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Tuesday, February 28 2017

Sydney trainer Bryce Heys said he expected Spieth to be set a task when weights were released for the Gr.1 Newmarket Handicap but Racing Victoria's handicapper David Hegan says the weight shouldn't stop him.

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Tuesday, February 28 2017

Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon and Caulfield Guineas winner Divine Prophet feature among a capacity field of 16 plus three emergencies for the Gr. 1 Australian Guineas at Flemington.

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Tuesday, February 28 2017

Peter Snowden chats about his runners for Saturday.

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Tuesday, February 28 2017

Chautauqua is one of eight acceptors for the Gr. 1 Canterbury Stakes at Randwick.

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Tuesday, February 28 2017

In-form Invincible Gem is the only filly in a field of 14 for the Gr. 1 Randwick Guineas.

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Tuesday, February 28 2017

Melbourne racegoers will have to wait to marvel at super mare Winx at Flemington for the first time, with trainer Chris Waller ruling out a crack at the A$1.5 million Australian Cup on March 11.

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Tuesday, February 28 2017

While the prospect of a wet Randwick track has several trainers contemplating their options this weekend, Kris Lees is more than happy for Le Romain to run in the Canterbury Stakes.

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Monday, February 27 2017

Group 1 winner Chautauqua has been given the top weight for the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap.

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Monday, February 27 2017

Group 2 winning colt Russian Revolution is nearing a return and will trial again at Randwick on Friday.

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Monday, February 27 2017

Peter Snowden has not yet decided where Khan lines up this weekend with both of the Todman and Black Opal still a possibility.

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Monday, February 27 2017

A half-brother to Newmarket Handicap winner The Quarterback has fetched a record A$1.4 million for a yearling sold at the Inglis Premier Yearling sale in Melbourne.

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Sunday, February 26 2017

Former Racing Victoria boss David Moodie is taking legal action against the racing integrity commissioner to clear his name over a cobalt investigation leak.

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Sunday, February 26 2017

Joao Moreira has already won the Oakleigh Plate in Melbourne this carnival and gets the chance to add a second Newmarket Handicap to his record on Flying Artie.

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Sunday, February 26 2017

Brett Prebble has been booked to ride Attention in the Group One Australian Guineas at Flemington.

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Saturday, February 25 2017

Black Heart Bart has narrowly defeated stablemate Tosen Stardom to claim his fifth Group One win in the Futurity Stakes at Caulfield.

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Saturday, February 25 2017

Catchy has maintained an unbeaten start to her career, storming home to win the Group One Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield in her fourth start.

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Saturday, February 25 2017

The legendary Winx bolted in with the 2017 TAB Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

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Friday, February 24 2017

Two of the world's best jockeys will compete on Blue Diamond Stakes day for the first time, with Ryan Moore and Joao Moreira each on live chances in the Group One race Caulfield.

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Friday, February 24 2017

Amanda Elliott has become the first woman to head the board of the Victoria Racing Club in its 153-year history.

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Thursday, February 23 2017

It’s not a shock that a Lindsay Park runner would be backed in the Blue Diamond but the one who has been might surprise.

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Thursday, February 23 2017

Race preview and tips for the 2017 Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick on Saturday featuring champion mare Winx.

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Wednesday, February 22 2017

Multiple Group One winner Black Heart Bart is unbeaten over 1400m at Caulfield and is odds-on favourite to keep his record intact in the Futurity Stakes.

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Wednesday, February 22 2017

Victoria will become a raceless thoroughbred state on 10 Mondays next season.

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Tuesday, February 21 2017

The Final Field for Victoria’s feature juvenile G1 the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond has been released for Caulfield on Saturday.

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Tuesday, February 21 2017

The Peter Young Stakes is the next race on the agenda for Caulfield Cup winner Jameka who could take to the world stage later this year.

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Tuesday, February 21 2017

Numbers remain strong for the Australian Guineas, Newmarket Handicap and Australian Cup after first declarations.

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Tuesday, February 21 2017

New Zealand-bred stayer Tavago will take his first step toward an autumn distance feature when he takes on Winx in Saturday's Gr.1 Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick

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Monday, February 20 2017

Brenton Avdulla says he is grateful for the chance to ride Hartnell for the Godolphin stable at Randwick next Saturday.

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Monday, February 20 2017

Jeff Lloyd has 93 Brisbane winners in little more than half the season which would have won 96 of the past 100 Brisbane jockeys' premierships.

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Monday, February 20 2017

Irish horse Mac Dynamite will be aimed at another Melbourne Cup in a bid to better his second in 2015.

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Sunday, February 19 2017

Boom stayer Antonio Giuseppe (NZ) (Shocking) made his class tell first-up when dominating his opposition in the James Ruse Benchmark 88 Handicap (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

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Sunday, February 19 2017

Star Kiwi filly La Diosa is thriving in Sydney as she prepares to take on the best local fillies in the $200,000 Surrounbd Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

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Sunday, February 19 2017

Champion country jockey Greg Ryan rode his 3500th career winner at Dubbo on Sunday.

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Sunday, February 19 2017

Group winning sprinter Churchill Dancer has been retired after sustaining a knee injury at Flemington yesterday.

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Saturday, February 18 2017

After dramatic pre-race scenes when three horses were scratched, Terravista has returned to the Group One winners' list in the Lightning Stakes.

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Saturday, February 18 2017

After missing the kick, She Will Reign overcame difficulties to draw clear and win the Silver Slipper Stakes at Rosehill Saturday.

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Saturday, February 18 2017

Man From Uncle backed up his Eskimo Prince win to take the G2 Hobartville Stakes at Rosehill Saturday.

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Saturday, February 18 2017

In Her Time made it four wins in a row and back to back group wins in taking the G2 Millie Fox Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.

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Saturday, February 18 2017

Classic Uniform fought back when leading all the way in the 2017 Listed Parramatta Cup at Rosehill Saturday.

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Saturday, February 18 2017

Defying a big late betting drift, Antonio Giuseppe returned a winner over the 1500m at Rosehill Saturday.

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Thursday, February 16 2017

Race analysis and tips for the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington on Saturday in the first race of the Global Sprint Challenge.

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Thursday, February 16 2017

Godolphin jockey James Doyle hopes to be back sooner than first anticipated after injuring his hand in a Randwick fall.

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Thursday, February 16 2017

Sky Kingdom will need to win by a good margin at Eagle Farm tomorrow if he is to stay on target for the Gr. 1 Australian Cup.

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Wednesday, February 15 2017

Canberra trainer Matt Dale has decided to bypass the Lightning Stakes with stable star Fell Swoop in preference for a return in the Gr. 1 Oakleigh Plate.

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Wednesday, February 15 2017

Winx's jockey Hugh Bowman will be able to keep his next appointment with the champion mare in the Chipping Norton Stakes despite a suspension at Randwick on Wednesday.

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Monday, February 13 2017

Global Glamour has turned the Light Fingers Stakes into a test of stamina to hold off a late charge from Foxplay.

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Monday, February 13 2017

Champion racemare Winx has strolled away with her 14th win in a row, beating Hartnell in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick

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Saturday, February 11 2017

Fuhryk has put herself in the frame for an Australian Guineas start with a dominant Group Three win in the Kevin Hayes Stakes at Caulfield.

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Saturday, February 11 2017

The world's equal highest-ranked sprinter Chautauqua has been upstaged in his return to racing at Caulfield, finishing third in the Gr. 2 Rubiton Stakes won by the Andrew Noblet-trained Super Cash.

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Saturday, February 11 2017

Oak Door has put a case forward for a possible crack at the Australian Guineas with a fighting on-speed win in the Autumn Stakes at Caulfield today.

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Saturday, February 11 2017

The Blue Diamond picture is much clearer following the Prelude's won by Catchy and Property.

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Saturday, February 11 2017

Black Heart Bart returned to his best winning the Group 1 Orr Stakes at Caulfield for trainer Darren Weir and jockey Brad Rawiller.

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Tuesday, February 07 2017

Everything is in order for champion Winx's return at Randwick but her younger stablemate Omei Sword is not certain to run at the meeting.

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Tuesday, February 07 2017

Winx will line up in a capacity field of 14 as she resumes on Saturday contesting the Group 2 Apollo Stakes at Randwick.

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Saturday, February 04 2017

A first-up winner over 1100 metres at Rosehill back on November 12, Veranillo kick-started his Golden slipper campaign with another solid win on Saturday in the Listed Hinchinbrook Plate (1100m) at Randwick.

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Saturday, February 04 2017

A facile debut winner at Werribee last month, exciting Fastnet Rock filly Formality was favoured to beat the colts in the Group III MRC Chairman's Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday and did the job in style.

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Saturday, February 04 2017

Winner of the Group II Thousand Guineas Prelude at Caulfield last spring, Legless Veuve was largely ignored by punters when she took on the boys at her seasonal debut in Saturday's Group III Ladbrokes Manfred Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield.

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Saturday, February 04 2017

One of the best sires in North America, former Coolmore shuttler Uncle Mo (USA) has been without an Australian star until now,

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Thursday, February 02 2017

Arrowfield from the 2017 southern hemisphere breeding season onwards.

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Thursday, February 02 2017

Visiting Irish jockey Leigh Roche's stint in Australia has been marred by a five-week ban for his handling of a horse in a staying race at Randwick.

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Thursday, February 02 2017

Minimum prize money of $100,000 for open handicaps and two and three-year-old races at Victoria's Saturday metropolitan meetings begin on Chairman's Stakes day.

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