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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Hall of Fame

Horse racing industry to honour legends at Hall of Fame event in Canberra

David Polkinghorne Canberra gets its chance to host the Australian Racing Hall of Fame induction evening.

Racing

Canberra to host big night

David Polkinghorne Canberra Racing has landed a big ''feather in their cap'' - the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.

Queen of Canberra under the hammer

Queanbeyan Age. 6-1-12. Performers of 2011. Karuta Queen. Photo by Paul Rovere

David Polkinghorne Karuta Queen's sensational victory in the Magic Millions captured the imagination of Canberra at the same time supermare Black Caviar's record-breaking winning streak was starting to capture the...

Racing

Deja vu as Caviar follows Target

Black Caviar

David Polkinghorne IF YOU had a sense of deja vu when Australia's supermare Black Caviar flew to England, it's because she's following in the hoofsteps of Queanbeyan's greatest ever racehorse, Takeover Target.

Racing

Janiak has a taste for Caviar

Joe Janiak.

David Polkinghorne The Queen, top hats, tails, strawberries, champagne and an atmosphere that ''puts the Melbourne Cup to shame'' awaits Australian supermare Black Caviar when she races at England's historic Royal...