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Horse Racing History: Today in racing 1st April

This day 1st April in horse racing news history From the extensive Horse Betting news archives we present the all the thoroughbred racing action in...

Ex-Godolphin horses shape up well for Litt

Godolphin's dispersal sales are proving a happy hunting ground for trainer Richard Litt and he is hoping his luck can continue deeper into the spring.

Castelvecchio joins Arrowfield stallions

Dual Group One winner Castelvecchio will join the Arrowfield stallion roster sooner than planned and will not race as a four-year-old.

Fast facts about the ATC Australian Derby

A look at the Australian Derby - the blue riband for three-year-olds.
Shadow Hero

Josh Parr confident he is on Derby Hero

Jockey Josh Parr has developed a close partnership with Shadow Hero and he has absolute belief the horse can stay the distance in the ATC...

Castelvecchio can join sire as Derby hero

Castelvecchio will be out to join his sire Dundeel on the Australian Derby honour roll, with the colt favourite to win the Group One race...
Nature Strip

Star-studded fields for Randwick features

Fields have been declared for the four Group One races on day one of The Championships including a star-studded line-up of sprinters in the TJ...

Castelvecchio back in business in Guineas

A positive ride from Craig Williams has helped deliver Castelvecchio another Group One win in the Rosehill Guineas.

Castelvecchio returns to best in Guineas

Castelvecchio has posted the second Group One win of his career in taking out the $600,000 Rosehill Guineas over 2000m.

Rosehill Guineas facts and figures

What you need to know about the Group One $600,000 Rosehill Guineas run at Rosehill.
Tony Pike

NZ Derby winner to step out at Rosehill

New Zealand Derby winner Sherwood Forest will be out to add another staying feature when he makes his Australian debut in the Rosehill Guineas.
Richard Litt

Litt colt set to be king of the Castel

Castelvecchio is tracking to reassert his position as Australia's best middle-distance three-year-old when he returns to his favoured distance at Rosehill.

Star-studded fields for Rosehill features

Final fields have been declared for the Golden Slipper program which includes four other Group One races at Rosehill.

Brandenburg lobs in Hobartville boilover

The John Sargent-trained Brandenburg has claimed several high-profile scalps to score a tough victory in the Hobartville Stakes.
Prince Fawaz

Cummings Prince of Hobartville upsets

Prince Fawaz will bid to become trainer Anthony Cummings' third Hobartville Stakes winner and his second at double-figure odds.

McEvoy pumped to link with Castelvecchio

Kerrin McEvoy is feeling the nerves ahead of his first race ride on Castelvecchio in the Hobartville Stakes, but the top jockey says that is...
Richard Litt

Cup outsider getting under Guard of rivals

Formerly prepared by master trainer Aidan O'Brien, National Guard will bid to cement his staying credentials in the January Cup at Randwick.
Richard Litt

Trainer Richard Litt looking ahead

Warwick Farm trainer Richard Litt is excited about Castelvecchio's campaign and a move nearby to a new stable complex.

Arrowfield secures deal for Castelvecchio

Arrowfield Stud has moved to secure a controlling interest in Group One winner and Cox Plate runner-up Castelvecchio.

Litt proud of Castelvecchio in Cox Plate

Recently married trainer Richard Litt has some extra spending for a honeymoon after Castelvecchio finished a gallant second in the Cox Plate at The Valley.

Williams keeps strength for Cox Plate ride

Despite wasting to get down to his lightest weight in two years to ride Castelvecchio in the Cox Plate, Craig Williams says he has retained...
Cox Plate

Te Akau Shark makes Cox Plate field

New Zealander Te Akau Shark will have to contend with the outside barrier in the Cox Plate after being included in the final field.
Richard Litt

Litt comfortable ahead of Plate decision

Trainer Richard Litt believes Group One-winning colt Castelvecchio will be a big chance in the Cox Plate if he gets a start in the $5...
Richard Litt

Golden opportunity for Castelvecchio team

Trainer Richard Litt will be out to upstage some of racing's biggest names with top colt Castelvecchio in the Golden Rose.

Favourite Bivouac draws barrier six in Rose

Godolphin colt Bivouac retains favouritism for the Group One Golden Rose at Rosehill and will jump from barrier six in the eight-horse field.