Racing News

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.
July 31, 2017

Big Richie weekend happenings

The premiership that almost didn't happen, Weir wonderful, Chautauqua not good enough, is $1.5 value, the small print, WINX & Show me the love
July 31, 2017

Courage Under Fire dies aged 21

Popular pacer Courage Under Fire, the winner of 41 of 56 starts and a successful sire, has died aged 21.
July 31, 2017

Big Orange in bid for Goodwood hat-trick

Big Orange is set to face 15 rivals as he bids to win the Goodwood Cup for a record third year.
July 30, 2017

ATC honours owners’ commitment

The Australian Turf Club has honoured the owners of some of the lesser-known horses to race in Sydney during the season.
July 30, 2017

Waller looking to improve on tally

Trainer Chris Waller has no time to celebrate his seventh Sydney trainers' premiership with the new season about to start.
July 30, 2017

Tegan Harrison rides No. 500

Tegan Harrison has quietly reached a milestone of 500 career winners with Basara scoring at Doomben.
July 30, 2017

Epsom Handicap winner to miss spring

Hauraki will not defend the Epsom Handicap with Godolphin to rest him with an autumn campaign in mind.
July 30, 2017

Silent Sedition spring path undecided

Trainer Andrew Noblet is yet to lock in a spring program for Group One winner Silent Sedition who has needed longer than anticipated in the spelling paddock.
July 30, 2017

Sydney stakes ambitions for Tumbler

Trainer Barry Lockwood is hoping everything goes right for Tumbler as she gets ready to tackle the Sydney spring.
July 30, 2017

Steve Pateman to miss Grand National

Steve Pateman says it's heartbreaking to have to miss the Grand National Hurdle meeting at Sandown as he continues to build his fitness.
July 30, 2017

Wagering rises in Queensland

Racing Queensland has announced a 9.8 per cent rise in wagering on the three codes in Queensland which has highlighted the importance of Eagle Farm racetrack.
July 30, 2017

Queensland trainers warned about sedative

Queensland trainers have been warned to check the withholding period of a sedative used in horse operations after a spate of positive swabs.
July 30, 2017

Enable dominates in King George

Dual Oaks winner Enable has thrashed her older rivals in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot.
July 29, 2017

Philosophy bolts away in season-ender

Corey Brown says Godolphin mare Philosophy "just exploded" to win the final race and hand Brown a double in the season's final meeting in Sydney.
July 29, 2017

Bowman suspended for careless riding

Sydney jockeys' premiership winner Hugh Bowman has copped a seven-meeting suspension for careless riding at Rosehill.
July 29, 2017

Listed win for Cummings and Godolphin

New Godolphin Australia trainer James Cummings has celebrated his first stakes win for Sheikh Mohammed, with Bandipur's Lightning winning in Adelaide.
July 29, 2017

Bowman denied final victory after protest

Leading Sydney apprentice Andrew Adkins has successfully argued that premiership-winning jockey Hugh Bowman prevented Most Exalted winning at Rosehill.
July 29, 2017

Godolphin wins season’s last stakes race

New Godolphin Australia trainer James Cummings has celebrated his first stakes win for Sheikh Mohammed, with Bandipur's Lightning winning in Adelaide.
July 29, 2017

Williams lands a sixth premiership title

A win on a shortened Caulfield program has given Craig Williams his sixth Melbourne jockeys' premiership.
July 29, 2017

Wind forces early end to Caulfield meeting

The Bletchingly Stakes will be held at Sandown next weekend after strong winds forced the season-ending program at Caulfield to be called off after four races.