Academus Eyes WA Guineas 2012 Win

November 19, 2012

deposit $100
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50
bet with


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

New customers only. Exc NSW, SA, WA & VIC. Turnover requirements apply. Promotional T&Cs apply & available on website. Is gambling a problem for you? Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit '

Academus Eyes WA Guineas 2012 Win

Leading Sydney trainer Peter Snowden is excited over the prospect of his smart three-year-old Academus who is ready to make their WA debut against their own kind in the 2012 WA Guineas at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse this Saturday.

Peter Snowden and Kerrin McEvoy

Peter Snowden and Kerrin McEvoy will partner up with Academus and Pinwheel in Perth on Saturday

Currently featuring a capacity field of 16 starters plus two emergencies, the $350,000 Group 2 WA Guineas (1600m) is one of three feature races on Railway Stakes Day.

Academus meanwhile is the only interstate raider in the mile classic, Sydney hoop Kerrin McEvoy travelling over for the ride where the Darley-owned youngster has drawn barrier seven – into six with emergencies out.

The WA Guineas will be Academus’ third run this time in, the consistent galloper searching for just their second win at career start number six.

After a strong winter campaign in Brisbane that produced three minor placings including their third to Sizzling in the Group 1 TJ Smith over the 1600m at Eagle Farm, Academus resumed with a big first-up win at Hawkesbury on October 18.

They were last seen running fourth to Eximius in the Listed Hilton Hotels Stakes (1400m), a performance that Snowden hopes they can improve on this weekend in the Guineas.

“It looks a nice race for him,” Snowden said.

“I know nothing about the form of his opposition but under the set weights he looks well in.”

Snowden reported that Academus and stablemate Pinwheel who travelled over for the $500,000 Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) had both made the trip without issue and would have their first hit-out at Ascot on Tuesday morning.

“From all reports both horses have settled in well, I’m heading over to Perth tomorrow morning and they’ll work on Tuesday,” Snowden said on Sunday.

Whether it is the WA Guineas, Winterbottom Stakes or the day’s marquee event the Railway Stakes you’re wanting to punt on have the Perth Summer Racing Carnival odds you’re after!

So sign-up with this 100 percent Australian owned and operated bookie today quoting the promo code BONUSBET to access the best horse racing markets and also enjoy a bonus bet valued up to $400 instantly credited into your new account!

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Winner

The well-supported, clear Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2018 favourite Written...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal for Magic Millions Sprint Winner Viddora

Young South Australian horseman Lloyd Kennewell has named Sydney’s 2018 The...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Horse Racing Today

2018 The Galaxy Final Field: J...

Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms...

Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms listed in 2018 Coolmore Classic nominations

Stablemates Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms are listed among the nominations...

2018 Adelaide Cup Results: Fan...

2018 Adelaide Cup Results: Fanatic wins for Walker and Lindsay Park

The Group 2 $400,000 Adelaide Cup over 3200m will be run at Morphettville in...

Fanatic Firm favourite in 2018...

Fanatic Firm favourite in 2018 Adelaide Cup betting

The Lindsay Park trained Fanatic is a firm favourite in the betting for...

2018 Super Saturday All Day Re...

2018 Super Saturday All Day Results at Flemington: Harlem scores upset win in Australian Cup

The Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and the Group 1 $1.5m...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field