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Queensland relying on old stager for Stradbroke

Adam Pengilly 5:02 PM   Tony Gollan knows Temple Of Boom - the trainer's first ever group 1 winner - owes him absolutely nothing. But the rest of Queensland will be relying on the old stager.

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Jockey banned over outlawed battery

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Patrick Bartley   Mornington track rider Damien Bradbury was on Tuesday disqualified for 18 months for having a battery on him when riding track work earlier this year.

Queensland racing crackdown a warning

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Patrick Bartley 7:30 PM   Tuesday's disembowelling of the administration core of horse, harness and greyhound racing in Queensland may be a telling moment that guides how integrity units operate in future.

Cassidy takes break after hamstring tear

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 11: Jim Cassidy returns on Grand Marshal after winning race 8, The Sydney Cup, during The Championships at Royal Randwick Racecourse on April 11, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Anthony Johnson/Getty Images)

Chris Roots   Hall Of Fame jockey Jim Cassidy will take his winter break early after tearing a hamstring at Rosehill on Saturday.

NSW officials to oppose independent authority

Four more people have been charged as part of an investigation into live baiting in Queensland's greyhound racing industry.

Adam Pengilly   NSW's racing codes are lining up to oppose any move to implement an independent regulatory authority in the state after an inquiry into the embattled Queensland greyhound racing industry.

Setback for Victorian trainers in cobalt case

The impending sale of the WA TAB isn't being welcomed by everyone within the Liberal Party.

Patrick Bartley   In a major setback for the four Victorian trainers facing possible cobalt doping charges, a leading international veterinary researcher in England is poised to publish an editorial article damning cobalt use.

Waller runners seem good value in group 1s

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Chris Roots   The baker's dozen of group 1s arrived for Chris Waller this season when Winx romped away with the Queensland Oaks on Saturday but she proved rarity among the elite set.

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All horses for major spring races to be tested out of season

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Patrick Bartley 2:11 PM   Potential Melbourne Cup and spring hopefuls stabled out of Victoria for the first time will come under a national out of competition testing regime.

Racing Queensland boards axed in wake of live baiting scandal

"Racing Queensland has failed": Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk

Adam Pengilly   All three of Queensland's racing codes will have their boards abolished after a damning report into the live baiting scandal, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.

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Bookies scramble after Stradbroke upheaval

Bumped up: Lumosty.

Adam Pengilly   The $2 million Stradbroke Handicap has turned into a war of attrition even before a horse steps out onto the track as betting markets reacted swiftly to a number of high-profile withdrawals on Sunday, vaulting a horse still not guaranteed a run into favouritism.

Conners keeps faith in young star

"He's got a stay of proceedings and that has been granted so he will ride the horse": Clarry Connors.

Adam Pengilly   Clarry Conners will keep faith in Queensland's leading apprentice Luke Tarrant, sticking with the young hoop despite a week of unrest over his handling in one of the most controversial races of the winter carnival.

Waller marches to another record as Winx claims Queensland Oaks

Trainer Chris Waller after Hugh Bowman riding on Winx won race 7, the Treasury Casino and Hotel Queensland Oaks at the Oaks Day, Doomben, Brisbane, 30 May 2015. Photo: Tertius Pickard.

Adam Pengilly   Chris Waller marched to another modern day Australian training record when Winx trounced her Queensland Oaks rivals.

The Mail: Kaepernick misses out

Lucky recipient: Savoureux (front left) made the most of Kaepernick's troubles to win at Rosehill on Saturday.

Chris Roots and Adam Pengilly   Kaepernick threw away any chance of running in next Saturday's Stradbroke by getting on one rein in the straight at Rosehill on Saturday.

Damien Oliver joins Craig Williams on 45 wins for in jockeys' premiership

Damien Oliver rides Smashing Doubt to victory in the Cox Plate On Sale Handicap.

Andrew Garvey   With only two months of the season to go, the battle for the Melbourne metropolitan premierships is hotting up and Damien Oliver made the most of the leader Craig Williams’ decision to ride in Brisbane, to join him on 45 wins for the season in the jockey’s premiership, after a winning double at Moonee Valley.

A record 13 group 1 wins for trainer Chris Waller

One of a kind: Chris Waller's dominance is unrivalled in modern times.

Adam Pengilly   Favourite Winx’s Queensland Oaks win – one of the most dominant at the top level in recent memory after being hammered into odds-on favouritism – chalked up Waller’s 13th group 1 win for the season.

Manatassee secures overdue win for Rolfe

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Jared Dorrington   It was an overdue breakthrough for the Darryl Rolfe-trained Manatassee when she strode to an easy win at Canberra on Friday.

Ball still up in the air as Joe Pride lukewarm on Stradbroke start after QTC Cup

Winner: Glyn Schofield and Ball Of Muscle were too good in Saturday's QTC Cup.

Adam Pengilly   Joe Pride dealt another blo to Lumosty's already fading Stradbroke Handicap hopes, but has delayed a decision on whether top sprinters Ball Of Muscle and Kuro will back up in Queensland's flagship race.

Luck runs out in Waller Lotto as Werther more than worthy in Eagle Farm Cup

Upset: Werther rained on the expected Waller parade in Saturday's Eagle Farm Cup.

Adam Pengilly   The signs were there the ball wasn't going to drop the right way in Waller Lotto, for once.

Press Statement remains unbeaten

Ultra impressive: Press Statement maintained an unbeaten record by winning at Rosehill on Saturday.

Chris Roots and Adam Pengilly   Press Statement did what was expected of him at Rosehill on Saturday, leaving the question open whether the colt should head north for the J.J. Atkins at Doomben next week.

Channel seven to cover Inter Dominion

Televised: If James Rattray and Beautide chase a third-straight Inter Dominion title in Perth, they will do so before a free-to-air TV audience.

Chris Roots   The Inter Dominion will have a national television audience as the next golden generation of pacers clashes in Perth in December.

Canberra premiership would be Zoumagic for Dryden

Jockey Jason Collett charges Invincible Express along the rails to salute ahead of jockey Jeff Penza on Under The Eaves.

David Polkinghorne    Canberra racing icon Keith Dryden is one win closer to claiming the ACT trainer premiership.

International hopes all good but filly out of Oaks

Ready to fly: Trainer Chris Waller (centre) checks on the condition of top sprinter Brazen Beau after a Flemington workout.

Patrick Bartley   Arguably two of Australia's most powerful horse trainers Gai Waterhouse and Chris Waller flew into Melbourne on Thursday night to put the finishing touches on there Royal Ascot hopefuls the following morning.

Numbers give star trainer the advantage

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Max Presnell   With field stacking generally, Chris Waller is dominating in numbers of Baron Bob Skelton proportions with his amount of runners at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Inglis confirms move to Warwick Farm

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Chris Roots   Inglis managing director Mark Webster said the sale company will take its tradition to a purpose-built Warwick Farm sales complex in 2018.

Royal Adventure gives Innes a chance in town

Gone west: James Innes, pictured on Warinda, is working with Peter Nestor.

Chris Roots   Apprentice James Innes junior comes from a racing family but the reality of working in Australia's biggest stable has struck home after he was sent to Dubbo for the next three months.

Winx is opening owner's eyes for Queensland Oaks

Hot shot: Winx has been listed as the early favourite for the Queensland Oaks.

Adam Pengilly   For more than 55 years Richard Treweeke has owned and raced horses, but never saw one win in person. That was until he fronted to watch Queensland Oaks favourite Winx win at Rosehill one day.

Bell tolls for Queensland in face of winter carnival wipeout

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Adam Pengilly   Brisbane trainer Darren Bell had to wait until an ageing sprinter with a history of throat problems found his way into his Brisbane stable to break his stakes race duck - and now Falino is flying the flag in the face of a Queensland winter carnival wipeout.

Slipper fits for Black Opal Stakes

Takedown wins the Black Opal Stakes earlier this year.

David Polkinghorne   Canberra Racing will move Black Opal Stakes off the Canberra Day long weekend to continue to establish the $275,000 group 3 race as a genuine lead-up race for the world's richest race for two-year-olds, the Golden Slipper Stakes.

Greyhounds found to have irregular samples to EPO in Australian first

Facing questions: Trainer Melinda Finn.

Adam Pengilly   Greyhound Racing NSW stewards have detected the first irregularity of the blood-boosting EPO in a greyhound after extensive testing during the recently completed Golden Easter Egg carnival.

Highlights

Numbers give star trainer the advantage

With field stacking generally, Chris Waller is dominating in numbers of Baron Bob Skelton proportions with his amount of runners at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Pierro and All Too Hard continue rivalry 

Pierro and All Too Hard continued the rivalry at the National Weanling Sale at the Magic Millions Sales complex on Sunday and Monday.

Racing review to strengthen product

Australian black type racing is being reviewed with a focus on the autumn programs of Sydney and Melbourne. The outcome for 2016 will be decided by the Pattern Committee at its August meeting.

Whip rulings leave area greyer than ever

The Killer Bs - Bowman, Bensley, Beasley and Bell - were the names on everyone's lips at Scone on Saturday, but how about the separate whip incidents involving the first two which went largely unnoticed during the opening day of the carnival?

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