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David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
David Polkinghorne Canberra golfer Matthew Millar admits winning on tour is something he's not used to, but the 38-year-old is confident he can continue his purple patch and win back-to-back titles when he tees off in...
David Polkinghorne Netball Australia's proposed reforms of the Australian Netball League could lay the groundwork for a Canberra team to enter the ANZ Championship in the future.
David Polkinghorne Goulburn jockey Richard Bensley has escaped from a nasty barrier incident with a corked biceps and soft tissue injuries and plans to ride at Wagga Wagga on Sunday.
David Polkinghorne Canberra Racing chief executive Peter Stubbs says the $275,000 Black Opal Stakes lived up to its elevation to group 3 level, but said another year was needed before he knew whether the move to two...
David Polkinghorne It's a fine line between the highs and lows of a jockey - Canberra hoop Brendan Ward was riding his third winner of the day as his colleague Richard Bensley sat in an ambulance after being thrown off...
David Polkinghorne After a Super Sunday, Matthew Dale is now aiming for a super Country Championships .
David Polkinghorne For Takedown's jockey Jay Ford, winning the group 3 Black Opal Stakes on Sunday felt like a home-town salute.
Matthew Dale wins three races on Black Opal Stakes Day, including Rom Baro's gutsy Canberra Guineas win
David Polkinghorne Canberra trainer Matthew Dale won three races - including the Canberra Guineas - on a remarkable Sunday.
David Polkinghorne Former Black Caviar trainer Peter Moody thinks Sir John Hawkwood will be his first runner in the Canberra Cup and could be his first ever runner at Thoroughbred Park.
David Polkinghorne Australia's top female jockey Kathy O'Hara is glad her "massive miscommunication" with Nick Olive is behind her so she can come "rattling home" on Single Gaze, Canberra's $4.
David Polkinghorne Owner Glenis Trevaskis saw something special in Mixed Blossom as a foal, now she's got the band back together for a shot at a second Black Opal.
David Polkinghorne Canberra trainers have called for Australian racing authorities to look at the weights rules relating to group and listed races after the National Sprint effectively became a set weights race for...
David Polkinghorne A six-year-old Nick Olive stood pressed up against the Thoroughbred Park fence, watching the Black Opal Stakes field thunder past and from that moment he was hooked.
David Polkinghorne If it wasn't for Rom Baro's record-breaking win last start, jockey Jay Ford admits he wouldn't know which horse to ride in the listed Canberra Guineas at Canberra on Sunday.
David Polkinghorne A turf war has erupted over two-year-olds with the Australian Turf Club admitting they call trainers to lure horses if their nominations are low.
David Polkinghorne When Queanbeyan legend Frank Cleary bought Catbird there was a Canberra Times article predicting it would become the first horse to win the Black Opal-Golden Slipper double and he feels...
Lee Gaskin and David Polkinghorne Record scores, monster sixes and a historic double century were among the highlights of Canberra's involvement in the Cricket World Cup.
David Polkinghorne South Africa captain AB de Villiers says he's been confident for the last year his side is capable of winning the Cricket World Cup, but the massive 201-run win over Ireland was marred by spinner...
David Polkinghorne and Lee Gaskin Disappointing Manuka Oval crowd gives soccer the edge over cricket.
David Polkinghorne Voilier has gone from being the horse no one wants to a highly sought after one and the two-year-old looks set for Canberra's Black Opal Stakes at Thoroughbred Park on Sunday.