Anita Vale homebred wins Winterbottom Stakes

Anita Vale Stud owners Robert and Anne Anderson reached racing’s summit when their homebred Elite Street won the G1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Elite Street (4g Street Boss – Elite Ateates by Exceed And Excel) tracked a fast tempo before sprinting quickly to score a convincingly victory…

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Ascot jackpot for Demerit

Former Taunton Vale sire Demerit put punters behind the eight-ball when Lorentinio and She’s Got Merit filled out a $1,350 running-double at Ascot.

Lorentinio (7g Demerit – Tribal Secret by Tribu) was a $24,000 Taunton Vale graduate from the 2015 Perth Magic Millions and Saturday’s victory in the Amelia Park…

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Darling View sire has everybody Talking

I’m All The Talk has zoomed into second spot on the WA Top 10 sires’ table following an interstate double in Melbourne and Perth on Saturday.

The Darling View sire banked a combined $157,000 thanks to promising winners All Banter (Moonee Valley) and Madam Torio (Ascot).  They helped him break…

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Roller-coaster recovery continues for Playing God

Darling View Thoroughbreds stud manager Brent Atwell has been riding a roller-coaster of emotions with Playing God and I’m All The Talk this month.

Atwell and his father Clive brokered Western Australia’s biggest ever deal for a locally-based stallion when they purchased Playing God from Mungrup Stud earlier this year. …

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Miss Frost first stakes winner for Fernie

Luke Fernie backed his judgement when nominating Miss Frost for stakes company at Ascot on Saturday and it paid off with a value-added victory in the LR Jungle Mist Classic (1200m).

It was a black-type first for Miss Frost and for Fernie who is a rising star of Perth’s training…

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Another for Placid Ark for War Chant

Yarradale Stud champion War Chant (USA) sired a second winner of the LR Placid Ark Stakes (1200m) on Saturday and they don’t come as dominant or as popular as Chantorque.

On a memorable day’s racing at Ascot, the Russell Stewart-trained filly tracked the leaders and then waltzed away to win…

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I’m All The Talk quinella in WA Guineas

Ascot’s Group 1 meeting provided the perfect stage for Watch Me Dance and her young sire I’m All The Talk in the G2 WA Guineas (1600m).

The Albany-based 3yo filly (pictured) led home a quinella for I’m All The Talk when she defeated Em Tee Aye in the $500,000 classic…

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Heavens open for Secret View Thoroughbreds

Heavenly Waters became the first winning graduate from Secret View Thoroughbreds with an on-pace victory in the $100,000 Crystal Slipper Stakes (1100m) on Saturday.

Appearing on debut at Ascot, she jumped smartly and sat outside the leader before breaking clear from Astrape (Snitzel) and Flying Missile (Cable Bay).

Heavenly Waters (2f…

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Stablemate Said ‘Go Gold Front’

Gold Front Thoroughbreds continued its winning run at Ascot with Said No One Ever in the Budget Car & Truck Rental Maiden (1500m) on Wednesday.

Said No One Ever (Deep Field) is trained by Dan Morton and is a stablemate of Gold Front filly Snickerdoodledandy (Snitzel) who won the LR…

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Another win for Grieve’s Pride and Joy

Peppi’s Pride has been a wonderful mare for Capel trainer Jimmy Grieve ever since she won a Bunbury maiden for him in November 2005.

Now 19, the daughter of Haulpak sire Star Pak raced 78 times for 10 wins and 20 placings and has been just as valuable at stud…

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