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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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Collide ready to rebound at Randwick

Doncaster Mile favourite Mugatoo will be Kris Lees’ headline runner at Randwick but the trainer has two capable support acts in import Collide and filly Never Talk. A Listed winner over 2500 metres in Europe, Collide made an encouraging Australian debut when third behind subsequent Mornington Cup winner Mount Popa and Sacramento in the Randwick[...]
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Top mares retired, stud beckons

Group Two winning Savabeel mare Yearn has been retired and is likely to be sold as a broodmare prospect in the coming months. Prepared by Karen Fursdon for the majority of her career, Yearn’s biggest win came when landing the Group 2 Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1400m) in late 2019, while she also boasts a[...]
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Patience paying off with Sacramento

Patience and precision have been the vital ingredients to Sacramento’s Sydney Cup campaign, which will finally ramp up a notch at Rosehill. Last year’s VRC St Leger winner, Sacramento kicked off his current preparation on Boxing Day as trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott set about boosting his rating in the hope of targeting some[...]
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New Zealand Oaks likely for Tokorangi

The Ballymore Stables of Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard are likely to be represented by two runners in Saturday’s Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m), headed by Group Two-winning filly Tokorangi and her Group Three-placed stablemate Dragon Queen. There had been some consideration to bypassing the Oaks with Tokorangi and focusing[...]
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O’Sullivan-Scott trio Sydney bound

Matamata trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott look likely to produce a triple threat at the Sydney autumn carnival after another stellar day for their Wexford Stables at Ellerslie on Saturday. Fresh off the back of quality three-year-old Rocket Spade providing the partnership with a gritty victory in the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m),[...]
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