Early Bird Discount Slashes Service Fees At Touchstone In 2013
Saturday, 13th April 2013
Touchstone Farm is pleased to announce that all Stallion fees for 2013 will remain at $4400.00 inc GST but as an added incentive to breeders any booking made before July 1 2013 will attract an early bird discount of 50% enabling breeders to access all Touchstone Stallions for only $2200.00 inc GST.
To further assist the local industry any breeder that sent a mare to Touchstone Farm in 2012 and has a filly born will receive a serve from the same stallion to the same mare free of charge in 2013.
As in previous years city winning and black type mares will also be offered...Read More
Monday, 23rd July 2012
When Bruce Springsteen sang "can't see nothin in front of me, can’t see nothin coming up behind" from his classic song The Rising it was like he had written the song especially for the impressive Flying Pegasus debutant The Rising.
A $60000 purchase from the Magic Millions in 2011 by Trevor Andrews, The Rising had shown plenty of ability before going shin sore earlier this year and heading to the paddock.
"He ran a couple of nice trials behind some smart types last preparation, but went shin sore so we had to tip him out,” Andrews said.
A very impressive...Read More
Black George takes out Hannan's Handicap
Thursday, 15th September 2011
Blackfriars progeny Black George romped home to win the $130,000 Hannan's Handicap over 1400m at Kalgoorlie Boulder yesterday. Black George, ridden by Shaun O'Donnell, beat Our Old Fella (Halo Homewrecker) by a length and a quarter in a race that had plenty of early pace. It was the seven year old gelding's first stakes win and takes his career earnings to $248,410 after winning 9 from 32 starts.Read More
REVEREND LOVEJOY WINS SECOND BOULDER CUP
Sunday, 11th September 2011
MM Media Release
Sunday, 11 September, 2011
Evergreen galloper Reverend Lovejoy won his second listed Boulder Cup (1760m) at Kalgoorlie on Sunday when he...
Saxon finishes 2yo season with another win
Sunday, 31st July 2011
WA's leading 2yo sire has come away from the last metropolitan meeting of the season with a win after Gracetown was victorious in the Cardinal Virtue Hcp at Belmont Park yesterday. Gracetown led in Due Sasso gelding You Say So and Bletchley Park gelding Jacobyte to win by a length and extend his lead in the 2yo Sires list for the 2010/11 season.Read More
Pink Ladies Belmont Oaks Day- 9th July 2011
Tuesday, 12th July 2011
The ladies were out in there full finery on Saturday for the running of the Belmont Oakes. The program was sensational with the Group 3 Strickland Stakes and the Dayana Plate accompanying the Oaks, great racing brings great great crowds and Perth Racing would have been extremely happy wit the turn out. The Belmont Oaks was taken out by the Spinning World filly Miss Tipsy topsy in a very good staying performance and she will hold her own against the boys in the up and coming Belmont Classic. The other feature the Strickland Stakes saw God Has Spoken bounce back to his best after...Read More
Racing Belmont Park Saturday 2/7/2011
Tuesday, 5th July 2011
The wet weather descended upon Belmont Park for the week leading up to Saturday, but the amazing Belmont Park track once again came through and produced the goods for all concerned. Saturday's meeting although not having a feature event the racing was extremely competitive and some very promising horses appeared. The early domination of Saxon two year olds continued with the heavily supported My Bonny Lad winning the two year old event with something in hand and he appears to be a horse to follow in the future. The Bob Peters show continued to roll on with another three...Read More
British Day at Belmont Park 25/6
Tuesday, 28th June 2011
The Brits descended upon Belmont Park on Saturday and did they light up the day. A great initiative was shown by the marketing team at Perth Racing to make a day for the British, competing with the biggest crowds we normally get for the Roma Cup meeting and the Italian community, well done to all and with all the British traditions on track I'm sure this will now be a regular event. The racing was also extremely competitive with the running of the Group 3 Hyperion stakes, a race date change that fits into the program extremely well and the Belmont Guineas also another...Read More
Another win for Wyadup Stud in Melbourne
Monday, 27th June 2011
Helenus sired another winner for Trevor Delroy and Wyadup Stud in Melbourne on Saturday. ULUNDI is a 3yo gelding out of Willow bought up his 2nd career winRead More
WA Breeds dominate WA Racing 18/6/2011
Tuesday, 21st June 2011
Eight races were run on saturday 18th, with all eight races being won by WA bred Thoroughbreds, again another triumph for the strength of our local breeding industry. that should never be underestimated by anyone. The main race of the day was the running of the WA Winter Championship Final and the ever consistent Our Ol' Fella for the Steve Wolfe stable finally broke through this campaign after a frustrating run of unlucky placings. Another good winner from the David Harrison stable was the Akhenaton two year old Akhedasset, ridden by young apprentice Renee Forrest and he looks...Read More