Stewards opened and adjourned an inquiry into Patrick Carbery’s ride on Testing Love in Saturday’s Listed Ascot 1000 Guineas (1800m).
WA’s cult hero of greyhound racing became the first dog from the State to win the prestigious Australian Cup at The Meadows on Saturday night.
Veteran trainer Phil Costello has high hopes the omens are in line for his class pacer Vultan Tin to win tomorrow’s $50,000 Pinjarra Cup (2692m).
Sent out a $21 chance, the Simon Miller-trained filly stormed home from midfield to beat hot $1.65 favourite, Solaia, in the Ascot 1000 Guineas.
The brilliant mare led all the way to beat fellow WA sprinter Indian Pacific in today’s Listed Bob Hoysted Handicap (1000m) at Flemington.
Speedy youngster Valhalla Miss delivered hobby trainer Linda Hamilton her biggest pacing win in last night’s $100,000 Group 1 APG 2YO Fillies Sales Classic Final (1730m) at Gloucester Park.
Ben Pearce, who trains in partnership with his brother Dan, is confident Chiclett can challenge hot favourite Solaia in today’s Ascot 1000 Guineas
Dom To Shoot could push his card for a wild-card berth in the All-Star Mile if he performs up to high expectations in today’s Australian Guineas at Flemington.
Trainer Darren McAuliffe has set his sights on a second WA Oaks victory, with quality filly Solaia bound for the Group 3 race next month.
Adam Fairey, a trainer and breaker based in Serpentine, has been disqualified for 18 months for a misconduct charge relating to an act of cruelty to a horse.
It is a long journey to and from Ascot, but devoted Collie-based trainer Raquel Williams always takes the task in her stride.
With champion jockey William Pike riding in Melbourne, Chris Parnham was offered the pick of Bob Peters’ five fillies in the Ascot 1000 Guineas on Saturday.
Star WA galloper Regal Power’s hopes of defending his $5 million All-Star Mile crown in Melbourne next month have been dashed by a low blood count and he will return home.
More than 120 entries have been received for the $500,000 Karrakatta Plate (1200m), $400,000 WATC Derby (2400m) and $250,000 WA Oaks (2400m) at Ascot’s autumn carnival.
Quality mare Miss Conteki ran the fastest 950m at Lark Hill barrier trials yesterday and trainer Simon Miller has chosen a race to further boost her first-up winning prospects.
Aided by a hot speed and rails-hugging ride by Jason Whiting, the David Harrison-trained sprinter stormed home from sixth on the turn to beat Western Temple ($31) by a half-head.
Celebrity Queen delivered Bob and Sandra an unprecedented fifth Group 1 triumph since August 1 when she won Saturday’s Oakleigh Plate in a dead-heat with the fellow WA-bred Portland Sky.
At an age when most pacers are retired, 12-year-old Dredlock Rockstar is on target for the $50,000 Bunbury Cup after bolting to victory in Friday night’s Slater Gartrell Pace at Gloucester Park.
From growing up in an African jungle to leading one of WA racing’s hottest stables, Roy Rogers is a unique character with an even more unique story.
Last Of The Line claimed the first of what could be many feature wins with a brilliant performance in the Listed Detonator Stakes at Ascot today.
Connections of WA mare Celebrity Queen and Portland Sky anxiously waited several minutes before the judge declared a dead-heat in the Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield.
Wayward five-year-old Wildwest was on his best behaviour when an impressive front running winner in the $50,000 Governor’s Cup (2130m) at Gloucester Park last night.
Jockey Jamie Kah is breaking down horse racing’s final barrier and is on the brink of being crowned the best in the business.
Star WA mare Arcadia Queen has topped voting for the $5 million All-Star Mile ahead of her return in today’s Group 1 Futurity Stakes at Caulfield.
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