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David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
Black Opal Stakes Day
David Polkinghorne Paul Walshe still remembers the very first Black Opal Stakes in 1973 - and its earthquake-fuelled controversy.
David Polkinghorne It was a good thing jockey Brendan Ward guided Party Dress to victory at Thoroughbred Park yesterday given co-owner Tom Hughes was in the crowd.
David Polkinghorne With a throat operation and atrial fibrillation behind him, Lebrechaun is ready for the Tony Campbell Memorial Cup at Thoroughbred Park today.
David Polkinghorne Two photos, a winner by a nose and the hint of a protest - Tony Campbell would have been smiling after the race run in his honour at Thoroughbred Park yesterday.
David Polkinghorne While the future of Karuta Queen is up in the air, Neville Layt is trying to unearth his next two-year-old sensation.