Horse Racing History: This Day in Racing 25th March

This day 25th March 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.


Daisies weaves through to win Alexandra Stakes at The Valley

Daisies weaves through to win Alexandra Stakes at The Valley

It took a peach of a ride from Mark Zahra, but three-year-old filly Daisies was able to get the job ...
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September Run returns to form in William Reid Stakes

September Run returns to form in William Reid Stakes

It had been a while between drinks for September Run, but she returned to the winner's stall in fine style ...
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Adam Durrant confident ahead of W.A. Oaks with Constant Dreaming

Adam Durrant confident ahead of W.A. Oaks with Constant Dreaming

The Adam Durrant-trained Constant Dreaming is a short price favourite for Saturday's W.A. Oaks at Ascot, with the race set ...
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Sunline Stakes romp for Shout The Bar

Sunline Stakes romp for Shout The Bar

Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott's five-year-old mare Shout The Bar proved too good in Friday night's Group 2 Sunline Stakes ...
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Angela Brakey confident of forward showing from White Hawk

Angela Brakey confident of forward showing from White Hawk

Declan Bates has 51 wins to his name in the Victorian Jockey's Premiership and Angela Brakey is hoping he can ...
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Payne optimistic about Defibrillate in the Mornington Cup

Payne optimistic about Defibrillate in the Mornington Cup

Having been "thrashed" at Flemington behind Pondus last weekend, Patrick Payne is optimistic about Defibrillate's chances in Saturday's Mornington Cup ...
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Think It Over racing news

‘Frustrating’ weather could kill Think It Over’s Tancred hopes

With damp conditions expected at Rosehill Gardens again this weekend, Kerry Parker is not big on Think It Over's chances ...
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Mitch Beer after City Handicap win

Punt Drunk: Mitch might’ve had a Beer or two after Albury win

The Punt Drunk Team have a look at a couple of celebrations from trainers throughout the week that was. Mitch ...
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Bairnsdale Cup Day betting tips & quaddie picks | March 27

Bairnsdale Cup Day betting tips & quaddie picks | March 27

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the Bairnsdale racing preview for Bairnsdale Cup Day on Sunday, March 27, with all the top tips, ...
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2022 Wellington Cup Day bets bets & quaddie tips | March 27

2022 Wellington Cup Day bets bets & quaddie tips | March 27

HorseBetting's New South Wales racing analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie numbers for Wellington's eight-race program on Sunday, ...
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Last Bid Liams wins at Dubbo

Last Bid Liam out to take home Wellington Boot this Sunday

Despite a tricky draw, Scone trainer Lyle Chandler is confident that his runner Last Bid Liam can take out the ...
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Clairvoyance on comeback trail after life-threatening injury

Clairvoyance on comeback trail after life-threatening injury

Darren McAuliffe has posted a video of the extremely talented mare Clairvoyance to his social media as she recovers from ...
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Trekking ready to go for William Reid Stakes at The Valley

Trekking ready to go for William Reid Stakes at The Valley

James Cummings is hoping that a return to weight-for-age level is enough to see two-time Group 1 winner Trekking salute ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | March 25, 2022

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | March 25, 2022

Eight horse racing meetings are scheduled around Australia today. See the top tips, best odds and quaddie selections for free ...
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Mayo Gold

Link to Takanini lost with death of Ray Wallace

A link to one of New Zealand’s major training centres of last century has been lost with the recent death ...
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Rhinoceros

Browne looking to remedy fast-charging Rhinoceros

Former Cambridge trainers Emma-Lee and David Browne are settling into their new quarters at Cranbourne and enjoying the transition across ...
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Zed Em

Zed Em to commence Grand Annual campaign

Evergreen Kiwi jumper Zed Em will begin his Australian campaign towards the Grand Annual Steeplechase (5500m) at Warrnambool in May ...
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Grace’s Secret

Talented Kennedy-Furlong fillies attracting interest

Hanging on to promising two-year-olds Defiant and Kikimora might be half the battle for Riccarton trainers Shane Kennedy and Anna ...
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Waisake

Sharrock confident standout season can continue

Allan Sharrock is enjoying a standout season and with four months left to go, he said his New Plymouth stable ...
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Jericho Cup kicks off with qualifier at Warrnambool

Jericho Cup kicks off with qualifier at Warrnambool

Hopefuls chasing a start in the Australia's longest flat race, the Jericho Cup, get their chance to experience the course ...
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Slipper delay another hurdle for Anamoe

Slipper delay another hurdle for Anamoe

James Cummings admits the belated running of the Golden Slipper is not ideal for Todman Stakes winner Anamoe, who already ...
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Muswellbrook Racecourse

Muswellbrook betting preview, tips & top odds | Friday, March 26

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the Muswellbrook races on Friday, March 26. See all the top tips, value ...
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Cranbourne tips and best bets

Cranbourne tips, best odds & quaddie selection | Friday, March 26

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the Cranbourne meeting on Friday, March 26. See all the top tips, value ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | March 25, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | March 25, 2021

We were back to normality yesterday afternoon when four race meetings were run and won, and we back up again ...
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Barney Gumble - The Simpsons

Punt Drunk: Racing Victoria pay up despite raceday blunder

Punt Drunk takes a look at today's best bets and the top stories from the last 24 hours in racing, ...
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Munce pair Allude and Boomnova are eyeing Magic Millions glory

Munce cops three-month ban from Queensland Racing

Racing Queensland stewards have handed trainer Chris Munce a three-month ban and a $5k fine after the former star jockey ...
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Ruan Maia

Ruan Maia celebrates breakthrough success at Happy Valley

Brazilian jockey success in Hong Kong is overwhelmingly Joao Moreira’s domain but at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (24 March), ...
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William Pike racing news

Pike Picks Michelada For Karrakatta Plate

Champion jockey William Pike will ride Michelada in Saturday week’s $500,000 Group 2 Karrakatta Plate (1200m) at Ascot. William Pike ...
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Michigan

Michigan displays nice signs at Sandown

Mike Moroney hopes that with maturity Michigan will progress through the grades after his maiden victory at Sandown on Wednesday ...
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Qld joins other states to suspend racing

Qld joins other states to suspend racing

Racing Queensland has joined other states to suspend racing pending the result of a coronavirus test on a Melbourne jockey ...
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coronavirus racing

Racing on hold pending COVID-19 testing

Racing in four states has been suspended pending the results of COVID-19 tests on a licensed person who travelled on ...
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Gold Fields

Gold Fields chasing victory in Golden Mile

Gold Fields will be chasing the first of several prized targets when he runs in the Golden Mile at Bendigo ...
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Vic racing figure tested for coronavirus

Vic racing figure tested for coronavirus

Victorian racing has been suspended with a licensed person being tested for COVID-19 after catching the same flight as someone ...
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Munce waits on Capricornia race decision

Munce waits on Capricornia race decision

Trainer Chris Munce hopes his filly Papaya can head to Rockhampton for a big prize money race after her Eagle ...
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coronavirus racing

Victorian racing suspended

Victorian racing has been suspended with a licensed person being tested for COVID-19 after flying on the same plane as ...
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Peter V'landys

Sports bookmakers take coronavirus hit too

Not even the billion-dollar sports betting industry is safe from the deadly coronavirus pandemic with bookmakers fearing big losses ...
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Adrian Bott

Shout The Bar faces tough challenge in Group 1

Co-trainer Adrian Bott admits lightly raced Shout The Bar faces a big ask in the Group One Vinery Stud Stakes ...
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Luvaluva

Group One placegetter Luvaluva retired

Multiple stakes winner and Group One placegetter Luvaluva has been retired after suffering a tendon injury ...
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New Zealand trainers to work their horses

NZ trainers can continue to operate

New Zealand trainers can continue to work their horses while racing is shut down under government guidelines. From midnight Wednesday, ...
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Not An Option

Lockdown forces stable switch

Three quality gallopers from the Tony Pike team have transferred to Australian stables in a bid to finish their campaigns ...
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NSW-Vic border trainers weigh up options

NSW-Vic border trainers weigh up options

Racehorse trainers with stables on the Victoria and NSW border have been thrown a new curve ball by the latest ...
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Distance forces Mildura meeting transfer

Distance forces Mildura meeting transfer

The coronavirus crisis has forced Racing Victoria to transfer a race meeting as the governing body introduces new restrictions ...
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Robert Heathcote

Horse racing can survive virus: Heathcote

Leading Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote says there is no reason why racing can't continue during the coronavirus crisis ...
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Easter Yearling Sale

Easter Yearling auction to be held online

The multi-million dollar Australian Easter Yearling sale will be an online auction under new government coronavirus protocols ...
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Tony Gollan

Snappy Reply set to continue owner’s run

Well-bred filly Snappy Reply can continue owner Linda Huddy's good run of success with trainer Tony Gollan at Doomben ...
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Trelawney Stud

Sydney off the agenda for Trelawney

Sydney was set to be a major focus point in the coming months for Trelawney Stud’s Brent and Cherry Taylor, ...
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Eric The Eel

Eric The Eel an outside chance for Derby

Trainer Stuart Kendrick believes it is a long shot but he hasn't given up all hope Eric The Eel can ...
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Funstar

Field of 13 for Vinery, nine in Tancred

Funstar and Probabeel headline a field of 13 for the Group One Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill while none stayers ...
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Green Dispatch

Blake Shinn wants the win

Vincent Ho foiled Blake Shinn’s audacious run for glory aboard Playa Del Puente in Sunday’s BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m), ...
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Santa Ana Lane

Freedman books jockeys for Championships

The Anthony Freedman stable has confirmed its jockey bookings for the opening day of The Championships with Melbourne riders ruled ...
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Dancing Fighter

Toughness required as Dancing Fighter shoots for a hat-trick

Dancing Fighter returns to action at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday 25 March) with top-weight, a wide draw and a three-month ...
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NZ trainers can continue to operate

NZ trainers can continue to operate

The NZ government says horse trainers are essential workers and horses need to be exercised and worked in the interests ...
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British horses to keep exercising

Training to continue in Britain

British trainers are being advised to continue exercising horses while adhering strictly to social-distancing requirements ...
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Irish racing among sports cancelled

Irish racing among sports cancelled

Racing in Ireland has been suspended along with all other sports following an announcement from the Irish government ...
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Peter V'landys

Bookmakers take coronavirus hit too

Not even the billion-dollar sports betting industry is safe from the deadly coronavirus pandemic with bookmakers fearing big losses ...
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Midterm gets 1.5kg Sydney Cup penalty

Midterm gets 1.5kg Sydney Cup penalty

Imported stayer Midterm has been penalised 1.5kg for the Group One Sydney Cup after his two-length victory in the Group ...
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Girl, 2, critical after Qld track incident

A toddler is in a critical condition after she was hit by a metal gate at a race track north ...
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Ardrossan to begin Sydney campaign

New Zealander Ardrossan will make a delayed start to his Sydney campaign when he runs in the Star Kingdom Stakes ...
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Newnham with three hopefuls for G1 Vinery

Newnham with three hopefuls for G1 Vinery

Trainer Mark Newnham is planning to have three runners in the Group One Vinery Stud Stakes for fillies, headlined by ...
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Avilius entered for Group One Tancred

Avilius entered for Group One Tancred

Avilius has been nominated for the Tancred Stakes to be run a week after his maiden Group One win in ...
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Saccharo on target for Bendigo Guineas

Saccharo on target for Bendigo Guineas

Trainer Archie Alexander is hopeful Saccharo can give the stable a second-straight Bendigo Guineas when he heads to the 1400m-Listed ...
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Aalaalune

McKay’s Lou Te Keeti poised to win the Lotto again

Lotto winner Lou Te Keeti could be poised to strike it lucky again this weekend with a first Group One ...
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ARDROSSAN

Stephen Marsh ready to have another crack at Sydney Autumn Carnival

Stephen Marsh’s focus on the rich Sydney Autumn Carnival will now switch to a feature sprint after having no joy ...
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Happy Clapper to miss Doncaster Mile

Happy Clapper to miss Doncaster Mile

Last year's winner Happy Clapper will not defend his Doncaster Mile and will instead run a week later against Winx ...
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Martin Talty CEO of Jockeys Association

Martin Talty has been appointed the new chief executive of the Australian Jockeys Association ...
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Madeleine Wishart to ride for Queensland

Maddy Wishart is Queensland's nominated rider for the fourth round of the National Apprentice Challenge to be run at Strathalbyn ...
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Overseas decision pending on Winx

Overseas decision pending on Winx

A decision whether Winx goes overseas to race will be made soon with the mare setting a world standard 17 ...
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Good Host, Sea Lady set for Country final

Good Host, Sea Lady set for Country final

Good Host and Sea Lady have added their names to the field for the Country Championship final after fighting out ...
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Vin De Dance on track for Australian Derby

Vin De Dance on track for Australian Derby

New Zealand trainer Andrew Forsman is happy with Vin De Dance despite the gelding's relegation from second to fourth in ...
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Sean Cormack back in great form

Sean Cormack back in great form

Comeback jockey Sean Cormack is in fine form as he re-establishes himself in Queensland ...
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John Sadler after Caulfield's Easter Cup

John Sadler after Caulfield’s Easter Cup

After success in the Yarra Valley Cup, John Sadler is out to claim another Cup with Berisha at Caulfield ...
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She Will Reign to run in Arrowfield Sprint

She Will Reign to run in Arrowfield Sprint

Trainer Gary Portelli will set She Will Reign for the Arrowfield Sprint after her two recent unplaced runs in open ...
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Popular grey Steel Zip is retired

Popular grey Steel Zip is retired

Veteran grey Steel Zip, who has a cult following in Brisbane, has been retired after earning almost $1 million prize ...
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Five is Simply Brilliant for Purton

Five is Simply Brilliant for Purton

Zac Purton started as he meant to go on at Sha Tin Racecourse today, Sunday, 25 March, displaying aggression, poise ...
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Blizzard game in Takamatsunomiya Kinen defeat

Blizzard game in Takamatsunomiya Kinen defeat

It was a case of close but not close enough once again for Hong Kong sprinter Blizzard as the chestnut ...
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Beau Mertens

Zahra, Mertens, Nolen all suspended

Jockeys Mark Zahra, Beau Mertens and Luke Nolen have all been suspended on careless riding charges in Victoria ...
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Mihaul returns to the winner's circle at Matamata

Mihaul returns to the winner’s circle at Matamata

Despite nearly two-years off the track exciting galloper Mihaul returned to his winning ways when he dealt to his rivals ...
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Regally bred filly set to resume at Wingatui

Regally bred filly set to resume at Wingatui

Blueblood filly The Precious One will make her long-awaited raceday resumption at the Beaumont Racing Club meeting at Wingatui on ...
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Bright future predicted for Sunburst

Bright future predicted for Sunburst

Matamata trainer Danica Guy believes her promising three-year-old Sunburst has a bright future ahead of her after she delivered in ...
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Going To War records sharp win at Riccarton

Going To War records sharp win at Riccarton

An opinion offered by visiting North Island rider Jonathan Riddell was enough to convince Invercargill based trainer Sabin Kirkland that ...
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Speedy prize for fast race at Gold Coast

Speedy prize for fast race at Gold Coast

The Gold Coast Turf Club hopes to attract national interest in the Bat Out of Hell race by offering a ...
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Ben Melham suspended

Stewards crack the whip on Ben Melham

Golden Slipper-winning jockey Ben Melham has had an unhappy return to Rosehill, with excessive whip use drawing a suspension ...
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Noel Callow

Callow outed for reckless riding in G1

Noel Callow has copped a double whammy, being outed for a month and fined $15,000 for reckless and careless riding ...
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Andrew Mallyon Tally

Sad aftermath to Mornington Cup

In a sad end to the Mornington Cup, champion jockey Craig Williams has been knocked out after The Gold Trail ...
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Hogh Bowman Zanbagh

Bowman ponders former glories

Hugh Bowman might be on mare of the moment Winx but he still derived great satisfaction from guiding Zanbagh's retention ...
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Montoya's Secret wins Vinery Stud Stakes

Montoya’s Secret wins Vinery Stud Stakes

Montoya's Secret has shaken off any doubts about her readiness with a thrilling win in the Vinery Stud Stakes at ...
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O'Dea lands first Saturday treble

O’Dea lands first Saturday treble

Trainer Steve O'Dea has shown he will be a force in the winter carnival with his first Saturday treble at ...
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Montoya's Secret

Montoya’s Secret takes out the Vinery Stud Stakes

MONTOYA’S Secret has completed a hat-trick wins to take out the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes in a hectic finish ...
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Jameka wins

Jameka outguns her BMW rivals

Caulfield Cup winner Jameka has proved the strongest stayer in the BMW, reversing the positions in the Australian Cup by ...
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Jon Snow acts part for Australian Derby

Jon Snow acts part for Australian Derby

Jon Snow joins Gingernuts as another New Zealand contender for the Australian Derby after a convincing victory in the Tulloch ...
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Jon Snow acts part for Australian Derby

Jon Snow acts part for Australian Derby

Jon Snow joins Gingernuts as another New Zealand contender for the Australian Derby after convincing victory in Tulloch Stakes at ...
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Jameka powers past opposition to win BMW

Jameka powers past opposition to win BMW

Caulfield Cup winner Jameka has triumphed on a wet track at Rosehill to win the $1.5 million BMW by more ...
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Jameka

Walk in the park for Jameka in the BMW Stakes

CIARON Maher-trained Jameka added another group one crown to its already glittering resume after taking out the BMW Stakes in ...
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Jon Snow

The Kiwi staying dominance continues in Tulloch with Jon Snow

THE New Zealand stayers are cleaning up during the Sydney autumn carnival and they added another win on Saturday in ...
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Doncaster Prelude 2017

Spectroscope on right wavelength

French import Spectroscope has added a Group Three win at Rosehill to his debut victory in a benchmark race ...
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Assign wins Neville Selwood Stakes

Stayer passes Rosehill assignment

Assign has justified his Sydney trip by claiming the Neville Sellwood Stakes at Rosehill ...
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Spectroscope

Spectroscope set for the Doncaster after taking out the prelude

FRENCH import Spectroscope has threaded the needle at Rosehill to continue its winning form in Australia after taking out the ...
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Lloyd equals Brisbane wins record

Lloyd equals Brisbane wins record

Jeff Lloyd has produced one of his best rides to win on Caillebotte and equal the record for most wins ...
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Lloyd equals Brisbane wins record

Lloyd equals Brisbane wins record

Jeff Lloyd has produced one of his best rides to win on Caillebotte and equal the record for most wins ...
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Assign

Assign stays best to win Group 3 Neville Sellwood Stakes

MELBOURNE Cup form was to the fore at Rosehill in the Neville Sellwood Stakes as Assign went through conditions the ...
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Regan Bayliss Jungle Edge

Jungle has the edge on his rivals

Trainer Mick Bell reckons Jungle Edge is among the best wet-track horses in Australia and his argument has been strengthened ...
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Blinkers work for Hingus Rose at Doomben

Blinkers work for Hingus Rose at Doomben

The addition of blinkers to filly Hingus Rose's race day gear has helped her to a debut win at Doomben ...
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Jungle Edge

Jungle Edge leads all the way to take out the Star Kingdom

SHORT priced favourite Jungle Edge backed up last week's Galaxy Stakes third placing by torching its rivals in the Star ...
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The Mission

Silver lining possible for The Mission

The Mission has won for the first time on his heavy track debut at Rosehill a week after not being ...
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The Mission

The Mission scores upset Schweppervescence win at Rosehill

THE Mission scored an upset win at odds of $21 with Sportsbet to break its maiden status on Saturday at ...
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Rider banned for mistaking winning post

Rider banned for mistaking winning post

Amateur rider James Ridley has been banned for 28 days for mistaking the winning post at Newbury and losing a ...
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Katelyn Mallyon

Katelyn Mallyon outed for G1 ride

Katelyn Mallyon's milestone Group One win on Silent Sedition in the William Reid Stakes has brought with it a careless ...
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Queensland news

Ambitious General in unlikely stud career

Ambitious General has just one named foal who could thrust him into the limelight if he can continue his winning ...
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Vic racing

Dwayne Dunn regains Stay With Me ride

With three wins from four rides aboard Stay With Me, Dwayne Dunn gets back in the saddle for the Vinery ...
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NSW racing news

Lindsay Park out to break BMW hoodoo

David Hayes and Tom Dabernig have two chances in the BMW to try to give Lindsay Park a win in ...
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Vic racing

Sertorius to resume in Victoria Handicap

Trainer Jamie Edwards is targeting races in Queensland with Sertorius who resumes in the Victoria Handicap at Caulfield ...
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NSW racing news

Mayfield-Smith’s odd route to Prov C’ship

Facing the possibility of disadvantaging Unequivocal by entering her into a race on Saturday, trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith isn't worried ...
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NSW racing news

Ambience and Jameka to clash in G1 Vinery

Godolphin is primed for a two-pronged attack on the Group One Vinery Stud Stakes with Ambience and Asinara ...
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Queensland news

Kraftwerk looking to extend his record

Tony Gollan believes Krafterk can be effective as he looks for his first win over further than 1200 metres at ...
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NSW racing news

Lindsay Park out to break BMW hoodoo

David Hayes and Tom Dabernig have two chances in the BMW to try to give Lindsay Park a win in ...
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Vic racing

Awesome Rock to miss G3 Easter Cup

Leon Corstens says he doesn't want Awesome Rock to have a potentially tough run from a wide barrier so he ...
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racing news

Michael Wrona appointed Santa Anita caller

Australian Michael Wrona has been appointed the new track announcer at Santa Anita after an international search ...
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racing news

California Chrome World Cup favourite

California Chrome will again have to overcome a wide barrier in his attempt to avenge his World Cup second of ...
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