Racing News

June 27, 2019

Collett sets his sights on Gold

As the latest member of the Group One jockey ranks, Jason Collett heads into the Civic Stakes program at Rosehill high on confidence.
June 27, 2019

Big Caloundra track suits Terra Sancta

The return to racing on her favourite Australian track is expected to help New Zealand mare Terra Sancta get back to her best in the Caloundra Cup.
June 27, 2019

RV sets new track preparation guidelines

Racing Victoria has updated its guidelines for the preparation of race surfaces to come into effect from the start of the new season.
June 27, 2019

Blue Comet to make mockery of big odds

Consistent gelding Blue Comet is an outsider in the Sunshine Coast Guineas but trainer Noel Doyle thinks he is ready to race well.
June 27, 2019

James Winks in hit-and-run Sydney trip

Melbourne jockey James Winks is making a rare winter visit to Sydney for four rides, three of them for the Hawkes training partnership.
June 27, 2019

Top 2yos to clash at Sunshine Coast

Trainer Matt Dunn's decision to run Karaja has added another element to the two-year-old race at the Sunshine Coast.
June 27, 2019

Bowman admits Winx campaign took a toll

Champion jockey Hugh Bowman will return to race riding next month, two months after he took an indefinite break following the retirement of Winx.
June 27, 2019

Michael Hellyer after another Guineas win

Jockey Michael Hellyer is set to deliver another local win on Baccarat Baby in the Group Three Sunshine Coast Guineas.
June 26, 2019

Leading Canberra trainers suspended, fined

Barbara Joseph and her sons and training partners Paul and Matt Jones have been suspended by stewards for failing to provide adequate vet care to a horse.
June 26, 2019

Bedford returns to winning ways at Sandown

Talented five-year-old Bedford has claimed his first win for more than a year, powering through the heavy going to win over 1800 metres at Sandown.
June 26, 2019

Breeding tells in upset Eagle Farm win

Two-year-old Star Of Michelin has lived up to his famous bloodlines to score an upset win at Eagle Farm.
June 26, 2019

Pensioner pair head Stayer’s Cup field

Trainer Kris Lees has veteran Doukhan poised to atone for his narrow second in the Stayer's Cup 12 months ago.
June 26, 2019

Rumble Doll sprints to Sandown victory

Speedy two-year-old filly Rumble Doll has notched her first win at her second start, leading all the way on a heavy track at Sandown.
June 26, 2019

Change to Cup weight benchmark for NH 3yos

The benchmark weight for a northern hemisphere three-year-old in the Melbourne Cup has been lifted by 1kg after a review.
June 26, 2019

Starkers to join elite Guineas winners

Starkers can show he is more than just a clever name by joining some elite previous winners of the Sunshine Coast Guineas.
June 26, 2019

Guizot out to add another Caulfield win

Guizot has never finished worse than second in four Caulfield appearances and trainer Aaron Purcell expects another good showing in an 1800m-handicap.
June 26, 2019

Luke Tarrant outed on betting charges

Queensland jockey Luke Tarrant has been suspended for a month for betting on international races despite claiming a bogus account had been set up in his name.
June 26, 2019

Two men charged in connection with Currie

Police have charged two non-racing men with fraud in connection to allegations against trainer Ben Currie who has also been charged with fraud.
June 26, 2019

Stewards, trainers welcome appeal review

Queensland trainers and stewards have welcomed a state government review of Queensland's cumbersome racing appeals system.
June 25, 2019

Options in two states for One More Try

Connections of four-year-old One More Try could accept for a race at Caulfield and another at Rosehill before making a final call on where the mare runs.
June 25, 2019

Ginger Jones faces city test at Sandown

Well-related gelding Ginger Jones, a half-brother to Group One winner Silent Sedition, will be out to take the next step in his career when he runs at Sandown.
June 25, 2019

Te Akau Shark gearing up for return

New Zealand's leading Cox Plate contender Te Akau Shark is gearing up for a campaign which will also include the Epsom Handicap in Sydney.
June 25, 2019

Ben Currie charged with fraud

Queensland police have charged trainer Ben Currie with fraud, alleging he used performance enhancing drugs to improve his horses' chances to gain prize money.
June 25, 2019

NQ ready for record carnival

A big increase in prize money and bonus races are expected to attract an influx of visiting trainers for the North Queensland carnival.
June 25, 2019

Melham to return from injury at Sandown

After three months on the sidelines because of injury, multiple Group One-winning jockey Ben Melham will return to the races with three rides at Sandown.
June 25, 2019

Alf Matthews takes job as apprentice coach

Alf Matthews has been appointed as an apprentice jockey coach for Racing Victoria, filling the position left by Matt Pumpa who has taken up a role in Singapore.
June 25, 2019

Care To Think ready for Ramornie

Comeback sprinter Care To Think is ready to tackle the Ramornie Handicap at Grafton first-up after a solid trial at Deagon.
June 25, 2019

Blue Point retired to stud

Champion Godolphin sprinter Blue Point will not race again and will join Sheikh Mohammed's stallion roster.
June 24, 2019

Big Duke heads Caloundra Cup nominations

Well-performed stayer Big Duke headlines nominations for the Listed Caloundra Cup, one of three stakes races at the Sunshine Coast's feature meeting.
June 24, 2019

Damian Lane wins second Japan Group One

Australian jockey Damian Lane has claimed a second Group One win during his highly successful two-month stint in Japan.