Horse Racing

Sat 22 Sep 2018

Everest big guns to take centre stage in Premiere

Everest big guns to take centre stage in Premiere

The Everest’s towering presence will cast a giant shadow over Epsom Day when up to six confirmed starters in the $13 million sprint will race in a support event

Star Kiwi pacer back on top in the United States

Star Kiwi pacer back on top in the United States

Lazarus's North American career is back on target after a powerhouse display to beat a hot field in the Group 1 Indiana Pacing Derby at Hoosier Park

Ford full of admiration for mighty Miss

Ford full of admiration for mighty Miss

A smart ride from Jay Ford helped Miss Admiration claim the Group 3 JRA Plate at Rosehill, booking her ticket to the Group 1 The Metropolitan next weekend

Highly successful Noel a fine gentleman

Highly successful Noel a fine gentleman

This week we record the passing of Noel Hay, taken by illness in his 85th year.

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Jungle fever as Cat stalks start in The Everest

Jungle fever as Cat stalks start in The Everest

PITTED against a host of accomplished locals, international Jungle Cat’s quest for Group 1 glory at Caulfield on Saturday could lead a tilt at the $13 million The...

Destiny calling for a talented Youngstar

Destiny calling for a talented Youngstar

Talentedd mare Youngstar, the winner of the Queensland Oaks, seems almost destined to win the Group 2 Shannon Stakes at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday

How 'Rabs' Warren inspired respected caller's career

How 'Rabs' Warren inspired respected caller's career

LOOKING back over four decades of serving the racing industry, Paul "Dogs'' Dolan shared who helped and inspired him.

Farewell Paul: Ipswich thanks a Qld racing icon

premium_icon Farewell Paul: Ipswich thanks a Qld racing icon

AFTER 45 years of race calling, Paul Dolan deserved a memorable Ipswich farewell.

Troublesome Chautauqua finally jumps with field

premium_icon Troublesome Chautauqua finally jumps with field

CHAUTAUQUA is closer to a return to the racetrack after jumping cleanly from the barriers in a jump-out at Flemington. Next on the agenda is an official barrier...

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Collett’s golden chance to break Group 1 duck

Collett’s golden chance to break Group 1 duck

Kris Lees has rated Jason Collett a "genuine" Group 1 rider and he trusts him to give star colt Graff every opportunity to win Saturday’s $1 million Golden Rose

Look inside the mine that made the Melbourne Cup

Look inside the mine that made the Melbourne Cup

See the mine that made this year's Melbourne Cup

Foreign raiders heading to Caulfield on Saturday

Foreign raiders heading to Caulfield on Saturday

English trainer Charlie Appleby is optimistic of continuing his white-hot Australian strike rate when Jungle Cat and Folkswood venture to Caulfield on Saturday

Brown: In Her Time on song for The Everest

Brown: In Her Time on song for The Everest

COREY Brown is upbeat about the impending return of The Everest contender In Her Time following a strong barrier trial performance at Newcastle.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Chautauqua steps up for another shot

Chautauqua steps up for another shot

The next chapter in the Chautauqua barrier saga is likely to take place in a Flemington jumpout on Friday

Racing identity sues cops over wife’s crash

Racing identity sues cops over wife’s crash

HORSE owner Bert Vieira will sue the police after a highway patrol car speeding at 124 km/h slammed into his wife Gai’s car, leaving her in a coma.

Seabrook has history in her sights

Seabrook has history in her sights

SEABROOK is attempting to become the first filly to win the Group 1 $1 million Golden Rose during spring when the three-year-old classic is run on Saturday.

Godolphin bring Cups contender to Melbourne

Godolphin bring Cups contender to Melbourne

In a surprise move Godolphin has elected to head to Melbourne with exciting stayer Avilius and bypass Sydney's Metropolitan Handicap

Raceday focus: Cranbourne

Raceday focus: Cranbourne

The Mat Ellerton and Simon Zahra-trained stayer High ‘N’ Dry has the talent to overcome a wide draw at Cranbourne

Raceday focus: Best bets at Warwick Farm

Raceday focus: Best bets at Warwick Farm

AQUA D’ivina makes her return to racing at Warwick Farm and if she resumes in the same form, she will force trainer Matthew Smith to plan a spring carnival tilt.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Qld's best in double racing success

Qld's best in double racing success

Riding marvel Jeff Lloyd scored another winning double at Ipswich last Friday to move to 10 after six race meetings of the new season.

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