Horse Racing

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Winx on road back as Waller plans future talks

premium_icon Winx on road back as Waller plans future talks

Champion mare Winx will return from her break next week as trainer Chris Waller hints he will soon meet to map out what is likely to be her last preparation.

Extra Brut, Brave Smash in All-Star Mile mix

premium_icon Extra Brut, Brave Smash in All-Star Mile mix

It will be the world’s richest 1600m race and the line-up for the All-Star Mile could be massive, with Extra Brut and Brave Smash among possible starters

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Angland returns home after sickening fall

Angland returns home after sickening fall

Injured jockey Tye Angland has returned to Sydney from Hong Kong to continue treatment at Royal North Shore Hospital.

Purton lifts Aussie spirits in Hong Kong

Purton lifts Aussie spirits in Hong Kong

Zac Purton’s stunning surge to record-equalling status at Hong Kong’s international meeting has come against a grim backdrop

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Begg targets Caulfield sprints for Written By

Begg targets Caulfield sprints for Written By

Star sprinter Written By prepares for feature sprint races next year, while Dubious will have one run before next month’s Magic Millions Classic.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Running style opens Trap door for more success

Running style opens Trap door for more success

Trap For Fools pulled off a huge upset in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes and trainer Jarrod McLean says he’s the real deal.

Could Winx be set for world title snub again?

Could Winx be set for world title snub again?

Winx might have been voted the world’s most popular racehorse in a global poll this week but is she about to be robbed of the sport’s ultimate honour again?

Tenders close for $2m Kilkivan horse centre

premium_icon Tenders close for $2m Kilkivan horse centre

Tenders for the proposed $2.036 million Kilkivan equestrian centre closed on Tuesday and construction is expected to start at the Showgrounds early next year.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

Snowden declares Golden Eagle ‘life changing’

Snowden declares Golden Eagle ‘life changing’

Trainer Peter Snowden says the new $7.5-million Golden Eagle (1500m) race announced by Racing NSW would be “life changing” — just like The Everest has been.

Jockey concussed after horror fall

Jockey concussed after horror fall

Jockey Noel Callow was heavily concussed and taken to hospital after a horrific fall at Sandown Hillside.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Sydney’s $7.5m Melbourne Cup rival

Sydney’s $7.5m Melbourne Cup rival

Move over Melbourne, Sydney now boasts the two richest races on turf with a brand new event joining The Everest as the centrepieces of NSW racing.

Tue 4 Dec 2018

Excitement builds as Eagle Farm passes big test

premium_icon Excitement builds as Eagle Farm passes big test

Eagle Farm moved a step closer to a Christmas return, with the new turf on the course proper earning a round of applause when it was tested.

Mon 3 Dec 2018

Winx fame hits new heights after poll recognition

premium_icon Winx fame hits new heights after poll recognition

The Sydney super mare has been voted the world’s most popular racehorse in a global online poll.

Sun 2 Dec 2018

‘Cards on the table’ over Winx’s future

premium_icon ‘Cards on the table’ over Winx’s future

RACEGOERS are in for extra treat this Christmas with a decision expected during the festive period on the future of champion racehorse Winx.

Thu 29 Nov 2018

Toowoomba horse trainer to go to trial

premium_icon Toowoomba horse trainer to go to trial

A TOOWOOMBA horse trainer accused of assaulting two inspectors has had charges set down for two separate magistrates court hearings.

The champs who missed 100 greatest

premium_icon The champs who missed 100 greatest

Picking Queensland’s greatest ever sportsperson was easy compared with picking No. 101. Here’s the champs who missed out.

Wed 28 Nov 2018

Currie facing new stewards inquiry

Currie facing new stewards inquiry

With 28 charges emanating from this year’s Weetwood Day still unresolved, Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie faces a new stewards inquiry after swab irregularities.

Stewart answers call to saddle-up for Blues

Stewart answers call to saddle-up for Blues

In-form jockey Brad Stewart will turn back the clock when he rides for NSW in the fourth State of Origin series at Doomben.

Billy Slater to make his polo debut

Billy Slater to make his polo debut

He’s only just retired from Melbourne Storm, but NRL legend Billy Slater has already taken up a new sport. It may come as a surprise to some but he says it is one...

Tue 27 Nov 2018

VRC weighs up twilight shift for Oaks Day

VRC weighs up twilight shift for Oaks Day

A later start to Oaks Day with fewer races is being investigated by the Victoria Racing Club and Racing Victoria.

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