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20 May 2018 9:13 AM Yass Magpies end West Belconnen's unbeaten start after soft send off

"I know the officials have a hard job, it's not easy what they do but I just couldn't believe that, at that stage in the game, I was blowing up it was even a penalty," Teka said. "When he got sent off my fist was in my mouth, it took a lot to keep my mouth shut at that point because he just tackled him normally. "That was vital member of our team and we could 8

19 May 2018 10:53 AM Melham keeps his cool, Santa Ana Lane does the rest in Goodwood

He didn't panic as he drifted to the rear of the field, and was smart enough to change his initial plan of coming to the middle of the track to weave his way inside and attack late close to the fence. "They bounced out of the barriers, it all opened up down the inside and he had a good turn of foot and he was just too good," Melham said. "His run the other 8

16 May 2018 11:57 AM 'J-Mac's back!' McDonald returns to the track an immediate winner

"I didn't need a tight finish to start the day," McDonald puffed as he hopped off $1.75 favourite Cormac, his first competitive ride and winner since being outed for 18 months for backing one of his own horses to win. But he would have given anything to get a winner so quickly. And it didn't take long to get one. The question in racing circles is not if McDonald 10

14 May 2018 7:45 AM Canberra Racing Club boss Peter Stubbs to step down

Racing in Canberra is bracing for a changing of the guard after Canberra Racing Club boss Peter Stubbs announced his intention to retire this year. Stubbs will retire effective from October 16, which coincides with the club's annual general meeting where a new boss could be announced. Stubbs had a major impact on racing in the capital and says his highlights 12

14 May 2018 6:09 AM Dave Toussaint on a collision course with Anthony Mundine

"I think if Toussaint was to fight Mundine, it would be one-way traffic and Mundine would get knocked out. Whether Mundine has got the balls to step up to the plate, I don’t know, to be honest. "[Toussaint's promoter] Nick Boutzos has got the capability of putting on a big fight down there and I’d love to see a fight like that happen in Canberra 12

13 May 2018 1:06 PM VRC recruiter draws big names to Melbourne Cup

The brilliant move by the VRC to employ world renowned international recruiter Leigh Jordon has already begun to pay dividends, with confirmation that Japanese stayers are poised be a significant part of their four day Melbourne Cup carnival this year. Jordon, who was lured from Racing Victoria to the home of the Melbourne Cup just six weeks ago, flew into Tokyo 10

10 May 2018 4:32 AM Segenhoe looks for bragging rights in Scone two-year-old races

Segenhoe boss Kevin Maloney loves to see his colours at the Scone meeting and is out to take a two-year-old double on Friday and Saturday. Nick The Skip reaches his target race, of a year, in Friday’s Inglis Challenge, while there are high hopes for Pretty In Pink in the Woodlands Stakes on Saturday. “It is a great weekend and you like to have a winner 11

5 May 2018 3:53 AM Inter Dominion Trotting Championship set to return

The return of the Inter Dominion Trotting Championship has been ratified by Harness Racing Australia with the series guaranteed to be run for the next nine years. Harness Racing Victoria is likely to reduce the prizemoney for a trotting feature, the Great Southern Star, to hold the Inter Dominion trotting series alongside the pacers in December 17

4 May 2018 7:13 AM Ainslie's Jeremy Hirst to pay emotional tribute to his father

Every time he walked into the office a beaming Rourke would sing out "the great man has arrived". Jeremy is proud of the legacy his father left at the club and now the 26-year-old physiotherapist is desperate to repay the Tricolours for the support they showed the Hirst family during a tough time. "It’s definitely a big milestone and I’m sure he would 15

3 May 2018 7:25 AM Canberra Capitals sign WNBA-drafted point guard to boost roster

Capitals coach Paul Goriss has worked with Wallace in the Australian under-19 team and didn't hesitate in recruiting one of the country's best emerging talents to the capital. The Queenslander spent a year at the AIS before earning a scholarship to play at Baylor University in Texas and will graduate next week. She had spoken with Atlanta coach Nicki 22