Horse Racing

Stakes-winning sprinter Charlie Boy has had several changes to his gear and a good spell as he returns to racing for a new stable on Saturday.

Unbeaten country-trained gelding Rebellious Lord travels to Flemington for the first time to make his city debut.

Brenton Avdulla will sit out the first four races at Randwick while his rival for the Sydney jockeys’ premiership, Hugh Bowman, is on three favourites.

Trainer Natalie McCall believes the decision to raise the weights in Saturday’s Tattersall’s Mile at Doomben works in favour of Colour Charge.

Whyouask has returned in good form this winter and will be chasing a second-straight city win when she lines up at Flemington in a late-season race for fillies.

Jockey Michelle Payne has been able to get her health back on track after a one-month suspension for testing positive to a banned substance.

Jockey Michelle Payne has been able to get her health back on track after a one-month suspension for testing positive to a banned substance.

Gold Coast trainer Les Kelly has a chance for his first Saturday metropolitan double at Doomben since his return from an 18-month break.

Gold Coast trainer Les Kelly has a chance for his first Saturday metropolitan double at Doomben since his return from an 18-month break.

The Victorian Racing Industry will not join Crownbet and the ACCC in an appeal against the Tabcorp-Tatts Group merger.

The Victorian Racing Industry will not join Crownbet and the ACCC in an appeal against the Tabcorp-Tatts Group merger.

Suspension-plagued apprentice Blaike McDougall has celebrated a morale-boosting victory at Warwick Farm after a show of faith from trainer Stephen Jones.

Clarry Conners believes injury-hit gelding Bolero King can make up for lost time and continue his march towards black-type races at Randwick.

Clarry Conners believes injury-hit gelding Bolero King can make up for lost time and continue his march towards black-type races at Randwick.

Gentle Annie makes her Highway Handicap debut for Mick Miladinovic at Randwick, as Canberra trainers still face an uncertain future with the popular concept.

After notching a first Melbourne city win at Sandown, apprentice Stephanie Thornton will be striving to add another when she competes at Flemington.

Brendan McCarthy was expecting more from Divine Mr Artie first-up at Caulfield but is hoping the gelding can bounce back to winning form at Flemington.

Aquis Farm-owned two-year-old Colosimo will make her debut for leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller at Randwick.

It will be at least three months until a decision whether Canberra trainers should be classified as country or provincial.

Apprentice Beau Mertens is hopeful of a better outcome at Flemington after seven placings at his most recent city meeting.

One of racing’s oldest associations will continue when two-year-old Diomedes runs at Doomben.

Trainer Ben Currie’s Doomben team has been reduced to two runners after the sale of stable star Ilovevegas to Hong Kong.

Apprentice Tiffani Brooker has two records in her sights with three metropolitan meetings left in the season.

As Victoria deals with New South Wales’ spring offensive – will Winx have anyone to beat for history in the Cox Plate?

Jockey Glyn Schofield will be reunited with Le Romain when the triple Group One winner makes his return in the Missile Stakes.

Big Richie Callander’s best bets and tips for every race at today’s Gosford meeting.

Jockey Ana O’Brien is unlikely to need surgery as she recovers from back injuries suffered in a fall.

Work to address kickback on the Pakenham synthetic track has resulted in a meeting being transferred to Bairnsdale.

Apprentice Stephanie Thornton has notched her first city win in Melbourne on the same mare she rode in her first race in Tasmania.

Blake Shinn has been unable to ride a Warwick Farm winner at his first meeting back from a successful stint in Chicago.