Jockey wins historic race aged 49, five years after being ruled out of race due to cancer diagnosis

THERE was barely a dry eye in the house as Rachel Rennie lifted the famous Newmarket Town Plate on Saturday. The 49-year-old had hoped to ride in the race back in 2016, but sadly missed the historic event after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. But after surgery and 28 rounds of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, her dream finally came true

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Canterbury flooding: Historic Grigg family farm wiped out by worst rain they’ve ever seen

Canterbury farmers bordering rivers have been devastated by the hundred-year flood, with lost animals, thousands of kilometres of smashed fencing, and green fields turned overnight into shingle. Surrey Hills Station farmer Arthur Grigg, whose access bridge, driveway and paddocks have been wiped out, says the Government needs to step up after the “extraordinary” event. Kurt Bayer reports. From the picturesque

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Historic storm heads to Texas days after icy roads cause massive deadly pileup

Massive pileup traps drivers on Texas freeway Dozens of vehicles collide on highway in Fort Worth, Texas. Bill Hemmer reports. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott urged residents to stay off the roads and conserve power as a winter storm barrels through the state.  “Every part of the state will face freezing conditions over the coming days, and I urge all Texans

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The Historic Royal Palaces Charity Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, and “Strong Emoji Game” Is Required

If you’re ready for a job that would truly blow away each and every one of your LinkedIn connections, Historic Royal Palaces, a.k.a. the charity that oversees Kensington Palace, among other royal residences, is hiring a social media manager. On Friday, a job listing went up, announcing that Historic Royal Palaces is looking for someone that could “embody a 1,000

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