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JPN: All eyes on Sodashi Sodashi (Kurofune)  will be tested against Japan’s best dirt track runners when she switches surfaces to contest the Champions Cup (Gr 1, 200m) at Chukyo tomorrow. The ‘White Wonder’, who includes a Classic victory in the Oka Sho (Gr 1, 1600m) and the Hanshin Juvenile Fillies (Gr 1, 1600m) among... Read More

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Stokes’ Good Idea for Pakenham Cup Phillip Stokes is hoping to land today’s Pakenham Cup (Listed, 2500m) when last season’s Adelaide Cup (Gr 2, 3200m) winner Good Idea (So You Think) breaks from gate seven when he shoulders 57 kilograms under Damian Lane. “I would love to win our hometown cup,” Stokes said. Since his... Read More

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Marsh holds strong hand in Bonecrusher Stephen Marsh will rely on a quartet of three-year-olds in the Bonecrusher Stakes (Gr 3, 1400m) at Matamata today. The Cambridge trainer will be represented by Dubai Diva (Pride Of Dubai), La Bella Beals (Star Turn), Bugatti (Charm Spirit) and Laneway Flirting (El Roca). The Group 3-placed Dubai Diva... Read More

Waikato Stud dominates 2020-21 NZTBA awards

Powerhouse Waikato Stud, plus the Chittick family, the stud’s owners, have dominated the first two of four major awards annually decided by the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association. In normal times, the association would make all of their awards at an annual dinner celebration but due to Covid regulations this year’s presentation had to be... Read More

Chau’s far from smooth ride to training could be about to hit a high note

Gold Coast trainer has designs on Magic Millions with promising juvenile Russian Warrior If it was not for the severe economic impact of the pandemic on the hospitality sector, Allan Chau would most likely still be behind the blender at his Brisbane smoothie bar making fresh juices and other healthy concoctions. Instead, his CBD business,... Read More

Tributes paid after police find body of missing jockey Chris Caserta

The body of jockey Chris Caserta was retrieved from the Gold Coast surf early yesterday, about 36 hours after the former Victorian rider was caught in a Surfers Paradise rip and tragically drowned. Fellow rider Amy Graham, 25, who was with Caserta at the time of the incident which occurred soon after 10pm on Wednesday,... Read More