Racing News

March 21, 2017

Thirteen runners declared for William Reid

Thirteen sprinters will run in the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley headed by last year's winner Flamberge and Rebel Dane.
 

March 21, 2017

Field of nine for the BMW at Rosehill

A field of nine stayers will contest the $1.5 million BMW at Rosehill with the expected leader Lasqueti Spirit drawing the outside barrier for the 2400m-race. How did the favourites draw?

March 21, 2017

Matthew Poon ready for Hong Kong

Apprentice Matthew Poon will have nine rides at his first Hong Kong meeting as he embarks on the next stage of his career.
 

March 21, 2017

What’s The Real Story Behind The Cobalt Mess?… By Rob Young

Justice Greg Garde handed down his ruling last Friday on the long running Cobalt saga. But what is the real story behind it?

March 21, 2017

Nurse Kitchen heading to Sydney for Vinery

David Brideoake believes there was a genuine excuse for Nurse Kitchen's last-start failure and the Victorian trainer is now looking forward to testing the filly at Group One level for the first time.
 

March 21, 2017

A third Qld integrity official stood aside

A third senior Queensland Racing Integrity Commission official has been stood down from his position following a complaint from a member of the public.

March 21, 2017

Lasqueti Spirit the one to catch in BMW

Racegoers at Rosehill can expect to see Brenton Avdulla repeat the tactics he used to win the VRC Oaks on Lasqueti Spirit when she runs in the BMW.

March 21, 2017

Echo Effect back in the running

Echo Effect is finally able to put his best foot forward, but the question remains in which direction it will point.
 

March 21, 2017

Weir can build on season tally at Sandown

After notching his 100th Melbourne metropolitan win for the season with Palentino in the Blamey Stakes at Flemington. He is looking to add to the tally at Sandown tomorrow. What is the current record for most winners in a season in Melbourne?

March 21, 2017

Silent Sedition to run in G1 William Reid

Andrew Noblet has decided to run multiple stakes winner Silent Sedition in the Group One William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley. Why does Noblet believe this is the best lead in to the Queen Of The Turf Stakes? 
 

March 21, 2017

Condor Heroes to re-start autumn campaign

A midweek Warwick Farm maiden is a long way from the Golden Slipper but still an important step for two-year-old Condor Heroes.
 

March 21, 2017

No Sydney Cup for Antonio Giuseppe

Antonio Giuseppe will be redirected to the Doncaster Mile in preference to the Sydney Cup over twice the distance. What was Wallers thinking behind the decision?

March 20, 2017

The Rosehill Weekend Wrap… By Luke Murrell

Saturday's Rosehill Gardens wrap by our form analyst Luke Murrell. Who should we be following? Which horses have profit in them with one as soon this week end? Which favoured horse does Luke think can't win the Derby? It will surprise a lot of readers.

March 20, 2017

William Reid Stakes has 25 nominations

Hugh Bowman has picked up the ride on Illustrious Lad in the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley, a race which features seven Group One winners among the 25 nominations. How many G1 winners have been nominated for Friday nights race?

March 20, 2017

Angland, Lloyd appeal Slipper suspensions

Tye Angland and Jeff Lloyd have lodged appeals against careless riding suspensions arising from incidents in the Golden Slipper. Is Kerrin McEvoy looking to do the same with his suspension?

March 20, 2017

Big Memory back for another Mornington Cup

It could be a case of third time lucky for Big Memory in the $300,000 Mornington Cup.

March 20, 2017

Conditions suit Tavago in BMW

Australian Derby winner Tavago returned to winning form at his most recent start and will get conditions to suit when he chases a second career Group One win in the BMW at Rosehill. Read Trent's thoughts on the this week ends G1.

March 20, 2017

Buy Me A Beer Award…. By Tommy From Campbelltown

Buy Me A Beer Award... Who takes out this weeks prestigious award from Tommy?

March 20, 2017

Two three-year-olds among G1 BMW entries

The VRC Oaks and Victoria Derby winners Lasqueti Spirit and Prized Icon are among the nominations to take on the older horses in the Group One BMW at Rosehill.

March 20, 2017

Rapper Dragon stars in Hong Kong Derby

Rapper Dragon has become the first horse to complete the Classic series for four-year-olds with his victory in the Hong Kong Derby.

March 19, 2017

Rosehill Gardens Mounting Yard Report… By Matthew Howard

How did all the runners parade prior to running on Saturday’s races at Rosehill Gardens? Which horses still have improvement in them going forward for the rest of the Autumn? Who is Matthew's horse to follow this week after his super impressive performance on Saturday?

March 18, 2017

Russian Revolution’s star rises in Galaxy

Russian Revolution lived up to his name by rebelling when Golden Slipper Day dawned.
 

March 18, 2017

She Will Reign wins $3.5m Golden Slipper

The optimistically named bargain buy She Will Reign has lived up to the title and more to win the $3.5 million Golden Slipper at Rosehill.

March 18, 2017

Nolan’s change of mind pays off at Coast

Trainer Michael Nolan thanked his lucky stars he changed his mind and didn't scratch Upstart Pride before the gelding won the Listed Goldmarket Stakes (1200m) on Saturday.
 

March 18, 2017

What the Golden Slipper jockeys said

WHAT THE JOCKEYS SAID AFTER THE GOLDEN SLIPPER
 

March 18, 2017

Weir cracks 100 winners with Palentino

Darren Weir ticked off his second milestone for the day when Palentino gave the trainer his 100th victory in Melbourne for the season in Saturday's Blamey Stakes (1600m) at Flemington.

March 18, 2017

Transporter in upset Gold Coast Stakes win

Difficult to train Transporter appreciated the return to his pet distance of 1800m and gave trainer Lindsay Hatch his biggest win in the $100,000 Gold Coast Stakes on Saturday.

March 18, 2017

Gingernuts takes out Rosehill Guineas

Gingernuts has made an immediate impression in Australia by becoming the fourth New Zealand-trained horse in seven years to win the Group One Rosehill Guineas.
 

March 18, 2017

She Will Reign wins $3.5m Golden Slipper

She Will Reign has won the $3.5 million Golden Slipper at Rosehill, fighting off Frolic in a slow race in heavy conditions.

March 18, 2017

Wonder mare Winx makes it 16 in a row

 It seems the more she wins the easier it gets for Winx but the harder it is for her trainer.