Pippa prepares for Maribyrnong Plate

A half-share in Perth 2yo Agent Pippa has been sold to Melbourne businessman Rod Menzies by her part-owners Wes Martin and Nathan Hebbard.

Professional newcomer by Demerit

Agent Pippa looked every inch a professional winning the opening juvenile race of the Ascot season on Saturday.

Speedy mare too good in Goldfields

Demerit mare Don’t Speed finished the Goldfields season with a well-deserved victory in the Vissign Australia Hcp (1760m) on Sunday.

Terrific week for Taunton Vale

Local mare Penalty Point put the finishing touch on a terrific week for Taunton Vale sire Demerit at Kalgoorlie on Sunday.

Favourites on the double for Demerit

Successful Lonhro sire Demerit has jumped the blocks with a season-opening double for Taunton Vale owners Kent and Nina Johnston.

Group 3 Gimcrack winner by Demerit

Kiss Bang Love has provided Taunton Vale sire Demerit with his first black-type winner in the G3 Gimcrack Stakes (1100m) at Ascot.