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Turbo-charged filly by Trotamondo

Trotamondo (Chi) will have to hold fire for his first WA-bred winner after Turbo Mondo pulled up sore at Lark Hill on Monday.

Turbo Mondo looked an early winner for trainer Colin Webster and owner-breeder John Reynolds when she nosed out Weona Brute (Oratorio) in a Belmont 2yo trial on…

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Stablemates on Road to Winterbottom

Valour Road will be sent for a spell following his latest black-type victory in the LR Bolton Sprint (1200m) at Belmont.

The Simon Miller-trained sprinter and his stablemate Special Reward will be set for the G1 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot in November. Saturday’s win was his second feature success this…

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Jimmy sires a real stayer in Melbourne

Under the urgings of champion jockey Damien Oliver, Chouxting The Mob (NZ) has continued his winning run in the VRC Great Ocean Road Hcp (2520m) at Flemington.

The consistent son of WA sire Jimmy Choux (NZ) made it four on the bounce as a $2.15 favourite for trainer Simon Morrish. …

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Major boost to Perth Winter Sale

The Magic Millions Winter Sale in the Swan Valley on June 30 has received a major boost with a quality supplementary and racehorse catalogue.

Next Sunday’s original catalogue has been boosted by 20 lots for the Yearling and Thoroughbred Sales while huge opportunities will be available with the 29 lot…

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All American ready to Salute

Group 1 winning trainer Matt Smith has American Salute back in training and is confident the lightly-raced gelding can fulfil his potential this campaign.

The All American 4yo won a half-mile trial at Warwick Farm on Friday and will improve his record of 2 wins from 7 starts before the…

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Sunspeed Stallions online

Sunspeed Magazine’s Stallions edition is being distributed this week and will also be available at the Magic Millions Winter Sale in the Swan Valley on Sunday, 30 June.

The 84 page magazine includes profiles of first-season sires Bondi (Lynward Park), Ducimus (Rivercrest Park) and NZ import Jimmy Choux (Roselee Park)…

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Orbis focus on Ducimus

The impact of Orbis Bloodstock and its brand has gone coast-to-coast in Australia over the last twelve months.

The latest announcement that Orbis had secured a slot in the $14 million The Everest (1200m) at Randwick comes on top of a whirlwind sale-season highlighted by five yearlings that made $1…

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More kudos for Man Booker

Man Booker’s well-deserved victory in the LR Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday has received more kudos from Timeform clocker Ken Boman and pedigree expert Les Young.

Boman reported Man Booker (Discorsi) returned an above average Timeform rating of 113 which was five pounds above the winning average…

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Dan’s the Man in Eye Liner

Racing’s centre-stage moves to Royal Ascot this week and Perth trainer Dan Morton doesn’t need any reminders as to what he was doing in 2009.

It was 10 years ago – almost to the day – that Morton added to Australia’s honour-board at Royal Ascot when his sprinting star Scenic…

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Onwards and upwards for Jones and Jamie

WA-bred galloper Ginger Jones returned to form with a vengeance when he outclassed a field of Benchmark 70 sprinters at Ballarat on Thursday.

The Gingerbread Man gelding was very impressive making amends for a forgettable run at Flemington last month. After settling in heavy traffic, Jamie Kah angled three-wide on…

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