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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Coliseo nominated for Caulfield Cup

10th May 2012, Sport, David Polkinghorne. Canberra Times Photo by Colleen Petch. (R) Norm Gardner and (L) Frank O'Sullivan with there Wagga Cups at Norm's stables at Thoroughbred Park.

David Polkinghorne The Cox Plate, the Caulfield Cup and the Melbourne Cup - it's the trilogy of Australian racing every trainer hopes to win.


Kerrin McEvoy's great ride clinches Walter's second Canberra Cup

SPORT: Black Opal day at Thoroughbred Park, Canberra. Jockey Kerrin McEvoy winner of the Canberra Cup with horse Jacquinot Bay. . 9th March 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

David Polkinghorne Top Sydney hoop Kerrin McEvoy has won it all - and now he's ticked off the $200,000 Canberra Cup.


Joseph heads for the coast hoping to have a day out in Sydney

11 March 2012 NEWS Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story by David Polkinghorne The Black Opal Stakes race day at Thoroughbred Park. Celebrations for Canberra trainer, Barbara Joseph, and her co-trainer son, Paul Jones, after Fill The Page won the Canberra Cup.

David Polkinghorne One of the advantages of being in a training partnership is that when one trainer is on holidays, the other can look after the horses.


Big-time days itch forever

Pictured is The Barbara Joseph trained Caulfield Cup hopeful,  Aint Seen Nothin, at trackwork in Canberra this morning being ridden by regular track rider Luke Pepper.  Barbara Joseph leads the mare  from the track..   Picture by Pat Scala pds Tuesday the 16th of September 2003.   Age Sport Canberra.  SPECIALX HORSES

David Polkinghorne Bombala's race rack is a far cry from Caulfield and its cup, but Canberra trainer Barbara Joseph still has ''that magical dream'' of getting a horse in one of Australia's holy trilogy of racing.


It's the Waller and Williams show


David Polkinghorne Who's the best bet on Caulfield Cup day?


Flemington steals the show

David Polkinghorne David Polkinghorne let's you know where the smart money is on Victoria Derby day.


Nisbet seeks city stint after losing country claim

24 October 2012. Relax. Canberra Times photo by Rohan Thomson. Canberra Racing. Local Jockey, Kayla Nisbet.


David Polkinghorne Canberra apprentice jockey Kayla Nisbet is hoping for a three-month loan spell with a top Sydney or Melbourne stable.

Good things come in threes

David Polkinghorne Our regular Lucky Lobster Kyle Mackey-Laws is away this week, which bodes well for punters who enjoy returns that aren't purely scratchings as David 'Polky' Polkinghorne fills in.


Waterhouse chases fifth Canberra Cup on Tullamore

David Polkinghorne Gai Waterhouse hopes emerging stayer Tullamore will deliver her fifth Canberra Cup when he jumps from barrier seven in the $200,000 listed 2000-metre race at Thoroughbred Park on Sunday.


Super Sunday to be biggest event in Canberra's racing history

David Polkinghorne IS IT a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Super Sunday, one of the biggest days of racing Canberra has ever seen.


Canberra Cup win next best for Berry

David Polkinghorne Tommy Berry may have missed out on the Black Opal he dearly wanted but he got the Canberra Cup on Fill The Page instead.


Joseph triumphs on Super Sunday

Celebrations for Canberra trainer, Barbara Joseph, and her co-trainer son, Paul Jones, after Fill The Page won the Canberra Cup.

David Polkinghorne Canberra trainer Barbara Joseph ended a 37-year drought and kept the Canberra Cup in the ACT on a stunning Super Sunday at Thoroughbred Park yesterday.