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2020 May
  • Sat, May 30, 2020
    As stablemate Coruscate did a week ago, Esperance has capitalised on an interstate switch to score an upset Rosehill victory over odds-on favourite Fiteuse.
  • Sat, May 30, 2020
    Tony Gollan has trained the quinella in the Listed Helen Coughlan Stakes at Doomben with Shalwa beating stablemate Krone to claim her first black-type win.
  • Sat, May 30, 2020
    Smart filly September Run has given trainer Chris Waller his first winter feature win for the Queensland carnival in taking out the Bill Carter Stakes.
  • Sat, May 30, 2020
    Chris Waller's eminence as a trainer of stayers was on show as he landed the trifecta in the Lord Mayors Cup after blitzing the Chairman's Handicap in Brisbane.
  • Fri, May 29, 2020
    Boomtown Lass is one of the few horses to win an 1110m race from a wide barrier at Doomben and trainer Chris Anderson hopes she can do it again.
  • Fri, May 29, 2020
    As he gears up for a possible second tilt at The Everest, Classique Legend won a trial this morning at Canterbury.
  • Fri, May 29, 2020
    Improving three-year-old Bottega will bid to continue is rise through the ranks when he takes on a field of seasoned horses in the Lord Mayors Cup at Rosehill.
  • Fri, May 29, 2020
    Trainer Kelly Schweida is confused by the likely race pattern of the Fred Best Classic after The Odyssey., a possible leader, drew an outside barrier.
  • Fri, May 29, 2020
    After disappointing trainer Mike Moroney on a heavy track at his last start, Hang Man returns to Caulfield for a rise in distance in better going.
  • Fri, May 29, 2020
    Nick Olive has a good opinion of filly Proud Mia and the Canberra trainer is keen to get a better guide on the juvenile's potential when he runs her in Sydney.
  • Fri, May 29, 2020
    Three-year-old Superium has posted his three career wins over sprint trips but connections are keen to see if he can extend his ability to longer distances.
  • Thu, May 28, 2020
    Jockey shortages for the Queensland winter carnival have been further exacerbated by injury to Matt McGillivray and a suspension for Baylee Nothdurft.
  • Thu, May 28, 2020
    Victoria Star has won three of his four starts since joining Greg Eurell's stable and the trainer believes he can make a further impression this winter.
  • Thu, May 28, 2020
    After 23 starts for Tony and Calvin McEvoy, Scottish Rogue has been transferred to Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young and runs for the new stable at Caulfield.
  • Thu, May 28, 2020
    The Lord Mayor’s Cup is the feature on the Rosehill card where the track is rated a Heavy 9.
  • Wed, May 27, 2020
    Competing without a claim after outriding his allowance, Sydney's leading apprentice Robbie Dolan has guided two-year-old Concealed to a Canterbury win.
  • Wed, May 27, 2020
    Jockey Tegan Harrison gets a chance to win a feature race on Tarzan in her first city ride since being injured by a fall at Doomben last October.
  • Wed, May 27, 2020
    Trainer John Thompson says unraced two-year-old Supremo looks to be a quality colt as he prepares to send him to the races for the first time at Rosehill.
  • Tue, May 26, 2020
    Trainer John Thompson is convinced Fituese will have no problem running out a strong 1200m when the filly chases her third-straight win this campaign.
  • Tue, May 26, 2020
    Leading trainer David Hayes would like to see the sequence of lead-up races remain intact but the dates of spring races pushed back to later in the year.
  • Tue, May 26, 2020
    Daniel Stackhouse has already ridden more than 100 winners in Victoria this season and hopes he can keep adding to that tally in the next two months .
  • Mon, May 25, 2020
    Gobstopper, a brother to Group One winners Werther and Toffee Tongue, is making his mark as a jumper with recent wins in the Galleywood and Australian Hurdles.
  • Mon, May 25, 2020
    Brad Widdup kept a “jump” ahead of his rivals to chalk up his 30th winner of the season at Goulburn today with a filly who in all likelihood was having her final start.
  • Mon, May 25, 2020
    While the curtain has been drawn on the racing career of Sunlight, another Group One winner from the Tony and Calvin McEvoy stable has returned to work.
  • Mon, May 25, 2020
    Australian jockey Damian Lane has finished unplaced aboard Des Ailes in the Group One Japanese Oaks but has notched five winners in Tokyo at the weekend.
  • Mon, May 25, 2020
    Brad Stewart will need a stay of proceedings on a 10-day suspension if he is to ride at Group One Stradbroke Handicap meeting after being outed at Ipswich.
  • Mon, May 25, 2020
    The Fred Best Classic will provide a number of three-year-olds, including in-form Dawn Passage, a chance to secure a spot in the Group One Stradbroke Handicap.
  • Sun, May 24, 2020
    Fresh from outriding his apprentice's allowance, Robbie Dolan has set his sights on his next goal and is focused on defending his Sydney junior rider's title.
  • Sun, May 24, 2020
    The early release of revised dates for the major Queensland country carnivals has given Brisbane trainers the chance to plan a trip to the north of the state.
  • Sun, May 24, 2020
    Trainer Matt Cumani, a relative newcomer to the Australian training ranks, says he is still coming to terms with the layout of the spring racing racing program.
  • Sun, May 24, 2020
    Trainer James Cummings will give three-year-old filly Exhilarates the opportunity to join stablemate Trekking as a leading Stradbroke Handicap chance.
  • Sat, May 23, 2020
    The decision to bypass the Wangoom Handicap at Warrnambool has paid dividends for Lindsey Smith with Great Again scoring a first-up win at Flemington.
  • Sat, May 23, 2020
    With racing in Tasmania in shutdown, leading jockey Craig Newitt has relocated to Victoria and has teamed with Immortal Love to score at Flemington.
  • Sat, May 23, 2020
    Apprentice Louise Day has enjoyed an afternoon to savour, landing a breakthrough city win in Saturday grade before adding another for good measure.
  • Sat, May 23, 2020
    After winning the Listed Straight Six with Great Again, the Lindsay Smith stable recorded a Flemington double with Reykjavik taking out the Apache Cat Handicap.
  • Sat, May 23, 2020
    An interstate switch has proven to be a winning move for consistent sprinter Coruscate who has outpointed his Randwick rivals to score a strong victory.
  • Fri, May 22, 2020
    Tasmanian trainer John Blacker rates barrier one an advantage for Blaze Forth when the gelding rises in distance in the Apache Cat Handicap at Flemington.
  • Fri, May 22, 2020
    A start in the Group One JJ Atkins is a possibility for Khoekhoe with a decision revolving around his performance in the Tom Melbourne Trophy at Flemington.
  • Fri, May 22, 2020
    Trainer Michael Costa is looking forward to his lightly raced gelding Supergiant taking on quality three-year-olds in the Gunsynd Classic at Eagle Farm.
  • Fri, May 22, 2020
    Mike Moroney is looking to Milwaukee overturning last year's defeat in the Listed Straight Six when the gelding lines up in the sprint at Flemington.
  • Fri, May 22, 2020
    Trainer Gary Moore cannot wait to start his training partnership with brother John next season but his immediate focus is on improving colt Petronius.
  • Fri, May 22, 2020
    Trainers Richard and Michael Freedman are leaning towards running stakes winner Not An Option at Randwick where an interstate trip will be on the line.
  • Thu, May 21, 2020
    Keen to improve the winning strike-rate of stakes-performed filly St Covet's Spirit, trainer Jason Coyle will pit her against older mares at Randwick.
  • Thu, May 21, 2020
    Having convinced James McDonald and Tom Marquand to try their hand in Sydney, John O'Shea has an impressive resume when it comes to finding star jockeys.
  • Thu, May 21, 2020
    Trainer Desleigh Forster has decided to ride trackwork and it is paying off as her horse Chapter And Verse heads to the Group Two Victory Stakes.
  • Thu, May 21, 2020
    Grahame Begg says any changes to the Melbourne spring carnival need to announced as soon as possible so trainers can begin planning programs for their horses.
  • Wed, May 20, 2020
    Earth Song has taken out the Vale Caryl Williamson Handicap at Randwick to honour the Australian Associated Press turf editor following her death last week.
  • Wed, May 20, 2020
    Jockey Micheal Hellyer had an easy win on Amiche at the Sunshine Coast and hopes to repeat it on the filly's sister Baccarat Baby in the Stradbroke next month.
  • Wed, May 20, 2020
    The Group Two Victory Stakes has an even more important role in Queensland winter racing this year as a lead up to the Group One Stradbroke Hcp
  • Tue, May 19, 2020
    The Race History of the Victory Stakes run at Eagle Farm on Saturday shows that is has been won by some elite sprinters.
  • Tue, May 19, 2020
    Unbeaten in four starts over jumps, Ablaze has been entered to continue his winning streak in both the Australian Hurdle and Australian Steeplechase at Sandown.
  • Tue, May 19, 2020
    Jockey Ben Melham and his partner Karlie Dales have indicated at a Victorian Racing Tribunal directions hearing they will fight betting charges against them.
  • Mon, May 18, 2020
    Plenty of Stradbroke contenders put their hopes on the line as seen in the nominations for the 2020 Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
  • Mon, May 18, 2020
    Promising Sydney two-year-old Wild Ruler is scheduled to run in the Champagne Classic in Brisbane ahead of a possible tilt at the Group One JJ Atkins.
  • Mon, May 18, 2020
    German Derby runner-up Django Freeman is scheduled to make his Australian debut over 1600m at Flemington after missing last spring because of injury.
  • Mon, May 18, 2020
    Trainer Mike Moroney has spring ambitions for Tofane, Buffalo River and Aktau while he is also looking to bring sprinter-miler Harlech across from New Zealand.
  • Sun, May 17, 2020
    Apprentice Georgina Cartwright says the decision to base herself in Adelaide for the carnival was the right choice but she is looking forward to returning home.
  • Sun, May 17, 2020
    Trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott will have a smaller than usual presence in Brisbane this winter but they still plan to take a select team of horses.
  • Sun, May 17, 2020
    International jockey Robbie Fradd says new JJ Atkins favourite Wisdom Of Water will have no problems handling the high-pressure of the Group One race.
  • Sat, May 16, 2020
    Dawn Passage has pressed his claims for a Stradbroke Handicap tilt after adding the Inglis 3YO Guineas at Rosehill to his recent Hawkesbury Guineas success.
  • Sat, May 16, 2020
    The John Thompson-trained Fituese has made it five wins from seven starts with her first black-type success in the Listed Denise's Joy Stakes at Rosehill.
  • Sat, May 16, 2020
    After making it two wins from as many starts this preparation, Godolphin sprinter Ranier will head to Brisbane where the Group One Stradbroke Handicap awaits.
  • Sat, May 16, 2020
    The addition of ear muffs has helped Super Titus to relax in his races with the Lindsay Park galloper landing a second Australian win at Flemington.
  • Sat, May 16, 2020
    John Allen has steered the James Cummings-trained Trekking to a narrow win over favourite Gytrash in the Group One Goodwood at Morphettville in Adelaide.
  • Fri, May 15, 2020
    Co-trainer Adrian Bott says Dawn Passage is a more versatile horse this campaign and can adapt to a small field and slower tempo in the Inglis 3YO Guineas.
  • Fri, May 15, 2020
    Three-year-old gelding King Of Hastings will be out to begin his latest campaign on an encouraging note when he takes on older horses over 1000m at Flemington.
  • Fri, May 15, 2020
    Lightly raced import Harbour Views will be out to make a winning introduction to stakes racing when he runs in the Group Three R A Lee Stakes in Adelaide.
  • Fri, May 15, 2020
    Co-trainer Jason Attard paid jockey Keagan Latham a fitting tribute after a dashing Wyong ride today to bolt home on Reiby’s Regent.
  • Fri, May 15, 2020
    Apprentice Georgina Cartwright has ridden Jungle Edge four times, finishing in the money each time, and now they are after Group One win at Morphettville.
  • Fri, May 15, 2020
    Trainer Kris Lees appears to have a promising youngster on his books in unbeaten colt The Bopper, who has raced away with the Inglis 2YO Challenge at Scone.
  • Fri, May 15, 2020
    Trainer Chris Waller's two main hopes for next month's JJ Atkins are doing well as they prepare for their main lead-up race to the Group One at the Gold Coast.
  • Thu, May 14, 2020
    The Listed Scone Cup has been a target for Phaistos and trainer James Cummings believes the gelding heads into the race in top form off a recent Randwick win.
  • Thu, May 14, 2020
    Promising stayer Schabau is set to make his race return over 2000m at Flemington having been off the scene since March last year because of a tendon injury.
  • Wed, May 13, 2020
    Nominations for the 2020 Roma Cup at Ascot on Saturday show it to be one of the best standard races in Perth outside carnival time in a long while.
  • Wed, May 13, 2020
    Two-year-old colt Acrophobic could head towards the Group One JJ Atkins Stakes in Brisbane after making a winning start to his career at Warwick Farm.
  • Wed, May 13, 2020
    Last-start Kembla Grange maiden winner Air To Air faces a big class rise when she runs in the Inglis 3YO Guineas which has attracted a small but strong field.
  • Wed, May 13, 2020
    Adelaide Cup runner-up Good Idea is among the stayers set to clash at Flemington in The Andrew Ramsden chasing a ballot exemption into the Melbourne Cup.
  • Wed, May 13, 2020
    Trainer Tony Gollan believes Liza With A Zee, who races in unusual colours, can go on to win in black-type company after her Doomben victory.
  • Tue, May 12, 2020
    AAP's Caryl Williamson, Australia's first and only woman to head a media organisation's horse racing coverage, has died peacefully at home aged 67.
  • Tue, May 12, 2020
    AAP's Caryl Williamson, Australia's first and only woman to head a media organisation's horse racing coverage, has died peacefully at home aged 67.
  • Tue, May 12, 2020
    After finishing second with Miss Moana in the 2019 SA Fillies Classic in Adelaide, trainer John Sargent hopes Stick 'Em Up can go one better this year.
  • Mon, May 11, 2020
    Some big name sprinters form part of the Race History of the Roma Cup run at Ascot on Saturday.
  • Mon, May 11, 2020
    There is a bit of an Everest flavour to the nominations for the 2020 The Goodwood at Morphettville on Saturday.
  • Mon, May 11, 2020
    Jockeys can expect things to look different when racing eventually resumes in Britain, Professional Jockeys Association chief executive Paul Struthers says.
  • Mon, May 11, 2020
    Promising stayer Fighting Teo is set to run at the Sunshine Coast in a Listed race as he heads on a path to the Tattersalls Cup.
  • Mon, May 11, 2020
    Patrick Moloney has returned from Singapore while racing there is suspended because of COVID-19 to keep his fitness and racing eye in top condition.
  • Mon, May 11, 2020
    Queensland's Grandview stud has reduced the service fee for its top sire Whittington in an effort to help breeders during the economic downturn.
  • Sun, May 10, 2020
    Caloundra trainer Stuart Kendrick is hoping Tambo's Mate can give him his first win in the Stradbroke Handicap with his first runner in the iconic race.
  • Sun, May 10, 2020
    Four-time Melbourne premiership winner Peter Moody has made a winning return to the training ranks with his first runner in more than four years at Ballarat.
  • Sat, May 09, 2020
    Another Dollar has increased her value with a stakes win in the Gosford Gold Cup with the mare headed to a Magic Millions sale as a breeding prospect.
  • Sat, May 09, 2020
    Having raced in better grade during the spring, Barbie's Fox has made an impressive return to racing with victory in the Darren Gauci Handicap at Caulfield.
  • Sat, May 09, 2020
    Ringbolt has defeated stablemate Violinist in a stable quinella for co-trainers Tony McEvoy and Calvin McEvoy in the Group Three SA Sires' Produce Stakes.
  • Sat, May 09, 2020
    Trainer Gerald Ryan will let the dust settle before deciding his next move with Randwick winner Peltzer, who he regards as an ideal type for the Golden Rose.
  • Fri, May 08, 2020
    Australian Derby placegetter Eric The Eel has been sold to Hong Kong interests after two weeks of negotiations.
  • Fri, May 08, 2020
    Former top jockey Gary Doughty can celebrate two years as a trainer with a win at Doomben by one of his favourite horses, Bold Warrior.
  • Fri, May 08, 2020
    Trainer Joe Pride has taken a novel approach with Takeover Target Stakes contender Chauffeur in the hope it helps the gelding save his brilliance for race day.
  • Fri, May 08, 2020
    Despite Kris Lees having representatives in both feature races at Saturday’s Gosford Gold Cup meeting at Royal Randwick, the focus is most assuredly on a lightly-raced youngster in a supporting event.
  • Fri, May 08, 2020
    Imported stablemates Sweet Thomas and Ilwendo will both be chasing a first stakes victory in Australia when they clash in the Gosford Gold Cup.
  • Thu, May 07, 2020
    Top jockey Tommy Berry has endured a stop-start autumn with suspensions and he is hoping to make up for lost time at the reconfigured Gosford Cup meeting.
  • Thu, May 07, 2020
    Trainer Matthew Dunn's decision to base a small team in Sydney during the coronavirus pandemic could reap its biggest reward when Snitz contests a stakes race.
  • Thu, May 07, 2020
    The Gosford Gold Cup meeting will be conducted at Randwick with all the protocols in place.
  • Wed, May 06, 2020
    Three-year-old filly Celestial Falls is set to return from an extended break at Randwick with a Queensland trip for The Roses on the radar later this campaign.
  • Wed, May 06, 2020
    Trainer John Sargent believes Elizabeel has plenty of potential and hopes the two-year-old can break through for a win at Randwick at her third start.
  • Wed, May 06, 2020
    Too Close The Sun has given Lindsey Smith the Listed Warrnambool Cup among a winning treble on the second and final day of an abbreviated May carnival.
  • Wed, May 06, 2020
    Jockey Hugh Bowman believes two-year-old filly September Run is in for a good winter campaign after breaking her maiden first-up from a spell at Canterbury.
  • Tue, May 05, 2020
    The Race History of the BRC Sprint run at Doomben on Saturday is a bit different with the revamped carnival.
  • Tue, May 05, 2020
    A stewards inquiry into leading jockey Baylee Nothdurft's ride on Vega One at the Sunshine Coast last month is set to resume.
  • Tue, May 05, 2020
    Three fillies will back up into the South Australian Derby after contesting the Australasian Oaks in a bid to emulate the Lindsay Park-trained Qafila.
  • Tue, May 05, 2020
    The powerful Godolphin operation has nominated nine horses for the Group One Stradbroke including last year's winner Trekking.
  • Tue, May 05, 2020
    Trainer Mark Newnham believes Greysful Glamour can produce a bold run in the Gosford Gold Cup after bypassing the Wagga Wagga Gold Cup because of a heavy track.
  • Tue, May 05, 2020
    Danny O'Brien has aimed Order Of Command at this year's Wangoom Handicap at Warrnambool and the trainer cannot fault the sprinter going into the race.
  • Tue, May 05, 2020
    Racing in France is poised to return as planned after the Paris police gave permission to resume racing at ParisLongchamp.
  • Tue, May 05, 2020
    Despite Russian Camelot missing a lead-up race, trainer Danny O'Brien says the colt could not be in better condition for the Group One South Australian Derby.
  • Tue, May 05, 2020
    Three-year-old Star Of Michelin has easily won a barrier trial to get his clearance to resume a winter campaign after an episode of cardiac arrhythmia.
  • Mon, May 04, 2020
    The nominations for the 2020 BRC Sprint at Doomben on Saturday suggest some Stradbroke hopefuls are preparing early.
  • Mon, May 04, 2020
    Will Clarken has decided to bypass the Group One Goodwood with Bella Vella despite the mare coming through her victory in the Sangster Stakes in good order.
  • Mon, May 04, 2020
    It’s already been Mark Newnham’s best in four full seasons of training in terms of prizemoney – and he’s looking to make it even better at Hawkesbury tomorrow.
  • Mon, May 04, 2020
    The John Sargent-trained mare House Of Cartier is set to back up in the Gosford Gold Cup at Randwick eight days after winning the Wagga Wagga Gold Cup.
  • Mon, May 04, 2020
    Jockey Tom Marquand is determined to build on the big impression he made in an extended spell in Australia when the Flat season gets under way in Britain.
  • Mon, May 04, 2020
    Several horses with claims to being Queensland's best sprinter have been nominated for the Group Three BRC Sprint as a lead-up to the Stradbroke Handicap.
  • Sun, May 03, 2020
    After an impressive all-the-way victory at his Adelaide debut, Jungle Edge will remain in South Australia for a shot at The Goodwood at Morphettville.
  • Sun, May 03, 2020
    The planned resumption of racing in Germany has been delayed with the opening eight-race card at Dortmund postponed.
  • Sun, May 03, 2020
    Following an unlucky defeat in the VRC St Leger at Flemington, Saint Eustace is set to contest the Group One South Australian Derby at Morphettville.
  • Sat, May 02, 2020
    Racing in blinkers for the first time, talented filly Xilong has scored a determined front-running win in the Group Two Euclase Stakes at Morphettville.


2020 May


2020 May
  • Fri, May 29, 2020
    There is no doubt that Peltzer has emerged in late Autumn as a juvenile with plenty of talent.


2020 May
  • Fri, May 29, 2020
    On a better than average off-season card at Rosehill and with the track just in the heavy range at the time of writing, with the odd shower about, we are looking for the runners who enjoy plenty of give in the ground.
  • Thu, May 28, 2020
    It's about as nondescript as it gets at Caulfield this weekend but that doesn't mean there won't be good betting - particularly if we can get on the right side of it.
  • Fri, May 22, 2020
    Any chance one gets to quote Seinfeld you should always take it, so in the immortal words of Cosmo Kramer, 'His father was a mudda, his mother was a mudda.'
  • Thu, May 21, 2020
    It's the final meeting on the turf track at Canberra for the 2019/20 season. Fields are strengthened with the participation of leading Sydney yards and everyone should get their chance with the rail in the true position.
  • Fri, May 15, 2020
    There's no fun sitting on the fence in this game, it's all about having an opinion and if you are going to have one, you might as well make it count.
  • Fri, May 08, 2020
    Well we didn’t have to wait long to test the True Detective theory (won’t win another race), he lines up in the fourth on Saturday and at present takes up 25% of the market, god bless him.


2020 May
  • Tue, May 26, 2020
    The Keith Dryden yard delivered with three winners at the meeting; two at long odds. The barn has now had 21 winners at Canberra this racing season at a strike rate of 22%.


2020 May
  • Sun, May 10, 2020
    The rail was in the true position and was rated a soft 6. It was another superb riding display by Blaike McDougall, booting home four winners on the 7-race program. He’s very much the go-to jockey in the region.