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Punt Drunk: Buckle up, buckaroos – Group 1 racing is back!

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major news stories in the racing world this week as we head into the Winx Stakes...
Michael Walker

Walker reveals extent of horror injury from Pakenham fall

Popular jockey Michael Walker has revealed the full extent of the injuries that he suffered following a fall at Pakenham on Thursday night, saying he...
Ashley Schaeffer - Eastbound and Down

Punt Drunk: Bob baffled as Medina Spirit flops in Preakness

Welcome to another week of #PuntDrunk – the only place for no-bull racing news on a daily basis. With the Queensland Racing Carnival well and...
Shout The Bar

Shout The Bar to take her place in All Star Mile

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Shout The Bar has been given the all-clear to take her place in the $5 million All Star Mile...
Never Again

Never Again Does It Again In Listed Race

Clinton McDonald thought it was right race at the right time for Never Again when he decided to tackle the Chester Manifold Stakes and he...

Punt Drunk : Is Magic Millions In Doubt After Brisbane Lockdown?

Punt Drunk Daily News – Saturday, January 09 2021 Saturday you beautiful bastard, we meet again! The pub is calling our name, the betting slips...
Jigsaw

Jigsaw Blows Them Sky High At Debut

It's only six weeks to the Blue Diamond Stakes and Cindy Alderson's colt Jigsaw showed he had the speed to be a chance with an...
Irish Flame

Life-long dream realised for Reid

She may have lived on the Central Coast of New South Wales for 40 years but Margaret Reid, the part-owner and breeder of the Listed...
Tavi Mac

Black-Type targets for Sharrock’s Otaki trio

Buoyed by a half-million dollar success from two of his human proteges, Allan Sharrock is hoping for big things from three of his equine stars...
Irish Flame

Kiwis claim Ballarat Cup with Irish Flame

Former Kiwi galloper Irish Flame overcame a torrid run and a frantic finish to score a narrow victory in Saturday’s Listed A$500,000 Ballarat Cup (2000m)...
Irish Flame

Irish Flame Fights On For Tough Cup Win

Irish Flame has proven too tough in the Ballarat Cup, fending off his rivals for a narrow win for former champion jumps jockey turned trainer...
Michael Walker

Walker turns to Willoughby in Cups

Kiwi jockey Michael Walker made the most of his limited opportunities last Saturday as he notched the 25th Group 1 win of his career with...
Odeum

Walker Makes Most Of Guineas Opportunity

Michael Walker had one ride at Caulfield and made the most of it with a Group One win on Odeum in the Thousand Guineas.
Odeum

Walker Not Surprised By Odeum’s Victory

Michael Walker said Mick Price didn't take him seriously when he said Odeum could have won her previous start bar for bad luck but he...
Tagaloa

Distance Rise To Suit Tagaloa At Caulfield

Trent Busuttin has always wanted to see Tagaloa over a longer trip as he believes he will be suited and could even emerge as a...

Fellowes In No Hurry To Find New Jockey

Charlie Fellowes needs a new jockey for Prince Of Arran but he's got no shortage of potential suitors for the dual Melbourne Cup placegetter.

Seven Cranbourne stables in virus lockdown

Racing Victoria has moved quickly to lockdown multiple stables after a staff member for Cranbourne trainer Richard Laming tested positive to COVID-19.
Plein Ciel

Shot Of Irish, Plein Ciel share Cup spoils

Shot Of Irish and Plein Ciel have finished in a dead-heat for first in the Travis Harrison Cup over 1600m at The Valley.
Master Montaro

Master Montaro impresses on debut

New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale graduate Master Montaro could not have made a more impressive debut when successful at Pakenham on Friday night...
Snogging

Patience a key to Snogging win at Bendigo

Snogging has broken through for a long overdue victory scoring narrowly first-up in the Bendigo Gold Bracelet.
Craig Williams

Jockeys get charter flight to Group 1 meeting

A group of Victorian jockeys will be joined by two of their NSW counterparts on a charter flight to Sydney to ride at the Golden...
Communique

Walker snares Group 3 on return home

Michael Walker made a successful return to race riding in New Zealand when he guided Communique to victory in the Group 3 McKee Family Sunline...
Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest outstays them in Derby upset

Cambridge gelding Sherwood Forest tore up the script of a two-horse race and powered to an upset victory in Saturday’s Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand...

Michael Walker wins NZ Derby for Pike

Melbourne-based Michael Walker has made a quick trip to his homeland to win the New Zealand Derby on the Tony Pike-trained Sherwood Forest.
Loire

Classic contenders step out for Pike

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike will unleash a pair of classic contenders this week with Group 1 winning filly Loire set to contest the Group 2...