Blackfriars warms up for Kalgoorlie carnival

Blackfriars has assumed his customary spot at the top of the WA sires’ premiership following a four-timer at Belmont (Saturday) and Kalgoorlie (Sunday).

The Scenic Lodge champion has been represented by 11 individual winners this month and is already on course for a sixth Sunspeed title in 2015-16.

The winning weekend…

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Halo delivers for Danehill Express

Promising Danehill Express rig Halo Express has returned from a classic campaign to maintain his perfect second-up record in the TAB Touch Home Of Racing Hcp (1400m) at Belmont.

The Grant Williams trained galloper stretched out to 2400m when unplaced in the G2 WATC Derby in April but he won’t…

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2015 Foal Gallery

TBWA welcomes photos from broodmares owners to include in this year’s Foal Gallery.

Sires with their first foals due include Playing God, Galah, My Admiration and Smug (USA) while Dash For Cash & City Place (USA) are expecting their first in the Sunspeed State.

Forward photos with name of breeder, sire,…

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Barakey’s half-brother Beats challengers at Belmont

Barakey’s younger half-brother Baraki Beats signed off his second campaign with another determined victory at Belmont on Wednesday.

The four year-old son of Rangeview Park stallion So Secret led the field in the Amelia Park Hcp (1200m) and, despite racing greenly in the straight, held off several challengers to score…

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Wink sinks rivals at Belmont

Outstanding sprinter Wink And A Nod is on track for a hat-trick of black-type wins at Belmont following a brilliant victory in the LR Idyllic Prince Stakes (1300m).

The daughter of Mungrup Stud sire McFlirt produced a paralysing burst to collar Rebel King and Rock Magic on Wednesday.  It boosted…

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Bargain buy for Cash

Former Kiwi trainer John Sargent is assembling a strong team for his first full season in Australia and he unveiled another smart type when Dash For Love won a Randwick trial.

The grey colt by Scenic Lodge sire Dash For Cash cruised to the front in a 740m hit-out under…

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Geisel Park Stud dispersal online

The catalogue for the upcoming Magic Millions Geisel Park Stud Dispersal Sale is now online for viewing.

Comprising 50 lots, 25 yearlings and 25 broodmares, the sale will be conducted at the Belmont Park Sales Complex on Sunday, September 6.

The yearlings catalogued include youngsters by proven sires including Benfica, Blackfriars,…

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Dude wins on debut at Saratoga

Stallwalkin’ Dude won four straight at Aqueduct and Belmont earlier this year and he won again when racing for the first time at Saratoga on Sunday.

The precocious son of Yarradale Stud sire City Place (USA) prevailed in a thrilling finish to the LR Tale Of The Cat Stakes (1200m). …

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Fable Of Arachne brushes rivals for Dick Turpin

Trainer Stuart Williams supplied Dick Turpin’s latest winner in England on Saturday with capable filly Fable Of Arachne.

Facing the starter for the third time, Fable Of Arachne overcame trouble in running to score by more than a length in the Toteplacepot Nursery (1200m) at Chelmsford.  She was held up…

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Parnham’s Sporting Saturday

Trainer Neville Parnham is confident Musket gelding Sporting Image will mature into a Saturday horse for his wife Carol and Yarradale Stud owner Ron Sayers.

Parnham made that prediction after Sporting Image scored a front-running victory in a Belmont midweek sprint last Wednesday.  “He’s a nice horse in the making. …

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