Horse Racing History: Today in Racing 6th February

This day 6th 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.


La Crique

La Crique confirmed on Derby path

Impressive three-year-old filly La Crique has had her immediate future confirmed as she gets set to tackle the boys at ...
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Levante

Spate of abandonments curtail weekend racing

Inclement weather across the country has forced the abandonment of two further race meetings with both the Tauranga meeting on ...
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Benalla tips, best odds & quaddie selections | Monday, February 7

Benalla tips, best odds & quaddie selections | Monday, February 7

Horsebetting.com.au brings you the betting preview for Benalla races on Monday, February 5. See the top tips, value bets & ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | February 6, 2022

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | February 6, 2022

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

Deserved Dunedin Gold Cup win for Kilowatt

After more than three years as a star of the South Island’s country cups, under-rated stayer Kilowatt stepped up to ...
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Per Inaway

New Plymouth meeting abandoned after first race

A nasty slip on the home turn that saw rider Bridget Grylls part company with her mount Madam Sass has ...
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Palmetto

Palmetto strides to Dunedin Guineas victory

Underrated three-year-old Palmetto defied a betting drift to claim the Listed Positive Signs Dunedin Guineas (1500m) at Wingatui with a ...
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Bargain Buy Upstages Stars To Win Sprint

Bargain Buy Upstages Stars To Win Sprint

The David Pfieffer-trained Rocketing By has upstaged his higher-profile rivals to deliver his owners a rich pay day in the ...
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Streets Of Avalon

Spain Seizes Group One Chance On Streets

Journeyman jockey Zac Spain couldn't contain his excitement after scoring his first Group One win on his favourite horse, Streets ...
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Peltzer Maintains Perfect Randwick Record

Peltzer Maintains Perfect Randwick Record

Up-and-coming colt Peltzer has opened his autumn campaign on a winning note, chasing down barn mate The Face to win ...
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Mick Price

Profiteer Demolishes Millennium Rivals

Victorian colt Profiteer has lived up to the hype, trouncing his Inglis Millennium rivals in a scintillating performance at Randwick ...
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Poland Set To Conquer Australian Guineas

Poland Set To Conquer Australian Guineas

Mike Moroney admonished himself after Poland's first-up win in the Autumn Stakes as he said he should not have run ...
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General Beau

Moodie Weighs Up Late Diamond Entry Again

Leading owner and breeder David Moodie has to decide whether it's worthwhile to pay a $55,000 late entry fee for ...
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Slipper Conundrum For Tilianam's Owners

Slipper Conundrum For Tilianam’s Owners

She boasts a pedigree more akin to an Oaks-type filly but juvenile Tilianam is showing herself to be a natural ...
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Punt Drunk : Massive day of racing to fix yesterday's blows!

Punt Drunk : Massive day of racing to fix yesterday’s blows!

Sick beats on a Friday is not ideal! It’s back punters! Group 1 racing is back in Australia for another ...
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Ingear

Ingear Set to Solidify Rodd & Gollan Strike Rate At Eagle Farm

Ingear is getting better with every start, and is right on track ahead of Saturday’s 1200m assignment according to Michael ...
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Rapid Racing set for Flemington racecourse

Rapid Racing set for Flemington racecourse

VRC official Leigh Jordon is happy with the fields for the Rapid Racing meeting at Flemington which comprises seven straight ...
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Kris Lees

Band in doubt but stablemate ready to Run

Kris Lees will keep an eye on the weather before deciding if three-year-old Regimental Band will resume at Warwick Farm ...
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Richard Laming

Laming charged after Cup day inspection

A Melbourne Cup day stable inspection that led to a horse being scratched has resulted in Richard Laming and two ...
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Dwayne Dunn

Dunn to ride for Kangaroo Island appeal

Bushfires have ravaged Kangaroo Island where Dwayne Dunn grew up with the jockey to donate his prize money from Rapid ...
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Redzel

Redzel tunes up for Lightning in trial

Redzel has warmed up for his return in the Lightning Stakes with a barrier trial win at Randwick ...
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Thunder Stomp

Another Van Niekerk double

Jockey Grant van Niekerk has maintained his good form since the start of the year, and, after a double on ...
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Methane

Methane sparks for Hewitson

Lyle Hewitson has found a loyal ally in trainer David Ferraris and the pair teamed up with Methane to land ...
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Vincent Ho

Ho hits 300 with a night-capping hat-trick

Vincent Ho collected his 300th Hong Kong win at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 5 February) when he delivered Massive ...
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Fidelia

Fidelia makes autumn return at Caulfield

Trainer Robbie Griffiths is hoping for a change of fortune during the autumn with Fidelia who makes her return at ...
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Warwick Farm

Stewards on weather watch for Warwick Farm

Racing officials admit they are at the mercy of nature as they continue to monitor Sydney's weather ahead of the ...
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Barry Lockwood

Lockwood on the attack at Eagle Farm

Handy stayer Art Attack has been sold to a client of trainer Barry Lockwood and will take the first step ...
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Kevin Kemp

Kemp sticks with Wishart at Eagle Farm

Trainer Kevin Kemp has given apprentice Madeleine Wishart a chance to ride her first city winner on In Your Element ...
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Accession

Star three-year-olds set for Farm return

Star Thoroughbreds will welcome back two high-class three-year-olds when Accession and Kubrick resume in separate races at Warwick Farm ...
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Begood Toya Mother

Begood Toya Mother ready for Orr challenge

Trainer Daniel Bowman believes the C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield will show whether his stable star Begood Toya Mother ...
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Paul Gillard new senior Gold Coast steward

Paul Gillard new senior Gold Coast steward

The experienced Paul Gillard will return from North Queensland to be the new senior steward on the Gold Coast ...
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Edward Cummings

Cummings finds a bright spark in Sunborn

Edward Cummings will chase the biggest pay day of his fledgling career when he saddles up Sunborn in the $2 ...
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Robert Heathcote

Bellissimi continues beautiful friendship

Bellissimi Amici is expected to live up to her family reputation when she gets on the big Eagle Farm track ...
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Tagaloa

Busuttin-Young chase Diamond Prelude wins

The Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young stable is represented in both divisions of the Preludes at Caulfield as the youngsters ...
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Stuart Kendrick

Kendrick to play key role at Eagle Farm

Stable star Eric The Eel is near a comeback but trainer Stuart Kendrick will rely on another three-year-old Playthefield at ...
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Kempton Racecourse saved from development

Kempton Racecourse saved from development

Racing at Kempton could be assured for the foreseeable future after the Jockey Club submitted plans for a smaller-scale residential ...
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Les Tilley

Overweight Tilley suspended at Kilcoy

Queensland's leading rider, Les Tilley, has been suspended for a week after being overweight for four rides at Kilcoy ...
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Doomben washed out by heavy rain

Doomben washed out by heavy rain

The Doomben twilight meeting has been abandoned with more than 50mm of rain falling in three hours ...
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What Else But You, Moreira shines with Chinese New Year treble

What Else But You, Moreira shines with Chinese New Year treble

Joao Moreira and What Else But You thrilled a huge crowd at Sha Tin this afternoon (Thursday, 7 February) with ...
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Ballarat trainers rally behind Weir staff

Ballarat trainers rally behind Weir staff

Trainer Dan O'Sullivan says Darren Weir was responsible for a lot of the improvements at Ballarat as a training centre ...
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Former Weir horses to race for new stables

Former Weir horses to race for new stables

A star-studded field is set to compete in the Group One C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield, including four horses ...
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Huddy’s faith in Lucas Cranach pays off

Owner Linda Huddy's faith in sire Lucas Cranach was rewarded again when Advance Warning scored at Ipswich ...
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Former Weir horses entered for Caulfield

Former Weir horses entered for Caulfield

A host of horses formerly trained by now disqualified Darren Weir are set to race for new stables on C ...
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The Emirates Racing Authority Stewards complete inquiry

The Emirates Racing Authority Stewards complete inquiry

The Emirates Racing Authority Stewards inquired into a report received from the Dubai Equine Forensic Unit, that the prohibited substances ...
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Speedster Super Too poised to bounce back

Speedster Super Too poised to bounce back

Trainer Marc Conners is happy to start afresh with Super Too after a spring campaign that didn't go as planned ...
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Perry in $2 million throw at the stumps

Perry in $2 million throw at the stumps

Despite being billed as a two-horse race between Accession and Dawn Passage, the Inglis Millennium has attracted a handy field ...
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Vic racing isn't rotten: industry chief

Vic racing isn’t rotten: industry chief

Racing Victoria chief executive Giles Thompson would rather be talking about the Festival Of Racing than recent scandals in the ...
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Verry Flash on target for two-mile feature

Verry Flash on target for two-mile feature

Trainer Nick Bishara is confident his progressive four-year-old stayer Verry Flash will put in a good performance in the Rating ...
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The rise and fall of trainer Darren Weir

The rise and fall of trainer Darren Weir

Darren Weir has gone from zero to hero and back again in the most dramatic rise and fall in the ...
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Flamingo flies in Breeders’ Stakes

Flamingo flies in Breeders’ Stakes

Foxton-trained mare Flamingo produced a career-best performance when she took out the Listed Property Brokers Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) ...
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Kementari

Field of 16 for Group One C F Orr Stakes

A full field of 16 has been declared for the Group One C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield which includes ...
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Jiggers located in Weir's master bedroom

Jiggers located in Weir’s master bedroom

Three devices known as jiggers were found in the master bedroom of the home at trainer Darren Weir's training property ...
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Four-year ban for disgraced trainer Weir

Four-year ban for disgraced trainer Weir

Trainer Darren Weir has been disqualified for four years after three devices known as jiggers were found in the bedroom ...
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Shotmaker on trial for Diamond in Prelude

Shotmaker on trial for Diamond in Prelude

The Mick Price-trained colt Shotmaker will try to cement Blue Diamond Stakes plans when he makes his debut in one ...
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Cambridge raider too strong in Wairarapa Cup

Cambridge raider too strong in Wairarapa Cup

Cambridge visitor Artiste added another tick in her career win column when she capitalised on a perfect run in transit ...
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RAD Board to hear case against Weir

RAD Board to hear case against Weir

Trainer Darren Weir will appear before the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board with stewards to seek a 4-year penalty after ...
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Jiggers found in Weir bedroom at Ballarat

Jiggers found in Weir bedroom at Ballarat

The three electrical devices known as jiggers were found in the master bedroom at trainer Darren Weir's training property at ...
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Sky Boy to miss Doncaster Mile with injury

Sky Boy to miss Doncaster Mile with injury

Villiers Stakes winner Sky Boy will be unable to take his guaranteed place in the Doncaster Mile after suffering a ...
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Victoria horse trainer Darren Weir

A snapshot of trainer Darren Weir’s career

Darren Weir has risen from humble beginnings as an owner-trainer to become Australia's leading trainer ...
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Racehorse trainer Weir banned for 4 years

Racehorse trainer Weir banned for 4 years

Trainer Darren Weir has been disqualified for four years over three devices known as jiggers found in the bedroom of ...
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KIlcoy Race Club to take higher profile

KIlcoy Race Club to take higher profile

The Kilcoy Race Club wants a higher profile on the TAB circuit after receiving a near $1 million grant for ...
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Urban Ruler prepares for All-Star Mile bid

Urban Ruler prepares for All-Star Mile bid

Urban Ruler will have the first of two Brisbane runs at Doomben before heading to Melbourne for the All-Star Mile ...
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Talismanic nominated for Dubai World Cup

Dubai World Cup raceday receives 739 noms including Winx

Nominations for the $10,000,000 Group 1 Dubai World Cup closed on January 11th with 136 of the globe’s premier Thoroughbreds ...
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Robert Smerdon

RADB sets tentative date in Lovani case

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board will hold a second directions hearing before the Lovani case is heard ...
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Pakenham tips for Thursday night 14/1

Pakenham night racing tips for Thursday, February 8

PAKENHAM racing is back this Thursday night. The night racing fixture is always a favourite of punters and Thursday's card ...
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Nature Strip to clash with She Will Reign at Warwick Farm

Nature Strip to clash with She Will Reign at Warwick Farm

Jockey Ryan Maloney can't fault Melbourne sprinter Nature Strip ahead of the gelding's clash with dual Group One winner She ...
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Nettoyer

Wait almost over for bulked up Nettoyer

A more mature and heavier Nettoyer makes her return from injury at her home track for trainer Wendy Roche in ...
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Brandon Stockdale

Brandon Stockdale suspended for 2 weeks by RAD Board

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board has suspended and fined apprentice Brandon Stockdale following an inquiry at Caulfield ...
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Apprentice Fred Kersley back from injury

Apprentice Fred Kersley back from injury

Apprentice Fred Kersley is set to ride at his first city meeting in seven weeks at Sandown after recovering from ...
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John Sargent

Royal Witness on trial for Golden Slipper

Trainer John Sargent will soon discover whether Royal Witness can realise his ambition of qualifying a runner for the Golden ...
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Mission Hill

Mission Hill & Mongolianconqueror firm in NZ Derby markets

Mission Hill and Mongolianconqueror have tightened in the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) market after bold showings at Te ...
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Marvel Hero

Happy Valley Vase winner Marvel Hero stands out under Moreira

Marvel Hero will attempt to make good on the promise of a series of consistent efforts this term when he ...
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Xbox

Xbox wins Group 2 Waikato Guineas

Graeme Richardson went to Te Rapa looking for an answer from Xbox and the talented three-year-old gave him an emphatic ...
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Darscape Princess

Darscape Princess wins Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes

The well-related Darscape Princess went to another level at Tauherenikau where she led home an Auret family quinella in the ...
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Warrnambool tips for January 10, 2021

Warrnambool tips & form, Wednesday, February 7

THE 'Bool is back this Wednesday and a great eight race card awaits. Warrnambool is Darren Weir country, and we're ...
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Punters Preview Ascot

Ascot full form & tips for Wednesday, February 7

ASCOT is hosting racing in the nation's west today as the state's premier rack delivers seven races this hump day ...
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Abbey Marie kicks off autumn in CF Orr Stakes

Abbey Marie kicks off autumn in CF Orr Stakes

Group One winner Abbey Marie will begin her campaign in the Orr Stakes at Caulfield with trainer Mick Kent also ...
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Wildcard Wednesday roughie bets for February 7

Wildcard Wednesday roughie bets for February 7

WEDNESDAY racing is upon us once again, which means Wildcard Wednesdays is back. We have four double figure runners we ...
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Rubiton Stakes return for Merchant Navy

Rubiton Stakes return for Merchant Navy

Group One-winning colt Merchant Navy is set to make his return from a spell in the Group Two Rubiton Stakes ...
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Kembla Grange tips

Kembla Grange market movers for Tuesday February 6

KEMBLA Grange is the sole NSW meeting this Tuesday and the punters have responded. An entertaining eight race awaits and ...
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Winx

Winx to bypass Apollo Stakes, Resumes in Chipping Norton Stakes

Winx will not run in the Apollo Stakes with connections opting to wait for the Chipping Norton Stakes after jockey ...
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Demonetization out of New Zealand Derby through injury

Demonetization out of New Zealand Derby through injury

Injury has ruled Demonetization out of the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) with the leading colt unlikely to run ...
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Ballarat market movers for Tuesday, February 6

Ballarat market movers for Tuesday, February 6

BALLARAT is back this Tuesday and we have taken a look at the market movers. The punters have made their ...
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UK bookies bracing themselves for Winx

UK bookies bracing themselves for Winx

Despite being none the wiser about her potential presence at Royal Ascot, UK bookmakers are already bracing themselves for the ...
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Hobart Cup won by Count da Vinci

Organisers hammered as Hobart Cup attracts underwhelming crowd

PUNTERS have blasted the organisers of Tasmania’s marquee race day after just 5,000 patrons turned up for Sunday’s Group 3 ...
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Strong entries taken for The Championships

Strong entries taken for The Championships

The Championships in Sydney has attracted a total of 1371 nominations across the 10 feature races ...
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Winx could face full field in Apollo

Winx could face full field in Apollo

Champion Winx has opened the $1.20 favourite for her return in the Group Two Apollo Stakes which has attracted 17 ...
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Michael Walker called up for NZ Group One

Michael Walker called up for NZ Group One

Michael Walker will head home to New Zealand to ride Kawi in the Group One NRM Sprint at Te Rapa ...
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Awesome Rock

Star-studded nominations for C F Orr Stakes

The C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield has attracted 17 nominations including 10 individual Group One winners ...
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Winx could face 16 opponents in Apollo

Winx could face 16 opponents in Apollo

The Group Two Apollo Stakes has attracted 17 entries including champion Winx who will be having her first start since ...
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Orr Stakes return for Awesome Rock

Orr Stakes return for Awesome Rock

Emirates Stakes winner Awesome Rock has feature races at home and abroad in the pipeline this preparation, beginning with the ...
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She Will Reign rules barrier trial

She Will Reign rules barrier trial

Equal Golden Slipper favourite She Will Reign has blitzed her opposition in a 900m-barrier trial at Warwick Farm ...
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Waller and Winx

Can Winx be beaten in the 2017 Apollo Stakes at Randwick?

CHAMPION mare Winx resumes in the Group 2 Apollo Stakes at Randwick this Saturday and bookmakers believe she can't be ...
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Azazel, Roomooz to run in Diamond Preludes

Azazel, Roomooz to run in Diamond Preludes

The Blue Diamond hopes of the Tony McEvoy-trained Azazel and Roomooz will be put to the test when they run ...
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Paul Hammersely to ride Junction in Sydney

Paul Hammersely to ride Junction in Sydney

Gold Coast jockey Paul Hammersley will ride the Bryan and Daniel Guy-trained two-year-old Junction in the $250,000 Inglis Classic at ...
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Black Heart Bart betting

Bookies: Weir’s star to turn table on Malaguerra in CF Orr Stakes

FOR those who thought Winx’s return to the race track on Saturday will be the sole focus of Australian racing, ...
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Midweek tips

Warwick Farm betting form and free tips, Wednesday February 8

MIDWEEK racing returns this Wednesday at Warwick Farm where punters can dig into a seven-race card. Autumn racing is starting ...
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Cranbourne trials put back 24 hours

Cranbourne trials put back 24 hours

Heavy rain has forced a set of Cranbourne barrier trials, scheduled to feature several Group One winners, to be postponed ...
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She Will Reign rules barrier trial

She Will Reign rules barrier trial

Equal Golden Slipper favourite She Will Reign has blitzed her opposition in a 900m-barrier trial at Warwick Farm ...
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Supreme Profit

Magic Millions purchase returns a Supreme Profit in Hong Kong

SUPREME Profit was purchased from the 2012 Magic Millions Yearling Sale by Hong Kong International Sale Executive Mark Richards, and ...
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NSW racing tips

2016 Hobart Cup – free betting tips and latest news

A quality field has assembled for the $200,000 Hobart Cup on Monday including the well-performed Metaphorical and last start winner ...
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