Horse Racing

Sat 17 Nov 2018

Stewards grill jockey Josh Parr over ride on Roheryn

Stewards grill jockey Josh Parr over ride on Roheryn

Jockey Josh Parr faced a stewards grilling that went so long it had to be adjourned to run race two after hot-pot Roheryn suffered a shock loss at Rosehill

Blinkers do the trick as Yogi goes the distance

Blinkers do the trick as Yogi goes the distance

Darren Weir was happy to win the Sandown Cup with Yogi but couldn’t help but wonder what could have happened if the stayer had gained a run in the Melbourne Cup

Fri 16 Nov 2018

Begg places faith in Our Libretto

Begg places faith in Our Libretto

Trainer Grahame Begg says the Zipping Classic will ­determine plans for his mare Our Libretto next year, including a possible tilt at the Caulfield and Melbourne...

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Hayes feels Storm brewing in  Classic

Hayes feels Storm brewing in Classic

Trainer David Hayes is happy to back up Ventura Storm in the Group 2 Zipping Classic after the gelding's failure to go the distance in the Melbourne Cup

Newsfan primed to put wind up rivals again

Newsfan primed to put wind up rivals again

Kim Waugh will unleash emerging star Newsfan at Rosehill once again and she’s got no doubt about the mare's ability to back up her scintillating first-up win

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Kendall's horse riding adventures

Kendall's horse riding adventures

Once you get a taste for adventure it can be tough to go back to normal life without thirsting for the next big thing.

Gallen’s four-legged Shark has Group 1 potential

Gallen’s four-legged Shark has Group 1 potential

Paul Gallen could have a Sydney autumn carnival contender after the gelding he part-owns, Te Akau Shark, stormed to victory in a Group 2 race in New Zealand

Winter staying test added to Cup exempt list

Winter staying test added to Cup exempt list

Trainers have praised the Victoria Racing Club’s decision to introduce a fifth ballot exempt race for the Melbourne Cup — The Andrew Ramsden, held in May.

Youngstar on mend after minor surgery

Youngstar on mend after minor surgery

Queensland Oaks winner Youngstar is likely to miss the early part of the autumn after having a small bone chip removed from her right front fetlock.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Lloyd locks in Hong Kong mission for Latrobe

Lloyd locks in Hong Kong mission for Latrobe

Irish Derby winner Latrobe will continue in Joseph O’Brien’s care after a decision to tackle next month’s Group 1 Longines Vase in Hong Kong.

Yucatan in mix for Sandown shot

Yucatan in mix for Sandown shot

Melbourne Cup favourite Yucatan might contest the Group 2 Zipping Classic as Lloyd Williams attempts to build on Zipping’s legacy in the Sandown feature.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Ipswich punters still cashing in

Ipswich punters still cashing in

THE Ipswich race meeting corresponding to the VRC Oaks Day went off without a hitch with just six races on the day.

Industry rallies around legendary horseman

Industry rallies around legendary horseman

The North Burnett's campdrafting community has rallied in support of legendary Monto-born horseman and trainer Ken May.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Oliver further cements greatness

Oliver further cements greatness

Damien Oliver is rightly revered as one of the greats of the Australian jockey ranks, underlined by his performances at the Melbourne Spring Carnival

Lloyd ponders Japan Cup start for Latrobe

Lloyd ponders Japan Cup start for Latrobe

After finishing second in Saturday's Mackinnon Stakes, Lloyd Williams’ Irish import Latrobe may be overseas for a shot at the Japan Cup

Freshened Viddora heading to Perth

Freshened Viddora heading to Perth

After failing on a heavy track in Sydney, Group 1 winner Viddora looks like being sent back to the scene of one of his greatest triumphs

Sky Boy in great Villiers pointer

Sky Boy in great Villiers pointer

CHRISTIAN Reith had to adopt Plan B on Sky Boy at Rosehill but the Cummings-trained galloper kept his Villiers campaign alive with a gritty win.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Team Hayes turns to its Warrior

Team Hayes turns to its Warrior

Lindsay Park doesn't often miss out, particularly in Melbourne Cup week, but Team Hayes believes it can finish with a flourish with Redkirk Warrior on Saturday

Thu 8 Nov 2018

English owner sets sights on The Everest, Sydney Cup

English owner sets sights on The Everest, Sydney Cup

Flamboyant English owner Marwan Koukash is considering a Sydney Cup tilt with Magic Circle and is keen to find a sprinter for The Everest

Jen Hawkins stuns in Oaks Day dress

Jen Hawkins stuns in Oaks Day dress

Stunning model Jennifer Hawkins is celebrating her final official paid appearance as a Myer ambassador at the Oaks Day races today

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