Horse Racing News

Hungry Heart

Hungry Heart triumphant in Oaks

Beautifully bred filly Hungry Heart has landed her most significant win, taking out the Australian Oaks at Randwick.

Mahamedeis prevails in VOBIS Gold Heath at Caulfield

Mahamedeis and Dice Roll have provided Nick Ryan with an ideal start to the Caulfield meeting.

Cristal Breeze sparkles in Championships Final

Cristal Breeze has overpowered favourite Pandano to win the Provincial Championships Final at Randwick.
Taking Aim

Taking Aim justifies Douglas Whyte’s faith after breaking back into winners’ list

Winless for more than two years, Taking Aim completed a long, eventful trek from the brink of enforced retirement to Sha Tin’s winners’ stall after...
Roch ‘N’ Horse

Promising mare takes first black type trophy

Matamata visitor Roch ‘N’ Horse put a disappointing last start performance behind her when she produced a powerful closing burst to take out the Listed...
Big Mike

Emotional win for Big Mike in Hawke’s Bay Cup

There was definitely a catch in the voice of co-trainer Shaun Phelan as he described just what the victory of stable favourite Big Mike means...

Avantage makes it nine Group One wins with Te Rapa triumph

Despite being delayed a week, the Group 1 Fiber Fresh New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) lived up to its billing as one of the...

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | April 17, 2021

Day 2 of The Championships is here! Headlined by four Group 1 races the Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Sydney Cup, ATC Australian Oaks and the Queen...
Mossman Gorge

Bel Esprit Stakes to answer questions for Dale

Having performed best in shorter sprints, Matthew Dale is bringing Mossman Gorge to Melbourne in a bid to see if he can stretch to 1200m.

Stablemates have bases covered in VOBIS Gold Distaff

Lunakorn and Shazade will fly the flag for the Anthony and Sam Freedman stable in the VOBIS Gold Distaff at Caulfield.
Finance Tycoon

Lindsay Park pair chase big payday in The Showdown

Finance Tycoon and Tramontana are set to do Lindsay Park proud when they line up in The Showdown at Caulfield.
Greysful Glamour

Start for Glamour mare weather-dependent

Mark Newnham is keeping a close eye on the weather ahead of Greysful Glamour’s G1 bid at Randwick.
Gotta Kiss

Kiss is fitter for Daybreak Lover tilt

AFTER Gotta Kiss turned in the most inglorious run of her career, connections are pinning their hopes on a clearer blood picture for her to...
Gerald Ryan

Trainers looking for Joyous result at Randwick

Training partners Gerald Ryan and Sterling Alexiou will saddle up three runners on day two of The Championships.
Ricky Yiu

Champion trainer Ricky Yiu plots winning return for Excellent Chariot

Reigning champion trainer Ricky Yiu is optimistic a timely distance rise can trigger Excellent Chariot’s return to the winners’ list in the Class 3 Devon...
Realm Of Flowers

Flowers blossoming ahead of Cup bid

Realm Of Flowers has thrived in Sydney and remains on track to turn the tables on her Manion Cup conqueror Favorite Moon.

Johnson delighted with Group One pick-up ride

A lot can change in a week and the misfortune of the races being abandoned mid program at Te Aroha has resulted in leading jockey...

Exhilarates out to add to Godolphin tally in Adelaide

Godolphin will chase another feature race win in Adelaide when Exhilarates runs in the Group 3 R N Irwin Stakes at Morphettville.
The Chosen One

Baker looking to further enhance impressive Sydney Cup record

Cambridge trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman are down to just one runner in the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m), with five-year-old entire The Chosen...

Godolphin poised to continue hot carnival form

Global powerhouse Godolphin played a starring role on Derby day and again have the firepower to make an impact at Randwick.
That’s Incranibull

Davies holds strong hand in Poverty Bay Cup

New Plymouth trainer Emma Davies holds a strong hand in the Vintech Pacific Poverty Bay Cup (2500m) at Hastings on Saturday. The Taranaki horsewoman will...

Favourite out of Provincial Championships Final

Great News, the reigning favourite for the rich Provincial Championships Final, has been scratched.

Stakes targets await Ritani

Seven-win mare Ritani is on trial for stakes targets when she lines up in the Ascot Sports Bar Handicap (1600m) at Ascot Park on Sunday....

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | April 16, 2021

Today’s racing around the country sees seven horse racing meetings scheduled for this afternoon, as we build to Day 2 of The Championships tomorrow. Our...

Punt Drunk: Another jockey banned as RV cracks down on doping

TGIF! Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major stories doing the rounds as we approach a mega weekend of racing, including Russian...