Horse Racing News

Big Blue with Cheltenham Festival options

Trainer Ciaron Maher will travel to England to watch Big Blue compete at the famous Cheltenham Festival.

Heathcote believes Rothfire has improved

Trainer Robert Heathcote believes star two-year-old Rothfire has improved since his last-start easy win as he heads to Doomben.

Prioritise to back up in Members Cup

Iron horse Prioritise is likely to back up in the Members Cup at Doomben after winning at Toowoomba.

Maximum Security favourite for Saudi Cup

Trainer Jason Servis is keeping his fingers crossed the decision to travel American star Maximum Security will pay dividends in the inaugural Saudi Cup.

All-Star Mile hopeful unplaced at Sandown

Heart Of Puissance has been beaten into fourth place at Sandown in his lead-up run to the $5 million All-Star Mile at Caulfield.

Tregea in command at Toowoomba

Trainer Steve Tregea has had a Toowoomba Metropolitan standard meeting double with veteran Prioritise and giant first starter Command'n'conquer.

Avilius aims for another G1 WFA win

Multiple Group One winner Avilius is among the contenders for the Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick which has attracted a star-studded field.

Xilong set for big test in G1 Surround

Not by design, talented filly Xilong will be first-up in a star-studded Group One Surround Stakes after being scratched at the barriers in the Inglis...

Guizot chases Blamey win and All-Star spot

Seven-year-old gelding Guizot will be chasing victory and a spot in the All-Star Mile when he runs in the Group Two Blamey Stakes at Flemington.

Gem Of Scotland to miss Jewel Prelude

Top filly Gem Of Scotland is likely to trial instead of race in the Jewel Prelude, forgoing a first-up run before The Jewel at the...

Nature Strip to bypass Newmarket Hcp

Trainer Chris Waller has ruled out the Group One Newmarket Handicap for Nature Strip, whose next start will instead be in the Challenge Stakes at...

McCall hopes Spectroscope will add to wins

Trainer Natalie McCall has won with four of her past five runners and hopes to continue the winning streak with Spectroscope at Doomben.

Damian Lane ticks off Catalyst for Guineas

Star New Zealand three-year-old Catalyst has improved out of his Australian debut at Flemington after Damian Lane partnered the gelding in work at Mornington.

Field of eight for G1 Australian Guineas

A field of eight has been declared for the Group One Australian Guineas with Alligator Blood and Catalyst drawing barriers two and four respectively.

Fierce Impact tops All-Star emergency list

The All-Star Mile field is taking shape with Racing Victoria announcing 21 horses as provisional emergencies for the $5 million race at Caulfield.

Clapper, Avilius head Doncaster weights

Happy Clapper and Avilius are the equal 58kg topweights for the Doncaster Mile with Japan's horse Mozu Ascot favourite after his Grade One February Stakes...

Alligator ready to pounce in Aust Guineas

Trainer David Vandyke says Alligator Blood is back on top of his game after his tough win in his Australian Guineas lead-up and ready for...

Lightly raced stayer up for Sandown return

The winner of three of his four starts, the Peter Moody-owned imported stayer Shepard steps out for his return at Sandown.

Nature Strip given Newmarket top weight

Multiple Group One winning sprinter Nature Strip has been given the top weight for the Group One Newmarket Handicap over 1200m at Flemington.

Japanese horse Mozu Ascot to run in Sydney

Japanese horse Mozu Ascot has raced his way to a start in the Doncaster Mile for Cox Plate-winning trainer Yoshito Yahagi.

The Bostonian gearing up for return

Dual Brisbane Group One winner The Bostonian has pleased his New Zealand trainer Tony Pike ahead of his next Australian campaign.

Johnson cleared to ride and chase title

Champion British jumps jockey Richard Johnson is set to return to the saddle following his recovery from a broken arm.

Popular stayer Double Trigger has died

Trainer Mark Johnston has led tributes to popular stayer Double Trigger who has died at the age of 28.

Options open for Star Missile’s next run

The Blamey Stakes and Shaftesbury Avenue Stakes are two of the options for Star Missile before he heads to the All-Star Mile.

Fierce to make Chipping Norton impact

Dual Group One winner Fierce Impact will be out to force his way into the All-Star Mile with a good performance in the Chipping Norton.