Horse Racing

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

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Excelsior to get true test of sprinting talent

Excelsior to get true test of sprinting talent

Troy Corstens is confident True Excelsior’s placing in the Group 3 Standish Handicap will be good enough for her to go close in New Zealand’s premier sprint

Sat 5 Jan 2019

Hawkes flyer gets Heart racing in record time

Hawkes flyer gets Heart racing in record time

The showdown between speedsters Heart Conquered and Sei Stella lived up to the hype with the former running a track record to win a thriller

Colt a chance to Hightail it north for Magic Millions

Colt a chance to Hightail it north for Magic Millions

Trainer Peter Snowden stopped short of confirming Hightail a certain starter in the $2m Magic Millions 2YO Classic despite the colt’s Sydney win on Saturday

Shock, horror: Winx beaten

Shock, horror: Winx beaten

A public poll conducted by a respected international racing website to determine the best race mare of 2018 has landed Winx in second place

Fri 4 Jan 2019

Speed queen Stella to get Heart racing

Speed queen Stella to get Heart racing

Exciting sprinters Heart Conquered and Sei Stella will be asked the toughest questions of their emerging careers when they clash at Randwick Kensington

Bargain buy delivering a great ride

Bargain buy delivering a great ride

As a couple of expensive youngsters try to force their way into the Magic Millions, Peter and Will Hulbert have a cheap little gem of their own in Oh Five Glory

Thu 3 Jan 2019

The Art Of The Bar well worth a shout

The Art Of The Bar well worth a shout

The Art Of The Bar will take on older mares in a last-ditch bid to revive her $2 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas campaign at Randwick’s Kensington meeting

Tue 1 Jan 2019

Magic Millions bid at Ipswich racetrack

Magic Millions bid at Ipswich racetrack

South Australian trainer Tony McEvoy brought his filly Hills to Ipswich for her maiden start and was not disappointed.

Mon 31 Dec 2018

So Si Bon among All-Star cast

So Si Bon among All-Star cast

He only recently scored his first win in two years but So Si Bon is among the Lindsay Park runners hoping to earn a crack at the $5 million All-Star Mile.

Price fillies stake claim for autumn riches

Price fillies stake claim for autumn riches

Mick Price has unearthed a couple of autumn carnival three-year-old filly contenders after both recorded decisive victories.

Sat 29 Dec 2018

Movie Role secures start in Magic Millions 2YO Classic

Movie Role secures start in Magic Millions 2YO Classic

Movie Role has secured a start in the $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic after a crafty ride by former champion English apprentice Tom Marquand at Randwick

Fri 28 Dec 2018

Munce lets Boomsara go Rogue in Plate run

Munce lets Boomsara go Rogue in Plate run

Trainer Chris Munce is hoping Boomsara can break through for his first win of the season at Doomben en route to next month’s Magic Millions Guineas

Swoop on riches may hit serious roadblock

Swoop on riches may hit serious roadblock

Trainer Matthew Dale finally gets Fell Swoop back into winning form — then next start he bumps into Godolphin star Alizee in a Christmas surprise

Thu 27 Dec 2018

Millions trip in limbo for Soldier

Millions trip in limbo for Soldier

Plans for Native Soldier’s tilt at the Magic Millions Guineas next month will rest on a veterinary clearance despite the sprinter’s Christmas Stakes win.

Wed 26 Dec 2018

Waller’s big call for Randwick feature

Waller’s big call for Randwick feature

Sydney’s champion trainer Chris Waller is usually temperate when commenting on his stable runners which makes this declaration even more meaningful.

Mon 24 Dec 2018

Pretty good effort for deserving Ipswich trainer

Pretty good effort for deserving Ipswich trainer

IPSWICH trainer Allan Doyle was happy with the morning start on Friday as he collected an early Chrissie present in the first race of the day.

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