Horse Racing

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

Community rallies for toddler left in coma

Community rallies for toddler left in coma

Cooyar Campdraft Association is set to host a charity draft to raise much needed funds for the Burton family.

Depressing admission about horse’s death

Depressing admission about horse’s death

THE owner of The Cliffsofmoher, the horse that died at the Melbourne Cup, has broken his silence with a heartbreaking revelation.

Wed 7 Nov 2018

The $16 Oaks chance ready to find her best

The $16 Oaks chance ready to find her best

After watching Extra Brut dash to victory in the Derby, Mark Newnham hopes his Greysful Glamour can find her best in Thursday’s Victoria Oaks

Cashed-up Kerrin aims for Redzel repeat

Cashed-up Kerrin aims for Redzel repeat

HE’S already claimed the two richest races of the Spring Carnival but he isn’t done yet with Kerrin McEvoy chasing another win on sprint sensation Redzel.

Raiders aim to fly out on Flemington high

Raiders aim to fly out on Flemington high

EUROPEAN trainers Joseph O’Brien and Charlie Appleby are coming off very different Melbourne Cup Days, but both hope to end their raid down under in style.

A country community perspective on Melbourne Cup death

A country community perspective on Melbourne Cup death

JOCKEY Hannah Phillips, who has ridden in two races that ended in horse deaths, says the Melbourne Cup result was heartbreaking, but not common.

Aussie trainer says overseas horses getting in too light

Aussie trainer says overseas horses getting in too light

HOW can the Aussies horses beat the Europeans these days? That’s what trainer David Payne was thinking after UK horses filled the first four. in the Cup

Cup winner eyeing Aussie return

Cup winner eyeing Aussie return

CHARLIE Appleby is already planning a return to Australia next spring after Cross Counter’s stunning Flemington run produced a breakthrough for Godolphin.

European Melbourne Cup domination predicted

European Melbourne Cup domination predicted

One UK scribe has warned Australia needs to change its philosophy if it wants to again see a local win the Melbourne Cup

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