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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.

WATC Derby winner Gatting could head to Adelaide for the 2017 SA Derby chasing the double achieved by Delicacy (pictured) in 2015. Photo: ...

WATC Derby 2017 Betting Update: Royal Star Scratched

WATC Derby 2017 Betting Update: Royal Star Scratched

All the rage Saturday racing-wise is on Winx in Sydney this afternoon, but over in Perth the 2017 WATC Derby betting markets have been shaken-up with the scratching of the favourite Royal Star.

Jockey Chris Parnham rides new 2017 WATC Derby betting favourite Very Tempting in the Group 2 in Perth on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

The gun Grant ...

Royal Star Leads 2017 WATC Derby Field & Odds

Royal Star Leads 2017 WATC Derby Field & Odds

The official WATC Derby 2017 field is out for the weekend’s Perth Group 2 featuring sixteen three-year-old stayers led in betting by the firm Grant & Alana Williams-trained favourite Royal Star.

Jockey Peter Hall (pictured on 2015 WATC Derby winner Delicacy) rides Final Salute in the Group 2 this weekend in Perth. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

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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.

2015 WATC Derby winner Delicacy won the WA Oaks – Derby double for Grant Williams who saddles-up the two favoured fillies in the 2017 field this weekend. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

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Hyperion Winner Waiting for Strickland Stakes Wink And A Nod

Hyperion Winner Waiting for Strickland Stakes Wink And A Nod

Perth trainer Justin Warwick will wait and see how the stable’s Hyperion Stakes winner from the weekend Wink And A Nod pulls-up after her latest Group win before confirming plans to back-up in the 2016 Strickland Stakes at the end of the month.

On Saturday at Belmont Park in WA, talented McFlirt six-year-old Wink And A Nod continued her ...

Battle Hero Heads 2016 Belmont Sprint Betting

Battle Hero Heads 2016 Belmont Sprint Betting

Grant Williams’ last start Roma Cup winner Battle Hero has opened favourite to score back-to-back wins in Western Australia in Saturday’s Belmont Sprint 2016.

Luckygray is one of the top fancies in 2016 Belmont Sprint betting in WA this weekend. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The four-year-old son of Stratum is one of 13 hopefuls facing off in this year’s ...

Luckygray Leads 2016 Belmont Sprint Field

Luckygray Leads 2016 Belmont Sprint Field

Triple Group 1 winner Luckygray is the headline acceptor for the Belmont Sprint 2016 in WA this weekend, the injury-prone champion shooting for a second win in a race he won back in 2012.

Triple Group 1 winner Luckygray is the headline acceptor for Saturday’s 2016 Belmont Sprint in WA. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Prepared by Trevor Andrews, the rising ...

2016 WA Sires’ Produce Stakes Betting Odds & Tips

2016 WA Sires’ Produce Stakes Betting Odds & Tips

The first of two Group races on the W.A.T.C. Derby Day card at Ascot Racecourse this weekend sees the two-year-olds face off in the WA Sires’ Produce Stakes 2016, betting tips and the latest odds for which are found below.

Horse Racing Tip Our 2016 W.A. Sires’ Produce Stakes Trifecta tip is #8 Whispering Brook from #9 Spangled Impact...

2016 WATC Derby Betting Tips

2016 WATC Derby Betting Tips

The feature race at Ascot Racecourse this weekend in Perth is the lucrative WATC Derby 2016 for the three-year-olds, betting tips and selections for the staying clash detailed below.

Jockey Joseph Azzopardi (pictured aboard Crucial at Caulfield) rides Saturday’s 2016 WATC Derby favourite in Perth Kia Ora Koutou. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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Kia Ora Kouta Tops 2016 WATC Derby Odds

Kia Ora Kouta Tops 2016 WATC Derby Odds

Adam Durrant’s Group 1 placed gelding Kia Ora Koutou has opened clear favourite in WATC Derby 2016 betting to return to the winners’ stall for the first time this year at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on Saturday.

Last year’s WATC Derby winner Delicacy (pictured) was trained by Grant Williams who has three in the 2016 edition of the Perth feature ...