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NZ horse Francaletta

Francaletta ticks off Australian campaign

New Zealand mare Francaletta will make her Australian racing debut in the Guy Walter Stakes at Randwick, the starting point of her final preparation.

Price trio in top order ahead of Guineas

Mighty Boss, Holy Snow and Grunt are in top order ahead of their bid to give Mick Price a third win in the Australian Guineas.
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Doomben test for Our Boy Nicholas

Trainer Andrew Williamson's noted ability to get the best out of veteran gallopers will again be tested with Our Boy Nicholas.

Full field for Group One Railway Stakes

Former West Australian galloper Black Heart Bart is among seven eastern states-trained competitors in the capacity field for the Railway Stakes in Perth.

Capitulate to trial again before debut

Trainer Clarry Conners is building his team of two-year-olds with Capitulate entered to make his debut in the $150,000 Golden Gift at Rosehill.
Viddora at Moonee Valley

Viddora heads to Perth to chase G1 win

Adelaide mare Viddora will be among the feature race contenders in Perth having made the trip west for the Group One Winterbottom Stakes.

Paquirri to run at Ballarat ahead of MM

Rosehill trainer Gary Moore will take promising two-year-old Paquirri to Ballarat for his debut ahead of a Magic Millions campaign.

Perth trip on despite Sandown scratching

Observational has been flown to Perth for a Group One race at Ascot despite missing an important lead-up after being controversially scratched from Sandown.

Multiple G1 winner Alinghi dies aged 16

Alinghi, the champion three-year-old filly of her year, has died aged 16 while giving birth at Arrowfield Stud.

Con man the ‘mastermind’ behind horse ruse

Five racehorses owned by convicted con man Peter Foster have been disqualified from Victorian races won in the name of Ciaron Maher's former racing manager.

Geelong Cup test for Wheal Leisure

Trainer Archie Alexander is looking forward to testing in-form Wheal Leisure in the Group Three Geelong Cup when the mare steps up to 2400m.
Burning Front VOBIS

Rawiller fails to get suspension reduced

Brad Rawiller has failed in his appeal against the severity of a 14-meeting careless riding suspension.

Super Cash heading to G1 Manikato Stakes

After winning the Schillaci Stakes first-up, talented sprinting mare Super Cash will now chase a Group One win in the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley.
Boom Time

Boom Time gets 1kg Melbourne Cup penalty

Boom Time has been penalised 1kg for his Caulfield Cup win and will carry 53kg in the Melbourne Cup.
Horse trainer Ciaron Maher

Foster mastermind of horse ownership plan

Suspended trainer Ciaron Maher's former racing manager Ben Connolly has admitted five horses raced in his name were actually owned by con man Peter Foster.
Temple of Bel wins at Caulfield

Temple Of Bel on target for VRC Oaks start

Archie Alexander is looking towards the VRC Oaks with Temple Of Bel, a daughter of former Blue Diamond Stakes winner Bel Esprit.
Bott Waterhouse horse trainers

Social Element set to step up in Tatts Cup

Consistent stayer Social Element will step up in grade in the City Tattersalls Club Cup at Randwick.

Classic hopes for Godolphin 3YO Ataraxia

Dulcify Quality winner Ataraxia gets a chance to press his Victoria Derby claims when he steps up to 2000m in the Group Three Caulfield Classic.
Sin To Win salutes at Caulfield

Sin To Win fights back for Caulfield win

Lindsay Park may have unearthed a long-range Cups contender after Sin To Win scored a fighting win at Caulfield.
Cool Passion wins at Caulfield

McEvoy to test Cool Passion in Tristarc

Trainer Tony McEvoy is keen to try former Perth sprinter Cool Passion over 1400m in the Tristarc Stakes with a view to a possible start...

Ron Quinton duo tune up for Myer Classic

Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms will prepare for the Myer Classic at Flemington in The Nivison at Randwick.

No Cups penalties for impressive winners

Lord Fandango and Big Duke cannot be penalised for the Caulfield Cup after their weekend wins at Caulfield and Randwick respectively.
Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne

New heights for Vic spring races attendees

Racegoers can reach new heights with an exclusive helicopter service offering trips from Melbourne to the track for $800 return.
Lord Fandango wins at Benalla

Ben Allen gets the nod for Lord Fandango

After winning the Herbert Power Stakes on Lord Fandango, apprentice Ben Allen will take the ride on the stayer in the Caulfield Cup.
Menari racehorse

Menari’s spring over after tieback surgery

Menari will not be seen again this spring but his stablemate Trapeze Artist is recovering well from a setback.