Jockey Peter Knuckey has a chance of closing the gap on William Pike by winning on Metallica in the second race.
Young Darley based stallion New Approach (IRE) has stamped himself as an exceptional sire in the making after posting three individual two year old stakes-winners at the Royal Ascot meeting last week, the best of those Dawn Approach, set to race on in Sheikh Mohammed’s Godolphin colours.
Weanlings by Australian Champion Sire elect Fastnet Rock provided the highlights on a remarkable opening day’s trade at the 2012 Inglis Australian Weanling and Bloodstock Sale in Sydney, where the average price rose 55% from last year.
WA sire sensation Blackfriars progeny continued to rack up the dollars on Saturday at Belmont Park, his weekend results pushing his progeny earnings over the $4 million dollar barrier for the 2010-2011season.
RWWA Stewards today concluded an inquiry into the report from the ChemCentre in Perth, that the post race urine sample taken from EL RIJES at Ascot on Saturday, 17 March 2012 after competing and winning in Race 2, the St Bart’s-Perth Stakes (1100m) was found to contain testosterone at a concentration in excess of 20…
Adam Durrant’s charge towards a second trainer’s premiership will gather momentum with a strong team engaged at Belmont on Saturday, headed by form stayer Chester Road in the Tabozbet.com.au Handicap (2000m).
On 19 November 2011, following a protest hearing, RWWA Stewards upheld the protest of 2nd versus 1st, concerning LUCKYGRAY and HE’S REMARKABLE and thus amended the placings accordingly resulting in LUCKYGRAY being awarded the race.
Ross Price is delighted to see the return of Colour Correct in Saturday’s Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m) but remains cautious about the gelding’s ability to have an impact first up.