Horse Racing

Trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith remembers English Derby-winning jockey Padraig Beggy as a hard worker and talented rider during his Australian stint.

Victorian apprentice Ethan Brown is returning home after being denied entry into the UK with the wrong visa.

Dale Monteith has been called on to conduct an independt review of the Eagle Farm track.

Group One placegetter Lizard Island is set to make his long-awaited return to racing following an injury-enforced break.

Hooked will take his place in the Stradbroke Handicap while stablemate Oak Door will need some scratchings to make his way into the field.

Ana Royale could be running in the Queensland Derby if connections decide to pay an $18,000 late entry fee.

Jockey Nikita Beriman will be chasing a second Group One win when she rides Fontein Lad in the Queensland Derby.

Doomben winner Bonny O’Reilly has not been penalised for her Listed victory and needs an attrition rate to make the Stradbroke Handicap field.

Sam Clipperton has ridden a Group Three winner in Hong Kong to highlight his successful first season.

Matthew Howard was at Rosehill Gardens and found a couple of winners for followers of his service again on Saturday.

Michelle Payne hopes to ride in England before she partners Kaspersky in the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Adrian Nicholls has led the tributes to David ‘Dandy’ Nicholls after announcing the death of his father at the age of 61.

The Jean Claude-Rouget-trained Brametot has come from last to win the French Derby at Chantilly.

Bonny O’Reilly will have to rely on a re-handicap to make the field for the Group One Stradbroke.

Mongolian Wolf could join Volatile Mix and Rockstar Rebel in the Queensland Derby if he pleases trainer Darren Weir in a gallop at Coleraine.

Queen Of Wands has staked her claim for late carnival honours with a low-key win at the Gold Coast.

Lindsay Park is waiting for a race at Flemington in July with old-timer Extra Zero, a winner at his 100th start..

Desleigh Forster is hoping Too Good To Refuse makes the field for the Stradbroke Handicap after being devastated by the loss of a stable favourite horse.

The unusual complaints to stewards this winter have continued when they were asked to address noise issues from corporate tents at Doomben.

Unheralded jockey Padraig Beggy has gained a fairytale success on outsider Wings Of Eagles in the Derby at Epsom.

Craig Williams has whittled back the lead in the premiership race with a treble as leader Beau Mertens landed a double.

Bonny O’Reilly has emerged as a lightweight contender for the Stradbroke Handicap after her win in the Helen Coughlan Stakes at Doomben.

Camdus has provided Darren Weir with his 116th metropolitan winner for the season, taking him past Lee Freedman’s mark.

Apprentice Rachel King has turned her first Saturday winner into a double at Rosehill with a satisfying victory for Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott.

The Chris Waller-trained Egg Tart has lived up to her Queensland Oaks favouritism to score a clear-cut win in the Group One race.

Consistent sprinter Deploy’s gutsy win in the Group Two Moreton Cup at Doomben has earned him an extended winter carnival campaign.

Firsthand has had to dig deep to win at Rosehill and maintain his 50 per cent winning strike rate.

The win of Single Gaze in the Group Two PJ O’Shea Stakes at Doomben has been marred by the breakdown of Cylinder Beach.

Favourite Zamex has taken out the Highway Handicap for Murwillumbah-based trainer Matthew Dunn.

A gelding operation may allow Ability to live up to his name following a first-up win at Moonee Valley.