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  • Facts about the C.F. Orr Stakes

    Horse Racing Facts February 8, 2012 5:20 pm

    Some facts about the Group One $400,000 weight-for-age CF Orr Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday:- * First run in 1925 when won by The Night Patrol. * Was Group Two until 1993. * Manikato won the race three times from 1979 to 1981 and Vo Rogue is the only […]

  • Black Caviar draws barrier five in C.F. Orr Stakes

    Breaking News February 8, 2012 12:09 pm

    Black Caviar has drawn midfield in barrier five for Saturday’s Group One CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield. The 1400 metres of the Orr will be Black Caviar’s first test beyond 1200 metres but she is not expected to have any trouble extending herself to the slightly longer trip. Undefeated in […]

  • Bees invade Caulfield horse walkway

    Breaking News February 4, 2012 3:56 pm

    A beehive in a hedge near the walkway from the birdcage forced horses to be diverted onto the course proper to make their way to and from the mounting yard at Caulfield on Saturday. Racing Victoria steward Allan Reardon said stewards made the decision to divert the horse traffic so […]

  • Rain claims Warwick Farm meeting

    Breaking News February 4, 2012 12:48 pm

    Racing at Warwick Farm has been called off due to surface water on the track following rain overnight. The weather had already claimed Saturday’s meeting at Kembla Grange south of Sydney leaving Grafton in the Northern Rivers region as the only fixture in NSW. Chief steward Ray Murrihy inspected the […]

  • So You Think’s brother fetches $800,000

    Breaking News January 31, 2012 10:49 am

    A three-quarter brother to So You Think has fetched $NZ800,000 ($A623,880) at New Zealand’s Premier yearling sale in Auckland. Hong Kong agent Willie Leung was the successful buyer with bidding brisk from an opening offer of $200,000. The High Chaparral colt out of La Souvenir is the highest priced yearling […]

  • Sam Kavanagh to go out on his own

    Breaking News January 30, 2012 8:24 pm

    Sam Kavanagh, younger son of leading Melbourne trainer Mark Kavanagh, has branched out on his own and will saddle up his first runner, Bagman, at Morphettville on Saturday. Kavanagh, with the help of his fiance Kelly, intends to run a boutique stable in Adelaide after serving his apprenticeship running the […]

  • Benalla club could face sanctions

    Breaking News January 29, 2012 7:40 pm

    The embattled Benalla Racing Club could face sanctions from Racing Victoria after Sunday’s meeting had to be called off due to safety issues.

  • Stewards give the all clear for Doomben

    Breaking News January 28, 2012 10:27 am

    Racing will go ahead at Doomben after stewards declared the track safe.

  • Doomben still in doubt

    Breaking News January 27, 2012 12:54 am

    The fate of the Doomben meeting on Saturday remains in doubt despite a short reprieve from the recent heavy rain in south-east Queensland.

  • Final race at Gosford washed out

    Breaking News January 25, 2012 6:51 pm

    Developing surface water and concerns over visibility forced stewards to call off the final race at Gosford on Wednesday.

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