Vale Bede Murray

Popular South Coast of New South Wales trainer Bede Murray has passed away peacefully in his sleep overnight at the age of 80. Bede Murray. Photo: Steve Hart. Murray started his training career in 1962 at his Conjola property “Rissmore”, south of Nowra. “Horses in the country do better as it’s closer to their natural…

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Childs Striving For Geraldton History

An intriguing sidelight to Geraldton’s meeting on Wednesday is the battle between young gun, Sarah Childs and veteran horseman, Gordon Spowart for leading trainer. It’s exciting new territory for Childs who is in search of her first Geraldton trainer’s premiership while Spowart is looking to extend his record-breaking tally to 19. With five meetings remaining…

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State Honours For Casey

Jake Casey will represent Western Australia in the first leg of the National Apprentice challenge at Sandown on Thursday. Casey will partner the Robert Griffiths-trained Flying Geepee, a Flying Spur three-year-old who is returning from a spell. The gelding, who has drawn the widest gate in the field of ten, has one win and three…

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New Slipper Favourite

Extreme Choice is the new favourite with most firms for the 2016 Golden Slipper Stakes following his brilliant Blue Diamond Stakes victory. Extreme Choice is favourite with most firms for the 2016 Golden Slipper Stakes. Photo: Darryl Sherer The Mick Price-trained Extreme Choice remained unbeaten with victory in Saturday’s Group I Blue Diamond Stakes at…

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