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Saturday, April 29 2017

Chris Waller is tipping more Sydney form reversals like the one turned in by former New Zealand mare Shillelagh (NZ) (Savabeel) to win the Godolphin Crown.

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Saturday, April 29 2017

Premier Brisbane jockey Jeff Lloyd has been seen at his best in a clever front-running ride on Music Magnate (NZ) (Written Tycoon) to win the Group Two Victory Stakes.

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Saturday, April 29 2017

A Brisbane trip is on the cards for He Ekscels after his impressive maiden success at Caulfield.

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Saturday, April 29 2017

Odeon has stamped his South Australian Derby credentials with a strong win against older horses at Caulfield.

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Saturday, April 29 2017

Trainer Chris Munce has racked up his fourth two-year-old stakes win of the season with second stringer Saint Patricks Day winning the Dalrello Stakes at Eagle Farm.

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Saturday, April 29 2017

John O'Shea has reportedly resigned as head Australian trainer for international thoroughbred racing power Godolphin.

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Friday, April 28 2017

It has already been a golden year for trainer Gary Portelli, who aims to keep the theme going for a little while longer.

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Friday, April 28 2017

A victory at Benalla in country Victoria has brought up another milestone for Group One-winning jockey Linda Meech.

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Friday, April 28 2017

Trainer Robbie Laing has thrown Basanite into the deep end for his debut at Caulfield.

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Friday, April 28 2017

Group One-winning mare Miss Cover Girl is primed for a first-up tilt at the Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm as she begins what will be her final racing preparation.

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Friday, April 28 2017

Realing can confirm a Queensland Derby campaign when he races in the Gr. 3 Gunsynd Classic at Eagle Farm tomorrow.

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Thursday, April 27 2017

An angry Gai Waterhouse has lashed out after being found guilty and fined $5,000 for substituting three horses in a televised track gallop.

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Wednesday, April 26 2017

Brisbane jockey Robbie Fradd will have a busy comeback to racing from injury at Eagle Farm.

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Wednesday, April 26 2017

Leading sire Snitzel has the Australian record for individual two-year-old winners in a season in his sights after a double on Anzac Day.

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Wednesday, April 26 2017

A stakes win at Flemington has completed a winning hat-trick for Merchant Navy with the promise of more success to follow.

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Wednesday, April 26 2017

The thunder of hooves has been replaced by the sound of the bugle as racegoers at Randwick stopped to commemorate the sacrifice of the Anzacs.

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Wednesday, April 26 2017

At the Hawkesbury stand-alone meeting 12-months ago Chris Waller ran quality galloper Mackintosh for the first time and this Saturday another ex-pat Kiwi will start his career under the master trainer at the same race day.

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Wednesday, April 26 2017

James Cummings has Group One ambitions for three-year-old filly Savvan after she beat the older horses at Canterbury on Wednesday in the Ranvet Benchmark 67 Handicap (1550m).

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Tuesday, April 25 2017

Trainer John Moloney had some added pressure today as he left his Caulfield stables for Flemington where he had Dornier engaged in the VRC St Leger.

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Tuesday, April 25 2017

Australia's sole entrant in the upcoming Hong Kong features, The United States, has arrived safely ahead of his Group One mission.

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Monday, April 24 2017

The Australian Turf Club has sent 40 television sets to the flood damaged Lismore and Murwillumbah clubs and donated cash to the SES to help with the recovery.

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Monday, April 24 2017

The past two Melbourne Cup-winning riders, Michelle Payne and Kerrin McEvoy, will compete on opposing teams in the Shergar Cup international jockeys' challenge at Ascot.

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Monday, April 24 2017

South Australia's first A$1 million race will have an added attraction with superstar Hong Kong-based jockey Joao Moreira booked to ride in the Robert Sangster Stakes at Morphettville.

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Sunday, April 23 2017

Brisbane jockey Robbie Fradd will make a timely comeback from injury at Eagle Farm as the winter carnival gathers momentum.

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Sunday, April 23 2017

Young Ballarat trainer Matt Cumani has two horses he knows will have no problems running out the VRC St Leger journey but has some lingering doubts whether they are mature enough at this stage of their careers.

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Sunday, April 23 2017

Canberra trainer Nick Olive admitted Single Gaze's win at Doomben yesterday was one of the biggest thrills he has had in racing.

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Saturday, April 22 2017

A stakes race win to Malibu Style at Caulfield has not only given jockey Steven Parnham his first Melbourne winner but also formed part of a unique feat for the prominent West Australian racing family.

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Saturday, April 22 2017

Meticulous planning gave trainer Udyta Clarke her biggest payday when Rich Charm won the VOBIS Gold Sprint at Caulfield.

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Saturday, April 22 2017

Just in case anyone missed it the first time, English visitor Polarisation has won the re-run of the Sydney Cup at Randwick to the relief of his jockey and the jubilation of his stable.

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Saturday, April 22 2017

Jockey Jim Byrne ensured he would begin a suspension tonight on a high after bringing up treble on Tiyatrolani at Doomben.

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Saturday, April 22 2017

Jockey Kathy O'Hara continued her great run for trainer Jason Coyle when Sweet Serendipity won his first stakes race at Doomben.

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Saturday, April 22 2017

Trainer Danny O'Brien has his sights set on a Group One race with three-year-old filly Toffee Nose after her victory against older horses at Caulfield today.

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Saturday, April 22 2017

Burning Front looked a stand-out on ratings in the VOBIS Gold Mile and that is the way it has turned out in the A$250,000 race at Caulfield.

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Saturday, April 22 2017

Back-to-back wins are not enough to convince trainer David Payne to continue The Mighty Fed's debut campaign.

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Saturday, April 22 2017

The Hong Kong-backed Aquis Farm syndicate will manage the stallions based at Emirates Park Stud in New South Wales.

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Saturday, April 22 2017

Peter Gelagotis and apprentice Jack Martin combined to celebrate their first wins in Sydney, an experience slightly tarnished by having to share the spoils.

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Thursday, April 20 2017

Three-year-old Legless Veuve (NZ) has been freshened since her Australian Guineas failure and trainer Stuart Webb has concluded the Group-winning filly is better suited as a sprinter.

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Thursday, April 20 2017

With the benefit of hindsight and a long-range weather forecast, Victorian-trained Survived would have made his Sydney debut well before his assignment at Randwick tomorrow.

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Thursday, April 20 2017

Cancer survivor Bobby El-Issa says he's where he belongs ahead of his biggest ride yet, the Sydney Cup.

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Thursday, April 20 2017

The Sydney Cup will be rerun on a Heavy8 track tomorrow, with showers possible for Randwick ahead of the programme.

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Thursday, April 20 2017

Running a racing stable without foreign workers is an impossibility for most Australian trainers.

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Thursday, April 20 2017

Jockey Cory Parish considers the Sydney Cup ride on Boom Time in the A$2 million race at Randwick the greatest opportunity of his career.

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Thursday, April 20 2017

Three-time Sydney premiership winner Nash Rawiller hopes to be back in the saddle in June after dislocating his shoulder and fracturing his back in a fall in Hong Kong.

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Thursday, April 20 2017

Top sprinter Tivaci is on his way to Waikato Stud to begin the next stage of his career.

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Thursday, April 20 2017

Group One winner Single Gaze has travelled well to Brisbane as she prepares for what could be a career-defining winter.

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Thursday, April 20 2017

Australian Bloodstock's Jamie Lovett has confirmed former New Zealand-trained galloper Mongolian Wolf will be aimed toward Queensland features following his strong win in the Gr.3 Frank Packer Plate at Randwick last weekend in his first run for Victorian trainer Darren Weir.

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Thursday, April 20 2017

Trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott will answer charges next week relating to the substitution of horses in televised track gallops.

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Tuesday, April 18 2017

Three-time Sydney premiership winner Nash Rawiller has suffered a dislocated shoulder and an ankle injury in a fall at Sha Tin.

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Tuesday, April 18 2017

An inquiry into Glyn Schofield's ride on Up 'n' Rolling at Canterbury yesterday has been adjourned.

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Tuesday, April 18 2017

Craig Williams is set to miss the ride on Sydney Cup favourite Big Duke after being suspended for careless riding at Sandown.

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Sunday, April 16 2017

The new Kelso Wood-Patricia Gesler training partnership is up and running and aiming high with two-year-old Snitzkraft.

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Sunday, April 16 2017

Aquis Farm has extended its aggressive move into the national breeding market by standing the largest-ever number of stallions at one Queensland stud next season.

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Saturday, April 15 2017

After almost four decades broadcasting thoroughbred racing in Victoria, Greg Miles has signed off as a race caller.

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Saturday, April 15 2017

Champion jockey Damien Oliver will remain in Australia for now after his contract to ride in Mauritius fell through.

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Saturday, April 15 2017

Racing Queensland is aiming to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to help trainers who have been hard-hit by the recent floods.

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Saturday, April 15 2017

English jockey James Doyle has signed off from his Sydney sojourn in style with a Group Three win at Randwick.

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Saturday, April 15 2017

With a parting gift that's hard to beat, stud-bound Tivaci snapped his Group One duck to win the All Aged Stakes at Randwick today.

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Saturday, April 15 2017

It was a case of like father, like son at Randwick today as Edward Cummings followed in his father's Anthony's footsteps by celebrating his first stakes win as a trainer with Top Of My List in the Japan Racing Association Plate.

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Saturday, April 15 2017

The man who took Choisir to the world has claimed a Group One win with one of his sons in the Champagne Stakes at Randwick.

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Saturday, April 15 2017

Toughened up by two recent close defeats, Redzel has had his moment in the sun with a Group Three win at Randwick.

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Saturday, April 15 2017

Beau Mertens has had a mixed day at Caulfield yesterday, closing the gap on jockeys' premiership leader Craig Williams with a winning double but also copping a suspension and losing a race on protest.

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Saturday, April 15 2017

Hugh Bowman has relinquished the ride on Libran in the Sydney Cup in order to be free to ride Werther in a Group One race in Hong Kong.

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Saturday, April 15 2017

Darren Weir was quick to credit New Zealand trainer Murray Baker and the canny purchasing power of Australian Bloodstock after Mongolian Wolf won the Frank Packer Plate at Randwick.

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Saturday, April 15 2017

While his son Jason is established in the top 10 jockeys in Sydney, New Zealand trainer Richard Collett is keen to make his own mark with a satellite stable at Warwick Farm.

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Friday, April 14 2017

Chris Waller is accustomed to the highs and lows of racing but a week after Winx's latest romp reverberated around the equine world, a return to Randwick this weekend looms as a particularly challenging anti-climax.

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Friday, April 14 2017

Popular New South Wales jockey Darren Jones will be remembered as a cherished husband, father and son after his death in a three-horse fall in the state's north.

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Thursday, April 13 2017

Stud-bound multiple Group One-winner Preferment's wait for suitable racing conditions looks set to continue with trainer Chris Waller indicating he will not run in the Gr.3 Japan Racing Association Plate at Randwick unless the track is upgraded significantly.

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Thursday, April 13 2017

Racing Victoria has announced it is seeking leave to appeal the decision of the Victorian Civil And Administrative Tribunal which upheld an appeal by trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh in the long-running cobalt case.

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Thursday, April 13 2017

Australian trainer Jeremy Gask will return home later this year after completing a successful decade-long stint in England.

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Thursday, April 13 2017

It was appropriate that  the runaway win by She Goes Pop's at the Sunshine Coast yesterday completed a simultaneous milestone for Jeff Lloyd and Toby Edmonds.

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Thursday, April 13 2017

Eagle Farm's new stabling complex is up and running after a troubled 12 months which delayed its completion.

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Thursday, April 13 2017

Jason Collett has been ruled out of the ride on Te Akau Racing's Chance To Dance in the re-run of the Gr.1 Sydney Cup by a suspension at Warwick Farm.

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Thursday, April 13 2017

There are still four Group One races on the radar for classy horse Tivaci before he heads to stud but trainer Mike Moroney is hoping he can break through at the top level sooner rather than later.

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Wednesday, April 12 2017

Hartnell will head to the spelling paddock instead of Hong Kong, but he could still make the trip later in the year.

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Wednesday, April 12 2017

Trainer Patrick Ryan believes an Oakbank dress rehearsal has stable star I'll'ava'alf well placed to deliver him another feature jumps victory in Saturday's Von Doussa Steeplechase (3250m).

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Wednesday, April 12 2017

War Legend will be on trial for a Queensland winter carnival campaign when he steps up to 2000 metres in either the Easter Cup at Caulfield or the Stawell Cup.

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Wednesday, April 12 2017

An impressive track gallop at Broadmeadow means Le Romain will not be put out to pasture for a spell just yet.

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Wednesday, April 12 2017

The Darren Weir-trained star Black Heart Bart will bypass the All Aged Stakes in Sydney, with an historic second Gr. 1 Goodwood in Adelaide now his immediate target.

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Wednesday, April 12 2017

Godolphin jockey James Doyle will return to England after the All Aged Stakes meeting at Randwick.

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Tuesday, April 11 2017

Hopes of a Group One-winning send-off from Sydney racing are over for Hong Kong-bound trainer Michael Freedman, with his Golden Slipper runner-up Frolic out of the Champagne Stakes at Randwick.

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Tuesday, April 11 2017

Apprentice Deanne Panya has had no hesitation about getting back on the horse, even when her return to racing coincides with a sequence of tragic events for fellow riders.

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Tuesday, April 11 2017

Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott have been granted an adjournment to seek legal advice after being charged by Racing NSW stewards for substituting three horses for televised track gallops.

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Monday, April 10 2017

The A$2 million Sydney Cup has been rescheduled with supplementary entries to be taken in addition to those runners from the original no-race up to a field of 14.

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Monday, April 10 2017

James McDonald has lost his second tier appeal against the severity of an 18-month disqualification for betting on a horse he was riding.

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Monday, April 10 2017

All Aged Stakes favourite and defending titleholder English will have to pass a veterinary test to take her place in the Group One race at Randwick on Saturday.

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Monday, April 10 2017

Group One winner First Seal has been retired after a career which netted six wins from 21 starts and early bragging rights over Winx.

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Monday, April 10 2017

Her autumn campaign has barely finished, but already plans are being made for Winx's spring.

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Monday, April 10 2017

Greg Miles' last day as a race caller has been made a little harder with the addition of an extra race at Caulfield.

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Monday, April 10 2017

In the space of two weekends during The Championships, under-rated gelding Sense Of Occasion has more than doubled his career earnings without winning a race.

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Sunday, April 09 2017

Apprentice jockey Melanie Bolwell remains in the Gold Coast Hospital with bleeding on her brain after a three-horse fall at Warialda which claimed the life of fellow rider Darren Jones.

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Sunday, April 09 2017

Already abjectly disappointed at the decision by stewards to abandon the Sydney Cup, jockey Corey Brown had further cause to remember yesterday's second day of The Championships at Randwick for all the wrong reasons.

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Saturday, April 08 2017

Winx has confirmed her place as the modern-day great of Australian racing, winning the Queen Elizabeth Stakes to make it 17 victories on end.

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Saturday, April 08 2017

Popular New South Wales jockey Darren Jones has died from injuries suffered in a three-horse fall at Warialda in the state's north.

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Saturday, April 08 2017

On a day when the queen of the turf, Winx, again asserted her dominance, a filly dubbed "Winx Junior" has shown her class to win her first Group One race.

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Saturday, April 08 2017

Class told as Cylinder Beach (NZ) (Showcasing) gave jockey Jim Byrne a record-equalling fourth Toowoomba Cup.

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Saturday, April 08 2017

The Sydney Cup has been called off mid-race after two horses lost their riders with a round to go in the A$2 million staying feature.

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Saturday, April 08 2017

Dreams Aplenty showed he was on course for the big winter three-year-old races with a brave win in the Toowoomba Guineas today.

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Saturday, April 08 2017

Derryn brushed off also-ran status in the A$2.5 million TJ Smith Stakes behind the world's best sprinter Chautauqua to thrive among his age-group on day two of The Championships.

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Saturday, April 08 2017

A last-to-first finish from Maryore has given Canberra's Philip Courtney the biggest thrill of his short training career in the rich Provincial Championships Final at Randwick.

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Saturday, April 08 2017

Arrowfield Stud boss John Messara has bred and raced some of the best horses in Australia and won many of the country's biggest races.

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Saturday, April 08 2017

Garry White originally planned for Generalissimo to contest the Provincial Championships final at Randwick today, but was happy to settle for winning the A$150,000 South Pacific Classic after Generalissimo finally found a favourable track.

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Saturday, April 08 2017

Hartnell will be running in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick this afternoon, trying to cement a trip to Hong Kong for another race named for the monarch - one he might find a little easier.

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Saturday, April 08 2017

Baguette, Tie The Knot and Spinning Hill are just three of the famous horses raced by the Tait family over their many decades in racing.

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Friday, April 07 2017

Frances Nelson has become the first woman and first South Australian to be elected chair of Racing Australia.

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Friday, April 07 2017

You can bank on Lasqueti Spirit hitting the front in the Australian Oaks at Randwick tomorrow, and take the odds she can stay there.

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Friday, April 07 2017

Katelyn Mallyon has recently achieved a dream to become a Group One-winning rider and now has her sights on more, starting with the A$2 million Sydney Cup.

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Friday, April 07 2017

The first foal of champion mare Black Caviar is not too far away from making her racetrack reappearance.

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Friday, April 07 2017

Dual Group One winner Stratum Star will return to the place he was born and raised to begin the next phase of his career as a stallion.

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Friday, April 07 2017

Craig Williams would like nothing more than to win a Group One race in the black and white colours of Bill Sexton.

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Friday, April 07 2017

Darren Weir is hoping a much-improved Big Duke can clear another significant obstacle at Randwick and break more new ground for the leading Victorian trainer.

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Friday, April 07 2017

Jockey Tommy Berry helped deliver one of the most memorable finishes at Randwick last weekend aboard Chautauqua, but seven days later he will be a mere observer.

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Friday, April 07 2017

David Brideoake is hoping his New Zealand-bred filly Nurse Kitchen can go one better at the top level on Saturday.

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Friday, April 07 2017

The Rising Romance camp are confident of a bold showing from her in Saturday's Gr.1 Coolmore Legacy Stakes.

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Friday, April 07 2017

Jason Warren has Group One aspirations for a lightly-tried Kiwi-bred three-year-old in his Mornington stable.

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Thursday, April 06 2017

The last Easter Yearling Sale to be held at the historic Newmarket complex in Sydney has ended with a record number of million-dollar lots topped by A$2.5 million for  a Redoute's Choice colt on the final day.

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Thursday, April 06 2017

Mister Impatience is the experienced two-miler but trainer Mike Moroney is leaning towards a first-timer at the distance as his best Sydney Cup hope.

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Thursday, April 06 2017

Jameka has been ruled out of an international campaign as she continues her recovery from travel sickness.

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Thursday, April 06 2017

Who Shot Thebarman will continue his remarkable record over the marathon flat trip when the New Zealand-bred and owned stayer fronts up in Saturday's $A2 million Gr.1 Sydney Cup.

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Thursday, April 06 2017

Arrowfield Stud has bought a half-share in Blue Diamond Stakes runner-up Pariah, who will stand at the stud at the end of his racing career.

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Thursday, April 06 2017

Perseverance has paid off for Lee Magorrian, with the former award-winning New Zealand apprentice celebrating his first Sydney win by underscoring trainer Chris Waller's dominance at Warwick Farm's midweek meeting.

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Wednesday, April 05 2017

Trainer Chris Waller has dismissed any concerns about Winx racing with synthetic filler in one of her hooves ahead of her bid for a 17th consecutive win in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

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Wednesday, April 05 2017

Jeff Lloyd has wasted no time on his return from a suspension to set a record for the most winners by a jockey in the Queensland metropolitan season.

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Wednesday, April 05 2017

Four seven-figure lots have been sold on the first day of the final Easter Yearling Sale at the historic Newmarket venue in Sydney.

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Wednesday, April 05 2017

Ten Monday-free race days have been confirmed for Victoria next year with the release of the race schedule for the 2017-18 season.

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Tuesday, April 04 2017

After spending a month acclimatising in relative obscurity at Canterbury, Godolphin’s Sydney Cup contingent is poised to emulate the stayers that made such an impression in Melbourne over spring.

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Tuesday, April 04 2017

Dual Group One winner Palentino has been retired from racing and will stand at Sun Stud in Victoria in the upcoming breeding season.

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Tuesday, April 04 2017

Victory in the Australian Oaks at Randwick can turn a good Sydney autumn carnival into a great one for Victorian trainer David Brideoake.

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Tuesday, April 04 2017

Three-time TJ Smith Stakes winner Chautauqua could still be seen again this autumn.

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Tuesday, April 04 2017

Superstar Winx will start from barrier three as the odds-on favourite in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

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Monday, April 03 2017

After breaking through for a Group One win in the William Reid Stakes, Silent Sedition is favourite to snare another at the elite level.

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Monday, April 03 2017

Noel Callow has successfully appealed a reckless riding charge imposed by Racing NSW stewards for his ride on Montoya's Secret in the Gr. 1 Vinery Stud Stakes.

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Monday, April 03 2017

Three-time TJ Smith Stakes winner Chautauqua could still be seen again this autumn.

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Monday, April 03 2017

Darren Weir has resisted the temptation to run Humidor in the $A4 million Gr.1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

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Monday, April 03 2017

In-form jockey Damian Lane has been booked to Chance To Dance in the $A2 million Gr.1 Sydney Cup at Randwick on Saturday.

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Sunday, April 02 2017

Big Duke has emerged as the most likely candidate to give premier Melbourne trainer Darren Weir his first Group One victory in Sydney.

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Sunday, April 02 2017

Harlow Gold will have a jockey other than Regan Bayliss for the first time when she bids to go one better than the Victorian equivalent in Saturday's Australian Oaks.

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Sunday, April 02 2017

Waking Moment's maiden win in the Adrian Knox Stakes at Randwick yesterday has trainer John Thompson dreaming about a similar outcome in next weekend's A$1 million Australian Oaks.

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Saturday, April 01 2017

Global racing power Godolphin has savoured a Group One win in the Doncaster Mile, with It's Somewhat leading all the way in a major upset at Randwick.

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Saturday, April 01 2017

Chautauqua has made history at Randwick, coming from last to win his third TJ Smith Stakes in a row.

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Saturday, April 01 2017

An injury-enforced withdrawal from the Golden Slipper ultimately produced a silver lining for Invader's connections when he claimed the A$1 million Sires' Produce Stakes at Randwick today.

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Saturday, April 01 2017

Winx has added another dimension to the first day of The Championships at Randwick with a solo gallop before her next assignment.

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Saturday, April 01 2017

Melbourne trainer Robert Smerdon has launched a successful raid on Sydney, with Property continuing his good form to win the Kindergarten Stakes at Randwick today.

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Saturday, April 01 2017

Golden Slipper-winning jockey Ben Melham will be out to add to his Sydney feature race success on the opening day of The Championships at Randwick today, but he has been ruled out of other major autumn meetings after failing in an appeal against a ban.

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