Horse Racing

Thu 18 Mar 2021

Spinal surgery ends champion jockey’s brilliant career

Spinal surgery ends champion jockey’s brilliant career

Corey Brown has confirmed his riding career is over after receiving the news he didn’t want to admit but had been dreading for some time.

Wed 17 Mar 2021

Jockey hit with a whopping list of charges

Premium Content Jockey hit with a whopping list of charges

Terry Treichel has been charged with 32 offences, including for placing bets on his own races, by Thoroughbred Racing NT.

Fri 19 Feb 2021

Cup-winning jockey in WorkCover stoush

Premium Content Cup-winning jockey in WorkCover stoush

A two-time Melbourne Cup winning jockey is in the middle of a court battle with WorkCover Queensland following a horror fall at Eagle Farm.

‘Mission accomplished’: Mare to deliver trainer’s dying wish

Premium Content ‘Mission accomplished’: Mare to deliver trainer’s dying wish

A dream has come true for terminally ill trainer Bill Ryan whose diminutive mare Still a Star found her way into the richest mile race in the world.

Mon 8 Feb 2021

Hall of fame legend considers switch to training ranks

Hall of fame legend considers switch to training ranks

One of racing’s all-time great jockeys is pottering around a Randwick stable learning the tricks of the training trade, but it could very easily become more permanent.

Thu 4 Feb 2021

How stud supremo built empire on ‘risk and reward’

How stud supremo built empire on ‘risk and reward’

Newgate Farm boss Henry Field hopes to unearth another potential stallion prospect as he applies his strategy to stay at the forefront of thoroughbred breeding.

Trainer in Magic Millions ‘melee’ with grandmother

Premium Content Trainer in Magic Millions ‘melee’ with grandmother

A prominent racing trainer has been involved in a confrontation with a woman after she slapped him for making contact with her.

Tue 2 Feb 2021

Moore begins search for star to spearhead Sydney stable

Moore begins search for star to spearhead Sydney stable

Legendary trainer John Moore has emerged from two weeks in quarantine and begun the search for his next star.

Fri 29 Jan 2021

Sambro well placed to cash in

Premium Content Sambro well placed to cash in

Find out why racing editor Nathan Exelby reckons a horse with a poor win strike rate is a good gamble at the Sunshine Coast.

Wed 27 Jan 2021

No go zone: Vandyke gives Eagle Farm the flick

No go zone: Vandyke gives Eagle Farm the flick

The Eagle Farm situation continues to be a major headache for Queensland racing officials, with a top trainer telling clients he will not be starting horses there.

Tue 19 Jan 2021

Penthurst goes to the penthouse with Ballina Cup win

Premium Content Penthurst goes to the penthouse with Ballina Cup win

Murwillumbah trainer Matthew Dunn’s notched another winner at the 2021 Ballina Cup.

Fri 15 Jan 2021

Horse-lover’s dream property: 15 stables near Ballina track

Premium Content Horse-lover’s dream property: 15 stables near Ballina track

In a rare offering, this property is zoned industrial but also has an “immaculate” residence on site.

Wed 13 Jan 2021

Ballina Cup almost sold out, conditions set to be perfect

Premium Content Ballina Cup almost sold out, conditions set to be perfect

Ballina Jockey Club is ready for a day of socially-distant celebration as it prepares for the annual Ballina Cup.

Tue 12 Jan 2021

NRL great Billy Slater’s lucrative new career

Premium Content NRL great Billy Slater’s lucrative new career

NRL legend Billy Slater has traded footballs for racehorses in his new career as a thoroughbred breeder and has everything riding on lot 402 in the Magic Millions...

‘Life’s a competition’: Gerry Harvey on the art of the big sale

Premium Content ‘Life’s a competition’: Gerry Harvey on the art of the big...

Selling horses, selling fridges – it’s all the same approach for Harvey Norman mogul and Magic Millions yearling auction owner Gerry Harvey.

Fri 25 Dec 2020

Boxing Day races ready to gallop

Premium Content Boxing Day races ready to gallop

BOXING Day races at Ballina Jockey Club are always a family fun event and 2020 is no exception.

Fri 18 Dec 2020

Looking for a winner at Rocky’s big race meeting today?

Premium Content Looking for a winner at Rocky’s big race meeting today?

Our resident tipsters share their fancies for the nine-race program.

Fri 20 Nov 2020

Owner reveals Winx slowly recovering from ordeal

Owner reveals Winx slowly recovering from ordeal

Winx co-owner Peter Tighe knows the racing game can be cruel after the mare lost her first foal but another win in The Gong will help take his mind off the tragic...

Sat 7 Nov 2020

Glitch causes Spring Carnival chaos

Glitch causes Spring Carnival chaos

A nationwide betting agency crash has brought races in both Sydney and Melbourne to a standstill as the punters’ frustrations grow.

Wed 4 Nov 2020

‘Distressing’ detail exposes ‘cold’ Cup truth

‘Distressing’ detail exposes ‘cold’ Cup truth

A “devastating” statistical cluster has revealed the real crisis threatening to kill off the Melbourne Cup in a “national disgrace”.

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