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16 June 2018 3:00 AM Firth hopes Toucan can finally win at Lismore

Meanwhile, Peter Snowden will attempt to win the same two-year-old race with the same horse twice in a season at Muswellbrook on Sunday. Snowden has won the Greg Cribb Memorial Red Crown, which honours his late brother-in-law, on five occasions, but, with the race having been moved from November to June, it gives Californiasurprise a chance to be a two-time 20

9 June 2018 3:00 AM HRNSW reveal rising stars for Nick Dewar memorial series

The future of the sport will once again be on show in the Nick Dewar Memorial Rising Stars series in the week leading up to Breeders’ Challenge day on July 1. Harness Racing NSW announced 10 drivers, led by last year’s winner Ellen Rixon, to complete in the series, which will have heats in Young, Bathurst, Bankstown and Newcastle at the end of the month 23

5 May 2018 2:11 AM Grills out to honour mentors at Gunnedah

The memorial raceday at Gunnedah on Monday is personal for trainer Sue Grills. The meeting includes the Arthur Gore Memorial and Keith Swan Memorial, who played key roles in Grills’ career, which sees her sitting third on the Hunter and North West trainer's Premiership this season. Gore, who was known as Pop, provided Grills her first winner as an apprentice 35

18 March 2018 5:08 AM Cricket ACT Lynne O'Meara Cup: Zoe Cooke hands Western District-UC title

Third Grade Sides Memorial Cup - QUEANBEYAN 9-153 (C Edgar 32, B Moore 32; M Willington 5-24, J Brandling 2-28) bt ANU 152 (C Warren 35, L Luchetti 28; A Mitton 4-34, V Bennett 3-16) at Neil Bulger Oval. Fourth Grade Ainslie District CC Cup - QUEANBEYAN 6-177 (MP O'Rourke 58, A Brunker 52*; A Devanathan 2-31, D Thomson 2-34) bt ANU 175 (D Thomson 40*, S Sorbello 39

28 January 2018 5:28 AM Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki savours her special moment

It didn't take long for Caroline Wozniacki to develop a special affinity with the Australian Open women's trophy. What else could you expect after ending a sporting drought spanning 11 years and more than 40 majors? "Daphne" got a special mention on the victory dais on Saturday night, more than one glowing reference as Wozniacki faced the world's press 28

23 January 2018 4:14 AM Woman attacked by group of females in Southbank lift

Police are hunting for a group of women who attacked another female in a Southbank lift on New Year's Day. The group, believed to be African in appearance, is also thought to be behind another incident in the same lift the following morning. A memorial service for those involved in the Bourke Street attack last year will take place in Melbourne's Royal 40

23 December 2017 1:22 AM Top Queensland harness racer suspended

The top metropolitan harness racing driver in Queensland has had her license suspended for a year after allegedly moving inside to allow another horse to win a Toowoomba race last Saturday. Trista Dixon, who leads the metropolitan drivers' premiership standings this year, has been accused of advantaging another driver during a race at Egmont Park in the Toowoomba 54

17 December 2017 2:47 PM Racing Victoria backs jumps racing with prizemoney hikes and more races

Racing Victoria is backing the growth of jumps racing by staging two feature Sundays in 2018, following the success of the inaugural all-jumps Grand National Steeplechase card at Ballarat in August 2017. Warrnambool and Bendigo will both hold super jumps days next July. The addition of a fifth jumps race and two high-weight races to Warrnambool's Kevin 60

12 December 2017 5:26 AM Mourners encouraged to wear purple to Canberra track-work rider Samara Johnson's funeral

Family, friends and the racing community will farewell jockey Samara Johnson in Young next week. Mourners are being encouraged to wear jeans and boots, and something purple – Samara's favourite colour – to her funeral. The service will be held at the Toompang Racecourse at 11am. The Canberra-based picnic jockey and track-work rider was killed in a car accident 76

11 December 2017 6:10 AM Canberra Racing Club to honour Samara Johnson with memorial race at Thoroughbred Park

The Canberra Racing Club will host a Samara Johnson Memorial handicap in honour of the late picnic jockey. Johnson died in a single-vehicle crash that also left her partner and Thoroughbred Park trainer Garry Kirkup seriously injured on December 3. The Canberra Racing Club moved swiftly to honour Johnson and the racing community will pay a touching tribute 95