Trainer Rob Gulberti is surprised by Blackwater Bay’s short quote for Saturday’s Broome Cup (2200m) and rates dominant Port Hedland Cup victor Block Of Land as a big danger.
It’s been 35 years since Bruce Kay last tasted cup success, but Sheikh It will give the experienced trainer a shot at ending his drought in Broome’s biggest race on Saturday.
Gloucester Park Harness Racing chief executive Michael Radley said the redevelopment proposal will ensure the long-term future of harness racing at the 92-year-old track.
Quality mare Searchin’ Roc’s has been transferred to the Jim Taylor stable and will be set for the $1.5 million Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in November.
Leading Melbourne jockey Jye McNeil has been booked to ride WA stars Regal Power, Showmanship and Midnight Blue when they resume at Caulfield on Saturday.
Ginger Flyer overcame a slow start to score a second barnstorming win in as many weeks in the $100,000 Jockey Celebration Day Stakes (1400m) at Belmont Park on Saturday.
Blackfriars extended his record run by clinching the 2021-22 premiership with the winners of $4.57 million in prizemoney, headlined by Aquanita Stakes-Belmont Classic winner Black Fantasy.
In his first start for the new stable, Living The Dream burst into cup favouritism when winning the Metric Mile by more than two lengths for WA-based jockey Brad Rawiller.
Trainer Raquel Reid believes Eeyore Wayz poses a big threat to the three ahead of her in betting, led by quality mare Wilchino, but concedes a heavy track will be a query.
Queensland owner-breeders Gordon and Janise Shannon bought the daughter of Artie Schiller, who won six of 33 starts and more than $600,000 in prizemoney for Ascot trainer Simon Miller.
Plagued by a club foot and described as ‘the worst-named horse in the history of racing’, Etomorp has brought some joy to the lives of his connections after the devastating loss of one of their great mates.
Injury-riddled sprinter Resortman overcame a tough run to deliver leading jockey Chris Parnham back-to-back HG Bolton Sprint (1200m) victories at Belmont Park on Wednesday.
A renowned trainer of juveniles, Jordan had to wait until the last week of the racing season to end his drought when he produced The Great Hoya to win at Belmont Park on Wednesday.
Almost 12 months to the day since his mother died, Michael Ball savoured his biggest training success with an emotional hometown cup victory on Saturday.
Racing and Wagering WA chief steward Brad Lewis has defended his late decision to postpone Saturday’s Belmont Park meeting, saying two downpours of rain in the morning led to the track being unsafe for racing.
Chief steward Brad Lewis said the presence of surface water on several sections of the track prompted the decision, which was made less than 20 minutes before the first race was scheduled.
Trainer Michael Lane is concerned a wide draw and lack of speed could thwart his classy sprinter Resortman in Saturday’s Listed HG Bolton Sprint (1200m) at Belmont Park.
Two years after a catastrophic tendon injury, modest performer Apparition has defied the odds to make a stunning comeback to racing on Roebourne’s red dirt track.
Wet weather has forced quality mare Wilchino out of Saturday’s Bolton Sprint at Belmont Park, but mudlark Nerodio is back in contention for the Listed race after a change of plans.
Stefan Vahala is a part-time uni student, part-time warehouse worker, father of three kids and trainer of one of WA’s most exciting two-year-olds.
Black Fantasy held off a late surge from Flower In The Wind to claim the second leg of a feature double in the Listed Belmont Classic (2200m) on Saturday.
Capital Flight’s surge in form has caught Coreen Maynard by surprise as the pocket rocket chases a fourth consecutive victory at Belmont Park on Saturday.
The Caulfield stakes winner has returned from a spell in the care of Michael Grantham in his bid to return to racing for the first time since spring 2020.
Steven Parnham will ride for the first time since fracturing his collarbone in a race fall at Ascot in March when he jumps aboard two-year-old debutant Bustler and Guns Of Navarone.
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