Trainer Darren McAuliffe has set his sights on a second WA Oaks victory, with quality filly Solaia bound for the Group 3 race next month.
Adam Fairey, a trainer and breaker based in Serpentine, has been disqualified for 18 months for a misconduct charge relating to an act of cruelty to a horse.
It is a long journey to and from Ascot, but devoted Collie-based trainer Raquel Williams always takes the task in her stride.
With champion jockey William Pike riding in Melbourne, Chris Parnham was offered the pick of Bob Peters’ five fillies in the Ascot 1000 Guineas on Saturday.
Star WA galloper Regal Power’s hopes of defending his $5 million All-Star Mile crown in Melbourne next month have been dashed by a low blood count and he will return home.
More than 120 entries have been received for the $500,000 Karrakatta Plate (1200m), $400,000 WATC Derby (2400m) and $250,000 WA Oaks (2400m) at Ascot’s autumn carnival.
Quality mare Miss Conteki ran the fastest 950m at Lark Hill barrier trials yesterday and trainer Simon Miller has chosen a race to further boost her first-up winning prospects.
Aided by a hot speed and rails-hugging ride by Jason Whiting, the David Harrison-trained sprinter stormed home from sixth on the turn to beat Western Temple ($31) by a half-head.
Celebrity Queen delivered Bob and Sandra an unprecedented fifth Group 1 triumph since August 1 when she won Saturday’s Oakleigh Plate in a dead-heat with the fellow WA-bred Portland Sky.
At an age when most pacers are retired, 12-year-old Dredlock Rockstar is on target for the $50,000 Bunbury Cup after bolting to victory in Friday night’s Slater Gartrell Pace at Gloucester Park.
From growing up in an African jungle to leading one of WA racing’s hottest stables, Roy Rogers is a unique character with an even more unique story.
Last Of The Line claimed the first of what could be many feature wins with a brilliant performance in the Listed Detonator Stakes at Ascot today.
Connections of WA mare Celebrity Queen and Portland Sky anxiously waited several minutes before the judge declared a dead-heat in the Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield.
Wayward five-year-old Wildwest was on his best behaviour when an impressive front running winner in the $50,000 Governor’s Cup (2130m) at Gloucester Park last night.
Jockey Jamie Kah is breaking down horse racing’s final barrier and is on the brink of being crowned the best in the business.
Star WA mare Arcadia Queen has topped voting for the $5 million All-Star Mile ahead of her return in today’s Group 1 Futurity Stakes at Caulfield.
A string of poorly-timed setbacks have held Cockney Crew back from racing since November 2019, but the long wait is over at Ascot today.
Magic Millions WA manager David Houston hailed the Perth yearling sale a big success after the annual auction wrapped up today.
The Darling View Thoroughbreds-bred colt fetched the top price of $325,000 on the opening day of the Magic Millions Perth yearling sale.
South West raiders will need to be at their very best to claim Saturday’s $100,000 Detonator Stakes (1800m) at Ascot.
Astute Boyanup trainer Michael Lane has no shortage of talent at his disposal, as he again continues to produce winners week-in, week-out.
Yarradale Stud’s Ron Sayers will donate 50 per cent of the proceeds of one of his yearlings at the Magic Millions Perth yearling sale, which starts today, to the Janine Chalwell Grant.
Steven Parnham hasn’t ridden since sustaining a broken collarbone, three broken ribs and a punctured lung in an horrific fall from Powerful at Ascot on November 18.
Classy three-year-old colt Gemma’s Son has drawn barrier one and Jason Brown will take over riding him in Sunday’s $130,000 Pinjarra Classic (1300m) at Pinjarra.
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