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2016 AJ Scahill Stakes Field Features Chocolate Holic

2016 AJ Scahill Stakes Field Features Chocolate Holic

Grant & Alana Williams’ in-form galloper Chocolate Holic is one of just six horses accepted to face off in the AJ Scahill Stakes 2016 at Ascot Racecourse in Perth this weekend. The sole Group status race held around the country on Saturday, the $250,000 Group 3 A.J. Scahill Stakes (1400m) is set to run as…

Bass Strait Back to Best For 2016 Kingston Town Classic

Bass Strait Back to Best For 2016 Kingston Town Classic

Perth’s 13-time premiership winning trainer Neville Parnham is relieved his chance at a third Kingston Town Classic win on the weekend Bass Strait has returned to his best form ahead of the million dollar feature. Parnham celebrated back-to-back wins in the weight-for-age feature at Ascot Racecourse back in 2010-11 with his former stable star Playing…

Kingston Town Classic Field 2016: Three for Waller

Kingston Town Classic Field 2016: Three for Waller

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller launches a three-pronged attack on Saturday’s 2016 Kingston Town Classic field at Ascot Racecourse in Perth. Waller won the race two years ago with Moriarty (2014) and also took out last summer’s Railway Stakes with Good Project. Good Project ran second in the Railway Stakes over the mile on November…

2016 AJ Scahill Stakes Next for Chocolate Holic

2016 AJ Scahill Stakes Next for Chocolate Holic

Connections of the weekend’s Carbine Club of W.A. Stakes winner Chocolate Holic are looking at a next-up run in the AJ Scahill Stakes 2016 next month. The four-year-old son of top Perth sire Blackfriars produced a career best run under the guidance of former local hoop Damien Oliver to take out last Saturday’s $100,000 Listed…

Carbine Club of W.A. Stakes 2016 Betting Tips & Update

Carbine Club of W.A. Stakes 2016 Betting Tips & Update

A top line-up of middle distance sprinters face off in Perth’s 2016 Carbine Club of W.A. Stakes on Railway Stakes Day this weekend, betting tips and the latest odds for which are found below. There are a dozen horses in the mix for this season’s $100,000 Listed Carbine Club of W.A. Stakes (1400m) with the…

Bass Strait Heads 2016 Carbine Club of W.A. Stakes Field

Bass Strait Heads 2016 Carbine Club of W.A. Stakes Field

The Neville Parnham-trained Bass Strait jumps from barrier one wearing the No. 1 in the Carbine Club of W.A. Stakes 2016 field on Railway Stakes Day this weekend in Perth. One of the key support acts on the Ascot race card, this summer’s $100,000 Listed Carbine Club of W.A. Stakes (1400m) is set to run…

Easy 2015 CB Cox Stakes Win for Delicacy

Easy 2015 CB Cox Stakes Win for Delicacy

She was the odds-on favourite and didn’t disappoint, the Grant Williams-trained mare Delicacy securing her Perth Cup bid next month with an effortless win in the CB Cox Stakes 2015 at Ascot Racecourse over the weekend. A dual Group 1 winner in Morphettville as a three-year-old back in May, the now four-year-old daughter of Al…

2016 Australian Cup Aim for Rommel

2016 Australian Cup Aim for Rommel

Connections of the Neville Parnham-trained Perth galloper Rommel will bypass another summer run at home with the progressive four-year-old saving him for a Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival campaign targeting the Australian Cup 2016. The Commands stallion has had 14 runs to date for four wins, his winning form going up to 1600m. He is being…

2015 Railway Stakes Field Released

2015 Railway Stakes Field Released

The 2015 Railway Stakes field has been released and 15 horses are set to contest the Group 1 event that will be held at Ascot on Saturday. Black Heart Bart will carry the top weight of 58 kilograms in the Railway Stakes and he will have the chance to record his maiden win at the…

2015 Hyperion Stakes Betting Update and Tips

2015 Hyperion Stakes Betting Update and Tips

A talented field of nine has been confirmed for Saturday’s Group 3 Hyperion Stakes (1600m) at Belmont Racecourse, highlighted by the inclusion of some of Western Australia’s standout thoroughbreds and representing excellent value from a betting perspective. Fuchsia Bandana ($3.20) has returned to racing in typically competitive form this time and has maintained status as…