Racing News

August 31, 2017

Allergic takes next step to Metropolitan

Godolphin stayer Allergic faces another forlorn task against Winx at Randwick, but trainer James Cummings is confident The Metropolitan is a realistic goal.
August 31, 2017

Booker to press spring claims in McNeil

The Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra stable has three horses resuming in separate stakes races at Caulfield including talented filly Booker in the McNeil Stakes.
August 31, 2017

I Am Impinge on Golden Rose trail

Trainer Toby Edmonds is unlikely to run one stable star in the Group One Golden Rose but hopes another of his runners can make the big race.
August 31, 2017

Webb mares ready for Caulfield assault

Two of Stuart Webb's classy mares are engaged for their racetrack returns at Caulfield ahead of feature races in the spring.
August 31, 2017

Roman Son on ambitious Melbourne Cup quest

Anthony and Edward Cummings have placed The Bart Cummings and the Melbourne Cup on their wish list for developing stayer Roman Son.
August 31, 2017

Cellargirl stays on Golden Rose trail

Trainer Kelly Schweida has scratched Cellargirl from a fillies and mares race so he can test her for a Golden Rose start in a three-year-old race at Doomben.
August 31, 2017

Pat Carey fined $4000 at RAD Board hearing

Trainer Pat Carey has been fined by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board following an altercation with fellow Mornington trainer Trent Pennuto.
August 31, 2017

Matt Dale perplexed by Highway exile

Leading Highway Handicap trainer Matt Dale has lamented Racing NSW's decision to exclude Canberra horses from late in the year.
August 31, 2017

Vengeur Masque stronger for season return

Trainer Mike Moroney says imported stayer Vengeur Masque has returned a stronger horse as he prepares to begin his spring campaign in the Heatherlie Handicap.
August 31, 2017

NZ trainers after more Australian success

Jon Snow will be the first of New Zealand trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman's Melbourne spring team to step out when he resumes in the Memsie Stakes.
August 31, 2017

Randwick starter keeps a watch on Winx

Starter Dale Jeffs has worked closely with trainer Chris Waller in a bid to overcome Winx's barrier antics ahead of the Chelmsford Stakes at Randwick.
August 31, 2017

Gollan gets lucky jockey booking

A snap decision to phone and book apprentice Jag Guthmann Chester has given trainer Tony Gollan's mare Sheiswhatsheis an unexpected bonus.
August 31, 2017

Single Gaze right ahead of Caulfield debut

Trainer Nick Olive has left nothing to chance ahead of the Melbourne debut of Single Gaze in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield.
August 31, 2017

Eagle Farm work to start soon

Remedial work on the Eagle Farm track should be able to resume soon with tenders for the project close to being finalised.
August 31, 2017

Champion Winx ready to extend winning run

Winx has impressed trainer Chris Waller and jockey Hugh Bowman during a practice gallop ahead of her race in the Chelmsford Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
August 31, 2017

Winx looks good for 19th straight win

Winx has completed her final piece of work ahead of her bid for a 19th consecutive win in the Chelmsford Stakes in Sydney on Saturday.
August 31, 2017

How well does racing know it customer?

Rhetorical question! It, like the current Victorian strategy via racing.com strategy is to seemingly tell us first what we want rather than dealing meaningfully with their and more broadly the industry’s customer.
August 30, 2017

Brandon Stockdale fined for punching filly

A punch to the stomach of Maid To Measure has landed apprentice Brandon Stockdale in hot water with stewards at Sandown.
August 30, 2017

Currie suspended at Sandown for whip use

Luke Currie, who has the ride on leading Memsie Stakes contender Hey Doc, has copped a six-meeting suspension at Sandown but will not miss a Saturday meeting.
August 30, 2017

Dulverton chasing black type in Heatherlie

Two Robert Smerdon-trained mares, Dulverton and Every Faith, will have their final race starts at Caulfield ahead of being retired to stud.
August 30, 2017

Victorious debut for well-bred Marishka

Marishka, a sister to Golden Slipper winner Overreach, has made a successful start to her racing career at Canterbury.
August 30, 2017

Sandown treble a first for Ethan Brown

Apprentice Ethan Brown has notched his third treble, but his first in the metropolitan area, guiding home Blondie, Motown Lil and Speedeor at Sandown.
August 30, 2017

Redzel to stake claim for The Everest

Last start Group One-winner Redzel will launch his bid for a start in The Everest when he resumes in the Concorde Stakes at Randwick.
August 30, 2017

Golden run for Lady Lark at Ipswich

On a day for rough results at Ipswich Lady Lark has been one of the few short-priced favourites to win.
August 30, 2017

Lina’s Hero impressive again at Sandown

Lina's Hero has remained unbeaten after producing a good turn of foot at the end of a 1300m-handicap at Sandown to win his second start.
August 30, 2017

First metropolitan win for Red Dream

Kembla Grange stayer Red Dream has wrapped up his preparation with a dogged win at Canterbury, his first metropolitan success.
August 30, 2017

Saracino to step out for new stable

Multiple Group winner Saracino will resume in the Group Three The Heath at Caulfield for his first start since joining the Mike Moroney stable.
August 30, 2017

Chocante to make Sydney debut against Winx

Brisbane Cup winner Chocante has returned from New Zealand to race in Sydney for the first time in the Chelmsford Stakes at Randwick where he runs into Winx.
August 30, 2017

Blondie overpowers rivals at Sandown

Blondie has recovered from a hairline fracture in her pelvis to win first-up at Sandown and now has the Thousand Guineas in her sights.
August 30, 2017

Lees focused on G1 Memsie with Le Romain

Trainer Kris Lees is concentrating on the Memsie Stakes and a Melbourne campaign with Le Romain but will switch to Sydney if he gains an Everest slot.