Turner To Uphold State Pride In Apprentice Series

Jordan Turner will be out to uphold state pride when he represents Western Australia (WA) in the final leg of the National Apprentice Series at Murray Bridge on Wednesday. Inaugurated in 2008, the challenge aims to give leading apprentices from across the nation the opportunity to compete with their interstate contemporaries. Turner joins Clint Johnston-Porter,…

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Fernie Extends Kalgoorlie Lead

Sarah Bonner has shot to the lead in Kalgoorlie’s leading rider title after completing a double on Saturday. Bonner advanced to five wins after four meetings when she guided Comanche Red and Roadsinger in the final two races. The emerging apprentice leads Ben Kennedy and Tayla Stone, who steered Ningbo to an impressive six length…

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Wolfe On Track For Albany Premiership

Honours for Albany’s leading rider remains up for grabs as the 2015-16 racing season draws to a close on Friday. Brad Parnham, Mitchell Pateman, Shaun McGruddy and Ben Kennedy are still in the hunt for bragging rights. Parnham and Pateman hold a narrow one win advantage with McGruddy and Kennedy right on their coattails. Ahead…

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Childs In Historic Geraldton Win

Sarah Childs capped an outstanding season by becoming the first female to win Geraldton’s Leading Trainer award. Childs had an almost unassailable lead before Sunday’s season-ending meeting and clinched the title early when Standup’n’deliver took out the opening race. The young horsewoman led for the majority of the season and staved off Geraldton stalwart, Gordon…

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Golan Escapes Nasty Scare

A float carrying horses trained by Tony Gollan was involved in an accident enroute to the Sunshine Coast meeting on Saturday. The scene of the accident. Photo: Clayton’s Towing. Deputy chairman of stewards’ Daniel Aurisch told AAP the float slid down an embankment on the Bruce Highway, 20km south of Caloundra track. He said the…

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Morton Boost

Dainty Tess gave Dan Morton a morale boost after she raced away to take out the Budget Car & Truck Rental Plate (1200m) at Ascot yesterday. The War Chant filly’s win came less than 24 hours after Morton was forced to abandon Watermans Bay’s Brisbane winter campaign. The Eternity Range gelding, who suffered a mishap…

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Walker Hopeful Of Return

Jockey Michael Walker is hoping he can return to the saddle within the next month but will know more after he sees another specialist. Michael Walker. Photo: Darryl Sherer Walker visited a neurosurgeon on Wednesday and received a positive report in relation to bleeding on the brain he suffered when he hit his head in…

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