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A Week Of Departures

BY Kylie Johnson - @g1xracing
1 year ago Breeding

Unencumbered with Nathan Berry aboard.

As the Sydney Carnival has kicked off in true style with Chandon Ladies Day at Rosehill on Saturday. March 17 and we are entering one of the biggest Saturdays on the Australian Racing calendar with the 2018 running of the Golden Slipper and of course the biggest attraction to be on track - Winx, it is definitely shaping up to be a day that will not disappoint, considering the 5 Group 1s on the card.

It is quite well documented and known that horse racing in any nation around the globe is one that is just like any other sport - it can bring the highest of high moments and can also deliver some hard low blows (perhaps having you second guessing why you got into such a sport). There are times in racing that our industry is shown in a very positive manner thanks to the likes of horses such as Melbourne Cup legend Makybe Diva, Unbeaten Champion Black Caviar and of course a list you can’t leave out the current Queen Of The Turf, Winx. It can also have moments which pull on the heart strings and make us remember some of the stars that graced our turf as they enter retirement or sadly have passed on.

The past week has been quite a hard one for various connections with a number of different horses, while there are connections getting ready to run their 2 yr. old star in the richest race- The Longines Golden Slipper, there are people within the industry that are shedding a tear and remembering the champions that were the greatest of their time and then went o...

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