Horse Racing

The NSW government have declared its hand that they are looking at rezoning Canterbury Park racecourse land to residential and that my friends is the first nail in the coffin of Sydney’s best racing surface.

Apprentice Matt McGillivray has got a stay on an increased penalty for causing interference until it goes to a Queensland Civil and Administrative hearing.

Big Richie Callander’s best bets and tips for each race at Canterbury and Grafton meetings today.

Adam Campton’s full preview, best bets and suggested betting strategy for every race at today’s Canterbury meeting.

Shane Ciurleo’s full preview, best bets and suggested betting strategy for every race at Doomben today.

A Gold Coast based trainer has been disqualified for 12 months after pleading guilty to two cobalt related charges.

Bruce Clark’s full preview, best bets and betting strategy for every race at today’s Sandown meeting.

Victorian jockey Patrick Holmes has pleaded guilty and been banned from racing for four months after testing positive to an unnamed drug.

Amid uncertainty about the country status of Canberra trainers, Matt Dale will bring Surprise Party to Sydney for the Highway race at Rosehill.

Stephen Gleeson hopes Hugh Bowman engineers the win that proved elusive the last time the trainer came to Sydney when Cosmic Reign makes his Highway debut.

The Australian jeweller that will sponsor the VRC Oaks for the next five years will also replace Longines as Flemington’s official timekeeper.

The Ciaron Maher-trained Schism could back up in a 1400m open handicap at Caulfield, seven days after winning the Leilani Series Final at Flemington.

New Zealander Chocante, winner of the Brisbane Cup, will do his spring racing in Australia on his way to the Melbourne Cup.

Canberra trainer Luke Pepper has a two-pronged attack at Canterbury with Viceroy finally finding a track that suits and Erins Zar earning a Sydney debut.

Improving stayer Yogi will chase his third-straight city win when he steps up to 2100m on the Sandown Lakeside circuit.

Multiple Group One winner Lankan Rupee has had his first jump-out this year as he builds towards a race return in the Bletchingly Stakes.

Multiple Group One winner Yankee Rose has had a solid trial at Doomben as she prepares for a comeback after eight months away from racing.

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

Epsom Oaks winner Enable remains on course to bid for a Classic double in the Irish Oaks at the Curragh.

Badajoz is favourite for two sprint races over the Grafton carnival but has drawn barrier 17 in the Ramornie Handicap.

Group One-winning jockey Regan Bayliss has ridden trackwork for the first time since suffering a broken wrist as he builds towards a return to the races.

The ACCC wants the Federal Court to review the Australian Competition Tribunal’s authorisation of the Tatts-Tabcorp merger.

Murt The Flirt has been effective first-up in the past and will chase the biggest win of his career when he resumes in the Group Three Sir John Monash Stakes.

Mark Newnham is looking to Burning Passion to maintain his form when he runs in the Listed Winter Stakes for his new stable.

Hartnell will kick off in the P B Lawrence Stakes in Melbourne to begin a campaign likely to take a different path from champion mare Winx.

Big Richie runs his eye over the Highway Races, The Everest, Eagle Farm track, the premiership, a couple of rides from the weekend, James Cummings and the jockeys walking Kokoda for charity.

Matthew Howard of Mounting Yard Mail was at Warwick Farm on the weekend and for those that follow on race day had another good day with 1 on top selection and 2 of his best value runners getting home.

Champion rider Joao Moreira has set a new Hong Kong jockeys’ record with his 169th winner for the season.

Godolphin’s Thunder Snow has won the Group One Prix Jean Prat at Chantilly.

The Patrick Payne-trained Zed Em has won the Thackeray Steeplechase at Warrnambool.