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2020 September


2020 September
  • Mon, Sep 21, 2020
    Up and coming stayers coming through weaker races are in the nominations for the 2020 Gloaming Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.
  • Mon, Sep 21, 2020
    The nominations for the 2020 Shannon Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday suggest it could be a big day for the Queenslanders.
  • Sun, Sep 20, 2020
    Next likely step for Chapada would be either the Bart Cummings at Flemington or the Herbert Power Stakes at Caulfield the following week.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    South Australian Behemoth made it successive Group One wins when he took out the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes, prompting connections to hope for an Everest call-up.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    Les Bridge has trained several star horses during his 60-year career but he regards Classique Legend as the best of them after the sprinter's stunning return.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace stable hope they have unveiled a Victoria Derby contender in Wise Counsel, who took out the first race at Caulfield.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    Michael Walker said Mick Price didn't take him seriously when he said Odeum could have won her previous start bar for bad luck but he had the last laugh.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Georgina Cartwright's northern sojourn begins at the Gold Coast where she has been entrusted with the rides on two odds-on favourites for new boss Tony Gollan.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Jockey Tim Clark will combine with Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott in two stakes races at Randwick and he expects both Tulloch Lodge gallopers to be competitive.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Tony McEvoy is happy with the strength of his two-pronged attack on the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield where he runs Pretty Brazen and Dollar For Dollar.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Trainer John Sargent expects Group One placegetter Brandenburg to show his true colours at Randwick after recovering well from a tough first-up run.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    Trainer James Cummings doesn’t fear any of the six rivals Avilius meets as he attempts back-to-back wins in Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Fujitsu George Main Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    James Cummings gave Cascadian two lead-in runs in weight-for-age races at Caulfield hoping it would be the perfect recipe for a Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes win.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    Champion trainer Gai Waterhouse has bright prospects of saddling up her seventh Newcastle Cup winner when Hush Writer ($6 into $5.50 on TAB) attempts to win back-to-back Group 3 Sharp Electronics Group Newcastle Gold Cups on Friday.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    Master trainer Aidan O'Brien will be chasing his second Ladbrokes Cox Plate victory with the news breaking on Tuesday that the Ballydoyle team will target the 100th running of the legendary race with their two stables stars in Armory and Magic Wand.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    The pandemic situation in Victoria has trainer David Payne considering his spring options for Montefilia, who returns from a let-up in the Tea Rose Stakes.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    John Sadler believes Mozzie Monster has what it takes to be a Group One filly but he wants to see her win the Jim Moloney Stakes to confirm his opinion.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    Trainer John Sargent is more than happy to forgive stable star Brandenburg for a first-up failure and is confident he can get his spring back on track at Randwick on Saturday.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    One of the first horses to walk into Clayton Chipperfield's stable, star New Zealander Catalyst is taking the fledgling trainer on a remarkable ride.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    Scone’s wily Stephen Jones offers some enticement for an upset at value odds with speedy Toro Toro ($10 into $9.50 on TAB), waving a red cape at the odds-on favourite It’s Me ($2 into $1.75) into a Royal Randwick $75,000 TAB Highway (1000m) on Saturday.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Charlie Fellowes needs a new jockey for Prince Of Arran but he's got no shortage of potential suitors for the dual Melbourne Cup placegetter.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Chris Waller is adamant George Main Stakes contender Kolding is going as well as he ever has and only needs the right conditions to return to the winner's list.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Melbourne Carnival Heavyweight Prince Of Arran is in need of a new rider for the Spring, with previous companion Michael Walker electing to partner other English rival Dashing Willoughby for the Spring campaign.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Lightly-raced filly Deniki, a close relation to Group Two winner Menari, has fought back after being headed to land her maiden win at Warwick Farm.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    The Race History of the Tea Rose Stakes run at Randwick on Saturday shows this is the most important lead up to the Flight Stakes.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Irish master trainer Aidan O'Brien has placed six horses into quarantine for the Melbourne spring carnival headed by 2019 Epsom Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Craig Williams will ride A J Moir Stakes (Gr 1, 1000m) favourite Anders when he runs in the Moonee Valley sprint feature on September 25.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    The 2021 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Gr 1, 2400m) may be on the radar for the Danny O'Brien-trained Russian Camelot after a Melbourne spring campaign that is likely to include the Cox Plate and the Melbourne Cup.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Seasoned Godolphin campaigner Avilius is on track to defend his Group One George Main Stakes title at Randwick where his rivals will include barn mate Colette.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Hawkesbury trainer Jacqueline Greentree had a perfect excuse for not being trackside at Taree today when she clinched a new season breakthrough.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Michael Rodd is likely to get the leg-up on the Grant and Alana Williams-trained Superstorm in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (Gr 1, 1400m) with stablemate Showmanship also gaining a run in Saturday's feature.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Favourite Mugatoo will line up in Friday’s $200,000 Newcastle Gold Cup (2300m) in spite of Kris Lees’ disappointment with his weight.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Blue Diamond Stakes winner Tagaloa will be aiming to join the likes of Exceed And Excel, Testa Rossa, Encosta De Lago, Our Maizcay and Manikato as three-year-olds to have won the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (Gr 1, 1400m) in the last 50 years when he lines up in the Caulfield feature on Saturday.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    Co-trainer Gerald Ryan has secured the services of top jockey James McDonald to partner Standout when the sprinter kicks off his campaign at Randwick.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    Mike Moroney is hoping to have two runners in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield in boom galloper Buffalo River and smart ex-Kiwi Harlech.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Tom Dabernig believes they have a smart horse in Crosshaven, who will continue towards the Caulfield Guineas after his Flemington win in the Exford Plate.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Wayne Hawkes has a huge opinion of Doubtland but even he was worried about his position in the run in the Danehill Stakes before he sprinted home to win.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Fierce Impact has recorded his third Group One win over 1600 metres when fending off the exciting Russian Camelot to claim the Makybe Diva Stakes.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    The Run To The Rose was expected to provide a mouth-watering clash between some of the country's best three-year-olds but instead it was a race of high drama.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    The first two horses across the line in the Theo Marks Stakes, Wild Planet and Funstar, are set for a rematch in next month's Group One Epsom Handicap.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    A group of locals from the small country NSW town of Gulgong will be part of this year's The Kosciuszko after landing a winning ticket in the sweepstake.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Racing NSW has established an End of Life Welfare Program to ensure that every NSW Thoroughbred horse has access to a free humane euthanasia service throughout its life.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Top Queensland colt Wisdom Of Water makes his Melbourne debut in the Danehill Stakes alongside stablemate and three-year-old filly Annavisto.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Victoria Derby winner Warning is pleasing his trainers ahead of his return in the Makybe Diva Stakes but his main target is the Melbourne Cup.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Grahame Begg will head to Flemington on Saturday with three horses he hopes to be contenders for bigger races during Melbourne’s spring carnival.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Bush galloper Fender is a confirmed runner in the Kosciuszko but his trainer is weighing up whether to start him from an outside gate in the Theo Marks Stakes.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    An elite field of three olds line up in the Group 2 $200,000 De Bortoli Wines Run To The Rose at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday ahead of the official start of Sydney’s spectacular $45 million Everest Carnival.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Peter Gelagotis isn't suggesting Levendi will return to racing a winner in the Makybe Diva Stakes but says the horse is ready for a big comeback campaign.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    The clash between undefeated three-year-olds Immortal Love and Cherry Tortoni will be one of the early highlights on a strong Flemington meeting.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Rubisaki put in an uncharacteristic display when she resumed at Caulfield and has since been diagnosed with a virus, ruling her out of The Everest.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Ben Hayes saw enough in Aysar's victory at Sandown Hillside to think he could be up to Caulfield Guineas standard despite not winning by a big margin.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Well-bred three-year-olds Argenteus and Cadenabbia will be given the chance to earn their way to stakes company after their breakthrough wins at Canterbury.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Brothers John and Gary Moore will saddle up their first stakes runner as a training partnership when Crack On Crack On makes his Australian debut at Rosehill.
  • Tue, Sep 08, 2020
    Top sprinter Bivouac looks ready to go for his spring campaign after winning a 1050m barrier trial at Randwick this morning.
  • Tue, Sep 08, 2020
    Handicaps have been released for the Melbourne Cup with English Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck given the distinction of being allocated top weight.
  • Tue, Sep 08, 2020
    Danny O'Brien is hoping hype will meet expectation with Russian Camelot when he resumes from a spell in the Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington.
  • Tue, Sep 08, 2020
    The Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (Gr 1, 1400m) is the next port of call for Blue Diamond Stakes winner Tagaloa as trainers Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young plot a path towards the Caulfield Guineas.
  • Mon, Sep 07, 2020
    Fierce Impact loves 1600 metres and the star Sydney galloper will return to Flemington to take on a top-class field over the distance in the Makybe Diva Stakes.
  • Mon, Sep 07, 2020
    Gytrash will head straight to The Everest after defeating Everest slot holder Nature Strip in the Concorde Stakes at Randwick.
  • Mon, Sep 07, 2020
    All Aged Stakes placegetter Fasika will make her seasonal return at Rosehill where she will be on a mission to underline her claims to a slot in The Everest.
  • Sun, Sep 06, 2020
    Roughie Testa’s Flower might have shocked a lot of punters with her $31 breakthrough victory on home turf at Hawkesbury yesterday – but not her trainer Terry Croft.
  • Sun, Sep 06, 2020
    The NSW Racehorse Industry is mourning the loss of popular Warwick Farm trainer Mr Rick Worthington.
  • Sat, Sep 05, 2020
    Bella Vella kept her undefeated record in 2020 intact with a tough win in the McEwen Stakes and trainer Will Clarken believes the best is yet to come.
  • Sat, Sep 05, 2020
    The Peter and Paul Snowden-trained Dame Giselle has now claimed the opening two legs of the Princess Series with an against-the-odds win in the Furious Stakes.
  • Sat, Sep 05, 2020
    Bold frontrunner Dreamforce has rebounded off a tough first up run to deliver trainer John Thompson back-to-back wins in the Tramway Stakes at Randwick.
  • Sat, Sep 05, 2020
    Jamie Kah has taken all before her in recent weeks but she won't be seen until September 23 after being suspended for the second time this month.
  • Sat, Sep 05, 2020
    Trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace continued their great start to the 2020-21 racing season, winning three out of the first four races at Moonee Valley.
  • Sat, Sep 05, 2020
    Group One winner Rothfire has become the first three-year-old to book a place in the world's richest turf race, securing the Everest slot held by miRunners.
  • Sat, Sep 05, 2020
    Showmanship proved he's one of the rising stars of Australian racing when he won his sixth race in a row at Moonee Valley to put himself on a Group One path.
  • Fri, Sep 04, 2020
    Matt McGillivray's return to riding after a fall will receive a timely boost if Malahide can build on her reputation as a first-up specialist at Doomben.
  • Fri, Sep 04, 2020
    No Sydney filly has yet emerged as the standout of her generation but that could change when a smart field gathers for the Group Two Furious Stakes.
  • Fri, Sep 04, 2020
    Mark Newnham’s main focus will be on attempting a major Royal Randwick upset tomorrow, but he also hopes to strike in early races at the corresponding provincial fixture at Hawkesbury.
  • Fri, Sep 04, 2020
    Trainer Nick Ryan has two of the eight runners in the Feehan Stakes in Mahamedeis and Sircconi and he's hoping one of them can snare a Cox Plate spot.
  • Fri, Sep 04, 2020
    Will Clarken believes his flying mare Bella Vella is in a happy place after an undefeated preparation and can continue where she left off at The Valley.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Group One Lightning Stakes winner Gytrash already boasts a win over Nature Strip and he will bid to lower the sprint star's colours again at Randwick.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Matthew Williams has always had a big opinion of Harbour Views and he will put that to the test in the Feehan Stakes with a Cox Plate berth on the line.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Hawkes Racing will utilise the claim of apprentice Brock Ryan aboard emerging talent Masked Crusader when he chases his fourth career win at Randwick.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Group 1 placed mare Fasika is ready to commence her spring campaign in next Saturday's Group 2 Sheraco Stakes after a trial win at Warwick Farm on Thursday.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Stable favorite Eerised responded to some “tough love” to provide Mitchell and Desiree Kearney with another brilliant result at Muswellbrook today.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Trainer Mr Jamie Richards has reported to Racing NSW Stewards this morning that La Vernazza, an acceptor for the Furious Stakes this Saturday, was found to be lame in the near hind leg following working this morning.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Sydney racing’s training and racing infrastructure will receive further significant investment over coming months under a jointly-funded program between the Australian Turf Club and Racing NSW.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Matt Cumani was named as the trainer of French raider San Huberto this week and he's got another two spring aspirants in action at Moonee Valley.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    The absence of a standout filly has convinced trainer Ron Quinton to give the lightly-raced Orpheum an opportunity in black-type grade at Randwick.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Apprentice Sheriden Tomlinson will notch a significant career milestone if he can win aboard Mishani Miss for his boss Les Ross at Doomben.
  • Wed, Sep 02, 2020
    Trainer Danny O'Brien has been pleased to see Embolism make a winning start to his career at Bendigo in a race that promises to be a strong form reference.
  • Wed, Sep 02, 2020
    The Matthew Smith trained star maintains he's a force to be reckoned with in coming months following a tickover trial win at Gosford this morning.
  • Wed, Sep 02, 2020
    Undefeated filly Mozzie Monster has stamped herself as a Thousand Guineas prospect with an outstanding performance under jockey Jamie Kah at Bendigo.
  • Wed, Sep 02, 2020
    Gifted stayer Surprise Baby is showing his trainer Paul Preusker enough to think he can secure a start in the Cox Plate by winning the Feehan Stakes first-up.
  • Wed, Sep 02, 2020
    Trainer Tony Pike has taken the advice of his travelling foreman and will give The Bostonian extra time to recover from a tough first-up run in the Winx Stakes.
  • Tue, Sep 01, 2020
    The lure of a ballot-exempt position in the Cox Plate could entice Master Of Wine to Moonee Valley this weekend to tackle the Feehan Stakes (Gr 2, 1600m).
  • Tue, Sep 01, 2020
    Likely Australian Horse of the Year Nature Strip will make his first raceday appearance this season in the Concorde Stakes (Gr 3, 1000m) at Randwick on Saturday in what will be a small field.
  • Tue, Sep 01, 2020
    The Autumn Sun has been chosen as the maiden suitor for the talented but troublesome three-year-old See You Soon whose racetrack career was dramatically cut short after the stubborn filly refused to go into the barriers.
2020 August
  • Mon, Aug 31, 2020
    After a couple of runs this Spring which have yielded two unplaced efforts, Tasmanian mare Mystic Journey is heading home for the time being.
  • Mon, Aug 31, 2020
    The highly regarded filly See You Soon has once again refused to go into the barriers in the first of the Rosehill Trials this morning.
  • Sat, Aug 29, 2020
    Behemoth, who was sold for $120,000 as a weanling and then $6,000 as a yearling, has recorded his first Group One win in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield.
  • Sat, Aug 29, 2020
    Holyfield has capped a successful afternoon for trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace with a classy victory in the Ming Dynasty Quality at Rosehill.
  • Sat, Aug 29, 2020
    In a race where there were some big reputations, it was Immortal Love who kept his undefeated record intact when he stormed home for a last-stride win.
  • Sat, Aug 29, 2020
    Ciaron Maher and David Eustace have produced two early winners at Caulfield, Persan and Al Galayel, who will both chase starts in the major staying races.
  • Sat, Aug 29, 2020
    An emotional Peter Moody has combined with jockey Luke Nolen and a group of long-time clients to win the Heatherlie Stakes with outsider In Good Health.
  • Sat, Aug 29, 2020
    A coveted hometown win in the Newcastle Cup still eludes trainer Kris Lees but he might have found the horse to break his hoodoo in Rosehill winner Mugatoo.
  • Sat, Aug 29, 2020
    In a sustained show of speed, Anders has blitzed his San Domenico Stakes rivals to underline his credentials as a serious contender for a slot in The Everest.
  • Fri, Aug 28, 2020
    Shea Eden is confident in-form mare Bless Her can take her winning stretch to six and follow in the footsteps of Ocean Embers by winning the Cockram Stakes.
  • Fri, Aug 28, 2020
    Campaign plans for Group Three winner Holyfield will become clearer after he takes on several talented three-year-olds in the Ming Dynasty Quality at Rosehill.
  • Fri, Aug 28, 2020
    Top jockey Kerrin McEvoy heads to Rosehill with an outstanding book of rides, headed by exciting colt Peltzer in the Group Three San Domenico Stakes.
  • Fri, Aug 28, 2020
    Adam Trinder was happy that Mystic Journey could be trained out of Peter Moody's stables but in an unexpected bonus, Moody is helping to supervise her.
  • Fri, Aug 28, 2020
    Stablemates Regal Power and Arcadia Queen will each seek to add to their respective Group One resumes when they clash in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield.
  • Fri, Aug 28, 2020
    For the first time in a long while, Sydney finds a dry track after all the rain that has fallen over Winter.
  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020
    Grahame Begg toyed with the idea of promising stayer Nonconformist resuming in the Memsie Stakes but he is happy with his decision to take a softer option.
  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020
    Legendary Newcastle jockey Bill Wade passed away this morning, aged 91
  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020
    Trainer Michael Nolan has worked overtime to find a solution to the headstrong tendencies of Kisukano, whose barrier antics have earned the ire of stewards.
  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020
    Racing Victoria officials are pleasantly surprised by the number of entries they have received for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.
  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020
    The countdown to an historic Spring Racing Carnival has continued today with the closure of nominations for Australia's premier staying races, the $5.15 million Stella Artois Caulfield Cup (2400m) and the $8 million Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m).
  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020
    On the back of their best local season to date, training partners Ciaron Maher and David Eustace are planning an expansion of their Sydney operation.
  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020
    Champion jockey Damien Oliver has claimed his 11th Scobie Breasley Medal to again be crowned Victoria's premier jockey following tonight's virtual broadcast of the 2020 Victorian Racing Awards by Racing.com.
  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020
    Trainer David Jolly believes Behemoth is tuned up and ready to take on a star-studded field in the first Group One race of the Victorian season.
  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020
    Classique Legend has taken the next step in his build up towards the $15 million The Everest with a barrier trial win under race jockey Kerrin McEvoy.
  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020
    The Mark Newnham-trained Every Rose will seek to become the first filly in eight years to upstage the colts and geldings in the Group Three San Domenico Stakes.
  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020
    Bendigo trainer Josh Julius is chasing a Melbourne Cup start with Super Girl and the dream lives on after her last-to-first win at Sandown Hillside.
  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020
    Damien Oliver has won his eleventh Scobie Breasley Medal and Nature Strip has been crowned Horse of the Year at a Victorian racing awards night.
  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020
    The improving pandemic situation in regional Victoria has prompted NSW racing officials to allow the interstate travel of thoroughbreds from certain areas.
  • Tue, Aug 25, 2020
    The Ciaron Maher & Dave Eustace multiple G1 winner Loving Gaby has been retired according to a release from the stable.


2020 September
2020 August


2020 September
  • Sun, Sep 13, 2020
    Picked out by David Jolly and sold for $25,000 at the Adelaide Magic Millions Sale the Will Clarken trained The Multiplier was an impressive winner of the 1100 metre opening race at Morphettville on Saturday.
  • Sat, Sep 05, 2020
    Murray Bridge trainer Michael Hickmott continued his good strike rate when Aqueduct presented him with his ninth winner from nineteen runners so far this season, in the 1400 metre opening race on the Parks track at Morphettville.
2020 August


2020 September
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    The Shane Baertschiger trained Mr Showman failed to fire a shot in his Singapore debut, but is expected to bounce back in a big way on Saturday.


2020 September
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    The Stephen Gray trained Heavenly Dancer created quite the impression on debut and creates all the interest in the final event at Kranji on Saturday.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    The Shane Baertschiger trained Aramaayo landed his first Group 1 success last start and now appears poised to go back to back at Kranji on Sunday.
2020 August


2020 September
  • Tue, Sep 01, 2020
    A week is a long time in racing, then there is 18 months and what a transformation it has been for Nature Strip.
2020 August
  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020
    Saturday's Silver Shadow Stakes looked to have it all, the favourite refused to load, a close finish and a few eye catchers, though post-race revealed one growing concern.


2020 August
  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020
    The Tim Fitzsimmons trained Miracle didn't have a lot of luck in his Singapore debut and now appears well placed to atone at Kranji on Sunday evening.