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‘Miracle’ Rothfire claims McEwen Stakes

Superlatives often get thrown around in professional sport, but Queensland trainer Rob Heathcote was spot-on when he said Rothfire's win in the McEwen Stakes was a “miracle”. He was also spot-on when using the same term simply to describe his comeback from a serious injury. Saturday's victory was the five-year-old's first since the devastation of fracturing his[...]
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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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