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Echo Gal Still A Chance For Magic Millions Classic

Echo Gal Still A Chance For Magic Millions Classic

3 Jan, 2014

Echo Gal remains a chance to contest the 2014 Magic Millions Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast on January 11 and will trial in front of Racing Queensland stewards tomorrow.

Tommy Berry remains confident that Echo Gal is a winning chance in the Magic Millions Classic. Photo by: Steve Hart

Echo Gal was well-backed in …

Rawiller Lodges Appeal

Rawiller Lodges Appeal

22 May, 2012

In-form Sydney jockey Nash Rawiller has appealed against a 10-meeting ban following his winning ride on German import Mawingo in Saturday’s Group 1 Doomben Cup.

Nash Rawiller will appeal his careless riding charge from the Doomben Cup - photo © Daniel Cotello

Racing Queensland stewards dismissed a protest from Manighar trainer Peter Moody who alleged …

Eagle Farm and Gold Coast off

Eagle Farm and Gold Coast off

25 Feb, 2012

Continuing rain has forced the cancellation of the Eagle Farm and Gold Coast race meetings today.

Racing Queensland stewards inspected both tracks this morning and declared them unsafe to proceed with their programs because of surface water and the forecast of more rain.

With more than 90mm of rain falling at Eagle Farm during the …

Queensland Stewards waiting for submissions on Gilby fall

Queensland Stewards waiting for submissions on Gilby fall

17 Feb, 2012

Racing Queensland Stewards are relying on submissions from Hughenden trainer Arthur Seymour after he was found guilty of negligence in relation to the fall that killed jockey Corey Gilby last November.

It was ascertained in the inquiry that the horse Gilby was riding trackwork at Julia Creek fell as a direct result of the bandages …

Weighing Up The Penalty For Keane

Weighing Up The Penalty For Keane

24 Jan, 2012

Patrick Keane is working through an anxious period at the moment as the Queensland rider awaits his fate following Saturday’s incident at Eagle Farm.

Keane became one of the few jockeys to ever weigh in light following a race resulting in his horse Gold Rating being disqualified despite crossing the line first.

He faces a …

Kirsty Banks Faces Anxious Wait

Kirsty Banks Faces Anxious Wait

4 Jan, 2012

Kristy Banks remains in a serious condition in hospital following her horror fall at Toowoomba on Saturday night.

Banks remains under close watch at the Princess Alexandra where she’s been since New Year’s Eve after sustaining severe spinal damage.

She had surgery on her spine as soon as she arrived at the facility with the …

Hay List To Undergo Veterinary Inspection Before BTC Cup Run

Hay List To Undergo Veterinary Inspection Before BTC Cup Run

10 May, 2011

Stewards have ordered Hay List to undergo a veterinary inspection before the BTC Cup

There has been a slight hiccup in Hay List’s preparation for this Saturday’s BTC Cup, with stewards ordering that a thorough veterinary inspection of the horse takes place after he threw a shoe in trackwork at Gosford on Monday.

Queensland’s chief …