Bill Waterhouse a giant among bookmakers

Leviathan bookmaker Bill Waterhouse, who has died aged 97, built a betting dynasty that continues through his son Robbie.

Racing industry mourns Les Young

Les Young, a prominent and popular member of the racing and breeding communities, has been remembered as an industry advocate and a gentleman.

Clockwise Classic focus for Cumani pair

A pair of Magic Millions horses for local trainer Matt Cumani have undergone a thorough preparation for the Clockwise Classic at Ballarat.

Luck changes for promising Rebel Rock

Co-trainer Peter Hulbert believes Rebel Rock's recent bad luck has turned out to be good fortune as the colt heads to Doomben.

Tough mare up for Ballarat Cup challenge

Co-trainer Calvin McEvoy is looking forward to seeing Aristocratic Miss contest the Ballarat Cup following a luckless run at Flemington during the carnival.

Racing authorities remember Waterhouse

Racing authorities have remembered Bill Waterhouse as a charismatic and controversial character in the betting ring.

Pfieffer hopes to celebrate win with Party

A trip to the Gold Coast for a Magic Millions race is on the cards for The Party Girl, who kicks off her latest campaign...

Different tactics working for Steve Tregea

Trainer Steve Tregea can reap the benefits of trying new tactics with Prioritise and Niccanova who run in the Recognition Stakes at Doomben.

Tamarack has spring in his step for mile

Joe Pride has adopted a fresh approach to Tamarack's training regime and says the horse is sharp enough to be competitive over a mile in...
King Of Hastings

Gold Coast calling for King Of Hastings

King Of Hastings will put his credentials on the line for a trip to the Gold Coast when he returns in the Magic Millions 3&4YO...
Chris Munce

Munce hopes trial form holds up at Doomben

Trainer Chris Munce believes Skate To Paris and Smartypy need only run to their trial form to be chances in the Spirit Of Boom Classic...
Les Bridge

Mare for all Seasons has autumn goals

Trainer Les Bridge has stakes race aspirations for promising mare Seasons who resumes at Kembla Grange after almost 12 months on the sidelines.
Ross Barnett

Queensland to follow national cobalt rules

Queensland's chief integrity officer, Ross Barnett, has indicated the state has no choice but to follow national rules on cobalt.
Harbour Views

Harbour Views scratched from Ballarat Cup

Trainer Matthews Williams has scratched early favourite Harbour Views from the Ballarat Cup with the horse showing signs of inflammation in his joints.
Jarrod McLean

Suspended trainer appeals court ruling

Trainer Jarrod McLean is appealing a Supreme Court ruling that allowed Victoria's racing body to pursue charges against him based on evidence seized by police.
Bill Waterhouse

Legendary bookie Bill Waterhouse has died

The patriarch of the Waterhouse racing dynasty, former legendary bookmaker Bill Waterhouse, has died aged 97.

Hollie Doyle reaches century of winners

Hollie Doyle has recorded a landmark winner at Chelmsford with victory aboard The Perfect Crown giving her a 100th success of the year.

Boss, Collett to ride in Mauritian series

Everest-winning jockey Glen Boss will make his Mauritian debut when he rides in an upcoming International Jockeys' series which will also feature Jason Collett.

Hanseatic among early Diamond favourites

Merson Cooper Stakes winner Hanseatic is one of three equal favourites in an early market for the 2020 Blue Diamond Stakes along with Aryaaf and...
Ron Quinton

Ron Quinton in two minds with Ljungberg

Trainer Ron Quinton will consult with the owners of Ljungberg before deciding if the horse takes his place in a sprint race at Kembla Grange.

Adelaide tracks to get new year break

Racing will be moved from the two tracks at Morphettville to provincial venues early in the new year to give the tracks an opportunity to...
Red Alto

Red Alto almost ready to deliver knock out

Trainer Brent Stanley believes outsider Red Alto is almost ready to put in the best run of his campaign when he runs in the Ballarat...

Villiers via The Gong for Quackerjack

The good prize money on offer during the late spring and summer has convinced Mark Newnham to put Quackerjack on a $1 million path towards...
Dean Yendall

Yendall chasing Group 1 win in west for Smith

Dean Yendall and the Lindsey Smith-trained Reykjavik combined to win at Group Three level last start and will now try to win a Group One...
Epic Girl

Epic Girl ready to overcome difficult task

Epic Girl is ready to race well in the Spirit of Boom Classic, a race her trainer Chris Anderson admits will be difficult to win.