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Ron Stewart Back Riding After Fall At Home

Multiple Group One-winning jockey Ron Stewart makes a return to race riding at Eagle Farm following a fall from a ladder at his home in March. Stewart, 36, has been among Queensland’s leading jockeys since returning from international commitments four years ago. Sydney’s champion apprentice in 2002-03, Stewart has ridden more than 700 winners in[...]
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Deep Image Makes The Cut For Stradbroke

Robert Heathcote’s chances of training his first Group One winner in Queensland doubled when Deep Image made the field for the Stradbroke Handicap. When the final Stradbroke field was declared on Tuesday morning, Deep Image was the last in after Victorian mare Teleplay did not accept. There are 18 runners and five emergencies with Caloundra[...]
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Starosa Shortens For Group One Atkins

Under-rated filly Starosa has shortened dramatically in markets on the Group One J J Atkins after her easy win at Doomben. Starosa made it two wins in a row when she strode to a five length-victory in Saturday’s Two-Year-Old Handicap (1350m). Before the win bookmakers were freely offering $51 about Starosa in the J J[...]
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Push To Upgrade Queensland Carnival

The success of the Sydney autumn carnival has sparked a renewed push for a further upgrade of Queensland’s winter racing. Racing Queensland originally scrapped the winter carnival features because of the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic implications. But it has since issued a revised schedule of 25 black-type races including the reinstatement of two Group[...]
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Griffin Makes Most Of Sunshine Coast Ride

Experienced jockey Dan Griffin’s decision to ride in a different racing region to his beloved Gold Coast has reaped its reward. Racing Queensland has divided the state into regions during the coronavirus pandemic with jockeys having to select one zone. Griffin is a nine-time Gold Coast premiership winner but now lives near the Sunshine Coast.[...]
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