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Here is just a quick look at some racing news you may not have caught up with:

*Con and Tony Karakatsanis failed to get their disqualifications turned over on appeal. Tony will serve 2 years on the sidelines while Con will do 9 months.

*Dale Missen has been rubbed out for 12 months from a ride at the GC on April 27th. Missen will beappealing the findings and we will have to wait a while for the outcome.

*Massive weekend for both Scone and Doomben with huge acceptors for both.

*The fav’d have drawn well in the Doomben Cup with LIGHTS OF HEAVEN in 5, while FORETELLER will start one inside her from gate 4.

*The Doomben track is rated around the slow 7 at the moment but fine weather is predicted.

*Racing in South Australia has taken a step forward with a prizemoney increase. An increase of over $600,000 is on the cards for the following racing year. Well done to them and it will keep them in the game somewhat.


Let’s hope we get a good track for racing on Saturday and those who head out to the track get to enjoy one of the great QLD race days- The Doomben Cup!newspaper