Horse Racing News

Rain-affected Slipper a concern for Gollan

Tony Gollan is happy with Vincere Volare's barrier in the Golden Slipper but the trainer is worried about a heavy track.

Winx headlines field of nine for G1 Ryder

Eight horses have been accepted to take on champion Winx in the Group One George Ryder Stakes, one of five Group One races on Golden...

Winter reshuffle for 3YO Jewel contender

The rescheduling of the 3YO Jewel to Eagle Farm will lead to a new set of winter plans for promising Barefoot.

Heath Conners has winner with final runner

Days after celebrating a win with his last city runner, Heath Conners has also prepared a winner with his final runner as a trainer at...

Cosmic Force Slipper favourite after draw

The Peter and Paul Snowden-trained Cosmic Force is the new Golden Slipper favourite after the barrier draw for the $3.5 million race at Rosehill.

Berry hopeful of Rosehill Guineas upset

Jockey Tommy Berry is optimistic Madison County can challenge star colt The Autumn Sun in the Rosehill Guineas over 2000m on a rain-affected track.

Queensland trainer Ben Currie seeks stay

Trainer Ben Currie's lawyers have filed a stay application in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal against an order to stand him down.

Bieg believes draw ideal for Free Of Debt

The countdown to his first Golden Slipper runner has continued for Free Of Debt's trainer Chris Bieg who believes he has drawn an ideal barrier...

Redzel likely to stay in Sydney for Galaxy

Trainer Peter Snowden believes The Galaxy in Sydney fits in best with Redzel's preparation heading towards his main autumn target, the TJ Smith Stakes.

Escapee Heir To The Throne back at Sandown

The younger half-brother to Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance makes his racing return at a midweek meeting at Sandown.

Yes Yes Yes draws outside gate in Slipper

The Chris Waller-trained Yes Yes Yes has drawn the outside barrier for the Golden Slipper while Godolphin's Microphone has the inside draw.

Godolphin with strong Golden Slipper hand

Seven Godolphin-owned two-year-olds figure among the acceptances for the $3.5 million Golden Slipper which has a field of 16 plus three emergencies.

Lankan Star to be vetted before Slipper

Blue Diamond Stakes runner-up Lankan Star will have to pass a second veterinary inspection to take her place in the Golden Slipper.

Mornington option favoured for Bons Away

Bons Away has been entered for three upcoming races at three different venues with trainer Ciaron Maher favouring the easier Mornington option.

Trainer Ben Currie stood down again

A QRIC internal review has ordered Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie be stood down pending an inquiry into jigger charges against him.

Waller to have strong hand in Group Ones

Winx aside, the Chris Waller stable will field a strong team in the five Group One races at Rosehill.

Wet Slipper not likely to faze Maher pair

Trainer Ciaron Maher does not expect a rain-affected Rosehill track to be a concern for his Golden Slipper pair of Dubious and Loving Gaby.

Furore extends Kiwi’s record in HK Derby

The Frankie Lor-trained Furore continued New Zealand’s stellar record in the HK$18million Hong Kong Derby (2000m) when he took out the Classic race at Sha...

Raquel Clark to reach 100 season winners

Star South Australian apprentice Raquel Clark can reach 100 wins in a season for the first time on Dream Kisses in the Apprentices Challenge at...

Sires’ Produce still target for Probabeel

NZ filly Probabeel has come through the Magic Night Stakes in good order and is on track for the Sires' Produce Stakes.

Kementari retired to stand at stud

Group One winner Kementari has run his last race and will stand at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley Stud in the upcoming breeding season.

Sunlight pleases in dawn Valley gallop

Sunlight has re-acquainted herself with The Valley in a gallop ahead of the Group One William Reid Stakes.

Horse gets loose, runs through town to pub

The well-named Reckless Behavior has run around the streets of Uttoxeter instead of the track.

New era for Heathcote/Anderson partnership

The new Robert Heathcote/Chris Anderson training partnership will be looking for stock at the Magic Millions March sale at the Gold Coast.

Godolphin set to retire Kementari to stud

Kementari, the dominant three-year-old of his generation when winning the Group 1 Randwick Guineas, will stand alongside his sire Lonhro at Kelvinside for the forthcoming...