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The Bathurst Cup Legends Celebrations Raceday will go ahead on February 23 following a decision by Racing NSW to restore the club’s licence for this significant meeting.
Racing NSW today temporarily lifted the suspension imposed on Bathurst Thoroughbred Racing, enabling the Club to run its Cup race meeting on Sunday, 23 February 2014.
Racing NSW Stewards today continued an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the late withdrawal by order of the Stewards of Craig’n’ian at 11.52am from Race 4 (Kinghorn Skoda Class 1 & Maiden Handicap) at the Shoalhaven Turf Club race meeting at Nowra Racecourse on the 8th October 2013 and also into the finding of an unapproved whip in the Kembla Grange stables of Mr Shane Kember on that same day.
The commencement of Local Rule 82C and the licensing process has been deferred until Tuesday, 18 February 2014.
Royal Randwick will live right up to its name on Saturday with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s horse Carlton House joining a cracking field in the main race of the day in an exciting warm up to the 2014 BMW Sydney Carnival.
The BMW Sydney Carnival is Sydney’s most spectacular sporting and social event on the 2014 calendar, running from 22 March to 26 April. The country’s best horses will converge on Sydney for a six week spectacle of horse racing with more than $30 million in prizemoney up for grabs.
Racing NSW has appointed Mr John Rouse as temporary administrator of Wyong Race Club Limited pursuant to section 14(2)(g) of the Thoroughbred Racing Act 1996 (NSW) effective from 9am on Thursday 6th February 2014.
Apprentice Winona Costin had a big day out with five winners at the Sapphire Coast meeting on Sunday, including the Bega Town Plate, one of two features on the program.
Queanbeyan-based approved rider Ricky Blewitt went close to booting home the entire program at Geurie picnic races on Saturday. Blewitt, 35, rode four winners and a second on the five-race card.