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Trapeze Artist shines in barrier trial win

Trapeze Artist has prepared for his next assignment with a barrier trial win ahead of the Group One Canterbury Stakes.

Nature Strip heads Oakleigh Plate market

The Group One Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield has attracted 30 nominations with recent Rubiton Stakes winner Nature Strip installed the early favourite.

The Autumn Sun and Tassort head entries

The Autumn Sun and Tassort will make their eagerly awaited returns at Rosehill in the Hobartville Stakes and Silver Slipper respectively.

Lees with two chances in Futurity Stakes

After winning the Lightning Stakes with In Her Time, trainer Kris Lees has Le Romain and Brave Smash set to chase a Group One win in the Futurity Stakes.

SIr Mark Todd To Train Import For Winx Clash

New Zealand’s famous Olympian Sir Mark Todd will prepare an imported son of Frankel for a clash with champion mare Winx in her swansong race at Randwick in April.

Maher has sights on first Blue Diamond win

Trainer Ciaron Maher is set to saddle up two genuine chances in the Group One Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield including reigning favourite Loving Gaby.

New Oakleigh Plate Rider For Spright

Classy Hawkesbury mare Spright will have a new Melbourne rider when she chases that elusive first Group 1 win at Caulfield on Saturday.

Two more safely into Country C'ship final

Lucciola Belle and Texas Storm have raced their way to the Country Championship final with a one-two finish in the qualifying heat at Port Macquarie.

2019 Hobartville Stakes: Nominations

Nominations were extended for the 2019 Hobartville Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday after only nine were entered.

2019 Silver Slipper: Nominations

It’s only a small but highly touted bunch nominated for the 2019 Silver Slipper at Rosehill on Saturday.

2019 Millie Fox Stakes: Nominations

High quality sprinting ladies form the nominations for the 2019 Millie Fox Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.

2019 Oakleigh Plate: Nominations

Plenty of connections could end up disappointed after 30 were nominated for the 2019 Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Futurity Stakes: Nominations

The nominations for the 2019 Futurity Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday show it as a merging of the Expressway and CF Orr Stakes races.

2019 Blue Diamond: Nominations

The fillies hold much of the call off the nominations for the 2019 Blue Diamond at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Peter Young Stakes: Nominations

The vital Australian Cup lead up sees 17 nominated for the 2019 Peter Young Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Autumn Classic: Nominations

The 3yos aimed at the Derbies make up the 19 nominated for the 2019 Autumn Classic at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Angus Armanasco Stakes: Nominations

There are 18 fillies nominated for the 2019 Angus Armanasco Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Zeditave Stakes: Nominations

The big stables highlight the nominations for the 2019 Zeditave Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Mannerism Stakes: Nominations

2019 Mannerism Stakes overview including Nominations for the Group 3 feature at Caulfield on Saturday featuring the mares like Spanish Reef and I Am A Sta

2019 Typhoon Tracy Stakes: Nominations

Plenty of in form fillies nominated for the 2019 Typhoon Tracy Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday.

Winx to get better after Apollo: Waller

Trainer Chris Waller expects champion Winx to improve further as she heads to the next assignment in her farewell campaign.

Price gallopers set to trial at Cranbourne

A number of trainer Mick Price's autumn carnival hopefuls will step up their workloads in barrier trials at Cranbourne.

Tassort to stamp Slipper credentials

Godolphin colt Tassort will run in the Silver Slipper, a traditional lead-up to the $3.5 million Golden Slipper for which he is the reigning favourite.

New rider for Warrior in Futurity Stakes

With Regan Bayliss having departed for Hong Kong, Luke Nolen has snared the ride aboard Redkirk Warrior in the Group One Futurity Stakes at Caulfield.

Viddora could clinch Dubai trip in Plate

Viddora's performance in the Group One Oakleigh Plate will determine whether she heads abroad to contest a feature sprint in Dubai at her next start.

Brooklyn Hustle to improve for Diamond

Trainer Jason Warren is convinced Brooklyn Hustle will improve from her fifth in the Prelude when she lines up in the Group One Blue Diamond Stakes.

Club no wiser after trials run under cloud

The Victoria Racing Club will look to hold further twilight trials with initial testing of the position of the sun thwarted by cloud.

Lawyers to again push for Currie deferral

Stewards plan to push on with a show cause action against trainer Ben Currie but his lawyers will again press for the matter to be deferred.

Qld apprentice Jackson Murphy on the mend

Leading Brisbane apprentice Jackson Murphy hopes to be back riding work in a few weeks after treatment for a wrist injury.

New Synthetic Track At Flemington

Flemington’s current dirt training tracks will be replaced by a synthetic equivalent to be completed by May.

Qld trainer Stuart Hinks dies aged 73

Well known and respected Ipswich-based trainer Stuart Hinks has died aged 73 from cancer.

Ben Currie Seeks Hearing Deferment

Embattled Queensland trainer Ben Currie has sought a two weeks deferment of his show cause hearing before Queensland Racing stewards.

Winx extends her winning sequence to 30

Winx has returned as the champion she is, easing past her Apollo Stakes rivals for a smooth victory to take her winning sequence to 30.

How Winx's 30-race win streak has unfolded

Winx has claimed her 30th straight race in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick.

In Her Time wins Group 1 Lightning Stakes

In Her Time has held off the late finishing burst of Godolphin galloper Osborne Bulls to claim the Group One Lightning Stakes at Flemington.

Amphitrite impresses in Flemington return

The former Darren Weir-trained Amphitrite looks assured of a good autumn campaign after recording an impressive first-up win in The Vanity at Flemington.

Tassie gelding wins Flemington Group Three

The Scott Brunton-trained The Inevitable has made it five wins from six starts, stepping up in his first Melbourne race to win the Group Three C S Hayes Stakes.

Microphone dominant in Talindert Stakes

Godolphin colt Microphone has raced to a dominant win in the Talindert Stakes at Flemington and will now likely press on to a Sydney campaign.

Schabau toughs it out again at Flemington

Schabau will be stepped up in distance if he's to progress further into the autumn after a fighting second win at Flemington

Nakeeta Jane confirms Oaks plans in G2 win

Nakeeta Jane has rocketed to the top of the market for the Australian Oaks after her win in the Group Two Light Fingers Stakes at Randwick.

Alassio wins Triscay on seven-day back-up

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Alassio has won the Group Three Triscay Stakes at Randwick, a week after claiming her first black-type placing.

Clipperton off the Group mark for autumn

A couple of weeks after returning home to Sydney from Hong Kong, Sam Clipperton has shown he will be a force again with a Group Three win at Randwick.

Tenley stakes her claim for the Slipper

Godolphin filly Tenley has staked her claim for inclusion among the stable's Golden Slipper team with her victory in the PIerro Plate at Randwick.

Pure Scot lands her first Flemington win

The Lindsay Park-trained mare Pure Scot has continued a consistent preparation with victory at Flemington in the eighth start of her campaign.

Cassidy, Cahill one-two an omen for NZ bid

Jockeys Larry Cassidy and Michael Cahill hope they can repeat their Doomben quinella in a Group One race in New Zealand.

Jeff Lloyd magic a real boost for Emphasis

Trainer Richie Stephenson had high praise for jockey Jeff Lloyd who produced a top ride to win on Emphasis at Doomben.

Long-range plan works for Vincere Volare

Trainer Tony Gollan's long-range plan for Vincere Volare has paid rich dividends for the filly.

2019 Triscay Stakes: Alassio away we go

Tulloch Lodge runners fight hard at home and Alassio was hard fit to win the 2019 Triscay Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes: The right time for In Her Time

The 2019 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington on Saturday went to the Newcastle mare In Her Time as she charged up the middle of the track.

2019 Light Fingers Stakes: No plain Nakeeta Jane

Showing great strength late over a sprint trip, Nakeeta Jane ran down the leaders in the 2019 Light Fingers Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 CS Hayes Stakes: The Inevitable was just that

Tasmania has some lovely 3yos at the moment with The Inevitable taking the 2019 CS Hayes Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2019 Apollo Stakes: WINXXX

Making it 30 wins in a row, Winx has come back brilliantly again to be winning the 2019 Apollo Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Southern Cross Stakes: Sublime by Eckstein

In an upset to all the punters, Eckstein swept home to take the 2019 Southern Cross Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 The Vanity: Amphitrite was mighty

Showing she is still the best of the fillies, Amphitrite offered her class again in the 2019 The Vanity at Flemington on Saturday.

Lloyd brings up 50 metropolitan winners

Jeff Lloyd has ridden his 50th metropolitan winner for the season on Follow Suit who maintained his unbeaten record at 2200m at Doomben.

Today's Randwick Preview with Chris Scholtz

Chris Scholtz previews the Apollo Stakes meeting at Randwick on February 16 with selections for all races.

Today's Flemington Preview with Chris Scholtz

Chris Scholtz previews the Lightning Stakes meeting at Flemington on February 16 with selections for all races.

Currie asks to defer show cause hearing

Lawyers for Ben Currie have asked for a show cause hearing for the Toowoomba trainer be deferred.

Ben Currie Banned From Brisbane Racecourses

Brisbane Racing Club has banned embattled Queensland trainer Ben Currie from attending metropolitan race meetings at Doomben and Eagle Farm.

More charges for Qld trainer Ben Currie

Queensland's leading trainer Ben Currie can run his horses this weekend despite facing an inquiry into seven new charges.

All systems go for Winx's Apollo return

Winx will be out to add to her greatness when she makes her return in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick to begin her final campaign.

Land Of Plenty moves to the Snowden stable

Group One winner Land Of Plenty has joined the Peter and Paul Snowden stable after one start for Ciaron Maher and David Eustace.

Waller with strong hand at Flemington

Trainer Chris Waller has a number of three-year-olds set for stakes races on Lightning Stakes day at Flemington, including Lean Mean Machine in the feature.

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Big Mile races the dream for Thompson

The Doncaster and All Star Mile are among options for the progressive Dreamforce who kicks off his campaign in the Southern Cross Stakes at Randwick.

Trial Watch And Blackbook Reports for February 16

Trial Watch and Blackbook Reports for racing on February 15-17.

Jedastar set for WFA Lightning challenge

Trainer Lloyd Kennewell is excited by the challenge of running two-year-old filly Jedastar against older, more established, sprinters in the Lightning Stakes.

Sargent's cameo role in the career of Winx

John Sargent has his own special link to the horse he describes as the best he has ever seen, training the last horse to beat Winx .

Black-out in place on All Star Mile votes

Voting on the inaugural All Star Mile at Flemington has entered black-out mode with less than three days left.

Class to tell for Cannyescent at Doomben

Trainer Desleigh Forster hopes class can help first-up specialist Cannyescent overcome a big weight at Doomben.

Diamond test for Magnicity at Flemington

A top-four finish by Magnicity in the Talindert Stakes will determine whether she backs up a week later to run in the Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield.

Stable to learn more about Age Of Chivalry

Age Of Chivalry will be shooting for three straight wins when he rises to stakes grade in the C S Hayes Stakes at Flemington.

Schabau set for second Australian start

German import Schabau is a short-priced favourite to make it two wins from as many Australian starts when he runs over 2000 metres at Flemington.

Cabeirian to give Gary Doughty a boost

Trainer Gary Doughty hopes to have recovered enough from recent surgery to be at Doomben to see Cabeirian chase a hat-trick of wins.

Faatinah second to Blue Point in Dubai

Blue Point has cemented his place in the Al Quoz Sprint on Dubai World Cup night with a five-length win over Australian Faatinah at Meydan.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Randwick

So many quality horses to see at Randwick this Saturday.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Flemington

There is Group 1 action at headquarters with the best sprinters going around in the G1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes.

Bigger things in store for 2yo Xanthus

Impressive barrier trial winner Xanthus will go on to bigger things if he can race well at Doomben.

Canterbury Preview

Night racing is again at Canterbury on Friday night.

Simon Dinopoulos and Brad Gray Preview Saturday

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

Quirindi Cup day Preview

The Quirindi Cup is the highlight of the day worth $50,000 in prizemoney.

Peter Tighe discusses Winx’s return

With the champ Winx back at the track, her part owner Peter Tighe is looking forward to it.

Get Winx At A Massive $2 This Saturday

Winx is back in action on Saturday in Randwick's G2 Apollo Stakes. And, as we have come to expect from the Mighty Mare, she has a record in her sights.

John O’Shea has a team in at Randwick

John O’Shea has several runners on Saturday at Randwick but he also discusses what impact Winx has on racing.

Michael Freedman runs Frolic at home

A former Slipper placegetter Frolic is second up for the O’Rourke/Freedman team at Randwick on Saturday.

Steve McMahon from the ATC looks at Winx day

As Winx chases 30 wins in a row, new people are being drawn to the races.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Doomben

A rich juvenile race is on the Doomben card on the weekend.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Morphettville

They run the Listed Birthday Cup in Adelaide on the weekend.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Ascot

Some Listed races feature as we head to the Autumn carnival in Perth.

Winx primed for start of final campaign

Trainer Chris Waller and jockey Hugh Bowman have no reason to think champion Winx can't keep her winning streak going in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick.

Some voters ineligible for All Star Mile

Around two per cent of votes on the inaugural All Star Mile are set to be ineligible as only one vote per person is allowed under the terms and conditions.

Dubai option for G1 winning filly Oohood

The Dubai Turf at Meydan is one of the big race options being considered for the Tony McEvoy-trained Group One-winning filly Oohood.

Divine Quality in first-up Lightning quest

An emphatic Flemington win during the spring has been the foundation for Divine Quality's attempt at a first-up victory in the Lightning Stakes.

Lees predicts Fabulass autumn for Miss

Kris Lees is struggling to split promising fillies Miss Fabulass and El Dorado Dreaming who will clash first-up in the Light Fingers Stakes at Randwick.

Godolphin stablemates Talindert favourites

Stablemates Microphone and Lanigera are the early favourites for the Listed Talindert Stakes for two-year-olds at Flemington.

Amanikan skips Dubai for fillies campaign

Amanikan is staying in Melbourne as trainer Mick Kent plans an assault on black-type races with the lightly raced filly.

Lightning Stakes: What you need to know

A snapshot of the weight-for-age Group One Lightning Stakes at Flemington.

Chapada on path to Sydney autumn targets

Victoria Derby placegetter Chapada resumes in the C S Hayes Stakes at Flemington on a path towards his main targets in Sydney during the autumn carnival.

Can History Repeat For Jenny Graham?

Can history repeat for Port Macquarie trainer Jenny Graham in this year’s NSW Country Championship?

Green Empire to revive memories of Bart

Water work-outs have Green Empire ready to revive memories of the legendary Bart Cummings when he races at Doomben.

Ingeegoodbe stays the distance at Doomben

The lack of stayers in Queensland has been highlighted with Ingeegoodbe the only local horse in the Open Handicap at Doomben.

Astoria to be aimed at winter carnival

Victoria Derby placegetter Astoria will be spelled after he runs at Doomben with trainer Di Murphy keen to aim him at stakes races over the winter carnival.

Extended Spell For Arcadia Queen

The Sydney autumn carnival has been ruled out for exceptional Perth filly Arcadia Queen.

Sargent hoping for rare juvenile win

Trainer John Sargent is hoping to show another string to his bow when he saddles up two-year-old filly Crystal Falls in the Pierro Plate at Randwick.

Lindsay Park Preview

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

2019 Talindert Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Taking a winner here as tops in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Talindert Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Wagga Preview

Racing in NSW today is at Wagga for the Murrumbidgee Turf Club.

Robert Thompson is aboard Awesome Pluck

The Country Championship Final is the lure for Awesome Pluck with veteran Robert Thompson a huge chance on him.

Jenny Graham chases the Port Macquarie Country Championship Qualifier

With Awesome Pluck in such great form, Jenny Graham has a big change to get to the Country Championship Final again.

Andrew Gibbons is riding on a high

Andrew Gibbons created a great personal achievement this week when notching up 1000 career winners.

Alot Like Home looking to Randwick

Steven Fell only has one horse but his gelding Alot Like Home is hoping to qualify for the Country Championships final on Sunday.

All systems go for Winx in the Apollo Stakes

Hugh Bowman and Chris Waller think all is in order for Winx heading into her first up run in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Faaatinah Seeking Third Win At Meydan

Classy Australian sprinter Faatinah goes after his third Dubai win at Meydan tonight in the G2 Meydan Sprint over 1000 metres.

Golden Run Continues For Adam Trinder

Trainer Adam Trinder’s golden run with sisters Mystic Journey and Mystical Pursuit goes from strength to strength.

Ben Looker rides in Mister Smartee in the Country Champ Qualifier

In what will be a tough race to make the big final, Mister Smartee tries to make the Country Championship Final when ridden by Ben Looker.

2019 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

The Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington on Saturday finds a real trier.

2019 CS Hayes Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Anything could win as seen in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 CS Hayes Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2019 The Vanity: Tips and Race Preview

Taking a filly who deserves a win in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 The Vanity at Flemington on Saturday.

2019 Apollo Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

No surprise in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Apollo Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Light Fingers Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

What a top race is the 2019 Light Fingers Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Triscay Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

A quality mares leads the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Triscay Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Southern Cross Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Going for the youngster in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Southern Cross Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

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.

Winx tunes up for return in G2 Apollo Stks

Mighty mare Winx has had her last gallop ahead of resuming at Randwick in Saturday's Apollo Stakes for her final campaign before retirement.

TAB Takes $250,000 Bet On Winx

TAB has accepted its biggest ever bet on Winx with a punter plonking $250,000 at $1.08 on the superstar mare to win Saturday’s Apollo Stakes at Randwick.

Aloisia set 'daunting' task in WFA Apollo

Aloisia will be one of two horses from outside stables lining up against Winx when the legendary mare kicks off her final campaign in the Apollo Stakes.

Written By to run in Group 1 WFA Lightning

Written By will be one of three Group One winners in the 11-horse Lightning Stakes field after trainer Grahame Begg decided to run the colt at Flemington.

Triscay a Gem of a race for Kris Lees mare

Trainer Kris Lees believes he has found the right race for Invincible Gem, who will bid to break a run of outs in the Triscay Stakes at Randwick.

Crowther and Stokes double up at Sandown

Trainer Phillip Stokes and his apprentice Kayla Crowther have teamed up for a race-to-race Sandown double with Really Discreet and Terbium.

Trial Watch Reviews

Chris Scholtz tabs the horses to follow from barrier trials at Randwick on February 7, Wyong on February 5 and Hawkesbury on February 8.

Doctor's report to determine Byrne return

Top jockey Jim Byrne remains sidelined indefinitely as he recovers from a shoulder operation.

Winx to face seven rivals in Apollo Stakes

Winx has drawn barrier three in her return run at Randwick as she looks to extend her winning streak to 30.

O'Tauto faces biggest test in G3 C S Hayes

Trainer Greg Eurell says lightly raced O'Tauto needs to perform strongly in the C S Hayes Stakes to warrant a crack at the Group One Australian Guineas.

My Pendant faces stakes test in G3 Vanity

My Pendant will be chasing her fourth straight win when she resumes from a let-up for her first stakes test in the Group Three Vanity at Flemington.

Field of 11 for Group One Lightning Stakes

Group One winners In Her Time, Written By and Sunlight are among a field of 11 for the Lightning Stakes, which also features two-year-old filly Jedastar.

Wudang Blade ends a frustrating sequence

Wudang Blade has ended a run of minor placings after the short-priced favoruite Basara bungled the start the main race at Doomben.

Long-range forecast right for Deep Chill

Hugh Bowman says the benefit of time and distance will be the making of Warwick Farm two-year-old winner Deep Chill.

2019 Talindert Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

A full field of juveniles run down the straight in the 2019 Talindert Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2019 The Vanity: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Not a huge lot of numbers face the starter in the 2019 The Vanity at Flemington on Saturday.

Selections Best Bets and Trial Watch Report for Warwick Farm

Selections, Best Bets and Trial Watch Report for Warwick Farm on February 13.

Vincere Volare chases prize money boost

Smart filly Vincere Volare can ease the pressure of chasing prize money to qualify for the autumn carnival races by winning at Doomben.

2019 CS Hayes Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Many of Melbourne’s best 3yos face up in the 2019 CS Hayes Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2019 Southern Cross Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

A three year old runs against the older horses in the 2019 Southern Cross Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Eleven will sprint fast in the 2019 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2019 Triscay Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Such an even lot of mares look to run in the 2019 Triscay Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Apollo Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Winx will have seven rivals in the 2019 Apollo Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Light Fingers Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

A top lot of fillies line up in the 2019 Light Fingers Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

The Autumn Sun leads All Star Mile voting

The countdown is on for places in the inaugural All Star Mile at Flemington with voting approaching its final days.

Tom to run against Winx in Apollo Stakes

The popular Tom Melbourne has been confirmed as a rival for stablemate Winx in her return in the Group Two Apollo Stakes at Randwick.

UK racing returns under strict conditions

Racing in Britain will return under strict vaccination conditions after cases of equine influenza shut the sport down for six days.

Caserta winning battle against the scales

With two-year-old Jedastar taking on weight-for-age company in the Lightning Stakes, apprentice Chris Caserta has been booked to ride her at 44kg.

Widdison galloper returns high TCO2 level

The Craig Widdison-trained Cash Crisis has produced an elevated TCO2 reading in a pre-race blood test at Sandown.

Tabcorp to increase sponsorships

Tabcorp is expected to announce further sponsorships after linking with the Brisbane Racing Club.

Moroney Sets Chapada For Sydney Classics

Mike Moroney is looking forward to his next Group One winner after bringing up a half century of major wins in New Zealand last weekend.

UK racing chief defends six-day shutdown

British Horseracing Authority CEO Nick Rust believes the six-day shutdown of racing was necessary to get a "clear picture" of the equine flu outbreak.

Terbium after winning hat-trick at Sandown

Terbium will attempt to keep his unbeaten record intact when he lines up in a 1300m-race at Sandown.

Lees Looking Forward To Another Big Weekend

Leading Newcastle trainer Kris Lees has good reasons to look forward to the Apollo Stakes meeting at Randwick on Saturday.

Brazen Beau colt tops Classic Sale

A colt by Brazen Beau has topped the Inglis Classic sale on the final day of Book One, fetching $550,000.

Racing will resume in UK despite EI cases

The British Horseracing Authority has announced racing will resume as scheduled in the UK after a six-day shut-down because of equine influenza.

Hong Kong Call For Bowman, Oliver And Berry

Leading jockeys Hugh Bowman, Damien Oliver and Tommy Berry will be riding in Group One races in Hong Kong on Sunday.

Ireland lifts ban on GB-trained horses

British horses have been cleared to race in Ireland following an outbreak of equine flu, the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has confirmed.

BHA to make late call on UK races amid flu

The British Horseracing Authority will soon clarify whether scheduled fixtures at Southwell, Plumpton, Musselburgh and Kempton will take place on Wednesday.

Slipper Favourite Tassort Wins Rosehill Trial

Ruling favourite Tassort did his Golden Slipper prospects no harm with an efficient barrier trial win at Rosehill on Monday.

2019 Apollo Stakes: Race History

The champ chases three wins in the Apollo Stakes run at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Light Fingers Stakes: Race History

Some of the best fillies on record have won the Light Fingers Stakes run at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Southern Cross Stakes: Race History

Brilliant sprinters adorn the Race History of the Southern Cross Stakes run at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Triscay Stakes: Race History

A grand mare features in the Race History of the Triscay Stakes run at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes: Race History

Many of the all-time sprinters feature in the Race History of the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes run at Flemington on Saturday.

2019 CS Hayes Stakes: Race History

The Guineas has been a happy hunting ground after running in the CS Hayes Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2019 The Vanity: Race History

It’s been a while since The Vanity run at Flemington on Saturday has provided elite form.

2019 Talindert Stakes: Race History

It is not often the Blue Diamond winner does the double with the Talindert Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2019 Hong Kong Gold Cup: Race History

The greats of Hong Kong racing are among the Race History of the Hong Kong Gold Cup run at Sha Tin on Sunday.

2019 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup: Race History

Some of Hong Kong’s best feature in the Race History of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday.

2019 February Stakes: Race History

The first Grade 1 of the Japanese year is the February Stakes run at Tokyo on Sunday.

Pat Webster happy with the Clapper

Pat Webster is pleased with Happy Clapper heading into his race return in the Apollo Stakes after an enforced ban because of a bleeding attack.

Freedman Racing confirms Diamond riders

Ben Melham has been confirmed to ride unbeaten colt I Am Immortal in the Blue Diamond while Luke Currie has been booked for Lyre in the $1.5 million race.

Osborne Bulls set for Lightning first-up

The Group One Lightning Stakes over 1000m at Flemington signals the return of Godolphin sprinter Osborne Bulls.

Where To Now For Nature Strip?

Few horses have polarised public opinion as much as Nature Strip, you either find yourself in #TeamSuperstar or #TeamSquib.

Australian Group One target for Ardrossan

New Zealand sprinter Ardrossan is to continue his Group One path in Australia.

Lightning Stakes attracts 15 nominations

The Group One Lightning Stakes at Flemington has attracted 15 nominations including Group One winners In Her Time, Sunlight and Written By.

Celebrate If Winx Wins 30-Straight

The mighty mare is back in action on Saturday 16th February in the G2 Apollo Stakes at Randwick.

Paul Innes retiring as AJA chief executive

Paul Innes has announced he will retire as the Australian Jockeys Association's chief executive but will remain chairman of the National Jockeys Trust.

Lindsay Park keen to win C S Hayes Stakes

Co-trainer Tom Dabernig is hopeful either More Sundays or Mickey Blue Eyes can win the race named in honour of his late grandfather at Flemington.

Mr Marbellouz to tackle open company

The speedy Mr Marbellouz will tackle open company at Doomben after trainer Kevin Kemp opted not to run him in a Class Six Plate.

Mystic Journey favourite for G1 Guineas

Trainer Adam Trinder believes Mystic Journey still has improvement to come from her latest win in Hobart and will be spot-on for the Australian Guineas.

Four new cases of EI identified in Britain

The BHA has announced four cases of equine influenza identified in vaccinated thoroughbreds at Simon Crisford's Newmarket yard.

Lindsay Park keen to win C S Hayes Stakes

Co-trainer Tom Dabernig is hopeful either More Sundays or Mickey Blue Eyes can win the race named in honour of his late grandfather at Flemington.

2019 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes: Nominations

A two year old is among the nominations for the 2019 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2019 CS Hayes Stakes: Nominations

The Guineas lead up sees plenty of nominations for the 2019 CS Hayes Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2019 The Vanity: Nominations

The 2019 Vanity at Flemington on Saturday has many in form fillies.

2019 Talindert Stakes: Nominations

Last chance to make the Blue Diamond sees a full field likely in the 2019 Talindert Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2019 Apollo Stakes: Nominations

Chris Waller dominates the nominations for the 2019 Apollo Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Light Fingers Stakes: Nominations

Some fantastic fillies are entered in the 2019 Light Fingers Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Southern Cross Stakes: Nominations

Should be a big field off the nominations for the 2019 Southern Cross Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

2019 Triscay Stakes: Nominations

There are 20 mares nominated for the 2019 Triscay Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

New EI Cases Reported In UK

British racing is in turmoil after four new cases of equine influenza were confirmed in the stables of Simon Crisford on Sunday.

Eastender's Triple Threat

In form stayer Eastender claimed a hat-trick of Tassie Cup wins and will now be aimed at loftier assignments after winning today’s Group 3 TAB Hobart Cup.

Guineas Goal For Top Tassie Filly

Top Tassie filly Mystic Journey will target the Australian Guineas after a dominant win in today’s Listed Magic Millions Thomas Lyons Stakes at Elwick.

Dove Flies To Win Strutt Stakes

The Godolphin stable remains unbeaten in Tasmania as Rock Dove ran out an easy winner of the Listed StrathAyr Strutt Stakes at Elwick on Sunday.

Winx ready to take off in Apollo Stakes

Triple Group One winner Trapeze Artist will miss the Apollo Stakes which signals the return of Winx for her next, and most likely, final campaign.

Amphitrite set to step out for new stable

Thousand Guineas winner Amphitrite is set to have her first start for her new stable, Lindsay Park, in the Group Three Vanity at Flemington.

Sydney next for Karaka Million winner

Karaka Million winner Probabeel is to have her next start in the Group Three Magic Night Stakes in Sydney on her way to Group One races.

Westlink wins first Country C'ship heat

The Darren Hyde-trained Westlink and Sons Of Bourke from the Clint Lundholm stable are the first two qualifiers for the Country Championship final.

Currie, McEvoy chase next G1 with Sunlight

Star filly Sunlight is set to return in the Lightning Stakes, chasing her second Group One win after taking out the Coolmore Stud Stakes last spring.

Damian Browne's riding career uncertain

Multiple Group One-winning jockey Damian Browne says he will exhaust all avenues before making a decision on his riding career after a health scare.

Madison County Sale Pending

The sale of star New Zealand three-year-old Madison County to Hong Kong is expected to be finalised this week.

Brunton Counting On Da Count In Hobart Cup

Local trainer Scott Brunton “wouldn’t swap for any other runner” when he saddles up Count Da Vinci in today's Group 3 TAB Hobart Cup at Elwick.

Castelvecchio in upset Millennium victory

The Richard Litt-trained Castelvecchio has caused an upset over horses from Sydney's biggest stables in the $2 million Inglis Millennium at Warwick Farm.

Manuel produces shock result in Orr Stakes

Five-year-old gelding Manuel has held off a star-studded field to score an upset win in the C F Orr Stakes, Australia's first Group One race for 2019.

Avilius impresses with Caulfield return

Avilius has returned from finishing down the track in the Melbourne Cup with an impressive win in the T S Carlyon Cup at Caulfield.

Freedman stable claims Prelude double

The Anthony Freedman stable is set to have two genuine chances in the Blue Diamond Stakes after filly Lyre and colt I Am Immortal won the respective Preludes.

I Am Immortal claims Blue Diamond Prelude

The Anthony Freedman-trained I Am Immortal has kept his unbeaten record in taking out the Blue Diamond Prelude for colts and geldings.

Nature Strip dominant in Rubiton Stakes

Nature Strip has resumed with an emphatic win in the Rubiton Stakes, a week after joining the Chris Waller stable from the now-disqualified trainer Darren Weir.

Beach therapy best for Princess Of Queens

Princess Of Queens has lived up to her recent consistent form, breaking through for a Group race win in the Bellmaine Stakes at Caulfield.

Crack The Code lands first stakes race win

The Mick Price-trained Crack The Code has landed her first Group race victory in the Kevin Hayes Stakes, continuing an unbeaten preparation for the filly.

Yogi wins first-up for new Caulfield yard

After starting his preparation with now-disqualified trainer Darren Weir, Yogi has powered home to win first-up for Ciaron Maher and David Eustace.

How ex-Weir runners performed at Caulfield

A run down of the Caulfield performances of horses formerly trained by Darren Weir.

Champagne Cuddles claims biggest victory

Consistent mare Champagne Cuddles has claimed her biggest win in the Group Two Breeders Classic at Warwick Farm to take her earnings past $1 million.

Hawkshot explosive in Autumn Stakes win

Hawkshot has stamped himself as a possible Australian Guineas contender with an impressive victory in the Group Two Autumn Stakes at Caulfield.

Gem Song wins Group 3 Eskimo Prince Stakes

The Kris Lees-trained Gem Song has kicked off his campaign with a tough win on testing ground in the Group Three Eskimo Prince Stakes at Warwick Farm.

Noble Boy cements Championship favouritism

Queanbeyan sprinter Noble Boy has stamped his authority on markets for the Country Championship final with his fourth win from as many starts.

Bivouac adds name to Godolphin 2YO band

Godolphin colt Bivouac has added his name to this season's list of two-year-old winners for Godolphin in a race in which the odds-on favourite disappointed.

UK equine flu tests negative, for now: BHA

So far no more horses have tested positive for equine influenza in Britain, which Sky News reports was the same strain that shut down Australian racing in 2007.

Currie plan works to perfection at Doomben

Trainer Ben Currie's plan to get Sword Of Justice into a race with a light weight paid off when the gelding won at Doomben.

2019 CF Orr Stakes: Manuel – que!

In an upset, Manuel led all the way to score in the 2019 CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Autumn Stakes: Hawkshot the big shot

The 2019 Autumn Stakes at Caulfield was a one act affair as Hawkshot thrashed the rivals and made himself a live Guineas hope.

2019 Breeders Classic: Champagne Cuddles bubbling along

After many tries, Champagne Cuddles finally got a major win in Sydney in taking the 2019 Breeders Classic at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Mishani Hustler hot on feature race trail

Former top juvenile Mishani Hustler will be given his chance to win his first feature race as a three-year-old after his victory at Doomben.

2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (F): Lyre made sweet music

Giving Anthony Freedman both Preludes, Lyre caused an upset in the 2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (F) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Inside knowledge a huge help for Les Ross

Trainer Les Ross has used some inside information to help Miss Sara win her third race in a row at Doomben.

2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G): I Am Immortal kept running

Leading all the way, I Am Immortal took the 2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Eskimo Prince Stakes: Gem Song on song

Despite a very slowly run race and having to come up the slow lane, Gem Song returned in style in the 2019 Eskimo Prince Stakes at Warwick Farm.

2019 Rubiton Stakes: Nature Strips them

Flying along as he does best, Nature Strip bolted away with the 2019 Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Jeff Lloyd repays debt on Raay Of Dreams

Jockey Jeff Lloyd felt he had repaid the connections of Raay Of Dreams when he steered the filly to a win at Doomben.

Winx tells Bowman she is ready for return

Winx has delighted her connections and her fans with a competitive gallop with stablemate Egg Tart in a special exhibition at Randwick.

Today's Warwick Farm Preview with Chris Scholtz

Chris Scholtz previews the Inglis Millenium meeting at Warwick Farm with selections for all races.

Today's Caulfield Preview with Chris Scholtz

Chris Scholtz previews the CF Orr Stakes meeting at Caulfield with selections for all races.

Cheltenham fears after EI outbreak in UK

British horse racing continues to be shut down by an equine flu outbreak, with fears next month's showpiece Cheltenham Festival could be cancelled.

Godolphin Success In Tasmanian Derby

The win of Cossetot in today’s Listed Schweppes Tasmanian Derby in Hobart could well pave the way for more Godolphin success in the coming weeks.

Bonny mare back in Bow Mistress

Tassie trainer Scott Brunton will be partying until Sunday’s Hobart Cup after the win of Life On The Wire in today’s Group 3 Seppelt Bow Mistress Stakes.

Kah to get first taste of Sydney racing

Jamie Kah will ride for the first time in Sydney when she partners Victorian filly Lady Naturaliste in the Inglis Millennium at Warwick Farm.

In-form Oliver chasing Caulfield success

Fell Swoop's absence from the C F Orr Stakes denies Damien Oliver the chance of another Group One win but the jockey still has a strong book at Caulfield.

Kementari primed for G1 C F Orr assault

Godolphin trainer James Cummings says Kementari has undergone a thorough grounding as he embarks on his autumn return in the C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield.

Former Weir-trained horses win at Bendigo

Sunrise Dancer and Westham have won at Bendigo at their first outings since leaving the stables of disqualified trainer Darren Weir.

Waller new stable additions settle in well

Chris Waller says Nature Strip, Ringerdingding and Hulk have all settled in well to his stable ahead of their assignments on C F Orr Stakes day at Caulfield.

Carnival test for Master Ash in Eskimo

Trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott have high aspirations for Master Ash who kicks off his autumn campaign at Warwick Farm.

Brutal to make return in Eskimo Prince

Unbeaten three-year-old Brutal will make his return to racing in the Eskimo Prince Stakes, with Tommy Berry looking forward to riding the promising colt.

Warwick Farm Track Update

Warwick Farm’s richest race day could be impacted by the weather depending on if they happen to miss any storms.

Lightning Stakes doubt for colt Zousain

Chris Waller will wait until next week to decide whether Zousain resumes in the Lightning Stakes but says it is doubtful after he had a slight temperature.

Waller with two chances in G1 Orr Stakes

Trainer Chris Waller will have two chances in the Group One C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield with D'Argento and Shillelagh both tackling the race first-up.

Baker-trained mares in Breeders clash

Trainer Bjorn Baker has reluctantly nominated Champagne Cuddles as the pick of his two runners in the Breeders Classic at Warwick Farm.

Berry impressed with Graff in jump-out

Three-year-old colt Graff has had a look at the Flemington straight in an 800m jump-out ahead of the Group One Lightning Stakes.

Flu shuts down UK racing until February 13

There will be no racing in Britain until February 13 at the earliest, following an equine flu outbreak.

BHA trying to identify strain of EI

Plans are already in place to salvage races lost to the shutdown in Britain caused by equine influenza as authorities try to identify the strain.

Barriers a worry for trainer Les Ross

Tricky barrier draws have trainer Les Ross worried about the chances of Defence Missile and Concealed Dynamite at Doomben.

Prize money boost for Battle Of The Bush

Racing Queensland has announced the Battle Of The Bush series final will now be worth $125,000 plus a $30,000 QTIS bonus.

Simon Dinopoulos and Brad Gray Preview Saturday

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

Canterbury Preview

Metro racing today is at Canterbury for another night meeting.

Walcha Preview

It is Walcha Cup day for the NSW day meeting.

Warwick Farm track for Saturday

Warwick Farm has had some rain and maybe more later today.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Warwick Farm

Warwick Farm has an infrequent Saturday race day with rich sales races on top of other strong group races.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Caulfield

Group 1 action is back on this week as the Heath sees the CF Orr Stakes run.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Doomben

Doomben is now getting some breaks but they are back in action today.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Morphettville

They race on the main Morphettville track and they run an eight race card.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Pinjarra

It is Magic Millions day at Pinjarra on Saturday.

British Horse Racing Equine Influenza update – No racing for 7 days

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has issued new advice on the Equine Influenza outbreak in Britain this week with racing called off for a week.

UK vets hopeful of stopping flu calamity

The British Horseracing Authority is confident its prompt action and "war-room" of vets can stop equine flu shutting the sport down for months.

UK racing called off over equine flu fears

The British Horseracing Authority has cancelled racing in the UK on Thursday following an outbreak of equine flu in three vaccinated horses.

Perfect Dawn for $2 million Inglis race

Dawn Passage's co-trainer Adrian Bott says the colt has improved since his debut win and will relish a distance rise in the inaugural Inglis Millennium.

Hobart Cup for Lamborghini

New Zealand-bred and owned galloper Lamborghini will contest Sunday’s $150,000 Hobart Cup with owner Tony Rider hopeful the eight-year-old can continue his rich vein of form.

Friday Jumpout At Flemington For Graff

High class three-year-old Graff has arrived in Melbourne and will get his first workout on the Flemington straight course on Friday morning.

Material Man begins Melbourne prep in Orr

The C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield is the first of four planned feature races in Melbourne for West Australian horse Material Man in the next six weeks.

Tropezina to run in G3 Kevin Hayes Stakes

The Henry Dwyer-trained Tropezina is set to run in the Kevin Hayes Stakes at Caulfield after being scratched from the $1 million Inglis Sprint in Sydney.

Warren focused on Blue Diamond with filly

Jason Warren says he would not swap Brooklyn Hustle for any other horse heading towards the Blue Diamond as he prepares the two-year-old for her race return.

Maher/Eustace to open Ballarat stable

The training partnership of Ciaron Maher and David Eustace will take over Darren Weir's Ballarat stable.

Maher/Eustace Team Take Over Darren Weir's Stable

Racing Victoria stewards have granted approval for the training partnership of Ciaron Maher and David Eustace to replace trainer Darren Weir at the Ballarat stabling complex formerly known as Forest Lodge with effect from today.

Diamond steeled for sparkling debut

Trainer Rick Worthington has Golden Slipper aspirations for well-related filly Steel Diamond who will have her first start at Warwick Farm, her home track.

Tony Gollan on track for century of wins

A softer track will suit El Campeador and can help steer his trainer Tony Gollan to 50 metropolitan winners halfway through the season.

Oink to end Kelly Schweida's frustration

Trainer Kelly Schweida is having one of his best seasons but would dearly love to see Oink end months of frustration for his owners at Doomben.

Hawker Hurricane set for Caulfield return

Talented colt Hawker Hurricane returns from a break in the Blue Diamond colts and geldings Prelude at Caulfield, aiming for his second win from as many starts.

Barrier one to help Mishani Hustler

Mishani Hustler will run over 1050m instead of 1350m at Doomben after drawing the inside barrier in the Jim Beam Handicap.

Facts and figures on the C F Orr Stakes

A look at the history of the C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield, the first Group One race of the year.

Lindsay Park Preview

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

2019 TS Carlyon Cup: Tips and Race Preview

Going for a horse who loves this track in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 TS Carlyon Cup at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 CF Orr Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Tipping a horse to get a deserved win in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Autumn Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

With all the trainer changes the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Autumn Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday finds all of them.

2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (F): Tips and Race Preview

Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (F) at Caulfield on Saturday show it as a top race.

2019 Hobart Cup: Tips and Race Preview

The interstaters head the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Hobart Cup at Hobart on Sunday.

2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G): Tips and Race Preview

The Preview victor heads the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Rubiton Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

The Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday find it hard to avoid the fav.

2019 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

2019 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes overview including Tips and Race Preview for the Group 3 feature at Caulfield on Saturday featuring mares like Princess Of Queens and I Am A St

2019 Kevin Hayes Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Could be a good day for Mick Price off the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Kevin Hayes Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

British racing cancelled because of flu

Race meetings at all British racecourses have been cancelled on Thursday because of an outbreak of equine flu.

Grafton Preview

Grafton hosts racing in NSW today with the rail out 3m.

British Horse Racing has an Equine Influenza outbreak

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has made the decision to cancel all racing in Britain on Thursday (7 February) due to Equine Influenza.

Darren Hyde runs Westlink in the Country Championship qualifiers

After being aimed at the race, Westlink draws barrier one for Darren Hyde in the Dubbo leg of the Country Championships.

2019 Eskimo Prince Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Sticking with the fav in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Eskimo Prince Stakes at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

2019 Breeders Classic: Tips and Race Preview

Taking the G1 placed mare in Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Breeders Classic at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

2019 Bow Mistress Trophy: Tips and Race Preview

Favoured runners lead the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Bow Mistress Trophy at Hobart on Friday.

Ballarat trainers rally behind Weir staff

Trainer Dan O'Sullivan says Darren Weir was responsible for a lot of the improvements at Ballarat as a training centre.

Former Weir horses to race for new stables

A star-studded field is set to compete in the Group One C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield, including four horses who have had recent stable shifts from Darren Weir.

Vic racing isn't rotten: industry chief

Racing Victoria chief executive Giles Thompson would rather be talking about the Festival Of Racing than recent scandals in the state.

The rise and fall of trainer Darren Weir

Darren Weir has gone from zero to hero and back again in the most dramatic rise and fall in the racing industry.

Racing Victoria Statement - Darren Weir

Victoria's Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board today disqualified trainer Darren Weir for a period of four years for four breaches of the Australian Rules of Racing.

Perry in $2 million throw at the stumps

Despite being billed as a two-horse race between Accession and Dawn Passage, the Inglis Millennium has attracted a handy field of two-year-olds.

Four-year ban for disgraced trainer Weir

Trainer Darren Weir has been disqualified for four years after three devices known as jiggers were found in the bedroom of his home at his Ballarat stables.

Speedster Super Too poised to bounce back

Trainer Marc Conners is happy to start afresh with Super Too after a spring campaign that didn't go as planned.

Peter Moody Rejects Return As Weir Replacement

Former premiership winner Peter Moody has ruled out a return to training as the new head of the crumbling Darren Weir stable at Ballarat.

Sky Boy to miss Doncaster Mile with injury

Villiers Stakes winner Sky Boy will be unable to take his guaranteed place in the Doncaster Mile after suffering a soft tissue injury in training.

Gem Song On Path To The Guineas

Talented Newcastle three-year-old Gem Song starts down the path to a Randwick Guineas start when he resumes at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Huddy's faith in Lucas Cranach pays off

Owner Linda Huddy's faith in sire Lucas Cranach was rewarded again when Advance Warning scored at Ipswich.

A snapshot of trainer Darren Weir's career

A timeline of Darren Weir's rise from humble beginnings to Australia's leading racehorse trainer before his sudden fall from grace.

Former Weir horses entered for Caulfield

A host of horses formerly trained by now disqualified Darren Weir are set to race for new stables on C F Orr Stakes day at Caulfield.

2019 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Tough race to work out is the 2019 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Kevin Hayes Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Ten fillies are accepted for the 2019 Kevin Hayes Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 TS Carlyon Cup: Final Field, Barriers and Market

The stayers highlight the 2019 TS Carlyon Cup at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Autumn Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

It is the race fit against the first uppers in the 2019 Autumn Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G): Final Field, Barriers and Market

Will the G1 in two weeks be any clearer after the 2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) at Caulfield on Saturday?

2019 Rubiton Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Some strong sprinting talent appears in the 2019 Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Hobart Cup: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Plenty of in form runners in the 2019 Hobart Cup at Hobart on Sunday.

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.

Shotmaker on trial for Diamond in Prelude

The Mick Price-trained colt Shotmaker will try to cement Blue Diamond Stakes plans when he makes his debut in one of the Preludes at Caulfield.

2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (F): Final Field, Barriers and Market

The 2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (F) at Caulfield on Saturday looks a far stronger race than the boys division.

2019 Eskimo Prince Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

The vast majority of the 2019 Eskimo Prince Stakes field at Warwick Farm on Saturday are first up.

2019 CF Orr Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

The 2019 CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday shapes as a cracking race with so many hopes.

2019 Breeders Classic: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Some interesting Victorian entries feature in the 2019 Breeders Classic at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Urban Ruler prepares for All-Star Mile bid

Urban Ruler will have the first of two Brisbane runs at Doomben before heading to Melbourne for the All-Star Mile.

Field of 16 for Group One C F Orr Stakes

A full field of 16 has been declared for the Group One C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield which includes seven individual Group One winners.

2019 Bow Mistress Trophy: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Can the locals repel the Victorian form in the 2019 Bow Mistress Trophy at Hobart on Friday?

Costly Suspensions For Blake Shinn and Jason Collett

Winning rides by leading jockeys Blake Shinn and Jason Collett proved costly at Kembla Grange on Tuesday with both incurring suspensions that will rule them out of upcoming Group races.

ATA chairman says integrity paramount

Robbie Griffiths hopes Darren Weir's looming ban portrays a clear picture that nobody is bigger than the sport and that integrity is the absolute priority.

RV chairman angry after Weir stable raids

Racing Victoria chairman Brian Kruger says its time to restore the image of racing for those who have been given bad impressions from recent events.

Fabrizio Late Entry For Hobart Cup

Exciting Tasmanian stayer Eastender will have to overcome a strong interstate challenge to extend his winning sequence in Sunday’s $250,000 Hobart Cup at Elwick.

Options in two states for Tropezina

Henry Dwyer will weigh up whether to send Tropezina to Sydney for the $1 million Inglis Sprint or remain in Melbourne for the Kevin Hayes Stakes.

Police car crash victim able to open eyes

Racehorse owner Bert Vieira's wife, Gai, is able to open her eyes and give a slight smile some five months after her Mercedes was hit by a police car.

Tasmanian First For Godolphin Stable

The Godolphin stable will enter a new sphere on Friday with its first starter in Tasmania.

Jockey Jim Byrne to have shoulder surgery

Top Brisbane jockey Jim Byrne will be out for several months after re-injuring his shoulder when he rode Garibaldi to victory at Eagle Farm.

RAD Board To Hear Weir Case On Wednesday

Champion trainer Darren Weir will front the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board on Wednesday where he is expected to be disqualified on charges of possessing outlawed electronic devices known as jiggers.

Trial Watch Review - Warwick Farm February 4

Chris Scholtz reviews the Sydney barrier trials at Warwick Farm on February 4.

Declarationofheart to resume at Sandown

Three-year-old Declarationofheart will have his first start since being gelded when he resumes over 1300m at Sandown on a path to bigger targets.

Dawn Passage favourite for Millennium

Accession and Dawn Passage seem set to fight out the finish of the inaugural $2 million Inglis Millennium at Warwick Farm.

RAD Board to formally issue Weir penalty

Trainer Darren Weir will appear before the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board with stewards to seek a 4-year penalty after jiggers were found in his stable.

Weir won't fight charges, faces 4-year ban

Champion Victorian horse trainer Darren Weir says he won't fight charges related to banned jiggers found in his stables as he faces a possible four-year ban.

Stewards Want Weir Disqualified For Four Years

Racing Victoria’s integrity head has asked for Victoria’s Racing and Disciplinary Board to hear the charges laid against Darren Weir as soon as possible.

Darren Weir Case - Stewards Report

Racing Victoria stewards concluded their hearing into Show Cause Notices issued against licensed trainers Darren Weir and Jarrod McLean on Friday February 1.

Weir Will Not Contest Jigger Charges

Darren Weir’s hearing before Racing Victoria stewards on Tuesday ended after more than 10 hours with the premiership winning trainer resolving not to contest the charges laid against him relating to the possession of electronic devices known as jiggers.

Dubai plans for dual G1 winner Viddora

Trainer Lloyd Kennewell is keen to take Group One-winning sprinter Viddora to Dubai for the Al Quoz Sprint if she runs well in the Oakleigh Plate.

Godolphin filly Athiri works at Caulfield

The James Cummings-trained Athiri has acquainted herself with Caulfield in a gallop at the course ahead of her return in the Blue Diamond Prelude for fillies.

2019 Eskimo Prince Stakes: Race History

Last year’s winner of the Eskimo Prince Stakes run at Warwick Farm on Saturday would run some more top races afterwards.

2019 Breeders Classic: Race History

G1 winning mare often feature in the Race History of the Breeders Classic run at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

2019 CF Orr Stakes: Race History

The CF Orr Stakes run at Caulfield on Saturday has been an elite horses race for some time.

2019 Rubiton Stakes: Race History

Some great sprinters line the race history of the Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Autumn Stakes: Race History

Guineas form hasn’t been to the fore from the Autumn Stakes run at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G): Race History

Top juveniles line the Race History of the Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) run at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (F): Race History

Quite a few Blue Diamond winners have taken the Blue Diamond Prelude (F) run at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Kevin Hayes Stakes: Race History

Some fillies would go onto bigger things after taking the Kevin Hayes Stakes run at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 TS Carlyon Cup: Race History

The stayers can win first up in the TS Carlyon Cup at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes: Race History

Can a mare taste success once again in the Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday?

2019 Hobart Cup: Race History

The Hobart Cup run at Hobart on Sunday has previously provided some big names going forward.

2019 Bow Mistress Trophy: Race History

Some nice mares form the Race History of the Bow Mistress Trophy at Hobart on Friday.

2019 Herbie Dyke Stakes: Race History

Some top stayers form the Race History of the Herbie Dyke Stakes run at Te Rapa on Saturday.

2019 Waikato Sprint: Race History

One of the greats highlights the Waikato Sprint run at Te Rapa on Saturday.

Athiri on target for Blue Diamond Prelude

The James Cummings-trained Athiri has acquainted herself with Caulfield in a gallop at the course ahead of her return in the Blue Diamond Prelude for fillies.

Winx the guest of honour at public event

The public has been invited to watch Winx tune up for her Apollo Stakes return with a gallop at Randwick.

Lindsay Park pair after Orr Stakes honours

Redkirk Warrior and So Si Bon will represent Lindsay Park in the first Group One race of the year, the C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield.

Nature Strip Works For Waller

Brilliant sprinter Nature Strip had his first workout for his new trainer Chris Waller at Moonee Valley on Monday with a return to racing at Caulfield on Saturday now on his agenda.

Extra Brut steps out in Cranbourne trial

Victoria Derby winner Extra Brut has made his first public appearance for the Ciaron Maher Racing stable in a barrier trial at Cranbourne over 800m.

Stokes plans to keep SA stable going

Phillip Stokes is happy at his new Pakenham base in Victoria but says he plans to keep his Adelaide stable active for the time being.

Levendi ruled out of autumn with injury

Australian Derby winner Levendi's racing future is uncertain with the four-year-old suffering a suspected pelvic injury in a barrier trial at Warwick Farm.

23 entries for $2m Inglis Millennium

Accession and Dawn Passage are the market leaders ahead of the barrier draw for the inaugural $2 million Inglis Millennium for two-year-olds at Warwick Farm.

Darren Weir enters horses for Caulfield

Trainer Darren Weir has two horses entered for the Group One C F Orr Stakes ahead of a stewards' hearing at which he will fight for his licence.

Weir name missing from Sandown fields

Trainer Darren Weir may have saddled his last runners with his name absent from final fields at Sandown and Ararat.

Darren Weir faces ban of at least 4 years

Darren Weir will know his penalty for possessing jiggers during a Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board hearing with stewards to ask for a four-year ban.

Catch Me, I Am Immortal Prelude favourites

Catch Me and I Am Immortal are the early favourites to add the Blue Diamond Preludes at Caulfield to their wins in the Previews.

2019 CF Orr Stakes: Nominations

A great race shapes up in the 2019 CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Rubiton Stakes: Nominations

A high quality line up are the nominations for the 2019 Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Autumn Stakes: Nominations

A top quality race shapes off the nominations for the 2019 Autumn Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Group One Orr Stakes attracts 22 entries

Eight Group One winners feature among the 22 nominations for the Group One C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield.

2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (F): Nominations

The winner of the big race in two weeks could come from the nominations for the 2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (F) at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G): Nominations

Who from the boys nominated for the 2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) at Caulfield on Saturday will make a big announcement?

2019 Kevin Hayes Stakes: Nominations

A huge field is likely off the nominations for the 2019 Kevin Hayes Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 TS Carlyon Cup: Nominations

Some of the staying types will resume in the 2019 TS Carlyon Cup at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes: Nominations

They’ve extended time for the mares to nominate for the 2019 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2019 Eskimo Prince Stakes: Nominations

Nominations for the 2019 Eskimo Prince Stakes at Warwick Farm on Saturday have been extended.

2019 Breeders Classic: Nominations

Not a large lot of mares nominated for the 2019 Breeders Classic at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

2019 Hobart Cup: Nominations

Nominations for the 2019 Hobart Cup at Hobart on Sunday include a past winner.

2019 Bow Mistress Trophy: Nominations

The mares chase the black type in the 2019 Bow Mistress Trophy at Hobart on Friday.

Weir/McLean could surrender licences

There are reports champion Victorian trainer Darren Weir could hand in his licence ahead of a show cause hearing and inquiry into jiggers found in his stable

Grunt on track for All-Star Mile campaign

Trainer Mick Price is confident dual Group One winner Grunt has what it takes to win the inaugural $5 million All-Star Mile at Flemington.

Alizee Favourite But Needs All Star Votes

Alizee's emphatic victory in the Expressway Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday has seen the mare shoot to favouritism for the inaugural $5 million All Star Mile at Flemington on March 16.

Waller to discuss transfer of Weir horses

Premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller will travel to Melbourne for talks with owners about the transfer of several horses from the Darren Weir stable to his team.

Fillies Prelude to provide Diamond pointer

A number of leading Blue Diamond Stakes contenders are set to clash for the first time in the fillies Prelude at Caulfield.

Tony Gollan to keep youngsters apart

Premier Brisbane trainer Tony Gollan is keen to keep the stable's star two-year-olds Garibaldi and Vincere Volare apart for the time being.

Queensland faces wet and dry problems

Racing Queensland is in the unusual position of seeking government help for both flood and drought relief for the state's clubs.

Gold Symphony joins trainer Lauren Herne

Trainer Lauren Herne has acquired stakes performer Gold Symphony who she hopes will be competitive in Brisbane and the north Queensland carnivals.

Alizee and Shinn combine to win Expressway

Comeback jockey Blake Shinn has ridden Godolphin's star mare Alizee to victory in the Group Two Expressway Stakes at Rosehill.

No place for jiggers, says trainers' boss

Australian Trainers' Association chief executive Andrew Nicholl says the rules of racing are clear when it come to the possession and use of jiggers

Rules allow nominations for Weir gallopers

Racing Victoria says Darren Weir can nominate horses for races ahead of his adjourned show cause hearing.

Owners preparing to transfer Weir horses

Owners of horses trained by Darren Weir are preparing to move them on amid uncertainty about his future as he fights for his career.

McLaren starts road to the Golden Slipper

Peter and Paul Snowden have unveiled Golden Slipper prospect McLaren at Rosehill where he has won the Canonbury Stakes.

Amercement adds her name to Slipper hopes

Godolphin filly Amercement has staked claims for a Golden Slipper berth with her win in the Widden Stakes at Rosehill.

Loving Gaby stamps her Blue Diamond claims

Loving Gaby has moved to third favourite for the Blue Diamond Stakes after an impressive win in the Group Three Chairman's Stakes on debut at Caulfield.

Caulfield treble for Maher-Eustace stable

Feature race wins to Bons Away and Loving Gaby have formed part of a winning treble for co-trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace at Caulfield.

Three in a row for Tin Hat in G3 Manfred

Tin Hat has completed a winning hat-trick, leading throughout in the Group Three Manfred Stakes at Caulfield.

Second Bullet wins over 2400m at Caulfield

The Danny O'Brien-trained eight-year-old Second Bullet has notched his 11th career win at his 57th start, handling a step up in distance to 2400m at Caulfield.

Mystyko makes it a hat-trick at Caulfield

The connections of Mystyko are dreaming big after the gelding made it three straight wins with a determined victory at Caulfield.

Meet Mr Taylor breaks Eagle Farm record

Speedy gelding Meet Mr Taylor has maintained his unbeaten record by breaking the Eagle Farm 1000m record.

Patience pays dividends for Ingeegoodbe

The decision to let Ingeegoodbe have an early low-key preparation has paid off with his win at Eagle Farm.

Harrison wins again for trainer Meagher

Jockey Tegan Harrison cemented her association with trainer Chris Meagher, producing a clever ride to win on Divine Dice at Eagle Farm.

Gollan in no rush with promising Garibaldi

Trainer Tony Gollan is in no rush to get smart Garibaldi to Sydney despite his easy debut win at Eagle Farm.

2018 Manfred Stakes: Tin Hat leads all the way

After finding the front and running them along, Damian Lane kept Tin Hat going for Godolphin to win the 2018 Manfred Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

2018 Expressway Stakes: Alizee Wowee

Settling back in a five horse field, Alizee proved far too good in the 2018 Expressway Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.

2018 Chairman’s Stakes: A lot of love for Loving Gaby

You don’t see many more impressive winners from the tail as Loving Gaby surged over the top of them in the 2018 Chairman’s Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday

Lucas Cranach support pays off for Huddy

Owner Linda Huddy's liking for sire Lucas Cranach paid off when Get Stuck In won at Eagle Farm.

2018 Widden Stakes: Amercement was fine

Coming from well off the speed, Amercement scored a close but strong win in the 2018 Widden Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.

2018 Canonbury Stakes: McLaren had all the right horsepower

After dashing at the 300m, McLaren got his career off to a great start by winning the 2018 Canonbury Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.

Today's Rosehill Preview with Chris Scholtz

Chris Scholtz previews the Expressway Stakes meeting at Rosehill on February 2 with selections for all races.

Queensland to wait on Weir hearing outcome

Queensland officials will wait until Darren Weir's show cause hearing in Victoria is completed before deciding whether to take any action against the trainer.

Horses moved from Weir stables amid probe

The career of leading racehorse trainer Darren Weir is in limbo with owners moving horses pending an inquiry into devices known as jiggers found in his stables.

Scratchings Follow Show Cause Adjournment

The Darren Weir show cause hearing has been adjourned until 2pm on Monday with stewards ordering that his horses cannot race pending the outcome.

New Trainers Named For Weir Stars

A host of Darren Weir’s stable stars are already on their way to new trainers as the fallout from the jigger scandal continues to grow.

The charge sheet for Weir, McLean, Kermond

Details of charges issued by stewards to trainers Darren Weir and Jarrod McLean and stable employee Tyson Kermond.

Darren Weir's feature wins

Trainer Darren Weir's major race wins.

A snapshot of trainer Darren Weir's career

Darren Weir has risen from humble beginnings as an owner-trainer to become Australia's leading trainer.

The jigger - what is it?

A jigger sends an electrical shockwave through a horse in a bid to make it run faster.

Darren Weir charged over jiggers

Trainer Darren Weir is fighting for his career after being asked to show why he should not be suspended pending an inquiry into jiggers found in his stables.

Victorian Stewards Issue Charges Against Darren Weir

Racing Victoria stewards have issued charges against trainers Darren Weir and Jarrod McLean and licensed foreperson Tyson Kermond.

Nature Strip, Extra Brut among scratchings

High-profile sprinter Nature Strip and Victoria Derby winner Extra Brut are among 11 Darren Weir-trained horses taken out of Caulfield races by stewards.

Sunlight Sparkles At Werribee

A sparkling piece of work from outstanding filly Sunlight at Werribee on Friday has trainer Tony McEvoy predicting even bigger things from the three-year-old this autumn.

Destinations across the world invited to experience the magic of the Lexus Melbourne Cup

Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour 2019.

Golden Slipper test for Exceed The Stars

Mark Newnham-trained stablemates Exceed The Stars and Blazing Miss will wear blinkers at Rosehill as they build to the major two-year-old races.

Early Mail, Trial Watch and Blackbook Reports for February 2

Early mail, Trial Watch and Blackbook Reports for racing on February 2.

Simon Dinopoulos and Brad Gray Preview Saturday

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

All-Star Mile hopes for Mr Money Bags

A benchmark race at Caulfield is the next step for Mr Money Bags in a campaign his connections hope will include a start in the $5 million All-Star Mile.

The jigger - what is it?

A jigger sends an electrical shockwave through a horse in a bid to make it run faster.

QRIC takes no action on Darren Weir

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission will not take any immediate action against trainer Darren Weir and is waiting for any further relevant information.

I Am chasing a Diamond start in Chairman's

Two-year-old filly I Am will put her Blue Diamond credentials on the line when she makes her debut in the Chairman's Stakes at Caulfield.

Ashlor out to press Oakleigh Plate claims

Last-start winner Ashlor can show he is on track for a crack at the Group One Oakleigh Plate when he runs in the Listed W J Adams Stakes at Caulfield.

Berry Booked For Graff In Lightning Stakes

Tommy Berry will be the new rider for exciting three-year-old Graff when he resumes in Melbourne next month.

McDonald Can Get Aggressive On Le Romain

Trainer Kris Lees says likely 'sit and sprint' tactics in the Expressway Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday may force rider James McDonald to play an aggressive hand on Le Romain.

Jedastar confirmed for Lightning Stakes

Trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed two-year-old filly Jedastar will take her place in the Lightning Stakes at Flemington with Chris Caserta to ride at 44kg.

Trainer Stuart Kendrick cold on claim idea

Trainer Stuart Kendrick has elected not to use a claiming apprentice on promising filly Winter Passage in her rematch with Magic Fox at Eagle Farm.

Maloney can be rewarded for dedication

Jockey Ryan Maloney can be rewarded for his dedication when he rides promising filly Iamican at Eagle Farm.

Canterbury Preview

NSW Metro racing on Friday night is at Canterbury on a Soft 5 surface.

Brenton Avdulla talks his weekend rides

After having a lucky break with the fall off Estijaab, Brenton Avdulla looks to bounce back on the weekend.

Brett Prebble has some nice chances on Saturday

From some sweet barriers, Brett Prebble could be right in the finish of several races at Rosehill tomorrow.

Port Macquarie Preview

The afternoon NSW meeting is at Port Macquarie on a Good 4 track.

Marlon Dolendo discusses his future

Marlon Dolendo had many issues after his health problems but is turning to another venture.

Old combo after city win with Say Haya

Trainer Pat Duff is keen to give his friend Larry Olsen his first city winner as an owner/breeder with Say Haya at Eagle Farm.

Sunlight strolls home in Werribee jump-out

Trainer Tony McEvoy is delighted with Sunlight's winning jump-out at Werribee which shows she is on target for the Lightning Stakes at Flemington.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Rosehill

The juveniles are some of the highlights of the Rosehill program this week.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Caulfield

Some Group 3 races for younger horses feature at Caulfield this weekend.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Eagle Farm

Eagle Farm is back in action for Saturday racing now after the Summer carnival.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Morphettville Parks

On the Parks track they run an eight race card.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Ascot

The Scenic Blast Stakes is the feature at Ascot on Saturday.