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Record number of contenders left in Golden Slipper

She currently shares the record with her father, the late TJ Smith. Loading Of the 384 remaining, 195 are colts and geldings and 189 are fillies. “We are thrilled with the continued increase in second acceptance numbers for the Longines Golden Slipper, the race every owner, trainer and jockey first …

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400 drones detected over secret site says counter-drone company

“They had in the low tens of drones sighted over a period of time,” he said. But because drones were “very small” and “fast-moving,” making them “difficult to spot by the naked eye” the actual number was far greater, he said. “Our system has been in operation for just over …

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Wait times for car repairs balloon after Sydney’s December hail storm

Dinggo, an online platform for comparing quotes on car repairs in Sydney, saw its revenue leap 110 per cent month-over-month after the storm. Josh Sandford, Dinggo’s co-founder and marketing manager, said his start-up – only founded last year – had seen a ‘phenomenal’ increase in business. “Obviously it has been …

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Early birds have an advantage in mental health: study

Using data from 85,760 -individuals issued with wrist-worn-activity monitors, researchers established that the five per cent of individuals carrying the most genes associated with early rising tended to wake up 25 minutes earlier than the five per cent carrying the fewest. In all, the number of locations in the human …

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UFC stars Khabib, McGregor cop bans, fines

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been fined $US500,000 ($700,000) and suspended for nine months for his role in a brawl after his world title fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 229. McGregor was fined $US50,000 ($70,000) and suspended for six months for his actions post-fight. Khabib Nurmagomedov is held back after entering …

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US stocks end mixed as Wall Street assesses earnings

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 51.74 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 24,579.96. The benchmark S&P 500 index dropped 3.85 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 2,640. Loading The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite fell 57.39 points, or 0.8 per cent, to 7,028.29. The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies gave …

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Russian passenger jet arrives in Venezuela, rumours swirl

Venezuelan social media was alive with theories – that it had brought mercenaries, was there to escort Maduro into exile, or was loading up with gold. None of those theories was based on solid evidence, but the feverish speculation was a testament to the atmosphere of uncertainty in the country …

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Father of dealer blasts drug culture at music festivals

“I understand why the community is wanting action on this … people are dying on the way to and at these events, and the consequences are quite horrible. Loading “But he is young, he has his whole life ahead of him, and could be a significant contributor to the community. …

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United rescue late EPL draw as Newcastle dent City’s hopes

It could have been worse for United’s top-four ambitions when they trailed 2-0 to goals by Ashley Barnes and New Zealander Chris Wood but Paul Pogba halved the deficit with a penalty in the 87th minute and Victor Lindelof struck to level in stoppage time. Newcastle United’s Matt Ritchie (left) …

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Gwyneth Paltrow sued over 2016 ski crash

Deer Valley Resort spokeswoman Emily Summers said the resort can’t comment on pending legal matters. The resort is also being sued. A Utah man has filed a lawsuit accusing Gwyneth Paltrow of causing him brain injuries and broken ribs when she crashed into him.Credit:AP Sanderson said at a news conference …

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