News About Dion Luciani

Akhedasset Scores 2015 Prince Of Wales Stakes Upset

Akhedasset Scores 2015 Prince Of Wales Stakes Upset

A diminutive field helped local Ascot-based horseman Dion Luciani score an Group 3 upset in Perth over the weekend with his veteran sprinter Akhedasset beating home Vaughn Sigley’s short priced stars in the Saturday showdown. A lead-up to the bigger and richer features of the upcoming 2015-16 Perth Summer Racing Carnival, this season’s weight-for-age $150,000…

2014 Aquanita Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw – Tonto in 3

2014 Aquanita Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw – Tonto in 3

A final field of 12 middle distance runners will tackle the Listed Aquanita Stakes (1800m) at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday after Darren Mcauliffe failed to accept with Military Ruler. Of the twelve confirmed three-year-olds running, Lou Luciani’s Tonto continues to lead after drawing barrier three with Jason Whiting to ride. Tonto will carry 57.5kg in…

2014 Sir Ernest Lee Steere Classic Nominations Released

2014 Sir Ernest Lee Steere Classic Nominations Released

The Sir Ernest Lee Steere Classic (1400m) is one of three Group Three races running at Ascot Racecourse this Saturday, in support of the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m). 12 three-year-olds have been nominated for the supporting Classic, headlined by the Vernon Brockman-trained Hobart Jones. The colt has won three of his eight career…

Belmont Oaks 2013 Jockeys Take Shape

Belmont Oaks 2013 Jockeys Take Shape

Which hoops will be aboard which fillies in Saturday’s 2013 Belmont Oaks in WA is beginning to take shape with likely favourite Summah’s Touch to be ridden by apprentice jockey Ben Paterson. While the official field for the $80,000 Listed Belmont Oaks (2000m) is still pending, trainers of the major players in the winter classic…

Lethal Jones Ready to Strike in 2012 SA Derby

Lethal Jones Ready to Strike in 2012 SA Derby

This Saturday two Perth raiders will take on a field of local and other interstate hopefuls in the South Australian Derby 2012 at Morphettville, one of which is the Lou & Dion Luciani-trained Lethal Jones. The $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) originally featured 16 starters and four emergencies but the early scratching of the Robert…