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Wednesday, May 29 2019

Last Sunday’s Australian Hurdle (3900m) winner Chequered Flag is likely to have run his last race after emerging from the feature event with a serious joint injury.

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Sunday, May 26 2019

Whether it is on the flat or over jumps, jockey John Allen is becoming a regular at winning feature races.

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Saturday, May 25 2019

Jason Collett rode a treble with Nobu (NZ), Kolding (NZ) and Charlayne, all for the Waller stable at Randwick on Saturday taking his metropolitan winning tally to 36 for the season to-date. The Waller tally advanced to 148 Sydney winners.

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Saturday, May 25 2019

Nobu confirmed his status as the horse to beat in the Queensland Derby next month and showed his fighting qualities to make it back-to-back wins at Randwick on Saturday.

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Saturday, May 25 2019

Trainer Brian Smith faces an an anxious couple of weeks hoping Lord Mayor's Cup winner Order Again can gain a Stradbroke Handicap start.

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Saturday, May 25 2019

New Zealand trainer Tony Pike's last-minute decision to run The Bostonian in the Group One Kingsford Smith Cup proved a $420,000 bonus when the gelding scored an impressive win.

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Saturday, May 25 2019

The Hawkins family’s Wentwood Grange in Cambridge enjoyed a winning double at Randwick on Saturday as a vendor and a breeder.

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Thursday, May 23 2019

Tony Pike and his horses are revelling in the Queensland sun this winter.

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Wednesday, May 22 2019

Staying filly Savigne has boosted her chances of sneaking into the Queensland Oaks field after beating older horses at Canterbury

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Wednesday, May 22 2019

Tony Noonan is hopeful Manolo Blahniq can strike winning form again ahead of a trip north for a Group One assignment in Brisbane.

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Wednesday, May 15 2019

James McDonald has ridden his 100th Sydney metropolitan winner for the season on the anniversary of his comeback to the saddle after a ban for betting.

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Tuesday, May 14 2019

Quality New Zealand three-year-old Arrogant is the latest Australasian galloper to join the exodus to Hong Kong following his recent sale.

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Saturday, May 11 2019

Trainer John Thompson will pull up stumps with Gr.3 Rough Habit Plate (2000m) winner Purple Sector rather than pursue a Queensland Derby start.

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Thursday, May 09 2019

Training partners Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young have endured a frustrating run in Group One races since making the move from New Zealand to Victoria almost three years ago.

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Monday, May 06 2019

The Gold Coast Cup is a new race on the Hollindale Stakes card but the result was a familiar one.

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Saturday, May 04 2019

The Queensland Derby (2400m) is back in the sights of Nobu who has shown he has his campaign on track with a dominant victory over 1800 metres at Randwick.

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Saturday, May 04 2019

Champion jockey Damien Oliver had to call on all his skills to get Princess Jenni home in the Gr.1 Australasian Oaks (2000m) at Morphettville in Adelaide.

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Saturday, May 04 2019

The Queensland Derby (2400m) is back in the sights of Nobu who has shown he has his campaign on track with a dominant victory over 1800 metres at Randwick.

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Friday, May 03 2019

Roz Southey couldn’t resist a tongue-in-cheek comment when describing the thrill of Zed Em’s amazing win under 70kgs when leading home a New Zealand-bred trifecta in the Grand Annual Steeplechase (5500m) at Warrnambool on Thursday.

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Thursday, May 02 2019

Trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace have continued their domination of the jumps races at the Warrnambool carnival, taking out the Champion Novice Hurdle with Chequered Flag.

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Thursday, May 02 2019

Patrick Payne prepared his fourth Grand Annual Steeplechase winner in seven years as dual Great Eastern winner Zed Em lumped 70kg to victory over 5500 metres and 34 fences at Warrnambool on Thursday.

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Thursday, May 02 2019

Paul Preusker is often left scratching his head after watching the New Zealand-bred Surprise Baby gallop at trackwork.

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Thursday, May 02 2019

Gr.1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) winner Dunaden has died after a paddock accident at Overbury Stud in England aged 13.

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Wednesday, May 01 2019

Group One winner Brutal has secured his stud career in Australia after Newgate Farm recently purchased 50 percent of the New Zealand-bred three-year-old.

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Wednesday, May 01 2019

Expat New Zealand trainer Chris Waller has set his attention towards Queensland in the coming months and will have a six-strong contingent in the Gr.2 Hollindale Stakes (1800m) at Gold Coast on Saturday.

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