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Leading Victorian jockey suspended

Damian Lane has been handed an eight-meeting suspension for careless riding at Mornington on Monday. Lane, who leads the Victorian Jockey Premiership by 27 wins and the metropolitan title by 16, started serving his suspension on Tuesday and will return on June 18, making him available to ride at Sandown on June 19. The incident[...]
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Solidify notches up fifth career win

Solidify notched up his fifth career victory on Saturday for trainers Graeme and Debbie Rogerson. The three-year-old son of Redwood was eased back early to sit midfield by jockey Jonathan Riddell, who bided his time before pressing the go button at the 600m mark, launching his charge three-wide to loop the field. Solidify continued his[...]
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La Crique ready for Australian campaign

It's been a long road to get to Queensland with dual Group 1 winner La Crique, but trainers Simon and Katrina Alexander are relieved they are finally there. The Te Awamutu conditioners have crossed the Tasman with their stable star, who will kick-off her Queensland campaign in Saturday's A$500,000 Magic Millions National Classic (1600m) at[...]
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Crocetti nearing return for spring campaign

Standout three-year-old Crocetti has returned to work ahead of what trainers Danny Walker and Arron Tata are hoping will be a lucrative spring preparation. Racing in the colours of owner-breeder Daniel Nakhle, Crocetti was a standout on the track this season, winning six consecutive races, including the Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m), Group[...]
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Romantic Warrior lands Group 1 Yasuda Kinen

Romantic Warrior completed an extraordinary season with Group 1 Yasuda Kinen (1600m) victory at Tokyo Racecourse on Sunday afternoon (2 June) with a stunning performance which left jockey James McDonald almost speechless as Danny Shum's globe-trotter snared a fifth successive Group 1 feature. Underlining his status as one of the world's premier gallopers, Romantic Warrior[...]
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