News About 2012 Perth Summer Racing Carnival

2014 Festival Stakes Betting Tips

2014 Festival Stakes Betting Tips

The Listed Festival Stakes (1500m) is one of three black-type races running at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. There are 14 talented middle distance runners taking the field, with betting tips set out below. Five of those 14 are offering single figure odds in the betting market at , led by Sir Moments at $4.40. The…

Cantonese Arrives in WA for Perth Cup 2013 Bid

Cantonese Arrives in WA for Perth Cup 2013 Bid

After sweating on getting a suitable flight from Sydney to Perth, Warwick Farm-based trainer Bjorn Baker can now look forward to 2013 Perth Cup Day with his interstate visitor Cantonese having arrived in WA on Friday morning ahead of their raid on the summer’s most popular race. “He’s in Perth now and appears to have…

2012 R.S. Crawford Stakes Field & Barriers – CB Cox Stakes Day

2012 R.S. Crawford Stakes Field & Barriers – CB Cox Stakes Day

The action of the Perth Summer Racing Carnival continues at Ascot Racecourse this Saturday with a crack eight-race program set to run featuring four black type features for CB Cox Stakes Day including the R.S. Crawford Stakes 2012. Due to jump at 2:55pm (AEST) as Ascot Race 4, the $80,000 Listed R.S. Crawford Stakes (1000m)…

O’Donnell Picks Up 2012 CB Cox Stakes Ride on Chester Road

O’Donnell Picks Up 2012 CB Cox Stakes Ride on Chester Road

In what will be his first day back riding following a suspension, top Perth jockey Shaun O’Donnell has picked up the key ride of Chester Road in the Group 2 2012 CB Cox Stakes (2100m) at Ascot on Saturday. Connections of Chester Road, the early favourite for the Perth Cup which will take place on…

Starstruck Stakes 2012 – Final Field Annoucned

Starstruck Stakes 2012 – Final Field Annoucned

The 2012 Perth Summer Racing Carnival action continues at Ascot this weekend and one of the card highlights is the Listed 2012 Starstruck Classic (1600m). The fillies and mares’ event will see a capacity field line up, with 16 horses plus two emergencies announced to contest the $80,000 race. Among the top chances is lightly-raced…

Doctor Fremantle’s Perth Cup 2013 Operation

Doctor Fremantle’s Perth Cup 2013 Operation

One of four interstate entries for the 2013 Perth Cup on January 1, former European galloper Doctor Fremantle will be out to break a lengthy three year winning drought when they run at Flemington this weekend in the lead-up to their trip west. Currently prepared by Mornington horseman Sam Pritchard-Gordon the eight-year-old Sadler’s Wells stallion…

Miller’s Three Horse Assault on Lee Steere Classic 2012

Miller’s Three Horse Assault on Lee Steere Classic 2012

Local Ascot trainer Simon A Miller is preparing to saddle-up three livewire chances in the diminutive five-horse 2012 Lee Steere Classic field at his home track this Saturday, his favourite of which is last start winner Miss Bux. Running as Ascot Race 3 at 2:15pm (local time) the $125,000 Group 3 Sir Ernest Lee-Steere Classic…

Full Reign Ready for 2013 Perth Cup Challenge

Full Reign Ready for 2013 Perth Cup Challenge

They may be well down the ante-post markets for the Perth Cup 2013 on New Year’s Day but the Peter & Matthew Giadresco-trained Full Reign is ready for the challenge according to connections. The Blackfriars four-year-old is one of 32 stayers making up the early entries for the $500,000 Group 2 Golden River Developments Perth…

Macedonian Represents Moody in Perth Cup 2013

Macedonian Represents Moody in Perth Cup 2013

Victoria’s leading trainer Peter Moody has nominated for his veteran Zabeel seven-year-old Macedonian in the 2013 Perth Cup, the talented stayer adding another dimension to the New Year’s Day feature on January 1. Of the 32 nominations for the $500,000 Group 1 Golden River Developments Perth Cup (2400m) this year four were interstate raiders including…

Mr Moet & Playing God to Top 2013 Perth Cup Weights

Mr Moet & Playing God to Top 2013 Perth Cup Weights

Following the release of the Perth Cup 2013 nominations, RWWA racing manger and chief handicapper David Hunter has indicated that local Group 1 champions Mr Moet and Playing God would top the weights for the New Year’s Day classic. Running at Ascot Racecourse on January 1, 2013, the $500,000 Group 2 Golden River Developments Perth…