Horse Racing News

Prince Of Arran

Prince Of Arran In Best Form For The Cup

English stayer Prince Of Arran has already been placed in two Melbourne Cups but track rider Aled Beech says he's in better form for this...
Alligator Blood

Crunch Time For Alligator Blood In Eagle

Alligator Blood's trainer David Vandyke admits the horse would probably be in Melbourne if not for the lure of the rich Golden Eagle at Rosehill.
Columbus County

Fownes plots December trail for Columbus County

Caspar Fownes is putting his faith in Columbus County to put down a Group 1 marker in the Class 2 Time Warp Handicap (1800m) at...
Turn Me Loose

First trial winner for Turn Me Loose

Windsor Park Stud stallion Turn Me Loose recorded his first trial victory as a sire when his two-year-old colt out of Group 3 performer Angel...
Let’s Karaka Deel

Bennett hoping for a Karaka day at Flemington

While Flying Start Syndications Director Cameron Bennett is disappointed he won’t be able to be on course to watch Let’s Karaka Deel in the Group...
Samantha Spratt

Spratt itching for raceday return following injury break

Getting Sam Spratt to sit still for more than a few minutes is a tough task at the best of times but the bubbly 35-year-old...
Funstar

Favourite Draws Wide In Golden Eagle

Funstar will have to overcome the outside barrier if she is to deliver trainer Chris Waller a second victory in the rich Golden Eagle at...
Redwood Shadow

Price Ready For A Big Week At Flemington

Trainers Mick Price and Michael Kent Junior will saddle up three Group One runners at Flemington, including Redwood Shadow in the Victoria Derby.
Swats That

Corstens Pair Ready For Coolmore Sprint

The Leon and Troy Corstens stable has got two live chances going into the Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes with both Ranting and Swats That...
Probabeel

Probabeel heading home for summer holiday

Quality mare Probabeel will be coming home to New Zealand to take a well-earned break in some lush New Zealand pasture after a gritty effort...
Crowning Star

Allpress back doing what she does best

Less than nine weeks after undergoing major surgery, leading jockey Lisa Allpress was back in business at Trentham on Sunday riding winners. The effervescent fourty-five-year-old...
Hold The Press

Hold The Press a headline act at Trentham

Progressive three-year-old Hold The Press maintained her unbeaten raceday record with a slick front-running performance at Trentham on Sunday. In the hands of runaway Jockeys’...
Bottega

Ryan Faces An Anxious Wait With Bottega

Fresh from claiming a $1 million race with Peltzer, Gerald Ryan will be chasing an even bigger payday if Bottega can force his way into...
Ciaron Maher

Maher Hoping Anders Ready For Coolmore

Ciaron Maher will monitor Anders during the week but believes he has recovered from the heat stress he suffered when he finished third in the...

Gotta Kiss Nearing A Return To Racing

Group One placegetter Gotta Kiss in on target to resume at the Sunshine Coast after pleasing her trainers with her performance in an Eagle Farm...
Concert Hall

Concert Hall all class at Trentham

It may have taken nearly all of the Trentham straight to get her head in front but class performer Concert Hall delivered when it counted...
Dragon Storm

Decisions to be made on Dragon’s direction

A comprehensive five-length victory over 3000m by Dragon Storm at Riccarton on Saturday has created an interesting conundrum for his trainer Chris Gibbs. Gibbs, who...
Miss Tycoon Rose

Pitman filly ready for classic challenge

On a day where the contenders for the upcoming age-group classics at Riccarton were on display around the country, South Island galloper Miss Tycoon Rose...
Follow Your Dreams

Rae’s phone red hot after speedy juvenile wins again

Back to back victories by promising two-year-old Follow Your Dreams has trainer Kenny Rae’s telephone running red hot. The speedy son of Mapperley Stud-based sire...
Mighty Giant

Giant win signals December intent, Courier Wonder dazzles on debut

Mighty Giant sealed a fifth consecutive win with an impressive performance in the Class 2 Argyle Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin on Saturday, 24 October,...
William Wallace

William Wallace turns back the clock with classic win

Versatile galloper William Wallace showed there was still plenty of fight left in his eight-year-old legs when he outlasted his younger rivals to take out...
Need I Say More

Smart three-year-old leaves rivals speechless at Te Rapa

Smart three-year-old Need I Say More let his actions do the talking at Te Rapa when he gave his age- group rivals a galloping lesson...
Vitesse Bo

Vitesse Bo shapes as serious Guineas contender

Cambridge visitor Vitesse Bo caused a minor upset when she defeated some well credentialled age-group classic contenders when taking out Saturday’s Group 3 War Decree...
De La Terre

Course specialist takes fillies feature

A love affair with the Te Rapa track continued on Saturday when course specialist De La Terre took out the Group 3 Waikato Stud Soliloquy...
Palamos

Top start for Te Akau at Te Rapa

The Te Akau Racing team made the best possible start to their day when the Jamie Richards-trained Palamos justified some inspired support to take out...