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Trainer Ben Currie Faces Qcat

Queensland trainer Ben Currie has told a stay application hearing he believed the words “harped” and “harped up” related to getting a horse primed to win and not an electric shock. Currie was giving evidence on Thursday by phone from Bali where he is attending a wedding . He is in the Queensland Civil and[...]
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Stable Inspection Leads To Late Scratching

Racing Victoria stewards will continue their investigations that led to the late scratching of Ayer's Rock from a race at Geelong after allegedly receiving illegal raceday treatment. Ayer's Rock was withdrawn at 12.55pm following a report from the Compliance Assurance Team after an earlier inspection of trainer Shawn Mathrick's Cranbourne stable. RV deputy chairman of[...]
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Suspended Trainer Faces Additional Charges

Suspended trainer Ben Smith will face a further 10 charges following two Racing NSW inquiries into the use and supply of prohibitive substances. The charges follow a protracted stewards' investigation that opened following the discovery of a brown bottle in Smith's car near the Newcastle racetrack in September. Stewards initially laid two charges against Smith[...]
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No Juvenile G1 Clean Sweep For Godolphin

Godolphin's chances of making a clean sweep of this season's Group One races for juveniles in Australia is over after the decision the bypass the Champagne Stakes with Flit. Flit was the only Godolphin-owned two-year-old nominated for Saturday's Champagne (1600m) at Randwick but her trainer James Cummings and Godolphin have decided to send the filly[...]
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Field Of 14 For Group One All Aged Stakes

Favourite Osborne Bulls has drawn the inside barrier in a full field of 14 for the Group One All Aged Stakes at Randwick. Osborne Bulls is one of three Godolphin-owned runners in Saturday's 1400m weight-for-age race along with his James Cummings-trained stablemate Home Of The Brave who has barrier three and the Charlie Appleby-trained international[...]
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