Horse Racing News

Caulfield market movers for Wednesday night, February 21

TWILIGHT racing returns to Caulfield this Wednesday as the Melbourne track hosts eight races. The punters have made their moves well ahead of the kick-off...
Time Lord

Derby day prospects for Collett

Pukekohe conditioner Richard Collett will line up two promising three-year-olds on Derby day at Ellerslie next month. One that will compete in the Gr.1 Vodafone...
Goold

Geoff Goold faces challenge to ride again

Jockey Geoff Goold is keen to ride in races again but he knows it is a long shot after suffering a serious leg injury in...
Horse Betting

Gear change set to help Plumaro at Doomben

Trainer Kevin Kemp will add winkers to smart two-year-old Plumaro's race day gear after problems with her blinkers.
Oakleigh Plate

Capacity field for Group 1 Oakleigh Plate

Flamberge will carry the No.1 saddlecloth in a capacity field for the Oakleigh Plate after weights were raised when Chautauqua was not an acceptor.
Embellish

Embellish to strip in top order for Guineas

A bolder showing is expected from the leading New Zealand three-year-old Embellish in the Gr.1 Australian Guineas (1600m). The Savabeel colt has taken significant benefit...
Locally Sauced

Proven combination back in business

A widely-travelled combination will be reunited at Wairoa with the champion southern jockey Chris Johnson to partner Locally Sauced. They have been successful on three...
Tosen Stardom

Field of 11 for Group One Futurity Stakes

A field of 11 has been declared for the Group One Futurity Stakes which includes two three-year-olds.
Bonneval

Rethink puts NZ Group Ones on Bonneval’s programme

A change of plans will see New Zealand’s top mare Bonneval make two domestic appearances before her Sydney autumn campaign. The high-class daughter of Makfi...
Chautauqua

Chatauqua to miss Oakleigh Plate

Weights for the Group One Oakleigh Plate will rise 1.5 kilograms with Chautauqua a non-runner.
William Hill

Hefty $10 Million penalty for UK bookmaker William Hill

British bookmaker William Hill will have to pay STG6.2 million in penalties for breaching anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations.
Classic Emperor

Chris So better for the run as he prepares Classic Emperor for Meydan

Trainer Chris So has declared himself to be “better with experience” as he prepares Hong Kong raider Classic Emperor for a Dubai debut in the...
Ivictory

Ivictory to make Happy Valley debut with Joao Moreira in saddle

Joao Moreira partnered the four-year-old Ivictory to an easy Class 3 score over the distance at Sha Tin earlier this month. That was the Mossman...
Super Fluke

Brett Prebble staring down milestone 800 HK wins at Happy Valley

Brett Prebble is looking for a landmark win on Super Fluke in the Class 1 Happy Valley Trophy Handicap (1200m) on Wednesday, 21 February, the...
Pingwi Spark

Pingwu Spark faces G1 test in Sha Tin’s Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

Jockey Derek Leung is hopeful that giant grey Pingwu Spark can graduate to Group 1 company when he faces his first true heavyweight test in...
Joao Moreira Neorealism

Free entry for G1 HKJC feature races closes in 4 weeks

The free entry period for the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s three spring Group 1 features, the Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup (2000m), the Champions...
Savvy Coup

Pitman’s ready to raid North Island riches with stable stars

Riccarton trainers Michael and Matthew Pitman are readying their troops for North Island raids. “For the Otaki meeting that’s been transferred to Hastings we’re bringing...
High Spirits

High Spirits in anything but and headed for the paddock

Promising staying mare High Spirits has been turned out following her unplaced run at Ellerslie in the Nathan’s Memorial (2400m). “She’s gone to the spelling...
Prom Queen

Brisbane Winter Carnival the target for NZ mare Prom Queen

Brisbane high on priority list for NZ mare Prom Queen. The Queensland winter carnival remains firmly on the radar of the multiple stakes winner Prom...
Untamed Diamond

Untamed Diamond to be spelled before Brisbane Winter Carnival

A series of misfortune has put a spanner in the works in the race plans for quality stakes-winning mare Untamed Diamond. Trained by Richard Collett,...
Flying Feet

Flying Feet out of New Zealand Derby conetention though injury

There is a tinge of disappointment in Joseph Waldron’s Te Awamutu stable after his Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) hope Flying Feet has been...

First acceptors taken for Flemington Group Ones

A host of big names remain in contention for autumn Group One races at Flemington after first acceptances but there have been some notable omissions...
Treasure

New Zealand Oaks favourite Treasure to start in G3 Lowlands Stakes

Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) favourite Treasure will return to the central districts for her final run ahead of next month’s Trentham feature. The...
Victorian trainer Simon Morrish and horse Tonteria

Simon Morrish suspended by RAD Board for raceday treatments

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board has handed out a suspension and a fine to Ballarat-based trainer Simon Morrish.

Efforts ramp up to get Winx to England

English racing officials are in Australia ramping up efforts to convince the connections of Winx to take her to the northern hemisphere.