Australian Horse Racing

  • World champion Black Caviar retired

    Australian Horse Racing April 17, 2013 3:30 pm

    Champion racehorse Black Caviar has run her last race, ending her career with 25 wins from as many starts. Trainer Peter Moody made the shock announcement which comes just days after her brilliant win in the TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick. “It’s the right time to call it a day […]

  • Black Caviar retired after 25 wins

    Australian Horse Racing April 17, 2013 3:12 pm

    World champion sprinter Black Caviar has been retired, leaving her racing record at 25 wins from 25 starts.

  • Sandown death a blow for jumps racing

    Australian Horse Racing April 17, 2013 2:30 pm

    The threat to the future of jumps racing has gathered strength with the death of a runner in the steeplechase at Sandown on Wednesday. Scenic Buzz, a moderately performed galloper on the flat, fell at the last fence in the April 27 Steeple (3300m) and suffered a neck injury and […]

  • Habibi a clear-cut favourite for Australian Oaks

    Australian Horse Racing April 17, 2013 11:48 am

    A field of 11 has accepted for the $550,00 Australian Oaks at Randwick on Saturday. The Group One staying test for three-year-old fillies includes New Zealanders Habibi and More Than Sacred who have drawn alongside each other. New Zealand Derby winner Habibi, who will jump from gate three, is a […]

  • Pierro set to lead stars into retirement

    Australian Horse Racing April 16, 2013 5:42 pm

    This season’s three-year-old colts have been hailed as the best for years but for two of the stars, it seems Sydney’s autumn carnival will be their swan song. Pierro and All Too Hard are destined for stud careers in the spring with It’s A Dundeel the only one of the […]

  • Zabeelionaire makes return at Caulfield

    Australian Horse Racing April 16, 2013 5:30 pm

    Leon Corstens takes Derby winner Zabeelionaire back to the races at Caulfield on Saturday and the trainer’s next classic hopeful is set to join him. Last year’s South Australian Derby winner Zabeelionaire resumes in the Listed Anniversary Vase (1400m) while lightly-raced three-year-old Sweet As Bro is entered for his first […]

  • TAB faces huge Doncaster Mile payout on Pierro

    Australian Horse Racing April 16, 2013 5:12 pm

    The TAB is bracing for its first seven-figure payout on a single race if Pierro wins Saturday’s Doncaster Mile at Randwick. The wagering operator’s media manager Glenn Munsie said a win by the $2 favourite would produce an unprecedented result. “Pierro winning is a seven-figure loser for us,” Munsie said. […]

  • Pierro drawn ideally to win Doncaster Mile

    Australian Horse Racing April 16, 2013 4:54 pm

    Pierro’s bid to keep his unbeaten record in Sydney intact has gained a further boost with barrier four in Saturday’s Doncaster Mile. The three-year-old is the dominant favourite for the prestigious race over what is regarded as the toughest 1600m course in the country but his owner Greg Kolivos is […]

  • Just A Girl primed for black-type success

    Australian Horse Racing April 16, 2013 4:42 pm

    Trainer Scott Asprey is content to take the lesser of two black-type options when promising filly Just A Girl races in the PJ Bell Stakes at Canterbury on Wednesday. After three wins from as many starts this time in, Just A Girl will be one of the main chances in […]

  • More Than Sacred confirmed for Oaks start

    Australian Horse Racing April 16, 2013 4:30 pm

    A clash between the best of New Zealand’s staying three-year-old fillies has been confirmed for the $550,000 Australian Oaks at Randwick on Saturday. New Zealand Oaks winner More Than Sacred booked her Sydney ticket on the training track on Tuesday morning in preparation for an overdue showdown with the New […]

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