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17 March 2018 7:16 AM Adkins gets first group 1 as Daysee Doom wins Coolmore Classic

Adkins was positive from a wide draw and drove Daysee Doom to sit outside the leader and at the top of the straight she was there to beaten but nothing would get to her. She hit the front at 300m mark with a wall of horses coming at her but at the post she had a shot neck to spare from Oregon’s Day with a half head back to Silent Sedition. “As soon as the barrier 5

17 March 2018 7:02 AM Ntini fears for Proteas without Rabada: 'It's like losing five bowlers'

Cape Town: Legendary Rainbow Nation fast bowler Makhaya Ntini claims Kagiso Rabada is irreplaceable for South Africa but believes that if he can somehow win his appeal against suspension Newlands will be "chock-a-block" for the third Test against Australia. Rabada's appeal will be heard by video conference on Monday in a hearing overseen by Michael Heron 5

7 March 2018 10:32 PM WNBL: Canberra Capitals sign marquee player Kelsey Griffin

"I've had the opportunity to work with Paul in an Opals capacity and he helped develop parts of my game," Griffin said. "His plans for the Capitals align with what I want to achieve in my career and I'm keen to see where he can take me. I'm really excited to join this club." Goriss says Griffin will be invaluable for the Capitals given she averaged 16.8 points 24

3 March 2018 6:35 AM Parr makes the most of pick-up ride Shoals in the Surround Stakes

It was Parr's third group 1 as Shoals added the Surround to the Myer Classic from the spring in a form turn-around after a failure first-up in Melbourne. Given a positive ride by Parr, Shoals, which was unwanted in betting at $13, sat outside Shumookh and was simply too strong. “As soon as I got to the outside of Shumookh I was very confident,” Parr said. “I was full of confidence 24

2 March 2018 7:09 AM Clark taking nothing for granted on Shumookh

In-form jockey Tim Clark is circumspect about speed maps which show Shumookh getting an easy lead in Saturday’s Surround Stakes, and he is even more wary of favourite Alizee. The betting for the first running of the Surround Stakes at group 1 level has the Light Fingers Stakes quinella of Alizee and Shumookh dominating. The race sets up much like the lead-up 24

25 February 2018 9:00 AM Boutier cruises to win in Ladies Classic

"I just hit it really chunky and it didn't go very far. But I wasn't really too worried as it was a par five and I was never going to reach it [in two] anyway." There's been nothing normal about the first staging of the $350,000 event on NSW's mid-north coast, the country's newest professional golf tournament. So long and complex is Bonville, players 19

16 February 2018 8:35 AM Gai Waterhouse banks on apprentice's knowledge of Global Glamour in Apollo Stakes

It is no surprise Global Glamour's five wins in 15 starts have come when she has controlled the race either from the front or outside the leader. "She has a very high cruising speed and Rachel knows that. She can give a good kick and is very strong," Waterhouse said. "I think you saw as a three-year-old, when she won those group 1s, that she is a miler 29

14 February 2018 7:00 AM Marc Conners confident Super Too has the speed to test Lightning rivals

"She is at a point of her career where you can aim high because she has shown she is good enough to run the times. But it is a big step up in class taking the likes of Redzel." That's the reason Super Too is a $21 outsider in race dominated by The Everest winner Redzel, the $1.80 Sportsbet favourite, last year's Lightning winner Terravista and Hey Doc, which 13

10 February 2018 9:39 AM Adele Douglas takes another step on golfing fairytale at Royal Canberra Classic

Adele Douglas walked away from a career as a real estate agent to pursue her golfing dream, but it really turned into a fairytale when a marriage proposal became the incentive to improve. That's why Douglas was smiling after every shot at the Royal Canberra Classic, even on a stretch of six bogeys in eight holes on Saturday. Douglas was the third-ranked 36

9 February 2018 8:32 AM Royal Canberra Classic nerves as teenager Isabelle Hawes gets dream golf chance

Hawes, who has been playing for six years, finished her first round 11-over par, well behind leader Shin (seven under) and fighting to make the cut. She showed plenty of promise after her start, limiting the damage to just four bogeys her last 13 holes and still smiling after her round. "I thought I was going to be on the bogey train the whole round 8