Australian Horse Racing

  • Duric close to return from thumb injury

    Australian Horse Racing July 15, 2014 4:42 pm

    Vlad Duric won a Group One in April riding with discomfort from an injured thumb, but the jockey soon realised he needed to take time off. Duric suffered ligament damage to his left thumb when he fell in a race at Caulfield in April but it wasn’t until mid-May that […]

  • Patrick Moloney on way back from injury

    Australian Horse Racing July 15, 2014 4:42 pm

    Patrick Moloney has taken the next step to a new-season comeback with a return to trackwork riding this week. Moloney was leading the Melbourne apprentices’ premiership when he fell in a race at Flemington on April 5, breaking both ankles which required surgery. His rehabilition is ahead of schedule and […]

  • Dermot Weld pays tribute to Vintage Crop

    Australian Horse Racing July 15, 2014 4:12 pm

    Dermot Weld, the mastermind of Vintage Crop’s 1993 Melbourne Cup win, has hailed the stayer as a pioneer of modern-day thoroughbred racing. Vintage Crop died on Monday at the Irish National Stud where he was a star attraction for many years after his retirement from racing. He was 27. “It’s […]

  • Beluga Caviar poised for Flemington debut

    Australian Horse Racing July 15, 2014 3:30 pm

    A colt from one of best families in the Australian Stud Book is due to get his first chance to make his own racetrack impact on Saturday. The David Hayes-trained Beluga Caviar, a two-year-old by Redoute’s Choice out of Scandinavia, is nominated to make his debut at Flemington. Scandinavia is […]

  • Rosehill favoured over Flemington for Rose

    Australian Horse Racing July 15, 2014 3:18 pm

    Sydney is almost certain to win out over Melbourne if carefully placed country sprinter Rose Of Falvelon returns to city-level racing on Saturday. A mare with a 50 per cent winning strike rate with seven wins in 14 starts, Rose Of Falvelon has been nominated for sprint races at Rosehill […]

  • McDonald resumes bid for premiership crown

    Australian Horse Racing July 15, 2014 12:54 pm

    James McDonald will return to Sydney racing as an in-form jockey when he resumes his chase for the metropolitan riders’ title at Warwick Farm on Wednesday. McDonald rode a treble during the Singapore Derby meeting at Kranji on Sunday night in his first day back in the saddle after back-to-back […]

  • Mick Kinane remembers Vintage Crop

    Australian Horse Racing July 15, 2014 9:54 am

    Jockey Mick Kinane has hailed Vintage Crop as an icon following the death of the horse he rode to win 1993 Melbourne Cup winner. Vintage Crop was euthanised at the Irish National Stud after failing to respond to treatment for pain caused by colic. Trained by Dermot Weld, Vintage Crop […]

  • Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden retired

    Australian Horse Racing July 15, 2014 9:12 am

    Dunaden, winner of the 2011 Melbourne Cup, has been retired after suffering an injury in training. The horse, who ran under Sheikh Fahad’s Pearl Bloodstock banner, beat Red Cadeaux by a nose to win the Melbourne Cup and returned to Australia the following year to take out the Caulfield Cup. […]

  • One title still in Heathcote’s grasp

    Australian Horse Racing July 14, 2014 6:24 pm

    Robert Heathcote has all but conceded the Brisbane premiership but he is still locked in a major struggle to be Queensland’s top trainer. The five-time winner of the Brisbane title, Heathcote is in third position on 47-1/2 winners this season. He dropped further behind when rivals Tony Gollan (55 winners) […]

  • Clare Lindop ready for race comeback

    Australian Horse Racing July 14, 2014 6:12 pm

    After the longest lay-off of her career, Group One-winning jockey Clare Lindop is looking forward to her return from injury at Morphettville on Wednesday. And with a new season approaching, Lindop is keen to get back into it with the view to challenging for next season’s Adelaide jockeys’ premiership. The […]

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