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Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Just A Blur changes gear to loom as Wagga Guineas hope

Lee Gaskin A simple gear change could be just the trick for Canberra filly Just A Blur taking out the $40,000 Wagga Guineas next week.


Howlett springs double surprise at Canberra

Party Dress ridden by jockey Winona Costin won race 2 Canberra Labor Club Benchmark 70 Handicap. The Canberra Times 18 November 2012. Photo: Jay Cronan

Lee Gaskin Hall trainer Bernie Howlett had double the reason to celebrate with a pair of winners at Thoroughbred Park on Sunday.


Layt's grand return

Sport.  Race 6 Open Handicap.  Strapper Stevie Neil with One More Grand a kiss after winning the Open Handicap at Thoroughbred Park.  30 November 2012.    Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin Persistence paid off for One More Grand, as the Neville Layt-trained gelding broke a 10-month drought to salute at Thoroughbred Park on Friday.


Spackman hopes his charge can surprise

Lee Gaskin, Chris Dutton Trainer Graeme Spackman admits he is taking a risk by dropping Via Facile down in distance for today's Benchmark 65 Handicap (1300 metres) at Thoroughbred Park.


Opal fields shine with talent, but questions asked over how many will turn up

Track work at Thoroughbred Park in preparation for this Sunday's Black Opal Stakes and Canberra Cup.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Racing Club's punt on combining its two major races - the $250,000 Black Opal Stakes (1200 metres) and $200,000 Canberra Cup (2000m) - into one super day has paid off, with some of the best...

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