Xaaravid Wins 2010 Carbine Club of WA Stakes

On Saturday the George Daly-trained Xaaravid claimed victory in the first black-type race at Ascot’s Railway Stakes Day, beating their rivals in the $80,000 Listed Carbine Club of WA Stakes (1400m).

Four-year-old Xaar gelding Xaaravid was given the perfect ride from apprentice jockey Jarrad Noske, and after settling back early the pair were able to charge home late and score a half-length win over the Neville Parnham-trained Elliotto ($5) with $2.40 favourite Mabel Grace a further length and a half away for third.

Xaaravid, placegetter in this year’s Magic Millions Perth 3YO Trophy, has now won eight of their 25 career starts for $412,550 in prize money and could be targeted for the 2011 Railway Stakes.

This year’s Railway Stakes took centre stage on Saturday as the John Thompson-trained Gathering scored an upset win over local runners Famous Roman and Megatic.

The Perth Summer Racing Carnival action continues this Saturday November 27 with the running of the $750,000 Group 2 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m).

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2010 Carbine Club of WA Stakes Results & Finishing Order

Place Horse Jockey Trainer Margin SP
1 XAARAVID Jarrad Noske George Daly $9
2 ELLIOTTO Brad Parnham Neville Parnham 1/2 L $5
3 MABEL GRACE Alan Kennedy Adam Durrant 2 L $2.40
4 KENS DOUBLE Steven Parnham Neville Parnham 3 L $11
5 MEKONG MISS Takahide Ikenushi David Harrison 5 L $3.60
6 YABIGORSE Peter Knuckey Ben Pearce 6 1/4 L $26
7 DOYOUDARE Jason Whiting Alan MacPherson 10 3/4 L $14