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Cuba leads all the way at Randwick

Cuba leads all the way at Randwick

John Thompson has continued his heady start to the season with Cuba landing an all-the-way win at Randwick to give the trainer his ninth metropolitan victory this term. Cuba ($6) came into the race with strong form lines, boasting a decision over subsequent Cameron...

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Sweet Deal gets her black type in Tibbie Stakes win

Sweet Deal gets her black type in Tibbie Stakes win

One of Sydney’s most consistent racehorses Sweet Deal earned some richly deserved black type when proving too tough in the $160,000 Group III Yarraman Park Tibbie Stakes (1400m) at Newcastle on Friday. The John Thompson-trained daughter of Casino Prince made it seven...

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Cuba finds success at Warwick Farm

Cuba finds success at Warwick Farm

Consistent All Too Hard gelding CUBA continued his recent good form with a dominant victory at Warwick Farm over 1400m.  Handled perfectly by apprentice Chris Williams, Cuba was quickly into stride and able to come across with ease to take up a comfortable...

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Republic turns the tables at Nowra

Republic turns the tables at Nowra

Snitzel gelding REPUBLIC scored a confidence boosting victory over 1100m at the Shoalhaven Turf Club in Nowra.  A step down in trip saw the four-year-old turn the tables on some recent disappointments as he landed a dominant pillar-to-post victory in the second...

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Sweet Deal goes back to back at Randwick

Sweet Deal goes back to back at Randwick

In form mare SWEET DEAL brought up her second win in a row when taking out the last event on Winx Stakes Day at Royal Randwick. Nash Rawiller produced a text book ride as he got Sweet Deal outside the speed after a couple of strides from a tricky gate and he...

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Commander caps of an honest campaign at Randwick

Commander caps of an honest campaign at Randwick

The combination of Nash Rawiller and Commander lived up to the hype as the combination proved too good at Randwick over 1550m. There had been plenty of talk about Rawiller being an ideal match for the Pierro gelding and supporters were not disappointed. ...

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Nash’s Commanding Presence A Boon For Thompson

Nash’s Commanding Presence A Boon For Thompson

Sometimes certain jockeys suit certain horses and trainer John Thompson is confident Commander is going relish being guided by Nash Rawiller at Randwick on Saturday.Commander could lay claim to the tag of honest campaigner so far but Thompson believes the...

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Song And a Prayer back in the winners stall at Hawkesbury

After running an eye-catching second at Newcastle last start, SONG AND A PRAYER went one better to make a return to the winners stall at Hawkesbury over 1500m. With Rachel King back on board, the daughter of Stratum took a more prominent position to settle on the...

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Song And a Prayer back in the winners stall at Hawkesbury

Song And a Prayer back in the winners stall at Hawkesbury

After running an eye-catching second at Newcastle last start, SONG AND A PRAYER went one better to make a return to the winners stall at Hawkesbury over 1500m. With Rachel King back on board, the daughter of Stratum took a more prominent position to settle on the...

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Maiden success for Tinai at Goulburn

Maiden success for Tinai at Goulburn

Magic Albert filly TINAI kicked off her preparation with a maiden breaking win at Goulburn over 1200m for owner's Ian and Anthony Johnson. Jay Ford was in the saddle and he made the smart move to take up the lead when no speed presented in the early stages of the...

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Dunbrody Power fulfills early promise

Dunbrody Power fulfills early promise

Classy All Too Hard filly DUNBRODY POWER fulfilled her early promise when gaining a maiden success as Kembla Grange over 1000m with Blake Shinn in the saddle. From a wide gate, Shinn rode a patient race and settled the filly at the rear of the field where she...

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Laila De Vega scores gutsy maiden win

Laila De Vega scores gutsy maiden win

Lope De Vega filly LAILA DE VEGA broke through for a maiden win at Hawkesbury over 1100m. With Rachel King in the saddle, the 3-year-old settled in a prominent position just behind the leaders where she travelled sweetly throughout.  Once they straightened...

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