Horse Racing

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Freshened Viddora heading to Perth

Freshened Viddora heading to Perth

After failing on a heavy track in Sydney, Group 1 winner Viddora looks like being sent back to the scene of one of his greatest triumphs

Sky Boy in great Villiers pointer

Sky Boy in great Villiers pointer

CHRISTIAN Reith had to adopt Plan B on Sky Boy at Rosehill but the Cummings-trained galloper kept his Villiers campaign alive with a gritty win.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Team Hayes turns to its Warrior

Team Hayes turns to its Warrior

Lindsay Park doesn't often miss out, particularly in Melbourne Cup week, but Team Hayes believes it can finish with a flourish with Redkirk Warrior on Saturday

Thu 8 Nov 2018

English owner sets sights on The Everest, Sydney Cup

English owner sets sights on The Everest, Sydney Cup

Flamboyant English owner Marwan Koukash is considering a Sydney Cup tilt with Magic Circle and is keen to find a sprinter for The Everest

Jen Hawkins stuns in Oaks Day dress

Jen Hawkins stuns in Oaks Day dress

Stunning model Jennifer Hawkins is celebrating her final official paid appearance as a Myer ambassador at the Oaks Day races today

Community rallies for toddler left in coma

Community rallies for toddler left in coma

Cooyar Campdraft Association is set to host a charity draft to raise much needed funds for the Burton family.

Depressing admission about horse’s death

Depressing admission about horse’s death

THE owner of The Cliffsofmoher, the horse that died at the Melbourne Cup, has broken his silence with a heartbreaking revelation.

Wed 7 Nov 2018

The $16 Oaks chance ready to find her best

The $16 Oaks chance ready to find her best

After watching Extra Brut dash to victory in the Derby, Mark Newnham hopes his Greysful Glamour can find her best in Thursday’s Victoria Oaks

Cashed-up Kerrin aims for Redzel repeat

Cashed-up Kerrin aims for Redzel repeat

HE’S already claimed the two richest races of the Spring Carnival but he isn’t done yet with Kerrin McEvoy chasing another win on sprint sensation Redzel.

Raiders aim to fly out on Flemington high

Raiders aim to fly out on Flemington high

EUROPEAN trainers Joseph O’Brien and Charlie Appleby are coming off very different Melbourne Cup Days, but both hope to end their raid down under in style.

A country community perspective on Melbourne Cup death

A country community perspective on Melbourne Cup death

JOCKEY Hannah Phillips, who has ridden in two races that ended in horse deaths, says the Melbourne Cup result was heartbreaking, but not common.

Aussie trainer says overseas horses getting in too light

Aussie trainer says overseas horses getting in too light

HOW can the Aussies horses beat the Europeans these days? That’s what trainer David Payne was thinking after UK horses filled the first four. in the Cup

Cup winner eyeing Aussie return

Cup winner eyeing Aussie return

CHARLIE Appleby is already planning a return to Australia next spring after Cross Counter’s stunning Flemington run produced a breakthrough for Godolphin.

European Melbourne Cup domination predicted

European Melbourne Cup domination predicted

One UK scribe has warned Australia needs to change its philosophy if it wants to again see a local win the Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup: Truth about the horse that died

Melbourne Cup: Truth about the horse that died

WE heard the angry mob, but the silence of others spoke volumes about the tragic circumstances surrounding the Melbourne Cup.

PETA demands probe into Cup horse death

PETA demands probe into Cup horse death

THE Melbourne Cup has again been marred by the death of a horse, this time the Irish-trained The Cliffsofmoher.

Cup jockey handed heavy suspension

Cup jockey handed heavy suspension

A stunning ride in the Melbourne Cup has come at a huge cost for one of Australia’s top jockeys as stewards didn’t hold back.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

Murwillumbah shines on Melbourne Cup Day

Murwillumbah shines on Melbourne Cup Day

Temperatures soared at the Tweed River Jockey as thousands enjoyed the Melbourne Cup celebrations

Freak punter turns $10 into $76,000

Freak punter turns $10 into $76,000

A RIDICULOUS Hail Mary bet on Cross Counter was the final star to align in this incredibly lucky punter’s betting masterplan.

Where every Cup runner finished

Where every Cup runner finished

IT was the race that stopped the nation, but at the finish only one horse triumphed. But where did every other runner finish? SEE THE COMPLETE FINISHING ORDER

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