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25 May 2018 5:30 AM Good gate a nice change for Le Romain in Kingsford Smith Cup

So often dictated to in his races, Le Romain is set to be the dictator after drawing a good barrier in Saturday’s Kingsford Smith Cup at Doomben. The frustration of double-figure barriers has left trainer Kris Lees with "what might have been" stories this preparation as Le Romain was fourth in the TJ Smith, runner-up in the All Aged Stakes and third 15

22 April 2018 5:57 AM Jack Johnson, boxer jailed under Jim Crow, is being considered by Trump for pardon

World heavyweight champion Jim Jeffries refused to fight him and instead retired. But in 1908, Johnson gained the championship belt in front of 20,000 at Rushcutters Bay, Sydney. Johnson had been pursuing incumbent Tommy Burns around the world as the latter took on the world's challengers, with a fight eventually agreed to after Australian promoter Hugh D McIntosh 40

5 April 2018 10:38 AM Southern Tablelands United FC appealing decision to boot them from FFA Cup

Southern Tablelands United are trying to appeal their way into the FFA Cup fourth round after they were tossed out of the competition for fielding an ineligible player. United accounted for Woden Valley 2-0 when the teams met on Tuesday, but it was the latter who progressed after lodging an appeal. Southern Tablelands United FC are appealing the decision 22

28 March 2018 1:05 AM Frazer's forgotten horse back as half-sister 'flying' before return

Garry Frazer is on the cusp of taking one of Sydney's forgotten horses back to the track, but his more immediate goal is for the half-sister to make a winning return at Rosehill on Saturday. The injury prone Way We Go, which hasn't raced for close on three years after creating a big impression winning two of his first three starts in 2015, is being nursed 13

15 March 2018 8:16 AM Bowman set to return on Performer in the Golden Slipper

“It was good to get that out of the way today and know that he is right to go into the Slipper next week. Hugh should be there to ride him.” Performer had been at the top of Golden Slipper betting after winning the Breeders Plate and Canonbury Stakes but his antics on Saturday saw his price balloon close to $10. TAB’s Glenn Munsie said the trials of Performer 22

27 February 2018 9:29 AM Chautauqua's refusal to jump has TJ Smith preparation on hold

The autumn campaign of three-time TJ Smith winner Chautauqua literally came to a halt in the barrier stalls at Randwick trials when he twice refused to leave the gates on Tuesday. The champion sprinter will have to trial again before being allowed to race after failed to leave the gate in trial three and repeated it in the following heat. At hsi second 26

18 February 2018 1:47 PM Japanese interest grows in the Sydney Cup with Fame Game to be a late entry

"He is known to Australian punters and his win on Saturday under handicap conditions is a great pointer to how competitive he would be in the Sydney Cup." Fame Game, which was was 13th in Prince Of Penzance's Melbourne Cup two years ago, has the option of heading to Dubai for the weight-for-age Dubai Gold Cup over 3200m on March 31 or taking on the handicap 33

16 February 2018 6:00 AM ACT Junior Rugby Union welcomes Rugby Australia's weight for age rules

Sullivan said the response to the trial was positive and was keen to see the Rugby Australia guidelines as the juniors edge closer to the start of their season in May. "The trial was quite revealing, there wasn't as many children on the higher or lower end of the spectrum who were too big or too small," Sullivan said. "It did allow for a couple of boys to go up and a couple 34

15 February 2018 4:00 AM Randwick: Melody Belle hits right notes, says jockey Rory Hutchings

"She won that race on Karaka Million day without getting out of second gear, and she is ready to go from what I felt [on Thursday]," Hutchings said. "It is a good time to meet some of these fillies because they are first up and that fitness edge could prove very important. She is very sharp and I think she will run in the first two." Melody Belle has had support 21

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 21