Pounamu Scores Upset Kingston Town Classic Win

Muchea-based WA horseman Alan Mathews scored the upset of the day at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday with his always honest grey Pounamu heading an all-local trifecta in the Group 1 $1 million Magic Millions Kingston Town Classic (1800m). Black…

Trap For Fools can enhance Perth Cup chances in G.A. Towton Cup

In-form stayer Trap For Fools can enhance his chances for the Perth Cup when he chases his fifth win on the trot in the Listed $100,000 G.A. Towton Cup (2200m) at Ascot on Saturday. Damien Oliver, above, rides Falcon Crest in the G.A. Towton…

Wide barrier hampers All Our Roads’ chances in Kingston Town Classic

Melbourne based Kiwi jockey Michael Walker admits that All Our Roads’ chances took a backward step when he drew barrier fourteen in Saturday’s Group 1 $1m Magic Millions-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth. All Our Roads,…

Great Shot to use same tactics in 2017 Kingston Town Classic

Local hero Great Shot will be allowed to use similar front running tactics in a bid to win back to back Group 1 races when he lines up in the Group 1 $1m Magic Millions-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday. Black Heart…

Parnham gives Achernar Star Lightweight chance in 2017 Kingston Town Classic

Talented young jockey Chris Parnham has to shed several kilos to partner lightweight chance Achernar Star in the Group 1 $1m Magic Millions-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday. Chris Parnham, above, is on a strict diet…

Gollan pair out of luck in Brisbane Handicap barrier draw

Trainer Tony Gollan’s two runners, Frespanol and Brazen Moss, were both out of luck at the barrier draw for the Listed $100,000 Brisbane Handicap (1600m) at Doomben on Saturday. Frespanol, above, has drawn a wide barrier in the Brisbane…

Egyptian Symbol to make her mark at Magic Millions Carnival

Smart mare Egyptian Symbol will return to the Gold Coast in January for the third time in search of a win over the rich 2018 Magic Millions Carnival. Egyptian Symbol, above, has earned a trip back to the Gold Coast for the 2018 Magic Millions…

Oncidium Ruler draws perfect barrier in 2017 Pakenham Cup

Talented young rider Beau Mertens considers barrier six as the perfect draw for Oncidium Ruler in the Listed $250,000 Pakenham Cup (2500m) at racing.com Park at Pakenham on Saturday. Oncidium Ruler, above, has drawn barrier six in the Pakenham…

It’s Somewhat is set to peak for 2017 Kingston Town Classic

Doncaster Mile winner It’s Somewhat has been set to peak for Saturday’s Group 1 $1m Magic Millions-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth. It’s Somewhat, above, has been set to peak for the Kingston Town Classic at…

Jungle Edge draws the inside barrier in Pakenham Handicap

Noted mudlark Jungle Edge has drawn the inside barrier in the $100,000 Stabil-Lime Group Handicap (1200m) at Racing.com Park at Pakenham on Saturday. Jungle Edge has drawn barrier one in the Stabil-Lime Group Handicap at Pakenham. Photo by Steve…

Collett to ride Crack Me Up in Villiers Stakes

Sydney jockey Jason Collett will be the new rider for Crack Me Up in the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on December 16. Jockey Jason Collett, above, will ride Crack Me Up in the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve…

Pretty Fast accelerates towards $500,000 bonus with Mode Plate win

Sydney filly Pretty Fast has accelerated her chances of winning a $500,000 Summer Crown bonus with her win in the Listed $100,000 Mode Plate (1200m) at Doomben last Saturday. Jockey Damian Browne, above, steered Pretty Fast to win the Mode Plate…

It’s Somewhat draws wide in 2017 Kingston Town Classic

The Godolphin camp is not too concerned that It’s Somewhat has drawn towards the outside of the field in the Group 1 $1m Magic Millions-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday. It’s Somewhat, above, has drawn…

Inside barrier gives Black Heart Bart great chance to win 6th G1 in Kingston Town Classic

Jockey Brad Rawiller said that the inside barrier in Saturday’s Group 1 $1m Magic Millions-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth will give Black Heart Bart a great chance to claim his sixth Group 1 win. Brad Rawiller, above,…

McGillivray to forego ride on Crack Me Up in Villiers Stakes

In-form jockey Matt McGillivray is happy to forego the ride on Crack Me Up in the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday week even if the pair combine for another win at Doomben this weekend. Matt McGillivray will ride…

Black Heart Bart draws the rails in 2017 Kingston Town Classic

Black Heart Bart remains the clear cut favourite after drawing the rails in the Group 1 $1m Magic Millions-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday. Black Heart Bart, above, has drawn the the rails in the 2017 Kingston Town…

Boom Chicka Boom on trial for Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

A win by Boom Chicka Boom in Saturday’s 3yo BenchMark 70 Handicap (1000m) at Racing.com Park at Pakenham will see the All Too Hard colt head to the Gold Coast for the $2m Magic Millions 3yo Guineas (1400m) on January 13. All Too Hard,…

Terang Double

Wilde Racing enjoyed a successful day at Terang races yesterday bringing home two winners, a third and a fourth from their 4 starters. Dash Of Pash (pictured) returned to the races in great order to get her maiden win on the board.It was a great…

Black Heart Bart fit and well for 2017 Kingston Town Classic

Favourite Black Heart Bart has recovered from troublesome feet problems and is ready to claim another Group 1 trophy in the $1m Magic Millions-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday. Black Heart Bart, above, will strip fit…

Pierata on target for $500,000 bonus with Winning Rupert Plate win

Sydney three year old Pierata is on target to collect a $500,000 bonus after winning the first leg of the Queensland Summer 3yo Crown bonus series, the $100,000 Winning Rupert Plate (1200m) at Doomben last Saturday. Melbourne Cup winning jockey…

State Solicitor under review after Winterbottom Stakes failure

The bubble well and truly burst for boom Perth sprinter State Solicitor who missed a place in last Saturday’s Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot. Viddora, above, was the winner of the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot.…