Horse Racing

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Ultimate Golden Slipper form guide

premium_icon Ultimate Golden Slipper form guide

Racing editor Ray Thomas breaks down the Golden Slipper, including his verdict on the big race.

‘Picture perfect’ Winx all set for 32 in a row

‘Picture perfect’ Winx all set for 32 in a row

Winx’s jockey Hugh Bowman had high praise for the champion after a solo gallop at Randwick on Thursday morning ahead of Saturday’s George Ryder Stakes.

Wed 20 Mar 2019

Big punters bank on Winx, The Autumn Sun

premium_icon Big punters bank on Winx, The Autumn Sun

Chris Waller superstars Winx and The Autumn Sun have been sensationally backed to continue their winning streaks at Rosehill Gardens.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Triple treat is next on Winx’s record list

premium_icon Triple treat is next on Winx’s record list

Winx can set another record this weekend but this time she hasn’t frightened away her rivals with 23 runners nominated to take her on at Rosehill.

Mixed fortunes for Golden Slipper favourites

Mixed fortunes for Golden Slipper favourites

Cosmic Force is the new favourite for the $3.5 million Golden Slipper after Yes Yes Yes drew the outside barrier for the big race at Rosehill on Saturday.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

'Racing Qld don't know Ipswich track'

'Racing Qld don't know Ipswich track'

While stakeholders were disaffected due to the early transfer on the day prior, the reputation of Racing Queensland and the ITC took another battering.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

Winx to steal the show in bonanza Waller weekend

premium_icon Winx to steal the show in bonanza Waller weekend

Winx is going for a 32nd consecutive win at Rosehill this weekend and the mighty mare will lead a huge weekend for Chris Waller.

McEvoy’s bid to exorcise Sunlight’s demons

McEvoy’s bid to exorcise Sunlight’s demons

Aware the filly might harbour negative memories of racing at The Valley, Tony McEvoy is doing all he can to help Sunlight regain confidence.

Sat 16 Mar 2019

Dazzling Dixie fills Quinton with pride

premium_icon Dazzling Dixie fills Quinton with pride

Trainer Ron Quinton declared Dixie Blossoms’ breakthrough Group 1 win in the $600,000 Coolmore Classic as “one of my proudest moments on a racetrack”

Pride of Apple Isle proves Mile too good

premium_icon Pride of Apple Isle proves Mile too good

Tasmanian filly Mystic Journey has surged home to win the inaugural $5m All-Star Mile at Flemington

Fresh Winx keeps Waller on his toes

premium_icon Fresh Winx keeps Waller on his toes

It’s been four years since Winx's last loss, but trainer Chris Waller still gets nervous – even before an exhibition gallop

Kiamichi bolsters Blue Army’s Slipper arsenal

Kiamichi bolsters Blue Army’s Slipper arsenal

Godolphin could have half the field for the $3.5 million Golden Slipper field after Kiamichi qualified with her all-the-way win at Rosehill Gardens

Fri 15 Mar 2019

All-Star fairytale over for Foundry

premium_icon All-Star fairytale over for Foundry

Foundry's scratching from the All-Star Mile is a blow for connections but Le Romain’s trainer Kris Lees believes he is a realistic chance of winning.

Krongold edgy about All-Star Mile chances

Krongold edgy about All-Star Mile chances

Dean Krongold admits he’ll be nervous when he’s in the mounting yard before the inaugural $5 million All-Star Mile with his outsider Man Of His Word

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Fairytale hopes under fitness cloud for Mile

premium_icon Fairytale hopes under fitness cloud for Mile

Material Man, Foundry and Urban Ruler will be re-examined by Racing Victoria vets before giving them the green light to start in the $5m All-Star Mile.

Mile opens door for lesser lights to shine

premium_icon Mile opens door for lesser lights to shine

Darren Dance has savoured achievement and disappointment in lopsided proportion at Flemington, and he’s hoping luck is on his side when outsider Mr Money Bags runs...

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Injury ends Schabau’s Melbourne Cup hopes

Injury ends Schabau’s Melbourne Cup hopes

Exciting German import Schabau has been ruled out of the 2019 spring carnival after sustaining a tendon injury.

Winx lookalike makes late dash for Slipper

Winx lookalike makes late dash for Slipper

Trainer Gerald Ryan has a miniature version of Winx in the chase to gain a prized spot in this year’s Golden Slipper via the Magic Night Stakes at Rosehill.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Moss Trip shows enough to earn a crack at Coolmore Classic

Moss Trip shows enough to earn a crack at Coolmore Classic

Moss Trip’s impressive return from a long spell has forced Team Snowden to change her autumn plans and head to the Group 1 Coolmore Classic at Rosehill Gardens

Bowman in peak form for All Star Mile

Bowman in peak form for All Star Mile

James Cummings is confident Hugh Bowman will be at the peak of his powers when the champion jockey partners favourite Alizee in the $5million All-Star Mile.

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