Australia horse racing news


Masculino wins from the front at the Valley

THREE-YEAR-OLD colt Masculino looks set for a big preparation after taking out Sweeney We Know West Handicap at Moonee Valley. Making its debut at the...

Suncraze set for Everest day following Rosehill win

TRAINER Melanie O’Gorman believes Suncraze is ready to step on in class after recording a hard-fought win in class three company at Rosehill. The $2.60...

Caulfield Guineas still on the agenda for Sunquest

FLEMINGTON-based trainer Steve Richards is adamant Sunquest can win a Saturday premier race before winning a maiden. The three-year-old lines up in Saturday’s Sweeney We...
Vega Magic

Lindsay Park set to launch double assault on The Everest

Lindsay Park's racing manager, Rayan Moore, has confirmed that the stable is looking at two slots for the $10 million sprint.
HB Twitter wrap

Racing Twitter wrap: Weekend of wizardry as Magics dominate

A pair of supernatural performances took centre stage as we look back at the best racing Tweets from the opening weekend of Melbourne's spring carnival.
NZ galloper Gingernuts

Gingernuts impresses as Close Up causes Tarzino Trophy boilover

A LATE call up for trainer Shelley Hale’s runner Close Up paid dividends after the eight-year-old stunned the Tarzino Trophy field at Hastings on Saturday....

Price predicting a strong spring for Oregon’s Day

TRAINER Mick Price is expecting a big spring from his mare Oregon’s Day after the four-year-old took out the Chandler Macleod Plate in commanding fashion...
Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne

Racing Victoria launches spring carnival in Melbourne

There were stars aplenty on show at Albert Park on Friday as Racing Victoria officially opened the 2017 Spring Racing Carnival.
Seymour trainer Jamie Scott

Arena Queen’s long trek worth the journey for Jamie Scott

The 290km journey from country Victoria proved most worthwhile as the six-year-old mare took home the chocolates.
Cama De Rosas wins at Wagga

Patient approach pays off for Spackman’s Cama De Rosas

After a disappointing debut in February, the five-year-old mare might just have saved her career with a shock win on Thursday.
Baby Don't Cry

Baby Don’t Cry delivers winning swansong for Widdison

It was a stylish finish to a successful partnership on Thursday as the six-year-old galloper claimed another victory at Wagga.
Trainers Lee Freedman and Bart Cummings

Five of our all-time favourite Bart Cummings one-liners

It is two years to the day since Bart's passing, so we thought we would honour the great man by recounting some his most famous...
Of The Day

Of The Day goes back-to-back at Doomben

OF The Day backed up its quality win at Doomben two weeks ago with an even more impressive outing on Saturday. The Tony Gollan-trained four-year-old...
Jockey Paul Hammersley

Is ready to embrace its audience?

Has Victoria's premier free-to-air racing broadcaster alienated the horse racing community by ditching on-course coverage in favour of in-studio content?
The Sprooker

The Sprooker with a point to prove on debut at Hawkesbury

TRAINER Jason Clisby is hoping three-year-old colt The Sprooker can win more numerous reasons at Hawkesbury on Thursday. Clisby is more known for pin-hooking his...
Yawkey Way wins at Cootamundra

Fitness the key for local winner Yawkey Way

The four-year-old mare's trainer says race fitness was the key to her win at Leeton on Tuesday.
Sarona Downs at Goulburn

Retirement off the cards for McRae’s Sarona Downs

Trainer Allan McRae says there is no rush to call time on the eight-year-old's racing career after another strong run on Tuesday.
Pariah wins Canonbury Stakes

Pariah opens as favourite for San Domenico Stakes

The resuming Blue Diamond Stakes runner-up is the bookies' favourite for the group three title at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday.
Sweet Redemption

Front-running ride seals Sweet Redemption

A SENSATIONALLY rated ride from Adam Hyeronimus has seen Sweet Redemption secure the Group 3 Sydney Markets Toy Show Quality at Randwick on Saturday. The...
Rhythm to Spare

Group races on the cards for ultra-consistent Rhythm To Spare

TRAINER Michael Moroney believes eight-year-old Rhythm To Spare potentially has another tilt at the Toorak Handicap in it following its strong win at Caulfield on...

Golden Rose on the cards for Formality

THE Hayes and Dabernig team have their sights set on the Golden Rose after star filly Formality took out the Group 2 Silver Shadow Stakes...
Mildura Racing Club

City in sight for Rat With Goldtooth

Trainer Paul Preusker says his talented four-year-old will have an edge on Friday and could be headed to the big smoke in the near future.

ATC forms development partnership with Canterbury Park

Property group Mirvac will develop non-essential tracts of Canterbury Park racecourse as the ATC looks to revitalise Sydney's racing infrastructure.
HB Twitter wrap

Saturday features dominate the headlines on social media

The main events at Flemington and Rosehill took out top billing on social media as we unearth the best Twitter reactions from the weekend of...
Sheer Madness

Sheer Madness’ connections focusing on group glory

SHEER Madness’ connections are hopeful that group races are on the horizon after the gelding recorded a powerful win at Flemington on Saturday. In a...