Australia horse racing news


Weighty task awaits Zoutori in Newmarket Handicap

The raising of weights for the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap has made the task for Zoutori a little tougher according to his co-trainer Simon Zahra....

Rondinella to take next step on Sydney Cup path

Trainer John O’Shea will use a tried and tested formula as he plots a Sydney Cup path for former New Zealand-trained mare Rondinella. The Randwick...

Harlem aiming for third Australian Cup success

Lindsay Park co-trainer Ben Hayes has warned punters not to dismiss Harlem in the Group 1 Australian Cup despite saddling up race favourite Fifty Stars...

Newmarket hopeful to continue Purple patch of form

Having claimed the $1 million The Hunter with Sweet Deal, trainer John Thompson has set his sights on pilfering another of Newcastle’s premier races. Thompson...

Addeybb back in town for Elleegant rematch

Life has come full circle for English jockey Tom Marquand as he prepares to reunite with the horse that launched him into the international spotlight....
John O'Shea

O’Shea not scared of unbeaten Kiwi raider

New Zealand raider Aegon dominated at his Australian debut but rival trainer John O’Shea believes the locals won’t be such easy pickings in the first...
Brooklyn Hustle

Brooklyn Hustle chasing maiden Group 1 win in Newmarket

The racing gods have conspired against Brooklyn Hustle who lines up for another attempt at Group 1 glory in the Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington....

Payne has Defibrillate in peak order for Australian Cup

New Zealand-bred Defibrillate faces his sternest test as he tries to extend his winning sequence in the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington. The...

Profiteer on song for Todman after impressive gallop

Mick Price has made a hit-and-run visit to Sydney this week to oversee a crucial trackwork gallop for Golden Slipper favourite Profiteer ahead of his...

Weather to determine Sir Dragonet All Star Mile start

Trainer Ciaron Maher is yet to commit Cox Plate winner Sir Dragonet to a start in The All Star Mile despite the galloper being one...

Adelaide Cup trip to suit in-form stayer

Trainer Matthew Williams expects the roomier Morphettville lay-out to suit Darvin when the gelding contests the Group 2 Adelaide Cup. A field of 17 is...
Rocket Tiger

Rocket Tiger heading for Todman or Opal Stakes

Having to decide whether to run in a $300,000 Todman Stakes or a $250,000 Black Opal Stakes is a pretty good problem to have and...

Final five announced for The All-Star Mile

Australian Guineas winner Lunar Fox is one of five horses that have been revealed as wildcard entries for the world’s richest mile race, The All...
Miami Bound

Weather to decide number of O’Brien Australian Cup starters

Trainer Danny O’Brien will pay a late-entry fee to run Paradee in the Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington while the weather will determine if Miami...

Freedmans Land Maiden Group One Win

Under-rated filly Forbidden Love has emerged as an autumn carnival smokey with a brilliant performance to win the Surround Stakes at Randwick.

Capriccio Completes Damian Lane Treble

In a big day for country-trained horses, Warrnambool filly Capriccio has taken out the Inglis Dash for Daniel Bowman.
James McDonald

Verry Elleegant Triumphs In Stirring Dual

Chris Waller continues to make the Chipping Norton Stakes his own, claiming the race for the ninth time with star mare Verry Elleegant.
Lunar Fox

Boilover Of Lunar Proportions In Guineas

Lunar Fox has become the longest-priced horse to win a Group One race in Melbourne in more than 30 years with his Australian Guineas victory.
Star Of The Seas

Sydney Raider Secures All Star Mile Spot

Chris Waller gained an All-Star Mile runner when Star Of The Seas won the Blamey Stakes to earn a golden ticket into the $5 million...

Sweet Win Moves Sargent Filly Into Slipper

Four Moves Ahead will go straight into the Golden Slipper without another start after bouncing back from a setback to take out the Sweet Embrace...

O’President Reigns Supreme In Skyline

Improving two-year-old O'President has dictated from the front to win the Skyline Stakes at Randwick, securing himself a Golden Slipper start.
Tycoon Humma

Tycoon Hums Home And Heads For A Spell

John McArdle knows Tycoon Humma's family inside and out and he thinks the best strategy for the undefeated two-year-old filly is to send her for...

Eustace Predicting Upset In Guineas

David Eustace believes the Australian Guineas is a very open race and could be won by a horse at big odds. He is hoping Jet...

Attards Dreaming Big With Skyline Runner

Trainer Jason Attard is hoping Sir Rastus can follow in the footsteps of Mamaragan by winning the Skyline Stakes at his first start.

Lethal Duo Planning Mass Destruction

Tony Gollan and Ryan Maloney have forged a lethal combination this season and team up with Mass Destruction in The Jewel 3YO Prelude at the...