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Justin Cinque

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About

'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
Favourite Sporting Team:
Geelong Cats

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

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

3 days ago

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

6 days ago

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, […]

Racing royalty retired: A tribute to the elegant Guelph

Racing royalty retired: A tribute to the elegant Guelph

25 Mar 2014

I love racing and I love a great horse. Guelph, one of my all-time favourite fillies, will be retired in the next few days. It’s another early retirement in Australian racing – Guelph is only a three-year-old – but this one is easy to reconcile. I think Darley might have pulled the right rein here. […]

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