Bass Strait To Improve Says Parnham

Trainer Neville Parnham believes Bass Strait will be the big improver and cautions supporters not to dismiss the gelding’s claims in the Group 3 Asian Beau Stakes (1400m) at Ascot on Saturday. The former Melbourne galloper, on a path towards the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) in November, ran eighth when resuming in the Northerly…

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Burgess Queen Stakes: Facts & Figures

The Burgess Queen Stakes is named in honour of the Frank Maynard-trained sensation who was unbeaten in seven starts as a two-year-old-including the 1976 Karrakatta Plate-and went on to win the Prince Of Wales Stakes, Lee Steere Stakes and A.J.Scahill Stakes as a three-year-old. Maynard holds the record as most successful trainer of the Listed…

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The Offer Ready To Deliver

Gai Waterhouse believes The Offer can win Wednesday’s $300,000 Group III Bendigo Cup (2400m) ahead of his tilt at next week’s Melbourne Cup. Gai Waterhouse with her Sydney Cup winner The Offer. Photo: Darryl Sherer The import won the 2014 Sydney Cup and while he has not reached Group I level since, his form this…

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ATA CEO Address

As many of our members would be aware, I have commenced my role as the national Chief Executive of the ATA, and I am pleased to be making this first written communication to you. The ATA was one of the first representative bodies to be established in Australian racing, and has a long and rich…

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Shots Fired At Stewards Home

Victoria police are investigating the source of gun shots fired at the home of Racing Victoria chief steward Terry Bailey on Sunday evening. Racing Victoria chief steward Terry Bailey. Photo: Darryl Sherer Six rounds were reportedly fired from a semi-automatic rifle into the front door of Victoria’s chief steward at approximately 9.15am. Police were alerted to…

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Tan Closes Gap In Rising Star Series

Randy Tan has closed the gap on Clint Johnston-Porter in the Touchstone Farm Rising Stars series after a riding double at Northam on Sunday. Tan trails Johnston-Porter by 15 points after guiding home the Jarrad Humphries-trained Ruling Force and Scandalous Lady for Stephen Miller. The battle behind the Johnston-Porter and Tan is hotting up with…

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