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2021 April
  • Sun, Apr 18, 2021
    Group 1 winner Tagaloa had a day away from home with a race day gallop at Caulfield to prepare for an upcoming trip to Sydney.
  • Sun, Apr 18, 2021
    Group1 Goodwood favourite Behemoth will make his first public appearance since the All-Star Mile in a gallop between races at Strathalbyn today.
  • Sun, Apr 18, 2021
    Some outstanding riding performances by James McDonald over the two days of The Star Championships at Royal Randwick has given him his second Nathan Berry Medal.
  • Sun, Apr 18, 2021
    The race lived up to all the hype as one of the world’s great stayers Addeybb had to call on all his reserves to claim his second successive $4 million Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick.
  • Sun, Apr 18, 2021
    Matthew Williams will take a large team of horses to the Terang jumpouts which will help determine numbers heading to the Warrnambool three-day carnival.
  • Sat, Apr 17, 2021
    Kris Lees gang tackled this year’s $500,000 Polytrack Provincial Championships (1400m) with six runners and it was Cristal Breeze that prevailed for the Newcastle-based trainer, defeating well-backed favourite Pandano.
  • Sat, Apr 17, 2021
    Multiple Group 1 winning Hawkesbury trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith is pulling up stumps and relocating to Coffs Harbour.
  • Sat, Apr 17, 2021
    Beautifully bred filly Hungry Heart has landed her most significant win, taking out the Australian Oaks at Randwick.
  • Sat, Apr 17, 2021
    Beautifully bred filly Hungry Heart has landed her most significant win, taking out the Australian Oaks at Randwick.
  • Sat, Apr 17, 2021
    Find out what the jockeys made of their mounts after the $1m The Star Australian Oaks (2400m) at Royal Randwick.
  • Sat, Apr 17, 2021
    Find out what the jockeys made of their mounts after the Heineken Percy Sykes Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick.
  • Sat, Apr 17, 2021
    Find out what the jockeys made of their mounts after the $2m Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) at Royal Randwick.
  • Sat, Apr 17, 2021
    After the disappointment of missing The Goodwood 12 months ago, Kemalpasa has shown he is ready for this year’s race with an impressive R N Irwin Stakes win at Morphettville.
  • Sat, Apr 17, 2021
    Almost two decades after being crowned Sydney’s champion apprentice, Ron Stewart was back in the G1 winner’s circle at Randwick.
  • Fri, Apr 16, 2021
    Champion jockey Hugh Bowman says Mugatoo requires a “career best” to emerge as a big gun of Australian racing by toppling a trio of stars in Saturday’s Group 1 $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m).
  • Fri, Apr 16, 2021
    Hawkesbury trainers Edward Cummings and Claire Lever are seeking career milestones on Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
  • Fri, Apr 16, 2021
    Confidence is high in the Richard and Chantelle Jolly stable regarding Kemalpasa’s first-up chances in Saturday’s $127,750 R N Irwin Stakes (1100m) at Morphettville.
  • Fri, Apr 16, 2021
    Confidence is high in the Richard and Chantelle Jolly stable regarding Kemalpasa’s first-up chances in Saturday’s $127,750 R N Irwin Stakes (1100m) at Morphettville.
  • Fri, Apr 16, 2021
    AFTER Gotta Kiss turned in the most inglorious run of her career, connections are pinning their hopes on a clearer blood picture for her to turn her form around in Saturday’s Listed Daybreak Lover at Eagle Farm.
  • Fri, Apr 16, 2021
    Trainer Chris Waller dismisses classy three-year-old September Run’s Sydney record as any kind of factor as she attempts to become the second filly to win Saturday’s Group 2 $1m Arrowfield Sprint (1200m) at Royal Randwick.
  • Fri, Apr 16, 2021
    Jockey Jim Orman is hopeful Wolf Moon can live up to his potential in a Stakes race at Eagle Farm on Saturday ahead of the rider’s bid for an elusive Group 1 victory in Sydney next week.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    A better draw has swayed Kris Lees to switch to Animate as his likely best hope of capturing a third Provincial Championships Final at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    We haven’t seen a lot of talented three-year-old Prague this autumn but trainer Annabel Neasham will give him a chance to wrap up the carnival in a Group 1 if he’s successful at Randwick on Saturday.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    It’s been a long term plan by trainer Bjorn Baker to win the Group 1 $2m Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) with She’s Ideel and nothing that has happened since he formulated the program to make him think she can’t pull it off.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    Russell Stewart’s talented galloper Chantorque will look to get her campaign off to a winning start in the Glenroy Chaff Handicap (1000m) at Ascot on Saturday.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    Trainer Mark Newnham won’t be afraid to attempt an all the way win with bold filly Harmony Rose in Saturday’s Group 1 $1m Star Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick as he’s adamant the grey will settle much better than she did a couple of weeks ago.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    With the benefit of an impressive barrier trial performance under her belt, Nicci Trix is poised to return to the winner’s circle in the 4 Pines Pacific Ale on Tap Class 2 Handicap at the Port Macquarie race meeting this Friday.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    With the benefit of an impressive barrier trial performance under her belt, Nicci Trix is poised to return to the winner’s circle in the 4 Pines Pacific Ale on Tap Class 2 Handicap at the Port Macquarie race meeting this Friday.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    Tasmanian thoroughbred racing followers need only become used to one timeslot for the remainder of the 2020/21 season with Sunday afternoon racing alternating between Hobart and Devonport until October.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    Trainer Graeme Green’s retirement plans have been put on hold as his Stradbroke Handicap hope Master Jamie makes his return in the Listed Ascot Handicap at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    Saturday's $140,000 Bel Esprit Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield looms as a defining race for a host of sprinters heading towards the Group 1 TAB Classic and Group 1 Goodwood in Adelaide next month.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    He’s the doyen of Geraldton racing, has won multiple trainer’s premierships, but there’s one accolade missing from his racing resume that he’s keen to address: his hometown Geraldton Cup.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    She doesn’t have the aura of invincibility of a Winx but Verry Elleegant’s never say die attitude is what trainer Chris Waller says can win her a Group 1 $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    In a race expected to be the highlight of the Sydney autumn carnival, Verry Elleegant will attempt to wrest the Queen Elizabeth Stakes crown from reigning titleholder Addeybb.
  • Wed, Apr 14, 2021
    The jury’s out as to whether classy filly Montefilia runs a strong 2400m but jockey Jason Collett is prepared to give her another chance to answer the question at Randwick on Saturday.
  • Wed, Apr 14, 2021
    Jockey Damien Thornton doesn’t like to get too bullish leading into to Group 1 races but he can’t wait to get to Randwick on Saturday to chase a major on talented stayer Realm Of Flowers.
  • Tue, Apr 13, 2021
    As easily as unbeaten filly Majestic Shot has won her four starts to date, trainer Grant Allard isn’t underestimating the task she faces at Hawkesbury on Wednesday as she’s forced out of her comfort zone for the first time.
  • Tue, Apr 13, 2021
    As easily as unbeaten filly Majestic Shot has won her four starts to date, trainer Grant Allard isn’t underestimating the task she faces at Hawkesbury on Wednesday as she’s forced out of her comfort zone for the first time.
  • Tue, Apr 13, 2021
    Rookie Blackall trainer Danielle O’Brien reckons she never had a discussion that did not involve “bloody” racing with her late father Dennis.
  • Tue, Apr 13, 2021
    Premier jockey James McDonald generally prefers to make grand statements after a race but there’s no hiding his anticipation as he aims to seal Horse Of The Year honours for star mare Verry Elleegant at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
  • Tue, Apr 13, 2021
    If there’s one small doubt in champion New Zealand trainer Jamie Richards’ mind about his star filly Amarelinha's prospects at her Sydney debut on Saturday it’s that the Kiwi boys haven’t shaped up in Australia this autumn.
  • Mon, Apr 12, 2021
    A start in Melbourne or Adelaide is on the cards for lightly-raced Capriccio this weekend after she was a recent withdrawal from a race at Caulfield.
  • Mon, Apr 12, 2021
    Mareeba hobby trainer Alex Malliff is a big fan of highly rated rival Tennessee Boy but is confident his promising sprinter Cleaver Greene can bring home the bacon at Cairns on Tuesday.
  • Mon, Apr 12, 2021
    A battered old car was driving a horse float along a dusty road to a race meeting in western New South Wales and unbeknownst to them Col Hodges was in the car following.
  • Mon, Apr 12, 2021
    Trainer Brett Pope is yet to decide on the immediate future of yesterday’s TABtouch-Pinjarra Cup winner Divine Shadow.
  • Mon, Apr 12, 2021
    Trainer Simon Miller is looking forward to the return of Flirtini as the talented mare begins her countdown to dual Group 3 races in May.
  • Mon, Apr 12, 2021
    The decision by the owners of King Island galloper Rising Hsiang to test the gelding out on the mainland has paid big dividends with the gelded son of Reward for Effort scoring an emphatic win in a Class 1 Handicap over 1100m in Devonport on Sunday.
  • Mon, Apr 12, 2021
    The decision by the owners of King Island galloper Rising Hsiang to test the gelding out on the mainland has paid big dividends with the gelded son of Reward for Effort scoring an emphatic win in a Class 1 Handicap over 1100m in Devonport on Sunday.
  • Mon, Apr 12, 2021
    Almost a year since Darryl Gollan’s passing, premier Brisbane trainer Tony Gollan says he felt his late father’s presence at Rosehill last month as the stable broke through for a coveted Group 1.
  • Mon, Apr 12, 2021
    The onus is on Addeybb, as far as champion trainer Chris Waller is concerned, to improve to beat Verry Elleegant in their highly anticipated showdown in Saturday’s Group 1 $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Royal Randwick.
  • Sun, Apr 11, 2021
    Brad Widdup has ruled out any chance of attempting a Group 1 “consolation” at Royal Randwick on Saturday with $3m Doncaster Mile runner-up Icebath.
  • Sun, Apr 11, 2021
    Gordon Richards says everything would need to fall perfectly in place for star sprinter Gytrash to make a surprise return to racing in the $502,250 Group 1 Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on May 15.
  • Sat, Apr 10, 2021
    Victorian-trained horses have dominated in a thrilling finish to the Australian Derby with Explosive Jack nailing Young Werther in a photo finish.
  • Sat, Apr 10, 2021
    Find out what the jockeys made of their mounts after the $500,000 Newhaven Park Country Championships Final (1400m) at Randwick on Day 1 of The Championships.
  • Sat, Apr 10, 2021
    Find out what the jockeys made of their mounts after the Group One Inglis Sires' (1400m) at Randwick on Day 1 of The Championships.
  • Sat, Apr 10, 2021
    Liqueuro has backed up his win at Bendigo in which he defeated Australian Derby winner Explosive Jack with success at Caulfield.
  • Sat, Apr 10, 2021
    Victorian horseman Andrew Noblet is under no illusion of the task in front of Isles Of Avalon on debut in the $107,250 Listed Dequetteville Stakes (1050m) at Morphettville today.
  • Fri, Apr 09, 2021
    As their uncle, trainer Dan O’Sullivan remembers the early differences between his star apprentice Will Price and his SA-based brother Ben, who rides interstate – at Werribee – for the first time tomorrow.
  • Fri, Apr 09, 2021
    Sunshine Coast trainer Tom Button is hoping his decision to dodge wet tracks at home will be rewarded with wins in the two feature races at Rockhampton's Callaghan Park on Saturday.
  • Fri, Apr 09, 2021
    Sunshine Coast trainer Tom Button is hoping his decision to dodge wet tracks at home will be rewarded with wins in the two feature races at Rockhampton's Callaghan Park on Saturday.
  • Fri, Apr 09, 2021
    Mount Gambier trainer Peter Hardacre heads to Morphettville on Saturday hoping some promising horses will put their hand up to target better races during the 2021 Adelaide Racing Carnival.
  • Fri, Apr 09, 2021
    Imported galloper Collide can put his Sydney Cup campaign back on track when he lines up in the Chairman’s Quality at Randwick.
  • Fri, Apr 09, 2021
    Brighton trainer Stuart Gandy delivered the quinella in the 2YO maiden in Launceston on Wednesday night courtesy of his highly promising youngster Geegeeluckystar ($1.50 fav) scoring a convincing win over stablemate Spelling Bee ($11).
  • Fri, Apr 09, 2021
    The Taree stable of Bob Milligan could be in for a big day with Country Championship Qualifiers competing in the $500,000 Newhaven Park Championships Final at Royal Randwick and at Manning Valley Race Club’s upgraded TAB meeting at Taree on Saturday.
  • Fri, Apr 09, 2021
    The Stewart family’s Oaklands Stud in Toowoomba looks set to assert its dominance at both Saturday’s Rockhampton feature Capricornia Yearling Sales races and at the sales on Sunday.
  • Fri, Apr 09, 2021
    Trainer David Payne has never shied away from a challenge with his classy filly Montefilia and he simply won’t hear of her being beaten in Saturday’s Group 1 $2m Bentley Australian Derby (2400m) at Royal Randwick.
  • Fri, Apr 09, 2021
    We've had the seven regional qualifiers, the wild card has been run and won, and 16 horses from across New South Wales are set to decide the winner of the 2021 $500,000 Newhaven Park Country Championships Final (1400m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
  • Fri, Apr 09, 2021
    Glen Boss’s assertion that barriers don’t matter in the Star Doncaster Mile has played on trainer Annabel Neasham’s mind as she’s spent the week getting her head around star colt Mo’unga jumping from gate 19 in Saturday’s $3m feature.
  • Fri, Apr 09, 2021
    Racing returns to Devonport on Sunday for the first time since Ladbrokes Devonport Cup day with an eight-race card that could deliver some surprise results.
  • Fri, Apr 09, 2021
    A near full-book for apprentice Dylan Gibbons and the supporting clout of regional heavyweight Kris Lees makes the switched-on youngster the jockey follow at Taree’s TAB meeting on Saturday.
  • Thu, Apr 08, 2021
    Feature race specialist jockey Glen Boss is poised to push for more glory in Sydney’s iconic Doncaster Mile for an eighth time aboard Think It Over at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday (10 April).
  • Thu, Apr 08, 2021
    The connections of former Victorian galloper Creative Hero snared a big chunk of the money they paid for the gelding when he powered his way to an impressive win in the $30,000 Tasmanian St Leger over 2150m in Launceston on Wednesday night.
  • Thu, Apr 08, 2021
    A first-up win over Nature Strip in track record time has left Eduardo’s trainer Joe Pride in no doubt his charge is ready for his latest showdown with the star speedster.
  • Thu, Apr 08, 2021
    The Freedmans are hoping the decision to bypass the Golden Slipper with Tiger Of Malay pays dividends when he lines up in the G1 Sires’ Produce Stakes.
  • Thu, Apr 08, 2021
    Gytrash is his headline horse, but Morphettville trainer Gordon Richards also has other ammunition pointed towards the 2021 Adelaide Racing Carnival – starting with the Port Adelaide Guineas at headquarters this Saturday.
  • Thu, Apr 08, 2021
    Kris Lees will rely on Mugatoo in his quest for a first Doncaster Mile win after stablemate Gem Song pulled up sore following trackwork on Thursday.
  • Thu, Apr 08, 2021
    The ‘low road’ has proven a successive Oaks formula as recently as last year and trainer John Sargent hopes to use it to effect with promising filly Land Ahoy at Randwick on Saturday.
  • Thu, Apr 08, 2021
    Connections of Oaks hopeful Land Ahoy have put their faith in Alysha Collett to partner the filly in her first stakes test at Randwick.
  • Thu, Apr 08, 2021
    Trainer Rex Lipp is unsure whether Simply Fly will contest the major TAB Queensland Winter Racing Carnival sprints, but is prepared to make a late switch if the three-year-old’s form warrants a change of direction.
  • Thu, Apr 08, 2021
    Nature Strip hasn’t quite been able to scale the Everest yet but trainer Chris Waller says he couldn’t have his star sprinter in better shape, physically or mentally, ahead of his TJ Smith Stakes defence at Randwick on Saturday.
  • Thu, Apr 08, 2021
    Nature Strip hasn’t quite been able to scale the Everest yet but trainer Chris Waller says he couldn’t have his star sprinter in better shape, physically or mentally, ahead of his TJ Smith Stakes defence at Randwick on Saturday.
  • Wed, Apr 07, 2021
    Champion jockey Glen Boss, the foremost authority on how to win the Group 1 $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m), has been waiting since the early spring to win the Randwick feature mile on under-rated galloper Think It Over.
  • Wed, Apr 07, 2021
    Reece Jones will be doing his best to treat Saturday’s $500,000 Newhaven Park Country Championships Final (1400m) like any other race but he’s well aware of what it means to connections of Spiranac if the mare is able to win.
  • Wed, Apr 07, 2021
    Jockey Ric McMahon still has the burning desire to return to riding in Brisbane as his comeback hit a high point on Monday at Mount Isa.
  • Wed, Apr 07, 2021
    Rockhampton trainer Kevin Miller has heeded advice from Brisbane jockey James Orman and is hopeful Manila Miss can overcome a distance doubt to claim the Country Cup at Callaghan Park on Friday.
  • Wed, Apr 07, 2021
    As the owner of the Stuarts Point Tavern, trainer Graham Payne said it will be a big night by the bar if his stable star Baileys can win the Newhaven Park Country Championships Final (1400m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
  • Wed, Apr 07, 2021
    Champion jockey William Pike is confident he has a great opportunity of extending his dominance in the Schweppes WA Derby (2400m) at Ascot on Saturday.
  • Tue, Apr 06, 2021
    Owner Bob Peters has all but confirmed the career of star mare Arcadia Queen is over, after she suffered a tendon injury in preparation for her Group 1 assault on the upcoming Championships in Sydney.
  • Tue, Apr 06, 2021
    Pat Carbery believes Cup Night has returned a better horse this preparation and the experienced jockey is looking forward to having him back at the races.
  • Tue, Apr 06, 2021
    Trainer Kris Lees can’t look at Saturday’s $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) in any other way than as a prime opportunity for popular galloper Mugatoo to claim an overdue Group 1 win.
  • Tue, Apr 06, 2021
    Brett Prebble has landed the money on Wisaka at Bendigo, but it has come at a cost with stewards suspending the jockey for careless riding.
  • Tue, Apr 06, 2021
    The final meeting for the season in Launceston will be run on Wednesday night, the track earning a break until October after the seven-race program.