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Browne returns to New Zealand for first ride in ten years

Browne returns to New Zealand for first ride in ten years

1 Mar, 2012

Oakleigh Plate winning jockey Damian Browne is returning home to New Zealand on Saturday to team up with his old boss Peter Williams at Hastings.

Browne is coming off a rare Group 1 winning weekend when he partnered Woorim to win the $400,000 Sportingbet Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield to give Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote …

Perry’s graduates world beaters

Perry’s graduates world beaters

5 Jan, 2012

Men have been knighted for less but the 2003 England adventure Newcastle trainer Paul Perry took on with star sprinter Choisir changed course of Australian racing on both sides of the world.

It was commonly thought that European horses were superior to Australian counterparts prior to the trip whether it be sprinters or stayers.

Chosir …