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Queensland Times
Duo builds winning track partnershipto a long list of Ipswich successes, which included Ipswich Cup winner Oompala
Duo builds winning track partnership
Queensland Times / Posted 6 hours ago
to a long list of Ipswich successes, which included Ipswich Cup winner Oompala in 1994 prior to that galloper placing in the Melbourne Cup of the same year. The win for Masuda helped Japanese riders to a double as Nozi Tomizawa was successful in... Read more
8h
The Border Mail
Region gets into swing of ittimber bridge. THE inaugural Rutherglen Spring Swing will be held on October 3
Region gets into swing of it
The Border Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
timber bridge. THE inaugural Rutherglen Spring Swing will be held on October 31, between Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and the Melbourne Cup. The Rutherglen Spring Swing will offer back vintage tastings, masterclasses, dining events and live... Read more
17h
The Age
Signoff decision this week as Weir looks to Toorak for Tosen and Rapturethey have to be sound. Few would doubt that the Darren Weir trained Signoff co
Signoff decision this week as Weir looks to Toorak for Tosen and Rapture
The Age / Posted 17 hours ago
they have to be sound. Few would doubt that the Darren Weir trained Signoff could give Australia's greatest race, the Melbourne Cup, a real shake – if only he could remain sound, healthy and fit to race. Unlucky: Signoff has suffered... Read more
18h
The Daily Mercury
Get your diaries out: Here's what's on for the rest of 2016- Oct 22, JDRF One Walk - Oct 23, Evil Bites on Sweet Street - Oct 29 Melbourn
Get your diaries out: Here's what's on for the rest of 2016
The Daily Mercury / Posted 18 hours ago
- Oct 22, JDRF One Walk - Oct 23, Evil Bites on Sweet Street - Oct 29 Melbourne Cup Luncheon and various events for the Melbourne Cup - Nov 1, Airlie Beach Festival of Music - Nov 3 to 6, Arj Barker Get in my Head - Nov 4, Run as 1 for... Read more
20h
Canberra Times
Signoff decision this week as Weir looks to Toorak for Tosen and Rapturethey have to be sound. Few would doubt that the Darren Weir trained Signoff co
Signoff decision this week as Weir looks to Toorak for Tosen and Rapture
Canberra Times / Posted 20 hours ago
they have to be sound. Few would doubt that the Darren Weir trained Signoff could give Australia's greatest race, the Melbourne Cup, a real shake – if only he could remain sound, healthy and fit to race. Unlucky: Signoff has suffered... Read more
20h
International Business Times
Melbourne hosts fancy dress dachshund raceto watch their vertically challenged furry friends compete in a 15m long race c
Melbourne hosts fancy dress dachshund race
International Business Times / Posted 20 hours ago
to watch their vertically challenged furry friends compete in a 15m long race course. "I think it could become bigger than the Melbourne Cup," he added. Turning out dressed as airline pilots, lifeguards and even tanks, the dogs delighted... Read more
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SportsFan
Payne rides Coleraine Cup winnerMore Horse Racing News It's doesn't have the prestige of the Melbourne Cup but
Payne rides Coleraine Cup winner
SportsFan / Posted yesterday
More Horse Racing News It's doesn't have the prestige of the Melbourne Cup but the Coleraine Cup is now an important part of Michelle Payne's career. Payne rode Birds Of Tokyo to win Sunday's $30,000 Victorian country feature to claim her first win... Read more
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The Border Mail
the paradeVRC Chairman Michael Burn displays the Melbourne Cup during the 2015 Melbourne
the parade
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
VRC Chairman Michael Burn displays the Melbourne Cup during the 2015 Melbourne Cup Parade on November 2, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. Pic: Matt King/Getty Images The Melbourne Cup sits on display during the 2015 Melbourne Cup Parade on November 2,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Cystic fibrosis no barrier for jockey's Melbourne Cup dreamto chase dream cup ride Harry Coffey has more to overcome than most jockeys if
Cystic fibrosis no barrier for jockey's Melbourne Cup dream
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
to chase dream cup ride Harry Coffey has more to overcome than most jockeys if he is to achieve his dream of riding in the Melbourne Cup. If everything goes to plan, the 20-year-old Victorian who suffers from cystic fibrosis, is likely to ride... Read more
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SportsFan
Payne nominated for 'The Don' Awardperformance and example over the past year, has most inspired the nation. Payn
Payne nominated for 'The Don' Award
SportsFan / Posted 3 days ago
performance and example over the past year, has most inspired the nation. Payne became the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup when she steered Prince Of Penzance to a famous victory at Flemington last November. Payne is nominated... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Godolphin sparkle in the Goodwood sunshinebin Suroor. Sky Hunter, a three-and-a-quarter length 5/2 winner over Jimmy For
Godolphin sparkle in the Goodwood sunshine
Chichester Observer / Posted 4 days ago
bin Suroor. Sky Hunter, a three-and-a-quarter length 5/2 winner over Jimmy Fortune on Tullius, is now likely to head for the Melbourne Cup. Trainer bin Suroor pais tribute to the whole team at Godolphin as he was congratulated on his milestone... Read more
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Sporting Life
Reach for the Sky at Goodwoodthe Crimbourne Stud Foundation Stakes at Goodwood.The six-year-old had been off
Reach for the Sky at Goodwood
Sporting Life / Posted 5 days ago
the Crimbourne Stud Foundation Stakes at Goodwood.The six-year-old had been off the track since finishing second to last in the Melbourne Cup last November, when little went right, being outpaced at Flemington before failing to see out the... Read more
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The North West Star
Melbourne Cup in CroydonThe gold rush returned to Croydon last week in the form of the $175,000, 18-car
Melbourne Cup in Croydon
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
The gold rush returned to Croydon last week in the form of the $175,000, 18-carat gold Emirates Melbourne Cup. The Melbourne Cup hitches a lift on the Gulflander into Croydon. The gold rush returned to Croydon last week in the form of the $175,000,... Read more
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Daily News
Promoting Sri Lankan apparel brandsClub on board and expressed his appreciation of RTC coming on board as their Ti
Promoting Sri Lankan apparel brands
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Club on board and expressed his appreciation of RTC coming on board as their Title Partner . “Whether it be Royal Ascot, the Melbourne Cup, the Dubai Cup and here up in Nuwara Eliya, fashion and horse racing go hand in hand and we welcome the... Read more
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Sporting Life
Arc remains chief goal for St Georgewas highly unlikely that Order Of St George will run in the Emirates Melbourne
Arc remains chief goal for St George
Sporting Life / Posted 5 days ago
was highly unlikely that Order Of St George will run in the Emirates Melbourne Cup.Order of St George: Unlikely to run in the Melbourne Cup Download our iOS appAidan O'Brien's prolific Ascot Gold Cup winner has entered quarantine at his... Read more
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RTE News
Arc bid remains Order Of St George targetWicklow Brave half a length too good in the Irish St Leger. The four-year-old
Arc bid remains Order Of St George target
RTE News / Posted 6 days ago
Wicklow Brave half a length too good in the Irish St Leger. The four-year-old colt, who would have to carry top weight in the Melbourne Cup, featured amongst 58 horses in the hunt for the Caulfield Cup on 15 October. Stablemates Highland Reel and... Read more
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The North West Star
Melbourne Cup comes to CroydonThe gold rush returned to Croydon last week in the form of the $175,000, 18-car
Melbourne Cup comes to Croydon
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
The gold rush returned to Croydon last week in the form of the $175,000, 18-carat gold Emirates Melbourne Cup. The Melbourne Cup hitches a lift on the Gulflander into Croydon. The gold rush returned to Croydon last week in the form of the $175,000,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former NSW Labor powerbroker calls for an end to political funding arms racedeveloped a close relationship with Australia's then trade minister, Andrew Rob
Former NSW Labor powerbroker calls for an end to political funding arms race
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
developed a close relationship with Australia's then trade minister, Andrew Robb, twice paying for him to be his guest at the Melbourne Cup. When Andrew Robb retired, his press secretary, Cameron Hill, became Mr Huang's spokesman.Chinese Friends... Read more
10d
News.com.au
The Bachelor will find love again in 2017FORGET the Melbourne Cup, there’s another event that stops a nation. On the ba
The Bachelor will find love again in 2017
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
FORGET the Melbourne Cup, there’s another event that stops a nation. On the back of that, Ten have announced this morning that they will be bringing the show back for a fifth time in 2017. While not the highest rating in the series’ history — Sam... Read more
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Northern Star
How did speedway champion's trophy end up here?Sports Ground or Sydney Showground. The cup was possibly made by W. J. Sanders
How did speedway champion's trophy end up here?
Northern Star / Posted 11 days ago
Sports Ground or Sydney Showground. The cup was possibly made by W. J. Sanders, a Sydney metalware business that now makes the Melbourne Cup and the Australian Open Tennis trophy. The founder, William James Sanders, was a silversmith who made a... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
How did speedway champion's trophy end up here?Sports Ground or Sydney Showground. The cup was possibly made by W. J. Sanders
How did speedway champion's trophy end up here?
The Daily Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
Sports Ground or Sydney Showground. The cup was possibly made by W. J. Sanders, a Sydney metalware business that now makes the Melbourne Cup and the Australian Open Tennis trophy. The founder, William James Sanders, was a silversmith who made a... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
How did speedway champion's trophy end up here?Sports Ground or Sydney Showground. The cup was possibly made by W. J. Sanders
How did speedway champion's trophy end up here?
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Sports Ground or Sydney Showground. The cup was possibly made by W. J. Sanders, a Sydney metalware business that now makes the Melbourne Cup and the Australian Open Tennis trophy. The founder, William James Sanders, was a silversmith who made a... Read more
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Queensland Times
How did speedway champion's trophy end up here?Sports Ground or Sydney Showground. The cup was possibly made by W. J. Sanders
How did speedway champion's trophy end up here?
Queensland Times / Posted 11 days ago
Sports Ground or Sydney Showground. The cup was possibly made by W. J. Sanders, a Sydney metalware business that now makes the Melbourne Cup and the Australian Open Tennis trophy. The founder, William James Sanders, was a silversmith who made a... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
How did speedway champion's trophy end up here?Sports Ground or Sydney Showground. The cup was possibly made by W. J. Sanders
How did speedway champion's trophy end up here?
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Sports Ground or Sydney Showground. The cup was possibly made by W. J. Sanders, a Sydney metalware business that now makes the Melbourne Cup and the Australian Open Tennis trophy. The founder, William James Sanders, was a silversmith who made a... Read more
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News Mail
How did speedway champion's trophy end up here?Sports Ground or Sydney Showground. The cup was possibly made by W. J. Sanders
How did speedway champion's trophy end up here?
News Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Sports Ground or Sydney Showground. The cup was possibly made by W. J. Sanders, a Sydney metalware business that now makes the Melbourne Cup and the Australian Open Tennis trophy. The founder, William James Sanders, was a silversmith who made a... Read more
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Daily Examiner
How did speedway champion's trophy end up here?Sports Ground or Sydney Showground. The cup was possibly made by W. J. Sanders
How did speedway champion's trophy end up here?
Daily Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
Sports Ground or Sydney Showground. The cup was possibly made by W. J. Sanders, a Sydney metalware business that now makes the Melbourne Cup and the Australian Open Tennis trophy. The founder, William James Sanders, was a silversmith who made a... Read more
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The Courier
BTC spring racing on holdevent - an increase of 3.5kg on his win last year. seven-year-old has had two
BTC spring racing on hold
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
event - an increase of 3.5kg on his win last year. seven-year-old has had two starts this preparation as he builds towards the Melbourne Cup. Prince of Penzance worked home strongly to come from near the back of the field at th 400m mark to finish... Read more
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Canberra Times
Order of St George, Protectionist head Melbourne Cup weightsCup winner, although Preferment has the sort of credentials to be in the firing
Order of St George, Protectionist head Melbourne Cup weights
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
Cup winner, although Preferment has the sort of credentials to be in the firing lne. Order Of St George's participation in the Melbourne Cup has been the subject of much debate, with Williams suggesting he would not be travelling if it was felt he... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Order of St George, Protectionist lead Melbourne Cup weightsBart Cummings-trained Comic Court triumphed carrying 59.5kg back in 1950. "The
Order of St George, Protectionist lead Melbourne Cup weights
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
Bart Cummings-trained Comic Court triumphed carrying 59.5kg back in 1950. "There have been 23 original topweights contest the Melbourne Cup since Comic Court's win in 1950 and none have placed, so Order Of St George and Protectionist would... Read more
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Canberra Times
Winx in top shape for main test as Cox Plate preparation steps updo want some to turn up." *The Lloyd Williams-owned Order of St George, who is
Winx in top shape for main test as Cox Plate preparation steps up
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
do want some to turn up." *The Lloyd Williams-owned Order of St George, who is one of the most high-profile entries for the Melbourne Cup, was surprisingly beaten in a lead-up race in Ireland overnight. The four-year-old, trained by the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Shock result as Willie Mullins wins his first ClassicOrder Of St George is denied by the gutsy Wicklow Brave. https://t.co/K6Bleaa5q
Shock result as Willie Mullins wins his first Classic
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
Order Of St George is denied by the gutsy Wicklow Brave. https://t.co/K6Bleaa5qx Bookmakers shortened the winner for the Melbourne Cup and Mullins confirmed the Flemington showpiece is top of his agenda. "Ruby (Walsh) rode him in his last... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Wicklow Brave shocks Order Of St George in Irish St Legerhave been holding him up all our lives and he often doesn't produce what it loo
Wicklow Brave shocks Order Of St George in Irish St Leger
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
have been holding him up all our lives and he often doesn't produce what it looks like he will. "Hopefully it will be the Melbourne Cup next. That has been the plan all year as the pace and the ground will suit." The seven-year-old was cut to... Read more
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Sporting Life
Theres no stopping St Georgeput him spot on for a glorious defence of his title. It might even be a crack a
Theres no stopping St George
Sporting Life / Posted 15 days ago
put him spot on for a glorious defence of his title. It might even be a crack at the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe next, as the Melbourne Cup has been ruled out.O'Brien is also expected to strike with Churchill in the Goffs Vincent O'Brien National... Read more
15d
SportsFan
Michelle Payne fourth on returnsays she feels like she's never been away although there has been no fairytale
Michelle Payne fourth on return
SportsFan / Posted 15 days ago
says she feels like she's never been away although there has been no fairytale result to her return to competitive riding. The Melbourne Cup-winning jockey suffered a career-threatening injury in fall in May when she split her pancreas. But she... Read more
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SportsFan
Caulfield shot first-up for Hucklebucksaid. "He hasn't won for a while but Saturday's race should be a good one to s
Caulfield shot first-up for Hucklebuck
SportsFan / Posted 15 days ago
said. "He hasn't won for a while but Saturday's race should be a good one to start him off in." Hucklebuck was one of the Melbourne Cup week stars in 2014 when he won over 1400m on the first Saturday before capturing the Group One Emirates... Read more
15d
The Age
These people get paid to keep secretswas really interested in the food" – and says many celebrities want superfoods:
These people get paid to keep secrets
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
was really interested in the food" – and says many celebrities want superfoods: "Lots of kale, seeds, lots of green". For the Melbourne Cup she's staging "the full catastrophe" for one of Melbourne's wealthiest families at Flemington, across six... Read more
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Queensland Times
Birth of nation we know todaystory film ever screened. Queensland's free and secular education system was m
Birth of nation we know today
Queensland Times / Posted 15 days ago
story film ever screened. Queensland's free and secular education system was made compulsory. In sport 'Clean Sweep' won the Melbourne Cup in 3 minutes 29 seconds. The Australian tennis championships were played and American Dwight F Davis... Read more
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The Border Mail
Meet the (real) Melbourne Club, life hackers to the rich and famouswas really interested in the food" – and says many celebrities want superfoods:
Meet the (real) Melbourne Club, life hackers to the rich and famous
The Border Mail / Posted 16 days ago
was really interested in the food" – and says many celebrities want superfoods: "Lots of kale, seeds, lots of green". For the Melbourne Cup she's staging "the full catastrophe" for one of Melbourne's wealthiest families at Flemington, across six... Read more
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The Courier
Meet the (real) Melbourne Club, life hackers to the rich and famouswas really interested in the food" – and says many celebrities want superfoods:
Meet the (real) Melbourne Club, life hackers to the rich and famous
The Courier / Posted 16 days ago
was really interested in the food" – and says many celebrities want superfoods: "Lots of kale, seeds, lots of green". For the Melbourne Cup she's staging "the full catastrophe" for one of Melbourne's wealthiest families at Flemington, across six... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
The design taking Bel Cappello to Londonher mining engineer daughter are now heading to London, on October 1, for the L
The design taking Bel Cappello to London
The Daily Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
her mining engineer daughter are now heading to London, on October 1, for the London Hat Show. "We were in Melbourne for the Melbourne Cup; we always like to go to that and we just snapped a shot of the Melbourne Shot Tower, with its design and I... Read more
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Canberra Times
Racing: Trainer Todd Smart sets up in CanberraRobert Hickmott's foreman during arguably Lloyd Williams' most decorated period
Racing: Trainer Todd Smart sets up in Canberra
Canberra Times / Posted 16 days ago
Robert Hickmott's foreman during arguably Lloyd Williams' most decorated period. "It was the year we had six runners in the Melbourne Cup and we actually won with Faulkner in the Caulfield Cup," Smart said. "There is no stone unturned with... Read more
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News.com.au
Bach fans in frenzy over Nikki’s engagement ringring finger. But things aren’t as they seem. While the snap was only posted t
Bach fans in frenzy over Nikki’s engagement ring
News.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
ring finger. But things aren’t as they seem. While the snap was only posted this week, it was actually taken in 2014 at the Melbourne Cup. The engagement ring is from her former fiance Tim Verlinden, whom she dated for 12 years. Nikki can be... Read more
17d
SportsFan
Payne looking forward to return at Salehas ridden in all five of his starts. Payne created history last November when
Payne looking forward to return at Sale
SportsFan / Posted 17 days ago
has ridden in all five of his starts. Payne created history last November when she became the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup, guiding Prince Of Penzance to a famous victory. She hasn't ridden competitively since she underwent... Read more
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The Courier
Small’s massive steeple chanceis outstanding,” McLean said. “I reckon Black Heart Bart has the edge of Palen
Small’s massive steeple chance
The Courier / Posted 17 days ago
is outstanding,” McLean said. “I reckon Black Heart Bart has the edge of Palentino on their track work but Palentino will run well. We've taken the blinkers off Prince Of Penzance. He's working well but is aimed at the Melbourn... Read more
17d
Manning River Times
Sam’s heading to Flemingtonplus patrons who will flock to Flemington. “I can’t wait – it’s going to be un
Sam’s heading to Flemington
Manning River Times / Posted 17 days ago
plus patrons who will flock to Flemington. “I can’t wait – it’s going to be unreal,’’ Sam smiled. He hasn’t been to the Melbourne Cup although it was on his bucket list. However, Sam admits the initial idea was to be on the other side of the... Read more
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The North West Star
Canberra set to spring into racingCourt Victory and Peter Wiggins' Siberian Rose, both on two-race winning streak
Canberra set to spring into racing
The North West Star / Posted 18 days ago
Court Victory and Peter Wiggins' Siberian Rose, both on two-race winning streaks. Fitting with the spring weather, the Melbourne Cup Bookings Handicap as the last race of the day has the tightest field, with Too Quick For You, Atlantic... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra set to spring into racingCourt Victory and Peter Wiggins' Siberian Rose, both on two-race winning streak
Canberra set to spring into racing
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
Court Victory and Peter Wiggins' Siberian Rose, both on two-race winning streaks. Fitting with the spring weather, the Melbourne Cup Bookings Handicap as the last race of the day has the tightest field, with Too Quick For You, Atlantic... Read more
18d
Western Advocate
Gone but not forgotten: Brock’s still our king1000 grew from a race for the diehards into one of the genuine events on the Au
Gone but not forgotten: Brock’s still our king
Western Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
1000 grew from a race for the diehards into one of the genuine events on the Australian sporting calendar – rivalling the Melbourne Cup, NRL and AFL grand finals and Boxing Day at the MCG. And every chance he got, Brock spoke of his love for... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Payne set to return to racing in Sale on SundayThe long and much-debated saga of Michelle Payne's return to the saddle is almo
Payne set to return to racing in Sale on Sunday
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
The long and much-debated saga of Michelle Payne's return to the saddle is almost over after the Melbourne Cup-winning jockey took a mount at the Sale race meeting on Sunday. Payne, who swept to world prominence with her win on Prince Of Penzance in... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Opinion: Gone but not forgotten: Brock’s still our king1000 grew from a race for the diehards into one of the genuine events on the Au
Opinion: Gone but not forgotten: Brock’s still our king
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 days ago
1000 grew from a race for the diehards into one of the genuine events on the Australian sporting calendar – rivalling the Melbourne Cup, NRL and AFL grand finals and Boxing Day at the MCG. And every chance he got, Brock spoke of his love for... Read more
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