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SAM CARTER TO LEARN BRUMBIES CAPTAINCY FATE ON THURSDAY

Quirindi rugby sensation Sam Carter faces a nervous couple of days, with the ACT Brumbies issuing a statement today surrounding the announcement of the club’s captain for the 20-18 Super Rugby season. The incumbent skipper at the Brumbies will face some stiff competition for the job, with the return of David Pocock and Christian Lealiifano to the side. Carter recently expressed his desire to retain the captaincy to NBN News, with the announcement to be made this Thursday. PLEASE NOTE: SOME AUDIO WILL BE UNAVAILABLE

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TAMWORTH HORSE TRAINER CAPS OFF REMARKABLE WEEK

Tamworth trainer Michelle Fleming has capped off a remarkable week, claiming Saturday’s $60,000 Highway Handicap at Rosehill Gardens. Saddling-up The Lion in race four, the four-year-old gelding roared down the home straight in his first metropolitan start. The Lion’s victory paid $26.00 and added to Fleming’s trio of wins at Tamworth last week. PLEASE NOTE: SOME AUDIO AND VISION WILL BE UNAVAILABLE.  

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REDBELLY JACK WINS GOLDEN GUITAR FINAL

Redbelly Jack has taken out the 2018 Golden Guitar final at the Tamworth Paceway last night by the narrowest of margins. The brown gelding was joint favourite alongside High Rolling, the pair fighting out the closing stages with Tulhurst Santanna. The photo finish seeing Redbelly Jack claim the coveted title by a nostril. PLEASE NOTE: SOME AUDIO AND VISION WILL BE UNAVAILABLE    

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