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David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
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.
David Polkinghorne Sydney jockey Tommy Berry has backed Kayla Nisbet to ride in a future Melbourne Cup.
David Polkinghorne The Cox Plate, the Caulfield Cup and the Melbourne Cup - it's the trilogy of Australian racing every trainer hopes to win.
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.
David Polkinghorne Canberra apprentice jockey Kayla Nisbet is hoping for a three-month loan spell with a top Sydney or Melbourne stable.
David Polkinghorne The Canberra Centenary Cup could overshadow it's younger, flashier sibling, the Black Opal Stakes.
David Polkinghorne Blake Shinn is all clear to ride at Canberra's Super Sunday after hurting his left ankle in a fall at Rosehill on Tuesday.