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Baylee Nothdurft was back into the winner’s stall at Eagle Farm on Saturday

It was Baylee Nothdurft’s 310th career winner but easily one of his most satisfying as the young riding gun returned triumphant to Saturday city racing at Eagle Farm. The 22-year-old was Brisbane’s champion rider last season but his world crashed last November when he ended up in hospital with dehydration as he struggled with his ballooning weight. Nothdurft was the go-to man for top Brisbane trainer Tony Gollan but the

England spinner channels Shane Warne

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before — a blonde-haired leggie baffles a hapless English batter with a miracle delivery at Old Trafford. But on this occasion, Shane Warne wasn’t the magician with the Duke ball in hand. England has unearthed their own King of Spin, with Lancashire’s Matt Parkinson channelling the Aussie cricket icon to produce his rendition of the “Ball of the Century” in the County Championship

Hungry Heart wins the 2021 Australian Oaks at Randwick on April 17

Hungry Heart relished the step out to 2400m as she chalked up a second successive Group 1 victory in the 2021 $1m Australian Oaks at Randwick. Given the gun run by Kerrin McEvoy, Hungry Heart settled in a the second half of the field in a slowly run race but McEvoy got moving coming to the turn and the daughter of Frankel was presented in the straight with plenty of

Chris Waller set for massive day at The Championships with ‘ladies’ set to rule

Hall of Fame trainer Chris Waller is optimistic his talented three-year-old fillies Hungry Heart and September Run can secure a feature race double at Royal Randwick tomorrow. Waller is hoping Hungry Heart can give his stable a fourth win in the Group 1 $1 million The Star ATC Australian Oaks (2400m) while September Run takes on the “boys” in the Group 2 $1 million Arrowfield 3yo Sprint (1200m). Hungry Heart

Indoors floors Cheltenham rivals for Alan King

Form from the Festival played its part as Her Indoors came out on top in the NAF Fillies’ Juvenile Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham. According to trainer Alan King, the 6-1 shot found the hustle and bustle of the Fred Winter (Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle) a shade intimidating, and was happier in this smaller field. Under Adrian Heskin she seized command from Scholastic on the approach to the final flight, staying

Captain complains as no-ball controversies cause havoc in Shield final

Controversial decisions around no-balls headlined day one of the Sheffield Shield final as Queensland dominated a brittle NSW batting line-up that was torn to shreds. There was carnage as the Blues slumped to 5-96 then 8/123 after winning the toss but Daniel Hughes could have counted himself unlucky to be among the early victims, caught behind for 19. Stream the final of the 2020/21 Marsh Sheffield Shield Live with Kayo.

Brisbane jockey Ron Stewart to ride Selino for Chris Waller in the Sydney Cup

The wheel will turn full circle for much-travelled former Sydney champion apprentice jockey Ron Stewart when he makes a hit-and-run Group 1 raid in Sydney for master trainer Chris Waller on Saturday. The Sydney jockeys’ room was where Brisbane hoop Stewart cut his teeth, winning the apprentices title in 2002-03, in a journey which has since seen him ride internationally in Singapore, Mauritius and Macau. Now firmly established as part

David Warner blows up after IPL team dudded by quirky cricket anomaly

David Warner blew up in the final over of a narrow IPL loss on Thursday morning (AEDT), adamant his side had been dudded by the umpires. Chasing Royal Challengers Bangalore’s 8/149, Warner’s Sunrisers Hyderabad fell six runs shy of the target as a middle and lower order collapse cost them badly. Watch Every Match of The 2021 IPL Live & On-Demand on Kayo. New to Kayo? Try 14-Days Free Now

Master Of The Seas ready for Craven mission

What should prove an informative bet365 Craven Stakes at Newmarket on Thursday has attracted a field of 10, with Charlie Appleby and Aidan O’Brien both holding strong hands in the Group Three contest. Heading the market is the Appleby-trained Master Of The Seas, who was fourth in a strong renewal of the National Stakes at the Curragh in September and reappeared at Meydan in February. He was beaten at odds-on

Balding seeks to keep up good run with Tactical at Newmarket

Andrew Balding seeks to keep up good run with Tactical in the European Free Handicap at Newmarket Tactical carried the Queen’s colours to victory at Royal Ascot last season  He subsequently came up short three times in Group One company But Oisin Murphy’s mount can make his racing nous count at Newmarket  TACTICAL (Newmarket, 2.25) carried the Queen’s colours to victory at Royal Ascot last season and he can make his racing