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18 November 2018 8:41 PM Radical new plan for all-star $5m Victorian race

Public involvement in selecting the field and a massive prize of $5 million will make the planned All Star Mile a radical new event on the Australian racing scene. The plan, to run the big-money race during the Melbourne autumn carnival next year, will be officially announced later on Monday, with the contest set to be rotated around Melbourne's three 41

15 November 2018 3:10 AM Benbow hits the road with Noumea in his comeback

“The first thing I remember was in hospital and they told me I had a broken back and would be out for a while.” Benbow has been back riding for two months and Noumea, which comes to Rosehill on Saturday, has given him his biggest success since then in the Coleraine Cup in September. He has ridden six winners and follows the six-year-old to Sydney as he steps 16

13 November 2018 9:47 AM Caroline Buchanan dislocates and breaks finger in freestyle BMX

Two-time Olympian Caroline Buchanan will return to the AIS in the coming days to work out a plan to recover from another injury setback just months after jumping back on to her bike. Buchanan dislocated and broke her finger at the UCI freestyle world championships in China, where she made the finals in her first attempt at a new discipline 17

13 November 2018 5:27 AM Payne seeks winning momentum with top-line jockey

Rosehill trainer David Payne has turned to 11-time group 1-winning hoop Tye Angland in a bid to give Momentum To Win exactly that at Hawkesbury today. Payne has been given dispensation by stewards for the gelding to carry an extra half-kilogram in a 2000-metre class 2 handicap as the four-year-old chases a first win in almost eight months. That March 19

10 November 2018 7:48 AM Loyalty repaid: Barrier rogue overcomes issues

''We put him through the barriers up at Gai Waternouse's at Randwick, he had got banned from racing for the second time for barrier manners. He had been going through as good as gold and then one day he went berserk, flipped over, thrashed around and smashed all the gates to bits. He broke three ribs and crushed a vertebrae. Loyalty Man scored narrowly 21

10 November 2018 5:52 AM Kenedna comes out of retirement to land Weir a treble

Darren Weir was poking around his farm in Maldon when he spotted a horse with a good action who looked fit and well. Upon further investigation he discovered the horse was Kenedna, a talented mare that had been sent to the farm to spell before heading to the breeding barn. "She was a great three-year-old who was unlucky not to win a group one," Weir said. His mind slipped 23

7 November 2018 7:32 AM Newnham hopes for a group 1 and a Ladies Day surprise

“You look at the Derby winner and he was very impressive at Flemington then disappointing at Caulfield before winning on Saturday,” Newnham said. “Hopefully she can do the same.” Back at Hawkesbury the Spring Provincial Series continues with its third heat where Bobbing will be looking for a hat-trick this time in. Trainer Bernie Kelly has decided to take a shot at the rich series 16

6 November 2018 6:51 AM Canberra trainer Luke Pepper savours his own 'Melbourne Cup win'

"He was extremely tough first-up which gave me a lot of confidence and it was a great ride from Nicky Heywood, he was always going to be hard to run down. "The staff have done an amazing job with the horse, it's been a massive team effort to get him right and Emma who rides all his work has done an amazing job. It meant a lot to the stable to get him back winning 15

6 November 2018 5:02 AM The Cliffsofmoher dies after suffering injury in Melbourne Cup

“It is with sadness that we confirm that The Cliffsofmoher had to be humanely euthanised after sustaining a fractured right shoulder during the running of the Melbourne Cup at Flemington,” Stier said. “The horse received immediate veterinary care, however it was unable to be saved due to the nature of the injury sustained. “This was an unfortunate incident 14

6 November 2018 4:25 AM Landmarks gets a heavier burden in the Jacaranda Cup

Scott Cumming got a shock when Landmarks won the Jacaranda Prelude last week at Grafton but it may well cost him his chance to win his main task in Wednesday’s feature. The Casino trainer had the six-year-old on a Cup campaign around the Northern Rivers and Landmarks delivered back-to-back hometown cups in August, a race for which he was set. He freshened 12