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McDonald amped for Cox Plate ride

Expat New Zealand jockey James McDonald may have failed to regain his ride aboard star Kiwi mare Verry Elleegant for the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) but he is looking forward to riding her compatriot in another Group 1 feature this weekend. The leading Sydney hoop will partner the Chris Waller-trained Kolding in the Group[...]
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Plum draw for Probabeel

What a difference a year makes. This time last year Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards was devastated after drawing the outside barrier with Te Akau Shark in the A$5 million Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m), while this year he was overjoyed when drawing gate two for Group 1-winning mare Probabeel. “It is such a big[...]
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