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BOBS Platinum and Gold bonuses suspended

Racing NSW advised on Wednesday that due to the significant reduction in revenue from wagering arising from the COVID-19 crisis, BOBS Gold and Platinum Bonuses will not be programmed on any races through to the end of June 2020.

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Lengthy cobalt bans for O'Sullivans

Father and daughter training partners Terry and Karina O'Sullivan have had lengthy cobalt disqualifications confirmed by the Victoria Civil and Administrative Tribunal on Wednesday.

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Easter Sale Day One statistics

Easter Sale Day One statistics - Gross $33,037,500 (2019 $64,270,500) - Average $308,762 (2019 $369,371) - Medium $250,000 (2019 $280,000)

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The Randwick Wrap : 2020 Championships - Day 1

The Randwick Timeform recap featuring a race by race overview of key performers and ones to watch from Day 1 of The Championships on April 4 - Nature Strip scorched around Randwick and left a host of Group 1 sprinters in his wake - awarded the run a Timeform rating of 129 - the highest winning figure of a TJ Smith Stakes since Lankan Rupee won in 2014

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Tabcorp stands down more than 700 staff

Tabcorp is standing down more than 700 employees and moving other full-time workers to eight-day fortnights as the wagering business works to counter the Covid-10 pandemic and the shutdown of retail outlets and sporting events.

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Victorian Premier backs racing

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has again thrown his support behind the racing industry as it navigates its way through the COVID-19 crisis

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RNSW announces prize money reductions - club losses to be absorbed - venue changes

RNSW announces prizemoney reductions from April 12th to June 30th - to absorb club losses from Future Fund - stand-alone meetings transferred to Rosehill and Randwick - other meeting venue changes

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Randwick stewards' report

Racing NSW stewards' report from the Australian Turf Club's Doncaster Mile meeting at Randwick on Saturday - stewards conducted an interview with licensed trainer Mr B. Kelly relative to the discovery of a syringe containing a yellow residue in his float that was used to transport Bobbing to the race meeting

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Hawkesbury stewards' report

Racing NSW stewards' report from the Hawkesbury Race Club's meeting at Hawkesbury on Saturday

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RQ to provide club funding

Racing Queensland has announced it will provide $2.4 million in funding to support its TAB clubs in the short-term.

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Bowman returns for All Aged Stakes meeting after suspension appeal

The Racing NSW Appeal Panel dismissed Hugh Bowman's appeal on the finding of guilt - however, the appeal on penalty was allowed with the period of suspension to commence on Sunday, 5 April 2020 and to expire on Saturday, 18 April 2020 on which day he may ride

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Inglis Easter to be a Virtual Auction with Online Bidding

Following further significant consultation with vendors, it has been agreed the Easter Sale will now take the format of a virtual auction with online bidding

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Racing suspended in Tasmania

All three codes of racing have been called off in Tasmania effective immediately for the next four weeks, Premier Peter Gutwein has announced.

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NSW barrier trials and jump outs

Effective 1 April 2020 Metropolitan barrier trials will be restricted to horses that are only trained at the racecourse where the barrier trials are being conducted.

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