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  • Triple Crown looks to Emperor's Way to continue good run

    9 August 2018 3:34 AM 8

    The Triple Crown Syndications silks made famous by Redzel in The Everest have been on a tear for the past month and trainer Paul Snowden thinks it could continue with Emperor’s Way and Island Missile at Rosehill on Saturday. Peter and Paul Snowden are the exclusive trainers for Triple Crown and since the beginning of July, there have been 13 wins for the syndicator

  • Hayes marks Poetic Dream group 1 quality with an Everest option

    8 August 2018 7:41 AM 8

    "If not, there are mile races like the Makybe Diva Sakes, which are good options. He is definitely a quality horse." Poetic Dream was backed from $7 to $4.80 at Ladbrokes when markets opened on the Aurie’s Star Handicap, with Voodoo Lad a $3.90 favourite in front of Godolphin import Home Of The Brave, which has impressed in Sydney barrier trials, at $4. Hayes

  • Angus Brayshaw tees off at West Coast CEO Trevor Nisbett and Andrew Gaff

    7 August 2018 9:15 AM 10

    "They didn't play golf, Hamish said he wasn't sure where they (West Coast) got that from." In contrast to Nisbett's comments, Angus pointed to his family being livid about the incident and hinted his family could take the matter further if the AFL Tribunal didn't come down hard on Gaff, who's out of contract at the end of 2018 and unlikely to play again

  • The Canberra triathlete who couldn't swim

    7 August 2018 2:04 AM 14

    The swimming part of the triathlon journey would only start in 2011, where she took a leap of faith. "A friend had sent me a flyer for her club’s novice program that was about to start and I thought, 'Yeah, why not? I’ll give it a go, I’ve got no good reason not to do it,' despite the fact that I couldn’t swim," Gurnhill said. "I just wanted to build

  • Canberra A-League bid hits 5000 members inside a month

    6 August 2018 8:00 PM 13

    The Canberra A-League bid have signed 5000 members less than a month after launching and they now want to double that number. It means the expansion club already has more members than A-League grand finalist the Newcastle Jets (816), Central Coast Mariners (2545) Adelaide United (3232), Perth Glory (4057) and likely the Wellington Phoenix (N/A)

  • Racing NSW buy Cummings' slice of paradise for retired racehorses

    5 August 2018 12:00 PM 13

    Bart’s son, trainer Anthony Cummings, would not comment on the sale when contacted by Fairfax Media on Sunday. The property had been part of court proceedings back in February when Anthony Cummings’s lawyer, Michael Jaloussis, offered valuation for feed company Ranvet and the property. “As your Honour would see, it is worth about $12-13 million. I wouldn’t

  • Cooma's Ben Thompson books a world title shot

    5 August 2018 11:00 AM 13

    But things are slightly different this time around with Iliev opting to take the fight on the condition it was under Muay Thai rules, which utilise the eight-point striking system (punches, kicks, knees, elbows) and the full clinch, rather than the K1 rules they fought under last time. That won't bother Thompson. If he can put it all together like he did against

  • Canberra Brave secure AIHL minor premiership with five games to spare

    5 August 2018 9:08 AM 19

    Canberra Brave have secured the Australian Ice Hockey League minor premiership with five games to spare after road wins in Sydney and Newcastle over the weekend. The Brave made it six wins on the bounce after thrashing the Sydney Ice Dogs 6-3 on Saturday and holding on for a gutsy 6-4 victory against the Newcastle Northstars on Sunday. It marks the Brave's

  • Call for controversial sacking to be included in cricket's review

    5 August 2018 9:03 AM 17

    Cricket's players association has called for the contentious sacking of a Cricket Australia staff member over a series of tweets to be included in a wide-ranging cultural review of the sport's governing body. The Australian Cricketers Association has made the recommendation, after Tasmanian-based government relations manager Angela Williamson was sacked

  • Gungahlin Eagles fairy-tale run continues into preliminary final

    5 August 2018 8:51 AM 19

    But they were let off with a warning and now Eagles coach Dan Atkins and his men daring to dream of a historic premiership. "I can't remember the last time the club won a grand final in first grade but in round nine we were last and round 17 we were fourth," Atkins said. "It would be a phenomenal effort for us to make the grand final let alone win it, if we do it'll