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60th ​Annual Louth Cup 2018 | Photos

60th ​Annual Louth Cup 2018 | Photos

Ethan Muddle, Graham Lyall, Hayley Follett and Mal Muddle from Port Stephens. Photos: Zaarkacha Marlan

Michelle Dunn, Carene Stephens, Kira Knight and Letiticia Tiffen from Taree and Bourke.

Tex, Archie Harding and Tom Powell from Narromine.

People from across Australia gathered together in the tiny town of Louth for the annual race weekend.

Georgia Dally from Broken Hill with Meg Schaefer from Grenfell.

Kate Hessel, Sav Bowman, Sophie McKenzie and Emily Barwick from Forbes.

Emily Pitt and Emily Currans from Nyngan.

Tamara Ingold, Bek Cunial, Olivia Carusi and Natasha Ings from Griffith.

Beau and Natasha Ings from Griffith.

Meghan Brumby from Binya and Rose Byrne from Hillston.

Rose Byrne, Chris Green with Matt Winkel from Burrenjunction and Will Thorncraft from Yeoval.

Elizabeth and Howard Hoper from Dubbo with Elaine Cook and Shane Luford from Sydney celebrating the Cup's 60th anniversary featuring each winner.

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60th ​Annual Louth Cup 2018 | Photos

  • Ethan Muddle, Graham Lyall, Hayley Follett and Mal Muddle from Port Stephens. Photos: Zaarkacha Marlan

  • Michelle Dunn, Carene Stephens, Kira Knight and Letiticia Tiffen from Taree and Bourke.

    Michelle Dunn, Carene Stephens, Kira Knight and Letiticia Tiffen from Taree and Bourke.

  • Tex, Archie Harding and Tom Powell from Narromine.

    Tex, Archie Harding and Tom Powell from Narromine.

  • People from across Australia gathered together in the tiny town of Louth for the annual race weekend.

    People from across Australia gathered together in the tiny town of Louth for the annual race weekend.

  • Georgia Dally from Broken Hill with Meg Schaefer from Grenfell.

    Georgia Dally from Broken Hill with Meg Schaefer from Grenfell.

  • Kate Hessel, Sav Bowman, Sophie McKenzie and Emily Barwick from Forbes.

    Kate Hessel, Sav Bowman, Sophie McKenzie and Emily Barwick from Forbes.

  • Emily Pitt and Emily Currans from Nyngan.

    Emily Pitt and Emily Currans from Nyngan.

  • Tamara Ingold, Bek Cunial, Olivia Carusi and Natasha Ings from Griffith.

    Tamara Ingold, Bek Cunial, Olivia Carusi and Natasha Ings from Griffith.

  • 60th ​Annual Louth Cup 2018 | Photos
  • Beau and Natasha Ings from Griffith.

    Beau and Natasha Ings from Griffith.

  • Meghan Brumby from Binya and Rose Byrne from Hillston.

    Meghan Brumby from Binya and Rose Byrne from Hillston.

  • Rose Byrne, Chris Green with Matt Winkel from Burrenjunction and Will Thorncraft from Yeoval.

    Rose Byrne, Chris Green with Matt Winkel from Burrenjunction and Will Thorncraft from Yeoval.

  • Elizabeth and Howard Hoper from Dubbo with Elaine Cook and Shane Luford from Sydney celebrating the Cup's 60th anniversary featuring each winner.

    Elizabeth and Howard Hoper from Dubbo with Elaine Cook and Shane Luford from Sydney celebrating the Cup's 60th anniversary featuring each winner.

  • Mark Hawke from Dubbo with Jonny Mac and Tony Falkenhagen from Louth.

    Mark Hawke from Dubbo with Jonny Mac and Tony Falkenhagen from Louth.

  • Cassie Collett from Coffs Harbour with Emily Rogers from Dubbo.

    Cassie Collett from Coffs Harbour with Emily Rogers from Dubbo.

  • Caitlyn Rose and Katie White from Nyngan.

    Caitlyn Rose and Katie White from Nyngan.

  • Fran and Rick Bennetts from Mount Barker Western Australia.

    Fran and Rick Bennetts from Mount Barker Western Australia.

  • Laura, Anthony, Monique, Rocky, Luke, Kiarra and Darcey from Melbourne and Lake Cargelligo.

    Laura, Anthony, Monique, Rocky, Luke, Kiarra and Darcey from Melbourne and Lake Cargelligo.

  • Mark and Zeita from Yeoval.

    Mark and Zeita from Yeoval.

  • Felicity Weal from Cowra with Ashley Hudson from Orange.

    Felicity Weal from Cowra with Ashley Hudson from Orange.

  • Samantha, Amy, Melissa, Debbie with little Morgan visiting from Kyabram Victoria.

    Samantha, Amy, Melissa, Debbie with little Morgan visiting from Kyabram Victoria.

  • Jess, Brad and Jeff from Dubbo.

    Jess, Brad and Jeff from Dubbo.

  • 60th ​Annual Louth Cup 2018 | Photos
  • Hannah, Kirsten, Mandy and Melissa from Bourke.

    Hannah, Kirsten, Mandy and Melissa from Bourke.

  • Woody and Jesse a.k.a Barry and Donna from Wollongong.

    Woody and Jesse a.k.a Barry and Donna from Wollongong.

  • (Front) Anna Robson, Robert Thomas (Coonamble), Marie Kruger (Queensland) with Stephan Buckly (Bathurst) and Virginia Harvey (Lauriton).

    (Front) Anna Robson, Robert Thomas (Coonamble), Marie Kruger (Queensland) with Stephan Buckly (Bathurst) and Virginia Harvey (Lauriton).

  • Sam, Sarah and Jenny from Louth and great grandchildren of Dermot Murray.

    Sam, Sarah and Jenny from Louth and great grandchildren of Dermot Murray.

  • Ellie Smith and Rachel Kelly.

    Ellie Smith and Rachel Kelly.

  • Phillip Ridge (Bourke), Murray Bragg (Brewarrina), Di Ridge (Bourke) and George Falkiner (Warren).

    Phillip Ridge (Bourke), Murray Bragg (Brewarrina), Di Ridge (Bourke) and George Falkiner (Warren).

  • Emily and Lachlan from Sydney with Kerrie and Kylie from Molong and Cobar.

    Emily and Lachlan from Sydney with Kerrie and Kylie from Molong and Cobar.

  • Megan Baty from Hungerford was celebrating her 18th Birthday in style with Rebecca Bennett from Louth.

    Megan Baty from Hungerford was celebrating her 18th Birthday in style with Rebecca Bennett from Louth.

  • Committee members Cheryl Hayman, John Mcinnes, Jason Boede and John Hayman looking after the gate.

    Committee members Cheryl Hayman, John Mcinnes, Jason Boede and John Hayman looking after the gate.

Thousands of people hit the bitumen and eventual dirt roads for the 60th annual Louth races, and a night or two under the stars.

Over 4000 people from across Australia travel to the tiny community in the middle of remote north-west NSW that swells from fewer than 50 to thousands for one weekend every year for one of NSWs most iconic outback race meets.

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It was a jam packed day with a novelty dress competition, a drought fundraiser, a record calcutta and live entertainment by the Jade Martin Band featuring Pete Riley after the last race.

This year it was horse number three, Rusty Motorbike ridden by Michael Hackett and trained by Nyngans Rodney Robb, which took out the top prize for the day in the Dermot Murray Memorial Louth Cup, this year sponsored by Landmark Walsh Hughes and Landmark Russell.

Best dressed lady in this years fashions on the field went to Condobolins Lily Ward, with Sara Jane Jackson from Bourke narrowly finishing second and Emma Burge from Narromine claiming third place.

Take a look through the gallery above to see how the 2018 cup day was enjoyed!

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Medlab Clinical completes NRGBiotic™ depression trial

Medlab Clinical Ltd (ASX:MDC) shares rose almost 16% upon completing the intervention stage of a trial for depression using its NRGBiotic product.

The trial closed at 120 patients and aimed to follow-on from previous trials investigating the use of NRGBiotic versus placebo as an adjuvant (used with) to a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) and or serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) which are common anti-depressant medications for people diagnosed with depression.

Shares in the company closed at 22 cents, up from 13.5 cents on March 27.

Medlab chief executive officer Dr Sean Hall said: “Personally, in light of the COVID impact, I am very pleased we have been able to fulfil our research duties with minimal interference to participants, and whilst the intervention stage is completed, the trial cohort will for the next three months focus on testing outcomes and an independent analysis of those results.”

Medlab has indicated that completion of this trial, whilst..

Medlab Clinical Ltd (ASX:MDC) shares rose almost 16% upon completing the intervention stage of a trial for depression using its NRGBiotic™ product.

The trial closed at 120 patients and aimed to follow-on from previous trials investigating the use of NRGBiotic™ versus placebo as an adjuvant (used with) to a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) and or serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) which are common anti-depressant medications for people diagnosed with depression.

Shares in the company closed at 22 cents, up from 13.5 cents on March 27.

Medlab chief executive officer Dr Sean Hall said: “Personally, in light of the COVID impact, I am very pleased we have been able to fulfil our research duties with minimal interference to participants, and whilst the intervention stage is completed, the trial cohort will for the next three months focus on testing outcomes and an independent analysis of those results.”

Medlab has indicated that completion of this trial, whilst retaining its statistical relevance, is a key driver for the business moving forward in managing the companys exposure to COVID and any potential economic impact.

“Milestone achievement”


Medlab director of medical research Professor Luis Vitetta said: “The completion of a randomised placebo-controlled study with patients diagnosed with major depression unresponsive to standard pharmaceutical medications is a significant milestone achievement for Medlabs research group.”

Vitetta said: “We look forward to the independent analysis of the data that will provide important links between the gut bacteria cohort, blood metabolites and mood; and the level of treatment efficacy achieved for depression with a Medlab patented formulation.”

Pathology and an independent review is expected in three months.

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Animoca Brands and Atari virtual platform sees surge in demand due to COVID-19 lockdowns

Animoca Brands Corporation Limiteds blockchain gaming platform The Sandbox recently partnered with Atari and has just launched its third LAND presale.

The third presale launched and sold out ~50% in around five minutes. Further, 95% of the ATARI neighbourhood sold out in less than three hours.

Animoca chairman Yat Siu said that demand is being driven by recent lockdowns and isolation periods which are a result of COVID-19.

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Animocas The Sandbox is a virtual world where players can build, own and monetise their own voxel gaming experiences on the Ethereum blockchain.

The Sandbox has partnered with Atari, one of the worlds most iconic gaming brands, to create 3D voxel versions of beloved Atari game properties including Asteroids, Centipede, Pong and RollerCoaster Tycoon.

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Animoca and Ataris vision is to offer a deeply immersive metaverse in which virtual worlds and games will be created collaboratively and without a central authority.

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Animoca Brands Corporation Limiteds blockchain gaming platform The Sandbox recently partnered with Atari and has just launched its third LAND presale.

The third presale launched and sold out ~50% in around five minutes. Further, 95% of the ATARI neighbourhood sold out in less than three hours.

Animoca chairman Yat Siu said that demand is being driven by recent lockdowns and isolation periods which are a result of COVID-19.

The Sandbox


Animocas The Sandbox is a virtual world where players can build, own and monetise their own voxel gaming experiences on the Ethereum blockchain.

The Sandbox has partnered with Atari, one of the worlds most iconic gaming brands, to create 3D voxel versions of beloved Atari game properties including Asteroids, Centipede, Pong and RollerCoaster Tycoon.

Animoca and Ataris vision is to offer a deeply immersive metaverse in which virtual worlds and games will be created collaboratively and without a central authority.

Under the terms of the agreement, Atari will receive large digital spaces, known as ESTATEs, iRead More – Source

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Ironbark Zinc major shareholder continues to build indirect holdings with on-market purchases

Ironbark Zinc Limited (ASX:IBG) major shareholder and non-executive director Danny Segman continues to support the companys base metals strategy with on-market share purchases.

On March 27 and 31 an entity in which Segman has a beneficial interest, Toronga Pty Ltd, acquired more than 1.875 million shares.

This took the number of shares held in the indirect interest to almost 82.417 million while another of Segmans indirect interests, Dulyne Pty Ltd, holds 67 million IBG shares.

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It is the latest in a series of on-market transactions by interests associated with Segman this year.

On March 24, 25 and 26 Toronga Pty Ltd acquired 3.54 million shares valued at more than $18,400 while on March 12 seven million shares were acquired worth more than $49,000.

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The company is confident that its Citronen Zinc-Lead Project in Greenland offers a rare scale and grade combination with a long mining life in a unique jurisdiction.

Ironbark consid..

Ironbark Zinc Limited (ASX:IBG) major shareholder and non-executive director Danny Segman continues to support the companys base metals strategy with on-market share purchases.

On March 27 and 31 an entity in which Segman has a beneficial interest, Toronga Pty Ltd, acquired more than 1.875 million shares.

This took the number of shares held in the indirect interest to almost 82.417 million while another of Segmans indirect interests, Dulyne Pty Ltd, holds 67 million IBG shares.

Series of transactions


It is the latest in a series of on-market transactions by interests associated with Segman this year.

On March 24, 25 and 26 Toronga Pty Ltd acquired 3.54 million shares valued at more than $18,400 while on March 12 seven million shares were acquired worth more than $49,000.

Jewel in the crown


The company is confident that its Citronen Zinc-Lead Project in Greenland offers a rare scale and grade combination with a long mining life in a unique jurisdiction.

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