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Bryne chases first Doomben Cup

One of Queensland’s most successful jockeys, Jim Byrne, believes he is riding the horse that can deliver him his first Group 1 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at the Brisbane Racing Club on Saturday.

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Shoalhaven City Turf Club Chairman injured

Shoalhaven City Turf Club’s Chairman, Michael Martin, is recovering in hospital after an incident at Nowra Racecourse on Monday.

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Birchley seeks VCAT stay

Disqualified Queensland trainer Liam Birchley will front the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal on Friday seeking a stay of proceedings so as to continue his career pending an appeal.

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Winning return to racing for ‘J Mac’

“J. Mac is back” came the call from race commentator Darren Flindell as Cormac (by All Too Hard) crossed the line first to land the opening event of Sydney’s midweek meeting at Warwick Farm. Of course, reference was being made to the successful comeback to race riding of champion jockey James McDonald following an 18-month disqualification from the track.

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The latest news update from Sky Racing

The latest Sky Racing news update on Wednesday with Andrew Bensley – Cradle Mountain begins rehab – what plans for Pierata? – Doomben Cup update – Freedman eyes off Brisbane.

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Tougherthantherest heads Rosehill feature

The $100,000 Australian Hall of Fame Bm 95 Handicap (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday has a field of 13 with the Chris Waller trained Tougherthantherest out to keep up his appropriate name in lights going for his fourth win in succession.

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Final field and market for Doomben Cup

The final field and opening market for the Group 1 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday - Ambitious (JPN) $4.00 favourite with barrier seven

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Follow the market movers

Follow the fixed odds market movers for Warwick Farm and Sandown-Hillside today - Warwick Farm Race 2 Mickey Blue Eyes $4.60-$2.80-$3 $200 @ $4.60, $1,200 @ $4.40, $700 @ $4, $200 @ $4, $100 x $1,000 e/w @ $4/$1.95, $300 @ $4, $345 @ $3.90, $200 @ $3.70, $200 @ $3

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Track conditions, form and scratchings for Warwick Farm

Track conditions, form and scratchings for Warwick Farm - Track Good 4 - rail out 3m for the entire circuit - 2mm of irrigation for the last 24 hours, 11mm of irrigation for the past seven days - 2mm of rain for the last seven days - 15 scratchings - FINAL

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Bargain buy notches $100,000 in earnings at Rocky

When Rockhampton trainer Zoe Hohn paid $500 for Macho Tycoon as a tried horse she never could have imagined the galloper would go on to win seven races and more than $100,000 in earnings.

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Hayes: Magic can repeat Goodwood trick

There is ample stable confidence that Vega Magic can emulate his performance in last year's Darley Goodwood for his defence of the crown on Saturday.

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Chris Waller discusses his induction into the Australian Hall of Fame

Sydney’s champion trainer Chris Waller discusses his induction into the Australian Hall of Fame on Friday night

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Final field and barrier draw of the Goodwood

The final field, barrier draw and opening market for the Group 1 Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday - Vega Magic $2.60 favourite with barrier 14

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Stackhouse ready to see how he stacks up in Mauritius

Daniel Stackhouse is looking forward to his second major overseas stint when he takes up a riding contract with the leading Gujadhur stable in Mauritius this week.

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150 nominations for Rosehill on Saturday

The Australian Turf Club received 150 nominations on Monday for Saturday’s metropolitan meeting at Rosehill including 16 for the $100,000, Benchmark 95 (1500m).

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Markets opened for McDonald's return

Sydney jockey James McDonald is in demand from trainers and punters are sure to follow suit when he returns to the saddle at Warwick Farm on Wednesday after completing his disqualification for wagering

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Sydney rain postpones Randwick trials

Sydney's rainfall over the weekend and overnight has meant the Randwick barrier trials schedule for Monday were postponed due to the condition of the track and the forecast of further rain - Saturday' metropolitan meeting is at Rosehill and fine weather is forecast from Tuesday through to Saturday.

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Group 1 sprinter Terravista retired

Warwick Farm trainer Joe Pride has retired his Group 1 winning sprinter Terravista after the eight-year-old Captain Rio gelding failed to feature in the listed Ortensia Stakes over 1100m at Scone on Saturday.

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English claims Doomben 10,000

In a gun ride from Sydney’s Tim Clark, English powered home along the rails to down the fast finishing Impending by a long head - English gave Clark his second Doomben 10,000 triumph

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Fast Lane to Derby glory

Darren Weir was effusive in his praise for a masterful Damian Lane ride after the star jockey piloted progressive galloper Leicester to victory in Saturday's Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m).

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