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Queen Alina in charge in Avon Valley

Queen Alina in charge in Avon Valley

Lynward Park homebred Queen Alina charged home to land the first-leg of a winning treble for Pearce Racing at Northam on Thursday. Facing the starter for just the third time with Joe Azzopardi steering, the lightly-raced daughter of Lynward Park sire Mahuta came from...

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WA Belter a Champion Australian 2YO Finalist

WA Belter a Champion Australian 2YO Finalist

WA-bred Group 1 winning filly Sheeza Belter is one the Finalists for Champion Australian 2YO at the Australian Racing Awards in Melbourne on Saturday evening. Sheeza Belter was a barnstorming winner of the RL Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m) at Pinjarra in February...

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Tiger on the Move for McCallum

Tiger on the Move for McCallum

Cam McCallum’s belief in Tiger Move epitomizes the old saying that hope springs eternal in racing. Tiger Move took 23 starts to break his duck in the Afgri Equipment Maiden (2220m) at Northam last Thursday.  It was a long time coming and there were 9 placings along...

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Safeguard shares lead for winners in WA

Safeguard shares lead for winners in WA

Mogumber Park champion Safeguard joined Patronize and Trade Fair (GB) on top of the WA sires’ table for winners with a Northam double on September 1. The trio have sired 7 individual winners one month into the new season.  Safeguard 3yo Leniency opened his account at...

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D-Day for Dawson Stud at Caulfield

D-Day for Dawson Stud at Caulfield

Belmont winners Fly Away Home and Titian Queen put the finishing touches on a winning month for Dawson Stud on Wednesday and that success can go to a whole new level at the Melbourne Spring Carnival starting on September 17. Dawson sold Fly Away Home as agent for...

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Talented Tempest set for Summer Stakes

Talented Tempest set for Summer Stakes

Talented Snippetson mare Vane Tempest will be set for a Summer Stakes campaign after completing a treble for Scenic Lodge at Belmont on Saturday. Vane Tempest is a homebred for Scenic Lodge founder David Smith and she signalled black-type is within reach winning the...

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No stopping new stable stayer at Belmont

No stopping new stable stayer at Belmont

Baldivis trainer Brian Kersley is tipping better wins are in store for his new stable acquisition Devonia following an authoritative victory at Belmont. The lightly-raced 4yo by My Admiration was always in control after pulling her way to the front in the TABtouch Hcp...

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Value the focus with Gingerbread Man

Value the focus with Gingerbread Man

Yarradale Stud is promoting Gingerbread Man as arguably the best-value stallion in Australia. At a $5,500 (inc GST) service fee, they’re on solid ground with his yearlings selling to $140,000 at the 2022 Perth Magic Millions.  Gingerbread Man is currently third on the...

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Class a factor for Universal Pleasure

Class a factor for Universal Pleasure

Trainer Stefan Vahala will only give Universal Pleasure a short spring campaign following her impressive first-up victory at Belmont. The Universal Ruler mare’s class was a factor in the Love The Bowlo Hcp (1000m).  She established a winning margin in the straight and...

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Sam’s super win at Moonee Valley

Sam’s super win at Moonee Valley

Sam’s Image went through a half-million dollars in prizemoney with an all-the-way victory in the Dr Sheahan Plate (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday. The All American sprinter (pictured) responded to a positive on-pace ride by leading apprentice Alana Kelly who was...

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Broome winner Chimes in for Roselee Park

Broome winner Chimes in for Roselee Park

Darryn Pateman has been making the annual trek to the Pearl Coast since 2009 so it was with a degree of delight and relief when his stayer Ombudsman won the $100,000 Broome Cup (2200m) on Saturday. “That’s my first Broome Cup and it’s a career highlight,” Pateman...

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Hallmark victory for Gin ‘N’ Swanic

Hallmark victory for Gin ‘N’ Swanic

Gingerbread Man gelding Gin ‘N’ Swanic gave trainer Mack Hall his first winner since taking out a license at Belmont on Wednesday. Gin ‘N’ Swanic came from last to win the Amelia Park Hcp (2200m) by almost four lengths after firming from $11 into $6.  “That’s unreal,”...

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