Tag: 'Ben Thompson'

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Punt Drunk: Lockdown will not slow us down

The Punt Drunk team has taken a deep dive into some of the major racing stories during the week, headlined by Ben Thompson's suspension and...
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Punt Drunk: Thompson puts hand up for Ayrton ride in Stradbroke

Punt Drunk's Tuesday edition takes a look two potential entrants for The Everest and the jockey who reckons he can drop under 50kg to ride...

Good Idea goes one better in Adelaide Cup

Good Idea has carried a set of one of Australia’s most recognisable colours to victory in the Group 2 TAB Adelaide Cup (3200m) at Morphettville...
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Inside Alley A Positive For Rhapsody Rose

An ideal alley for Rhapsody Rose has boosted the confidence of trainer Chris Munce as the filly faces a crucial test in the Calaway Gal...

Socialising Has X-Factor In Spirit Of Boom

Tony Gollan believes Socialising has a wow factor about her ahead of her comeback to racing in the Spirit Of Boom Classic at Doomben.
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Thompson Booked For Reckless Choice In Cup

Ben Thompson's impressive work ethic has led to him gaining a full book of rides at the Sunshine Coast including Reckless Choice in the Mooloolaba...
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Thompson teams up with old Singapore mate

Mister Yeoh makes his return to racing in Australia at Flemington where he teams up with Ben Thompson who had success on him in Singapore.
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Chasing a Cup berth a Good Idea for stayer

Adelaide Cup runner-up Good Idea is among the stayers set to clash at Flemington in The Andrew Ramsden chasing a ballot exemption into the Melbourne...

Ancestry chasing fourth consecutive win

The Phillip Stokes-trained Ancestry will be chasing his fourth straight win when he runs under a big weight in a 1200m handicap for three-year-olds at...

Ancestry brings up hat-trick at Caulfield

Making full use of an inside barrier draw, Ancestry has scored an easy win at Caulfield and notched a hat-trick in the process.

Thompson gets first win since Vic return

A winner at Moe has given jockey Ben Thompson his first victory since his return to Victorian racing this week after a Singapore riding stint...
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Ben Thompson preparing for plenty of work

Hard work is not foreign to Ben Thompson who is back from a stint in Singapore looking to re-establish himself among Victorian riding ranks.
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Moloney replaces Thompson in Singapore

As one Melbourne-based jockey leaves Singapore to return home, another will pack his bags as his replacement for a 12-month stint.
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Ben Thompson calls time on Singapore stint

Ben Thompson has decided to return home to Melbourne despite being granted a 12-month extension to his jockey's licence in Singapore.

Ben Thompson flys in for Oakleigh Plate

Singapore-based Ben Thompson is making a hit-and-run trip to Melbourne to partner Bel Sonic in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield.

Ben Thompson set to begin Singapore stint

Young Victorian jockey Ben Thompson is looking forward to starting an overseas riding stint in Singapore where he has been licensed for the season.

No rest for Thompson before Singapore trip

Singapore-bound jockey Ben Thompson has high hopes for Fact Or Fable ahead of her debut in the Magic Millions Clockwise Classic at Ballarat.

Ben Thompson granted Singapore licence

A recent successful trip to Singapore has led to jockey Ben Thompson making the move there for the next racing season.

Thompson books himself top Newmarket ride

Apprentice Ben Thompson gets his latest chance to snare his first Group One win when he rides talented three-year-old filly Booker in the Newmarket Handicap.

Missrock spot-on for Newmarket after trial

Missrock has rounded off her Newmarket Handicap preparation with a hard-held 800m-trial win at Cranbourne.
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Caulfield double for Ben Thompson & another 11 meeting suspension

At his first meeting back following a suspension at Sandown, apprentice Ben Thompson has landed a double before again falling foul of Racing Victoria stewards.

All the way Sandown win gives Ozi Choice a hat-trick

Following wins at Morphettville and Caulfield, Ozi Choice now has a victory at Sandown to his credit and is in line for a trip to...
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Ben Thompson fails in RAD Board appeal

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board has dismissed an appeal by apprentice Ben Thompson over a careless riding charge.
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Ben Thompson to appeal careless riding ban from Caulfield

Ben Thompson will front the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board in an appeal over a careless riding suspension from Caulfield.
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Winning double for Ben Thompson tempered by 12 meeting suspension

Racing Victoria stewards have suspended apprentice Ben Thompson for 12 meetings on a careless riding charge after he rode a double at Caulfield.