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David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
David Polkinghorne A troublesome abscess has ended Coliseo's Melbourne Cup campaign before it had even begun.
David Polkinghorne The Canberra Centenary Cup could overshadow it's younger, flashier sibling, the Black Opal Stakes.
David Polkinghorne Peter Snowden has backed Canberra Racing's push to have the listed race reinstated as a group 3.
David Polkinghorne Canberra trainer Norm Gardner is hoping a successful Canberra Centenary Cup campaign will launch Coliseo on the path to the group 1 Sydney Cup.
David Polkinghorne Canberra trainer Norm Gardner would rather Coliseo had lost by 10 lengths in the Canberra Centenary Cup.
David Polkinghorne The Norm Gardner-trained Coliseo will look to add the listed Albury Gold Cup (2000 metres) to the Wagga Wagga Cup (2000m) he won last year.
David Polkinghorne Could a casual chat in the lead-up to Black Opal Stakes day between trainer and owner lead to the ''Steven Bradbury of racing'' ending Black Caviar's 24-race winning streak at Randwick on Saturday?
David Polkinghorne Norm Gardner thinks the Sydney autumn carnival is over-hyped and would much rather be at a country racetrack watching Coliseo run.
David Polkinghorne David Hayes will aim young sprinter Niconoise at Sunday's listed Canberra Guineas (1400 metres) in favour of a $250,000 group 2 race in Adelaide.
David Polkinghorne After taking out the $200,000 listed Canberra Cup, trainers Barbara Joseph and Paul Jones are now hunting a group win for emerging stayer Fill The Page.
David Polkinghorne It was meant to be QRacing's big day but neither the trainer nor owner of the $35,000 Queanbeyan Cup winner bothered to turn up to accept the trophy, leaving the Queanbeyan Race Club with ''egg on...