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October 23, 2017

Foster mastermind of horse scheme, RV says

Suspended trainer Ciaron Maher's former racing manager Ben Connolly has admitted five horses raced in his name were actually owned by con man Peter Foster.
October 22, 2017

Winx primed for Cox Plate treble

Chris Waller says he can understand why potential Cox Plate runners are avoiding a match-up against super mare Winx at Moonee Valley.
October 22, 2017

Marmelo equal Melbourne Cup favourite

English horse Marmelo has firmed to equal favouritism for the Melbourne Cup after his eye-catching run in the Caulfield Cup.
October 22, 2017

Folkswood to take on Winx in Cox Plate

Godolphin has confirmed Cranbourne Cup winner Folkswood will take on Winx in the Cox Plate.
October 21, 2017

Cup gives Parish his first Group One win

Cory Parish has guided Boom Time to victory in the Caulfield Cup, earning the jockey his first Group One win.
October 17, 2017

Fresh Johannes ready for Caulfield Cup

Johannes Vermeer has bounced out of his Caulfield Stakes placing and is on song to tackle the Group One Caulfield Cup.
October 17, 2017

Bowman has confidence in Cup ride Marmelo

Another spin around Werribee racecourse on Marmelo has given Hugh Bowman confidence ahead of the Group One Caulfield Cup.
October 12, 2017

The Everest is big for racing!.. By Bruce Clark

Alan Jones introduces the RNSW supremo with “he has done more for racing than anyone” and “this bloke is very bright, he’s forgotten more than most of us know”
October 11, 2017

Who is going to climb to the top of the Everest?

I’ve already admitted to some misgivings about the whole concept of The Everest, but Grinch time is over. The hype around the race is huge, so I may as well jump on the bandwagon. The race is on, so who is going to get to the summit first?
October 10, 2017

Passion & Opinions drives a sport’s popularity

Does racing have a media person that is willing and able to drive the sports passion with its customers? The AFL, NRL and other big sports have media types that divide with their opinions and outspoken ways......racings' customers are holding out hope someone is ready to step up
October 5, 2017

New Victorian boss needs to hit ground running….

It is understood you are a straight shooter, a firm believer in process and governance and very business focussed.
October 4, 2017

Kensington Track underway

Punters ended up hating it just as much as trainers and jockeys and finally after every avenue was exhausted the Australian Turf Club make the decision to rebuild the Kensington track at Randwick. This morning the turf started hitting the ground.
October 3, 2017

Cobalt – a sorry saga or simply stupidity?

So unless I test my horses for cobalt, I haven’t a clue whether my horses are over the limit set by the stewards.
September 28, 2017

Goodrich seeks 10,000 Cobalt tests

“Fear retribution, repercussions….yep & that’s exactly what happens because of men in power who are not accountable to anyone.”
September 25, 2017

The grinch that stole Everest – And Winx

The two big sacred cows for the racing industry in Australia at present are The Everest, and the mighty mare, Winx.
September 21, 2017


Why did Lindsay Park Racing – of course home to David and Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig need to go to social media with this: “Rumour mill going crazy. FACT: Lindsay Park DO NOT have a positive to cobalt, or any other medication in Vic/NSW or anywhere else #fakenews.
September 16, 2017

Redkirk Warrior presses claims for Everest

Newmarket Handicap winner Redkirk Warrior has pressed his claims for The Everest with a first-up win at Flemington in the Bobbie Lewis Quality.
September 16, 2017

Wonder mare Winx makes it 20 wins in a row

Winx has given her rivals a start and a beating in the George Main Stakes to post her 20th consecutive victory
September 14, 2017

Expect a new Racing Victoria Board next week

There will be major changes at RV from next week with Victorian racing Minister Martin Pakula to announce the new board and chairman.
September 14, 2017

Destiny’s Kiss eyes another Gold Cup

Veteran gelding Destiny's Kiss will attempt to add the Newcastle Gold Cup to his win in the Wyong Gold Cup.
September 13, 2017

Up tempo no issue for Ecuador against Winx

Adrian Bott would welcome a repeat of Red Excitement's tearaway tactics to unsettle Winx in the Chelmsford Stakes when Ecuador clashes with the mighty mare.
September 13, 2017

Hartnell on song for Makybe Diva Stakes

Godolphin's Hartnell is an odds-on favourite to defeat a quality Makybe Diva Stakes field which includes 10 other Group One winners.
September 13, 2017

Eight rivals for Winx in George Main

Winx will have eight rivals in the Group One George Main Stakes at Ramdwick.
September 12, 2017

Winx heads first acceptors for Cox Plate

Champion Winx headlines 79 first acceptors for the Cox Plate, with 10 northern hemisphere-trained horses still in the mix.
September 12, 2017

Le Romain chases another G1 win

Le Romain has already won a Group One race at Flemington and will attempt to add another when he runs in the weight-for-age Makybe Diva Stakes.
September 12, 2017

Changes to Cup re-handicapping policy

Racing Victoria has announced the winner of the Caulfield Cup will not be penalised for the Melbourne Cup if it already has 56kg or more.
September 12, 2017

Order Of St George Melbourne Cup topweight

Dual Irish St Leger winner Order Of St George has been given top weight of 58kg in the Melbourne Cup while Hartnell is the Caulfield Cup topweight with 58kg.
September 11, 2017

Redzel early favourite for The Shorts

Redzel is the early favourite for the Group Two Shorts at Randwick where he can press his claims for a slot in the $10 million Everest.
September 11, 2017

Royal Symphony ready for Flemington return

Race day outings to Caulfield and Moonee Valley for gallops have Royal Symphony ready for his spring return in the Exford Plate at Flemington.
September 11, 2017

Winx aiming for No.20 in a row

Winx will face a similar field in the George Main Stakes to the one she beat in the Chelmsford Stakes including Red Excitement who almost pinched the race.