• National fever bubbling for Tindall

    International Horse Racing March 27, 2014 9:48 am

    Rugby union ace Mike Tindall is looking forward to his first Grand National experience with Monbeg Dude at Aintree. The former England star famously bought the horse on impulse in January 2010 and his snap decision has already reaped rich reward, with victory in last season’s Welsh National. But part-owner [...]

  • Wide draw for Ruler in World Cup

    International Horse Racing March 27, 2014 9:30 am

    English Derby winner Ruler Of The World will have to defy barrier 12 if he is to win the Dubai World Cup at Meydan on Saturday, when he will be sporting new colours. Al Shaqab Racing has purchased a 50 per cent share in the horse and he will race [...]

  • Wet track key to Temple Of Boom: Bowman

    Australian Horse Racing March 26, 2014 5:24 pm

    Hugh Bowman has no doubt Temple Of Boom can become the first horse in more than three decades to win the Galaxy twice – on one condition. “It needs to be dead or worse for him to win at this level but if he gets that rain-affected ground he’s the [...]

  • Waterhouse backs Berry’s decision to ride

    Australian Horse Racing March 26, 2014 4:42 pm

    Tulloch Lodge trainer Gai Waterhouse has backed the decision of her stable’s No.1 jockey Tommy Berry to ride at the George Ryder Stakes meeting at Rosehill. Berry has been at the bedside of twin brother and fellow jockey Nathan who has been in a Singapore hospital since he collapsed at [...]

  • Double strike for Hayes at Mornington

    Australian Horse Racing March 26, 2014 4:12 pm

    Siblings to top gallopers gave trainer David Hayes an early Mornington double on Thursday. Group One winner Aqua D’Amore’s three-quarter brother Petrology started the day well for Hayes when he claimed the A Positive Move Handicap. A son of Fastnet Rock, Petrology fetched $200,000 as a yearling. Hayes’s representative Bruno [...]

  • Chris Waller posts 100 Sydney victories

    Australian Horse Racing March 26, 2014 4:06 pm

    Amicus has given Chris Waller his 100th Sydney metropolitan winner for the season, but he won’t be tempted to push the two-year-old past her limit. The filly strolled home in the Hyland Race Colours Plate at Randwick on Wednesday to score a 5-1/2 length win. But while she’s paid up [...]

  • Le Roi continues comeback at Moonee Valley

    Australian Horse Racing March 26, 2014 4:00 pm

    A late autumn cameo in Sydney is likely for comeback stayer Le Roi but trainer Tony McEvoy is more focused on a major Melbourne spring target. The five-year-old import runs over 1600m at Moonee Valley on Saturday in his second start since spending 11 months off the scene recovering from [...]

  • Waller in two minds on Red Tracer WFA run

    Australian Horse Racing March 26, 2014 3:06 pm

    Chris Waller will wait as long as he can before deciding if Red Tracer will join three stablemates in the George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday. The Group One race was not on the mare’s autumn schedule with Waller instead planning to keep her to fillies’ and mares’ company [...]

  • Turf chairman celebrates Eagle Farm win

    Australian Horse Racing March 26, 2014 2:48 pm

    Brisbane Race Club chairman Neville Bell renewed a long-standing association with the Gollan family when Lead The Way won at Eagle Farm on Wednesday. Starting favourite, Lead the Way ($1.60) lived up to his name when he beat Felton Phantom ($3.60) by three quarters of a length. Bell admitted he [...]

  • Berry, Schofield booked for Rosehill rides

    Australian Horse Racing March 26, 2014 1:54 pm

    Tommy Berry and Glyn Schofield have confirmed they will return from Singapore to ride at the Rosehill Guineas meeting. The jockeys flew to Singapore late last week to be with Berry’s twin brother and fellow rider Nathan who was hospitalised after collapsing at Kranji trackwork. He has been diagnosed with [...]

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