• Maloney chasing another feature race win

    Australian Horse Racing September 8, 2014 5:06 pm

    Fresh from one of the highlights of his career, jockey Ryan Maloney will be chasing an even bigger prize at Flemington in the Makybe Diva Stakes. Maloney partnered Angelic Light to an upset win over star sprinter Lankan Rupee in Saturday’s Group Two McEwen Stakes. This Saturday he gets back […]

  • Manawanui on the comeback trail

    Australian Horse Racing September 8, 2014 4:54 pm

    A midweek raceday gallop at Warwick Farm will determine whether Manawanui makes his latest comeback in the Theo Marks Stakes at Rosehill. The six-year-old was due to run in a barrier trial on Monday but wet weather forced a postponement until Thursday. Since the gelding won the Group One Golden […]

  • Speediness chasing second Bobbie Lewis win

    Australian Horse Racing September 8, 2014 2:18 pm

    Speediness will chase back-to-back wins in the Bobbie Lewis Quality at Flemington, beginning a campaign trainer Colin Scott hopes can reap an overdue Group One. Seven-year-old Speediness has not won since his first-up success in the Group Three sprint a year ago. In the past 12 months, the gelding has […]

  • Moon defeat throws Arc market open

    International Horse Racing September 8, 2014 1:00 pm

    The topsy turvy state of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe market has been thrown into further chaos after Sea The Moon lost his unbeaten record to Ivanhowe in the Grosser Preis von Baden at Baden Baden. The Melbourne Cup hopes of three other runners also took a battering with […]

  • Lankan Rupee pulls up well after defeat

    Australian Horse Racing September 7, 2014 6:18 pm

    Trainer Mick Price says Lankan Rupee’s spring program remains intact despite his stable star’s shock defeat in the McEwen Stakes. The world’s highest ranked sprinter was claimed by Angelic Light in Saturday’s Group Two 1000m race to go down by a short head. It was his first defeat since he […]

  • El Roca on target for Flemington

    Australian Horse Racing September 7, 2014 5:24 pm

    El Roca’s trainer Trent Busuttin can’t help think what might have been after watching Dissident dominate the Group One Memsie Stakes. Busuttin had been aiming the quality New Zealander galloper El Roca at the Memsie (1400m) until a temperature spike in the week leading into the race forced him to […]

  • Jockey Jim Cassidy back in spring form

    Australian Horse Racing September 7, 2014 5:12 pm

    Every year Jim Cassidy takes a long winter holiday, prompting talk of retirement. And every year the champion jockey returns in the spring to make an immediate statement as he has in the past few days. Cassidy’s first ride back at Canterbury on Wednesday was a winning one and his […]

  • Slow start for Godolphin nothing new

    Australian Horse Racing September 7, 2014 4:18 pm

    It must be wet when even one of the most successful racing stables in the world is finding it hard to get spring carnival traction. If you thought August was lean in Australia for Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Godolphin outfit, it was. Yet in a low-key way it […]

  • Lucia Valentina on weight-for-age path

    Australian Horse Racing September 7, 2014 4:12 pm

    Bookmakers have been quick to react to Lucia Valentina’s Tramway Stakes win but trainer Kris Lees says it is premature to bet on her in the Caulfield Cup. The mare was promoted to favouritism by more than one firm and is the second favourite with the TAB which has her […]

  • Qld apprentice outed on conduct charge

    Australian Horse Racing September 7, 2014 3:18 pm

    Racing Queensland officials have warned they will not accept bad behaviour on or off the track after apprentice Kirk Matheson was suspended for an incident at a recent public function. Stewards investigated allegations Matheson was involved in an altercation at the annual Racing Queensland Apprentices Awards night on August 24 […]

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