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Newhaven Park unveils introductory stud fee for Group 1 star Mo’unga

Dual Group 1 winner Mo’unga will stand his first season at stud alongside Xtravagant and Cool Aza Beel at Newhaven Park in 2024.

Twin Hills Stud stallions fall into line with 2024 fee announcements

Daumier and Peltzer will once again fly the flag for Twin Hills Stud during the 2024 Australian breeding season at a fee of $16,500 (incl GST).

Racing Victoria’s quandary - does Darren Weir deserve a way back?

Was Darren Weir’s victory at the Victorian Racing Tribunal this week his most significant step back from his exodus? Racing Victoria may not think so, but the day is rapidly approaching when it will be forced to decide if there is a way back for the disgraced one-time champion trainer.

Coolmore confirms Justify withdrawal from shuttle sire ranks for 2024

Coolmore has confirmed its unbeaten US Triple Crown winner Justify, the sire of top two-year-old Storm Boy, will not shuttle to Australia this year.

A bookie, a breeder and a business opportunity

At the start of 2024, wagering company Entain and Newgate Stud Farm joined forces to build a new Australian racehorse ownership model.

Darren Weir cleared on corruption charges over use of ‘jigger’

The Victorian Racing Tribunal has found Darren Weir not guilty of corruption in relation to his use of a ‘jigger’ on three racehorses.

Ramdhani resigns as Gold Coast track manager, replaces Ross at Australian Turf Club

The Australian Turf Club has appointed former racecourse general manager Nevesh Ramdhani as head of its racing and wagering division.
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