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Changes announced to Seymour winter racing program

Racing Victoria and the Seymour Racing Club have agreed on a program of meetings throughout winter that will assist in the track’s ongoing development after major works

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Randwick stewards' report

Racing NSW stewards' report from the Australian Turf Club's meeting at Randwick on Saturday

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Newcastle stewards' report

Racing NSW stewards' report from the Newcastle Jockey Club's meeting at Newcastle on Saturday - Rachael Murray on The Neon Knight suspended for careless riding from June 1st to 6th

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New Zealand Theileria equi sample returned as positive

The New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders Association advises that the case of a Theileria equi sample from a mare at Cambridge Stud has been returned as positive - MPI’s market access specialists and live animal exports team working closely with Australian authorities to agree alternative assurances to allow exports to continue

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Working party to review the Australian Pattern

Racing Australia’s Board of Directors has announced the formation of a Working Party to initiate a strategic review of the Australian Pattern - includes examining the potential to integrate new race events regarded as “Innovation” events within the Australian Pattern to ensure such events complement the Australian Pattern

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Sunlight retired

Champion mare Sunlight has been retired and the Group 1 sprinter will be sold as a breeding prospect in July - Sunlight, out of the Charge Forward mare Solar Charge, won 11 races, nine at stakes level, and she was three times Group 1 placed

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Ings discharged from hospital after Hawkesbury fall

Jockey Chelsea Ings was dislodged from her mount (Miss Merlin) at around the 300m of race 3 at Hawkesbury on Thursday - discharged from hospital on Friday

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Cambridge Stud issues statement on test result for the disease Theileria equi

New Zealand's Cambridge Stud on Thursday issued a statement from CEO Henry Pumptre regarding the suspect positive test result for the disease Theileria equi that was returned as part of standard export certification testing of a Cambridge Stud mare prior to shipment from New Zealand

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NZ horse exports on hold after positive test for disease Theileria equi

The NZTBA on Wednesday was advised by MPI that a suspect positive test result for the disease Theileria equi was returned as part of standard export certification testing of a mare prior to shipment from New Zealand - shipment of horses to Australia that was scheduled for the evening of 19 May was put on hold and another shipment scheduled for Friday 22 May may also need to be held

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Feature racing set for Central and North Queensland

Feature racing will return to Central and North Queensland in 2020 with Rockhampton, Mackay, Townsville and Cairns scheduled to host their annual ‘Cup meetings’ at reduced prize money levels

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Randwick stewards' report

Racing NSW stewards' report from the Australian Turf Club's meeting at Randwick-Kensington on Wednesday

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Living Legends to be celebrated at Flemington

The Victoria Racing Club will acknowledge retired equine champions on Living Legends Race Day presented by Lexus this Saturday at Flemington.

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Australian Stud and Stable Staff Awards finalists announced for 2020

The 14 finalists announced on Tuesday in the 2020 Australian Stud and Stable Staff Awards are the best-of-the-best in occupations ranging from mucking out stables, to administration, to education, riding, delivering foals, rehoming and retraining ex-racehorses

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Racing Australia appoints National Equine Welfare and Traceability executive

Racing Australia continues to expand and enhance its commitment to Thoroughbred welfare and traceability with the appointment of Karen Day as the organisation's first National Equine Welfare and Traceability Executive.

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Vale Jock Harris

New Zealand racing lost the patriarch of a racing dynasty with the death last Saturday of Jock (John William) Harris.

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Vale Kevin O'Brien

The racing industry is mourning the death of prominent owner-breeder and former Melbourne Racing Club Committee member, Kevin O'Brien.

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RV update on Covid-19 protocols

Racing Victoria update about arrangements for Victorian racing in response to COVID-19 - Green Team jockeys approval for jump outs at Mornington - travelling companion protocols ammended

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Rosehill stewards' report

Racing NSW stewards' report from the Scone Race Club's meeting at Rosehill on Saturday - two careless riding suspensions on Banjo's Voice and Sweet Scandal for Glen Boss - out from May 24th to June 11th

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Kembla Grange stewards' report

Racing NSW stewards' report from the Illawarra Turf Club's meeting at Kembla Grange on Saturday

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RQ to revise designated racing regions

Racing Queensland has announced it will make further revisions to its designated racing regions from next Monday, May 18th.

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