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2014 Kingston Town Classic Nominations Feature Top Spring Runners

2014 Kingston Town Classic Nominations Feature Top Spring Runners

Nominations for some of the premier Perth Summer Racing Carnival races were taken on Monday, including the 2014 Kingston Town Classic.

Chris Waller’s Foreteller features among the 88-strong nominations for the Kingston Town Classic. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m), held on Saturday December 6th at Ascot Racecourse, is the second ...

2014 Winterbottom Stakes Nominations Feature Buffering

2014 Winterbottom Stakes Nominations Feature Buffering

The reigning champion Buffering could be Perth bound again next month having been nominated for a title defence in the Winterbottom Stakes 2014 at Ascot Racecourse.

Buffering won last year’s Winterbottom Stakes and is nominated to defend his title in Perth again in 2014. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Perth Racing closed nominations for a host of their summer racing ...

2014 Railway Stakes Nominations Feature Waller Duo

2014 Railway Stakes Nominations Feature Waller Duo

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller has two entries for one of the premier Perth races next month nominating for Foreteller and Moriarty in the Railway Stakes 2014.

Held at Ascot Racecourse on Super Saturday, November 22, this year’s $1 million Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) attracted a total of 67 nominees with entries closing for it, the Winterbottom ...

2014 Prince Of Wales Stakes – Final Field & Barrier Draw

2014 Prince Of Wales Stakes – Final Field & Barrier Draw

A final field of eight three-year-olds and up will contest the Group 3 Prince Of Wales Stakes (1200m) at Ascot Racecourse in Perth this Saturday.

Amorino leads the Prince Of Wales Stakes final field. Photo by Steve Hart.

While there are just eight runners on the field, the race will be anything but boring with three last-start winners lining up....

2014 Northerly Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

2014 Northerly Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

Racing fans in Perth will enjoy some black type racing this weekend, as the Group 3 Northerly Stakes (1400m) will run at Ascot Racecourse.

God Has Spoken, who missed out on the Peter Young Stakes to Fiorente (pictured) will contest the 2014 Northerly Stakes. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The final field & barrier draw was released Wednesday, ...

Mr Moet Gears Up For Goodwood Sprint Return

Mr Moet Gears Up For Goodwood Sprint Return

Mr Moet is set to return to racing off a lengthy spell in next month's Goodwood Sprint 2014. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Not having raced since December last year, Adam Durrant’s rising seven-year-old Mr Moet is gearing up for their long awaited return in the 2014 Goodwood Sprint next month.

The Mosayter six-year-old, winner of the Group 1 ...

Bel Sprinter to Target 2014 Winterbottom Stakes

Bel Sprinter to Target 2014 Winterbottom Stakes

The Winterbottom Stakes 2014 in Perth at the end of November has been named as the new season major for the Jason Warren-trained Bel Sprinter who is still in the paddock enjoying an extended spell.

International Group 1 performer Bel Sprinter will target the 2014 Winterbottom Stakes in Perth this November. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Bel Esprit gelding was ...

Ihtsahymn Skips Spring in Favour of 2014 Railway Stakes

Ihtsahymn Skips Spring in Favour of 2014 Railway Stakes

Fred Kersley’s Perth-based three-year-old Ihtsahymn will stay at home this coming spring – summer season and target the Railway Stakes 2014 over a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival raid.

A winner of seven of their 14 starts to date for over $1 million in prize money, the promising galloper certainly has the makings of a spring type to watch.

Kersley ...

Fancy Feet Walks Away With 2014 Strickland Stakes Win

Fancy Feet Walks Away With 2014 Strickland Stakes Win

Shane Quilty’s improving mare Fancy Feet enjoyed her breakthrough Black Type win over the weekend taking out the Strickland Stakes 2014 at Belmont Park Racecourse.

The Fath four-year-old handled a rise in class without issue, relishing a drop back in distance to win this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Strickland Stakes (2000m) under weight-for-age conditions over the boys.

Ridden ...

2015 Perth Cup Plans for Ora Dare

2015 Perth Cup Plans for Ora Dare

The Perth Cup 2015 on New Year’s Day at Ascot Racecourse is the major aim for the Adam Durrant-trained Ora Dare after they up-and-comer won at Belmont over the weekend.

Queensland Derby winner Sonntag could contest the 2015 Perth Cup on New Year's Day. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The Lark Hill-based Durrant took his record for the season to 68 ...