Australia horse racing news

Warwick Farm abandoned over COVID-19 cases

Racing NSW has taken the precautionary measure of abandoning the Warwick Farm meeting due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the Liverpool region.

September dates set for Melham hearing

The Victorian Racing Tribunal has set aside three days to hear betting charges against jockey Ben Melham in the County Court.
Mystic Journey

Trinder happy with Mystic Journey’s trial

Group One-winner Mystic Journey has finished fourth in a barrier trial at Devonport as she builds towards her planned race return in the PB Lawrence...

Sircconi set for another Flemington race

Trainer Nick Ryan is thrilled with how Sircconi has come through his Winter Championship Series Final win as he prepares for another 1600m race at...

Caulfield Guineas a target for Tagaloa

The Caulfield Guineas looms as a target for Blue Diamond Stakes winner Tagaloa in the spring.
Jungle Edge

Weekend Racing Review: Another win in the wet for Jungle Edge

It was a wet weekend up and down the eastern seaboard, but that only made the horse racing action all the more intriguing for some....
Mystic Journey

Mystic Journey entered for Devonport trial

Group One winner Mystic Journey is entered for an 800m barrier trial on the Devonport synthetic track as she continues preparations towards her race return.
Damian Lane

Damian Lane returns for start of 2020-21

Damian Lane has finished his latest riding stint in Japan and will be back in Australian action at the start of the new racing season.
Louise Day

Frankely Awesome among Kenso track entries

Trainer Kris Lees is hoping an expected wet Kensington track at Randwick will offset a drop in distance for last-start WJ McKell Cup winner Frankely...
Tony McEvoy

Juveniles face distance test in Byerley

A number of two-year-olds are set to be tried over 1800m in the Byerley Handicap at Flemington, including Mr Wolf who steps up from 1400m.
Zac Purton

Purton wins fourth Hong Kong premiership

Zac Purton has clinched his fourth Hong Kong jockeys' premiership with one meeting still remaining in the 2019-20 season.

Cup dream alive for Snowdens and Carif

A long-term plan to aim Carif at the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups is entering its final phase as Peter and Paul Snowden count down to...

Oceanex starts build-up to Melbourne Cup

Co-trainer Michael Kent Jr says Oceanex has come back to training at Caulfield a rounder and stronger mare in the build-up to the Melbourne Cup.
Mick Bell

Bell chasing Everest start for Jungle Edge

Mick Bell is throwing his hat into the ring for an Everest start for Jungle Edge after the evergreen sprinter won the Sir John Monash...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe after a National repeat

Tallyho Twinkletoe is heading back to Melbourne chasing Grand National Hurdle and Steeplechase repeat wins after a hurdle victory in New Zealand.
Mike Moroney

Harlech arrives in Melbourne for spring

New Zealand Group Two winner Harlech has arrived in Melbourne, with trainer Mike Moroney to aim the rising four-year-old at some spring features in Australia.
Russian Camelot

O’Brien with bright prospects for 2020-21

Vow And Declare's Melbourne Cup highlighted an impressive season for trainer Danny O'Brien who believes he has a strong squad heading into 2020-21.

Knight Mariner to undergo further tests

Promising Knight Mariner will be transferred to the Gatton veterinary hospital on Monday after apparently fracturing his pelvis in the Winx Guineas.
Dan Griffin

Retiring Griffin in 10th Gold Coast title

Dan Griffin has ridden a treble to ensure he will retire with a record 10 Gold Coast jockey premierships.

Batters trains first metropolitan winner

Grey gelding Leroytheconquerer has repaid trainer Damian Batters' faith by giving him his first metropolitan Saturday winner at the Sunshine Coast.

Krone too strong in Glasshouse Handicap

The decision to race Krone for another season paid off when she won the Listed Glasshouse Handicap at the Sunshine Coast.
Noble Boy

Winter Stakes a Noble result at Rosehill

Clare Cunningham is counting her lucky stars she did not get to Melbourne with Noble Boy, who has given the trainer an important stakes win...

Wapiti repays Duncan’s faith in Group 3 Guineas

Wapiti has fought back to win the Group Three Winx Guineas at the Sunshine Coast after he was headed in the straight.
Jungle Edge

Jungle Edge lands Sir John Monash Stakes

Coming off a short-break, Jungle Edge has landed a sizeable betting plunge to take out the Group Three Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield.
Lord Bouzeron

Lord Bouzeron wins in his Australian debut

In his first Australian start, former New Zealand three-year-old Lord Bouzeron has raced to a dominant win over 2000m on a rain-affected track at Caulfield.