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Sigley Wins From The Paddock

Black Heart Bart who had originally been turned out for a spell, after being a classy winner on New Year’s Day, came back to win the Cyril Flower Stakes (1200m)at Ascot yesterday. “I train from the paddock,” was in-form trainer Vaughn Sigley’s quip after his charge, ridden by Glenn Smith, careered away to another impressive [...]

2015-02-08T15:16:18+08:00February 8th, 2015|Categories: Perth Racing|Tags: |

The Pen Is Mightier Than The Whip

Renee Forrest will have to look to her laurels. Canny trainer David Harrison showed how shrewd he was in 'needling' Renee to perform or be replaced by  heavyweight writer, John Elsegood. The move paid immediate dividends when Forrest, riding like a demon, rode Agachar Cruz to victory in the last race at Ascot on January  [...]

2017-08-12T03:43:06+08:00January 30th, 2015|Categories: Perth Racing|

A New Dawn For Ike by John Elsegood

In the space of a week jockey Takahide Ikenushi has taken out two feature $100,000 races, both of them on the Vaughn Sigley trained Dawn Approach. Fresh from winning the Mungrup Sprint at Mt Barker last Sunday Ikenushi adopted the same front running tactics on Dawn Approach in the Miss Andretti Stakes at Ascot yesterday. [...]

2017-08-12T03:43:06+08:00January 27th, 2015|Categories: Perth Racing|

Perth Cup 2015 preview by Brisburgh Phil

Good luck if you are having a bet on the Cup tomorrow. Queensland based racing tipster and writer Brisburgh Phil has kindly provided the following information for your interest. Another time honoured race on the Australian racing calendar but it unfortunately lost its 2 mile status after 2008. That year the race failed to attract [...]

2017-08-12T03:43:06+08:00December 31st, 2014|Categories: Perth Racing|

Lucy Starts And Finishes With Dabang!

Leading apprentice Lucy Warwick commenced the last Ascot fixture of 2014, in typical fashion, winning with Dabang in the Westspeed Stayers Bonus Handicap (1800m). "I was determined to lead and set a solid pace and increase the pressure at the  800m mark. I knew she would be able to sprint well at the end," Warwick said. Trainer Shane [...]

2014-12-29T10:13:45+08:00December 29th, 2014|Categories: Perth Racing|Tags: |