Avon Valley double for Darling View

A Darling View Thoroughbreds double in Northam 3yo maidens yesterday can segue into a black-type attack at Ascot this weekend

Homebred filly Belle’s Fantasy struck first in the Avon Valley on Thursday and Darling View’s champion sire Playing God followed up with Success Play for his staunch supporter Neville Parnham.


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Buzzoom or bust at Ascot

A change of tactics was a given when Buzzoom buttered up for her fourth start in five weeks at Ascot yesterday.

Facing just three rivals, the Safeguard filly sat outside the speed in the Wiluna Mining Hcp (1400m) and accelerated off the home turn for a comfortable victory over Green…

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First winner by Our Boy Leo

Boallia Farm resident Our Boy Leo sired his first winner when Mahaleo made the most of dream run in the MACA Mining Maiden (1500m) at Ascot on Wednesday.

Mahaleo is just the second starter from Our Boy Leo’s first crop and he never left the fence from an inside draw…

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Smith Salutes with son of All American

American Salute’s consistency has been rewarded with a well-deserved victory in the St Johns Park Hcp (1400m) at Hawkesbury.

The son of All American rarely runs a bad race with 4 placings in 8 starts this prep and he profited from a perfect ride by Jason Collett on Sunday.  Trainer…

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Cheeky dimension at Dawson Stud

Kissonallforcheeks added another dimension to Dawson Stud’s summer carnival goals with a comprehensive victory at Ascot on Saturday.

The Dan Morton-trained $2.30 favourite didn’t see any sign of the inside rail but was much too good for her rivals in the Crown Sports Bar Hcp (1400m).  She tracked into the…

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Ascot Flyer by Gingerbread Man

Punters who listened to trainer Simon Miller four weeks ago would have backed Ginger Flyer when the Ascot season commenced on Saturday.

After the Gingerbread Man mare won at Belmont on September 11, Miller said, “I will freshen her up and wait for Ascot because the shorter straight there is…

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Pike takes Pot Shot at Initial Plate

Loloma Farms and Dion Luciani celebrated another victory in the Initial Plate (1000m) when Pot Shot claimed the first 2yo race of the season at Ascot on Saturday.

They won it with Bumper Humper (Alfred Nobel) in 2019 and Pot Shot put this year’s edition to bed when she pounced…

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Awesome start at Gold Front

Fastnet Rock stallion Awesome Rock is equipped to make serious progress with his 3yo crop in 2021-22 following a promising start this year.

Gold Front Thoroughbreds owners Alan and Sue Olive bred Awesome Rock and retained standing rights after a career that peaked in the G1 VRC Emirates Stakes (2000m)…

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Anita Vale brand batting Above The Peg

Anita Vale Stud owners Robert and Ann Anderson have another Ascot summer carnival prospect to support their Group 1 winning star Elite Street.

Above The Peg is the latest winner to carry their brand and he looked a class colt on debut in the Pegasus Sweetmax Maiden (1100m) at Northam…

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Fighting Volunteer by War Chant

The Chris Waller conveyer-belt delivered another promising winner for a Noel Greenhalgh-managed syndicate when Volunteer scored a fighting victory at Doomben on Wednesday.

Volunteer is a lightly-raced son of War Chant (USA) and was sourced from Yarradale Stud at the 2019 Perth Magic Millions.  Waller’s bloodstock adviser Guy Mulcaster bought…

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