February 14, 2018

O’Shea wary of Slipper hype with Irish Bet

Although Irish Bet has won a valuable juvenile race, trainer John O'Shea has downplayed the colt's chances of featuring in the $3.5 million Golden Slipper.
February 14, 2018

Global Glamour primed for Apollo Stakes

Adrian Bott believes Global Glamour will benefit from a step up in trip in the Apollo Stakes.
February 14, 2018

Redkirk Warrior chases more first-up glory

Redkirk Warrior will try to add to an impressive first-up record at Flemington when he resumes in the Group One Lightning Stakes.
February 14, 2018

Redzel headlines field of 10 for Lightning

A field of 10 has been declared for the weight-for-age Group One Lightning Stakes at Flemington.
February 14, 2018

Compassion? Or political correctness gone mad?

The current whip rule states that the jockey cannot strike the horse with the whip on any more than five occasions before the 100 metre mark. Like any arbitrary rule, it’s nonsense.
February 13, 2018

Frolic poised for long-awaited comeback

Classy filly Frolic finally makes her return from injury for Randwick t rainer Edward O'Rourke in the Light Fingers Stakes on her home track.
February 13, 2018

Korean Derby Opens 37th ARF Conference

The Seoul 37th Asian Racing Conference opens on Sunday 13 May at Seoul Racecourse with the ARF Commemorative Race being run alongside the nation’s principal classic event the 21st Korean Derby of 1800m for 3YOs, the second leg of the Triple Crown.
February 12, 2018

Record nominations for The Championships

A record number of nominations have been taken for The Championships including 181 entries for the Doncaster Mile and 121 for the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.
February 12, 2018

Deploy to bypass Apollo Stakes

Deploy will not run in the Apollo Stakes with trainer Gerald Ryan keeping the Randwick 1200m-record holder to that distance in the Southern Cross Stakes.
February 12, 2018

Redzel headlines Lightning Stakes entries

Seven Group One winners, headlined by Redzel, feature among the 13 initial nominations for the weight-for-age Lightning Stakes at Flemington.
February 12, 2018

Big name jockeys confirmed for Blue Diamond fancies

Riders have been locked in for some of the leading Blue Diamond Stakes contenders including favourite Kinky Boom who will have Craig Williams aboard.
February 11, 2018

Foxplay to run in Apollo Stakes

With Winx an absentee from the Apollo Stakes, her stablemate Foxplay will make her return in the Group Two race at Randwick.
February 6, 2018

Inglis Classic Countdown…by Bernard Kenny

Sydney based William Inglis & Son steps into its 151st year of bloodstock auctioneering by conducting the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale on 10, 11, 12, 13 February at its new Riverside Stables.
February 4, 2018

Blue Diamond in sights of McEvoy stable

Tony McEvoy has been having a winning run with his two-year-old team and will be looking to boost that success in the Blue Diamond Preludes at Caulfield.
February 4, 2018

Merchant Navy to be nominated for Rubiton

A decision in which race Group One winner Merchant Navy makes his return will be made after the release of nominations for the Rubiton Stakes.
February 4, 2018

Shillelagh to run in C F Orr Stakes

Shillelagh will return to Melbourne from Sydney to try to add to her Group One record in the C F Orr Stakes with Michael Dee to ride.
February 4, 2018

Tony Gollan-trained duo to target Slipper

Tony Gollan-trained two-year-olds Outback Barbie and Ef Troop are about to return to his stable to prepare for a Golden Slipper campaign.
February 4, 2018

Ben Melham gets back aboard She Will Reign

The successful Golden Slipper pairing of She Will Reign and Ben Melham will be reunited in the Inglis Sprint at Warwick Farm.
February 3, 2018

Trapeze Artist back with a bang

Golden Rose-winning colt Trapeze Artist has made a winning comeback to pass his first test at weight-for-age in the Expressway Stakes at Rosehill.
February 3, 2018

Bedford ready for another step up

Lightly raced Bedford has stepped up in class to record a strong finishing win in the Mal Seccull Handicap at Caulfield.
February 3, 2018

First-up win keeps Eurack streak intact

After winning her first three starts during a winter campaign, Eurack has kept the streak going with a first-up victory at Caulfield.
February 3, 2018

Kinky Boom impresses with Caulfield win

A rushed program wasn't enough to stop two-year-old Kinky Boom scoring a last-to-first win at Caulfield.
February 3, 2018

Charlayne aimed at Light Fingers Stakes

Chris Waller-trained filly Charlayne is earmarked for a black-type debut in the Light Fingers Stakes after maintaining her unbeaten record at Rosehill.
February 2, 2018

Hartnell to run in C F Orr Stakes

Hartnell will have the first start of his preparation in the Group One C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield.
February 2, 2018

Black Caviar foals step out at Flemington

Oscietra and Prince Of Caviar, the first two of Black Caviar's foals, have had jump-outs at Flemington.
February 2, 2018

Liam Birchey allowed to keep training

Liam Birchley can train in Queensland for the time being until a charge against him in Victoria is resolved.
February 1, 2018

Winx to step out Monday

Winx and Redzel will once again compete against each other in a barrier trial before they head in different directions.
February 1, 2018

More Americans attending the Melbourne Cup

An annual study into the economic impact of the Melbourne Cup has observed a doubling of North American attendees between 2016 and 2017.
February 1, 2018

Time Racing Victoria faced their integrity issues

I’ve written often in the past about the intriguing idiosyncrasy that Victoria seems to be the locale where racing’s most difficult crises of integrity occur.
January 31, 2018

Victoria a NO-Go for Birchley

Trainer Liam Birchley won't front a show cause hearing after giving an undertaking to not enter horses in Victoria for the remainder of the season.