News About Perth Summer Racing Carnival

First Among Equals Targets Winterbottom Stakes 2017

First Among Equals Targets Winterbottom Stakes 2017

A second shot at the 2017 Winterbottom Stakes in Perth this summer is on the cards for the Simon Miller-trained sprint star First Among Equals who races this weekend at Belmont Park. The rising six-year-old was last seen running a worse than mid-field 12th behind Vega Magic at Morphettville on May 20 in the Group…

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…

Cosmic Storm Tops 2016 La Trice Classic Field & Odds

Cosmic Storm Tops 2016 La Trice Classic Field & Odds

Grant & Alana Williams’ classy mare Cosmic Storm has opened the short-priced favourite to continue her stellar summer with success in the La Trice Classic 2016 field on Perth Cup Day. The key Ascot Racecourse support act on Saturday, this season’s $150,000 Group 3 La Trice Classic (1800m) has attracted a nine-horse field of fillies…

Perth Cup 2016 Betting Tips & Odds Update

Perth Cup 2016 Betting Tips & Odds Update

The feature of the New Year’s Eve racing action takes place in W.A. on Saturday with the 2016 Perth Cup, betting tips and the latest odds on the mile and a half showdown found below. Due to run as Ascot Race 8 at 5:00pm (local), this season’s $500,000 Group 2 Perth Cup (2400m) features a…

2016 Perth Cup Field & Barriers: Perfect Reflection in 6

2016 Perth Cup Field & Barriers: Perfect Reflection in 6

The Grant & Alana Williams-trainer top weight Perfect Reflection has drawn ideally with gate six in Saturday’s Perth Cup 2016 field at Ascot Racecourse. Headlining the New Year’s Eve racing action in W.A., this summer’s $500,000 Group 2 Perth Cup (2400m) has attracted a final field of 15 stayers. Carrying the 59kg top-weight and out…

Respondent Tops 2016 ATA Stakes Field & Weights

Respondent Tops 2016 ATA Stakes Field & Weights

The final Perth Cup lead-up runs at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday with the Fred Kersley-trained Respondent to carry top weight in the ATA Stakes 2016 field. Just nine stayers make-up final acceptances for this season’s $100,000 Listed A.T.A. Stakes (2200m) on the weekend. The handicap clash is a key preparatory race for the iconic $500,000…

Perfect Reflection Tops 2016 Perth Cup Odds

Perfect Reflection Tops 2016 Perth Cup Odds

Last start CB Cox Stakes winning mare Perfect Reflection heads all-in Perth Cup 2016 odds despite her owner Bob Peters far from confirming a bid in the New Year’s Eve feature. Grant & Alana Williams’ star More Than Ready four-year-old enjoyed her seventh career win at her 12th start last weekend taking out the traditional…

2016 La Trice Classic for Starstruck Winner Cosmic Storm

2016 La Trice Classic for Starstruck Winner Cosmic Storm

The Grant & Alana Williams-trained Cosmic Storm will back-up on New Year’s Eve in the La Trice Classic 2016 after her Ascot win in the Starstruck Classic over the weekend. Prolific WA owner-breeder Bob Peters ran the trifecta in the key Ted Van Heemst Stakes Day support act with the first three past the post…

Late 2016 Ted Van Heemst Stakes Win for Perfect Reflection

Late 2016 Ted Van Heemst Stakes Win for Perfect Reflection

Grant & Alana Williams’ class mare Perfect Reflection came from well back in the field to score a late nail-biting win for the punters at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday in the Ted Van Heemst Stakes 2016. Also registered as the C.B. Cox Stakes, the $250,000 Group 2 Ted Van Heemst Stakes (2100m) looked like it…