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Lloyd boosts Tinkermosa in Queensland Oaks

Lloyd boosts Tinkermosa in Queensland Oaks

Trainer John Sargent says his chances of winning a fourth Oaks in Australia have been boosted after Jeff Lloyd accepted the ride on Tinkermosa.

Injured jockey Wiggins hopes to be cleared

Injured jockey Wiggins hopes to be cleared

Jockey Ryan Wiggins is confident he will be cleared to ride at Ipswich after being injured at the Sunshine Coast trials.

Champagne Cuddles to tackle Group One Cup

Champagne Cuddles to tackle Group One Cup

Brilliant Sydney filly Champagne Cuddles has figured in a change of plans and will tackle the Group One Kingsford Smith Cup.

Waller has five hopes for another Qld Oaks

Waller has five hopes for another Qld Oaks

Favourite Youngstar is one of five horses to represent Chris Waller in the Queensland Oaks as he chases a third win in the past four years.

Ben Currie to front stewards again

Ben Currie to front stewards again

An inquiry into activities at Ben Currie's Toowoomba stables will be reconvened with the trainer directed to appear.

Cracksman primed for Coronation Cup

Cracksman primed for Coronation Cup

Trainer John Gosden believes Coronation Cup favourite Cracksman has finally matured as he heads to the Coronation Cup at Epsom.

Danish Twist seeks sales boost with win

Danish Twist seeks sales boost with win

Sales-bound mare Danish Twist has an opportunity to heighten her appeal with a long-awaited in in the Group Three Glenlogan Stakes at Doomben

English set for another Everest audition

English set for another Everest audition

English will attempt to follow her success in the Doomben 10,000 when she stakes another claim for an Everest slot in the Group One Kingsford Smith Cup.

Chris Caserta to front RV stewards hearing

Chris Caserta to front RV stewards hearing

A urine sample provided by apprentice Chris Caserta has tested positive to a banned substance under the rules of racing.

Gold Medals after dual Australian Steeples

Gold Medals after dual Australian Steeples

Gold Medals will have to carry an extra five kilograms as he chases a second consecutive Australian Steeplechase at Sandown.

Brad Widdup weighs up next step for Lovani

Brad Widdup weighs up next step for Lovani

Lovani has the McKell Cup at Randwick or a trip to Brisbane on her agenda as trainer Brad Widdup considers options for the mare.

Hill remains hospitalised following fall

Hill remains hospitalised following fall

Another lengthy stint on the sidelines awaits jockey Jack Hill following his latest fall at the Victorian country track of Wodonga.

Wee Gilly transferred to Archie Alexander

Wee Gilly transferred to Archie Alexander

Stakes-placed New Zealand filly Wee Gilly has been bought by OTI and will do her future racing in Australia under Archie Alexander.

Marabel to broaden horizons at Canterbury

Marabel to broaden horizons at Canterbury

Marabel will step up to 1900 metres at Canterbury with trainer Wendy Roche believing her future lies in longer races.

Apprentice Aitken has a win at RAD Board

Apprentice Aitken has a win at RAD Board

A careless riding suspension incurred by apprentice Mitch Aitken in the Casterton Cup has been overturned by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board.