Horse Racing

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Sunlight ready to rumble in Lightning

Sunlight ready to rumble in Lightning

Tony McEvoy has warned punters not to judge Sunlight on her first-up flop last campaign, declaring the filly ready to go in the Lightning Stakes.

Sat 9 Feb 2019

Fiesta, Estijaab thriller brings crowd to their feet

Fiesta, Estijaab thriller brings crowd to their feet

Fiesta was too strong but Estijaab only gained admirers in defeat after a memorable clash between two outstanding three-year-old fillies at Warwick Farm

Freedman doubles up with Diamond duo

Freedman doubles up with Diamond duo

Foreman Sam Freedman described it as a surreal feeling after the stable took out both divisions of the Blue Diamond Preludes with I Am Immortal and Lyre

Winx lets Bowman know she’s ready

Winx lets Bowman know she’s ready

Hugh Bowman declared Winx “as good as ever” after the mighty mare cruised through an exhibition gallop at Royal Randwick on Saturday morning

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Bowman unfazed by Accession’s wide draw

Bowman unfazed by Accession’s wide draw

Every time Accession has raced he’s improved and he will need to again in the inaugural $2m Inglis Millennium after luck was against him at the barrier draw.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

Derby winner facing retirement after injury

Derby winner facing retirement after injury

Australian Derby winner Levendi has suffered a suspected pelvic injury in a barrier trial which could spell the end of his racing career.

Slipper hopefuls set for golden path

Slipper hopefuls set for golden path

The Golden Slipper prospects of exciting colts Accession and Dawn Passage will go on the line when the pair clash in the Inglis Millennium on Saturday.

Sun 3 Feb 2019

Gollan won’t rush south with Slipper hope Garibaldi

Gollan won’t rush south with Slipper hope Garibaldi

Trainer Tony Gollan is in no rush to get expensive colt Garibaldi to Sydney despite his easy debut win at Eagle Farm.

Sat 2 Feb 2019

Serious force: All too easy for lethal Alizee

Serious force: All too easy for lethal Alizee

It’s been hard to beat Trapeze Artist and Le Romain for a number of seasons now let alone toy with them, but that’s what star mare Alizee did at Rosehill

McLaren motors into frame for Golden Slipper

McLaren motors into frame for Golden Slipper

James McDonald has a $3.5m decision to make — Tassort or McLaren for the Golden Slipper after the latter scored an impressive debut win at Rosehill

Fri 1 Feb 2019

All-Star Mile start not in the Bag just yet

All-Star Mile start not in the Bag just yet

Mr Money Bags is close to being assured a start in the All-Star Mile and a guaranteed $90,000, but he needs to justify a start by performing well at Caulfield

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Explosive police raid rocks Aussie icon

Explosive police raid rocks Aussie icon

One of Australia’s most noteworthy sporting personalities was targeted by police in a raid that has the potential to rock racing.

Sat 26 Jan 2019

McEvoy: Catch Me on par with  Millions winner

McEvoy: Catch Me on par with Millions winner

Brilliant filly Catch Me firmed into Blue Diamond favouritism after overcoming a tough run to win the fillies’ division of the Blue Diamond Preview at Caulfield

Cool Kid repays Williams’ faith after tough times

Cool Kid repays Williams’ faith after tough times

Gayna Williams was in tears after I Am A Cool Kid’s runaway win in the Highway Handicap, and you couldn’t blame her

Shinn makes safe Passage back to winners’ circle

Shinn makes safe Passage back to winners’ circle

“I’m back!” An emotional Blake Shinn has ridden Dawn Passage to victory at Royal Randwick in his first ride back after near career-ending neck injury

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Speed demons set to steal the show

Speed demons set to steal the show

The Open Handicap at Sunshine Coast has the potential to upstage the day’s feature, with four of the state's slickest speedsters burning turf over the 1000m.

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Third time lucky for mighty Winx?

Third time lucky for mighty Winx?

The mighty mare Winx has been nominated as the World’s Best Racehorse for the third year in a row - is this the year she finally takes home the prize?

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Trainer eyes tilt at Blue Diamond

Trainer eyes tilt at Blue Diamond

Chris Bieg can’t wait for the next time he loses his voice - both times it's occurred his undefeated two-year-old colt Free Of Debt has raced and won

Gold class: Accession powers up for Slipper

Gold class: Accession powers up for Slipper

Sydney’s leading jockey James McDonald was moved to compare Accession with Golden Slipper favourite Tassort after the colt streaked away at Rosehill Gardens

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Hot autumn plans for rising sprinter

Hot autumn plans for rising sprinter

Ljungberg, the hottest favourite at Rosehill Gardens, is racing to earn an autumn carnival invite

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