Horse Racing

Sat 19 Oct 2019

The Everest: Yes Yes Yes on top of the world

The Everest: Yes Yes Yes on top of the world

The youngest horse in The Everest, Yes Yes Yes, stunned the older horses to win the world's richest turf race at Royal Randwick

Fri 18 Oct 2019

Scratching gets Sound a Caulfield Cup start

Scratching gets Sound a Caulfield Cup start

Michael Moroney’s German import Sound will start in the Caulfield Cup, with New Zealand stayer Crown Prosecutor being ruled out due to a leg injury

Thu 17 Oct 2019

Owner of Caulfield Cup fav says Yes to Everest

Owner of Caulfield Cup fav says Yes to Everest

The Caulfield Cup or The Everest? Leading owner Brae Sokolski has winning chances in both races and deciding which track to attend wasn’t taken lightly

Irish wizard making bold bid to conquer Everest

Irish wizard making bold bid to conquer Everest

Champion trainer Aidan O’Brien has won big races all over the world and he is keen to add $14 million The Everest to his list with outsider Ten Sovereigns

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Gai eyes rare double in Cauflield Cup with lightweight Wolfe

Gai eyes rare double in Cauflield Cup with lightweight Wolfe

Gai Waterhouse has booked Beau Mertens to ride her Wolfe as she bids to become the first trainer in 120 years to complete the Coongy-Caulfield Cup double

‘Something is brewing’: bookies wary of Waller’s new Queen

‘Something is brewing’: bookies wary of Waller’s new Queen

Bookmakers are getting edgy as the Chris Waller-trained mare Arcadia Queen continues to be the big mover on and off the track heading into the $14m The Everest

Behind the richest turf race in the world

Behind the richest turf race in the world

Billed as the “world’s richest race on turf”, The Everest has made headlines around the world, cementing Sydney on the spring racing map

Caulfield Cup: barrier draw brings favourites back to pack

Caulfield Cup: barrier draw brings favourites back to pack

The barrier draw for the $5m Caulfield Cup wasn’t kind to leading chances Finche and Mer De Glace. Gilbert Gardiner takes a look at the field

Tue 15 Oct 2019

‘Over the odds’: the forgotten horse of the Everest

‘Over the odds’: the forgotten horse of the Everest

Trainer Kris Lees has warned punters not to underestimate Everest outsider In Her Time in Saturday's $14 million dash at Royal Randwick

Everest can bask in Sunlight with right gate

Everest can bask in Sunlight with right gate

She’s had a few stinkers when the marbles rolled the wrong way recently, but trainer Tony McEvoy believes with the right gate Sunlight can be there in Everest.

Sat 12 Oct 2019

Good Hope becomes a top Cox Plate chance

Good Hope becomes a top Cox Plate chance

Future Coolmore stallion prospect Cape Of Good Hope has rocketed into Cox Plate contention after an eye-catching win on Australian debut

Redzel in great shape for Everest three-peat

Redzel in great shape for Everest three-peat

Trainer Peter Snowden dares not dream about Redzel winning a third successive The Everest, but admits the star sprinter is in fine fettle for the $14m race

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Cox Plate hopeful has jockey dancing for joy

Cox Plate hopeful has jockey dancing for joy

Star international jockey Jamie Spencer has given Ladbrokes Stakes runner and Cox Plate chance Danceteria the ultimate tick of approval

History suggests jockey can cause another Group 1 boilover

History suggests jockey can cause another Group 1 boilover

Jockey Rachel King had an upset win in last year’s Spring Champion Stakes, now she’s looking for another Group 1 boilover with outsider Battenburg.

Lucrative bonus set to reward elite sprinters

Lucrative bonus set to reward elite sprinters

Racing NSW will offer up to $1.3 million in bonuses for runners backing up from The Everest and Sydney Stakes following on from the world’s richest turf race.

Alizee to lead Blue Army’s  Everest bid

Alizee to lead Blue Army’s Everest bid

Alizee has edged out Golden Rose winner Bivouac for Godolphin’s slot in The Everest, and the stable is hopeful of adding another runner to the field.

Thu 10 Oct 2019

First to last: How the Guineas will finish

First to last: How the Guineas will finish

The Caulfield Guineas is shaping as a fascinating contest between the top three in betting. But who will come out on top? Here is the predicted finishing order.

Nature’s way: Harron locks in Everest pick

Nature’s way: Harron locks in Everest pick

Slot-holder James Harron has locked in a speedster with “X-factor” as his runner in The Everest, while Kerrin McEvoy reckons he has found Godolphin’s top seed

Tue 8 Oct 2019

Redzel tunes up for Everest hat-trick bid

Redzel tunes up for Everest hat-trick bid

While defending Everest champion Redzel was fine-tuning his preparations with a barrier trial, slot holder James Harron was narrowing his options.

Sat 5 Oct 2019

No fear: Wide barrier won’t hinder Shark

No fear: Wide barrier won’t hinder Shark

Jockey James McDonald maintains a wide barrier is more a help than a hindrance for Kiwi raider Te Akau Shark, who is part-owned by NRL legend Paul Gallen

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