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Caulfield Cup 2017: Admire Deus out, Winx nominated for Japan Cup

The early Caulfield Cup favourite, Japanese stayer Admire Deus, has suffered a life-threatening injury and will miss both the Caulfield and the Melbourne Cup – and faces a fight for his life.

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The Everest must attain Group 1 status immediately

The Everest was an unparalleled success for Sydney racing, and the race itself must be upgraded to Group 1 status immediately.

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Caulfield Guineas day: Group 1 previews and tips

Caulfield Guineas day and The Everest collide to provide wall to wall racing entertainment this Saturday, and a feast of quality racing awaits.

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The Everest: The most comprehensive preview on the internet

Glitz. Glamour. Sydney. 12 horses. $10 million. One Everest.

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The Everest worries are over: Crack line-up guarantees awesome display of speed

Finally, The Everest is here and we get an idea of just what the huge prizemoney can do for racing.

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Winx breaks hearts and takes names

What else is left to say about Winx?

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Winx at Flemington: Turnbull Stakes preview

The footy finals are over, and Saturday is when racing takes centre stage in the sporting sphere, kicking off with Turnbull Stakes day at Flemington.

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Winx vs a true 400-1 battler, The Bart Cummings and that upstart European filly

Winx will take on a field of seven in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes as most connections duck and weave the great mare – but one provincial battler isn’t shying away.

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Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe preview: The best horse race in the world

The Group 1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (approximately 2400m) in France on Sunday (1:05am Monday morning) will again highlight the best horses in the world over 2400m.

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Huge weekend of racing: Group 1 previews

For those who love their footy and races, this is one of the biggest weekends of the year. Grand finals in both the AFL and NRL, plus six Group 1 races across three days and three venues.

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When were the races this good?

Racing is so good at the moment across our classic distances that it’s making for an unmissable spring season.

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Trapeze Artist wows, Harlem trots in

The two main feature races at each of Rosehill and Caulfield had little comparable about them pre-race.

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Group 1 Golden Rose: Preview and tips

The Golden Rose has become the marquee race of the Sydney spring carnival, which is quite the achievement given it has been a Group 1 for less than a decade.

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Melbourne Cup: Out of Order as Almandin storms to deserved favouritism

Our man Cam Rose touched on the quality of racing we saw on what was a super Saturday of performances, and while Almandin and Winx were just two of the stars, the stayer showed he’s the easily the favourite for the Melbourne Cup.

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Stars rise on spring carnival statement day

In AFL, they call it the premiership quarter. In the golf majors, they call in moving day.

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WATCH: Winx makes it 20 consecutive wins with George Main Stakes victory

Champion mare Winx has done it again, reaching an incredible 20 wins in a row with another victory at Royal Randwick in the George Main Stakes.

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Melbourne Cup 2016

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Capitalist wins again

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Horse Racing

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Winx

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Horses racing at Caulfield racecourse

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The Roar of the crowd

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Tragedy strikes Admire Deus as Caulfield Cup breaks open

The 2017 Caulfield Cup is already full of drama and intrigue before a single horse has taken to the parade ring as anticipation continues to build for one of the biggest events on the Australian racing calendar.

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Redzel eyes off Flemington from the top of Everest

Having conquered The Everest in the inaugural running at Randwick on Saturday, trainers Peter and Paul Snowden have Redzel on course for the Melbourne Spring Carnival.

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Caulfield Cup 2017 preview

By Johann Leffler, 17 Oct 2017
Caulfield Cup 2017 preview

The 2017 edition of the Caulfield Cup will be held on Saturday, October 21 at 4:30pm (AEDT) at the Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne.

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Avdulla’s grey area criticism

By kv joef, 17 Oct 2017
Avdulla’s grey area criticism

Reading Brenton Avdulla’s explanation of his Chautauqua ride in The Everest, published on Racing.com, disappointed me.

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Past the Post – Randwick and Caulfield Blackbookers

The Everest exceeded expectations at Randwick on Saturday and the race itself was a beauty. The support card was excellent while at Caulfield, we saw a stunning result in the Caulfield Guineas, as well as seeing the Oaks winner.

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What does The Everest mean for the future of Aussie racing?

Here is the present of Australian racing, which portends the future.

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The Everest 2017: live race updates, blog

By Ben Talintyre, 14 Oct 2017 Video
The Everest 2017: live race updates, blog

Never have I seen such hype for a race that is not the Melbourne Cup. The Everest is the newest Sydney Spring Carnival event that is sure to have plenty attention and money on it. Catch all the live race updates and results on The Roar from 4:15pm (AEST).

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The Toby Edmonds-trained filly Houtzen has arrived in Sydney with little expectation on her shoulders in what is an absolutely stacked field for the inaugural Everest at Randwick.

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Does Winx need to go to Europe?

By Pat Hornidge, 11 Oct 2017
Does Winx need to go to Europe?

In 1890, when Carbine won the Melbourne Cup, it was reported that “Ccheer after cheer rent the air and people went almost frantic in their desire to do honour to the winner…”.

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Thoughts on Almandin, Humidor and the Derby

The racing over the last six weeks has been memorable. Every week something spectacular. A veritable meteorite shower of racing highlights and the show has only started to ramp up.

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Past the post: Flemington and Randwick blackbookers

Winx stamped herself well and truly as the best horse in the world, Almandin left doubts in the minds of Melbourne Cup punters while at Randwick, Ace High got his Group 1 win while Dixie did her thing. Here are the Blackbookers.

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WATCH: Winx makes it 21: Turnbull Stakes live race updates, highlights, blog

Result: The Turnbull Stakes belong to Winx as the champion mare recorded her 21st consecutive victor in an absolute canter on her Flemington debut.

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Behind the barriers: five bets for the weekend

Not the greatest of results last week for the five bets but ‘In Her Time’ did get the job done impressively in the premiere. I’m looking to bounce back in a big way and sharpen right up, so here are the five bets for the weekend.

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Saturday sure things: Randwick and Flemington preview

This weekend is all about Winx and her first appearance at Flemington for the Group l Turnbull Stakes, but there is quality racing both at headquarters and at Randwick to support the star of the show. Here is my take on the key races for the weekend.

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Winx battling just half a dozen on Flemington debut

Superstar mare Winx will make her long-awaited debut at the famed Flemington Racecourse on Saturday, tackling the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes in sight of an incredible 21st consecutive win.

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Past the Post – Weekend Blackbookers

By Adam Page, 3 Oct 2017
Past the Post – Weekend Blackbookers

The weekend of racing could be best described as ‘moving day’ with a few contenders stepping up while some contenders got a downgrade to pretenders. Here are the weekend blackbookers.

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Admire Rakti ridden by Zac Purton wins the Caulfield Cup

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She Will Reign passes the post for a win.

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Jockey Hugh Bowman riding Minx.

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Greyhound racing

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Racing at Rosehill

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Winx

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Jockey Hugh Bowman riding Minx.

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