Australian Horse Racing

  • Kingdoms set to continue reign at Doomben

    Australian Horse Racing July 9, 2014 2:42 pm

    Brilliant last-start winner Kingdoms will take another step towards the Sydney spring carnival when he leads a three-pronged assault for trainer Brian Smith on Saturday’s Tattersall’s Mile. Kingdoms is likely to start favourite but Smith’s other runners, Jetset Lad and Grey Assignment, will also have admirers. The Tattersall’s Mile (1600m), […]

  • Well related filly draws wide at Geelong

    Australian Horse Racing July 9, 2014 2:18 pm

    Caulfield horseman Mick Price has a half-sister to dual Group One winner Samaready primed to race but a wide barrier draw could delay her debut. Price has accepted to run Samartested in Friday’s Eco Waste Services Maiden Plate (1200m) but is considering waiting until either Sunday or next Tuesday to […]

  • Webb relishing new challenge at Coast

    Australian Horse Racing July 9, 2014 2:00 pm

    Trainer Mark Webb had a tip for punters after his two-year-old A Bit Wicked won at Eagle Farm on Wednesday. A Bit Wicked ($4.60) became the second metropolitan winner in two weeks for new season sire Wicked Style when he won the Mount Franklin Plate (1000m). Webb trains several horses […]

  • Ringo out to go one better in Winter Final

    Australian Horse Racing July 8, 2014 5:24 pm

    New Zealand visitor Ringo is likely provide connections with a happy problem if he wins Saturday’s Listed Winter Championship Final at Flemington. Ringo is in Victoria to chase the $150,000 prize money available in the Flemington feature but trainer Mike Breslin says connections will have a decision to make after […]

  • Darley buys Group One sprinter Slade Power

    Australian Horse Racing July 8, 2014 5:18 pm

    Diamond Jubilee Stakes winner Slade Power will stand his first season at stud for Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Darley breeding enterprise. Darley announced on Monday it had bought Slade Power and the powerhouse sprinter will join its Kildangan Stud roster from 2015. The son of Dutch Art completed […]

  • Ballarat racecourse reopening put on hold

    Australian Horse Racing July 8, 2014 4:54 pm

    Problems associated with removing a dip in the home straight have forced the postponement of the reopening of the Ballarat racecourse. The track underwent a $1.5 million refurbishment after last year’s Ballarat Cup meeting with the removal of the dip a key part of the work. Racing was set to […]

  • Dissident ramps up Cox Plate preparation

    Australian Horse Racing July 8, 2014 4:36 pm

    Randwick Guineas winner Dissident is ready to step up his training as he progresses towards the Cox Plate in October. Trainer Peter Moody sent Dissident to spell in Queensland after his unplaced run in the Group One Doncaster Mile at Randwick in April and the rising four-year-old has pleased the […]

  • Laidback Larry set for early spring result

    Australian Horse Racing July 8, 2014 4:30 pm

    Tulloch Lodge will be out to showcase the depth of its staying ranks when unheralded Laidback Larry resumes at Randwick on Saturday. In a stable that is home to the Melbourne Cup favourite The Offer and a leading Cox Plate chance in Carlton House, it’s hardly surprising Laidback Larry struggles […]

  • Dunn keen to keep a lid on Deep Field hype

    Australian Horse Racing July 8, 2014 2:06 pm

    Hype means nothing to jockey Dwayne Dunn as he prepares to keep Deep Field’s spring aspirations on track at Canterbury. Deep Field scored by 10 lengths on debut in a Gosford maiden over 1100m last month, running 1.7 seconds faster than the winner of a Class Two race on the […]

  • Thompson searching for Ramornie history

    Australian Horse Racing July 8, 2014 12:18 pm

    Jockey Robert Thompson will be out to equal a 65-year-old record when he is legged aboard Big Money in Wednesday’s $150,000 Ramornie Handicap at Grafton. The 56-year-old riding icon from Cessnock is already a three-time winner of the time-honoured Listed sprint, first run in 1917. But only one jockey in […]

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