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2020 April
  • 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.
  • Fri, Mar 20, 2020
    Trainer Chris Anderson has decided to keep promising Profit in Queensland for the winter carnival after he runs at Eagle Farm.
  • Fri, Mar 20, 2020
    British Horseracing Authority chief executive Nick Rust says they are working on a plan for financial assistance to participants while racing is shut down.
  • Fri, Mar 20, 2020
    Lindsay Park has decided to stay close to home and try Harlem again at 2400m in the Mornington Cup instead of continuing his campaign in Sydney.
  • Fri, Mar 20, 2020
    Trainer Mike Moroney believes Hawker Hurricane will strip much fitter for the Listed Darby Munro Stakes at Rosehill after an unplaced first-up run in Melbourne.
  • Fri, Mar 20, 2020
    Chris Waller has already had success with one former Aidan O'Brien-trained horse this autumn and he is hoping to continue in the same vein with Norway.
  • Fri, Mar 20, 2020
    New Zealand Derby winner Sherwood Forest will be out to add another staying feature when he makes his Australian debut in the Rosehill Guineas.
  • Fri, Mar 20, 2020
    Almost four decades after John Thompson watched his father's horse run second in a Golden Slipper, the trainer will have his first starter in the race.
  • Fri, Mar 20, 2020
    Trainer Jamie Richards is happy Te Akau Shark is ticking all the right boxes as he prepares to extend his unbeaten run this campaign in the George Ryder Stakes.
  • Thu, Mar 19, 2020
    The James Cummings-trained Avilius is aiming for a second-straight Ranvet Stakes win at Rosehill but will have to contend with international visitor Addeybb.
  • Thu, Mar 19, 2020
    Trainer Matt Dunn is worried by a wide barrier for Xanthus as the gelding begins his winter carnival campaign at Eagle Farm.
  • Thu, Mar 19, 2020
    Jockeys and trainers are adhering to new biosecurity measures and making necessary adjustments as the racing industry navigates the corona virus outbreak.
  • Thu, Mar 19, 2020
    Kris Lees says it’s “one race at a time” this campaign with exciting prospect Mugatoo, who puts his unbeaten Australian record on the line at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.
  • Thu, Mar 19, 2020
    Castelvecchio is tracking to reassert his position as Australia's best middle-distance three-year-old when he returns to his favoured distance at Rosehill.
  • Thu, Mar 19, 2020
    Trainer Chris Munce and syndicator Shelley Hancox have combined for many wins and hope for another with Al Jood at Eagle Farm.
  • Thu, Mar 19, 2020
    Frustrating galloper Shogun Sun steps up in distance to 1500m at Eagle Farm as he tries to break an 18-month winning drought.
  • Thu, Mar 19, 2020
    It has been 13 years since Hugh Bowman last combined with Tulloch Lodge for a Group One win, a drought the combination hopes to break in the Golden Slipper.
  • Thu, Mar 19, 2020
    Daniel Stackhouse is excited to get the chance to ride in his first Golden Slipper with unbeaten filly Minhaaj gaining a start as second emergency.
  • Thu, Mar 19, 2020
    Dreamforce's trainer John Thompson concedes Kiwi raider Te Akau Shark is the one to beat in the George Ryder Stakes, and the Randwick horseman should know.
  • Thu, Mar 19, 2020
    Trainer Mike Moroney is convinced Tofane is up to Group One level and is hoping the mare can land her first elite-level win in The Galaxy at Rosehill.
  • Thu, Mar 19, 2020
    A group of 25 Victorian jockeys will no longer participate in trackwork or ride in jump-outs as Racing Victoria implements new initiatives to keep racing going.
  • Wed, Mar 18, 2020
    The coronavirus emergency has forced several high-profile Sydney jockeys to cancel their plans to ride on the second day of the Albury carnival on Friday, featuring the $200,000 Albury Gold Cup.
  • Wed, Mar 18, 2020
    Racing Victoria (RV) wishes to provide the following update on further arrangements for Victorian racing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Wed, Mar 18, 2020
    Farnan has won two key lead-ups and co-trainer Adrian Bott says the colt is in great shape for his autumn grand final in the $3.5 million Golden Slipper.
  • Wed, Mar 18, 2020
    Trainer John Sargent is happy to give lightly raced Get The Idea his chance to measure up in the Rosehill Guineas with a view to an ATC Australian Derby start.
  • Wed, Mar 18, 2020
    They had been frustrating their respective Hawkesbury trainers – but turned the corner today and book-ended the program on their home track.
  • Wed, Mar 18, 2020
    Horseracing's Kentucky Derby has been moved from May to September due to official advice during the coronavirus pandemic, Churchill Downs' Bill Carstanjen says.
  • Wed, Mar 18, 2020
    Kathy O'Hara will reunite with in-form Madam Rouge in The Galaxy at Rosehill, with trainer Chris Waller believing the mare is a genuine lightweight chance.
  • Wed, Mar 18, 2020
    Star three-year-olds Bivouac, Exceedance and Loving Gaby headline a field of 11 along with Mystic Journey for the Group One William Reid Stakes at The Valley.
  • Tue, Mar 17, 2020
    The Race History of the Alexandra Stakes run at Moonee Valley on Friday suggests some good fillies are winners of this race.
  • Tue, Mar 17, 2020
    Of the final field of 16 two year olds in the 2020 Golden Slipper, there are 7 colts and 9 fillies engaged for the richest juvenile race in the world held this Saturday at Rosehill.
  • Tue, Mar 17, 2020
    We’ve seen some quality gallopers take The Galaxy of late which is being run at Rosehill on Saturday.
  • Tue, Mar 17, 2020
    Farnan has been displaced by Blue Diamond Stakes winner Tagaloa as the Golden Slipper favourite after drawing wide.
  • Tue, Mar 17, 2020
    A group of Victorian jockeys will be joined by two of their NSW counterparts on a charter flight to Sydney to ride at the Golden Slipper meeting at Rosehill.
  • Tue, Mar 17, 2020
    Key Queensland Racing Integrity Commission staff will work in isolation on non-race days to restrict the spread of coronavirus.
  • Tue, Mar 17, 2020
    Nature Strip will not head to Melbourne for the William Reid Stakes, with the TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick scheduled for the star sprinter's next start.
  • Tue, Mar 17, 2020
    Former Doncaster Mile favourite Mozu Ascot and My Style will not travel to Sydney but a third Japanese horse, Danon Premium, is on his way for the QE Stakes.
  • Tue, Mar 17, 2020
    The coronavirus pandemic has not prevented an impressive list of entries from NSW and Victorian stables for Friday's Albury Gold Cup meeting.
  • Tue, Mar 17, 2020
    Brisbane gelding The Candy Man is out of contention for the Doncaster Mile with trainer Barry Baldwin pulling the pin on a lead-up race at Eagle Farm.
  • Tue, Mar 17, 2020
    Grahame Begg says two-year-old Mildred has done particularly well leading into the Golden Slipper but the trainer is lamenting her wide barrier.
  • Mon, Mar 16, 2020
    The Nominations for the 2020 NE Manion Cup at Rosehill on Saturday provides for some interesting Sydney Cup rivals.
  • Mon, Mar 16, 2020
    The Peter and Paul Snowden-trained Barbaric will not run in the Golden Slipper, paving the way for former favourite Cellsabeel to start.
  • Mon, Mar 16, 2020
    Star New Zealand jockey Opie Bosson has arrived back in Australia in time to avoid self-isolation and will be based in Sydney for the autumn carnival.
  • Mon, Mar 16, 2020
    While professional racing is scheduled to continue with public lock-outs, some picnic race meetings in both Victoria and NSW have been cancelled.
  • Mon, Mar 16, 2020
    Racing NSW refers to the restrictions imposed by the Commonwealth and NSW Governments in respect of public gatherings of over 500 people.
  • Mon, Mar 16, 2020
    Blue Diamond winner Tagaloa has taken benefit from his second placing in the Todman Stakes at Randwick and is in top order for the Golden Slipper at Rosehill.
  • Sun, Mar 15, 2020
    It may have been nothing more than a Maiden Plate at Taree, but it meant plenty to Hawkesbury trainer Marty McInerney.
  • Sun, Mar 15, 2020
    Racing Australia offices are currently continuing to operate as normal to support the Principal Racing Authorities, Race Clubs and participants as the industry moves to the continuation of racing from Monday 16 March based on the advice of the Chief Medical Officer to Commonwealth and State Governments in relation to public gatherings of over 500 people.
  • Sun, Mar 15, 2020
    David Eustace is banking on a return to racing around a bend at The Valley to prove a winning formula for Loving Gaby in the Group One William Reid Stakes.
  • Sat, Mar 14, 2020
    Well-travelled mare Con Te Partiro has ended an 18-month Group One drought for trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott with a Coolmore Classic victory.
  • Sat, Mar 14, 2020
    Trainer Matthew Brown believes there is still more upside with five-year-old Exasperate who has made it two Caulfield wins from his past three starts.
  • Sat, Mar 14, 2020
    UK jockey Tom Marquand has made an immediate impact on his return to Sydney, helping Prague secure his Golden Slipper spot with victory in a qualifying race.
  • Sat, Mar 14, 2020
    After two black-type placings in her first three starts, juvenile River Night has broken through for a win in the Listed Redoute's Choice Stakes at Caulfield.
  • Sat, Mar 14, 2020
    Lightly raced stayer Grand Promenade will be set for the Warrnambool Cup after registering his fourth straight win with a fighting victory at Caulfield.
  • Fri, Mar 13, 2020
    Alligator Blood will run in the All-Star Mile with his owners and their families and friends to gather at a nearby venue close to the course.
  • Fri, Mar 13, 2020
    Trainer Tony Gollan won plenty of races with Spirit of Boom and he hopes to continue with two of the stallion's offspring at the Gold Coast.
  • Fri, Mar 13, 2020
    After recent Group One doubles in Sydney and at home in New Zealand, star jockey Opie Bosson is confident he can add the $5m All-Star Mile at Caulfield.
  • Fri, Mar 13, 2020
    Emerging staying prospect Master Of Wine and up-and-coming miler Rock are geared up to put their carnival talents on show at Rosehill.
  • Fri, Mar 13, 2020
    Race meetings in NSW, Qld and SA will go ahead as planned over the weekend but the public will be locked out of the All-Star Mile at Caulfield.
  • Fri, Mar 13, 2020
    On a grand Friday morning prior to the Golden Slipper Festival, Rosehill is primed.
  • Fri, Mar 13, 2020
    After finishing second to subsequent Australian Cup winner Fifty Stars in the Blamey Stakes, Secret Blaze is favourite to take out the Mornington Cup Prelude.
  • Thu, Mar 12, 2020
    Online gambling business Betway has been hit with a record PS11.6 million penalty package for a series of social responsibility and money laundering failings.
  • Thu, Mar 12, 2020
    Trainer Michael Costa has called on comeback jockey Michael Cahill to ride Malahide on the Listed Goldmarket at the Gold Coast.
  • Thu, Mar 12, 2020
    With a Doncaster Mile berth on the line, Godolphin trainer James Cummings says Cascadian needs to put his autumn back on track in the Ajax Stakes.
  • Thu, Mar 12, 2020
    Import Danceteria is yet to produce his best form in Australia but connections are hoping a step up in distance aids his chances at Rosehill.
  • Thu, Mar 12, 2020
    There will be plenty at stake in the two-year-old races at Rosehill as 24 youngsters get their last chance to qualify for the $3.5 million Golden Slipper.
  • Thu, Mar 12, 2020
    Trainer Chris Munce has entrusted his apprentice Justin Huxtable with the ride on Boomnova in the $500,000 2YO The Jewel at the Gold Coast.
  • Thu, Mar 12, 2020
    Inverloch and Salsamor could both be on quick back-ups to the Mornington Cup if their performances in a Prelude at Caulfield warrant a start.
  • Thu, Mar 12, 2020
    David Vandyke hopes Alligator Blood can cap his season with an All-Star Mile victory but the trainer says he will be happy with a top-three finish.
  • Thu, Mar 12, 2020
    Forcast rain will be a blessing for Asharani if it arrives before Saturday’s $150,000 Provincial Championships Qualifier (1200m) at Gosford.
  • Thu, Mar 12, 2020
    The Group One Coolmore Classic will be a watershed race for owner-breeders Rob and Pam Crosby who have two runners, including favourite Sylvia's Mother.
  • Thu, Mar 12, 2020
    Trainer John Sadler has had his problems with Sartorial Splendor leading into the Inglis Dash and is now concerned how much rain might fall at Caulfield.
  • Wed, Mar 11, 2020
    Brad Rawiller and Black Heart Bart have combined for a number of feature race wins and Rawiller believes they have a chance of another in the All-Star Mile.
  • Wed, Mar 11, 2020
    Streets Of Avalon has earned his place in the All-Star Mile with a win in the Futurity Stakes and trainer Shane Nichols believes the gelding can run well again.


2020 April
2020 March