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Josh Parr Returns A Winner At Randwick

Josh Parr has made a triumphant return to Sydney racing at Randwick, three months after being sidelined with a debilitating nerve disorder. The Group One-winning jockey had not ridden in town since May 13 after being diagnosed with brachial neuritis, an uncommon affliction which causes severe pain and loss of nerve function. Prior to the[...]
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Listed Race On Radar For 2YO Panna Cotta

Trainer Mark Newnham has a late-season stakes race in his sights for filly Panna Cotta after the juvenile resumed from a spell with a maiden win at Randwick. Panna Cotta stepped out for her second career start in Wednesday’s Hyland Race Colours Plate (1100m) for two-year-old fillies on Randwick’s Kensington track and settled just behind[...]
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Josh Parr Suspended Out Of Victoria Derby

Sydney jockey Josh Parr has been suspended for 11 meetings for careless riding aboard beaten Victoria Derby favourite Shadow Hero. Shadow Hero finished fifth in Saturday’s 2500m Group One for three-year-olds at Flemington and stewards later charged Parr with careless riding approaching the 2000m mark in the $2 million race. Parr pleaded guilty to shifting[...]
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Shadow Hero Primed For 2500m Of Derby

One-time VRC Oaks favourite Celestial Falls will miss the race but her trainer Mark Newnham still has the chance for Classic glory in Melbourne. Shadow Hero assumed favouritism for Saturday’s Victoria Derby with his Group One victory in the Spring Champion Stakes in which he beat Castelvecchio. The Spring Champion form looks even better now[...]
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Newnham Has Spring In His Step

Victorian Racing officials might not like Racing NSW’s recent spring carnival initiatives, but trainer Mark Newnham is convinced the competition will benefit the sport. As the in-form Newnham prepares to saddle up a trio of talented horses at Rosehill on Saturday, he has thrown his support behind the revitalisation and expansion of the Sydney spring,[...]
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