Ridden by Patrick Carbery, She’s Alight stormed home from near last to nail the hot favourite Son Of A God by a long head in the $100,000 feature at Ascot.
The $50,000 Bunbury Pacing Cup has been rescheduled to Friday, March 5 in a fixtures shuffle which will almost certainly guarantee a strong South-West autumn racing carnival atmosphere.
Queen Shenandoah will be set for feature events after toppling stablemate Thats Perfect to win last night’s $50,000 The West Australian Nights Of Thunder Final (1730m) at Gloucester Park.
After winning at Belmont Park and consistently racing well in town for trainer Jim Taylor, expectations for Lorentinio were reasonably high for his venture north.
Trainer David Harrison’s bid for a record fifth Magic Millions WA 2YO Classic will go on the line when he unveils Buster’s Force at Ascot tomorrow.
Spritely Star emerged as a candidate for the Group 3 WA Oaks after scoring an impressive win at Pinjarra, storming home to beat Lincoln’s Law in a 1413m maiden.
Prolific Group 1-winning jockey Brad Rawiller is hopeful of returning to the saddle earlier than first thought after receiving positive news on his long list of injuries.
Rogers, who trained six winners in a career-best effort at Albany on January 10, is confident the $380,000 stake-earner Luke’s Gold will show his best.
Racehorse owner Eddie Rigg will hire Tom Percy QC and an interstate turf photo finish expert to back his appeal against the judges’ decision on race two at Ascot last Saturday.
TICKETS will be released for one of the most anticipated Darwin Cup Carnivals at noon today, with the carnival returning to its full eight-day schedule.
Winterbottom Stakes runner-up Celebrity Queen has been entered in the $1.2 million VRC Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on March 6.
Quality sprinter Lockroy is on target for a feature event series after finishing strongly to win the fastest 1000m barrier trial at Belmont Park yesterday.
Quality WA filly Snickerdoodledandy has been transferred to the stable of champion trainer Peter Moody in Victoria.
Owner Eddie Rigg will make a formal complaint to Racing and Wagering WA over the result of a photo finish at Ascot on Saturday.
The West Australian’s racing writer Jay Rooney takes a look at two bargain buys who won at Ascot on Saturday and a former Victorian galloper’s comeback win at Mt Barker.
Trainer Ross Olivieri will take a three-pronged assault on Friday night’s Nights Of Thunder Final at Gloucester Park. Chris Voak will likely drive Thats Perfect.
AUTOCRATIC led all the way to give champion Darwin trainer Gary Clarke a win in the feature race-four $19,500 Darwin Racing Handicap (1200m) at Fannie Bay.
Quality mare Flirtini delivered trainer Simon Miller his fifth Miss Andretti Stakes victory, storming home to beat Carocapo in the Listed feature at Ascot.
A big weight swing on Indian Pacific and suitable conditions have boosted trainer Luke Fernie’s confidence in Mervyn in today’s Miss Andretti Stakes at Ascot.
Magnificent Storm notches his 11th straight win by winning the $50,000 4YO Championship (2130m) at Gloucester Park.
A TROUBLED member of one of the Territory’s most successful horse racing families has avoided jail after being convicted of an aggravated assault
The fall soured Brad Rawiller’s otherwise successful move to WA, which he will make permanent.
Burekup trainer Graham Yuill is arguably one of the hardest-working members of WA’s racing industry.
Jockey Brad Rawiller faces a lengthy stretch out of racing after he sustained a back fracture, a broken collarbone, rib fractures and a punctured lung when falling from Imprudent at Bunbury yesterday.
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