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Messara Duo Quinella 2014 Up And Coming Stakes

Messara Duo Quinella 2014 Up And Coming Stakes

Scissor Kick has scored a narrow win over stablemate Panzer Division to give trainer Paul Messara the quinella in the 2014 Up And Coming Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Scissor Kick scored a most narrow of wins over Panzer Division in the 2014 Up And Coming Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

Peter Moody-trained Better Land was very well-backed in ...

Randwick Track Update – Heavy Rain Threatens Doncaster Mile Day

Randwick Track Update – Heavy Rain Threatens Doncaster Mile Day

Doncaster Mile Day 2013 is at risk of being postponed due to the state of the track at Royal Randwick.

The nine race meeting is one of the most anticipated of the autumn racing carnival, with the $550,000 Australian Oaks and the $2 million Doncaster Mile both taking place.

However, the track is currently rated as a Heavy 9 and ...

Efficient Accepted But Not Confirmed for 2012 Sydney Cup Start

Efficient Accepted But Not Confirmed for 2012 Sydney Cup Start

Lloyd Williams’ gallant old grey Efficient has been accepted for the Sydney Cup 2012 when the final field was released this morning but there is still a chance they will miss the race with a stewards inspection pending.

Efficient needs to pass a vet inspection before being cleared to run in the 2012 Sydney Cup

The rising nine-year-old son ...

Hong Kong-Bound King’s Rose Scratched from 2012 Doncaster Mile

Hong Kong-Bound King’s Rose Scratched from 2012 Doncaster Mile

One of the top chances in Saturday’s Doncaster Mile 2012 at Royal Randwick has been withdrawn with Peter Moody’s champion miler King’s Rose to bypass the classic in favour of a run in Hong Kong next month.

King's Rose has been scratched from the 2012 Doncaster Mile in favour of a Hong Kong bid next month

A former Kiwi ...

Victorian Jockeys Set For Showdown Over Safety Vests

Victorian Jockeys Set For Showdown Over Safety Vests

Victorian jockeys are set for a showdown with the Australian Racing Board over highly contentious use of safety vests.

Chief Executive of the Victorian Jockeys’ Association Des O’Keeffe confirmed that he would be meeting with Andrew Harding of the Australian Racing Board to discuss the vests.

Jockeys vests tend to weigh around 500g but riders get a 1kg claim to ...

Jockeys Cleared in Sydney Cup Fall Inquiry

Jockeys Cleared in Sydney Cup Fall Inquiry

Jockey Glyn Schofield suffered a broken collarbone in the Sydney Cup fall

A stewards’ inquiry into the nasty fall in last month’s Sydney Cup that saw top hoops Kerrin McEvoy and Glyn Schofield injured and consequently sidelined from racing has found the incident to be accidental and both jockeys cleared of any blame.

The Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) ran ...