Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 17th October

Today 17th October 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.


Mornington racing tips & top value bets | Monday, October 18

Mornington racing tips & top value bets | Monday, October 18

HorseBetting’s Victorian racing analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie numbers for the eight-race meeting at Mornington to be ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | October 17, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | October 17, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees seven meetings being held on this Sunday afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au ...
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Horse racing at Kilmore

Kilmore Racing Tips & Odds – Sunday, 18 October 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, value bets and quaddie selections for Sunday's nine-race meeting at Kilmore ...
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Australian Racing Lose Legend To Hong Kong

Australian Racing Lose Legend To Hong Kong

Classique Legend has run his final race in Australia, at least for now, with his Hong Kong owner Bon Ho ...
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Verry Elleegant

Waller Wins First Caulfield Cup In Style

Chris Waller has finally landed his first Caulfield Cup with star staying mare Verry Elleegant defying English Derby winner Anthony ...
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Classique Legend

Octogenarian Trainer Scales The Everest

Classique Legend has given Australia's best sprinters a start and a beating with a scintillating performance in the $15 million ...
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Graff

Danny O’Brien Hits A Winner With Graff

Talented sprinter Graff has broken an extended drought from the winner's circle, scoring a Group Two victory on debut for ...
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It's Me

Huge Day For Dailey After Kosciuszko Win

Bob Dailey went into The Kosciuszko double-handed as an owner and slot holder and he came away with all the ...
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Albarado

Albarado Following In Sangster’s Footsteps

Trent Busuttin looks back fondly on Sangster's win in the 2011 Victoria Derby and he's hoping Albarado can do what ...
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Endanger

Lazy Endanger Still Prevails At Caulfield

Sam Freedman believes Godolphin's Endanger has a bright future and he will aim the gelding at the Carbine Club Stakes ...
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Captivant

Snowden’s Colt Gives New Sire First Win

First season sire Capitalist has produced his first winner with Captivant impressive in claiming the Victory Vein Stakes at Randwick ...
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Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty and Beauty Generation square off again in Sha Tin Trophy

Golden Sixty has improved from his first-up win according to trainer Francis Lui as the BMW Hong Kong Derby hero ...
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Hot King Prawn

Hot King Prawn’s still a Premier prospect for major honours

Joao Moreira believes Hot King Prawn is capable of winning a hitherto elusive Group 1 as the grey returns for ...
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A guide to Randwick's $1.3m Kosciuszko

A guide to Randwick’s $1.3m Kosciuszko

The $1.3 Kosciuszko, for horses trained in country NSW, will be run for the second time at Randwick ...
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Caulfield Cup runner under injury cloud

Caulfield Cup runner under injury cloud

Racing Victoria veterinarians will re-examine Caulfield Cup acceptor Crown Prosecutor after finding the stayer lame in a foreleg ...
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Michelle Payne

Payne to enjoy rare role for Sydney return

History-maker Michelle Payne will record another first when she has her debut NSW runner as a jockey and trainer ...
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A guide to the $14m Everest at Randwick

A guide to the $14m Everest at Randwick

The $14 million Everest, dubbed the world's richest race on turf, will run over 1200m at Randwick ...
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Miami Bound

Classic path to Oaks for filly Miami Bound

Promising filly Miami Bound will take on the colts and geldings in the Caulfield Classic on a path towards her ...
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Tim Clark

Race experience key for juvenile Postcode

Tulloch Lodge two-year-old Postcode will have race experience on his side when he chases his first win in the Victory ...
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Gallic Chieftain

Gallic Chieftain after revenge in St Leger

A French import trained in Victoria will bid to use Sydney's St Leger Stakes as a possible stepping stone towards ...
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Wolfe

No Melbourne Cup weight penalty for Wolfe

Wolfe has not been given a Melbourne Cup weight penalty for his win in the Coongy Cup and remains on ...
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Dwayne Dunn

Presently continues Oaks path at Caulfield

Presently will press her claims for a potential start in the VRC Oaks when she runs in the Group Three ...
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Happy Clapper

Berry rewarded for answering Clapper SOS

One of racing's most popular horses, Happy Clapper is set to make his presence felt at the Everest meeting when ...
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Belflyer

Double Kosciuszko shot for trainer Shelton

After winning Randwick's inaugural $1.3 million Kosciuszko, country trainer John Shelton has two shots at another career-defining victory in this ...
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Pierata

Everest gives Greg Hickman an Olympic feel

Greg Hickman shares the same birth place as Miranda Kerr and he will be almost as popular if he can ...
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Cory Parish

Parish hopes for Caulfield Cup upset again

Two years after winning the Caulfield Cup on $51 chance Boom Time, jockey Cory Parish hopes to cause another upset ...
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Neufbosc remains in Sydney ahead of Cup

Neufbosc remains in Sydney ahead of Cup

Caulfield Cup second emergency Neufboasc could be in for a late dash from Sydney if there are any early scratchings ...
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The Chosen One

Baster takes wide Cup draw in his stride

Jockey Stephen Baster says he isn't worried about the hand dealt his Caulfield Cup ride The Chosen One who will ...
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Robert Heathcote

Heathcote ready to fire with trial star

Trainer Robert Heathcote can confirm his reputation for getting good horses in private sales when two-year-old Rothfire runs at Eagle ...
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Vow And Declare

Vow And Declare a light weight Cup hope

Danny O'Brien reckons stayer-on-the-rise Vow And Declare is well handicapped for the Caulfield Cup with 52.5kg and is in great ...
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Crafty Spirit

Crafty Spirit back to best for Eagle Farm

Crafty Spirit has recovered from an incident that ended his winter carnival and is ready to tackle open company at ...
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Gotta Kiss

Gotta Kiss out to confirm Millions berth

Trainer Steve O'Dea's filly Gotta Kiss can be the first Queensland horse to earn a Magic Millions 2YO Classic start ...
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Another Dollar

Waller trio hold key to Eagle Farm contest

Trainer Chris Waller has elected to run The Lord Mayor in Sydney but still has a strong hand with three ...
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Brave Song back in form with Caulfield win

Brave Song back in form with Caulfield win

James McDonald has taken full use of his inside barrier draw guiding consistent sprinter Brave Song to victory at Caulfield ...
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I Am A Star continues on her winning way

I Am A Star continues on her winning way

The Shane Nichols-trained I Am A Star has claimed another feature race win for mares, dominating the Group Three Ladies' ...
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Ford not Blue about Destiny's Kiss in Cup

Ford not Blue about Destiny’s Kiss in Cup

Jay Ford won the St Leger aboard Victorian stayer Big Blue but he will be in a rival corner when ...
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Written By on track to complete Begg plan

Written By on track to complete Begg plan

Trainer Grahame Begg's Coolmore Stud Stakes aspirations remain intact after Written By led throughout to claim the Blue Sapphire Stakes ...
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Japanese apprentice's Caulfield Cup chance

Japanese apprentice’s Caulfield Cup chance

South Australian-based Japanese apprentice Ryusei Sakai is excited about the chance to ride Sole Impact in the Caulfield Cup despite ...
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Hayes, Hayes and Dabernig

A guide to the $5 million Caulfield Cup

What you need to know about the $5 million Caulfield Cup 2018 ...
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Track conditions key for country sprinter

Track conditions key for country sprinter

The track conditions at Randwick will determine whether Don't Give A Damn backs up after struggling to handle heavy ground ...
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Apprentice jockey Ben Allen

Ben Allen set for third Caulfield Cup ride

Apprentice Ben Allen is set for his third ride in the Caulfield Cup and hopes Night's Watch can go better ...
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Confidence levels high for Weir Cup runner

Confidence levels high for Weir Cup runner

The Darren Weir-trained import Kings Will Dream has had a flawless build-up to the Caulfield Cup ...
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Barrier draw moves King to Cup favouritism

Barrier draw moves King to Cup favouritism

After drawing barrier six in the Caulfield Cup, the Darren Weir-trained Kings Will Dream is the new favourite for the ...
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Tony Gollan on weather watch in two states

Tony Gollan on weather watch in two states

Premier trainer Tony Gollan is keeping an eye on the weather in Sydney and Brisbane as he bids for a ...
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Excalibur making progress towards staying features

Excalibur making progress towards staying features

Five-year-old gelding Excalibur heads into Saturday’s Listed Jakkalberry Classic (1950m) at Rotorua in fine fettle according to trainer Shaune Ritchie, ...
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Qld trainer pushes for all-weather track

Qld trainer pushes for all-weather track

As trainer Stuart Kendrick prepares his wet-tracker Hingus Rose for Doomben, he says the Sunshine Coast's all-weather surface should be ...
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Youngstar in middle gate for Caulfield Cup

Youngstar in middle gate for Caulfield Cup

The Chris Waller-trained Youngstar has drawn barrier 10 in the Caulfield Cup, the $5 million race for which she is ...
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Final hit-out for Xpression ahead of Guineas

Final hit-out for Xpression ahead of Guineas

Group 2-winning filly Xpression will have one final hit-out at Ashburton on Saturday before she contests her main target of ...
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Frankie Dettori wins Oaks at Epsom

Enable to run in Breeders’ Cup Turf

Enable's owner Prince Khalid Abdullah has given the go-ahead for Enable to run in the Breeders' Cup Turf at Churchill ...
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A crucial time ahead for Admire Deus

A crucial time ahead for Admire Deus

Former Caulfield Cup favourite Admire Deus has suffered a life-threatening leg injury and faces a crucial few days ...
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ben melham

Johannes Vermeer outright Cup favourite

The Aidan O'Brien-trained Johannes Vermeer is the outright favourite for the Caulfield Cup after drawing barrier two in the $3 ...
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Ipswich abandoned because of rain

Ipswich abandoned because of rain

The Ipswich midweek meeting has been abandoned because of continuing rain ...
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Johannes Vermeer gets inside Cup draw

Johannes Vermeer gets inside Cup draw

The Aidan O'Brien-trained Johannes Vermeer has barrier two in the Caulfield Cup while one of the leading local hopes Humidor ...
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quaddie of the week

Free form guide & Thursday quaddie tips for Moe Cup Day

All eyes are on Gippsland this Thursday afternoon for the annual Moe Cup meet. Free form, best bets and Thursday ...
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White Moss ready for black-type test

White Moss ready for black-type test

Trainer Jason Coyle will test White Moss at Group Three level in The Nivison at Randwick with autumn and winter ...
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tony mcevoy

Cox Plate plans for Royal Symphony

The Tony McEvoy-trained colt Royal Symphony is scheduled to have his next start in the $3 million weight-for-age Cox Plate ...
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Fresh Johannes ready for Caulfield Cup

Fresh Johannes ready for Caulfield Cup

Johannes Vermeer has bounced out of his Caulfield Stakes placing and is on song to tackle the Group One Caulfield ...
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McEvoy and Redzel win The Everest

Can The Everest ever be a success without overseas stars?

The first-ever running of The Everest was a success by any measure, but race organisers must find a way to ...
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Trainer Clive Balfour has penalty varied

Trainer Clive Balfour has penalty varied

Trainer Clive Balfour has had a six-month disqualification for attempted race day treatments varied to a six-month suspension on appeal ...
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Debut looms again for Highly Influential

Debut looms again for Highly Influential

Trainer Mark Newnham is looking forward to Highly Influential finally making his debut at Canterbury after two contrasting delays ...
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Bullrush

Bullrush back to its best in New Zealand

Rejuvenated sprinter Bullrush has fast-tracked its way into New Zealand stakes company after a brilliant first-up performance ...
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Crown Witness out to remain unbeaten

Crown Witness out to remain unbeaten

The Blue Sapphire Stakes is the next test for unbeaten filly Crown Witness who returns from a let-up in the ...
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Bowman has confidence in Cup ride Marmelo

Bowman has confidence in Cup ride Marmelo

Another spin around Werribee racecourse on Marmelo has given Hugh Bowman confidence ahead of the Group One Caulfield Cup ...
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Field of 17 for the G1 Caulfield Cup

Field of 17 for the G1 Caulfield Cup

A final field of 17 has been declared for the $3 million Group One Caulfield Cup ...
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Winx has gallop at Moonee Valley

Winx has gallop at Moonee Valley

Champion mare Winx has made a return to Moonee Valley in preparation for a record equalling third Cox Plate attempt ...
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Summer Passage at Royal Randwick

Summer Passage set for Blue Sapphire Stakes

Matamata three-year-old Summer Passage is in the right order to execute a back-up plan at Caulfield on Wednesday ...
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Volpe Veloce

Volpe Veloce sights set on sprint crowns

Multiple stakes winner Volpe Veloce might be set for feature sprint prizes during her next preparation ...
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Ipswich set to race despite rain

Ipswich set to race despite rain

Ipswich racetrack has had 109mm in three days but looks set to host its scheduled midweek meeting on a heavy ...
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Admire Deus suffers serious leg injury

Admire Deus suffers serious leg injury

Imported Japanese Cups contender Admire Deus has suffered a serious leg injury with vets fighting to save his life ...
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Admire Deus out of the Cup with injury

Admire Deus out of the Cup with injury

Japanese horse Admire Deus has been injured during trackwork at Warrnambool and is ot of the Caulfield Cup ...
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Bowman rides Marmelo in another gallop

Bowman rides Marmelo in another gallop

Hugh Bowman has taken Marmelo on another gallop at Werribee racecourse ahead of the Caulfield Cup ...
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Harry Angel on target for Champions Sprint

Harry Angel on target for Champions Sprint

Harry Angel and Caravaggio are scheduled to meet again in the British Champions Sprint at Ascot ...
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ATC pays tribute to John Messara

ATC pays tribute to John Messara

The Australian Turf Club has paid tribute to retiring Racing NSW chairman John Messara ...
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Big numbers set for gallops at the Valley

Big numbers set for gallops at the Valley

Sixty horses entered in the double header meeting at Moonee Valley are scheduled to gallop at Breakfast with the Best ...
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Kavanagh admits phone "lie" to owners

Kavanagh admits phone “lie” to owners

The vet at the centre of cobalt cases in two states is a liar, Victorian trainer Mark Kavanagh has told ...
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John Messara resigns from Racing NSW

John Messara resigns from Racing NSW

Racing NSW chairman John Messara has announced his retirement after five years at the helm ...
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The Quarterback on track for G1 Manikato

The Quarterback on track for G1 Manikato

The Quarterback has rounded out his preparation for the Group One Manikato Stakes with a gallop on wet ground at ...
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Jameka handed 1.5kg Melbourne Cup penalty

Jameka handed 1.5kg Melbourne Cup penalty

Jameka will be asked to carry 53.5kg in the Melbourne Cup after being given a 1.5kg penalty for her Caulfield ...
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Ryan hoping it doesn't rain on Red

Ryan hoping it doesn’t rain on Red

Trainer Gerald Ryan is hoping the forecast for rain in Sydney is wrong ahead of Red Excitement's return to racing ...
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Kavanagh says vet in cobalt case a liar

Kavanagh says vet in cobalt case a liar

Flemington trainer Mark Kavanagh says his former vet has repeatedly lied in his cobalt case ...
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Vadamos pleases Oliver at Moonee Valley

Vadamos pleases Oliver at Moonee Valley

French contender Vadamos has been taken to Moonee Valley for a familiarisation gallop ahead of the Cox Plate ...
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Geelong Cup

2016 Geelong Cup form guide, betting and free selections

THE Geelong Cup on Wednesday is one of the most important lead-up races to the Melbourne Cup. The race, which ...
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Oliver lodges reckless riding ban appeal

Oliver lodges reckless riding ban appeal

Damien Oliver is making a second appeal against his reckless riding ban in an attempt to return to riding before ...
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Spring campaign may be over for Tarzino

Spring campaign may be over for Tarzino

The swelling in his left foreleg that forced Tarzino out of the Caulfield Cup is likely to spell the end ...
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Qld apprentices to appeal suspensions

Qld apprentices to appeal suspensions

Two Queensland apprentices will front Queensland's new Racing Integrity Commission to appeal handling charges ...
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Williams careless riding appeal date set

Williams careless riding appeal date set

Craig Williams will front the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board to fight a suspension from the Caulfield Cup ...
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Vadamos has Moonee Valley work-out

Vadamos has Moonee Valley work-out

French Cox Plate contender Vadamos has been given a look at the Moonee Valley track in a gallop under Damien ...
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Found could still defend Breeders' Cup

Found could still defend Breeders’ Cup

Trainer Aidan O'Brien has not ruled Found out of a defence of the Breeders' Cup despite her second in the ...
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Carpenter to announce Jameka penalty

Carpenter to announce Jameka penalty

Racing Victoria's chief handicapper Greg Carpenter is expected to give Caulfield Cup winner Jameka a 2kg Melbourne Cup penalty for ...
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