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God Has Spoken Cops 1kg Perth Cup 2011 Weight Penalty

God Has Spoken Cops 1kg Perth Cup 2011 Weight Penalty

Neville Parnham’s CB Cox Stakes winner from last weekend, God Has Spoken has received a one kilogram weight penalty for the 2011 Perth Cup on New Year’s Eve. The talented Blackfriars five-year-old is now set to carry a total of 54kg when they line up in the $400,000 Golden River Developments Perth Cup (2400m) on…

Perth Cup 2011 Odds Update – Kincaple New Favourite

Perth Cup 2011 Odds Update – Kincaple New Favourite

Following the weekend’s race results, Mark Reed’s progressive six-year-old Kincaple has been installed at the top of the 2011 Perth Cup odds, the local Ascot-based galloper having been well backed to take out the New Year’s Eve clash. Backing up from a last-start ninth when beaten four lengths by Playing God in the Group 1…

2011 Perth Cup Hopes Race in WA St Leger Field

2011 Perth Cup Hopes Race in WA St Leger Field

A field featuring many of WA’s most exciting stayers will have their final Perth Cup 2011 lead-up runs this Saturday in the $80,000 Listed WA St Leger (2100m) at Ascot Racecourse. To wear the No. 1 saddlecloth in the 2011 WA St Leger field of 12 is the Trevor Andrews-trained Veracious, the Systematic four-year-old seeking…

Parnham Speaks to God Ahead of CB Cox Stakes 2011

Parnham Speaks to God Ahead of CB Cox Stakes 2011

They may be a $21 outsider in the markets for Saturday’s 2011 CB Cox Stakes at Ascot, but Neville Parnham is hoping to pull off another remarkable training achievement and win the feature with God Has Spoken, boosting their Perth Cup bid for New Year’s Eve. Only a fortnight ago Parnham prepared Playing God to…

Moody’s Perth Cup 2011 Bid on the Line at Flemington

Moody’s Perth Cup 2011 Bid on the Line at Flemington

Leading Melbourne-based trainer Peter Moody will make a decision on whether to head over to WA for New Year’s Eve’s 2011 Perth Cup with his progressive four-year-old Elusive King following their Saturday race assignment at Flemington. A winner of two of their 13 starts to date, including their three length romp over The Big Steel…

Ranger’s 2011 Perth Cup Start Hangs on CB Cox Stakes

Ranger’s 2011 Perth Cup Start Hangs on CB Cox Stakes

Early Perth Cup 2011 betting favourite Ranger will need to prove he is ready for another shot at the testing 2400 metre clash by putting in a strong performance in this Saturday’s CB Cox Stakes at Ascot. Grant Williams’ Testa Rossa gelding Ranger has seen the 2400 metres just once before when finishing eight lengths…

Ranger Tops Perth Cup 2011 Weights

Ranger Tops Perth Cup 2011 Weights

Grant Williams’ in-form galloper Ranger has been the heaviest handicapped hopeful in the 2011 Perth Cup weights which were released on Tuesday ahead of the New Year’s Eve clash. Early favourite to snare the $400,000 Group 2 Golden River Developments Perth Cup (2400m) at Ascot on December 31, Ranger is paying $4.60 in the markets…

Staeck Back for 2011 CB Cox Stakes Day

Staeck Back for 2011 CB Cox Stakes Day

One of WA’s best hoops Daniel Staeck is scheduled to return to riding in time for Ascot’s CB Cox Stakes Day 2011 this Saturday after an injury-enforced stint on the sidelines. Breaking four ribs and puncturing a lung during trackwork back in October, Staeck is now ready to return to the big race arena on…

CB Cox Stakes 2011 Field & Barrier Draw

CB Cox Stakes 2011 Field & Barrier Draw

The latest Group race clash of the Festival of Perth Racing, and a crucial lead-up race to the highly-anticipated Perth Cup on New Year’s Eve, is the 2011 CB Cox Stakes running at Ascot Racecourse this Saturday. Acceptances for the $225,000 LD Total C.B. Cox Stakes (2100m) were taken on Tuesday revealing a 14 horse…

2011 Lee Steere Classic Odds & Betting

2011 Lee Steere Classic Odds & Betting

A crack field of three-year-olds are set to face off in the Lee Steere Classic 2011 at Ascot this Saturday, the latest Perth Summer Racing Carnival Group showdown, and despite a last-start defeat Simon Miller’s promising filly Night War has opened favourite again. One of 11 hopefuls making up the field for this year’s $125,000…