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Depth And Quality In Cups Nominations

Racing Victoria officials have been amazed with the quantity and quality of nominations for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups despite uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Entries for the features were announced on Thursday and the Caulfield Cup, which will be run on October 17, attracted 177 nominations, an increase of 29 from last year[...]
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Oliver Triumphs Again In Breasley Medal

Champion jockey Damien Oliver has won his third Scobie Breasley Medal in a row and his eleventh in the award’s 26-year history with a ten-vote victory at a televised ceremony. Oliver polled 61 votes with Dwayne Dunn his nearest rival and Craig Williams, who won the Melbourne jockeys’ premiership, finishing third. Oliver won the inaugural[...]
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Grand De Flora Chasing Third Straight Win

Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Danny O’Brien expects a late-season race for three-year-olds at Caulfield will provide a good test for Grand De Flora when the blue-blood filly bids to continue a rise through the grades in Victoria. By champion New Zealand sire Savabeel out of three-time Group One winner Daffodil whose feature wins included the 2009[...]
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