Horse Racing History: This Day In Racing 4th August

Today 4th August 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.


Qld star Hail Manhattan

Hail Manhattan on track for Townsville Cup tilt

Peter & Will Hulbert will be hoping their stable star, Hail Manhattan, can win back-to-back North Queensland Cups in the ...
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Phobetor

Costa having a crack at Missile Stakes with Phobetor

Gold Coast trainer Michael Costa will send his lightly raced gelding Phobetor to Randwick on Saturday for a “throw at ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 4, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 4, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees four meetings being held around the country on this Wednesday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Prince Of Arran

Only 15 internationals among Melbourne Cup nominations

Nominations have been released for the three major Melbourne Spring Carnival feature races - the Melbourne Cup, Caulfield Cup and ...
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Coffs Harbour Cup Day preview & tips | Thursday, August 5

Coffs Harbour Cup Day preview & tips | Thursday, August 5

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for Coffs Harbour Cup Day in New South Wales on August 5, 2021. See ...
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Super Strike

Collett All Business heading to Cambridge

Richard Collett has kept a close eye on racing at Cambridge’s newly opened synthetic track and he will test the ...
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Erin Leighton

First stakes victory for Leighton

Apprentice jockey Erin Leighton drew her family in large numbers to watch her at Otaki on Saturday, and she rewarded ...
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Yash Coonee

Coonee makes richly deserved breakthrough

It was a case of perseverance rewarded on Sunday when apprentice jockey Yash Coonee landed the first win of his ...
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Aero De Paris

Wet track specialist extends record at Rotorua

Aero De Paris continued his purple patch of form at Rotorua on Saturday when winning the RG & CM Donaldson ...
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Michael Freedman

Lightly-raced Diva set for midweek return

Trainers Michael and Richard Freedman want to see a drying track for well-bred mare Juan Diva, who has been slated ...
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Giles Thompson

Stricter protocols for Victorian racing

Racing Victoria officials will continue to monitor their biosecurity protocols as they strive to keep the industry buoyant through the ...
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Nature Strip stars with impressive trial

Nature Strip stars with impressive trial

Brilliant sprinter Nature Strip has indicated he is on target for another lucrative campaign, cruising to a barrier trial victory ...
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Opie Bosson

Bosson eager for race day return

Leading New Zealand jockey Opie Bosson is looking forward to his imminent return to raceday riding. Bosson rode 18 horses ...
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Charles Road

Wexford team building with Sydney ambitions

Quality gallopers Charles Road and Dragon Leap are making good progress ahead of their spring campaigns. Lucrative Sydney targets are ...
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Emma Evans

Evans remembered for her massive input as owner-breeder

Emma Evans didn’t get the send-off her long-time trainer Wayne Hillis had hoped to provide for her at Matamata on ...
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Tallyho Twinkletoe claims National glory

Tallyho Twinkletoe claims National glory

Aptly named New Zealand gelding Tallyho Twinkletoe has jumped his way to victory in the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown ...
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Redzel to begin Everest countdown

Redzel to begin Everest countdown

Dual winner Redzel will begin the countdown to a fhird tilt at the rich race when he runs in a ...
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Perfect Sandown result for Amy McDonald

Perfect Sandown result for Amy McDonald

Master Poet has shown off the skills of Amy McDonald as a jumps trainer with a comprehensive victory over hurdles ...
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Hartnell impresses Lane with jump-out

Hartnell impresses Lane with jump-out

Damian Lane believes Godolphin stalwart Hartnell is in for a good spring preparation after a stylish 800m jump-out at Flemington ...
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New rule in Qld to be strictly enforced

New rule in Qld to be strictly enforced

Queensland stewards have warned the new three-hour early arrival time for feature races will be strictly enforced despite trainers raising ...
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Peidra on Guineas path after Sandown win

Peidra on Guineas path after Sandown win

Peidra has followed a debut Sale win with a stylish victory in a small field at Sandown which could result ...
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Gollan's top horses to trial at Doomben

Gollan’s top horses to trial at Doomben

Premier Brisbane trainer Tony Gollan will trial the stable's leading horses at Doomben with an eye to the spring ...
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Wells claims thrilling Crisp Steeplechase

Wells claims thrilling Crisp Steeplechase

Wells has outlasted Slowpoke Rodriguez in a thrilling finish to the Crisp Steeplechase at Sandown ...
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Oohood in Aurie's Star tilt first-up

Oohood in Aurie’s Star tilt first-up

Tony McEvoy says Oohood has returned from an aborted autumn campaign a physically stronger mare as she prepares for her ...
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Dez

Johnson at brilliant best in Winter Cup triumph

Central Districts raider Dez took out Saturday’s Group 3 Winning Edge Presentations 122nd Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton courtesy of ...
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Winning Ways headed to Melbourne spring

Winning Ways headed to Melbourne spring

Queensland Oaks winner Winning Ways is back from a spell but her spring campaign will not be confirmed until she ...
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Irish Excuse

Veteran sprinter leaves no room for excuses at Riccarton

Evergreen sprinter Irish Excuse gave his rivals weight and a beating as he proved too tough in the closing stages ...
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Malambo and Shiarna Johnson

Team Rogerson in dominant form at Te Rapa

The training triumvirate of Graeme, Debbie and Bailey Rogerson kicked the new racing season off in style at Te Rapa ...
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Matt Cameron

Daffodil Raceday celebrating Rugby, Racing and Volunteers

Hawke’s Bay Racing and the TAB is proud to announce that Tarzino Trophy TAB Daffodil Raceday is back at Hastings ...
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Browne off to good start as jockey manager

Browne off to good start as jockey manager

Former champion rider Damian Browne has had a good start to his new career as a jockey manager at Doomben ...
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Enbihaar emphatic in Lillie Langtry Stakes

Enbihaar emphatic in Lillie Langtry Stakes

Enbihaar has continued a big week for her sire Redoute's Choice with her Group Two win in the Lillie Langtry ...
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Enable to head to Yorkshire Oaks next

Enable to head to Yorkshire Oaks next

Star mare Enable will run in the Yorkshire Oaks at York rather than the Juddmonte International sponsored by her owner ...
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Schofield, McDonald suspended at Randwick

High-profile jockeys James McDonald and Glyn Schofield have been suspended for their rides in the Missile Stakes but will be ...
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Spring races on radar for Call Me Handsome

Spring races on radar for Call Me Handsome

The Group Two Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes looms as a spring option for Call Me Handsome after the gelding's ...
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Pierata beats Kementari in Missile Stakes

Pierata beats Kementari in Missile Stakes

Pierata has scored an important win in the Missile Stakes, beating Kementari to stake his claim for inclusion in the ...
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Import Avilius wins first Australian start

Import Avilius wins first Australian start

Former French horse Avilius has made an immediate impression with a winning Australian debut for Godolphin trainer James Cummings ...
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Murphy rides the Doomben feature double

Murphy rides the Doomben feature double

Jackson Murphy has put aside the disappointment of a hefty suspension at Gatton to ride the feature double at Doomben ...
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Red Alto comes out on top at Randwick

Red Alto comes out on top at Randwick

Brent Stanley's decision to take on an army of Chris Waller-trained stayers has paid off with Victorian Red Alto coming ...
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Multaja impressive in Moonee Valley return

Multaja impressive in Moonee Valley return

Talented filly Multaja has made it two wins from as many starts with an impressive win in her first start ...
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Naantali wins for new training partnership

Lightly raced mare Naantali has made it back-to-back city wins with a convincing victory over 1600m at Moonee Valley ...
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Winx has had a day out at Randwick

Winx has had a day out at Randwick

Winx has made an appearance for a track gallop at Randwick ahead of her return in the Group One race ...
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Praise for Kendrick after Tarzan's win

Praise for Kendrick after Tarzan’s win

Trainer Stuart Kendrick has got plenty of praise after speedy gelding Tarzan won the Tim Bell Memorial Hcp at Doomben ...
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Mig Energy wins on debut at Valley

Mig Energy wins on debut at Valley

Trainer Brent Stanley will give Mig Energy the chance to keep stepping up heading into the spring after the gelding ...
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Linlithgow emphasises her class

Linlithgow emphasises her class

Lightly raced but troubled mare Linlithgow has again shown her class with an easy win at Doomben ...
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Trusty Lad shows staying potential

Trusty Lad shows staying potential

Toowoomba galloper Trusty Lad has emphasised his staying potential with a last-stride win at Doomben ...
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Cougar Express chasing Grand National win

Jarrod McLean says he has Cougar Express in good order as he attempts to upset the winning sequence of Self ...
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Redkirk Warrior

Redkirk Warrior in line for Everest start

Lindsay Park has trialled some of its big guns including Everest candidate Redkirk Warrior at Flemington ...
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Lord Coconuts to stay at 1600m

Lord Coconuts to stay at 1600m

Plans to test talented Lord Coconuts at 2000m have been put on hold and the gelding will stay at a ...
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Fairytale win follows decade out of saddle

Fairytale win follows decade out of saddle

Jockey Jarrod Lorensini says it was a fairytale come true to nab a winner on his first race day in ...
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O'Shea denies knowledge of strangles

O’Shea denies knowledge of strangles

Trainer John O'Shea has denied knowledge of a strangles case while former Godolphin boss Henry Plumptre has accepted responsibility for ...
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Oscietra in line for Geelong synthetic run

Oscietra in line for Geelong synthetic run

After two jump-outs, Black Caviar's daughter Oscietra is ready to head to the racetrack again, this time for a maiden ...
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Le Romain

Le Romain shoots for Missile win first up

Triple Group One winner Le Romain is the favourite to add to his record in a damp Missile Stakes at ...
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tabcorp

TAB sells positives in 2016/17 results, despite key losses

TABCORP has released its results for the 2016/17 financial year and the news, at best, is mixed. The government-backed bookmaker ...
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Weight worries for Eight's A Party

Weight worries for Eight’s A Party

Trainer Darren Bell has stuck with a senior rider for Eight's A Party at Doomben despite concerns about gelding's top ...
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Makfi Lass on highway path

Makfi Lass on highway path

Scone trainer Brett Cavanough has high hopes Makfi Lass can break his drought in Highway races ...
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Grace Grace Eagle Farm report

Limit return for Eagle Farm: Monteith

Queensland's premier racetrack Eagle Farm should have a limited number of meetings when it resumes racing next year, a review ...
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Madeenaty

Madeenaty leads the three-year-old charge

David Hayes says he will be disappointed if Madeenaty doesn't win or go very close at Flemington despite giving weight ...
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Simone Montgomerie

Darwin track to bear name of fallen jockey

The annual celebration of jockeys at racecourses across the nation comes during its worst year for fatalities since 1998 ...
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John O'Shea

Plumptre admits fault in strangles case

Former managing director Henry Plumptre has apologised for his role in the Godolphin strangles case and hopes to return to ...
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Eagle Farm

Eagle Farm track to be ready in April

Eagle Farm racecourse should be ready to resume hosting meetings in time for the next Brisbane winter carnival ...
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Savanna Amour

Savanna Amour set for take two at Sandown

After strong winds blew away the Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield, Savanna Amour is ready for the second instalment at Sandown ...
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Cummings

Flemington fog no problem for Hartnell

Godolphin galloper Hartnell has been put through his paces in a Flemington jump-out on a foggy morning ...
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Sandown racing tips

Bletchingly Stakes at Sandown free tips and form, Sunday August 6

THE Bletchingly Stakes has been rescheduled to this Sunday at Sandown and we have form, odds and free tips for ...
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Spur Le Joeur

Spur Le Joeur to beat track hoodoo

Tough gelding Spur Le Joeur gets a chance to prove he can win away from the Sunshine Coast in an ...
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Former Godolphin trainer O'Shea

O’Shea pleads not guilty in strangles case

Former Godolphin managing director Henry Plumptre has pleaded guilty in the strangles case while former trainer John O'Shea has pleaded ...
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Volpe Veloce

Star Kiwi mare Volpe Veloce to resume at Te Rapa

PUNTERS have been eagerly awaiting the return of Volpe Veloce which resumes at Te Rapa this Saturday. The star filly ...
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Winter

Winter wins Nassau Stakes at Goodwood

The Aidan O'Brien-trained Winter has passed a distance test to claim her fourth Group One win in the Nassau Stakes ...
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New York Minute

Winter Cup favourite prepares well for its toughest task

THE Winter Cup at Riccarton Park is typically an even betting field where the favourite is paying around $6, but ...
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Vic racing

Vet lied to protect self, trainers

The vet at the centre of cobalt cases in NSW and Vic admits he initially lied to protect himself and ...
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Vic racing

Sydneysider tackles Flemington straight

Trainer John Sargent has sent Smart Volatility to Melbourne in the search of better ground and the straight track at ...
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NSW racing news

Rebel Dane locked in for Missile Stakes

Trainer Gary Portelli has confirmed Rebel Dane will run in Saturday's Missile Stakes, regardless of how heavy the Randwick track ...
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Vic racing

Alderson to be honoured with new award

Victoria's rising stars in the training ranks will be honoured with a new award named after the recently retired Colin ...
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NSW racing news

Budding three-year-olds gear up for R’wick

A heavy track at Randwick will not prevent Mediterranean from lining up in the Listed Rosebud at Randwick ...
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NSW racing news

Michelle Payne set to saddle up for spring

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne says she'll saddle up for one more spring carnival following her recent life-threatening fall ...
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Queensland news

Bruce Hill looking for improved Teronado

Trainer Bruce Hill expects Teronado to improve on his Grafton Cup failure on a more forgiving track at Eagle Farm ...
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NSW racing news

Jockeys celebrated across the country

There will be a minute of silence, blessings of the tracks and races named in honour of riders at National ...
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Vic racing

O’Malley makes his long awaited return

Injury has robbed O'Malley of more than a year of racing but he's ready for his return in the Jockey ...
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Vic racing

Vets says unaware of cobalt in drips

The vet at the centre of NSW and Vic cobalt cases admits he initially lied to protect himself and Flemington ...
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NSW racing news

Kate Nipperess moved from intensive care

Injured rider Kate Nipperess remains in a Sydney hospital but has been moved from intensive care to the spinal unit ...
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Queensland news

Hidden Pearl could be Sydney-bound

Hidden Pearl can earn a trip to Sydney if she performs as well as trainer Barry Lockwood expects in her ...
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Queensland news

Hidden Pearl cole be Sydney-bound

HIdden Pearl can earn a trip to Sydney if she perfoms as well as trainer Barry Lockwood expects in her ...
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Vic racing

Injury-plagued O’Malley returns at Flemington

ONCE a promising runner after winning back-to-back races in Melbourne, the Enver Jusufovic-trained O'Malley was hit by a serious injury, ...
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NSW racing news

Waller absent from first stakes races

Trainer Chris Waller has a host of chances as he embarks on his premiership defence, but no runners in the ...
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Vic racing

Second bet suspension for Vic apprentice

Liam Riordan is to undergo counselling after being suspended for a second time for betting on a horse race ...
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NSW racing tips

Missile Stakes day at Randwick with free tips, form and odds

PUNTERS get a taste of what's to come this spring with the $175,000 Group 2 Missile Stakes at Randwick this ...
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Vic racing

Sydneysider tackles Flemington straight

Trainer John Sargent has sent Smart Volatility to Melbourne in the search of better ground and the straight track at ...
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Queensland news

Meteorologist a horse for all weather

Wet or dry, trainer Marcus Wilson is convinced Meteorologist can handle any conditions when he lines up in open company ...
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Vic racing

Vet says he lied to protect trainers

The vet at the centre of three trainers' cobalt disqualifications says he is sorry he has caused trouble for so ...
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UK News

Order Of St George entered for Ascot

Melbourne Cup runner-up Max Dynamite and this year's favourite Order Of St George are among the entries for the Long ...
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UK News

Mahmood Al Zarooni could challenge ban

Banned Godolphin trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni could challenge his eight-year ban for steroid use in horses ...
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NSW racing news

Coffs Harbour Cup called off

Heavy rain in NSW has claimed the Coffs Harbour Cup meeting with stewards to monitor the Hawkesbury track which is ...
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Vic racing

Ruettiger favourite to take Aurie’s Star

Ruettiger is favourite for the Aurie's Star Handicap at Flemington, the first Group race of the new season ...
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NSW racing news

Coffs Harbour Cup called off

Heavy rain in NSW has claimed the Coffs Harbour Cup meeting with stewards to monitor the Hawkesbury track which is ...
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