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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…

Magnifisio Leads All-Perth 2014 Winterbottom Stakes Trifecta

Magnifisio Leads All-Perth 2014 Winterbottom Stakes Trifecta

Considered the best of the western state hopes, the Jim Taylor-trained mare Magnifisio proved she could match it with the eastern state raiders too beating home two fellow locals in an all-Perth Winterbottom Stakes 2014 trifecta. The interstate raiders dominated betting for this year’s $750,000 Group 1 Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot Racecourse…

Oliver to Ride Angelic Light in Winterbottom Stakes 2014

Oliver to Ride Angelic Light in Winterbottom Stakes 2014

Champion jockey Damien Oliver retains the ride on flying mare Angelic Light when she looks to break her Group 1 maiden in Perth’s 2014 Winterbottom Stakes on November 22. Oliver rode the Robbie Griffiths-trained daughter of Holy Roman Emperor last time out on October 24 under the lights at Moonee Valley where she ran a…

Taylor Could Rely on Magnifisio in Winterbottom Stakes 2014

Taylor Could Rely on Magnifisio in Winterbottom Stakes 2014

Top Perth horseman Jim Taylor’s stable ace Barakey may only be a 50-50 chance of running in Saturday week’s 2014 Winterbottom Stakes, but he still could have a strong chance in the classic with Magnifisio stepping up. A virus has thrown the Perth Summer Racing Carnival plans of seven-year-old Barakey into disarray, the 2012 Winterbottom…

Angelic Light Leads 2014 Winterbottom Stakes Odds

Angelic Light Leads 2014 Winterbottom Stakes Odds

Robbie Griffith’s Cranbourne-based mare Angelic Light is dominating the futures Winterbottom Stakes 2014 odds for Saturday week’s Perth clash following her strong form in Melbourne this spring. The five-year-old daughter of Holy Roman Emperor is one of an original 53 early entries taken for this year’s $750,000 Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m), the Perth Summer…

No Winterbottom Stakes 2014 for Injured Smoko

No Winterbottom Stakes 2014 for Injured Smoko

Ross & Clint Price’s consistent sprinter Smoko has been ruled out of the 2014 Winterbottom Stakes with injury and will spend at least three months on the sidelines. The Snitzel five-year-old has a suspensory ligament injury that Perth Racing stewards were informed of from the horse’s Bunbury-based trainers on Saturday. Last seen running a disappointing…

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. Perth Racing closed nominations for a host of their summer racing carnival majors on Monday including those for one of the two Group 1s run on Super Saturday, November…

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. While there are just eight runners on the field, the race will be anything but boring with three last-start winners lining up. Trainer Grant Williams is dually represented by Amorino…

Smoko Dominates 2014 Goodwood Sprint Odds

Smoko Dominates 2014 Goodwood Sprint Odds

Ross & Clint Price’s last start Belmont Newmarket winner Smoko has opened odds-on favourite to add to his commanding career record with another victory this weekend in the Goodwood Sprint 2014 at Belmont Park. The Snitzel five-year-old is one of just six hopefuls making up the field for Saturday’s $100,000 Listed Goodwood Sprint (1300m) –…

Smoko Set for Goodwood Sprint 2014 Showdown

Smoko Set for Goodwood Sprint 2014 Showdown

Ross & Clint Price’s stable star Smoko enjoyed a nice gallop at home at Bunbury on Wednesday ahead of the super consistent sprinter’s clash with Group 1 winner Barakey in the 2014 Goodwood Sprint this weekend. Jim Taylor’s 2012 Winterbottom Stakes winner Barakey returns to racing this weekend off a nine month hiatus looking for…