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  • Talented filly Assail retired

    Breaking News August 12, 2013 5:54 pm

    An unusual throat problem has forced the premature retirement of talented filly Assail who is being offered for sale as a brood mare. Her disappointed trainer Clarry Conners said the three-year-old was no longer a racing proposition after efforts to fix the condition failed. “She has had two operations but […]

  • Jockey dies after fall at Darwin Cup

    Breaking News August 5, 2013 6:36 pm

    Simone MontgomerieĀ has died after being thrown from her horse during a race in Darwin.

  • Simone Montgomerie fights for life after fall in NT

    Breaking News August 5, 2013 6:12 pm

    A jockey is fighting for her life after being thrown from her horse during a race in Darwin. Simone Montgomerie was riding Riahgrand in Race Six at the Fannie Bay Racecource when she was thrown to the ground some 100 metres from the finish. She was treated by paramedics at […]

  • Glyn Schofield outed for Champagne Cath ride

    Breaking News August 3, 2013 6:00 pm

    On his first day back from a suspension for weighing in light, Glyn Schofield has again found himself on the wrong side of stewards for careless riding. Schofield has appealed the severity of the penalty he received for weighing in light at Rosehill on July 20 which was a suspension […]

  • Colic claims emerging sire Northern Meteor

    Breaking News July 31, 2013 9:30 am

    Northern Meteor, one of the brightest stallion prospects in Australian racing, has died suddenly from a colic attack. Widden Stud, the famed thoroughbred nursery where Northern Meteor had stood since his retirement from the racetrack in 2009, confirmed the young stallion died late on Tuesday night. “He was a strong […]

  • Glyn Schofield outed over weight discrepancy

    Breaking News July 20, 2013 6:12 pm

    Glyn Schofield has been hit with a six-meeting suspension and a $2000 fine for weighing in light after riding Wouldn’t It Be Nice to third place in the two-year-old race at Rosehill on Saturday. Wouldn’t It Be Nice was disqualified and although the Australian Turf Club will pay his owners […]

  • Rosehill trainer in stomach tubing drama

    Breaking News July 6, 2013 4:48 pm

    Trainer Greg McFarlane is facing serious penalties including jail after being caught trying to stomach tube a racehorse two hours before it was due to race at Rosehill on Saturday. After initially denying the horse was Ferocimo, McFarlane later admitted to stewards it was in fact the gelding which was […]

  • Rain, visibility cuts short Randwick card

    Breaking News June 22, 2013 4:48 pm

    Rain and surface water forced the hands of stewards who called off racing at Randwick on Saturday because of safety issues. Racing NSW chief steward Ray Murrihy said conditions were simply not safe and with more bad weather on the way in Sydney, the meeting was abandoned after three races. […]

  • Sniper’s Bullet retired on anniversary of big win

    Breaking News June 8, 2013 5:30 pm

    On the anniversary of his biggest triumph, triple Group One winner Sniper’s Bullet has been retired. The 2007 Stradbroke Handicap winner beat just two horses home in a 1400m race at Randwick on Saturday and after a brief consultation trainer Tracey Bartley and owners Nerida and Roger Atkinson said the […]

  • Jake Duffy escapes penalty over Wodonga ride

    Breaking News June 6, 2013 2:42 pm

    Apprentice Jake Duffy has escaped penalty after a hearing into a Wodonga ride last month. Duffy faced the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board in Melbourne on Thursday and pleaded not guilty to a running and handling charge. Muja Magic finished fifth at Wodonga on May 19 and after hearing evidence […]

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