Trainers to use Missile Stakes as guide to what will launch at Everest

Loading Randwick Guineas winner Kementari has been made the $2 favourite for the Missile Stakes in front of Pierata at $4.20 with She Will Reign and Music Magnate on the $9 line. Glyn Schofield will ride Godolphin’s star four-year-old, who returns after finishing midfield in the Doncaster at his last appearance. “He is so dynamic that he could do anything,” Schofield said of Kementari. “It will be interesting to see him back and what he can do.” Godolphin trainer James

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Why it took time for Friend to click with new recruit Cronk

Livewire: Jake Friend sparks the Roosters’ attack against the Dragons at Allianz Stadium. Photo: AAP “And it was one of the best chats I could have had,” Friend said on Wednesday. “I sat there and asked, ‘What’s my role with these new guys?’, and ‘Where do we want to get to as a team?’. “The chat was during that clunky patch. It was more for myself. Robbo is a straight-shooter, he tells you what he thinks and the stuff he

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LeBron James builds all-expenses paid school for at-risk kids

It is a year-round learning centre devoted to some of the city’s most challenged youngsters. For James, who recalled missing 82 days of school as a fourth grader while he and his mum “looked for stability,” the opening culminated years of planning by his family foundation. “This means everything,” James told The Associated Press in an interview before the public event. “I think this is the greatest accomplishment for me because it’s not just me… Loading “But these kids, this

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Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle, 36, goes into palliative care

“Earlier today Jarrod made the decision to stop active treatment and begin palliative care,” Briony wrote. “He has given everything that he’s got to give, and his poor body cannot take anymore. “We’ll be taking him closer to home in the next couple of days so he can finally leave the hospital. Briony Lyle, wife of Jarrod, confirmed his third round of cancer in 2017. Photo: Luis Enrique Ascui “We have done our best to ‘control’ the narrative surrounding Jarrod’s

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The contenders to be named the next two Immortals

Tests: 13 (Kangaroos) Burge played a game of first grade rugby union aged just 14, a record that still stands for either code. He would switch to league in 1911 to play for Glebe aged 16 and was genuinely considered for the upcoming Kangaroos tour of the UK. A try-scoring forward with the speed of a back, Burge scored 146 tries from 154 first grade games, including eight in one club match in 1920. Records still stand: Dave Brown is

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Bendigo fighter to enter the Ultimate Fighting Championship ranks

“I had a vision and I knew that one day all the hard work and sacrifice was going to pay off. “There have been times where I’ve had to choose whether to pay to eat or pay for fuel to get to training. “There were some challenging times but I wouldn’t change it because I know I’ve earnt this. “I know I deserve to be here.” Crute staggered American Chris Birchler with a fierce right, left-punch combination just over four

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Cook to finally get clash with Roo predecessor Smith

Loading “‘Seebs’ [Souths coach Anthony Seibold] has him functioning really well behind a really strong pack, and his running game is an asset. “What I’ve seen through Origin is he can bring players on to the footy and straighten the play up. Seebs plus [NSW assistant] Danny Buderus have had a really good impact on him. “If he can play 80 minutes in Origin, you can play 80 minutes at international level. It impressed me he could get through 40-odd

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Aidan Sezer and Shannon Boyd make Raiders return

“Every week I’m going out there to put my best foot forward and show Ricky I can be here long-term and do my best,” Knight said. “Every week I’m trying to do better and be better, same as all of the other boys. The season is not over for us, we’ve still got some pride on the line and we want to do well every game. “I’m really looking forward to hopefully getting as many games in as possible for

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Vixens skipper backs club to overcome shock loss of shooter

“We had no idea,” Moloney said. “She went down the first time then kept playing and went down again but she wasn’t in a lot of pain. “I know I was definitely shocked with the news but MJ is extremely tough and she would have gone back out there and taped it up if she could have.” Kumwenda may be the most unique shooter in world netball as she uses her speed, athleticism and long reachto get her catches around

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Huge boost for NSW greyhound industry with first million-dollar race

NSW will stage its first million-dollar greyhound race at Wentworth Park later this year, the end of a statewide series with qualifiers run all across the state. State government and Greyhound Racing NSW officials will make the announcement on Tuesday morning about the $1.2 million sprint, which will be held in Sydney on October 20. In the money: Greyhound owners and trainers set for huge Wentworth Park opportunity. Photo: Wolter Peeters The winner is set to pocket a cool $1

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