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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Change Of Ownership For Group 1 Winner

This season’s Group I Australian Guineas winner Palentino has a major change of ownership. Palentino will race in new ownership next preparation. Photo: Darryl Sherer Sun Stud, formerly known as Eliza Park International, has secured a 50 percent stake in the Darren Weir-trained three-year-old son of Teofilo. Sun Stud principal Danielle Cheng said the operation…

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WA’s Star Juvenile To Head East

Unbeaten filly Whispering Brook will headline trainer Simon Miller’s Melbourne spring carnival assault after enhancing her reputation at Ascot on Saturday. Whispering Brook confirmed she was WA’s best juvenile after completing a clean sweep of two-year-old races in the Group 3 WA Sires Produce Stakes (1400m). It followed earlier successes in the Listed Supremacy Stakes…

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TBA Challenges New Rule

Thoroughbred Breeders Australia (TBA) president Basil Nolan has labelled Racing Australia’s proposal to bring breeders under the rules of racing a “power grab”. “It tells you everything about Racing Australia that they made the announcement without even bothering to first inform TBA and while they were still supposed to be considering a proposal from us,”…

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Illuminated To Light Up Narrogin Cup

Troy Turner is happy to concede Illuminated hot favouritism in the Narrogin Cup, but believes Ready To Fire is capable of causing a massive upset in the provincial feature. Illuminated, a powerful member of the cerise and white army of owner-breeder, Bob Peters and trainer, Grant Williams, is a raging odds on favourite with punters.…

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