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110th Austral Wheelrace - IM, Melbourne, Australia, March 15, 2008

The evening started with a procession
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……………… and Easter rabbit racing
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Jackson-Leigh Rathbone gets into the action early
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Trevor Griffiths
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Beth Duryea leading a women's bunch
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The Future Stars were joined by a junior Japanese team
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Trevor Griffiths leads from the front
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The Future Stars women follow the moto
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Samantha Verlin looks determined
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Casey Munro wins heat 1 comfortably
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Carly McCoombe wins the sprint
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Joel Leonard looked like he
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Kyle Marwood shows the pain
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Tess Downing was in control in the
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Livia Gluchowska chases hard in
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A big push for a rider in an Austral
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There were big screens at both ends of
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Craig Robertson won the second Austral heat
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Josiah Ng was on form this evening
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Scott Townsend concentrates during the third Austral heat
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Josiah Ng tells David Mackenzie
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Heat 4 was taken by Stuart Grimsey
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Riders are propelled into their heat
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Clint McDonnell puts the pressure on
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Azizul Awang takes on a sprint position during the closing lap of the sixth heat
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Mitch Docker looks across the gap and
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Tom Leaper was away on his own
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Lisa Friend takes in air
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Monique Hanley at speed
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Livia Gluchowska concentrates
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Tess Downing works hard for the points race win
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Fatehah Mustapa and Nicole Whitburn
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Downing digs deep as she heads
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The men wait to go out onto the track
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Brett Aitken gets a push as he
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Joshia Ng and Gary Mueller in the Austral final
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Scott Law was on 40m in the final
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A rider is captured in action on the big screen, as others pass beneath
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Jackson-Leigh Rathbone celebrates before the line
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Azizul Awang is convinced he got the better of Rathbone
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Jackson-Leigh Rathbone explains his almost-costly error to David Mackenzie
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Rathbone looks a little stunned after he almost gave away his win due to his victory salute
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Jackson Rathbone-Leigh takes a victory lap
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The 110th Austral Wheelrace winner lifts the trophy
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The Austral podium:
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Jackson-Leigh Rathbone
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The Future Stars series 2007-2008 winners
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The elite women follow the moto
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Liz Georgouras during the keirin
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Winner of the keirin was Fatehah Mustapa
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There was a band to keep the spectators and riders entertained
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The Future Stars head into action
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The Future Stars had only one fall
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Oliver Le Grice leads his team-mates
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Hakota Yui takes his lap for Japan in the Italian Pursuit
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Japanese riders celebrate their
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Carly McCoombe in action in the
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Runner-up in the Future Stars series
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The men set off in the sprint final
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A Malaysian 1-2-3 in the sprint final
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Mitch Docker during the motorpaced race
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Eventual winner, James Langedyk,
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American visitor, Kenny Williams keeps an eye out on the line in the motorpaced race
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The long line behind the motorcycle
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Jackson-Leigh Rathbone in the final event of the evening
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Sean Finning did a huge turn at the front
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Langedyk prepares to celebrate winning the motorpaced race
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