Horse Racing

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Big Blue on mission to conquer Cheltenham jumps festival

Big Blue on mission to conquer Cheltenham jumps festival

In a reversal of trends, potential top jumper Big Blue will return to the northern hemisphere to target the Cheltenham jumps festival next year

Wed 13 Nov 2019

Graff firms for hometown win in $1m dash

Graff firms for hometown win in $1m dash

Graff has retained favouritism for the inaugural $1m The Hunter after the barrier draw, but it was not all good news for Kris Lees’ team.

Mon 11 Nov 2019

New tactics to get best out of Haky

New tactics to get best out of Haky

A change of tactics and a gear adjustment will give quirky import Haky a chance of salvaging something from his spring campaign in Saturday’s Sandown Cup.

Wed 6 Nov 2019

Why Cup winner might look abroad

Why Cup winner might look abroad

Having climbed Everest with a memorable Melbourne Cup win, the trainer of Vow And Declare will let the dust settle before deciding his next plan of attack.

‘Little fat kid’ banishes Cup demons

‘Little fat kid’ banishes Cup demons

Craig Williams’s father beamed with pride after his son won the Melbourne Cup, claiming the race he could have won seven years ago.

Tue 5 Nov 2019

All the debauchery at the Melbourne Cup

All the debauchery at the Melbourne Cup

The big race has been run and the heels are coming off. This is the debauchery our reporter witnessed as the wheels start to fall off the Cup.

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