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Newnham begins Blazing path back to success at Farm

Trainer Mark Newnham is keeping the next few steps realistic for stakes-placed filly Blazing Miss, and the first of those is her resumption at Warwick Farm today. Fresh from a group1 win last weekend, Newnham said he had seen improvement in the flashy chestnut coming into the Hyland Race Colours Handicap (1100m) but wants more […]

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Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Monday, October 14

Robin Goodfellow’s racing tips: Best bets for Monday, October 14 Sportsmail’s racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips for Monday’s meetings at Musselburgh, Windsor, Yarmouth, and Wolverhampton. Sportsmail’s racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips for Monday’s meetings ROBIN GOODFELLOW  1.20 Not On Your Nellie 1.50 How Bizarre 2.20 Tarboosh 2.55 Jewel Maker […]

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Shadn wins the Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte

Shadn could go through the sales ring before the year is out after claiming Group Two honours in France on Saturday. Having finished third in the Mill Reef Stakes at Newbury last month, Andrew Balding’s filly improved the excellent recent record of British raiders in the Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte. Five of the previous 10 winners […]

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In Her Time on schedule for The Everest first-up

There is quiet confidence around Kris Lees this spring and it might be because things are going so well with Everest contender In Her Time. So well that Lees is prepared to miss her final gallop tomorrow. He will be in Melbourne watching Mustajeer have his final blowout for the Caulfield Cup when In Her […]

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Racing NSW and police join forces to rein in cheats

Racing NSW and NSW Police have struck a deal to embed a senior detective with the racing regulator, in what is believed to be the first partnership of its kind for any sport in Australia. Racing NSW chief executive Peter V’landys said the deal would be a forerunner for other sports and has NSW racing […]

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Pinatubo bids to extend unbeaten record to six

Pinatubo bids to extend unbeaten record to six at Group One Darley Dewhurst Stakes Expectations are high for Pinatubo ahead of Saturday’s meeting at Newmarket Pinatubo is bidding to cement status as  favourite for next year’s 2,000 guineas  The Godolphin-owned mount is 1-3 to extend unbeaten run to six on Saturday  Trainer Charlie Appleby concedes […]

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Spotlight on integrity down south as turf enters peak period

The charges against Darren Weir of torturing, abusing and terrifying a racehorse stemming from the alleged use of a jigger have wiped the spotlight off today’s Caulfield Guineas meeting, the best of the season so far. For the uninitiated, a jigger is a highly illegal battery device, usually about the size of a matchbox, which […]

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Jumps season kicks off at Chepstow with Persian War

The waiting is over for National Hunt fans as the traditional curtain-raiser for the season at Chepstow takes place on Friday, with the Unibet Persian War Novices’ Hurdle highlighting the first of two days. Fergal O’Brien runs both Champagne Well and Paint The Dream in the Grade Two, and yet despite the former being a […]