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Peter Hall’s Belmont Oaks (2000m) win on Cosmic Storm today has come at a cost, with the dual Group 1-winning jockey suspended for 18 days.

Stewards ordered the late scratching of strong fancy Sheer Rocknroll after she was found with treatment puncture marks before the $100,000 Westbred 2YO Fillies Classic (2130m) at Gloucester Park last night.

Trainer-reinsman Callan Suvaljko has signalled he will aggressively drive bright prospects Bettor Bling and Rocknroll Whitby in $100,000 juvenile feature events at Gloucester Park tonight.

The Belmont Park racing season has been extended until October 10 with major renovation work to the Ascot grandstand unable to be completed in time for a scheduled return to Ascot in September.

The fallout from the Midsummer Sun cobalt case continued yesterday with stewards issuing a further 52 charges against six people, including trainer Sam Kavanagh.

Olympic track cycling champion Victoria Pendleton found herself in a saddle of a different kind as she launched her new career as a jockey in a race at Newbury racecourse in southern England on Thursday.

Emerging WA pacer Delightful Offer is in line for a Melbourne trip to contest next month’s $174,000 3YO Colts And Geldings Australasian Breeders’ Crown Final (2240m).

Brilliant youngster Rich Yankee is thriving on a marathon campaign as he heads to the $100,000 2YO Colts And Geldings Westbred Final (2130m) at Gloucester Park on Friday night.

With New Year’s Day falling on a Friday next summer, Perth Racing will break with tradition and run the Perth Cup on January 2.

Paris (AFP) - French racing's flagbearer Treve moved closer to an unprecedented third Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe with a comfortable win in Sunday's Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud.

Fuschsia Bandana has earned another crack at the Railway Stakes (1600m) and Kingston Town Classic (1800m) with her brilliant all-the-way win at her first start over 2000m in today’s $150,000 Strickland Stakes (2000m).

Trainer Vaughn Sigley faced three charges at a stewards’ inquiry yesterday into three thoroughbreds found emaciated at a property where he spells his horses.

Gloucester Park summer carnival Group 1 plans were announced for Hoylakes Firstlady after she scored an upset win in the $25,000 Nexans Olex The Lombardo Mares Final (2100m) at Bunbury tonight.

Trainer-reinsman Justin Prentice has chosen to drive Captain Oats ahead of stablemate Master Jaxon in tonight’s $25,000 Gerard Lighting 3YO Colts And Geldings Westsired Pace (2100m) at Bunbury.

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