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Damian Lane, James McDonald ready to bid for International Jockeys’ Championship

Contesting the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) for the first time, Australian Damian Lane hopes to capitalise on a strong book of rides at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (8 December) to enhance an already impressive global resume. Famed for Group 1 success on Japanese runners in both Australia and Japan, Lane will partner Salios[...]
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Stable praying for luck in Golden Eagle

Aegon’s co-trainer and part-owner Andrew Forsman can only hope Lady Luck will be riding on jockey Jason Collett’s shoulder in their quest for a share of Rosehill’s pot of gold this weekend. Everything had gone according to script for the four-year-old’s tilt at Saturday’s AUD$7.5 million Golden Eagle (1500m) until the barrier draw landed him[...]
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Classic ambitions for Tutukaka

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike believes quality three-year-old Tutukaka can bounce back to form in Wednesday’s Listed Geelong Classic (2200m) as the Tavistock gelding presses on towards the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) on Saturday week. Pike has relied on the eyes and ears of Mornington horseman Tony Noonan as he prepares the half-brother to star[...]
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Baker pleased with Underwood hope

Quality stayer The Chosen One takes the next step in his build-up towards the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups, when he tackles the Group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Sandown on Saturday. The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained entire is one of just five runners in the AUD$1 million feature, with the presence of emerging star[...]
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Feehan first-up for The Chosen One

Quality stayer The Chosen One will kick off his Cups campaign when he contests the Group 2 Feehan Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday. The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained six-year-old had a look around the Melbourne track on Tuesday morning under jockey Damian Lane ahead of his weekend test and his trainers received[...]
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Rupert Clarke awaits Probabeel

Classy Kiwi mare Probabeel remained unbeaten at Caulfield when claiming Saturday’s Group 3 W.W. Cockram Stakes (1200m) and will seek a second Group One success at the venue next month. The Jamie Richards-trained five-year-old found a good spot midfield under an ace Damian Lane ride, crossing from the outside barrier of 10. Probabeel was placed[...]
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