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Highly promising Newcastle filly Café Royal will be on trial for a trip to Brisbane when she contests the 1300 metre Benchmark Handicap at Newcastle on Saturday. The three-year-old was hailed as a future Group filly when she won three...
  • June 5 2020
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Trainers Jason Deamer and John Sargent along with jockeys Christian Reith and Tom Sherry all bagged doubles at the Cessnock race meeting on Tuesday. It was the first meeting at Cessnock since the Jungle Juice Cup Day in October. Deamer’s...
  • June 5 2020
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Race 1 – Iron Jack Class 1 & Maiden Plate 2125m Prince Camelot strikes a suitable trip for the first time this preparation and he should be too classy for this field. He has a good record over this trip...
  • June 1 2020
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Former New Zealand trainer John Sargent based at Randwick these days, can do punters a favour when Cessnock Racecourse hosts its first meeting since October on Tuesday. The popular ‘Sarge’ told yours truly on Sunday night that he is confident...
  • June 1 2020
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Jim O’Neill breeder of champion 2-year-old Luskin Star passed away on Tuesday night aged 88. O’Neill lived at Cessnock with his wife Marea at the time of his death. He founded the successful family business O’Neill’s Tyres, which has many...
  • May 28 2020
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Kris Lees has produced three outstanding two-year old’s in recent months and he saddles up another at Newcastle on Tuesday. On March 22 Lees filly Zeftabrook in the Australian Bloodstock colours, won the Muswellbrook Starmaker and two weeks later she...
  • May 25 2020
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Maitland breeder and owner Edwina Throsby who bred and shared in the ownership of the former world’s best sprinter Chautauqua, could have another future star bred on the family’s magnificent property. At Newcastle on Saturday a two-year-old half-brother to Chautauqua...
  • May 25 2020
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Race 1 – TLE CG&E Maiden Handicap 1200m Blueblood Garrison resumes here after being gelded. He was narrowly beaten on debut in a strong race at Warwick Farm last year. He was then spelled and after three unplaced runs last...
  • May 22 2020
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Warwick Farm trainer Matthew Smith is hoping for a change of luck when he sends talented mare Joy And Mirth to the Newcastle race meeting on Saturday. The four-year-old will contest the 1300 metre Benchmark 64 Handicap and she will...
  • May 22 2020
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Newcastle Wrap – 11.05.20   Newcastle’s premier jockey Andrew Gibbons returned from a weeks suspension to ride four winners on Saturday’s eight race program at Newcastle. Gibbons was within a neck of a career best five winners, when runner up...
  • May 11 2020
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