Horse Racing

Counterattack goes to stud this week without a Group One win but after cementing his reputation as a consistent performer in elite company.

Supply And Demand will be challenged to run 2000m for the first time by Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott in the Kensei Handicap at Rosehill.

Taking advice from top trainer David Hayes, apprentice Jake Bayliss has guided Bay Harmony to an all-the-way win at Mornington.

Promising Hawkes Racing-trained gelding Wild Heart has nailed his first win after making light work of a heavy Warwick Farm track.

Veteran Steel Zip is set to start his last winter carnival in the Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich.

Jockey Daniel Moor says two-year-old Flypast has raw ability to win on debut at the Mornington metropolitan meeting in wet conditions.

Big Richie Callander’s full preview and suggested betting strategy on every race of today’s public holiday meeting at Warwick Farm.

Injured jockey George Baker has visited Goodwood races as a spectator as he continues his recovery from a serious head injury.

There were many contenders for this weeks award from the big Group meeting at Doomben but Tommy has gone with a young kid making a heartwarming comeback to city racing.

After almost half a century bringing bush racing to the masses, race caller Col Hodges is to receive an OAM.

Tapwrit has won the Belmont Stakes to give trainer Todd Pletcher victory in two of the three Triple Crown races.

Lindsay Park stablemates Kafoo and Amanaat will make their returns from knee surgery in separate sprint races at the metropolitan meeting at Mornington.

The weather will play a role in the make-up of the Eye Liner Stakes field with rain predicted in the lead-up to the Ipswich meeting.

Vaniloquio has thrived since settling into Clarry Conners’ Sydney stable after an unsuccessful stint in Hong Kong.

After running a creditable race in the Goodwood at Morphettville, Hey Doc is spelling ahead of a Melbourne spring campaign.

Brisbane trainer Brad Smith is hoping for a quick resolution to an inquiry after being stood down.

Big Richie has found a few for today’s waterlogged meeting at Hawkesbury.

TheTodd PLetcher-trained Tapwrit has come with a late run to overpower Irish War Cry in the Belmont Stakes.

Tom Sadler, James Winks, Jordan Childs and Andrew Mallyon have each been suspended for careless riding at Flemington.

Tommy Berry is set to miss the Tatts Tiara meeting after being suspended at Doomben for his ride in the Stradbroke Handicap.

Brenton Avdulla has ended a frustrating day in the saddle on a positive note, winning on Brisbane-trained Stella Ombra at Randwick.

Jim Byrne has completed a memorable day at Doomben, riding Chocante to an all-the-way win in the Group Two Brisbane Cup.

An emotional Josh Adams has highlighted his return from a two-year ban for drug use with his first city win in three years at Randwick.

Emma and Lucy Longmire have struck at Randwick with Wildflower, a first Saturday city winner for the Goulburn training twins.

Tasmanian galloper Tshahitsi has followed his win in the Echuca Cup with an all-the-way win at Flemington.

Darren Beadman has missed his biggest win as a trainer with Impending in the Stradbroke Handicap after being struck down with a virus.

The Mick Kent-trained Royal Order has made the jump from winning a provincial maiden to winning in the city.

Leading trainer Ciaron Maher is eyeing off another Caulfield Cup trophy after Ruthven scored a dominant win in the Group One Queensland Derby at Doomben.

A rain-soaked Randwick and a wide barrier have played into the hands of Heavenly Anna.

After reaching the century of winners in the Melbourne metropolitan area, David Hayes is predicting an even better season for Lindsay Park in 2017-18.