Horse Racing

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Schilldora bypasses big boys in chase of spring riches

Schilldora bypasses big boys in chase of spring riches

Smart SA sprinting mare Schilldora will kick off her spring campaign at home on Saturday before connections target black-type races in Melbourne

Top trainer to undergo brain surgery

Top trainer to undergo brain surgery

Australian Trainers’ Association president Robbie Griffiths will undergo surgery following the discovery of an aneurysm in his brain

Blue Army greybeard on march minus Winx

Blue Army greybeard on march minus Winx

Hartnell spearheads James Cummings’ team as he heads for a possible third Cox Plate assignment but just how far is his veteran off racing’s latest female star?

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Trinder ready to unleash Cox Plate favourite

Trinder ready to unleash Cox Plate favourite

Trainer Adam Trinder will start Cox Plate favourite Mystic Journey’s spring campaign rain, hail or shine ain the Group 2 PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Winning Queensland track combination shines

premium_icon Winning Queensland track combination shines

THE dominant trainer and jockey of the past half decade at Ipswich made their intentions clear for the new season at the latest Metropolitan Wednesday meeting.

Vega still has the magic to make Everest

Vega still has the magic to make Everest

Team Hayes will push on towards the Schillaci Stakes at full throttle with Vega Magic in an attempt to secure a third successive start in $14 million Everest

Sat 10 Aug 2019

‘Did you think you were riding Winx?’

‘Did you think you were riding Winx?’

Winx's jockey, Hugh Bowman, has come under fire for Alizee’s poor comeback run in the Missile Stakes on Saturday

Thu 8 Aug 2019

German stayer kicks off equine invasion

German stayer kicks off equine invasion

The annual migration of European-based stayers has commenced earlier than ever before with five horses to touch down at Tullamarine next week.

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Guineas prize boost pays off with record entries

Guineas prize boost pays off with record entries

Significant prizemoney increases for the Caulfield Guineas and Thousand Guineas has led to a staggering number of nominations for the Group 1 features.

Redzel back on track for Everest

premium_icon Redzel back on track for Everest

Watch Everest hopefuls, Redzel and In Her Time start their campaigns for the spring carnival with a Gosford barrier trial hitout today

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Winx-less Cox Plate attracts plenty of contenders

Winx-less Cox Plate attracts plenty of contenders

Winx’s retirement and a record $5 million in prizemoney has attracted the largest number of nominations for the Cox Plate since 2014.

Gailo step closer to miracle return

Gailo step closer to miracle return

Veteran galloper Gailo Chop has beaten retirement once before and is beating the odds again in his latest comeback from a tendon injury.

Gaby can produce that Loving feeling

Gaby can produce that Loving feeling

Three-year-old Loving Gaby is giving her stablemates a headstart approaching her spring campaign but trainer Ciaron Maher expects her to make a big splash.

Mon 5 Aug 2019

Higher prizemoney motivations for new season

premium_icon Higher prizemoney motivations for new season

Nominations are normally high around this time of the year. There is no difference at Ipswich on Wednesday.

How this cup winner 'executed' the race well

premium_icon How this cup winner 'executed' the race well

'He is a very special horse, he's always had that extra class about him.'

Sat 3 Aug 2019

Close call: smart colt does best to lose — again

Close call: smart colt does best to lose — again

Talented but erratic colt Mandela nearly cost himself another race but he hung on to give Peter and Paul Snowden the perfect start to the new season at Randwick

Fri 2 Aug 2019

Tarrant stood down after jockeys voice concerns

premium_icon Tarrant stood down after jockeys voice concerns

STEWARDS have stood down Luke Tarrant from his rides at Doomben and suspended his licence in the wake of his recent court appearance relating to drug charges.

Race still rings bell for Tim’s loved ones

premium_icon Race still rings bell for Tim’s loved ones

Keiley Bell will join the ‘racing family’ at Doomben to present the medal to the winning jockey in the race named in honour of her son, Tim Bell.

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Day out at country races kicks off new season

Day out at country races kicks off new season

The six race meet will kick of the club's new season.

Late scratching puts heat back on trainer

premium_icon Late scratching puts heat back on trainer

Already training on a stay of proceedings pending an appeal over a doping scandal, Liam Birchley faces a probe over one of his horses on the Sunshine Coast.

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