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2020 April
  • Fri, Apr 10, 2020
    Hawkesbury trainer Peter Green and his brother Clinton didn’t have to think hard to name a yearling they purchased cheaply at Scone two years ago.
  • Fri, Apr 10, 2020
    Brad Widdup didn’t expect Carte Blanche to win “upside down” at Wyong today – and may have inadvertently found the best way to ride her!
  • Thu, Apr 09, 2020
    After studying the respective fields, trainer Chris Anderson has decided to run three-year-olds Profit and Ballistic Boy in different races at Doomben.
  • Thu, Apr 09, 2020
    Co-trainer David Eustace has three runners in the Sydney Cup while his brother Harry will saddle up the favourite in his role as assistant to William Haggas.
  • Thu, Apr 09, 2020
    The Ipswich Turf Club is set to host its first meeting in five months after a major track upgrade.
  • Thu, Apr 09, 2020
    Two wins over the distance is expected to hold Runson in good stead when he contests the Group Three Elvis Thurgood 40th Anniversary Cup at Caulfield
  • Thu, Apr 09, 2020
    Racing Victoria has moved to allay doubts about the ability to hold a race meeting at Warrnambool amid strict biosecurity protocols.
  • Thu, Apr 09, 2020
    Bought for $7500, the Angela Davies-trained Through The Cracks will be racing for almost 30 times his purchase price in the Provincial Championship Final.
  • Wed, Apr 08, 2020
    Stawell-based trainers Terry and Karina O'Sullivan have had their disqualification terms increased by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
  • Wed, Apr 08, 2020
    After finishing unplaced at her past two starts this autumn, Group One-winning filly Flit will be out to bounce back to winning form in the Arrowfield Sprint.
  • Wed, Apr 08, 2020
    The Archie Alexander-trained Gallic Chieftain is set for his second Sydney Cup attempt after finishing sixth in the Group One 3200m race at Randwick a year ago.
  • Wed, Apr 08, 2020
    Having pieced together five straight wins, in-form mare Positive Peace will be out to continue her rise when she runs in the Group One Coolmore Legacy Stakes.
  • Wed, Apr 08, 2020
    Only two trainers will be represented by more than one runner in the Group One Queen Elizabeth Stakes and Jamie Richards is proud to be one of them.
  • Wed, Apr 08, 2020
    For public health and safety reasons we have reached the difficult but unavoidable conclusion that Royal Ascot 2020 (16th - 20th June) will not be able to take place as an event open to the public. This will of course be a great disappointment for everyone planning to attend.
  • Wed, Apr 08, 2020
    Promising Tambo's Mate resumes at Doomben but his future after that is clouded until a decision on a feature race program for Queensland is finalised.
  • Tue, Apr 07, 2020
    After winning the Doncaster Mile on the first day of The Championships, Nettoyer will chase another Group One victory in the Coolmore Legacy Stakes.
  • Tue, Apr 07, 2020
    Brian Hughes has vowed to do all he can to defend his title after officially being announced as champion British jumps jockey for the first time.
  • Tue, Apr 07, 2020
    Miss Siska was narrowly beaten when fourth in the 2019 Coolmore Legacy Stakes and her trainer Grahame Begg is hopeful of an even better result this time around.
  • Tue, Apr 07, 2020
    The first digital Australian Easter Yearling Sale has begun with 105 lots sold on the first day for $32.4 million at a healthy average of more than $300,000.
  • Tue, Apr 07, 2020
    Having worked to a set of strict protocols and biosecurity measures due to coronavirus, Racing Victoria is looking towards how the spring carnival may shape up.
  • Tue, Apr 07, 2020
    Five years after Gust Of Wind beat Winx in the ATC Australian Oaks, trainer John Sargent hopes to win the race again with either Aspect Ratio or Stick 'Em Up.
  • Tue, Apr 07, 2020
    A couple of setbacks have kept Sircconi away from racing for Nick Ryan, but a gallop at Caulfield has the gelding back on track for the Victoria Handicap.
  • Tue, Apr 07, 2020
    A 1000m barrier trial at Morphettville is set to enhance the fitness levels of multiple Group One winner Sunlight ahead of return run in Adelaide.
  • Tue, Apr 07, 2020
    Japanese horse Danon Premium has assumed favouritism for the Queen Elizabeth Stakes over English visitor Addeybb while Te Akau Shark has been cleared to run.
  • Mon, Apr 06, 2020
    Nominations for the 2020 Easter Cup at Caulfield on Saturday show some in form horses are to run.
  • Mon, Apr 06, 2020
    Looks like the imports will have a big say off the nominations for the 2020 Sydney Cup at Randwick on Saturday.
  • Mon, Apr 06, 2020
    Albury trainer Mitchell Beer will have one of his few runners south of the border since new protocols were introduced when Hanger runs at Caulfield.
  • Mon, Apr 06, 2020
    Bookmakers are to donate over PS2.6 million to NHS charities from profits on the Virtual Grand National, with almost five million people watching the race.
  • Mon, Apr 06, 2020
    NZ jockey Opie Bosson admits riding Te Akau Shark against stablemate Melody Belle in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes will be strange.
  • Sun, Apr 05, 2020
    Trainer Tony Gollan has reached a century of winners for a season for the fourth time, a feat overshadowed by the death of his father Darryl.
  • Sun, Apr 05, 2020
    Nine-year-old gelding Tom Melbourne, who notched six wins and 14 seconds from 51 starts, has been retired and will reside at Living Legends.
  • Sun, Apr 05, 2020
    Co-trainer Peter Snowden has flagged the retirement of star sprinter Redzel after his Group One third in the TJ Smith.
  • Sun, Apr 05, 2020
    With two feature steeplechases on the one day at the revamped Warrnambool carnival, trainer Symon Wilde is considering his options with local hero Gold Medals.
  • Sat, Apr 04, 2020
    The James Cummings-trained Colette has raced to an impressive victory in the Adrian Knox Stakes and moved to favouritism for the Group One ATC Australian Oaks.
  • Sat, Apr 04, 2020
    Trainer Matthew Brown will keep a watch on the weather forecast before deciding on whether to turn Exasperate out for a spell or look for another option.
  • Sat, Apr 04, 2020
    Enigmatic sprinter Nature Strip has given his TJ Smith Stakes rivals a galloping lessen, streeting a class field in a dominant performance.
  • Sat, Apr 04, 2020
    Nettoyer has caused a boilover to win the Doncaster Mile, giving trainer Wendy Roche and jockey James Innes Jr their first Group One victories.
  • Sat, Apr 04, 2020
    New Zealand visitor Quick Thinker has taken out a thrilling Australian Derby to give his co-trainer Murray Baker his fifth win in the Group One race.
  • Sat, Apr 04, 2020
    Trainer Kris Lees will have at least two Sydney Cup runners with Raheen House joining Mustajeer in the Group One after winning the Chairman's Handicap.
  • Fri, Apr 03, 2020
    Cultural Amnesia is the least seasoned of trainer Gerald Ryan's three-strong Sires' Produce Stakes team but he is open to the most improvement.
  • Fri, Apr 03, 2020
    Trainer Anthony Freedman is looking for a superior staying performance from Warning in the ATC Australian Derby before confirming Sydney Cup plans.
  • Fri, Apr 03, 2020
    Trainer John Thompson believes Grand Piano is ready for his introduction to stakes racing in the Carbine Club Stakes and has been buoyed by his lead-up work.
  • Fri, Apr 03, 2020
    Leading Hawkesbury trainer Brad Widdup has made an important gear change on Wheelhouse as he chases a “consolation” victory of sorts with the promising juvenile on his home track tomorrow.
  • Fri, Apr 03, 2020
    The Peter and Will Hulbert training partnership has finally had some luck with barriers for its horses Oh Five Glory and Moonlight Lady at Doomben.
  • Fri, Apr 03, 2020
    Jockey Josh Parr has developed a close partnership with Shadow Hero and he has absolute belief the horse can stay the distance in the ATC Australian Derby.
  • Fri, Apr 03, 2020
    Mike Moroney will not be at The Championships at Randwick because of the COVID-19 protocols but will keep an eye on his Group One hopes from home.
  • Fri, Apr 03, 2020
    Day 1 of The Championships will clearly have a different feel this year but it is a great race meeting nonetheless.
  • Thu, Apr 02, 2020
    Trainer John Sadler has always thought of Beehunter as a potential miler and the three-year-old will get that chance in the Neds Handicap at Caulfield.
  • Thu, Apr 02, 2020
    Australia’s champion trainer Chris Waller has weight of numbers on his side as he bids to claim a training record-equalling seventh Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick in Sydney on Saturday.
  • Thu, Apr 02, 2020
    The Anthony Cummings-trained Prince Fawaz will bid to enhance the good recent record of three-year-olds when he takes on older horses in the Doncaster Mile.
  • Thu, Apr 02, 2020
    Trainer Gary Portelli is convinced Dismissal can run a much better race than her odds suggest in the Group One ATC Sires' Produce Stakes over 1400m at Randwick.
  • Thu, Apr 02, 2020
    The Irish National Hunt season has officially ended with the news the Fairyhouse and Punchestown Festivals will not be rescheduled.
  • Thu, Apr 02, 2020
    The new racing restrictions in Queensland have allowed trainer John Wallace pick up handy two-year=old Mishani Rebel who debuts for him at the Gold Coast.
  • Thu, Apr 02, 2020
    Trainer Gerald Ryan has confirmed Standout will only take his place in a sparkling edition of the Group One TJ Smith Stakes if the Randwick track dries out.
  • Wed, Apr 01, 2020
    Trainer James Cummings believes the track was Bivouac's undoing in the William Reid Stakes and expects a stronger showing in the TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick.
  • Wed, Apr 01, 2020
    Castelvecchio will be out to join his sire Dundeel on the Australian Derby honour roll, with the colt favourite to win the Group One race at Randwick.
  • Wed, Apr 01, 2020
    Saddled with plenty of weight and a wide draw for a first-up assignment, trainer Mike Moroney says Buffalo River will still take his place at Caulfield.
  • Wed, Apr 01, 2020
    Co-trainer Peter Snowden believes the stable has three genuine chances in the Group One Sires' Produce Stakes in Aim, King's Legacy and Bartley.
2020 March
  • Tue, Mar 31, 2020
    New Zealand mare Melody Belle has drawn barrier 14 of 24 in the Doncaster Mile at Randwick on the first day of The Championships.
  • Tue, Mar 31, 2020
    The Group One TJ Smith Stakes has attracted a star-studded field of 13 with favourite Nature Strip one of nine individual Group One winners set to clash.
  • Tue, Mar 31, 2020
    Fields have been declared for the four Group One races on day one of The Championships including a star-studded line-up of sprinters in the TJ Smith Stakes.
  • Tue, Mar 31, 2020
    In a bid to reduce numbers on racetracks and keep social distancing measures, Racing Victoria has decided to restrict the maximum size of race fields.
  • Tue, Mar 31, 2020
    The coronavirus crisis has delayed the switch of Neil Wilson from Victoria Racing Club chief executive to the club's chairman.
  • Mon, Mar 30, 2020
    Seven-time winning jockey Glen Boss will ride Brandenburg in the Doncaster Mile while six-time winning trainer Chris Waller will saddle up a host of chances.
  • Mon, Mar 30, 2020
    New Zealander Quick Thinker will back up in the Australian Derby with Opie Bosson replacing James McDonald who is committed to Castelvecchio.
  • Mon, Mar 30, 2020
    Mark Newnham's four Group One wins have come at Randwick and he hopes to add to his tally with Shadow Hero and Quackerjack on day one of The Championships.
  • Mon, Mar 30, 2020
    Group One-winning trainer Mark Newnham believes racing can keep going with participants doing their part to adhere to all the protocols in place.
  • Sun, Mar 29, 2020
    Officials believe they have come up with the right balance for Queensland prize money when the state moves to regional racing this week.
  • Sun, Mar 29, 2020
    Star New Zealand filly Probabeel has come through her Vinery Stud Stakes second in good order and now heads to the Australian Oaks.
  • Sun, Mar 29, 2020
    Crowd-free race meetings may be a cause of frustration, but jockey Brad Rawiller is happy the show keeps going through the work of industry leaders.
  • Sat, Mar 28, 2020
    In a tough staying performance, Quick Thinker put his Australian Derby credentials on the line with a good win in the 2020 G2 Tulloch Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.
  • Sat, Mar 28, 2020
    British racing is likely to resume behind closed doors once given the appropriate go-ahead following the current shutdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Sat, Mar 28, 2020
    Having stayed in Victoria since his latest outing at Caulfield, Tasmanian galloper Hellova Street has led throughout to claim the Golden Mile at Bendigo.
  • Sat, Mar 28, 2020
    English jockey Tom Marquand has guided the Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained colt Holyfield to victory in the Group Three Schweppervescence at Rosehill.
  • Sat, Mar 28, 2020
    Tulloch Lodge has continued its golden Sydney autumn carnival run, winning its third Group One in successive weeks with Shout The Bar in the Vinery Stud Stakes.
  • Sat, Mar 28, 2020
    The Bjorn Baker-trained Positive Peace has made it five wins in a row with her first stakes race success in the Group Two Emancipation Stakes at Rosehill.
  • Sat, Mar 28, 2020
    Setting his sights on the Bendigo Guineas has paid dividends for trainer Matt Laurie with Riddle Me That scoring a fighting win in the Listed race.
  • Sat, Mar 28, 2020
    Santa Anita racetrack has been closed after Los Angeles health authorities ordered all non-essential services be shut down over coronavirus.
  • Fri, Mar 27, 2020
    Trainer Tom Button is planning to relocate part of his team to Rockhampton so they can race in central Queensland during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Fri, Mar 27, 2020
    Trainer John Sargent believes four-year-old mare House Of Cartier will take beating when she steps up to 2000m in the Neville Sellwood Stakes at Rosehill.
  • Fri, Mar 27, 2020
    Two-year-old colt Postcode is scheduled to step up to 1400m in the Group Three Schweppervescence at Rosehill, chasing a breakthrough win at his fifth start.
  • Fri, Mar 27, 2020
    The major Queensland clubs will shed hundreds of staff and face losses running into millions of dollars after the winter carnival was scrapped.
  • Fri, Mar 27, 2020
    The Tancred Stakes meeting at Rosehill Gardens will be going ahead with various crucial security measures taking place.
  • Fri, Mar 27, 2020
    Promising stayer Carif has been set a long-range goal to run in the Melbourne Cup and a Group One assignment at Rosehill will be an important stepping stone.
  • Fri, Mar 27, 2020
    The Chris Waller-trained Funstar is tracking to become the dominant filly of the autumn if she can add the Vinery to her record.
  • Fri, Mar 27, 2020
    Having considered sending Debt Agent to Sydney for the Doncaster Mile, trainer Jim Conlan has instead decided to stay home and run the gelding at Bendigo.
  • Fri, Mar 27, 2020
    A NSW harness racing official who had contact with a person with coronavirus has tested negative to COVID-19, clearing the way for the sport to resume
  • Fri, Mar 27, 2020
    Untapped three-year-old Pride Of Adelaide will give up-and-coming trainer Nathan Doyle his first stakes runner when he chases a hat-trick of wins at Rosehill.
  • Fri, Mar 27, 2020
    Mark Zahra spent the day watching Netflix and playing X-Box awaiting the news of a COVID-19 test which produced a negative result allowing racing to resume.
  • Thu, Mar 26, 2020
    Days after Inglis announced its prestigious Easter Yearling Sale would be conducted online, Arrowfield Stud has made the decision to withdraw its draft.
  • Thu, Mar 26, 2020
    The board of Horse Racing Ireland believes the experience of holding closed-shop meetings could help when the sport is back up and running.
  • Thu, Mar 26, 2020
    Rising to a middle distance could prove an advantage for untapped talent Game Of Thorns when she takes on two benchmark fillies at Rosehill.
  • Thu, Mar 26, 2020
    Trainers across NSW are continuing with biosecurity measures in stables while making contingency plans in the event racing is shut down.
  • Thu, Mar 26, 2020
    Racing authorities are still waiting for results of a coronavirus test on a jockey who unknowingly flew on a commercial flight with an infected passenger.
  • Sun, Mar 22, 2020
    Popular Caloundra gelding Eric The Eel has been confirmed as a starter in the Tulloch Stakes at Rosehill as long as he can get to Sydney.
  • Sun, Mar 22, 2020
    Brooke Somers took three horses to yesterday’s Queanbeyan TAB meeting – and came home with the best result of her brief career.
  • Sun, Mar 22, 2020
    Hawkesbury’s leading trainer Brad Widdup wasn’t able to be at Albury today to celebrate his father Pat’s 80th birthday in person.
  • Sun, Mar 22, 2020
    Trainer John Thompson has celebrated his biggest day on track without fanfare at the closed-door Rosehill Golden Slipper meeting.
  • Sun, Mar 22, 2020
    Leading rider TOM MARQUAND reflects on his first G1 success on the William Haggas-trained Addeybb in the Ranvet Stakes on Rosehill’s Golden Slipper card – where he also landed a G3 with Young Rascal
  • Sat, Mar 21, 2020
    Magic Milions 2YO Classic winner Away Game has continued an impressive juvenile season with a second placing to Farnan in the $3.5 million Golden Slipper.
  • Sat, Mar 21, 2020
    Trainer Peter Snowden is convinced better wins are in store for talented filly California Zimbol, who has taken out the Listed Darby Munro Stakes at Rosehill.
  • Sat, Mar 21, 2020
    Dreamforce has led all the way to claim his first Group One win in the George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill, beating New Zealand duo The Bostonian and Te Akau Shark.
  • Sat, Mar 21, 2020
    Glenfiddich has broken through for his maiden victory and now his trainer Robbie Griffiths is looking at Group One contests during the Sydney carnival.
  • Sat, Mar 21, 2020
    I Am Excited has taken an inside run to lead home a mares' trifecta in The Galaxy at Rosehill, giving trainer David Pfieffer his first Group One win.
  • Sat, Mar 21, 2020
    English raider Addeybb has lived up to his reputation and delivered jockey Tom Marquand a career milestone with a tough win in the Group One Ranvet Stakes.