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Trainer Matthew Leek Fined Over Conduct

Matthew Leek has been fined $5000 for unseemly conduct after a fight with a fellow trainer. The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board issued the fine on Wednesday after Leek pleaded guilty to a conduct charge issued by stewards. A charge was laid following an exchange between Leek and John Gunning at Pakenham on June 27.[...]
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River House Impresses In Sandown Victory

Lightly raced hot-head River House has shown his credentials with an impressive victory over a sprint trip at Sandown. River House was lining-up for his fourth race start on Wednesday when he accounted for benchmark 64 company in the Clanbrooke Racing Handicap. The manner in which he went about his work impressed both trainer Matthew[...]
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Rv Ceo Responds To New Sydney Spring Races

Racing Victoria’s chief executive says the traditional features in Melbourne will retain their prominence despite Racing NSW announcing another new rich race for Sydney’s spring program. RV’s chief executive Giles Thompson issued a statement in reaction to Wednesday’s announcement by Racing NSW that a new $7.5 million race, the Golden Eagle, would be run for[...]
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Spring Riches To Stimulate Racing Industry

Golden Slipper-winning trainer Gary Portelli has declared there is no better time to get involved in racing following a lucrative and innovative revamp of the Sydney spring carnival. Racing NSW and the Australian Turf Club will next year introduce the $7.5 million Golden Eagle, a 1500-metre race for four-year-olds to be run at Rosehill on[...]
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Really Swish Gets Maiden Win At Sandown

Troy Corstens was a relieved trainer after Really Swish finally scored a breakthrough win in maiden company at Sandown. The three-year-old was lining up for his 10th race start in Wednesday’s Blue Star Print Plate and after doing things wrong and getting to the front too early in the straight he held on for a[...]
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Ipswich Win A Boost For Unknown Stallion

Obscure sire Straight has received a big boost with Chill The Beer scoring an impressive debut win at Ipswich. Chill The Beer ($4.60) led all the way to beat the favourite Mishani Romance ($2.25) in the Go Racing @IpswichTurfClub Handicap (1100m). Trainer Stu Kendrick said Chill The Beer had shown plenty of ability on the[...]
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Rosina Kojonup Adds To Family Reputation

Trainer Bjorn Baker is adamant it won’t be long before Rosina Kojonup makes own name on the racetrack after the well-related filly won with authority at Warwick Farm. As it stands, Rosina Kojonup is best known as the younger sibling of last year’s Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign. She is also the older half-sister[...]
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Lord Fandango Presses On To Pakenham Cup

Archie Alexander is putting Lord Fandango’s last-start failure down to an unsuitable track condition and the trainer is looking to get the stayer on to firmer footing in the Listed Pakenham Cup. Lord Fandango faded to finish last in the $350,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) on his home track last Saturday week on a track rated[...]
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Williams Trio Hit The Highway To Rosehill

Danny Williams plans to have a significant representation in next year’s Country Championships and one of his leading contenders will be in action at Rosehill on Saturday. The Goulburn trainer has up to eight horses earmarked as candidates for the series, restricted to country-trained horses and culminates in a Final at Randwick on April 6.[...]
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In-Form Sam Slick Set For Biggest Test Yet

Sam Slick will have to defy his handicapper rating in the VOBIS Gold Bullion but trainer Greg Eurell believes the in-form gelding is up for the challenge in the $150,000 race. Four-year-old Sam Slick has won four of his past five starts including two from two this preparation at Yarra Valley and Bendigo over 1200m[...]
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Kah Has Chance For Second Brisbane Hcp Win

Star South Australian jockey Jamie Kah has a chance to win successive Brisbane Handicaps for trainer Ben Currie. Kah will be in Brisbane for the Origin Jockey Series at Doomben on Friday and Saturday. She rode in the series last year and won the Listed Brisbane Handicap (1600m) on Cantbuybetter for Currie. Cantbuybetter will be[...]
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All-Star Mile On Autumn Radar For Alizee

Godolphin trainer James Cummings has the inaugural $5 million All-Star Mile at Flemington on his radar for dual Group One winner Alizee. Alizee has not raced since winning the Group One Queen Of The Turf Stakes at Randwick in April. The mare missed the spring while she served a three-month ban from racing after bleeding[...]
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New $7.5 Million Event For Sydney Racing

Sydney is to have a $7.5 million race called the Golden Eagle as part of Racing NSW’s bid to further strengthen the spring carnival. The Golden Eagle over 1500 metres at Rosehill will be restricted to four-year-olds with the inaugural running on November 2, 2019, the same day as the Victoria Derby at Flemington. The[...]
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$7.5 Million Golden Eagle For Sydney

Sydney is to have a new $7.5 million race in spring – the Golden Eagle for four-year-olds over 1500 metres at Rosehill. The inaugural set weights race will be run on November 2, 2019, the same day as the Victoria Derby at Flemington. The Golden Eagle will be the third leg of a unique treble[...]
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Racing Nsw To Announce New Spring Races

Sydney is expected to get at least one more multi-million dollar race as Racing NSW continues to build on the success of The Everest and to bolster the spring carnival. The governing body will announce plans on Wednesday for a new race or races to reportedly be held on Cox Plate day, October 26, 2019.[...]
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Underweight Placegetter Disqualified

Apprentice Michael Poy is the latest apprentice to weigh in light causing his mount to be disqualified after running a place. Poy’s mount Dame Vassa carried in excess of a half-kilogram less than her allotted weight when second in a benchmark 58 class race at Hamilton on Tuesday. Under the rules stewards were forced to[...]
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