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Thursday, June 29 2017

Michael Dee has answered a call from trainer John Thompson to ride at Rosehill on the Civic Stakes program as he pursues his first Sydney win.

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Thursday, June 29 2017

Stradbroke Handicap runner-up In Her Time will be among the horses vying for the Australian Turf Club's slot in the A$10 million Everest.

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Thursday, June 29 2017

A faultless couple of weeks for Self Sense since his dominant Ipswich Cup win has his trainer David Brideoake confident the stayer will produce another bold showing at the Sunshine Coast.

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Thursday, June 29 2017

Horses from Living Legends will play a bigger part on racedays at Flemington as the Victoria Racing Club strengthens its relationship with the retirement home for champion horses.

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Wednesday, June 28 2017

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne has been outed for a month after returning a positive to a banned appetite suppressant

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Wednesday, June 28 2017

Five-time Melbourne jockeys' premiership winner Craig Williams has taken the lead in this season's title race with a winning double at Sandown.

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Tuesday, June 27 2017

A former jockey and track rider who fell off a horse and died in regional Victoria yesterday had "devoted her life to thoroughbred racing".

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Tuesday, June 27 2017

Champion expat Kiwi trainer Chris Waller has confirmed his Queensland satellite stable will be on the Gold Coast.

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Saturday, June 24 2017

James Cummings will join Godolphin's Australian operation with his confidence sky-high after giant sprinter Burning Passion won the Gr. 3 WJ Healy Stakes at Doomben yesterday.

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Saturday, June 24 2017

Rachel King started June with her first Saturday metropolitan win at Rosehill, and the celebrations have barely stopped for the in-form apprentice.

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Saturday, June 24 2017

The Peter and Paul Snowden training partnership has ended their Brisbane winter campaign the way they started it by winning a Group One race at Doomben.

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Saturday, June 24 2017

The combination of jumping and wearing blinkers for the first time has enabled Charlevoix to record a strong win at Flemington today.

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Saturday, June 24 2017

Trainer Helen Page rarely gets too excited about a win, but she was elated when her tough gelding Rudy went over the A$1 million mark in prize-money at Doomben today.

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Saturday, June 24 2017

A drop in class has helped Encosta Line snap a seven-month absence from the winner's circle at Flemington today, leading in a Chris Waller stable trifecta in the Grampians Region Handicap.

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Friday, June 23 2017

Provincial racing in Queensland will receive a boost under a A$2.2 million prize-money increase announced by Racing Queensland.

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Thursday, June 22 2017

Godolphin Australia is under investigation after a report a horse in the stable tested positive last year to the bacterial condition Strep Equi, commonly known as strangles.

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Thursday, June 22 2017

A short-half head is all that separates Bryce Heys sitting at home watching Royal Ascot and being there with his talented New Zealand-bred sprinter Spieth.

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Thursday, June 22 2017

The Group 1, $500,000, Sky Racing Tattersall’s Tiara (1350m) brings down the curtain on the Group 1 schedule for each domestic racing season and is inevitably targeted by stables with quality racemares still striving for victory at the highest level....

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Thursday, June 22 2017

Multiple Group One placegetter Fell Swoop will get his chance in The Everest, with auction house William Inglis and Son naming him as its representative in the A$10 million race.

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Thursday, June 22 2017

Tommy Berry is confident Prompt Response can provide a fitting Australian Group One farewell before he relocates to Hong Kong.

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Wednesday, June 21 2017

Fallen Victorian racing identity Bill Vlahos scammed more than A$120 million from members of his punting club through what was essentially a Ponzi scheme, a court has heard.

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Wednesday, June 21 2017

Godolphin trainer Darren Beadman is confident Kinshachi can back up within a week to give him a genuine chance to win another Group One race at Doomben.

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Tuesday, June 20 2017

There was further strengthening of the Corey Brown-Godolphin Stable alliance at the midweek metropolitan meeting in Sydney on Wednesday when the combination again teamed-up to land the opening event of the afternoon with Manicure (by Lonhro).

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Tuesday, June 20 2017

Michelle Payne believes Kaspersky can cause a stir in the Cantala Stakes at Flemington in November after his excellent fifth-place finish in the Gr. 1 Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot overnight.

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Monday, June 19 2017

Racing Victoria has expressed its disappointment with the decision by the Australian Competition Tribunal to approve the merger between wagering companies Tabcorp and the Tatts Group.

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Monday, June 19 2017

The Australian Competition Tribunal has approved the proposed A$11 billion merger between gaming rivals Tabcorp and Tatts Group.

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Monday, June 19 2017

Reigning Scobie Breasley Medallist Dwayne Dunn is set to make a return this Saturday at Flemington with the rider determined to hit form quickly so as to grab what is shaping as the spring's biggest prize.

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Sunday, June 18 2017

Champion Winx has returned to Chris Waller's stables to prepare for a third straight Cox Plate.

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Sunday, June 18 2017

Perth trainer Lindsey Smith is prepared to take on the world's highest-rated turf horse in the Cox Plate if Scales Of Justice convinces him he can run 2000 metres.

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Sunday, June 18 2017

Hugh Bowman can set a modern-day record for Group One winners in a season when he rides French Emotion in the Tattersall's Tiara at Doomben next Saturday.

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Sunday, June 18 2017

Blake Shinn has ridden his first winner in the United States aboard Brisson at Arlington Park in Chicago.

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Sunday, June 18 2017

Veteran jockey Jeff Lloyd has produced a top ride to rekindle his long-term friendship with trainer Darren Beadman and win the Listed Gai Waterhouse Classic at Ipswich.

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Friday, June 16 2017

Tommy Berry heads to Hong Kong in two months to be John Moore’s stable rider for the 2017/18 season but the meantime Berry continues to do what Berry is very good at, riding winners,

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Friday, June 16 2017

Brenton Avdulla combined with Godolphin and Interim Head Trainer Darren Beadman again to bring home Gaulois

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Friday, June 16 2017

Unique Lovely provided her trainer Frankie Stockdale with a memorable victory when she claimed Saturday’s $100,000 Bidfood Handicap (1000m) at Moonee Valley.

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Friday, June 16 2017

Godolphin trainer Darren Beadman can't split his runners in two key races at Ipswich as he bids to add to his stakes wins in his short training career.

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Friday, June 16 2017

Even if Craig Williams never rode another winner he would still head into retirement with a CV most jockeys would be envious of.

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Thursday, June 15 2017

Cranbourne trainer John Price has something of a reputation for finding a bargain buy and his eye for a horse is again tested at The Valley on Saturday when rising four-year-old Frock 'N' Bling makes her debut.

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Thursday, June 15 2017

Trainer Rob Heathcote is hopeful a late decision to target the $175,000, listed Ipswich Cup (2150m) with Kaiser Franz will be vindicated in the feature on Saturday.

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Thursday, June 15 2017

Darren Weir has become the first trainer to prepare 400 winners in an Australian season, bringing up the history-making milestone on his home track at Ballarat today.

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Thursday, June 15 2017

For a jockey who admits he can get lost driving to the Ipswich races, Damian Browne has an amazing record at the track.

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Tuesday, June 13 2017

Racing Victoria (RV) on Wednesday announced important changes to the health, well being and working conditions of apprentice jockeys following a joint-review commissioned by RV,

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Tuesday, June 13 2017

Sydney trainers will have more flexibility over morning trackwork with the Australian Turf Club to trial later finishing times.

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Monday, June 12 2017

Tommy Berry's excitement about his upcoming move to Hong Kong has been tempered by the news he will be unable to ride Chautauqua in The Everest.

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Sunday, June 11 2017

Jockey Hugh Bowman has given Ruthven his stamp of approval to chase Cups glory in the spring after his dominant win in the Group One Queensland Derby at Doomben on Saturday.

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Sunday, June 11 2017

A familiar Queensland carnival theme returns as the weather looks set to play a major part in the make-up of the field for the Listed Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich next Saturday.

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Saturday, June 10 2017

Lake Como has continued her affinity for straight-track racing producing a strong on-pace win at Flemington.

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Saturday, June 10 2017

Victorian filly Miss Gunpowder is on track for a Group One breakthrough after winning at Doomben.

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Saturday, June 10 2017

Lightly framed filly All Over Bosanova overcame a pre-race scare but then had some luck in running before she scored at Doomben today

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Friday, June 09 2017

Darren Weir's racing manager Jeremy Rogers has won the Thoroughbred Excellence Award at the annual Australian Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards.

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Friday, June 09 2017

Trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh are victims in their long-running cobalt saga and should not be punished should Racing Victoria win an appeal on points of law, a court has heard.

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Wednesday, June 07 2017

Joe Pride is counting on fitness, a wet track and a one-dimensional approach to racing to carry My Psychiatrist a long way over an extended distance at Randwick on Saturday.

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Wednesday, June 07 2017

Blake Shinn has been booked for five rides for his first raceday in the United States.

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Wednesday, June 07 2017

Darren Weir has been fined $500 following another saddling mix-up at Sandown.

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Wednesday, June 07 2017

For the first time in seven years, nominations for the Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup will close on the same day.

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Wednesday, June 07 2017

Rachael Murray has turned a low-key bush race meeting into a history-making one for female jockeys in New South Wales.

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Wednesday, June 07 2017

Clearly Innocent is an easing Stradbroke Handicap favourite after drawing an outside barrier, but trainer Kris Lees isn't concerned.

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Monday, June 05 2017

It has been almost a decade since Nikita Beriman rode her first Group One winner, but she is looming as real chance to win her second.

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Monday, June 05 2017

Group One-winning sprinter Famous Seamus has been retired after a career that realised 12 wins and more than A$1.3 million.

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Monday, June 05 2017

Ethan Brown's stint riding for William Haggas at Newmarket in the UK may have ended before it started, after he was detained at Heathrow Airport.

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Sunday, June 04 2017

Experienced racing administrator Dale Monteith will conduct an independent review of the controversial Eagle Farm track, which has been closed indefinitely.

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Sunday, June 04 2017

Bonny O'Reilly has not been given a penalty for her Listed win at Doomben on Saturday and remains outside the field for the Stradbroke Handicap.

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Saturday, June 03 2017

The breakdown of Cylinder Beach has marred the win of Single Gaze in the Gr. 2 PJ O'Shea Stakes at Doomben today.

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Saturday, June 03 2017

Trainer Chris Waller is set to follow the Winx path to the Epsom Handicap with Egg Tart in the spring following the filly’s brilliant victory in the Group 1 Queensland Oaks at Doomben on Saturday.

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Saturday, June 03 2017

Connections of talented mare Bonny O'Reilly are hopeful of a penalty from her win in the Listed Helen Coughlan Stakes to gain a Stradbroke Handicap berth.

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Saturday, June 03 2017

Toowoomba colt Pardoe is not certain to start in next week's JJ Atkins despite an easy win at Doomben today.

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Saturday, June 03 2017

The Racing NSW Appeal panel has reserved its decision after Gai Waterhouse and training partner Adrian Bott appealed a conviction and penalty imposed by stewards for substituting horses at a televised track gallop.

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Thursday, June 01 2017

Tough gelding Rudy will take a major step towards one of owner-breeder Tom Clarke's dreams if he wins the Gr. 2 P J O'Shea Stakes at Doomben on Saturday.

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Thursday, June 01 2017

The final Group One race of the Australian racing season, the Tattersall's Tiara for fillies and mares, will be run at Doomben.

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Thursday, June 01 2017

The Australian Turf Club has put its slot for the A$10 million Everest up for tender.

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