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Kolding faces Chipping Norton grand final over famous Randwick mile

Kolding faces Chipping Norton grand final over famous Randwick mile

Kolding is on target for another third-up Randwick mile success in the Chipping Norton Stakes on Saturday.

  • by Chris Roots

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Snowden expects Dame to join racing royalty in Surround Stakes

Snowden expects Dame to join racing royalty in Surround Stakes

Dame Giselle has shown group 1 potential in four group 2 victories and gets her chance to convert it in the Surround Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

  • by Chris Roots
Racing NSW announces new Midway races in $20 million prizemoney boost

Racing NSW announces new Midway races in $20 million prizemoney boost

The creation of a new restricted race as part of a major prizemoney injection means that from July there will be 10 races every Saturday in Sydney.

  • by Chris Roots
Bronzed honour: Winx statue set to be unveiled at Rosehill

Bronzed honour: Winx statue set to be unveiled at Rosehill

A tribute to the great mare is nearing completion and is on track to be unveiled during the Golden Slipper carnival next month.

  • by Adam Pengilly and Chris Roots
Racing needs to work with one voice to secure its future in TAB deal

Racing needs to work with one voice to secure its future in TAB deal

This is not a fight that can be waged on state grounds. The industry needs to use it as an opportunity to work as one for the first time to be the best outcome.

  • by Chris Roots
Cheap buy Rocketing By proves love conquers all in $1 million sprint

Cheap buy Rocketing By proves love conquers all in $1 million sprint

On a day where big-name colts North Pacific and Ole Kirk were the headliners, Rocketing By, from one of Inglis’  smallest sales at Scone,   fulfilled a plan for trainer David Pfieffer.

  • by Chris Roots
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Golden choices for trainer and jockey after Profiteer’s Millennium romp

Golden choices for trainer and jockey after Profiteer’s Millennium romp

Profiteer was in a world of his own for much of the race and was too brilliant for his rivals.

  • by Chris Roots
McDonald wants North Pacific to return with a bang

McDonald wants North Pacific to return with a bang

James McDonald has a big book of rides at Randwick on Saturday, but it’s North Pacific he is looking forward to most.

  • by Chris Roots
Hi Hi Hi praise indeed: Portelli’s filly passes the She Will Reign test

Hi Hi Hi praise indeed: Portelli’s filly passes the She Will Reign test

She might not be the next She Will Reign but Hi Hi Hi is still a very good filly and capable of winning the Inglis Millennium.

  • by Chris Roots
Maher gives Nice For What a sneaky chance in Millennium

Maher gives Nice For What a sneaky chance in Millennium

Ciaron Maher will chase a $2 million bonus with Sneaky Five but thinks Nice For What is his best chance in the Inglis Millennium at Randwick on Saturday.

  • by Chris Roots
Bargain buy rockets into contention for Inglis Sprint

Bargain buy rockets into contention for Inglis Sprint

David Pfieffer admits his plan for Rocketing By sounded mad but it could a big result in the Inglis Sprint at Randwick on Saturday.

  • by Chris Roots