Australia horse racing news

Racehorse owner accused of drug smuggling

High profile racehorse owner Damion Flower has faced court accused of being involved in a cocaine smuggling ring operating out of Sydney airport.

Norman Waymouth dies after cancer battle

Former jockey-turned-trainer Norman Waymouth has died after a battle with cancer, aged 65.

Racehorse owner Flower facing drug charges

Australian racehorse owner Damion Flower is due to face a western Sydney court on drugs charges.

Classic contenders out in force in Sydney

The Randwick meeting will provide an important insight into the staying credentials of a host of three-year-olds earmarked for winter carnival ambitions.

No rest yet for unbeaten Not Enough Effort

Not Enough Effort will attempt to extend his unbeaten record to four when he runs in the Furphy Ale Plate at Flemington.

Collett poised for big day out at Randwick

It doesn't get much better than Jason Collett's book of rides at Randwick with the top jockey set to take the reins on a quintet...

Steel Prince races for Melbourne Cup start

Stayers in The Andrew Ramsden will be racing for more than just prize money at Flemington with the winner gaining a ballot exemption into the...

Fillies set to dominate Fred Best Classic

Fillies again look to have a strong chance of dominating the Group Three Fred Best Classic at Eagle Farm.

McEvoy aiming to increase Group One haul

Tony McEvoy has been in Brisbane overseeing Dollar For Dollar's preparation as the trainer chases his seventh Group One for the season.

Bigger track key for Magic Alibi in Gr 3

Stakes winner Magic Alibi will get a final chance to add to her black-type tally at Eagle Farm before she is sold as a broodmare...
Thomas Stockdale

Thomas Stockdale gets French opportunity

Thomas Stockdale is the latest Victorian rider set to represent Australia in an apprentices' race at Chantilly on French Oaks day.

Pike doubles Kingsford Smith Cup chances

New Zealand trainer Tony Pike looks to have an unexpected second chance in the Kingsford Smith Cup after Endless Drama shaped well in a barrier...

Savigne improves Queensland Oaks ranking

Savigne, a half-sister to Doncaster Mile winner Kermadec, is set to follow her older sibling onto the Group One stage after scoring at Canterbury.

Manolo Blahniq fresh for Flemington tilt

The Straight Six at Flemington fits the program ideally for Manolo Blahniq on his way to a shot at the Stradbroke Handicap in Brisbane.

Johnny Whitesox gets jump on Coast rivals

Chris Munce has used a tie-honoured training method to get a belated birthday present for himself with Johnny Whitesox's win at the Gold Coast.

Albumin set to bounce back over pet trip

Trainer Gerald Ryan has delved into his bag of tricks in the hope it can spark two of his horses back into winning form at...

OTI after golden ticket into Melbourne Cup

Victory in The Andrew Ramsden at Flemington offers the winner a ballot-free exemption into the Melbourne Cup.
Gary Portelli

Portelli 2YO confirmed for Brisbane trip

An ideal barrier draw has swayed Sydney trainer Gary Portelli to send juvenile Disruptor to Brisbane for a shot at the BRC Sires' Produce Stakes.

Barbie after a change of luck in Group One

Classy three-year-old filly Outback Barbie is overdue a change of fortune when she tackles the Group One Kingsford Smith Cup at Eagle Farm.

Weight is right for Beriman’s history bid

Nikita Beriman says she will have no trouble making 48kg to ride Dubious in a bid for history at Eagle Farm.

Casino Gallop Selections Friday

Casino gallops selections Saturday

Second turf track announced for Caulfield

The Melbourne Racing Club hopes to increase the number of meetings at Caulfield with the announcement of a second turf track at the course.

Capacity line-up for Kingsford Smith Cup

The Bostonian will attempt back-to-back Group One victories in Brisbane when he lines up in the Kingsford Smith Cup at Eagle Farm.

Success comes for Geoff Wheeler at Moe

Jake Noonan has piloted Black Beau Tie to a sentimental win at Moe to give trainer Geoff Wheeler his first win in four years.

Bjorn Baker to target Kingsford Smith

Trained Bjorn Baker will send Redouble and Irithea north looking for Group One glory after the retirement of elite winner Music Magnate.