/Tag: Belmont

Andi’s Boy In Handy Win

Some 240 days have passed since Andi's Boy completed his maiden victory, over 1500m, but jockey  Jason Whiting gave him every chance for an overdue second win in the Stayers Handicap (2000m) and he didn't disappoint. Trainer Elva van Merwyk said she had used a lugging bit on the gelding because he had a tendency to hang- in [...]

2017-08-12T03:43:07+08:00September 22nd, 2014|Categories: Perth Racing|Tags: , |

Novices Do Well

Solar Rule made his racing debut in style with an impressive win over the previously unbeaten Leonorasensation in the Westspeed 3YO Handicap (1400m). Top jockey William Pike was happy enough to surrender the lead to the ghostly grey, Jungle Mak, before claiming that galloper at the 150m. Jungle Mak held on for third. Pike was momentarily [...]

2017-08-12T03:43:07+08:00September 22nd, 2014|Categories: Perth Racing|Tags: , |

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: , |