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Kia Ora Koutou Primed for 2016 WATC Derby

Kia Ora Koutou Primed for 2016 WATC Derby

Leading Perth-based trainer Adam Durrant has been pleased with the progression made by Kia Ora Koutou this time, and is confident his stable star is primed for success in Saturday’s 2016 WATC Derby (2400m) at Ascot Racecourse. Resuming this time for a credible fifth in the Listed Lex Piper Stakes (1600m) on March 5th, Kia…

2016 WATC Derby Betting Tips

2016 WATC Derby Betting Tips

The feature race at Ascot Racecourse this weekend in Perth is the lucrative WATC Derby 2016 for the three-year-olds, betting tips and selections for the staying clash detailed below. Due to run as Ascot Race 7 as the penultimate event on the card, this season’s $400,000 Group 2 Schweppes W.A.T.C. Derby (2400m) features a final…

Kia Ora Kouta Tops 2016 WATC Derby Odds

Kia Ora Kouta Tops 2016 WATC Derby Odds

Adam Durrant’s Group 1 placed gelding Kia Ora Koutou has opened clear favourite in WATC Derby 2016 betting to return to the winners’ stall for the first time this year at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on Saturday. Third to Tarzino in last November’s Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington, the classy Blackfriars three-year-old has had…

2016 SA Derby Calls for Kia Ora Kouta

2016 SA Derby Calls for Kia Ora Kouta

Adam Durrant’s Victoria Derby placegetter from the spring Kia Ora Kouta will race for another Group 1 target in the SA Derby 2016 later this autumn with a run at Perth in this weekend’s $400,000 Group 2 WATC Derby (2400m). The three-year-old son of Blackfriars won his first four career starts in Western Australia before…

2016 WATC Derby Field: Kia Ora Kouta Draws Barrier 1

2016 WATC Derby Field: Kia Ora Kouta Draws Barrier 1

Adam Durrant’s consistent three-year-old Kia Ora Kouta is the big winner for Saturday’s WATC Derby 2016 at Ascot Racecourse drawing barrier one in the 12-horse field. A dozen young stayers make up the final field for this year’s $400,000 Group 2 W.A.T.C. Derby (2400m), including Blackfriars gelding Kia Ora Koutou chasing his fifth win from…

2016 Perth Cup Winner Delicacy Targets Australian Cup

2016 Perth Cup Winner Delicacy Targets Australian Cup

Class mare Delicacy set a new weight carrying record to take out the Perth Cup over the weekend with the 2016 Australian Cup in Melbourne this March a potential autumn target for the Bob Peters-owned mare. Continuing to raise the bar, the dual Group 1 winning Al Maher four-year-old headed an all Peters-raced trifecta in…

Perth Cup 2016 Betting Tips & Odds

Perth Cup 2016 Betting Tips & Odds

This Saturday, January 2, the Perth Summer Racing Carnival action continues at Ascot Racecourse with the 2016 Perth Cup – betting odds and tips for which are found below. Due to run as Ascot 8 at 5:05pm (WA time), this year’s $500,000 Group 2 G1X.Com.Au Perth Cup (2400m) field is at capacity and led by…

2016 Perth Cup Field & Barrier Draw

2016 Perth Cup Field & Barrier Draw

The Perth Cup 2016 kicks off Group 2 racing for another calendar year at Ascot Racecourse this Saturday with a capacity field of stayers facing off in the half-a-million-dollar showdown. Due to run as Ascot Race 8 at 5:05pm (local time), this summer’s $500,000 Group 2 G1X.Com.Au Perth Cup (2400m) has 16 confirmed starers plus…

Perth Cup Hope Neverland Leads 2015 ATA Stakes Field

Perth Cup Hope Neverland Leads 2015 ATA Stakes Field

This Wednesday a host of Perth Cup-bound stayers will have their final lead-up run into the January 2 feature at Ascot Racecourse in the ATA Stakes 2015 including odds-on favourite for the midweek clash Neverland. A five-time winner from eight starts at the track, the Grant Williams-trained Big Brown four-year-old mare Neverland is one of…

Delicacy Tops 2016 Perth Cup Weights

Delicacy Tops 2016 Perth Cup Weights

Grant Williams’ CB Cox Stakes winning mare Delicacy has unsurprisingly been allocated the 59kg top weight for the Perth Cup 2016 on January 2 at Ascot Racecourse, a weight no hose has carried to victory in the WA feature in over 100 years. The four-year-old daughter of Al Maher is a dual Group 1 winner…