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2019 September
  • Fri, Sep 20, 2019
    The rail position is out 3m entire and the track is rated a Soft 6 with a warm day in the Capital. Strong, competitive fields are the order of the day and there will be some value in most races for those finding the winners.
  • Fri, Sep 06, 2019
    We return to the grass on the course proper and with rain forecast on the day the track is rated a slow 5 with the rail in the true. The Maher-Eustace yard don’t bring horses here very often and have Dambulla engaged in the final event and he will prove hard to beat.
2019 August


2019 September
  • Fri, Sep 20, 2019
    Trainer Archie Alexander is looking forward to Mirette's spring campaign and expects a bold showing from the Australasian Oaks runner-up at Caulfield.
  • Fri, Sep 20, 2019
    Trainer Kris Lees believes the class of his imported stayer Red Cardinal poses a big threat to his favouired stablemate Our Candidate in today's $200,000 Newcastle Gold Cup.
  • Fri, Sep 20, 2019
    Steel Prince already has a spot in the Melbourne Cup but could also book his place in the Caulfield Cup when he runs in the MRC Foundation Cup.
  • Fri, Sep 20, 2019
    Sunlight has been withdrawn from a major Everest lead-up, the Group Two Shorts at Randwick, because of the heavy track.
  • Thu, Sep 19, 2019
    Apprentice Campbell Rawiller, son of multiple Group One-winning jockey Nash Rawiller, is set to make his race riding debut at a meeting at Jerilderie in NSW.
  • Thu, Sep 19, 2019
    A return to middle distance racing has Matamata trainers Lance O'Sullivan and Andrew Scott confident that Sir Charles Road can produce an improved performance two weeks out from his main Sydney spring target.
  • Thu, Sep 19, 2019
    Stephen Brown Jr has cracked ribs, a crack in his neck and a punctured lung along with head injuries following a fall in a jump-out at Wangaratta.
  • Thu, Sep 19, 2019
    Long Jack gets the chance to press his Victoria Derby claims when he has his second Australian start in a 1600m-race against his own age at Caulfield.
  • Thu, Sep 19, 2019
    Queensland trainers have asked for a compensation system to cover decisions such as overturning a photo finish months after the race.
  • Thu, Sep 19, 2019
    Sydney's weather could have a significant impact on The Shorts with several key Everest horses in doubt, including Pierata.
  • Wed, Sep 18, 2019
    Former apprentice jockey Stephen Brown Jr has been airlifted to a Melbourne hospital in an induced coma following a fall at the Wangaratta jump-outs.
  • Wed, Sep 18, 2019
    It's rare for Chris Waller to be upstaged for numbers in a feature race but Newcastle's Kris Lees will play him at his own game at Broadmeadow on Friday.
  • Wed, Sep 18, 2019
    Tofane, a placegetter at Group Two level last season, steps back up to Group racing at Caulfield in the How Now Stakes after a last-start win at The Valley.
  • Wed, Sep 18, 2019
    New Zealand mare Danzdanzdance will have conditions to suit at Randwick where she runs in the Group One George Main Stakes on a rain-affected track.
  • Wed, Sep 18, 2019
    Rain in Sydney and a heavy rated track at Randwick has cast doubts over whether Everest-bound mare Sunlight will take her place in the Group Two Shorts.
  • Tue, Sep 17, 2019
    The Australian Turf Club has extended its partnership with one of Australia’s biggest and most popular brewers Lion for a further five years as the beverage company continues its support of Sydney and NSW racing.
  • Tue, Sep 17, 2019
    Jockey Hugh Bowman will spend extra time on the sidelines nursing a broken finger after originally hoping to be back for George Main Stakes day at Randwick.
  • Tue, Sep 17, 2019
    German import Django Freeman has given a glimpse of his potential in a jump-out over 800 metres at Caulfield ahead of his first Australian start.
  • Tue, Sep 17, 2019
    Unbeaten Godolphin colt Pinatubo has been given a Timeform rating of 134, the highest for a juvenile since Celtic Swing more than 25 years ago..
  • Tue, Sep 17, 2019
    The Bjorn Baker-trained Samadoubt has been the surprise packet of the Sydney spring so far and will be out for a hat-trick when he runs in the George Main.
  • Tue, Sep 17, 2019
    A gallop at Penshurst has confirmed Black Heart Bart's place in the Rupert Clarke Stakes but his Lindsey Smith-trained stablemate Malaguerra has been retired.
  • Mon, Sep 16, 2019
    Star Catcher has capped a lucrative weekend for jockey Frankie Dettori and trainer John Gosden in the Group One Prix Vermeille at ParisLongchamp.
  • Mon, Sep 16, 2019
    The unexpected retirement of Group One winning jockey Nikita Beriman comes at a time when the impact female riders are making on Australian racing has never been stronger.
  • Mon, Sep 16, 2019
    Hall of Fame jockey Geoff Lane has died on the Gold Coast aged 80 after a career which also included a successful stint as a trainer in Hong Kong.
  • Mon, Sep 16, 2019
    Multiple Group One winner Santa Ana Lane is set to begin his Everest campaign in the Group Two Shorts at Randwick against a star-studded field of sprinters.
  • Sat, Sep 14, 2019
    Mizzy has backed up a Group Three win with victory at the next level at Rosehill, prompting trainer Anthony Cummings to suggest she could be in The Everest.
  • Sat, Sep 14, 2019
    The Peter and Paul Snowden-trained Wayupinthesky has made it three wins from four starts, stepping up in class to claim a Listed race for fillies at Flemington.
  • Fri, Sep 13, 2019
    Apprentice Lachlan King will get the chance to add a stakes race win on Romancer at Flemington, having ridden the gelding to two wins from three starts.
  • Fri, Sep 13, 2019
    Trainer Bob Baffert says Justify's positive test to a banned substance after the Santa Anita Derby came from contaminated feed.
  • Fri, Sep 13, 2019
    A Victorian tribunal has released its decision in the "Aquanita eight" doping case, clearing Liam Birchley but finding three other trainers who appealed guilty.
  • Fri, Sep 13, 2019
    Tasmanian star Mystic Journey has arrived back in Melbourne in a bid to extend her winning streak in the Group One Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington.
  • Thu, Sep 12, 2019
    Californian racing authorities have defended their handling of a positive swab returned by Justify before he went on to win the US Triple Crown.
  • Thu, Sep 12, 2019
    Perth trainer Neville Parnham believes Malibu Style is thriving ahead of the Bobbie Lewis Quality and rates him a leading chance in the Group Two race.
  • Thu, Sep 12, 2019
    Run To The Rose day at Rosehill on Saturday will be run on a Good 4 track with the rail out 6m.
  • Wed, Sep 11, 2019
    After beating Scales Of Justice in the Spring Stakes first-up, exciting colt Dalasan will now chase a Danehill Stakes win on a path to the Caulfield Guineas.
  • Wed, Sep 11, 2019
    Godolphin has outbid Coolmore to buy a Curlin colt out of New Zealand Group One winner Bounding for $4.1 million at the Keeneland sale in America.
  • Wed, Sep 11, 2019
    A field of 15 is set to run in the Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington with the favourites Scales Of Justice and Mystic Journey drawing nine and 10 respectively.
  • Tue, Sep 10, 2019
    A group of Queensland scientists and veterinarians has increased its calls for a national inquiry into cobalt related cases.
  • Tue, Sep 10, 2019
    Classique Legend has starred in a Randwick barrier trial with jockey Kerrin McEvoy now having to choose between him and Redzel for the $14 million Everest.
  • Tue, Sep 10, 2019
    After a steady build-up from an injury lay-off, multiple Group One winner Gailo Chop is set to make his race return in the Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington.
  • Mon, Sep 09, 2019
    Trainer Anthony Cummings is hoping Prince Fawaz can spearhead another winning day at Rosehill when he makes his first appearance as a three-year-old.
  • Mon, Sep 09, 2019
    Racing in Queensland will ride The Wave this summer with the introduction of a new $250,000 feature race on the Gold Coast and an expanded Magic Millions program for 2020.
  • Mon, Sep 09, 2019
    Group One-placed Tyzone will run in a Gold Coast barrier trial in preparation for a Melbourne campaign starting in the Gilgai Stakes.
  • Sun, Sep 08, 2019
    The 2019 Birdsville Races concluded in dramatic fashion today, as Barcaldine (QLD) trainer Todd Austin narrowly won the prestigious 1600m TAB Birdsville Cup with veteran thoroughbred French Hussler, ridden by Nyngan (NSW) apprentice jockey Clayton Gallagher.
  • Sun, Sep 08, 2019
    Barcaldine trainer Todd Austin won Saturday's Birdsville Cup for a second time when his veteran French Hussler survived a dramatic protest in the 137th running of the iconic outback event.
  • Sun, Sep 08, 2019
    English horse Spanish Mission has won a rich race in New York with the Breeders' Cup an immediate goal and the Melbourne Cup in his long-term future.
  • Sat, Sep 07, 2019
    A crack at the Group One Moir Stakes looms for Faatinah after the gelding posted another first-up win at The Valley in his first start since a Dubai campaign.
  • Sat, Sep 07, 2019
    Losing weight on the trip from Tasmania and being in a bad mood at the races hasn't stopped The Inevitable posting an impressive win at The Valley.
  • Fri, Sep 06, 2019
    Toowoomba trainer Kevin Kemp can further boost his reputation for getting the best out of cheap horses when Star Centre tackles a hot field at Eagle Farm.
  • Fri, Sep 06, 2019
    The Chris Anderson-Robert Heathcote partnership still has a strong hand in the Open handicap at Eagle Farm despite scratching Zafonic Dancer.
  • Fri, Sep 06, 2019
    New Zealand trainer Murray Baker says the Group Two Feehan Stakes performance of The Chosen One will be a guide to his Melbourne spring prospects.
  • Thu, Sep 05, 2019
    Trainer Ciaron Maher is convinced Kenedna is on target for her main spring aims and expects to see a good showing from the mare in the Feehan Stakes.
  • Thu, Sep 05, 2019
    Mick Price says from what he has seen of Lucky For All on the training track, the gelding is a reformed character ahead of his first-up run at The Valley.
  • Wed, Sep 04, 2019
    Six-year-old Bons Away will be out to claim his first Group race win in the McEwen Stakes at The Valley ahead of a potential tilt at the Group One Moir Stakes.
  • Wed, Sep 04, 2019
    Wyong's leading trainer Kim Waugh is taking a calculated gamble in a bid to win her first Wyong Gold Cup on her home track on Friday.
  • Tue, Sep 03, 2019
    Nothing rarely stays the same in racing, so it’s heartening for those who take solace in its traditions to see a time-honoured race revert to its original title at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
  • Tue, Sep 03, 2019
    Steve Hart interviews Corey Brown on his career to date as he recovers from a serious race fall which occurred at Eagle Farm in June.
  • Tue, Sep 03, 2019
    Talented Victorian sprinter Eduardo will start a bold campaign at Moonee Valley on Saturday that could take him all the way to a start in the $13 million Everest.
  • Tue, Sep 03, 2019
    David Pfieffer has given McEwen Stakes contender Prophet's Thumb and stablemate Love Shack Baby a look at The Valley ahead of their respective races.
  • Mon, Sep 02, 2019
    Trainer Barry Baldwin is not worried about predictions of a good surface for noted wet track horse The Candy Man who returns at Eagle Farm.
  • Mon, Sep 02, 2019
    The flying start to the new season by the Anthony Cummings stable has been tempered by a setback to one of the trainer's most promising young horses.
  • Mon, Sep 02, 2019
    Popular veteran Destiny's Kiss is set to rack up a century of race starts when he attempts to win his second Carlton Draught Wyong Gold Cup on Friday.
  • Sun, Sep 01, 2019
    A second female jockey has died in as many days after a fall during a race in Darwin, with tributes flowing in for the "much-loved" athlete.
  • Sun, Sep 01, 2019
    A significantly wet track will mean Santa Ana Lane misses a trial at Cranbourne and heads to Sydney to continue his preparation for the $14 million Everest.
2019 August
  • Sat, Aug 31, 2019
    It was a Waller-a-thon as the champion trainer had the first five over the line with Wu Gok winning the 2019 Premier’s Cup at Rosehill on Saturday.
  • Sat, Aug 31, 2019
    Resuming from almost a year off the scene because of injury, seven-year-old gelding Crystal Dreamer has made a winning return in the Group Three The Heath.
  • Sat, Aug 31, 2019
    Imported stayer Super Titus has landed his first Australian win in the Listed Heatherlie Stakes on a path towards trying to qualify for the major spring Cups.
  • Sat, Aug 31, 2019
    Jockeys have worn black armbands in races around the country as a mark of respect for apprentice Mikaela Claridge after her death in a trackwork accident.
  • Sat, Aug 31, 2019
    Jockeys have worn black armbands in races around the country as a mark of respect for apprentice Mikaela Claridge after her death in a trackwork accident.
  • Sat, Aug 31, 2019
    Trainer Michael Costa is a big fan of Delago Deluxe and with good reason after the sire gave him his second impressive winner for the week in Sukwhinder.
  • Fri, Aug 30, 2019
    Trainer James Cummings says the Memsie Stakes presents Alizee with a chance to see where she sits in the pecking order for Godolphin's spot in The Everest.
  • Fri, Aug 30, 2019
    Expensive filly Zac Attack will run at Eagle Farm after trainer Toby Edmonds decided it would suit her better than a trial.
  • Thu, Aug 29, 2019
    More than four months after suffering several broken bones in a race fall, Andrew Adkins is back and determined to make an impact.
  • Thu, Aug 29, 2019
    Hawkes Racing is employing its successful tactic of a late arrival in Melbourne when Sylvia's Mother runs in the Group Three Cockram Stakes at Caulfield.
  • Wed, Aug 28, 2019
    Group One winner Princess Jenni and new stablemate The Real Beel have continued preparations for their spring campaigns with a race day gallop at Sandown.
  • Tue, Aug 27, 2019
    A sharp gallop in blinkers at Caulfield from Dubious has trainer Ciaron Maher hopeful the colt can bounce back after an unplaced first-up run.
  • Tue, Aug 27, 2019
    Former West Australian Material Man has pleased his trainer and jockey in a course proper gallop at Caulfield ahead of a likely Memsie Stakes start.
  • Tue, Aug 27, 2019
    Melbourne Racing Club members can win up to $250,000 in prizemoney from the TAB Everest in a new promotion that aims to share the winnings of the world's richest turf race.
  • Tue, Aug 27, 2019
    A leading horse racing body has tried to avoid a $225,000 tax bill by arguing it is a charitable or benevolent body helping educate people or relieve poverty.
  • Mon, Aug 26, 2019
    Kicking off his spring racing campaign with a lifelong bucket list experience, Group 1 trainer David Jolly today confirmed he will field a starter in this year’s Birdsville Races – the iconic ‘Melbourne Cup of the Outback’, which this September runs for a historic 137th year.
  • Mon, Aug 26, 2019
    Yes Yes Yes makes his return in the San Domenico Stakes at Rosehill where he takes on a small field including last-start winner Bivouac.
  • Mon, Aug 26, 2019
    Exciting young sprinter Classique Legend will get his belated Everest preparation underway in a barrier trial at Randwick on Tuesday.
  • Sun, Aug 25, 2019
    Canberra trainer Matthew Dale has pencilled in a couple of Melbourne races for Fell Swoop before what he hopes will be a start in the rich Kosciuszko in Sydney.
  • Sat, Aug 24, 2019
    Battaash has made it third time lucky in the Nunthorpe Stakes with a blistering display in the Group One sprint at York.
  • Sat, Aug 24, 2019
    Co-trainer Ciaron Maher has hopes of a big race victory with Junipal but first the four-year-old needs to build his rating after his victory at The Valley.
  • Sat, Aug 24, 2019
    The Greg Eurell-trained filly Sassy Salitage has made it two wins from as many starts, making the step up to city racing with a strong victory at The Valley.
  • Sat, Aug 24, 2019
    Class stayer Stradivarius has scooped a PS1million bonus for the second year running, showing he is in a league of his own with victory in the Lonsdale Cup.
  • Fri, Aug 23, 2019
    Trainer Matt Dunn is taking a race-by-race attitude with former boom horse Care To Think who is coming back from throat surgery.
  • Fri, Aug 23, 2019
    Getting ready for the first G1 of the season, Randwick will be a good surface for Winx Stakes day.
  • Fri, Aug 23, 2019
    Phillip Stokes is hoping to see a strong finish from Really Discreet first-up over 1200m before stretching the filly out in distance as the spring progresses.
  • Thu, Aug 22, 2019
    2019 Magic Millions runner, Girls Are Ready will step out for the first time as a 3-year old this Friday as Thoroughbred Park plays host to the Laminex Race Day
  • Thu, Aug 22, 2019
    Trainer Phillip Stokes would have liked a better barrier draw for Terbium but still expects a strong showing from the sprinter first-up at The Valley.
  • Wed, Aug 21, 2019
    Gold Coast trainer Kelly Doughty will continue her fight against a conviction in a cobalt case which again will bring current rules into question.
  • Wed, Aug 21, 2019
    Lady Lupino placed in a Group One race as a two-year-old and trainer Danny O'Brien is hopeful the filly can take the next step as a spring three-year-old.
  • Wed, Aug 21, 2019
    Co-trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott have landed an early double as part of a treble at Canterbury that could provide an insight into much better races.
  • Tue, Aug 20, 2019
    Deep Force is set for a step up in class at The Valley in the Listed McKenzie Stakes but connections believe he has the talent necessary to measure up.
  • Tue, Aug 20, 2019
    Newcastle trainer Kris Lees has started the new racing season with a rush of winners, setting a pace Australia's leading stables are finding hard to match.
  • Tue, Aug 20, 2019
    Group One winner Nakeeta Jane has suffered a career-threatening injury during a track gallop while stablemate Lanciato is sidelined after bleeding.
  • Tue, Aug 20, 2019
    Redzel has led from start to finish in a 1000m-barrier trial at Rosehill as he steps up his preparation aimed at a third win in the $14 million Everest.
  • Sun, Aug 18, 2019
    Victorian trainer Robbie Griffiths has undergone a successful operation on a brain aneurysm but is expected to remain in hospital for up to 10 days.
  • Sun, Aug 18, 2019
    Te Akau Shark remains on target for a Sydney campaign despite being beaten on his season return in the Foxbridge Plate at Te Rapa.
  • Sun, Aug 18, 2019
    Newcastle trainer Kris Lees is giving himself three chances to win Sunday's $100,000 Taree Gold Cup for the third time in six years and thwart a history-making bid by the Chris Waller stable.
  • Sat, Aug 17, 2019
    Showing what might be a sign of things to come for Godolphin, Bivouac cleaned up his rivals in the 2019 Vain Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.
  • Sat, Aug 17, 2019
    The Daniel Bowman-trained Begood Toya Mother has won for the sixth consecutive time, taking the step up to Listed grade with victory in the Regal Roller Stakes.
  • Sat, Aug 17, 2019
    The James Cummings-trained colt Bivouac has made an impressive return to racing as a three-year-old, winning the Group Three Vain Stakes easily at Caulfield.
  • Sat, Aug 17, 2019
    Pippie is set to step up in grade in the Group Three Cockram Stakes next start after the talented mare raced to a dominant win in a benchmark race at Caulfield.
  • Fri, Aug 16, 2019
    After winning five-straight races last campaign, promising Begood Toya Mother resumes from a let-up to chase a black-type win in the Regal Roller Stakes.
  • Fri, Aug 16, 2019
    Apprentice Jaden Lloyd, a son of recently retired champion jockey Jeff Lloyd, will have his first race ride at Wangaratta for the Lindsay Park stable.
  • Fri, Aug 16, 2019
    The Chris Waller-trained Velocita suffers from a rare condition that affects how she walks, but not how she runs.
  • Fri, Aug 16, 2019
    Dual Group One winner Verry Elleegant has a minor foot issue after throwing a shoe and will miss a race day gallop but is on track for her race return.
  • Thu, Aug 15, 2019
    For the third year in a row, the Group Two PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield will be used to launch the spring campaign of multiple Group One winner Hartnell.
  • Thu, Aug 15, 2019
    Last year's Caulfield Cup fourth placegetter Duretto will make his return from injury in a 1600m race at Caulfield having joined the Matt Cumani stable.
  • Thu, Aug 15, 2019
    Group One-winning filly Lyre will launch her spring campaign in the Group Three Quezette Stakes at Caulfield on a path towards the Thousand Guineas.
  • Thu, Aug 15, 2019
    All Cylinders will make a low-key return on the Kensington track after his trainer resisted the temptation to kick him off in a stakes race.
  • Thu, Aug 15, 2019
    Lance O'Sullivan, who trains in partnership with Andrew Scott, has little expectation of his talented stayer Charles Road as he lights a fuse on another Melbourne Cup campaign in Sydney on Saturday.
  • Tue, Aug 13, 2019
    Trainer Anthony Freedman will bypass the Vain Stakes with dual stakes winner I Am Immortal and give the colt a bit more work before deciding a first-up target.
  • Tue, Aug 13, 2019
    Dubious will be an acceptor for the Group Three Vain Stakes but co-trainer David Eustace says the track condition will have a bearing on whether he runs.
  • Mon, Aug 12, 2019
    Trainer Gerald Ryan will rely on Legend Of Condor at Randwick with talented filly Villami to wait a week for the Silver Shadow Stakes.
  • Sun, Aug 11, 2019
    The experienced Chelsea Hall will help fill a void in Brisbane racing with a lack of three-kilo claiming apprentices when she moves north from Victoria.
  • Sun, Aug 11, 2019
    Fan favourite The Candy Man is one of many top horses getting ready to trial in Queensland as he prepares for a tilt at the Group One Epsom Handicap.
  • Sat, Aug 10, 2019
    The Anthony Freedman-trained three-year-old Heirborn has made it two wins from as many starts with a narrow victory over 1400m at Flemington.
  • Sat, Aug 10, 2019
    Short-priced favourite My Pendant has been forced to work overtime to reel in leader Special Diva to win narrowly over 1400m on a wet track at Flemington.
  • Fri, Aug 09, 2019
    Tim Martin, the trainer of dual Group One winner Exceed And Excel among other top horses, has lodged an appeal against a six-month disqualification.


2019 September
  • Mon, Sep 16, 2019
    The Australian Turf Club has extended its partnership with Australia's biggest brewers Lion for a further five years as the beverage company continues its support of Sydney and NSW racing.


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2019 August
  • Sun, Aug 25, 2019
    Trainer David Jolly looks to have a nice three-year-old on his hands after Roccabascerana was too strong for his rivals in the opening event of 1100 metres at Morpehttville on Saturday.