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High Court dismisses race fields appeal

High Court dismisses race fields appeal

30 Mar, 2012

The High Court of Australia today dismissed appeals by Sportsbet and Betfair against Racing New South Wales’s right to charge a turnover based fee on race fields.

High Court Justice French announced the decision this morning in Canberra which was made by seven High Court Judges.

The decision means that Racing New South Wales will …

Sweeney In Box Seat For Canberra Jockey’s Premiership

Sweeney In Box Seat For Canberra Jockey’s Premiership

28 Nov, 2011

Veteran jockey Kevin Sweeney has propelled himself into contention for the Canberra Jockey’s Premiership after a spectacular day of riding yesterday.

The 57-year-old won four of his six races at Thoroughbred Park , placing himself in the lead for the Premiership title.

“I didn’t really expect I would be as competitive as I was,” Sweeney …

Canberra Introduces CanBOBS Bonus Scheme

Canberra Introduces CanBOBS Bonus Scheme

24 Aug, 2011

Canberra will get its very own bonus scheme as of September 1st this year.

The scheme, which will be known as CanBOBS, will deliver a $5,000 bonus to eligible horses who win at the territory’s major racecourse; Thoroughbred Park.

$4,625 of the bonus will be paid to the winning horse’s connections, while the winning …

Karuta Queen To Contest Black Opal Stakes

Karuta Queen To Contest Black Opal Stakes

10 Mar, 2011

Connections of Karuta Queen have decided to send their budding superstar to the Listed Black Opal Stakes in Canberra this Sunday March 13, 2011.

The incredibly talented two-year-old filly was nominated for both the Black Opal and the Group 3 Sweet Embrace Stakes at Warwick Farm, and until now there had been no word of …