Australian Horse Racing

  • Gypsy Diamond claims Carbine Club Stakes

    Australian Horse Racing April 12, 2014 1:54 pm

    Gypsy Diamond missed a start in the Doncaster Mile as the second emergency, but a Group Three win at Randwick has ensured she will soon get her chance at a Group One race. Trainer John O’Shea said, all going well, the filly would take her place against the fillies and [...]

  • Ali defies parade trend in Doomben victory

    Australian Horse Racing April 12, 2014 1:36 pm

    Former NSW country galloper Brave Ali fooled those watching the pre-race parade when he sweated profusely before winning at Doomben on Saturday. Brave Ali was formerly trained by Chris Martin at Tamworth but after winning at Doomben two weeks ago was transferred to trainer Tony Gollan in Brisbane. The gelding [...]

  • Cummings team wins Championship opener

    Australian Horse Racing April 12, 2014 1:30 pm

    Legendary trainer Bart Cummings and his grandson James captured the inaugural race of The Championships with lightly raced colt Hallowed Crown in an event marred by a fatal injury to a rival runner. Canberra-trained I Am Snippety was travelling well in the lead before her off-foreleg gave way shortly after [...]

  • Snowden leans to Tupac Amaru in Derby

    Australian Horse Racing April 11, 2014 6:42 pm

    The horse Peter Snowden rates as his best chance of a farewell Derby win for Darley will figure in a switch of riding tactics. Tupac Amaru, one of two Darley runners in the $2 million ATC Australian Derby at Randwick on Saturday, will be ridden much closer to the front. [...]

  • Jockeys’ medal named for Nathan Berry

    Australian Horse Racing April 11, 2014 6:36 pm

    Jockeys will ride for the Nathan Berry Medal in the 10 races of The Championships and a fund has been established in his name to help research the rare illness which killed the 23-year-old. Berry died last week from complications associated with NORSE syndrome which is related to severe epilepsy. [...]

  • Apprentice Ruby Ride in appeal victory

    Australian Horse Racing April 11, 2014 6:30 pm

    Apprentice Ruby Ride has won an appeal over a conviction for verbally abusing a steward about the state of the Eagle Farm track. Ride was fined $500 for allegedly swearing at steward Martin Knibbs at the Eagle Farm meeting on March 14. She denied she had used such language. Ride [...]

  • Furbish makes winning debut at Eagle Farm

    Australian Horse Racing April 11, 2014 6:30 pm

    A lucrative sales bonus was the catalyst for NSW trainer Allan Denham to send Furbish to Queensland for his debut and the two-year-old obliged with victory at Eagle Farm. Furbish ($2.40) was midfield and wide coming around the home turn but charged home to beat Lucky Tom ($3.50) score an [...]

  • Rawiller sweats it out for Doncaster Mile

    Australian Horse Racing April 11, 2014 6:24 pm

    Nash Rawiller turned his focus to a session of boxing in a bid to land a knockout blow on Royal Descent in the $3 million Doncaster Mile at Randwick on Saturday. Regarded as a heavyweight jockey, Rawiller will ride at his lightest since the Melbourne spring carnival when he partners [...]

  • Gollan on weather watch for Spirit Of Boom

    Australian Horse Racing April 11, 2014 6:24 pm

    Trainer Tony Gollan will wait until race morning to make a final call but says Spirit Of Boom will be scratched from the TJ Smith Stakes if the track is heavy. The last-start William Reid Stakes winner is at his best on dry ground and Gollan does not want to [...]

  • Boss after sixth Doncaster on El Roca

    Australian Horse Racing April 11, 2014 5:36 pm

    Glen Boss knows better than most what it takes to win the $3 million Doncaster Mile. The champion jockey has won Sydney’s showpiece handicap a record five times and is convinced he has secured the ride on a horse with the right profile to add to that haul at Randwick [...]

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