• Nisbet to make Group One debut in Goodwood

    Australian Horse Racing May 8, 2014 12:24 pm

    Jamie Kah is not the only apprentice with a golden opportunity to ride in her first Group One race on Saturday with Kayla Nisbet excited, if not a little surprised, to be given a chance on Pago Rock in the Goodwood. Kah has retained the mount on leading Goodwood contender […]

  • Buffering to break home state G1 hoodoo

    Australian Horse Racing May 8, 2014 12:12 pm

    The odds are shortening about the chances of superstar Buffering making a bid to win all three Group One sprints in Brisbane this winter. Buffering is favourite for what trainer Rob Heathcote describes as his nemesis race, the Group One BTC Cup (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday as he attempts […]

  • Japan gambler says losses tax deductible

    International Horse Racing May 8, 2014 9:54 am

    A Japanese gambler is taking on tax authorities, claiming his losing bets on horse races are a deductible business expense. The man, a civil servant in Hokkaido, won 7.84 billion yen ($A83.20 million)) over six years to 2010, but lost 7.27 billion yen in the process, according to the English […]

  • Numbers point to more Waller dominance

    Australian Horse Racing May 7, 2014 5:24 pm

    Chris Waller’s training career reached new heights at last year’s Lord Mayor’s Cup meeting and the premier trainer has numbers on his side for another potential windfall on Saturday. As part of a record-breaking season, Waller trained five winners at the corresponding Sydney meeting in 2013. And with Waller having […]

  • Zoustar arrives for Royal Ascot bid

    Australian Horse Racing May 7, 2014 4:30 pm

    Zoustar, Australia’s only chance for Royal Ascot glory next month, has taken no harm from his marathon flight to Europe. Trainer Chris Waller said the three-year-old had coped with the 27-hour trip to Germany like a seasoned traveller. “He travelled exceptionally well but it was a very long trip,” Waller […]

  • Nicamorae chasing third straight win

    Australian Horse Racing May 7, 2014 4:12 pm

    Black Caviar’s little sister Belle Couture is likely to command most attention at Flemington on Saturday but trainer David Hayes is hoping it is another well-related filly that steals the spotlight. The Danny O’Brien-trained Belle Couture steps out for her third start in the Spotless Plate after an impressive first-up […]

  • Pressing set for smooth trip to Brisbane

    Australian Horse Racing May 7, 2014 3:48 pm

    Caulfield trainer Mick Price will spare unbeaten colt Pressing an arduous float trip to Brisbane and instead fly him north to tackle next month’s Group One J J Atkins. Pressing will travel with Group Three winner Jazz Song on a flight that will depart at midnight on Tuesday. The trainer […]

  • Makybe Diva relation wins in city

    Australian Horse Racing May 7, 2014 3:36 pm

    The burden of carrying the same bloodlines as one of the great racehorses of the Australian turf is getting easier for La Amistad. A three-quarter sister to three-time Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva and racing in the same silks of owner Tony Santic, La Amistad cracked it for some overdue […]

  • Apprentice’s work ethic paying dividends

    Australian Horse Racing May 7, 2014 3:24 pm

    Apprentice James Orman’s policy of have saddle, will travel continued to pay dividends when he rode his fourth winner in five days at Toowoomba. Orman led all of the way aboard Playaction in the Toowoomba Cup on June 1 Hcp (1625m) on Wednesday to bring up his 34th career-win. The […]

  • Christian chases Group wins in two states

    Australian Horse Racing May 7, 2014 3:12 pm

    He makes a living commentating on AFL games but Michael Christian won’t know where to look when two horses he has bred compete in Group races on Saturday. Christian’s love of thoroughbreds began in the latter stages of his playing career at Collingwood and has evolved into a profitable boutique […]

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