D.Mac reigns with Abdicator

Lark Hill trainer Darren McAuliffe gave punters a lead for Saturday’s Ascot meeting after Abdicator won the LR Rangeview Stud Classic (1400m) at Bunbury on Wednesday.

Abdicator notched the second stakes win for Scenic Lodge sire Universal Ruler this week with an on-pace victory over Fine Scent (All Too Hard)…

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Butterfly stings like a Bee

Like A Butterfly caused a $21 upset when she led home a black-type quinella for champion sire Blackfriars in the LR Ascot 1000 Guineas (1800m) on Saturday.

She is the 37th stakes winner by Blackfriars (Danehill) who died at Scenic Lodge in December.  He holds an unassailable lead for an…

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Supreme Lady Rules

Lady Cosmology has untapped potential according to trainer Simon Miller.

The Universal Ruler filly looked a star of the future with a dominant performance on debut in the LR Supremacy Stakes (1000m) at Ascot on Saturday.  After a tough run in the lead, she lengthened in the straight to clock…

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Wee Darling wins again at Ascot

Pocket dynamo Wee Cent has improved her record to 4 wins in 7 starts with another gutsy victory in the Purslowe Chipper Funerals Hcp (1000m) at Ascot.

Tipping the scales at less than 400kg, Wee Cent races well above her weight for trainer David Harrison and owner-breeder Clive Atwell of…

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Korilya graduate wins Goldmarket

Korilya Stud’s Ellie Giles notched another first with Raido in the LR Goldmarket (1200m) on Saturday.

She sold the son of Husson (as agent) for $40,000 at the 2013 Perth Magic Millions and the Gold Coast victory improved his record to 7 wins in 33 starts for prizemoney of $297,280.


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Mile to suit Melting Point

Trainer Leticia Dragon has predicted a better future over more ground for her Vital Equine (Ire) 4yo gelding Melting Point following a 1400m victory at Kranji.

The former Perth galloper won at Ascot in February 2017 for trainer Jessica Valas before transferring to Singapore. “He should be even better over…

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Chix cheer-squad at Ascot

An excited all-girls syndicate have G2 Karrakatta Plate plans for their promising grey colt Chix Pic.

The Patronize debutant was very impressive winning the TABTouch Plate (1000m) in front of some boisterous owners at Ascot on Wednesday.  He tracked King Of Planets and then eased off heels to overhaul the…

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Better barrier for Silent Sedition

Trainer Andrew Noblet believes Silent Sedition only needs a shade more luck than last year in Saturday’s Group 1 Coolmore Classic (1500m) at Rosehill.

The daughter of Yarradale Stud champion War Chant (USA) has drawn ideally in barrier 7 – she endured a tough run from barrier 18 before going…

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Milne Feeds Interview – Bellbridge Park

Siobhan Campbell started her working life as a nurse but has always been involved in horses.

And those skills have come in very handy at Bellbridge Park in Myalup.  “My husband Michael bred a couple of backyard foals and trained a few racehorses whilst dairy farming but after a bit…

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Walsh rides rollercoaster at Amelia Park

Amelia Park’s interstate gallopers Samovare and Petrology are knocking on the door for more black-type wins with Lindsay Park.

Samovare (Savabeel) has been runner-up in both starts at Group 3 level this year for Amelia Park owner Peter Walsh.  She filled out a Sunspeed quinella behind Silent Sedition (War Chant)…

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