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IRE: Irish quarantine exemptions for jockeys extended to all Group or Graded races Irish quarantine exemptions for riders competing in Group 1 or Grade 1 races have been extended to include those riding in any Group or Graded race, meaning jockeys can travel without self-isolating when they return to Ireland. A change in previous regulations... Read More

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‘Acceptable’ trial from Classique Legend Classique Legend (Not A Single Doubt) took a crucial step towards his Hong Kong Sprint (Gr 1, 1200m) tilt with his first Hong Kong barrier trial on the turf at Sha Tin yesterday. But while satisfied with the grey’s effort, his new trainer Caspar Fownes implied caution as he swiftly... Read More

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Robinson seeking good Rosehill Karma Hawkesbury trainer Daniel Robinson will be out to land his first city winner when he saddles Karmazone (Eurozone) in the Benchmark 78 Handicap over 2000 metres at Rosehill on Saturday. Robinson, son of multiple European Classic-winning rider Philip Robinson and a former National Hunt conditional jockey, has issued an upbeat... Read More

New Zealand Latest

Captain Cook for Aimee’s Jewel Trudy Keegan is still on cloud nine after taking out the Valachi Downs Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes (Gr 3, 1400m) at Riccarton with Aimee’s Jewel (Proisir) last month. It was the first time the Stratford trainer had campaigned in the South Island and she said she could not have hoped for... Read More

Denis Pagan – racing’s left-field story of the year

Imagine if Troy Corstens were to coach an AFL team to a premiership win in two years’ time.  That would, perhaps, provide the best perspective to rookie trainer, Corstens’ protege and dual AFL premiership coach Denis Pagan’s remarkable achievement in winning this year’s Gr 1 Victoria Derby with maiden Johnny Get Angry (Tavistock).  This story... Read More

13 for Air Force Blue

New first season sire winners Air Force Blue First-season sire Air Force Blue (War Front) recorded his 13th individual winner when Major Frontier (2 c ex Make Haste by Tiznow) made a successful debut at Gulfstream Park West on Saturday, on what was the last day of racing at the south Florida venue. Trained by... Read More