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Only 2 Eastern State Raiders Left for Kingston Town Classic

Only 2 Eastern State Raiders Left for Kingston Town Classic

Just two Eastern State raiders remain in the mix for the 2014 Kingston Town Classic on December 6 after a sizable contingent of interstate raiders travelled west for last weekend’s Railway Stakes Day in Perth.

Railway Stakes third placegetter Moriarty is one of two Eastern State horses staying in Perth for the 2014 Kingston Town Classic. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Group 3 Over Kingston Town for Black Heart Bart

Group 3 Over Kingston Town for Black Heart Bart

Lark Hill’s Vaughn Sigley is leaning towards the 2014 AJ Scahill Stakes on Kingston Town Classic Day Saturday week with his Railway Stakes Day winner Black Heart Bart over the meeting’s Group 1 over more distance.

Tommy Berry will ride Watermans Bay in the 2014 AJ Scahill Stakes on Kingston Town Classic Day. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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Rommel to Prove Himself in Kingston Town Classic 2014

Rommel to Prove Himself in Kingston Town Classic 2014

Top Perth horseman Neville Parnham is keen to back his WA Guineas winner Rommel up in Saturday week’s 2014 Kingston Town Classic where the three-year-old will be out to prove he’s as good as the stable’s former champion Playing God.

Romell is out to repeat the feats of dual Kingston Town Classic winner Playing God (pictured) this summer. Photo: ...

Melham to Ride Smokin’ Joey in Kingston Town Classic 2014

Melham to Ride Smokin’ Joey in Kingston Town Classic 2014

After a successful visit to Perth with a stakes win on Railway Stakes Day Victorian hoop Ben Melham is set to return to Ascot Racecourse Saturday week for a shot at the 2014 Kingston Town Classic with Smokin’ Joey.

Smokin’ Joey is likely to back-up in the 2014 Kingston Town Classic on December 6 with Ben Melham aboard again. ...

Elite Belle Leads 2014 Kingston Town Classic Odds

Elite Belle Leads 2014 Kingston Town Classic Odds

Grant Williams’ Railway Stakes winning mare Elite Belle has opened top of the futures markets for Saturday week’s Kingston Town Classic 2014 back at Ascot Racecourse.

Railway Stakes third placed Moriarty is one of the top fancies for Saturday week’s 2014 Kingston Town Classic. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The six-year-old daughter of Canny Lad is one of a bumper ...

Angelic Light Being Aimed Towards 2015 William Reid Stakes

Angelic Light Being Aimed Towards 2015 William Reid Stakes

Five-year-old Angelic Light was favourite to win the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday. Despite being given every chance in the race by hoop Damien Oliver, the mare could only manage a fifth placing in the race, running three lengths behind the winner Magnifisio.

Angelic Light will return to the Moonee Valley track in which ...

Disposition Could Bounce Back in Kingston Town Classic 2014

Disposition Could Bounce Back in Kingston Town Classic 2014

After the horse suffered his first career loss in the WA Guineas over the weekend owner Bob Peters said Disposition is still being considered for a shot at the 2014 Kingston Town Classic over more distance Saturday week.

The Grant Williams-trained Reset three-year-old went into the $400,000 Group 2 W.A. Guineas (1600m) at Ascot Racecourse as the even money ...

Parnham’s 2014 Kingston Town Classic Choice Pending

Parnham’s 2014 Kingston Town Classic Choice Pending

After riding two livewire chances for Saturday week’s Kingston Town Classic 2014 at Ascot Racecourse over the weekend jockey Steven Parnham has to make a choice on whether to ride this year’s WA Guineas winner Rommel or the defending champ Ihtsahymn in the December 6 showdown back at the track.

The next major of the Perth Summer Racing Carnival the ...

Melbourne Group 1s for Winterbottom Winner Magnifisio

Melbourne Group 1s for Winterbottom Winner Magnifisio

Bullsbrook trainer Jim Taylor is considering a trip east for the 2015 Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival for a shot at the Group 1 sprints with his Winterbottom Stakes winning mare Magnifisio.

Surviving a tense post-race protest in Saturday’s $750,000 Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse, the Magnus mare came away with her maiden elite level trophy....

Global Flirt Wins 2014 Tattersall’s Cup in Upset

Global Flirt Wins 2014 Tattersall’s Cup in Upset

After a top day’s racing in Perth for Railway Stakes Day, an upset in the last rounded out the meeting with $61 outsider Global Flirt taking out the Tattersall’s Cup 2014.

It was a big day for the locals at Ascot Racecourse with all of the day’s majors won by WA-trained gallopers including Justin Warwick’s Myalup-based veteran ...