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Follow the market movers

Follow the fixed odds market movers for Warwick Farm and Caulfield on Saturday - The Farm Race 3 - She Will Reign $1.70-$1.55-$1.15 $5,000 @ $1.70, $500 @ $1.70 twice, $300 @ $1.70, $286 @ $1.70, $250 @ $1.70

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New Pro-Ride training track opens at Rosehill

Rosehill Course Manager Shaun Patterson gives a briefing on Stage 1 of the upgrading of the track and training facilities at Rosehill with the new Pro-Ride track opening for trackwork on Thursday.

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The Waller update for the weekend

Rosehill, Flemington and Gold Coast trainer Chris Waller and racing manager Charles Duckworth discuss the past week with Stable Talk and the stable's runners over the weekend - Performer "pulled up very well and we will space his runs to the Slipper" - both Performer and Fiesta go forward to the Longines Golden Slipper

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C.F. Orr Stakes - An Early Look

The field for the first Group 1 of the calendar year is now set, with acceptances taken for the $500,000 C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m), a weight-for-age race that will be run at Caulfield this Saturday.

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Fastest century of Sydney wins ever clocked up by Waller

Rosehill trainer Chris Waller completed the fastest hundred Sydney metropolitan winners in a season when first two-year-old Zoustar colt Zousain won the TAB.com.au Plate (1000m) and secondly three-year-old Frankel colt Tangmere (NZ) won the #Theraces Handicap (1400m) at Randwick on Wednesday

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Wednesday wagering review

Wednesday's wagering review of fixed odds markets for the Breeders Classic meeting at Warwick Farm and the CR Orr Stakes meeting at Caulfield on Saturday - C.F. Orr Stakes (Caulfield Race 8) Tosen Stardom $4.40 (opened $4.80) [bet of $7,000 at $4.80] - Hartnell$5.50 (opened $5) - Black Heart Bart $6.50 (opened $7)

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Field of 14 for CF Orr Stakes

A field of 14 gallopers – including returning champion Black Heart Bart – will head to Caulfield on Saturday to contest the Ladbrokes C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m), the opening Group 1 race of Victoria’s six-week summer and autumn showpiece

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Collett escapes serious injury after Randwick fall

Sydney jockey Jason Collett had a fortunate escape from serious injury when he was dislodged from Prahaar in the TAB Plate (1100m) for maiden three-year-old’s at Randwick on Wednesday

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Two-year-old's open The Farm programme on Saturday

The two-year-old’s heading for higher honours, and possibly a place in the field for the Group 1 Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on March 24th, open the Australian Turf Club’s Warwick Farm meeting on Saturday with a field of 11 for the listed Thoroughbred Breeders NSW Lonhro Plate (1100m).

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The latest news update from Sky Racing

The latest Sky Racing news update on Wednesday with Victoria Samba – She Will Reign clashes with Nature Strip at The Farm on Saturday – Winx may equal Black Caviar’s record in the Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes in April

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Follow the market movers

Follow the fixed odds market movers for this afternoon's meeting at Randwick and the twilight meeting at Sandown-Lakeside today - Randwick Race 3 Swaffham Bulbeck $2.20-$2.50-$2.25-$2.30 $6,500 @ $2.50, $300 @ $2.25 - Ridicule $3.40-$3.50-$2.90 $3,000 @ $3.50, $2,000 @ $3.20, $600 @ $2.90, $500 @ $2.90, $350 @ $2.90

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Track conditions, form and scratchings for Randwick

Track conditions, form and scratchings for Randwick - Track Good 4 - rail out 12m for the entire circuit - 8mm of irrigation for the last seven days - 0.2mm of rain for the last 24 hours, 34.4mm for the last seven days - 14 scratchings - FINAL

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Humidor (NZ) unlikely for Orr, Australian Cup

Cox Plate runner-up Humidor (NZ) is unlikely to return to racing in Saturday's C.F. Orr Stakes at Caulfield and is far from certain to chase next month's Australian Cup at Flemington

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Victorian apprentice fined and suspended

The Victorian Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board on Tuesday fined and suspended apprentice jockey Brandon Stockdale for giving false and misleading evidence to Racing Victoria stewards' during an inquiry into illegal phone use.

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Aquanita inquiry 'the biggest'

The Aquanita inquiry into a raft of charges against eight staff including trainer Robert Smerdon is set to become Australia's largest racing inquiry when it begins before the Victorian Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board on April 30.

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Winx firms for Chipping Norton Stakes

The Chris Waller trained mare Winx has firmed from $1.20 to $1.15 to win the Group 1 WFA TAB Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on March 3rd after it was announced on Tuesday that the champion mare would not run in the Group 2 WFA Apollo Stakes (1400m) on February 17th

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Winx to resume in the Chipping Norton Stakes

The Waller stable advised on Tuesday that champion mare Winx will not resume in the $250,000, Group 2 WFA Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on February 17th with currently suspended jockey Hugh Bowman back to ride her in the $600,000, Group 1 WFA Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on March 3rd.

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Bowman appeal dismissed

Sydney jockey Hugh Bowman's appeal against the penalty of his suspension at Warwick Farm Racecourse on Friday, 26 January, was dismissed on Monday - unable to ride Winx should the mare commence her autumn campaign in the Apollo Stakes on February 17th.

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Latest Golden Slipper order of entry

The Australian Turf Club has advised the latest order of entry for the $3.5m, Group 1 Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on March 24th, as at Monday, February 5th

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Green light for Lord's Orr bid

Lord Of The Sky will chase a maiden Group 1 victory in Saturday's C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield after delighting trainer Robbie Laing with his performance in a Cranbourne trial on Monday morning.

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