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March 18, 2020

Farnan on song for G1 Golden Slipper tilt

Farnan has won two key lead-ups and co-trainer Adrian Bott says the colt is in great shape for his autumn grand final in the $3.5 million Golden Slipper.
March 18, 2020

Zoustyle stays home after bleeding attack

Zoustyle's future racing is likely to be only in Queensland after he suffered a bleeding attack at Rosehill.
March 18, 2020

Get The Idea to face Rosehill Guineas test

Trainer John Sargent is happy to give lightly raced Get The Idea his chance to measure up in the Rosehill Guineas with a view to an ATC Australian Derby start.
March 18, 2020

Williams confidence levels high in Gaby

Craig Williams and Loving Gaby return to The Valley for the William Reid Stakes chasing a second Group One win at the track under lights.
March 18, 2020

Femme to fire for Heathcote at Eagle Farm

Trainer Robert Heathcote will rely on Femme Fireball at Eagle Farm after contemplating retirement for a stablemate.
March 18, 2020

Star-studded fields for Rosehill features

Final fields have been declared for the Golden Slipper program which includes four other Group One races at Rosehill.
March 18, 2020

William Reid Stakes draws 11 at The Valley

Star three-year-olds Bivouac, Exceedance and Loving Gaby headline a field of 11 along with Mystic Journey for the Group One William Reid Stakes at The Valley.
March 18, 2020

British racing off until the end of April

The British Horseracing Authority has assured participants every effort will be made to financially support those who work in the industry.
March 18, 2020

Global Quest out of Golden Slipper

The Chris Waller-trained Global Quest has been scratched from the Golden Slipper because of a poor blood picture.
March 18, 2020

Kentucky Derby moved to Sept due to virus

Horseracing's Kentucky Derby has been moved from May to September due to official advice during the coronavirus pandemic, Churchill Downs' Bill Carstanjen says.
March 17, 2020

Brandenburg to run in George Ryder Stakes

Hobartville Stakes winner and Randwick Guineas placegetter Brandenburg will take on the older horses at weight-for-age in the George Ryder Stakes.
March 17, 2020

Splintex entered for two Rosehill sprints

Splintex is at the bottom of the ballot for a start in the Group One Galaxy at Rosehill, with the Listed Darby Munro Stakes the fallback option.
March 17, 2020

Farnan loses Slipper favouritism

Farnan has been displaced by Blue Diamond Stakes winner Tagaloa as the Golden Slipper favourite after drawing wide.
March 17, 2020

Options for Sydney Cup bound Sweet Thomas

Sydney trainer Matthew Smith has options in Melbourne and Sydney with stayer Sweet Thomas as the gelding prepares for the Sydney Cup.
March 17, 2020

No William Reid Stakes for Nature Strip

Nature Strip will not head to Melbourne for the William Reid Stakes, with the TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick scheduled for the star sprinter's next start.
March 17, 2020

Key QRIC staff to work in isolation

Key Queensland Racing Integrity Commission staff will work in isolation on non-race days to restrict the spread of coronavirus.
March 17, 2020

Holes in Cranbourne track scupper meeting

The discovery of two holes near the winning post at Cranbourne has brought a premature finish to racing at the provincial Victorian track.
March 17, 2020

Jockeys get charter flight to G1 meeting

A group of Victorian jockeys will be joined by two of their NSW counterparts on a charter flight to Sydney to ride at the Golden Slipper meeting at Rosehill.
March 17, 2020

Wide draw not ideal for Mildred: Begg

Grahame Begg says two-year-old Mildred has done particularly well leading into the Golden Slipper but the trainer is lamenting her wide barrier.
March 17, 2020

Pippie takes aim at G1 William Reid Stakes

After landing a first Group One win with sustained speed in the Oakleigh Plate, Pippie will be ridden more conservatively in the Williams Reid Stakes.
March 17, 2020

National cancellation to cost millions

Bookmakers say the cancellation of the Grand National over the coronavirus crisis will cost the racing industry millions.
March 17, 2020

The Candy Man to miss Doncaster Mile

Brisbane gelding The Candy Man is out of contention for the Doncaster Mile with trainer Barry Baldwin pulling the pin on a lead-up race at Eagle Farm.
March 17, 2020

Tagaloa new favourite for Golden Slipper

Blue Diamond Stakes winner Tagaloa has replaced Farnan as Golden Slipper favourite after coming up with barrier six.
March 17, 2020

One Japanese horse on way to Sydney

Former Doncaster Mile favourite Mozu Ascot and My Style will not travel to Sydney but a third Japanese horse, Danon Premium, is on his way for the QE Stakes.
March 17, 2020

Full field for $3.5 million Golden Slipper

A full field of 16 plus four emergencies has been declared for the $3.5 million Golden Slipper to be held behind closed doors at Rosehill.
March 17, 2020

Grand National cancelled due to virus

The Jockey Club Racecourses have cancelled the Grand National Festival scheduled for April 2-4 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
March 17, 2020

The Grand National has been cancelled

The Grand National at Aintree will not take place because of the coronavirus pandemic.
March 17, 2020

British horse races set to lock out fans

The British Horseracing Authority will ban spectators from attending all meets to avoid spreading coronavirus further among the population.
March 16, 2020

Easter yearling sale to go ahead: Webster

The Australian Easter Yearling sale is set to go ahead with an enhanced online presence and restrictions on attendance.
March 16, 2020

Picnic meetings abandoned in Vic, NSW

While professional racing is scheduled to continue with public lock-outs, some picnic race meetings in both Victoria and NSW have been cancelled.