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RACING NEWS
Past 2 winners of Gosford Cup to line up
Destiny's Kiss and Red Excitement head the weights for the Gosford Gold Cup as each bids for a second win in the provincial feature.
Portelli juveniles to run at Randwick
Warwick Farm-based Gary Portelli will be hoping to unearth two potential Golden Slipper Stakes (Gr 1, 1200m) contenders when he saddles recent barrier trial winners Dio D'Oro (Medaglia d’Oro) and Patron Black (Patronize) in Saturday's two-year-old plate (1000m) at Randwick.
Exciting Nature Strip headed for Inglis Dash
Exciting sprinter Nature Strip (Nicconi) heads 23 nominations for the $250,000 Inglis Dash (1100m) at Flemington on Saturday.
McEvoy plans Slipper assault for Sunlight
After Sunlight’s (Zoustar) impressive win in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic (RL, 1200m) on Saturday at the Gold Coast, Tony McEvoy has said he has begun mapping out a path towards the Golden Slipper Stakes (Gr 1, 1200m) at Rosehill on 24 March
Husson Eagle to Kensington Stakes
Stakes winner Husson Eagle (Husson) will put his impressive first up record on the line when he takes his chance in the Kensington Stakes (Listed, 1000m) at Flemington this weekend.

BREEDING NEWS
Record Breaking Gold Coast Carnival Comes to Close
Led by stakes performed sprinter Nikitas, the Summer Racehorse Sale boasted a gross of $927,000 with an average price of almost $30,000 and clearance of 97%. 
Not a Single Doubt Filly Tops Book Two
A filly by Not a Single Doubt topped the day's selling when she sold for $280,000 in a great result for a client of Queensland's Grandview.

Record Breaking Sale Caps Massive Day
A filly by Snitzel became the ninth individual lot to sell for $1 million or more when she was knocked down to New South Wales trainer Mark Newnham during the night session for $1.1 million.

Five Million Dollar Lots Star on Gold Coast
Segenhoe Stud Australia's colt from Electric Dreams was the day's top seller when he was purchased by James Harron for $1.9 million.

First Australian winner for Declaration Of War
Former Coolmore shuttler Declaration Of War (War Front) sired his first Australian winner yesterday when Declarationofheart (2 c ex Cardiac by Encosta De Lago) made a winning debut over 1130 metres at Geelong.
Invincible Colt Sells for $2 Million on Day Two
Fastnet Colt Cracks $1 Million on Day One