Australia horse racing news

Lekvarte chasing Stakes success after Rosehill victory

Talented New Zealand-bred mare Lekvarte may have earned herself a Group Three opportunity with her victory at Rosehill on Saturday.

Military Mission careers away with victory in Zipping Classic

Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott and Jye McNeil have combined with Military Mission to take out the feature Group 2 Zipping Classic at Caulfield.

Serasana dominates her rivals to claim Sandown Guineas

Robbie Griffiths & Mathew de Kock and John Allen have combined with Serasana to take out the Group 2 Sandown Guineas on Zipping Classic Day.

King Magnus revels in wet conditions to claim Kevin Heffernan

Robbie Griffiths & Mathew de Kock and Thomas Stockdale have combined with King Magnus to take out the Group 3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes on Zipping...

Rawiller remains unbeaten with Toesonthenose

Leading Sydney jockey Nash Rawiller is forming a potent partnership with New Zealand-bred gelding Toesonthenose, who scored a comfortable win at Rosehill.

Just Folk breaks winless drought with Eclipse Stakes victory

Gavin Bedggood and Mark Zahra have combined with Just Folk to take out the Group 3 Eclipse Stakes on Zipping Classic Day at Caulfield.

Darwin Guineas winner Tubthumper makes grand return

Returning from a spell, Phil Cole’s Darwin Guineas winner Tubthumper impressed by taking out the feature at Fannie Bay on Friday.

Alice Springs honours veteran jockey and injured trainer

It will be a special occasion on Saturday when the Alice Springs Turf Club honours jockey Paul “Dash” Denton and trainer Rene Taylor.

Punt Drunk: Frawley gets the job done for Spud at Geelong

Summer is upon us, and the team at Punt Drunk have found a couple of eye-catching news pieces that has kept us busy ahead of...

Ritchie returns to Warrnambool in search of Jericho Cup triumph

Cambridge trainer Shaune Ritchie has crossed the Tasman for a second tilt at the Jericho Cup (4600m) at Warrnambool on Sunday.

Phil Cole chasing Darwin feature success

Phil Cole, who has kept champion trainer Gary Clarke honest in the Top End and Country premiership in recent years, dominates Friday’s feature at Fannie...

Betfair continues to offer value with better Spring Carnival odds

Betfair, the only betting exchange in Australia, continues to lead the way in terms of value for punters during the Spring Carnival.

Zipping Classic attracts quality field of stayers

The Group 2 Zipping Classic will headline the massive 10-race program out of Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday afternoon.
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Overpass headlines Winterbottom Stakes 2023 field

The Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes will headline the program at Ascot on Saturday afternoon, with a full field of 16 expected to clash in the...

Racing NSW announced dates for Country Championships Series

Racing NSW announced the 2024 dates and venues for the Country Championships Series, which culminates with the Final at Randwick on April 6, worth $1...

Jimmysstar impresses at Cranbourne

New Zealand import Jimmysstar kept his unblemished Australian record intact with a super-impressive win in Saturday’s Shooting Stars (1500m) at Cranbourne.

Logan secures third treble in as many meetings at Alice Springs

Darwin-based jockey Sonja Logan, who won her first ever NT title last season, rode a third straight treble at Alice Springs on Saturday.

Bustler gives Neville Parnham his first Railway Stakes

Neville and Steven Parnham have combined with Bustler to take out the feature Group 1 Railway Stakes at Ascot on Saturday afternoon.

Zipaway proves too strong in Group 2 WA Guineas

Neville and Steven Parnham have combined with Zipaway to take out the Group 2 WA Guineas on Railway Stakes Day at Ascot on Saturday afternoon.

Alice Springs trainer Rene Taylor recovering from back surgery

Alice Springs trainer Rene Taylor is recovering from surgery in Adelaide following a back injury sustained when dislodged from a horse on Monday morning.

With Your Blessing runs rivals ragged

John Thompson’s concerns about heavy track conditions were quickly extinguished by With Your Blessing at Kembla Grange, powering to a commanding win.

King Of The Castle delivers at Kembla

New Zealand-bred gelding King Of The Castle took his career earnings past A$500,000 with a typically tenacious performance at Kembla Grange.

Detonator Jack dominates The Gong

The Ciaron Maher & David Eustace-trained Detonator Jack produced a spectacular performance in The Gong (1600m) at Kembla Grange on Saturday.

Charterhouse launches late to claim Listed Cranbourne Cup

Ciaron Maher & David Eustace and Declan Bates have combined with Charterhouse to take out the feature Cranbourne Cup at Cranbourne on Saturday afternoon.

Gai Waterhouse crowned a legend in Australian Racing Hall of Fame

Gai Waterhouse AO, was given a standing ovation upon her elevation to legend status in the Australian Racing Hall of Fame in Perth on Thursday...