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2014 W.A. Champion Fillies Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

2014 W.A. Champion Fillies Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

The Group 3 W.A. Champion Fillies Stakes (1600m) is one of two black-type races running at Ascot Racecourse this Saturday over in Perth, with 13 three-year-olds set to tackle the mile race.

13 fillies are racing in the W.A. Champion Fillies Stakes in a bid to race against Manhattan Avenue (inside) in the W.A. Guineas on November 22. Photo by ...

Girl In Flight Could Contest 2014 Railway Stakes

Girl In Flight Could Contest 2014 Railway Stakes

After a very close runner-up finish in the Group 2 Momentum Energy Stakes (2000m) on Saturday, in which Girl In Flight finished just a nose behind Suavito, trainer Robbie Griffiths is considering a trip to Perth.

Girl In Flight could travel to Perth to contest the Railway Stakes after a fast finishing run in the Momentum Energy Stakes. Photo ...

Lucky Hussler Will Not Run in 2014 Railway Stakes

Lucky Hussler Will Not Run in 2014 Railway Stakes

Five-year-old Lucky Hussler has had a strong 2014 spring campaign, finishing first three in all five of his starts. Despite this, trainer Darren Weir has resisted the temptation to take the horse to Perth for the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) Saturday week. Instead he will be sent straight to the spelling paddock.

Lucky Hussler will go to the spelling ...

Lankan Rupee Out of 2014 Winterbottom Stakes

Lankan Rupee Out of 2014 Winterbottom Stakes

Australia’s Horse of the Year Lankan Rupee will no longer travel to Perth on the 22nd of November for the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot; instead the gelding will be sent to the paddock in a bid to change riding tactics for next year’s autumn campaign.

Lankan Rupee will be sent to the paddock instead of ...

2009 C B Cox Stakes Final Field & Preview

2009 C B Cox Stakes Final Field & Preview

This Saturday Ascot will host the next exciting race meeting of the Perth Racing Carnival, headlined by the 88th running of the time-honoured $250 000 Group 3 CB Cox Stakes (2100m).

Recently appointed Burswood Entertainment Complex November Horse of the Month and Railway Stakes winner Scenic Shot is aiming for another Group victory in Perth on Saturday and ...

O’Donnell and Hall Make Their Move on Bio-John Frank Treen Medallion Leaderboard

O’Donnell and Hall Make Their Move on Bio-John Frank Treen Medallion Leaderboard

Written by: Perth Racing

Experienced riders Shaun O’Donnell and Peter Hall were the big movers on the Biojohn Frank Treen Medallion Leaderboard after Saturday’s Festival of Perth Racing Ascot meeting, with both riders scooping the feature races between them.

O’Donnell was rode a perfectly judged race, guiding Impressive Jeuney to an all the way win in the Listed Seacorp W.A. ...

Proart Wins A.J. Scahill Stakes

Proart Wins A.J. Scahill Stakes

On Saturday the Adam Durrant-trained Proart claimed victory in the $125 000 Group 3 A.J. Scahill Stakes (1400m) at Ascot giving the in-form trainer another Perth Festival win.

The favourite at $3.80, ridden brilliantly by Peter Hall, defeated the Neville Parnham-trained Tarzi ($5) with Parnham?s other runner Elliotto ($6.50) finishing off the placings in third.

It was ...

Horse Racing In December

Horse Racing In December

While much of the year’s racing hype has slowed down after the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, both Perth and Sydney are still hosting a number of horse races over the December-Christmas period.

On Saturday December 5, Ascot Racecourse will host the Group One Kingston Town Classic worth $500,000 in prize money.

This 1800m distance staying event is a weight-for-age race ...

Newport Has Sights On Perth Cup

Newport Has Sights On Perth Cup

East coast local Newport may be the next horse to join the Perth Racing Carnival entrants with trainer Paul Perry contemplating the New Year?s Day Perth Cup.

If the seven year old makes the journey to Western Australia, he will join All American, Ortensia, Sniper?s Bullet, Largo Lad and Gold Salute which are already in Perth for the Railway ...

Gold Salute Emerges As Railway Stakes Favourite

Gold Salute Emerges As Railway Stakes Favourite

The first betting markets for Perth?s Group One Railway Stakes have been opened with Gold Salute as the favourite at $5.00.

The Mark Riley-trained gelding made it to first place on the ladder after placing second in the Toorak Handicap and finishing third behind All American in the Emirates Stakes.

Ortensia is listed as second favourite with TAB Sportsbet at ...