McAuliffe Stable Enjoying Golden Run

There is much to like about how Darren McAuliffe and his stable are performing and that success can carry over to Northam on Thursday. McAuliffe has prepared five winners from the past three metropolitan and country meetings and is fresh from a Belmont double on Saturday. Boom two-year-old sprinter Rebel King has headlined McAuliffe’s golden…

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Sceening Limits For Therapeutic Substances

 Australian Racing Board Screening Limits for Therapeutic Substances For the purpose of AR.178EA, it is hereby notified that screening limits applicable to the following therapeutic substances, as approved by the Australian Racing Board, are set out as follows: • acepromazine – 10 nanograms per millilitre (ng/ml) of the 2-(1-hydroxyethyl) promazine sulphoxide metabolite in urine •…

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McAuliffe Proceedingwithcaution

In-form trainer Darren McAuliffe has left the door ajar for Proceedwithcaution to potentially tackle gun filly Tick Tick Bloom in Saturday week’s Listed Belmont Classic (2200m) at Belmont Park. Proceedwithcaution fronted Tick Tick Bloom in last fortnight’s Belmont Guineas (1600m) and although beaten he was far from disgraced, finishing fifth after a tough run throughout.…

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New ARB Rules A Boost For Animal Welfare

The welfare and transition of Australian thoroughbreds post retirement has been bolstered by the introduction and implementation of new national regulations by the Australian Racing Board (ARB). The new ruling, which took effect on July 1, makes it compulsory for owners to notify racing Information Services Australia (RISA) when their horse has been retired. Managing…

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CHANGE TO ASCOT ENTRY TUESDAY JULY 8

Trainers please be advised that the western entrance to Ascot near the horse lane pool is inaccessible on July 8 (Tuesday). Gusty winds has dislodged the Pro-Ride site fence and cannot be repaired ahead of scheduled trackwork tomorrow morning. We apologise for the inconvienince and advise affected trainers to explore alternative entry points to avoid…

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O’Brien Looking For Kalgoorlie Tonic

Kalgoorlie trainer Rob O’Brien says preparing a winner will be the best remedy to what has been a difficult week. He is banking on Saxapak fulfilling the obligation in the Golden City Motors Stayers Series Heat (2100m) on Sunday. O’Brien is out to end the week on a positive note after suffering a setback with…

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Maley’s Acid Broome Test

Ashley Maley can’t fault the form of Luck’s Elusive but is wary of the field she meets in the Shady Lane Cafe Handicap (1300m) at Broome on Saturday. The Elusive Quality mare is in red-hot form with a hat trick of wins but faces a stern test against arguably her best opposition this campaign. Two…

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Quilty Looking To Next Challenge

Trainer Shane Quilty is short in stature but what he lacks in height is more than matched by his giant approach and attitude. An ideal example was last Saturday when his favourite horse Fancy Feet won the Strickland Stakes (2000m) at Belmont. By his own admission Quilty feared Fancy Feet wasn’t going to be suited…

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