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Scales Of Justice Tipped for Toorak Handicap 2017

Scales Of Justice Tipped for Toorak Handicap 2017

Scales Of Justice is more likely to target the 2017 Toorak Handicap – Emirates Stakes double in Victoria this spring on way to the Perth summer features over a clash with Winx in the Ladbrokes Cox Plate. Lindsey Smith’s four-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt enjoyed his second win on the trot over the…

2018 Australian Cup Considered for Scales Of Justice

2018 Australian Cup Considered for Scales Of Justice

Race fans will likely have to wait until next year before Lindsey Smith brings his gun Perth galloper Scales Of Justice to the eastern states with a possible Australian Cup 2018 bid at Flemington pending in the autumn. To date the four-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt has enjoyed a stellar start to his…

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. The gun Grant & Alana Williams-trained filly was the well-supported top fancy in markets at for this afternoon’s $400,000 Group 2 Schweppes…

2016 AJ Scahill Stakes Field Features Chocolate Holic

2016 AJ Scahill Stakes Field Features Chocolate Holic

Grant & Alana Williams’ in-form galloper Chocolate Holic is one of just six horses accepted to face off in the AJ Scahill Stakes 2016 at Ascot Racecourse in Perth this weekend. The sole Group status race held around the country on Saturday, the $250,000 Group 3 A.J. Scahill Stakes (1400m) is set to run as…

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Railway Winner Scales Of Justice

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Railway Winner Scales Of Justice

Casuarina-based trainer Lindsey Smith believes an Australian Cup 2017 run and subsequent move to Melbourne could be on the cards for his Railway Stakes winner Scales Of Justice. Over the weekend the in-form four-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt posted his third win on the trot taking out the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m)…

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…

Kia Ora Koutou Primed for 2016 WATC Derby

Kia Ora Koutou Primed for 2016 WATC Derby

Leading Perth-based trainer Adam Durrant has been pleased with the progression made by Kia Ora Koutou this time, and is confident his stable star is primed for success in Saturday’s 2016 WATC Derby (2400m) at Ascot Racecourse. Resuming this time for a credible fifth in the Listed Lex Piper Stakes (1600m) on March 5th, Kia…

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. Third to Tarzino in last November’s Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington, the classy Blackfriars three-year-old has had…

Whispering Brook Heads 2016 WA Sires’ Produce Stakes Field

Whispering Brook Heads 2016 WA Sires’ Produce Stakes Field

Simon Miller’s undefeated filly Whispering Brook will shoot for yet another win when she lines-up in the key support race on the WATC Derby Day card at Ascot Racecourse this weekend, the WA Sires’ Produce Stakes 2016. The nicely-bred daughter of Hinchinbrook is one of 12 two-year-olds in the mix for Ascot Race 6 on…

2016 WATC Derby Field: Kia Ora Kouta Draws Barrier 1

2016 WATC Derby Field: Kia Ora Kouta Draws Barrier 1

Adam Durrant’s consistent three-year-old Kia Ora Kouta is the big winner for Saturday’s WATC Derby 2016 at Ascot Racecourse drawing barrier one in the 12-horse field. A dozen young stayers make up the final field for this year’s $400,000 Group 2 W.A.T.C. Derby (2400m), including Blackfriars gelding Kia Ora Koutou chasing his fifth win from…