Australia horse racing news

Home features await Baker and Forsman

Murray Baker and training partner Andrew Forsman have turned their attention to home soil with runners in upcoming New Zealand features.

Whypeeo ready to lead Edmonds team

Stakes-winning three-year-old Whypeeo is set to lead a strong stable representation for Gold Coast trainer Toby Edmonds at Doomben.

Price to rely upon Bassett in Bel Esprit

Trainer Mick Price is hoping the addition of blinkers will spark an improved showing from Bassett in the Listed Bel Esprit Stakes at Caulfield.
Chocante

Winx form line for New Zealander Chocante

New Zealander Chocante, who resumes at Doomben, carries a placing behind champion mare Winx in his form.

Gronkowski buys stake in horse named Gronk

New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski has bought a share in Gronk with his namesake to run in the Kentucky Derby.
Levendi

Aust Derby winner Levendi to have surgery

Australian Derby winner Levendi will undergo arthroscopic surgery to remove bone chips with spring plans on hold.

Gododdin off the mark for Godolphin

Promising filly Gododdin has broken her maiden at the third attempt for Godolphin as the Kensington course at Randwick held its first meeting since 2014.

First city winner for apprentice Williams

Apprentice jockey Chris Williams has recorded his first metropolitan win at Kensington in his second ride in Sydney.

Vitani produces the goods with Sandown win

Exciting prospect Vitani has lived up to the expectations of trainer Wendy Kelly, breaking through for her maiden win at Sandown.

Tail in the gate catches out Seattle Park

Racing Victoria stewards declared Seattle Park a non-runner in a race at Sandown after his tail was caught in the gates at the start.

Bowman adopts new perspective on Hartnell

After trailing in the wake of Winx and Hugh Bowman seven times, Hartnell has the world's leading jockey in the saddle for the All Aged...
Lord of the Sky winning the G3 Standish

Mail Escort delivers at Ipswich for Sears

Trainer Tony Sears has continued his success with the offspring of little-known sire Mail Train when first starter Mail Escort caused an upset at Ipswich.

Eaton and Carson combine for Sandown win

Apprentice Jessica Eaton has landed her first Melbourne city win aboard Famelist while providing trainer Gary Carson a long overdue metropolitan success.

Mr Marbellouz kept to restricted racing

Mr Marbellouz will remain in restricted class at Doomben despite after drawing well in two races in which the rising star was an acceptor.
Glyn Schofield

New Kensington Track passes first test

Jockey Glyn Schofield is impressed with the new Kensington Track at Randwick after guiding the first winner home on the revamped surface.

Mick Price laments tough draw for Seabrook

Trainer Mick Price admits Seabrook's opportunity to cap her Sydney autumn carnival campaign in style has been jeopardised by the Champagne Stakes barrier draw.

Fastnet Tempest ready to roll at Caulfield

The Anniversary Vase at Caulfield may be the race that sees imported galloper Fastnet Tempest secure his first victory for Lindsay Park.
Trapeze Artist

Group One fields finalised for Randwick

The Group One All Aged Stakes and Champagne Stakes feature races at Randwick have each attracted a field of 13 runners.

Freedman team warms up for Brisbane winter

Japanese galloper A Shin Rook is one of four Anthony Freedman-trained horses who will make their winter carnival debuts at Doomben.

Winx Stakes to honour champion racemare

The Australian Turf Club's Group Two Warwick Stakes at Randwick will be upgraded and rebranded for super mare Winx.
Victorem

Grand jumper Cue Card retired

Multiple Grade One-winning steeplechaser Cue Card has been retired after failing to show his usual zest in his work.

Kinane pays tribute to Giants Causeway

Racing great Mick Kinane has paid tribute to serial Group One winner Giant's Causeway, who has died at the age of 21.

Vic horse trainers want samples re-tested

Racehorse trainers Lee and Shannon Hope want urine samples to be re-examined with a new testing method as they fight bans for giving cobalt to...

Jockey Ryan Maloney outed for four months

Racing Victoria stewards have suspended jockey Ryan Maloney for four months after testing positive to a banned stimulant following a urine sample.

Stewards query beaten Mornington favourite

The tactics adopted by jockey Billy Egan aboard beaten favourite Zizzis at Mornington are at the centre of an adjourned Racing Victoria stewards inquiry.