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Colt can make distance

Jason Brown and the Jim Taylor-trained Petrol Power finished second in the Perth Stakes (1100m) at Ascot. Picture: DAMIEN WYER PETROL Power won’t be troubled by the extra distance in the $500,000 Ausdrill Karrakatta Plate (1200m) at Ascot racecourse on ...

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Junior cyclist to debut

Cyclist Elissa Wundersitz of Bassendean. ELISSA Wundersitz of Bassendean will contest the Union Cycliste Internationale junior track world championships in Glasgow, Scotland in August. One of four Western Australian Institute of Sport athletes picked to compete Wundersitz will make her ...

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Swan Districts get off to a good start

Swan Districts Brett Robinson in the game against East Fremantle. SWAN Districts have a bye this weekend after opening our season with a 13.15. (93) to 12.10. (82) win over East Fremantle at East Fremantle Oval. Next weekend we take ...

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Karrakatta plan for colt

IF all goes well at Ascot today trainer Jim Taylor says his colt Petrol Power will be set for the $500,000 Ausdrill Karrakatta Plate (1200m) on April 6. Taylor said Petrol Power who won the Supremacy Stakes (1100m) beating the ...

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Glen Forrest cause major upset

THE big upset of the year in Swan Helena A grade cricket happened last weekend when Glen Forrest grabbed the points for a first innings win by defeating Lesmurdie-Mazenod.� Tiernan Chisholm (5-24) and Jeff Carter ran through the strong Lesmurdie ...

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Swans tackle competition leaders

THE Swans First Eleven will face a major test this week when they travel to Wyong reserve to take on competition leaders Bentley. Although beaten in their last outing against Applecross, Bentley is a settled side boasting vast experience at ...

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Petrol Power draws wide

BULLSBROOK trainer Jim Taylor was hoping his boom colt Petrol Power might end up starting closer to the rails when he races in the $250,000 Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1100m) at Ascot today. When the barrier draw was announced Taylor ...

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Women show doubles style

The Midland Lawn Tennis Club hosted the Midland Open, attracting over 160 players in a 5 day event last month.� In the men’s open doubles Samuel Galati (Australind Tennis Club) and James Mitchell (North Beach) defeated Cameron Fenner (Midland) and ...

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Colt some comfort

TRAINER Jim Taylor of Bullsbrook has endured a horror start and end to Barakey’s� eastern states campaign with the top sprinter being scratched from one and finishing 11th in the other race. Then earlier this week� Taylor said scans had ...

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Chasing 12th win

CHASING his 12th straight win today top WA sprinter Barakey faces some tough competition in the $1 million Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington racetrack. His trainer Jim Taylor of Bullsbrook said he expected the biggest challenges would come from the ...

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