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Terry/karina O’Sullivan Appeal Cobalt Bans

Father and daughter training partners Terry and Karina O’Sullivan have lodged an appeal against their cobalt convictions. The O’Sullivans were last week hit with a disqualification until 2020 after the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board found them guilty of administering or causing to be administered a prohibited substance. They had faced nine charges laid by[...]
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Prince Of Arran On Target For Hk Vase

Melbourne Cup placegetter Prince Of Arran has cantered on the all weather track at Sha Tin ahead of his bid to win the Hong Kong International Vase. The Charlie Fellowes-trained gelding had three Australian starts during the spring, running third in the Herbert Power Stakes before winning the Lexus Stakes to earn a start in[...]
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Popular Grey Albumin Primed For Return

Striking grey Albumin stands out because of his colour and his trainer hopes he will also be conspicuous when he returns at Rosehill. The four-year-old won three of his four starts last campaign and Gerald Ryan is pleased with how he has come back ahead of a summer preparation. Among Albumin’s rivals in Saturday’s Benchmark[...]
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Alexandria Aiming For Sandown Victory

Trainer Pat Carey has high hopes for Alexandria who will continue her race day education against her own age and sex at Sandown. Alexandria scored an impressive debut victory at Bendigo last month and will line up for her second start in Wednesday’s Ladbrokes Handicap (1600m). It’s the same distance she won over at Bendigo[...]
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Eagle Farm Passes First Serious Test

The new Eagle Farm racing surface has passed its first major test with horses galloping on the course proper. Eagle Farm, the state’s major track, has been out of operation for most of the past four years because of problems during its redevelopment. A new base and grass were laid earlier this year and then[...]
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Field Of 15 For G1 Kingston Town Classic

Damien Oliver has been booked to ride Trap For Fools in the Kingston Town Classic in Perth and will jump aboard the last-start Mackinnon Stakes winner in a track gallop before the Group One race. Trainer Jarrod McLean has confirmed Oliver’s booking for Trap For Fools after several other names were mentioned. Saturday’s $1 million[...]
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Comin’ Through Settles Into Sha Tin

Sydney trainer Chris Waller has made a lightning trip to Hong Kong to check on Comin’ Through ahead of the Group One winner’s bid to topple local star Beauty Generation in the International Mile. Runner-up in the Doncaster Mile before his success in the Doomben Cup (2000m), Comin’ Through is the only Australian representative at[...]
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Race Named For Retiring Trainer Bill Prain

Retiring trainer Bill Prain’s 50-year career in racing is to be celebrated at the midweek meeting at Warwick Farm, his home track. Prain announced his retirement last week with his major supporter, Fred Peisah scaling back his racing and breeding business at Lomar Park Stud. The Australian Turf Club has named a race for Prain[...]
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Single Bullet Ready To Fire At Rosehill

Since he won a Group Three race as a two-year-old, Single Bullet’s career has been a case of near misses and a couple of disappointments. But his return to the winners’ circle at Randwick in October has renewed trainer Gary Portelli’s faith in the sprinter heading to Saturday’s 1100m-Benchmark 88 race at Rosehill on Saturday.[...]
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Swacadelic On Track For Pakenham Cup Tilt

Four of the first five horses home in the recent Ballarat Cup are among the nominations for another of Victoria’s country features at Pakenham. Saturday’s $300,000 Listed Pakenham Cup (2500m) has attracted 22 entries headlined by Ballarat Cup winner Kiwia and Geelong Cup winner Runaway. Zipping Classic runner-up Dal Harraild also features in the nominations[...]
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Trainer Tony Gollan Looking To The Future

Tony Gollan has revealed plans to further modernise his operation as he prepares to continue his domination of the summer carnival. Gollan has already trained the winners of three stakes races and three other feature events this summer carnival. After a relatively slow start to the season he leads the metropolitan trainers’ premiership with 34[...]
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Venue Switch For Upcoming Twilight Meeting

A pre-Christmas midweek twilight race meeting originally scheduled for Sandown has been transferred to Caulfield. Racing Victoria announced on Monday the December 19 twilight meeting had been moved at the request of the Melbourne Racing Club. “With the Caulfield track in great condition following its annual post-Caulfield Cup renovation, the MRC is taking the opportunity[...]
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Mishani Spirit To Tackle Gold Coast Race

Smart Toowoomba filly Mishani Spirit is set to take the next step to the Magic Millions carnival via a provincial race at the Gold Coast. Mishani Spirit created a big impression when she won her only start at Toowoomba on October 15. The race carried metropolitan prize money because it had been transferred from a[...]
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Winx Most Popular Horse In Online Poll

Australian champion Winx has been named the most popular horse by online voters from more than 60 countries. The Secretariat Vox Populi Award recognises the horse whose popularity and racing excellence best resonates with the general public. The award was created by Penny Chenery, owner of the incomparable Secretariat, to honour horses that may not[...]
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High Mode Wins First Jericho Cup

The inaugural Jericho Cup has attracted a large crowd to Warrnambool to commemorate the centenary of a race run on the desert sands in Palestine in World War I to divert attention from the Australian Light Horse’s charge at Beersheba. The Anthony Freedman-trained High Mode ran out the winner over the gruelling 4600 metres which[...]
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More Magic Millions Aims For Bel Sonic

Jason Warren has more Magic Millions races in his sights with one of his stable stars Bel Sonic. Four-year-old Bel Sonic resumed from a spell with a last-to-first victory in the $100,000 Magic Millions 3&4YO Classic (1100m) at Ballarat eight days ago and Warren has two other Magic Millions races in mind for the talented[...]
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