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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Racing

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.

Hayes chooses capital over more cash

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.

Racing

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.

Racing

Fill The Page chases group win

11 March 2012 NEWS Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story by David Polkinghorne The Black Opal Stakes race day at Thoroughbred Park. Celebrating their win in the Canberra Cup are mother and son trainers from canberra, Paul Jones and Barbara Joseph.

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.