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John Sadler cops six week suspension

John Sadler cops six week suspension

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board has suspended trainer John Sadler for improper conduct resulting from the scratching of Observational at Sandown.

Grand Annual winner Al Garhood dead at 18

Grand Annual winner Al Garhood dead at 18

Al Garhood, the horse Ciaron Maher credits with helping put his name on the map, has died aged 18.

Ben Thompson to appeal careless riding ban

Ben Thompson to appeal careless riding ban

Ben Thompson will front the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board in an appeal over a careless riding suspension from Caulfield.

Gold Coast start hinges on Valley effort

Gold Coast start hinges on Valley effort

A start in the Magic Millions Three-Year-Old Guineas for Bel Sonic will be determined by his performance in the VOBIS Gold Carat at Moonee Valley.

Cut Me Loose to race in the United States

Cut Me Loose to race in the United States

Gerry Harvey's New Zealand Group Two placegetter Cut Me Loose has been sent to the United States where he will be trained by Wesley Ward.

Single Bullet redirected to Wyong

Single Bullet redirected to Wyong

Single Bullet has another chance to prove his readiness for the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas when he attempts to rebound from a poor performance at Rosehill.

Grand NZ stayer Castletown dies aged 31

Grand NZ stayer Castletown dies aged 31

New Zealand stayer Castletown, a Group One winner on both sides of the Tasman, has died aged 31.

Akkadian chases Millions start at the Farm

Akkadian chases Millions start at the Farm

Akkadian is to start in a two-year-old race at Warwick Farm in an effort to gain a run in the Magic Millions Classic at the Gold Coast.

Capital Gain to have Deagon barrier trial

Capital Gain to have Deagon barrier trial

Group One winner Capital Gain will run in a barrier trial at Deagon in preparation for the Vo Rogue Plate.

Extra stand-alone meetings in jumps season

Extra stand-alone meetings in jumps season

Racing Victoria has announced it will showcase jumps racing with the addition of two super jumps days at Warrnambool and Bendigo.

Jamie Stier to return to Australia

Jamie Stier to return to Australia

Jamie Stier has been appointed Racing Victoria's executive general manager of Integrity Services replacing Dayle Brown.

Winx back to get ready for autumn

Winx back to get ready for autumn

Champion Winx has returned from her country break to her Sydney stable to be prepared for the autumn.

Toy Boy ready for tougher Caulfield test

Toy Boy ready for tougher Caulfield test

Trainer Greg Eurell has high hopes for sprinter Toy Boy and is considering a step up to Listed company for the lightly-raced four-year-old.

Portelli to expose Secret Lady in trial

Portelli to expose Secret Lady in trial

Magic Millions contender Secret Lady will run against older horses in a barrier trial at Warwick Farm.

NZ Derby start a chance for Persian Empire

NZ Derby start a chance for Persian Empire

Persian Empire is being considered for a trip across the Tasman to start in the Group One New Zealand Derby at Ellerslie.