Peters buys Kiwi Dream

Perth owner Bob Peters has beefed up his summer squad with the addition of Kiwi Group 1 filly Dezzies Dream.

The Coats Choice three year-old has won three races and has been placed in the G1 NZ 1000 Guineas (1600m) and LR Canterbury Belle Stakes (1200m) at Riccarton.  She was…

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Magic Millions partners with Pinjarra

Magic Millions has announced an exciting new partnership with Pinjarra Race Club which will see its Western Australian Race Series events conducted at Pinjarra Park in 2016 and beyond.

The Magic Millions WA 2YO Classic and 3YO Trophy races which both hold Restricted Listed status have been programmed for Sunday,…

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Yarradale manager accepts Godolphin Award

Yarradale Stud manager Bernadette Hamill received her Godolphin Dedication to Breeding Award at Randwick on Tuesday.

Hamill was among six nominees for Australia’s inaugural Stud and Stable Staff Awards.  Gai Waterhouse’s foreman Mark Newnham was the overall winner after claiming the Godolphin Dedication to Racing Award.

The six category winners each…

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Trackwork Breakfasts at Ascot

Fresh from a very successful Super Saturday, the WA racing and breeding industries will reach out to current and prospective owners at Trackwork Breakfasts starting this Saturday morning at Ascot.

The monthly get-togethers leading up to the 2016 Perth Magic Millions yearling sale will give people an opportunity to meet…

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New York stakes winner by Frost Giant

Frosty Margarita was favoured to win the LR Key Cents Stakes (1200m) at Aqueduct on Sunday and she didn’t disappoint, delivering a front-running, never-in-doubt victory.

The daughter of Yarradale Stud shuttler Frost Giant (USA) took the lead from an inside gate and never looked back in the $100,000 sprint.  She…

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Black-type windfall for Sunspeed

Dubai Escapade capped a winning day for Sunspeed breeders on Super Saturday with a narrow victory in the LR Tattersalls Cup (2100m).

A homebred for Perth Racing chairman Ted van Heemst, the consistent son of Dubai Destination has won 9 races and $413,000 in prizemoney since breaking his maiden at…

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Ladies land WA Guineas with Dan’s Man

Man Booker delivered the first stakes win for former Yarradale Stud sire Discorsi in the G2 WA Guineas (1600m) on Saturday.

Leading female apprentice Jerry Noske settled him midfield and made ground in the straight to collar Spirit Bird (Craig Williams) at the furlong.  They let down and edged ahead…

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Lenience surprises on Super Saturday

Trainer Neville Parnham was confident Lenience would run a forward race first-up on Saturday even though the gelding was a market drifter before the Peace For Paris Hcp (1200m).

Starting a $21 outsider, the Danehill Dancer galloper tracked Onadowntowntrain before surging clear in the closing stages to score by three-quarters…

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Hamill a finalist for Godolphin Excellence Award

Yarradale Stud manager Bernadette Hamill is among the six nominees for the Thoroughbred Excellence Award at Australia’s inaugural Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards on Tuesday.

The six category winners have pocketed $10,000 each for their efforts and the overall Thoroughbred Excellence Award winner gets an extra $5,000.  The winner’s…

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Commanding winner by Dash For Cash

Dash For Cash mare Commanding Dash gave part-owner Barry Phillips his first ever winner when she broke the ice on Wednesday evening.

The grey mare powered her way to an impressive half-length victory in the Electro Rewind Plate (1200m) in Launceston.  Phillips reared her from a weanling and found it…

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