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2017 Belmont Classic Tips & Betting Preview

2017 Belmont Classic Tips & Betting Preview

Thirteen three-year-olds have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Listed Belmont Classic (2200m) in Perth; offering punters terrific value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Reigning WA Derby winner Gatting remains a clear and justifiably $1.85 favourite in 2017 Belmont Classic betting markets at , ahead…

2017 WATC Derby Results: Gatting Beats Very Tempting

2017 WATC Derby Results: Gatting Beats Very Tempting

The boys fought back in the WATC Derby 2017 results at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday with Gatting beating home the Oaks winning filly Very Tempting to end the winning streak of the girls in the autumn classic. The past two years have seen the Grant Williams-trained Delicacy (2015) and Arcadia Dream (2016) beat home the…

2017 WATC Derby Betting Update: Royal Star Favourite

2017 WATC Derby Betting Update: Royal Star Favourite

Class filly Royal Star is current favourite in pre-field WATC Derby 2017 betting to beat home the boys in the Group 2 at Ascot Racecourse in Perth this weekend. Sydney may be host to the weekend’s best racing with Winx running in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick, but Perth racing fans are also treated…

2016 Kingston Town Classic Form Guide & Preview

2016 Kingston Town Classic Form Guide & Preview

The final Group 1 race of 2016 takes place at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on the weekend and below is our exclusive Kingston Town Classic form guide preview and betting analysis. Running as Ascot Race 8 at 5:00pm (W.A. time), this year’s $1 million Group 1 Peters Investments Kingston Town Classic (1800m) features 16 hopefuls. Markets…

2016 Railway Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Railway Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Group 1 racing action of the Perth Summer Racing Carnival kicks off on Saturday with the Railway Stakes 2016, a full form guide and betting preview for the mile classic found below. Due to run as Ascot Race 8 at 5:00pm (WA time) as the penultimate event on the card, this season’s $1 million…

Heart Starter “The One” in 2016 Railway Stakes

Heart Starter “The One” in 2016 Railway Stakes

Of his five runners in Saturday’s Railway Stakes 2016 field at Ascot Racecourse owner Bob Peters believes the rails-drawn Heart Starter could be “the one” to win. The shortest-priced of Peters’ five strong contingent in the $1 million Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) in Perth this summer is Group 1 winning mare Perfect Reflection. Winner…

2016 Railway Stakes Weight Worry for Perfect Reflection

2016 Railway Stakes Weight Worry for Perfect Reflection

Prolific W.A. owner breeder Bob Peters has concerns over the weight his mare Perfect Reflection is allocated to carry as she shoots for a second career Group 1 win in Saturday’s Railway Stakes 2016. The bookmakers are taking no chances with the classy daughter of More Than Ready, the four-year-old sitting top of the early…

2016 Railway Stakes Barrier Draw: Perfect Reflection in 2

2016 Railway Stakes Barrier Draw: Perfect Reflection in 2

The Grant & Alana Williams-trained Perfect Reflection has come up trumps drawing ideally in barrier two for Saturday’s Railway Stakes 2016. The Railway Stakes barrier draw for the mile classic running at Ascot Racecourse on the weekend was conducted by Perth Racing on Tuesday afternoon. A big winner who is firming in markets at to…

Latest 2016 Railway Stakes Nominations & Weights

Latest 2016 Railway Stakes Nominations & Weights

After Perth Racing received over 80 original entries for the Railway Stakes 2016, nominations for this Saturday’s Group 1 Ascot Racecourse feature are down to 21 hopeful milers. The first of the Perth Summer Racing Carnival elite levels takes place on the weekend with pre-field betting already open at on the $1 million Group 1…

2016 Kingston Town Classic Target for Samovare

2016 Kingston Town Classic Target for Samovare

Impressive weekend Ascot winner Samovare could back-up in a fortnight’s time and take on a class field of older rivals in the Kingston Town Classic 2016. Connections of the Daniel Morton-trained Savabeel filly are considering the weight-for-age $500,000 Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) on December 3 for the three-year-old after her one length win…