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Button To Relocate Horses During Crisis

Caloundra trainer Tom Button hopes to relocate some of his team to Rockhampton this weekend with Queensland separated into racing regions from next week. Racing Queensland has announced plans for the state to be divided into five areas in an effort to limit horse and people movement during the coronavirus pandemic. An RQ spokesman said[...]
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Keal’s Claim To Help The Tax Accountant

Apprentice Nick Keal’s three kilogram claim has boosted the chance of Rockhampton’s The Tax Accountant winning Queensland’s first Highway Plate at Doomben. The Tax Accountant brings strong city form to Saturday’s $50,000 1350m-race which is based on the Highway concept in NSW. Each Saturday, Sydney hosts a $75,000 race restricted to country-trained horses with Queensland[...]
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Rain To Help Button Runners At Rockhampton

The forecast for rain has boosted Rockhampton trainer Tom Button’s hopes he can overcome an influx of southern horses to win his local feature double. Button has strong chances with Peacock in Friday’s $100,000 Rockhampton Newmarket and Astoria in Saturday’s $150,000 Rockhampton Cup. Peacock and Astoria have until recently been trained by Diane Murphy at[...]
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