Racing News

April 5, 2017

Winx To Race With Synthetic Hoof Filler

Trainer Chris Waller has dismissed any concerns about champion mare Winx racing with synthetic hoof filler in one of her feet ahead of her bid for a 17th consecutive win in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

April 5, 2017

International Travel On Hold For Jameka

Jameka has been ruled out of an International campaign as she continues her recovery from travel sickness. What will be her target race in the Spring? It isn't the Caulfield Cup?

April 5, 2017

RV Releases Racing Schedule For 2017/18

Ten Monday-free race days have been confirmed for Victoria next year after the release of the race schedule for the 2017/18 season.

April 5, 2017

CrownBet Royal Randwick Report And Week End Overview

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

April 4, 2017

Trial puts Abbey Marie in Coolmore picture

 A morning trot-up is all that is needed for lightly raced mare Abbey Marie to take her place in a Group One race at Randwick.

April 4, 2017

Winx On Song For Autumn Finale

All the boxes have been ticked ahead of Winx's autumn finale but there is still an air of nervous tension about the great mare ahead of the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

April 4, 2017

Palentino retired to stand at Sun Stud

Dual Group One winner Palentino has been retired from racing and will stand at Sun Stud in Victoria in the upcoming breeding season.
 

April 4, 2017

Godolphin raiders to make Cup statement

After spending a month acclimatising in relative obscurity at Canterbury, Godolphin's Sydney Cup contingent is poised to emulate the stayers that made such an impression in Melbourne over spring.
 

April 4, 2017

Sequoia Lady on Australasian Oaks path

On a day when the ATC Australian Oaks is run in Sydney, lightly raced Sequoia Lady will press her claims for a different Classic for fillies when she runs in a low-key race at Caulfield.

April 4, 2017

Waterhouse, Bott at centre of enquiry

Trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott are at the centre of a stewards investigation for substituting horses in public gallops on the course proper at Randwick.

April 4, 2017

Nurse Kitchen chases Australian Oaks glory

Victory in the Australian Oaks at Randwick can turn a good Sydney autumn carnival into a great one for Victorian trainer David Brideoake.
 

April 4, 2017

Moroney looks for Hurry to bounce back

Mike Moroney rates Hurry a Group-class filly and the trainer is looking for the three-year-old to bounce back from a perplexing Australian debut when she heads to Warwick Farm.

April 4, 2017

Country trainer down to one at Sandown

Country trainer Paul Preusker will delay the return to city racing of in-form gelding Kapaulenko.
 

April 4, 2017

Winx draws barrier three in Elizabeth

Superstar Winx will start from barrier three as the odds-on favourite in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

April 3, 2017

Eight Rivals For Winx In Queen Elizabeth

Champion Winx will have eight rivals as she bids to extend her winning streak to 17 in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick.

April 3, 2017

Chautauqua – Certainly A Champion, But No Match For Bernborough!…..By Rob Young

Champion racehorses can produce remarkable feats of athleticism and nobody who saw Chautauqua nail his third successive T J Smith Stakes at Randwick last weekend will ever forget the thrill, or dispute that “The Grey Flash” is also the real deal in the champion business.

April 3, 2017

Precautionary scans for Yendall after fall

Group One-winning jockey Dean Yendall will have precautionary X-rays after a race fall at Mildura.
 

April 3, 2017

Options remain open for Wheal Leisure

The Group One ATC Australian Oaks in Sydney or the Listed Galilee Series Final in Melbourne are the options for Wheal Leisure with her trainer still undecided which way to go.

April 3, 2017

Noel Callow Wins Reckless Riding Appeal

Noel Callow has successfully appealed a reckless riding charge imposed by Racing NSW stewards for his ride on Montoya's Secret in the Group One Vinery Stud Stakes.

April 3, 2017

Steel Zip ready to pass $1 million

Veteran Steel Zip's recent impressive barrier trial win has his trainer confident the sprinter can reach the million dollar prize money milestone at his next start.
 

April 3, 2017

Chautauqua Could Race Again This Autumn

Three-time TJ Smith Stakes winner Chautauqua could still be seen again this autumn.

April 2, 2017

Winx Ready To Be Crowned Queen At Randwick

Second prize money in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes is still tempting enough for trainer Pat Webster and owner Michael Thomas to back Happy Clapper up against Winx.

April 2, 2017

Big Duke Favourite For Sydney Cup

Big Duke has emerged as the most likely candidate to give premier Melbourne trainer Darren Weir a first Group One victory in Sydney.

April 2, 2017

Harlow Gold To Have New Rider For Oaks

Harlow Gold will have a jockey other than Regan Bayliss for the first time when she bids to go one better in the ATC Australian Oaks than the Victorian equivalent.

April 2, 2017

Cylinder Beach Form Looking Good For Cup

A brilliant win by It's Somewhat in the Doncaster Mile has boosted Brisbane trainer Desleigh Forster's confidence about Cylinder Beach in the Toowoomba Cup.

April 2, 2017

Chautauqua Wins 3rd T J Smith In A Row.

"This horse defies everything. There were a lot of knockers. This horse is the king. He always has been," said Wayne Hawkes after the six-year-old gelding banked $1.5 million to boost his earnings to $8.36 million and eclipse the legendary Black Caviar's winnings

April 2, 2017

It’s Somewhat Causes Doncaster Upset

Global racing power Godolphin has savoured a Group One win in the Doncaster Mile, with It's Somewhat leading all the way in a major upset at Randwick.

April 2, 2017

Jon Snows Them In Australian Derby

Murray Baker is an old hand when it comes to winning the Australian Derby but for his young training partner Andrew Forsman, Jon Snow's win is a whole new world.

April 2, 2017

Invader Rebounds To Win Sires Produce

An injury-enforced withdrawal from the Golden Slipper ultimately produced a silver lining for Invader's connections when he booted clear to score the $1 million Sires' Produce Stakes at Randwick.

April 2, 2017

Diddums Shows Her Rivals Up In P J Bell

She only gained a start as an emergency but Diddums has belied her standing to claim a Group Three win at Randwick. Subscribers to Luke Murrell's yearly horse selections were glad she got a start as she was tipped in the race and paid $22.40 NSW tote.