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  • Racing Tips
    Troy happy to be ‘singing in the rain’
    G-Mac looking to strike at Penrith
    GLENN McElhinney has been highly regarded as one of the best freelance drivers in the Sydney region for more than four decades and is still very popular with trainers. The colourful character kicked off his career 43 years ago, driving his first winner, the aptly-named Love A Dollar at... Read more
    Why this is Jimmy Brown’s Miracle Mile
    THAT PROTEST! How the stewards saw it
    An ‘Affaire’ to remember for Morris, WIlliams
    NOTHING was going to rain on the parade of trainer Troy Williams and his young square-gaiter Affaire De Cover at Menangle on Saturday night. The two-year-old surged through a torrential downpour – one of the heaviest seen at Menangle in years – to win the $30,000 TAB Trot NSW... Read more
    Macca’s magical night to remember
    IT’S difficult to go home disappointed after winning three Group 1 features in one night. Yet even Luke McCarthy must have been wondering what might have been after being first past the post in all four of the $125,000 Breeders Challenge features run at Tabcorp Park Menangle tonight. While... Read more
    The ‘Banta’ was post-marked ‘urgent’
    MAYBE Luke McCarthy was smarting from his earlier defeat in the stewards’ room. Because the ace reinsman looked like he had a point to prove with super-slick youngster Bar Room Banta, who scampered to yet another stunning victory for McCarthy when he scored a devastating win in tonight’s two-year-old... Read more
    Pelosi makes it a Breeders Challenge double
    SELDOM is a Group 1 decided 20 minutes after the horses are back in their stables. Yet that was the case in tonight’s three-year-old fillies’ final of the $125,000 Breeders Challenge when Queensland filly Pelosi, plagued by bad luck during the race, got some good news in the stewards’... Read more
    ITS VINTAGE McCARTHY AS MACH DAN BAGS A GROUP 1
    NOBODY, but nobody drives Tabcorp Park Menangle quite like champion reinsman Luke McCarthy. The man they’re calling ‘Menangle’s maestro’ did it again at the south-western Sydney circuit again tonight, claiming the first Group 1 of an epic evening, scoring with three-year-old gelding Mach Dan for the Tim Butt stables.... Read more
    All the winners for Breeders Challenge night at Menangle
    RACE ONE: It has been a stellar season, albeit and extended one, for young Novocastrian Blake Hughes who will contest the Rising Stars Championship as the one to beat when he takes the reins behind the Roy Roots Jnr-trained MARTY MAJOR (5). Sitting in fifth spot with 115 wins... Read more
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