From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Two charges have been issued against the trainer of Baron Archer, Jason Warren, with Racing Victoria continuing its probe into unusual betting patterns.
One of the best known racing media identities, Ken Callander, has resigned from his weekly column with the Daily Telegraph, leaving a decorated history at News Limited.
An imposing 71kg awaits million-dollar galloped Gotta Take Care if he’s going to claim consecutive Galleywood Hurdles at Warrnambool on Wednesday.
Racing is highlighted with the running of the Alice Springs Cup today, thankfully late on in the day to allow most of us to watch it.
It’s South Australian racing’s time to shine this weekend, with their Group 1 racing interspersed with the start of Queensland’s winter carnival.
UBet launched last night at a Sydney gala, with the brand officially going live on Thursday morning across the nation. What will UBet mean for the world of sports betting and racing, and what about punters?
Fears over an unsafe Sandown Park have been realised with the Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) applying to Racing Victoria (RV) to have all meetings at the Victorian track transferred to different venues.
Mossfun’s retirement has prompted some Golden Slipper hoodoo talk and I’ve been asked to explore how two-year olds are handled by trainers and owners in Australia.
2014 Golden Slipper winner Mossfun has been retired, following a disappointing career post-Slipper. Is she just one of many Golden Slipper winners that struggle after taking out the big one?
Dear Mr John Messara and Peter McGauran, Congratulations on the formation of the new park body for thoroughbred racing in Australia – Racing Australia.
Of the 11 horses that started the $1.6 million Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) on the weekend, a grand total of one was bred in Australia. Europe accounted for eight of the runners. So why can’t we breed stayers?
The 2015 Sydney Carnival comes to a close on Saturday when the final two of 21 Group 1 races are run at Randwick.
Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist may have run his last race after becoming distressed following Saturday’s Sydney Cup.
Bookies often have lots to smile about on track days, but it’s fair to say no one enjoyed the Australian Cup result more than TAB trackside presenter Aidan Rodley.
Chautauqua could become Australia’s latest racing superstar to test overseas runners, with Team Hawkes considering whether or not to send their star sprinter to the Hong Kong International Raceday in December.
Track quality is becoming an increasingly big problem across Australia.
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This race is a Group 1 fillies and mares race at weight-for-age level run at Morphettville racecourse in Adelaide. Since its inception in 1983 it has changed names on numerous occasions.
Usually Government budgets are not something that should be written about on a sporting website. Like watching Mike Atherton score a ton, they are dour and boring affairs.
This race, and this Gold Coast race meeting basically signal the start of the Winter Carnival in Brisbane, even though it is still Autumn.
Now that the autumn carnival is done and dusted, some of the best racing in Sydney for the next few weeks will be at Wentworth Park.
Talented Kiwi sprinter El Roca looks to have overcome a tendon injury and will return to racing in the Group 1 BTC Cup (1200m) at Doomben on May 9.
The Sydney Autumn Carnival wrapped up at Randwick on Saturday with a couple of $400,000 Group 1 races: the Champagne Stakes (1600m) and All Aged Stakes (1400m).
This wonderful old race on the Australian calendar was first staged in 1865, predating the more illustrious Doncaster Handicap – held at the same track and distance – by one year.
The Sydney Autumn Carnival wraps up this Saturday at Randwick with a strong eight-race card, highlighted by a star-studded field in the $400,000 Group 1 All Aged Stakes (1400m).
Well the weather wasn’t overly kind to Sydney, but the Championships were run and won and the racing quality was outstanding.
The feast of Group 1 races finishes with the $4 million Group 1 AJC Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Join us before the race start time of 4:35pm (AEST) for live commentary.
A small but quality field has assembled for the $1 million Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m). Join us before the race start time of 3:55pm (AEST) for commentary.
A great field has assembled for the $1 million Group 1 Queen of the Turf Stakes (1600m). Join us before the race start-time at 3:15pm (AEST).
It’s Week 2 of The Championships and we kick the afternoon of Group 1 races off with the $1 million Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m). Join us for live commentary before the race start time of 2:35pm (AEST).
The Championships conclude this Saturday at Randwick with the best race of the entire Sydney Autumn Carnival, the $4 million Group l Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m), where star galloper Contributer just holds sway in betting ahead of Japanese raider To The World.
The recent spotlight on greyhound racing will have come out of the blue for many people, but not to those familiar with the sport in NSW.
Day 2 of The Championships promises to deliver more high-quality racing with (touch wood) drier conditions.