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WHEN IT COMES TO HORSE RACING THE GOLDEN AGE SURVIVES IN KALGOORLIE

WHEN IT COMES TO HORSE RACING  THE GOLDEN AGE SURVIVES IN KALGOORLIE

The Kalgoorlie Cup has been on my bucket list for many years and I wasn’t about to miss the opportunity when the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Racing Club invited me and my wife Ann to join them for the Sportsman’s Luncheon on Friday, and the Iron Jack Kalgoorlie Cup on Saturday.

EVERY ROSE IS AN EARLY BLOOMER

EVERY ROSE IS AN EARLY BLOOMER

Every Rose would look pretty good without the white blaze and stockings. With them she takes your breath away. The powerful chestnut filly has the sweetest of actions which is greatly enhanced by her dazzling markings.

HANDSOME IS AS HANDSOME DOES. STANDOUT HAS THE ABILITY TO MATCH HIS LOOKS.

HANDSOME IS AS HANDSOME DOES. STANDOUT HAS THE ABILITY TO MATCH HIS LOOKS.

Standout was a month old when owner/breeder George Altomonte saw him for the first time at Corumbene Stud. “I’d had a call from my Stud Manager Toby Frazer not long after he was foaled to say he was an absolute standout”, recalled George.

TUNCURRY-FORSTER - FROM THE SWAMPLAND CAME A RACING SHOWPLACE

TUNCURRY-FORSTER - FROM THE SWAMPLAND CAME A RACING SHOWPLACE

A buoyant crowd of 3342 turned out for the Tuncurry-Forster Gold Cup meeting last Friday. Most of them viewed the nine race card from the landmark hill adjacent to the home straight.

STEVE HART INTERVIEW WITH COREY BROWN

STEVE HART INTERVIEW WITH COREY BROWN

Steve caught up with Corey Brown just three months after his horror fall in the Queensland Derby. The champion jockey sustained a cracked sternum, a punctured lung and required major surgery to repair an unstable fracture to the T7 vertabra.

TIM CLARK AND SAMADOUBT - A DYNAMIC DUO!

TIM CLARK AND SAMADOUBT - A DYNAMIC DUO!

Tim Clark is one modern day Sydney jockey who loves to lead when presented with the opportunity. This is not a recent development in Tim’s technique, it’s an art that’s been slowly developing over several years.

DANIELLE SEIB DEDICATES THIS ONE TO DAD

DANIELLE SEIB DEDICATES THIS ONE TO DAD

When Danielle Seib saw Nash Rawiller look behind in the closing stages of Saturday’s TAB Highway, she suddenly realised her “big baby” Assault’N’Bathory was going to win by a space. “I thought my God he’s looking back to see where they are”, said the young Goulburn trainer. “I couldn’t believe my eyes”.

MARK MINERVINI LOOKS FOR NEW HORIZONS

MARK MINERVINI LOOKS FOR NEW HORIZONS

Mark Minervini has saddled up a handful of Group runners in a career not yet three decades old. He’s familiar with the butterflies that most trainers experience when they have a runner at the elite level.

CLINTON McDONALD - A GENUINE CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK

CLINTON McDONALD - A GENUINE CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK

Chasing a tearaway leader isn’t the ideal spot to be in a horse race, but Something Silver made light of that predicament in the F+M BM 84 (1600) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

TRAVELLING TRAVIS GOES WHEREVER HE CAN RIDE A WINNER

TRAVELLING TRAVIS GOES WHEREVER HE CAN RIDE A WINNER

You’d think Travis Wolfgram would have been on cloud nine as he left Gosford racecourse last Saturday. He’d reeled off a brilliant winning treble in the first four races for Team Snowden, all three having been saddled up by Peter Snowden himself.

RACING HAS TAKEN KEAGAN LATHAM AROUND THE WORLD

RACING HAS TAKEN KEAGAN LATHAM AROUND THE WORLD

The narrow win by Whispered in a Maiden 2YO event at Wyong on Saturday was of special significance to jockey Keagan Latham. It was his second win for the powerful Godolphin operation in the space of two weeks, and a milestone 50th win in NSW for the current season.

ADAM DUGGAN’S COLT GALLOPED OFF THE PAGES OF THE 2017 INGLIS PREMIER CATALOGUE

ADAM DUGGAN’S COLT GALLOPED OFF THE PAGES OF THE 2017 INGLIS PREMIER CATALOGUE

Adam Duggan didn’t take his head out of the catalogue in the weeks leading up to the 2017 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale in Melbourne. The Gosford trainer had a $100,000 “bank” set aside and thought that kind of money might put him into something “half decent” in Melbourne.