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Days after Inglis announced its prestigious Easter Yearling Sale would be conducted online, Arrowfield Stud has made the decision to withdraw its draft.

Ballarat trainer Matt Cumani has been looking at a number of different scenarios should racing be shutdown because of the COVID-19 virus.

Former rugby league star Terry Fahey has trained Carnegie’s Monaco to win the first race at Narromine, the only race meeting in Australia.

Trainers across NSW are continuing with biosecurity measures in stables while making contingency plans in the event racing is shut down.

The coronavirus test on jockey Mark Zahra is in the queue with Racing Victoria awaiting the result to see if racing can resume.

Two Sydney jockeys have returned negative tests to COVID-19 after fears a fellow rider may have been exposed.

The board of Horse Racing Ireland believes the experience of holding closed-shop meetings could help when the sport is back up and running.

Racing Queensland has joined other states to suspend racing pending the result of a coronavirus test on a Melbourne jockey.

Racing in four states has been suspended pending the results of COVID-19 tests on a licensed person who travelled on a commercial flight with someone affected.

Gold Fields will be chasing the first of several prized targets when he runs in the Golden Mile at Bendigo.

Victorian racing has been suspended with a licensed person being tested for COVID-19 after catching the same flight as someone who is positive to coronavirus.

Racing in Victoria and NSW has been suspended pending the results of COVID-19 tests on a licensed participant who has been in both jurisdictions.

Trainer Chris Munce hopes his filly Papaya can head to Rockhampton for a big prize money race after her Eagle Farm win.

New Zealand trainer Tony Pike has decided to keep his Sydney-based horses in work as long as racing continues against the backdrop of coronavirus.

Victorian racing has been suspended with a licensed person being tested for COVID-19 after flying on the same plane as someone who is positive to coronavirus.

Co-trainer Adrian Bott admits lightly raced Shout The Bar faces a big ask in the Group One Vinery Stud Stakes against proven fillies Funstar and Probabeel.

Multiple stakes winner and Group One placegetter Luvaluva has been retired after suffering a tendon injury.

Racehorse trainers with stables on the Victoria and NSW border have been thrown a new curve ball by the latest COVID-19 travelling protocols.

The coronavirus crisis has forced Racing Victoria to transfer a race meeting as the governing body introduces new restrictions.

Leading Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote says there is no reason why racing can’t continue during the coronavirus crisis.

The multi-million dollar Australian Easter Yearling sale will be an online auction under new government coronavirus protocols.

Well-bred filly Snappy Reply can continue owner Linda Huddy’s good run of success with trainer Tony Gollan at Doomben.

Trainer Stuart Kendrick believes it is a long shot but he hasn’t given up all hope Eric The Eel can make it to Sydney for the ATC Australian Derby.

Not even the billion-dollar sports betting industry is safe from the deadly coronavirus pandemic with bookmakers fearing big losses.

Funstar and Probabeel headline a field of 13 for the Group One Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill while none stayers have been declared for the Tancred Stakes.

The Anthony Freedman stable has confirmed its jockey bookings for the opening day of The Championships with Melbourne riders ruled out.

The NZ government says horse trainers are essential workers and horses need to be exercised and worked in the interests of animal welfare.

British trainers are being advised to continue exercising horses while adhering strictly to social-distancing requirements.

How many jockey racing colours did you see at the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival with the Mittys logo featured on the back of the jockey’s collar?

It’s approaching Sunday 13 October in the Czech Republic and 21 runners will be facing the starter in the world famous 129th Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase.