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Omaha Beach lands Kentucky Derby spot in Arkansas Derby

Fox Hill Farms’ Omaha Beach entered Saturday’s $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) at a sloppy Oaklawn Park needing to secure a beachhead in the Kentucky...

Tout Est Permis on target for Irish Grand National date

Noel Meade has confirmed Tout Est Permis an intended runner in the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. The Gigginstown House Stud-owned six-year-old is three from...

Tramore’s Monday meeting must pass precautionary check

Monday’s meeting at Tramore is subject to a precautionary inspection due to the threat of heavy rainfall. The track saw plenty of rain ahead of...

Hong Kong still target for He’s Eminent

He’s Eminent is pressing on to Hong Kong despite a shock lack-lustre performance against the world champion Winx at Randwick on Saturday. He’s Eminent beat...

Taranaki trainer Dick Bothwell passes away

Successful Taranaki trainer Dick Bothwell died this week, aged 72. Bothwell, who retired from training in 2017, was based at Stratford for more than 40...
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Kingsclere vying for Sydney glory with Rondinella

Cambridge trainers Roger James and Robert Wellwood have experienced a stellar first season in partnership and they are hoping to continue that success when they...

Gibbs daring to dream for major upset

Ruakaka trainers Chris Gibbs and Michelle Bradley are daring to dream that they can cause a massive upset at Randwick on Saturday when they take...

RB Money To Burn stays unbeaten after claiming Al Ain Sprint

Al Ain staged its final fixture of the campaign, the penultimate meeting of the UAE season, on Thursday afternoon. The featured Al Ain Sprint was...

Day 2 of The Championships – tips & betting strategy at Randwick

The second day of The Championships headlines a huge weekend of racing in Australia. There’s the farewell of the mighty mare Winx, an Australian debut...

Consensus’ mission to farewell Trevor

Consensus will be attempting to put a ray of sunshine into an emotional week for the family of popular trainer Trevor McKee when she chases...

Quality stayer primed for Sydney Cup assault

The Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott-trained Sir Charles Road will be looking to continue his love affair with Sydney on Saturday when he lines up...

Andertons’ Australasian interest

The White Robe Lodge crew will be cheering on their home-bred horses in feature races on both sides of the Tasman on Saturday. On the...

100th Hong Kong win eludes Purton at Happy Valley

Zac Purton reached 99 wins for the season when Dream Come True landed the Class 3 Hong Kong Exchanges Challenge Cup Handicap (1000m) at Happy...

Al Ain Sprint tops final Al Ain meeting of season

Al Ain stages its final meeting, the penultimate meeting of the UAE season, on Thursday evening with a seven-race card highlighted by the 1000m Al...

FWD Champions Day attracts world class quality

Elite gallopers will race for HK$58 million on what promises to be another exciting FWD Champions Day at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, 28 April....

Kiwi stayer hoping for Glorious Sydney Cup

The pride of Waverley, Glory Days, has arrived in Sydney ahead of her tilt at Saturday’s A$2 million Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick....

Matamata celebrates Brutal Group One

The Matamata thoroughbred community celebrated another Group One victory on Saturday when Brutal took out the Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick. The three-year-old colt was...

Purton hopes to deliver seventh heaven to Fownes

Seven Heavens has suffered two frustrating defeats in a row and on Wednesday (10 April) Zac Purton will aim to end the exasperation with a...

Spring targets ahead for Surely Sacred

Quality three-year-old Surely Sacred will head to the spelling paddock for a well-deserved break after a rewarding Classic season. The Rock ‘N’ Pop gelding ran...

Seven Sydney Cup horses in the running for ATC bonus

Seven horses in Saturday’s Group 1 $2 million Sydney Cup at Royal Randwick will be racing for Australian Turf Club bonus payments after winning or...

He’s Eminent out to spoil Winx’ party

The Sir Mark Todd-trained entire He’s Eminent resumed from a lengthy layoff with a gallant front-running display in the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) at...

Easter target weather dependent for The Mitigator

Matamata trainer Peter McKay will be keeping a close eye on the weather forecast ahead of the Group 2 Manco Easter Handicap (1600m) at Ellerslie...

Roadster runs down Game Winner in Santa Anita Derby

Tabbed as the heir apparent to Justify before he ever ran, Roadster is now in a position to go for classic glory himself. The Bob...