Connect to the universe of racingTM

news / Perth Cup

THE DRINKS ARE ON VOLKOFF

BY G1X Staff - @G1X_Racing
11 months ago Perth Cup

 

THE G1X.COM.AU Perth Cup belonged to Delicacy, the $2.25 favourite who carried a record 59kg to victory, but there were more winners at Ascot than just Peter Hall and six-time winner Bob Peters. Take the last on the card, the 1100-metre Ascend Sales Trophies event. 

In an open-betting affair, Volkoff – trained by Gary Crispin and ridden by Jason Whiting – started a $5.50 favourite and duly saluted for his happy owners, Peter and Ron Whyte. It capped off a memorable G1X.com.au Perth Cup day, where a crowd of over 18,000 flocked to Ascot. It was the fifth win from 11 starts for the promising four-year-old mare Volkoff, who is by Time Thief and out of Stormarama. 

Volkoff is homebred with the dam also owned by the Whytes, making the win all the more special. Volkoff won half a length from Heavy Set ($13) and Ripper Red ($17). And wasn’t it a great thrill? “Absolutely,” Paul Whyte said. “This is the day we wanted her to race.” 

 

 

RELATED STORIES

Thank You

You are now registered! Thank you & welcome to G1X - the universe of racing.
Close

Have You Joined G1X?

Already A Member?

If you require any assistance logging in, please contact us via email at: help@g1x.com.au and one of our friendly support team members will be in touch with you as soon as possible.
{{login_error}}
I have read, understood and accept G1X's Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy and I consent to G1X contacting me in relation to horse racing related opportunities including buying a share in a thoroughbred horse, opening a betting account with one of G1X's Betting Partners or becoming a member of The Cup Club or a racing Club.

Forgot Password?

{{forgot_error}}
{{forgot_message}}

Thank You

Thank you & welcome to G1X - the universe of racing.