News

March 20, 2020

Oh Mama, Slipper revives special memories

Almost four decades after John Thompson watched his father's horse run second in a Golden Slipper, the trainer will have his first starter in the race.
March 20, 2020

Hawker Hurricane fitter for Rosehill race

Trainer Mike Moroney believes Hawker Hurricane will strip much fitter for the Listed Darby Munro Stakes at Rosehill after an unplaced first-up run in Melbourne.
March 20, 2020

Harlem stays home for Mornington Cup bid

Lindsay Park has decided to stay close to home and try Harlem again at 2400m in the Mornington Cup instead of continuing his campaign in Sydney.
March 20, 2020

Shark doing swimmingly ahead of Ryder

Trainer Jamie Richards is happy Te Akau Shark is ticking all the right boxes as he prepares to extend his unbeaten run this campaign in the George Ryder Stakes.
March 20, 2020

Anderson to profit at Eagle Farm

Trainer Chris Anderson has decided to keep promising Profit in Queensland for the winter carnival after he runs at Eagle Farm.
March 20, 2020

Prioritise to prove statistics wrong

Prioritise has never run a place at Eagle Farm but trainer Steve Tregea believes the gelding can prove that statistic wrong.
March 20, 2020

Gollan has numbers in 3YO at Eagle Farm

Smart filly Sugar Boom will miss the 3YO handicap at Eagle Farm but her trainer Tony Gollan still has four good chances in the race.
March 20, 2020

BHA formulating plans for assistance

British Horseracing Authority chief executive Nick Rust says they are working on a plan for financial assistance to participants while racing is shut down.
March 20, 2020

Coronavirus puts Dubai World Cup in doubt

This month's Dubai World Cup racing event is in grave doubt after the UAE suspended all sporting events across the country.
March 19, 2020

Victorian jockey plan to keep racing going

A group of 25 Victorian jockeys will no longer participate in trackwork or ride in jump-outs as Racing Victoria implements new initiatives to keep racing going.
March 19, 2020

Asharani joins Lees stablemates in Final

Improving mare Asharani has booked a spot in the Provincial Championship Final with a strong win in a qualifying heat at Newcastle.
March 19, 2020

Tofane gets another G1 chance in Galaxy

Trainer Mike Moroney is convinced Tofane is up to Group One level and is hoping the mare can land her first elite-level win in The Galaxy at Rosehill.
March 19, 2020

Carpooling hoops happy to go extra mile

Jockeys and trainers are adhering to new biosecurity measures and making necessary adjustments as the racing industry navigates the corona virus outbreak.
March 19, 2020

Avilius chasing second Ranvet Stakes win

The James Cummings-trained Avilius is aiming for a second-straight Ranvet Stakes win at Rosehill but will have to contend with international visitor Addeybb.
March 19, 2020

Noonan chasing another Mornington feature

Local trainer Tony Noonan has yet to win the Hareeba Stakes at Mornington and is looking to Manolo Blahniq to correct that in the Listed race.
March 19, 2020

Stackhouse gets Golden Slipper chance

Daniel Stackhouse is excited to get the chance to ride in his first Golden Slipper with unbeaten filly Minhaaj gaining a start as second emergency.
March 19, 2020

Thompson ‘stable’ hold key to George Ryder

Dreamforce's trainer John Thompson concedes Kiwi raider Te Akau Shark is the one to beat in the George Ryder Stakes, and the Randwick horseman should know.
March 19, 2020

Future Score in order for Mornington Cup

Free of lumps and bumps, Future Score is set to take his place in the Mornington Cup which guarantees the winner a start in the Caulfield Cup.
March 19, 2020

Munce and Hancox have hope for Oaks

Trainer Chris Munce and syndicator Shelley Hancox have combined for many wins and hope for another with Al Jood at Eagle Farm.
March 19, 2020

Slipper might finally fit for Bowman

It has been 13 years since Hugh Bowman last combined with Tulloch Lodge for a Group One win, a drought the combination hopes to break in the Golden Slipper.
March 19, 2020

Minimum weights lifted in Queensland

Queensland will follow other states and lift the minimum jockeys' weights for all meetings during the coronavirus outbreak.
March 19, 2020

Litt colt set to be king of the Castel

Castelvecchio is tracking to reassert his position as Australia's best middle-distance three-year-old when he returns to his favoured distance at Rosehill.
March 19, 2020

William Reid Stks: A look at the G1 sprint

A look at the history behind the Group One William Reid Stakes at The Valley.
March 19, 2020

Bivouac to take next step in William Reid

With Group One wins against his own age and older horses in a handicap, Bivouac will race at weight-for-age in the William Reid.
March 19, 2020

Barrier a worry for Xanthus

Trainer Matt Dunn is worried by a wide barrier for Xanthus as the gelding begins his winter carnival campaign at Eagle Farm.
March 19, 2020

Shogun Sun to step up distance

Frustrating galloper Shogun Sun steps up in distance to 1500m at Eagle Farm as he tries to break an 18-month winning drought.
March 19, 2020

Cellsabeel scratched from Golden Slipper

Cellsabeel has been scratched from the Golden Slipper with second emergency Minhaaj gaining a start in the $3.5 million race.
March 19, 2020

US jockeys to avoid Dubai World Cup

Three American jockeys have chosen to stay at home rather than travel to compete at the rich Dubai World cup meeting.
March 19, 2020

Trainers back decision to race in Ireland

Multiple Grade One-winning trainer Paul Nolan is among those backing Horse Racing Ireland's decision to let the sport continue behind closed doors.
March 18, 2020

Weights rise for Victorian race meetings

Jockeys riding in Victorian races will not be required to waste as hard with Racing Victoria raising the minimum riding weight to 56kg.