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Two Jobs For Chris Munce Ahead Of Mile

Trainer Chris Munce is putting the final touches to Urban Ruler’s tilt at the $5 million All- Star Mile while at the same time trying to solve a conundrum with promising filly Zoucara. Urban Ruler made the field for the All-Star Mile after finishing second on the popular vote but his last two Brisbane failures[...]
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Price Adds A Partner To Training Business

Mick Price sees his working hours getting longer despite being about to take on a training partner. Mick Kent jr, son of respected Cranbourne trainer Mick Kent, is set to join the Caulfield-based Price in coming weeks. “I love doing what I’m doing and have no intentions of stepping back,” Price said. “I’m doing this[...]
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Toby Edmonds Wins For Another Stud

Trainer Toby Edmonds has continued to build his association with some of Australia’s biggest stud operations with Music’s win at Doomben. Music’s jockey Jeff Lloyd had to survive a protest from runner-up Tickettome’s rider, apprentice Michael Murphy, to register her first win at her fourth race start. Murphy protested on the grounds Lloyd had checked[...]
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Bogenhuber Cleared After Toowoomba Fall

Jockey Skye Bogenhuber has been cleared of serious brain damage after a fall in a jump-out at Toowoomba. Bogenhuber was taken to the Toowoomba Hospital after Tuesday’s fall and tests showed she had a small bleed on the brain. Specialists from Brisbane examined Bogenhuber on Wednesday after further CT scans. “The further tests have revealed[...]
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Godolphin Still Packing The Slipper Aces

Injury has cast doubt over Tassort’s Golden Slipper campaign but such is the depth in Godolphin’s two-year-old stocks they are poised to strengthen their grip on the $3.5 million race in spite of the star colt’s absence at Randwick. Tassort is an easing Slipper favourite after being ruled out of Saturday’s Todman Stakes with a[...]
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Le Romain To Stay In Melbourne For Now

Multiple Group One winner Le Romain remains stabled in Melbourne with the possibility he could sneak into the All-Star Mile as an emergency. Le Romain failed to gain enough votes to make the top 10 to secure an All-Star Mile spot and then was snubbed by the selection panel for one of four wild cards[...]
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Seymour Meeting Transferred To Echuca

An upcoming Seymour meeting has been transferred to Echuca to allow additional recovery time following a recent track renovation. The Seymour track was reconstructed in 2016 and after returning later that year has been periodically rested to allow for consolidation, most recently in May last year. Following four meetings last November and December, the track[...]
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Dalasan Earns Shot At Vrc Sires’ Produce

Two fast-finishing wins in Adelaide over distances expected to be short of his best have earned unbeaten two-year-old colt Dalasan an interstate trip for the Group Two VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes at Flemington. Trained by Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas at Morphettville, Dalasan won over 1000m on debut last month before again finishing strongly to[...]
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Newnham To Take Up Guineas Challenge

Mark Newnham has done the research and he is convinced Nakeeta Jane deserves a shot at a feat only one other filly has managed in the past 15 years. The Surround Stakes winner is one of three fillies backing up from last weekend’s Group One race to take on their male counterparts in Saturday’s Randwick[...]
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Zahspeed Ready For Another Darwin Crusade

A long trip to a new stable will be the least of gypsy Zahspeed’s problems when he takes the first steps to another Darwin campaign at Eagle Farm. Zahspeed has seen more of Australia than the average grey nomad having raced in Victoria, South Australia, NSW, Queensland and the Northern Territory. He has had stints[...]
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Lees With Strong Hand In G1 Newmarket Hcp

Kris Lees has two dual Group One winners in the Newmarket Handicap but it’s a colt he considers a Group One winner in-waiting he believes could be best-placed at the weights in the time-honoured Flemington sprint. Lees has last-start Lightning Stakes winner In Her Time, dual weight-for-age Group One winner Brave Smash and impressive three-year-old[...]
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Pierata Returns For Group One Campaign

The studs are starting to circle around Pierata as he prepares to kick off a Group One campaign geared towards the two biggest sprint races of the Sydney autumn carnival. The four-year-old resumes in the Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Randwick on Saturday against a classy field which includes multiple Group One winner Trapeze Artist, Kementari[...]
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Sound Runs First-Up In G1 Australian Cup

Trainer Mike Moroney will learn a little more about German import Sound when he makes his autumn return in the Australian Cup. Sound, who came to Australia last spring as Sound Check and was unplaced in the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups, runs first-up in Saturday’s Group One weight-for-age race over 2000m at Flemington. Moroney said[...]
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Fine For Using Nose Twitch Overturned

A controversial $400 fine imposed on Cairns trainer Trevor Rowe for using a twitch on race day has been overturned by the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission. The Queensland branch of the Australian Trainers Association had vowed to fight the fine which they said was unfair and a dangerous precedent. QRIC Commissioner Ross Barnett said following[...]
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Further Tests For Bogenhuber After Fall

Jockey Skye Bogenhuber will undergo further tests after suffering a head injury in a fall in a jump-out at Toowoomba. After the fall on Tuesday, Bogenhuber was taken to the Toowoomba Hospital where she was found to have a small bleed on her brain. A Racing Queensland spokesman said specialists from Brisbane had been contacted[...]
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Shoals To Resume In G1 Canterbury Stakes

Multiple Group One winner Shoals will head to Sydney for the Canterbury Stakes, with the weight-for-age sprint winning out over the Newmarket Handicap in Melbourne. Shoals was an acceptor for both Saturday’s Newmarket (1200m) at Flemington and the Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Randwick with the Anthony Freedman stable confirming the decision to run the mare[...]
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The Autumn Sun With Eight Guineas Rivals

Star colt The Autumn Sun will have eight rivals, including three fillies, in the Randwick Guineas as he bids for his fourth Group One win. The Chris Waller-trained The Autumn Sun, winner of six of his seven starts, has barrier four for Saturday’s 1600m-feature for three-year-olds at Randwick. Trainer Mark Newnham has accepted for last[...]
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