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Justin Cinque

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'Caught the racing bug' at a young age and am a keen student of the sport's history.

Member Since:
April 2011
Based In:
Sydney

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It’s A Dundeel one of the greats after Queen Elizabeth success

It’s A Dundeel one of the greats after Queen Elizabeth success

21 Apr 2014

The winning margin may only have been three quarters of a length, but it’s hard to think of a better example of a great horse fulfilling their potential than when It’s A Dundeel won Saturday’s $4-million Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m, Group 1, weight-for-age) at Randwick. It was his sixth Group 1 and his second at […]

Lankan Rupee is the best sprinter, but no Hay List yet

Lankan Rupee is the best sprinter, but no Hay List yet

14 Apr 2014

Lankan Rupee, the horse with the white heart marking on his head, affirmed his title as the best sprinter in the world with a dominant victory on Day 1 of The Championships at Randwick. A prize-money boost to the traditional Australian Derby Day card, the return of the Doncaster Mile (1600m, Group 1, handicap) to […]

Lankan Rupee set to light up The Championships

Lankan Rupee set to light up The Championships

11 Apr 2014

The inaugural Championships begin on Saturday at Randwick. The name alone suggests the racing will be great. Day 1 is highlighted by the richest sprint in the world, the $2.5m TJ Smith Stakes (1200m, Group 1, weight-for-age), and the richest mile – the $3m Doncaster Mile (1600m, Group 1, handicap). Day 2 on April 19 […]

Has Silent Achiever finally made a lie of her name?

Has Silent Achiever finally made a lie of her name?

7 Apr 2014

On the first Golden Slipper day in The Championships era, the brightest star was undoubtedly Silent Achiever, who won The BMW (2400m, Group 1, weight-for-age). Against some of the best horses in Australasia, the Kiwi showed she has blossomed into an outstanding mare. Her trainer Roger James had thought for a long time that Silent […]

Tommy the right man to carry Berry’s legacy

Tommy the right man to carry Berry’s legacy

4 Apr 2014

Jockeys are the backbone of racing. Every time they jump on a horse they place their life at risk, and their sacrifices should never be forgotten. On Thursday, racing lost one of its brightest prospects, when 23-year-old Australian jockey Nathan Berry died of NORSE Syndrome, an acute form of epilepsy. It was a very short […]

Gordon Lord Byron a big winner for sick Aussie racing

Gordon Lord Byron a big winner for sick Aussie racing

31 Mar 2014

There is a very good chance the 2014 George Ryder (1500m, Group 1, weight-for-age) will go down as a watershed moment in the history of Sydney racing. Won by the Irish galloper Gordon Lord Byron, this season’s Ryder will be remembered for two very different reasons – its exposé of the quality of Australian racing, […]

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