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Blake Shinn pays tribute to Happy Clapper

Jockey Blake Shinn has paid tribute to Happy Clapper after the nine-year-old gelding's connections announced his retirement.
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Happy Clapper retired after stellar career

Crowd favourite Happy Clapper has been retired after his unplaced run in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.
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A high five for Happy Clapper in WFA event

A mainstay of the Sydney autumn carnival, Happy Clapper is preparing to line up in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes for the fifth year in succession.
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Happy Clapper wins barrier trial

Popular veteran Happy Clapper has won a barrier trial ahead of his next start in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.
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Clapper, Avilius head Doncaster weights

Happy Clapper and Avilius are the equal 58kg topweights for the Doncaster Mile with Japan's horse Mozu Ascot favourite after his Grade One February Stakes...
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No ear muffs for Verry Elleegant in Apollo

Trainer Chris Waller has made a gear change to dual Group One winner Verry Elleegant as he bids to help the mare recapture her former...
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Clapper returns for another Apollo mission

The possibility of a heavy track is trainer Pat Webster's only sticking point ahead of the return of Happy Clapper at Randwick.
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Happy Clapper ready for Apollo Stakes

Popular veteran Happy Clapper heads the nominations for the Group Two Apollo Stakes at Randwick.
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Happy Clapper pleases in barrier trial

Happy Clapper has pleased trainer Pat Webster with a comfortable fourth in a Randwick trial behind the John Thompson-trained Sweet Deal.
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Don’t Die Wondering: the Pat Webster story

Popular Sydney trainer Pat Webster has launched his book Don't Die Wondering, the story of his 50 year journey through life and racing.
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Happy Clapper misses Gong with temperature

Fan favourite Happy Clapper will miss the $1 million The Gong after contracting a virus.
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Berry’s mid-race tactics have Happy ending

Seasoned campaigner Happy Clapper has taken his prize money to more than $7 million with victory in the Group Three Craven Plate at Randwick.
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Berry rewarded for answering Clapper SOS

One of racing's most popular horses, Happy Clapper is set to make his presence felt at the Everest meeting when he contests the Craven Plate.
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Fields of 11 for George Main and Shorts

The George Main Stakes and The Shorts at Randwick have both attracted fields of 11 for the start of the Everest carnival.
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Hugh Bowman sidelined by broken finger

Jockey Hugh Bowman will spend extra time on the sidelines nursing a broken finger after originally hoping to be back for George Main Stakes day...
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Clapper happy ahead of George Main

Happy Clapper is primed for his next Group One assignment in the George Main Stakes over his favourite 1600m at Randwick.
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Classique Legend has shone in a trial

Classique Legend has starred in a Randwick barrier trial with jockey Kerrin McEvoy now having to choose between him and Redzel for the $14 million...
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Clapper still humming along at nine

Happy Clapper, the horse who took on Winx more frequently than any other, will resume in the race named after his champion foe.

Ten acceptors for Group One Winx Stakes

A field of 10 has accepted for the Winx Stakes, the first Group One contest of the Australian racing season.
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Stars come out for barrier trials

Some potential spring stars will run in trials at Randwick but a few more will wait at home for another day.

Happy Clapper pleases in barrier trial

Happy Clapper has shown his trainer Pat Webster he is on target for his spring return with a pleasing barrier trial at Randwick.

High profile horses to trial at Randwick

A number of high profile horses are entered to run in barrier trials at Randwick in preparation for their upcoming campaigns.
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Bet on the Winx/Happy Clapper Chipping Norton exacta at Ladbrokes

IT looks like a formality that the mightymare Winx will record yet another Group 1 title this weekend and online bookmaker Ladbrokes reckon Happy Clapper...

Happy Clapper aiming at the All-Star Mile

Happy Clapper is among early nominations for a shot at the inaugural $5 million The All-Star Mile at Flemington.

Happy Clapper in line for All Star Mile

Trainer Pat Webster believes the ever popular Happy Clapper is an ideal candidate for the new $5 million All Star Mile at Flemington.