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Sentfromthestars looking to remain unbeaten fresh up

SENTFROMTHESTARS is looking to keep its perfect fresh-up record when it lines up in Saturday’s Nathan O’Mara & Terry Jolley Handicap at Flemington. The mare had 10 runs last campaign which spanned over five months and co-trainer Simon Zahra said another lengthy campaign was in store. “She had a pretty taxing preparation last time around,”[...]
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Cannyescent impresses in maiden win for Sona Bloodstock

IT started with a simple Facebook post. And it’s now become a stable full of Sona Bloodstock-owned Gabrielle Englebrecht-trained youngsters that are destined to be the next generation of Australian thoroughbred stars. Chief among them is the three year old Cannyescent, which broke through for its maiden victory in its first start at Goulburn on Tuesday.[...]
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Tabcorp in court over anti-money laundering laws

AUSTRALIAN gambling giant Tabcorp has found itself in hot water with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre, the financial watch dog launching proceedings over allegations it failed to comply with anti money laundering and counter terrorism financing laws. AUSTRAC yesterday filed papers in the Federal Court against three Tabcorp group companies for “extensive, significant[...]
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Barbed leads Godolphin for Grafton Cup charge

BARBED will head the Godolphin team at next week’s Grafton Cup carnival on Wednesday, July 8. The two-day Grafton carnival features the $150,000 Listed Ramornie Handicap, in which Barbed is currently paying $15 at, followed by the $150,000 Listed Grafton Cup on Thursday. Godolphin head trainer John O’Shea has nominated five runners from his[...]
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Treve gunning for historic third Arc triumph

TWO-time Prix de I’arc de Triomphe champion Treve is gunning for an unprecedented third title after winning impressively last Sunday. The five-year-old scored a 1.25-length victory in the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud and in second place was the highly-touted Flintshire which stands as a $17 chance in the Arc. Treve is right on target to[...]
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Criterion ready to take UK by storm at Royal Ascot

THE David Hayes-trained Criterion is reportedly “sparkling” in preparation for the Prince of Wales Stakes at Royal Ascot next Thursday, June 18. The four-year-old is an $11 chance to win at, on the same line as 2014 Triple Crown aspirant California Chrome, and it is nearing peak condition ahead of the featured race. Everything[...]
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