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    Punk drawn to maintain perfect record
    ALTHOUGH drawn to maintain his perfect Australian record, Steam Punk is going to find his pending assignment a difficult one. That’s the call from owner Merv Butterworth when discussing Steam Punk’s prospects in The Graduate at Tabcorp Park Melton on Saturday night. A recent arrival from New Zealand, Steam... Read more
    Gun ready to fire despite tough draw
    ALTHOUGH he is firing from all chambers tough draws have had Tom Me Gun off target in recent weeks. Beginning from the outside of the second row in two of his last three outings, Tom Me Gun has produced impressive efforts for a fifth and a third. The gelding’s... Read more
    Keg ready to go ‘boom’
    ALTHOUGH beaten at his last start, top freshman Powderkeg is ready to go ‘bang’ on Sunday. Winner of the Vicbred Super Series earlier this month, Powderkeg was then runner-up in Maryborough last week. With the son of Muscle Hill kept fresh between the outings, trainer Lisa Miles expects Powderkeg... Read more
    Filly looking to join elite fraternity
    CLASSY youngster Emerald Stride will be aiming to join an elite fraternity when she heads to Maryborough on Sunday. Should Emerald Stride emerge triumphant in the Victoria Trotters’ Derby, she will become just the third squaregaiter to complete the Redwood Classic/Derby double. Former top youngster Wagon Apollo was the... Read more
    Trainer Henwood disqualified for cocaine
    RACING and Wagering Western Australia’s stewards have now concluded the inquiry commenced on 11 April 2019, into reports received from the ChemCentre in Perth, that cocaine, benzoylecgonine and ecgonine methyl ester had been detected in samples taken from BARON JUJON, (trained by Matthew Henwood) after competing in the following... Read more
    Favourable draw the ‘vehicle’ needed to break drought
    A FAVOURABLE draw could be just the ‘vehicle’ The Ides Of March needs to return to the winners’ circle. Although racing in consistent form the Shane Sanderson-trained five-year-old has been absent from the number one stall since assassinating his opponents at Albion Park on March 9. Lodging four placings... Read more
    Magnificent Seven dominate meeting
    ALTHOUGH she fell short of her record, Emma Stewart dominated another Tabcorp Park Melton meeting during the weekend. With 12 races on the card, Stewart won seven to be the only person to prepare more than five winners during a Victorian metropolitan meeting for the third time. In June... Read more
    Girl power triumphs over mediocre men
    ALTHOUGH the evening didn’t begin as hoped, the end result was just as predicted at Globe Derby during the weekend. With the venue hosting a Battle of the Sexes, South Australia’s wonder women were tipped to be too good for the state’s mediocre men as the teams engaged in... Read more
    Another addition to remarkable highlight reel
    STAR reinsman Todd McCarthy continued his remarkable season by registering a personal best result during the weekend. Enjoying a stellar term, McCarthy’s highlight reel has been like no other, with his magic moments including winning the Inter Dominion, A G Hunter Cup, the Australian Drivers’ Championship and representing his... Read more
    Wonder women to teach boys a lesson
    NEWLY-ADOPTED Victorian Kaela Hryhorec is making a quick trip to her state-of-origin to help “teach the boys a lesson” at Globe Derby tonight. Recently moving across the border in search of better opportunities, the South Australian-born reinswoman has returned to help form a team of ‘wonder women’ as they... Read more