Tag: 'COVID-19'

Melbourne Cup

Crowds set to return to Flemington for Melbourne Cup Carnival

Up to 30,000 racing fans will be allowed into Flemington for this year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival as Victoria prepares to further ease COVID-19 restrictions.
Birdsville Races

Birdsville Races postponed to 2022 due to COVID concerns

The iconic Birdsville Races have been postponed until 2022 due to COVID-19 concerns, with the Queensland town set to host two meetings next year.
Classique Legend

Punt Drunk: Can Classique Legend defend Everest title?

The Friday edition of Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major racing news doing the rounds, including Les Bridge's confidence in Classique...
Hugh Bowman

Bowman & McDonald fined for COVID breaches in Queensland

Two of Sydney’s top jockeys, Hugh Bowman and James McDonald, have each been fined $1,000 over a breach of the Queensland Government’s health directions whilst...
Swan Hill racing tips

Swan Hill Racing Carnival hit by COVID restrictions

The three-day Swan Hill Racing Carnival is set to get underway on Friday, but for the second year in a row it will be held...
Craig Williams

Top jockeys flee Victoria as COVID restrictions return

Top jockeys John Allen, Craig Williams, Ben Allen and Jye McNeil have all made the decision to leave Victoria following the latest COVID-19 outbreak in...

Singh back to winning form after tough twelve months

The whip flourish and excited salute said it all as popular Central Districts jockey Madan Singh registered his first win in the saddle since resuming...
Paul Wilcox

Derby remains in Auckland

The Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) meeting will take place at Ellerslie on Sunday after New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden announced Auckland...