Playing God hat-trick at Pinjarra

Son Of A God is on is a hat-trick for Mungrup Stud sire Playing God at the postponed Pinjarra meeting on Monday, March 30.

Trainer Simon Miller has nominated the lightly-raced galloper for the Amelia Park Hcp (1200m) and booked Willie Pike to ride him again.

Son Of A God was…

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Just A Pinch on trial for Karrakatta

Gingerbread Man filly Just A Pinch will use the TABtouch Plate at Ascot this Saturday as a possible launching pad into the G2 Karrakatta Plate on April 4.

Her first-up victory in the Amelia Park Hcp (1000m) on March 11 was hard to fault and her current Karrakatta quote ($31)…

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Mogumber Park farewells Natural Blitz

Mogumber Park reported its resident sire Natural Blitz died a day before his born-again gelding King Blitz won at Ascot earlier this month.

King Blitz is a homebred for Geraldton owner-trainer Barry Newnham and was winning for the first time since a hat-trick during the 2018 winter season at Belmont. …

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Consistency the key with Wolfe’s Man

Red Can Man rates among the most consistent horses in training in Western Australia.

He took a while to break through as a 2yo for Steve Wolfe with minor placings in all three starts at Ascot and Belmont last season. A winter spell did wonders and he couldn’t go slow…

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Winning Warrior by Blackfriars

Spiritual Warrior closed the south-west season with his third black-type victory in the LR Bull And Bush Tavern Cup (2200m) at Bunbury on Sunday.

The Blackfriars stayer loomed up on the corner and did best in a duel with Superior Smile (Patronize) to score by a short-head.  After taking time…

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Karrakatta goal for Gemma’s Son

Scenic Lodge sire Snippetson came up a neck short with Tinsnip in the 2019 Karrakatta Plate but he’s right on track to go one better with Gemma’s Son this year.

Tinsnip was the leading juvenile from Snippetson’s first crop conceived in WA, however, it would be fair to say he’s…

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The Bostonian transfers to John O’Shea

Jimmy Choux’s Group 1 gallopers Two Illicit and The Bostonian have been caught up in the coronavirus pandemic which forced New Zealand to close its borders on Tuesday.

Two Illicit (NZ) was due to fly to Australia this week for the G1 Vinery Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday, however, she…

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Elusive international mission for Millard

Tony Millard’s All American expat Elusive State has been denied a second opportunity at international level in as many months after the Dubai World Cup meeting was cancelled on the weekend due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Elusive State had already arrived from Hong Kong and was in quarantine for the…

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Celebrity status for Peters Investments

Celebrity Queen continued the amazing winning run for Peters Investments when she saluted as an odds-on favourite in the D’Orsogna Hcp (1100m) on Saturday.

The Redoute’s Choice 3yo was winning for the third time in a half-dozen starts after defeating experienced mare Tycoon Legend (Written Tycoon) by a half-length at…

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Universal Ruler leads stallion covers in WA

Universal Ruler has topped the Western Australian serving season for the second year in a row at Scenic Lodge.

Australian Stud Book figures show he covered 117 mares at a $6,600 fee in 2019. He had served 93 mares in 2018 at $4,950.

Universal Ruler (Scenic) has built his popularity with…

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