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Winx champion NSW horse of the year

Winx champion NSW horse of the year

Winx has claimed another award ahead of her return to racing, being named the NSW Horse of the Year for the second time.

Plumptre fined, O'Shea guilty in strangles

Plumptre fined, O'Shea guilty in strangles

Former Godolphin Australia managing director Henry Plumptre has been fined in the strangles case with ex-Godolphin trainer John O'Shea guilty of two charges.

Wells aiming for third GN Steeplechase win

Wells aiming for third GN Steeplechase win

Ten-year-old gelding Wells will have eight rivals at Ballarat as he attempts to win a third Grand National Steeplechase.

Weir with strong hand in Lawrence Stakes

Weir with strong hand in Lawrence Stakes

The PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield is set to feature the return of a host of trainer Darren Weir's spring carnival contenders.

Ubet's revenue and turnover drop

Ubet's revenue and turnover drop

Wet weather has been blamed for a drop in wagering giant Ubet's revenue and turnover for the past financial year.

Winx duel a stepping stone to Epsom: Bott

Winx duel a stepping stone to Epsom: Bott

Ecuador starts his bid for next month's Group One Epsom Handicap at Randwick with a seemingly impossible task against super mare Winx in the Warwick Stakes.

Jukebox on song for Caulfield return

Jukebox on song for Caulfield return

Trainer Ciaron Maher says Jukebox has had a good preparation for his three-year-old return in the Vain Stakes at Caulfield.

G1 winning NZ horses in Taupo trials

G1 winning NZ horses in Taupo trials

Several of New Zealand's top liners will step out in barrier trials at Taupo ahead of Australian spring carnival missions.

Darryl McLellan in Gold Coast comeback

Darryl McLellan in Gold Coast comeback

Group One-winning jockey Darryl McLellan is set to ride in a race for the first time in five years with four mounts at the Gold Coast.

Krystle Johnston close to 100 career wins

Krystle Johnston close to 100 career wins

Trainer Krystle Johnston has a chance to bring up 100 career wins in just three years with veterans Craiglea Deken and Craiglea Wandoo at Doomben.

Fitness edge for Witness at Caulfield

Fitness edge for Witness at Caulfield

Trainer Stuart Webb believes race fitness can give Crown Witness an edge when she runs in the Quezette Stakes at Caulfield.

Charlie Boy set to break win drought

Charlie Boy set to break win drought

Veteran Charlie Boy hasn't won in 18 months but a return to his favourite track and distance could herald a breakthrough at Doomben.

Berry has plenty on Australia to-do list

Berry has plenty on Australia to-do list

Tommy Berry will throw himself at the Hong Kong racing scene but still has plenty he wants to achieve in Australia before he calls time on his career.

Lawrence Stakes reduced to 12 runners

Lawrence Stakes reduced to 12 runners

Trainer Mick Price has officially scratched his P B Lawrence Stakes acceptors Lankan Rupee and Duke Of Brunswick, leaving a field of 12 for the Group Two race.

Late night flight for Most Important

Late night flight for Most Important

Brisbane sprinter Most Important will make a late night flight to Melbourne after his original plane broke down.