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2017 Roma Cup Field & Odds: Top 4 Fight for Favouritism

2017 Roma Cup Field & Odds: Top 4 Fight for Favouritism

There are four horses battling for top spot in the Roma Cup 2017 betting markets for the Perth feature at Ascot Racecourse this weekend.

Set to run as Ascot Race 7 on Saturday, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 D’Orsongna Roma Cup (1200m) has attracted a capacity field of 16 hopefuls plus two emergencies.

Of those there are four that are ...

2017 WATC Derby Results: Gatting Beats Very Tempting

2017 WATC Derby Results: Gatting Beats Very Tempting

The boys fought back in the WATC Derby 2017 results at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday with Gatting beating home the Oaks winning filly Very Tempting to end the winning streak of the girls in the autumn classic.

WATC Derby winner Gatting could head to Adelaide for the 2017 SA Derby chasing the double achieved by Delicacy (pictured) in 2015. Photo: ...

WATC Derby 2017 Betting Update: Royal Star Scratched

WATC Derby 2017 Betting Update: Royal Star Scratched

All the rage Saturday racing-wise is on Winx in Sydney this afternoon, but over in Perth the 2017 WATC Derby betting markets have been shaken-up with the scratching of the favourite Royal Star.

Jockey Chris Parnham rides new 2017 WATC Derby betting favourite Very Tempting in the Group 2 in Perth on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

The gun Grant ...

Royal Star Leads 2017 WATC Derby Field & Odds

Royal Star Leads 2017 WATC Derby Field & Odds

The official WATC Derby 2017 field is out for the weekend’s Perth Group 2 featuring sixteen three-year-old stayers led in betting by the firm Grant & Alana Williams-trained favourite Royal Star.

Jockey Peter Hall (pictured on 2015 WATC Derby winner Delicacy) rides Final Salute in the Group 2 this weekend in Perth. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

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2017 WA Oaks Field & Betting: Royal Star Odds-On Favourite

2017 WA Oaks Field & Betting: Royal Star Odds-On Favourite

The Grant & Alana Williams-trained Royal Star remains the firming favourite in WA Oaks 2017 betting for this Saturday’s feature race at Ascot Racecourse.

With the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival action ramping up, this weekend race fans are treated to a smart field of nine three-year-old fillies facing off in the $250,000 Group 3 W.A. Oaks (2400m).

Heading ...

Cosmic Storm Tops 2016 La Trice Classic Field & Odds

Cosmic Storm Tops 2016 La Trice Classic Field & Odds

Grant & Alana Williams’ classy mare Cosmic Storm has opened the short-priced favourite to continue her stellar summer with success in the La Trice Classic 2016 field on Perth Cup Day.

Jockey Peter Hall (pictured aboard Delicacy) rides the defending champ Ideal Image in the La Trice Classic field 2016 on Saturday in Perth. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The ...

Perth Cup 2016 Betting Tips & Odds Update

Perth Cup 2016 Betting Tips & Odds Update

The feature of the New Year’s Eve racing action takes place in W.A. on Saturday with the 2016 Perth Cup, betting tips and the latest odds on the mile and a half showdown found below.

Jockey Chris Parnham rides Respondent in the 2016 Perth Cup field on Saturday in WA. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

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2016 Perth Cup Field & Barriers: Perfect Reflection in 6

2016 Perth Cup Field & Barriers: Perfect Reflection in 6

The Grant & Alana Williams-trainer top weight Perfect Reflection has drawn ideally with gate six in Saturday’s Perth Cup 2016 field at Ascot Racecourse.

Perfect Reflection chases a Perth Cup 2016 win in the footsteps of stablemate Delicacy (pictured) won won last season’s edition. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Headlining the New Year’s Eve racing action in W.A., this summer’s ...

Respondent Tops 2016 ATA Stakes Field & Weights

Respondent Tops 2016 ATA Stakes Field & Weights

The final Perth Cup lead-up runs at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday with the Fred Kersley-trained Respondent to carry top weight in the ATA Stakes 2016 field.

Perth jockey Peter Hall (pictured aboard Delicacy) rides Dark Alert in Saturday’s 2016 ATA Stakes at Ascot Racecourse. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Just nine stayers make-up final acceptances for this season’s $100,000 Listed ...

Perfect Reflection Tops 2016 Perth Cup Odds

Perfect Reflection Tops 2016 Perth Cup Odds

Last start CB Cox Stakes winning mare Perfect Reflection heads all-in Perth Cup 2016 odds despite her owner Bob Peters far from confirming a bid in the New Year’s Eve feature.

Reigning Perth Cup winner Delicacy was owner Bob Peters’ sixth champion in the Group 2 WA classic. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Grant & Alana Williams’ star More Than Ready ...