Racing News

September 17, 2019

Vets to report to RA on cobalt science

Racing Australia has asked for a report on the science of cobalt following a request from the Australian Trainers Association.
September 17, 2019

Australian Turf Club wins catering award

The Australian Turf Club has won three awards at the NSW Restaurant and Catering Awards held at The Star in Sydney.
September 17, 2019

Smith relies on Bart for Sir Rupert Clarke

A gallop at Penshurst has confirmed Black Heart Bart's place in the Rupert Clarke Stakes but his Lindsey Smith-trained stablemate Malaguerra has been retired.
September 17, 2019

Samadoubt going for hat-trick at Randwick

The Bjorn Baker-trained Samadoubt has been the surprise packet of the Sydney spring so far and will be out for a hat-trick when he runs in the George Main.
September 17, 2019

Spring campaign over for Scales Of Justice

A tougher than anticipated Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington has resulted in Scales Of Justice heading for a spell and being set for an autumn campaign.
September 17, 2019

The Bostonian ready to fire fresh in Moir

Dual Brisbane Group One winner, New Zealand sprinter The Bostonian, is heading to Melbourne to try to upstage the locals in the Group One Moir.
September 17, 2019

Import impresses in Caulfield jump-out

German import Django Freeman has given a glimpse of his potential in a jump-out over 800 metres at Caulfield ahead of his first Australian start.
September 17, 2019

Hugh Bowman sidelined by broken finger

Jockey Hugh Bowman will spend extra time on the sidelines nursing a broken finger after originally hoping to be back for George Main Stakes day at Randwick.
September 17, 2019

Godolphin Stud & Stable Awards

David Merrick of Widden Stud is this year’s recipient of the Thoroughbred Excellence award for the Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards due to his ‘unparalleled experience, unique skills and an unquestionable willingness to share these skills.’
September 17, 2019

Pinatubo receives Timeform rating of 134

Unbeaten Godolphin colt Pinatubo has been given a Timeform rating of 134, the highest for a juvenile since Celtic Swing more than 25 years ago..
September 16, 2019

Hall of Famer Geoff Lane dies aged 80

Hall of Fame jockey Geoff Lane has died on the Gold Coast aged 80 after a career which also included a successful stint as a trainer in Hong Kong.
September 16, 2019

Begood Toya Mother favourite for G1 Hcp

The Daniel Bowman-trained Begood Toya Mother is the early favourite for the Group One Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes which has been the gelding's long-range target.
September 16, 2019

Clapper happy ahead of George Main

Happy Clapper is primed for his next Group One assignment in the George Main Stakes over his favourite 1600m at Randwick.
September 16, 2019

Santa begins Everest campaign in Shorts

Multiple Group One winner Santa Ana Lane is set to begin his Everest campaign in the Group Two Shorts at Randwick against a star-studded field of sprinters.
September 16, 2019

Trainer Ben Currie’s fraud case adjourned

Queensland trainer Ben Currie's court case involving alleged aggravated fraud has been adjourned until next month for a committal mention.
September 16, 2019

Retired champion McCoy wins charity race

Retired champion jockey Tony McCoy has come out on top in a race for charity organised by cancer sufferer, fellow rider, Pat Smullen.
September 16, 2019

Dabernig ready for the challenge ahead

With David Hayes set to move back to Hong Kong next year, Lindsay Park co-trainer Tom Dabernig believes he and the rest of the team are ready to step up.
September 16, 2019

Eric The Eel ready for his Doomben return

Melbourne spring carnival candidate Eric The Eel will make his return to racing in a three-year-old handicap at Doomben.
September 16, 2019

Rupert Clarke attracts 18 nominations

The Group One Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes has attracted 18 nominations with the race having a field limit of 16 plus emergencies.
September 16, 2019

Waller with 10 of 19 George Main entries

Chris Waller has entered 10 horses in the Group One George Main Stakes but will trim that number by acceptance time.
September 16, 2019

Pinatubo awesome in Group One win

Pinatubo has produced an astonishing performance to land the Group One Vincent O'Brien National Stakes at the Curragh.
September 16, 2019

Another Group One for Dettori and Gosden

Star Catcher has capped a lucrative weekend for jockey Frankie Dettori and trainer John Gosden in the Group One Prix Vermeille at ParisLongchamp.
September 15, 2019

Qld trainers seek clarity on replacements

Queensland trainers want stewards to clarify on what basis they can replace claiming apprentices after Baylee Nothdurft fell ill at Doomben.
September 15, 2019

Spirit Of Valor aimed at Sir Rupert Clarke

The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace stable has held long-range plans to win the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes with former Irish sprinter Spirit Of Valor.
September 15, 2019

The Shorts next on Everest path for Redzel

Redzel will be among the star sprinters to clash in The Shorts at Randwick on a path to the $14 million Everest four weeks later.
September 15, 2019

Plenty of options remain for Zoustyle

Trainer Tony Gollan believes there are still plenty of options for sprinter Zoustyle who could even head to Western Australia.
September 15, 2019

George Main to decide Verry Elleegant path

Trainer Chris Waller will be guided by how Verry Ellegant performs in the George Main Stakes before planning the rest of her campaign.
September 15, 2019

Hayes to concentrate on Australia for now

David Hayes is focused on training as many winners as he can for Lindsay Park clients ahead of his move to Hong Kong.
September 15, 2019

Practical demonstration for Appo appeal

Jockey Beau Appo's appeal against a suspension for weighing in light will include a demonstration of saddling a live horse.
September 15, 2019

Huxtable to link with Munce in Brisbane

Talented South Australian apprentice Justin Huxtable will link with Chris Munce at Eagle Farm on a three-month loan.