Pike announces he's back in town

Straight out of quarantine champion jockey Willie Pike has rode Inspirational Girl to victory in the Railway Stakes.

Turning for home Pike looked in trouble on the corner only to navigate his way through the field to power away to victory.

Pike who had only just came of two week quarantine on Saturday after a stint riding in Victoria's spring carnival finished in front of Too Close to the Sun and Uni Time.

It is Pike's third Railway Stakes triumph.

Earlier in the day Pike bought up his first winner back on WA soil in the 2200m guiding Midnight Blue to victory after placing in the opener of the day on Long Beach he also placed in the fourth aboard Mystical View.

Next week is the second week of the Masters Carnival featuring the prized Winterbottom Stakes.

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