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Jockey in hot form at two tracks

Jockey in hot form at two tracks

TURF CHAT JOCKEY Michael Cahill has continued his impressive form after clocking up a treble midweek at Doomben. He went on to claim four winners at Ipswich on Friday. His first win for the day came aboard the Marcus Wilson-trained Shinstar who has shown recent form after running second at Ipswich last start. Cahill’s partnership with Helen Paige’s filly Lady McCabe proved too strong for the Class 2 field with her hitting the front on jumping. She is becoming an...

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Roughies take the reins

Roughies take the reins

THE FIRST race of the day at Ipswich last Wednesday went to an odds-on favourite however there was a wait then until the eighth and final race of the day before another favourite saluted. The run of betting outsiders started in the second race when Trainspotting was the equal outsider of the small field of four but managed to win the race with odds-on favourite Yamazaki finishing fourth of four. Trainspotting made it two career wins from five starts at his first try at the...

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Long price flutters win early

Long price flutters win early

THERE were two distinctly different halves of the card at Ipswich races last Wednesday from a market price point of view as the halfway mark of the racing season passed by. In the first four races there were roughies galore including Tycoon Flutter for trainer Jason Edwards and rider Micheal Hellyer. A son of staying sire O’Reilly, Tycoon Flutter defied average recent form to move just short of $100,000 in career prizemoney at his thirty-seventh race start. It was...

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Connections roar for long-odds mare at Ipswich

Connections roar for long-odds mare at Ipswich

THERE was a decent turnout at the Ipswich Racetrack on Saturday as pleasant conditions encouraged visitors from afar. The best example of the day was the win by Aberlady for Beaudesert trainer Darleen Duryea. The five-year-old mare was looking for her third win in as many months after wins at Beaudesert in November and the Sunshine Coast in December. After two previous unplaced career runs at Ipswich, Aberlady was on the third line of betting with Luke Dittman riding. In a...

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Magic Millions bid at Ipswich racetrack

Magic Millions bid at Ipswich racetrack

TURF CHAT THE weather was much more pleasant on Friday at the final race meeting of the season at the Ipswich racetrack. After patrons, staff, licensees and equines alike managed to get through extreme temperatures at the previous meeting, conditions were milder last week. On a seven race card, with quite a number of highlights, the main interest was in the two-year-old race early in the day and the race lived up to expectations. South Australian trainer Tony McEvoy brought...

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Pretty good effort for deserving Ipswich trainer

Pretty good effort for deserving Ipswich trainer

TURF CHAT IPSWICH trainer Allan Doyle was happy with the morning start on Friday as he collected an early Chrissie present in the first race of the day. Doyle’s winner was former maiden galloper Pretty Ricky. Apprentice jockey Carly Frater-Hill led with him from barrier to box in a smart display. After four places from five previous career starts, the win was due reward for the galloper and connection’s efforts. Doyle was raised with his siblings including...

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