Horse Racing

Injury has denied the Gary Moore-trained Takedown from defending the Group One Winterbottom Stakes in Perth.

South Australian stewards have suspended an apprentice jockey for two weeks after he punched his unsettled mount before a race at Port Lincoln.

So, we now have a situation where the most historic race in Australia, the “Race That Stops A Nation”, will most likely never be won again by an Australian–bred horse.

All Too Huiying has an opportunity to progress as a potential Australian Derby contender when he makes his Melbourne debut at Flemington.

After winning his first Melbourne Cup, Irish trainer Joseph O’Brien has not ruled out a return for the famous race with Rekindling.

Aloisia is the short-priced favourite to take out the VRC Oaks but last year’s $101 winner Lasqueti Spirit has proved anything is possible.

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Corey Brown couldn’t stomach a big meal after his win on Rekindling but says he’s ready to make up for lost time.

Michael Dee will replace the suspended Hugh Bowman on New Zealander Gingernuts in the Group One Emirates Stakes at Flemington.

Rosehill trainer David Payne has developing stayer Regal Rage making his debut a week after Ace High won the Victoria Derby at Flemington.

Aloisia has emerged as the star filly of the Melbourne spring carnival and the short-priced favourite will be out to cap her campaign in the Group One VRC Oaks.

Lloyd Williams has joined the call for emergencies to be added to the Melbourne Cup.

Racing NSW and the Australian Turf Club have confirmed the prize money pool for next year’s Everest will increase to $13 million.

Gai Waterhouse is out to win her first VRC Oaks with Pinot to take on odds-on favourite Aloisia in the 2500m staying race for fillies at Flemington.

As celebrations continue, Melbourne Cup winning owner Lloyd Williams has already started planning an assault on next year’s Cup.

Talented Cantbuybetter will need to produce an exceptional run at Doomben to earn a trip to Perth for a Group One race.

The Queensland Labor government has made an election promise to boost prize money for country racing,

A woman has been charged after a car was driven onto train tracks near the Melbourne Cup as a protest about refugees on Manus Island.

The 2017 Melbourne Cup has delivered a 6th win for owner Lloyd Williams, a second for the jockey and the first for a young Irish trainer.

Joseph O’Brien has always been destined to be a trainer but has been stunned by his Melbourne Cup success with Rekindling.

Jockey Michael Dee would have loved a better finish in his first Melbourne Cup ride but has managed to win a stakes race at Flemington.

Owner Lloyd Williams has won the Melbourne Cup for a second year thanks to Irish-trained horse Rekindling.

Punters have outlaid almost $90 million on the Melbourne Cup before Rekindling provided owner Lloyd Williams with his sixth winner in Australia’s great race.

Leading jockeys Hugh Bowman and Craig Williams have each been suspended for 11 meetings and indicated they will appeal the bans.

Aidan O’Brien has trained a record number of Group One winners this year but his son Joseph denied him Melbourne Cup victory with Rekindling.

The man who owned more runners in the Melbourne Cup than even Lloyd Williams doesn’t think he’ll beat his mate’s Cup record.

Popular jockey Corey Brown is celebrating his second Melbourne Cup win, eight years after his first.

Joao Moreira has been cleared to fly to Hong Kong after the star jockey was involved in a Melbourne Cup day fall.

Lloyd Williams may be the most successful owner in Melbourne Cup history, but his quinella has been beaten by an Irish trifecta.

More than 20,000 punters flocked to Randwick to celebrate the Melbourne Cup while Sydney bookmakers rejoiced at Rekindled’s win.

Irish trainer Willie Mullins’ three runners in the Melbourne Cup have all finished in the top 10, with Max Dynamite placing for the second time.