The return to Ascot today lived up to its unpredictable reputation, with a tricky card producing its fair share of upsets. Big fields ensured open markets in most races, and left favourite punters battered and bruised, with only two public elects saluting from the nine race program.
Aquanita trainer Simon Miller was in full celebration following the listed Crown Perth Belgravia Stakes 1200m today, with an unlikely quinella in the Ascot feature.
Trevor Andrews trained King Saul ($14.00) returned to WA racing in emphatic style today, accounting for rivals in a blanket finish to this year’s Northerly Stakes 1400m.
Colin Webster is a racing traditionalist as befits a man who has had his trainer’s license since 1961.