Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 16th May

Today 16th May in horse racing news history

From the extensive Horse Betting news archives we present the all the thoroughbred racing action in Australian and overseas racing news in history. Delve in and enjoy our walk back in horse racing time.


Ballarat betting tips, best odds & quaddie picks | Monday, 17/05

Ballarat betting tips, best odds & quaddie picks | Monday, 17/05

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Tamworth racing

Tamworth betting preview, tips & top odds | Monday, May 17

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the Tamworth racing betting preview for Monday, May 17. See all the tips , value bets, top ...
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Ligulate

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | May 16, 2021

Horse racing around the country has eight meetings scheduled to help round out the weekend on the punt. Our racing ...
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Gawler horse racing

Gawler betting tips, top odds & quaddie | Sunday, 16/05/21

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the Gawler betting preview for Sunday racing in South Australia. See the top betting tips, best odds ...
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Sunny Coast best bets

Sunshine Coast betting preview, tips & odds | Sunday, May 16/21

Horsebetting.com.au brings the betting preview for the Sunshine Coast races on Sunday, May 16. See the top tips, value bets ...
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Pop Star Princess

Daring ride secures royal result in Rotorua feature

Consistent sprinter Pop Star Princess secured her first black type success when she took out the Group 3 Rydges Rotorua ...
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Hazel Schofer

Sharrock duo quinella opening race at New Plymouth

Trainer Allan Sharrock continued the red-hot run for his stable this season when he produced the quinella in the first ...
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Bendigo race tips and best bets for May 2

Bendigo betting preview, top tips & odds | Sunday, May 16/2021

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for Bendigo races held on Sunday, May 16. See all the top tips, value ...
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The Good Fight

The Good Fight scores knockout in Rotorua Cup

Consistent stayer The Good Fight left his race rivals in his wake as he scooted clear in the home straight ...
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Super Titus impresses with Flemington win

Super Titus impresses with Flemington win

The addition of ear muffs has helped Super Titus to relax in his races with the Lindsay Park galloper landing ...
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Trekking

Trekking beats Gytrash in Group 1 Goodwood

John Allen has steered the James Cummings-trained Trekking to a narrow win over favourite Gytrash in the Group One Goodwood ...
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Dirty Work

Dirty Work completes hat-trick in Ortensia

Dirty Work has saved the day for his stable, making it three wins on end in the Listed Ortensia Stakes ...
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Love You Lucy

Lucy repays Squair with Silk Stocking win

Love You Lucy has made amends for ending trainer Barry Squair's days as a trackwork rider with her win in ...
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Irithea

Baker’s stable gem Irithea wins Dark Jewel

The Bjorn Baker-trained Irithea has won the Group Three Dark Jewel Classic at Scone to earn a trip to Queensland ...
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Hightail

Hightail breaks Gold Coast duck in Guineas

Sydney gelding Hightail has finally had some luck in a Gold Coast feature race, winning at Group Three level ...
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Fituese

Promising filly Fituese wins Listed race

The John Thompson-trained Fituese has made it five wins from seven starts with her first black-type success in the Listed ...
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Oceanex

Oceanex claims Cup berth in Andrew Ramsden

Victory in The Andrew Ramsden at Flemington has given the Mick Price and Mick Kent Jr-trained Oceanex a ballot exemption ...
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Ranier

Ranier claims Listed Luskin Star Stakes

After making it two wins from as many starts this preparation, Godolphin sprinter Ranier will head to Brisbane where the ...
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Wisdom Of Water

Wisdom Of Water in brilliant Atkins trial

Wisdom Of Water has turned in an outstanding trial for next month's Group One JJ Atkins with his Gold Coast ...
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Prezado

Prezado goes back-to-back at Flemington

Jamie Kah has guided the Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra-trained Prezado to another victory over the straight 1000m course at ...
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Dawn Passage

Dawn Passage stamps his Stradbroke claims

Dawn Passage has pressed his claims for a Stradbroke Handicap tilt after adding the Inglis 3YO Guineas at Rosehill to ...
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Macroura

Macroura adds Listed win to perfect resume

The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained Macroura has maintained her unbeaten record with a brilliant win in the Woodlands Stakes ...
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Extra Time upsets boom colt in Group 3 National

Extra Time upsets boom colt in Group 3 National

High-priced colt Kazuhiko has been beaten but not disgraced at his debut in finishing second in the Group Three National ...
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Divine Caprice

Straight experience pivotal in Divine win

Lindsay Park-trained two-year-old Divine Caprice has broken through for her maiden city win taking out the Next Generation Sprint at ...
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Oriental Runner

Weight drop helps Romakash in Coast win

Romakash has appreciated a 5kg drop in weight from his previous start to win at the Gold Coast ...
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Douglas Whyte

Uncle Steve’s ready, President’s Choice aims to keep on rising

Uncle Steve (123lb) is aiming to put a season-slowing injury setback behind him when he steps up to 1800m for ...
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Avondale racecourse

Venues reduced under draft racing calendar proposal

The proposed calendar for the 2020-21 New Zealand racing season has been released today by RITA for consultation, as required ...
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Alysha Collett

Collett back in action

Expat New Zealand Jockey Alysha Collett is happy to be back in the saddle and will ride on Sunday at ...
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Shamal

Duncan jumping pair to tackle Aussie features

With COVID-19 curtailing the jumps season in New Zealand, Hunterville trainer Ken Duncan has elected to send two of his ...
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Tony McEvoy to build new Ballarat complex

Tony McEvoy to build new Ballarat complex

Trainer Tony McEvoy will build a new training complex at Ballarat to complement his established bases at Angaston and Flemington ...
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Boomsara ready to bounce back at Doomben

Boomsara ready to bounce back at Doomben

Trainer Chris Munce believes drawing the outside barrier is not a total disaster for Boomsara in the BRC Sprint at ...
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Scarlet in dream Queensland Oaks trial

Scarlet in dream Queensland Oaks trial

Scarlet Dream has trialled well in the lead-up to her run in The Roses at Doomben which will determine whether ...
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McNeil hopes experience pays off with War

McNeil hopes experience pays off with War

Jye McNeil gets his second chance aboard Declares War when the three-year-old lines up in The Mahogany Challenge at Flemington ...
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Mark Currie gets fine, suspended sentence

Mark Currie gets fine, suspended sentence

Toowoomba trainer Mark Currie has been fined $7500 and given a wholly suspended 12 month-sentence on race day treatment charges ...
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Mr Marathon Man now has speed in his legs

Mr Marathon Man now has speed in his legs

Former French-trained Mr Marathon Man will run for the second time in Australia when he lines up over 1400 metres ...
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She’s Poppy

Raymond Connors shooting for repeat double

Wanganui trainer Raymond Connors will bid to defend two feature race crowns when he lines up horses at Te Rapa ...
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Hong Kong Bet

Teetan and Cruz combine

Happy Valley’s French-themed night featured the Class 3 Le French May Trophy Handicap (1000m). The dash went to the Tony ...
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Racing Fighter

Fighter strikes for Purton in France Galop Cup

Zac Purton questioned Racing Fighter’s fortitude in the lead-up to the Class 3 France Galop Cup Handicap (1200m) at Happy ...
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Happy Grin

Japan’s Happy Grin targets the Group 1 Champions & Chater Cup

Happy Grin is on track to contest the HK$10 million Group 1 Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup (2400m) at ...
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Trainer Ben Currie loses application

Trainer Ben Currie loses application

A Supreme Court judge has refused an application to temporarily halt Racing Queensland's decision to refuse Ben Currie's nominations ...
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Veteran to line up again in another Cup

Veteran to line up again in another Cup

Two horses at vastly different stages of their racing careers will bid to deliver trainer Joe Pride an inaugural win ...
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Dwayne Dunn after first Goodwood on Booker

Dwayne Dunn after first Goodwood on Booker

The Goodwood at Morphettville has eluded former Adelaide jockey Dwayne Dunn but he believes he has a good chance of ...
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Michael Walker to have Cup impact

Michael Walker to have Cup impact

Jockey Michael Walker's patience could be rewarded with back-to-back Doomben Cups when he rides Fierce Impact ...
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Glen Boss to return to Australia

Glen Boss to return to Australia

Glen Boss, the regular rider of three-time Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva, has announced he will return to Australia to ...
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Blake Shinn reunites with Toby Edmonds

Blake Shinn reunites with Toby Edmonds

In-form jockey Blake Shinn is set to reunite with leading trainer Toby Edmonds on two key rides at Doomben ...
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Summer Passage

Group 1 winning son of Snitzel to Mapperley Stud

Mapperley Stud has added Snitzel’s Group 1 winning son, Summer Passage, to their five-strong stallion roster ahead of the 2019 ...
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Trainer John Wheeler

History Beaudz Well for exciting juvenile

Taranaki trainer John Wheeler believes he has another exciting juvenile by Grangewilliam Stud stallion Zed on his hands, with the ...
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Brent Thomson

The Babe inducted into Hall of Fame

Legendary expat-Kiwi jockey Brent Thomson, affectionately known as The Babe, has been inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame ...
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Arrogant

Group 1 three-year-old sold to Hong Kong

Quality New Zealand three-year-old Arrogant is the latest Australasian galloper to join the exodus to Hong Kong following his recent ...
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Enable return delayed to Royal Ascot

Enable return delayed to Royal Ascot

Dual Arc winner Enable is set to make her eagerly anticipated return to action at Royal Ascot after being scratched ...
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Weir import measures up to city standard

Weir import measures up to city standard

Fifty Stars has completed a winning hat-trick from his only three starts with an impressive victory over 1400m at Sandown ...
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Can Justify complete the American Triple Crown?

Can Justify complete the American Triple Crown?

THE inevitable question following the Kentucky Derby every year is whether or not the winner of the race can go ...
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James McDonald back in winning groove

James McDonald back in winning groove

James McDonald has returned from a disqualification with a double at Warwick Farm ...
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Kembla Grange betting tips & full form for Thursday, May 17

Kembla Grange betting tips & full form for Thursday, May 17

KEMBLA Grange is racing this Thursday and there's a strong eight race card for punters to invest upon. Not sure ...
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Queensland Derby hopes on show at Coast

Queensland Derby hopes on show at Coast

The Sunshine Coast midweek meeting has produced two promising three-year-old stayers headed to the Queensland Derby ...
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Chautauqua in training for spring return

Chautauqua in training for spring return

Chautauqua has commenced work again after having a barrier ban placed on him that put an end to his autumn ...
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Almighty Crown bound for Queensland Derby

Almighty Crown bound for Queensland Derby

Almighty Crown has a Brisbane Group One on the radar after an impressive staying success at Warwick Farm for Sydney's ...
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Oregon's Day faces Doomben Cup challenge

Oregon’s Day faces Doomben Cup challenge

Oregon's Day is set to defy the trend of mares struggling in the Group One Doomben Cup ...
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Riviera Sandown win all for Hawkes family

Riviera Sandown win all for Hawkes family

Wayne Hawkes says his mother Jenny will be over the moon with the debut win of Riviera at Sandown ...
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McDonald makes winning return to racing

McDonald makes winning return to racing

Former Sydney premiership-wining jockey James McDonald has returned from an 18-month disqualification in style with a win at Warwick Farm ...
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Newnham expects boost from Star Sensation

Newnham expects boost from Star Sensation

Mark Newnham is confident Star Sensation is on the rise after a slow start undermined her comeback to racing at ...
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Swacadelic lines up for fifth try at 3200m

Swacadelic lines up for fifth try at 3200m

Trainer Aaron Purcell is hoping Swacadelic gets his opportunity to win at 3200m for the first time when he runs ...
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Ever So Natural has a tough act to follow

Ever So Natural has a tough act to follow

Tracey Bartley will attempt to keep his successful season on an upward spiral when Ever So Natural runs at Rosehill ...
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Chris Waller

Waller six to chase Group One Doomben Cup

Chris Waller has trained the first six horses across the line in a stakes race and has another chance to ...
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El Bayardo master of his own destiny

El Bayardo master of his own destiny

Progress on the flat in the coming months will determine if El Bayardo is to be tried in a new ...
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Smart 2YO doesn’t disappoint on debut

Smart 2YO doesn’t disappoint on debut

Expectations around Wekaforce at Ruakaka weren’t misplaced with the filly untested to make a dream start to her career. Trainer ...
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Kiwi mare chasing further stakes success

Kiwi mare chasing further stakes success

Ruud Not Too has settled in well in Queensland and will be given the opportunity to add Australian black type ...
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Sandown betting moves for Wednesday, May 16

Sandown betting moves for Wednesday, May 16

SANDOWN is Victoria's primary mid-week meet and the punters have not been shy about wagering on the eight race card ...
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Warwick Farm market movers for Wednesday, May 16

Warwick Farm market movers for Wednesday, May 16

WARWICK Farm is racing this Wednesday and the punters haven't been shy about launching into a number of these runners ...
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Chris Waller

Waller runners dominate Doomben Cup field

Six of the 13 acceptors for the Group One Doomben Cup will be saddled by premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller ...
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Prominent racing identity Don Storey dies

Prominent racing identity Don Storey dies

Prominent Sydney racing owner, breeder and administrator Don Storey has died aged 86 ...
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Bobby El-Issa wins at Canberra

Bobby El-Issa outed on handling charge

Jockey Bobby El-Issa has been suspended for four months for not giving a horse every chance to obtain the best ...
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Simon Love

VRC CEO Simon Love resigns

After almost two years as the chief executive of the Victoria Racing Club, Simon Love has handed in his resignation ...
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Bayliss, Lindsay Park dominate at Geelong

Bayliss, Lindsay Park dominate at Geelong

Jockey Regan Bayliss and the Lindsay Park training team have combined for five winners on the program at a provincial ...
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Matt Cumani

Matt Cumani suspended and fined

Trainer Matt Cumani has been suspended and fined over his failure to tell stewards of a strangles infection ...
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Shoreham is right back home at Flemington

Shoreham is right back home at Flemington

After interstate stints with Gerald Ryan and Les Kelly, Shoreham has returned home to the stables of Saab Hasan at ...
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Fell Swoop

Hay Now set for Rosehill debut

Canberra-based mare Hay Now will strive to preserve an impressive record when she makes her Sydney debut at Rosehill ...
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Ben Currie

Crusher looking to maintain an unblemished record for Ben Currie

TRAINER Ben Currie knows he has a potential star on his hands in the form of Crusher, which will make ...
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Karacatis earns third shot at G1 Goodwood

Karacatis earns third shot at G1 Goodwood

Victory in the D C McKay Stakes has given eight-year-old Karacatis a third shot at the Group One Goodwood at ...
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quaddie tips

Quaddie tips & free bets for Thursday, May 18 races at Pakenham

OUR weekly Thursday quaddie returns to the outskirts of Melbourne as Pakenham Racecourse hosts an interesting eight-race card. We're looking ...
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Jake to stake Qld Derby claims

Jake to stake Qld Derby claims

His performance in a race in rural New Zealand will determine whether Jake The Muss makes the trip to Australia ...
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Dubois seeks another French connection

Dubois seeks another French connection

NSW-based French trainer Jean Dubois will scour his homeland looking for fresh talent to boost his stable ...
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Ciaron Maher

Maher rejects Azkadellia ownership allegations

TRAINER Ciaron Maher is maintaining his innocence despite being formally charged by Racing Victoria (RV) over the ownership of five ...
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Star Exhibit wins at Caulfield with Brad Rawiller onboard

Weir horses booked for Brisbane travel

Trainer Darren Weir has his Brisbane-bound horses booked on three early morning flights but there are no guarantees they can ...
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Cumani pleads guilty to two charges

Cumani pleads guilty to two charges

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board is considering penalty for Matt Cumani over his failure to tell stewards of a ...
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NSW trainer outed for cobalt offence

NSW trainer outed for cobalt offence

A NSW trainer has been disqualified for 15 months for a cobalt offence while two Victorian trainers face charges relating ...
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Capacity field to line up in Goodwood

Capacity field to line up in Goodwood

Favourite Black Heart Bart has drawn barrier two in a field of 20 plus three emergencies as he chases back-to-back ...
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Snitzel poised to take 2yo record

Snitzel poised to take 2yo record

Victory by Madonnica at Wyong will give her sire Snitzel a record number of individual two-year-old winners for the season ...
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Vic racing

Ghisoni trials well ahead of Qld campaign

Group-winning filly Ghisoni has pleased her connections in an easy barrier trial in Sydney ahead of a Brisbane winter campaign ...
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NSW racing news

Sebring Sun to shine in the winter

Trainer Gary Portelli is looking to build Sebring Sun's confidence in the winter before he decided on any spring targets ...
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Vic racing

Lindsay Park out to end Goodwood drought

David Hayes and Tom Dabernig are set to have five runners in The Goodwood as the partnership looks to win ...
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Vic racing

Lindsay Park out to end Goodwood drought

David Hayes and Tom Dabernig are set to have five runners in The Goodwood as the partnership looks to win ...
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Vic racing

Feek expects Barwon to relish 3200m

Co-trainer David Feek will give progressive stayer Barwon his chance over 3200metres in the Andrew Ramsden Stakes at Flemiington ...
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NSW racing news

Roger James aiming at Qld Classic

New Zealand trainer Roger James is striving to get Romantic Maid to the Queensland Oaks but is more hopeful The ...
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Vic racing

Dylan Dunn to make G1 debut against father

Apprentice Dylan Dunn is excited to get the opportunity to ride in a Group One race for the first time ...
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UK News

Derby shake-up as The Gurkha wins G1

The Aidan O'Brien-trained The Gurkha is the market leader for the Epsom Derby following his win in the French 2000 ...
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Queensland news

Skye Bogenhuber appeals two-month ban

Queensland jockey Skye Bogenhuber will front the appeals board iin her appeal against a two-month suspension on a handling charge ...
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UK News

Bondi Beach wins Vintage Crop Stakes

Bondi Beach has won the Group Three Vintage Crop Stakes at Navan on his way to the Ascot Gold Cup ...
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