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  • Picnic racing revives a Fernhill tradition

    Australian Horse Racing November 10, 2013 2:12 pm

    There have been some famous names in Australian racing linked to Fernhill Estate but the horses involved in its latest passage of thoroughbred history aren’t the next in line. But that’s not to say the connections of the 36 horses racing for overall prize money of $87,000 in six races […]

  • Jockey Desiree Gill dies after race fall

    Australian Horse Racing November 10, 2013 9:42 am

    Queensland jockey Desiree Gill has died from injuries she received in a fall at the Sunshine Coast. Gill was taken to Nambour Hospital on Saturday night in a critical condition and died on Sunday morning. The 45-year-old was an experienced rider who had spent 30 years in the industry. “Desiree […]

  • Sam Kavanagh trains first Randwick winner

    Australian Horse Racing November 9, 2013 6:48 pm

    Up-and-coming trainer Sam Kavanagh has used his maiden Sydney Saturday win to give money to the victims of bushfires that have torn through NSW. The son of leading Melbourne trainer Mark, Kavanagh tasted victory when apprentice Yusuke Ichikawa drove five-year-old Absalon to the line first in Saturday’s Coolmore Australia Handicap […]

  • Cummings makes amends for Cup absence

    Australian Horse Racing November 9, 2013 6:18 pm

    The right trainer, the right horse, the right dose of nostalgia. The trouble was, it came four days late – or, perhaps, five days early. Precedence, the only hope Bart Cummings had of making this year’s Melbourne Cup his 13th, won the Group Three Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m) by a […]

  • Reith labels Earthquake the next Guelph

    Australian Horse Racing November 9, 2013 6:12 pm

    Christian Reith has set the bar high for debut winner Earthquake, comparing the filly to her multiple Group One winning stablemate Guelph. Both Peter Snowden-trained fillies are by champion Darley stallion Exceed And Excel but Reith, who rode Earthquake to her win at Randwick on Saturday, believes the similarities go […]

  • Darren Weir fined $2000 by stewards

    Australian Horse Racing November 9, 2013 6:06 pm

    Platelet was scratched from a Group One assignment and Darren Weir fined $2000 at Flemington on Saturday after what the trainer said was a communication bungle. Weir had informed stewards that Platelet was stabled at his Ballarat training centre on the eve of the $1 million VRC Sprint Classic. Security […]

  • Cassidy wins for Waller at Randwick

    Australian Horse Racing November 9, 2013 6:06 pm

    Chris Waller was the man who nudged Jim Cassidy over the line for his hallmark 100 Group One wins, and the two were in winning form again at Randwick. The partnership between Cassidy and the hugely successful trainer bore the fruits of Cassidy’s 98th, 99th and 100th Group One victories. […]

  • Boban win seals great carnival for Waller

    Australian Horse Racing November 9, 2013 5:48 pm

    Boban has emerged as a new star of Australian racing with his Emirates Stakes victory, capping a memorable spring carnival for champion trainer Chris Waller and the Schofield family. The Waller-trained Boban wrapped up a perfect campaign by landing his second Group One win in the Emirates Stakes on Saturday. […]

  • Better Than Ready sizzles at Eagle Farm

    Australian Horse Racing November 9, 2013 5:00 pm

    Trainer Kelly Schweida breathed a huge sigh of relief after his star galloper Better Than Ready showed he was back on track with a slashing win at Eagle Farm on Saturday. In a race run at blistering pace, $3 favourite Better Than Ready lumped 60.5kg to beat Rocky King ($4) […]

  • Buffering blitzes VRC Sprint Classic

    Australian Horse Racing November 9, 2013 4:24 pm

    A few questions lingered after Buffering broke through for his first Group One win two weeks ago. But none remained after his second at Flemington on Saturday. Buffering answered every query in the VRC Sprint Classic (1200m), jumping to the front and leading every step of the way, his three-quarter […]