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Canberra back in $75,000 Highway Handicaps after Racing NSW backflip

Canberra back in $75,000 Highway Handicaps after Racing NSW backflip

Canberra trainers were banned from the country races last December in a move that nearly killed the ACT industry.

  • by Eamonn Tiernan

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$50,000 Federal provides temporary relief for battling ACT trainers
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$50,000 Federal provides temporary relief for battling ACT trainers

Barb Jospeh and Paul Jones-trained Athonis won the feature race at Thoroughbred Park on Friday.

  • by Eamonn Tiernan
Leading Canberra trainers meet with Racing NSW boss Peter V'Landys
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Leading Canberra trainers meet with Racing NSW boss Peter V'Landys

ACT trainers Matt Dale, Nick Olive and Paul Jones made the trip to Sydney in a bid to save the Canberra racing industry.

  • by Eamonn Tiernan
Canberra trainers assess their options after meeting with club
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Canberra trainers assess their options after meeting with club

The fallout has come after Canberra trainers were banned from the inaugural of the $1.3 million Kosciuszko race for country-trained horses

  • by Eamonn Tiernan
Canberra Racing to meet trainers to scale Kosciuszko issue
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Canberra Racing to meet trainers to scale Kosciuszko issue

Canberra Racing will meet with trainers for an emergency meeting over "serious and genuine" concerns about the industry's future as Racing NSW freezes them out.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Racing NSW boss Peter V'Landys 'stuck his neck out' for Canberra
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Racing NSW boss Peter V'Landys 'stuck his neck out' for Canberra

ACT trainers fear the industry could die in the capital in the wake of the Canberra Racing Club being classed as provincial.

  • by Eamonn Tiernan
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Canberra horse trainers could be run out of town
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Canberra horse trainers could be run out of town

The future of the Canberra Racing Club remains uncertain after Racing NSW increased its prizemoney.

  • by Eamonn Tiernan
Joe Cleary eyeing off million-dollar pay day in The Kosciusko 
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Joe Cleary eyeing off million-dollar pay day in The Kosciusko 

The Queanbeyan trainer will nominate Coolring for the inaugural $1.3 million race this October.

  • by Eamonn Tiernan
Sea change does wonders for Canberra mare Shezacraftsman
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Sea change does wonders for Canberra mare Shezacraftsman

Shezacraftsman has netted $54,000 with three wins in her first four starts in Australia. 

  • by Eamonn Tiernan
No applicants for $1 million greyhound industry transition package
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No applicants for $1 million greyhound industry transition package

About 50 people were expected to be put out of work because of the shutdown of the industry.

  • by Katie Burgess
Canberra jockey Patrick Scorse enjoys winning return in ACT
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Canberra jockey Patrick Scorse enjoys winning return in ACT

Scorse stormed home aboard Emerald Fortune to win the first at Thoroughbred Park on Friday.

  • by Eamonn Tiernan