Horse Racing News

Sans Doute

Sans Doute continues strong affiliation with Flemington straight

Smart four-year four-year-old mare Sans Doute recorded her third victory in succession when successful at Flemington on Saturday.
John Size

John Size launches two-pronged assault on Hong Kong Classic Cup

Armed with two leading chances in the Hong Kong Classic Cup, trainer John Size is chasing a fifth win the HK$13 million four-year-old feature at...
Son Of Bielski

Hampson’s impressive for continues with Darwin treble

Apprentice Jade Hampson continued her impressive recent form on Friday afternoon, notching a winning treble at Fannie Bay.
NZ Derby contender Interlinked

Busuttin & Young looking to go one better in New Zealand Derby

Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young are looking to cause an upset in the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) upset with Interlinked.

Orchestral looking to hit right note in New Zealand Derby

Roger James and Robert Wellwood will be chasing Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) success with classy filly Orchestral at Ellerslie on Saturday afternoon.
Callsign Mav

Callsign Mav retired

The curtain has come down on the decorated career of Callsign Mav following his sixth placed run in last Saturday’s Group 1 Otaki-Maori Classic (1600m).

Quintessa set for Australian Guineas tilt

With Legarto claiming the 2023 Australian Guineas, Te Akau Racing is hopeful another Kiwi filly can follow suit in the Flemington feature on Saturday.

Imperatriz poised for Newmarket Handicap assignment

Te Akau Racing's Imperatriz is looking to add to her elite-level tally in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington next Saturday.
Pericles (NZ)

Pericles primed to strike at Ellerslie

Breakthrough performer Pericles will be out to continue a remarkable summer for his part-owners Hugh Fletcher and Dame Sian Elias.
Australias best horse?

Punt Drunk: Who is Australia’s best horse?

With Group 1 racing heating up in Australia, the team at Punt Drunk reveal their top five racehorses gracing the turf in our country.

Munhamek to chase All-Star Mile glory

Group 3 winner Munhamek has been granted a wildcard by Racing Victoria officials for the All-Star Mile at Caulfield on March 16.
The Map

Jamie Kah booked to ride The Map in Adelaide Cup

Jamie Kah has been confirmed as the rider for The Map, trained by Dan Clarken and Oopy MacGillivray, in the upcoming Group 2 Adelaide Cup...
Tom Marquand

Tom Marquand chasing Sydney success with Godolphin

Godolphin has enlisted the talents of British jockey Tom Marquand for their key contenders in Saturday's feature races at Royal Randwick.
Golden Slipper favourite Storm Boy

Storm Boy out to extend unbeaten start in Skyline Stakes

Co-trainer Adrian Bott feels Saturday's Group 2 Skyline Stakes (1200m) is the ideal prep race for Storm Boy leading into the Group 1 Golden Slipper...
Alice Springs trainer Barry Cooke

Cooke eyes St Patrick’s Day Cup in Alice Springs with Nasha

With the Alice Springs Cup Carnival starting on March 17, local trainer Barry Cooke is eyeing the St Patrick’s Day Cup with former Queensland mare...
Blake Shinn

Fownes hopes Shinn can draw positive response from Elliptical

Caspar Fownes will unleash a double-pronged attack on Sunday’s HK$13 million feature as a quartet of international jockeys descend on Sha Tin.

Aberlour heading to Australia

Dual Guineas winner Aberlour’s racing future lies in Australia, following her majority sale to clients of Warwick Farm trainer Joseph Pride.

Autridge’s call strengthens Sunline challenge

Stephen Autridge has already made one smart move this week, which has set him up with a stronger hand to play in Saturday’s fillies’ feature...
Renegade Rebel

Simplicity the key to Rebel’s Derby cause

Matamata trainer Cody Cole will be more than happy to let his Group 1 New Zealand Derby contender Renegade Rebel do what he does best...
First Innings

First Innings looking for upset in NZ Derby

Andrew Forsman will be looking to secure his first Group 1 New Zealand Derby in his own right at Ellerslie on Saturday when First Innings...
King Of The North

Jon Snow records first win as a sire

Group 1 winner Jon Snow got off the mark as a sire on Thursday when his son King Of The North took out the Farewell...

Wexford seeking crowning glory

Wexford Stables look to have a strong hand in the Group 3 King’s Plate at Ellerslie on Saturday where they will be represented by Waitak...
Lady Sass

Tyler hoping Lady Sass brings manners to Wingatui

Kelvin Tyler was left scratching his head after Lady Sass refused to jump from the gates last start, but he hopes Saturday will be different.
Bon's Pride with jockey Vanessa Arnott

Bon’s Pride out to continue red-hot Darwin form

Bon’s Pride will be aiming to make it four straight wins for Darwin trainer Jason Manning at Fannie Bay on Friday.
VRC Derby winner Riff Rocket

Riff Rocket hunting VRC Derby/Australian Guineas double

Chris Waller has suggested that the talented Riff Rocket might excel at the shorter 1600-metre distance, despite his previous staying success.