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Ramornie Handicap Likely for Brook Road

Ramornie Handicap Likely for Brook Road

24 Jun, 2015

Brook Road returned to racing for a near-two length win in a Rosehill Gardens minors over 1100m on June 13th, and trainer Kris Lees is confident the performance has tuned-up the talented four-year-old for a competitive tilt at the 2015 Ramornie Handicap (1200m) at Grafton on July 8th.

Brook Road appears …

Can history repeat itself for Bold Glance

Can history repeat itself for Bold Glance

4 Jul, 2012

Toowoomba trainer Norm Hilton is hoping history can repeat it itself when his top sprinter Bold Glance steps out in the Listed $80,000 PMP Ascot Handicap (1200m) at Eagle Farm.

Bold Glance won the Ascot Handicap in 2010 after finishing well back in the WJ Healy Stakes - photo © Taron Clarke

Bold Glance won …

Hendra Virus Continues To Unsettle Queenland Racing

Hendra Virus Continues To Unsettle Queenland Racing

7 Jul, 2011

With the Grafton Carnival in full swing, the Queensland racing industry is hastily trying to control the recent Hendra Virus outbreak in the state’s south-east.

Coffs Harbour Racing chief executive Russ Atkinson is working hard to keep people calm despite the recent scares.

“They haven’t certainly quarantined any areas, they’ve quarantined farms etcetera where the …