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Racing Victoria clamps down on dodgey bookmakers

IN a move to crack down on dubious betting practices, Racing Victoria has implemented guidelines preventing persons within the industry from wagering with unapproved bookmakers. The new law, dubbed LR66AA, forbids all licensed racing personnel in Victoria from placing bets with any wagering operator outside of the 244 online betting services and independent turf accountants[...]
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Melbourne Cup winner to trial on Monday

2014 Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist will trial at Newcastle on Monday in preparation for a lengthy spring campaign. The Kris Lees-trained runner hasn’t impressed since winning the Melbourne Cup last November, with the most disappointing effort being a 16-length defeat in the Group 1 Sydney Cup. Lees stated that it has worked well throughout the[...]
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Punters hurting after $1.10 failure at Gosford

PUNTERS were left with empty wallets after $1.10 favourite Sooboog finished seventh in the Redeye Constructions Maiden at Gosford last Thursday. The son of Snitzel was such a short favourite due to the form surrounding its first two career starts. The John Hawkes-trained runner was the CrownBet.com.au $1.65 favourite on debut in the Listed Breeders[...]
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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 Sportsbet.com.au, 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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