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Freedmans Continue Strong End To Season

Brothers Richard and Michael Freedman continue to make waves as a Sydney training partnership, producing import Paths Of Glory for an upset win at Randwick. At $31, Paths Of Glory was the outsider in Saturday’s Quincy Seltzer Handicap (1800m) having finished unplaced in two Australian starts since his arrival from Europe. But some deft research[...]
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Jockeys Stood Down From Gosford Meeting

Nine Sydney jockeys have been prevented from riding at Tuesday’s Gosford meeting after a well-known Sydney hoop who competed at Rosehill on Saturday began to show flu-like symptoms. While the prominent rider is awaiting test results for COVID-19, Racing NSW stewards announced Andrew Adkins, Brenton Avdulla, Tim Clark, Sam Clipperton, Jason Collett, Robbie Dolan, Adam[...]
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Promising Filly Fituese Wins Listed Race

Promising filly Fituese has continued a rise through the grades to claim her first stakes win in dominant fashion at Rosehill. The three-year-old could now be in line for a Queensland campaign after taking out Saturday’s Listed Denise’s Joy Stakes (1100m) against her own age and sex. Well-supported to start the $1.75 favourite, the John[...]
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Soldier Of Love Wins In Roughhouse Finish

Bjorn Baker almost gave up on Soldier Of Love after an inglorious debut at Bathurst but happily for the trainer, the owners convinced him to persist. The gelding has continued to go from strength to strength, landing his first Saturday-class win in a drama-packed Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service Handicap (1400m) at Randwick. As favourite Subpoenaed[...]
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Trainer Predicts Bright Future For Fituese

John Thompson was still crafting his skills as a horseman when he first crossed paths with Joe O’Neill. O’Neill was in the early stages of establishing syndication company Prime Thoroughbreds while Thompson had just taken on the role of foreman for trainer Bill Mitchell. More than two decades later Thompson, now a leading trainer in[...]
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Maher, Eustace Notch Another Juvenile Win

Filly Macroura has continued an outstanding two-year-old season for trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace, outpointing a handy field to win the opening race at Randwick. The stable has enjoyed a heady season with its youngsters, winning the Magic Millions Classic with Away Game and stakes races with the likes of Prague and Holyfield. The[...]
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