Horse Racing

Sat 16 Mar 2019

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

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

Wed 13 Mar 2019

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.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Track troubles: Why Ipswich meeting called off

Track troubles: Why Ipswich meeting called off

Many interested parties were asking how this could be the case given the record dry spell of the long hot summer.

Sat 9 Mar 2019

Young Ed adds to Cummings legend

Young Ed adds to Cummings legend

Win, lose or draw, history will be made when Edward Cummings, grandson of the legendary Bart Cummings, saddles up his first runner in his own right

Tenley steps up as Tassort ruled out of Slipper

Tenley steps up as Tassort ruled out of Slipper

Within hours of Tassort being ruled out of the Golden Slipper, stablemates Tenley and Exhilarates stepped up with a one-two finish at Royal Randwick

Wed 6 Mar 2019

Time is right for Lees to strike in Newmarket

Time is right for Lees to strike in Newmarket

Trainer Kris Lees hasn’t had a starter in a Newmarket Handicap but he’s gang-tackling the Group 1 sprint on Saturday with Brave Smash, In Her Time and Graff.

Nakeeta’s chance to put Sun in the shade

Nakeeta’s chance to put Sun in the shade

The Autumn Sun has no challenge as Australia’s best colt, but top filly Nakeeta Jane is primed to give him a stern test in the Randwick Guineas.

Sun steps out of Winx’s shadow

Sun steps out of Winx’s shadow

Winx isn’t among the entries but nearly every other big name in Australian racing is lining up at Randwick on Saturday, including stablemate The Autumn Sun.

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Blue Army’s big guns on target for Group 1 double

Blue Army’s big guns on target for Group 1 double

James Cummings is upbeat over the Group 1 hopes of Avilius and Osborne Bulls as Godolphin attempts to snare the Australian Cup and Newmarket Handicap double

Mon 4 Mar 2019

Extreme weather conditions threaten Australian bush sport

Extreme weather conditions threaten Australian bush sport

"The feeling I'm getting... is that 50 per cent will be cancelled this year.”

Sun 3 Mar 2019

Smokey stuns trainer, stablemates in Mudgee

Smokey stuns trainer, stablemates in Mudgee

Cameron Crockett might have stacked the heat with six runners but it was one of his outsiders, Soul Secrets who scored in the Country Championships Qualifier.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

Money can’t buy what Fifty Stars has to offer

Money can’t buy what Fifty Stars has to offer

Trainer David Hayes has no doubt Fifty Stars is still on the rise after the former Darren Weir horse secured the most significant win of his brief career

Microphone sounds ominous warning for Slipper

Microphone sounds ominous warning for Slipper

Microphone added his name to Godolphin’s long list of Golden Slipper hopefuls with an impressive Sydney debut win in the Group 2 Skyline Stakes on Saturday

Winx inches from another world record

Winx inches from another world record

CHAMPION mare Winx will hit the track again this afternoon, aiming to take her winning streak to an astonishing 31.

Wed 27 Feb 2019

Triple threat: Hayes amped up for Guineas

Triple threat: Hayes amped up for Guineas

Trainer David Hayes will go into the Australian Guineas in a commanding position of strength — his three runners are all last-start feature race winners.

Mon 25 Feb 2019

Booker sends timely Tycoon reminder

Booker sends timely Tycoon reminder

Booker’s Oakleigh Plate win was not only confirmation of Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra’s skills, but a reminder of sire Written Tycoon’s enduring excellence

Sat 23 Feb 2019

‘He could be anything’: Waller wants Sun to take on world

‘He could be anything’: Waller wants Sun to take on world

After another win by The Autumn Sun, who is conservatively valued at $50m, usually reserved trainer Chris Waller is talking the colt up

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