Horse Racing News

Hang Man

Hang Man set to bounce back at Caulfield

After disappointing trainer Mike Moroney on a heavy track at his last start, Hang Man returns to Caulfield for a rise in distance in better...
Vanna Girl

Wide draw a genuine test for Vanna Girl

Top filly Vanna Girl's versatility will be tested after she drew an outside barrier in the Pam O'Neill Stakes at Doomben.
Boomtown Lass

Anderson hopes for boom times in Hinkler

Boomtown Lass is one of the few horses to win an 1110m race from a wide barrier at Doomben and trainer Chris Anderson hopes she...
Nick Olive

Olive keen to test filly Proud Mia in town

Nick Olive has a good opinion of filly Proud Mia and the Canberra trainer is keen to get a better guide on the juvenile's potential...

McGillivray in neck brace after race fall

Queensland jockey Matt McGillivray is expected to be in a neck brace for up to a fortnight after a fall at the Sunshine Coast.
The Chosen One

Proposed Caulfield re-structure could affect Kiwi spring hopes

A major overhaul of Melbourne’s spring racing carnival could be on the agenda this year, with the Melbourne Racing Club exploring the option of moving...
Graeme Rogerson

Rogerson counts down to racing’s return

Hall of Fame trainer Graeme Rogerson is throwing all of his support behind New Zealand racing’s return from its coronavirus-enforced hiatus. Training in partnership with...
Equine flights

NZB Airfreight on track to resume flights

Following the temporary suspension of equine exports last week due to a positive case of equine piroplasmosis, NZB Airfreight is confident that travel will resume...
Greg Eurell

Melbourne winter targets for Victoria Star

Victoria Star has won three of his four starts since joining Greg Eurell's stable and the trainer believes he can make a further impression this...
Scottish Rogue

Rogue lines up for new stable at Caulfield

After 23 starts for Tony and Calvin McEvoy, Scottish Rogue has been transferred to Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young and runs for the new stable...
Mark Newnham

Newnham seeks two-state juvenile double

Filly Mrs Maisel will be the sole runner for trainer Mark Newnham at Rosehill with stablemate Panna Cotta heading north for a stakes race.
Yulong Prince

Waller stayer to Lord it over Cup rivals

Trainer Chris Waller has confirmed he will have five runners in the feature race at Rosehill, his charge led by a refreshed Yulong Prince.
Dale Smith

Stewart Barr breaks new ground as trainer

Stewart Barr has had plenty of success as an owner and breeder but he will have his first stakes runner as a trainer at Doomben.

RV targets date for return of race crowds

A working group within Racing Victoria is looking at developing protocols to allow owners and race club members to return to race tracks.

Shalwa after value-boosting win at Doomben

Tough mare Shalwa has earned herself another shot at black-type with her consistent form since blinkers were removed from her raceday gear

RV reveal options for 2020 spring carnival

Racing Victoria will meet with key stakeholder groups to thrash out if there will be any changes to the Melbourne spring carnival.
Gotta Kiss

Winkers go on Bill Carter Stakes favourite

Trainer Steve O'Dea has added winkers to Gotta Kiss for her raceday gear as she chases a black-type win in the Listed Bill Carter Stakes.

Fall, suspensions thin Qld riding ranks

Jockey shortages for the Queensland winter carnival have been further exacerbated by injury to Matt McGillivray and a suspension for Baylee Nothdurft.
Todd Pletcher

Pletcher Plays ‘A-game’ With 3yo’s

After the retirement of long-time USA-based Shadwell trainer Kiaran McLaughlin (conditioner of such icons as Invasor, Frosted and Tamarkuz) in April, a fellow previous disciple...
Stuart Kendrick

Coast races to sort out Group 1 JJ Atkins field

Two-year-old races at the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast will play an important role towards deciding the final field for the Group One JJ Atkins.
Kings Shield

Kings triumph lifts Purton, Cruz hat-trick brings title into range

Kings Shield put his rivals to the sword with a routing run to victory in the Class 2 Egret Handicap (1650m, dirt) at Sha Tin...
Eddie Carson

Passing of a Trentham stalwart

Trentham has lost one of its final training stalwarts with the death on Tuesday morning of Edward (Eddie) Carson. After suffering from ill-health in recent...

Classic races to remain at Riccarton

The Board of New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) have announced that the 1000 and 2000 Guineas would remain at Riccarton for the 2020-21 racing season....
Mark du Plessis

Du Plessis eyes Group 1 prize

Fresh from recording his first Group 2 victory since relocating to Queensland, jockey Mark du Plessis is now turning his attention to the Group 1...
Jamie Richards

Century awaits leading trainer as stars return

Premiership-leading trainer Jamie Richards is looking forward to notching the ton when racing recommences in July, after an enforced break at the end of March...