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Stewart turns back the clock in Cup

Former champion Sydney apprentice Ron Stewart has made a triumphant return to his old stomping ground, capitalising on a rare Group 1 opportunity for Chris Waller to clinch the Sydney Cup aboard Selino. The globetrotting jockey, who has had stints in Singapore, Macau and Mauritius, is currently based in Queensland but answered a call from[...]
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Colourful Pomare riding crest of a wave

Trainer Bill Pomare won’t be the least bit surprised if his stable star Ocean Billy does the almost unthinkable and wins tomorrow’s Group 2 Ultimate Mazda Japan Trophy (1600m). The last start Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) winner lines up as topweight in the Tauranga feature with conventional wisdom having the free-running stayer only just[...]
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Gelded Skyward set for Bendigo return

Having held spring aspirations for imported galloper Skyward, trainers Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young have gone back to the drawing board ahead of the stayer’s return in the Listed Golden Mile (1600m) at Bendigo on Saturday. With four wins on the board in France, Skyward was purchased with the dream of winning last year’s Melbourne[...]
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Treble for Dennis

While much of the Dennis family focus was on homebred The Chosen One running a game fourth in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m), trainer Robert Dennis quietly went about his vocation, racking up a treble at Wingatui on Tuesday. Dennis’ uncles Joe, Martin and Ray Dennis, along with father Tony, comprise the famed Dennis[...]
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