Horse Racing

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Why Sunshine Coast trainer is the punters’ favourite

premium_icon Why Sunshine Coast trainer is the punters’ favourite

Queensland has been a happy hunting ground for favourite backers this season, but one trainer’s strike rate when their runners are top pick is remarkable.

Thu 25 Jun 2020

Plunge horse sensationally scratched on race eve

premium_icon Plunge horse sensationally scratched on race eve

A first-starter backed from $101 into $4.60 was sensationally scratched just hours before her race debut at Moe after she was found at unregistered premises.

Wed 24 Jun 2020

Statewide blitz catches 13 trainers in net

premium_icon Statewide blitz catches 13 trainers in net

Thirteen trainers face possible sanctions after being charged in a statewide investigation for buying unregistered products.

Carnival hope for Spring raiders

premium_icon Carnival hope for Spring raiders

Interest from the world-class operations of Aidan O’Brien, John Gosden and Godolphin has Racing Victoria exploring all options.

Tue 23 Jun 2020

‘Better than suspension’: Whip rule rears ugly head

premium_icon ‘Better than suspension’: Whip rule rears ugly head

The whip rule was front and centre again last week with leading owner Lloyd Williams reiterating his stance that the whip should be banned from racing.

Fri 19 Jun 2020

Banned trainer: Positive-test horse with ‘serial doper’

premium_icon Banned trainer: Positive-test horse with ‘serial doper’

Ben Currie is seeking a review of disqualifications imposed after racehorses tested positive for excess testosterone and cocaine in their systems.

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