Racing News

April 19, 2019

Trainer Ben Currie faces two tests

Ben Currie will return from overseas to the stark reality of two major tests of whether he can keep training.
April 19, 2019

Manolo Blahniq favourite for Vic Handicap

Trainer Tony Noonan will consider a trip to Queensland for consistent Manolo Blahniq if the gelding can win the Group Three Victoria Handicap at Caulfield.
April 19, 2019

Trainer Toby Edmonds keen on Ascot chance

Trainer Toby Edmonds will rely on Keen Array in the Ascot Handicap at Doomben after originally nominating three horses for the Listed race.
April 19, 2019

Baker boys set for Randwick clash

Father and son trainers Murray and Bjorn Baker will be in opposition corners when they start rival runners in a stakes race at Randwick.
April 19, 2019

No Ramsden Stakes for Appleby stayer

Godolphin stayer Ghostwatch will not come to Melbourne for the Andrew Ramsden Stakes which carries a Melbourne Cup ballot exemption.
April 19, 2019

Lady Lupino earns chance at G1 Champagne

Trainer Danny O'Brien believes Lady Lupino has improved since her recent Sandown win in preparation for the Group One Champagne Stakes in Sydney.
April 19, 2019

Trainer Liam Birchley has purpose in plan

Trainer Liam Birchley believes backing Fit For Purpose up in the Tails Stakes on Saturday is the lesser of two evils.
April 18, 2019

Trainer Ben Currie asked to show cause

Racing Queensland is understood to have asked trainer Ben Currie why it should continue to accept his nominations in the state.
April 18, 2019

A look at the Group One All Aged Stakes

What you need to know about the weight-for-age Group One All Aged Stakes at Randwick.
April 18, 2019

Zahra loses suspension and fine appeal

Jockey Mark Zahra has lost his appeal against the severity of a 25-meeting suspension and $3800 fine for careless riding in a race at Randwick.
April 18, 2019

Addictive Nature set for Caulfield return

Lightly raced stakes-winner Addictive Nature is set for his first start since joining the Danny O'Brien stable in Melbourne.
April 18, 2019

Man From Uncle ready to break drought

Trainer Clare Cunningham is hoping Man From Uncle can vindicate her investment of time and patience when he has his first start for the stable at Randwick.
April 18, 2019

Dale on the hunt for more Melbourne riches

Dark Eyes and Prometheus are Caulfield-bound as they look to give their Canberra-based trainer Matt Dale another victory in Melbourne.
April 18, 2019

Kalik to dodge top two-year-olds

Owner/breeder Neville Bell hopes Kalik can get a Saturday win at Doomben before the better two-year-olds arrive from the south for the carnival.
April 18, 2019

Caulfield tune-ups for Warrnambool pair

Warrnambool-trained horses Magnapal and Working From Home run at Caulfield in preparation for local feature flat races at the upcoming May carnival.
April 18, 2019

Trainer Ben Currie gets further stay

Queensland trainer Ben Currie has been granted a further stay as he fights mounting charges against him.
April 18, 2019

Blinkers go on Le Romain in All Aged

Tough gelding Le Romain will have a significant gear change when he lines up in the Group One All Aged Stakes for the third year in succession.
April 18, 2019

Chris Munce chasing another Oaks

Talented staying filly Ceol Na Mara takes the first step to giving trainer Chris Munce another Oaks record when she runs in the Princess Stakes at Doomben.
April 18, 2019

Queensland campaign on cards for Red Alto

Bendigo Cup winner Red Alto has been earmarked for a Queensland campaign but first will run at Caulfield in the Group Three Easter Cup.
April 18, 2019

Larry Cassidy rides for Godolphin again

Larry Cassidy hopes to continue his good form for the Godolphin organisation when he rides Plague Stone at Doomben.
April 18, 2019

All Over Bosanova to step out for Stokes

Stakes-winning sprinter All Over Bosanova will have her first start for new trainer Phillip Stokes and first start in Melbourne when she heads to Caulfield.
April 18, 2019

Loving Gaby deserving favourite: Eustace

Trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace are hoping Loving Gaby has saved the best for last as she prepares for another Group One assignment at Randwick.
April 18, 2019

I’m A Rippa to begin Stradbroke path

A likely dry track is a big attraction for I'm A Rippa who resumes at Doomben in the Listed Ascot Handicap on the way to the Stradbroke.
April 18, 2019

Meech suffers fractured collarbone in fall

Linda Meech, who leads the Victorian jockeys' premiership, has suffered a fractured collarbone in a fall at Geelong.
April 18, 2019

Trainer Ben Currie faces QCAT

Ben Currie has told a stay application hearing he believed to harp up a horse was to prime a horse to win.
April 17, 2019

Meech to have scans following Geelong fall

Linda Meech has a suspected broken collarbone after falling from La Lova shortly after the start of the final race at Geelong.
April 17, 2019

All Aged Stakes field down to 13 runners

The Group One All Aged Stakes field has been reduced to 13 after the scratching of dual acceptor Home Of The Brave who will instead run in the Hall Mark Stakes.
April 17, 2019

Stable inspection leads to late scratching

The late scratching of Ayer's Rock at Geelong has followed a routine inspection of trainer Shawn Mathrick's Cranbourne stables.
April 17, 2019

Fond memories for Harold Norman at Ipswich

Memories of some of his biggest wins have been revived for veteran trainer Harold Norman after Shauquin won at Ipswich.
April 17, 2019

Makybe Diva daughter to run at Caulfield

A stakes race could be on the agenda for Divanation if she can be successful at her first try over 2000m in the Bill Collins Handicap at Caulfield.