Horse Racing

Trainer Ben Smith is pleased the Stradbroke Handicap has been switched from Eagle Farm to Doomben, believing improved track conditions will favour In Her Time.

Training newcomer Brad Widdup is one-for-one so far and is looking to Junglized to rack up another win at Rosehill.

Glyn Schofield and Damian Browne will ride at a Group One meeting in Singapore.

Trainer Peter Robl says there are no plans to retire veteran Iggi Pop who contests the Eremein Handicap at Rosehill.

Robbie Laing will saddle siblings Jaws Of Steel and Wired as he chases a city double at Moonee Valley.

The Australian Turf Club has confirmed former Godolphin trainer John O’Shea will re-establish himself at Randwick from the new season.

People in more than 30 Australian and New Zealand towns and cities can catch a glimpse of the Melbourne Cup as part of a four-month tour.

Trainer Gerald Ryan admits it is frustrating Star Of Monsoon has yet to win a race and hopes it can happen at Warwick Farm.

Trainer Mick Bell says Jungle Edge won’t run in the Stradbroke Handicap if the track at Doomben is rated in the good range.

Sydney jockey Blake Shinn has taken up an offer to ride in America on a short-term contract for trainer Wesley Ward during the Australian winter.

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained The Bull has been banned from racing in Australia after suffering a second bleeding attack.

Girl Sunday will be accepted for two Rosehill races over different distances before a decision is made.

Moonee Valley or Rosehill will be the scene for Northern Journey’s next start with a trip further north in the pipeline.

Some big spring names have returned to work at Lindsay Park’s Euroa property before winter officially kicks in.

A fall at Geelong that left jockey Regan Bayliss with a fractured wrist has resulted in Dwayne Dunn receiving a 24-meeting suspension.

The Queensland Oaks meeting has been officially transferred from Eagle Farm to Doomben with Stradbroke Handicap day expected to follow suit.

An urgent meeting will try to resolve a dispute between the Brisbane Race Club and Racing Queensland about the Oaks venue.

Sydney jockey Hugh Bowman has claimed a Group One double in two different countries in two days.

Lindsay Park will try to secure spots in the $10 million Everest with two Group One-winning sprinters.

Stud-bound Attention will have his second winter carnival start in the Group Two Moreton Bay Cup.

Menari and Trapeze Artist are already back in training with Gerald Ryan with the Golden Rose their aim.

Tough Sydney three-year-old Shine Tak Star is set to have his final Queensland Derby lead-up at Ipswich.

Shenandoah will be given her chance to gain black-type as a three-year-old when she lines up in the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm.

Brisbane trainer David Murphy is to appeal a six-month disqualification for positive swabs from two of his horses.

Trainer Aidan O’Brien has claimed an 11th success in the Irish 2000 Guineas with Churchill.

Darren Weir has been fined $3000 after two stable runners were wrongly saddled before a race at Sandown.

Trainer Steve Tregea has no plans to sell exciting three-year-old Niccanova, which had a fast-finishing win in the Group Three Fred Best Classic at Eagle Farm.

Kudero has shown no signs of persistent feet problems to cause an upset over Badajoz at Randwick.

Godolphin stayer Allergic has romped home after rounding the field in the Listed McKell Cup to win the feature race at Randwick.

A winning treble at Sandown has put Darren Weir equal to Lee Freedman with the most Melbourne metropolitan winners in a season.