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Watermans Bay Turns The Tables by John Elsegood

Watermans Bay (Tommy Berry) exacted revenge on arch rival Magnifisio with a polished win in the AJ Scahill Stakes Group III race (1400m) at Ascot yesterday. On straightening for home it looked as if Magnifisio (Chris Parnham) had ‘flown the coop ‘ and was about to add another good win to go with her Winterbottom [...]

2017-08-12T03:43:06+08:00December 8th, 2014|Categories: Perth Racing|Tags: |

Benito and Bam-Bam combine brilliantly

Like Bam-Bam, in the Flintstones, apprentice jockey Renee Forrest is small but she does not lack for vigour and displayed it in good measure to land  Benito a winner in the Thunderbolt 1000. In the 1000m dash nothing started better than the ultimate winner and in his customary pacemaking role  Benito simply defied running down. It [...]

2014-12-08T10:04:28+08:00December 8th, 2014|Categories: Perth Racing|Tags: |

Jerry Noske Continues Her Winning Form by John Elsegood

Fresh from a winning Ascot treble on Thursday, apprentice jockey Jerry Noske continued her dashing form by scoring with Settlers Creek in the Konica Minolta Handicap (1500m), yesterday. With the pace a dawdle going down the river side of the course Noske was not interested in restraining Settlers Creek three deep and instead went forward [...]

2014-12-01T09:34:47+08:00December 1st, 2014|Categories: Perth Racing|Tags: |

No Retreat by Castle by John Elsegood

"Josie Leutton is a real acquisition for the WA racing industry."  That was how Lima Racing Syndicate manager, Harvey Crossman, described the Ascot veterinary surgeon after Castle Retreat had won the Westspeed 3YO Handicap (1100m) on November 29. Crossman, who is also the Vice Chairman of Perth Racing, was referring to the fact that the Oratorio-Clarecastle youngster [...]

2014-12-01T09:33:21+08:00December 1st, 2014|Categories: Perth Racing|Tags: |

Pike In Slashing Railway Win By John Elsegood

“That is why we call him the wizard,” was trainer Grant William’s description after jockey William Pike had threaded his way through on Elite Belle to win a thrilling Group 1 Railway Stakes. Elite Belle won by three quarters of a length with a three way go for second. Balmont Girl was runner up, after [...]

2014-11-24T08:17:18+08:00November 23rd, 2014|Categories: Perth Racing|Tags: |