Horse Racing

Apprentice Jack Martin has lodged an appeal against the severity of an eight-meeting careless riding ban.

With the Melbourne jockeys’ premiership entering the final meeting, apprentice Beau Mertens faces an uphill battle to catch Craig Williams.

A report into the closure of Eagle Farm racetrack has gone to the Racing Minister and it is hoped work will start on recommendations from next week.

Bruce Clark’s full preview, best bets and suggested betting strategy for every race at tomorrow’s Caulfield meeting

Jake Bayliss will compete as an apprentice for the final time at Caulfield and is hoping he can mark the occasion with a winner.

Talented Mr Epic will step up to 2000 metres for the first time at Doomben with trainer Toby Edmonds hoping it helps get him back on the winner’s list.

Former Hong Kong sprinter Divine Ten is in a good frame of mind ahead of the Group Three Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield.

Some have disliked his aggressive approach as he markets the newest and richest race in the country the $10 million Everest and his splash of cash to keep wonder mare WINX in Sydney.

Group One-placed filly Heart Skipt A Beat will chase the final QTIS bonus money of the season at Doomben rather than contest a Class Three Plate.

Big Richie is playing early at Rosehill, Caulfield and Doomben. Last week our man found Lovani at $8 so don’t miss out this week.

Bookmakers and punters have been left reeling after the winner of a juvenile race at Yarmouth was found to be an older stablemate.

Reigning champion Winx and Caufield Cup winner Jameka are among those nominated for the NSW Racehorse Owners Association’s annual awards.

After being placed in his first two starts, two-year-old Nistaan is favourite to break through for his first win in the VOBIS Gold Ingot at Caulfield.

Durable gelding Life O’Brien has been a flag bearer for trainers Anthony and Edward Cummings over the winter and they hope it continues at Rosehill.

James Cummings has trained his first Victorian winner for Godolphin with Esperance scoring at Echuca.

Good barriers have Paul Snowden confident Gold Symphony and Snippets Land will have more luck in the Winter Challenge than the last time they went to Rosehill.

Journeyman jockey Jeff Penza’s stand-out season at Newcastle and Kembla Grange has helped the 47-year-old record a NSW-leading 133 winners.

Group One winner Hey Doc will step out during an important set of Flemington jump-outs which will feature a number of spring carnival hopefuls.

Country trained galloper Poetic Ray will have his first outing on a dry track when he runs in the Nicole Slater Handicap at Caulfield.

A Melbourne clerk of the course’s horse has been found to have Strangles just days after working at a Flemington meeting.

Sydney stakes-winner Oxford Poet will head to Doomben on Saturday trying to break a 12 month-absence from the winner’s circle.

Keen Array and Tashbeeh will tackle the final Group race for the season, the Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield, for the Lindsay Park stable.

The end of the racing season in Brisbane will confirm several records set during the past 12 months.

Connections of Argentinian hope Sixties Song have described his participation in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes as a dream come true.

Apprentice Jack Martin and jockey Michael Dee have both been suspended for eight meetings for careless riding in separate races at Sandown.

Jockey Jarrod Fry has a suspected broken wrist and has been taken to hospital following a race fall at Echuca.

Hear the thoughts of leading trainers Chris Waller, Paul Snowden, Edward Cummings and the white hot Jason Coyle ahead of this weekend Rosehill Gardens meeting.

Promising filly Prada Miss is targeting the Highway Plate at Rosehill after already reaching her goal as a three-year-old for Armidale trainer Stirling Osland.

A win aboard Ducimus in the Lightning Stakes at Morphettville would mark Tommy Berry’s first success in South Australia.

Multiple Group One winner Lankan Rupee is on the second line of betting behind Supido for his return in the Group Three Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield.