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Fun Fact chasing Derby spot in Byerley Hcp

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable has sent two-year-old Fun Fact south to Melbourne to chase a Victoria Derby ballot exemption in the Byerley Handicap.

World traveller Jetwings back in Sydney

After two stints in Hong Kong and one in New Zealand, Jetwings has made his way back to the Gerald Ryan stable in Sydney.

Gollan and Lloyd combine in Tatt's Mile

Trainer Tony Gollan and Jeff Lloyd will combine with Sheiswhatsheis in the final stakes race of the Queensland season at Doomben.

2018 Oaklands Plate: Nominations

Nominations have been extended for the 2018 Oaklands Plate at Morphettville Parks on Saturday.

Steve Hart Interview With Malcolm Fitzgerald

Steve Hart interviews former jockey Malcolm Fitzgerald on his riding career and new role in re-homing racehorses.

Purton prevails in HK premiership battle

After a gripping battle with Joao Moreira, Australian jockey Zac Purton has clinched the Hong Kong jockeys' premiership.

LeeAnn Olsen with Steve Hart

Steve Hart interviews former jockey LeeAnn Olsen on her career.

Holidaying Trainer Wins Grafton Carnival Title

Matt Dunn was the leading trainer at the Grafton July Carnival while enjoying an overseas holiday.

Hopes plead guilty to lesser cobalt charge

Victorian training partners Lee and Shannon Hope are appealing their cobalt bans, arguing there was an inadvertent administration through feed and supplements.

Derby winner Masar out for the season

Derby winner Masar will not run again this season but has been given the green light to stay in training as a four-year-old.

Record Betting Turnover Closes Hong Kong Season

Incredible global growth underpinned a memorable 2017/18 racing season in Hong Kong, which concluded on Sunday with overall betting turnover of $HK124.2 billion representing a 5.8% increase on the previous season.

Rekindling Faces Challenge In Melbourne Cup Defence

Rekindling produced a strong performance to win the Melbourne Cup at Flemington last year.

Zac Purton wins HK jockeys' title

Ex-pat Australian Zac Purton has won the Hong Kong jockeys' championship, taking an unassailable four-win lead with three races remaining at the season finale.

Saturday Post Mortem with Chris Scholtz

Chris Scholtz reviews racing around Australia on July 14.

Fiesta to step up to Princess Series

Group Three winner Fiesta has replaced Foxplay as Winx's next door neighbour and will begin her spring campaign on the same day at Randwick.

Price thrilled with Grunt's development

Mick Price says Group One winner Grunt has made a huge physical progression since the autumn in preparation for the spring carnival.

Mulberry Walk fails to live up to hype

Chautauqaua's little sister Mulberry Walk has flopped on debut at Hawkesbury, finishing last as odds-one favourite.

Princess Posh could tackle Tatt's Mile

Kris Lees' Queensland stable representative Mel Eggleston will recommend tough mare Princess Posh head to the Tatt's Mile at Doomben.

July Cup Winner Set For Everest Start

Champion Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien has confirmed a start in The Everest is the goal for his sprinter US Navy Flag after the 3YO colt won the G1 July Cup at Newmarket in the UK on Saturday.

Firsts continue for Skye Bogenhuber

In-form jockey Skye Bogenhuber has ridden a winner for the Chris Waller stable at her first ride for Sydney's premier trainer.

Mixed week for trainer Ben Currie

Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie has trained a record number of winners but has also lost an appeal against a fine.

Sydney trial next step for Chautauqua

Chautauqua is scheduled to head back to Sydney ahead of another all-important barrier test in a trial at Rosehill.

Williams maintains 11-win premiership lead

A narrow win in the final race on the Caulfield program aboard Malaise has kept Craig Williams 11 wins in front in the Melbourne jockeys' premiership.

Voodoo Lad wins G3 Monash Stakes in style

Dual Group One-placed sprinter Voodoo Lad has shown his class, storming home from last to win the Group Three Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield.

Dreamforce claims Listed Winter Stakes win

The disappointment of Dreamforce's last-start second has been erased with his victory in the Listed Winter Stakes at Rosehill.

Snowden stayer remains unbeaten at 3200m

Peter and Paul Snowden's dour stayer Plot Twist has made it three from three at 3200m with a slogging win in the Queen's Cup at the Sunshine Coast.

Hugh Bowman returns with Rosehill double

Hugh Bowman has made an immediate mark on his return to Saturday racing at Rosehill with a winning double.

Mount Kilcoy relishes step up to 2000m

Lightly raced Mount Kilcoy has backed up seven days after his second placing in the Silver Bowl Series Final to win stylishly over 2000m at Caulfield.

Star Of Monsoon wins in style at Rosehill

Star Of Monsoon has matched his breeding with his talent since being gelded and has racked up another win at Rosehill.

Magnesium Rose gets second Caulfield win

Magnesium Rose has landed her second city win at Caulfield in her ninth start for trainer Matthew Lindsay.

Zoustyle to be spelled after easy win

A round table discussion between trainer Tony Gollan and owners after Zoustyle's Caloundra win will see the gelding spelled.

Ringo rocks Tarzan in Caloundra showdown

Ringo's A Rockstar has beaten Tarzan after another two-horse war between the Caloundra 1000m specialists.

Roman Typhoon storms home in Highway

Muswellbrook trainer Jan Bowen has prepared Roman Typhoon to win the Highway Handicap at Rosehill.

Brutal races to impressive win on debut

The Hawkes Racing-trained two-year-old colt Brutal has made an immediate impression on debut at Caulfield, winning by five lengths over 1200m.

Upset win for Yaba Dabl Dooya in Caloundra

Yaba Dabl Dooya has given Beaudesert trainer Kenneth Deacon a great start to the day at Caloundra with a win in the Savills Handicap.

2018 Winter Stakes: Dreamforce a big force

Sitting outside the leader all the way, Dreamforce continued his top run of form to take out the 2018 Winter Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.

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 Rosehill for today.

New Zealand sprinter Kawi retired

New Zealand trainer Allan Sharrock has announced the retirement of seven-time Group One-winning sprinter Kawi.

Ciaron Maher breaks leg at trackwork

Trainer Ciaron Maher has suffered a broken femur in a fall from multiple Group One winner Jameka at trackwork.

Listed swan song for Danish Twist

Group Three winner Danish Twist will have one last chance to add more black-type to her record before retirement in the Listed Winter Stakes at Rosehill.

Tony Gollan urges caution on Zoustyle

Premier Brisbane trainer Tony Gollan wants to see two-year-old Zoustyle to race well at the Sunshine Coast before he gets carried away.

Mott chasing season-best tally of winners

Jamie Mott has ridden more than 100 winners this season and hopes to add to his tally at Caulfield with some good rides including Ashlor in the Monash Stakes.

New chairman for Melbourne Racing Club

Vice chairman Peter Le Grand will replace Mike Symons as chairman of the Melbourne Racing Club from the start of the new season.

Kris Lees calls on Jeff Lloyd for Doukhan

Trainer Kris Lees has given veteran jockey Jeff Lloyd his last chance to win the Queen's Cup with the ride on Doukhan.

Naturalism dies aged 29

Group One-winning racehorse and subsequent stallion Naturalism has died aged 29 at Meringo Stud.

Lee Freedman's AJC Derby winner Naturalism passes away

Multiple Group 1 winner and sire Naturalism has passed away at the age of 29.

Scone Preview

A lovely day at Scone even though cool for racing in NSW.

Simon Dinopoulos and Brad Gray Preview Saturday

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

She Will Reign trialled at Randwick today

The former Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign placed in her trial at Randwick heading into the Spring.

Best Solution possible Melb Cup runner

Best Solution has registered a gritty success in the Princess of Wales's Stakes at Newmarket to set up a possible tilt at the Melbourne Cup.

Inn Keeper runs for Simon Wilde in the Monash

Heading into his biggest test, Inn Keeper takes on WFA in the Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield.

Paul Messara back from the Japanese Sales

Back from Japan’s Sales, Paul Messara discusses the young horses on show and his horse Rekindled Force.

Tommy Berry is excited to get Chautauqua out of the gates

After all the dramas of the Autumn, Chautauqua jumped better for Tommy Berry at Flemington.

Kiwi Hiflyer carries topweight in the Winter Stakes

With Group 1 form under his belt, Hiflyer heads over the Tasman for trainer Peter Lock.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Rosehill

The Winter Stakes at Listed level highlights the Rosehill meeting.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Caulfield

We begin the first step to the Spring with the G3 Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield this weekend.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Sunshine Coast

Giving Doomben a break again, they race at Caloundra on the weekend.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Morphettville

Back to Morphettville for this Saturday’s program.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Belmont

The Swan River Vase features on the Belmont card Saturday.

Chautauqua – he jumps!!

The grand grey Chautauqua has finally left the barriers in a jump out as he looks to get his racing ticket back.

Chautauqua as good as ever: Tommy Berry

Champion sprinter Chautauqua has jumped cleanly from the barrier in a Flemington jump-out to pass the first of two required tests to be reinstated to race.

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.

Grafton Cup Training Triumph For Chris Munce

Former jockey turned trainer Chris Munce joined racing legend Maurice McCarten in the history books when First Crush made light of a hard run to win Thursday's $160,000 Grafton Cup,

Grafton Win A Gift For Anthony Allen

The $50,000 Mother’s Gift at Grafton on Thursday became a welcome home present for former local apprentice Anthony Alle

Williams chasing even more city wins

Melbourne premiership leader Craig Williams has another strong book of rides at Caulfield as he looks to continue his outstanding late-season form.

Sir Bacchus gets Winter Stakes start

Sir Bacchus gets his chance for a stakes win after gaining a start in the Listed Winter Stakes with the scratching of Widgee Turf.

Weight worry for Megablast at Caloundra

Tough stayer Megablast will have to set a modern day weight-carrying record if he is to complete the Caloundra Cup-Queen's Cup double.

QRIC apologises on prize money release

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has apologised for releasing incorrect information regarding withheld prize money from Weetwood day.

MRC honour Jim Moloney with Listed race

The Melbourne Racing Club has announced a new Listed race named the Jim Moloney Stakes which will be run at Caulfield for the first time this spring.

Two Japanese horses confirmed Cup entries

Racing Victoria has confirmed Japanese horses Chestnut Coat and Sole Impact have been entered for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.

Connections rapt with Crystal Dreamer

Co-trainer Simon Zahra says Crystal Dreamer has had a faultless build-up to the Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield.

Bragging rights on line in sprint

Bragging rights about who is the best horse over the Caloundra 1000 metres go on the line when four track and distance specialists meet at the track.

Big track lures Schweida's young stars

The spacious Caloundra track has convinced trainer Kelly Schweida to miss the Grafton Guineas and run Shogun Sun and Bluebrook at the Sunshine Coast.

Lindsay Park Preview

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

2018 Grafton Cup: First home for First Crush

Confirming his run of form in Queensland, First Crush toughed it out to score in the 2018 Grafton Cup at Grafton on Thursday.

Grafton Preview

Feature racing today is at Grafton for Cup day.

Kembla Preview

Racing is at Kembla this Thursday on a Good 4 surface.

Chad Lever has plenty of rides for Gwenda Markwell

On the home track, Gwenda Markwell has Chad Lever set up for a big day at Kembla.

Zac Purton tightens grip on HK title

Ex-pat Australian Zac Purton has tightened his grip on the Hong Kong jockeys' championship with a double at Happy Valley.

Rachel King has a big book at Kembla

With rides most of the day, Rachel King will be a jockey to watch on Thursday at Kembla.

Kayla Nisbet has hopes at the end of the Kembla card

With two good chances late at Kembla, Kayla Nisbet will look to go home a winner.

Michael Beattie from CRJC sets up Grafton Cup day

Day two of the Clarence River Jockey Club carnival is Cup day and CEO Michael Beattie talks about the Grafton Cup.

Matthew McGillivray rode Havasay to win the Ramornie

Taking a split at the 200m, Matthew McGillivray got Havasay home in the Ramornie Hcp at Grafton.

Mark du Plessis rides First Crush in the Grafton Cup

With the favourite in the Grafton Cup, Mark du Plessis has a strong hand on the big day.

Grafton Cup day sees Matthew McGuren with good hopes

Grafton Cup day sees jockey Matthew McGuren with plenty of rides.

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 Sir John Monash Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Going for a little value in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Tarka defies betting drift to win

The David Payne-trained Tarka has defied a betting drift to revel in the 1600 metres of a two-year-old race at Warwick Farm.

Jeff Lloyd in successful return at Ipswich

Champion Brisbane jockey Jeff Lloyd has made a successful return to Queensland, winning on promising filly Asharani at Ipswich.

Tiley Farewells Megablast After Queen's Cup

Pukekohe trainer Nigel Tiley is confident consistent stayer Megablast can exit his stable on a high-note.

Gold Mag impressive in Sandown win

Highly promising gelding Gold Mag has formed part of a winning treble at Sandown for in-form jockey Craig Williams who has extended his premiership lead to 11.

Havasay wins Ramornie Handicap

Brisbane horse Havasay has won Grafton's feature sprint, the Ramornie Handicap, from Belflyer and Tyzone.

Ben Currie inquiry set for mid-August

Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie's inquiry into race day treatment charges will resume next month.

Jukebox on song for Caulfield return

Trainer Ciaron Maher has Group One aspirations for Jukebox and says the sprinter is ready to go for his return in the Sir John Monash Stakes.

Three jockeys fall in Grafton race

Ben Looker, Josh Adams and Jake Hull have been taken to hospital but appear to have escaped serious injury in a fall at Grafton.

Tommy Berry to fly in for Chautauqua

Tommy Berry will make a round trip from Hong Kong to Melbourne and back to ride Chautauqua in an important barrier test at Flemington.

Plot is right for Snowden-trained stayer

Dour Sydney stayer Plot Twist will get the right soft conditions to help him maintain his unbeaten record at 3200 metres in the Queen's Cup at Caloundra.

Allen guides Social Spin to Sandown win

The Darren Weir-trained Social Spin has made it two wins from four starts, claiming his first city success with a front-running victory at Sandown.

No rule change for gallops

Queensland thoroughbred officials believe there is no need to repeal a rule governing advising stewards about changes to race tactics.

2018 Sir John Monash Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Only eight are down to run in the 2018 Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

G1-winning sprinter Strategic dead at 25

Group One-winning sprinter Strategic has died aged 25 at Woodlands Stud.

2018 Grafton Cup: Tips and Race Preview

It’s an open running of the 2018 Grafton Cup at Grafton on Thursday as seen via the Tips and Race Preview.

The Monstar Ready To Rock The Ramornie

Classy sprinter The Monstar is set to defy history in his second attempt to win the $160,000 Ramornie Handicap at Grafton today.

Chautauqua set for Flemington jump-out

Champion sprinter Chautauqua is only days away from an all-important jump-out at Flemington.

Time right for Singapore move: Bailey

Departing Victorian chief steward Terry Bailey says penalties for race day treatments should be tougher ahead of his move to Singapore.

Racing administrator Noel Bracks dies

Prominent racing administratot and racehorse owner Noel Bracks has died in Sydney aged 85.

Redkirk Warrior out to bounce back

After failing in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot, multiple Group One-winner Redkirk Warrior will be out to bounce back in the July Cup at Newmarket.

Albumin going for hat-trick at Rosehill

Albumin will run on his home track at Rosehill after trainer Gerald Ryan opted to bypass the Ramornie Handicap at Grafton.

Ashlor to run in Group Three Monash Stakes

Trainer Dan McCarthy has decided to run Ashlor in the Sir John Monash Stakes over 1100m and will wait until next month to stretch the gelding out to 1400m.

David Payne three-handed in WFarm race

Trainer David Payne will have three runners in the two-year-old race at Warwick Farm and believes the 1600 metres will suit.

She Will Reign To Trial Friday

Dual Group 1 winner She Will Reign will step up her spring preparations with a barrier trial at Warwick Farm on Friday.

Mystic Journey to make Melbourne debut

Tasmanian filly Mystic Journey is scheduled to make her first Melbourne appearance at Caulfield, with her performance to determine future plans.

The Everest - The Forgotten Horse

More than half the field has been locked away for this year's Everest with plenty of debate surrounding who should fill the final slots.

Robert Thompson Special Interview

Steve Hart speaks to jockey Robert Thompson about his history-making career.

Gold Mag faces first city test at Sandown

After an impressive debut win at Bendigo, three-year-old Gold Mag is set for his first city start in a 1200m-benchmark race at Sandown.

Trial Watch - Home Of The Brave

Arguably the best horse Godolphin has transferred to Australia, the son of Starspangledbanner didn't disappoint in his first public outing at Rosehill on Monday.

Redkirk Warrior Works On July Course

Connections of Redkirk Warrior feel the gelding has a better chance of landing Saturday's July Cup as he will not be racing 'Sydney way' at Newmarket's July course.

Harry Angel To Miss The July Cup

Last year's July Cup (Gr 1, 6f) winner Harry Angel will not defend his crown at Newmarket on Saturday.

Alizee Nears Return With Sights On Epsom

Dual Group 1 winning filly Alizee has come back into the Godolphin stable bigger and stronger according to trainer James Cummings.

Blue Point favourite for July Cup

Blue Point, winner of the King's Stand Stakes, is the favourite for the July Cup at Newmarket with Australian Redkirk Warrior a 10-1 chance.

2018 July Cup: Race History

Some of Europe’s most famous sprinters form part of the Race History of the 2018 July Cup run at Newmarket on Saturday.

2018 Falmouth Stakes: Race History

First of the fillies and mares features of the season is the 2018 Falmouth Stakes run at Newmarket on Friday.

2018 Grand Prix de Paris: Race History

The race which is effectively the new French Derby is the 2018 Grand Prix de Paris run at Longchamp on Friday.

2018 Ramornie Handicap: Tips and Race Preview

Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Ramornie Handicap at Grafton on Wednesday leaning to the better gates.

2018 Sir John Monash Stakes: Race History

Some old sprinting favourite are within the Race History of the 2018 Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Tyzone favourite for Ramornie

The Toby Edmonds-trained Tyzone is the Ramornie Handicap favourite ahead of his stablemate Havasay.

QRIC streamlines licence rules

Queensland officials have instigated a new streamlining of licences for the racing industry.

Inn Keeper on target for first stakes test

Symon Wilde is hoping for a good barrier draw and rain for Inn Keeper, who is scheduled to make his stakes debut in the weight-for-age Sir John Monash Stakes.

Hiflyer stuck on the ground in NZ

Winter Stakes hopeful Hiflyer is stuck on the ground in New Zealand waiting for a flight to Sydney for the Listed race at Rosehill.

ATC and AFL form partnership

A deal between the Australian Turf Club and AFL could result in a football training oval being built in the middle of Randwick Racecourse.

Pop 'N' Scotch in fifth Cup attempt

Pop 'N' Scotch will need a drying track if he is to improve on minor placings in the past four Queen's Cups.

Home Of The Brave Impresses In Trial Win

Godolphin's international import Home Of The Brave has pleased the stable with an easy barrier trial win at Rosehill this morning.

Missile Stakes likely for Kementari return

Group One winner Kementari has cruised around in a Rosehill barrier trial as he continues preparations towards a planned return to racing in the Missile Stakes.

Bletchingly Stakes next for Nature Strip

Nature Strip is scheduled to have his next start in the weight-for-age Bletchingly Stakes with connections hoping a win will help secure an Everest slot.

2018 Grafton Cup: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Not many recent wins in the field for the 2018 Grafton Cup run at Grafton on Thursday.

2018 Ramornie Handicap: Final Field, Barriers and Market

It’s a full field of 16 in the 2018 Ramornie Handicap at Grafton on Wednesday.

2018 Sir John Monash Stakes: Nominations

Some promising younger horses are down to tackle the older brigade in the nominations for the 2018 Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Roaring Lion, Enable could clash at York

Trainer John Gosden says Roaring Lion and Enable could clash in the Juddmonte International at York if both sets of owners are happy.

Missile Stakes Return Likely For Kementari

Kementari is likely to be set for a first up tilt at the Missile Stakes following a quiet barrier trial at Rosehill this morning.

Purton, Moreira each ride four at Sha Tin

Zac Purton has maintained his three-win lead in the Hong Kong premiership over Joao Moreira with both riding four winners at Sha Tin.

Joe Bowditch On The Move

Adelaide jockey Joe Bowditch will move to Victoria next season to ride for the new Lloyd Kennewell stable.

Freedman Deflated By New York Flop

Australian-trained six-year-old Sarrasin failed to live up to expectations on his US debut at Belmont in New York on Saturday.

Winx nearing barrier trial appearance

Champion Winx is not far off a public appearance in a barrier trial ahead of a campaign aimed at a fourth Cox Plate.

Williams surges clear in premiership race

A six-win haul at Flemington has Craig Williams well on target to finish the season as Melbourne's premier jockey once again.

Colless to ride Tyzone in Ramornie

Veteran jockey Glen Colless gets a chance to win his first Ramornie Handicap when he rides Tyzone at Grafton.

Adelaide option for Sunlight return

Trainer Tony McEvoy will consider the Listed Lightning Stakes in Adelaide for Sunlight's return if he believes the filly needs a race before going to Melbourne.

First Crush set for Grafton Cup

In-form stayer First Crush will tackle the Grafton Cup rather than the longer Queen's Cup at Caloundra.

Jeff Lloyd second in Durban July

The soon-to-retire Jeff Lloyd has finished second in his final attempt to win South Africa's major race, the Durban July.

Tarzan to stay at home instead of Grafton

Speedy galloper Tarzan is likely to miss the Kirby Quality at Grafton and tackle a race on his home track of Caloundra.

Godolphin's Benbatl to run in Cox Plate

Godolphin has announced it will take up the invitation to run Benbatl against Winx in the Cox Plate.

Godolphin Set Group One Star For Cox Plate

Godolphin has set international Group One winner Benbatl to challenge champion Winx in the WS Cox Plate at Moonee Valley in October.

Fresh Got Unders Set For Ramornie Handicap

Tamworth trainer Jay Hopkins believes the real Got Unders will stand up and be counted in Wednesday’s $160,000 Grafton District Services Club Ramornie Handicap at Grafton.

Imports Share Trial Spotlight With Kementari

Outstanding 3YO colt Kementari will share the spotlight at Monday’s trials at Rosehill with the latest batch of Godolphin imports as they start their build up to the spring carnivals.

Sunlight Could Shine In Adelaide

Outstanding young filly Sunlight could make a surprise return to racing in Adelaide before the end of the season.

Six Weeks Ban For Adelaide Apprentice

Adelaide apprentice Dylan Caboche has been suspended for six weeks after returning a positive test for a prohibited dietary supplement.

Historic Result In Durban July

Champion trainer Justin Snaith has made history by training four of the first five finishers in the G1 Durban July, South Africa’s richest race, including the trifecta.

Roaring Lion wins Eclipse at Sandown

Roaring Lion has battled on bravely to beat his old rival Saxon Warrior in the Group One Eclipse Stakes at Sandown.

UK horse racing mourns trainer John Dunlop

Prominent UK racehorse trainer John Dunlop has died at the age of 78.

Williams stars with six wins at Flemington

Craig Williams has dominated the Winter Finals meeting at Flemington with six winners from the nine races.

Kathy O'Hara fined $1000 for misconduct

Kathy O'Hara has been fined for swearing at stewards after being questioned over an incident in a race at Randwick.

Chris Parnham suspended for 20 meetings

Chris Parnham has been found guilty of a reckless riding charge at Flemington, with stewards suspending the jockey for 20 meetings.

Trainer Weir breaks his Australian record

Darren Weir has broken his own Australian record for most wins by a trainer in a season.

Treble and a suspension for Corey Brown

Corey Brown has ridden a treble at Randwick but has also earned a careless riding ban for an unplaced ride.

Nature Strip claims Creswick Series Final

Short-priced favourite Nature Strip has claimed his first stakes win with a 1-1/2 length victory in the Listed AR Creswick Series Final at Flemington.

Lees to increase Brisbane presence

Newcastle trainer Kris Lees will increase his presence in Brisbane after a double at Doomben on Saturday.

Guineas a spring aim for Good 'n' Fast

Two-year-old colt Good 'n' Fast has capped his first preparation with a win in the Taj Rossi Series Final at Flemington and will now be aimed at the spring.

Ombudsman beats older rivals

Three-year-old Ombudsman has beaten his older rivals in a 2400m-race at Randwick, a consolation for missing a Queensland Derby start.

Mr Money Bags wins Silver Bowl Final

The Robbie Griffiths-trained Mr Money Bags has taken out the Silver Bowl Series Final at Flemington, beating Mount Kilcoy and Gaulois.

Highway Sixtysix wins at Randwick

Highway Sixtysix has claimed a determined win at Randwick in her first start for more than six months.

Stewart rides Soaring Heart to victory

Jockey Brad Stewart has continued his winning form for the old firm of trainer Pat Duf and owner Wally Tutt on Soaring Heart at Doomben.

Williams steers Mintha to Flemington win

Mintha has answered a distance doubt at 1600m with a comfortable win as favourite in the Rivette Series Final at Flemington.

Frequendly earns another year of racing

Frequendly has scored a stylish victory at a rain-sodden Doomben to avoid the end of her racing career.

Ruling Dynasty continues Queensland run

Former promising Sydney stayer Ruling Dynasty has won his second Queensland race in a week after a clerical error .

2018 VRC Winter Championship Final: Magic Consol flies again

Backing up his big win last time, Magic Consol easily took out the 2018 VRC Winter Championship Final at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 AR Creswick Stakes: Nature Strip gets home

Nature Strip does enough to win the 2018 AR Creswick Stakes at Flemington on Saturday and now it’s up to whether he gets an Everest slot.

Masar out of Eclipse with leg injury

Epsom Derby winner Masar will miss the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown because of a late setback.

Hong Kong International Races Rise To $A16 million

Hong Kong’s Longines International Races have received a prizemoney taking their total value to $HK93 million ($A16 million).

Michelle Payne fined for comments re track

Michelle Payne has been fined for comments about the Sandown track she made on social media.

Egyptian Bullet chasing Flemington upset

Egyptian Bullet will be given her chance to chase some black type when she runs in the Creswick Series Final against odds-on favourite Nature Strip.

Ramornie Target For First-Up Specialist

Trainer Kris Lees will target next Wednesday’s $160,000 Ramornie Handicap at Grafton with his first-up specialist Zestful.

ATC Appoint New Chief Executive Officer

The Australian Turf Club Board has appointed current Sydney Cricket Ground Trust chief executive Jamie Barkley as its new CEO.

Randwick Right Choice For Envy Of All

Last start winner Envy Of All has been withdrawn from the Doomben meeting in Brisbane on Saturday to run at Randwick.

Begg to saddle up two Flemington chances

Trainer Grahame Begg believes Galaxy Raider and Elle Gagne both get their chances in separate races at Flemington on Winter Finals Day.

Roger James to enter training partnership

Prominent New Zealand trainer Roger James is to enter a partnership with his racing manager Robert Wellwood in the new season.

Unconditional chases more QTIS money

Toowoomba filly Unconditional will be chasing more QTIS bonus money when she races at Doomben.

Joe's Joy to be tested at 2400m

Trainer Richard Litt is looking to Joe's Joy to step up to 2400 metres at Randwick to open up future options for the mare.

Slydini to beat Doomben 1600m hoodoo

Consistent Slydini will be aiming to overcome a series of minor placings and record his first win over the Doomben 1600 metres.

Remember The Name after third-straight win

In-form filly Remember The Name will take on the colts and geldings in the Silver Bowl Series Final, chasing her third-straight win at Flemington.

Simon Dinopoulos and Brad Gray Preview Saturday

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

Pierata trials well at Warwick Farm

Impressive young horse Pierata trialled today at Warwick Farm finishing off well.

Owner of Santa Ana Lane discusses Everest decision

One of the owners of Santa Ana Lane, Michael Ramsden, talks about having a runner in the Everest at Randwick.

Stephen Brown looks to the Darwin Carnival

With the famous Darwin carnival about to begin, Stephen Brown always has hopes up north.

ATC appoints Jamie Barkley as CEO

The Australian Turf Cub has appointed current SCG chief executive Jamie Barkley to the corresponding position.

Goulburn Preview

There is a NSW meeting at Goulburn today on a Good 4 track.

Anthony Freedman stable now has two in the Everest

After Santa Ana Lane was selected yesterday, the Anthony Freedman stable now has two in the race with Shoals their other runner.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Randwick

Randwick is really focused on winter racing this Saturday.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Flemington

All the Winter Championship Series races have their crescendo at Flemington this weekend.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Doomben

The carnival is well and truly over now with winter racing to the fore at Doomben.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Gawler

One of the few Saturday meetings at Gawler are on this weekend.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Belmont

The Belmont Oaks features on the Belmont card Saturday.

Gregorian Chant chases valuable stakes win

Two-year-old filly Gregorian Chant gets her first opportunity to chase valuable black type when she makes her stakes racing debut in the Taj Rossi Series Final.

2018 Grafton Cup: Race History

Some famous horses have appeared in the Race History of the 2018 Grafton Cup at Grafton on Thursday.

2018 Ramornie Handicap: Race History

Plenty of top sprinters line the Race History of the 2018 Ramornie Handicap run at Grafton next Wednesday.

Skye's the limit at Scone

Queensland jockey Skye Bogenhuber says the chance to link with trainer Brett Cavanough at Scone is too good to pass up.

Cobalt positive for Laming-trained horse

A horse trained by Richard Laming has returned a sample showing cobalt above the allowed threshold in a test taken before a race at Ballarat.

Santa Ana Lane snares slot in The Everest

Triple Group One winner Santa Ana Lane is the seventh horse confirmed for The Everest, with the sprinter securing the Inglis slot in the $13 million race.

Lane out to reduce deficit in title race

Boom sprinter Nature Strip headlines Damian Lane's book of rides at Flemington as the jockey tries to keep himself in contention for the Melbourne premiership.

Matthew Smith looking to stayers

Matthew Smith is looking to stayers in Melbourne and Sydney to keep the stable's momentum going.

Jag Guthmann-Chester rides for Waller

Leading Queensland apprentice Jag Guthmann-Chester gets a chance to impress top trainer Chris Waller when he rides Religify at Doomben.

Desleigh Forster chases two centre double

Trainer Desleigh Forster is on course for a two-centre double with Someday at Doomben and Too Good To Refuse at Rockhampton.

McEvoy to test Mintha over 1600m again

Trainer Tony McEvoy is happy to give talented filly Mintha another chance over 1600m in the Rivette Series Final at Flemington.

Long-range plan for Miss Exfactor

Promising filly Miss Exfactor will take the first step in a long-range plan when she runs at Doomben.

Record numbers for Slipper/Diamond

Australia's premier two-year-old races, the Golden Slipper and Blue Diamond Stakes, have attracted record first nominations.

Jackson Murphy takes next career step

Apprentice Jackson Murphy has picked up some key rides as he begins a new phase of his career in metropolitan racing.

2018 Grafton Cup: Nominations

A full field is in store off the nominations for the 2018 Grafton Cup at Grafton run next Thursday.

2018 Ramornie Handicap: Nominations

Plenty of in form horses are down to run in the 2018 Ramornie Handicap at Grafton next Wednesday.

Craig Newitt heads north to Grafton

Heading up from Tasmania, Craig Newitt will be riding at Grafton during the carnival next week.

Sarrasin to run in US sooner than planned

The Richard Freedman-trained Sarrasin will begin his American campaign sooner than expected in a race at Belmont.

Record Entries For 2019 Blue Diamond Stakes

A record 1688 yearlings have been nominated for the 2019 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes upon closure of entries by the Melbourne Racing Club.

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.

Santa Ana Lane confirmed as the latest Everest contender

Three time G1 winner this season, Santa Ana Lane, gives Anthony Freedman a second runner in the $13m Everest at Randwick in October.

Grafton Preview

The first day of the famous Grafton July carnival is today on a Soft 5 track.

Hawkesbury Preview

They race at Hawkesbury today where it is fine but on a Soft 7 surface.

William Buick rides Masar in the Eclipse

Fresh off his Derby win, Masar now takes on the older horses in the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown and William Buick rides.

David Hayes updates on Redkirk Warrior

David Hayes discusses the latest on Redkirk Warrior as he heads to the July Cup.

Art Attack runs in the Grafton Cup Prelude

Not fazed by the barrier, Ben Looker thinks Art Attack has a top chance in the Grafton Cup Prelude today.

Bonneval is on the comeback trail

Andrew Forsman has indicated their top mare Bonneval is over her injuries and ready to race again.

Skye Bogenhuber moves interstate

Jockey Skye Bogenhuber has decided to move to the Hunter Valley to further her career.

Sarrasin heads to the US

Richard Freedman’s horse Sarrasin is racing in America this weekend.

Lindsay Park Preview

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

Kiwi Team Heading To Sydney

Loyalty runs deep with Peter Lock and the owners of the Australian-bound Hiflyer.

2018 VRC Winter Championship Final: Tips and Race Preview

Going for value in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 VRC Winter Championship Final at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 AR Creswick Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Hard to avoid such an impressive winners in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 AR Creswick Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 All Victorian Sprint Series Final: Tips and Race Preview

It’s a race of many hopes as seen in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 All Victorian Sprint Series Final at Flemington 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.

Baker And Forsman Making Spring Plans

Outstanding mare Bonneval is making good progress during the early stages of a new preparation that is hoped to see her cross the Tasman again.

Jackson Morris victory short-lived

Jockey Jackson Morris has had his Sydney comeback soured by the loss of a race at Canterbury on protest coupled with a suspension.

Williams rides winning treble at Sandown

Craig Williams has extended his lead over Damian Lane in the Melbourne jockeys' premiership to four wins after riding a winning treble at Sandown.

Tony Gollan passes milestone with treble

Trainer Tony Gollan has passed a milestone of 1000 career wins and is set for another record after a treble at Ipswich.

Pair of juvenile winners for Tulloch Lodge

Training partners Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott have produced two talented juveniles to win late-season two-year-old races at Canterbury.

Third Time Lucky For Rhythm To Spare?

The Mike Moroney-trained Rhythm To Spare will be out to improve on his previous two Winter Championship Series Final finishes when he runs in the race again.

Gary Doughty gets first city winner

Former Group One winning jockey Gary Doughty has trained his first metropolitan-class winner with Bold Warrior at Ipswich.

Randwick to get synthetic training track

Randwick is to get an all-weather synthetic training track and the main sand track will undergo a full renovation.

Picnic racing returns to Deagon

More than 5000 people are expected to attend the Deagon picnic meeting in Brisbane's bayside area.

2018 VRC Winter Championship Final: Final Field, Barriers and Market

There is only 4kg from top to bottom in the 2018 VRC Winter Championship Final at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 All Victorian Sprint Series Final: Final Field, Barriers and Market

The 2018 All Victorian Sprint Series Final at Flemington on Saturday might be a race for the track specialists.

2018 AR Creswick Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Plenty of in form horses line up in the 2018 AR Creswick Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Lauren Herne going all out to achieve goal

Eagle Farm trainer Lauren Herne is heading north for the Townsville and Mackay carnivals but first hopes to achieve a career highlight at Doomben.

Mott predicts good future for Humma Humma

After a stakes placing at her first start, talented two-year-old filly Humma Humma has landed her first win with a strong performance at Sandown.

Wilde weighing up options for Inn Keeper

The weather forecast and track condition will play a role in whether Inn Keeper runs in the All Victorian Sprint Series Final or waits another week.

Queensland Trainers Target Grafton Carnival

Queensland trainers are poised to launch their biggest ever assault on the Grafton July racing carnival, drawn by the record prizemoney of almost $1.4 million over the five meetings.

Mott brings up century of wins for season

Jamie Mott, who sits third in the Victorian jockeys' premiership, has brought up a century of winners in a season for the third time in his career.

Sam Weatherley to ride She Knows

Apprentice Sam Weatherley will again take two kilograms off Danny Williams-trained She Knows' weight at Randwick.

El Dorado Dreaming Aiming At Fillies' Features

Group 1 winner E Dorado Dreaming in back in work and aiming at some three-year-old fillies' features in the spring.

I Am A Star Back For Another Spring

Group 1 winning mare I Am A Star is back in work and aiming at a spring preparation after missing the autumn.

Corstens expects 1600m to suit Goldifox

Co-trainer Troy Corstens believes the step up to 1600m will suit two-year-old Goldifox at Flemington when the filly runs in the Taj Rossi Series Final.

Skyray trying to improve on seconds

Skyray will be trying to break his maiden at Canterbury with the two-year-old runner-up in three of his six starts.

Hang Man favoured to continue winning run

Lightly raced Hang Man has been installed a short-priced favourite to make it three-straight wins when he heads to Sandown again for another 2400m-race.

Brave Smash Returns For Everest Campaign

Darren Weir has confirmed sprinter Brave Smash, who will race in The Everest in the slot owned by Chris Waller Racing, would be either third or fourth-up in the $13 million race.

2018 VRC Winter Championship Final: Race History

Race History of the 2018 VRC Winter Championship Final at Flemington on Saturday shows some horses just run well in the same race each year.

2018 All Victorian Sprint Series Final: Race History

Can a horse go back to back in the 2018 All Victorian Sprint Series Final at Flemington on Saturday?

2018 AR Creswick Stakes: Race History

Race History of the 2018 AR Creswick Stakes at Flemington on Saturday shows it often goes on to produce straight track winners.

2018 Eclipse Stakes: Race History

Some of the all-time greats line the Race History of the 2018 Eclipse Stakes run at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Prix Jean Prat: Race History

The Race History of the 2018 Prix Jean Prat run at Deauville on Sunday shows it hasn’t always been a big pointer to big race success.

2018 Durban July: Race History

South Africa holds its exciting handicap this week as seen in the Race History of the 2018 Durban July run at Greyville on Saturday.

Missile Launch For Pierata

Trainer Greg Hickman is counting on next month’s Missile Stakes at Randwick to launch his high class young sprinter Pierata towards a start in the $13 million Everest.

Cup quinella unlikely for this year's race

Owner Lloyd Williams says it's unlikely last year's Melbourne Cup winner Rekindling and runner-up Johannes Vermeer will head to the race again.

Plymouth Road to return to Randwick

Plymouth Road will return to Randwick looking to repeat his last-start wni over 2400 metres for trainer Matthew Smith and jockey Adam Hyeronimus.

Nature Strip Set To Answer Everest Question

The spring program of exciting young sprinter Nature Strip will be clearer after he steps up to 1200m in the AR Creswick Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Magic Consol chasing first Flemington win

Magic Consol is yet to win at Flemington but trainer Paul Preusker hopes the last-start Moonee Valley winner can rectify that in the Winter Championship Final.

Princess Series Target For Unbeaten Filly

Impressive filly Smart Melody will be set for Sydney’s Princess Series early next season when she returns from a short break.

Witherspoon Waits For Widdup's Return

Plans for brilliant filly Witherspoon are on hold until her Hawkesbury trainer Brad Widdup returns from a winter holiday.

Racing Queensland reviews race rules

Racing Queensland is looking at changing the rules for horses running in rich stayers and sprinters finals series.

Monarch Chimes for Australian Hurdle

New Zealand jumper Monarch Chimes, a winner at Pakenham, will return to Victoria with the Australian Hurdle a goal.

Queen's Cup Choice For Megablast

Kiwi stayer Megablast will stay in Brisbane for the Queen’s Cup rather than cross the border for a crack at next week’s $160,000 Grafton Cup.

Rockhampton Plans For Tregea Stablemates

Toowoomba trainer Steve Tregea could send talented stablemates Niccanova and Bergerac north to the Rockhampton carnival this week.

Nature Strip headlines Flemington entries

Boom sprinter Nature Strip is among the headline nominations for the Flemington Finals day meeting with the gelding set to contest the Creswick Series Final.

2018 AR Creswick Stakes: Nominations

Some promising sprinters are part of the Nominations for the 2018 AR Creswick Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 VRC Winter Championship Final: Nominations

A full field is assured off the Nominations for the 2018 VRC Winter Championship Final at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 All Victorian Sprint Series Final: Nominations

The Nominations for the 2018 All Victorian Sprint Series Final at Flemington on Saturday suggests it won’t be a big field at all.

Shock Win Gets English Jockey Off The Mark

English jockey Toby Atkinson rode his first Australian winner at Sale on Sunday on a 150/1 chance.

Saturday Post Mortem with Chris Scholtz

Chris Scholtz reviews racing around Australia on June 30.

Ace High continues Cups path

Trainer David Payne has Group One plans for Toulouse and more big races for stablemate Ace High.

Allan Reardon wants to work on

Allan Reardon has finished his contract as Queensland's chief steward but is keen to keep working in the industry.

Brown in contention for Melbourne title

A winner at Caulfield has kept apprentice Ethan Brown within five wins of the Melbourne jockeys' premiership lead, with one month of the season remaining.

Alannah Fancourt now a senior rider

Lani Fancourt has finished her apprenticeship the way she wanted with winners at Ipswich and the Gold Coast.

Irish Derby Victory For Lloyd Williams

Latrobe, a son of the classic winner Camelot owned by Australia’s Lloyd Williams, has won the Irish Derby at The Curragh.

Toby Edmonds and Justin Stanley reach 100

Trainer Toby Edmonds and jockey Justin Stanley have both reached 100 winners for the season after successes at different venues.

Tregea pair may go to Rockhampton

Trainer Steve Tregea is considering taking his best horses Niccanova and Bergerac to Rockhampton for the Cup-Newmarket carnival.

Dan McCarthy keen to test Ashlor at 1400m

Trainer Dan McCarthy has Group One targets in mind for Ashlor in the coming season after the gelding returned to winning ways under a big weight at Caulfield.

Withold takes another step to Melb Cup

Withhold has run his opposition into the ground to enhance his Melbourne Cup credentials with victory in the Northumberland Plate.

Irish Derby for O'Brien and Williams

Latrobe has won the Irish Derby for trainer Joseph O'Brien, his jockey brother Donnacha and owners Lloyd and Nick Williams.