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  • Craig Williams pleased with Assail exhibition

    Breaking News January 5, 2013 3:15 pm

    Craig Williams was quick to find out why unbeaten filly Assail is at the top of the Magic Millions Classic market when he partnered her in an exhibition gallop at Warwick Farm on Saturday. Williams picked up the ride on Assail for the $2 million Magic Millions next Saturday after [...]

  • Michelle Payne, Katelyn Mallyon set to return to riding

    Breaking News January 4, 2013 2:30 pm

    Two of Australia’s leading female jockeys are set to return to racing within the next month. Katelyn Mallyon, last year’s Victorian apprentice of the year, and Michelle Payne have both been sidelined with injuries. Mallyon suffered a broken back in a fall at Flemington last May while Payne’s injury run [...]

  • Lucas Cranach retired

    Breaking News January 3, 2013 6:15 pm

    One-time Melbourne Cup favourite and 2011 Cup placegetter Lucas Cranach has been retired from racing due to persistent injuries. The classy German entire raced three times in Australia finishing fifth in the 2011 Caulfield Cup and third to Dunaden and Red Cadeaux in that year’s Melbourne Cup. He resumed in [...]

  • Jockey dies after Kurow fall

    Breaking News December 31, 2012 10:00 am

    Gold Coast-based New Zealand jockey Ashlee Mundy has died after a fall at Sunday’s Kurow races. A freelance jockey, former Cantabrian Mundy returned from Queensland in mid-December to ride on the South Island’s summer circuit. Her mount Elleaye fell with 600m to run in the seventh race at Kurow in [...]

  • Alysha Collett set to front skills panel

    Breaking News December 29, 2012 5:30 pm

    Apprentice Alysha Collett has escaped suspension for her ride on Silk Pins at Canterbury and has instead been sent back to school. She has been ordered to attend Racing NSW’s riding skills panel consisting of former jockeys Maurice Logue and Ron Quinton after attempting to take a run on Silk [...]

  • Carlton House due in Australia on Monday

    Breaking News December 23, 2012 6:00 pm

    The Queen’s horse Carlton House is due in Australia from Hong Kong on Monday afternoon to begin his new life. A Group winner in England in the care of Sir Michael Stoute, Carlton House will be trained by Gai Waterhouse in Sydney. He finished sixth in the Hong Kong Cup [...]

  • Peter Robl to miss prized Magic Millions Classic ride

    Breaking News December 22, 2012 7:00 pm

    Peter Robl will miss the prized ride on Magic Millions Classic favourite Assail after being handed his second suspension in a week at Warwick Farm on Saturday. Robl, who changed the start date of a ban incurred at Rosehill a week ago so he could ride at the Villiers Stakes [...]

  • Peter Robl and Nash Rawiller out for Christmas

    Breaking News December 15, 2012 7:30 pm

    Jockeys Nash Rawiller and Peter Robl will be able to eat a little more than they usually do this Christmas after being sidelined by stewards at Rosehill on Saturday. Rawiller was outed for shifting in aboard Passarli at the 700m on to eventual winner Regimental Pride in the two-year-old race [...]

  • Free entry on Villiers Stakes day at Warwick Farm

    Media Releases December 11, 2012 3:45 pm

    The Australian Turf Club will throw the gates open for the summer’s feature race day at Warwick Farm to attract families to the track for the Villiers Stakes. The free entry on December 22 has been supported by Liverpool City Council with Mayor Ned Mannoun saying he hoped the locals [...]

  • Singapore jockey Jacky Low dies in smash

    Breaking News December 10, 2012 6:30 pm

    Singapore jockey Jacky Low Shi Hua has died from multiple injuries suffered in a road accident on Sunday. The Singapore Turf Club said the 30-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident involving his motorbike and a car. Police said the driver of the car had been arrested [...]

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