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Vietnam vet hopes Weary can harness Anzac spirit at Randwick

Chris Roots Vietnam veteran Geoff Grimish will march in the Anzac Day parade on Friday to honour his mates and then hopes Weary can honour one of the Australian army’s most famous figures in the All Aged...

Baldwin's gut feeling Harada is special

Brian Baldwin

Patrick Bartley The only consolation for noted strapper Brian Baldwin when former star Haradasun failed to make it to the Caulfield Guineas in 2006 was that he was spared some physical pain.

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Lebrechaun leads field for 'special' home race

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Apprentice jockey Amy Vandersanden and 6 yr old MATTHEW DALE TRAINED

David Polkinghorne With a throat operation and atrial fibrillation behind him, Lebrechaun is ready for the Tony Campbell Memorial Cup at Thoroughbred Park today.

Melbourne Cup special

Kyle Mackey-Laws - Lucky Lobster

Chris Dutton All the good oil for the race that stops a nation.

A special win fit for a Queen

Puissance De Lune

Patrick Bartley Jockey Glen Boss tells large crowd at Flemington they saw something special.

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Nathan Berry honoured as Tom Berry and Diamond Drille win Queen Of The Turf

Chris Roots Wearing the blue his twin brother Nathan loved, Tom Berry produced a shock result in the Queen Of The Turf on DIamond Drille.

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Rising Romance balances Kiwi owner's books with Oaks triumph

Adam Pengilly He's been fleeced by an accountant at his own business in the past couple of years, so John Carter didn't need reminding how special Rising Romance's win in the $1 million Australian Oaks was.

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Nathan Berry Medal means more than a group 1 to Tom Berry

Chris Roots dinkus

Chris Roots It was a day when Tom Berry and James McDonald shared the group 1 spoils with two wins each and shared the Nathan Berry Medal for the leading jockey in The Championships.

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Doncaster don Chris Waller hopes he's on a roll in The Championships

Mile master: Trainer Chris Waller is now looking forward to the big races at Randwick on Saturday.

Chris Roots Chris Waller celebrated his remarkable Doncaster Mile first four on Saturday night and hopes it is the precursor to more The Championships success in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Queen Of The Turf...

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Future of The Championships so bright it will sparkle

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Chris Roots The new Randwick remains a relatively unpolished gem that is ready to sparkle in the next couple of years.

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Trainer John Thompson hopeful Tremec can make Nathan Tinkler's day

Tremec

Chris Roots John Thompson has had a tough couple of years as he has watched the Patinack Farm racing empire crumbled but might finally be able to give Nathan Tinkler because to cheer with Tremec in the Sydney...

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Chris Waller: the silent achiever

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Andrew Webster “He’s not an emotional person to be honest,” offers Stephanie Waller. “The only time I see him cry is when the horse has won. He’s funny like that.

Randwick's big day worth getting a wet backside for

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Max Presnell It won't get any better than Saturday's The Championships, featuring an all-star cast, at Royal Randwick.

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Love at first sight with Cornrow

Chris Roots Mick Malone has pulled hundreds of foals from their mums at Kitchwin Hills, but rarely doesn't to fall for the way he feel for Cornrow.

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The Golden Slipper, runner by runner

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Chris Roots Unencumbered Sentimental favourite as was to be ridden by Nathan Berry. He was too good in the Magic Millions btu has failed to find winning form in the autumn. Definitely place hope.

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Berry to be given until last minute to decide on Slipper ride

Tommy Berry

Chris Roots Tommy Berry will be given up to 10 minutes before Saturday's Golden Slipper to decided if he will ride Valentia following the death of twin brother Nathan on Thursday.

Nathan Berry's brother-in-law pays tribute after win

Jockey Nathan Berry

Kim Arlington Nathan Berry was "looking down and watching on us all", his brother-in-law Chad Schofield said on Saturday after winning the Sebring Stakes on Flamberge at Rosehill Racecourse.

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Nathan Berry will be riding on every Golden Slipper jockey's shoulder

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Andrew Webster Somewhere in the dawn, as the sun rose over trackwork at Singapore's Kranji racecourse, Corey Brown saw the first signs of Nathan Berry slipping away.

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Mossfun surges to Golden Slipper glory for Team Hawkes

James McDonald celebrates after guiding Mossfun to victory in the Golden Slipper.

Matt Jones They stood side by side in the gates, shadowed each other in betting all week and fought out the finish – but Team Hawkes’ filly Mossfun reigned over Earthquake in a vintage Golden...

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Mossfun's Slipper sizzler

James McDonald celebrates after riding Mossfun to win the Golden Slipper at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Chris Roots Team Hawkes' filly Mossfun reigned over Earthquake in a vintage Golden Slipper.