RWWA Increases Stakes

METROPOLITAN RWWA will increase stakes for 2yo, 3yo and 3up open events run at metropolitan venues to $60,000. This is part of a wider strategy over a period of time to close the gap in metropolitan prime stakes between Perth and Melbourne/Sydney.

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Hussy Flaunts Her Stuff

The stellar preparation of the Simon Miller trained Hussy By Choice continued today at Belmont, with the 3yo Hussonet filly claiming its third victory this time in from four outings.

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Daneclicked Back Into Gear

It was an impressive return to the winners list for the Vaughn Sigley trained Daneclicked today at Belmont, with a dominant victory in the Italian Day At Belmont Park Next Saturday HCP 2000m.

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The Underworld Guns Down Rivals

Like a scene out of “Underbelly”, the finale at Belmont saw arguably “the hardest horse of all time to find” – The Underworld – come out of hiding to blow away rivals in the LD Total HCP 1600m.

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Purple Tiger Pounces

Arguably the win of the day went to master trainer Fred Kersley and his promising 3yo Tiger Hill gelding Purple Tiger, with a barnstorming victory in the Amelia Park Lamb HCP 1800m.

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Hans Up And Coming

The first race for the last meeting at Ascot this season (Southern Habitat Wholesale Nursery HCP 1200m) presented an exciting showdown between two very different horses – the up and coming gelding Vs. the experienced mare.

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ROLLER COASTER DAY FOR MELHAM by John Elsegood

Highly regarded Victorian jockey Ben Melham is unlikely to forget his first experience of riding in Perth. After the shock of losing Ms Funovits before the running of the  WA Sire Produce Stakes the visiting hoop was then successful in the main race, the WA Derby (2400m), with  Mystic Prince.

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A GRACEFUL EXIT by John Elsegood

She bowed out in style. Mabel Grace running in her 41st race and carrying a 62kg impost showed her class with a lionhearted win in the Matchmaker Classic (1400m), running down the lightly weighted Red Hot Sax with Miss Tipsy Topsy next best.

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BELIEVE IN HER by John Elsegood

Baleen In Me stamped herself as an exciting future prospect for trainer Stephen Rowe when she recorded her third win, from as many starts, by easily taking the Connector Drilling Sprint (1000m) at Ascot yesterday.

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