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Wednesday and Thursday form

Wednesday's meetings include Warwick Farm, Sandown-Lakeside, Gold Coast, France’s Mont De Marsen and Strasbourg, South Africa’s Scottsville, UK’s Uttoxeter, Catterick and Lingfield.

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Black type spring contenders to step out at The Farm

Black type spring contenders will step out in a barrier trial at Warwick Farm on Friday as they prepare to commence their new campaigns for both the Sydney and Victorian Spring Carnivals - the trial is restricted to Group 1 and 2 performers and will be contested on the course proper over 800m.

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Bletchingly bid for Black Heart Bart

Black Heart Bart could be on track for his first run for 2018 in Saturday week's Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield following a win in a star-studded jumpout at Coleraine in western Victoria on Tuesday.

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Gollan juveniles in work and aiming at Sydney Spring

Trainer Tony Gollan’s smart rising three-year-olds Ef Troop and Outback Barbie are back in work and aiming at the Sydney Spring Carnival.

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Track conditions, form and scratchings for Warwick Farm

Track conditions, form and scratchings for Warwick Farm - Track Good 4 - rail out 5m from the 1000m to the winning post and 3m for the remainder of the circuit - 0.5mm of rain for the last seven days - four scratchings

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Smith is spring Dreaming

She was the filly that came from nowhere to grab a priceless juvenile Group 1, but this spring Ben Smith has his sights on the ultimate upset with El Dorado Dreaming - in the Cox Plate.

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High winds force Pakenham meeting to be abandoned

Racing Victoria stewards' advised early Tuesday afternoon that the Pakenham Racing Club's meeging on the All Weather track was abandoned post weighing out for the second race due to strong winds

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Watch on Leonidas colours

The pink and black colours of the flying filly Miss Leonidas are set to go around at Flemington on Saturday but while they won't travel as quickly as they did four weeks ago, they could be worth keeping an eye on.

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Big finish for Rising Stars series

Apprentices take the spotlight at Flemington on Saturday with a tense battle looming between two of the state's most promising teenage riders in the Rising Stars Final.

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Sponsorship announced for Hawkesbury

Following the opening of the highly-regarded Polytrack at Hawkesbury Race Club last month, the club has been further buoyed by the announcement of a major sponsorship with the global track company’s founder and parent company, Martin Collins Australia.

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14 nominated for July Sprint

The Australian Turf Club received 14 nominations for the $100,000 July Sprint (1100m) at Randwick on Saturday with nominations extended until Tuesday, as they are with three other races on the nine race programme - there were 145 nominations received overall on Monday.

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Timely double for Ben Allen

Ben Allen has always been known for his timing and that ability was surely on display at Caulfield on Saturday with the apprentice enjoying a most timely double.

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Eleven clear, Williams off on holiday

Victorian jockey Craig Williams is not totally leaving his premiership fight to fate with the jockey planning a return from holidays to coincide with the season's final meeting.

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Raceday wagering review

The wagering review of Saturday's fixed odds betting for races at Rosehill and Caulfield - Dreamforce was a popular result in the Winter Stakes - $5.50 on opening when the market came out on Wednesday, however, today it was $3.80-$3.20 and easily the best tried runner in terms of money held - Dreamforce held 40 percent of the money and was three times as popular as both placegetters

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Voodoo Lad does it for punters

Voodoo Lad's reputation is restored with punters especially after the multiple Group 1 placegetter landed some big wagers when he ran clear to win the G3 Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

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