Xmas in July for Taylor’s Queen

Universal Ruler’s A-Z list of winners this season received a late inclusion when Zephyr Queen scored a timely victory in the Perth Racing Membership Hcp (1200m) at Belmont.

Zephyr Queen had won at Belmont in July 2019 and July 2020 and her connections were confident she could complete a July…

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The Front Bar – TBWA Winner of the Week

The Front Bar (Sessions) is the TBWA Winner of the Week after leading home a quinella for Oakland Park in the Allan Guelfi Plate (1000m) at Belmont on Saturday.

The Adam Durrant-trained front-runner defeated fellow Oakland Park homebred He’s a Sizzler (Sizzling) who put the writing…

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Wolfe strikes again with Gingerbread Man

Mr Mt Walker isn’t the best Gingerbread Man with Steve Wolfe but the Great Southern trainer knows gallopers of his calibre are the backbone of any stable.

“He’s no superstar but he got over the top of them,” Wolfe said following a hard-fought victory in the TABtouch Westspeed Platinum Hcp…

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Patronize lands long-priced double at Belmont

Patronize wasn’t in the good books with punters when his old hands Skinnen Tins ($13) and Dia de la Raza ($15) scored double-figure upsets at Belmont on Saturday.

Both gallopers have been around the traps year-on-year racing a combined 104 times.

Skinnen Tins sat three-wide at the back of the pack…

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Ballantyne in Luck with Skater Boy

Skater Boy picked an appropriate time to break his maiden for trainer Hayden Ballantyne.

The son of Yarradale Stud stallion Bradbury’s Luck won the Countrywide Insurance Brokers (1300m) at Northam on the eve of the Tokyo Olympics.  His sire is named after Steven Bradbury who caused one of the biggest…

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Breeders tap tremendous cross in WA

Westspeed breeders with a mare by Oratorio would be hard-pressed finding a better cross than I’m All The Talk at Darling View Thoroughbreds.

The nick has built a tremendous 88% winning strike-rate since Watch Me Dance swamped a Bunbury 2yo maiden on the Australian Day long-weekend in January 2020.  “Wow! …

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Spring signal from Gonnadancealot

Perth Magic Millions graduate Gonnadancealot will be set for the Group 1 VRC Oaks (2500m) following her victory in the Byerley Hcp (1800m) at Flemington.

Saturday’s result was a triumph for Ruby Racing & Breeding who sold the filly for $30,000 (as agent) in the Swan Valley last year.  She…

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New Broodmare Manager at Scenic Lodge

Scenic Lodge has announced Kelly Salgari will take on the role of Broodmare Manager after a successful stint looking after its racehorses while they were spelling at Muchea.

Salgari (pictured) has always had a love of horses and initially spent time working in the trotting industry before joining Scenic Lodge…

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East Coast beckons Baronova

Lynward Park homebred Baronova is destined for a transfer east after lifting the LR Belmont Classic (2200m) on Saturday.

The Fiorente filly overcame a setback at the top of the straight to make amends for an unlucky loss in the LR Belmont Oaks (2000m) a fortnight ago.  She had taken…

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Red Can Man Dux of WBA Class of 2018

Western Breeders Alliance is building a remarkable record with its graduates from the 2018 Perth Magic Millions Yearling Sale.

Red Can Man (Gingerbread Man) has been the flagbearer among 11 winners representing that consignment with earnings of $863k ahead of a Group 1 campaign in Melbourne.

Fituese (Deep Field) won a…

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