WA primed for Cox Plate

Western Australia has its best chance to win a Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) since the west’s all-time great Northerly completed a running double in 2001 and 2002.

The Sunspeed connection will be led All American filly Yankee Rose and Blackfriars gelding Black Heart Bart.  They are both in the…

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Kiwi connection for WA

Sunspeed breeders Jeremy Smith and Wayne Beynon are following the progress of promising sprinter-miler Amachi in New Zealand.

Smith stands his sire Snippetson at Scenic Lodge and Beynon bought his dam Molta (NZ) at the 2014 Magic Millions National Sale.

Amachi started a $4.50 favourite in the Greers Gastro Bar Maiden…

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Classic winner by War Chant

I Am Boudica has flown under the radar for a first-up victory in the $100,000 Bunbury Classic (1000m).

The War Chant 3yo filly was racing for just the third time on Wednesday and paid way above the odds at $14.  She was fourth on debut in the G3 Gimcrack Stakes…

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Spirited stayer in Singapore

Last-start winner Spirit Seven can continue his rise up the staying ranks in Singapore this Friday.

Spirit Seven landed a plunge with a powerful maiden victory over 1700m on September 30 and he goes up a grade but gets in light over the same trip in Race 8 at Kranji.


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Retirement on hold for Decision Time

Foreplay’s veteran gelding Decision Time shows no signs he’s had enough and that’s good enough for trainer Clarry Conners.

Decision Time was runner-up in the 2010 Golden Slipper and has had his share of highs and lows in the years since but he’s fit, healthy and competitive as evidenced by…

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Bess blessed by Dick Turpin

Dick Turpin filly Billesdon Bess defied a betting drift to win on debut in England on Monday.

She tracked the pace and then pulled clear for a convincing victory over 1400m at Salisbury.  The margins blew out to more than four lengths to minor placegetters Peloton (Mount Nelson) and Narjes…

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Magic Man’s ride to remember on Invisible

All American sprinter Invisible profited from a ride to remember by Joao Moreira at Sha Tin on Saturday.

Invisible overcame the outside alley in a big field to score a short-head victory over Rugby Diamond (Snippetson) in the Kam Tin Hcp (1200m).

Trainer Caspar Fownes wasn’t entirely joking when he told…

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Sheidel set for Manikato Stakes

Former WA mare Sheidel will get the chance to win her first Group 1 in the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday week, October 21.

Sheidel improved her record to 13 wins in only 23 outings after taking out the Group 3 Northwood Plume Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday,…

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Champion filly by All American

The celebrations after Yankee Rose reeled in the colts to win the G1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) could be heard all the way across to Perth on Saturday.

The Darby Racing syndicate that paid just $10,000 for the All American filly were ready to party at Randwick and Sunspeed breeder…

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WA v Winx at Caulfield

Where are all the alpha-males when it comes time to stand up and be counted against Winx?

The champion mare has drawn just two rivals for the G1 Caulfield Stakes (2000m) on Saturday and they’re both a couple of 6yo geldings that were born and bred on the other side…

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