Horse Racing

Fri 3 May 2019

Zoustyle has ratings to hit winter high

Zoustyle has ratings to hit winter high

With Zoustyle expected to stretch his winning sequence in the Gold Coast Guineas, Courier Mail racing editor Nathan Exelby spoke to trainer Tony Gollan

Sat 27 Apr 2019

Baker tempted to give Irithea a tilt at the Stradbroke

Baker tempted to give Irithea a tilt at the Stradbroke

Bjorn Baker said he would consider nominating Irithea for the Stradbroke after she ended the trainer’s Hawkesbury drought

Creator earns chance at Group 1 glory

Creator earns chance at Group 1 glory

Creator lived up to the stable’s opinion of him by taking out the Clarendon Stakes at Hawkesbury, putting him on a Group 1 path.

Sat 20 Apr 2019

He’s legit: Litt’s flying colt sets record straight

He’s legit: Litt’s flying colt sets record straight

Trainer Richard Litt didn’t know what to think after his colt Castelvecchio ran the fastest time ever by a two-year-old over the famous Randwick mile

Fri 19 Apr 2019

Maher salutes Loving Gaby’s fighting spirit

Maher salutes Loving Gaby’s fighting spirit

Loving Gaby is about to join an elite band of juvenile fillies to contest four Group 1 races in their debut season when she runs in the Champagne Stakes.

Sat 13 Apr 2019

Ford drive sets up checkered flag in Sydney Cup

Ford drive sets up checkered flag in Sydney Cup

Jay Ford broke his Group 1 drought with a cool ride on Shraaoh over the 3200m at Royal Randwick to give trainer Chris Waller three majors in as many races

Nation stops as Winx completes fairytale

Nation stops as Winx completes fairytale

Australia watched on with bated breath as Winx brought her historic career to an end in front of a thunderous sellout crowd.

The day Winx’s jockey crashed

The day Winx’s jockey crashed

Winx jockey Hugh Bowman has a taste for horsepower in all shapes and sizes.

Winx punter chasing one last massive payday

Winx punter chasing one last massive payday

Winx's biggest fan has upped the ante and plonked $271,580 on the mighty mare to bow out with a win in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Report claims Winx might race at Royal Ascot

Report claims Winx might race at Royal Ascot

Winx's emotional farewell on Saturday has been cast into doubt over a shock report the mighty mare may yet extend her career by racing at Royal Ascot

Thu 11 Apr 2019

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

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.

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

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.

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

Wed 3 Apr 2019

Kluger looking sharp for mighty Mile test

Kluger looking sharp for mighty Mile test

He’s arguably the biggest unknown in a race full of unknowns, but Japanese raider Kluger is ready to rock in the $3m Doncaster Mile.

Quick guide to day one of The Championships

Quick guide to day one of The Championships

The ‘grand finals’ of Australian racing kick-off with four Group 1 races at Royal Randwick. Find out who the punters are backing in the big races.

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