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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.

Scales Of Justice was narrowly beaten home in last year’s Kingston Town Classic by Stratum Star (pictured at Caulfield). Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

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 ...

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.

Former Melbourne-trained galloper Bass Strait is one of just six hopes in the 2016 A.J. Scahill Stakes field in Perth on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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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.

Hong Kong hoop Douglas Whyte (pictured on Glorious Days) could stay on Railway Stakes winner Scales Of Justice for the 2016 Kingston Town Classic. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Over the weekend the ...

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 ...

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.

WATC Derby favourite Kia Ora Koutou has form around Tarzino (pictured). Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Resuming this time for a credible fifth in ...

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 ...

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.

Jockey William Pike (pictured on Escado, inside, at Caulfield) rides Saul’s Special in the 2016 WA Sires’ Produce Stakes at Ascot ...

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.

Jockey William Pike (pictured on Escado, inside) rides Arcadia Dream in Saturday’s 2016 WATC Derby at Ascot in Perth. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

A dozen young stayers make up the final field for this ...

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...