Racing News

January 24, 2018

Ollivander ‘s Grand Plans await

Promising colt Ollivander will be out cement bigger targets in Sydney and Melbourne when he runs in the Blue Diamond Preview for colts and geldings.
January 24, 2018

John Zielke’s big race hopes boosted

Hopes Eternal's last-start effort in stakes company has boosted trainer John Zielke's hopes for his future after he overcame difficulties to run second.
January 24, 2018

Sydney Races Rank in World’s Best

The George Ryder Stakes and Queen Elizabeth Stakes amongst five Australian Turf Club Group One races to be rated in the world’s top 50 races for 2017
January 24, 2018

Volkstok’n’barrell to race in Singapore

New Zealand trainer Donna Logan will be taking Volkstok'n'barrell to Singapore where she will begin a new venture.
January 24, 2018

Weir dominates WFA G2 Australia Stakes

A field of six has been declared for the Group Two Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley which features the return of Japanese import Brave Smash.
January 24, 2018

Richie’s mail & best bets @ Hawkesbury

No city meeting in Sydney today but our man Richie has everything you need to know about the seven race card at Hawkesbury. Check out his full set and best bets
January 24, 2018

Shane Ciurleo’s full preview & best Ipswich

Shane "The Money Man" Ciurleo's full preview, betting strategy for each race and the best bets of the day for today's Ipswich meeting.
January 24, 2018

Snowy Clark’s full set & best Ballarat

Snowy Clark's full preview with each race dissected and his best bets of the day for today's Ballarat meeting.
January 24, 2018

Being an apprentice jockey can be a tough gig!!

Stuff like this all goes to make racing in Australia the fascinating sport that it is. Racing needs characters and controversies – and it needs competitive riding.
January 24, 2018

Owners to stand firm over in-demand Winx

International demand for Winx is sky-high but co-owner Peter Tighe says the superstar mare won't leave Australia unless she is in the right shape to win.
January 23, 2018

Lady Horseowner on target for Preview

Greg Eurell is keen to see how Lady Horseowner measures up in the Blue Diamond Preview for fillies but he expects the debut winner to be highly competitive.
January 23, 2018

Fundraiser for injured Scott Jones

The Lismore Turf Club will hold a fundraiser for injured manager Scott Jones who is recovering well from serious burns suffered in an explosion at the track.
January 23, 2018

Lanciato to continue winning ways

Lanciato will be out to claim a Listed win in the Carrington Stakes for trainer Mark Newnham and jockey Rachel King.
January 23, 2018

Purcell happy with autumn hopefuls

Group One-winning stablemates Merchant Navy and Aloisia have been among the carnival contenders at an important set of jump-outs at Caulfield.
January 23, 2018

Jordan Grob to ride in New Zealand

Victorian apprentice Jordan Grob will join Mike Moroney's New Zealand stable.
January 23, 2018

Early start for Caulfield race meeting

Officials have brought forward the start time of the Caulfield race meeting, featuring the Blue Diamond Previews, in a bid to avoid the hottest part of the day.
January 23, 2018

Over $114,000 raised for Jockeys Trust

More than $114,000 has been raised for the National Jockeys Trust from this year's National Jockeys Trust T20 cricket match.
January 22, 2018

She Will Reign to gallop between races

Trainer Gary Portelli will take She Will Reign to Rosehill for a race day gallop instead of giving her a second barrier trial.
January 22, 2018

Brave Smash heads entries for Australia Stakes

The Darren Weir-trained Brave Smash is among the nine initial nominations for the Group Two Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley.
January 22, 2018

Trapeze Artist wins Winx barrier trial

Trainer Gerald Ryan has been buoyed by Trapeze Artist's win in a barrier trial which has been overshadowed by the presence of Winx.
January 22, 2018

Blue Diamond Preview plans for Secret Lady

Sydney filly Secret Lady has pleased trainer Gary Portelli in an anti-clockwise gallop ahead of the Blue Diamond Preview.
January 22, 2018

Winx pleases Bowman in barrier trial

A happy and relaxed Winx has pleased her trainer and jockey with a with a midfield finish in a barrier trial ahead of her next campaign.
January 22, 2018

Italia Bella to resume at Doomben

Promising filly Italia Bella is set to make her racetrack return in a set weights maiden at Doomben.
January 22, 2018

Thorndon Mile winner Stolen Dance retired

Connections have decided Thorndon Mile winner Stolen Dance, who is in foal to Tavistock, has run her last race.
January 22, 2018

Oakleigh Plate the target for Snitty Kitty

Group Two-winning mare Snitty Kitty will continue preparations for her campaign aimed at the Group One Oakleigh Plate when she has a jump-out at Caulfield.
January 22, 2018

Criquette Head-Maarek announces retirement

Criquette Head-Maarek, the trainer of dual Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Treve, has announced her retirement.
January 22, 2018

Winx pleases in barrier trial

Champion Winx has finished midfield in a satisfying barrier trial ahead of her next campaign.
January 21, 2018

Winx fit and healthy ahead of trial

Trainer Chris Waller doesn't expect Winx to win a Rosehill barrier trial but he is more than happy with how she has returned to the stable.
January 21, 2018

Big race autumn targets for Lord Fandango

Caulfield Cup fourth-placed Lord Fandango is pleasing trainer Archie Alexander as he builds up for an autumn campaign aimed at the Sydney Cup.
January 21, 2018

Long Leaf to begin Diamond path in Preview

Stakes-winning colt Long Leaf kicks off his Blue Diamond campaign in the Preview at Caulfield with stablemate Ennis Hill to line up in the fillies equivalent.