Racing News

April 9, 2017

New campaign for winter carnival

Racing Queensland is hoping its new winter carnival campaign will attract a more diverse supporter base.

April 9, 2017

Changes to Caulfield Easter program

Greg Miles' last day as a race caller has been made a little harder with the addition of an extra race at Caulfield.

April 9, 2017

Winx heads for a well-earned break

Her autumn campaign has barely finished but already plans are being made for Winx's spring. The Spring has already been mapped out but where will she go?

April 9, 2017

Sense Of Occasion earns big in G1 placings

In the space of two weekends during The Championships under-rated gelding Sense Of Occasion has more than doubled his career earnings without winning a race.
 

April 9, 2017

Royal Randwick mounting yard report… By Matthew Howard and intro by Jamie Stumer

How did the runners parade prior to Saturday's big meeting at Royal Randwick? Who still have improvement moving towards the end of the Sydney Carnival? Who is this week's horse to follow?

April 8, 2017

Winx wins G1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Winx and her jockey Hugh Bowman have made it look easy, cruising to victory in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes while the mare's nervous trainer has fought a battle with his nerves.
 

April 8, 2017

Foxplay claims G1 Coolmore Legacy

On a day when the queen of the turf, Winx, again asserted her dominance, a filly dubbed "Winx Junior" has shown her class to win her first Group One race.

April 8, 2017

G1 Sydney Cup abandoned after race fall

The joy of witnessing Winx stride towards equine immortality turned to concern for racegoers at Randwick as the Sydney Cup was called off after fears two fallen riders and a stricken horse were in further jeopardy.

April 8, 2017

Bonneval superior in the Australian Oaks

A supreme staying performance from New Zealand filly Bonneval in the Australian Oaks at Randwick has given her trainers a unique Classic double in Sydney.

April 8, 2017

Winx wins the G1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Winx has confirmed her place as a modern-day great of Australian racing, winning the Queen Elizabeth Stakes to make it 17 victories on end.
 

April 8, 2017

Swift turnaround pays dividends for Derryn

Derryn brushed off also-ran status in the $2.5 million TJ Smith Stakes behind the world's best sprinter Chautauqua to thrive among his age-group on day two of The Championships.

April 8, 2017

Bonneval superior in The Australian Oaks

Bonneval has given her rivals a lesson in how to stay the distance with a runaway win in the $1 million ATC Australian Oaks.

April 8, 2017

Provincial Final win a thrill for Courtney

A last-to-first finish from Maryore has given Canberra's Philip Courtney the biggest thrill of his short training career in the rich Provincial Championships Final at Randwick.
 

April 8, 2017

Cantbuybetter in change of luck for Currie

Trainer Ben Currie went from the basement to the penthouse in the space of 40 minutes when Cantbuybetter won at Toowoomba.

April 8, 2017

Koybayashi records impressive Caulfield win

The colours carried to success in a Group One race in Sydney during the autumn carnival have taken the honours in a two-year-old race at Caulfield.

April 8, 2017

Generalissimo outmanoeuvres Classic rivals

Garry White originally planned for Generalissimo to contest the Provincial Championships final at Randwick.

April 8, 2017

Noble Hussler upsets Toowoomba 2 year old plunge

A betting move for filly Girl In A Million came unstuck when Noble Hussler caused an upset at Toowoomba on Saturday.

April 8, 2017

Wentworth Park Race 2 preview… By The Guru

Our resident greyhound expert the Guru provides the first of his Saturday night previews.

April 8, 2017

Winx ready for number 17 at Randwick

Hartnell will be running in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick trying to cement a trip to Hong Kong for another race named for the monarch, and one he might find a little easier.

April 7, 2017

Percy Sykes Preview…. By Luke Murrell

Luke got it correct again last Friday so is 11 from 17 in the free Friday night previews. Tomorrow he looks at The Percy Sykes. Can he get you some cash again tomorrow?

April 7, 2017

Zanbagh near the top of Tait’s list

Baguette, Tie The Knot and Spinning Hill are just three of the famous horses raced by the Tait family over their many decades in racing.

April 7, 2017

Weetwood memories for Munce

Weetwood day in Toowoomba always has a special place in retired champion jockey Chris Munce's heart and he is hoping for another feature win when he returns as a trainer.

April 7, 2017

Sydney Cup Fast Facts

All the facts and figures you need for the Sydney Cup. Plus read the comments of the key players.

April 7, 2017

Lasqueti Spirit to bolt for glory

You can bank on Lasqueti Spirit hitting the front in the $1 million Australian Oaks, and take the odds she can stay there.

April 7, 2017

Time right for training cousins to shine

Training partners Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra know the strengths and weaknesses of their stable.
 

April 7, 2017

Mallyon could emulate Pop in Sydney Cup

Katelyn Mallyon has recently achieved a dream to become a Group One-winning rider and now has her sights on more, starting with the $2 million Sydney Cup.

April 7, 2017

Hazzabeel out to bounce back at Caulfield

Stakes winner Hazzabeel needs to bounce back from a last-start failure if he's to make an impression stepping up in distance at Caulfield.
 

April 7, 2017

Bonneval can cap season in Australian Oaks

An Australian Oaks win to favourite Bonneval would cap a memorable campaign for the New Zealand filly and add to an already successful carnival in Sydney for her trainers.
 

April 7, 2017

La Bella Diosa aims to finish trip on high

La Bella Diosa's challenging trans-Tasman expedition poses another question at the final hurdle, with her staying capabilities under scrutiny in the Group One Australian Oaks.

April 7, 2017

Oscietra second in Flemington jump-out

The first foal of champion mare Black Caviar is not too far away from making her racetrack reappearance.