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2014 WATC Derby Field & Betting Led by Ihtsahymn

2014 WATC Derby Field & Betting Led by Ihtsahymn

While the big three-year-olds’ feature of the weekend is Sydney’s Australian Derby, over in Perth another promising group of young stayers will face off in the 2014 WATC Derby including clear favourite Ihtsahymn.

Fred Kersley’s in-form grey Ihtiram gelding Ihtsahymn is one of 12 remaining hopes in this Saturday’s $400,000 Group 2 Schweppes W.A.T.C. Derby (2400m) at Ascot Racecourse following…

Hobart Jones Heads 2014 WA Sires’ Produce Stakes Field & Odds

Hobart Jones Heads 2014 WA Sires’ Produce Stakes Field & Odds

This weekend in Perth a double shot of Group racing action will take place at Ascot Racecourse including the WA Sires’ Produce Stakes 2014 where Karrakatta Plate winner Hobart Jones is the top fancy.

Running as Race 6 on Saturday, this year’s $200,000 Group 3 W.A. Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) field features 14 two-year-olds, including the Vernon Brockman-trained Hobart Jones….

Jezpark Heads 2014 Karrakatta Plate Field

Jezpark Heads 2014 Karrakatta Plate Field

Ted Martinovich’s flying young colt Jezpark heads a talented field of promising two-year-olds in the feature race at Ascot Racecourse in Perth this weekend, the Karrakatta Plate 2014.

Running as Race 7 at 4:25pm (local time), this year’s $500,000 Group 2 Karrakatta Plate (1200m) has drawn a capacity field of 16 starters.

One of those has already been scratched however,…

2014 WA Oaks Field Released

2014 WA Oaks Field Released

This weekend the Group 1 racing in Sydney may be taking centre stage but there is also some top action happening on the western coast of Australia with the WA Oaks 2014 at Ascot Racecourse in Perth.

One of two Group races on the program for Saturday, this year’s $250,000 Group 3 W.A. Oaks (2400m) has attracted a smart field…

2014 Scenic Blast Stakes To Run at Ascot Today

2014 Scenic Blast Stakes To Run at Ascot Today

The Listed Scenic Blast Stakes is set to run at Ascot Racecourse today January 13, 2014, after two failed attempts at running the race on the weekend.

Extreme heat in Perth forced organisers to transfer the original Saturday race day to Sunday in an effort to find cooler conditions.

However, another day of 40 degree C heat meant that the…

2014 Scenic Blast Stakes Transferred To Sunday Due To Extreme Heat

2014 Scenic Blast Stakes Transferred To Sunday Due To Extreme Heat

The Listed Scenic Blast Stakes at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse has been moved to this Sunday January 12, 2014.

The 2014 Scenic Blast Stakes was originally due to take place tomorrow, however, an extreme heat warning for the day has led organisers to change the date.

A total of nine horses will line up for the $100,000 Scenic Blast Stakes, including…

Elite Belle Salutes in 2014 La Trice Classic Results

Elite Belle Salutes in 2014 La Trice Classic Results

Grant Williams’ smart mare Elite Belle saluted for the punters on Perth Cup Day with a win in the La Trice Classic 2014 with Melbourne Cup winning hoop Damien Oliver aboard.

Back in his home town for the popular New Year’s Day meeting, Oliver completed a treble at the meet when guiding Elite Belle to victory in the $100,000 Listed…

Magnifisio Summer Scorcher 2014 Result

Magnifisio Summer Scorcher 2014 Result

Jim Taylor’s sprint specialist Magnifisio made it three on the trot this Perth Summer Racing Carnival with a New Year’s Day win in the 2014 Summer Scorcher at Ascot.

One of the major support races on the Perth Cup Day program, the $100,000 Listed Schweppes Summer Scorcher (1000m) was, in the end, an easy kill for Magnus mare Magnifisio.

The…

Black Tycoon Wins Perth Cup 2014 – Results

Black Tycoon Wins Perth Cup 2014 – Results

Veteran galloper Black Tycoon has defied their age to salute as the punters’ pick in the 2014 Perth Cup on New Year’s Day at Ascot Racecourse.

Justin Warwick’s rising nine-year-old Blackfriars gelding went out as the $5 top pick in Wednesday’s $500,000 Group 2 Golden River Developments Perth Cup (2400m) and held on in a narrow finish to take out…

Magnifisio Wins 2013 RS Crawford Stakes

Magnifisio Wins 2013 RS Crawford Stakes

Jim Taylor’s smart mare Magnifisio posted her second win in as many Saturday’s over the weekend with a good victory in the RS Crawford Stakes 2013 on CB Cox Stakes Day.

The Magnus four-year-old went out as the $3.20 favourite in this year’s $100,000 Listed R.S. Crawford Stakes (1000m) and was able to salute for the punters.

Backing up from…