Racing News

August 1, 2017

Gai supports Canterbury trackwork

Trainers have welcomed the return of trackwork on Canterbury's course proper with Gai Waterhouse suggesting the ATC could charge for the privilege.
August 1, 2017

Condor Heroes an impressive trial winner

Trainer Gerald Ryan has outlined plans for three of his newly turned three-year-olds after their barrier trials.
August 1, 2017

Sire champ Snitzel extends Danehill legacy

Australia's champion sire of 2017 commands a stunning fee of $176,000 and extends the legacy of his own sire Redoute's Choice and grandsire Danehill.
August 1, 2017

First Victorian winner for Taylor Marshall

A winner at Warrnambool has got apprentice Taylor Marshall off the mark in Victoria after his recent move from Sydney.
August 1, 2017

Bolero King a long shot at Missile Stakes

Clarry Conners says Bolero King will be his only chance in the Group Two Missile Stakes at Randwick, with Dorf Star and He's A Given set for other races.
August 1, 2017

Jungle Edge back for Sydney campaign

The likelihood of a suitable wet track at Randwick has Cranbourne trainer Mick Bell eyeing a Missile Stakes start for Jungle Edge.
August 1, 2017

Azazel to make return at Flemington

One of trainer Tony McEvoy's spring carnival hopefuls, Azazel, will make his return to racing at Melbourne's first city meeting of the season at Flemington.
August 1, 2017

Summer Passage ready for Melbourne spring

New Zealand Group One winner Summer Passage has put in a pleasing trial ahead of his second trip to Australia.
August 1, 2017

Wadick hoping to start new season in style

Small-scale Warwick Farm trainer Adam Wadick will kick off the new season with the recently acquired Hurricanes.
August 1, 2017

Rescheduled Bletchingly has 14 entries

Supido is a notable omission from the entries for the rescheduled Bletchingly Stakes at Sandown which has attracted 14 nominations.
August 1, 2017

King bows out after 30 spectacular years

Steven King has announced his retirement eight months after his last ride, closing the door on a 30-year career that included more than 50 Group One wins.
August 1, 2017

Owner/breeder Kevin Hickman celebrating

NZ owner/breeder Kevin Hickman has welcomed a Frankel colt from his mare Silent Achiever and is also looking forward to the Australian spring with Ugo Foscolo.
August 1, 2017

King calls time on a brilliant career

Steven King has confirmed his retirement from race riding as his apprentice son Lachie continues his progression through the jockey ranks.
August 1, 2017

MOVERS AND SHAKES WARWICK FARM Wednesday 2 August

MOVERS AND SHAKES WARWICK FARM Wednesday 2 August Punters have played early for Sydney's first metro meeting of the new season with Chris Waller's colt AL MAH HAHA one of the best backed runners for the day
August 1, 2017

Blanksby to succeed Arnhold as MRC CEO

The Melbourne Racing Club has announced a leadership succession plan with Josh Blanksby to replace Brodie Arnhold as chief executive.
August 1, 2017

Big Orange ripe for Goodwood Cup

Qewy will put his credentials on the line for a return to Australia when he runs against Big Orange who is trying to win a third successive Goodwood Cup.
August 1, 2017

PIERRO TOPS COOLMORE by Bernard Kenny

Coolmore’s former Champion 2YO and Leading 3YO Colt Pierro had stepped further up the ladder of success on becoming Leading First Season Sire of 2016-17 with 8 winners, 1 stakes winner, 1 stakes placegetter and earnings of over $860,000
July 31, 2017

Darren Weir’s exceptional year

Victorian trainer Darren Weir's groundbreaking season leaves him as the only Australian trainer to prepare more than 400 winners.
July 31, 2017

Two Flemington options for Dulverton

The Robert Smerdon-trained Dulverton is in career-best form and will chase her third-straight city win this winter when she heads to Flemington.
July 31, 2017

Jamie Kah sets standard for female riders

Jamie Kah has set a new standard for winners by a female rider in a season and claimed the Adelaide premiership in the process.
July 31, 2017

Darren Weir ends season with 449 winners

A winning treble at the final Victorian meeting of the season at Mildura has taken trainer Darren Weir's season tally of winners in Australia to 449.
July 31, 2017

Tara and English to gallop at Canterbury

Tycoon Tara, Invader and English are among the horses scheduled to gallop on the Canterbury course proper which has been opened for work.
July 31, 2017

Dunn to ride Ability in Bletchingly Stakes

With Melbourne's premier jockey Craig Williams taking a holiday, Dwayne Dunn will ride Ability in the rescheduled Bletchingly Stakes at Sandown.
July 31, 2017

Missile test for Harper’s Choice

Australian Derby runner-up Harper's Choice will begin his build-up to the spring in the Missile Stakes at Randwick.
July 31, 2017

Michael Dunne hopes to stop horses biting

Brisbane owner-breeder Michael Dunne has developed an apparatus he hopes will stop troublesome horses from biting.
July 31, 2017

Ten race card for Flemington season opener

The rescheduled Bletchingly Stakes will feature on a nine-race card at Sandown while an extra race has been added to the Flemington program a day earlier.
July 31, 2017

Veteran Chris Johnson NZ premier jockey

More than two decades after his first NZ jockeys' premiership, 53-year-old Chris Johnson has won his second.
July 31, 2017

NZ premiership for Baker and Forsman

Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman have reclaimed the New Zealand trainers' premiership.
July 31, 2017

Martin has suspension reduced on appeal

Apprentice Jack Martin has had two meetings shaved off a careless riding suspension on appeal.
July 31, 2017

Hartnell to have Flemington jump-out

Hartnell has settled in well at Godolphin's Melbourne stable and will have a jump-out at Flemington in preparation for his new season return.