Horse Racing News

I'm Thunderstruck wins at Moonee Valley

I’m Thunderstruck heads promising OTI Racing crop for spring

OTI Racing are one of the biggest racing syndicates in the world, and they look to be in for a big Spring Carnival spearheaded by...
El Noir

El Noir sheds bridesmaid tag with gritty Te Aroha victory

Trainer Stephen Marsh cut a relieved figure after gritty mare El Noir finally broke through for the win she had been promising of late, when...
Mr Brightside - The Killers

Punt Drunk: Mr Brightside takes centre stage once again

The Monday edition of Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the big racing news from over the weekend, including Mr Brightside's win at...
Liam Kauri

Apprentice opens his account with first winning ride at Otaki

Central Districts racegoers would have recognised a familiar surname amongst the winners at Otaki on Saturday as 22-year-old apprentice Liam Kauri registered his first winning...
Ima Roca Bee

Ima Roca Bee takes Ryder Stakes

Talented filly Ima Roca Bee produced an undeniable finish in testing conditions to take out the final stakes race of the 2020/21 racing season, the...
Tavi Mac

Tavi Mac kicks off new campaign with Otaki victory

Trainer Allan Sharrock rounded off arguably his best season with a winning double at Otaki, where the successful return of popular equine personality Tavi Mac...
Suliman

Jumping career on hold for Taumarunui Gold Cup winner

Enigmatic galloper Suliman may have put a proposed jumping career on hold for the time being as he produced a superior staying effort in testing...
Esta La Roca

Kennewell in search of stakes spoils with Esta La Roca

It will be a homecoming of sorts for Lloyd Kennewell on Saturday when the Caulfield trainer tries to nab stakes success at his old stomping...
Ima Roca Bee

Ryder Stakes test for promising filly

There is still one stakes race up for grabs this season and Karyn McQuade is hoping to get her hands on it. The Matamata trainer...
Johno Benner

Three-year-old shows plenty of spirit at Awapuni

Talented three-year-old Invisible Spirit recorded his third career victory when digging deep late to land the Courtesy Ford 3YO (1400m) at Awapuni on Thursday for...
El Nymph

Elliott living his racing dream

El Nymph is living proof of the old adage never look a gift horse in the mouth. The only problem is that Matamata trainer Nigel...
Hazel Schofer

Schofer looking to finish season with a bang

It’s been a gruelling few months for Hazel Schofer, but all her hard work and determination has paid off after securing the New Zealand Apprentice...
Leith Innes

Innes keen on what the new season holds

Leith Innes may be a senior statesman of the northern jockeys’ room, but he hasn’t lost his enthusiasm for what lies ahead on the feature...
Royal Queensland Show

Racing to return at 2021 Royal Queensland Show

Racing Queensland announced on Friday that they would be partnering with the Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland (RNA) for the 16th year...
Classique Legend

Punt Drunk: Can Classique Legend defend Everest title?

The Friday edition of Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major racing news doing the rounds, including Les Bridge's confidence in Classique...
Sale Turf Club

Good Friday racing set for Sale in 2022

On Thursday morning, Racing Victoria (RV) alongside Country Racing Victoria (CRV) announced that Sale Racecourse will host the inaugural Good Friday race meeting in Victoria...
Talented colt Alpine Edge

Lloyd looking for strong finish to season on Alpine Edge

Apprentice Jaden Lloyd teams up with one of Queensland’s top two-year-olds, Alpine Edge, at Eagle Farm on Saturday in a last-ditch bid to win QTIS...
Hit The Road Jack

Cambridge double for Phelans

Craig and Shaun Phelan went home from Cambridge Jockey Club’s Wednesday meeting happy men after recording a double on the synthetic track, which was officially...
Yeaboi

Ryder on Sharrock’s radar

It’s already been one of Allan Sharrock’s most memorable seasons but the New Plymouth trainer is keen to add the icing on the cake at...
Go You Good Thing

Go You Good Thing looks to double-up

Go You Good Thing gave Daniel Cherry his first win as a trainer and the Matamata horseman is hoping the gelding can double his tally...
London Banker

Schweida upbeat on London Banker and Princess Tenko

Kelly Schweida says he would like to see London Banker "put them to the sword" when the gelding steps out in the second race at...
Hugh Bowman

Bowman & McDonald fined for COVID breaches in Queensland

Two of Sydney’s top jockeys, Hugh Bowman and James McDonald, have each been fined $1,000 over a breach of the Queensland Government’s health directions whilst...
Verry Elleegant

Verry Elleegant pleases with pipe-opener

Verry Elleegant made a pleasing start to her spring preparation when finishing fourth in her 900m trial at Randwick on Tuesday. Her owners from both...
Bellacontte

Bambry filly primed for Ryder tilt

Smart juvenile Bellacontte is on track for Saturday’s Listed Courtesy Ford Ryder Stakes (1200m) at Otaki after warming up with a comfortable maiden victory at...
David Vandyke

Startled returns in Sunshine Coast trials

Having missed nearly two years of racing through injury, Startled made his return to the track on Tuesday morning in a 1200m trial at the...