Racing News

October 16, 2019

Melham confident ahead of Caulfield Cup

Jockey Ben Melham has gone close to winning the Caulfield Cup the past two years and believes Mirage Dancer gives him a genuine chance to win this year.
October 16, 2019

Spanish Reef returns to form at Caulfield

Trainer Ken Keys will chase a Group One victory with his mare Spanish Reef after her win in the Ladies' Vase at Caulfield.
October 16, 2019

Favourites in wide draws for Caulfield Cup

High-profile Caulfield Cup runners Finche and Mer De Glace have drawn barriers 19 and 21 respectively for the 2400m handicap.
October 16, 2019

Anaheed wins Group 3 Blue Sapphire Stakes

The Peter and Paul Snowden-trained filly Anaheed has added the Group Three Blue Sapphire Stakes at Caulfield to her two black-type victories from last season.
October 16, 2019

Hartnell to run in G1 Caulfield Cup

Mutliple Group One winner Hartnell will run in a Caulfield Cup for the first time and will carry 58kg topweight.
October 16, 2019

Cummings, Godolphin in 100th stakes win

Godolphin and James Cummings have combined for their 100th black-type success with the victory of Haunted at Caulfield.
October 16, 2019

Hartnell top weight for G1 Caulfield Cup

A field of 18 plus four emergencies has been declared for the $5 million Caulfield Cup with veteran Hartnell to run with top weight of 58kg.
October 16, 2019

Vase next for Derby hope Serious Liaison

Trainer Danny O'Brien believes Serious Liaison is a promising colt and plans to step him up in distance after a narrow win over 1600m at Caulfield.
October 16, 2019

Kendrick soldiers on without Eric The Eel

Stuart Kendrick's stable continues to roll out the winners despite losing star performer Eric The Eel for the spring.
October 16, 2019

Wolfe earns Cup start with Coongy Cup win

The win in the Coongy Cup by Wolfe has landed the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained stayer a start in the Caulfield Cup.
October 16, 2019

Praise from Rawiller for promising stayer

Jockey Nash Rawiller believes Shared Ambition has plenty of staying potential after riding the lightly raced import to a win at Caulfield.
October 16, 2019

Nature Strip’s engine set for Everest test

Trainer Chris Waller will liaise with rider Tim Clark to ensure on-pacer Nature Strip has enough in the tank to run out the distance in the $14 million Everest.
October 16, 2019

Blake Shinn on Humidor in $5m Cox Plate

Blake Shinn has been booked to ride Humidor should the gelding make the field for in the $5 million Cox Plate.
October 16, 2019

Valley look for Japan duo before Cox Plate

Japan's two invited runners for the Cox Plate have had their first look at The Valley after a float trip from the Werribee International Horse Centre.
October 16, 2019

Arcadia Queen set for Everest challenge

Premier trainer Chris Waller is talking up the chances of his talented Everest trio, Arcadia Queen, Yes Yes Yes and Nature Strip, after varied barrier fortunes.
October 16, 2019

Racing Queensland extends metro meetings

Racing Queensland will experiment with 10-race cards in Brisbane to co-incide with the Melbourne spring carnival.
October 16, 2019

Brisbane summer riches await Victory Eight

Trainer Trevor Miller will set Victory Eight for several prominent summer carnival 1600m races in Brisbane.
October 16, 2019

Waller gives Verry Elleegant Cox Plate nod

Verry Elleegant will miss the Caulfield Cup in preference for a start in the Cox Plate after galloping at The Valley under James McDonald.
October 16, 2019

Japan duo get Valley look before Cox Plate

Cox Plate favourite Lys Gracieux has been joined by Kluger in a familiarisation gallop at The Valley ahead of the Cox Plate.
October 16, 2019

Verry Elleegant gets a look at The Valley

Verry Elleegant has been given a first look at The Valley and pleased her rider James McDonald ahead of a possible start in the Cox Plate.
October 16, 2019

Abdullah will race on with Enable in 2020

Owner Khalid Abdullah has taken the bold decision to keep super mare Enable in training in 2020.
October 15, 2019

Santa Ana Lane draws two in Everest

Favourite Santa Ana Lane has drawn barrier two in the $14 million Everest with Nature Strip to start from the outside in the 12-horse field.
October 15, 2019

Mathrick charged with tubing offence

Racing Victoria stewards have charged trainer Shawn Mathrick and stable employee Kim Mathrick with stomach tubing of a horse on race day.
October 15, 2019

Mustajeer works at Caulfield ahead of Cup

Ebor Handicap winner Mustajeer has familiarised himself with the Caulfield course as he prepares to try to win the Caulfield Cup in his first Australian start.
October 15, 2019

64 horses remain in Melbourne Cup entries

Second acceptances have been taken for this year's Melbourne Cup with 64 horses remaining in contention.
October 15, 2019

Santa Ana Lane eyes Everest redemption

Anthony Freedman-trained sprinter Santa Ana Lane will go in search of redemption and riches in Saturday's $14 million Everest.
October 15, 2019

NZ mare Rondinella in Vase at Caulfield

New Zealand mare Rondinella will continue her spring campaign in the Ladies Day Vase at Caulfield after a last-start second at The Valley.
October 15, 2019

Japanese horses carry Lane’s spring hopes

Australian jockey Damian Lane has reunited with Japanese horse Mer De Glace in a gallop at Caulfield ahead of riding the horse in the $5 million Caulfield Cup.
October 15, 2019

Everest-Cup comparisons unfair: McEvoy

Champion jockey Kerrin McEvoy, the only man to win both The Everest and and Melbourne Cup, has refused to play favourites as debate rages.
October 15, 2019

Finche gets look at Caulfield ahead of Cup

Jockey Michael Walker says Caulfield Cup favourite Finche had no troubles handling the track in his first look around the course ahead of the $5 million race.