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Perth Cup Winner Delicacy Retired

Perth Cup Winner Delicacy Retired

The worst fears of WA’s leading owner-breeder Bob Peters were confirmed this week when his champion mare and last weekend’s Perth Cup winner Delicacy was forced into retirement due to injury.

2016 Perth Cup winner Delicacy has been retired due to injury. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Last season’s Champion Three-Year-Old Filly, the now four-year-old daughter of Al Maher posted her 12...

2016 Perth Cup Winner Delicacy Targets Australian Cup

2016 Perth Cup Winner Delicacy Targets Australian Cup

Class mare Delicacy set a new weight carrying record to take out the Perth Cup over the weekend with the 2016 Australian Cup in Melbourne this March a potential autumn target for the Bob Peters-owned mare.

Delicacy (pictured at Morphettville) could be 2016 Australian Cup bound after her Perth Cup win with top weight this summer. Photo: Jenny Barnes....

Perth Cup 2016 Betting Tips & Odds

Perth Cup 2016 Betting Tips & Odds

This Saturday, January 2, the Perth Summer Racing Carnival action continues at Ascot Racecourse with the 2016 Perth Cup – betting odds and tips for which are found below.

Delicacy is short priced favourite but at a weight disadvantage with 59kg in the 2016 Perth Cup on Saturday at Ascot Racecourse. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Due to run as Ascot 8 ...

2016 Perth Cup Field & Barrier Draw

2016 Perth Cup Field & Barrier Draw

The Perth Cup 2016 kicks off Group 2 racing for another calendar year at Ascot Racecourse this Saturday with a capacity field of stayers facing off in the half-a-million-dollar showdown.

2016 Perth Cup favourite Delicacy came up trumps with barrier one for Saturday’s showdown at Ascot Racecourse. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Due to run as Ascot Race 8 at 5:05pm (local ...

Pike off 2016 Perth Cup Favourite Delicacy

Pike off 2016 Perth Cup Favourite Delicacy

Perth’s premier hoop William Pike has opted to jump off the top weight and race favourite Delicacy in Saturday’s Perth Cup 2016 field in favour of the ride on fellow Bob & Sandra Peters-owned mare Neverland.

Delicacy will be ridden by Peter Hall in Saturday’s 2016 Perth Cup field at Ascot Racecourse. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

A capacity 16 starters ...

Perth Cup Hope Neverland Leads 2015 ATA Stakes Field

Perth Cup Hope Neverland Leads 2015 ATA Stakes Field

This Wednesday a host of Perth Cup-bound stayers will have their final lead-up run into the January 2 feature at Ascot Racecourse in the ATA Stakes 2015 including odds-on favourite for the midweek clash Neverland.

A five-time winner from eight starts at the track, the Grant Williams-trained Big Brown four-year-old mare Neverland is one of 16 acceptors ...

Delicacy Tops 2016 Perth Cup Weights

Delicacy Tops 2016 Perth Cup Weights

Grant Williams’ CB Cox Stakes winning mare Delicacy has unsurprisingly been allocated the 59kg top weight for the Perth Cup 2016 on January 2 at Ascot Racecourse, a weight no hose has carried to victory in the WA feature in over 100 years.

2016 Perth Cup favourite and 59kg top weight Delicacy could be saved for an eastern ...

Easy 2015 CB Cox Stakes Win for Delicacy

Easy 2015 CB Cox Stakes Win for Delicacy

She was the odds-on favourite and didn’t disappoint, the Grant Williams-trained mare Delicacy securing her Perth Cup bid next month with an effortless win in the CB Cox Stakes 2015 at Ascot Racecourse over the weekend.

CB Cox Stakes winner Delicacy (pictured at Morphettville) will carry top weight if she backs up in the 2016 Perth Cup on January ...

2015 CB Cox Stakes Betting: Delicacy Odds-On

2015 CB Cox Stakes Betting: Delicacy Odds-On

Dual Group 1 winner and Perth Cup top fancy Delicacy is odds-on favourite to win her first race of the summer when she runs fourth-up in Saturday’s CB Cox Stakes 2015 at Ascot Racecourse.

Delicacy is odds-on favourite to win her first race of the summer in Saturday’s 2015 CB Cox Stakes at Ascot Racecourse on way to the ...

2015 CB Cox Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

2015 CB Cox Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

The latest Perth Summer Racing Carnival runs at Ascot Racecourse this Saturday with a host of Perth Cup-bound hopes facing off in the CB Cox Stakes 2015 field.

Perth Cup-bound mare Delicacy has William Pike aboard for her 2015 CB Cox Stakes bid as favourite at Ascot this Saturday. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Eleven stayers are in the mix for this ...