Keen Battles Early by John Elsegood

Trainer David Harrison lost the first race in the last stride and then made amends when Just Envy Her scored by a length in the second. In the first sprint over 1000m it was a battle between champion jockey Paul Harvey and promising apprentice Joseph Azzopardi -with the latter prevailing. Harvey sent favourite Benito to [...]

2017-08-12T03:43:07+08:00September 14th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Perth Racing|Tags: , |

Apprentices Cup to Lucy Warwick and Zarantz by John Elsegood

"You could send her anywhere in the world at any time. She is a credit to herself, her family and WA Racing." That was how trainer Lindsey Smith described top apprentice Lucy Warwick after she had won the Carbine Club-Apprentices Cup (2200m) on form galloper Zarantz. Zarantz won easily from Reset's Mate and Heart Show, [...]

2017-08-12T03:43:07+08:00September 7th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Perth Racing|Tags: , |

Sensational Shaun in Impressive Win by John Elsegood

Senior jockey Shaun O’Donnell used all his wiles to land Leonarasensation an impressive winner of the Westspeed 3YO Handicap (1300m), scoring by three quarters of a length. With the horses jumping into ‘a 12 goal breeze’ at the start, O’Donnell urged Leonorasensation forward, from barrier two, to be on the rails quickly. O’Donnell was content [...]

2014-09-07T09:30:25+08:00September 7th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Perth Racing|Tags: , |

Warwick Juggernaut Rolls On by John Elsegood

After the first two races the question being asked was whether dynamic apprentice Lucy Warwick would win her first metropolitan treble to go with her only previous treble at the country track of Dongara. Warwick rode very different races in landing Shengmu and Dubai Escapade in the first two races. Trainer Fred Kersley said he [...]

2017-08-12T03:43:07+08:00August 31st, 2014|Categories: Featured, WA Racing|Tags: , |