Horse Racing History: Today in racing 2nd March

This day 2nd March 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.


Luke Nolen

Nolen hospitalised after mounting yard incident at Sandown

All races were pushed back one race at Sandown on Wednesday after Star Magic lashed out in the mounting yard, ...
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Spirit Ridge

Shadow Devil in the mix for Newnham at Flemington

Mark Newnham is hopeful that is undefeated three-year-old Shadow Devil can continue on his winning ways in Saturday’s $750,000 Inglis ...
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Eduardo

Eduardo leads Pride quartet at Randwick

Warwick Farm-based trainer Joseph Pride will saddle up four winning chances at Royal Randwick on Saturday - including Eduardo, who ...
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Sapphire Coast preview

Sapphire Coast tips, odds & quaddie | Thursday, March 3

It is Merimbula Cup Day at the Sapphire Coast on Thursday, and HorseBetting’s New South Wales form analyst brings you ...
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Canterbury Stakes preview

Canterbury Stakes betting tips & strategy | Saturday, March 5

A field of 10 horses will contest the Group 1 Canterbury Stakes at Royal Randwick this Saturday, headlined by Zaaki ...
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Randwick Guineas betting tips

2022 Randwick Guineas preview & best bets | Saturday, March 5

Horsebetting's Nick Lloyd presents his runner-by-runner preview of the Group 1 Randwick Guineas at Randwick on Saturday afternoon and has ...
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Pakenham night racing tips

Pakenham betting tips, value bets & quaddie picks | March 3

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for the seven-race card at Pakenham Racecourse on Thursday, March 3, 2022. See all ...
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Wild Ruler wins Moir Stakes

Wild Ruler retired after Oakleigh Plate disappointment

Group 1-winning four-year-old Wild Ruler has been retired to stud after running ninth in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield last ...
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Savatiano

Cummings fined, Savatiano stripped of Canterbury Stakes title

James Cummings has been fined $10,000 and Savatiano has been stripped of her sole Group 1 victory following an inquiry ...
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Canterbury racing tips

Canterbury races postponed due to wet weather

Having received 30mm of rain overnight, the eight-race program at Canterbury has been postponed. With further rain expected in the ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | March 2, 2022

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | March 2, 2022

Six horse racing meetings are scheduled around Australia today. See the top tips, best odds and quaddie selections here at ...
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Happy Daily

Resilient Teetan looks to kick on following February sparkle

The risks involved with being a jockey should never be undervalued – riding speed machines that weigh upwards of 1000lb ...
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Vinnie Colgan

Leading chance for Derby King

Vinnie Colgan will be taking an easier day of riding than normal at Ellerslie this Saturday to ensure he’s at ...
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Princess Lowry

Rogerson continuing to look to the future

With 51 Group One wins to his credit, nine of them with wife Debbie, evergreen trainer Graeme Rogerson has no ...
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Asterix

Wexford set to defend Derby crown

Wexford Stables couldn’t get what appeared to be their two leading chances in the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby ...
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Murray Bridge

Murray Bridge tips, value bets & best odds | Wednesday 3/3/21

HorseBetting's tipping experts bring you the top tips, value bets, quaddie selections and best odds available for Wednesday's Murray Bridge ...
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Mo’unga

Guineas tilt for Mo’unga

Warwick Farm trainer Annabel Neesham is looking forward to lining up New Zealand-bred colt Mo’unga in the Group 1 Randwick ...
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Fleetwood Maca

Fleetwood Maca on song ahead of Lowland

Punters should disregard Fleetwood Maca’s last two runs when assessing her chances in the Group 2 Little Avondale Stud Lowland ...
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High Cost

Doomben racing preview & betting tips | Wednesday 3/3/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best odds, value bets and quaddie selections for the Doomben race meeting on Wednesday, March 3, ...
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Sandown racing tips, best odds & quaddie | Wednesday 3/3/2021

Sandown racing tips, best odds & quaddie | Wednesday 3/3/2021

HorseBetting's tipping experts bring you the betting preview for Sandown Hillside's meeting on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, including all the ...
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Fantastic Mr Fox

Punt Drunk: How to Fox your way into an All Star Mile

Punt Drunk helps you through the Tuesday blues with a look at today's top tips and new stories, including the ...
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Final five announced for The All-Star Mile

Final five announced for The All-Star Mile

Australian Guineas winner Lunar Fox is one of five horses that have been revealed as wildcard entries for the world's ...
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Milford

Marsh out to plunder Hastings gold

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is heading to Hastings on Wednesday to try and record more Group honours with Zee Falls, ...
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Classique Legend

Classique Legend passes early test with Conghua trial win

Classique Legend has taken a small - but significant – step towards returning to competition with a soft trial win ...
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Nancy

Warwick Farm racing tips, value bets & odds | Wednesday 3/3/2021

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds, best bets and top quaddie picks for the Warwick Farm race meeting on Wednesday, ...
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The Cox Plate

100th Cox Plate set to tour New Zealand

Ahead of the 100th running of the Cox Plate at The Valley, the trophy will begin a tour of New ...
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Alizee

Alizee heads Canterbury Stakes entries

Godolphin mare Alizee heads the nine nominations for the Group One Canterbury Stakes at Randwick ...
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Harlem

Harlem shooting for third Australian Cup

Lindsay Park will have four runners in the Australian Cup at Flemington including Harlem who is shooting for a third ...
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Brendan Parnell

RQ to address stabling shortage

Racing Queensland has taken the next step to address a stabling shortage in south east Queensland with its plans to ...
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Halvorsen

Halvorsen primed for Newmarket Handicap assault

The Quarterback gave trainer Robbie Griffiths his first Group One success in the Newmarket Handicap with the trainer after a ...
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Etah James

Lupton’s last hurrah in Auckland Cup

Mark Lupton’s New Zealand training career could end in a blaze of glory at Ellerslie on Saturday. The Matamata-based horseman ...
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Play That Song

Filly at concert pitch for Sistema

Talented juvenile filly Play That Song will be looking for redemption when she tackles the Group 1 Sistema Stakes (1200m) ...
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Fifty Stars

Hayes takes inspiration from Aidan O’Brien

Magic Wand's win in the Mackinnon Stakes after contesting the Melbourne Cup is behind the decision to accept a wildcard ...
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coronavirus

Public barred from three French meetings

Three race meetings in France are to take place behind closed doors in a response to the coronavirus outbreak ...
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Classique Legend

Bon Ho buys Everest slot from ATC

Hong Kong businessman Boniface Ho has bought the Australian Turf Club's slot in the $15 million Everest for three years ...
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Last wildcards announced for All-Star Mile

Last wildcards announced for All-Star Mile

The final positions for the $5 million All-Star Mile have been unveiled for the 1600m-race at Caulfield ...
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Nakeeta Jane delivers Newnham another G1

Nakeeta Jane delivers Newnham another G1

A potential clash with star colt The Autumn Sun awaits Nakeeta Jane after she made it two wins from as ...
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Winx and her place in Australian racing

Winx and her place in Australian racing

Winx's fourth Chipping Norton Stakes is her 23rd Group One win and 31st victory in succession ...
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Runaway winner Mr Marbellouz after gold

Runaway winner Mr Marbellouz after gold

Runaway Doomben winner Mr Marvellouz will have his next start in the Goldmarket Handicap on his way to the Weetwood ...
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Mystic Journey

Mystic Journey stars in Australian Guineas

Tasmanian filly Mystic Journey has confirmed her status as a rising star with a convincing win in the Group One ...
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Alassio adds Guy Walter to Group record

Alassio adds Guy Walter to Group record

Alassio has set herself up for the Group One Coolmore Classic with her third consecutive black-type win in the Guy ...
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Sword of Justice handles 1600m with ease

Sword of Justice handles 1600m with ease

Sword of Justice has proved he would have no trouble with 1600m by scoring a runaway win in the Listed ...
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Record win for the queen of the world

Record win for the queen of the world

Winx has met the challenge laid down by a gallant Happy Clapper to win her 31st consecutive race and a ...
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Oregon's Day

Price and Oliver claim Flemington double

Oregon's Day will chase a Group One victory in Sydney after making a winning return in the Frances Tressady Stakes ...
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Nakeeta Jane wins Surround in photo

Nakeeta Jane wins Surround in photo

Nakeeta Jane was pipped Fundamentalist in a photo finish to win the Group One Surround Stakes at Royal Randwick ...
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Brraq Looks To Go The Distance In Al Ain Mile

Brraq Looks To Go The Distance In Al Ain Mile

Al Ain stage the biggest race of their season, the 1600m Listed Al Ain Mile, on Friday afternoon with a ...
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Marshall near perfect on Mishani

Marshall near perfect on Mishani

Taylor Marshall has maintained his near perfect record on Mishani Hustler with a win in the Aquis Jewel 3YO Prelude ...
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Niedorp to chase Magic Night after win

Niedorp to chase Magic Night after win

Talented filly Niedorp will probably head to Sydney to chase the Magic Night Stakes after her win at Doomben ...
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World record win for Winx

World record win for Winx

Winx has won her 31st consecutive race and a world record 23rd Group One race, with victory in the Chipping ...
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Anaheed emerges as Sweet Slipper chance

Anaheed emerges as Sweet Slipper chance

The Peter and Paul Snowden-trained Anaheed has announced herself as a Golden Slipper prospect with a dominant victory in the ...
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The Odyssey ready for Aquis Jewel

The Odyssey ready for Aquis Jewel

Smart two-year-old The Odyssey has assured himself of favouritism in the $500,000 Jewel in a fortnight with a win at ...
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Fifty Stars gets on board for Lindsay Park

Fifty Stars gets on board for Lindsay Park

Fifty Stars has put his hand up for a start in the All-Star Mile with a fighting win over stablemate ...
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Microphone shouts his Slipper intentions

Microphone shouts his Slipper intentions

Microphone has added his name to the Godolphin team for the $3.5 million Golden Slipper with his qualifying win in ...
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Blake Shinn off to flyer at Randwick

Blake Shinn off to flyer at Randwick

Jockey Blake Shinn has taken out the opening two races at Randwick, rounding out his double with victory on talented ...
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Violate races to first-up Flemington win

Violate races to first-up Flemington win

Trainer Brent Stanley hopes a win in the Shaftesbury Avenue Handicap at Flemington can earn Violate a wild card into ...
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Reiby the winning colour at Doomben

Reiby the winning colour at Doomben

Reiby The Red has revived memories of top Queensland sprinter Consular with a win over 1600m in the Lazy Yak ...
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Mr Quickie impresses in Flemington return

Mr Quickie impresses in Flemington return

Mr Quickie is South Australian Derby bound after returning with a first-up win in the Seppelt Wines Plate at Flemington ...
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She's So High impresses with first-up win

She’s So High impresses with first-up win

The Mick Price-trained She's So High has made a successful return to racing with a Listed race win at Flemington ...
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Spell for Schabau after Flemington victory

Spell for Schabau after Flemington victory

Schabau will be spelled for a tilt at the Melbourne Cup after scoring a first stakes race win in the ...
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Mockery claims stakes win at Flemington

Mockery claims stakes win at Flemington

John McArdle-trained two-year-old filly Mockery has shown speed and tenacity to land a narrow win in a Listed race at ...
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Winx and Hugh Bowman

Relaxed Winx ready for world record bid

Champion Winx is primed for her attempt at a record 23rd Group One win when she contests the Chipping Norton ...
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Ollivander cleared for Flemington start

Ollivander cleared for Flemington start

Ollivander has been passed fit to start in a Listed race at Flemington a week after being scratched from the ...
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Dixie Blossoms on track for winning return

Dixie Blossoms on track for winning return

Dixie Blossoms is poised to match stablemate Daysee Doom and start her autumn campaign in style when she defends the ...
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Linda Meech

Linda Meech gets first win as a trainer

Dual licence holder Linda Meech has won her first race as a trainer, riding Beeokay to victory in a maiden ...
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Egg Tart has renewed hunger for racing

Egg Tart has renewed hunger for racing

Dual Group One-winner Egg Tart will attempt to recapture that form when she makes her comeback to racing in the ...
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Queensland horse Jumbo Prince

Jumbo Prince chasing $1 million

Tough gelding Jumbo Prince resumes at Doomben with $1 million in prize money in his sights ...
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Gerald Ryan

Gerald Ryan hopes to boost Slipper stocks

Trainer Gerald Ryan has three youngsters vying for Golden Slipper berths via the Skyline and Sweet Embrace Stakes ...
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Secret Agenda right for Flemington return

Secret Agenda right for Flemington return

Trainer Mick Price has further Group One aspirations for Secret Agenda who makes her reappearance in the Bob Hoysted Handicap ...
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Shumookh up for rematch with Alizee in Surround Stakes

Shumookh up for rematch with Alizee in Surround Stakes

Shumookh and Alizee are set for another Randwick battle, this time over 1400 metres in the Group One Surround Stakes ...
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Prized Icon

Prized Icon running for second to Winx

Kris Lees is treating a clash with Winx in the Chipping Norton Stakes as a means to determine Prized Icon's ...
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Apprentice jockey Ben Allen

Ben Allen chasing first G1 win in NZ Derby

Victorian apprentice Ben Allen gets his latest chance at a Group One win when he rides the Darren Weir-trained Civil ...
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Addictive Nature wins at Warwick Farm

Addictive Nature set for Melbourne G1

Bjorn Baker has taken Addictive Nature to Melbourne for the first time for the Group One Australian Guineas rather than ...
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NZ horse Francaletta

Francaletta ticks off Australian campaign

New Zealand mare Francaletta will make her Australian racing debut in the Guy Walter Stakes at Randwick, the starting point ...
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Barriers a worry for Forster at Doomben

Barriers a worry for Forster at Doomben

Trainer Desleigh Forster is hoping a softish track can help overcome wide barriers for two of her horses at Doomben ...
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Randwick tips & full form for Saturday, March 3

Randwick tips & full form for Saturday, March 3

IT is Chipping Norton Stakes Day at Randwick on Saturday and punters are no doubt excited about the return of ...
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Classic Emperor

Cakouet De Bozouls Takes Al Ain Mile In Style

Friday’s penultimate Al Ain fixture of the current campaign was highlighted by the Al Ain Mile and won in style ...
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Local Horses With World Cup Night Hopes Highlight Saturday Meet

Local Horses With World Cup Night Hopes Highlight Saturday Meet

Racing at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday, a matinee meeting with eight races, is highlighted by a 1600m turf handicap, which ...
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Flemington tips & full form for Saturday, March 3

Flemington tips & full form for Saturday, March 3

THE Australian Guineas is the headline event at Flemington on Saturday and we're excited for what the day promises. There's ...
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Price trio in top order ahead of Guineas

Price trio in top order ahead of Guineas

Mighty Boss, Holy Snow and Grunt are in top order ahead of their bid to give Mick Price a third ...
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Flemington debut for former German horse

Flemington debut for former German horse

An Irish-bred galloper that has done all his racing in Germany is set to make his Australian debut at Flemington ...
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Shane Crawford

Longshot not there to make up numbers

Bel Ragazzo might be long in the Gr.1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) market, but trainer Shane Crawford believes he's ...
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Global Thinking

Ritchie thinking of Queensland

Global Thinking will close her South Island campaign on Saturday, but that might not be the end of her travels ...
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Moonee Valley market movers, Friday, March 2

MOONEE Valley's Friday night card kicks off just after 6pm AEDT, but the punters are shopping early ahead of the ...
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Doomben test for Our Boy Nicholas

Trainer Andrew Williamson's noted ability to get the best out of veteran gallopers will again be tested with Our Boy ...
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NZ horse Francaletta

Quality 5YO in good order for Randwick return

Francaletta has been making all the right moves ahead of her Australian debut in Saturday’s Group 2 Guy Walter Proven ...
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Gris Dame

Talented Gris Dame aims for further black-type

Matamata trainer Jamie Richards is hoping his clock is wrong with talented Reliable Man filly Gris Dame. There might not ...
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Longshot not there to make up numbers

Longshot not there to make up numbers

Bel Ragazzo might be long in the New Zealand Derby market, but trainer Shane Crawford believes he’s a genuine hope ...
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Swan Hill market movers for Friday, March 2

Swan Hill market movers for Friday, March 2

SWAN Hill is hosting a solid eight race card and the punters have shopped early. The rural city typically puts ...
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NZ horse Global Thinking

Ritchie thinking of Queensland

Global Thinking will close her South Island campaign on Saturday, but that might not be the end of her travels ...
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Talented Gris Dame aims for further black-type

Talented Gris Dame aims for further black-type

Matamata trainer Jamie Richards is hoping his clock is wrong with talented filly Gris Dame ...
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Rockhampton market movers for Friday, March 2

Rockhampton market movers for Friday, March 2

ROCKHAMPTON is the primary Queensland meet for the day and the track has a great seven race card in the ...
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Dubai not Sydney for Godolphin stayer

Godolphin stayer Rare Rhythm will not run in the Sydney Cup and will instead be aimed at the Group Two ...
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Trainer Tony McEvoy

Perfect draw for Doc in Australian Guineas

Hey Doc has the perfect draw in the Australian Guineas as trainer Tony McEvoy chases his first Group One win ...
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Trio of outsiders make Championship final

Trio of outsiders make Championship final

Shazlee Lee has led an unfancied trio set for The Provincial Championships final at Randwick through the Hawkesbury qualifier ...
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Menari betting

Menari favourite for Randwick and Canberra

A recent barrier trial win on a heavy track has Menari ready for any conditions as he heads to his ...
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Northwest Passage Roy Higgins Quality odds

Northwest Passage after fourth Listed win

Tasmanian Derby winner Northwest Passage will be chasing his fourth consecutive stakes win when he takes on the older horses ...
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Canterbury Stakes: What you need to know

Canterbury Stakes: What you need to know

Some facts and figures about about the Group One Canterbury Stakes to be run at Randwick ...
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Bruce Hill

Wet track to suit Bodega Negra in Listed Tattersall’s Members Cup

BRUCE Hill has his fingers crossed for rain ahead of the Listed Tattersall’s Members Cup (1600m) at Eagle Farm this ...
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Music Magnate

Harmonious preparation for Music Magnate

Trainer Bjorn Baker targets second Group One win with Music Magnate in the $500,000 Canterbury Stakes during Randwick Guineas Day ...
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Australian Guineas: What you need to know

Australian Guineas: What you need to know

What you need to know about the Group One Australian Guineas at Flemington ...
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Better run expected from Can't Remember

Better run expected from Can’t Remember

Can't Remember was well-beaten in the Blue Diamond colts and geldings Prelude but trainer John Moloney believes he can bounce ...
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Toby Edmonds has strong hand at Eagle Farm

Toby Edmonds has strong hand at Eagle Farm

Trainer Toby Edmonds' theory that in-form restricted class horses can race well in open company will get tested with Fiery ...
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Land Of Plenty

Grahame Begg hoping to land Guineas prize with promising colt

A wide draw might have turned punters away from backing Land Of Plenty in Saturday's Group 1 Australian Guineas at ...
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Sibling rivalry in Group One Aust Guineas

Sibling rivalry in Group One Aust Guineas

Brother and sister jockeys Andrew and Katelyn Mallyon will compete against each other in a Group One race for the ...
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Accused racing fraud can't afford lawyer

Accused racing fraud can’t afford lawyer

Victorian racing identity Bill Vlahos has represented himself in court saying he's run out of money for legal representation ...
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Dream Finnish passed fit for Eagle Farm

Dream Finnish passed fit for Eagle Farm

Talented mare Dream Finnish has been passed fit to return to racing at Eagle Farm and to press on to ...
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Prized Icon in Melbourne for Aust Guineas

Prized Icon in Melbourne for Aust Guineas

Prized Icon has travelled to Melbourne where he will run in the Australian Guineas at Flemington in preference to the ...
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Our Bottino

Tactics change key to Our Bottino’s Cranbourne Cup hopes

MATTHEW Williams cut it fine to confirm Our Bottino’s place in Friday night’s Cranbourne Cup, but the trainer thinks a ...
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Randwick tips

Form and free tips for the Randwick Guineas, Saturday March 4

RAIN threatens to derail the Group 1 Randwick Guineas meeting this Saturday, but wet tracks are apart of autumn racing ...
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Prized Icon

Change of tack lands Prized Icon in Group 1 Australian Guineas

WITH a weather forecast predicting rain for Saturday's Randwick Guineas, trainer James Cummings has elected to send quality three-year-old Prized ...
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Full field declared for Black Opal Stakes

Full field declared for Black Opal Stakes

The Black Opal Stakes in Canberra has attracted a full field of 14 plus two emergencies with several dual acceptors ...
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flemington tips

Group 1 Australian Guineas free tips and form, Saturday March 4

THE Group 1 Australian Guineas runs this Saturday at Flemington and it has attracted one of the best Guineas fields ...
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American Pharoah to stand in Australia

American Pharoah to stand in Australia

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah will stand the next southern hemisphere breeding season at Coolmore Australia ...
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Sandown success for He's Our Rokki could mean Sydney trip

Sandown success for He’s Our Rokki could mean Sydney trip

A midweek Sandown success could be the stepping stone to richer prizes for the lightly raced He's Our Rokki. The ...
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Queensland news

Oradonna continues proud tradition of one of QLDs best bloodlines

Promising mare Oradonna has continued the proud tradition of one of Queensland's most successful bloodlines by winning her first metropolitan ...
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NSW racing news

James Cummings’ Rock And Swing too good in Wednesday handicap

Pedigree has made up for inexperience as Rock And Swing earned a place on trainer James Cummings' autumn carnival team ...
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Vic racing

Damian Lane says Sword Of Light can bounce back in Listed race

Group One-winning jockey Damian Lane believes talented juvenile Sword Of Light can bounce back from a last-start failure when she ...
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NSW racing news

Weight-for-age at Randwick to be First Seal’s next big test

For all the accolades First Seal earned in a comeback win, trainer John Thompson concedes the Canterbury Stakes will present ...
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Victorian racing news

Xtravagant deals with flight delay on route to Australian Guineas

STAR New Zealand colt Xtravagant will fly to Australia a day later than planned with the cancellation of his original ...
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Victorian racing news

Abohar to get its biggest test yet at Frances Tressady Stakes

A WIN at her first start for a new stable has earned lightly raced four-year-old Abohar a shot at black-type ...
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Queensland news

Platinum State is primed to run 1350 metres, trainer says

Trainer Bryan Guy is taking a different approach with Platinum State, electing to run him over 1350 metres for his ...
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NSW racing news

Provincial Championships favourites draw poorly

THE three market leaders for the $400,000 Provincial Championships final will face off in the first heat of the series ...
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Vic racing

Strong field expected to contest Australian Guineas

A STRONG field is expected for the Group 1 Australian Guineas headlined by boom New Zealand colt Xtravagant. Acceptances for ...
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