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No Winterbottom Stakes 2014 for Injured Smoko

No Winterbottom Stakes 2014 for Injured Smoko

Ross & Clint Price’s consistent sprinter Smoko has been ruled out of the 2014 Winterbottom Stakes with injury and will spend at least three months on the sidelines.

The Snitzel five-year-old has a suspensory ligament injury that Perth Racing stewards were informed of from the horse’s Bunbury-based trainers on Saturday.

Last seen running a disappointing first-up sixth behind Shining ...

2014 Winterbottom Stakes Nominations Feature Buffering

2014 Winterbottom Stakes Nominations Feature Buffering

The reigning champion Buffering could be Perth bound again next month having been nominated for a title defence in the Winterbottom Stakes 2014 at Ascot Racecourse.

Buffering won last year’s Winterbottom Stakes and is nominated to defend his title in Perth again in 2014. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Perth Racing closed nominations for a host of their summer racing ...

Smoko Dominates 2014 Goodwood Sprint Odds

Smoko Dominates 2014 Goodwood Sprint Odds

Ross & Clint Price’s last start Belmont Newmarket winner Smoko has opened odds-on favourite to add to his commanding career record with another victory this weekend in the Goodwood Sprint 2014 at Belmont Park.

The Snitzel five-year-old is one of just six hopefuls making up the field for Saturday’s $100,000 Listed Goodwood Sprint (1300m) – the latest race ...

Smoko Set for Goodwood Sprint 2014 Showdown

Smoko Set for Goodwood Sprint 2014 Showdown

Ross & Clint Price’s stable star Smoko enjoyed a nice gallop at home at Bunbury on Wednesday ahead of the super consistent sprinter’s clash with Group 1 winner Barakey in the 2014 Goodwood Sprint this weekend.

Jim Taylor’s 2012 Winterbottom Stakes winner Barakey returns to racing this weekend off a nine month hiatus looking for a first-up win ...

2014 Goodwood Sprint Field – Smoko v Barakey

2014 Goodwood Sprint Field – Smoko v Barakey

This weekend Perth’s Belmont Park Racecourse will host two black-type winter features including a super clash between old champ Barakey and fresh new talent Smoko in the Goodwood Sprint 2014.

Running as Belmont Race 5 at 3:10pm (local) on Saturday, this year’s $100,000 Listed Goodwood Sprint (1300m) has attracted a final field of just six middle-distance sprinters.

Included in ...

Barakey Back for 2014 Goodwood Sprint

Barakey Back for 2014 Goodwood Sprint

The much awaited return of Group 1 winner Barakey happens this weekend in WA with the Perth speedster set to race first-up in the Goodwood Sprint 2014 at Belmont Park.

Lightly raced for a seven-year-old Jim Taylor’s Key Business gelding has had just 14 starts to date and is sure to start near the top of the Ladbrokes.com.au ...

2014 Belmont Newmarket Betting – Smoko Odds-On

2014 Belmont Newmarket Betting – Smoko Odds-On

No surprises after jockey William Pike jumped off Celebrity Miss to ride their returning rival Smoko in Saturday’s Belmont Newmarket 2014 that the latter would open shortie in the markets for the Perth feature this weekend.

Those are two of the 10 runners facing off in the $100,000 Listed Belmont Newmarket (1200m) at Belmont Park this year, the Ladbrokes.com.au favourite ...

Retirement Looms for Belmont Newmarket Celebrity

Retirement Looms for Belmont Newmarket Celebrity

Connections of likely 2014 Belmont Newmarket favourite in WA this weekend Celebrity Miss will discuss the option of retirement following her attempt at back-to-back stakes wins at Belmont Park.

A winner of eight of her 17 starts to date the More Than Ready mare has amassed just over $238,000 in prizemoney that she’ll be out to add to this ...

Celebrity Miss Headlines 2014 Belmont Newmarket Field

Celebrity Miss Headlines 2014 Belmont Newmarket Field

Grant Williams’ flying mare Celebrity Miss is the one to beat in Saturday’s Belmont Newmarket 2014 field as the action of the Belmont Winter Racing Carnival continues in WA.

Ten gallopers are engaged for this year’s $100,000 Listed Belmont Newmarket (1200m), running as Race 7 at Belmont Park on the weekend.

The headliner of those accepted and most likely ...

Carbery Settles On Strada for HG Bolton Sprint 2014

Carbery Settles On Strada for HG Bolton Sprint 2014

After the pick of the stable mates for Saturday’s 2014 HG Bolton Sprint the likelihood of a rain affected Belmont track in WA has seen in-form hoop Patrick Carbery switch from Pininci to Settle Strada this weekend.

There were 16 nominations taken for this year’s $100,000 Listed H.G. Bolton Sprint (1200m) that continues the action of the Belmont Winter Racing ...