Horse Racing News

Yucatan Cup scratching all above board

Analysis of Betfair data has indicated there were no abnormal price movements before the Caulfield Cup scratching of Yucatan.

Pike confident despite missed run

Showcasing filly Wekaforce will head into Saturday’s Group 3 Barneswood Farm Stakes (1400m) at Ashburton in good form after finishing runner-up in her two starts...

Joe takes Pride in old and new at Randwick

A mix of youth and experience will ensure trainer Joe Pride has all his bases covered for the City Tattersalls meeting at Randwick.

Syndicator to reap more rewards at Doomben

Group One-winning syndicate head Cameron Bennett is hoping his great start to the season will continue to Doomben.

Strike action to go ahead in Qld racing

Major racing groups on Queensland will strike on two key days in protest at government treatment of the state's racing industry.

Queensland racing strike decision due

The alliance protesting at state government treatment of Queensland racing is expected to announce whether it will strike next week.

Roaring Lion to run in QEII at Ascot

Roaring Lion will miss the Champion Stakes over 2000m and instead revert to 1600m in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot on Champions day.

Cracksman blinkered in Champion Stakes

Cracksman will wear blinkers in his final appearance on the track in the Champion Stakes at Ascot.

Cross Counter not back to regular work yet

Connections of Cross Counter are hoping the stayer can soon resume regular training after suffering a minor setback with a cut to a leg.
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Overseas results in the $5m Caulfield Cup

A look at the international influence on the Caulfield Cup, the $5 million race that has attracted six overseas-trained horses this year.

Japanese stayers ready for Cup challenge

Chestnut Coat and Sole Impact will fly the flag for Japan when they line up in the $5 million Caulfield Cup.
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Group One star Black Heart Bart retired

Black Heart Bart will spend his retirement on Darren Weir's farm along with Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance.

Randwick gets synthetic training track

A new synthetic track surface allowing for all-weather training is being installed at Sydney's Randwick Racecourse.

Wide draw for Tom Melbourne in G3 Moonga

Hugh Bowman will have to overcome a wide draw on Tom Melbourne in the Moonga Stakes when he rides the gelding in a race for...

Melham gets another Caulfield Cup chance

After finishing third in the 2017 Caulfield Cup on Johannes Vermeer, jockey Ben Melham is hoping for an even better result on Homesman in this...

Irish stayer to relish O’Brien master plan

Irish star The Cliffsofmoher is rated the main threat to Australian-trained stayers Kings Will Dream and Youngstar in the Caulfield Cup.

Blinkers for Fifteen Rounds at Randwick

Joe Pride has made a key gear change to Fifteen Rounds ahead of the colt's toughest test in the Brian Crowley Stakes at Randwick.

Lindsay Park duo on trial for Derby bids

Stablemates Sikorsky and Muswellbrook will be out to press their Victoria Derby claims when they are tested over 2000m in the Caulfield Classic.

Sir Charles Road out to stake Cup claims

Co-trainer Lance O'Sullivan will rely on attrition to get New Zealand stayer Sir Charles Road into the Melbourne Cup if he runs well in the...

Grey high-weights opt to sprint in Sunday’s G2 Premier Bowl

Everyone loves a grey, they say, and Hong Kong’s three best of that hue will all vie for affection in the Group 2 Premier Bowl...

Beauty Generation relishes the rain in final gallop for Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy

Beauty Generation galloped on a dampened turf track at Sha Tin this morning (Thursday, 18 October) and relished every step taken as trainer John Moore...

Newcastle trainer has spring in his step

A two-year-old starting its racing journey and a progressive sprinter will spearhead trainer Paul Perry's two-state team at Randwick and Caulfield.

Double-up Ting has ring of confidence as local riders sing his praises

Local talent is a hot button issue in Hong Kong racing and homegrown heroes were firmly in the spotlight at Happy Valley tonight (Thursday, 18...

Strong Cup tempo a key for UK stayer: Dunn

Dwayne Dunn insists UK stayer Duretto has the right form to make a bold bid in the $5 million Caulfield Cup.

Schweida’s Odyssey ready to go one better

Trainers Kelly Schweida and David Vandyke have strong chances against early-season star Guntantes at Doomben.