Tag: 'Racing NSW'

Punt Drunk: Chynna Marston disqualified

Punt Drunk is back for another week and we focus heavily on the Chynna Marston saga and the spring ahead for Amelia's Jewel.
NSW horse racing news

Racing NSW announce introduction of ‘Super Maidens’

Racing NSW have announced the introduction of Super Maidens which will run for additional prizemoney on midweek metropolitan, provincial and country meetings.

Sky Racing presenter Chynna Marston to face Racing NSW Stewards over animal welfare charges

In a significant development that has rocked the Australian horse racing community, Chynna Marston, a well-known Sky Racing presenter, and her fiancé Alex Kean, have...
NSW horse racing news

Racing NSW announce further prizemoney increases

Group 1 races such as the Winx Stakes and Chipping Norton Stakes will be run for $1 million, Racing NSW announced as part of further...

All Aged Stakes receives significant prizemoney increase

On Wednesday morning, Racing NSW announced an increase in prizemoney for the Group 1 All Aged Stakes to $1.5 million from $600,000.
Nature Strip winning

Racing NSW announces $30m prizemoney injection

Racing New South Wales on Wednesday announced an injection of $30 million prizemoney into some of the state's most prestigious races, while also ensuring country...
Tamworth trainer Sue Grills

NSW country trainers struggling to compete in local cup races

There is no greater feeling for a country trainer than to win their hometown cup, but a veteran Tamworth conditioner believes these opportunities are fast...
The Everest

V’Landys filthy over Bruno Mars gig clashing with The Everest

Racing NSW CEO Peter V'Landys said he thought the New South Wales state government's decision to book another major event on the same day as...
Golden Eagle 2022

Golden Eagle receives large prizemoney increase in 2022

Racing New South Wales have announced a number of prizemoney boosts, which will see the Golden Eagle run and won for AU$10 million in 2022.
Chris Waller

Big Dance highlights bigger issues for country features

While country trainers and connections are happy with the ever-increasing prizemoney and initiatives for country-trained horses, there has been an underlying feeling of ‘the battler’...
NSW racing called off due to rain

NSW races off due to heavy rainfall across the state

There will be no racing in New South Wales on Thursday, as the scheduled meetings at both Canterbury and Sapphire Coast have been postponed due...
Wild Ruler wins Moir Stakes

Wild Ruler retired after Oakleigh Plate disappointment

Group 1-winning four-year-old Wild Ruler has been retired to stud after running ninth in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield last Saturday.
Canterbury racing tips

Canterbury races postponed due to wet weather

Having received 30mm of rain overnight, the eight-race program at Canterbury has been postponed. With further rain expected in the lead up to Saturday, Randwick's...
Gosford Race Club

Gosford races abandoned after 100mm rainfall on Central Coast

Wednesday’s six-race metropolitan meeting at Gosford has been abandoned due to heavy rainfall. The meeting was originally transferred from the Australian Turf Club to Gosford,...

Apprentice Marina Morel passes away following trackwork fall

The racing world is mourning following the loss of French apprentice Marina Morel who passed away on Saturday morning following a fall at trackwork at...
Grafton horse racing

Country Championships off and running at Grafton this Saturday

New South Wales country racing will go to an exciting new level this weekend with the first qualifier for the 2022 Country Championships set to...
Peter V'landys

Racing NSW confirms two new races and $25m prizemoney boost

Racing NSW has this morning announced that there will be two new races - 'The Big Dance' and 'The Five Diamonds' - added to its...
Verry Elleegant wins Melbourne Cup

Punt Drunk: Are we entering a golden era for Australian racing?

Peter V'Landys and Racing NSW are at it again as Punt Drunk looks ahead to what could go down as the greatest Autumn Racing Carnival...
Newcastle Racecourse

Racing NSW unveils $1.5m Provincial-Midway Championships

Racing NSW has announced that the Provincial Championships will be run as the Provincial-Midway Championships in 2022, with more than $1.5 million in prizemoney on...
I'm Thunderstruck wins Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle surpasses Melbourne Cup with boosted $8m purse

Less than two weeks after the third running of the Golden Eagle, Racing New South Wales has announced that the race will have an $8...
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Punt Drunk: Bendigo Cup flop gives Chautauqua fans flashbacks

This Friday's edition of Punt Drunk dives into the week that was in horse racing around the nation, which saw one horse emulate Chautauqua and...
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...
Racing NSW announce new race The Invitation

Racing NSW announce $2 million feature The Invitation

Racing NSW has announced a new $2 million race called The Invitation, which will be run at Royal Randwick this Spring Carnival. The Invitation, for...
Golden Slipper

Golden Slipper and Sydney Autumn Carnival back a week

Racing NSW and the Australian Turf Club have determined that all race meetings forming part of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival will be run seven...

Nervous wait as rain threatens Slipper wash-out

The Golden Slipper is likely to be run seven days later and some other races on the program merged if Sydney’s predicted downpour forces the...