Horse racing has been left in shock with news that Kentucky Derby-winning horse Medina Spirit has failed a drugs test and his trainer Bob Baffert suspended.
Flirtini will race in blinkers for the first time in Saturday’s Roma Cup at Ascot, but trainer Simon Miller is yet to confirm a new rider for the quality mare.
Perth trainer-reinsman Colin Brown is looking at another goal after achieving a career milestone when Joelene delivered his 3000th win as a driver in the 3YO Fillies Pace at Gloucester on Friday.
WA staying find Marocchino brilliantly scored his fourth straight win when he set a hot pace for jockey Chris Parnham and left rivals floundering in yesterday’s $100,000 Eurythmic Stakes at Ascot.
Star Of Diamonds, trained at Busselton by Barry Howlett, won the $30,000 Golden Girls Mile (1684m) and $30,000 Race For Roses (2503m) in lead-ups to the Breeders’ Stakes.
Punters are tipped to break the record for the world’s biggest post-coronavirus trackside crowd. This is how many spectators can attend.
After bidding for her started at $800,000, Celebrity Queen was knocked down to Coolmore for a record price at the Inglis Chairman’s Sale in Sydney.
Fair Justice and Material Witness are among a dozen or more of Chris Brown’s racehorse investments being investigated by receivers in a bid to track down $126m owed to investors.
Cryptic Love will take on some of WA’s best sprinters in the Roma Cup next week as trainer David Harrison weighs up whether to send the dual stakes winner over east in the near future.
Jockey Chris Parnham rode his 100th Perth winner of the season when Tri For Us scored in yesterday’s Amelia Park Lodge Handicap at Ascot.
Paul Ramsay, who was bringing the horses to WA, said he had never seen such shocking scenes after a stock-carrying accident.
Leading jockey Chris Parnham has picked up the rides on Elite Street and Marocchino in upcoming Ascot features the Roma Cup and Eurythmic Stakes.
The West Australian’s racing reporter Ernie Manning runs an eye over yesterday’s trials at Lark Hill.
Trainer Adam Durrant will start Come Play With Me in Saturday’s $100,000 Eurythmic Stakes (2100m) at Ascot and the class gelding gets his chance to break a 19-month drought.
An outstanding ride by Patrick Carbery helped Cup Night bounce back to his best with an emphatic victory in the Group 3 Northam Stakes on Sunday.
Medina Spirit has held on for victory in the Kentucky Derby to deliver trainer Bob Baffert a record seventh win in the Run for the Roses.
Perth-born owner Merv Butterworth is aiming New Zealand star Copy That at this year’s Fremantle Pacing Cup and WA Pacing Cup after the horse’s five straight wins in top company.
The Anne King-trained gelding, who did not notch victory in his first 20 starts, shocked by toppling smart rivals when storming wide from fourteenth at the home turn for jockey Alan Kennedy.
Adam Durrant believes the gifted but fiery mare is going as good as ever after a throat operation, but she will need to be at her best at Ascot today.
Mighty Ronaldo upsets a billed match-race when brilliantly winning the $200,000 Group 1 WA Derby at Gloucester Park.
Trainer Gary Hall’s gamble on buying a high-priced unraced pacer looks set to pay Group 1 dividends when Jumpingjackmac runs as an odds-on favourite in tonight’s WA Derby at Gloucester Park.
Simon Miller is confident his quality mare Flirtini will fire first-up in Sunday’s Northam Stakes, as the trainer chases a third win in the sprint.
Connections of 11-year-old Rock Magic are daring to dream of adding another chapter to his extraordinary career in Sunday’s Northam Stakes.
Trainer Bernie Miller has been buoyed by jockey Patrick Carbery’s reports on Cup Night ahead of his much-anticipated return in the Northam Stakes on Sunday.
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