Horse Racing

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Payne backs blinkers to switch on lazy Ace

Payne backs blinkers to switch on lazy Ace

TRAINER David Payne has assured jockey Damien Oliver that Ace High is a “lazy” trackworker after the Caulfield Cup contender was soundly beaten in a gallop.

Bowman primed for spring carnival

Bowman primed for spring carnival

AFTER months of preparation, Hugh Bowman knows the next three weeks are effectively his grand final, and the jockey is champing at the bit to get cracking.

Winx works out kinks ahead of Cox Plate

Winx works out kinks ahead of Cox Plate

WINX worked through her gears at Moonee Valley this morning as the star mare continues to steam promisingly towards a tilt at Cox Plate history.

CQ owners hit horse racing jackpot with 70-1 longshot

premium_icon CQ owners hit horse racing jackpot with 70-1 longshot

MEMBERS of a six-strong Thangool syndicate are still riding high after their horse, Belflyer won the inaugural $1.3 million The Kosciuszko at Randwick

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Controversial decision impacts Ipswich racing

Controversial decision impacts Ipswich racing

The suggested outcomes of this series of events was for greater discussion with the club from each of QRIC stewards and Racing Queensland.

McAvaney: Everest carrying racing to a new place

premium_icon McAvaney: Everest carrying racing to a new place

JUST as World Series Cricket changed cricket forever, revered sports broadcaster Bruce McAvaney claims The Everest is revolutionising racing.

Not again: Appleby stable hit with more injury woe

premium_icon Not again: Appleby stable hit with more injury woe

IF losing Hamada and having doubts over Emotionless’ fitness wasn’t bad enough, Charlie Appleby’s hellish spring has continued.

Big cuddles for Redzel after stunning win

premium_icon Big cuddles for Redzel after stunning win

WHAT do you give a champion racehorse which has won more than $15 million in prizemoney? Well, a big cuddle’s a nice start.

Yucatan firming to run in Caulfield Cup

Yucatan firming to run in Caulfield Cup

YUCATAN is now likely to contest Saturday’s $5m Caulfield Cup as Racing Victoria’s Greg Carpenter considers a Melbourne Cup penalty for the explosive stayer.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

Parish weighs up his chances this spring

Parish weighs up his chances this spring

NOTHING is guaranteed in racing. Just ask Caulfield Cup-winning jockey Cory Parish, who knows hard graft needed to get those opportunities all begins again.

Rocky duo takes riveting ride through horse racing history

premium_icon Rocky duo takes riveting ride through horse racing history

Book celebrates industry milestone: 'There's so many good stories'

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Red-letter Day: ‘I feel like we have got our Winx’

Red-letter Day: ‘I feel like we have got our Winx’

The Everest just works. Where else can you find a Chinese billionaire teaming up with a bunch of everyday Australians to win the world’s richest turf race

The Autumn Sun glows red hot in Guineas rout

The Autumn Sun glows red hot in Guineas rout

The Autumn Sun has confirmed his standing as the best three-year-old in Australia with a dominant Caulfield Guineas display

Redzel goes back-to-back in The Everest

Redzel goes back-to-back in The Everest

All eyes were on defending victor Redzel as the controversy-laden Everest Stakes approached. And the gelding didn’t disappoint

Hyeronimus, the bush's King of the Mountain

premium_icon Hyeronimus, the bush's King of the Mountain

FORMER Grafton apprentice salutes for his mentor to earn a place in Australian bush racing history.

Roughie takes country battler to top of Kosciuszko

Roughie takes country battler to top of Kosciuszko

John Shelton has been training for more than 40 years and it took $1.3 million The Kosciuszko to give him a feeling he’d never experienced before

The day of The Everest has arrived

The day of The Everest has arrived

A week of controversy has overshadowed the world’s richest race on turf, but the big day has arrived and the horses are ready

Former apprentice, long time friend aim for summit

premium_icon Former apprentice, long time friend aim for summit

HYERONIMUS confident a horse he knows "back to front” can scale the heights of The Kosciuszko.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Hayes has a Magic trick up his sleeve for big day

Hayes has a Magic trick up his sleeve for big day

Most speed maps have Redzel using his inside barrier to go to the front in The Everest, but Vega Magic may make a bold bid to lead throughout in the $13m sprint

Southern comfort tells tale of Qld’s sorry state

Southern comfort tells tale of Qld’s sorry state

IN THE space of 24 hours this week, the stark differences in methodology and attitudes ­toward racing between two state Labor governments was illustrated.

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