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  • Nolen pick-up ride posts Flemington win

    Luke Nolen was the beneficiary of another rider’s misfortune when he guided two-year-old El Greco to a convincing win at Flemington. The Peter Moody-trained El Greco was sent out the $2.70 favourite and made light work of Saturday’s Eugene Gorman Handicap (1400m), striding clear over the final 200m to win […]

  • Avalanches upsets Ipswich Mile favourite

    Trainer Trevor Bailey believes the best of Ipswich winner Avalanches won’t be seen until the Eagle Farm racetrack is reopened. Avalanches ($10) continued to prove a good buy for Bailey when he beat the favourite Budget Bender ($2.50) by a short half-head in the Ipswich Mile on Saturday. However, Bailey […]

  • Trip To Paris to run in Ascot Gold Cup

    Potential Melbourne Cup runner Trip To Paris is a late entry for the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot. Trainer Ed Dunlop is hoping the Chester Cup winner can raise his rating and earn the right to accompany Red Cadeaux to Australia in the spring. Red Cadeaux has finished runner-up three […]

  • Oliver to miss Flemington after race fall

    Damien Oliver has been ruled out of Saturday’s Flemington meeting but the champion jockey has been cleared for the Royal Ascot ride on Wandjina. Oliver suffered mild concussion as a result of race fall at Bendigo on Thursday and he spent the night in hospital before being released on Friday. […]

  • Simon Love new Victoria Racing Club CEO

    Simon Love has been appointed chief executive of the Victoria Racing Club, replacing David Courtney who stepped down last year due to ill-health. Just last month, Love was appointed to the equivalent position with Perth Racing but VRC chairman Michael Burn said the club asked him to reconsider. “Before our […]

  • No standing down for Vic cobalt trainers

    The Victorian trainers facing cobalt charges are free to continue training pending their hearings, unlike two of their NSW counterparts. Danny O’Brien, Mark Kavanagh and the father and son partnership of Lee and Shannon Hope were charged on Thursday after horses in their stables returned cobalt readings above the threshold […]

  • Byrne is jockey for Cup mission: Gollan

    Tony Gollan is relying on Jim Byrne’s intimate knowledge of the Ipswich racetrack to pay off against the odds for his stable on Saturday. Byrne has ridden three Ipswich Cup winners and he was the most successful jockey at the corresponding meeting last year with a treble. It’s that sort […]

  • Bachelor Zeel a sentimental tip for Cup

    Frank Ritchie knows he will never train the likes of Bonecrusher again but the New Zealand horseman is happy to keep his hand in with an albeit smaller stable. Ritchie farewelled Bonecrusher on Thursday when the nine-time Group One winner was euthanised at the age of 32 after suffering the […]

  • Stackhouse loses careless riding appeal

    Luke Nolen has replaced Daniel Stackhouse on the favourite in the opening race at Flemington after Stackhouse failed in an appeal against a suspension. Stackhouse was to ride the Peter Moody-trained two-year-old El Greco in Saturday’s Eugene Gorman Handicap (1400m) but was suspended for careless riding at Pakenham on Tuesday. […]

  • Jockey hoping to be King for another day

    Paul King will abandon his safety net that is provincial racing to try to parlay a spectacular winning ride into more city success at Rosehill on Saturday. As his jockeys’ room rivals were hauled before stewards over their lack of judgment, King earned widespread acclaim for his front-running tactics on […]