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2014 Roma Cup Return for Checkpoint

2014 Roma Cup Return for Checkpoint

Neville Parnham is confident his returning five-year-old Checkpoint can race competitively first-up in Saturday’s Roma Cup 2014 at Belmont Park Racecourse in Perth.

The Snitzel gelding hasn’t raced since early November last year and has been sidelined since with a sesamoid bone injury.

Lightly-raced for their age due to a number of setbacks, Checkpoint has won five of their 14 ...

Kerrific Railway Chance after 2013 RJ Peters Stakes Win

Kerrific Railway Chance after 2013 RJ Peters Stakes Win

Bunbury trainers Bruce Watkins and Gary Hitchcock look to have a genuine 2013 Railway Stakes chance in veteran galloper Kerrific who scored a narrow win in last Saturday’s $125,000 Group 3 R.J. Peters Stakes (1500m) at Ascot Racecourse.

Improving leaps and bounds on their first-up ninth in the Group 2 Lee Steere Stakes (1400m) the Blackfriars seven-year-old raced into ...

Rohan Among R.J. Peters Stakes 2013 Field

Rohan Among R.J. Peters Stakes 2013 Field

Top-rated local hope for the upcoming Group 1 Railway Stakes, Rohan will get their chance to secure a start in the Perth Summer Racing Carnival classic when they run in this Saturday’s 2013 R.J. Peters Stakes field.

One of two Group races on the Ascot program on the weekend, this year’s $125,000 Group 1 RJ Peters Stakes (1500m) ...

Playing God Tops 2013 Hyperion Stakes Field

Playing God Tops 2013 Hyperion Stakes Field

Dual Group 1 winning local champ Playing God lines-up in Saturday’s Hyperion Stakes 2013 at WA’s Belmont Racecourse looking to break a lengthy 18 month winning drought.

Playing God is the top rated horse in Saturday's 2013 Hyperion Stakes. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Set to run as Race 7 at 3:47pm (local time) this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Hyperion Stakes (1600m) ...

Jungle Mist Classic 2012 Final Field – Railway Stakes Day

Jungle Mist Classic 2012 Final Field – Railway Stakes Day

Perth’s richest race meeting, Railway Stakes Day, is set to run at Ascot Racecourse this Saturday and one of the early features on the program will be the 2012 Jungle Mist Classic for the fillies and mares.

This year’s $80,000 Listed Carlton Dry Jungle Mist Classic (1200m) has drawn a final field of 15 hopefuls and is due to ...