Horse Racing

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Gold class: Accession powers up for Slipper

Gold class: Accession powers up for Slipper

Sydney’s leading jockey James McDonald was moved to compare Accession with Golden Slipper favourite Tassort after the colt streaked away at Rosehill Gardens

Winx worthy of ultimate accolade

premium_icon Winx worthy of ultimate accolade

Winx can crown her celebrated career and conquer racing’s final frontier by becoming the first Aussie-trained racehorse to be named undisputed world champion

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Hot autumn plans for rising sprinter

Hot autumn plans for rising sprinter

Ljungberg, the hottest favourite at Rosehill Gardens, is racing to earn an autumn carnival invite

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Ryan keeps promising pair close to home

Ryan keeps promising pair close to home

Trainer Gerald Ryan, buoyed by stable star Trapeze Artist’s barrier trial return, hopes to exploit a home track advantage at Rosehill Gardens.

Star jockey dies in horseracing tragedy

Star jockey dies in horseracing tragedy

A promising 22-year-old female jockey has been killed in a tragic accident while working a horse for high-profile trainer Iain Jardine.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Excelsior to get true test of sprinting talent

Excelsior to get true test of sprinting talent

Troy Corstens is confident True Excelsior’s placing in the Group 3 Standish Handicap will be good enough for her to go close in New Zealand’s premier sprint

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Door left ajar for Winx to join All-Star cast

premium_icon Door left ajar for Winx to join All-Star cast

The imperial name of Winx may be missing from the 130 entries for the inaugural $5 million All-Star Mile, but trainer Chris Waller hasn’t shut the door on it.

Tom merits place among the Stars

Tom merits place among the Stars

With nominations for $5 million All-Star Mile closing at noon Tuesday, the popular Chris Waller-trained 8YO Tom Melbourne was added at the 11th hour.

Winx is off and running a final time

Winx is off and running a final time

Winx’s build-up to her swan song racing preparation begins to gather momentum when she contests a barrier trial at Rosehill Gardens on Tuesday morning.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

A 'Gold Coast' stranglehold

premium_icon A 'Gold Coast' stranglehold

South Coast gallops dominate at Ipswich, but Allen nabs winner for Warwick trainer aboard Behind the Thistle.

Eustace: Dubious up for Slipper challenge

Eustace: Dubious up for Slipper challenge

IT’S full steam ahead towards the Golden Slipper Stakes for Magic Millions runner-up Dubious.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

Magic filly has motor to create history in Slipper

premium_icon Magic filly has motor to create history in Slipper

Exhilarates is capable of becoming the first filly to complete the Magic Millions-Golden Slipper double, according to champion jockey Kerrin McEvoy.

Kennewell digs deep to snare Invincible colt

premium_icon Kennewell digs deep to snare Invincible colt

Oakleigh Girl stole top billing at the Magic Millions Yearling Sale when her I Am Invincible colt was snapped up by Lloyd Kennewell for $1.7 million.

Exhilarates excels — now for the Slipper

premium_icon Exhilarates excels — now for the Slipper

Magic Millions winner Exhilarates will have a short break before being given her chance to prove she’s up to Golden Slipper class.

No Winx will boost Godolphin’s push for Mile glory

No Winx will boost Godolphin’s push for Mile glory

Racing Victoria isn’t expecting to see Chris Waller’s champion Winx among entries for the All-Star Mile.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Magic Millions: Godolphin wins 2YO Classic

premium_icon Magic Millions: Godolphin wins 2YO Classic

James Cummings says Godolphin’s Magic Millions 2YO Classic win shows they are part of Australian racing, not apart from it.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

The ins and outs of sale time

The ins and outs of sale time

There are many ways that an aspiring, or established harness horse owner can come by racing stock with which to pursue his dream.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

‘Unreal!’ Jockey back in saddle after neck break

premium_icon ‘Unreal!’ Jockey back in saddle after neck break

A wet morning didn’t dampen Blake Shinn’s spirits as the champion jockey made a comeback to trackwork at Royal Randwick.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

New favourite emerges after Magic Millions barrier draw

premium_icon New favourite emerges after Magic Millions barrier draw

A new favourite has emerged for the 2019 Magic Millions Classic after landing a favourable barrier draw for the Coast’s biggest horse race. See the full draw

Model overshadows Billy Slater’s bromance with polo star

premium_icon Model overshadows Billy Slater’s bromance with polo star

Billy Slater and Argentine polo star Nacho Figueras were among the riders thundering along the beach on the Gold Coast, but Figueras’ model wife stole the show

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