Horse Racing

Sun 19 Jan 2020

Berry in prime position for third Golden Slipper

premium_icon Berry in prime position for third Golden Slipper

He’s won two and a third Golden Slipper just might be in the pipeline after Cellsabeel made easy work of her rivals.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Toowoomba trainer's NZ buy pays off at Eagle Farm

Toowoomba trainer's NZ buy pays off at Eagle Farm

Promising stayer Romakash has vindicated trainer Matt Kropp's decision to make an annual trip to the New Zealand sales with his win at Eagle Farm

Trainer left bemused after 'real handful' wins

Trainer left bemused after 'real handful' wins

Trainer Rob Heathcote is rarely stuck for words but he was left bemused after Emerald Kingdom won the Canadian Club Plate (1000m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday

Video: ‘Idiots’ jump fence during horse race

Video: ‘Idiots’ jump fence during horse race

Racing officials have called for life bans for "disgusting" spectators who jumped the fence and ran on to the track during a race at Cranbourne on Friday night

Fri 17 Jan 2020

Who makes the All-Star Mile and why

Who makes the All-Star Mile and why

Racing writer Michael Manley has gazed into his crystal ball and come up with his final 15 runners made up of wildcards and votes for the All-Star Mile.

Thu 16 Jan 2020

Bump in the road for All-Star Journey

Bump in the road for All-Star Journey

Tasmanian star racehorse Mystic Journey’s bid for back-to-back All-Star Miles has taken a minor hit with the mare expected to miss several days of trackwork.

Wed 15 Jan 2020

Roughie chasing All-Star Mile return

Roughie chasing All-Star Mile return

After enjoying the ride of their life last year, the connections of Man Of His Word are preparing for another big day as they eye another All-Star Mile start.

Smoke may force Flemington shift

Smoke may force Flemington shift

Racing Victoria officials are keeping a close watch on the air quality in Melbourne and could shift Saturday’s Flemington meeting if conditions don’t improve.

Tue 14 Jan 2020

Keys’ bid for All-Star glory begins in earnest

Keys’ bid for All-Star glory begins in earnest

Ken Keys is excited about the prospects of All-Star Mile nominees Soul Patch and Spanish Reef but the trainer's fate will hinge on runners snaring enough votes.

Mon 13 Jan 2020

Bloody close: How Alligator made it on time

premium_icon Bloody close: How Alligator made it on time

David Vandyke tried to leave nothing to chance getting Alligator Blood to the track on time but he couldn’t foresee a petrol tanker rolling over on highway.

How Magic Millions raised $1.1 million for fires

premium_icon How Magic Millions raised $1.1 million for fires

The Gold Coast’s Magic Millions raised more than $1.1 million to help the recovery from Australia devastating bushfires. Here’s how they did it.

Sat 11 Jan 2020

$41 pop takes out Magic Millions 2YO Classic

$41 pop takes out Magic Millions 2YO Classic

Victorian trainer Ciaron Maher struggled to think of a more satisfying victory in his career after Away Game won the Magic Millions 2YO Classic

Alligator Blood wins MM Guineas after horror float trip

Alligator Blood wins MM Guineas after horror float trip

Alligator Blood overcame a horror float trip to give trainer David Vandyke and Ryan Maloney career highlights in the $2 million Magic Millions Guineas

Coast's Alligator Blood wins MM Guineas

premium_icon Coast's Alligator Blood wins MM Guineas

After a drama-filled build-up, The Sunshine Coast’s Alligator Blood charged to victory in the Magic Millions three-year-old Guineas.

Magic Millions races delayed after fuel truck rollover

premium_icon Magic Millions races delayed after fuel truck rollover

The Magic Millions' race day schedule has been put back about 35 minutes after horses being transported down from Brisbane were held up by a M1 fuel truck crash

Waller tips bigger things for Madam Rouge

premium_icon Waller tips bigger things for Madam Rouge

Trainer Chris Waller is predicting even bigger things to come for the winner of the $1 million Magic Millions Snippets, Madam Rouge

Fri 10 Jan 2020

Rivals racing for second against Alligator

premium_icon Rivals racing for second against Alligator

Anthony Freedman denied Alligator Blood’s connections victory in the Caulfield Guineas but he’s not so sure the same will happen in the Magic Millions Guineas.

Thu 9 Jan 2020

Bidding for that one in a millions

premium_icon Bidding for that one in a millions

Buyers, agents and trainers from all over the world were beaten out by a Warwick Farm trainer who paid $1.9m for a colt at the Magic Millions on the Gold Coast.

Wed 8 Jan 2020

30 more horses stolen with prize stallion

premium_icon 30 more horses stolen with prize stallion

As negotiators try to secure the release of prized stallion Churchill Downs, which was bred by John Singleton, 30 more horses have been stolen.

Jockey hopes for ‘luck’ ahead of Magic Millions race

premium_icon Jockey hopes for ‘luck’ ahead of Magic Millions race

Jockey Tommy Berry has revealed why his hopes haven’t risen after the market reaction picked his horse as the favourite to win.

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