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The start of the new racing season coincides with the return of prize money to it’s pre-COVID-19 levels in Victoria. Prize money was slashed in April to safeguard the Victorian …

In-form gelding Mr Bellagio will be facing an important audition for bigger races later this year when he returns to racing at Eagle Farm. Mr Bellagio is yet to win …

New Zealand mare Melody Belle has continued preparations towards her expected return in the Missile Stakes with a win in a star-studded barrier trial at Randwick. Three heats for Group …

New Zealand mare Santa Catarina has joined the Mike Moroney stable and is set to race in Melbourne for the first time at The Valley. But how long the mare …

An agreement for Sky Racing to provide coverage of Queensland’s three racing codes for the next 10 years has been finalised. The deal between Sky and Racing Queensland was due …

A number of high profile spring carnival hopefuls are set to ramp up their preparations towards feature races in the new season at a rescheduled barrier trial session on Randwick’s …

Queensland stewards have appealed decisions which reduced the sentences for two offences committed by disqualified Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie. In a media release on Thursday, the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission …

Veteran Sabkhat can join an elite group of older horses to win in Queensland metropolitan company if he is successful at Eagle Farm. Only four horses aged 10 years or …

Hugh Bowman has been suspended for six weeks for his involvement in a race fall that put jockey Andrew Adkins in hospital. Adkins fell heavily from his mount Hot ‘N’ …

Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare and South Australian Derby winner Russian Camelot will add some star power at a winter meeting at Geelong when they head to the course …

Trainer Mark Newnham believes he can start the 2020-21 Australian racing season on a winning note at Randwick as he looks to continue improving on his stable’s results in the …

New Zealand training partners Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman are keeping a close watch on the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia. The pair is hoping to get travel exemptions for some …

Multiple stakes winner Observational takes the first step to boosting Queensland’s meagre staying ranks when he makes his Brisbane debut on Saturday. Although now a 10-year-old, Observational brings some strong …

Premier trainer Tony Gollan has taken over the preparation of handy sprinter Smartedge as he aims to start the new season in the same vein as he finished the recent …

Country trainer Terry Kelly does not have the horses to be a key player during the spring, but the coronavirus pandemic may help him achieve a lifelong ambition. Kelly is …

New Zealand jumper Tallyho Twinkletoe headlines entries for the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown. Tallyho Twinkletoe won last year’s Grand National Hurdle on his Australian debut and is one of …

The first Group One race of the 2020-21 Australian racing season is the immediate target for trainer John Sargent with Brandenburg. The three-year-old colt continued preparations towards the Group One …

New Zealand trainer Tony Pike is unsure whether he will be able to continue training The Bostonian when the galloper embarks on a spring campaign in Sydney. The multiple Group …

Trainer David Payne is convinced he has a potential Oaks contender in lightly-raced filly Montefilia. The Rosehill trainer has nominated Montefilia to race on the opening day of the new …

Coolmore Australia boss Tom Magnier says the Melbourne Cup is high on the agenda for the Irish outfit, but whether they will be players during the spring remains to be …

Jye McNeil has taken a big step towards the Victorian statewide jockeys’ premiership with a winning double at Pakenham moving him five wins clear with four days of the season …

Jockey Andrew Adkins is expected to remain in a Sydney hospital for at least the remainder of the week after surgery on injuries sustained in a race fall at Rosehill. …

Three important barrier trials have been pushed back three days because of Sydney’s wet weather. Tuesday’s barrier trial session at Randwick will now be held on the Polytrack with 20 …

Champion Perth jockey William Pike wants to base himself in Melbourne for the spring to continue his association with a number of the west’s leading horses. But how that will …

Zac Purton believes he will have to fight harder than ever before if he is to successfully defend his Hong Kong champion jockey title next season. The 37-year-old claimed the …

A host of feature race contenders are scheduled to continue preparations towards their new-season returns at a star-studded set of barrier trials at Randwick. Tuesday’s barrier trials session has attracted …

Top Brisbane gallopers Ballistic Boy and Profit will bypass the southern spring carnivals to concentrate on the Gold Coast’s Magic Millions in January. Both had been in the early betting …

In his past two preparations Mr Quickie has started off his campaigns in the Group One Makybe Diva Stakes and the All-Star Mile, respectively. But heading into this spring with …

Joe Pride has trained his share of top sprinters and believes Fasika is poised to become one of them this spring. The Warwick Farm horseman has put the polish on …

Trainer Matt Cumani hopes to turn Creedence into a spring performer after the stable newcomer showed his credentials with a strong winter campaign. Creedence had three starts for Cumani after …