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InterDoms – Adams Picks

AFTER two rounds of the Perth Inter Dominion, Kiwi superstar Lazarus is yet to post a win and emerging local Soho Tribeca is unbeaten. The barrier draws say both those things could change in the third round of qualifying heats at Gloucester Park on Friday night. ADAM HAMILTON dissects the feature races at Gloucester Park on Friday night. INTER DOMINION ...

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Dream About Me to miss Auckland carnival

NZ HARNESS NEWS Glamour mare Dream About Me will not be heading north to defend her Queen of Hearts and Auckland Cup titles in December. Co-trainer Natalie Rasmussen confirmed this afternoon that the daughter of Bettor’s Delight is feeling the effects of another minor hoof problem. It is not the first time such an issue has disrupted her racing programme ...

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InterDoms – Tougher than he imagined

By Michael Guerin Champion trainer Mark Purdon has admitted this year’s Inter Dominion is proving tougher for Lazarus than he ever imagined. And that has dented his confidence the stable can defend the title Smolda won last season. Lazarus suffered his second defeat of the series when a brave second to Tiger Tara in a track record heat at Bunbury ...

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InterDoms – Barrier Draw

By Adam Hamilton LAZARUS will be a hot favourite to land his first heat win of the Perth Inter Dominion series at Gloucester Park on Friday night. After two gallant seconds so far, Lazarus has landed the easiest of Friday night’s three heats and should control the race despite a wide draw (gate seven). He will also relish the step-up ...

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Hall Praises Chicago Bull

30 November 2017 | Ken Casellas Champion reinsman Gary Hall Jnr retains his unbending faith in Chicago Bull and insists that the many admirers of the plain-looking little gelding should stick with him in the TABtouch Inter Dominion championship. Chicago Bull certainly lost no fans after finishing third behind Soho Tribeca and Devendra in the fifth qualifying heat at Bunbury’s ...

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Rock Diamonds Fancied from No. 1 Barrier

30 November 2017 | Ken Casellas Top-flight reinsman Ryan Warwick is poised to take full advantage of the coveted No. 1 barrier and make use of the sparkling early speed of Rock Diamonds by attempting an all-the-way victory in the $50,000 Westral Four-Year-Old Championship over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Rock Diamonds, prepared by leading trainer Skye Bond, ...

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Reaza Grunter Set to Make Amends

30 November 2017 | Ken Casellas Promising young mare Reaza Grunter made an inglorious Gloucester Park debut last Friday night when she was retired after breaking twice but Shane Tritton, who prepares her in partnership with his wife Lauren, is confident she will be on her best behaviour and will make amends by winning the third heat of the San ...

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MacDonald Has a Chance of a Flying Start

30 November 2017 | Ken Casellas World champion James MacDonald has sound prospects of making a flying start to the International Drivers series at Gloucester Park by guiding the tough, consistent and in-form Your Excused to victory in the Sky Racing opening heat on Friday night. Your Excused, trained at Waroona by Bob Mellsop, is handily drawn at the No. ...

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WA Trotting Media Guild Friday’s Thoughts 1st December

30 November 2017 | Wayne Currall Members of the WA Trotting Media Guild are divided on best bets for Friday night’s action-packed card at Gloucester Park. The third and last round of the Inter Dominion heats will decide the 10 finalists for next week’s $1.1M grand final, while the $30,000 Parliamentarians Cup has attracted the best mares in Australasia and ...

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Kerryn Manning interviewed on Talking Horses

30 November 2017 | Alan Parker On Wednesday evening champion Victorian horsewoman Kerryn Manning was interviewed on Western Australia’s only dedicated equestrian radio programme Talking Horses. The weekly programme which has been running for nine years is hosted by leading Western Australian equestrienne Diane Bennit from the Hamilton Hill studios of 91.3 SportFM. Kerryn gave listeners an insight into her remarkable ...

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