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Punters 'killing' Packer's casinos
James Packer's Melbourne and Perth casinos have failed to shrug off poor consumer sentiment, while a lucky streak among VIP gamblers has seen them take more money than expected off the casino billionaire.
The Age 17/10/2014     no charge     455 words

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Sweynesse drifts as punters label FirstSeal
GODOLPHIN star Sweynesse has been displaced as Spring Champion Stakes favourite in a betting move that reflects the high-profile stable's cautious optimism about his chances in the Group 1 race.
Illawarra Mercury 09/10/2014     no charge     312 words

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Sweynesse a drifter as punters rally to First Seal
GODOLPHIN star Sweynesse has been displaced as Spring Champion Stakes favourite in a betting move that reflects the high-profile stable's cautious optimism about his chances in the group 1 race.
Newcastle Herald 09/10/2014     no charge     374 words

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Hard for outsiders adapting to a game built for specialists
Most Australians who have succeeded in the NFL are not real players, according to teammates, writes Tom Threlkeld.
Sydney Morning Herald 16/10/2014     no charge     604 words

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Keys clears Rich Enuff for take-off in Coolmore
Ken Keys has confirmed Rich Enuff will run in the Coolmore Stud Stakes after coming through his brave second in the Caulfield Guineas with flying colours. The group 1 for three-year-olds down the straight on Derby Day is shaping as one of the races of the carnival, including Rubick, Earthquake and Brazen Beau. However, Rich Enuff will add another dimension. "If he was flat as a tack we wouldn't have even considered it but he ate up that night. I couldn't believe it," Keys said. "It's an easy ...
Sydney Morning Herald 16/10/2014     no charge     698 words

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BRIEFS
Cummings targets plate breakthrough
Sydney Morning Herald 01/10/2014     no charge     185 words

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Tough 'Buff' ready to rumble
Robert Heathcote is expecting the opposition to come for Buffering in Friday night's Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley and his message to rivals is bring it on.
The Age 24/10/2014     no charge     523 words

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Rodeo should be dropped
It is disappointing to see Shellharbour Rugby League Football Club has lodged a DA to hold a rodeo in November.
Illawarra Mercury 24/10/2014     no charge     505 words

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Buffering has the bite and snarl for a Manikato dogfight: trainer
Robert Heathcote is expecting they will come for Buffering in Friday night's Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley and his message to rivals is bring it on.
Sydney Morning Herald 24/10/2014     no charge     544 words

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The markets
Manikato Stakes
Sydney Morning Herald 24/10/2014     no charge     257 words

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O'Brien's Cox Plate bid revives memories of famous Cup stoush
It's hard to forget Aidan O'Brien's last trip to Melbourne, writes Patrick Bartley.
The Age 21/10/2014     no charge     559 words

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Hot high rollers hit Packer casinos for $100m
James Packer's Melbourne and Perth casinos have failed to shrug off poor consumer sentiment, while a lucky streak among VIP gamblers has taken more money than expected off the billionaire.
Sydney Morning Herald 17/10/2014     no charge     411 words

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5 BEST BETS
Caulfield Race
The Age 11/10/2014     no charge     671 words

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Tabcorp readies digital for spring race carnival
Tabcorp chief executive David Attenborough says investment in innovative digital products, including a new fingerprint verification system for smartphone betting, puts the company in a strong position for the all-important spring racing period.
The Age 04/10/2014     no charge     513 words

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Rookie move to Old Fitz
Toby Schmitz has traded Hollywood's high seas for directing an in-yer-face pub show, writes ELISSA BLAKE.
Sydney Morning Herald 26/09/2014     no charge     634 words

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Sydneysiders fill Melbourne's Cup
While Victoria lies in the doldrums, interstate visitors are helping to bolster carnival numbers, writes Mark Hawthorne.
The Age 25/10/2014     no charge     1064 words

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Still hungry?
Lunch
Sydney Morning Herald 25/10/2014     no charge     326 words

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Will to win
Prominent among the sport of kings in Australia is a prince of a jockey named Robert Thompson - who, even at 56, still thrills at victory. Konrad Marshall meets the veteran horseman.
Sydney Morning Herald 25/10/2014     no charge     3065 words

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Sir Owen's high hopes for 'my boy' in Cox Plate
A throwaway line? Maybe. Until you realise Sir Owen Glenn, going all Singo and choppering in to be trackside at the Cox Plate, might actually justify the hopeless punters who like to refer to it as "Money Valley" rather than by its real name.
Sydney Morning Herald 25/10/2014     no charge     425 words

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Sydneysiders fill Melbourne Cup coffers
The booming economy of NSW is helping to make the nation's big day of racing even bigger, writes Mark Hawthorne.
Sydney Morning Herald 25/10/2014     no charge     1068 words

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Sweynesse following So You Think's path in Cox Plate tilt
If it was good enough for So You Think, John O'Shea thinks it is good enough for Sweynesse.
Sydney Morning Herald 24/10/2014     no charge     339 words

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NIBBLES
WITH wine, food, beer, entertainment and more, the Nelson Bay foreshore will be a veritable foodies paradise in November for the annual Tastes at the Bay Food and Wine Festival.
Newcastle Herald 22/10/2014     no charge     551 words

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Timbercorp victims offered a deal
The liquidator of collapsed Timbercorp has written to thousands of victims offering to cut a deal on the $490 million still owed, including offering a hardship-assistance program, if they come forward.
The Age 21/10/2014     no charge     846 words

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Rakti gets go-ahead for Cup
Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti is a confirmed starter in the $6.2 million race, despite the owner's threats to withdraw him if he received a penalty for his Caulfield Cup triumph.
The Age 21/10/2014     no charge     592 words

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Timbercorp victims offered a deal
The liquidator of collapsed Timbercorp has written to thousands of victims offering to cut a deal on the $490 million still owed, including offering a hardship-assistance program, if they come forward.
Sydney Morning Herald 21/10/2014     no charge     849 words

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Caulfield hero OK to start in Cup, says owner
Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti will start in the $6.2 million race, despite the owner's threats to withdraw him if he received a penalty for his Caulfield Cup triumph.
Sydney Morning Herald 21/10/2014     no charge     517 words

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Mister J and Harley keep 'em smiling
Why so serious? Despite its grim name, the Armageddon Expo at Melbourne Showgrounds at the weekend was a bit of super-fan fun.
The Age 20/10/2014     no charge     80 words

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sidelines : One that got away
One that got away LIKE most punters, Australian Bloodstock director Luke Murrell often wonders what if - even after having some success. The Aberglasslyn-based syndicator has the second favourite for the Melbourne Cup, German stayer Protectionist, among his ownership stable as contenders emerge for the race that stops a nation on November 4.
Newcastle Herald 20/10/2014     no charge     807 words

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Childcare not as easy as ABC Getting Think Childcare to the IPO starting blocks has not been as easy as ABC it seems.
The Age 20/10/2014     no charge     793 words

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CBD
Childcare not as easy as ABC
Sydney Morning Herald 20/10/2014     no charge     799 words

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Duo set for Cup carnival
The winners of the first two races on the marathon Caulfield Cup day card will both target black-type and group-race success during Flemington's Melbourne Cup carnival in three weeks' time.
The Sunday Age 19/10/2014     no charge     363 words

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The Professor unplugged
Roy Higgins: Australias Favourite Jockey by Patrick Bartley, Penguin
The Sunday Age 19/10/2014     no charge     808 words

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Miracle worker hangs on for brave dead heat
A late lunge by Bel Sprinter did not fully deny Miracles Of Life a first-up victory for Peter and Paul Snowden as they shared the spoils in the Caulfield Sprint. Miracles Of Life, a Blue Diamond winner, was having her first start for new owners, who paid $900,000 at a Magic Millions Teeley dispersal sale in May. "She was brave," Peter Snowden said. "I thought she was out on her feet at the 100 but she didn't lie down." The horses dead-heated with Shamal Wind a breath away third. Bel Sprinter is ...
Sun Herald 19/10/2014     no charge     759 words

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Fine few minutes of horse play
It is not quite the race that stops a nation but it certainly stopped punters for a few minutes on Saturday.
The Sunday Age 19/10/2014     no charge     391 words

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RACE DAY
5 BEST BETS
The Age 18/10/2014     no charge     1254 words

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Moody pair race up charts for Cup
The Peter Moody-trained duo Lidari and Brambles were outside chances to get a run in Saturday's Caulfield Cup a week ago, but after a couple of days of scratchings, they are second and third favourites for the $3 million group 1.
Sydney Morning Herald 18/10/2014     no charge     674 words

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Bargain hunt drives rally in shaky market
The sharemarket ended a rocky week posting its biggest weekly gain in two months as investors began picking up oversold stocks.
Sydney Morning Herald 18/10/2014     no charge     409 words

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Crazy week turns odds upside down
PETER Moody -trained duo Lidari and Brambles were outside chances to get a run in Saturday's Caulfield Cup a week ago, but after a couple of days of scratchings, they are second and third favourites for the $3 million group 1.
Newcastle Herald 18/10/2014     no charge     204 words

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THATS OUR GIRL
TWO more fancied contenders fell by the wayside in a drama-filled lead-up to the $3 million Caulfield Cup, but the confidence around Newcastle trainer Kris Lees and his bonny mare Lucia Valentina only strengthened.
Newcastle Herald 18/10/2014     no charge     98 words

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Bargain hunt drives rally in shaky market
The sharemarket ended a rocky week posting its biggest weekly gain in two months as investors began picking up oversold stocks.
The Age 18/10/2014     no charge     408 words

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Hayne & able
Jarryd Hayne stunned Australian sport when he announced he was quitting league to try out the NFL. But the Parramatta great has never doubted himself  and US clubs are already showing interest.
Sydney Morning Herald 18/10/2014     no charge     1095 words

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Rolling back the years
Rick Astley and Roxette are leading the charge as fans flock to relive their lost youth, writes SARAH THOMAS.
Sydney Morning Herald 17/10/2014     no charge     1701 words

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Briefs
Co-mingled pools soon for NSW punters
Sydney Morning Herald 17/10/2014     no charge     208 words

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PLANNER
fri 17
The Age 17/10/2014     no charge     1443 words

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Campfire 'glamping' goes with festival first
THE inaugural Campfire Festival will go off with a bang, with big names John Butler Trio, Lee Kernaghan and Kasey Chambers headlining the three-day March festival.
Newcastle Herald 16/10/2014     no charge     147 words

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It's business as usual
THE Amity Affliction have announced their first regional headline tour since 2011 - including a Newcastle show in January - but will be touring without a founding member after Troy Brady quit the band in the middle of a US tourkATE tARALA
Newcastle Herald 16/10/2014     no charge     831 words

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Middle barrier proves just the ticket for Dear Demi's trainer
Clarry Conners always knew he was going to draw better for Dear Demi in Saturday's Caulfield Cup than he did last year when she ran third, but he couldn't have picked a better barrier than gate 13.
The Age 15/10/2014     no charge     467 words

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Dicky hoof puts My Ambivalent in doubt for Caulfield Cup
Northerner My Ambivalent has to walk out sound on Tuesday morning if she is to take her place in Saturday's Caulfield Cup as she has been lame in the off-fore hoof for the past two days.
Sydney Morning Herald 14/10/2014     no charge     623 words

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Consensus on curriculum is a turn-up for the books
When right-wing ideologue Kevin Donnelly was appointed to co-chair a review of the national education curriculum, many expected a reignition of the culture wars.
Sydney Morning Herald 13/10/2014     no charge     491 words

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Culture wars fizzle out in curriculum review
When right-wing ideologue Kevin Donnelly was appointed to co-chair a review of the national curriculum many braced themselves for a reignition of the culture wars.
The Age 13/10/2014     no charge     400 words

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Greyhounds, gamers and bookies
Jessica Bull was a bit shocked when she saw the Academy of Interactive Entertainment's Sydney campus. It's upstairs in the Wentworth Park grandstand. On race nights, bookies occupy the ground floor near the tote, punters, trainers and owners mill about and, trackside, dogs chase a lure. Greyhounds and 3D animation students are offbeat if successful bedfellows in an area from Haymarket to Glebe that is home to newer places of learning alongside campus giants Sydney University, University of ...
Sydney Morning Herald 13/10/2014     no charge     95 words

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Perry right on the money with race assessment
NEWCASTLE trainer Paul Perry notched up another double at the Broadmeadow race meeting on Saturday, taking his tally of winners to nine in just over a week.
Newcastle Herald 13/10/2014     no charge     604 words

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The new crowd
Students from a wealth of public and private colleges and universities are breathing new life into a once-drab area of central Sydney, writes Frank Walker.
Sydney Morning Herald 13/10/2014     no charge     860 words

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Earthquake may rumble in Manikato
Blue Diamond Stakes winner Earthquake overcame an early stumble to return to the winners' list in the group 3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes and will have her sights set back on the group 1 scene.
The Sunday Age 12/10/2014     no charge     237 words

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Tony Brassels Caulfield review
LANDED
Sun Herald 12/10/2014     no charge     5681 words

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Buyers battle it out over ugly duckling
A first home buyer paid $1,635,000 for an ugly duckling in Willoughby on Saturday, setting a new land value benchmark for the area. Despite being an original 1940s cladded home, directly opposite a car park, and with a family of rabbits living underneath, it sold for $285,000 above reserve.
Sun Herald 12/10/2014     no charge     470 words

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Blade of horror cuts at credibility
Stephen King once wrote that horror and humour were two of the most difficult story forms to master, because funny gone wrong is almost always horrifying, while a bungled horror story runs the risk of eliciting shrieks of laughter in place of terror.
Sydney Morning Herald 11/10/2014     no charge     938 words

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CAULFIELD GUINEAS
The Caulfield Guineas has proved a good race for favourite punters in recent years.
The Age 11/10/2014     no charge     214 words

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Fried chicken flies out of stalls as foodies flock to hen masters
Fried chicken is no longer just the stuff of takeaway buckets and late-night eating binges.
Sydney Morning Herald 11/10/2014     no charge     386 words

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Colts earn their bucks, and the bucks learn their lines
Saturday is when the colts and the bucks front up at Caulfield - to secure a stud deal in the former's case and to be let loose before signing away their assets to a lifetime of monogamy in the latter's.
The Age 11/10/2014     no charge     774 words

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Shinn happy on colt
Inside knowledge of the Spring Champion Stakes favourite First Seal is Blake Shinn's biggest advantage as he hops on Godolphin's unbeaten colt Sweynesse at Randwick on Saturday.
The Age 10/10/2014     no charge     187 words

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Shinn to stalk filly with Sweynesse
Inside knowledge of the Spring Champion Stakes favourite First Seal is Blake Shinn's biggest advantage as he hops on Godolphin's unbeaten colt Sweynesse at Randwick on Saturday.
Sydney Morning Herald 10/10/2014     no charge     548 words

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Power and the passion
WITH sport as in life, it's better to be in it than not.
Newcastle Herald 10/10/2014     no charge     1166 words

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Fans taken for a ride
PAYING through the nose for a concert ticket is nothing new but coughing up and still getting stopped at the gate is a big problem.
Newcastle Herald 10/10/2014     no charge     734 words

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Hot dog! Woofys makes markets debut as rice guys finish first
The ramen burger was the drawcard at last year's Good Food Month Night Noodle Markets, luring punters to Hyde Park with its Frankenfood siren call of a meat patty between two "buns" of fried noodles.
Sydney Morning Herald 10/10/2014     no charge     401 words

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Absinthe a cocktail of delight
AFTER the record breaking success of last year's Empire circus-cabaret show, Spiegelworld will return to Newcastle in February with the smash hit Absinthe production.
Newcastle Herald 09/10/2014     no charge     303 words

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Late-night kebab inspires bright app idea
THE North Gong is joining the wave of pubs where punters can pay for drinks using their phone, thanks to an idea born at a late-night kebab shop.
Illawarra Mercury 09/10/2014     no charge     449 words

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Glencore and Rio: a match made in haven?
The Age 08/10/2014     no charge     794 words

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Rio could show Glencore thing or two about tax
Sydney Morning Herald 08/10/2014     no charge     647 words

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Treve beats the odds to win second Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
Treve became only the sixth horse in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe's 94-year history to win back-to-back runnings when she bolted home in Paris on Sunday to be hailed one of the race's greatest winners of the modern era. The four-year-old had been written off by most critics after three defeats this season, but she repaid the faith shown in her by trainer Criquette Head-Maarek by dashing through an inside opening 400 metres out to win by two lengths. Twelve months earlier, she had beaten a ...
The Age 07/10/2014     no charge     190 words

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Kings of pizza reign
Queen Margherita of Savoy Address Shop 9, 2-8 Surf Road, Cronulla 9527 4992 Open Daily 5pm-late Website qmos.com.au Cuisine Italian
Sydney Morning Herald 07/10/2014     no charge     453 words

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opinion YOUR SAY
A war on family planning FOR several decades we have been shocked and dismayed by revelations of child sexual abuse and their subsequent cover-up or denial by the Catholic Church.
Newcastle Herald 07/10/2014     no charge     1203 words

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There's spring in the footsteps
A glorious spring Saturday helped theatregoers get their eye in on the lawn and along the rails, and the focus of serious racegoers darted hither and thither too.
The Sunday Age 05/10/2014     no charge     598 words

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Unstoppable Waller stable dominates Randwick
The reason Chris Waller is such a towering figure in racing was summed up on Saturday at Randwick by owner Richard Pegum, who owns shares in the Epsom-Metropolitan double winners, He's Your Man and Junoob.
Sun Herald 05/10/2014     no charge     742 words

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Ear we are now at Royal Randwick
Stars and punters alike were out in their racing finest for The Star Epsom Day at Royal Randwick on Saturday. There was an ear theme among the fascinators, with model and TV presenter Kyly Clarke opting for a bunny-style headpiece featuring white ears, which she paired with a sky blue dress. Former Miss Universe Australia Rachael Finch sported small black ears on her fascinator and wore a black dress with a navy band. The Star Epsom Day offered free entry to anybody with tickets for Sunday's NRL ...
Sun Herald 05/10/2014     no charge     99 words

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'Demon Darb' Munro off the hook over Epsom furore of '46
The best ride of Darby Munro's career, on Shannon in the 1946 Epsom at Randwick, was greeted with the worst demonstration in Australian turf history.
Sun Herald 05/10/2014     no charge     723 words

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There's spring in the footsteps
A glorious spring Saturday helped theatregoers get their eye in on the lawn and along the rails, and the focus of serious racegoers darted hither and thither too.
The Sunday Age 05/10/2014     no charge     607 words

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Paddy Power to push for changes to online betting
The incoming boss of Paddy Power, which owns Australia's largest online-only bookmaker Sportsbet, will back a push by his local team to lobby for changes to digital gambling laws before major sporting events come to Australia in 2015.
The Age 04/10/2014     no charge     401 words

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Family, not cups, rule Waller's world
Top trainer has found his happy place, writes Adam Pengilly.
Sydney Morning Herald 04/10/2014     no charge     1305 words

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Betting boss to push for change online
The incoming boss of Paddy Power, which owns Australia's largest online-only bookmaker Sportsbet, will back a push by his local team to lobby for changes to digital gambling laws before major sporting events come to Australia in 2015.
Sydney Morning Herald 04/10/2014     no charge     462 words

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Hard surface may provide rich pickings for Platinum
Flemington's Turnbull Stakes, the best race in Australia on Saturday, is clouded by the possibility of a hard surface which could give outsider Entirely Platinum an edge.
Sydney Morning Herald 04/10/2014     no charge     704 words

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Shinn thanks friends for return to top
Blake Shinn was the champion jockey of Sydney at 22 and although that was only five years back it seems a lifetime ago for the hoop, who has battled the demons of the punt and had to deal with the reality of death.
Sydney Morning Herald 03/10/2014     no charge     736 words

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Waller holds the whip hand for group 1 double at headquarters
Wallerism should be prominent in Saturday's Epsom at Royal Randwick, featuring Boban's attempt to join the greats, and The Metropolitan is also shrouded in uncertainty.
Sydney Morning Herald 03/10/2014     no charge     597 words

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Des hams it up as the show goes on
IF NRL grand final week is a circus, then Bulldogs coach Des Hasler is surely the ringmaster.
Newcastle Herald 03/10/2014     no charge     365 words

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Caro can improve on trial effort: Parr
Josh Parr is expecting a big improvement from Caro Kann from his official barrier trials in Saturday's Breeders' Plate at Randwick. The Denman two-year-old, trained by Peter and Paul Snowden, was beaten 5? lengths into fourth by Brooklyn as he wanted to get off the track. "He did everything wrong in that trial," Parr said. "He was wanted to run off the track but he showed me enough. I worked him in winkers on Tuesday and he was great. They are going on in the Breeders and it wouldn't surprise me ...
Sydney Morning Herald 03/10/2014     no charge     762 words

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SEVEN DAYS
Thursday, September 25 SEVEN Days is no place for political statements, but I have to wonder if taxpayers are getting value for money out of the Liberal National Party federal member for Herbert, Ewen Jones.
Newcastle Herald 02/10/2014     no charge     1343 words

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Clarkson's Commandos do Kanga proud
It should not surprise anyone to belatedly discover that the Hawthorn Football Club entered this grand final with a degree of confidence that was not shared by misguided bookmakers, punters or pundits.
The Sunday Age 28/09/2014     no charge     1149 words

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Jubilation as Hawks rewrite script
Joy, it seems, is impossible to dilute.
The Sunday Age 28/09/2014     no charge     821 words

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Hawks hail new cast of commandos
It should not surprise anyone to belatedly discover that the Hawthorn Football Club entered this grand final with a degree of confidence that was not shared by misguided bookmakers, punters or pundits.
The Sunday Age 28/09/2014     no charge     1121 words

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markets
BENTLEIGH
The Age 27/09/2014     no charge     236 words

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Queensland casino backer flags listing for $8b development
Tony Fung hopes to tap Asian equity markets in 2016 to fund the $8 billion construction of a mega casino resort in Cairns by partially listing his development company Aquis on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
The Age 26/09/2014     no charge     334 words

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Queensland casino backer flags listing for $8b development
Tony Fung hopes to tap Asian equity markets in 2016 to fund the $8 billion construction of a mega casino resort in Cairns by partially listing his development company Aquis on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Sydney Morning Herald 26/09/2014     no charge     334 words

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Clash of the true titans
THE NRL grand final might have come a week early.
Illawarra Mercury 26/09/2014     no charge     577 words

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Bookie turned owner aiming for the top again with star colt
Trevor Stuckey has seen more races than most people care to remember, but even now he is still getting a kick out of thoroughbreds.
Sydney Morning Herald 26/09/2014     no charge     540 words

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