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Craig Williams

How many Melbourne Cups has Craig Williams won?

As the 2021 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at star jockey Craig Williams' record in the race that stops a nation.
Nature Strip and James McDonald

Punt Drunk: Incentivise & Nature Strip star on big weekend

The Monday edition of Punt Drunk takes a look back at the breathtaking victories of Incentivise and Nature Strip over the weekend, and a recap...

Punt Drunk: Zaaki flops as Anamoe flies at Caulfield

The Monday edition of Punt Drunk takes a look back at one of the more memorable weekends in recent history which has left the Cox...

Punt Drunk: The ‘M’ word brings Anamoe undone

The Monday edition of Punt Drunk is here as we look back on the weekend that was, including the undoing of Anamoe in the Golden...
Star horse Zaaki

Zaaki makes it five in a row after securing 2021 Underwood Stakes

Zaaki further staked his claim as a deserving Cox Plate favourite after another dominant win, claiming his second Australian Group 1 victory in the Underwood...
Gundec wins Derby Preview

Gundec firms in Derby betting as Williams bags Flemington treble

Craig Williams made it a winning treble at Flemington on Wednesday in the Derby Preview aboard Gundec, who has plunged in the betting for the...
Barb Raider wins Oaks Preview

Barb Raider snatches Oaks favouritism after Preview win

After Kapalua Sunset raced to the top of the VRC Oaks market on Tuesday at Kyneton, Barb Raider has now overtaken favouritism following a two-length...
Zaaki wins The Q22 at Eagle Farm

Williams ‘excited’ as Zaaki begins spring prep at Sandown

Cox Plate favourite Zaaki had his first gallop at Sandown this morning, with Craig Williams jumping on board as the horse prepares for his first...

Makybe Diva homecoming for Tofane

Tofane will make a welcome return to her home track of Flemington on Saturday when she contests the Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m). The...

2021 Memsie Stakes runner-by-runner preview & betting tips

The 2021 Memsie Stakes is the first Group 1 of the Victorian racing season, and HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert presents his runner-by-runner preview for the $1...

Quick turnaround for Memsie-bound Tofane

Triple Group One winner Tofane was back in action at the Flemington jump-outs on Monday after a brief break from her winter exertions. The Michael...

Tattersall’s Tiara confirmed for Tofane

Trainer Mike Moroney has given the green light for Tofane to have a crack at securing her third elite-level victory at Eagle Farm next week....
Craig Williams

Friday News Briefs: More chaos as Victoria extends COVID lockdown

HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at the top stories in racing this week, including Jamie Kah's record-breaking effort and Media Award's fitness concerns ahead of the...
Craig Williams

Williams to remain in Queensland for Oaks and Stradbroke rides

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Craig Williams has opted to remain in Queensland amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis happening in Victoria.
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...
Jamie Kah

Instant Celebrity Gets A New Jockey

Despite winning the Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes on Saturday at Morphettville, the Phillip Stokes-trained Instant Celebrity is set for a new jockey in The...
Instant Celebrity

Instant Celebrity Claims Robert Sangster Stakes

On Friday morning, Instant Celebrity was given next to no chance by trainer Phillip Stokes heading into the Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes. Come Saturday...

Behemoth connections confirm Crag Williams for The Goodwood

The South Australian racing carnival kicks off at Morphettville on Saturday afternoon with the Australasian Oaks and Robert Sangster Stakes set to be run. Today’s...
Instant Celebrity

Stokes Puts Instant Celebrity On Notice

Instant Celebrity was an instant success during the spring of 2020, winning her first four career starts, including the Group 2 Thousand Guineas Prelude at...
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Punt Drunk: Racing Victoria rolling in record turnover

Punt Drunk takes a glance at the top stories in racing as we head into the weekend, including Racing Victoria's record profits and Craig Williams'...
I Am In The Mood

In The Right Mood Pays Dividend At Bendigo

I Am In The Mood has started her racing career in the right way, holding off the chasing pack to score at Bendigo.
Yao Dash

Yao Dash earns Doncaster Mile berth

Lightly-raced gelding Yao Dash has booked his spot in the Doncaster Mile with a dominant all-the-way win at Rosehill.

Saif puts Rosehill rivals to the sword

Hawkes Racing has taken out the opening race on Tancred Stakes day at Rosehill, claiming the Schweppervescence with Saif.
September Run

September Run set to bounce back in William Reid

September Run has been afforded every chance to return to winning form in the Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m) at The Valley on Friday...
Pale King

Pale King adds to record at Sandown

French-bred import Pale King has kept his record intact with a fighting victory in the Clanbrooke Racing Handicap (1600m) at Sandown on Wednesday. Pale King...