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Bacchus finds the line at Belmont

Consistent gelding Son Of Bacchus overcame a wide barrier after a string of minor placings to win the Iron Jack Hcp (1600m) at Belmont on Saturday.

Trainer Rhys Radford was relieved to get him over the line for the first time since the Belmont season last year. “Full credit to…

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Winning Wiggle by Universal Ruler

Hip Wiggle appreciated the switch to Belmont and stretching out to 1600m in the TABtouch Westspeed Maiden on Saturday.

The Dan Morton-trained filly had been placed in all three starts over shorter trips this prep before stepping up to a mile for the first time.  And Chris Parnham took advantage…

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Rapid-fire interstate double for Irvine

The light blue and white checked colours of Rapid Equine were seen to advantage on either side of the continent on Saturday with Reykjavik (Flemington) and Proconsent (Belmont).

Rapid Equine owner Neil Irvine divided a cool $114,000 in prizemoney with his racing partners and punters who backed them all-up would…

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Seventh win for black-type Belle

La Belle Jude looked a good thing at the Murray Bridge city meeting on Saturday and she rewarded punters who acted on a drop in grade and distance in the Irongate Hcp (1800m).

The War Chant (USA) mare routed her rivals in the Benchmark 78 following a strong placing the…

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Yarradale-sired winners graduate from Inglis Digital Sales

Metro Boy brought up an interstate double for Yarradale Stud and Inglis Digital Online Sales at Moe on Tuesday.

Racing first-up for new trainer Neil Dyer in the Parklands Motel Hcp (1011m), he sat outside the leader from a wide gate before assuming control in the straight under Daniel Stackhouse. …

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New Executive at National Equine Welfare & Traceability

Racing Australia continues to expand and enhance its commitment to Thoroughbred welfare and traceability with the appointment of Karen Day as the organisation’s first National Equine Welfare and Traceability Executive.

Day was previously appointed the first Equine Welfare Manager for Racing NSW, a role she held from 2016 to early…

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Class the difference for Diva

Snippetson miler Queen La Diva was a class above the competition on offer in the MDH Constructions Hcp (1600m) at Bendigo on Sunday.

Trainer Lindsey Smith opted for a Benchmark 70 at the provincials and that was a straightforward assignment for a mare who had won at Sandown and been…

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Favourite punters forgive Miss Frost

Miss Frost was back in the good books with punters after winning the Quayclean Hcp (1000m) as a $2.30 favourite on Saturday.

The Ascot victory atoned for an odds-on failure on May 2. Settling second-last for Willie Pike, she angled into clear air after scrambling around the corner and let…

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Almighty winner by Playing God

Bruce Almighty’s appetite for racing hasn’t diminished despite being under orders at least once a month since December.

The Playing God gelding is rarely out of the money and had been knocking on the door with three placings in a row before breaking through in the TABtouch Westspeed Plate (1400m)…

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Fituese books ticket to Brisbane

Lynward Park-bred filly Fituese banked her first black-type in Sydney on Saturday ahead of a winter campaign in Brisbane.

Fituese improved her record to 5 wins in 7 starts in the LR Denise’s Joy Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill for Prime Syndications.  She holds a nomination for the Stradbroke Hcp (1400m)…

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