Velvet King takes out Sir Ernest Lee-Steere Classic

The Velvet King gave trainer Darren McAuliffe back-to-back wins in the Sir Ernest Lee-Steere Classic (1400m) with a tough win in the Listed feature at Ascot today. Startingthe $2.40 favourite, The Velvet King rolled to the front for jockey Mitchell Pateman and fought off a determined challenge from Festival Miss …

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Diggers remembered a century after service

Ten previously unrecognised South West World War I soldiers who died in the years following the war were honoured today, with new headstones revealed over their graves as soldiers from A company 11th/28th battalion of the Royal West Australian Regiment stood vigil at their side.John Moughtin, Felix Simons, Edward Robinson, …

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Bob Peters continues Jungle Dawn Classic domination

Owner Bob Peters won the Listed Jungle Dawn Classic (1400m) for a remarkable fifth straight year when last year’s winner Celebrity Dream defended her title. Starting the equal $3.20 favourite, Celebrity Dream ran on from third on the turn to beat Misty Metal ($3.20) by a length. Fontainebleau ($41) was …

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