Racing News

April 10, 2017

Stewards investigate Toowoomba fall

Queensland stewards have opened an inquiry into a fall which has left two Toowoomba track riders in intensive care with serious spinal injuries.

April 10, 2017

English to be vetted before All Aged

All Aged Stakes favourite and defending titleholder English will have to pass a veterinary test to take her place in the Group One race at Randwick

April 10, 2017

Toowoomba riders in intensive care

Track riders Ben Saunders and Wade Clasohm remain in intensive care after suffering spinal injuries in a fall at Toowoomba.
 

April 10, 2017

Promising Tumbler to come back at Doomben

Tumbler will make her delayed return to racing at Doomben after missing a scheduled start at Toowoomba because of a wide barrier.
 

April 10, 2017

Mertens has careless riding ban reduced

Melbourne premiership contender Beau Mertens has had one meeting shaved off a careless riding ban on appeal, meaning he will not miss a metropolitan meeting.

April 9, 2017

Arrowfield announces stud fees

Leading sire Snitzel will be the highest-priced stallion at Arrowfield Stud in the next breeding season off the back of a brilliant season. What is his new fee?

April 9, 2017

Group 1 winner First Seal retired

Group One winner First Seal has been retired after a career which netted six wins from 21 starts and early bragging rights over Winx.

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.