Blackfriars in Line for first Bunbury Cup

Cyclonical posted the sixth win in seven days for Scenic Lodge champion Blackfriars with a fighting victory in the Waratah Fencing Maiden (1000m) at Mt Barker on Friday.

The Scenic Lodge champion kick-started this week’s streak with Last Of The Line in the LR Detonator Stakes (1800m) at Ascot last…

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Patience pays off with Indominus

Indominus has been a frustrating conveyance for connections but he began repaying their patience in the Schweppes Hcp (1800m) at Ascot on Wednesday.

The lightly-raced son of Playing God started a $2.15 favourite despite an extended spell in the doldrums since a Northam maiden win in November 2018.  He cornered…

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Breeders Love Sale sequel at Pinjarra

WA breeders continued their winning sequel to the Magic Millions Yearling Sale at the Pinjarra Classic meeting on Sunday.

Westbury Park owner Phil Ibbotson bred and sold Cryptic Love to win the LR Pinjarra Classic (1300m) in blanket finish from Western Temple (Dream Ahead) and Son Of A God (Playing…

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Breeders back in Line at Ascot

WA breeders were back in the business of winning races on the weekend following a record-breaking Magic Millions Yearling Sale in the Swan Valley.

Saturday’s Ascot card was headlined by Last Of The Line’s determined victory in the LR Detonator Stakes (1800m).  He’s a son of Blackfriars and is the…

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Record-breaking Book 2 colt by Rommel

A colt by exciting young local sire Rommel has smashed the Book 2 sale record at the Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale in the Swan Valley when selling for $180,000.

A full brother to this season’s Perth performed juvenile Pixie Chix, the colt was snapped up by champion local trainer…

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Russian Revolution colt tops Day 1 at Magic Millions

A member of the first crop of young sire Russian Revolution topped Day 1 of the 2021 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale when selling for $325,000.

Leading local trainer Simon Miller snared Thursday’s top seller after a fierce bidding battle at the Swan Valley complex.  The colt is the seventh…

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Yarradale focused on Perth Magic Millions

Monster bushfires in the Perth hills which destroyed more than 80 properties earlier this month came perilously close to endangering Yarradale Stud.

Ron Sayers’ Yarradale Stud is located on the Darling Scarp and 15 minutes from the Magic Millions sales complex in the Swan Valley, which provided a safe haven…

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Positive mood for Perth Magic Millions

A positive mood prevails around the Swan Valley sale-grounds on the eve of Perth’s Magic Millions Yearling Sale.

Western Australia’s economy has been spared the worst of COVID-19 and vendors are quietly confident local owners and trainers plus online trade will help fill the void left by a restricted on-site…

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Winning Spin for Snippetson

Snippetson 2yo Spin The Knife flew under the radar for an unexpected victory in the TABtouch Plate (1100m) at Ascot on Saturday.

The good-looking chestnut was appearing for the first time in public and went out an unwanted $41 longshot.  Trainer Luke Fernie admitted he wasn’t very optimistic and would…

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Pinhookers target Playing God

Playing God has landed a combination counter-punch of stakes winners ahead of the Perth Magic Millions Yearling Sale this Thursday and Friday.

The Darling View Thoroughbreds sire was laid low by colon surgery in November but that’s been alleviated to a degree by his rising star Ex Sport Man and…

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