Horse Racing

Sat 15 Sep 2018

Winx chases another slice of history

Winx chases another slice of history

Winix is set to race to extend her world record of Group 1 wins out to 27 when she races in the George Main Stakes

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Benbatl leads European charge for spring riches

Benbatl leads European charge for spring riches

The house-full sign will go up at the Werribee Horse Centre next month, with 27 horses entering quarantine in the UK and Ireland before heading to Melbourne

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Rawiller avoids Hong Kong corruption charges

Rawiller avoids Hong Kong corruption charges

Australian jockey Nash Rawiller has avoided charges from Hong Kong’s Independent Commission Against Corruption and is understood to be at his Mornington home

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Kris Lees welcomes Smith’s stars into the fold

Kris Lees welcomes Smith’s stars into the fold

Group 1 winners In Her Time and El Dorado Dreaming have joined Kris Lees’ Newcastle stable as their former trainer Ben Smith faces a possible lengthy ban

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Nature Strip named for $13 million The Everest

Nature Strip named for $13 million The Everest

Trainer Darren Weir's exciting Victorian sprinter Nature Strip has been confirmed as a starter in the $13 million The TAB Everest.

Smith’s spring on hold after stewards raid stable

Smith’s spring on hold after stewards raid stable

Ben Smith, trainer of Everest-bound In Her Time, has had his trainer’s licence suspended after an investigation by Racing NSW Stewards on Tuesday

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Rising jockey challenging big guns

Rising jockey challenging big guns

JOCKEY Matt McGillivray showed in Ipswich why he is one of the rising talents of the Queensland riding ranks.

Winx and Waller milestones just keep on coming

Winx and Waller milestones just keep on coming

Champion mare Winx seems to break racing records every time she starts — and it’s no different for the $500,000 George Main Stakes on Saturday

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Weir in awe of Nature Strip’s sizzling sprint

Weir in awe of Nature Strip’s sizzling sprint

Weir has blunt message for Nature Strip doubters after the sprinter carves out a course record to win the Group 2 McEwen Stakes – the stopwatch doesn’t lie

The Autumn Sun out of luck as Tarka hits target

The Autumn Sun out of luck as Tarka hits target

The David Payne-trained Tarka, who will head to the Victoria Derby, won a thriller as luck deserted hot favourite The Autumn Sun at Rosehill Gardens

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Sandbar blossoms into Rose contender

Sandbar blossoms into Rose contender

Despite impeccable breeding and an impressive racetrack record, Sandbar continues to be underrated ahead of the Group 2 Run To The Rose at Rosehill Gardens

Sky's the limit for Gytrash

Sky's the limit for Gytrash

Gordon Richards hopes Saturday will be the last time we see Gytrash in Adelaide this year and has Melbourne spring plans for the exciting three-year-old

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Gai having fun trying to find next big star

Gai having fun trying to find next big star

Gai Waterhouse’s new training partnership with Adrian Bott in 2016 surprised many, but it has proven a masterstroke as the stable lines up for a spring raid

Wed 5 Sep 2018

Jockey says Daysee Doom has come back in 'great form'

Jockey says Daysee Doom has come back in 'great form'

Popular Sydney mare Daysee Doom makes her return in the Group 2 Sheraco Stakes on Saturday and jockey Andrew Adkins says she has come back as well as ever

Hartnell facing his easiest Valley assignment

Hartnell facing his easiest Valley assignment

James Cummings believes conditions are ideal for Hartnell to add to his resume when he has first start at Moonee Valley outside of a Cox Plate

Tue 4 Sep 2018

Gai out to write new chapter in Cup history

Gai out to write new chapter in Cup history

Gai Waterhouse realises she is facing one of her greatest challenges in attempting to qualify three-start Japanese recruit Hush Writer for the Melbourne Cup

Tributes flow after death of Brisbane trainer

Tributes flow after death of Brisbane trainer

The Queensland racing community is in mourning after the death of top Brisbane trainer Kelso Wood, aged 72

Mon 3 Sep 2018

Premier trainer back in winning form

Premier trainer back in winning form

TONY Gollan, the Ipswich premier trainer for the past four seasons, took a while to do so but managed his first winner for the new season at Bundamba.

Sat 1 Sep 2018

Everest king Redzel still at home at the summit

Everest king Redzel still at home at the summit

The Everest champ Redzel isn’t ready to climb down from racing’s highest mountain just yet following his brilliant return to racing at Royal Randwick

‘Happy horse’ Winx sparkles in cameo

‘Happy horse’ Winx sparkles in cameo

WINX, the champion mare who has made winning a habit, wasn’t racing for prizemoney but she was still compelling to watch at Royal Randwick on Saturday

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