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March 26, 2020

Arrowfield withdraw draft from Easter sale

Days after Inglis announced its prestigious Easter Yearling Sale would be conducted online, Arrowfield Stud has made the decision to withdraw its draft.
March 26, 2020

Many questions should racing be shut down

Ballarat trainer Matt Cumani has been looking at a number of different scenarios should racing be shutdown because of the COVID-19 virus.
March 26, 2020

Redfern Express trains Narromine winner

Former rugby league star Terry Fahey has trained Carnegie's Monaco to win the first race at Narromine, the only race meeting in Australia.
March 26, 2020

Top trainers prepare for all scenarios

Trainers across NSW are continuing with biosecurity measures in stables while making contingency plans in the event racing is shut down.
March 26, 2020

RV awaiting COVID-19 jockey test result

The coronavirus test on jockey Mark Zahra is in the queue with Racing Victoria awaiting the result to see if racing can resume.
March 26, 2020

Two NSW riders’ COVID-19 tests negative

Two Sydney jockeys have returned negative tests to COVID-19 after fears a fellow rider may have been exposed.
March 26, 2020

Ireland prepared for racing to resume

The board of Horse Racing Ireland believes the experience of holding closed-shop meetings could help when the sport is back up and running.
March 25, 2020

Qld joins other states to suspend racing

Racing Queensland has joined other states to suspend racing pending the result of a coronavirus test on a Melbourne jockey.
March 25, 2020

Racing on hold pending COVID-19 testing

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.
March 25, 2020

Gold Fields chasing victory in Golden Mile

Gold Fields will be chasing the first of several prized targets when he runs in the Golden Mile at Bendigo.
March 25, 2020

Vic racing figure tested for coronavirus

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.
March 25, 2020

COVID-19 test stops Victoria, NSW meetings

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.
March 25, 2020

Munce waits on Capricornia race decision

Trainer Chris Munce hopes his filly Papaya can head to Rockhampton for a big prize money race after her Eagle Farm win.
March 25, 2020

NZ stars set to continue Sydney campaigns

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.
March 25, 2020

Victorian racing suspended

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.
March 25, 2020

Shout The Bar faces tough challenge in G1

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.
March 25, 2020

Group One placegetter Luvaluva retired

Multiple stakes winner and Group One placegetter Luvaluva has been retired after suffering a tendon injury.
March 25, 2020

NSW-Vic border trainers weigh up options

Racehorse trainers with stables on the Victoria and NSW border have been thrown a new curve ball by the latest COVID-19 travelling protocols.
March 25, 2020

Distance forces Mildura meeting transfer

The coronavirus crisis has forced Racing Victoria to transfer a race meeting as the governing body introduces new restrictions.
March 25, 2020

Horse racing can survive virus: Heathcote

Leading Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote says there is no reason why racing can't continue during the coronavirus crisis.
March 25, 2020

Easter Yearling auction to be held online

The multi-million dollar Australian Easter Yearling sale will be an online auction under new government coronavirus protocols.
March 25, 2020

Snappy Reply set to continue owner’s run

Well-bred filly Snappy Reply can continue owner Linda Huddy's good run of success with trainer Tony Gollan at Doomben.
March 25, 2020

Eric The Eel an outside chance for Derby

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.
March 25, 2020

Sports bookmakers take coronavirus hit too

Not even the billion-dollar sports betting industry is safe from the deadly coronavirus pandemic with bookmakers fearing big losses.
March 25, 2020

Field of 13 for Vinery, nine in Tancred

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.
March 25, 2020

Freedman books jockeys for Championships

The Anthony Freedman stable has confirmed its jockey bookings for the opening day of The Championships with Melbourne riders ruled out.
March 25, 2020

NZ trainers can continue to operate

The NZ government says horse trainers are essential workers and horses need to be exercised and worked in the interests of animal welfare.
March 25, 2020

Training to continue in Britain

British trainers are being advised to continue exercising horses while adhering strictly to social-distancing requirements.
November 14, 2019

Mittys, That Winning Form

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?
October 11, 2019

Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase

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.