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Checkpoint scrutiny satisfies Parnham

It could be a case of third time lucky for Checkpoint in the $1 million Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday. Untimely injuries have prevented the sprinter from lining up in the Group 1 feature in the past two years. Checkpoint was scratched on the eve of the 2013 race when he [...]

Parnham eyes Perth Cup with former European

Hall-of-fame trainer Neville Parnham is hoping his latest acquisition Fulgur can deliver him his first Perth Cup winner since Luna Tudor in 2000, as he starts a campaign aimed towards the Group 2 classic at Ascot on Saturday. Fulgur will run first-up in Saturday’s Group 3 David Grays Aglink-R.J. Peters Stakes (1500m), a race Parnham [...]

Bass Strait To Improve Says Parnham

Trainer Neville Parnham believes Bass Strait will be the big improver and cautions supporters not to dismiss the gelding’s claims in the Group 3 Asian Beau Stakes (1400m) at Ascot on Saturday. The former Melbourne galloper, on a path towards the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) in November, ran eighth when resuming in the Northerly [...]

Parnham Eyes Bigger Prize With George ‘N’ Ernie

George N Ernie earned a shot at feature race glory after rewarding astute punters with a maiden victory in the Clubs In The Community Handicap (1400m) at Ascot on Wednesday. Despite George N Ernie’s maiden status and two unplaced runs back this campaign, punters were all over the son of Blackfriars, who firmed from $7 [...]

Street Bandit puts another win on the board

Street Bandit has won his third career race at start 44 today, and his third in six starts, with another perfect ride by Lucy Warwick for trainer Neville Parnham. Still likely celebrating the victory of Royal Rada in the Hannan’s on Thursday, Warwick and Parnham combined again to hand Street Bandit another victory following a [...]

Royal Rada takes Parnham by surprise

Trainer Neville Parnham has described his latest training success as a “surprise” and suggested it could have all been down to “fate”. In-form galloper Royal Rada delivered the champion trainer his second Hannan’s Handicap (1400m) victory on Thursday, holding off a late charge from Akhedasset and the desperately unlucky favourite Red Ora. The win continued [...]

Parnham’s Sporting Saturday

Trainer Neville Parnham is confident Musket gelding Sporting Image will mature into a Saturday horse for his wife Carol and Yarradale Stud owner Ron Sayers. Parnham made that prediction after Sporting Image scored a front-running victory in a Belmont midweek sprint last Wednesday.  “He’s a nice horse in the making.  There’s not much of him [...]

Six for Belmont Tomorrow

We go racing tomorrow at Belmont with six runners, all capable of winning prize money for their connections. Race 2 – Rotana Beach and Loopy’s Ladies Race 3 – Military Service Race 5 – Lenienece Race 6 – Megafactory Race 8 – Street Bandit Good luck to our partners.  

Rommel tuned up for fresh assault

From Rob Edwards of the West Australian Newspaper A testing gallop within the next six weeks will determine whether sprinter Rommel launches his comeback at Ascot later this year. Trainer Neville Parnham put the Commands entire on light duties on a treadmill as part of his rehabilitation for a fetlock injury sustained before he was [...]

Stable Runners Saturday and Sunday

A summary of our runners on Saturday and Sunday. The first race we have Snitzalong engaged. He has shown quite a bit in his track work but to date hasn’t measured up on race day. I think he a horse that hasn’t quite worked it out yet but when he does I’m sure he will [...]