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MUNCE: If they ban the whip, I’m telling you our horses will suffer

I watched the ABC’s Catalyst programme, which looked at how whips affect racehorses, on Tuesday night.

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The BMW and Vinery Stud Stakes: Group 1 preview and tips

The Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival rolls on at Rosehill this Saturday with the BMW as the showcase event.

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Group 1 winner Rebel Dane is set to be unleashed on Friday night in the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley for trainer Gary Portelli.

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Red Cadeaux to miss BMW, target Sydney Cup

Popular English stayer Red Cadeaux won’t contest this weekend’s The BMW (2400m) with connections instead choosing to go straight to the Sydney Cup.

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Golden Slipper winner Vancouver to spell, won’t attempt Triple Crown

Golden Slipper winner Vancouver won’t get a chance to attempt two-year old racing’s Triple Crown, with news the colt will head to the paddock and spell following his convincing Slipper win.

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Corporate bookmaker secures live Victorian racing, first of many?

Sportsbet is off the mark as the first corporate bookmaker to secure rights to live stream Victorian metropolitan and country racing.

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MUNCE: Best ever Golden Slipper runner and life as a retired jockey

The Golden Slipper is always one to watch, and it’s my chance to make sure people remember Dance Hero, the 2004 winner from one of the best two-year old races of all-time. Seriously!

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Trainer Darren Smith has been handed a 15-year ban from the sport after being found by Racing NSW to have been involved in cobalt doping.

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Golden Slipper day: Group 1 preview and tips

Golden Slipper day, still the jewel in the Sydney racing crown, is upon us.

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Sky to debut new thoroughbred racing channel on Golden Slipper Day

The loss of premium thoroughbred racing channel TVN had looked set to end regular standalone coverage of gallops racing, but Tabcorp’s Sky Racing has stepped in to announce a new thoroughbred-only channel to launch on Golden Slipper Day.

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Tickets to the 2015 edition of the Melbourne Cup are already on sale, the earliest tickets to Australian racing’s biggest event have ever been on sale since the Victorian Racing Club was established 150 years ago.

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2015 Golden Slipper barrier draw: Vancouver draws wide

The 2015 Golden Slipper barrier draw has been held, with Gai Waterhouse trained favourite Vancouver drawing the second-widest barrier to hurt the colt’s chances.

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Lankan Rupee injured, still targetting Group 1 TJ Smith

The reason behind Lankan Rupee’s disappointing sixth in Saturday’s Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) have been revealed by trainer Mick Price.

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TVN ends as free digital racing takes it place: how to watch live racing now

TVN officially ceased operation on Sunday, March 15th, with the curtain closing following the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) and Group 1 Newmarket (1200m) at Flemington.

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Three Wide No Cover: The pleasant headache of being a conflicted owner

The Australian Cup is unsponsored, worth only $1 million, oddly named – since it’s in Melbourne and the Melbourne Cup is the main race in Australia – and now oddly positioned in the Australian racing calendar.

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Roar Racing: Expert picks for Super Saturday

It’s getting tight at the top as we head into round three of the Roar Racing autumn expert challenge!

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Lankan Rupee dominates the field

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The Golden Slipper barrier draw markers. AAP Image/Dean Lewins

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Randwick Racecourse

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Chris Munce with one of his horses at Eagle Farm

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Frankel and jockey Tom Queally win the Lockinge Stakes

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Lankan Rupee dominates the field

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Manawanui ridden by jockey Glyn Schofield wins race 5 the Golden Rose at Rosehill Gardens, Sydney, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. (AAP Image/Dean Lewins)

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The Roar of the crowd

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2015 William Reid Stakes: Racing live updates, tips and results

Moonee Valley is set to have a stunning end to their Summer Night racing series with the 90th running of the Group 1 William Reid Stakes. Join us for commentary before the race start time of 9:45pm (AEDT).

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William Reid Stakes: An historical perspective

By BrisburghPhil, 27 Mar 2015
William Reid Stakes: An historical perspective

What a grand old race this is! Dating back to 1925, it was first won by a horse called Night Patrol, who went on to win the following year.

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The South Australian Jockey Club (SAJC) would seem to have got its desired result regarding jumps racing, with the introduction this week of a Bill into the SA Parliament by Green MLC Tammy Franks to outlaw the sport in the state (a previous attempt having failed in 2011).

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Full preview of the weekend’s racing

By Adam Page, 26 Mar 2015
Full preview of the weekend’s racing

Three strong meetings are set down to be run and won this weekend, starting off on Friday night at Moonee Valley with the Group l William Reid Stakes (1200m).

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The BMW: Runner-by-runner preview

By Mitch Fenton, 26 Mar 2015
The BMW: Runner-by-runner preview

At time of preview the Rosehill Gardens track was rated a Heavy (8) surface. Our Sydney track expert expects it to dry up somewhat, but still be rain affected come Saturday, so I’ve based my preview off a Slow (5) track.

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Thoroughbred Central’s Golden Slipper Day coverage: A few tweaks required

With the death of TVN earlier this month, there was a hole in the market for a thoroughbred-specific channel.

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Life without TVN: Time for the road less travelled

By Dave Richardson, 24 Mar 2015
Life without TVN: Time for the road less travelled

I had moved on from the bizarre complications of why and how TVN imploded.

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Greyhound racing’s welfare success shouldn’t be ignored

As greyhound racing authorities grapple with the live baiting scandal, another animal welfare aspect of the sport needs to be addressed: overbreeding.

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Past the Post: Golden Slipper Day wrap

By Adam Page, 22 Mar 2015
Past the Post: Golden Slipper Day wrap

Oh how sweet it was. Vancouver proved himself as the best two-year-old in the country with a devastating win in the world’s richest race for juveniles, the Golden Slipper (1200m).

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2015 Group 1 George Ryder Stakes: Racing live updates, tips and results

The $1 million Group 1 George Ryder Stakes (1500m) will finish off the host of Group 1 races today and a quality field has assembled for it. Join us before the race start time at 5:10pm AEDT for commentary and tips.

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2015 Golden Slipper: Racing live updates, tips and results

The $3.5million Golden Slipper (1200m) is the feature race in what is an unbelievable card of racing. The Gai Waterhouse trained Vancouver dominates the market, join us before the race start time at 4:30pm AEDT for commentary and tips.

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2015 Group 1 Galaxy: Racing live updates, tips and results

The speedsters are set to do battle in the $400,000 Group 1 Galaxy (1100m) join us before the race start time at 3:50pm AEDT for commentary and tips.

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2015 Group 1 Rosehill Guineas: Racing live updates, tips and results

The $500,000 Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) is shaping as an ANZAC battle with the New Zealand raiders looking to steal another Australian Group 1 race. Join us for commentary and tips before the race start time at 3:10pm AEDT.

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2015 Group 1 Ranvet Stakes: Racing live updates, tips, results

Here we are Golden Slipper Day and we kick off the big races with the $500,000 Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m). Join us before the race start time at 2:30pm AEDT for pre race commentary and tips.

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What’s your favourite Golden Slipper memory?

By BrisburghPhil, 20 Mar 2015
What’s your favourite Golden Slipper memory?

First run in 1957 and won by the great horse Todman – by an astounding eight lengths – the Golden Slipper is the world’s richest two-year-old race, and undoubtedly the best.

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Golden Slipper Day preview

By Adam Page, 19 Mar 2015
Golden Slipper Day preview

For the first time in a long time, Sydney will have a race day to challenge Derby Day at Flemington when it comes to equine and race quality.

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Trainer Gai Waterhouse reacts after winning the Melbourne Cup with her horse Fiorente at the Melbourne Cup 2013

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TVN gone

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Flemington Racecourse

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First Seal running to a victory in the Surround Stakes

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Rosehill Racecourse

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Melbourne Cup 2014 winner Protectionist followed closely by second and third placers, Red Cadeaux and Who Shot Thebarman

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Criterion charges homez

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