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2019 May
  • Fri, May 24, 2019
    Glamour filly Sunlight is the latest Group One star to secure a berth in the $14 million Everest at Randwick in October.
  • Fri, May 24, 2019
    Australian sprinter Acqume, who is in England with her Toby Edmonds-trained stablemate Houtzen, will run in a 1000m-race at York.
  • Fri, May 24, 2019
    If there is such a thing as horses for courses, She Knows could be a knockout chance at Randwick when she returns to her favourite racetrack.
  • Thu, May 23, 2019
    The Randwick meeting will provide an important insight into the staying credentials of a host of three-year-olds earmarked for winter carnival ambitions.
  • Thu, May 23, 2019
    New Zealand trainer Tony Pike looks to have an unexpected second chance in the Kingsford Smith Cup after Endless Drama shaped well in a barrier trial.
  • Thu, May 23, 2019
    Racing on Saturday in Sydney is at Randwick and the track is in good order after a month off.
  • Thu, May 23, 2019
    Stayers in The Andrew Ramsden will be racing for more than just prize money at Flemington with the winner gaining a ballot exemption into the Melbourne Cup.
  • Wed, May 22, 2019
    An ideal barrier draw has swayed Sydney trainer Gary Portelli to send juvenile Disruptor to Brisbane for a shot at the BRC Sires' Produce Stakes.
  • Wed, May 22, 2019
    Savigne, a half-sister to Doncaster Mile winner Kermadec, is set to follow her older sibling onto the Group One stage after scoring at Canterbury.
  • Tue, May 21, 2019
    Trainer Simon Morrish says he will not be the one deny the owners of Chouxting The Mob and Mental Telepathy their dreams of chasing a Melbourne Cup start.
  • Tue, May 21, 2019
    The ATC has commenced a formal Expressions of Interest process for connections to partner with the Club’s slot for the the TAB Everest at Randwick.
  • Tue, May 21, 2019
    Time is running out for Gai Waterhouse to keep intact the longest sequence of Group One wins among Australia’s current training ranks.
  • Sun, May 19, 2019
    Fan favourite The Candy man is set to return to city racing after making it six straight wins in a Class Five at the Gold Coast.
  • Sat, May 18, 2019
    A start in the Queensland Derby remains a possibility for Declares War after he broke through for Matt Cumani in The Mahogany Challenge at Flemington.
  • Sat, May 18, 2019
    Adelaide jockey Todd Pannell has ridden his first Group One winner on Despatch for trainer Tony McEvoy to celebrate a home-town win in The Goodwood.
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    A change of riding tactics is expected to help Gem Song become the third three-year-old to win the weight-for-age Doomben Cup.
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    A gallop at Cranbourne has convinced trainer Richard Laming to pay a late nomination for Jamaican Rain to take her place in The Goodwood at Morphettville.
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    New Zealand Racing Minister Winston Peters has announced a repeal of the racing totalisator betting levy currently paid by the racing industry to the NZ Government.
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    Queensland stewards hope to expedite outstanding hearings into charges against Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie following a Supreme Court ruling.
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    Training partners Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra will have a two-pronged attack on a sprint race at Flemington, saddling Rock 'N' Gold and Smart Coupe.
  • Thu, May 16, 2019
    The Goodwood at Morphettville has eluded former Adelaide jockey Dwayne Dunn but he believes he has a good chance of success on four-year-old mare Booker.
  • Thu, May 16, 2019
    A Supreme Court judge has refused an application to temporarily halt Racing Queensland's decision to refuse Ben Currie's nominations.
  • Wed, May 15, 2019
    The time-honoured Weetwood Handicap will headline a Queensland spring carnival in 2020 in a major change to the racing calendar.
  • Tue, May 14, 2019
    Some big race winners have used the RA Lee Stakes run at Morphettville on Saturday as a springboard to future success.
  • Tue, May 14, 2019
    Hawkesbury trainer Garry Frazer is hoping it’s a case of Group 1 déjà vu for his top mare Spright at Morphettville on Saturday.
  • Tue, May 14, 2019
    Trainer Kris Less expects his three-year-old Gem Song, a beaten favourite at Doomben last Saturday, to bounce back with a riding change and different tactics in his first Group One attempt this weekend.
  • Mon, May 13, 2019
    Will be a big field and a competitive race off the nominations for the 2019 Doomben Cup at Doomben on Saturday.
  • Mon, May 13, 2019
    A good sized field of stayers is likely off the nominations for the 2019 Queen’s Cup at Morphettville on Saturday.
  • Mon, May 13, 2019
    Having contemplated a Queensland campaign for One More Try, trainer Matt Cumani will keep the mare in Melbourne for a light preparation ahead of the spring.
  • Mon, May 13, 2019
    Promising sprinter Chapter and Verse will take a major step towards a start in the Group One Stradbroke Handicap when he runs in the BRC Sprint.
  • Mon, May 13, 2019
    They raced on a soft 7 and the rail chopped out. Back and wide was the place to be. Having said that, there was only one blow-out (Le Cavalier in the Federal), with five well-supported gallopers winning on the day.
  • Mon, May 13, 2019
    Brought into action earlier than anticipated, the Ballarat synthetic track has been praised by jockey Brad Rawiller who rode a double at its first meeting.
  • Sun, May 12, 2019
    In the latest integrity mix-up in Queensland a horse has carried the wrong saddle cloth number to victory at Toowoomba.
  • Sun, May 12, 2019
    Striking grey The Candy Man is set to run at the Gold Coast or Doomben after missing a start in the Chairman's Handicap.
  • Sat, May 11, 2019
    The Andrew Ramsden Stakes looms as the next option for imported stayer Alfarris after he registered his first Australian win in a 2406m race at Caulfield.
  • Sat, May 11, 2019
    Former Perth filly Bam's On Fire has backed up a maiden victory in country Victoria with a city win at Caulfield in the second start of her campaign.
  • Sat, May 11, 2019
    The Aaron Purcell-trained Guizot has backed up a win during the recent Warrnambool carnival with another victory in an open handicap at Caulfield.
  • Sat, May 11, 2019
    Godolphin's Trekking has emerged as a possible big-race contender in Brisbane with his win in a Listed race at the Scone feature meeting.
  • Sat, May 11, 2019
    The 2018 Sydney Cup runner-up Zacada has won the Group Three Rotorua Cup to bring up a century of winners this season for Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman.
  • Fri, May 10, 2019
    Reports are indicating Queensland horse trainer Ben Currie has received a four year disqualification from Queensland Racing Integrity Stewards.
  • Fri, May 10, 2019
    Gary and Mary West are pursuing legal options in a bid to have disqualified Kentucky Derby winner Maximum Security reinstated.
  • Fri, May 10, 2019
    Leading trainer Tony McEvoy has made a quick trip to Brisbane to oversee his Doomben 10,000 chances Manuel and Dollar For Dollar's track work.
  • Fri, May 10, 2019
    Special Missile has given brothers Richard and Michael Freedman a feature win in the Scone Cup days into their new training partnership.
  • Fri, May 10, 2019
    The chance to earn all-important black-type at Scone has won out over a three-year-old fillies race at Caulfield for connections of Tropezina.
  • Thu, May 09, 2019
    Trainer Anthony Cummings has enjoyed a long association with prolific owner/breeder Gerry Harvey and Libertini is shaping as the pair's latest star.
  • Thu, May 09, 2019
    Tony McEvoy has faith in the ability of two-year-old Grand Scholar who will be out to break through for a win at Caulfield in her third start at stakes level.
  • Wed, May 08, 2019
    The track is rated a soft 7 with the rail out 4m the entire circuit. Further showers are possible this morning (Wednesday). A rare Wednesday meeting in the capital and it’s drawn competitive fields.
  • Wed, May 08, 2019
    It has been a significant week for trainer Kris Lees and the party isn't over yet with a host of stakes runners at Scone and a ticket in the Doomben 10,000.
  • Wed, May 08, 2019
    Trainer Sharyn Trolove will consider giving unbeaten three-year-old Not Enough Effort a break following his victory in the Blue Star Print Handicap at Sandown.
  • Wed, May 08, 2019
    Sydney trainer John O'Shea is looking forward to the Scone carnival and believes there is room for more feature Saturday race meetings in regional areas.
  • Wed, May 08, 2019
    Dual-licence holder Richard Cully landed his first winner as a trainer at Sandown as he continues his career as a jumps jockey through the winter months.
  • Tue, May 07, 2019
    After missing a planned start in the Hollindale Stakes, Fierce Impact has been diverted to the Scone Cup ahead of a Group One mission in Brisbane.
  • Tue, May 07, 2019
    Caulfield has previously been a happy work place for Canberra trainer Todd Smart who is set to run Washington Towers in the Listed Redoute's Choice Stakes.
  • Mon, May 06, 2019
    Trainer David Hayes says a decision is pending whether Furrion heads to the paddock or presses on to run in the Andrew Ramsden Stakes later this month.
  • Mon, May 06, 2019
    Damien Oliver has been booked to ride in-form Steel Prince in the Andrew Ramsden Stakes, a race offering a Melbourne Cup ballot exemption to the winner.
  • Sun, May 05, 2019
    In-form Caloundra trainer Stuart Kendrick has completed a big week by being named the trainer for a new venture aimed at ready-to-run horses.
  • Sat, May 04, 2019
    Fastnet Tempest has had to survive a protest from the rider of runner-up Addictive Nature to claim his first win in more than a year at Flemington.
  • Sat, May 04, 2019
    The Danny O'Brien-trained two-year-old Moldova has backed up a debut win at Bendigo with another victory at Flemington to remain unbeaten from two starts.
  • Sat, May 04, 2019
    A convincing win at Flemington over 2000m has set Ridgewood Drive up for a likely shot at the Group One South Australian Derby on a seven-day back-up.
  • Sat, May 04, 2019
    Sydney mare Spright has come with her trademark whirlwind finish to claim the Sangster Stakes and complete a Group One Adelaide double for jockey Damien Oliver.
  • Fri, May 03, 2019
    Trainer Bob Baffert now has the first three in the market for the Kentucky Derby after the scratching of Omaha Beach as he chases a record-equalling sixth win.
  • Fri, May 03, 2019
    Divine Quality heads into the Group One TAB Classic off a let-up with trainer Robbie Griffiths hopeful the talented mare will produce a big run fresh.
  • Thu, May 02, 2019
    Trainer Matt Dunn believes filly Rocknavar is not getting the chance to show her best because of a series of bad barrier draws.
  • Thu, May 02, 2019
    The Group One Goodwood in Adelaide is among the upcoming options for three-year-old Halvorsen who will first chase another city win in Melbourne at Flemington.
  • Wed, May 01, 2019
    Bit Of A Lad and Gold Medals have recovered well from running the Brierly Steeplechase quinella and are set to start in the Grand Annual at Warrnambool.
  • Wed, May 01, 2019
    Newcastle trainer Kris Lees will break new ground on Friday with his first runner in the $170,000 Wagga Gold Cup.
  • Wed, May 01, 2019
    Progressive stayer Steel Prince will chase a fourth straight win this preparation when he steps up in distance again in a 2600m race at Flemington.
2019 April
  • Tue, Apr 30, 2019
    Bit Of A Lad has had to survive a protest to give his co-trainer a fourth win in the Brierly Steeplechase on the opening day of the Warrnambool carnival.
  • Tue, Apr 30, 2019
    Amangiri is the early favourite for the Australasian Oaks in a capacity field while Spright headlines the 15 runners in the TAB Classic at Morphettville.
  • Tue, Apr 30, 2019
    Clinton McDonald is planning to run Causeway Girl in the Group Two Euclase Stakes in Adelaide but will also accept for the filly in a race at Flemington.
  • Tue, Apr 30, 2019
    Lightly raced Super Ex will resume at Randwick for his first start since September while younger stablemate Splintex will chase a maiden win on the program.
  • Tue, Apr 30, 2019
    Australian Oaks runner-up Scarlet Dream will have a barrier trial at Warwick Farm ahead of a Brisbane campaign which could include both the Qld Oaks and Derby.
  • Mon, Apr 29, 2019
    Trainer Gerald Ryan is looking ahead to Randwick but first is keen to see how Menari performs in a race day gallop after returning from stud.
  • Sun, Apr 28, 2019
    Top rating jumper Zed Em will attempt to set a modern day weight carrying record in Thursday’s $350,000 Grand Annual Steeplechase at Warrnambool.
  • Sun, Apr 28, 2019
    The Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield will be the likely return of star filly Mystic Journey who is about to start work after a six-week spell.
  • Sun, Apr 28, 2019
    Queensland racing officials are to review their systems after an apprentice who was ineligible to ride at a metropolitan meeting rode a winner at Ipswich.
  • Sat, Apr 27, 2019
    Tough mare Irithea could head to Queensland for a shot at the Group One Stradbroke Handicap after her win in the Group Three Hawkesbury Crown.
  • Sat, Apr 27, 2019
    Military Zone has held off a determined challenge from Trope to win the Group Three Hawkesbury Guineas and earn a trip to the Brisbane carnival.
  • Fri, Apr 26, 2019
    Trainer Liam Birchley says sprinter Havasay is racing better than it appears on paper as he prepares to take on Redzel in the Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm.
  • Fri, Apr 26, 2019
    Blake Shinn has the task of proving Le Juge isn't a one-jockey horse when he replaces Robbie Fradd on the gelding at Eagle Farm.
  • Fri, Apr 26, 2019
    A Queensland campaign is on the radar for talented Iconoclasm if he can perform strongly first-up for new trainer Danny O'Brien at Caulfield.
  • Fri, Apr 26, 2019
    Trainer Joe Pride believes Kylease can reach the top level and but first he is hoping she can extend her winning ways to the Hawkesbury Guineas.
  • Fri, Apr 26, 2019
    Trainer Tony McEvoy has aimed well-related Sisstar at the inaugural million dollar Showdown at Caulfield and believes the filly will run a bold race.
  • Fri, Apr 26, 2019
    Star filly Sunlight has finished a close second to stablemate Cool Passion in a barrier trial ahead of a planned crack at a fourth Group One win this season.
  • Fri, Apr 26, 2019
    Adam Trinder and Anthony Darmanin have enjoyed success in Melbourne this season with Mystic Journey and will try to add a Caulfield win with Twitchy Frank.
  • Thu, Apr 25, 2019
    Trainer Brett Cavanough will be in Hong Kong but will be watching on television as Gem Dealer makes a bid for an Oaks start when she runs at Eagle Farm.
  • Thu, Apr 25, 2019
    Rachel King has returned from injury to ride a winner at Randwick while two-year-olds Libertini and Reloaded have shown they have bigger things in store.
  • Thu, Apr 25, 2019
    Trainer Archie Alexander believes there were genuine excuses for Saccharo's unplaced run last start and hopes for a vastly improved showing at Caulfield.
  • Thu, Apr 25, 2019
    Transact has given Gai Waterhouse her fourth VRC St Leger win from the past seven runnings with a tough on-pace victory in the 2800m-race at Flemington.
  • Wed, Apr 24, 2019
    Three-quarter brothers Lucifer's Reward and Oh So Rewarding are among a field of 16 vying for top honours in the inaugural running of The Showdown at Caulfield.
  • Wed, Apr 24, 2019
    Japanese-bred Wolfe will be striving to make it three wins from as many starts when the gelding resumes from a spell in a 1400m benchmark race at Randwick.
  • Tue, Apr 23, 2019
    Trainer Anthony Cummings has decided against a quick back-up for Randwick winner Agassi and he will miss the Hawkesbury Guineas.
  • Tue, Apr 23, 2019
    Queensland rider Beau Appo has been outed for four weeks for weighing in light on a winner at Toowoomba which was subsequently disqualified.
  • Tue, Apr 23, 2019
    Burrows Saint has led in a trifecta for Willie Mullins to give the champion trainer his first win in the Irish Grand National Steeplechase.
  • Tue, Apr 23, 2019
    A total of 32 horses have been nominated for inaugural running of The Showdown, Melbourne’s new $1 million race for two-year-olds, at Caulfield on Saturday.
  • Tue, Apr 23, 2019
    Last-start Galilee Series Final runner-up Transact will try to give the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable another win in the Listed VRC St Leger.
  • Mon, Apr 22, 2019
    Absolute Flirt is now likely to be Adelaide-bound for a stakes race after returning from a spell to claim victory in a two-year-old race at Sandown.
  • Mon, Apr 22, 2019
    A ride in his home city of Albury for the Lindsay Park stable has led to Blaike McDougall landing his first Melbourne city winner aboard Prism at Sandown.
  • Mon, Apr 22, 2019
    The Brisbane Racing Club hopes to hold jump-outs to help trainers with a set of key barrier trials at Doomben called off because of rain.
  • Mon, Apr 22, 2019
    Trainer Tony Gollan has been forced to revert to a back-up plan after he was scratching two stable stars because of a wet Doomben track.
  • Mon, Apr 22, 2019
    Trainer Robbie Laing is confident Stars Of Carrum has recovered from his failure in the Australian Derby and is on song for a shot at the VRC St Leger.
  • Sun, Apr 21, 2019
    After a huge Easter Saturday for Trial Watch and Blackbook followers – Graceful Storm ($81), Grey Lion ($51), Top Striker ($17), Pierata ($5), Trekking ($5.50) and more – check out what we have in store for the rest of the Easter weekend!
  • Sun, Apr 21, 2019
    Unbeaten two-year-old colt Super Seth will chase a first stakes win in the Listed Anzac Day Stakes at Flemington with jockey Clayton Douglas to retain the ride.
  • Sat, Apr 20, 2019
    The Chosen One has given premier New Zealand trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman a win on the final day of the Sydney carnival in the Frank Packer Plate.
  • Sat, Apr 20, 2019
    Kathy O'Hara has ridden a Group Three double at Randwick on late pick-up Laburnum for Godolphin and the Matthew Smith-trained Grey Lion for OTI.
  • Sat, Apr 20, 2019
    Three-year-old colt Morrissy could have earned a crack at a Group Two sprint in Adelaide with a determined victory over 1200m at Caulfield.
  • Sat, Apr 20, 2019
    Pierata has snared a life-changing Group One win in the All Aged Stakes with Osborne Bulls second at the elite level for the fourth time this campaign.
  • Sat, Apr 20, 2019
    Princess Jenni has showed her class with a strong finishing effort with a big weight to claim a narrow win in the Jack Elliott Handicap at Caulfield.
  • Sat, Apr 20, 2019
    The Danny O'Brien-trained Grinzinger Star has made it back-to-back wins at Caulfield as he continues on a path towards a potential South Australian Derby tilt.
  • Sat, Apr 20, 2019
    Clayton Douglas has claimed his first stakes win as a jockey, guiding Streets Of Avalon to a determined victory in the Group Three Victoria Handicap.
  • Fri, Apr 19, 2019
    Father and son trainers Murray and Bjorn Baker will be in opposition corners when they start rival runners in a stakes race at Randwick.
  • Fri, Apr 19, 2019
    Trainer Tony Noonan will consider a trip to Queensland for consistent Manolo Blahniq if the gelding can win the Group Three Victoria Handicap at Caulfield.
  • Fri, Apr 19, 2019
    Godolphin stayer Ghostwatch will not come to Melbourne for the Andrew Ramsden Stakes which carries a Melbourne Cup ballot exemption.
  • Thu, Apr 18, 2019
    Tough gelding Le Romain will have a significant gear change when he lines up in the Group One All Aged Stakes for the third year in succession.
  • Thu, Apr 18, 2019
    A likely dry track is a big attraction for I'm A Rippa who resumes at Doomben in the Listed Ascot Handicap on the way to the Stradbroke.
  • Thu, Apr 18, 2019
    Owner/breeder Neville Bell hopes Kalik can get a Saturday win at Doomben before the better two-year-olds arrive from the south for the carnival.
  • Thu, Apr 18, 2019
    Randwick hosts the third week in a row of G1 action with the All Aged Stakes and Champagne Stakes.
  • Thu, Apr 18, 2019
    Jockey Mark Zahra has lost his appeal against the severity of a 25-meeting suspension and $3800 fine for careless riding in a race at Randwick.
  • Wed, Apr 17, 2019
    Champagne Cuddles will chase a breakthrough Group One win in the All Aged Stakes at Randwick in a changing of the guard for trainer Bjorn Baker.
  • Wed, Apr 17, 2019
    On the back of an afternoon he would rather forget, David Payne could be set for a day to remember with two unlikely runners in the Group One Champagne Stakes
  • Wed, Apr 17, 2019
    A stakes race could be on the agenda for Divanation if she can be successful at her first try over 2000m in the Bill Collins Handicap at Caulfield.
  • Wed, Apr 17, 2019
    Music Bay will be out to confirm Adelaide feature race plans when she steps up to 1600m at Caulfield on the back of a convincing midweek win at Sandown.
  • Wed, Apr 17, 2019
    Godolphin will not be represented in the Champagne Stakes, ruling out a clean sweep for the operation in this season's Australian Group Ones for juveniles.
  • Wed, Apr 17, 2019
    The Brisbane Racing Club is hoping a prize money increase and some outstanding recent winners will help the BRC Sires' Produce Stakes regain Group One status.
  • Tue, Apr 16, 2019
    A chat with the handicapper will help determine whether provincial king Bobbing takes on open company in the G3 Hawkesbury Gold Cup on Saturday week.
  • Tue, Apr 16, 2019
    Racing Queensland is looking at a modernised rule to refuse all nominations by Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie until charges against him are resolved.