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Horse Racing News

Stay up to date with the latest horse racing news and editorials for Australian horse racing. We provide up to date coverage of every major horse racing news headline each week. You can find the latest horse racing news headlines below.

Leading Canberra trainers suspended, fined

Barbara Joseph and her sons and training partners Paul and Matt Jones have been suspended by stewards for failing to provide adequate vet care to a horse.

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Bedford returns to winning ways at Sandown

Talented five-year-old Bedford has claimed his first win for more than a year, powering through the heavy going to win over 1800 metres at Sandown.

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Breeding tells in upset Eagle Farm win

Two-year-old Star Of Michelin has lived up to his famous bloodlines to score an upset win at Eagle Farm.

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Pensioner pair head Stayer's Cup field

Trainer Kris Lees has veteran Doukhan poised to atone for his narrow second in the Stayer's Cup 12 months ago.

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Rumble Doll sprints to Sandown victory

Speedy two-year-old filly Rumble Doll has notched her first win at her second start, leading all the way on a heavy track at Sandown.

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Change to Cup weight benchmark for NH 3yos

The benchmark weight for a northern hemisphere three-year-old in the Melbourne Cup has been lifted by 1kg after a review.

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Starkers to join elite Guineas winners

Starkers can show he is more than just a clever name by joining some elite previous winners of the Sunshine Coast Guineas.

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Guizot out to add another Caulfield win

Guizot has never finished worse than second in four Caulfield appearances and trainer Aaron Purcell expects another good showing in an 1800m-handicap.

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Luke Tarrant outed on betting charges

Queensland jockey Luke Tarrant has been suspended for a month for betting on international races despite claiming a bogus account had been set up in his name.

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Two men charged in connection with Currie

Police have charged two non-racing men with fraud in connection to allegations against trainer Ben Currie who has also been charged with fraud.

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Stewards, trainers welcome appeal review

Queensland trainers and stewards have welcomed a state government review of Queensland's cumbersome racing appeals system.

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Options in two states for One More Try

Connections of four-year-old One More Try could accept for a race at Caulfield and another at Rosehill before making a final call on where the mare runs.

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Destiny's Kiss to stay the distance

Destiny's Kiss is likely to run in the Stayer's Cup at Rosehill over 3200 metres rather than the 2000m-option of the Kensei Handicap.

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Ginger Jones faces city test at Sandown

Well-related gelding Ginger Jones, a half-brother to Group One winner Silent Sedition, will be out to take the next step in his career when he runs at Sandown.

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Te Akau Shark gearing up for return

New Zealand's leading Cox Plate contender Te Akau Shark is gearing up for a campaign which will also include the Epsom Handicap in Sydney.

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Ben Currie charged with fraud

Queensland police have charged trainer Ben Currie with fraud, alleging he used performance enhancing drugs to improve his horses' chances to gain prize money.

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NQ ready for record carnival

A big increase in prize money and bonus races are expected to attract an influx of visiting trainers for the North Queensland carnival.

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Melham to return from injury at Sandown

After three months on the sidelines because of injury, multiple Group One-winning jockey Ben Melham will return to the races with three rides at Sandown.

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Alf Matthews takes job as apprentice coach

Alf Matthews has been appointed as an apprentice jockey coach for Racing Victoria, filling the position left by Matt Pumpa who has taken up a role in Singapore.

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Care To Think ready for Ramornie

Comeback sprinter Care To Think is ready to tackle the Ramornie Handicap at Grafton first-up after a solid trial at Deagon.

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Blue Point retired to stud

Champion Godolphin sprinter Blue Point will not race again and will join Sheikh Mohammed's stallion roster.

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Big Duke heads Caloundra Cup nominations

Well-performed stayer Big Duke headlines nominations for the Listed Caloundra Cup, one of three stakes races at the Sunshine Coast's feature meeting.

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Damian Lane wins second Japan Group One

Australian jockey Damian Lane has claimed a second Group One win during his highly successful two-month stint in Japan.

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Deploy back home at Rosehill

Deploy is ready to bounce back from his unplaced effort in the Stradbroke Handicap when he runs in the Civic Stakes at Rosehill.

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Caulfield race next for unbeaten Sizzlefly

After impressive wins at Morphettville and Mornington, unbeaten filly Sizzlefly will be out to press her spring claims when she runs at Caulfield.

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