Australia horse racing news


Doncaster winner aims for another Group 1 win

After winning the Doncaster Mile on the first day of The Championships, Nettoyer will chase another Group One victory in the Coolmore Legacy Stakes.
Danon Premium

Field of 13 for Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Japanese horse Danon Premium and English visitor Addeybb headline a field of 13 for the Group One Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick.
Master Of Wine

Master Of Wine tunes up for Group 1 test

Master Of Wine is one of the favoured Queen Elizabeth Stakes runners in his first Group One test.

Godolphin Golden Slipper winner retired

Kiamichi, who led home a Golden Slipper trifecta for Godolphin, has been retired with a record of three wins to her credit from 13 starts.

Hanger to fly south for Beer at Caulfield

Albury trainer Mitchell Beer will have one of his few runners south of the border since new protocols were introduced when Hanger runs at Caulfield.

Federal job scheme helps Qld clubs

The Federal government's JobKeeper scheme will help reduce further staff losses in the Queensland racing industry.
Opie Bosson

Mixed Queen Elizabeth feelings for Opie Bosson

NZ jockey Opie Bosson admits riding Te Akau Shark against stablemate Melody Belle in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes will be strange.

TAB investigating quaddie cash out glitch

A glitch that meant some TAB customers received excessive early cash-out payments is being investigated by technicians.
Craig Newitt

Newitt holds fears for Tasmanian racing

With racing on hold for four weeks in Tasmania, jockey Craig Newitt fears it could have a crippling effect on the local industry.
Beauty Generation

Beauty Generation back to best in Hong Kong

Beauty Generation has bounced back to winning form in the Group Two Chairman's Trophy at Sha Tin ahead of the Champion's Mile.
Chris Waller

Waller to choose Queen Elizabeth team

Trainer Chris Waller Queen Elizabeth Stakes team will be headed by Verry Elleegant but he has yet to decide who joins her.

Redzel nearing the end of career

Co-trainer Peter Snowden has flagged the retirement of star sprinter Redzel after his Group One third in the TJ Smith.
Tom Melbourne

Popular galloper Tom Melbourne retired

Nine-year-old gelding Tom Melbourne, who notched six wins and 14 seconds from 51 starts, has been retired and will reside at Living Legends.
Melody Belle

Melody Belle to back up in Queen Elizabeth

Melody Belle will back up from her Doncaster Mile fourth into the Queen Elizabeth Stakes in which she will face stablemate Te Akau Shark.

Wilde has headache over Warrnambool target

With two feature steeplechases on the one day at the revamped Warrnambool carnival, trainer Symon Wilde is considering his options with local hero Gold Medals.
Eric The Eel

Kendrick hopes for reversal on Qld Derby

Trainer Stuart Kendrick is hoping there will be a reversal of the decision to scrap the Queensland Derby.
Peter V'landys

Racing NSW announces prize money cuts

Racing NSW has announced prize money cuts of 20 per cent at the top end and 10 per cent for midweek and provincial races.
Brendan Parnell

Pressure to reinstate Qld winter carnival

Clubs, breeders and some trainers are pushing for Racing Queensland to reverse its decision to scrap the winter carnival.
Tony Gollan

Gollan milestone in sad circumstances

Trainer Tony Gollan has reached a century of winners for a season for the fourth time, a feat overshadowed by the death of his father...

Nettoyer wins Group One Doncaster Mile

Nettoyer has burst out late to win the Group One Doncaster Mile by half a length at Randwick.

Rubisaki continues winning run in PJ Bell

Rubisaki has continued on her winning way this season with an impressive victory in the Group Three PJ Bell Stakes at Randwick.
Get Stuck In

Emotional win for Tony Gollan at Doomben

Get Stuck In has provided trainer Tony Gollan with an emotional win in honour of his father Darryl, who died on Friday.

Exasperate continues good Caulfield form

Trainer Matthew Brown will keep a watch on the weather forecast before deciding on whether to turn Exasperate out for a spell or look for...
Nature Strip

Nature Strip trounces TJ Smith rivals

Enigmatic sprinter Nature Strip has given his TJ Smith Stakes rivals a galloping lessen, streeting a class field in a dominant performance.
Quick Thinker

Quick Thinker wins Group 1 Australian Derby

New Zealand visitor Quick Thinker has taken out a thrilling Australian Derby to give his co-trainer Murray Baker his fifth win in the Group One...