Horse Racing

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Cash spike that created the Winx legend

premium_icon Cash spike that created the Winx legend

Fortune and fame have never been priorities for Winx’s owners, but a prizemoney rise changed the champion mare’s destiny.

Prizemoney record to be cherry on top for Winx

premium_icon Prizemoney record to be cherry on top for Winx

Chris Waller and Winx will have the last laugh over America’s Bob Baffert and Arrogate if the champion mare ­retires a winner before a sell-out crowd at Royal...

Major investor scratches all horses from QLD races

premium_icon Major investor scratches all horses from QLD races

QUEENSLAND racing’s biggest investor has taken the extreme move of scratching about 100 horses from the state’s races immediately.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Watch WINX run in style this weekend

premium_icon Watch WINX run in style this weekend

WINX fans dress in leopard print and frills for the three-day yearling carnival

The Autumn Sun joining Winx in retirement

The Autumn Sun joining Winx in retirement

In the space of 48 hours, trainer Chris Waller will farewell the nation’s two best racehorses from his Rosehill stables – Winx and The Autumn Sun

Winx lashes out, kicks sign ahead of final race

premium_icon Winx lashes out, kicks sign ahead of final race

Champion mare Winx has given owners and punters a scare after kicking out at the mounting yard fence during the final trackwork session before her farewell race.

Wed 10 Apr 2019

Unbelievable Winx shoots for Phar Lap

Unbelievable Winx shoots for Phar Lap

After an astonishing career on the track, champion mare Winx has one more target in her sights before calling it a day in Randwick.

International raider out to ruin Winx farewell

premium_icon International raider out to ruin Winx farewell

Kiwi trainer Sir Mark Todd is hoping to break hearts when his British horse He’s Eminent lines up against Winx in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Saturday.

Tue 9 Apr 2019

Winx draws wide for final race

Winx draws wide for final race

Champion mare Winx has been drawn to start from the outside barrier for her farewell race, the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Mon 8 Apr 2019

Waller: ‘It’s intense’ but Winx week will be routine

premium_icon Waller: ‘It’s intense’ but Winx week will be routine

One of the biggest farewells in Australian sport is fast approaching but trainer Chris Waller is determined to keep Winx to her usual routine.

Boom hoop's winning treble

premium_icon Boom hoop's winning treble

BRISBANE jockey Brad Stewart rode a winning treble at Ipswich last Thursday as well as assisting leading trainer Tony Gollan to go further ahead.

Overseas options open up for hot Santa

premium_icon Overseas options open up for hot Santa

Santa Ana Lane is likely to be given the chance to test ability internationally after treating Australia’s most decorated speedsters with contempt at weekend.

Cup-winning jockey Corey Brown is a horsepower expert

Cup-winning jockey Corey Brown is a horsepower expert

Jockey Corey Brown knows about horsepower, piloting a Lexus V8 when he isn’t riding top thoroughbreds.

Sun 7 Apr 2019

Tidy workout signals Winx primed for farewell

premium_icon Tidy workout signals Winx primed for farewell

Champion mare Winx looks primed for her farewell race in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes after a near perfect track gallop.

Sat 6 Apr 2019

Seventh Doncaster for Boss simply Brutal

Seventh Doncaster for Boss simply Brutal

Gun three-year-old Brutal has given jockey Glen Boss his seventh Doncaster Mile win with a thoroughly dominant display on day one of The Championships

Fri 5 Apr 2019

Flying Santa ready to conquer the world

Flying Santa ready to conquer the world

Santa Ana Lane will follow the path of Chautauqua and Black Caviar by racing the world's best in Hong Kong and England after his stunning TJ Smith Stakes win

Racing mourns loss of Sunline’s master trainer

Racing mourns loss of Sunline’s master trainer

Trevor McKee, famous as the trainer of the champion mare Sunline, passed away in New Zealand on Friday. He was 81

Berry in box seat to enhance big-race record

Berry in box seat to enhance big-race record

Star jockey Tommy Berry believes he can improve his Group 1 record on Doncaster/Derby Day

Thu 4 Apr 2019

Almost $80,000 raised for child critically hurt at racetrack

premium_icon Almost $80,000 raised for child critically hurt at racetrack

A SOCIAL media campaign has raised nearly $80,000 for the toddler.

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