Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 28th July

This day 28th July 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.


London Banker

Schweida upbeat on London Banker and Princess Tenko

Kelly Schweida says he would like to see London Banker "put them to the sword" when the gelding steps out ...
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Hugh Bowman

Bowman & McDonald fined for COVID breaches in Queensland

Two of Sydney’s top jockeys, Hugh Bowman and James McDonald, have each been fined $1,000 over a breach of the ...
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Verry Elleegant

Verry Elleegant pleases with pipe-opener

Verry Elleegant made a pleasing start to her spring preparation when finishing fourth in her 900m trial at Randwick on ...
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Bellacontte

Bambry filly primed for Ryder tilt

Smart juvenile Bellacontte is on track for Saturday’s Listed Courtesy Ford Ryder Stakes (1200m) at Otaki after warming up with ...
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Wyong horse racing news

Wyong racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Thursday, July 29

HorseBetting's James Herbert brings you his best bets, value picks, quaddie numbers and the top odds from leading bookmakers for ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | July 28, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | July 28, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees five meetings being held around the country on this Wednesday afternoon. Our racing analysts ...
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Victorian jockeys' premiership.

McNeil holds on to lead in Vic title race

Despite an early winner at Moe, Daniel Stackhouse has been unable to eat into the lead of Jye McNeil in ...
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Inquiry

Doomben racing tips & value bets – Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Doomben is on the four-day turnaround on Wednesday after hosting seven metro races on Saturday, when the final two runs ...
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Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe headlines National noms

Tallyho Twinkletoe has been entered for the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown and will be attempting a second win in ...
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Brandenburg trials in preparation for Group 1

Brandenburg trials in preparation for Group 1

Hobartville Stakes winner Brandenburg has finished fourth in a Randwick barrier trial as part of his preparation towards the Group ...
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The Bostonian

The Bostonian’s staff facing travel issues

The Bostonian is Sydney-bound for the spring carnival, but his New Zealand trainer Tony Pike is unsure if his staff ...
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Tavirun

Tavirun chasing successive victories

After returning to form with a victory at Sandown, Tavirun will get the chance for successive wins when he runs ...
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Oaks target for promising filly Montefilia

Oaks target for promising filly Montefilia

The Group One-VRC Oaks in Melbourne is the spring target for filly Montefilia who is nominated to run over 1800m ...
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Tom Magnier

Melbourne Cup on agenda for Coolmore team

Having won many of the big races around the globe, the Melbourne Cup remains high on the list of must-win ...
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Chris Whiteley

Jockey Whiteley suspended for two months

Jockey Chris Whiteley has been suspended for two months for his ride on short-priced favourite Silent Explorer in Cairns last ...
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Kozzi Asano

Kozzi, Kozzi, Kozzi – Oi, Oi, Oi

Kozzi Asano may not have been a household name in racing circles at the beginning of the season, but the ...
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Demonetization

Innes couldn’t escape home winter

Leith Innes was glad to get the winning feeling back at Avondale on Saturday, but New Zealand isn’t where he ...
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Ocean Park

Ocean Park shares spoils with Savabeel

A breakthrough season has ended on the perfect note for rising star Waikato Stud stallion Ocean Park, siring another impressive ...
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Madison County

Premiership treble for Baker Forsman partnership

Cambridge trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman have taken out their third straight National Trainers Premiership title and their fourth ...
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Sacred Capital

Sacred Capital dominates in Macau Derby

A stunning victory in Saturday’s Macau Derby (1800m) by kiwi-bred galloper Sacred Capital continued a run of success in the ...
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Baker/Forsman gearing up for spring

Baker/Forsman gearing up for spring

Premier NZ trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman hope to have a bigger presence in Australian Group One races in ...
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Williams wins eighth Melbourne premiership

Williams wins eighth Melbourne premiership

Craig Williams has claimed his eighth Melbourne jockeys' premiership and admits the record of 11 titles is something he has ...
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Spring build-up begins for Princess Jenni

Spring build-up begins for Princess Jenni

David Brideoake is not in any rush with Group One winner Princess Jenni, preferring a slow build-up to her target ...
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Teo Nugent building momentum in town

Teo Nugent building momentum in town

After a winning double at the final city meeting of the season, Teo Nugent hopes to be able to challenge ...
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Garibaldi to head to Melbourne

Garibaldi to head to Melbourne

Brisbane three-year-old Garibaldi is likely to be kept away from the Golden Rose to concentrate on easier races in Melbourne ...
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Brainstorming sit-down a must for industry

Brainstorming sit-down a must for industry

Victorian Jockeys' Association chief executive Matthew Hyland wants leaders of the racing industry to take part in a round table ...
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Turnbull Stakes plan for Django Freeman

Turnbull Stakes plan for Django Freeman

German Derby runner-up Django Freeman is scheduled to arrive in Melbourne next month, with trainer Robert Hickmott planning to run ...
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Sir Charles Road preparing for Melb Cup

Sir Charles Road preparing for Melb Cup

New Zealand stayer Sir Charles Road has arrived in Sydney to be prepared for a campaign aimed at the Melbourne ...
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Gold Coast lights decision draws closer

Gold Coast lights decision draws closer

The plan to introduce lights for night racing at the Gold Coast could be in place within a few months ...
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Roaring Lion undergoes colic surgery

Roaring Lion undergoes colic surgery

Champion European horse Roaring Lion has undergone emergency colic surgery in New Zealand where he was due to stand at ...
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Qld Derby fall inquiry to resume soon

Qld Derby fall inquiry to resume soon

Stewards are facing a juggling act to resume an inquiry into a fall in the Queensland Derby in which leading ...
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Enable digs deep for second King George

Enable digs deep for second King George

Enable has dug deep into her reserves to fight off Crystal Ocean and become only the third dual winner of ...
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Waller ends season with four at Rosehill

Waller ends season with four at Rosehill

Premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller has ended the season with four wins at Rosehill, including the Listed Winter Challenge with ...
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Vega Magic blitzes rivals in Caulfield win

Vega Magic blitzes rivals in Caulfield win

Vega Magic has remained unbeaten in three starts at Caulfield, dominating his rivals in the Group Three Bletchingly Stakes ...
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Nature Strip

Nature Strip dominant in Adelaide race

Nature Strip has left his rivals, including Magic Millions winner Sunlight, in his wake to win the Listed Lightning Stakes ...
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Tearaway tactics work for Sabkhat

Tearaway tactics work for Sabkhat

The Steve O'Dea-trained Sabkhat has run a very good time in his all-the-way win at Doomben ...
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Self Sense wins on flat ahead of GN Hurdle

Self Sense wins on flat ahead of GN Hurdle

Grand National Hurdle-bound Self Sense has signalled he's right on target for the feature jumps race with a strong victory ...
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Sharpe Hussler in Kosciuszko frame

Sharpe Hussler has stamped a claim for a spot in the $1.3 million Kosciuszko for country-trained horses with his 1100m ...
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Chiavari lands maiden Caulfield success

Chiavari lands maiden Caulfield success

The Nick Harnett-trained Chiavari was backed from $20 to $9.50 before taking out the Ladbrokes Multiverse Handicap at Caulfield ...
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Wallander gives Matt Dunn Highway No. 17

Wallander gives Matt Dunn Highway No. 17

Matt Dunn has produced his 17th Highway Handicap winner with Wallander putting in a dominant performance at Rosehill ...
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Mantastic gets first win in Australia

Mantastic gets first win in Australia

Lightly-raced import Mantastic has claimed his first Australian win in his fourth start in Melbourne ...
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Grunt

Price spring pair have gallop at Caulfield

Group One winning stablemates Grunt and Mighty Boss have galloped between races at Caulfield in the lead up to their ...
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Les Tilley

Jockey Tilley ends city duck on Spurcraft

Journeyman jockey Les Tilley has won his first metropolitan Saturday race, on his favourite horse Spurcraft at Doomben ...
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Thornton guides Wild Flyer to city win

Thornton guides Wild Flyer to city win

Jockey Damien Thornton has added to his season tally of winners with a win on Wild Flyer at the final ...
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Thinkin' Big headed to Victoria Derby

Thinkin’ Big headed to Victoria Derby

Gai Waterhouse is looking to Thinkin' Big to be a star of the spring with the Victoria Derby among his ...
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Brilliant Jet set for Tasmanian double

Brilliant Jet booked himself a chance at Tasmania's two biggest races with his win at Doomben ...
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Archer's Paradox too speedy at Doomben

Archer’s Paradox too speedy at Doomben

Two-year-old Archer's Paradox has again shown her great speed out of the barriers in winning at Doomben ...
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Ed Dunlop calls time on Trip to Paris

Ed Dunlop calls time on Trip to Paris

Ascot Gold Cup winner Trip To Paris, who ran second in a Caulfield Cup, has been retired from racing ...
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McDougall has shot to ease frustrations

McDougall has shot to ease frustrations

Blaike McDougall can cap a suspension-plagued season in style when he retains the ride on last-start winner Akasaki for family ...
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Liquid Inspiration horse

First impressions prove misleading

A mare who failed to make any early impact on her trainer will be out to defend her unbeaten record ...
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Strong winds predicted for Caulfield races

Strong winds predicted for Caulfield races

Strong winds are predicted during the Bletchingly Stakes meeting at Caulfield ...
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Hugh Bowman

Bowman in charge of jockeys’ premiership

The Sydney jockeys' premiership climaxes at the final meeting of the season at Rosehill with Hugh Bowman favoured to keep ...
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Jess Taylor on Slightly Sweet at the ATC Winter Stakes

Broodmare barn may wait for Slightly Sweet

Racing still holds allure for connections of Slightly Sweet who will try to add the Winter Challenge to her Winter ...
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Chris Waller

Avdulla asked to follow winning example

Chris Waller has tasked Brenton Avdulla with emulating Sydney jockeys' premiership rival Hugh Bowman's recent success on Liapari in the ...
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Cost benefit analysis for More To Gain

Cost benefit analysis for More To Gain

More To Gain is ready to make his racing comeback at Rosehill but co-trainer Amanda Turner admits the track conditions ...
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Blake Shinn

Blake Shinn fails to have penalty reduced

Blake Shinn will miss the Missile Stakes meeting after failing to have a careless riding penalty reduced ...
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Regan Bayliss Adelaide Cup

Regan Bayliss back to winning ways

Jockey Regan Bayliss has notched a winning double at Geelong at his second meeting back from injury ...
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Sharpened up Jackknife enjoys resurgence

Sharpened up Jackknife enjoys resurgence

Jackknife has delayed a career in the equestrian arena with Cessnock trainer John Bannister rejuvenating his racing days ...
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Judge Lewis to chair new disputes tribunal

Judge Lewis to chair new disputes tribunal

Former Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board chairman, Judge Russell Lewis, has been appointed chairman of a new Victorian tribunal for ...
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Pat Duff lowers sights with Steel Zip

Pat Duff lowers sights with Steel Zip

Trainer Pat Duff has decided to set Steel Zip for some easier races as the rising 10-year-old's career draws to ...
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$500,000 finals for country/prov c'ships

$500,000 finals for country/prov c’ships

Prize money for both the Country and Provincial Championship finals has been lifted to $500,000 ...
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Classic Uniform set for Winter Challenge

Classic Uniform set for Winter Challenge

A better behaved Classic Uniform looks the part for the Listed Winter Challenge at Rosehill after finally drawing a favourable ...
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Test of Ability in Bletchingly

Test of Ability in Bletchingly

In-form sprinter Ability will chase his fourth-straight win this campaign when he faces his biggest test in the Group Three ...
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Harness man in court on fixing charge

Harness man in court on fixing charge

A third man has appeared in court facing allegations involving match fixing in Queensland harness racing ...
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Jack Martin

Jack Martin appeals careless riding ban

Apprentice Jack Martin has lodged an appeal against the severity of an eight-meeting careless riding ban ...
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Beau Mertens

Mertens faces uphill premiership battle

With the Melbourne jockeys' premiership entering the final meeting, apprentice Beau Mertens faces an uphill battle to catch Craig Williams ...
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Eagle Farm report to be implemented soon

Eagle Farm report to be implemented soon

A report into the closure of Eagle Farm racetrack has gone to the Racing Minister and it is hoped work ...
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Fox Tales

Nick Olive expecting nothing short of a win with Fox Tales

CANBERRA-based trainer Nick Olive wasn't mixing his words when assessing the chances of Fox Tales this Sunday. The quality three-year-old ...
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Apprenticeship draws to close for Bayliss

Apprenticeship draws to close for Bayliss

Jake Bayliss will compete as an apprentice for the final time at Caulfield and is hoping he can mark the ...
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Extra distance to help Mr Epic at Doomben

Extra distance to help Mr Epic at Doomben

Talented Mr Epic will step up to 2000 metres for the first time at Doomben with trainer Toby Edmonds hoping ...
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Divine Ten

Divine Ten ready for Bletchingly assault

Former Hong Kong sprinter Divine Ten is in a good frame of mind ahead of the Group Three Bletchingly Stakes ...
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NSW

Heart Skipt A Beat chases final bonus

Group One-placed filly Heart Skipt A Beat will chase the final QTIS bonus money of the season at Doomben rather ...
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"Wrong" horse wins English race

“Wrong” horse wins English race

Bookmakers and punters have been left reeling after the winner of a juvenile race at Yarmouth was found to be ...
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Winx

Winx, Jameka in hunt for NSW owner awards

Reigning champion Winx and Caufield Cup winner Jameka are among those nominated for the NSW Racehorse Owners Association's annual awards ...
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Redefine

Redefine shoots for fourth consecutive win for Rachael Frost

THREE-YEAR-OLD gelding Redefine is seeking its fourth consecutive win for local trainer Rachael Frost at Otaki on Saturday. The son ...
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Eagles opt against Naitanui AFL recall

Eagles opt against Naitanui AFL recall

West Coast coach Adam Simpson has decided against recalling Nic Naitanui for the Eagles' AFL clash with Collingwood at the ...
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Vic racing

Williams gets to enjoy movie this time

Craig Williams goes to Caulfield on Saturday with the Melbourne jockeys' premiership in his hands ...
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Vic racing

Wide draw no concern for Fast ‘N’ Rocking

David Hayes expects Fast 'N' Rocking to be finishing strongly down the outside from a wide barrier in the Bletchingly ...
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racing news

NZ horses hit by suspected strangles

Horses in a stable on New Zealand's South Island are suspected to have caught strangles, a contagious respiratory tract infection ...
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Vic racing

Comeback to try his luck at Caulfield

After 10 second placings prior to a last start maiden win at Mildura, Comeback now heads to town for a ...
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NSW racing news

Cummings Dynasty to continue at Rosehill

Trainer James Cummings is looking for Ruling Dynasty to hit the line strongly when he resumes in the Winter Challenge ...
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Queensland news

Luxury wweight for Choice Bro at Doomben

Tony Sears has high hopes for Choice Bro at Doomben with Josh Oliver's claim bringing the horse's weight down to ...
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NSW racing news

Chris Waller with 13 hopes to break record

Trainer Chris Waller is confident jockey Hugh Bowman will be able to give High Mist a winning hope despite a ...
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NSW racing news

Trackwork rider injured in head-on crash

A Sydney trackwork rider has been taken to hospital with multiple injuries following a head-on collision with a riderless horse ...
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Vic racing

Eurell excited to move into new stabling

Trainer Greg Eurell has moved horses into new stabling on-course at Cranbourne's training centre and believes it will be a ...
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NSW racing news

Josh Parr returns a winner at Gosford

Josh Parr's first ride in more than seven months following hip surgery has been a winning one aboard Alaskan Wolf ...
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NSW racing news

Esteban odds-on to continue winning run

THE John Sargent-trained Esteban has gone from winning a maiden to winning in Saturday grade in only three starts, and ...
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NSW racing news

Cummings Dynasty to continue at Rosehill

Trainer James Cummings is looking for Ruling Dynasty to hit the line strongly when he resumes in the Winter Challenge ...
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Queensland news

Brave Ali can delay retirement at Doomben

Trainer Tony Gollan will assess veteran Brave Ali's future after the nine-year-old runs in an open handicap at Doomben ...
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Vic racing tips

Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield form, odds and free tips

GROUP racing is back with the Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. The $160,000 sprint has a spring ...
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NSW racing news

Qld trainer fined for anti-bleeding agent

A Queensland trainer has been fined $7000 after he pleaded guilty to adminstering a banned anti-bleeding agent to his winning ...
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Vic racing

Yasnat heads to Caulfield to extend streak

Matthew Dale has picked the 1200m contest at Caulfield for Yasnat instead of travelling to Sydney for an 1100m race ...
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Queensland news

Birchley looking at G1 for O’Reilly Cyrus

Brisbane trainer Liam Birchley is looking to Group One racing with talented filly O'Reilly Cyrus who resumes at Doomben ...
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Vic racing

Punctured lung for jockey Patrick Keane

Jockey Patrick Keane has suffered a punctured lung in a two-horse fall at Sandown while Jake Bayliss has escaped relatively ...
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Vic racing

Payne fall an accident: stewards

As Michelle Payne makes a low-key return to trackwork, the fall in which she suffered a serious injury has been ...
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Vic racing

Mahuta early favourite for Bletchingly

Mahuta is the early favourite to win the Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield, the final Group race of the Australian racing ...
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Aussies abroad

Punter wins big in New Jersey

A HORSE racing punter from New Jersey won US$471,124.50 on a five-leg bet that only cost 50 cents to place ...
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