Horse Racing

Jockey Michael Walker has made his return to trackwork after a lengthy injury absence, riding five horses in gallops at Caulfield.

Beau Mertens will get the chance to build on his Melbourne premiership lead in the absence of rival Craig Williams at Sandown.

Popular Bendigo racing identity Donna Philpot will be farewelled at the local track after losing her life in a riding incident.

Leading Victorian jockey Dean Yendall has been sidelined for at least two days after a fall at Mildura.

Shalaa, the Champion 2YO Colt of Great Britain and France in 2015 descends on Arrowfield this season as a son of the new-age European sire-of-sires in Invincible Spirit.

Harry Bentley has been recalled to ride Limato when he takes on Caravaggio in the July Cup at Newmarket.

Hayley Turner has ridden a winner at Windsor as she prepares for the Lady Jockeys’ Thoroughbred World Championships in Sweden.

Jockey Dean Yendall has escaped a fall at Mildura in country Victoria without any broken bones.

Amovatio, winner of the 2015 Listed Winter Championship Series Final, is one of 23 nominations for this year’s race and has top weight of 60kg.

The Robbie Laing-trained Lord Of The Sky has won a barrier trial at Cranbourne ahead of his return to racing.

Connections of Le Romain and Global Glamour believe both are worthy candidates for the $10 million Everest.

Whoomph will be given his chance at Listed level at Flemington against Royal Symphony who beat him last time they met.

Gary Portelli is looking to Lipizzan and Nicci’s Gold to add to his two-year-old record in a season highlighted by She Will Reign’s Golden Slipper.

Big Richie this week looks at the Everest, some confusion in QLD, is a bus headed towards the BRC, more racing channels and here comes Hughy.

Young jockey Regan Bayliss has received a positive report about his recovery from a broken wrist and will return to trackwork in another week.

Lloyd Williams has celebrated a victory with Rekindling in the Curragh Cup with trainer Joseph O’Brien to look at the Irish St Leger with the colt.

Matthew Howard of Mounting Yard Mail was back at Rosehill Gardens on the weekend and for those that follow on race day had some good collects with 3 on top selections getting home.

Wings Of Eagles, the surprise winner of the Epsom Derby, has been retired after suffering a career-ending injury at the Curragh.

Marinaresco has gone one better than a year ago to win the Durban July, South Africa’s premier race.

A treble at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday probably won’t be enough for Damian Browne to catch Jeff Lloyd in the Caloundra premiership.

The Australian Turf Club has been inundated with applications for its slot in The Everest.

Trainer Steve Tregea’s policy of buying quality broodmares continues to pay off after Prioritise’s Sunshine Coast win.

Last-start Listed winner Tashbeeh and defending champion Ruettiger are set to line up for the Lindsay Park stable in the All Victorian Sprint Series Final.

Group One-placed Charnley River will be sent to the United States to race after bleeding for a second time.

Popular Victorian jockey Roger Booth has died of a suspected heart attack after riding in a race at Darwin.

Kyneton trainer Dean Krongold has celebrated his first Saturday city winner, with recent addition Nesbo successful at Caulfield.

Calanda has returned to Rosehill in style after a tough Queensland winter carnival to give the Snowdens successive winners.

After a late call-up, Adam Hyeronimus has ridden Monsieur Gustave to win the Listed Glasshouse Handicap at Caloundra.

Sydney stayer Supply and Demand has produced a great front-running display to win the Listed Caloundra Cup.

Jockey Travis Wolfgram has been ruled out of the remainder of the meeting at Rosehill after collapsing following the Winter Cup.