One of the many facilities Racing And Sports provides for all users is the ability to access "audio" content. Because of our significant domestic and international presence at the race track and of it, not only are we delivering extensive racing information and technology along with form content, you can avail yourself of a substantial amount of interviews conducted by the Racing And Sports team.

They include discussions with Jockeys, Trainers and Owners through the week, Post-Race interviews, Press conferences at major meetings and also Race Day Previews from our racing staff. All these emanate from racing right around the world.

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Maroons fear Carney-led NSW backlash

Queensland players are on high alert and predicting NSW pivot Todd Carney will finally live up to the hype in next week's Origin II in Sydney.

Socceroos pair loom for West Sydney

Mark Bridge and Scott Chipperfield's availability could be a bonus for Western Sydney as the new club continue the search for their first signings.

NSW boost as Gallen good to go

NSW skipper Paul Gallen has survived a fitness test on his injured thigh to remove any doubts over his availability for Wednesday night's State of Origin clash.

Crows face AFL selection squeeze

The availability of onballer Bernie Vince and ruckman Shaun McKernan have Adelaide facing a selection squeeze for Sunday's AFL game against Carlton.

Eagles' Shuey can take AFL heat: Worsfold

Eagles midfielder Luke Shuey will be given a physical workover at training to test out his injured right shoulder for the AFL clash with Richmond.

Suns accuse Lions of AFL mind games

Gold Coast coach Guy McKenna has questioned Simon Black's availability despite the veteran midfielder being named by Brisbane Lions for their AFL derby.

Thurston backs Tamou to return Kiwis' fire

Johnathan Thurston says Cowboys teammate and Kangaroos debutant James Tamou is well equipped to take whatever the Kiwis throw at him.

Raiders' Tilse tipped for early return

Canberra prop Brett White has tipped Dane Tilse to make an early return from injury against North Queensland on Monday.

Wheels vehicle display turns 30 At Canberra

Shannons Wheels vehicle display will be located at Thoroughbred Park, Flemington Road, Mitchell, due to the uncertainty of the availability of the lawns of Old Parliament House because of recent rain.

Clarke likely to sign with IPL: Ganguly

Pune captain Sourav Ganguly suggests his IPL franchise is on the verge of signing Australia captain Michael Clarke.

Rebels Beale to miss NSW Super Rugby clash

The Rebels have lost Kurtley Beale to a hamstring injury ahead of their Super Rugby clash with NSW while the Waratahs have a new fullback in Bernard Foley.

Swim Aust stick by D'Arcy decision

Nick D'Arcy's bid to swim at the London Olympics is in the AOC's hands after Swimming Australia decided to keep him on their shadow squad.

Bowman Booked For Sincero Ride

Sincero<br>Photo by Racing and Sports

Hugh Bowman will be the new rider of dual Group One winner Sincero when he starts his autumn campaign at Rosehill on March 24.

The Sincero syndicate has engaged Bowman to replace Chris O'Brien as the gelding's rider when he resumes in the G2 Canterbury Stakes (1200m).

Bowman Booked For Sincero Ride

Sincero<br>Photo by Racing and Sports

Hugh Bowman will be the new rider of dual Group One winner Sincero when he starts his autumn campaign at Rosehill on March 24.

The Sincero syndicate has engaged Bowman to replace Chris O'Brien as the gelding's rider when he resumes in the G2 Canterbury Stakes (1200m).

Mitchell Johnson open to Glamorgan switch

Australia quick Mitchell Johnson says he's interested in joining Glamorgan for this year's Friends Life T20 tournament.

Rimmington in doubt for Big Bash final

Scorchers paceman Nathan Rimmington will do everything possible to overcome injury in time for Saturday's BBL final against the Sydney Sixers.

Glory's Mehmet free to play Brisbane

Perth Glory striker Billy Mehmet's red card from Saturday's Newcastle clash has been overturned by the FFA's match review panel.

Ed Cowan scores century against India

Ed Cowan has scored 109 for the Chairman's XI against India in Canberra.

Sixers to make call on Cowan availability

Sydney Sixers will decide whether batsman Ed Cowan plays for them in the Big Bash opener or for Cricket Australia's Chairman's XI on Thursday.

Injury forces Hopes out of Queensland side

An ongoing knee problem has forced Queensland skipper James Hopes to withdraw from Friday's Sheffield Shield clash with Victoria at the MCG.

Johnson and Watson to be monitored for NZ

Injured Australian cricketers Mitchell Johnson and Shane Watson will be monitored closely over the coming days to see if they can play against NZ.

Harris to be assessed before Test

Australian captain Michael Clarke is sweating on the fitness of Ryan Harris before he finalises his team for the second Test against South Africa.

Marsh in doubt for second Test

Australian batsman Shaun Marsh is racing time to be fit for the second Test against South Africa starting in Johannesburg next week.

RWC contingency in place for Beale loss

The Wallabies will decide on Friday whether to roll the dice and take a massive gamble on star fullback Kurtley Beale in their Rugby World Cup semi-final.

Morris in for Roos, Jennings on standby

Australia have called up Canterbury NRL centre Josh Morris for the injured Dave Taylor for the Four Nations tour.

Rose facing two-game NRL ban

Manly prop George Rose is in danger of missing the Sea Eagles' World Club Challenge clash after being charged with striking in Sunday's NRL grand final.

Warriors can bounce back, say NRL Tigers

The Wests Tigers know it is possible to bounce back from a first-up NRL finals defeat, which is why they won't treat the Warriors lightly this Friday.

Injury concerns over Hannebery, Rohan

Sydney will be sweating on the availability of young stars Daniel Hannebery and Gary Rohan for the upcoming semi-final against Hawthorn.

Late Switch Of Plans For Lion Tamer

Murray Baker<br>Photo by Racing and Sports

Flight schedules have forced Kiwi trainer Murray Baker to alter his plans for Victoria Derby winner Lion Tamer with the four-year-old to stay in New Zealand for his return to racing at Hastings on Saturday.

Baker had laid plans to start Lion Tamer's spring campaign at Caulfield on Saturday in the Group 2 Memsie Stakes but the availability of a suitable flight to Melbourne forced him to change his plans over the weekend.

Cooper backs Soward for NRL blockbuster

St George Illawarra centre Matt Cooper has backed under-fire playmaker Jamie Soward to answer his critics in the NRL blockbuster against Melbourne.

Onions recalled to England Test team

Graham Onions has been called into the England squad for the fourth Test against India at The Oval, replacing Chris Tremlett who failed a fitness test.

Carlton's Thornton cleared of fracture

Carlton's Brett Thornton has been cleared of any serious facial damage despite experiencing massive swelling from a fist to the face.

Heathcote undecided with Availability

Rob Heathcote will let the dust settle before deciding whether to send Availabilty interstate for the spring following the three-year-old's Eagle Farm win.

Market Moves - August 13

Best tried horses with major agencies in early betting on today's meetings.

Stewards Turn Out The Lights On Nolen

Lights Of Heaven<br>Photo by Racing and Sports

Melbourne's newly crowned premier jockey Luke Nolen will miss the ride on Peter Moody's unbeaten mare Lights Of Heaven when she resumes at Caulfield next Saturday.

Nolen will sidelined when Lights Of Heaven – the opening favourite for the Caulfield Cup in October - resumes in the G2 Lawrence Stakes after he was suspended for a total of nine meetings at Flemington on Saturday.

Melbourne Calling For Debut Winner

Exceed And Excel stretched his commanding lead as the leading Australian 2YO sires by winners when Availability was successful on debut at Doomben on Wednesday.