Horse Racing History: Today in Racing 28th February

This day 28th 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.


Star horse Zaaki

Star-studded fields for Randwick Guineas Day

Several genuine stars of the track have been nominated for in this Saturday’s Royal Randwick meeting, headlined by Zaaki, Nature ...
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Flooded stables in Queensland

Punt Drunk: Floods wreak havoc with Queensland racing

South-East Queensland tracks continue to get hammered by rain and floodwater, a clash of the titans beckons down in Victoria, ...
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Profondo

Profondo connections stump up for Australian Guineas spot

Richard Litt and connections of Profondo have paid a $27,500 late entry fee for the star colt to run in ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | February 28, 2022

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | February 28, 2022

Three horse racing meetings are scheduled around Australia today. See the top tips, best odds and quaddie selections here at ...
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Zoo Station racing news

Zoo Station holds off Tags to win Country Championships heat

“Wonderful, tough, honest” – they were the three words that winning trainer Gayna Williams used to describe Zoo Station, who ...
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Kembla Grange betting tips

Kembla Grange tips, odds & quaddie picks | Tuesday, March 1

HorseBetting’s New South Wales form analyst brings you his best bets and quaddie numbers for a very wet Kembla Grange ...
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Bendigo racing preview

Bendigo racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Tuesday, March 1

Bendigo Jockey Club is scheduled to host an eight-race card on Tuesday afternoon, and HorseBetting’s Victorian racing analyst presents his ...
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California Spangle

Tony Cruz fuels Hong Kong Derby hopes with California Spangle’s triumph

California Spangle has earned a tilt at the HKD$24 million BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) next month after repelling a ...
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Punt Drunk: Flemington Quaddie Pays Out $530k Thanks To Lunar Fox

Punt Drunk: Flemington Quaddie Pays Out $530k Thanks To Lunar Fox

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the top stories doing the rounds this Sunday, including some of the ...
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Racing authorities to discuss virus risk

Racing authorities to discuss virus risk

Racing authorities to conduct risk assessment over coronavirus concerns ahead of the Sydney autumn carnival ...
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Aquagirl

Aquagirl aims for another Flemington win

The Phillip Stokes-trained two-year-old Aquagirl will chase her second straight win at Flemington when she steps up to stakes level ...
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Fiesta

Waller has trio in Guy Walter Stakes

Premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller has three runners in the Group Two Guy Walter Stakes, a race close to his ...
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Circularity faces test against Rothfire

Circularity faces test against Rothfire

Speedy Sydney two-year-old Circularity faces a big test when he takes on local star Rothfire at Doomben ...
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Chipping Norton Stakes facts and figures

Chipping Norton Stakes facts and figures

Some facts about the Group One Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick, a race trainer Chris Waller will try to win ...
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Admiral's Joker

Joker’s Blamey shot at All-Star Mile start

If Admiral's Joker can win the Blamey Stakes at Flemington, the gelding gains a start in the $5 million All-Star ...
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Facts and figures on Australian Guineas

Facts and figures on Australian Guineas

A look at the history behind the Group One Australian Guineas at Flemington ...
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Peter Snowden

Superman ready for Randwick test flight

Trainers Peter and Paul Snowden are still feeling their way with former European horse I Am Superman who will have ...
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Vengeur Masque

Vengeur Masque on trial for Adelaide Cup

The Adelaide Cup is on the radar for Vengeur Masque if the stayer runs well enough in the Roy Higgins ...
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Winx and Black Caviar feature in museum

Winx and Black Caviar feature in museum

Memorabilia from the racing careers of champions Winx and Black Caviar is on display at the recently renovated Australian Sports ...
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Probabeel

Probabeel out to spoil the Fun in Surround

New Zealand raider Probabeel returns to Sydney on a mission to exact revenge on Funstar in the Surround Stakes after ...
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Ryan Maloney

Maloney not treating Guineas as match race

Alligator Blood's jockey Ryan Maloney is more confident going into the Australian Guineas over 1600m than in the Caulfield Guineas ...
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Prague

Prague up to scratch for Skyline test

Unbeaten colt Prague faces his acid test in a bid to book his spot in the Golden Slipper via the ...
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Superiority

Superior victory for debutant

Patience is a virtue and Cambridge trainer Trevor Da Cruz has shown plenty of it over the last few years ...
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New Universe

New Universe to reach the heights in Cup

New Universe gets the chance for a first black-type win in the Members Cup at Doomben ...
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Patrick Erin

Patrick Erin set for home-town return

Group 1 winner Patrick Erin has returned to the Wingatui stable of Brian and Shane Anderton, and he will resume ...
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Super Seth

Randwick Guineas next for Super Seth

Super Seth will have his next start in the Group One Randwick Guineas with the All-Star Mile a week later ...
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Hugh Bowman

Bowman-Godolphin combo chase more features

The Chipping Norton Stakes has been a lucky race for Hugh Bowman who bids to continue his run of success ...
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Scorpz

Marsh planning another Derby upset

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is upbeat about his chances of causing another upset in the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand ...
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Homesman

Homesman on song for first-up assignment

A barrier trial win at Werribee has jockey Ben Melham confident Homesman can run a forward race in his return ...
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John Sargent

Sargent’s gem out to upset more 3YOs

Improving filly Emeralds will head trainer John Sargent's bid to pillage his second three-year-old stakes race in as many weeks ...
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I'm A Rippa

I’m A Rippa recovered from hoof injury

Millionaire sprinter I'm A Rippa has recovered from a hoof injury and will run in the Open Handicap at Doomben ...
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Tacitus runs in Saudi Cup for Abdullah

Tacitus runs in Saudi Cup for Abdullah

Victory for Tacitus in the inaugural Saudi Cup would be personally satisfying for owner Khalid Abdullah ...
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The Odyssey

The Odyssey fit for Doomben return

Smart three-year-old The Odyssey is the fittest he has been for a return to racing as he heads to Doomben ...
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Two winners for comeback jockey Johnson

Two winners for comeback jockey Johnson

Richard Johnson has made the perfect return to the saddle at Musselburgh, landing a double from his first two rides ...
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Chipping Norton Stakes facts and figures

Chipping Norton Stakes facts and figures

Some facts about the Group One Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick where Winx will aim for her third successive win ...
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Litt feels no pressure with Castelvecchio

Litt feels no pressure with Castelvecchio

The responsibility of training in his own right came quicker than Richard Litt had planned but he is making the ...
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Australian Guineas - what you need to know

Australian Guineas – what you need to know

A look at the history of the Group One Australian Guineas, run at Flemington ...
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Guineas still in the mix for Gem Song

Guineas still in the mix for Gem Song

A Randwick Guineas start isn't off the table for Gem Song, although his trainer admits an interrupted preparation has made ...
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Mr Quickie to kick off SA Derby campaign

Mr Quickie to kick off SA Derby campaign

A first-up run over 1400m at Flemington will kick-start Mr Quickie's South Australian Derby preparation ...
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Key step for Mr Marbellouz at Doomben

Key step for Mr Marbellouz at Doomben

Kevin Kemp believes Mr Marbellouz can win at Doomben ahead of a bid to give the trainer a fifth victory ...
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Chapada's wide draw disappoints Moroney

Chapada’s wide draw disappoints Moroney

Trainer Mike Moroney believes Chapada has the class to figure in the Australian Guineas but is disappointed with a wide ...
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Nakeeta Jane's Surround showing pivotal

Nakeeta Jane’s Surround showing pivotal

Trainer Mark Newnham is keeping all options on the table for Nakeeta Jane over the Sydney autumn carnival, including taking ...
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Rock On Wood resumes in style

Rock On Wood resumes in style

Rock on Wood made an emphatic return to the races at Hastings on Wednesday when he stormed home to win ...
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Oaks winner Aristia returns at Flemington

Oaks winner Aristia returns at Flemington

VRC Oaks winner Aristia will be out to make an immediate autumn impression when she resumes at Flemington in the ...
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Dixie Blossoms back, ready to defend title

Dixie Blossoms back, ready to defend title

The Guy Walter Stakes is a significant race for Ron Quinton and he would love to win it a third ...
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Earlier Flemington start to suit Sicconi

Earlier Flemington start to suit Sicconi

John Sadler likes the sound of an earlier start time at Flemington which he hopes will mean there is some ...
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Roam ready to fire at Doomben

Roam ready to fire at Doomben

Consistent two-year-old Ready To Roam is set to step out of the shadow of his stablemates at Doomben ...
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Best Of Days campaign over after bleed

Best Of Days campaign over after bleed

Godolphin's Best Of Days has had his campaign halted after a bleeding attack reported shortly after he passed a barrier ...
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Australian Guineas meeting to start early

Australian Guineas meeting to start early

Race times for the Australian Guineas meeting at Flemington have been brought forward to avoid the hottest part of a ...
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James overjoyed with filly’s progress

James overjoyed with filly’s progress

Cambridge trainer Roger James believes Elate is shaping up as well as any horse he has prepared for the Group ...
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Trans-Tasman focus for Pike

Trans-Tasman focus for Pike

While Cambridge trainer Tony Pike has plenty to focus on in his homeland, with Surely Sacred the favourite for the ...
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Karis Teetan reaches new season’s high

Karis Teetan reaches new season’s high

Karis Teetan reached a new personal best at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 27 February). The Mauritian ace bagged a double ...
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Penhill to miss Stayers’ Hurdle

Penhill to miss Stayers’ Hurdle

Last year’s Sun Racing Stayers’ Hurdle winner Penhill has met with a setback and will be unable to to defend ...
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Best Of Days given Blamey go-ahead

Best Of Days given Blamey go-ahead

Best Of Days has been cleared to run in the Blamey Stakes after passing the second of two barrier tests ...
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O'Rourke savours first metropolitan winner

O’Rourke savours first metropolitan winner

Ringerdingding has given young trainer Edward O'Rourke his first city success with a Rosehill win ...
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Levi Kavanagh with two Flemington chances

Levi Kavanagh with two Flemington chances

Flemington trainer Levi Kavanagh will saddle up chances in two separate races on a feature day at his home track ...
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Renewal banks third win for Hawkes Racing

Renewal banks third win for Hawkes Racing

Hawkes Racing-trained gelding Renewal has continued his development with a dogged victory at Rosehill ...
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VRC shake-up claims Flemington track man

Two senior management roles at the Victoria Racing Club have been lost in a leadership shake-up ...
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Beach training has Fell Swoop in top order

Beach training has Fell Swoop in top order

Fell Swoop and City Of Kirkwall will fly the flag at Flemington for Canberra trainer Matthew Dale from his satellite ...
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No-lose outcome for Chipping Norton bolter

No-lose outcome for Chipping Norton bolter

Jemadar's owners are relishing the opportunity to race their bargain-basement gelding against Winx when the super mare makes her comeback ...
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Beaudesert tips & form for Thursday, March 1

Beaudesert tips & form for Thursday, March 1

BEAUDESERT is Queensland's sole meet this Thursday and a solid seven race card is on the agenda. We have gone ...
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The Real Boss, Aileach give Ljung a double

The Real Boss, Aileach give Ljung a double

Apprentice Emma Ljung has ridden two winners from as many rides in an eventful day at Ipswich ...
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Sherrif on path for black-type racing

Sherrif on path for black-type racing

TRAINER Roger James had a black type plan in place for Sherrif before he made his first appearance at Pukekohe ...
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Frolic

Second-up syndrome a concern for Frolic

Golden Slipper runner-up Frolic faces a step up in trip for the next phase of her comeback in the Group ...
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Crack Me Up

Baker to train Crack Me Up for Doncaster

Bjorn Baker has taken over the Doncaster Mile campaign of Villiers Stakes winner Crack Me Up after Liam Birchley was ...
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Horse trainer Tony McEvoy

Tony McEvoy eyes second Australian Guineas

A year after winning the Australian Guineas with favourite Hey Doc, trainer Tony McEvoy is hoping to win the Group ...
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Terang tips & full form for Thursday, March 1

Terang tips & full form for Thursday, March 1

TERANG returns this Thursday and an interesting eight race card awaits punters. The Victorian rural town has put on an ...
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Nettoyer

Nettoyer sets sights on Guy Walter Stakes

Trainer Wendy Roche hopes race fitness will aid Nettoyer's quest for black-type success in the Guy Walter Stakes at Randwick ...
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Cobalt

O’Brien and Kavanagh to seek damages

Trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh have begun legal proceedings to seek damages after being found not guilty of administering ...
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Paulownia

Valuable 3YO makes winning start

Regally-bred filly Paulownia will head straight to stakes company following a perfect debut. The sister to the Group One winner ...
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Newcastle tips

Newcastle tips & full form for Thursday, March 1

NEWCASTLE is back this Thursday and a great eight race card awaits. We've taken a look over the entire meet ...
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Robbie Hannam 1000 wins

The Pope returns to Awapuni

The biggest smile in racing will be back at Awapuni on Friday when evergreen jockey Robert Hannam, affectionately known as ...
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Start Wondering

Start Wondering set to push distance boundary

Start Wondering will be seen in a new role at his next appearance and there's confidence it can be a ...
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Toni May

Jenkins looking for Cup repeat

It has been 13 years since expatriate Kiwi trainer Paul Jenkins won the Gr.1 Auckland Cup (3200m) and he is ...
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Mike Symons rejects Henderson comments

Melbourne Racing Club chairman Mike Symons has sought legal advice over comments made by prominent owner Terry Henderson regarding the ...
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Sean Cormack steps up comeback to riding

Former South African Group One-winning jockey Sean Cormack is set increase his workload with rides at four racetracks, including Doomben ...
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Bendigo market movers for Wednesday, February 28

Bendigo market movers for Wednesday, February 28

TWILIGHT racing returns to Bendigo as the rural town delivers a solid eight race card. Despite the later start, the ...
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Vaulting Ambition to make up for lost time

Vaulting Ambition to make up for lost time

Comeback horse Vaulting Ambition can add more lustre to the form out of a minor Brisbane race when he tackles ...
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Launceston Cup Day market movers for Wednesday, February 28

Launceston Cup Day market movers for Wednesday, February 28

IT is Launceston Cup Day in Tassie today and the punters have rallied around a number of runners. The ten ...
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Winx

Eight rivals for Winx in Chipping Norton

Champion Winx will have eight rivals when she returns at Randwick to try to win her third Chipping Norton Stakes ...
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Rosehill market movers for Wednesday, February 28

Rosehill market movers for Wednesday, February 28

SYDNEY hosts racing this Wednesday as Rosehill puts on a solid eight race card. Rosehill is one of the key ...
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Russian Revolution

Oakleigh Plate winner retired to stud

Russian Revolution has been retired on a winning note with the Oakleigh Plate winner to stand at Newgate Farm ...
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Track rider suffers head injuries in fall

Track rider suffers head injuries in fall

Track work rider Riharna Thomson is recovering from surgery after suffering head injuries in a fall involving Chosen Prayer in ...
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Kris Lees

Wet Randwick forecast suits Le Romain

Trainer Kris Lees is happy to send Le Romain on a Group One mission on a predicted wet Randwick track ...
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Arrogate

Arrogate heading to Dubai to complete historic World Cup double

PEGASUS World Cup winner Arrogate has been installed as the favourite for the Dubai World Cup at Sportsbet.com.au after confirmation ...
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Perfect Dare wins Gold Coast trial

Perfect Dare wins Gold Coast trial

Perfect Dare, equal favourite for the NSW Country Championship final, has won a barrier trial at the Gold Coast ...
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Legless Veuve right for Guineas challenge

Legless Veuve right for Guineas challenge

A track gallop has shown trainer Stuart Webb Legless Veuve is back to her best for a shot at the ...
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Sydney Carnival the focus for Winx

Sydney Carnival the focus for Winx

Chris Waller distances Winx from a Flemington debut in the Australian Cup, declaring the Sydney carnival as the champion mare's ...
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Star Of Monsoon ready to shine

Star Of Monsoon ready to shine

Regally bred colt Star of Monsoon gets another chance to break his maiden at Warwick Farm ...
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Second thoughts on Brisbane for Houtzen

Second thoughts on Brisbane for Houtzen

Trainer Toby Edmonds is having second thoughts about starting Golden Slipper second favourite Houtzen in Brisbane on Saturday after she ...
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quaddie tips

Quaddie tips for Thursday, March 2 races at Pakenham

OUR Thursday quaddie returns to the familiar venue of Pakenham after a week off in the Victorian countryside. We are ...
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Single Note ready for the mile challenge

Single Note ready for the mile challenge

A wide draw in a small field makes for a tricky contest but Robbie Griffiths is happy with Single Note ...
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Chautauqua topweight for Newmarket

Chautauqua topweight for Newmarket

The world's highest rated sprinter Chautauqua has received top weight of 58kg for the Newmarket Handicap ...
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Moreira to ride Flying Artie in Newmarket

Moreira to ride Flying Artie in Newmarket

Joao Moreira will ride three-year-old colt Flying Artie in the Group One Newmarket Handicap at Flemington ...
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David Hayes avoids Risque temptations and pursues bigger prizes

David Hayes avoids Risque temptations and pursues bigger prizes

DAVID Hayes is all smiles when the name Risque comes up. Hayes, who trains in partnership with nephew Tom Dabernig, ...
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NSW racing news

Waller ready to make a statement in Randwick Guineas

AS Winx continues to confirm her standing as Australia's best horse, her stablemate Press Statement is ready to stake his ...
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NSW racing news

I’m Belucci on track for a shot at the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas

I'M Belucci's effort to finish fourth at Doomben carrying a big weight from a bad barrier has been enough for ...
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NSW racing news

Aussie Group 1’s a potential target for Volkstok’n’barrell

A RETURN to the Group 1 winners' list has opened up options for Volkstok'n'barrell. Last season's Rosehill Guineas winner endured ...
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Queensland news

David Salmon announced as the new head of Radio TAB

THE new general manager of Radio TAB, David Salmon, says he is looking forward to playing a key part in ...
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