Harness Racing

The TAB has introduced a new bet type, Odds and Evens, aimed at attracting younger punters with the revenue to fund the $7/5 million Golden Eagle.

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has boosted its ranks with the appointment of two experienced stewards.

Suspended trainer Ben Smith has been found guilty of 10 charges regarding elevated cobalt levels, race day treatments and giving false evidence.

Champion reinsman Chris Alford is on track to make history again with a 100th Group One win.

Trainer Ben Smith has fronted a Racing NSW stewards inquiry relating to illegal cobalt levels and giving false evidence.

After a dominant six-length win at Ballarat on debut, talented two-year-old colt Super Seth will have his first city start at Caulfield over 1200m.

A toddler is in a critical condition after she was hit by a metal gate at a race track north of Brisbane.

Peter and Paul Snowden have unveiled Golden Slipper prospect McLaren at Rosehill where he has won the Canonbury Stakes.

Racing Queensland has announced a 17 per cent increase in prize money for greyhounds and harness racing.

Racing Queensland has announced prize money increases after a hard-fought battle to gain extra funding from the state government.

Hugh Bowman has guided the Chris Waller-trained colt Charge to a fighting win in a Group Three sprint race at Moonee Valley.

Queensland’s racing industry has put plans to strike on Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup days this year on hold for now as it seeks a slice of a new betting tax.

Queensland’s racing minister has met with industry officials to fend off strikes they have threatened unless they get a share of the state’s new gambling tax.

Queensland’s racing minister will meet industry officials to fend off strikes they have threatened unless they get a share of the state’s new gambling tax.

Queensland’s racing minister will meet industry officials to fend off strikes they have threatened unless they get a share of the state’s new gambling tax.

Organisers of a threatened strike in the Queensland racing industry have called on Racing MInister Sterling Hinchliffe to return from holidays to meet them.

Racing Queensland will ask the state government for additional funds to help with prize money after a decision to direct Point of Consumption tax elsewhere.

Leading trainer Robert Heathcote has called on the Queensland racing industry to protest the distribution of funds from a new Point of Consumption tax.

Racing Queensland has recorded a $1.2 million company loss for the past financial year.

Queensland harness trainer Rachel Scott has had a 15-month disqualification on a cobalt charge reduced to a three-month suspension.

NZ police have arrested a further three people, bringing the number charged to 10 as they continue investigations into alleged race fixing in harness racing.

The New Zealand harness racing industry has been hit with allegations of race fixing with several properties raided as part of an ongoing police investigation.

Vega Magic has remained unbeaten in three starts at Caulfield, dominating his rivals in the Group Three Bletchingly Stakes.

The appeals of four of the “Aquanita eight” in the race day treatments case will likely be heard in December.

Queensland thoroughbred officials believe there is no need to repeal a rule governing advising stewards about changes to race tactics.

Queensland officials have instigated a new streamlining of licences for the racing industry.

Flow has made a triumphant comeback at Rosehill for Godolphin to suggest a step up in class could beckon for the gelding.

The Victorian Government has announced that all Wagering Service Providers will be required to pay a Point of Consumption Tax of 8% of the net wagering revenue derived from Victorian residents from all forms of wagering.

Premier Brisbane jockey Jeff Lloyd has been booked to ride Victorian horse Supido in the Group two Victory Stakes at Doomben.

A big money bonus system as part of a three codes sponsorship is expected to boost numbers at the central and northern Queensland race carnivals.