• Gollan keeps Hi Son expectations in check

    Australian Horse Racing July 24, 2014 11:48 am

    Leading trainer Tony Gollan admits he is on a learning curve with his latest stable acquisition, the promising stayer Hi Son. Gollan is now training most of owner Phil Sullivan’s racing team after they were with David Kelly at the Gold Coast. Hi Son, who won six races for Kelly, […]

  • Work ethic pays off for Kiwi apprentice

    Australian Horse Racing July 24, 2014 11:30 am

    Bridget Grylls will take another step on a successful path for New Zealand female jockeys when she rides Excellantes for top trainer Rob Heathcote at Doomben on Saturday. Grylls rode her first Brisbane winner on Watling for Heathcote on Wednesday but a win on Excellantes in the Madame Wu Handicap […]

  • Another trainer caught up in morphine case

    International Horse Racing July 24, 2014 9:42 am

    Eve Johnson Houghton is the latest trainer to come forward and reveal one of her horses has tested positive for morphine in a case which has involved The Queen. The Oxfordshire trainer has confirmed three-year-old gelding Charlie Wells failed a drugs test after winning at Chepstow on June 23. She […]

  • Probe after Queen’s winner fails drug test

    International Horse Racing July 24, 2014 2:36 am

    A horse-feed firm has launched an investigation into the failed drugs test of Estimate, the Gold Cup winner owned by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. The winner of the prestigious Royal Ascot stayers’ crown in 2013 was one of five horses that tested positive for the banned substance morphine. The Queen’s […]

  • Raider’s little brother in line for debut

    Australian Horse Racing July 23, 2014 5:42 pm

    Lucques has a long way to go to join his half-brothers as part of the Victoria Derby story but he has to start somewhere. Lucques is a half-brother to the 2008 Victoria Derby winner Rebel Raider while another half-brother Shamoline Warrior was a $3 favourite for the 2009 edition of […]

  • McDonald admits title hopes in the balance

    Australian Horse Racing July 23, 2014 5:36 pm

    James McDonald’s quest to win the Sydney jockeys’ premiership appeared a laydown misere a few weeks ago but there is a sense of nervousness following his winless afternoon at Canterbury. The star jockey is stranded on 69 wins, one shy of leader Nash Rawiller who has not ridden in Sydney […]

  • Robbie Laing figures in Caulfield double

    Australian Horse Racing July 23, 2014 5:36 pm

    Trainer Robbie Laing walked away from Caulfield on Wednesday with a winning double and he will be back on Saturday confident of an even bigger win. Laing prepared two horses at different stages of their careers to win at the midweek meeting, with eight-year-old Rowland scoring in a 2425-metre event […]

  • Clipperton outrides claim at Canterbury

    Australian Horse Racing July 23, 2014 5:18 pm

    Not only has Ron Quinton been a boss and mentor for Sam Clipperton, he has also provided the young rider with almost all of his milestones in racing. So it was again at Canterbury on Wednesday when the Quinton-trained All Salsa gave his stable apprentice the winner he needed to […]

  • Saintly delivers win for newlywed Cummings

    Australian Horse Racing July 23, 2014 5:12 pm

    Fresh from celebrating his recent European wedding, James Cummings was straight back in the winner’s circle at Canterbury on Wednesday with the talented but enigmatic Saintly Lad. Cummings, who trains in partnership with his famous grandfather Bart, wed Gooree Stud’s racing manager Monica Barrera in the Italian town of Ravello […]

  • Apprentices steal the spotlight at Doomben

    Australian Horse Racing July 23, 2014 5:12 pm

    The two jockeys vying for Brisbane premiership honours were upstaged at Doomben on Wednesday. Michael Cahill and Tim Bell ended the meeting locked together on 56 wins after Bell’s victory on Not A Singlemoment. They have two meetings to sort out who will be Brisbane’s No. 1 hoop for 2013-14. […]

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