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Saturday, June 30 2018

It took just two races at Caulfield on Saturday for trainer Darren Weir to equal last season's record for Melbourne winners. But the result was not quite what punters had been banking on.

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Friday, June 29 2018

Top jockey Michael Cahill is known for his low-key style but even he finds it hard to hide his respect for New Zealand three-year-old The Bostonian.

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Friday, June 29 2018

Kris Lees has chosen the Listed Winter Cup (2400m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday as Nurse Kitchen’s weekend assignment.

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Sunday, June 24 2018

New Zealand-bred Group One prospect Vassilator is back in work at Caulfield with trainer Colin Little.

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Saturday, June 23 2018

New Zealand apprentice Sam Weatherley has made an immediate impression in Sydney, riding She Knows to win at Randwick.

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Saturday, June 23 2018

After racing against some multiple stakes performers in Queensland, Karavali has returned to Randwick to score a narrow win but satisfying win.

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Thursday, June 21 2018

Exciting colt Ardossan is on target for a return to black type action.

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Wednesday, June 20 2018

An unfashionable gelding with no stakes grade experience has given Chris Waller one of the most satisfying wins of his training career.

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Wednesday, June 20 2018

James McDonald has capped his international comeback with victory aboard Expert Eye in the Gr.3 Jersey Stakes (1400m) at Royal Ascot.

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Saturday, June 16 2018

Manolo Blahniq (NZ) (Jimmy Choux) will join the tail end of the Queensland winter carnival after producing a dogged victory at Rosehill.

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Saturday, June 16 2018

Julius Sandhu could not have wished for a better start to his training career.

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Saturday, June 16 2018

Sydney's leading trainer Chris Waller has amassed 300 winners in a season for the first time as the milestones continue to mount for the Australian Racing Hall Of Fame inductee.

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Friday, June 15 2018

Trainer Mick Price has welcomed back Gr.1 Australian Guineas (1600m) winner Grunt into his Caulfield barn.

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Friday, June 15 2018

Group One winner Hiyaam has been set some lofty targets for her spring campaign by trainer Mick Price.

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Friday, June 15 2018

Newcastle trainer Kris Lees has played down Nurse Kitchen's luckless trip to the Queensland winter carnival, and is confident she can bounce back at Rosehill despite an awkward draw.

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Thursday, June 14 2018

Top trainer Robert Heathcote believes much-travelled jockey Jake Bayliss should seriously consider coming home to Queensland.

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Thursday, June 14 2018

Mick Price is convinced his Caulfield Guineas winner Mighty Boss is far from finished as a racing prospect and expects the rising four-year-old to be a major player in the spring.

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Thursday, June 14 2018

Moe trainer Peter Gelagotis was disappointed with missing out on a start in the Gr.1 Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) with Moss ‘n’ Dale, but is looking forward to starting him in the Listed City of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

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Tuesday, June 12 2018

Super Cash impressed many with her fast-finishing second placing in the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap, but the question remains whether the well-known fresh performer can shine again when she lines up in the G1 Tatts Tiara.

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Saturday, June 09 2018

Jockey Michael Walker has been stood down and taken to hospital after winning the Group Two Queensland Guineas aboard Sambro at Doomben.

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Saturday, June 09 2018

A daring front-running ride aboard Choysa has landed Kate Walters her first winner at Flemington.

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Saturday, June 09 2018

Jolly Honour (NZ) (Reliable Man) produced a strong staying effort to win the A$100,000 tab.com.au Handicap (2000m) at Randwick on Saturday.

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Friday, June 08 2018

Doubt has been cast on New Zealand mare Shillelagh taking her place in Saturday’s Gr.1 Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben.

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Thursday, June 07 2018

Expat New Zealand trainer Bjorn Baker believes things have fallen into place for three-year-old Champagne Cuddles to give him another Queensland feature win in the Gr. 1 Stradbroke Handicap.

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Thursday, June 07 2018

Young guns Spirit Of Boom and Zoustar will resume their battle for the honour of being named Australia's champion first-season sire in the Gr. 1 J J Atkins Plate at Doomben.

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Thursday, June 07 2018

Steven Pateman, the champion jumps jockey who has also turned his hand to training, has been charged over an elevated cobalt reading returned by one of his runners before a steeplechase.

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Thursday, June 07 2018

The Paul Perry stable is hopeful of giving premier jockey Jeff Lloyd another major before his retirement when he partners Perast in the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben on Saturday.

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Thursday, June 07 2018

The Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) has issued thirteen invitations to the world’s best weight-for-wge gallopers to compete in the 2018 Ladbrokes Cox Plate on October 27 at The Valley.

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Wednesday, June 06 2018

Queensland trainer Ben Currie will not be allowed to race horses in New South Wales until the resolution of 31 charges levelled against him.

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Monday, June 04 2018

A sprinting specialist who met and matched the best Australian short course performers is bound for New Zealand.

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Saturday, June 02 2018

Kerrin McEvoy's intuition has paid dividends as he disregarded Chris Waller's instructions to boot Dagny to victory in the Eremein Handicap (1800m) at Rosehill.

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Friday, June 01 2018

Victorian horse racing’s Big Three - the Gr.1 Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m), the Gr.1 Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) and the Gr.1 Stella Artois Caulfield Cup (2400m) – will all carry record prize money this spring after hefty increases were announced by Racing Victoria on Friday.

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