Australian Horse Racing

  • Samaready back after a year off

    Australian Horse Racing August 26, 2013 3:12 pm

    Illness and injury have kept Group One winner Samaready off the track for more than a year and trainer Mick Price admits she will be vulnerable when she returns on Saturday. The winner of the 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes resumes in the Group Three Heath (1100m) at Caulfield, her home […]

  • Longma getting ready for Caulfield Guineas tilt

    Australian Horse Racing August 26, 2013 1:36 pm

    Caulfield Guineas hopeful Longma continues his preparations for a shot at the big time this spring in a jump-out at Sandown on Tuesday. Trainer Mick Price is taking the impressive off-season debut winner to Sandown for a hit-out ahead of the colt’s introduction to city, and stakes, racing at Flemington […]

  • Gun apprentice joins Chris Waller stable

    Australian Horse Racing August 25, 2013 5:48 pm

    Apprentice jockey John Kissick, one of the brightest young talents in NSW country racing, will join Sydney’s premier stable this week. Kissick, 22, will link with three-time premiership-winning trainer Chris Waller on a three-month loan from Peter Clancy. In confirming the move, Waller said he had been looking for a […]

  • Mount Athos on track for Melbourne trip

    Australian Horse Racing August 25, 2013 5:06 pm

    Mount Athos remains on track to return to Australia for the Melbourne Cup following his second to Harris Tweed in the Listed March Stakes at Goodwood. The Luca Cumani-trained Mount Athos was a fast-finishing fifth in the 2012 Melbourne Cup for owner Dr Marwan Koukash. The Goodwood race was a […]

  • Most Joyful in trial for new trainer

    Australian Horse Racing August 25, 2013 4:18 pm

    The spring preparation of Most Joyful will get off to a belated start on Monday when the filly runs in a Hawkesbury barrier trial for new trainer Tony McEvoy. The three-year-old was among a group of horses sent to McEvoy after her owner John Singleton took his team away from […]

  • Ferlax faces big test in Memsie Stakes

    Australian Horse Racing August 25, 2013 3:42 pm

    The jockey who played a part in starting Atlantic Jewel’s unbeaten run will be hoping to end it with an upset win on a rival horse in Saturday’s Memsie Stakes. Stephen Baster rode Atlantic Jewel on debut at Geelong two years ago, winning an 1100m maiden in his only race […]

  • Napayshini is the real deal: Bell

    Australian Horse Racing August 25, 2013 3:36 pm

    Tim Bell will make a flying visit to Sydney to ride Napayshini in Saturday’s Run To The Rose. The former Sydney-based apprentice has forged a successful career as a senior jockey in Brisbane but is willing to travel to fulfil his ambitions of big-race wins. Bell rode Napayshini to a […]

  • Prince Harada returns in McNeil Stakes

    Australian Horse Racing August 25, 2013 2:06 pm

    Unbeaten colt Prince Harada has been joined at the top of Caulfield Guineas betting but gets the chance to re-assert his favouritism when he returns in the McNeil Stakes on Saturday. The Tony Vasil-trained colt was outright Guineas favourite on the strength of his two off-season wins but the impressive […]

  • Waller assesses his Warwick Stakes runners

    Australian Horse Racing August 25, 2013 2:00 pm

    Chris Waller’s six Warwick Stakes runners didn’t figure in the placings but the champion trainer came away from the race satisfied all were on track for the spring. The Group Two feature was won on Saturday by New Zealander Veyron who nailed Streama in a photo finish. Race leader and […]

  • Nick Hall lands two wins and a suspension

    Australian Horse Racing August 24, 2013 6:06 pm

    Nick Hall rode a winning double at Moonee Valley on Saturday but paid a penalty for one of his successes with a careless riding suspension. Hall was outed for 10 meetings after pleading guilty to shifting out on the point of the home corner aboard Clear For Action who went […]

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