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Jockey to face new inquiry over India ban

Tuesday 2 April 2013, 11:37am

Jockey Martin Dwyer will have to wait at least another month in a bid to beat a two-month suspension handed out by the Royal Western India Turf Club.  Read more »

Commander tops 49 left in Grand National

Tuesday 2 April 2013, 11:27am

The 2010 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Imperial Commander is among 49 horses still in contention for a start in the Grand National at Aintree.  Read more »

Nathan Tinkler to quit racing industry

Tuesday 2 April 2013, 9:51am

Nathan Tinkler entered racing as one of the industry's biggest spenders but six years on his thoroughbred empire is for sale because of rising debt.  Read more »

Watering begins at Aintree

Tuesday 2 April 2013, 9:22am

Cold dry weather has forced officials to begin watering the tracks at Aintree ahead of the Grand National meeting.  Read more »

Peter Wells suspended for alcohol reading

Monday 1 April 2013, 7:21pm

Jockey Peter Wells has been suspended for six weeks after failing a breath test shortly before he was due to ride at Randwick.  Read more »

NZ filly out to defy history

Monday 1 April 2013, 7:12pm

No New Zealand two-year-old has won the Golden Slipper, but top Australian jockey Craig Williams believes Ruud Awakening can become the first.  Read more »

Schofield outed, fined and wins

Monday 1 April 2013, 6:44pm

Apprentice Chad Schofield had a horror day at Caulfield that ended with a hefty suspension, a fine and a winner.  Read more »

Bell rates Margins carnival contender

Monday 1 April 2013, 6:20pm

Relief was the over-riding emotion for Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie after Margins emerged as a winter carnival contender with a dominant Eagle Farm win.  Read more »

Fiveandahalfstar favourite for BMW

Monday 1 April 2013, 6:03pm

Fiveandahalfstar is on song to break a run of second placings when he takes on the older horses in the BMW at Rosehill.  Read more »

Randwick re-opens after five months

Monday 1 April 2013, 5:15pm

A low-key opening of the new facilities at Randwick has been encouraging ahead of the autumn carnival meetings with a few issues still to be ironed out.  Read more »