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    Doctor out foxes feature rivals
    PLANS remain modest with Doctor Fox despite his impressive win at Globe Derby during the weekend. Breaking his maiden at his third start, the Matthew Craven-trained freshman was too strong for his rivals in the Kindergarten Stake. Pleased with the two-year-old’s performance, Craven will continue to ease Doctor Fox... Read more
    Drivers to undergo surgery following horrific fall
    HISTORY all but repeated itself at Globe Derby during the running of last night’s South Australia Derby. As the field approached the bell, Im Sir Blake which had been over racing, choked down crashing to the track which saw Major Exclusive and Culture King also tumble while Perfect Major’s... Read more
    He has already been a good addition to the stable
    AN EASY week is on the cards for Sicario following his triumph in tonight’s South Australia Cup at Globe Derby. In what was his second start for Victorian trainer Brent Lilley, Sicario enjoyed the run of the race before dashing to a soft win in the prestigious feature. Yet... Read more
    Threat to throne comes from those closest
    AUSTRALIA’S premier trotter Tornado Valley may not have to look far for the biggest threat to his throne. A sensation since arriving at Andy Gath’s Victorian stable last February, Tornado Valley has won 18 of his 22 Aussie starts, including four Group Ones. Successful in the Melbourne Trotters’ Inter... Read more
    Manzelmann makes most of his opportunities
    MAKING the most of his opportunities to register his initial Group One success last night, talented reinsman Lachie Manzelmann remains a chance of being thrust onto harness racing’s biggest stage. Manzelmann was given a call up to drive Yayas Hot Spot in the Newcastle Mile after the son of... Read more
    Horses gave me a reason to wake up
    AT THE risk of initiating a political debate, only those who work within an equine industry can appreciate how deeply the horses are cherished. The bond between ‘man and beast’ is a treasured relationship equally enjoyed by the two and four-legged participants. A fine example of the mutual respect... Read more
    Minor injury enough to miss major race
    A NOTABLE absentee from Saturday night’s Chariots Of Fire qualifier – the Paleface Adios Stake – at Tabcorp Park Menangle, Colt Thirty One is “nursing a sore leg”. To connections’ joy, amid the disappointment, Colt Thirty One will only be sidelined for a couple of weeks with minor bruising.... Read more
    Met and beat the southern hemisphere’s best
    ANOTHER of the sport’s much-loved champions will be honoured at Tabcorp Park Menangle on Saturday night. Fresh from hosting the Hondo Grattan Stake – won by Picard – last week, the world class venue will stage the Paleface Adios Stake. The two features are qualifiers for the Chariots Of... Read more
    Contingency plan needed after shocking draws
    WHEN summing up his prospects for Saturday night’s super card at Globe Derby astute trainer Greg Scholefield believes he has gone from solid to sludge as a result of the draws. Using a slightly more common word for sewage to describe the various barriers his runners received, Scholefield has... Read more
    Superstar mare’s daughter to make debut
    ALTHOUGH she has inherited a sizeable portion of her mother’s ability, don’t expect too much from Metaki Majic. That’s the advice from trainer Glenn Douglas ahead of the two-year-old’s debut in the Premier Stake at Tabcorp Park Melton on Saturday night. By multiple premiership winning stallion Art Major, Metaki... Read more
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