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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Canberra club backs photo finish process

Rules Point on the far side, ridden by Jeff Penza, edges out Bel Edition, ridden by Grant Buckley, by a nose at Canberra' Thoroughbred Park. Originally judge Sean Farrar had ruled it a dead heat before stewards overruled the decision.

David Polkinghorne The Canberra Racing Club has backed its finishing-post technology as the best in the country after a dead-heat ruling was overturned by stewards at last Friday's meet.


Better late than never for Canberra Cup hope

SHD RACES. Randwick 19th November 2005.
Trainer Mick Miladinovic after his horse Century Serb won race 2 at Randwick.

David Polkinghorne Mick Miladinovic is hoping Micalong can launch a Canberra Cup campaign at Thoroughbred Park on Friday - albeit a year after he first planned.


Gorgrous Amelia well placed: Joseph

David Polkinghorne TRAINER Barbara Joseph isn't overly fussed whether Gorgeous Amelia takes out Canberra's horse of the year.