News

November 1, 2017

Bayliss to miss Cup through suspension

Barring a successful appeal, Regan Bayliss will miss the chance to ride in his first Melbourne Cup because of a careless riding suspension.
November 1, 2017

Radipole a lightweight chance in G1 Mile

Trainer Mike Moroney has lamented a wide barrier draw for import Radipole in the Group One Kennedy Mile for which the gelding has the limit weight of 52kg.
November 1, 2017

Sky Boy earns stripes for Melbourne trip

Sky Boy is bound for the spring carnival in Melbourne with two options after winning convincingly at Canterbury.
November 1, 2017

Victoria Derby: What You Need To Know

Facts about the Group One $1.5 million Victoria Derby at Flemington.
November 1, 2017

Godolphin confirm Cup for Hartnell

Hartnell has been confirmed as a Melbourne Cup starter after a strong track gallop at Flemington.
November 1, 2017

Qewy claims another Cup race in Australia

After wins in the Geelong Cup and Sandown Cup on a previous visit, Godolphin galloper Qewy has added the Bendigo Cup to his record.
November 1, 2017

The $19.1 million week of Melbourne racing

More than 300,000 people are expected to attend the Melbourne Cup carnival at Flemington featuring 37 races with combined prize money of $19.1 million.
November 1, 2017

Tangled could give Waller second Vic Derby

Trainer Chris Waller will be chasing his second Victoria Derby when he saddles last-start Caulfield Classic runner-up Tangled in the 2500m Flemington race.
November 1, 2017

Large team for Williams in Melbourne Cup

Five-time Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Lloyd Williams could have up to a quarter of the field in the famous 3200m race
November 1, 2017

Race of the carnival- G1 Coolmore Stud Stakes

A look at the facts and figures relating to the Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes for three-year-olds at Flemington.
November 1, 2017

Catchy freshened for Coolmore Stud Stakes

Catchy has been freshened for the 1200m Coolmore Stud Stakes and co-trainer Ben Hayes is leaning to her as the stable's leading chance in the Group One race.
November 1, 2017

Anatola reinforces link for Mark Newnham

Mark Newnham will have his first runner as a trainer for breeder and owner George Altomonte when Anatola races at Rosehill.
November 1, 2017

Classic would be icing on cake for Redzel

Trainer Peter Snowden says Redzel has been flying under the radar for some time but deserves to be the best sprinter around after his $10 million Everest win.
November 1, 2017

Derby Day kicks off Melbourne Cup carnival

Victoria Derby Day is considered Australia's premier day of racing featuring nine black-type races with a combined purse of $5.3 million.
November 1, 2017

Williams gathers inside info on Cup mount

Craig Williams is learning as much as he can about his Melbourne Cup mount Wall Of Fire.
November 1, 2017

Ben Melham to ride Daysee Doom

Ron Quinton has decided to spare his apprentice Andrew Adkins from the pressures of Derby day by booking Melbourne jockey Ben Melham to ride Daysee Doom.
November 1, 2017

Cup runner Tiberian has teaser pony father

French import Tiberian has a pedigree unlike any other Melbourne Cup contender, being the son of a teaser pony used at stud for Hartnell's sire Authorized.
November 1, 2017

Swab charge against Ben Currie dropped

Officials have withdrawn a positive swab charge against leading trainer Ben Currie but another appeal on a different matter will proceed.
November 1, 2017

Final fields for Derby day at Flemington

Fields for the Victoria Derby meeting have been finalised with 14 horses in the Kennedy Mile and capacity fields for the Coolmore Stud Stakes and Myer Classic.
November 1, 2017

ATC chief executive Darren Pearce resigns

Darren Pearce, the chief executive of the Australian Turf Cub has resigned.
November 1, 2017

Work to begin at Eagle Farm

Work is about to start on the repair of Eagle Farm racecourse with a return to racing expected in April.
November 1, 2017

Hartnell confirmed for Melbourne Cup start

Godolphin has confirmed seven-year-old Hartnell will take his place in the Melbourne Cup.
November 1, 2017

Shane Ciurleo has Ipswich covered

Shane " The Money Man" Ciurleo has Ipswich covered for you with his full preview, suggested betting strategy for every race and his best of the day.
November 1, 2017

Adam Campton has Canterbury covered

Campo has Canterbury covered for you with his full preview, suggested betting strategy for every race and his best of the day.
November 1, 2017

Snowy Clark has Bendigo Cup day covered

Snowy Clark has Bendigo Cup day covered for you with his full preview, suggested betting strategy for every race and his best of the day.
October 31, 2017

Bowman’s Cox Plate breeches up for auction

Winx's regular jockey and triple Cox Plate partner Hugh Bowman has donated his breeches to a charity auction.
October 31, 2017

Global Glamour the Myer Classic favourite

Global Glamour won the Tristarc Stakes in her spring return and is the early favourite for the Myer Classic ahead of acceptances for the Group One race.
October 31, 2017

Harlem out to book Cup spot in Lexus

Harlem is expected to line up in the Lexus Stakes at Flemington to try to secure a Melbourne Cup berth.
October 31, 2017

Morrison putting final touches on Marmelo

English trainer Hughie Morrison likes what he sees in stayer Marmelo ahead of the Melbourne Cup for which he is third favourite.
October 31, 2017

James Cummings after second Derby win

After winning the Victoria Derby with Prized Icon a year ago, trainer James Cummings believes Astoria can make his presence felt in this year's Classic.