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Start for Glamour mare weather-dependent

Greysful Glamour is a simple puzzle to solve. If the track is good, she will compete hard, if it’s rain-affected, her chances rapidly diminish. And with a forecast for possible showers in Sydney on Saturday, trainer Mark Newnham is understandably anxious. “Her chances really just depend on the weather,” Newnham said. “If she gets firm[...]
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Samadoubt back in the Group One fold

There was a time when trainer Bjorn Baker feared Samadoubt’s racing career might be over but the gallant gelding has fought his way back to fitness and into the Group One arena. The seven-year-old will line up in the Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Randwick on Saturday, his first start since suffering a tendon injury following[...]
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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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