Horse Racing

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Grunt set for Winx showdown

Grunt set for Winx showdown

MICK Price has decided Makybe Diva Stakes winner Grunt will not head down a Cups path but instead take on racing’s biggest challenge - Winx in the Cox Plate.

No Red flags on Everest defence

No Red flags on Everest defence

TRAINER remains confident Redzel will be fit to defend his title in The Everest, saying the star sprinter was scratched on Saturday as a precaution.

Tulip leads Hayes triple threat

Tulip leads Hayes triple threat

LINDSAY Park will throw a trio of well-credentialed runners at Saturday’s Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield, hopeful of a drought-breaking victory.

Flag Of Honour wins Irish St Leger

Flag Of Honour wins Irish St Leger

MELBOURNE Cup entrant Flag Of Honour has given trainer Aidan O’Brien and jockey Ryan Moore a second St Leger win in two days

Sat 15 Sep 2018

By George, Winx has done it again

By George, Winx has done it again

Another day, another record. Wonder mare Winx has created history again by becoming the first horse to win three consecutive George Main Stakes

Winx chases another slice of history

Winx chases another slice of history

Winix is set to race to extend her world record of Group 1 wins out to 27 when she races in the George Main Stakes

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Benbatl leads European charge for spring riches

Benbatl leads European charge for spring riches

The house-full sign will go up at the Werribee Horse Centre next month, with 27 horses entering quarantine in the UK and Ireland before heading to Melbourne

Why Winx’s trainer is ‘preparing for defeat’

premium_icon Why Winx’s trainer is ‘preparing for defeat’

“This is sport and even the greatest are beaten”. While Chris Waller doesn’t think Winx is vulnerable he is preparing for the unthinkable - her losing.

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

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...

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

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