stud at Burekup following the recent passing of Taunton Vale principal Kent Johnston.

Currently running at a healthy 62% winners-to-runners and sire of Group winning two year-olds Agent Pippa and Kiss Bang Love and outstanding three year-old…

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Durrants dine out on Blackfriars

Scenic Lodge champion Blackfriars has been a reliable source of winners for trainer Adam Durrant and they don’t come much more honest than Come Play With Me.

He won last year’s LR Aquanita Stakes and LR Belmont Classic and a class edge saw him cruise home in the Cavalier Hcp…

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Bondi heads West

Group 1 performed 2yo colt Bondi has been purchased by leading WA breeders Ted and Troy van Heemst to stand at Lynward Park Stud in Bullsbrook.

The high-class son of champion sire Snitzel was purchased at the 2017 Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sale for $400,000 and was raced by…

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Perth miss controls Proud Miss Stakes

Universal Ruler filly Lady Cosmology appreciated the drop back from Group 1 company to capture her third back-type victory at Morphettville on Saturday.

The Perth visitor drew the outside barrier in the G3 Proud Miss Stakes (1200m) but jockey Luke Currie took luck out of the equation by crossing a…

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Quandary for owners of Quilista

Widely-travelled WA mare Quilista has boosted her residual value with another black-type victory in the LR Bright Shadow Stakes (1200m) at Doomben.

The 5yo daughter of former Yarradale Stud sire Scandal Keeper (USA) won in a cakewalk for jockey Kerrin McEvoy putting three lengths on Test The World (Testa Rossa)…

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War Chant benefit for Botica

Perth breeder Neven Botica will continue to support Yarradale Stud sire War Chant (USA) following the winning runs of his 3yo fillies Flower Of War and Dance Music.

The Simon Miller-trained stablemates have a tremendous strike-rate with 9 wins combined in 10 starts. “I bred two mares to War Chant…

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Big Screen focus on Despacito

All American filly Despacito has surprised trainer Tony McEvoy with her first-up victory at Sandown Hillside.

Despacito was easy to back at $26 before coming with a last-to-first rush in the Big Screen Company Hcp (1300m) on Wednesday. Stable apprentice Chelsea Macfarlane cut the corner and reeled in the leaders…

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Ducimus builds black-type book at Rivercrest Park

Snitzel stakes-winner Ducimus is building a strong book for his first season at Rivercrest Park and the latest black-type addition is Shezapro.

Shezapro (Econsul) was an Ascot winner for owner-trainer Mike Santich and her first foal is promising 3yo filly Classic Pro who was runner-up in the LR Sheila Gwynne…

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Bam’s On Fire warms up for winter carnival

Universal Ruler 3yo Bam’s On Fire is marking time in Melbourne for a trip to the winter carnival in Queensland.

The former Perth filly scored by five lengths first-up at Benalla in April prior to winning again at Caulfield last Saturday.  Trainers Ciaran Maher and David Eustace will make a…

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First Group 1 for Jimmy Choux

Incoming WA stallion Jimmy Choux (NZ) has sired his first Group 1 winner with The Bostonian in the Doomben 10,000 (1200m).

The Bostonian (4g Jimmy Choux – Keepa Cheval by Keeper) received a metre-saving rails run under Michael Cahill to hold out Osborne Bulls by a long-head on Saturday.  The…

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