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If you need your Ashby Bar and Bistro fix but can’t make it down to see us, you can catch up with us on our sports blog, which we keep maintained with events, times and dates, sports news and updates, and anything you might need to know from around Perth and Australia, making sure that our Gate locals are first with the news!

  • DAVID SHORTTE’S: OFF AND RACING – 16TH DECEMBER 2016

    A warm welcome to Off and Racing for another edition. It proved a stellar week for the Five to Follow last weekend with four winners and a second. The highlight was clearly Candlelight Star who arrived as a $9 chance in race 8 at Ascot. The Friday Mandurah double was successful with Jaycee winning as a $1.50 chance and Honcho Monelli at

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  • DAVID SHORTTE’S: SPORTS BRIEFS – 16TH DECEMBER 2016

    Greetings and welcome back to Sports Briefs for another week. In this week’s Sports Briefs we have a look at the first test between Australia and Pakistan and give you a guide for this year’s 2016/17 Big Bash season ahead. Be sure to visit The Gate, The Brook or The Ashby where the first class staff are sure to show

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  • DAVID SHORTTE’S: OFF AND RACING – 9th DECEMBER 2016

    Gloucester Park steals the spotlight on Friday night with the running of the $1.1 million TABtouch Interdominion final. The Gate, The Brook and The Ashby will have all of the racing on the big screens for your viewing pleasure this weekend in the Sports Bars – drop in and get amongst it. Let’s look towards GP for what is a sensational evening

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  • Australia v England

    DAVID SHORTTE’S: SPORTS BRIEFS – 9th DECEMBER 2016

    Welcome back to Sports Briefs for this week. There is a stack of awesome sport to soak up over the coming days – drop in to The Gate, The Brook or The Ashby and take it all in.  The friendly staff can’t wait to treat you to a great time over the weekend. CRICKET As we discussed in this column

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  • DAVID SHORTTE’S: OFF AND RACING – 2nd DECEMBER

    Welcome back to Off And Racing – our weekly column where I look at the feature racing for the weekend ahead and do my best to find a few winners with Five To Follow. It is another huge weekend of racing in Perth with night three of the TABtouch Interdominion series at Gloucester Park on Friday night and day three of the

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