Horse Racing News

Walker looking to be the Boss in Lawrence

Michael Walker will team with his Caulfield Guineas winner Mighty Boss when the four-year-old resumes in the Group Two PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield.

Saint Emilion nearing return

Group One winner Saint Emilion and stablemate Highlad took positive steps toward a possible return to racing at Te Rapa on Saturday week when trialling...

Williams lands plum Caulfield Cup mount

Craig Williams has been announced as the Caulfield Cup jockey for Kings Will Dream but won't ride the horse in his first few spring starts.

Interesting Affair awaits new Marsh runner

Stephen Marsh admits he’s under a bit of pressure with his Singapore arrival War Affair in the Group 2 Lisa Chittick Foxbridge Plate (1200m) at...

Ex-Perth mare poised for Queensland debut

Stakes-winning Perth mare Volkoff will kick off her Queensland campaign for new trainers Bryan and Dan Guy at the Gold Coast.

Qld stewards issue further arsenic warning

A horse trained in country NSW has become the latest Queensland winner to return a positive swab to arsenic.

Trainer-breeder Ken “Tubby” Turner dies

A funeral service for trainer and breeder Ken "Tubby" Turner's will be held in Brisbane.

Ten rivals for Winx at Randwick

Winx will have 10 rivals including Kementari at Randwick when she bids to set an Australian record of 26 consecutive wins.

Former trainer Bastiman outed for cobalt

Former trainer Robin Bastiman has been disqualified for three years after administering a horse with a substance that contained elevated levels of cobalt.

Weir keeps on racking up the winners

The new racing season may only be two weeks old but trainer Darren Weir is already setting the benchmark for winners and runners.

Bonneval trial delayed by wet weather

A planned barrier trial for NZ Horse of the Year Bonneval has been postponsed because of wet weather.

Steel Frost to resume in Spring Stakes

The Spring Stakes in Adelaide is the race of choice to kick off Steel Frost's campaign ahead of a possible trip to Melbourne later in...

Prince in the big league in Winx Stakes

Invictus Prince will rightly start an outsider in the Winx Stakes with trainer Matthew Smith forced to begin somewhere as he heads to longer races.
Star jumper Wells

Wells headlines 14 Grand National entries

Three-time winner Wells will attempt a record-breaking fourth win in the Grand National Steeplechase when he runs over 4500m at Ballarat.

RV working towards altrenogest solution

Racing Victoria is continuing its work with manufacturers as it endeavours to find a solution for the use of altrenogest in cycling fillies and mares.

Caulfield returns planned for Stanley duo

Trainer Brent Stanley is planning to kick off the spring campaigns of talented three-year-olds The August and Casadiva in separate stakes races at Caulfield.

Annunciate to keep run going at Sandown

Chris Hyland has joined his father Pat in a training partnership with the pair taking the in-form Annunciate to an 1800m-race at Sandown.

James McDonald to ride Outback Barbie

James McDonald has been booked to replace the injured Blake Shinn on the Tony Gollan-trained Outback Barbie in the Silver Shadow Stakes at Randwick.

Jameka plans still to be determined

A decision whether Jameka makes a return to racing in the P B Lawrence Stakes will be made after trainer Ciaron Maher discusses options with...

Alizee out for the spring after bleeding

Dual Group One winner Alizee has been sidelined for a mandatory three months after bleeding from both nostrils at trackwork.
Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign

She Will Reign in fitness scare

Golden Slipper winner Estijaab will miss the spring while last year's winner She Will Reign is being monitored after the stable discovered blood in a...

Blake Shinn fractures vertebrae in fall

Jockey Blake Shinn has suffered fractures to two vertebrae in a fall at the Randwick barrier trials.

New rule in NSW for altrenogest

NSW trainers will still be able to use products containing altrenogest to control the cycles of fillies and mares.

Thrillster to make Quezette Stakes return

Promising three-year-old Thrillster will be out to enhance her spring claims when she resumes in the Group Three Quezette Stakes for fillies at Caulfield.

Thirteen entries for the Winx Stakes

Thirteen horses, including champion Winx, have been nominated for the Group One race named after the mare at Randwick.