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Seven Network extends Melbourne Cup coverage

Seven Network extends Melbourne Cup coverage

14 Jan, 2013

Free-to-air television viewers are guaranteed coverage of the four day Melbourne Cup Carnival until 2018 after the Victoria Racing Club struck a new deal with the Seven Network.

The Seven Network has extended it's free-to-air coverage of the Melbourne Cup Carnival for 5 years. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.Ra

The Melbourne Cup Carnival continues …

Shoot Out back to Group 1 glory in Chipping Norton

Shoot Out back to Group 1 glory in Chipping Norton

10 Mar, 2012

AJC Derby winner Shoot Out bounced back to Group 1 glory with an emphatic win in the Group 1 $350,000 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Warwick Farm today.

Shoot Out hasn’t been in the winner’s stall since August of 2010 when taking out the Group 2 Liston Stakes at Caulfield but hasn’t won a Group …

Shoot Out is ready to fire in Chipping Norton Stakes

Shoot Out is ready to fire in Chipping Norton Stakes

9 Mar, 2012

AJC Derby winner Shoot Out gets his chance to re-enter the winners circle in the Group 1 $350,000 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Warwick Farm tomorrow according to jockey Hugh Bowman.

Sydney’s leading ride Bowman has been aboard Shoot Out for his two starts for trainer Chris Waller this campaign and says he is ready …

International jockey Jeff Lloyd to ride in Queensland

International jockey Jeff Lloyd to ride in Queensland

15 Feb, 2012

Brisbane racing is set to gain a huge boost with the decision of international jockey Jeff Lloyd to relocate to the Gold Coast.

The record breaking South African jockey who currently is riding in Hong Kong, will join the Brisbane riding ranks in late March after the running of the Hong Kong Derby.

Lloyd has …

Darci Be Even Better After Long Spell

Darci Be Even Better After Long Spell

17 Nov, 2011

Darci Be Good

Many say that had Darci Be Good been sent to the 2011 Victoria Derby he would have been the horse to claim the illustrious Group 1 event.

As it turned out he was already spelling at that period with Sangster the horse potentially taking advantage of his absence to win the race.…

Waller Places King Gladiator On Melbourne Cup Trail

Waller Places King Gladiator On Melbourne Cup Trail

19 Sep, 2011

Trainer Chris Waller is looking for a Melbourne Cup start with King Gladiator

Rosehill trainer Chris Waller is looking towards a Melbourne Cup start with impressive stayer King Gladiator after he executed a perfect return to racing at Warwick Farm on the weekend.

The four-year-old gelding won the 1,600 metre race by a neck in …

Messara Foretells Autumn Carnival Woes

Messara Foretells Autumn Carnival Woes

15 Jul, 2011

John Messara has expressed his displeasure with the fixed dates concept employed for next year’s autumn racing carnival, asking Racing NSW and the Australian Turf Club (ATC) to make a change.

The traditional order of race meets during the Sydney autumn carnival has been altered in favour of a system which will see the Golden …