Horse Racing

Mon 10 Feb 2020

‘Race of his life’: Snowden bullish about Lightning upset

‘Race of his life’: Snowden bullish about Lightning upset

Trainer Peter Snowden is tipping a Black Caviar Lightning with “full on speed” as Redzel prepares to take on Nature Strip on his favoured track.

Sat 8 Feb 2020

Hanseatic homes in on Blue Diamond

Hanseatic homes in on Blue Diamond

Anthony Freedman’s grip on a second consecutive Blue Diamond Stakes firmed after Hanseatic produced a spectacular finishing burst to win a Prelude at Caulfield

Shark has plenty in tank after first Group 1 win

Shark has plenty in tank after first Group 1 win

Te Akau Shark, New Zealand’s most exciting racehorse, is set for the Sydney autumn carnival after monstering his rivals in a Group 1 win at Te Rapa. WATCH

Fri 7 Feb 2020

Cummings clash one for the history books

Cummings clash one for the history books

Bragging rights will be up for grabs when the Cummings clan clash for the first time in the same race, with all three having runners in $2m Inglis Millennium

Thu 6 Feb 2020

Busuttin puts autumn hopes on the line

Busuttin puts autumn hopes on the line

Co-trainers Trent Busuttin and Natlie Young to get gauge on their stable’s autumn prospects at Caulfield, including Mirage Dancer in the Orr Stakes.

Wed 5 Feb 2020

Smith tempts voters with slice of $5m pie

Smith tempts voters with slice of $5m pie

Lindsey Smith is hoping Scales Of Justice gets a wildcard into the All-Star Mile but the trainer will try a different tactic to boost Black Heart Bart’s chances

Encountabull on point for $2m dash

Encountabull on point for $2m dash

Rival trainer John Sargent hasn’t given up hope of springing a surprise.

Tue 4 Feb 2020

Freedmans eyeing free pass into All-Star Mile

Freedmans eyeing free pass into All-Star Mile

Sam Freedman expects All-Star Mile candidate Ringerdingding to put his best hoof forward in the Group 1 CF Orr Stakes as he aims to lock down a spot in the $5m race.

Trainer banned after horse left with injured leg for 43 days

premium_icon Trainer banned after horse left with injured leg for 43 days

Trainer Craig Curtis has been suspended for nine months after he left a horse in a stable for more than 40 days with an injured leg. It was later put down.

Sun 2 Feb 2020

All-Star lure to coax Baster out of retirement

All-Star lure to coax Baster out of retirement

Logan McGill believes a start in the All-Star Mile for one of his favourite gallopers can entice jockey back in the saddle.

Sat 1 Feb 2020

English jockey repays Maher’s faith with big double

English jockey repays Maher’s faith with big double

English riding sensation puts himself in frame Golden Slipper ride after teaming up with trainer Ciaron Maher to secure the Group 3 2yo double at Randwick

Fri 31 Jan 2020

Racing’s glamour girl splits with partner

Racing’s glamour girl splits with partner

Racing host and Channel 10 star Francesca Cumani — a staple of Australia’s Melbourne Cup coverage — has hit a bump in her love life

Thu 30 Jan 2020

Tragedy strikes Bowman family on carnival eve

premium_icon Tragedy strikes Bowman family on carnival eve

It’s business as usual for jockey Hugh Bowman but behind the scenes it is far from that as he and his family come to terms with the loss of a family member.

Tue 28 Jan 2020

Cummings eager to unveil ‘improved’ Bivouac

Cummings eager to unveil ‘improved’ Bivouac

Star colt Bivouac is on target for his first Group 1 assault of the autumn after cruising in his trial win against a stellar field at Rosehill

‘Active’ racehorse among those emaciated on property

premium_icon ‘Active’ racehorse among those emaciated on property

ANIMAL Liberation Qld claim a racehorse listed as 'active' by Racing Australia is among one of the eight surviving horses on a Mackay man’s Toowoomba property.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Standby for microphone drop and ‘I told you so’

Standby for microphone drop and ‘I told you so’

James Cummings is looking forward to Microphone’s latest challenge, taking on old horses for the first time, in the Group 1 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley

Winx dethroned but retains Aussie aura

premium_icon Winx dethroned but retains Aussie aura

Winx still finished inside the top 10 in a bold attempt to defend her world’s best racehorse crown.

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Gator on a Melbourne mission

premium_icon Gator on a Melbourne mission

Trainer David Vandyke has ticked off a Melbourne campaign for Magic Millions winner Alligator Blood, targeting the Australian Guineas and All-Star Mile.

Mon 20 Jan 2020

‘Winx trial’ for returning Waller champ

premium_icon ‘Winx trial’ for returning Waller champ

It will be a case of easy does it when speed machine Yes Yes Yes makes his long-awaited return in a Warwick Farm barrier trial as Chris Waller factors in a long...

Sun 19 Jan 2020

What is next mission for Melbourne Cup winner?

What is next mission for Melbourne Cup winner?

Danny O’Brien had pencilled in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes for Vow and Declare’s return to the track.

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