Dwayne Dunn

Bletchingly ideal for Lord Of The Sky, says Dwayne Dunn

Patrick Bartley Dwayne Dunn believes his ride on Lord Of The Sky in Saturday's Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield will be the start of a successful season.

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Dwayne Dunn hits the road with spring in his step

Patrick Bartley No one could doubt Dwayne Dunn's dedication to his trade. On Monday the jockey had a seven-hour round trip to Echuca for one mount and on Wednesday he heads north to ride at the Canterbury meeting in...

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Dwayne Dunn finally reunited with Gregers for shot at Goodwood

Brad Waters Dwayne Dunn has waited 15 months to ride Gregers in Saturday's group 1 Goodwood at Morphettville.

Dwayne Dunn hopes for winning comeback on Gregers

Smart filly Gregers takes on the older sprinters in Saturday's Goodwood.

Brad Waters Dwayne Dunn has waited 15 months to ride Gregers in Saturday's group 1 Goodwood at Morphettville.

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Trainer Robbie Laing praises promising colt Lord Of The Sky

Lord Of The Sky, Dwayne Dunn up, wins the Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Andrew Garvey Highly promising colt Lord Of The Sky justified his favouritism, winning the group three Sir John Monash Stakes at his first attempt at weight-for-age.

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Gotta Take Care looking the goods for Warrnambool

Gotta Take Care is a top notcher over obstacles, as his status at the head of weights affairs in the Galleywood attests.

Michael Lynch Gotta Take Care's 67th race start in the biggest hurdle of the Warrnambool carnival could stamp him as the best dual-purpose horse in the country.

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Stradbroke hopes for Reparations

Brad Waters Anthony Freedman could launch a bid for the Group One Stradbroke Handicap with Reparations following the five-year-old's Listed win at Caulfield.

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Price thinks of Pressing on to Brisbane

Two up: Reparations (left) brings up a running double for Anthony Freedman.

Andrew Garvey Mick Price was thinking of bigger prizes after his promising colt Pressing gave his rivals a start and a beating in the listed $120,000 Sky High Mt Dandenong Stakes (1200m).

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Platelet a longshot for Goodwood double after poor barrier draw

Platelet has been handed a tough barrier  in Saturday’s Goodwood Handicap.

Laura Banks Platelet's chances of claiming back-to-back Goodwood Handicap victories have been hampered by a barrier 17 draw for the $500,000 group 1 at Morphettville on Saturday.

Age shall not weary them: senior jockeys still among the best in the business

Glen Boss.

Michael Lynch In Australian racing, the fashion in recent times has been to favour younger jockeys. But the tide in Melbourne may be turning.

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Battlers win David and Goliath bout at Scone

Blake Shin riding on Tales of Fashion.

Chris Roots and Tony White Gosford trainer Fred Cowell and jockey Nathan Thomas are battlers of the industry, but took on and beat the power of Darley twice as Mighty Lucky took home the Luskin Star Stakes at Scone on Saturday.

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Gai Waterhouse revels in Scone Guineas trifecta triumph

Too good: Cosmic Endeavour roars home in the Scone Guineas on Saturday.

Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse is not always right, but it didn’t matter as Cosmic Endeavour roared down the centre to win Saturday’s Scone Guineas, leading home a stable trifecta.

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No single factor caused Darwin jockey death: inquiry

Simone Montgomerie.

Patrick Bartley The tragic death of 26-year-old jockey Simone Montgomerie in Darwin last year following a race fall was caused by no single factor, a Northern Territory WorkSafe investigation report has found.

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Lonhspresso back to best with last-to-first win at Flemington and books trip to Brisbane

Michelle Payne guides Lonhspresso home in the Straight Six at Flemington on Saturday.

Andrew Garvey Lonhspresso returned to her best form and booked herself a trip to Brisbane, after a last to first win in the listed Straight Six (1200m), which also brought up win number 199 for the season for...

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First 'Scobie' caps big weekend for Rodd

Michael Rodd

Michael Lynch Star jockey caps a memorable weekend with his first Scobie Breasley Medal.

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Race of Origin: how ATC could put a spring into Sydney's step

Chris Roots dinkus

Chris Roots The Australian Turf Club has once again missed an opportunity to showcase Sydney racing at Rosehill on the final Saturday of September.

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Turnbull 'pivotal' to cups

Patrick Bartley One of Victoria's most respected racing executives believes that Saturday's group 1 $500,000 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington will provide significant insight into the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.

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Happy Trails takes out Turnbull Stakes

Happy Trails

South Australian galloper Happy Trails has upset a host of Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup hopefuls in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington.

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Fiorente's smashing Plate run

From left, Nash Rawiller on Fiorente, Nick Hall on Fawkner, Dwayne Dunn on Happy Trails (winner), Glen Boss on Puissance de Lune and Michael Walker on Hawkspur in the Turnbull Stakes.

Patrick Bartley Turnbull Stakes confuses matters as far as this year's group 1 Cox Plate is concerned.

Happy days as outsider springs top-line boilover

turnbull Stakes South Australian Happy Trails has upset a host of Caulfield and Melbourne Cup hopefuls in the group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington.