Horse Racing

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Kris Lees welcomes Smith’s stars into the fold

Kris Lees welcomes Smith’s stars into the fold

Group 1 winners In Her Time and El Dorado Dreaming have joined Kris Lees’ Newcastle stable as their former trainer Ben Smith faces a possible lengthy ban

Seven horses racing for second against Winx

Seven horses racing for second against Winx

CHAMPION Winx will have seven rivals when she lines up in the George Main Stakes at Randwick in a bid to stretch her winning sequence to 27 and her Group 1 tally to...

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Nature Strip named for $13 million The Everest

Nature Strip named for $13 million The Everest

Trainer Darren Weir's exciting Victorian sprinter Nature Strip has been confirmed as a starter in the $13 million The TAB Everest.

Smith’s spring on hold after stewards raid stable

Smith’s spring on hold after stewards raid stable

Ben Smith, trainer of Everest-bound In Her Time, has had his trainer’s licence suspended after an investigation by Racing NSW Stewards on Tuesday

Humidor handed top weight in Cups

Humidor handed top weight in Cups

THE Darren Weir-trained triple Group 1 winner Humidor has been given top weight of 58 kilograms in both the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Rising jockey challenging big guns

Rising jockey challenging big guns

JOCKEY Matt McGillivray showed in Ipswich why he is one of the rising talents of the Queensland riding ranks.

Winx and Waller milestones just keep on coming

Winx and Waller milestones just keep on coming

Champion mare Winx seems to break racing records every time she starts — and it’s no different for the $500,000 George Main Stakes on Saturday

Williams picks up Kementari ride for Makybe

Williams picks up Kementari ride for Makybe

CRAIG Williams will partner Kementari in his return bout with Humidor in Saturday’s Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington.

Winx still Main course to create more history

Winx still Main course to create more history

CHAMPION mare Winx could be having her final start in Sydney this spring when she aims for her 27th successive win in the Group 1 $500,000 George Main Stakes at...

Sun 9 Sep 2018

Nature Strip to win Everest slot

Nature Strip to win Everest slot

NATURE Strip, the exciting Victorian sprinter, will be confirmed as a starter in the $13 million The TAB Everest early this week.

Leading apprentice jockey injured at CQ race meeting

premium_icon Leading apprentice jockey injured at CQ race meeting

Jockey sustains significant injuries and taken to hospital

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Weir in awe of Nature Strip’s sizzling sprint

Weir in awe of Nature Strip’s sizzling sprint

Weir has blunt message for Nature Strip doubters after the sprinter carves out a course record to win the Group 2 McEwen Stakes – the stopwatch doesn’t lie

The Autumn Sun out of luck as Tarka hits target

The Autumn Sun out of luck as Tarka hits target

The David Payne-trained Tarka, who will head to the Victoria Derby, won a thriller as luck deserted hot favourite The Autumn Sun at Rosehill Gardens

Enjoyable day in store at Marburg

Enjoyable day in store at Marburg

Take the positive action and head off to Marburg for an afternoon of country trotting.

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Sandbar blossoms into Rose contender

Sandbar blossoms into Rose contender

Despite impeccable breeding and an impressive racetrack record, Sandbar continues to be underrated ahead of the Group 2 Run To The Rose at Rosehill Gardens

Sky's the limit for Gytrash

Sky's the limit for Gytrash

Gordon Richards hopes Saturday will be the last time we see Gytrash in Adelaide this year and has Melbourne spring plans for the exciting three-year-old

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Gai having fun trying to find next big star

Gai having fun trying to find next big star

Gai Waterhouse’s new training partnership with Adrian Bott in 2016 surprised many, but it has proven a masterstroke as the stable lines up for a spring raid

Police car crash leaves racing wife critical

premium_icon Police car crash leaves racing wife critical

The wife of a prominent racehorse owner is fighting for her life in hospital after her car was involved in a crash with a police car.

Wed 5 Sep 2018

Jockey says Daysee Doom has come back in 'great form'

Jockey says Daysee Doom has come back in 'great form'

Popular Sydney mare Daysee Doom makes her return in the Group 2 Sheraco Stakes on Saturday and jockey Andrew Adkins says she has come back as well as ever

Godolphin abandons Everest plans for Kementari

Godolphin abandons Everest plans for Kementari

KEMENTARI has been ruled out of contention for The Everest with Godolphin deciding not to pursue a start in the $13 million sprint.

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