Australia horse racing news

Baylee Nothdurft closes in on junior title

Baylee Nothdurft has a strong book of rides at Eagle Farm where he can wrap up his first apprentices title.

Extended trip to suit Huntly Castle: Hayes

After breaking his maiden over 1600m at Bendigo, Huntly Castle is among the favourites to win the Byerley Handicap over 1800m at Flemington.

Enticing Star claims Waller’s Everest slot

Former Perth mare Enticing Star has been confirmed as the slot runner for trainer Chris Waller in The Everest.

Well-bred 2YO Paris wins Cranbourne maiden

Two-year-old filly Paris, a half-sister to Group One winner English, has become the latest juvenile from the Anthony Freedman stable to win this season.

Misery gets deserved win at Sunshine Coast

Consistent Misery has made the most of the absence of track specialist Tarzan to score an overdue win at the Sunshine Coast.

Jade Darose chases another Flemington win

Parwan Prince provided Jade Darose with an historic victory at Flemington over 1000m with the pair returning to the course and distance chasing another win.

Eagle Farm return boosts winter carnival

The return of racing at Eagle Farm has helped boost turnover and crowds for the Queensland winter carnival.

Baster back in saddle after Ninja Warrior

After taking up the challenge of appearing on the television program Ninja Warrior, jockey Stephen Baster is back in the saddle chasing victory on horseback.

Jamie Kah to ride in Shergar Cup at Ascot

Australian jockey Jamie Kah has been announced as one of the riders set to compete in the Shergar Cup at Ascot in England.

Injury-plagued import out to revive career

After a promising start to his career in South Africa, King's Bay has had a long and troubled journey to get back to the races...

Gold Ambition chasing belated stakes win

Gold Ambition, who was once placed in a Group One race, gets another chance at stakes company at Eagle Farm.

New early spring Flemington race for 2YOs

The Victoria Racing Club has introduced a new early season race for two-year-olds at Flemington over 900m.

Ex-mayor’s breeding dream receives a boost

Former Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has always wanted to breed a top-class horse and his two-year-old Spurious is taking steps towards that goal.
Saone

Lindsey Smith pair to chase bigger targets

A Ballarat synthetic track double for Lindsey Smith might be the launching pad for a spring campaign for Olympic Oath and Saone.

Tasmanian filly set for Flemington outing

Shady Hustle, a winner of four of her six starts in Tasmania, is set to make her mainland debut for a new stable at Flemington.

Mark Newnham follows proven path with 2YO

Mark Newnham is on an end-of-season surge with his two-year-olds that has helped him move into the top 10 on the Sydney trainers' premiership.

Nash Rawiller to resume at Kembla Grange

Comeback jockey Nash Rawiller is to reignite his career in NSW, starting with a low-key return at Kembla Grange after a 15-month disqualification.
Saone

Staying future for Burgundy filly

Kiwi import Saone broke maiden ranks in impressive style on Tuesday when winning over 1400m at the Ballarat Synthetic meeting. Prepared from the Warrnambool base...
Hapaira

Former Kiwis deliver stylish double for syndicators

Emerging Australian syndicators Harney Stone Racing celebrated an impressive winning double at Murtoa on Monday with a pair of New Zealand recruits. The smart victories...

Schillaci Stakes winner gains Everest slot

The winner of the Schillaci Stakes will gain a start in The Everest after a slot deal between the Melbourne Racing Club and the Australian...

Slow recovery for Tahlia Hope in hospital

Tahlia Hope remains in hospital recovering from viral meningitis after falling ill while riding in Mornington barrier trials.

Godolphin win Everest slot tender

Global racing giant Godolphin has won the tender for the vacant slot in the $14 million Everest while the Melbourne Racing Club has also joined...

Ljungberg could chase another Randwick win

Trainer Ron Quinton has nominated last-start Randwick winner Ljungberg for another benchmark race on his home track.
Marmelo

Agonising defeat for Marmelo in France

Hughie Morrison has been left disappointed as Marmelo narrowly failed to win back-to-back editions of the Prix Maurice de Nieuil at ParisLongchamp.

Trainer Ben Currie has racing ban reduced

Trainer Ben Currie has had his sentence reduced on various racing charges but will be back in court on a criminal charge.