Racing News

August 21, 2019

Well-bred Lakia in frame for spring riches

Co-trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott have landed an early double as part of a treble at Canterbury that could provide an insight into much better races.
August 21, 2019

Trip to Sandown pays off for Matthew Dale

Shangani Patrol has made the trip to Sandown worthwhile for Canberra trainer Matthew Dale with his win in the Long Fine Plate.
August 21, 2019

Linda Meech escapes injury in Sandown fall

Linda Meech has walked back to the jockeys' room unaided after a fall in a race at Sandown.
August 21, 2019

Annarbor does it in style with Sandown win

Tony Noonan is not renowned for backing up his horses, but after a win at Cranbourne Annarbor has recorded a comfortable victory at Sandown.
August 21, 2019

Cummings resets spring path for Vegadaze

Unhappy with the racing manners of Vegadaze, Anthony Cummings has sent the sprinter for a brief farmstay to reboot his spring.
August 21, 2019

Cahill works Magic for upset Ipswich win

Jockey Michael Cahill has continued his impressive winter carnival form to bring off an upset win on Magic Trick at Ipswich.
August 21, 2019

New recruit gets Pride’s tick of approval

Group placegetter Mandylion has impressed new trainer Joseph Pride ahead of her debut for the stable at Randwick.
August 21, 2019

Lady Lupino begins spring path at Valley

Lady Lupino placed in a Group One race as a two-year-old and trainer Danny O'Brien is hopeful the filly can take the next step as a spring three-year-old.
August 21, 2019

Hawker Hurricane to resume at The Valley

Three-year-old Hawker Hurricane will make his return to racing in the Listed McKenzie Stakes at The Valley having been gelded since his previous campaign.
August 21, 2019

Rawiller returns to G1 fold for Godolphin

Group One racing will return to Randwick for the first time this season and comeback jockey Nash Rawiller will be part of the action.
August 21, 2019

New CT scanner to detect equine injuries

Racing Victoria has announced a number of new veterinary initiatives ahead of the arrival of a large contingent of international horses.
August 21, 2019

River Racer starts Magic Millions build-up

Trainer Les Ross won't chase a wet track in Sydney for noted mudlark River Racer in preference to starting a Magic Millions build-up at the Gold Coast.
August 21, 2019

Japanese star poised to contest Cox Plate

Connections of Japanese mare Lys Gracieux have accepted an invitation to run in the Cox Plate after approval was granted for the mare to travel to Melbourne.
August 21, 2019

Challenge to cobalt rules to resume soon

Gold Coast trainer Kelly Doughty will continue her fight against a conviction in a cobalt case which again will bring current rules into question.
August 21, 2019

Ten acceptors for Group One Winx Stakes

A field of 10 has accepted for the Winx Stakes, the first Group One contest of the Australian racing season.
August 21, 2019

Enable looks unstoppable in Yorkshire Oaks

A field of four will run in the Yorkshire Oaks headed by Enable who is aiming for a sixth consecutive Group One win.
August 20, 2019

Another Proud Year for Widden

In opening the breeding season for Widden Stud, Antony Thompson quoted his father Bim and grandfather Frank Thompson in saying ‘stand the best by the best,’ that reinforced ‘our focus on what serves us so well – pure Australian speed.’
August 20, 2019

Deep Force out to bounce back at Valley

Deep Force is set for a step up in class at The Valley in the Listed McKenzie Stakes but connections believe he has the talent necessary to measure up.
August 20, 2019

Verry Elleegant ready for Winx Stakes

Verry Elleegant has pleased her jockey and trainer ahead of the Winx Stakes after a slight scare when she pulled off a shoe.
August 20, 2019

Spirit Of Valor could make Valley return

Last year's Group One Manikato Stakes runner-up Spirit Of Valor could have his first start for his new stable in the Listed Carlyon Stakes at The Valley.
August 20, 2019

Sheedy to be face of MRC Everest Series

The Melbourne Racing Club has announced Kevin Sheedy as the face of the MRC Everest Series this spring.
August 20, 2019

Thousand Guineas target for unbeaten Meuse

Unbeaten filly Meuse is on track to make her season return at The Valley and will be given the chance to press her claims for the Thousand Guineas.
August 20, 2019

Eric ready to slide into spring carnival

Promising stayer Eric The Eel is ready for a barrier trial as he prepares for a tilt at the Victoria Derby.
August 20, 2019

Nakeeta Jane’s racing future in limbo

Group One winner Nakeeta Jane has suffered a career-threatening injury during a track gallop.
August 20, 2019

Tofane out to boost rating at Sandown

Lightly raced mare Tofane is set to run at Sandown, her first start since running second in the Group Two Euclase Stakes.
August 20, 2019

Redzel sizzles in Rosehill trial win

Redzel has led from start to finish in a 1000m-barrier trial at Rosehill as he steps up his preparation aimed at a third win in the $14 million Everest.
August 19, 2019

Chris Waller to have four in Winx Stakes

Trainer Chris Waller is likely to have four runners in the Winx Stakes at Randwick, the first Group One race of the new season.
August 19, 2019

McKenzie Stakes start for Lindsay Park duo

Independent Road and Exeter form part of the Lindsay Park team of three-year-olds and will begin their spring campaigns in the McKenzie Stakes at The Valley.
August 19, 2019

Five stood down after Gold Coast raid

QRIC officers have raided Gold Coast track work with five people stood down for allegedly testing positive to banned substances.
August 19, 2019

Six stood down after Gold Coast raid

QRIC officers have raided Gold Coast track work with five people stood down for allegedly testing positive to banned substances and one for refusing a sample.