Australian Horse Racing

  • Dwayne Dunn in winning treble at Sandown

    Australian Horse Racing August 20, 2014 5:48 pm

    A winning treble at Sandown on Wednesday promises to be a boost for jockey Dwayne Dunn’s spring carnival ambitions. Dunn spent four months on the sidelines from December after bulging three discs in his neck. He has been managing his race-riding workload since a return to the saddle during the […]

  • You Did What lands last race at Eagle Farm

    Australian Horse Racing August 20, 2014 5:42 pm

    Caloundra galloper You Did What had the honour of winning the last race at Eagle Farm before a $22 million upgrade of Brisbane’s best-known racetrack. You Did What won the Farewell Handicap (1200m) on Wednesday, ending almost 150 years of racing on the Eagle Farm course proper. The track will […]

  • Carnival contenders unveiled at Canterbury

    Australian Horse Racing August 20, 2014 5:12 pm

    It was winter racing on a wet track but Wednesday’s Canterbury meeting is set to be a strong form reference deep into the season. The first two winners, Burning Passion and Diamond Valores, are both rated stakes-class horses by their respective trainers, although only Anthony Cummings is likely to test […]

  • Zahra expects Villa Verde to fire fresh

    Australian Horse Racing August 20, 2014 4:48 pm

    Jockey Mark Zahra has seen enough from Villa Verde to be confident the quality sprinting mare is ready to fire first-up at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Zahra rides the Anthony Cummings-trained mare in a race for the first time but has been on a her back in trackwork ahead of […]

  • McGuren form a boost for Thompson stable

    Australian Horse Racing August 20, 2014 4:42 pm

    Apprentice Matt McGuren continued his winning streak and helped trainer John Thompson cement a relationship with one of Australia’s biggest syndicators at Eagle Farm on Wednesday. McGuren took his tally of winners to 10 in past month since relocating to Queensland when he scored a double on Thompson’s The Deestructor […]

  • Wet tracks threaten Hawkes Sydney plans

    Australian Horse Racing August 20, 2014 4:00 pm

    More wet weather could force Hawkes Racing to abandon Sydney plans for most of its spring carnival stars. Trainer Michael Hawkes confirmed La Amistad, who is among the early fancies in Melbourne Cup betting, won’t resume in the Rowley Mile at Hawkesbury on Thursday if the track is heavy. And […]

  • Glyn Schofield in Warwick Stakes switch

    Australian Horse Racing August 20, 2014 3:42 pm

    Glyn Schofield has been released from the Warwick Stakes ride on Boban to partner wet-track specialist Tiger Tees in the weight-for-age race. Trainer Chris Waller confirmed Boban was a likely defection due to the probability of a rain-affected Randwick track and agreed to release Schofield from the mount close to […]

  • Samaready’s half-sister wins at Sandown

    Australian Horse Racing August 20, 2014 3:24 pm

    Samartested will not join her high-profile big sister Samaready in trainer Mick Price’s spring carnival plans but the filly managed to secure a valuable city win on Wednesday. Price believes dual Group One winner Samaready is going as well as ever building up to her spring return, while three-year-old Samartested […]

  • Class edge a help for Tear It Up at Farm

    Australian Horse Racing August 20, 2014 2:06 pm

    Smart mare Tear it Up could have earned herself another season of racing with her win at Eagle Farm on Wednesday. Sent out favourite, Tear It Up ($1.90) had too much class for a field of restricted-class mares when she won the Hamilton Hotel Handicap (1000m). Trainer Tony Gollan said […]

  • Rowley Mile distance perfect for Mr Chard

    Australian Horse Racing August 20, 2014 1:48 pm

    The respect Rowley Mile bookmakers are showing for Mr Chard has been more than matched by trainer Tony McEvoy’s regard for the comeback galloper. Mr Chard will be having his third run after being off the scene for more than 70 weeks because of a suspensory injury when he lines […]

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