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Whyte Rides Neverland in Kingston Town Classic 2015

Whyte Rides Neverland in Kingston Town Classic 2015

After success aboard Chris Waller’s Sydney raider Moriarty last year the Hong Kong-based Douglas Whyte will shoot for back-to-back Kingston Town Classic wins this weekend aboard the Grant Williams-trained Neverland. Last Perth Summer Racing Carnival Whyte jumped aboard Moriarty (2014) for the first time in the $1 million Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at…

Parnham Saddles-Up Two in Kingston Town Classic 2014

Parnham Saddles-Up Two in Kingston Town Classic 2014

This Saturday in Perth veteran local horseman Neville Parnham will saddle-up two livewire chances in the 2014 Kingston Town Classic with Bass Strait and Rommel representing the stable. Parnahm’s sons Chris and Steven take the rides on Bass Strait and Rommel respectively in this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) that brings an…

Rommel to Prove Himself in Kingston Town Classic 2014

Rommel to Prove Himself in Kingston Town Classic 2014

Top Perth horseman Neville Parnham is keen to back his WA Guineas winner Rommel up in Saturday week’s 2014 Kingston Town Classic where the three-year-old will be out to prove he’s as good as the stable’s former champion Playing God. Three years ago Parnham’s son of Blackfriars Playing God rose from obscurity to win the…

Disposition Could Bounce Back in Kingston Town Classic 2014

Disposition Could Bounce Back in Kingston Town Classic 2014

After the horse suffered his first career loss in the WA Guineas over the weekend owner Bob Peters said Disposition is still being considered for a shot at the 2014 Kingston Town Classic over more distance Saturday week. The Grant Williams-trained Reset three-year-old went into the $400,000 Group 2 W.A. Guineas (1600m) at Ascot Racecourse…

Parnham’s 2014 Kingston Town Classic Choice Pending

Parnham’s 2014 Kingston Town Classic Choice Pending

After riding two livewire chances for Saturday week’s Kingston Town Classic 2014 at Ascot Racecourse over the weekend jockey Steven Parnham has to make a choice on whether to ride this year’s WA Guineas winner Rommel or the defending champ Ihtsahymn in the December 6 showdown back at the track. The next major of the…

Parnham Looks for Repeat Success in WA Guineas 2014

Parnham Looks for Repeat Success in WA Guineas 2014

Local trainer Neville Parnham is looking to repeat his stellar 2010 performance in this weekend’s Group 2 WA Guineas (1600m) at Ascot. Relative newcomer Playing God won the WA Guineas that year before going on to claim the Listed Aquanita Stakes (1800m) and Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) in his next two starts. Just…

2014 Orr Stakes Day Scratchings And Track Report

2014 Orr Stakes Day Scratchings And Track Report

Group 1 racing returns to Melbourne today with the 2014 Orr Stakes meeting taking place at Caulfield Racecourse. The heatwave in Melbourne means that all the races have been pushed forward to earlier in the day and there will be just thirty minutes between the running of the first six races, but despite the excessive temperature…

2014 Orr Stakes Betting – Moment Of Change Clear Favourite

2014 Orr Stakes Betting – Moment Of Change Clear Favourite

Peter Moody-trained Moment Of Changeis a clear favourite in 2014 Orr Stakes betting markets; with punters confident that the talented sprinter can record his first win for over a year in the Group 1 event this weekend. Moment Of Change was defeated by Richie’s Vibe as an odds-on favourite in the Group 2 Australia Stakes…

2014 Orr Stakes Final Field Released

2014 Orr Stakes Final Field Released

The 2014 Orr Stakes final field will include just eight runners after trainer Robbie Laing withdrew Polanski from the Group 1 event at Caulfield this Saturday. Polanski was included in the nominations for both the Orr Stakes and the Group 2 Autumn Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield this weekend and Laing has elected to keep the Rakti…

2014 Orr Stakes Nominations Include Group 1 Winners

2014 Orr Stakes Nominations Include Group 1 Winners

Group 1 winners Foreteller, Shamus Award, Polanski and Hawkspur are all set to clash at Caulfield this weekend after being included in the 2014 Orr Stakes nominations. Shamus Award will be returning to the races for the first time since he broke his maiden with an historic win in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at…