Horse Racing

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.

Clearly Innocent has won the Group One Kingsford Smith Cup at Eagle Farm to give jockey Hugh Bowman his 12 Group One win for the season.

Highly strung mare Eckstein has kept her unbeaten record at Eagle Farm by winning the Group Three Glenlogan Park Stakes.

The Brisbane Race Club has no immediate plans to move the Queensland Oaks meeting to Doomben despite Eagle Farm again chopping up.

In Times Of War has battled hard to claim her second win from seven starts which have also yielded a frustrating five second placings.

After combining with a two-year-old winner on the flat, Darren Weir and John Allen have taken out the Australian Hurdle at Sandown.

Kaiser Franz has justified trainer Robert Heathcote’s faith in scoring a boilover win in the Premier’s Cup at Eagle Farm.

Melody Belle has become the first New Zealand-trained horse to win the Group Two BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes in 31 years with her victory at Eagle Farm.

The two favoured runners have fought out a thrilling finish to the Australian Steeplechase at Sandown with Gold Medals beating Zed Em.