Racing News

September 19, 2017

Newitt prepared for trip home to Tasmania

Craig Newitt is looking forward to returning to Tasmania after spending his adult life in Melbourne as one of Victoria's leading jockeys.
September 19, 2017

Champagne Cuddles fast-tracked to Rose

Champagne Cuddles' Group One debut has been brought forward and she will back up in the Golden Rose seven days after running second in the Tea Rose Stakes.
September 19, 2017

Armidale meeting called off

An irrigation malfunction has forced officials to call off racing at Armidale with a section of the track unsafe.
September 19, 2017

Abbey Marie chases Cup start in Naturalism

Abbey Marie will be trying to gain a guaranteed berth in the Caulfield Cup when she lines up in the Naturalism Stakes.
September 19, 2017

Memento out to win maiden at Warwick Farm

Group-placed three-year-old filly Memento will line up at Warwick Farm trying to shed her maiden status.
September 19, 2017

Menari draws 11 of 14 in Golden Rose

Favourite Menari has drawn barrier 11 of 14 in the $1 million Golden Rose at Rosehill.
September 19, 2017

Caulfield Cup berth up for grabs

A guaranteed start in the Caulfield Cup is up for grabs for the winner of the Naturalism Stakes.
September 18, 2017

Nominations extended for G3 Colin Stephen

Newcastle Cup winner Broadside is among nominations for the Colin Stephen Quality but a decision on whether he starts is yet to be made.
September 18, 2017

Most Important to run at Caulfield

Trainer Tony Gollan is hoping sprinter Most Important has learned to handle Caulfield with the gelding ready for his second start at the track.
September 18, 2017

All systems go for Menari in Rose

Menari is a firming favourite for the $1 million Golden Rose and his trainer Gerald Ryan can find no kinks in his armour.
September 18, 2017

Stampede out to press Cup credentials

Five-year-old Stampede faces a test of his spring carnival credentials in the Naturalism Stakes, a race in which a Caulfield Cup ballot exemption is on offer.
September 18, 2017

Happy Clapper favourite for Epsom

Favourite Happy Clapper will be the Epsom Handicap topweight with those above his 56.5kg expected to be non-runners.
September 18, 2017

Damien Oliver confirms Almandin booking

Jockey Damien Oliver has confirmed he has been booked to continue his association with defending Melbourne Cup champion Almandin.
September 18, 2017

Godolphin’s Kementari arrives in Melbourne

Godolphin colt Kementari has arrived in Melbourne and will have his next start in the Group Three Caulfield Guineas Prelude with Kerrin McEvoy to ride.
September 18, 2017

Derby winning trainer Geoff Wragg has died

Veteran trainer Geoff Wragg, a multiple Classic winner, has died at the age of 87.
September 18, 2017

Secretariat’s owner Penny Chenery dies

Triple Crown winner Secretariat's owner/breeder Penny Chenery has died aged 95.
September 17, 2017

Kerrin McEvoy to ride She Will Reign

Trainer Gary Portelli has secured lightweight jockey Kerrin McEvoy to ride Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign in her Group One return.
September 17, 2017

Opinions & thoughts by Richie

Everest- player or not, Matador required for Bull Ring, Missed opportunity, No hand in relationship & bolting to gone
September 17, 2017

Williams impressed with Admire Deus

A trip to Japan has given Craig Williams an insight to his possible Caulfield and Melbourne Cups mount Admire Deus.
September 17, 2017

Prelude or Stutt Stakes next for Symphony

Trainer Tony McEvoy has two options for unbeaten Royal Symphony's lead-up to the Caulfield Guineas and is leaning towards running him in the Prelude.
September 17, 2017

Merchant Navy on track for Golden Rose

Plenty of practice galloping right-handed has Merchant Navy in top order ahead of his Sydney debut in the Golden Rose at Rosehill.
September 17, 2017

Group One targets for Scales Of Justice

The Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes and Toorak Handicap are on the radar for Perth Group One winner Scales Of Justice.
September 17, 2017

Bridget Grylls to try Melbourne

In-form Brisbane jockey Bridget Grylls is to test the water in Melbourne where she will have a stint with trainer John Meagher.
September 17, 2017

Brave Smash to run for ATC in Everest

The Australian Turf Club has chosen former Japanese horse Brave Smash as its representative in the $10 million Everest.
September 17, 2017

Betting at Kembla? Richie’s set & best here

Our main man Richie thinks if you are patient today at Kembla we can finish like a steam train..........................
September 17, 2017

BRC to lose 10 meetings to relieve Doomben

A revised race schedule means the Brisbane Race Club will lose 10 meetings while Eagle Farm is being repaired.
September 17, 2017

Capri gives Ryan Moore first St Leger win

Capri has given jockey Ryan Moore his first win in the English St Leger at Doncaster and trainer Aidan O'Brien his fifth.
September 16, 2017

Williams banned for fall at Flemington

Craig Williams has been suspended for 23 meetings on a careless riding charge that resulted in the fall of Limestone in the Danehill Stakes at Flemington.
September 16, 2017

Almandin wows Oliver in Flemington victory

Almandin is on target for his Melbourne Cup defence after winning a Listed race at Flemington in his second start of the spring.
September 16, 2017

Isorich makes most of extended campaign

Veteran gelding Isorich has given apprentice Lee Maggorian his first Saturday winner at Randwick.