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Sunshine Coast racing tips

Sunday’s Sunshine Coast racing tips & value bets | 7/8/2022

HorseBetting's Queensland racing expert presents his best bets and quaddie numbers for Sunday's eight-race meeting at the Sunshine Coast, which gets underway a 12:37pm AEST...

No Fairytale Ending For Retiring Webster

Happy Clapper's trainer Pat Webster has saddled up his last runner with Kosciusko finishing a brave second at Newcastle.
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Final Countdown For Randwick Training Icon

Pat Webster is preparing for life after training but he will always cherish his time at Randwick, particularly his Doncaster Mile triumph with Happy Clapper.
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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 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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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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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.

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.

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.

Webster eyes off Melbourne with Clapper

A Melbourne spring campaign is on the cards for Happy Clapper with only two slots remaining for The Everest.

Webster gives Happy Clapper green light

Trainer Pat Wesbter has given Happy Clapper the green light to take on Winx in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes pending reassurance from his vet.

Second best no downside for Happy Clapper

After racing Happy Clapper against Winx six times to no avail trainer Pat Webster is happy to use the George Ryder Stakes as a lead-in...

Happy Clapper to resume in Group 1 Canterbury Stakes

Happy Clapper will begin his new campaign in the Canterbury Stakes before a third tilt at the Doncaster Mile.

First city ride for Irish apprentice Robbie Dolan at Canterbury

Pat Webster has shown faith in apprentice Robbie Dolan by giving the Irishman his first metropolitan ride when Sovereign Eminence makes her Sydney debut.
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Racing NSW to assist Canberra participants in wake of tragedy

Sydney trainer Pat Webster will head a group to offer support to Canberra racing participants after an accident in which local rider Samara Johnson was...
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Late launch seals Tramway win for Happy Clapper

VETERAN galloper Happy Clapper has added another group title to its already impressive resume after taking out the Group Two Tramway Stakes Randwick on Saturday....