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Fancy Feet Walks Away With 2014 Strickland Stakes Win

Fancy Feet Walks Away With 2014 Strickland Stakes Win

Shane Quilty’s improving mare Fancy Feet enjoyed her breakthrough Black Type win over the weekend taking out the Strickland Stakes 2014 at Belmont Park Racecourse.

The Fath four-year-old handled a rise in class without issue, relishing a drop back in distance to win this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Strickland Stakes (2000m) under weight-for-age conditions over the boys.

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Pike Aims for Strickland Win With Ranger

Pike Aims for Strickland Win With Ranger

Top Perth hoop William Pike may be without his star mare Elite Belle in WA’s feature race this weekend but he has jumped aboard another favourite riding Ranger in the 2014 Strickland Stakes.

Pike has been enjoying a stellar autumn – winter season thanks to the ace form of Grant Williams’ talented Canny Lad mare Elite Belle....

Ranger Tops 2014 Strickland Stakes Odds

Ranger Tops 2014 Strickland Stakes Odds

With the non-acceptance of Elite Belle, owners Sandra and Bob Peters are still going to saddle up the favourite in Saturday’s Strickland Stakes 2014 with Ranger top fancy for the Belmont Park feature.

The Testa Rossa seven-year-old comes off a close second to super mare Elite Belle in the Group 3 Hyperion Stakes (1600m) from two weeks ago, and ...

Strickland Stakes 2014 Field Released

Strickland Stakes 2014 Field Released

Following the non-nomination of Belmont Sprint – Hyperion Stakes double winner Elite Belle who has been sent to the paddock, the 2014 Strickland Stakes final field is a pretty open affair.

The Belmont Carnival races this winter have been dominated by Grant Williams’ Canny Lad mare Elite Belle who is now 2014 Railway Stakes bound this November.

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Kersley Considers 2014 Strickland Stakes Operation

Kersley Considers 2014 Strickland Stakes Operation

Top Perth horseman Fred Kersley is considering backing Operational up in the Strickland Stakes 2014 at Belmont Park this weekend after their smart win at the track last Saturday.

The Tiger Hill five-year-old continued their consistent autumn – winter campaign with their first win since Australia Day, Operational beating them home in the $60,000 Westspeed Stayers’ Handicap (2200m).

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2013 AJ Scahill Stakes Field & Barriers

2013 AJ Scahill Stakes Field & Barriers

This Saturday Perth’s Ascot Racecourse will host Kingston Town Classic Day featuring a host of black type races including the AJ Scahill Stakes 2013.

Group 1 performer Conservatorium is in Perth for the AJ Scahill Stakes 2013 this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Running as the fifth at 3:15pm (local) this year’s $125,000 Group 3 A.J. Scahill Stakes (1400m) has ...

Operational Ready for Belmont Classic 2012

Operational Ready for Belmont Classic 2012

Last start Dayana Plate winner Operational will be out for their second straight win at WA’s Belmont Park this weekend when the Fred Kersley-trained three-year-old runs in the 2012 Belmont Classic.

The Tiger Hill three-year-old easily got the better of a similar field of rivals on July 7 when winning the $50,000 Dayana Plate (2000m) by two and ...

2012 Belmont Classic Field & Barrier Draw

2012 Belmont Classic Field & Barrier Draw

The final field and barrier draw for this Saturday’s Belmont Classic 2012 in WA has been released with 12 three-year-olds accepted for the set weights clash.

Set to run as Belmont Race 6 at 3:20pm the $80,000 Listed Belmont Classic (2200m) is shaping up as a top showdown between many of Perth’s most promising horses including two last start winners....

He’s Henry Scratched from Belmont Classic 2012

He’s Henry Scratched from Belmont Classic 2012

Dan Morton’s last start winning three-year-old He’s Henry won’t be stepping up to stakes company for the first time this Saturday having been withdrawn from the 2012 Belmont Classic at Belmont Racecourse in WA.

The Helenus gelding broke their maiden status at start number seven last time out on July 4, He’s Henry beating home Incentive Scheme in the ...

2012 Belmont Classic Nominations Released

2012 Belmont Classic Nominations Released

This Saturday the black type winter racing action continues in Perth with Belmont Racecourse to host the Belmont Classic 2012, nominations for which have now been released.

A total of 16 three-year-olds make up the early entries for this year’s edition of the $80,000 Listed Belmont Classic (2200m), a race won 12 months ago by the Stan Bates-trained Miss ...