Horse Racing

Fri 28 Jun 2019

Frisky mare raring to go at Caulfield

Frisky mare raring to go at Caulfield

Boys, beware! Frisky sprinter Eurack is often raring to go, but sometimes it’s not the ‘go’ Cranbourne trainer Nathan McPherson is hoping for.

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Fun times ahead for Waller’s budding Star

Fun times ahead for Waller’s budding Star

Chris Waller’s exciting filly Funstar will be a horse to follow in the spring after maintaining her perfect record with a win at Royal Randwick on Saturday

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Cheap thrill: $500 filly upstages city slickers

Cheap thrill: $500 filly upstages city slickers

Rebecca Dunn couldn’t believe her luck when bargain-buy filly On Her Word stormed to victory at Warwick Farm, giving the trainer her first city winner.

Houtzen spot-on for Royal Ascot assignment

Houtzen spot-on for Royal Ascot assignment

Connections of star sprinter Houtzen are growing in confidence about the mare’s Royal Ascot chances after an impressive workout in England.

Parmie or Parma? Racing’s greatest debate

Parmie or Parma? Racing’s greatest debate

What’s in a name? Dive into the crazy world of racehorse names and how they come about and occasionally controversy is bubbling just below the surface.

Corey Brown reveals horror injury toll from shocking fall

Corey Brown reveals horror injury toll from shocking fall

Corey Brown is facing a year out of the saddle after his fall in the Queensland Derby, but says he beat "one in a million" odds just to be able to walk again

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Stokes sizzles with unbeaten filly

Stokes sizzles with unbeaten filly

Phillip Stokes would have enjoyed Mr Quickie’s win in the Queensland Derby, but you can guarantee a filly’s win would have been equally satisfying.

Thu 6 Jun 2019

Winx’s brother slaughtered for meat

Winx’s brother slaughtered for meat

The half-brother of beloved thoroughbred Australian champion racehorse Winx was killed and possibly eaten, it has been revealed.

Sat 1 Jun 2019

Newnham’s babies deliver dynamic double

Newnham’s babies deliver dynamic double

Trainer Mark Newnham had never won a race at Doomben before he landed back-to-back stakes winners in the space of 40 minutes on Saturday

Tue 28 May 2019

Bostonian to lug biggest Straddie weight in 27 years

Bostonian to lug biggest Straddie weight in 27 years

If The Bostonian is to complete the first treble of Brisbane’s Group 1 sprints, he will have to carry the grandstand in the Stradbroke Handicap.

Sat 25 May 2019

Prince avoids race trouble to book winter trip

Prince avoids race trouble to book winter trip

Prince Fawaz has rocketed into favouritism for the Group 1 JJ Atkins Plate after scoring at Royal Randwick despite severe interference

Fri 24 May 2019

Sunlight locked in as latest Everest runner

Sunlight locked in as latest Everest runner

Elite filly Sunlight, who boasts Group 1 wins at weight-for-age and under handicap conditions, has become the fourth runner to secure a start in the $14 million The...

‘I’ve been sick all day’: drug sting shock

‘I’ve been sick all day’: drug sting shock

High-profile sports figures are in shock after horse racing king Damion Flower was charged over his alleged role in a cocaine syndicate

Thu 23 May 2019

Racing identity charged in cocaine ring sting

Racing identity charged in cocaine ring sting

An Australian racing identity has been charged for alleged involvement in a cocaine smuggling operation, following a police swoop on three people.

Wed 22 May 2019

The day Bob Hawke got 'bounced' by NRL player at Rosehill

The day Bob Hawke got 'bounced' by NRL player at Rosehill

Matty Johns has recounted a hilarious story involving the late former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke and Golden Slipper day at Rosehill

Tue 21 May 2019

Gai chasing Cup start with St Leger winners

Gai chasing Cup start with St Leger winners

Gai Waterhouse has targeted this week’s Andrew Ramsden Stakes with St Leger winners Runaway and Transact in a bid to win an automatic start in the Melbourne Cup

Sun 19 May 2019

Cumani quest to discover weapons of War

Cumani quest to discover weapons of War

Matt Cumani is likely to take a conservative approach with rejuvenated Declares War, hinting tilt at Queensland Derby glory could be doused by long-term goals

Sat 18 May 2019

Cunning Kubrick evades unkindest cut of all

Cunning Kubrick evades unkindest cut of all

Colt Kubrick has continued to dodge the unkindest cut of all by winning his first two races, including his latest fast-finishing victory at Rosehill

Mon 13 May 2019

Horror moment mum knew teen had died

Horror moment mum knew teen had died

The mother of a promising equestrian rider has relived the moment she knew her teen daughter had died from a horror accident.

Fri 10 May 2019

Price lauds new star, Busuttin looks to Derby hope

Price lauds new star, Busuttin looks to Derby hope

Exciting three-year-old Leonardo Da Hinchi makes his debut for Mick Price on Saturday. Plus Trent Busuttin on Savvy Oak’s SA Derby chances.

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