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All the way with Alvares

All the way with Alvares

Sep 25, 2015

Sep 25, 2015 | Free-wheeling seven-year-old Alvares scored the 10th win of his career when leading all the way in the GWN7/National Jockeys Trust Handicap (Race 6-1600m) on Hannan's Handicap Day at Kalgoorlie yesterday. Ridden by stable jockey Shaun McGruddy, ...

Pins Perhaps gets the cash

Pins Perhaps gets the cash

Sep 17, 2015

Honest mare Pins Perhaps was rewarded for effort when scoring an an overdue win in the TABtouch The Home Of Racing & Sport Handicap (Race 6-1650m) at Belmont yesterday. The five-year-old, who broke maiden status by defeating subsequent Perth Cup winner Real Love at ...

Rare Selection coming of age

Rare Selection coming of age

Sep 10, 2015

Emerging four-year-old Rare Selection notched up his second metropolitan midweek victory in his past three starts when narrowly claiming the Smartline Lenders Day Handicap (Race 3-1700m) at Belmont yesterday. Stable jockey Shaun McGruddy fired out the son of Choisir from ...

Conjob keep the ball rolling for Team Wolfe

Conjob keep the ball rolling for Team Wolfe

Aug 27, 2015

Promising five-year-old Conjob bounced back to some of his best form when winning the Belmont Bonanza Handicap (Race 7-1200m) at Belmont on Wednesday, continuing a handy run of success for SJ Wolfe Racing. The son of Balmont, a $900 yearling purchase, was having his third run ...

Ancient's an old marvel

Ancient's an old marvel

Aug 19, 2015

Couldn't be prouder of our eight-year-old warhorse Ancient Spell, who carried 59.5kg through the wind and rain to post the 12th win of his career at Belmont today. Lifted over the line by the modern-day 'Cups King' Peter Hall, Ancient Spell got the better of ...

Patience pays off for Rare Selection connections

Patience pays off for Rare Selection connections

Aug 13, 2015

It was a terrific result for SJ Wolfe Racing at Belmont yesterday with Choisir four-year-old Rare Selection winning the Belmont Bonanza Handicap (Race 5-1700m), paying a whopping $29.50 on the WA tote. Perfectly ridden by our former stable apprentice Natasha Faithfull, Rare ...

All hail the King

All hail the King

Jul 20, 2015

King Closet continued his rapid rise through the ranks with a quality win in the $40,000 Vale Raymond Campbell Handicap (1200m) at Belmont on Saturday. The Steve Wolfe-trained four-year-old has now won four of his six starts since returning from over 20 months on the ...

Preview: Belmont 8/07/15

Preview: Belmont 8/07/15

Jul 08, 2015

RACE 4: 6-HARP INN (JASON BROWN) Harp Inn was coming off a 32-day break when finishing a competitive seventh at Belmont on June 24, and we were quite pleased with the effort considering he tried hard when he was no doubt lacking some 'match ...

Preview: Belmont 4/07/15

Preview: Belmont 4/07/15

Jul 04, 2015

RACE 7: 11-PICKJAM (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) Pickjam deserves her chance in this year's edition of the Belmont Oaks after displaying staying potential in two 2100m runs against the older horses since May 27. Will obviously face tough opposition from class ...

Preview: Pinjarra 2/07/15

Preview: Pinjarra 2/07/15

Jul 02, 2015

RACE 2: 5-WAR PLAIN (KATE WITTEN) War Plain is having his third run back from a spell today and really needs to show some significant improvement to push onwards with his current racing preparation. Endured a tough run when sent to the front from an outside barrier at ...

Preview: Belmont 1/07/15

Preview: Belmont 1/07/15

Jul 01, 2015

RACE 6: 12-SECRET ENDEMIC (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) Secret Endemic brings some consistent provincial form to today's metro midweek assignment, but he does run into a fairly competitive line-up. Will no doubt show his usual gate speed from barrier 3 and take up a leading ...

Preview: Belmont 27/06/15

Preview: Belmont 27/06/15

Jun 27, 2015

RACE 1: 5-GAUGED (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) Gauged makes his return to racing at Belmont this afternoon and faces a very strong line-up of late-season two-year-olds, with five of his eight rivals having already won races. We had to do a bit more education work with him ...

Ownership Opportunity: Field Of Vision

Ownership Opportunity: Field Of Vision

Jun 25, 2015

Limited ownership opprtunities are now available in city-placed four-year-old gelding Field Of Vision.  By Redoubtable out of Secret Pact, Field Of Vision has raced only 15 times for two wins and six placings, and stakes of $31,495. From nine starts last ...

Preview: Belmont 24/06/15

Preview: Belmont 24/06/15

Jun 24, 2015

RACE 4: 9-HARP INN (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) Harp Inn faces a tough task racing for the first time in 32 days, having been balloted out of multiple lead-up events in the past few weeks. We have been really pleased with his form on the training track in recent weeks, but ...

Preview: Pinjarra 18/06/15

Preview: Pinjarra 18/06/15

Jun 18, 2015

RACE 1: 2-MY GREEK BOY (PETER HALL) My Greek Boy has his share of ability but has been hindered by awkward barrier draws to date, and will have to contend with barrier 12 second-up at Pinjarra this afternoon. Raced competitively at Belmont on May 30 and finished ...

King completes comeback with Belmont triumph

King completes comeback with Belmont triumph

Jun 13, 2015

Comeback four-year-old King Closet gave racegoers a taste of his raw ability with a quality win in the Get Your Westspeed Forms In Now Handicap (1200m) at Belmont this afternoon. Ridden by Wolfe stable rider Shaun McGruddy, King Closet shared the lead early before easing to ...

Preview: Belmont 13/06/15

Preview: Belmont 13/06/15

Jun 13, 2015

RACE 5: 9-KING CLOSET (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) King Closet returns to metro racing for the first time in his comeback campaign this afternoon, with his most recent performance being a tough all-the-way win at Kalgoorlie on May 24. We are really happy with the way this horse ...

Preview: Northam 11/06/15

Preview: Northam 11/06/15

Jun 11, 2015

RACE 3: 2-ACQUITTED (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) Acquitted was part of a team we took to Kalgoorlie on May 24 and he performed well, finishing a close-up third after being forced into the role of pacemaker over 1600m. Has been placed at six of his nine starts, so he does ...

Preview: Belmont 10/06/15

Preview: Belmont 10/06/15

Jun 10, 2015

RACE 5: 9-JESTER ROCK (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) Jester Rock returns to racing at Belmont this afternoon, stepping out for the first time in 154 days. We decided not to trial him this campaign as his performances on the training track suggests he's quite forward fitness ...

Preview: Belmont 6/06/15

Preview: Belmont 6/06/15

Jun 06, 2015

RACE 1: 6-TWO EYE SEE (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) Two Eye See is coming off a 24-day break for today's assignment and runs into a couple of quality youngsters in the form of Blackwood and Regal Gleam. We have put plenty of work into ironing out a few minor issues that ...

Preview: Northam 1/06/15

Preview: Northam 1/06/15

Jun 01, 2015

RACE 2: 3-WAR PLAIN (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) War Plain races first-up from a spell at Northam this afternoon and looked good when winning a 1000-metre Albany trial on May 7, and has trained on nicely since. We are really pleased with this fellow's ...

Preview: Belmont 30/05/15

Preview: Belmont 30/05/15

May 30, 2015

RACE 1: 4-MY GREEK BOY (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) My Greek Boy is a promising type hving his first start in 107 days, but he did stretch out nicely in a 1000-metre trial at Belmont on Monday, when going as well as the winner Incoming Tide, who has already performed ...

Preview: Belmont 27/05/15

Preview: Belmont 27/05/15

May 27, 2015

RACE 5: 11-PICKJAM (SHAUN MC GRUDDY) Pickjam has a staying pedigree and has shown us that she is looking for a trip, and she gets that today when stepping up to 2100m. Taking on the older horses after an okay performance over an unsuitable 1400m against ...

Comeback King wins again

Comeback King wins again

May 25, 2015

Comeback four-year-old King Closet scored a second win from three starts since returning from injury in the Dave Tedge Memorial Handicap (1200m) at Kalgoorlie today. King Closet did not race for almost 21 months when struck down by injury in mid-2013, but the son of So ...