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Prize Money Cuts Understandable: Bott

Prominent trainer Adrian Bott is grateful racing is still proceeding during the coronavirus crisis and supports prize money cuts for The Championships at Randwick. The Championships are scheduled to go ahead over the next two Saturdays under strict biosecurity measures with prize money for the eight Group One races halved. Bott trains in partnership with[...]
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Top Qld Jockeys Split Into Two Regions

Queensland’s top metropolitan jockeys will be divided into two divisions when regional racing starts in the state this week. Racing Queensland has introduced five regions for race meetings in an effort to combat the spread of coronavirus in the industry. Racing is continuing with no crowds and strict biosecurity restrictions are in place at race[...]
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Work Behind The Scenes Keeps Racing Going

Brad Rawiller has heaped praise on the chief executive of the Victorian Jockeys’ Association Matthew Hyland for his tireless work during the coronavirus pandemic. Rawiller said without Hyland representing the 170 plus members of the VJA, there was a strong possibility racing may have ground to halt. “Matt Hyland has done an amazing job going[...]
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Eric The Eel Confirmed For Sydney

Brisbane three-year-old Eric The Eel has been given the green light to head to Sydney for the Australian Derby under revised coronavirus protocols for transporting horses. Trainer Stuart Kendrick waited until consulting all the owners on Sunday afternoon before making the decision to head south. Kendrick had planned to take Eric The Eel to Sydney[...]
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Prize Money Slashed For Championships

Prize money for Sydney’s signature autumn races has been halved in response to racing’s reduced income stream during the coronavirus crisis. Racing is scheduled to go ahead subject to government regulations on April 4 and 11 with eight Group One races programmed for the two days of The Championships at Randwick The Australian Turf Club[...]
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