Horse Racing

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Rawiller avoids Hong Kong corruption charges

Rawiller avoids Hong Kong corruption charges

Australian jockey Nash Rawiller has avoided charges from Hong Kong’s Independent Commission Against Corruption and is understood to be at his Mornington home

Better gate could get Ultimate Eagle soaring

premium_icon Better gate could get Ultimate Eagle soaring

His trainer says he's more like a two-year-old colt than a five-year-old gelding, but when his race form matches his talent, he'll be a winner.

TRACK KING: Shelton reigns supreme, but Kosciuszko awaits

premium_icon TRACK KING: Shelton reigns supreme, but Kosciuszko awaits

AFTER four decades in the industry, Grafton trainer John Shelton could be forgiven if he wanted to slow down.

Ilia now on stable ground

premium_icon Ilia now on stable ground

AFTER looking all but set to ship out of the Everson yard, Ilia has now won four of her past five starts and chases her third straight win at Grafton.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Kris Lees welcomes Smith’s stars into the fold

Kris Lees welcomes Smith’s stars into the fold

Group 1 winners In Her Time and El Dorado Dreaming have joined Kris Lees’ Newcastle stable as their former trainer Ben Smith faces a possible lengthy ban

Seven horses racing for second against Winx

Seven horses racing for second against Winx

CHAMPION Winx will have seven rivals when she lines up in the George Main Stakes at Randwick in a bid to stretch her winning sequence to 27 and her Group 1 tally to...

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Nature Strip named for $13 million The Everest

Nature Strip named for $13 million The Everest

Trainer Darren Weir's exciting Victorian sprinter Nature Strip has been confirmed as a starter in the $13 million The TAB Everest.

Smith’s spring on hold after stewards raid stable

Smith’s spring on hold after stewards raid stable

Ben Smith, trainer of Everest-bound In Her Time, has had his trainer’s licence suspended after an investigation by Racing NSW Stewards on Tuesday

Humidor handed top weight in Cups

Humidor handed top weight in Cups

THE Darren Weir-trained triple Group 1 winner Humidor has been given top weight of 58 kilograms in both the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Rising jockey challenging big guns

Rising jockey challenging big guns

JOCKEY Matt McGillivray showed in Ipswich why he is one of the rising talents of the Queensland riding ranks.

Winx and Waller milestones just keep on coming

Winx and Waller milestones just keep on coming

Champion mare Winx seems to break racing records every time she starts — and it’s no different for the $500,000 George Main Stakes on Saturday

Williams picks up Kementari ride for Makybe

Williams picks up Kementari ride for Makybe

CRAIG Williams will partner Kementari in his return bout with Humidor in Saturday’s Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington.

Winx still Main course to create more history

Winx still Main course to create more history

CHAMPION mare Winx could be having her final start in Sydney this spring when she aims for her 27th successive win in the Group 1 $500,000 George Main Stakes at...

Shelton's sights on Kosciuszko after horse of the year gong

premium_icon Shelton's sights on Kosciuszko after horse of the year gong

While he might have scooped the pool at the CCRJC's Horse of the Year Awards, veteran trainer John Shelton has his sights firmly set on a much richer prize.

Sun 9 Sep 2018

Nature Strip to win Everest slot

Nature Strip to win Everest slot

NATURE Strip, the exciting Victorian sprinter, will be confirmed as a starter in the $13 million The TAB Everest early this week.

Leading apprentice jockey injured at CQ race meeting

premium_icon Leading apprentice jockey injured at CQ race meeting

Jockey sustains significant injuries and taken to hospital

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Weir in awe of Nature Strip’s sizzling sprint

Weir in awe of Nature Strip’s sizzling sprint

Weir has blunt message for Nature Strip doubters after the sprinter carves out a course record to win the Group 2 McEwen Stakes – the stopwatch doesn’t lie

The Autumn Sun out of luck as Tarka hits target

The Autumn Sun out of luck as Tarka hits target

The David Payne-trained Tarka, who will head to the Victoria Derby, won a thriller as luck deserted hot favourite The Autumn Sun at Rosehill Gardens

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Sandbar blossoms into Rose contender

Sandbar blossoms into Rose contender

Despite impeccable breeding and an impressive racetrack record, Sandbar continues to be underrated ahead of the Group 2 Run To The Rose at Rosehill Gardens

Sky's the limit for Gytrash

Sky's the limit for Gytrash

Gordon Richards hopes Saturday will be the last time we see Gytrash in Adelaide this year and has Melbourne spring plans for the exciting three-year-old

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