Horse Racing History: This day in Racing 27th February

This day 27th February 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.


Mascarpone

Pinn keeping his feet on the ground after Group One triumph

Apprentice jockey Wiremu Pinn was back at work on Sunday in his boss Daniel Miller’s Matamata stable less than 24 ...
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Defibrillate

Richardson delighted with Defibrillate

Matamata trainer Graham Richardson wasn’t expecting too much when he sat down to watch his pride and joy Defibrillate kick ...
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Aussies come out on top in the International Jockey Challenge

Aussies come out on top in the International Jockey Challenge

It was one to remember for Australian racing fans, as took out the International Jockey Challenge at The Saudi Cup ...
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Hamilton betting tips, quaddie picks & value bets | February 28

Hamilton betting tips, quaddie picks & value bets | February 28

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the Hamilton racing preview for Monday, February 28, with all the top tips, value bets, best odds ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | February 27, 2022

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | February 27, 2022

Four horse racing meetings are scheduled around Australia today. See the top tips, best odds and quaddie selections here at ...
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Freedmans Land Maiden Group One Win

Freedmans Land Maiden Group One Win

Under-rated filly Forbidden Love has emerged as an autumn carnival smokey with a brilliant performance to win the Surround Stakes ...
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Capriccio

Capriccio Completes Damian Lane Treble

In a big day for country-trained horses, Warrnambool filly Capriccio has taken out the Inglis Dash for Daniel Bowman ...
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James McDonald

Verry Elleegant Triumphs In Stirring Dual

Chris Waller continues to make the Chipping Norton Stakes his own, claiming the race for the ninth time with star ...
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Lunar Fox

Boilover Of Lunar Proportions In Guineas

Lunar Fox has become the longest-priced horse to win a Group One race in Melbourne in more than 30 years ...
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Star Of The Seas

Sydney Raider Secures All Star Mile Spot

Chris Waller gained an All-Star Mile runner when Star Of The Seas won the Blamey Stakes to earn a golden ...
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Sweet Win Moves Sargent Filly Into Slipper

Sweet Win Moves Sargent Filly Into Slipper

Four Moves Ahead will go straight into the Golden Slipper without another start after bouncing back from a setback to ...
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O'President Reigns Supreme In Skyline

O’President Reigns Supreme In Skyline

Improving two-year-old O'President has dictated from the front to win the Skyline Stakes at Randwick, securing himself a Golden Slipper ...
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Tycoon Humma

Tycoon Hums Home And Heads For A Spell

John McArdle knows Tycoon Humma's family inside and out and he thinks the best strategy for the undefeated two-year-old filly ...
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Sword Of State

Te Akau flyer puts rivals to the sword at Matamata

Trainer Jamie Richards and the Te Akau Racing team entered Saturday’s Group 3 Waikato Stud Slipper (1200m) on their home ...
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Sunshine Coast racing tips

Sunshine Coast betting tips & top odds | Sunday 28/2/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, best bets and top quaddie numbers for the Sunshine Coast race meeting on Sunday, ...
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Ballarat Turf Club

Ballarat racing tips, value bets & best odds | Sunday 28/1/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for the Ballarat race meeting on Sunday, February 28, ...
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Charity Fun

Charity Fun to test Hong Kong Derby credentials at Sha Tin

Karis Teetan is optimistic lightly-raced Charity Fun can advance potential BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) hopes with victory in the ...
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Mana Nui

Stakes test first-up for Mana Nui

Matamata trainer Chad Orsmby is looking forward to lining up debutant Mana Nui in the Group 3 Waikato Stud Slipper ...
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Beldarra

Noble in search of more success at old stomping ground

Trainer Lance Noble is shooting for back-to-back winners of the Group 2 J Swap Contractors Ltd Matamata Breeders’ Stakes (1200m) ...
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Punt Drunk : Stacked Saturday Of Group Races, Top Tips & Beers!

Punt Drunk : Stacked Saturday Of Group Races, Top Tips & Beers!

HorseBetting brings you an exclusive Punt Drunk Daily with Saturday's betting preview of all the top racing tips around Australia, ...
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Japan bans public from race meetings

Japan bans public from race meetings

The Japan Racing Association has joined Hong Kong and barred the public from race meetings because of coronavirus ...
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Blazejowski

Blazejowski set for first stakes race test

Multiple city winner Blazejowski will step up to stakes level for the first time when he runs in the Group ...
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Michael Moroney

Moroney could have chances in two Guineas

Mike Moroney will saddle up Alabama Express in the Australian Guineas while Randwick Guineas plans for Harlech will be decided ...
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Pohutukawa

Pohutukawa poised to break win drought

A brilliant track work gallop has boosted the confidence of James Cummings as Pohutukawa chases an overdue win in the ...
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Miss Cavallo

Wet track to help Miss Cavallo at Doomben

Doomben is likely to remain in the soft range which gives filly Miss Cavallo the hope of an upset in ...
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Soul Patch

Williams puts Soul into Australian Guineas

Craig Williams believes the removal of blinkers from Soul Patch will allow the colt to switch off in the Australian ...
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Five To Midnight

Pratt’s star stayer shines in Tasmania

Seven months on from an accident that could have claimed his life, prominent owner and sponsor Kevin Pratt is back ...
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Peter and Paul Snowden

Snowdens out to add to Slipper arsenal

They already have a Golden Slipper contender in Dame Giselle but trainers Peter and Paul Snowden will look to enhance ...
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Alligator Blood

Alligator Blood after first Group 1 in Guineas

After a close second in the Caulfield Guineas last spring, Queenslander Alligator Blood will be out to claim his first ...
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Two Illicit

James shoots for sixth Derby win

Five-time New Zealand Derby winning-trainer Roger James is refusing to buy into talk that Saturday's Classic at Ellerslie is down ...
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Flit

Bowman backs Flit in Surround face-off

Two of the most exciting fillies in the country, Flit and Funstar, go head to head for the first time ...
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Stuart Kendrick

Eric The Eel to wear blinkers at Doomben

Trainer Stuart Kendrick has applied blinkers to Eric The Eel's race gear as the gelding has his final test for ...
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Te Akau Shark

Shark circling for first Group 1 win in Aus

A long-term strategy could reap major dividends for Te Akau Racing which has assembled a strong team in a bid ...
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Exaltation

Melody Belle’s sister headed for exalted company

One of the most valuable fillies in New Zealand produced a stunning performance at Hawke’s Bay on Wednesday to remain ...
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Jamie Kah

Kah to iron out Dalasan quirks in Guineas

Having made a trip to Adelaide to ride Dalasan in work, jockey Jamie Kah says she is now better placed ...
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Big Blue

Big Blue with Cheltenham Festival options

Trainer Ciaron Maher will travel to England to watch Big Blue compete at the famous Cheltenham Festival ...
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Rothfire

Heathcote believes Rothfire has improved

Trainer Robert Heathcote believes star two-year-old Rothfire has improved since his last-start easy win as he heads to Doomben ...
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Prioritise to back up in Members Cup

Prioritise to back up in Members Cup

Iron horse Prioritise is likely to back up in the Members Cup at Doomben after winning at Toowoomba ...
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Maximum Security

Maximum Security favourite for Saudi Cup

Trainer Jason Servis is keeping his fingers crossed the decision to travel American star Maximum Security will pay dividends in ...
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Walker to appeal Sandown suspension

Walker to appeal Sandown suspension

A suspension at the midweek meeting at Sandown threatens Michael Walker's chances of a Group One ride on Brave Smash ...
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Queen of Diamonds too strong in Lowland

Queen of Diamonds too strong in Lowland

Quality three-year-old filly Queen of Diamonds picked up the second stakes win of her career when victorious in the Group ...
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Smart three-year-olds on show at Sandown

Smart three-year-olds on show at Sandown

Permissive Star has defeated fellow three-year-old No Drama Darci against older horses at Sandown with Stocktaka also showing his wares ...
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Michael Nolan not shocked by upset win

Michael Nolan not shocked by upset win

Trainer Michael Nolan is one of the few not totally shocked with Miss Cavallo's upset win at Doomben ...
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Eastender wins Group Three Launceston Cup

Eastender wins Group Three Launceston Cup

The Barry Campbell-trained Eastender has added to his summer winning streak in Tasmania with victory in the Group Three Launceston ...
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Sun Patch set to shine in Skyline Stakes

Sun Patch set to shine in Skyline Stakes

Connections of well-related youngster Sun Patch will consider paying the $150,000 late entry fee to run in the Golden Slipper ...
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Vengeur Masque on target for Auckland Cup

Vengeur Masque on target for Auckland Cup

Trainer Mike Moroney is sending Vengeur Masque to New Zealand where he hopes the stayer can deliver him a first ...
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Tavago back from injury in Blamey Stakes

Tavago back from injury in Blamey Stakes

After 18 months on the sidelines, 2016 Australian Derby winner Tavago is ready for his racetrack return in the Blamey ...
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Thursday night racing tips: Pakenham betting strategy

Thursday night racing tips: Pakenham betting strategy

PAKENHAM hosts Thursday night racing and the team at Horse Betting has taken a look at the full card to ...
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Mixed fortunes for Lees in barrier draw

Mixed fortunes for Lees in barrier draw

Group Two winner Miss Fabulass will need to overcome a deep draw if she is to bounce back to form ...
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Plucky Girl back on track for Doomben

Plucky Girl back on track for Doomben

Trainer Toby Edmonds is taking time out from preparing Houtzen for her trip to England to oversee Plucky Girl's return ...
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Trinder satisfied with inside Guineas draw

Trinder satisfied with inside Guineas draw

Trainer Adam Trinder says he is satisfied with the inside barrier draw for Mystic Journey in a capacity field for ...
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Officials to monitor Flemington forecast

Officials to monitor Flemington forecast

The Australian Guineas meeting is set to proceed in its original timeslot with a top of 36 degrees forecast, but ...
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From Dubai to the Derby for Cosgrove

From Dubai to the Derby for Cosgrove

Caulfield Cup-winning jockey Pat Cosgrave will make a flying visit to Auckland this weekend to partner the Chris Waller-trained Nobu ...
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Injured Dittman out for four weeks

Injured Dittman out for four weeks

In-form jockey Luke Dittman needs treatment for a back injury which will put him out of action for around a ...
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Elliott sextet dominates Flyingbolt contenders

Elliott sextet dominates Flyingbolt contenders

Gordon Elliott is responsible for six of the 11 entries for the Coral Flyingbolt Novice Chase at Navan on Saturday ...
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Inside draw for Mystic Journey in Guineas

Inside draw for Mystic Journey in Guineas

A full field of 16 plus one emergency has been declared for the Australian Guineas with Mystic Journey drawing barrier ...
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Six rivals for Winx in Chipping Norton

Six rivals for Winx in Chipping Norton

Winx will have six rivals in the Group One Chipping Norton Stakes with the Pat Webster-trained Happy Clapper the only ...
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Guineas tilt hangs in the balance for Emily Margaret

Guineas tilt hangs in the balance for Emily Margaret

A trip north to contest the Group 2 Norwood Family Wellington Guineas (1400m) at Trentham beckons for stakes-winning filly Emily ...
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Paul O’Sullivan

Pakistan Star to O’Sullivan, handler looks to continue upturn at Happy Valley

Paul O’Sullivan moved off the foot of the trainer standings when Planet Star won at Sha Tin on Sunday, the ...
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NZ mare Melody Belle to stay at home

NZ mare Melody Belle to stay at home

New Zealand mare Melody Belle will stay at home rather than take up any offer of a wild card to ...
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Liam Birchley

Liam Birchley cannot start horses in NSW

Brisbane trainer Liam Birchley has been barred from starting horses in NSW pending the hearing of serious charges laid by ...
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Cobalt

RV to review cobalt judgment

Racing Victoria will review the judgment in the cobalt case against trainers Mark Kavanagh and Danny O'Brien with the pair ...
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Moore in awe of Winx as comeback looms

Moore in awe of Winx as comeback looms

Rosehill trainer Gary Moore is relishing the opportunity to start his first runner against champion Winx in the Chipping Norton ...
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Chautauqua heads Newmarket Hcp weights

Chautauqua heads Newmarket Hcp weights

Weights have been released for the Newmarket Handicap with Chautauqua given 58kg while defending champion Redkirk Warrior has 57.5kg ...
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Etah James

Adelaide race likely for Etah James

The Matt Cumani-trained Etah James is nominated for the Roy Higgins Quality at Flemington but is likely to head to ...
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O'Brien

Kavanagh and O’Brien fined over cobalt

Melbourne trainers Mark Kavanagh and Danny O'Brien have been fined in the long-running cobalt case ...
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Te Akau Stud

Melody Belle seeks boost against Alizee

Co-trainer Jamie Richards is hoping for a good barrier to help Melody Belle in her second clash with top filly ...
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Launceston Cup tips & form for Wednesday, February 28

Launceston Cup tips & form for Wednesday, February 28

Tasmania is hosting quality racing this Wednesday, with the Group 3 Launceston Cup (2400m) the headline event. There's a huge ...
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Tommy Berry Chautauqa

Chautauqua refuses to jump in trial

Chautauqua has refused to leave the stalls in two consecutive barrier trials at Randwick ...
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Two Guineas hopefuls for Busuttin, Young

Two Guineas hopefuls for Busuttin, Young

Co-trainer Trent Busuttin favours Main Stage as the stable's leading Australian Guineas chance from a good barrier draw in the ...
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Bendigo tips & full form for Wednesday, February 28

Bendigo tips & full form for Wednesday, February 28

BENDIGO is hosting Wednesday's twilight meet in Victoria and we're looking forward to what's on offer. There's eight races on ...
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Affogato faces daunting introduction

Warwick Farm trainer Wendy Roche will send out her first two-year-old for the season when Affogato runs at Rosehill ...
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Rosehill tips & full form for Wednesday, February 28

Rosehill tips & full form for Wednesday, February 28

ROSEHILL returns this Wednesday as the Sydney track hosts a strong eight race card. We're looking forward to what the ...
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HB stock image

Mr Marbellouz to be tested at 1200m

Brilliant last-start winner Mr Marbellouz gets his chance to win his first race at 1200 metres at Doomben ...
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Age of Fire

Group One-winning colt Sydney-bound

Age Of Fire's Sydney campaign has been confirmed and he will head across the Tasman next week. The Fastnet Rock ...
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Lynsey Satherley

Satherley receives anniversary bonus aboard Show The World

Cambridge jockey Lynsey Satherley received a bonus wedding anniversary present when she rode Show The World to win the Listed ...
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Cliff's Edge

Favourites draw wide in Australian Guineas

A field of 16 plus two emergencies has been declared for the Group One Australian Guineas at Flemington with Cliff's ...
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On The Rocks

Alamosa progeny on a roll, could beat incredible 2017 earnings

The progeny of Wellfield Lodge stallion Alamosa are firing on all cylinders. The multiple Group One-winning son of O'Reilly has ...
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Sale market movers for Tuesday, February 27

Sale market movers for Tuesday, February 27

AFTER the cancellation of Nowra Sale is the only meeting on Tuesday, which means the punters aren't spoiled for options ...
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Blake Shinn

Blake Shinn suspension reduced

Jockey Blake Shinn has had a suspension halved on appeal and will be back for the Coolmore Classic meeting ...
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Antonion Giuseppe to race in Singapore

Antonion Giuseppe to race in Singapore

Group One placegetter Antonio Giuseppe has been sold to do his future racing in Singapore ...
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Chautauqua favourite for Canterbury Stakes

Chautauqua favourite for Canterbury Stakes

Star sprinter Chautauqua is the favourite in opening markets on the Canterbury Stakes as he prepares to step up to ...
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Jukebox nominated for Slipper lead-up

Jukebox nominated for Slipper lead-up

Trainer Ciaron Maher says the Todman Stakes and Black Opal Stakes are now options for Jukebox who was scratched from ...
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Former racing boss takes action over leak

Former racing boss takes action over leak

The former Racing Victoria boss investigated over a leak in a cobalt inquiry is taking legal action to have findings ...
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The Quarterback passes barrier test

The Quarterback passes barrier test

The Quarterback is a step closer to a start in the Newmarket Handicap after passing a barrier test at Cranbourne ...
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Qld trainer to face NSW cobalt inquiry

Qld trainer to face NSW cobalt inquiry

Queensland trainer Kent Fleming faces an inquiry in NSW over an elevated cobalt level found in a horse he raced ...
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Catchy

Catchy set for Golden Slipper after stellar Blue Diamond win

UNBEATEN two-year-old Catchy looks set to compete in the Group One Golden Slipper Stakes at Rosehill after taking out Saturday’s ...
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Michael Walker to have surgery on back

Michael Walker to have surgery on back

Jockey Michael Walker is set to have keyhole surgery on his back and is expected to be out of the ...
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Flemington preference for Land Of Plenty

Flemington preference for Land Of Plenty

Land Of Plenty is likely to be a dual acceptor for the Australian Guineas and Randwick Guineas because of his ...
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Colt sets Premier Sale record in Victoria

Colt sets Premier Sale record in Victoria

The record price for a yearling at Melbourne's Inglis Premier Sale has been smashed with a half-brother to The Quarterback ...
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Kristen Buchanan

Buchanan prepares triple-threat for Tuesday races at Hawkesbury

WYONG trainer Kristen Buchanan will head down the M1 towards Hawkesbury on Tuesday with three chances of landing in the ...
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Prebble to ride Attention in Aust Guineas

Prebble to ride Attention in Aust Guineas

Brett Prebble has been booked to ride Attention in the Group One Australian Guineas at Flemington ...
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Maher looking towards Slipper with Jukebox

Maher looking towards Slipper with Jukebox

Trainer Ciaron Maher says the Todman Stakes and Black Opal Stakes are now options for Jukebox who was scratched from ...
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Rudy set for another Sydney campaign

Rudy set for another Sydney campaign

Much-travelled Gold Coast gelding Rudy is set to have a barrier trial ahead of another visit to Sydney ...
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Midweek tips

Wednesday racing at Sandown with form and free tips, February 29

SANDOWN hosts an eight-race card this Wednesday and we have form and free tips for every race. Betting on the ...
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Helene Paragon wins Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup

Helene Paragon scores emotional win in Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

Emotions were raw at Sha Tin on Sunday after Helene Paragon battled past stablemate and crowd favourite Able Friend to ...
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Chautauqua entered for Canterbury Stakes

Chautauqua entered for Canterbury Stakes

Champion sprinter Chautauqua heads the entries for the Group One Canterbury Stakes at Randwick ...
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Werther wins Hong Kong Gold Cup

Bowman salutes as Werther bags HK Gold Cup again

Hong Kong’s reigning Horse of the Year Werther maintained his perfect record over the Sha Tin 2000m with a gutsy ...
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Menari scores easy barrier trial win

Menari scores easy barrier trial win

Menari has shown no ill effects from a cut lip to win a barrier trial at Rosehill and get his ...
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New CEO search for Sunshine Coast

New CEO search for Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast Turf Club has begun an extensive search to find a replacement for long serving chief executive Mick ...
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Prized Icon

Glyn Schofield preparing for Guineas assault with Prized Icon

QUALITY colt Prized Icon is searching for a group one in three consecutive campaigns and jockey Glyn Schofield is happy ...
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Berry, Bowman ride G1 winners in Hong Kong

Berry, Bowman ride G1 winners in Hong Kong

Sydney jockeys Tommy Berry and Hugh Bowman have claimed the two Group One races at Sha Tin ...
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Leading jockey to miss Cheltenham

Leading jockey to miss Cheltenham

Leading jumps jockey Barry Geraghty will miss the Cheltenham Festival because of injuries suffered in a fall at Kempton Park ...
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English jockey Baker injured at St Moritz

English jockey Baker injured at St Moritz

English jockey George Baker has been hospitalised after a fall on the frozen track at St Moritz ...
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Victorian racing news

Saturday racing news – Mick Price scores Blue Diamond quinella

THEY were the two most talked-about horses going into the race and stablemates Extreme Choice and Flying Artie didn't disappoint ...
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NSW racing news

Winx continues stellar run with Chipping Norton Stakes win

HER trainer says Winx is no different from any other horse - except for the last 200m of any race ...
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Racing shorts: Turn Me Loose posts second Aussie G1 win

Racing shorts: Turn Me Loose posts second Aussie G1 win

Turn Me Loose has posted his second Australian Group One victory, holding his rivals at bay to win the Futurity ...
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Turn Me Loose and Opie Bosson set eyes on Cox Plate

Turn Me Loose and Opie Bosson set eyes on Cox Plate

The Australian owners of Turn Me Loose have long-held ambitions to win the Cox Plate. The New Zealand-trained Turn Me ...
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Gelagotis says Mourinho on track for Australian Cup

Gelagotis says Mourinho on track for Australian Cup

Manny Gelagotis says Mourinho's third in the Peter Young Stakes justifies him putting his "head on the block". Gelagotis has ...
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Damien Oliver sings praises of Bow Creek after Peter Young win

Damien Oliver sings praises of Bow Creek after Peter Young win

Champion jockey Damien Oliver has given Bow Creek a glowing report after the imported galloper produced a spirited finish to ...
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NSW racing news

Solicit notches up first win of latest campaign

Solicit has claimed the first win of her latest campaign but has been forced to run a track record to ...
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NSW racing news

Brazen tactics make for cracking early pace in first at Randwick

Brazen tactics by two jockeys has turned the opening race at Randwick into a serious test of stamina with the ...
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Sandown races

Richard Johnson runaway leader on way to record

Richard Johnson has become just the third jockey to notch a double century of winners during a National Hunt season ...
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