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Advantage Patronize with aggressive Girl

Kimbo’s Girl had been threatening to win since a promising debut last year but it took another 10 starts to open her account in Perth.

The Patronize 3yo filly broke a frustrating run of minor placings at Ascot on Saturday and she spared her supporters any more anxiety by skipping…

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Luck forsakes favourite at Doomben

Trainer John Zielke still has Group 1 plans for Make My Own Luck even though she was decked at Doomben on Saturday.

Starting a short-priced favourite first-up in the Kingsford-Smith Cup Day Hcp (1200m), she was making ground from the rear when an opening closed abruptly at the furlong.

The Bradbury’s…

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Inn’s win completes double for Alfred Nobel

Alfred Nobel’s English-based galloper Gin In The Inn won his first race this season, and his third overall, at Redcar on Monday.

The Richard Fahey trained 4yo gelding had prior victories to his credit at Leicester and Pontefract for owners Dean & Stella Hardman who bought him for €35,000 at…

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Rogano firing for Oakland Park

Vexilloid completed a winning long weekend for Hall of Fame trainer Fred Kersley with a front-running victory at Ascot on Easter Saturday.

The Rogano 2yo filly hit the ground running on debut and was always in control of the Amelia Park Hcp (1100m).  “I thought she would get back but…

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Perth Autumn Sale online

The catalogue for this Friday’s Perth Autumn Racehorse Sale is online at Magic Millions.

The sale is dominated by Parnham Racing Stables (11 lots) and Peters Investments (8 lots).  Among the highlights are Group 3 winner Bass Strait and Group 2 Karrakatta Plate runner-up Spangled Impact.

Mares for sale include Compelling…

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Singapore Charger by Dick Turpin

Dick Turpin colt Charger will be set for Singapore’s feature juvenile races after a brilliant debut victory in the Kranji Nursery Stakes (1000m) on Good Friday.

Charger lived up to his name to win the first-leg of the annual juvenile series that culminates in the Group 2 Aushorse Golden Horseshoe…

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Star Vintage from Rivercrest Park

Like a fine wine, Candlelight Star is getting better with age for Great Southern trainer Roy Rogers.

The 6yo grey gelding scored a career-best win at Ascot last Saturday and will back-up for a home-town victory in the $75,000 Fitzpatrick Plate (1230m) at Albany this Sunday.

“We were confident he could…

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Variation lifts again in Raconteur

Variation’s form never varies…he’s been as consistent as clockwork and can lift to another level for the big occasion.

The 3yo son of War Chant (USA) has never been out of a place in 9 starts underlined by wins in last year’s G2 WA Guineas (1600m) and last Saturday’s LR…

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Perth Magic Millions moves to Swan Valley

Magic Millions has committed to Western Australia by purchasing land in the Swan Valley for a new yearling sale venue.

The four-hectare property, located about 25 minutes east of Perth, will be the home of the MM Perth yearling sale as early as next year.

Belmont Park racecourse has been home…

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Strapping winner by Universal Ruler

Snow Lord has taken time to hit his straps after being far from straightforward as a younger horse for trainers Grant & Alana Williams.

The Universal Ruler 3yo is in his second prep and his latest victory at Ascot on Saturday made it 3 wins from 4 starts this year. …

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