Horse Racing News

Tony Cruz plots Hong Kong Mile repeat with California Spangle

Tony Cruz believes that California Spangle can repeat his victory over Golden Sixty in the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Wellington could begin a big month for trainer Jamie Richards

Jamie Richards hopes that Wellington is ready to run a big race in the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin to kickstart a...

Wexford Stables to continue hot form

Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott currently sit fourth on the NZ trainers’ premiership, and the pair can continue their form with a big team of...

Williams aiming for third Group 1 strike at Trentham

Peter and Dawn Williams have fond memories in past editions of the Group 1 TAB Classic, and they are hoping another crown lies ahead with...

Bonecrusher marks Lupo Solitario’s return

After making an enormous impression in his first three starts, all eyes will be on Lupo Solitario when he returns to action in Saturday’s Bonecrusher...

Habana gives Noble another shot at Trentham feature

Lance Noble is sending just one horse to Wellington this weekend, hoping his rising star Habana can deal to some unfinished business in the TAB...

Shum happy with Romantic Warrior’s Hong Kong Cup draw

A smile spread across the face of Danny Shum and the connections of Romantic Warrior the instant the barrier draw was revealed for Sunday’s Hong...

Barrier challenge as Golden Sixty chases history

Golden Sixty must overcome the widest draw of all in stall 14 if he is to reclaim his Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) crown...
Tom Logan

Tom Logan fined over abnormal blood sample from Blueant

Darwin trainer Tom Logan has been fined $5000 after his horse Blueant returned an abnormal blood sample following a race at Fannie Bay in September.

Andrea Atzeni bids to continue excellent season with HKIR success

Andrea Atzeni has will bid to underline his potential as one of the brightest talents with two rides at the Hong Kong International Races at...

Smart filly in top order for Trentham return

Fashion Icon has made a stylish start to her career and she looks to have another gilt-edged opportunity on Saturday to again star on the...

Prise De Fer seeking to defend Trentham crown

Mark Walker and Sam Bergerson are hoping for a repeat dose in this year’s Captain Cook Stakes (1600m) for Prise De Fer, who will attempt...

Bonecrusher run to give clearer picture

Cannon Hill’s performance in Saturday’s Group 3 Bonecrusher Stakes at Pukekohe will determine the summer path for the colt.

Bright summer tipped for Adam I Am

Adam I Am made quite the impression with his two wins over spring and trainer Glenn Old said he has returned a more furnished animal...

Vincent Ho creates history with epic IJC triumph

Vincent Ho claimed a popular first victory in the International Jockeys’ Championship after earning a total of 20 points at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.
Nathan Stanley

Darwin Turf Club to honour Nathan Stanley

Former Darwin Cup-winning jockey Nathan Stanley, who passed away last week, will be honoured at Fannie Bay's race meeting on Friday.

Aidan O’Brien marshalls forces for Hong Kong International Races

Aidan O’Brien is expecting big things from the Hong Kong International Races, with four runners from his stable expected to feature prominently on Sunday.

Weatherleys hoping to commence Cups path at Pukekohe

Black-type winning stayer Ess Vee Are will return on Saturday at Pukekohe, with trainers Darryn and Briar Weatherley hoping to kick off a Cups campaign.

Talented stablemates to clash in Bonecrusher

Roger James and Robert Wellwood will have a strong hand to play in Saturday’s feature at Pukekohe, with fillies Orchestral and Sudbina to go head-to-head.

Te Akau looking to serve up mid-week appetisers

Te Akau Racing are hoping they can whet their appetite for Group racing at Trentham on Saturday with entrees at New Plymouth and Riccarton earlier...

Te Akau trio vying for early black-type

Te Akau Racing are never short of quality juveniles, and New Zealand’s leading stable is hoping to unearth a few more at Trentham this weekend.
Zaaki to race in Queensland

Zaaki to face 15 rivals in Northerly Stakes

The Group 1 Northerly Stakes will be run on Saturday afternoon at Ascot Racecourse, with 16 runners set to battle over 1800m in the $1.5...

Black-type quest for promising filly

Steven Cole is hoping to kill two birds with one stone when he heads to Trentham on Saturday with Hard Attack to tackle the Group...

Staying star set for another feature Cup

Well-performed stayer Uareastar is back in work with Marton trainer Fraser Auret to build toward another extreme distance target.

Aegon to make NZ return

New Zealand punters will see Aegon step out on raceday in his homeland when the gelding lines-up in the Group 1 TAB Classic (1600m) on...