Fall mars Scales’ stunning return

Lindsey Smith’s gifted sprinter Scales Of Justice took out an incident-packed finish to the Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) at The Valley, overhauling the short-priced favourite Hey Doc in the closing stages on Friday night. Unfortunately in the closing stages, Group 1 winner Manuel crashed to the ground with 100m to go when he clipped heels and his jockey Barend […]

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Tips and race-by-race preview for Randwick on Saturday

Race 1 – 1:15PM PFD FOOD SERVICES HANDICAP (1000m) Peter and Paul Snowden already have a gluttony of talented youngsters but tipping 3. Rulership to add his name into the mix on Saturday. The I Am Invincible colt, which is a full relation to the Lloyd Kennewell-trained filly Jedastar, runner up to Catch Me in a Blue Diamond lead up, […]

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Racing rallies behind bushfire appeal at Randwick

The reality of the bushfire crisis was there for jockey Brenton Avdulla to see when he met Rural Fire Service volunteer Clinton Cox on Thursday. Cox has spent the past couple of months fighting the fires that have ravaged parts of NSW and the signs are clear on his helmet. RFS volunteer Clinton Cox with jockey Brenton Avdulla ahead of […]

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Inside running: Catalyst to step out at Ellerslie

All-Star Mile candidate Catalyst will begin his preparation at New Zealand’s Karaka Millions meeting at Ellerslie on Saturday. The NZ 2000 Guineas winner, who has five wins from six career starts, will start a very short-priced favourite over 1200 metres as he builds towards the $5 million All-Star Mile in March. Catalyst was 10th in the All-Star Mile voting on […]

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Apple’s Jade owes Gordon Elliott ‘nothing’

Gordon Elliott has hinted that Apple’s Jade could end her illustrious career with a run in the Stayers’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. The multiple Grade One-winning mare had bounced back to form at Leopardstown over Christmas with an authoritative display and hopes were high as she headed into a clash with Benie Des Dieux in the Galmoy Hurdle at […]

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Cheltenham Festival novice chase entries revealed

Old rivals Notebook and Fakir D’oudairies head 38 entries for the Racing Post Arkle Trophy at the Cheltenham Festival. The pair clashed in the Grade One novice chase at Leopardstown’s Christmas meeting, with Henry de Bromhead’s Notebook beating the Joseph O’Brien-trained Fakir D’oudairies by a length and half. Willie Mullins has seven possibles, including Melon, Royal Rendezvous and Cash Back, […]

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Port Macquarie tips: Royal flush a winning hand?

Newcastle trainer Nathan Doyle heads up the highway to Port Macquarie on Friday with two horses that are near specials. Pride Of Adelaide is the first of them and he contests a Maiden Handicap (1100m) in what’s his first run for Doyle after being transferred from Brett Cavanough’s stable. Watch over 50 sports LIVE on Kayo! Stream to your TV, […]

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Signs point to Southern Lad leading Champion’s new era

The first thing punters see as they come into Randwick racecourse in their cars is the Champion Thoroughbreds sign and it is part of a new beginning for the syndicator. In the competitive world of syndicating horses, Champion has some prime real estate and is set to launch its next generation. Southern Lad carries the Champion silks to victory on […]

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