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Godolphin Sprinter Trekking Well For Cup

A likely good racing surface has boosted in-form Trekking’s chance to give Godolphin’s Australian operation its eighth Group One win of the season. Trekking will be joined by stablemate Encryption in the $700,000 Kingsford Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm with another stablemate Home Of The Brave withdrawn on Friday because of an elevated temperature.[...]
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Godolphin Stablemates Attack Straight Six

Godolphin’s Australian head trainer James Cummings is hopeful a two-pronged attack in a sprint at Flemington will give the stable another stakes race victory. Bandipur and Haunted run for Cummings in Saturday’s Listed Straight Six (1200m). The winner gets an automatic entry into the Listed All Victorian Sprint Final at Flemington on July 6. Bandipur[...]
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Waller Stable Depth On Show In Group One

Despite the decision to spell top sprinters Nature Strip and Zousain, trainer Chris Waller still has a strong chance for his first Group One win of the winter at Eagle Farm. Waller will saddle Ringerdingding and Prompt Response in the Group One Kingsford Smith Cup (1300m) on Saturday. Nature Strip started a short-priced favourite in[...]
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Sunlight Confirmed As Everest Runner

Star filly Sunlight is a confirmed runner in the $14 million Everest for a group headed by Max Whitby. Trained by Tony McEvoy, Sunlight has won three Group One races this season, starting with the Coolmore Stud Stakes over the Flemington straight course in November. During the autumn the three-year-old beat older horses to win[...]
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Flower Stood Down In Victoria And Nsw

Victorian authorities will follow Racing NSW in standing down owner Damion Flower who is facing serious drug charges. Flower, 47, and airport worker To Oto O Junior Mafiti were arrested on Wednesday after authorities uncovered an alleged trafficking ring operating at Sydney Airport. The high-profile racehorse owner will front a bail hearing next week. Racing[...]
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Damion Flower Stood Down From Racing

High-profile racehorse owner Damion Flower will have to show cause why he should be allowed to participate in the thoroughbred industry and also why he should keep his slot in The Everest, Australia’s richest race. Flower has been charged with serious drug offences and Racing NSW has moved to enforce a rule relating to integrity[...]
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Qld Mare Acqume To Run At York

Australian sprinter Acqume will test the waters when she makes her English debut in a 1000m-race at York. The Toby Edmonds-trained mare is in England as a travelling companion Houtzen who is being prepared for Royal Ascot. She had also been entered for a six furlong (1200m) race at Goodwood on Friday but Edmonds’ son[...]
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Racehorse Owner Accused Of Drug Smuggling

High-profile Australian racehorse owner Damion Flower will remain behind bars for at least a week after being charged over his alleged role in smuggling cocaine aboard commercial flights from South Africa. Flower, 47, and airport worker To Oto O Junior Mafiti were arrested on Wednesday after authorities uncovered an alleged trafficking ring operating at Sydney[...]
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Racehorse Owner Flower Facing Drug Charges

High-profile Australian racehorse owner Damion Flower has been charged over his alleged role in smuggling cocaine on commercial flights from South Africa. The 47-year-old is one of three people arrested after authorities uncovered the alleged drug trafficking ring operating at Sydney Airport. Flower and a 50-year-old airport worker were nabbed on Wednesday afternoon as part[...]
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