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2 October 2018 5:51 AM Queanbeyan trainer Joe Cleary and Coolring miss spot in The Kosciuszko

Queanbeyan trainer Joe Cleary has missed out on a chance to race in the $1.3 million The Kosciuszko after being overlooked for the final slot in the field. Cleary had been hoping eight-year-old gelding Coolring would get a chance in the lucrative race, which will be run on the same day as the $13 million Everest at Randwick on October 13. But the field 82

1 October 2018 5:14 AM Queen of the turf readies for her date with destiny

Winx might have spent her racing life based at Chris Waller's Rosehill stables in Sydney, but there is no doubt that she has made Melbourne her racing home away from home, with dominant displays in major races at Caulfield, Flemington and, of course, Moonee Valley, where she has become the superstar of the Australian turf with three successive Cox Plate 78

1 October 2018 5:13 AM Brutal injury adds to Legh's woes as Viddora camp set Valley plan

Leading owner Rupert Legh has enjoyed the sort of racecourse success that few can only dream of. But even at the top level disappointments abound, and there can have been few tougher weekends for an owner than the one Legh has just endured, made worse by the news on Monday that his top three year old colt Brutal was out for the spring. "We've said it all along 79

29 September 2018 10:00 AM Beer toasts NSW racing after moving from Victoria

Dreams Of Paris heads to Cootamundra with city form from Melbourne and Sydney, including a runner-up finish over 1550m at Canterbury in July. “If he runs up to his form, he is going to be very hard to beat,” Beer said. “It would be great to get a cup in our first week.” Beer has got on the front foot with his stable, buying French stayer Abadan, which 71

27 September 2018 6:48 AM Pierata out to fulfil Epsom dreams

Pierata has arrived at the race – Saturday’s Epsom Handicap at Randwick – that he was always going to target. It is the race his owners have dreamed of, but the road to Epsom glory has included a dead end and a few twists and turns. There was the lure of the biggest challenge of all, The Everest. But to climb that mountain would have cost up to $300,000 plus shares 128

27 September 2018 5:16 AM Everest build-up the biggest Freedman's experienced

The Everest experience for trainer Anthony Freedman is completely different to any other race in which he has been involved. Freedman has been part of successful Golden Slipper, Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup campaigns but nothing matches the intensity of having triple group 1 winners Santa Ana Lane and Shoals racing for $13 million next month 83

26 September 2018 8:07 AM Canberra Racing delay final decision on master plan

Canberra Racing has an "in principal" decision on a development master plan, but a final decision has been put off until the board's next meeting on October 30. As revealed by Fairfax Media in Monday's paper, the board met on Tuesday night, where consultant Lockbridge gave a presentation on what options were available to the race club in terms of redeveloping 83

26 September 2018 1:12 AM Racing Victoria wants more staying races to give locals a Cup chance

''We would see it being open to three, four and five-year-olds so we would encourage progressive horses who are maturing into stayers , and we would like it to have decent prizemoney. The other putative race, at Flemington in mid September, would have a similar motive. If a horse could win that his trainer could then tailor his program over the next seven 88

23 September 2018 6:43 AM The Autumn Sun the one for the Australian Derby

Bred out of an Aga Khan-owned Galileo mare Azmiyna, The Autumn Sun brings together the best stallions of their generation in Australia and Europe and has the scope to be more dominant as the journeys get longer. The Autumn Sun has headed to Melbourne with the Caulfield Guineas as a target but Chris Waller will take no risks with the prized colt should 92

22 September 2018 2:00 PM Dragon boat racing: a sport for all ages

Ms Stern, who migrated to Australia in 1948 with her Hungarian family, moved to Israel after meeting her husband in Europe where she went on a working holiday. They moved to his native Israel where her husband was killed in the Six Day war in 1967, when a direct hit on the tank he was in on the Suez Canal was fired by Egyptian forces. At the time her two children 121