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Getting Leggie Lands Brierly Steeplechase

Getting Leggie has relished a return to jumps racing at Warrnambool taking out an incident-packed Brierly Steeplechase to post his third win at the track. An awkward leap at the second fence in Tuesday’s mini-feature by Zataglio dislodged his rider Bill Gleeson which in turn brought down the Tommy Ryan-ridden He’s A Genius. Both horses[...]
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Douglas Joins Gold Medals In Annual Chase

Dual purpose jockey Clayton Douglas has been attending the Warrnambool May carnival for as long as he can remember. His father Vic trained three winners of the Grand Annual Steeplechase (Hoki 1995-96, Miracle Star 2000) while Clayton’s first ride in the 5500m marathon resulted in victory aboard the Symon Wilde-trained Gold Medals in 2018. They[...]
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Streets Of Avalon To Resume At Caulfield

After shelving thoughts to campaign Streets Of Avalon in Dubai, trainer Shane Nichols has turned his attention to a Melbourne summer and autumn preparation. That begins in Saturday’s Listed John Dillon Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield. Nichols also nominated Streets Of Avalon for Friday night’s Group Two Australia Stakes (1200m) at The Valley but confirmed the[...]
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Douglas, Thornton With Derby Opportunities

Clayton Douglas and Damien Thornton will both chase their first Group One wins in the South Australian Derby when they retain the rides on a pair of leading contenders from the Anthony Freedman stable. Thornton steered Ridgewood Drive to a four-length win in a 2000m-handicap for three-year-olds at Flemington on Saturday with the gelding scheduled[...]
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