Horse Racing

Brisbane owner-breeder Michael Dunne has developed an apparatus he hopes will stop troublesome horses from biting.

The rescheduled Bletchingly Stakes will feature on a nine-race card at Sandown while an extra race has been added to the Flemington program a day earlier.

More than two decades after his first NZ jockeys’ premiership, 53-year-old Chris Johnson has won his second.

Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman have reclaimed the New Zealand trainers’ premiership.

Apprentice Jack Martin has had two meetings shaved off a careless riding suspension on appeal.

Hartnell has settled in well at Godolphin’s Melbourne stable and will have a jump-out at Flemington in preparation for his new season return.

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Big Orange is set to face 15 rivals as he bids to win the Goodwood Cup for a record third year.

The Australian Turf Club has honoured the owners of some of the lesser-known horses to race in Sydney during the season.

Trainer Chris Waller has no time to celebrate his seventh Sydney trainers’ premiership with the new season about to start.

Tegan Harrison has quietly reached a milestone of 500 career winners with Basara scoring at Doomben.

Hauraki will not defend the Epsom Handicap with Godolphin to rest him with an autumn campaign in mind.

Trainer Andrew Noblet is yet to lock in a spring program for Group One winner Silent Sedition who has needed longer than anticipated in the spelling paddock.

Trainer Barry Lockwood is hoping everything goes right for Tumbler as she gets ready to tackle the Sydney spring.

Steve Pateman says it’s heartbreaking to have to miss the Grand National Hurdle meeting at Sandown as he continues to build his fitness.

Queensland trainers have been warned to check the withholding period of a sedative used in horse operations after a spate of positive swabs.

Dual Oaks winner Enable has thrashed her older rivals in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot.

Corey Brown says Godolphin mare Philosophy “just exploded” to win the final race and hand Brown a double in the season’s final meeting in Sydney.

Sydney jockeys’ premiership winner Hugh Bowman has copped a seven-meeting suspension for careless riding at Rosehill.

New Godolphin Australia trainer James Cummings has celebrated his first stakes win for Sheikh Mohammed, with Bandipur’s Lightning winning in Adelaide.

Leading Sydney apprentice Andrew Adkins has successfully argued that premiership-winning jockey Hugh Bowman prevented Most Exalted winning at Rosehill.

New Godolphin Australia trainer James Cummings has celebrated his first stakes win for Sheikh Mohammed, with Bandipur’s Lightning winning in Adelaide.

A win on a shortened Caulfield program has given Craig Williams his sixth Melbourne jockeys’ premiership.

The Bletchingly Stakes will be held at Sandown next weekend after strong winds forced the season-ending program at Caulfield to be called off after four races.

Shiraz has won the final stakes race of the Sydney season for trainer Kim Waugh and jockey Jason Collett.

Kim Waugh has trained a two-state double, with Oxford Poet winning at Doomben minutes after Shiraz’s victory at Rosehill.

A fundraising trek along the Kokoda Track involving Hugh Bowman and other leading jockeys has been boosted by a $5000 donation from the Australian Turf Club.

Vaucluse Bay has recorded back-to-back wins for the first time at Rosehill as the Chris Waller-trained gelding enjoys his most productive campaign.

Brad Widdup has trained his first metropolitan winner, with Suspenders successful at Rosehill.

An early double from Hugh Bowman at Rosehill has ensured there will be no photo finish in his Sydney jockeys’ premiership duel with Brenton Avdulla.