Racing News

April 11, 2017

Deanne Panya happy back in the saddle

Apprentice Deanne Panya has had no hesitation about getting back on the horse, despite her return to racing coinciding with a sequence of tragic events for fellow jockeys.
 

April 11, 2017

Tourneur breaks ribs in trackwork fall

Group One-winning jockey Dom Tourneur has suffered broken ribs in a trackwork fall and is set for a stint on the sidelines.
 

April 11, 2017

Start Wondering bound for Brisbane sprint

New Zealand Group One winner Start Wondering will head to Brisbane rather than Hong Kong for his next race.
 

April 11, 2017

CrownBet Bookies Report and Week End Overview

Crownbet's week end punting overview. Who were the runners who got the money, who were the big misses? Who is this weeks horse to follow?

April 11, 2017

Melanie Bolwell in stable condition

Apprentice jockey Melanie Bolwell is now in a stable condition after a three-horse fall at Warialda in which popular senior rider Darren Jones lost his life.

April 10, 2017

Fallen jockeys unlikely to walk again

The two track riders injured in a fall at Toowoomba are unlikely to walk again.

April 10, 2017

Sydney Cup to be re-run at Randwick

The Group One Sydney Cup has been rescheduled with supplementary entries to be taken in addition to those runners from the original no-race up to a field of 14.

April 10, 2017

Grey Lion among 28 Easter Cup entries

Trainer Matt Cumani is excited about having import Grey Lion ready to return in the Group Three Easter Cup at Caulfield which will launch a campaign aimed at the Brisbane winter carnival.

April 10, 2017

James McDonald loses second appeal

James McDonald has lost his second tier appeal against the severity of an 18-month disqualification for betting on a horse he was riding.

April 10, 2017

Jungle Edge seeks a win for the ages

As the rain came down on Stony Creek, Mick Bell was hoping for more of the same when Jungle Edge aims to extend his dream run in the Group One All Aged Stakes at Randwick.

April 10, 2017

Laurie happy to give Aberro a shot at G1

A colt related to trainer Matt Laurie's two best-performed horses will get a crack at a Group One race early in his career in the Champagne Stakes in Sydney.

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.