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The Championships Chasing Two International Runners

The Championships Chasing Two International Runners

15 Jan, 2014

The Australian Turf Club remains confident that the inaugural running of The Championships at Royal Randwick in April will feature at least two international runners.

Red Cadeaux and Dunaden are two European-trained gallopers that remain a chance to come to Australia for The Championships. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

The increased prizemoney on offer …

Super screen for Rosehill Gardens on Saturday

Super screen for Rosehill Gardens on Saturday

22 Mar, 2012

Patrons going to Rosehill Gardens on Saturday for the dual Group 1 meeting are set to see the new super screen in action for the first time.

The Australian Turf Club will launch the largest LED semaphore and replay screen in the Southern Hemisphere to kick off the start of the 2012 Sydney Autumn Carnival.…

Telstra Black Out Proves Costly To Racing

Telstra Black Out Proves Costly To Racing

25 Jul, 2011

Telstra is said to be responsible for the blackout that affected Sky Racing and TVN broadcasters yesterday.

Punters and racing enthusiasts were forced to listen to races without vision for eight hours after a problem occurred at around 12.45pm yesterday.

Racing administrators in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria believe they have lost more than …

Turnbull Stakes Day Moves To Unprecedented Timeslot

Turnbull Stakes Day Moves To Unprecedented Timeslot

13 Jul, 2011

Melbourne’s first big meeting of the Spring Racing Carnival has been pushed forward to an early timeslot to make way for the Royal Melbourne Show on October 2, 2011.

This year’s Turnbull Stakes Day, which features the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes and three Group 2 races, will begin at Flemington Racecourse 10.30am and finish at …