Racing News

Canberra trainer Garry Kirkup remains in an induced coma after a car accident in which his partner, track rider and picnic jockey Samara Johnson, died.

The Chinese Festival will again be held at Randwick, coinciding with the possible return of Winx.

South Australian jockey Jamie Kah will replace the suspended Blake Shinn in the Jockeys’ World Cup Prelude in New Zealand.

Tom Melbourne’s Group One efforts haven’t always pleased punters but his trainer Chris Waller is happy with him ahead of the Kingston Town Classic.

Markets have been released for feature races at Randwick during The Championships and the second running of The Everest.

Trainer Gary Portelli will keep an eye on the weather before committing Single Bullet to a start at Rosehill.

Trainer Mick Kent is expecting the 2500 metres of the Pakenham Cup to suit in-form stayer Oncidium Ruler.

Canberra trainer Garry Kirkup remains in an induced coma after a car accident in which his partner, track rider and picnic jockey Samara Johnson, died.

Trainer Helen Page has confirmed stable star Rudy will run exclusively in Brisbane this summer.

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board has shaved four meetings off a careless riding suspension incurred by apprentice Taylor Marshall.

A winning double at the final meeting has cemented Australian Vlad Duric’s first Singapore jockeys’ premiership.

Brisbane rider Robbie Fradd has won an international jockeys’ challenge in Mauritius representing his native South Africa.

The spruik would want you to believe the world was watching The Everest. It wasn’t. As good as the sell, the expensive and expansive marketing, the event itself, it was big in Sydney but apart from a drop in jockey (Jamie Spencer), the world wasn’t there or tuned in.

Canberra trainer Garry Kirkup is in a critical condition after a car accident in which his partner, track rider and picnic jockey Samara Johnson, was killed.

Gordon Elliott is refusing to get carried away by talk of a first Irish trainers’ title despite claiming all three Grade One winners at Fairyhouse.

Newcastle juvenile Jonker has made an impressive debut to stakes his claim for inclusion in the Magic Millions Classic field.

Victorian jockey Patrick Moloney has ridden a winner at each of the two meetings he rode at in New Zealand.

Gold Coast mare All Over Bosanova will have two runs this summer before she gets ready for a possible trip to Sydney.

Black Heart Bart has continued to please the Darren Weir stable and is ready to tackle the 1800m of the Kingston Town Stakes in Perth.

Gerald Ryan’s stable stalwart Red Excitement has whown he is back in the groove and will head to the Villiers Stakes.

The Wyong Magic Millions Classic in NSW is next on the agenda for talented Adelaide filly La Pomme De Pin, a dominant winner at Ballarat last start.

Are you settling in for Hong Kong racing this afternoon/evening? If Yes, check out Adam Campton’s A-set for the meeting with both best bets saluting last weekend.

Big Rich has done the hard work for today’s Newcastle races. He has found one he likes and believes we are getting overs because of the unfashionable trainer and jockey combo

Total Recall has given trainer Willie Mullins a win to savour in the Ladbrokes Trophy Chase at Newbury.

NSW has been installed the early favourite for the Origin Jockeys Challenge in Queensland.

South Australian mare Viddora has claimed an overdue Group One win in the Winterbottom Stakes in Perth.

Kim Waugh’s decision not to scratch Uptown Lad from the last at Rosehill due to a heavy track has paid off as the gelding romped to victory.

Vastly improved Monsieur Gustave has shown his usual fight to win his fourth straight stakes race, the Group Three George Moore Stakes.

Noted wet-track specialist Jungle Edge has sprinted to victory on a heavy track at Sandown, giving apprentice Georgina Cartwright her first city win.

Egyptian Symbol has begun her latest campaign in style, with a decisive Listed win at Rosehill.