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Keeping it in the family by John Elsegood

Steven Parnham got the monkey off his back by winning with Fremond in the that youngster's first race start. Unusually it was the quality jockey's first metropolitan win in the 2014/15 season and he also had only one previous provincial win going into the race. In addition a couple of race falls have not exactly [...]

2014-10-12T16:13:17+08:00October 12th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Perth Racing|Tags: , |

Damian’s Saturday Winn by John Elsegood

It has taken six years for young trainer Damian Winn to break through for a Saturday win in the metropolitan area but Retro Rocket (Jarrad Noske) did it in emphatic fashion in the sixth race over 1200m at Belmont yesterday. Hey Bro and Chilly Reception filled the places but they were no match for the [...]

2014-10-12T16:06:59+08:00October 12th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Perth Racing|Tags: , |

A Fishy Start by John Elsegood

Senior Jockey Jason Whiting-the Fish- showed the patience of the fisherman in bringing Tonto home in a tight finish to win the Westspeed 3YO Handicap (1300m) at Belmont yesterday. Jumping from barrier two, Tonto was always on the fence until the concluding stages when the master angler moved him off the fence and then withstood [...]

2014-10-06T09:08:19+08:00October 6th, 2014|Categories: Perth Racing|Tags: , |

Knuckey Wins in Tight Finish by John Elsegood

“I thought I had been beaten,” was senior jockey Peter Knuckey’s comment after winning by the Westspeed 3YO Handicap by the ‘proverbial lip’ on Liberty’s Gem. Megafactory (Chris Parnham) was a luckless second with Oradol (Troy Turner) half a length away in third place. Most would have agreed with Knuckey that the outside horse (Megafactory) [...]

2014-09-29T10:53:48+08:00September 29th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Perth Racing|Tags: , |

Prentice Wins in Slugging Finish by John Elsegood

It might have been only a small field of six but very little separated the first four horses in the Westspeed Handicap over 1650m. In a slugging finish topweight Prentice (Jarrad Noske) scored by a nose from Rattlehead (Shaun O’Donnell) with a half head to Toppa Dawozza (Jason Whiting) in third place. Noske carried out [...]

2017-08-12T03:43:07+08:00September 29th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Perth Racing|Tags: , |