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Sea King National hero at fourth attempt

As Wells has faltered in his attempt at a record fourth Grand National success at Ballarat, veteran Sea King has stolen the 4500m-contest at his fourth attempt.

George Main Stakes for Winx

Winx will defend the George Main Stakes before she heads to Melbourne to be prepared for a tile at a fourth Cox Plate.

Birdsville race meeting to be telecast

The famous Birdsville race meeting will be telecast and have TAB status for the first time this year.

Blood And Sand jumps to Houlahan success

Blood And Sand has taken a giant step up in grade to claim victory in the J J Houlahan Hurdle at Ballarat.

Rosehill trial the next step for Lanciato

Epsom Handicap contender Lanciato will have a Rosehill barrier trial in preparation for his next scheduled start on the way to his Group One mission.

Japanese trio have a day out at Ballarat

Japanese newcomers Admire Robson, Cassius and Tosen Basil have taken to the course proper at Ballarat and pleased trainer Darren Weir with their gallops.

Aquis to sponsor Beaudesert club

The Aquis group has expanded its sponsorships by acquiring naming rights to the Beaudesert club in south east Queensland.

Faatinah set for Valley return in Carlyon

After a successful trip to Dubai, Lindsay Park sprinter Faatinah makes his return in the Carlyon Stakes at Moonee Valley.

Qld trainers want altrenogest guidelines

Queensland trainers want a clearer ruling on the use of altrenogest which can help regulate cycles in fillies and mares.

Hamada to be set for Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup hopeful Hamada has continued his winning spree with a clear-cut victory in the Geoffrey Freer Stakes at Newbury.

Group One push for Hollindale Stakes

The Gold Coast Turf Club has begun a push to get its weight-for-age Hollindale Stakes lifted to Group One status.

Lees Hunting For Another Taree Cup

Leading Newcastle trainer Kris Lees is confident he can extend his near perfect record in Sunday’s $80,000 Taree Gold Cup.

Furious Stakes Next For Miss Fabulass

Promising filly Miss Fabulass will step up to black type company in the $200,000 Furious Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on September 1.

Relief, pride as Winx extends run to No.26

A part-owner of Winx says everything about the horse is phenomenal after she extended her winning streak to 26.

Winx to be honoured with postage stamp

Champion racehorse Winx will be honoured with a commemorative postage stamp following her Australian record 26th consecutive win.

The world the last time Winx was beaten

Tony Abbott was still prime minister the last time champion racehorse Winx failed to return to the mounting yard a winner.

Winx reigns over Randwick in her own race

Winx has again shown who is boss, kicking off her campaign with an Australian record 26th consecutive win in the Group One race at Randwick bearing her name.

Showtime prevails in WFA Lawrence Stakes

Showtime has denied Hartnell back-to-back wins in the Group Two PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield.

Le Romain a class above in G3 Show County

Le Romain has returned to the winner's circle for the first time in 12 starts after giving at least 5.5kg to his Show County Quality rivals.

Egyptian Symbol defies betting in Toy Show

Egyptian Symbol has claimed a tough win in the Group Three Toy Show Quality, leading all the way to defy a betting drift.

Clark rewarded for chasing Master Ash ride

Co-trainer Adrian Bott says Master Ash has the Group One Golden Rose on his agenda after taking out the Up And Coming Stakes.

Fiesta takes first leg of Princess Series

The Chris Waller-trained Fiesta has taken the first leg of the Princess Series for three-year-old fillies with a stylish win in the Silver Shadow Stakes.

Osborne Bulls wins first-up at Caulfield

Godolphin galloper Osborne Bulls has shown his fighting spirit in landing the Listed Regal Roller Stakes first-up at Caulfield.

Sunlight shines in Group 3 Quezette Stakes

Sunlight has recaptured her best two-year-old form, taking out the Group Three Quezette Stakes at Caulfield.

Tony Nicconi wins Group Three Vain Stakes

Tony Nicconi has led home stablemate Long Leaf to provide the quinella for Lindsay Park in the Group Three Vain Stakes at Caulfield.

Strong Caulfield gallop ideal for Magic

Damien Oliver has given Vega Magic a gallop between races at Caulfield in preparation for the Group One Memsie Stakes.

Segenhoe gets own way in stayers' race

Segenhoe has been able to get a soft lead in the staying race at Randwick to defy his more fancied opponents.

Bowman off to perfect start on Winx Day

Butchoy may lack confidence but he's helped get Winx's jockey Hugh Bowman off to a perfect start at Randwick.

Maloney continues Queensland win streak

Former Victorian Jockey Ryan Maloney has continued his winning streak in Queensland, riding Dal Cielo to victory at the Gold Coast.

2018 Winx Stakes: WINXXVI

The champion Winx broke Black Caviar’s record of 25 wins in a row in taking out the 2018 Winx Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Up And Coming Stakes: Master Ash gets the cash

Having a lovely run in transit, Master Ash did enough to score in the 2018 Up And Coming Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Silver Shadow Stakes: Fiesta forever

After getting a great run in transit, Fiesta took out the 2018 Silver Shadow Stakes at Randwick on Saturday for Chris Waller.

Fighting Teo claims battle of the giants

Massive gelding Fighting Teo has overcome a wide trip to beat fellow giant-sized stayer Meteorologist at the Gold Coast.

Miss Siska stays on to win at Caulfield

Miss Siska, a close relation to multiple Group One-winning sprinter Hay List, has won over a middle distance at Caulfield.

Plumb siblings in a first in Qld racing

Trainer Angela Plumb and her jockey brother Ryan Plumb have combined to enter Queensland racing's record books with a winner at the Gold Coast.

Mare stars for Edmonds on her way to stud

Well-bred mare Awake The Stars has scored an impressive win at the Gold Coast in her farewell to the racetrack as she heads to stud.

Wells chases a record fourth GN Steeple

Former champion jumps jockey Craig Durden has a soft spot for Wells who will rewrite history if he wins the Grand National Steeplechase at Ballarat.

Adam Blencowe gives his best for Caulfield

Racing and Sports Senior Handicapper Adam Blencowe gives his best for Caulfield today on RadioTab.

Alex Steedman offers his Sydney Specials

Alex Steedman from Racing and Sports provides RadioTab his thoughts on Randwick for today.

Selections and Best Bets For Randwick on August 18

Chris Scholtz provides his selections and best bets for Randwick on August 18.

Land Of Plenty on path towards G1 targets

Land Of Plenty will resume in the Listed Regal Roller Stakes and is being aimed towards the Group One Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes and Toorak Handicap this spring.

Williams in charge of Keys promising 3YOs

Craig Williams is happy to get aboard a couple of Cranbourne three-year-old trial winners for trainer Ken Keys at Caulfield.

Newnham expects 1300m to suit The Enzo

Trainer Mark Newnham believes Inglis Classic winner The Enzo can make the grade over 1300m in the Up And Coming Stakes at Randwick.

Ace High begins Cup prep in Winx Stakes

Ace High's trainer David Payne is under no illusions about the Cup contender beating Winx at Randwick but does think Kementari could go close.

Currie back on Sunlight in Quezette Stakes

Luke Currie is looking forward to getting back on Sunlight in the Quezette Stakes after missing her most recent start because of her light weight.

No weight issues this time for Hartnell

Hartnell and Craig Williams are back to defend their crown in the Group Two P B Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield.

Royal Randwick 17 August 2018

Randwick Racecourse manager Nevesh Ramdhani talks us through the track heading into Winx Stakes Day tomorrow.

Oohood on target for Silver Shadow return

Triple Group One placegetter Oohood gets her latest chance to shed her maiden tag when she resumes in the Silver Shadow Stakes at Rosehill.

Long wait over for the talented Big Tree

The injury-plagued Big Tree will finally make it back to the racetrack at the Gold Coast after nearly two years.

Boyd conscious again after trackwork fall

Anthony Boyd is conscious and talking following a trackwork fall that saw him airlifted to a Melbourne hospital.

Anderson chases money for Dato Tan

Trainer Chris Anderson is keen to win a Saturday metropolitan race with Colour of Money for the gelding's owner Dato Tan Chin Nam.

Taree Preview

Racing in NSW today is at Taree in the lead up to the Cup on Sunday.

Simon Dinopoulos and Brad Gray Preview Saturday

Racing and Sports Simon Dinopoulos and RNSW’s Brad Gray offer their thoughts on the Randwick card.

Adrian Bott talks about the Tulloch Lodge team

The team from Tulloch Lodge looks in for a nice Spring carnival.

The Randwick track and Winx lead up

There is plenty of excitement with Winx about to reappear.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Randwick

First G1 of the new season in Sydney is the Winx Stakes in honour of the legendary mare and it’s run at Randwick.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Caulfield

Good horses are on their way back with new season 3yos and the WFA horses back in the Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Gold Coast

Doomben has a little rest with the Gold Coast hosting metro racing in South East Queensland.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Morphettville

First of the Group races for the Adelaide season is the Spring Stakes this Saturday.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Belmont

The Belmont Newmarket is the Listed feature on the Perth card this week.

Torcedor to join Wohler in Germany

Top-class stayer Torcedor is to leave Jessica Harrington's yard after being sold to continue his racing career in Germany with Andreas Wohler.

New training track for Mornington

The Mornington Racecourse will soon have a new all-weather synthetic training track to replace an existing sand training track.

Winx, Waller major NSW awards winners

Champion Winx and her trainer Chris Waller are the major winners at the NSW Racehorse awards.

Secret Lady to step up in Silver Shadow

Gary Portelli is looking to Silver Shadow Stakes contender Secret Lady and her stablemates to help fill the void left by the retirement of She Will Reign.

Lindsay Park to take on the Sydney 3YOs

Smart Elissim and Futooh will represent the Lindsay Park stable in stakes races for three-year-olds at Randwick.

All the facts about the Gr 1 Winx Stakes

The Winx Stakes has attracted 11 acceptors for its introduction to the Australian Group One calendar.

Plumbs out to make history at Gold Coast

Trainer Angela Plumb and her jockey brother Ryan can claim a piece of Queensland history if Sugar Sizzle wins at the Gold Coast.

All systems go for Winx in her own race

Winx will line up in the race named after her at Randwick as the odds-on favourite to set an Australian record of 26 consecutive wins.

Fidelia on track for first stakes test

Robbie Griffiths would have liked a better barrier draw for Fidelia in the Quezette Stakes but expects a good showing from the filly in the Group Three race.

Red Alto chasing back-to-back Sydney wins

After beating a field full of Chris Waller-trained horses last start, the Brent Stanley-trained Red Alto will chase another victory at Randwick over 2400m.

Coldplay In Hot Form For Australian Debut

Classy New Zealand mare I Am Coldplay will start her last racing campaign at Randwick on Saturday prior to the start oif her breeding career.

Bell wants Caulfield rain for Jungle Edge

Trainer Mick Bell will consider bypassing the P B Lawrence Stakes if the forecast rain doesn't arrive before the Caulfield race.

Osborne Bulls favourite for Regal Roller

Osborne Bulls is favourite to return a winner in the Listed Regal Roller Stakes at Caulfield as he heads towards the Group One Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes.

Jockey Anthony Boyd in hospital after fall

Apprentice jockey Anthony Boyd has been flown to a Melbourne hospital after a trackwork fall at Ballarat.

Sold For Song to run at Gold Coast

Trainer Kevin Kemp has elected to run Sold For Song at the Gold Coast rather than Sydney.

Darktown to strut again at Gold Coast

Flying mare Darktown Strutter is set to maintain her outstanding statistics in Gold Coast races.

The return of Winx according to Chris Waller & Hugh Bowman

The champ Winx is back and the team think she is in very good shape for the race named in her honour at Randwick on Saturday.

Ben Smith updates on In Her Time’s Everest prep

With a slot in The Everest already, In Her Time gets a full preparation aimed at the big race.

Greg McFarlane takes Super Tycoon to the Show County

Coming off four wins in a row last preparation, Super Tycoon is an interesting runner in the Show County Quality at Randwick.

Winx is ready to rumble after 26 straight

As Winx tries to break Black Caviar’s consecutive streak of 25 wins, she had her final hit out this morning at Rosehill.

Brett Cavanough talks The Monstar

As he’s matured, The Monstar is getting better according to Brett Cavanough.

The Winx Stakes closely dissected

Simon Dinopoulos and Paul Joice look at the Winx Stakes.

Lindsay Park Preview

Check out the thoughts from the Lindsay Park team ahead of this weekend’s action.

2018 Winx Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Taking the big upset in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Winx Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Silver Shadow Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Giving the consistent filly the nod in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Silver Shadow Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Show County Quality: Tips and Race Preview

On the home track horse in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Show County Quality at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Toy Show Quality: Tips and Race Preview

Value is available in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Toy Show Quality at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Up And Coming Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Plenty of hopes in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Up And Coming Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Gary Portelli discusses the retirement of She Will Reign

After winning two G1s including a Golden Slipper, She Will Reign was retired this week.

Happy Clapper deserves something at the Awards

In the Night Of Champions at Randwick tonight, Happy Clapper should go close in the mile category according to Pat Webster.

Brenton Avdulla briefly returns to pick up his awards

To receive his Premiership title, Brenton Avdulla is back in Sydney briefly before going back to Japan where he has ridden a few winners already.

Racing’s Night Of Champions tonight with MC Greg Radley

With Winx surely getting top gongs, tonight is the Night Of Champions at Randwick.

2018 PB Lawrence Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Going for value in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2018 Vain Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Fancy a well backed runner in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Vain Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2018 Quezette Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

An inexperienced filly leads the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Quezette Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2018 Spring Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

On a very in form horse in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Spring Stakes at Morphettville on Saturday.

Winx as good as ever: Hugh Bowman

Hugh Bowman is excited about the impending return of champion Winx in the race named in her honour at Randwick.

Dual Group 1 winner She Will Reign retired

Dual Group One winner She Will Reign has run her last race with connections ending her campaign following the detection of inflammation in an airway.

Godolphin confirm Kementari for Winx clash

Godolphin star Kementari will take his place against Winx at Randwick as the great mare chases her 26th consecutive win.

Walker looking to be the Boss in Lawrence

Michael Walker will team with his Caulfield Guineas winner Mighty Boss when the four-year-old resumes in the Group Two PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield.

Winner and a suspension for Dee at Sandown

Jockey Michael Dee rode the final winner at the Sandown midweek card before stewards suspended him for 10 meetings on a careless riding charge.

Hey Doc fresh in Sandown race day gallop

Dual Group One winner Hey Doc has had a gallop between races at Sandown as he prepares for his return to racing.

Lindsay Park duo lock horns in Vain Stakes

Long Leaf and Tony Nicconi will represent Lindsay Park when they line up against each in the Vain Stakes at Caulfield.

Well-bred Miss Fabulass in Canterbury win

Miss Fabulass, the best-bred horse at Canterbury, has come away with the type of win expected from an odds-on favourite.

Milestone city win for Darose and Doodt

Parwan Prince has given Jade Darose her first city win as a trainer, with the midweek victory also a metropolitan first for apprentice rider Lucinda Doodt.

Waller And Waterhouse Take Aim At Taree Gold Cup

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller is set to seek a drought breaking win for metropolitan stables in Sunday’s $80,000 Taree Gold Cup.

Declarationofheart impresses at Sandown

Lightly raced colt Declarationofheart has remained unbeaten with a first-up win at Sandown and will be put on a path towards the Group One Caulfield Guineas.

Record Winx Bet Of $140,000

A record bet of $140,000 has been placed on champion mare Winx with TAB Fixed Odds to win Saturday's race named in her honour at Randwick when she attempts to record her 26th win in succession.

Do all your Weekend Metro Meetings form early

As well as all the provincial and international races, Racing and Sports has all the metros covered.

Maher workers take honours in Mongol Derby

Trainer Ciaron Maher may have missed his chance at the Mongol Derby but his replacement Adrian Corboy and Annabel Neasham have won the endurance test.

Import Meccabah's future in owner's hands

Trainer Matt Dunn will leave it up to owner John Haseler whether impressive former English mare Meccabah races on after her Doomben win.

Williams lands plum Caulfield Cup mount

Craig Williams has been announced as the Caulfield Cup jockey for Kings Will Dream but won't ride the horse in his first few spring starts.

Chris Waller Stable Update for the Weekend

Take a look at the opinions of the Chris Waller stable for this weekend's big meetings around the land.

2018 Winx Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

A top field will line up the 2018 Winx Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 PB Lawrence Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Such a good looking race is the 2018 PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2018 Vain Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

One horse carries the penalty in the 2018 Vain Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2018 Silver Shadow Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Not a race full of winners in the 2018 Silver Shadow Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Up And Coming Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

There are ten to run in the 2018 Up And Coming Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Show County Quality: Final Field, Barriers and Market

The 2018 Show County Quality at Randwick on Saturday has a big spread in the weights.

2018 Toy Show Quality: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Eleven mares contest the 2018 Toy Show Quality at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Quezette Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

A full field of 16 fillies will compete in the 2018 Quezette Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2018 Spring Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

There are nine entered for the 2018 Spring Stakes at Morphettville on Saturday.

Ex-Perth mare poised for Queensland debut

Stakes-winning Perth mare Volkoff will kick off her Queensland campaign for new trainers Bryan and Dan Guy at the Gold Coast.

Qld stewards issue further arsenic warning

A horse trained in country NSW has become the latest Queensland winner to return a positive swab to arsenic.

Zahra Picks Up Happy Clapper Ride

Mark Zahra will replace the injured Blake Shinn as the rider of Doncaster Mile winner Happy Clapper when he resumes in the G1 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield on September 1.

Ten rivals for Winx at Randwick

Winx will have 10 rivals including Kementari at Randwick when she bids to set an Australian record of 26 consecutive wins.

Former trainer Bastiman outed for cobalt

Former trainer Robin Bastiman has been disqualified for three years after administering a horse with a substance that contained elevated levels of cobalt.

Trainer-breeder Ken "Tubby" Turner dies

A funeral service for trainer and breeder Ken "Tubby" Turner's will be held in Brisbane.

Prince in the big league in Winx Stakes

Invictus Prince will rightly start an outsider in the Winx Stakes with trainer Matthew Smith forced to begin somewhere as he heads to longer races.

Weir keeps on racking up the winners

The new racing season may only be two weeks old but trainer Darren Weir is already setting the benchmark for winners and runners.

James McDonald to ride Outback Barbie

James McDonald has been booked to replace the injured Blake Shinn on the Tony Gollan-trained Outback Barbie in the Silver Shadow Stakes at Randwick.

Alizee out for the spring after bleeding

Dual Group One winner Alizee has been sidelined for a mandatory three months after bleeding from both nostrils at trackwork.

Bonneval trial delayed by wet weather

A planned barrier trial for NZ Horse of the Year Bonneval has been postponsed because of wet weather.

Steel Frost to resume in Spring Stakes

The Spring Stakes in Adelaide is the race of choice to kick off Steel Frost's campaign ahead of a possible trip to Melbourne later in spring.

Caulfield returns planned for Stanley duo

Trainer Brent Stanley is planning to kick off the spring campaigns of talented three-year-olds The August and Casadiva in separate stakes races at Caulfield.

Wells headlines 14 Grand National entries

Three-time winner Wells will attempt a record-breaking fourth win in the Grand National Steeplechase when he runs over 4500m at Ballarat.

Jameka plans still to be determined

A decision whether Jameka makes a return to racing in the P B Lawrence Stakes will be made after trainer Ciaron Maher discusses options with the mare's owners.

Annunciate to keep run going at Sandown

Chris Hyland has joined his father Pat in a training partnership with the pair taking the in-form Annunciate to an 1800m-race at Sandown.

RV working towards altrenogest solution

Racing Victoria is continuing its work with manufacturers as it endeavours to find a solution for the use of altrenogest in cycling fillies and mares.

Kementari Late Entry For Winx Stakes

Kementari has been included as a late nomination for the Group 1 Winx Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

She Will Reign Suffers Nose Bleed

High class mare She Will Reign has to pass a gallop before stewards after suffering a nose bleed in her stable last weekend.

McEvoy Picks Up Ride On Unforgotten

Kerrin McEvoy will partner ATC Oaks winner Unforgotten when she tackles her star stablemate Winx in the Winx Stakes.

Ace High To Launch Spring Campaign Against Winx

Ace High will launch his spring campaign against Winx in the race named in her honour at Randwick this Saturday.

Alizee Out Of The Spring

Godolphin’s dual G1-winning mare Alizee has bled and will miss the spring carnival.

2018 Winx Stakes: Race History

The Race History of the 2018 Winx Stakes at Randwick on Saturday is that it is a great horse’s race.

2018 Silver Shadow Stakes: Race History

The kick off to the Princess Series is the 2018 Silver Shadow Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Show County Quality: Race History

Is it possible the 2018 Show County Quality at Randwick on Saturday is one to watch for Everest slotholders?

2018 Toy Show Quality: Race History

Solid mares generally run well in the 2018 Toy Show Quality conducted at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Up And Coming Stakes: Race History

The 2018 Up And Coming Stakes at Randwick on Saturday could continue the trend of future top sires taking out the race.

2018 PB Lawrence Stakes: Race History

Can the 2018 PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday provide Cups pointers as it always used to?

2018 Vain Stakes: Race History

Some future international heroes line the Race History of the 2018 Vain Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2018 Quezette Stakes: Race History

Several elite fillies show up in the Race History of the 2018 Quezette Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday and go onto bigger things.

2018 Spring Stakes: Race History

Some old favourites line the Race History of the 2018 Spring Stakes at Morphettville on Saturday.

2018 Prix Morny: Race History

The Race History of the 2018 Prix Morny at Deauville on Sunday has been an international affair.

2018 Prix Jean Romanet: Race History

The Race History of the 2018 Prix Jean Romanet at Deauville on Sunday shows it hasn’t had a long one.

2018 Prix Kergorlay: Race History

Multiple Melbourne Cup winners show up in the Race History of the 2018 Prix Kergorlay at Deauville on Sunday.

Maher Keen To Test Jameka

A desire to see how comeback mare Jameka performs under race conditions might be enough for Caulfield trainer Ciaron Maher to race the mare as early as this Saturday.

Slipper Winner Estijaab Sent For A Spell

Golden Slipper winner Estijaab will miss the spring after suffering a training setback.

Blake Shinn Suffers Fractures In Randwick Trial Fall

Leading Sydney jockey Blake Shinn has suffered neck fractures in a barrier trial accident with his return to the saddle unlikely for at least three months.

Niggling Issues Push Back Derby Winner

New Zealand Derby winner Vin De Dance has suffered a setback in his early preparation for the Melbourne Cup.

Canberra Horses Eligible For Highway Races

Canberra-trained horses have been readmitted to Highway races conducted in Sydney.

Quality nominations for G2 Lawrence Stakes

The Group Two P B Lawrence Stakes looms as a star-studded line up after 18 nominations were taken for the weight-for-age race.

Fourteen entries for the Winx Stakes

Champion Winx is spot-on for her race return at Randwick after a solid work-out at Rosehill with Hugh Bowman aboard.

Widgee Turf on track for WFA test

The Group Two P B Lawrence Stakes looms as the biggest test to date for Widgee Turf with trainer Patrick Payne hoping for a rain-affected track for the gelding.

Race options in two states for Inn Keeper

The Listed Regal Roller Stakes in Melbourne and Group Three Spring Stakes in Adelaide are options for consistent sprinter Inn Keeper.

Thrillster to make Quezette Stakes return

Promising three-year-old Thrillster will be out to enhance her spring claims when she resumes in the Group Three Quezette Stakes for fillies at Caulfield.

She Will Reign in fitness scare

Golden Slipper winner Estijaab will miss the spring while last year's winner She Will Reign is being monitored after the stable discovered blood in a nostril.

New rule in NSW for altrenogest

NSW trainers will still be able to use products containing altrenogest to control the cycles of fillies and mares.

Sandown gallop for dual G1 winner Hey Doc

Dual Group One winner Hey Doc is scheduled to gallop between races at the midweek Sandown meeting in preparation for his upcoming return to racing.

Goulburn Meeting Sunk By Burst Water Main

Today's Goulburn race meeting had to be cancelled after the first race due to a burst water main flooding part of the track.

Savanna Amour to chase Perth Group One

Top Queensland mare Savanna Amour will head to Perth later this year for the Group One Winterbottom Stakes after she competes in Melbourne.

Danon Liberty Ready For Australian Debut

Australian racing is set to get its awaited overdue first look at Japanese import Danon Liberty at Caulfield on Saturday.

Horsham meeting moved to Warracknabeal

Rain has prompted officials to move a Horsham race meeting in country Victoria to Warracknabeal.

2018 Winx Stakes: Nominations

Even with the champ back, we may see a decent sized field off the nominations for the 2018 Winx Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Silver Shadow Stakes: Nominations

Nominations were extended for the 2018 Silver Shadow Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Toy Show Quality: Nominations

A competitive mares race is on the cards off the nominations for the 2018 Toy Show Quality at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Show County Quality: Nominations

A high quality Group 1 horse is amongst the nominations for the 2018 Show County Quality at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 Up And Coming Stakes: Nominations

Some more nominations are possible for the 2018 Up And Coming Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2018 PB Lawrence Stakes: Nominations

There’s an elite field of nominations for the 2018 PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2018 Vain Stakes: Nominations

Most of the nominations for the 2018 Vain Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday are resuming.

2018 Quezette Stakes: Nominations

A big field is likely after the nominations came out for the 2018 Quezette Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2018 Spring Stakes: Nominations

Nominations are extended for the 2018 Spring Stakes at Morphettville on Saturday.

Mares Races Preferred For I Am A Star

Group One winning mare I Am A Star will be kept to her own sex for the rest of the spring according to her trainer Shane Nichols.

Fourth G1 win for Alpha Centauri

Alpha Centauri has continued her campaign with an impressive victory in the Group One Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville.

Saturday Post Mortem with Chris Scholtz

Chris Scholtz reviews racing around Australia on August 11.

Countdown begins for Winx return

Winx has had a trouble-free preparation leading into her return in the Group One race at Randwick named in her honour.

Another Qld trainer outed on cobalt charge

Queensland trainer Darryl Gardiner has been disqualified for 12 months on a cobalt related charge.

Lindsay Park pair to tackle G2 Lawrence

Boom Time and Harlem are set to have their spring season returns in the Group Two P B Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield.

McEvoy fillies to run in separate states

Oohood will make her season return in the Silver Shadow Stakes on the same day Magic Millions winner Sunlight takes aim in the Quezette Stakes.

First Crush to head south for more Cups

Tough Brisbane stayer First Crush will head to Sydney later this month to run at Rosehill before he tackles the Newcastle Cup.

Childs rapt with Written By after gallop

Jordan Childs is looking forward to the spring campaign of Group One winner Written By after getting back aboard the colt in a gallop at Sandown.

Qld racing stars to help drought relief

Some of Queensland's biggest racing names have volunteered to be auctioned as slaves for a fund-raiser to help drought victims.

Corey Brown Misses Out In Shergar Cup

Australian jockey Corey Brown failed to ride a winner at the Shergar Cup at Ascot on Saturday, with his best effort a third place finish.

Racing's loss with death of Nick Columb

One of the principle voices of change for racehorse owners in Australia, Nick Columb has died as the result of a stroke in Spain.

Wodonga Races Abandoned After Rain

Sunday's Victorian TAB meeting at Wodonga has been abandoned due to the state of the track after significant overnight rain.

Girls team wins the Shergar Cup at Ascot

Hayley Turner and the Girls team have taken the honours in the Shergar Cup at Ascot in which Corey Brown competed for the Rest of the World..

Australia-wide winners for Darren Weir

Four winners at Flemington for Darren Weir has been complimented with victories at Moe, Morphettville and Newcastle.

Voodoo Lad shines in Aurie's Star Hcp

Quality sprinter Voodoo Lad has overhauled import Home Of The Brave to claim another stakes victory in the Group Three Aurie's Star Handicap at Flemington.

Sandbar adds Rosebud to his resume

Sandbar has claimed the new season's first stakes race for three-year-olds, the Listed Rosebud at Rosehill for trainer Brad Widdup.

Harper's Choice wins Premier's Cup Prelude

Harper's Choice has backed up his last-start win in the Winter Cup with a determined victory in the Premier's Cup Prelude.

Paret stamps Epsom Handicap claims

Trainer Chris Waller has compared Rosehill winner Paret to the stable's multiple Group One winner Boban and will set him on an Epsom Handicap path.

Lifesaver gives Dunn another Highway wiin

Lifesaver has given Murwillumbah trainer Matt Dunn his 18th Highway win and staked his claims for inclusion in the $1.3 million Kosciuszko.

Jaameh keeps the Lindsay Park run going

Lindsay Park is hopeful Jaameh can be a player in bigger spring races after a strong staying performance to win at Flemington.

Crockett turns form around at Flemington

A switch of environment has brought about a change of fortune for the Tony McEvoy stable, with Crockett winning at Flemington.

Bandipur makes it back-to-back wins

The James Cummings-trained Bandipur has backed up a recent win in Sydney with another victory in his return to Melbourne racing at Flemington.

Stablemates quinella Doomben staying test

A plan to take advantage of an apparent lack of pace has helped trainer Robert Heathcote quinella the Brisbane BMW Handicap at Doomben.

Smith's frustrating run ends with win

Trainer Brian Smith's frustrating run with top horse Order Again has ended with the gelding's impressive win at Doomben.

Stewart questions his tactics on Ef Troop

Jockey Brad Stewart is wondering if he should have been more aggressive on Ef Troop after the $1.45 favourite was beaten into second at Doomben.

Defeat proves making of Shesees Everything

A narrow defeat in the Magic Millions maiden at the Gold Coast seems to have been the making of Shesees Everything who has won at Doomben.

Racing NSW commits $1m for drought relief

Racing NSW has announced it has allocated $1 million for immediate relief for drought stricken thoroughbred participants in the state.

2018 Aurie’s Star Handicap: Voodoo Lad gave all he had

Having last crack at the leaders, Voodoo Lad continued his top sprinting form to win the 2018 Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 The Rosebud: Sandbar surges late

After landing in a great spot, Sandbar grabbed the leaders late to win the 2018 The Rosebud at Rosehill on Saturday.

$1 Million Drought Relief for NSW Thoroughbred Participants

Racing NSW has today announced that it has allocated $1 million towards assisting NSW Thoroughbred Racing Participants who are suffering financial hardship due to the drought.

Adam Blencowe gives his best for Flemington

Racing and Sports Senior Handicapper Adam Blencowe gives his best for Flemington today on RadioTab.

Alex Steedman offers his Sydney Specials

Alex Steedman from Racing and Sports provides RadioTab his thoughts on Rosehill for today.

Today's Racing Preview with Chris Scholtz

Chris Scholtz previews the Rosehill and Flemington race meetings on August 11.

Ben Currie inquiry adjourned again

An inquiry into activities at trainer Ben Currie's Toowoomba stable has been adjourned again.

Jungle Cat all set for Australia challenge

English trainer Charlie Appleby will bypass the Hungerford Stakes next Saturday with Jungle Cat in favour of sending him straight out to Australia.

McEvoy after rich pickings at Flemington

After their latest runs in Adelaide, Tony McEvoy-trained stablemates Crockett and East Indiaman shape up against each other Flemington.

Legend Of Condor in first 3yo stakes race

Trainer Gerald Ryan is hoping Legend Of Condor can emulate his former stablemate Menari in the Listed Rosebud at Rosehill.

Chamois Road chasing Aurie's Star upset

Consistent gelding Chamois Road will chase the biggest win of his career when he lines up in the Group Three Aurie's Star Handicap against a quality field.

Prezado ready for Flemington return

Lightly raced sprinter Prezado will be out to impress in his return from a spell at Flemington as he bids to boost his rating to open up spring options.

Claiming apprentice to ride Siegfried

Trainer Toby Edmonds hopes apprentice Jackson Murphy's three kilo claim can help sprinter Siegfried turn his form aroound at Doomben.

Gold Mag chases hat-trick at Flemington

Exciting prospect Gold Mag will attempt to extend his winning streak to three when he runs over 1200 metres at Flemington.

Lees Has A Tactical Edge At Rosehill

Trainer Kris Lees says he will know how good his recent recruit Tactical Advantage is after he races at Rosehill on Saturday.

Simon Dinopoulos and Brad Gray Preview Saturday

Racing and Sports Simon Dinopoulos and RNSW’s Brad Gray offer their thoughts on the Rosehill card.

Sally Snow has her fancies for Rosehill

Sally Snow from TAB Wagering likes two at Rosehill.

Godolphin has strong chances around the country

With leading chances in Sydney and Melbourne, James Cummings thinks his team are well placed to run nicely on Saturday.

Peter Snowden updates on Redzel amongst others

With Redzel prepping for the Everest, Peter Snowden has high hopes again for him and his entire team.

I Am A Star returns for Shane Nichols

The mare I Am A Star comes back to racing in the Aurie’s Star Handicap after a poor end to last campaign.

Rachel King has a full book at Rosehill

With rides all through the card, Rachel King is full of hope for the Sydney meeting at Rosehill.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Rosehill

With the Golden Rose coming up in a month, The Rosebud is the first outing for the new season three year olds.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Flemington

One of the famous early season sprints is the Aurie’s Star Handicap this weekend.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Doomben

Nine races on the Doomben program again this Saturday.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Morphettville Parks

Morphettville Parks is again the focus of Adelaide racing on a wet track.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Belmont

They get to race this week at Belmont.

Another feature trial today with quality Spring contenders

On the heels of the big trials earlier in the week, Warwick Farm saw some nice horse flesh step out at the trials.

Corey Brown to ride Magic Circle in Cup

Dual Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Corey Brown has snared the mount on English contender Magic Circle in his bid for a third win.

Imports add intrigue to Aurie's Star

Two imports, Home Of The Brave and Poetic Dream, are among the favourites to make an impact early in the new season in the Group Three Aurie's Star Handicap.

Golden Tycoon to step up in Rosebud

Trainer Greg McFarlane is hoping the speedy Golden Tycoon can live up to his winning debut when he runs in the Listed Rosebud at Rosehill.

Waller to dominate Qld staying races

Champion trainer Chris Waller's domination of Queensland staying races is set to continue with half the open handicap field at Doomben.

Flemington return for spring hopeful Odeon

Co-trainer Simon Zahra has seen encouraging signs from five-year-old Odeon on the training track ahead of the gelding's race return over 1400m at Flemington.

Rich Charm ruled out of Flemington return

Rich Charm has been ruled out of the Aurie's Star Handicap at Flemington with a cut leg which needs treatment.

Tom Sadler gets on the board over jumps

Tom Sadler says a maiden win over jumps means a great deal to him after recently making the switch from flat racing because of increased weight.

Emperor's Way ready for step up to 1800m

Trainer Peter Snowden believes Emperor's Way is ready to make his presence felt when he steps up to 1800m in the Premier's Cup Prelude at Rosehill.

Lindsay Park duo tackle Flemington contest

Lindsay Park has two three-year-olds in a 1400m-race at Flemington, one first-up and the other having raced through the winter months.

Trainer Mike Moroney fined $1000

Trainer Mike Moroney has been fined $1000 over a short-acting corticosteroid detected in a post-race sample from a horse in his care.

Right distance for I'm Belucci at Doomben

Group One-placed I'm Belucci gets to a suitable distance for the first time in two years at Doomben.

Jag Guthmann-Chester ready to defend title

Reigning premier Brisbane apprentice Jag Guthmann-Chester will return from holidays to start the defence of his title at Doomben.

Brilliant Spurcraft spelled after injury

Brilliant Queensland sprinter Spurcraft has been sent for a spell after suffering a hairline fracture to a splint bone.

Chris Waller Stable Update for the Weekend

Take a look at the opinions of the Chris Waller stable for this weekend's big meetings around the land.

Lindsay Park Preview

Check out the thoughts from the Lindsay Park team ahead of this weekend’s action.

Sydney Campaign Set For Oohood

Oohood, the filly regarded as the best maiden in Australia, is ready to focus on a Group One campaign in Sydney in the early spring.

Peter V’Landys discusses The Kosciuszko and The Everest

Racing NSW CEO Peter V’Landys outlines how the big Spring features at Randwick are taking shape with the Everest and Kosciuszko making headlines.

Jarrod McLean talks about feature horses for Darren Weir

With horses like Anjana and Kings Will Dream, Darren Weir’s stable is aiming up well for the Spring according to Jarrod McLean.

Roger Charlton has Withhold heading to the Melbourne Cup

Roger Charlton indicates he has been planning for five months with Withhold to make the Melbourne Cup trip.

Will Pierata go to the Everest if he gained a slot?

Pierata’s trainer Greg Hickman has indicated he would run Pierata in the Everest if a slot was made available.

San Domenico Plans For Jonker

Newcastle trainer David Atkins will work towards a first-up tilt at the San Domenico Stakes with classy young sprinter Jonker following his comeback trial win at Gosford on Monday.

2018 The Rosebud: Tips and Race Preview

The lead up winner is selected in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 The Rosebud at Rosehill on Saturday.

2018 Aurie’s Star Handicap: Tips and Race Preview

Going for one on the limit in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington on Saturday.

Spring test for Brave Song in Aurie's Star

Co-trainer Peter Snowden is keen to get a better guide on the spring prospects of Brave Song in the Aurie's Star Handicap against some well-performed horses.

Widdup woes over Sandbar Rosebud barrier

Sandbar has drawn the widest of nine acceptors in the $150,000 Rosebud, leaving trainer Brad Widdup with some thinking do before the Listed race.

Redzel pleasing Snowden ahead of spring

Peter Snowden is confident sprinter Redzel is building up nicely towards his spring carnival return and his defence of The Everest.

McEvoy impressed with Illumicon's progress

A jump-out up the Flemington straight has Tony McEvoy looking forward to Illumicon's performance in the VRC Member James Hibberd Handicap at Flemington.

Catchy's little sister makes winning debut

Group One winner Catchy's younger sister has made an impressive debut at Canterbury to give Tommy Berry his first winning ride since returning from Hong Kong.

Godolphin 3YO breaks through at Canterbury

Godolphin three-year-old Aramayo has underlined his promise with a decisive win at Canterbury.

Pakula yet to meet street race organisers

Victoria's Minister for Racing is happy to hear what the promoters of horse racing on the streets of Melbourne have to say about the concept.

Seymour track given extra time to improve

A return to racing at Seymour has been further delayed with four meetings transferred.

RV adds an extra meeting after wash-out

Racing Victoria has added a turf meeting at Horsham after a Bendigo meeting had to be called off because of wet weather.

Vain Stakes Next For Vassilator

Caulfield trainer Colin Little will look to add to Vassilator’s black type record when he lines-up the promising three-year-old in the G3 Vain Stakes at Caulfield on August 18.

Schweida duo set for milestones at Doomben

Trainer Kelly Schweida's veterans Outraged and Stella Ombra can reach prize money milestones if they win at Doomben.

The Autumn Sun Caulfield Guineas favourite

Group One-winning colt The Autumn Sun is the early favourite for the Caulfield Guineas after the release of nominations.

Do all your Weekend Metro Meetings form early

As well as all the provincial and international races, Racing and Sports has all the metros covered.

2018 Aurie’s Star Handicap: Final Field, Barriers and Market

The 2018 Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington on Saturday has some big x-factors runners.

2018 The Rosebud: Final Field, Barriers and Market

In the end nine have accepted for the 2018 The Rosebud at Rosehill on Saturday.

Baby gets valuable education at Caloundra

Baccarat Baby could join talented stablemate Asharani on a float to Melbourne after winning at Caloundra.

Andrew Gibbons Interview With Steve Hart

NSW jockey Andrew Gibbons speaks with Steve Hart on his riding career.

Bendigo called off following heavy rain

Surface water on the Bendigo racetrack after heavy overnight rain has forced Racing Victoria to call off the provincial meeting.

Qld stewards again warn on arsneic

Queensland stewards have warned trainers not to let their horses near wooden shavings or wooden posts treated with arsenic after another positive swab.

Tighe leaves race worry to trainer, jockey

Peter Tighe, the part-owner of three-time Cox Plate winner Winx, says he's got the easy job of just having to turn up on race day.

Winx headlines 135 Cox Plate nominations

Melbourne racing executives are hopeful of attracting strong international representation as Winx attempts an unprecedented fourth Cox Plate victory.

Spin On The Up For Snowdens

Impressive provincial maiden winner Spin will jump straight into Group company when he returns to city racing at his next start on Saturday week.

Lees Weighs Up Options With Tactical Advantage

Trainer Kris Lees is torn between races in Sydney and Brisbane for talented sprinter Tactical Advantage this weekend.

Restricted Spring Program For Written By

Written By, Timeform’s top rating 2YO colt in Australia last season, will be restricted to a three-start campaign during the spring.

McDonald Accepts Le Romain Ride After Trial

James McDonald has accepted the ride on multiple G1 winner Le Romain in his spring starter at Randwick on Saturday week.

Racing future of Chautauqua in jeopardy

Racing NSW stewards will consider whether Chautauqua should be allowed to race again after his sixth refusal to jump in a barrier trial.

Tom Melbourne ready for spring carnival

The Chris Waller-trained Tom Melbourne has finished second in a Gold Coast barrier trial as he prepares to tackle the spring carnivals.

Legend Of Condor out to bloom in Rosebud

Trainer Gerald Ryan is likely to back up Legend Of Condor and Harper's Choice at Rosehill, soon after they pleased him in barrier trials.

Dwyer considers options for Aurie's entry

Track conditions will decide whether Ability takes his place in Aurie's Star Handicap or is held back for options at Caulfield and Morphettville.

Winx Strong To The Line In Barrier Trial

Superstar Winx has hit the line strongly for third in a 1000m barrier trial at Rosehill this morning.

Appleby sets Emotionless for Caulfield Cup

The Charlie Appleby-trained Emotionless has been confirmed for an Australian campaign with the Caulfield Cup a target.

Chautauqua Fails To Jump Again

Star sprinter Chautauqua has again refused to jump from the gates in Rosehill barrier trial this morning.

Winx third in eye-catching Rosehill trial

Winx has thrilled jockey Hugh Bowman with her third placing in a barrier trial at Rosehill ahead of her race return.

Cox Plate entry for Scott Base

Kiwi trainers Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard have Cox Plate aims with their classy 4YO Scott Base, starting with the G1 Tarzino Trophy at Hastings.

2018 Aurie’s Star Handicap: Race History

Race History of the 2018 Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington on Saturday says its form has changed.

2018 The Rosebud: Race History

Race History of the 2018 The Rosebud at Rosehill on Saturday says it isn’t a really strong Golden Rose qualifier.

2018 Phoenix Stakes: Race History

This is the Aidan O’Brien stakes really looking at the Race History of the 2018 Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday.

2018 Prix Jacques Le Marois: Race History

Some recent high profile Europeans line the Race History of the 2018 Prix Jacques Le Marois at Deauville on Sunday.

Apprentice Corey Bayliss outed for betting

Brisbane apprentice Corey Bayliss has been suspended for two months after being spotted gambling at a hotel across the road from Queensland's integrity offices.

Grunt, Mighty Boss to resume in Lawrence

Some of trainer Mick Price's spring hopefuls have had barrier trials at Cranbourne including Grunt and Mighty Boss, who will resume in the P B Lawrence Stakes.

I Am A Star to make Flemington return

The Aurie's Star Handicap will be the comeback race for I Am A Star who is among 10 initial entries for the Group Three sprint at Flemington.

Appleby to target some early spring races

Godolphin will send a trio of horses to Melbourne from England earlier than usual to compete during the spring racing carnival.

Exceltic to put Golden Rose on the line

Trainer Gary Portelli has Golden Rose aspirations for Exceltic but the colt needs to perform in the Listed Rosebud at Rosehill.

Ef Troop to begin campaign at Doomben

Top Queensland three-year-old Ef Troop will make his three-year-old debut at Doomben with stablemate Outback Barbie to head to Sydney.

Racing NSW Purchases Princes Farm

Racing NSW has purchased Princes Farm, the famous property owned by the late champion trainer Bart Cummings.

Shoals, Santa pleasing in spring build-up

Everest-bound stablemates Shoals and Santa Ana Lane have continued their build-ups to the spring in a barrier trial at Cranbourne.

Redzel Beaten In Gosford Trial

Crack sprinter Redzel was beaten in a barrier trial at Gosford on Monday morning but there was no cause for alarm as he heads towards the defence of his crown in $13 million Everest at Randwick on October 13.

More Sundays impresses in Geelong debut

Blue blood colt More Sundays, by Fastnet Rock out of More Joyous, has started his racing career with an impressive win in a maiden at Geelong.

Everest Contenders Trial At Cranbourne

The Anthony Freedman-trained stablemates Shoals and Santa Ana Lane kicked off their preparations for the $13 million Everest in a barrier trial at Cranbourne on Monday.

Decision looms on Jameka's racing future

Star mare Jameka has finished unplaced in a barrier trial at Cranbourne, with a decision on whether she returns to the racetrack still to be determined.

2018 The Rosebud: Nominations

Nominations were extended for the 2018 The Rosebud at Rosehill on Saturday after 12 were received.

2018 Aurie’s Star Handicap: Nominations

Nominations have also been extended for the 2018 Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington on Saturday.

Le Romain, Redzel trial at Gosford

Le Romain has won a barrier trial at Gosford ahead of his race return while Redzel has been given an easier time in his heat to run second.

Son of More Joyous Wins On Debut

Regally bred colt More Sundays - a son of former start racemare More Joyous - made a winning debut at Geelong on Monday.

Internationals set to arrive early for Spring Racing Carnival assault

In the year in which it celebrates 25 years of international competition, Victoria’s Spring Racing Carnival will boast an unprecedented overseas presence with horses set to arrive in Melbourne three weeks earlier than usual.

Cross Counter strengthens Melb Cup claims

Cross Counter has reinforced claims for a trip to Australia for the Melbourne Cup with victory in the Gordon Stakes at Goodwood.

Racing NSW buys Cummings' Princes Farm

Princes Farm, the former home of master trainer Bart Cummings, has been bought by Racing NSW as a multi-purpose horse and education facility.

Brenton Avdulla Makes Fast Start In Japan

Sydney’s premier jockey Brenton Avdulla made a perfect start to his riding stint in Japan with a feature win at Kokura on Saturday.

Stewards adjourn inquiry into tactics

Racing Victoria stewards will study the betting on the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown after adjourning an inquiry into John Allen's tactics on Bit Of A Lad.

Cougar Express races to GN Hurdle success

One of Darren Weir's right-hand men, Jarrod McLean, has claimed the Grand National Hurdle in possibly his biggest win in his own right as a trainer.

Qld Horse of Year Awards wide open

The Queensland Horse of the Year Awards are the most wide open in the nearly 50-year history of the event.

Saturday Post Mortem with Chris Scholtz

Chris Scholtz reviews racing around Australia on August 4.

Le Romain building nicely towards spring

A Gosford barrier trial will be the next step for Le Romain in his build-up to the spring, with the Show County Quality his likely return.

Poetic Dream set for Aurie's Star return

Senior Lindsay Park trainer David Hayes is excited to have Poetic Dream returning to racing at Flemington in the lead-up to the spring carnival.

Ryan Maloney set for Brisbane debut

Former Victorian jockey Ryan Maloney is hoping to make his Brisbane debut at Doomben after riding three winners at provincial tracks.

Daring tactics lead to big Sandown victory

Trainer Rachael Cunningham and jockey Jarrod Lynch have combined with Excellent Rhythm to take out the Crisp Steeplechase at Sandown.

Queensland trainer outed on cobalt charge

Queensland trainer Victor Newman has been disqualified for a second time on a cobalt-related charge.

Schofield, McDonald suspended at Randwick

High-profile jockeys James McDonald and Glyn Schofield have been suspended for their rides in the Missile Stakes but will be back in time for Group One racing.

Pierata beats Kementari in Missile Stakes

Pierata has scored an important win in the Missile Stakes, beating Kementari to stake his claim for inclusion in the $13 million Everest.

Winx has had a day out at Randwick

Winx has made an appearance for a track gallop at Randwick ahead of her return in the Group One race named in her honour.

Import Avilius wins first Australian start

Former French horse Avilius has made an immediate impression with a winning Australian debut for Godolphin trainer James Cummings.

Red Alto comes out on top at Randwick

Brent Stanley's decision to take on an army of Chris Waller-trained stayers has paid off with Victorian Red Alto coming out on top at Randwick.

Spring races on radar for Call Me Handsome

The Group Two Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes looms as a spring option for Call Me Handsome after the gelding's win over 1600m at Moonee Valley.

Multaja impressive in Moonee Valley return

Talented filly Multaja has made it two wins from as many starts with an impressive win in her first start back from a spell at Moonee Valley.

Naantali wins for new training partnership

Lightly raced mare Naantali has made it back-to-back city wins with a convincing victory over 1600m at Moonee Valley.

Mig Energy wins on debut at Valley

Trainer Brent Stanley will give Mig Energy the chance to keep stepping up heading into the spring after the gelding impressed on debut at Moonee Valley.

Murphy rides the Doomben feature double

Jackson Murphy has put aside the disappointment of a hefty suspension at Gatton to ride the feature double at Doomben.

Praise for Kendrick after Tarzan's win

Trainer Stuart Kendrick has got plenty of praise after speedy gelding Tarzan won the Tim Bell Memorial Hcp at Doomben.

Linlithgow emphasises her class

Lightly raced but troubled mare Linlithgow has again shown her class with an easy win at Doomben.

Trusty Lad shows staying potential

Toowoomba galloper Trusty Lad has emphasised his staying potential with a last-stride win at Doomben.

2018 Missile Stakes: Pierata holds on

With the better run in transit, Pierata held off Kementari to take out the 2018 Missile Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Winx exhibition galloped at Randwick today

The champ Winx had a gallop at Randwick today prior to a quiet trial at Rosehill on Tuesday.

Randwick Preview with Chris Scholtz

Chris Scholtz previews the Missile Stakes meeting at Randwick on August 4 with selections for all races.

Perth Meeting Cancelled

There is no racing in Perth today following the cancellation of the Belmont Park meeting due to the state of the track.

Cougar Express chasing Grand National win

Jarrod McLean says he has Cougar Express in good order as he attempts to upset the winning sequence of Self Sense in the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown.

NSW Benchmark System Gets A Shake Up

Racing NSW has announced a number of important changes to handicapping and programming policies that will take effect from September 1 in conjunction with the prizemoney increases announced in July.

The Missile a carnival pipe-opener

The Missile is being touted as an Everest audition but Pierata's trainer Greg Hickman has other races on his mind.

Vive Marie set for first Australian start

Stakes-placed German import Vive Marie will have her first Australian start in a 1400m-benchmark race at Randwick for trainer Kris Lees.

Jackson Murphy to solve problems

In-form apprentice Jackson Murphy's three-kilo claim is expected to help key runners Tarzan and Sabkhat in their open company races at Doomben.

Vic jockeys gain an increase in riding fee

Victorian jockeys have gained a pay rise from Racing Victoria with an increase to their riding fee.

Edmonds for prompt return to winners' list

Toby Edmonds is preparing for a big spring carnival but first wants to get Prompt Return back to winners' list at Doomben.

Lasqueti Spirit retired to broodmare barn

Group One winner Lasqueti Spirit has suffered a leg injury and will be retired to the broodmare barn.

Price has Valley concern with All In Brawl

A wide draw and a drop back to 1000 metres have trainer John Price concerned ahead of All In Brawl's outing at Moonee Valley.

Valley return for stakes winner Ennis Hill

Group winner Ennis Hill will make her return over 1000m at Moonee Valley and co-trainer Tom Dabernig expects the filly's class to take her a long way.

Endless Days set to atone at Doomben

Nothing went right for tough stayer Endless Days at his last start so he will back up at Doomben.

Neil Werrett has Everest thoughts on his mind

With a share in the slot in the Everest, Neil Werrett now has to change his tack after losing Menari.

Wyong Preview

Provincial racing in NSW today is at Wyong for an eight race card.

Sharjah wins Galway Hurdle for Mullins

Sharjah has defied a big weight to win the Galway Hurdle for the father and son team of Willie and Patrick Mullins.

Simon Dinopoulos and Brad Gray Preview Saturday

Racing and Sports Simon Dinopoulos and RNSW’s Brad Gray offer their thoughts on the Randwick card.

Colin Price from Mitavite talks about horse feed

With issues around horse feed in recent years, Colin Price from Mitavite discusses the testing of the product.

Wyong race course gets an upgrade

The tracks and training areas are amongst many areas of recent upgrades of the Wyong race course.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Randwick

Straight into Group 2 action with the running of the Missile Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Moonee Valley

Moonee Valley holds the first Melbourne meeting of the new season.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Doomben

Doomben is still being asked to cope with so much racing and it’s on again this Saturday.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Morphettville Parks

Some sprint lead up to feature races begin on the Morphettville Parks card this week.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Belmont

Plenty of Winter style races on the Belmont card this week on a wet track.

Wyong Unveils $6 million Master Plan

Wyong Race Club has unveiled a $6 million track and training master plan which includes a new all-weather training track that will support an increase in the training capacity by 30 percent.

Music Magnate ready for Missile

Music Magnate will meet a stronger than normal field in the Group Two Missile Stakes as he has his first start since running unplaced in Dubai.

Waller to donate prize money to charity

Trainer Chris Waller will support fundraising efforts for cancer research at Randwick and also donate his prize money from the staying race to drought relief.

Beer fined over horse promotion tweet

Trainer Mitchell Beer has pleaded guilty and fined $1500 for a promotional tweet which could have led to a breach of the racing rules.

Sydney return for 3yo filly Nasaayim

Trainer Tom Dabernig believes three-year-old filly Nasaayim is well-placed to produce a bold first-up showing over 1200m at Randwick.

Trap For Fools gets chance at the Valley

Trap For Fools will be lining up for his fourth Victorian start after his arrival from Perth when he runs at Moonee Valley.

Time for Gary Doughty's first city win

Former Group One jockey Gary Doughty has a chance to train his first metropolitan Saturday winner with Time To Torque at Doomben.

Gold Ambition stays in own class

Group One-placed Gold Ambition will run in his own class as he chases a fourth career win at Doomben.

Sandhu in no rush with Princeton Spirit

Trainer Julius Sandhu has settled on a benchmark race at Moonee Valley rather than step Princeton Spirit up to stakes class just yet.

Eustace gets first winner as co-trainer

Reserve Street has given the newly formed training partnership of Ciaron Maher and David Eustace its first winner.

Brisbane sun suits veteran Straturbo

Veteran sprinter Straturbo has been enjoying the Brisbane sunshine as he prepares to resume at Doomben for new trainer Tony Gollan.

Bjorn Baker has two in the Missile Stakes

With Music Magnate and Egyptian Symbol in the Missile Stakes, Bjorn Baker has two interesting runners.

Neil Dyer has his regular pilgrimage to Darwin

With runners over the Darwin carnival, Neil Dyer tries for more success in his 11th year of trying.

Lindsay Park Preview

Check out the thoughts from the Lindsay Park team ahead of this weekend’s action.

McCarthy has spring hopes for Tycoon

Trainer Brendan McCarthy believes Divine Mr Tycoon, who makes his first appearance as a three-year-old at Moonee Valley, is up to spring class.

Hawkesbury Preview

NSW Provincial racing is at Hawkesbury where it’s a Good 4 on a true rail.

Matt Dunn has interesting runners on Coffs Harbour Cup day

With some interesting runners early in the day, Matt Dunn then looks to Zamex in the Coffs Harbour Cup.

Brett Cavanough has top chances at Coffs Harbour

Just A Bullet runs for Brett Cavanough and Hugh Bowman in the Blinkan Missit Showcase at Coffs Harbour today.

Joanne Hardy has a team at home at Coffs Harbour

On the home track, Joanne Hardy is looking for some winners to celebrate the big day.

Robert Thompson chases back to back Coffs Harbour Cups

Chasing his fourth Coffs Harbour Cup, Robert Thompson also tries for a second in a row on Darci’s Affair.

Jim Jarvis has hopes at Coffs Harbour

With plenty of top weights on the Coffs Harbour card, Jim Jarvis looks for some winners on the home Cup day.

Do all your Weekend Metro Meetings form early

As well as all the provincial and international races, Racing and Sports has all the metros covered.

2018 Missile Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Taking the class in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Missile Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Lightning Spear wins G1 Sussex Stakes

Lightning Spear has finally claimed a long-overdue Group One success in the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood.

Kris Lees Ready For A Big Spring

Newcastle trainer Kris Lees is fresh and ready to launch into the new racing season after completing easily his most successful year in terms of winners.

Four-timer to start new season for Waller

Eight-time Sydney premier trainer Chris Waller has wasted no time, beginning the new season with four winners at Warwick Farm.

Pierata flying ahead of Missile: McDonald

Jockey James McDonald is expecting a strong showing from Pierata in the Missile Stakes after being impressed by the horse in a recent Sydney barrier trial.

Echuca pair rubbed out by RV stewards

Racing Victoria stewards have suspended trainers Michael Cornish and Donna Gaskin over the scratching of Georgia's Host from a race at Swan Hill.

Self Sense to carry topweight in GN Hurdle

After three unbeaten runs over jumps, Self Sense has been promoted to the top of the weights for his attempt at Grand National Hurdle honours at Sandown.

Invincible Star to have race day gallop

Group One placegetter Invincible Star will continue preparations for the spring with a race day gallop at Randwick along with stablemate Siege Of Quebec.

Spring in the air at Cranbourne trials

Eight Group One winners have been entered among the 24 trials at Cranbourne as leading spring carnival contenders ramp up their work.

Canberra Has Its First Training Trio

Joseph, Jones & Jones is a name befitting a prestigious law firm, but it represents in fact, Canberra’s newest thoroughbred training partnership.

Maloney survives protest for first Qld win

Jockey Ryan Maloney has survived a protest to score his first Queensland winner as trainer Toby Edmonds' stable jockey on Ancient Aztec at Ipswich.

Resurge puts hand up for Derby at Sale

The Tony McEvoy stable has some lofty plans for Resurge after he broke through for his maiden success at Sale.

Valley test looms for filly Causeway Girl

Trainer Clinton McDonald is keen to see how Causeway Girl measures up in her first city test at Moonee Valley after a dominant win on debut at Murtoa.

Pay dispute continues between VJA and RV

Victorian jockeys have been banned from conducting media interviews as negotiations continue over their Enterprise Bargaining Agreement with Racing Victoria.

Menari Ruled Out Of Spring

Everest slot holder Menari has been ruled out of the spring carnival after sustaining a tendon injury.

Desleigh Forster cautious on Cannyescent

Trainer Deseligh Forster is taking a cautious approach to the return to racing of stakes-placed Cannyescent at Doomben.

Gosden Fears Melbourne Cup Weight For Stradivarius

Trainer John Gosden holds reservations about sending his gun stayer Stradivarius to Australia for the Melbourne Cup after the 4YO successfully defended his title in the G1 Goodwood Cup on Tuesday.

Pay rise for Queensland jockeys

Racing Queensland has agreed to raise the standard jockeys' fee to $200 per ride, bringing riders into line with Victoria where they are fighting for more.

2018 Missile Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

In the first of Sydney’s potential Everest forerunners, the 2018 Missile Stakes at Randwick on Saturday has ten to run.

Victorian Jockeys Impose Media Ban

Victorian jockeys have taken a petty stand in their campaign for a pay rise by imposing a media ban until their dispute with Racing Victoria is settled.

Menari out of spring and may be retired

Menari has suffered a career-threatening injury and has been ruled out of the spring, opening up a slot in the $13 million Everest.