Relief For NSW Trainers

Racing NSW has announced an emergency funding relief package of up to half a million dollars for trainers and owners in two flood ravaged districts of country New South Wales. The package is for participants in the Southern Districts (SDRA) and Central-West (CDWRA) regions of the state following a prolonged stretch of wet weather and…

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The Stars Are Coming To Perth

The world’s highest rated sprinter, Australia’s favourite galloper, New Zealand’s champion middle-distance runner and the winners of last year’s corresponding contests are among the record 281 nominations for the three Group One races of The TABtouch Masters at Ascot Racecourse in Perth. Chautauqua headlines the Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes nominations but the Team Hawkes-trained five-time Group…

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Antonio Giuseppe To Miss

Trainer Chris Waller will saddle two horses in the 2016 Caulfield Cup following confirmation the promising stayer Antonio Giuseppe will miss the race and head to the spelling paddock. Antonio Giuseppe will be sent to the spelling paddock. Photo: Steve Hart Waller announced the decision to spell Antonio Giuseppe in a statement on Monday morning.…

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Stewards Reject Azkadellia

Group I winner Azakadellia is a nomination for the Group III Tristarc Stakes (1400m) but stewards have declared the mare won’t be running at Caulfield on Saturday. Azkadellia’s Tristarc Stakes entry has been refused by stewards. Photo: Darryl Sherer Stewards opened another probe into Azkadellia’s ownership last month and banned the mare from racing while…

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Thoroughbred – Ascot Track Inspection

A 1000m Barrier Jump-Out consisting of four horses ridden by senior riders was conducted at Ascot this morning and following this the full circumference of the track was inspected by RWWA Stewards and Perth Racing officials. All riders made positive reports and stated the track was in good condition which was subsequently confirmed during the…

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Caulfield Guineas: What History Says

All Too Hard and Dwayne Dunn defeat Pierro and Nash Rawiller in the 2012 Caulfield Guineas. Photo: Steve Hart The 2012 edition is the first that springs to mind when, to the disbelief of most spectators, All Too Hard knocked off odds-on favourite Pierro, who admittedly was brave in defeat after working overtime through the…

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Fernie’s Reign Continues

Peter Fernie’s goldfields reign continued following the conclusion of the 2015-16 Kalgoorlie-Boulder Racing Club’s season on Sunday. Fernie, Kalgoorlie’s leviathan trainer for over a decade, claimed his 10th title when he prepared 45 winners for the year. Fernie finished 32 wins clear of his next rival, Brett Mathews, with David Smith edging out, George Grljusich…

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Hartnell Destroys Opposition

artnell gave connections something to think about when he destroyed quality opposition to canter home in Sunday’s Group I Turnbull Stakes (2000m). Hartnell cantered home in the Turnbull Stakes. Photo: Darryl Sherer Trainer John O’Shea would not be drawn on whether the import would run next in the Caulfield Cup or Cox Plate after Hartnell…

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