The countdown to the Sydney Spring Racing...
Leading Perth rider William Pike will stick with last start winner Silverstream in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.
Pike had the first choice of prominent Perth owner Bob Peters three Railway Stakes runners and chose Silverstream over Cosmic Storm and Disposition.
Pike has been aboard Silverstream for two of his last three starts for a second three runs back to Meteoroid in the in the Listed $100,000 Birthday Stakes (1200m) at Belmont on October 7 while the pair combined for a last start win over Railway Stakes rivals Great Shot and Scales Of Justice in the Group 2 $250,000 WAROA-Lee Steere Stakes (1400km) at Ascot in Perth on November 11.
Jarrod Noske takes over from Pike on Cosmic Storm after the premiership winning jockey had been aboard the Street Sense mare for her last nine starts while Shaun McGruddy takes the mount on Disposition.
Hong Kong’s premiership winning jockey Douglas Whyte returns to Perth to partner last year’s Railway Stakes winner Scales Of Justice who has been installed the $5.50 favourite for this contest with Ladbrokes.com.au.
Brad Rawiller rides the top weight Black Heart Bart who shares the second line of betting at $7 with the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained Supply and Demand who has Josh Parr in the saddle.
Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller has the next two in the market order, Tom Melbourne at $8 with Damien Oliver and Craig Williams’ mount All Our Roads at $11.
Early betting for the 2017 Railway Stakes at Ladbrokes.com.au: $5.50 Scales Of Justice, $7 Supply And Demand, Black Heart Bart, $8 Tom Melbourne, $11 All Our Roads, $13 Ulmann, Sovereign Nation, $15 Silverstream, $17 Cosmic Storm, Variation, $21 Material Man, Pounamu, Royal Star (1st Em) $26 Great Shot, Gatting, $51 Disposition, Observational, $61 Tradesman (2nd Em), $101 Bollywood Blitz (3rd Em), Tonkatuff (4th Em).
Head to Ladbrokes.com.au for the latest Perth racing odds online.
2017 Railway Stakes Final Field
Ascot Racecourse – 25/11/2017
|1||BLACK HEART BART||59||114||BRAD RAWILLER||DARREN WEIR|
|2||SCALES OF JUSTICE||57.5||111||DOUGLAS WHYTE||LINDSEY SMITH|
|3||TOM MELBOURNE (IRE)||55||106||DAMIEN OLIVER||CHRIS WALLER|
|4||SUPPLY AND DEMAND||54.5||105||JOSH PARR||GAI WATERHOUSE & ADRIAN BOTT|
|5||ULMANN||54.5||105||DAMIAN LANE||DARREN WEIR|
|6||GREAT SHOT||53.5||103||CRAIG STAPLES||RHYS RADFORD|
|7||SILVERSTREAM||53.5||103||WILLIAM PIKE||ADAM DURRANT|
|8||ALL OUR ROADS (NZ)||53||98||CRAIG WILLIAMS||CHRIS WALLER|
|9||COSMIC STORM||53||93||JARRAD NOSKE||GRANT & ALANA WILLIAMS|
|10||DISPOSITION||53||102||SHAUN MCGRUDDY||ADAM DURRANT|
|11||GATTING||53||94||LEE NEWMAN||DARREN MC AULIFFE|
|12||MATERIAL MAN||53||96||LUCY WARWICK||JUSTIN WARWICK|
|13||OBSERVATIONAL (GB)||53||100||JOSEPH AZZOPARDI||JOHN SADLER|
|14||POUNAMU||53||96||PATRICK CARBERY||ALAN MATHEWS|
|15||SOVEREIGN NATION||53||100||CHRIS PARNHAM||D & B HAYES & T DABERNIG|
|16||VARIATION||53||91||BRAD PARNHAM||STEPHEN MILLER|
|17e||TRADESMAN||53||93||TBA||ROBERT & TODD HARVEY|
|18e||ROYAL STAR||53||83||TBA||GRANT & ALANA WILLIAMS|
|19e||BOLLYWOOD BLITZ||53||87||TBA||NEVILLE PARNHAM|
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