Newmarket Handicap

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Lankan Rupee scores brilliantly in Newmarket Handicap

Andrew Garvey Lankan Rupee asserted his right to the title of Australia's best sprinter with an emphatic win.

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Glen Boss to ride Bernabeu in Newmarket Handicap

Glen Boss.

Patrick Bartley Glen Boss may have been overlooked for the plum ride on Lankan Rupee in Saturday's $1 million Newmarket Handicap, but the leading jockey on Tuesday night gained the ride on talented Sydney sprinter...

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Lankan Rupee may bypass Newmarket Handicap and head to Sydney

High speed: Lankan Rupee, ridden by Craig Newitt, cruises to the line in the Oakleigh Plate.

Patrick Bartley Trainer Mick Price says he has begun to rethink the sprinter's autumn plans.

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Connections of Lankan Rupee have selected Chad Schofield over Glen Boss as the sprinter's jockey in the Newmarket Handicap

Patrick Bartley Glen Boss secured the plum ride for just an hour on Tuesday before being replaced.

Black Caviar to miss Newmarket Handicap

Black Caviar

Champion mare Black Caviar will have her next run in the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley next month and will definitely miss the Newmarket Handicap.

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Shamexpress wins the Newmarket Handicap

Craig Newitt riding Shamexpress

Michael Sharkie Danny O'Brien's recent run of form reached its peak at Flemington on Saturday when three-year-old Shamexpress claimed victory in the $1million Newmarket Handicap.

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Chris Roots' Doncaster Mile ratings

Chris Roots Boban is a triple group 1 winner over the mile this season, including Randwick's big spring 1600m race the Epsom. Drawn wide and needs a drying track, but classy and is a value runner.

Apprentice John Kissick talks himself into ride on Aeronautical in T.J. Smith Stakes

 Cheek rewarded: Apprentice John Kissick will ride Aeronautical in the TJ SMith Stakes.

Chris Roots Being a cheeky apprentice has worked for John Kissick, getting him the ride on Aeronautical in the T.J. Smith at Randwick on Saturday.

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Plenty of chances in cracking T.J. Smith Stakes at Randwick's The Championships

Inside running: Lankan Rupee, seen here winning at Caulfield, has drawn the  rails in the T.J.Smith Stakes.

Chris Roots They are the forgotten group 1 winners, by punters at least, but Tiger Tees, Spirit Of Boom and Snitzerland are ready to test the big guns, Buffering and Lankan Rupee. in Saturday's T.J.

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From go to whoa for Lankan Rupee

Craig Newitt guides Lankan Rupee (left) to victory in the T. J. Smith Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Lankan Rupee confirmed his ranking as Australia's best sprinter with an all-the-way win in the group 1 TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

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Lankan Rupee right on the money

Too easy: Craig Newitt celebrates victory on Lankan Rupee.

Adam Pengilly If the Australian horse of the year was still up for grabs before the T.J.Smith Stakes, it surely isn’t now.

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Hayes has high hopes on Schofield reunion

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 21: Trainer David Hayes and Chad Schofield after winning The Schweppes Thousand Guineas Prelude during Melbourne Racing at Caulfield Racecourse on September 21, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

Patrick Bartley The formerly estranged trainer and jockey have joined forces in an attempt to nab a group 1 with a classy filly.

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Chad Schofield lands ride on Solicit

Chad Schofield and Lankan Rupee win the Newmarket Handicap.

Patrick Bartley Chad Schofield's disappointment at losing the ride on Lankan Rupee has been marginally offset by gaining the mount on Solicit in Saturday week's group 1 Vinery Stakes.

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Group 1s all come in a bunch

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Kyle Mackey-Laws Where to start? They don't call this one Super Saturday for nothing.

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Trainer Peter Moody primed for next Newmarket moment

Patrick Bartley Peter Moody admits his bid to the Newmarket Handicap will depend on two horses with contrasting backgrounds.

Damien Oliver confident Fiorente can help end his Australian Cup drought

Fiorente

Chris Roots There will be no grand celebration for Damien Oliver's 100th group 1 victory, the moment has passed, but the pursuit of records will continue on Melbourne Cup winner Fiorente at Flemington on...

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Glyn Schofield lands group 1 on Boban 20 minutes after son Chad wins Newmarket

SPORT Boban ridden by Glyn Schofield wins the 5th race at Warwick Farm on Saturday 8 March 2014. Pic JENNY EVANS

Chris Roots Glyn Schofield was whooping and howling in the jockeys' room 20 minutes before the Chipping Norton Stakes as son Chad won a group 1 in Melbourne, and then went out and did the business on Boban.

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Fiorente and Green Moon stage stirring battle in the Australian Cup

Damien Oliver riding Fiorente

Michael Lynch The Melbourne Cup has long since ceased to be a race for mere staying handicappers, and few races illustrate that better than Saturday's Australian Cup.

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James McDonald and Hawkes brothers quinella strikes again in Newcastle

James McDonald.

Chris Roots James McDonald is becoming an integral part of Team Hawkes and the winners are flowing.The Newmarket Handicap at Newcastle on Wednesday was the latest the race to fall to the deadly combination when...

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Chad Schofield wins Adelaide Cup on Outback Joe

Too strong: Outback Joe, ridden by Chad Schofield, races clear to win the Adelaide Cup.

Patrick Bartley Chad Schofield's decision to go freelance reaped more rewards on Monday when he took out the $400,000 Adelaide Cup on Outback Joe on his first visit to South Australia.