Horse Racing

Jim Byrne has made a late bid to wrest the Queensland Jockey of the Year Award away from favourite Jeff Lloyd with some great recent form.

Winx has put in an eye-catching finish to come from last and run third in a barrier trial at Randwick ahead of her tilt at a third Cox Plate.

A host of big names from the Lindsay Park stable are ready to trial ahead of their spring returns.

Matthew Howard of Mounting Yard Mail was at Royal Randwick on the weekend with 4 on top selections getting home including horse to follow Kings Of Leon.

Premier Brisbane jockey Jeff Lloyd will miss the first part of the new season after copping his second careless riding suspension in two days.

Winx has put in an eye-catching finish to come from last and run third in a barrier trial at Randwick.

Winx has put in an eye-catching finish to come from last and run third in a barrier trial at Randwick.

Winx is not the only horse on trainer Chris Waller’s mind heading towards the major spring races.

Trainer Tony Gollan would like to see Khalama keep racing rather than head to the breeding barn in the belief she can win black-type in the summer sprints.

Monash Stakes winner Supido and Lankan Rupee are expected to headline the field for this season’s final Group race, the Bletchingly Stakes.

Only one horse has ever won Australia’s premier weight-for-age race three times but mighty mare Winx is trying to change that this season.

Winx will make her first public appearance in a barrier trial at Randwick as she builds momentum towards the spring.

Arrogate has turned in a career lowlight, running a lacklustre fourth in the Group Two San Diego Stakes at Del Mar.

Having recently lost his apprentice claim, Beau Mertens wants to lose the ‘a’ next to his name and ride as a senior jockey.

A treble at Toowoomba has increased Ben Currie’s lead in the Queensland premiership.

In a shock result, Arrogate has finished fourth in the Group Two San Diego Stakes at Del Mar.

A racegoer who ran across Eagle Farm racetrack during a meeting has been warned off for two years.

Jockeys across Britain have worn black armbands to pay their respects to a barrier stalls attendant fatally injured at Haydock.

Jason Coyle will ponder stiffer challenges for in-form filly Memes after she recorded a fifth win in seven starts this preparation at Randwick.

Brandon Stockdale has taken out the Rising Stars Final at Flemington on Dulverton after an eventful week for the apprentice rider.

A racegoer who ran across Eagle Farm racetrack during a meeting has been warned off for two years.

Jockeys across Britain have worn black armbands to pay their respects to a barrier stalls attendant fatally injured at Haydock.

Stewards have taken seven minutes to dismiss a protest against winner Hingus Rose in a two year old handicap at Doomben.

After a frustrating sequence of second placings, Suncraze has cracked it for a Highway Handicap win at Randwick.

Mornington trainer Peter Healey may have to rethink plans for Riyadh after the gelding notched a winning hat-trick at Flemington.

Peter and Paul Snowden have scored a quinella in the card-opening 2YO Handicap at Randwick with promising colts Assimilate and Dracarys.

Jockey Ryan Plumb has produced a top ride to steer Snapchat Girl to win from a wide alley in the Mumm Handicap at Doomben.

Apprentice Ben Thompson has ridden a Flemington winner but also copped a suspension ruling him out of the final two city meetings of the season.

Blake Shinn has not enjoyed a happy welcome home, with the jockey outed for careless riding at Randwick.

Brenton Avdulla and Hugh Bowman have ended winless streaks at Randwick, allowing Bowman to protect his narrow lead in the Sydney jockeys’ premiership.