Racing News

April 25, 2019

Tough choice for Dee ahead of The Showdown

Michael Dee hopes he has made the right decision by opting to ride the early favourite Prince Of Sussex in the inaugural running of The Showdown at Caulfield.
April 25, 2019

Observational records overdue victory

Observational could be the horse to give trainer John Sadler a bucket list victory after his fast-finishing win at Flemington.
April 25, 2019

David Pfieffer excited about winter

Trainer David Pfieffer believes I Am Excited is ready to cause an upset in the Victory Stakes and go on to win Group One races.
April 25, 2019

Saccharo out to bounce back at Caulfield

Trainer Archie Alexander believes there were genuine excuses for Saccharo's unplaced run last start and hopes for a vastly improved showing at Caulfield.
April 25, 2019

MATCH Series Kicks Off

The MATCH Series, the US Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred Championship for 2019, is off and running with Laurel Park premiering the 20-race series at their Spring Stakes Spectacular.
April 25, 2019

Brett Cavanough hoping for Oaks deal

Trainer Brett Cavanough will be in Hong Kong but will be watching on television as Gem Dealer makes a bid for an Oaks start when she runs at Eagle Farm.
April 25, 2019

No surgery for fallen Wangaratta jockeys

Jockey John Keating and apprentice Alexandra Bryan have escaped surgery for their injuries suffered in a race fall at Wangaratta.
April 25, 2019

Expensive day for Jag Guthmann-Chester

Jag Guthmann-Chester's bid for a second Brisbane metropolitan apprentices' title has hit a snag with an eight-meeting suspension.
April 25, 2019

Cape Of Good Hope wins Derby Trial

Highland Reel's younger brother Cape Of Good Hope has won the Epsom Derby Trial to give trainer Aidan O'Brien his first victory in the Listed race.
April 24, 2019

Two jockeys involved in Wangaratta fall

Jockeys John Keating and Alexandra Bryan have been taken to hospital after a fall in the final race at Wangaratta.
April 24, 2019

Viddora lame after trackwork in Hong Kong

Group One-winning sprinter Viddora will be closely monitored to determine if she is fit to run in the Chairman's Sprint Prize in Hong Kong.
April 24, 2019

Trainer Greg Hickman fined $5000 over swab

Trainer Greg Hickman has been fined $5000 after Braces returned a positive result to a prohibited substance in a test taken before a race at Rosehill.
April 24, 2019

Pierata set to join Aquis stallion roster

All Aged Stakes winner Pierata is set to join the Aquis Farm stallion roster subject to veterinary and insurance checks.
April 24, 2019

Close relations line up in rich Showdown

Three-quarter brothers Lucifer's Reward and Oh So Rewarding are among a field of 16 vying for top honours in the inaugural running of The Showdown at Caulfield.
April 24, 2019

Toby Edmonds produces another future star

Toby Edmonds has produced an impressive Ipswich two-year-old winner in Ruuca after he recently bought the colt's younger sister.
April 24, 2019

Chaillot to face stakes test at Flemington

Trainer Archie Alexander is happy to give two-year-old Chaillot a crack at the Listed Anzac Day Stakes at Flemington after her debut win at Ballarat.
April 24, 2019

Ranier gets chance to step up in Guineas

Godolphin colt Ranier gets the chance to recapture his form when he runs in the Hawkesbury Guineas.
April 24, 2019

Mr Quickie continues path towards Derby

Mr Quickie will be out to confirm South Australian Derby favouritism when he takes on older horses at Caulfield in his final planned lead-up race over 2000m.
April 24, 2019

Distance no worry for Jenstar in St Leger

David Brideoake's assistant trainer Alex Woodhams isn't concerned about the distance of the VRC St Leger at Flemington for three-year-old filly Jenstar.
April 24, 2019

Winter Bride on way up for Victory Stakes

Group Three-winning mare Winter Bride gets a chance to step up the black-type ladder in the Group Two Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm.
April 24, 2019

Randwick return for Japanese-bred Wolfe

Japanese-bred Wolfe will be striving to make it three wins from as many starts when the gelding resumes from a spell in a 1400m benchmark race at Randwick.
April 24, 2019

Jockey Jim Orman poised to join 500 club

Jockey Jim Orman is on the verge of 500 career winners and hopes to claim another stakes race along the way on Queensland Derby prospect Trusty Lad.
April 23, 2019

Beau Appo outed for weighing in light

Queensland rider Beau Appo has been outed for four weeks for weighing in light on a winner at Toowoomba which was subsequently disqualified.
April 23, 2019

Prince has his first look around Caulfield

Impressive VOBIS Gold Rush winner Prince Of Sussex has been taken to Caulfield to get familiar with the track ahead of the inaugural The Showdown.
April 23, 2019

Agassi to miss Hawkesbury Guineas

Trainer Anthony Cummings has decided against a quick back-up for Randwick winner Agassi and he will miss the Hawkesbury Guineas.
April 23, 2019

Transact set for Listed VRC St Leger

Last-start Galilee Series Final runner-up Transact will try to give the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable another win in the Listed VRC St Leger.
April 23, 2019

The Autumn Sun to stand for $77,000

High-profile colt The Autumn Sun will stand his first season at Arrowfield Stud for $77,000 with champion stallion Snitzel to remain at $220,000.
April 23, 2019

Santa Ana Lane arrives in Hong Kong

Multiple Group One-winning Australian sprinter Santa Ana Lane has arrived in Hong Kong in preparation for the Chairman's Sprint Prize at Sha Tin.
April 23, 2019

First Irish Grand National for Mullins

Burrows Saint has led in a trifecta for Willie Mullins to give the champion trainer his first win in the Irish Grand National Steeplechase.
April 22, 2019

Ben Currie-trained horse disqualified

Problems continue to dog trainer Ben Currie with one of his horses disqualified after winning the last race at Toowoomba because the jockey weighed in light.