McKee pleased with O'Marilyn's progress

Group One winner O'Marilyn is progressing well towards a spring return.
Group One winner O'Marilyn is progressing well towards a spring return.

Trainer Stephen McKee is delighted with the progress of Manawatu Sires' Produce Stakes winner O'Marilyn as she approaches her three-year-old debut. more

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McKee pleased with O'Marilyn's progress
Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Group One winner O'Marilyn is progressing well towards a spring return.

Trainer Stephen McKee is delighted with the progress of Manawatu Sires' Produce Stakes winner O'Marilyn as she approaches her three-year-old debut. more

Du Plessis and Innes resume in style
Wed, 23 Jul 2014

Returning jockeys Mark Du Plessis and Leith Innes were right in the thick of the action early on their first day back riding at Avondale today, finishing first and second in the second race on the card. more

Queen's horse fails drug test
Wed, 23 Jul 2014
The Queen's Ascot Gold Cup winner Estimate has tested positive for morphine.

A racehorse owned by Queen Elizabeth II that won the prestigious Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last year has tested positive for the banned substance morphine. more

NSW bookies forced to accept minimum bets
Wed, 23 Jul 2014

Australia's biggest corporate bookmakers will be made to stand to lose a minimum of A$2,000 in a single wager on a New South Wales metropolitan thoroughbred race, Racing NSW has announced. more

Puissance a step closer to return
Wed, 23 Jul 2014

Another public gallop between races at Warracknabeal has edged Puissance De Lune closer to a race return. more

Rare opportunity to hear Lee Freedman
Tue, 22 Jul 2014

Australian training legend Lee Freedman will re-live some of the golden moments of his stellar career with premier Kiwi commentator George Simon on the eve of the Waikato Stud Foxbridge Plate. more

Bashboy primed for shot at history
Tue, 22 Jul 2014
Champion chaser Bashboy is ready to make history at Sandown.

The lure of a third Grand National Steeplechase kept Bashboy in Australia and trainer Ciaron Maher believes the jumper is now ready to peak for his shot at a historic win. more

Moody pushes for Queensland spring sprint
Tue, 22 Jul 2014

Peter Moody has renewed his call for Queensland to have a weight-for-age race in August to help southern trainers prepare for the spring carnival. more

Vandyke key to McDonald's title bid
Tue, 22 Jul 2014

Trainer David Vandyke can play a crucial role in James McDonald's Sydney jockeys' premiership bid while building a platform for his own 2014-2015 goals at Canterbury tomorrow. more

Lucia Valentina on Caulfield Cup path
Tue, 22 Jul 2014

Talented three-year-old filly Lucia Valentina will target Melbourne spring features, including the Caulfield Cup or the Cox Plate. more

Late Mail

Avondale market movers 11 minutes ago

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Money race three for Right Said Fred, opened $8 Final Field win odds and now $6.50, also Dark Gem in from $26 to $21. Race four Fiamette is $5.50 to $5 and Joy Of Life $5 to $4.50. Candy Girl has firmed from $3.50 to $3.20 in race five. Race six Reka is in from $7 to $6. Sierra Beel is a warm favourite in race seven, in from $2.80 to $2.50. Race eight Cardon Boy is $12-$10, Gerry Merito $7-$6.50, Bassaleg $12-$10, Pace Setter $5-$4.20 and Dance $7.50-$6.50.

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Consistent The Lone Ranger shoots for home province victory
Thu, 17 Jul 2014
Last year's Opunake Cup runner-up Taurus looms as a definite prospect again at New Plymouth on Saturday

Trained less than 100 kilometres south in Waverley, The Lone Ranger will be out to claim a Taranaki victory in tomorrow's (Saturday) Waikato Stud Opunake Cup... more

Addictive Habit seeks important Te Rapa win
Thu, 17 Jul 2014
Addictive Habit (right) deadheats with Wanabefamous before being relegated in the Taumarunui Gold Cup. He can make amends at Te Rapa on Saturday.

There are more than the usual reasons why Cambridge trainer Lee Somervell would love to get a win at Te Rapa tomorrow (Saturday) with Addictive Habit... more

Rogersons send bumper jumping team to Te Rapa
Thu, 17 Jul 2014

Graeme and Debbie Rogerson have a large team of jumpers entered for tomorrow's (Saturday) meeting at Te Rapa, and a couple of them could head south for next month's... more

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Avondale Preview
Wed, 23 Jul 2014

Mary Poppins is the one to beat in race four. more

Waikato Preview
Sat, 19 Jul 2014

Prospero is the one to beat in race eight. more

Taranaki Preview
Sat, 19 Jul 2014

Louey Veloce is tough to beat in race one. more

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014

Heart Of Grace is the one to beat in race five. more

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