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Kent Doubles His Wyong Gold Cup Chances

Kent Doubles His Wyong Gold Cup Chances

29 Aug, 2011

Trainer Michael Kent has two chances in the Wyong Gold Cup

Trainer Michael Kent is giving himself double the chance at winning this Friday’s Carlton Mid Wyong Gold Cup by nominating two of his stable’s talents.

The Victorian trainer has nominated both Countcool and former New Zealand horse Zoomin for the 2,100 metre race.

“I …

Australia’s Only Pure White Horse Sustains Career-Ending Injury

Australia’s Only Pure White Horse Sustains Career-Ending Injury

26 Jul, 2011

Australia’s only pure white race horse may have run her last race after sustaining a tendon injury last week.

The Opera House’s career is in serious doubt after the injury; however, a full diagnosis will not be made until scans are completed in the coming days.

The rising five-year-old is raced by a syndicate put …

Randwick Horse Quarantined During Hendra Scare

Randwick Horse Quarantined During Hendra Scare

15 Jul, 2011

A horse that was quarantined after a Hendra Virus scare at a Randwick Racecourse stable has tested negative to the deadly disease.

The horse was isolated after it began to exhibit systems of colic and a mild fever after its usual track work.

The alarm was raised after the animal continued to deteriorate, showing signs …

Wyong Race Club Seeks Merger

Wyong Race Club Seeks Merger

14 Apr, 2011

The Wyong Race Club (WRC) is currently asking for expressions of interest from other clubs who are interested in amalgamation.

A registered clubs licence has been granted to the WRC by the office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing in a first step towards the desired merged.

The club voted unanimously on a merger earlier in …