Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 1st August

This day 1st 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.


Darwin Cup Day racing

Darwin Cup Day Betting Odds, Tips & Quaddie | Monday, 02/08/21

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the 2021 Darwin Cup Day held on Monday, August 2nd. See all the ...
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Echuca Racing Club

Echuca races betting preview & tips | August 2, 2021

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the horse betting preview for the bumper ten-race card at Echuca on Monday, August 2, with our ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | August 1, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | August 1, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees nine meetings being held around the country on this Sunday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Ima Roca Bee

Ima Roca Bee takes Ryder Stakes

Talented filly Ima Roca Bee produced an undeniable finish in testing conditions to take out the final stakes race of ...
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Tavi Mac

Tavi Mac kicks off new campaign with Otaki victory

Trainer Allan Sharrock rounded off arguably his best season with a winning double at Otaki, where the successful return of ...
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Suliman

Jumping career on hold for Taumarunui Gold Cup winner

Enigmatic galloper Suliman may have put a proposed jumping career on hold for the time being as he produced a ...
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Mark Newnham

Sherry sizzles to land first Sydney winner

Apprentice Tom Sherry has made a sparkling start to the season, breaking through for his first metropolitan win aboard Fulmina ...
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Brooklyn Hustle

Brooklyn Hustle all class in Valley win

The Jason Warren-trained Brooklyn Hustle has stamped her class at The Valley with a dominant performance to post her first ...
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Hard Landing

Hard Landing returns with soft Valley win

Trainers Tom Dabernig and Ben Hayes hope Hard Landing's victory at The Valley can be a stepping stone to bigger ...
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Man Of Peace

Man Of Peace signals Kosciuszko intentions

The Matthew Dale-trained Man Of Peace has rocketed into calculations for The Kosciuszko, handling a distance drop to record a ...
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Portelli, O'Hara open season with a bang

Portelli, O’Hara open season with a bang

Trainer Gary Portelli and jockey Kathy O'Hara have continued their successful combination to win the opening race of the new ...
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Aigne

Aigne heads Myers five-timer

Central Districts trainer Kevin Myers enjoyed a day out at Awapuni on Friday, saddling five winners. The wily conditioner linked ...
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Sweynesse

Sweynesse champion first season sire

The champion first season sire for 2019-20 is Novara Park’s Sweynesse, who sired three winners including Bonita Aurelia, who won ...
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Charm Spirit

Charm Spirit goes back-to-back

Twelve months after being crowned New Zealand’s champion first season sire, Windsor Park shuttle stallion Charm Spirit has added a ...
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Sam and Catriona Williams

Little Avondale marks major milestone

Wairarapa nursery Little Avondale Stud has added another major milestone to its rich history, celebrating 80 years of operation. Founded ...
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Savabeel

Savabeel continuing to raise the bar

Savabeel has broken his own domestic stakes earnings record, narrowly missing becoming the first stallion to hit $4 million in ...
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Lane rides winner on return to Aust racing

Lane rides winner on return to Aust racing

Star jockey Damian Lane has made a winning return to the Victorian racing scene after a few months away, riding ...
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Glen Boss lands Coffs Harbour Cup prize

Glen Boss lands Coffs Harbour Cup prize

Sydney-trained Love Shack Baby has held off the opposition to win the Coffs Harbour Cup for jockey Glen Boss ...
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Gailo Chop heads big Cranbourne trial noms

Gailo Chop heads big Cranbourne trial noms

Group One stars will be in action during a set of Cranbourne barrier trials as they work to enhance their ...
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Alfarris sets out on spring path at Valley

Alfarris sets out on spring path at Valley

After showing staying promise during his first Australian campaign, import Alfarris will make his reappearance at The Valley on a ...
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Jumps features headline Sandown program

Jumps features headline Sandown program

The Grand National Hurdle and Crisp Steeplechase headline a 10-race program at Sandown featuring three jumps races and seven Flat ...
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Spring test for Twilight Run at The Valley

Spring test for Twilight Run at The Valley

Twilight Run will put his spring credentials on the line when he runs in the Dynamic Print Group Handicap at ...
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Bowman booking a key for Victorian raider

Bowman booking a key for Victorian raider

Matthew Brown will bid to kick-start the new season with a stable first when he chases a maiden Sydney win ...
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Absolute Flirt primed for Valley return

Absolute Flirt primed for Valley return

Absolute Flirt was a stakes winner at two and trainer Danny O'Brien is hopeful the filly can go on with ...
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Neill Ridley

Far Site faces her biggest test

A testing Riccarton track is trainer Neill Ridley's biggest concern ahead of an early season assignment for promising Makfi filly ...
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Caserta sidelined for six weeks after fall

Caserta sidelined for six weeks after fall

A back injury will keep Chris Caserta out of the saddle for at least six weeks after the apprentice jockey ...
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Comeback

Comeback, Malambo spearhead 20-strong Rogerson entry

Hamilton trainer Graeme Rogerson's hand in this month's Group 2 US Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate (1200m) at Te Rapa will ...
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Bjorn Baker tips Drachenfels to rise again

Bjorn Baker tips Drachenfels to rise again

Bjorn Baker has implored punters not to give up on Drachenfels, optimistic the horse is on the verge of breaking ...
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Qld inquiry into late scratching adjourned

Qld inquiry into late scratching adjourned

An inquiry into the late scratching of Sailor Gerri at the Sunshine Coast has been adjourned until swab results are ...
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Impregnable living up to rich bloodlines

Impregnable living up to rich bloodlines

Gold Coast galloper Impregnable can confirm his rating as a smart purchase when he steps out at Doomben ...
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South African jockey Mark Du Plessis

Another first looms for emerging Fogden

Trainer Kacy Fogden has had some career firsts of late and Happy Two Thousand can give her a metropolitan breakthrough ...
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Downloading to make own name at Doomben

Downloading to make own name at Doomben

Downloading, a brother to champion sprinter Buffering, gets a chance to enhance his own reputation with a win at Doomben ...
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Dettori purple patch continues in Sussex

Dettori purple patch continues in Sussex

Too Darn Hot, trained by John Gosden and ridden by Frankie Dettori, has won the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood ...
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Four-timer to start new season for Waller

Four-timer to start new season for Waller

Eight-time Sydney premier trainer Chris Waller has wasted no time, beginning the new season with four winners at Warwick Farm ...
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Self Sense to carry topweight in GN Hurdle

Self Sense to carry topweight in GN Hurdle

After three unbeaten runs over jumps, Self Sense has been promoted to the top of the weights for his attempt ...
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Four-timer to start new season for Waller

Four-timer to start new season for Waller

Eight-time Sydney premier trainer Chris Waller has wasted no time, beginning the new season with four winners at Warwick Farm ...
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Echuca pair rubbed out by RV stewards

Racing Victoria stewards have suspended trainers Michael Cornish and Donna Gaskin over the scratching of Georgia's Host from a race ...
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Four-timer to start new season for Waller

Four-timer to start new season for Waller

Eight-time Sydney premier trainer Chris Waller has wasted no time, beginning the new season with four winners at Warwick Farm ...
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Echuca pair rubbed out by RV stewards

Racing Victoria stewards have suspended trainers Michael Cornish and Donna Gaskin over the scratching of Georgia's Host from a race ...
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Pay rise for Queensland jockeys

Racing Queensland has agreed to raise the standard jockeys' fee to $200 per ride, bringing riders into line with Victoria ...
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Echuca pair rubbed out by RV stewards

Racing Victoria stewards have suspended trainers Michael Cornish and Donna Gaskin over the scratching of Georgia's Host from a race ...
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Pay rise for Queensland jockeys

Racing Queensland has agreed to raise the standard jockeys' fee to $200 per ride, bringing riders into line with Victoria ...
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Pierata flying ahead of Missile: McDonald

Pierata flying ahead of Missile: McDonald

Jockey James McDonald is expecting a strong showing from Pierata in the Missile Stakes after being impressed by the horse ...
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Invincible Star to have race day gallop

Invincible Star to have race day gallop

Group One placegetter Invincible Star will continue preparations for the spring with a race day gallop at Randwick along with ...
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Maloney survives protest for first Qld win

Maloney survives protest for first Qld win

Jockey Ryan Maloney has survived a protest to score his first Queensland winner as trainer Toby Edmonds' stable jockey on ...
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Spring in the air at Cranbourne trials

Spring in the air at Cranbourne trials

Eight Group One winners have been entered among the 24 trials at Cranbourne as leading spring carnival contenders ramp up ...
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Resurge puts hand up for Derby at Sale

Resurge puts hand up for Derby at Sale

The Tony McEvoy stable has some lofty plans for Resurge after he broke through for his maiden success at Sale ...
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Valley test looms for filly Causeway Girl

Valley test looms for filly Causeway Girl

Trainer Clinton McDonald is keen to see how Causeway Girl measures up in her first city test at Moonee Valley ...
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Menari

Menari out of spring and may be retired

Menari has suffered a career-threatening tendon injury and has been ruled out of the spring including the $13 million Everest ...
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Pay dispute continues between VJA and RV

Victorian jockeys have been banned from conducting media interviews as negotiations continue over their Enterprise Bargaining Agreement with Racing Victoria ...
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Tarzino trophy

Hale doubles up her Te Rapa interest

Shelley Hale is giving Grant Cooksley the opportunity to get a line on both her stable stars at Te Rapa ...
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Cannyescent wins at Flemington

Desleigh Forster cautious on Cannyescent

Trainer Deseligh Forster is taking a cautious approach to the return to racing of stakes-placed Cannyescent at Doomben ...
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Gai Waterhouse

Gai supports Canterbury trackwork

Trainers have welcomed the return of trackwork on Canterbury's course proper with Gai Waterhouse suggesting the ATC could charge for ...
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Steven King

King calls time on a brilliant career

Steven King has confirmed his retirement from race riding as his apprentice son Lachie continues his progression through the jockey ...
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Jungle Edge horse

Jungle Edge back for Sydney campaign

The likelihood of a suitable wet track at Randwick has Cranbourne trainer Mick Bell eyeing a Missile Stakes start for ...
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Gerald Ryan

Condor Heroes an impressive trial winner

Trainer Gerald Ryan has outlined plans for three of his newly turned three-year-olds after their barrier trials ...
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Snitzel Music horse

Sire champ Snitzel extends Danehill legacy

Australia's champion sire of 2017 commands a stunning fee of $176,000 and extends the legacy of his own sire Redoute's ...
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Baby Don't Cry

Bittersweet Winter Series win for Widdison mare Baby Don’t Cry

CRAIG Widdison's mare Baby Don't Cry has taken out the feature event of the day after a tearaway win in ...
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Taylor Marshall jockey

First Victorian winner for Taylor Marshall

A winner at Warrnambool has got apprentice Taylor Marshall off the mark in Victoria after his recent move from Sydney ...
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Missile

Bolero King a long shot at Missile Stakes

Clarry Conners says Bolero King will be his only chance in the Group Two Missile Stakes at Randwick, with Dorf ...
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Miss Chaparral

Staying trips predicted for Miss Chaparral after mile win

A STEP up in journey for John and Chris Ledger-trained runner Miss Chaparral has paid instant dividends after the mare ...
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Hey Doc wins Australian Guineas

Azazel to make return at Flemington

One of trainer Tony McEvoy's spring carnival hopefuls, Azazel, will make his return to racing at Melbourne's first city meeting ...
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Summer Passage

Summer Passage ready for Melbourne spring

New Zealand Group One winner Summer Passage has put in a pleasing trial ahead of his second trip to Australia ...
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Wadick hoping to start new season in style

Wadick hoping to start new season in style

Small-scale Warwick Farm trainer Adam Wadick will kick off the new season with the recently acquired Hurricanes ...
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South Africa

South Africa to be aimed at the Country Champs after maiden win

KERRY Weir-trained gelding South Africa will be spelled following its break-through win at Wagga on Tuesday to get the horse ...
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Rescheduled Bletchingly has 14 entries

Rescheduled Bletchingly has 14 entries

Supido is a notable omission from the entries for the rescheduled Bletchingly Stakes at Sandown which has attracted 14 nominations ...
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Steven King

King bows out after 30 spectacular years

Steven King has announced his retirement eight months after his last ride, closing the door on a 30-year career that ...
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Owner/breeder Kevin Hickman celebrating

Owner/breeder Kevin Hickman celebrating

NZ owner/breeder Kevin Hickman has welcomed a Frankel colt from his mare Silent Achiever and is also looking forward to ...
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Blanksby to succeed Arnhold as MRC CEO

Blanksby to succeed Arnhold as MRC CEO

The Melbourne Racing Club has announced a leadership succession plan with Josh Blanksby to replace Brodie Arnhold as chief executive ...
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Big Orange ripe for Goodwood Cup

Big Orange ripe for Goodwood Cup

Qewy will put his credentials on the line for a return to Australia when he runs against Big Orange who ...
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NSW racing news

Canny Ballad wins Darwin Cup in boilover

Canny Ballad's upset win in the $200,000 Darwin Cup has given young trainer Michael Hickmott his third success in the ...
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Vic racing

Trainers lying over cobalt: Racing Vic

Trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh are appealing their cobalt bans, arguing the labs that did the testing were not ...
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NSW racing news

Heys looks for Spieth to strike Lightning

Trainer Bryce Heys believes the City Tattersalls Club Lightning at Randwick in October will be a good chance for Spieth ...
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Vic racing

Trainers lying over cobalt: Racing Vic

Trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh are appealing their cobalt bans, arguing the labs that did the testing were not ...
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racing news

Kavanagh and O’Brien’s cobalt blues

A look at the runners, results and readings that led to Victorian trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh copping racing ...
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Vic racing

Payne and Prince Of Penzance reunite

Michelle Payne has ridden Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance in trackwork at Ballarat ...
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Vic racing

Dibayani to tackle Aurie’s Star Handicap

Lindsay Park will be represented by Dibayani in the Aurie's Star Handicap with Tashbeeh likely to head to Adelaide ...
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Vic racing

RV ‘jumped gun’ on cobalt: trainers

A barrister says the cobalt issue has been proven to be "about absolutely nothing" as two trainers try to overturn ...
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NSW racing news

Cycling team raises $260k for jockey Trust

A team of cyclists honouring fallen jockey Simon Montgomerie has raised $260,000 for the National Jockeys Trust ...
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NSW racing news

Capitalist standing in way of Big Money

Ramornie Handicap runner up Big Money will have to overcome Capitalist in the Group Two Missile Stakes at Randwick ...
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NSW racing news

Omei Sword not certain for Rosebud

Omei Sword is among the entries for the Listed Rosebud at Randwick but trainer Chris Waller may save her for ...
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NSW racing news

Lucia Valentina trials strongly at Gosford

The Kris Lees-trained Lucia Valentina has trialled strongly at Gosford, the latest step on her road to the Cox Plate ...
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Vic racing

RV ‘jumped gun’ on cobalt: trainers

A barrister says the cobalt issue has been proven to be "about absolutely nothing" as two trainers try to overturn ...
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NSW racing tips

Form and free tips for the Warwick Farm quaddie, August 3

IT'S a new racing season and the horses are another year older. The 2016/2017 metropolitan season kicks off this Wednesday ...
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Vic racing

Peter Moody picks up another racing job

Former trainer Peter Moody will work as bloodstock manager to Wylie Dalziel Roy Higgins Racing in addition to his new ...
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Vic racing

Laing concentrating on local scene

After his first win in two years Lord Of The Sky will attempt 1400m for just the second time in ...
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Vic racing

Trainers have lied about cobalt: RV

Things went terribly wrong for Danny O'Brien and MarkKavanagh when Kavanagh's son was found with a bottle containing cobalt in ...
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racing news

Exaggerator wins Haskell Invitational

Preakness Stakes winner Exaggerator has won his way to the Breeders' Cup Classic with victory in the Haskell Invitational with ...
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Vic racing

Echuca abandoned due to heavy rain

MONDAY's 10-race meeting at Echuca has been abandoned due to higher than expected rainfall and the state of the track ...
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NSW racing news

Frankel’s daughter wins in Japan

Frankel has sired his first winner outside Europe with his daughter Soul Stirring successful at Sapporo in Japan ...
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Vic racing

Kavanagh, O’Brien cobalt appeal begins

A hearing begins in VCAT on Monday as Victorian trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh appeal their cobalt disqualifications ...
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