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2015 Placid Ark Stakes Field, Betting Tips & Odds

2015 Placid Ark Stakes Field, Betting Tips & Odds

A smart field of three-year-old sprinters take to the Ascot track in Perth on the weekend on Railway Stakes Day for the Placid Ark Stakes 2015, betting tips and the latest odds found below. Set to run as Ascot Race 5 at 2:24pm (WA time), this year’s $100,000 Listed G1X.Com.Au Placid Ark Stakes (1200m) features…

2015 WA Guineas Aim for Fairetha Winner London Line

2015 WA Guineas Aim for Fairetha Winner London Line

Dan Morton’s in-form three-year-old London Line is likely to back-up with a return to Ascot Racecourse in a fortnight for the WA Guineas 2015 on the back of a win in the $100,000 Listed Fairetha Stakes (1400m) over the weekend. A son of top WA sire Blackfriars, London Line posted his fourth win at start…

Only Five in 2015 Prince Of Wales Stakes Field

Only Five in 2015 Prince Of Wales Stakes Field

Just five horses are accepted to face off in the Prince Of Wales Stakes 2015 field in Perth at Ascot Racecourse this Saturday, if the course can handle racing after last Saturday’s early call-off. Last weekend the newly-upgraded Ascot track was host to its first meeting since undergoing an upgrade, with two black-types scheduled to…

Morton Under No Illusions with Watermans Bay in Lightning Stakes 2015

Morton Under No Illusions with Watermans Bay in Lightning Stakes 2015

Perth horseman Dan Morton has confirmed he’s “under no illusions” when it comes to the chances of his WA raider Watermans Bay upsetting some of the country’s hottest sprinters in the 2015 Black Caviar Lightning takes in Melbourne on Saturday. While hopeful his Eternity Range six-year-old can be competitive in the $500,000 Group 1 Black…

Watermans Bay Targets 2015 Lightning Stakes

Watermans Bay Targets 2015 Lightning Stakes

Perth sprinter Watermans Bay is on target for a Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival raid with a trip across the country set for the Dan Morton-trained galloper including a run in the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2015 Saturday week. Ascot-based Morton, of Scenic Blast fame, named the $500,000 Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at…

2014 CB Cox Stakes Barrier Helps Ihtsahymn

2014 CB Cox Stakes Barrier Helps Ihtsahymn

Top Ascot horseman Fred Kersley is confident his defending champion Ihtsahymn can return to better form thanks to a nice barrier draw for his attempt at back-to-back CB Cox Stakes wins on the weekend at home. The four-year-old son of Ihtiram is one 14 gallopers making up the field for this year’s $250,000 Group 2…

Morton Dually Represented in CB Cox Stakes Field 2014

Morton Dually Represented in CB Cox Stakes Field 2014

Dan Morton is praying the form of his two 2014 C.B. Cox Stakes hopes for Saturday can improve when he saddles-up Red Blast and Strike The Stars from two wide alleys at Ascot Racecourse. The locally-based Morton has two shots at the $250,000 Group 2 C.B. Cox Stakes (2100m) trophy this Perth Summer Racing Carnival…

Morton Pleased with Winterbottom Stakes 2014 Hope

Morton Pleased with Winterbottom Stakes 2014 Hope

Local Perth trainer Dan Morton is happy to saddle-up recent stable acquisition Watermans Bay in Saturday’s 2014 Winterbottom Stakes with the horse in top condition following a stint in Melbourne. Melbourne Cup winning trainer Mark Kavanagh prepared the Eternity Range six-year-old for three unplaced runs in Victoria during the spring, the most recent of which…

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) –…

Hobart Jones Heads 2014 WA Sires’ Produce Stakes Field & Odds

Hobart Jones Heads 2014 WA Sires’ Produce Stakes Field & Odds

This weekend in Perth a double shot of Group racing action will take place at Ascot Racecourse including the WA Sires’ Produce Stakes 2014 where Karrakatta Plate winner Hobart Jones is the top fancy. Running as Race 6 on Saturday, this year’s $200,000 Group 3 W.A. Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) field features 14 two-year-olds, including…