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Horse Racing

Class mare Streama retired for a date with Street Cry

Streama

Adam Pengilly Outstanding mare Streama has been retired to stud following her last race start, which was victory in the group 1 Doomben Cup.

Racing

Streama ready to rumble in Doomben Cup

Streaming ahead: Streama will chase a fourth group 1 win in tomorrow's Doomben Cup.

Chris Roots Guy Walter marvels at Streama, which will look for her fourth group 1 victory in Saturday's Doomben Cup.

Horseracing

Mick Dittman brings unbeatable experience and natural cunning to tipping game

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell During his youth the first Mick Dittman tipping service operated from the fork of a tree on the Gold Coast.

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Trainer Gerald Ryan takes triple hold on Champagne at Randwick

Teamwork: Glyn Schofield will again partner Lucky Raquie to form part of Gerald Ryan's three-pronged attack on the Champagne Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Chris Roots Gerald Ryan has already made one multimillion-dollar call with his two-year-olds this season and got it right.

Waterhouse aims at elite eight

Damien Oliver and trainer Gai Waterhouse pose during Australian Cup Day.

Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse has won 31 group 1 miles at Randwick but she is yet to win the Randwick Guineas

Horse racing

Peggy Jean takes Sires' Produce for king of the babies Gerald Ryan

Peggy Jean

Matt Jones A year ago Gerald Ryan went to the yearling sales determined to buy a large batch of juveniles, fearing his team was lacking, and now he’s the leading trainer of two-year-olds in the country.

Relaxed Guelph gears up for Cox Plate

SPORT Horse racing at Randwick. Race 2  winner Guelph ridden by Hugh Bowman  Pic GEORGIE BERESFORD

Matt Jones Dual group 1 winner Guelph asserted her dominance over the Sydney fillies with a crushing win in Saturday's Tea Rose Stakes at Randwick, which prompted rival jockey Peter Robl to almost concede...

Racing

Snowden admires Rubick but knows game is not over yet

Rubick

Chris Roots Darley trainer Peter Snowden watched in awe as Rubick set the juvenile benchmark for the season on Saturday but he says there are still twists and turns to negotiate before the Blue Diamond and...

Horseracing

Brenton Avdulla hopes Rubick will put him back on road to group 1 glory

Chris Roots Sometimes things come a little easy in life and jockey Brenton Avdulla has realised how blessed he was to have rides on Ilovethiscity and Secret Admirer to start his career.

Horseracing

Waterhouse at war in a grey zone

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Max Presnell So many little things can happen to a thoroughbred - nicks, cuts and problems horses can carry but still win.

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Horseracing

Champagne flows as Cath returns to form

Champagne Cath

Chris Roots Chris Waller will start Champagne Cath in this week's Flight Stakes only if he thinks she is a chance of winning following her impressive victory at Rosehill on Saturday.

Horseracing

Hoop dreams: how to stay in the black this spring

Jim Cassidy

Chris Roots During the spring carnival millions of dollars will be wagered on the biggest races in the country, and the decisions by the jockeys on what to ride and how to ride their mounts will decide which...

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Horseracing

Berry set to ride high on Waterhouse dominance

HORSE RACING - The Form, Horse racing at Randwick 6.10.12
race 7
winner Fat Al (L)
ridden by Tommy Berry
Gai Waterhouse pictured
SHD   Pic JENNY EVANS

Chris Roots There is a feeling of belonging for Tom Berry as he goes to Randwick on Saturday. It is something he didn't have when he won the Epsom-Metropolitan double on Fat Al and Glencadam Gold a year ago.

Horseracing

O'Shea reckons snip will have Kingdoms on straighter path

SPORT Horse racing at Warwick Farm, 19.11.11

Race 3
winner Hendricus
ridden by Nash Rawiller (outside horse)
trainer John o'shea pictured
SHD   pic JENNY EVANS

Chris Roots There are as many reasons why Kingdoms can win The Metropolitan as there are why he can't.

Horseracing

Williams wheels out his big staying guns on two fronts

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Max Presnell Obviously Lloyd Williams, Australia's most prolific collector of European thoroughbreds, is sending his “B” team to Sydney, but, headed by Seville in The Metropolitan, they promise to...

McEvoy only has eyes for Guelph

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy celebrates after riding Guelph (Number 11) to victory in Race 5 of the Moet & Chandon 150th Champangne 
Stakes at Royal Randwick in Sydney. Saturday, April? 27, ?2013. (SHD 
NEWS) Photo by Mick Tsikas

Chris Roots Guelph has assumed the star role at Darley and will be out to win a third group 1 in Saturday's Flight Stakes at Randwick.

Bloodlines

Breeders on edge as juveniles step out

Dink

John Holloway Gerald Ryan's two-pronged attack on Saturday's $100,000 Gimcrack Stakes could be thwarted by Newcastle trainer Kris Lees, who saddles up the All American filly Datable at Royal Randwick.

Racing

Spring rolls in a delicious entree

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Kyle Mackey-Lwas Lucky Lobster - How to spend $20 on Saturday's races.

Guineas glory in sights

Close call: Se Sauver (left) noses out Star Fashion in the Edward Manifold Stakes. She then beat a protest.

Edward Manifold Stakes Tim Habel Escado's half sister Se Sauver is aiming at the group 1 Thousand Guineas.

Horseracing

Bum rap upgrades Flight winner Guelph to Caviar class

Guelph

Matt Jones Peter Moody compared superstar Guelph to Black Caviar before she confirmed her status as Australia's best filly in the Flight Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

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