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David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
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 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 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.
David Polkinghorne Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock believes both Australia and South Africa will want to avoid each other in the Cricket World Cup quarter-finals.
David Polkinghorne Canberra trainer Matthew Dale thinks the listed Canberra Guineas has become strong enough to follow the $275,000 Black Opal Stakes to group status.
David Polkinghorne Big hitters to light up Manuka Oval and Shaun Pollock thinks records may be broken again.
David Polkinghorne Jindabyne mountain biker Tegan Molloy has finished second in the women's elite downhill on Sunday.
David Polkinghorne Canberra cricket legend Peter Solway played a massive role in the Comets past, now coach Mark Higgs is hoping he has played a role in shaping their future as well.
David Polkinghorne Exit Cyclone Gayle, enter AB de Villiers. Australian legend Adam Gilchrist thinks the South African captain is the world's most valuable cricketer and is capable of breaking his own record for the...
David Polkinghorne Chris Gayle thinks Manuka Oval is a "good hunting ground" in the aftermath of his record-breaking 215, an innings he calls his best ever.
David Polkinghorne Chris Gayle has made the highest ever score at the cricket World Cup, belting 215 before being caught out on the final ball of the innings.
David Polkinghorne Zimbabwe top-order batsman Hamilton Masakadza thinks the furor surrounding Glenn McGrath's hunting trip has been "blown out of proportion", stating big-game hunting in his native country is used...