GOLDEN EAGLE BARRIER DRAW
The final field for the richest four year old race in Australia has been locked in with a capacity field of 18 runners now locked in to race in Saturdays $7.5m Golden Eagle at Rosehill over 1500m
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The final field for the richest four year old race in Australia has been locked in with a capacity field of 18 runners now locked in to race in Saturdays $7.5m Golden Eagle at Rosehill over 1500m
Having won the Melbourne Cup with Vow and Declare in 2019 trainer Danny O’Brien has been left without a runner in this years race after one of his stable stars was withdrawn after a CT Scan discovered issues
Nick Williams, the son of prominent Melbourne Cup winning owner Lloyd Williams rates European Stayer, Spanish Mission as the biggest danger to Twilight Payments title defence and not Aussie Stayer and current favourite Incentivise
Irish Raider State Of Rest delivered a strong performance and survived a protest to win the W.S Cox Plate at Moonee Valley and at the same time gave young trainer Joseph O’Brien another major Australian title after winning the Melbourne Cup previously
One of the great days of racing is Cox Plate day and it’s set to be a huge day of racing as we finally get to see Chris Waller’s Verry Elleegant go head to head with Annabel Neashman’s import, Zaaki over the 2040m at Moonee Valley
With the increased veterinary checks year on year for overseas travellers, the international pair of Gold Trip for Ciaron Maher and David Eustace as well as Kiwi raider Callsign Mav are facing late Vets checks to be cleared to race in the Cox Plate on Saturday
New South Wales trainer Brad Widdup only received his new stable star on Monday and is already looking for big race success when ex-queenslander Keefy heads toward the $1m Bondi Stakes at Randwick on Saturday
It provides the perfect prelude to the WS Cox Plate on the Saturday but in the build up, Friday night under the lights at Moonee Valley is all about the Manikato Stakes and with the barrier draw now complete it’s set to be a very competitive contest
The 2021 Melbourne Cup favourite, Incentivise has been handed his penalty for the race that stops the nation after his scintillating performance in the Caulfield Cup saw him destroy the field by over 4 lengths
It was definitely a day for favourites on Saturday as Incentivise followed on from Nature Strip in winning the second headline race of the day when the Peter Moody trained runner destroyed a strong Caulfield Cup field and claimed another Group 1
At his third attempt and after finishing outside the places in his past two runs in the race, Nature Strip has finally won the richest race on turf, The Everest for the Chris Waller racing team when defeating Masked Crusader late
A huge day of racing in the Spring Carnival calendar as we see the worlds richest turf race taking place in Sydney while the time honoured Group 1 Caulfield Cup headlines racing in Victoria
Jockey Damien Thornton has only two Group 1 victories to his name but he has no idea if he’ll be picking up his third in the Caulfield Cup on Saturday when he partners with Kiwi runner Ocean Billy to tackle the 2400m show piece
It’s the richest race on turf, worth $15m in prize money and is set to be the spectacle of Sydney once again when 12 of the best sprinters in Australia line up to see who can conquer The Everest in 2021
As the majority of the country begins to emerge from lockdown, Racing Victoria have received a huge and significant boost to the industry with the news that a crowd will be allowed to attend the 2021 Melbourne Cup
It was supposed to be a procession in the Group 1 Might and Power Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse, however betting in the W.S Cox Plate has been blown wide open after Zaaki suffered a shock defeat in Melbourne
We’re really getting into the thick of it now as Group Racing really heats up and this weekend it's one of the big ones, The Caulfield Guineas. Daggy and Beaver take a look through this card as well as an action packed day at Randwick to find you there tips and best bets.
Top Sydney jockey Regan Bayliss is rueing the cost of a poor ride at Central Coast this week as a ride in a standard handicap is likely to cost him runs in all the big spring races in New South Wales
David Browne trained cult Kiwi horse Elephant is to have his first crack at a Group 1 Graded race when he lines up this weekend in the Toorak Handicap with the stable looking to gain more riches through the Spring Carnival
With nearly all the Everest slots filled with gun runners the training powerhouse of Godolphin are yet to decide which one of their stable stars will contest the world’s richest turf race later this month
It’s hard to argue with the price of Zaaki these days having won the Group 1 Underwood Stakes in style last month and putting on demolition jobs in Queensland throughout the Winter Carnival. Now the bookies are taking no chance with the Import
The Turnbull Stakes were looking to be a great contest between Melbourne Cup hopeful Incentivise and one of the Cox Plate favourites Verry Elleegant on Saturday and in true Spring style, it didn’t disappoint.
An epic day of racing on Saturday as we see the Epsom Handicap take place at Randwick racecourse, whilst across the border we see Melbourne Cup and Cox Plate hopefuls collide in the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington
Former Melbourne Cup hopeful Tiger Moth is to be sold at auction after his owners, Coolmore, entered the 4 year old into the Tattersalls Autumn Horses In Training Sale, starting on October 25 in the UK
Icebath, trained by Brad Widdup, is possibly one of the most deserving horses on the hunt for a maiden Group 1 victory. So could the $1.5m Epsom Handicap be the breakthrough the 5 year old mare has been looking for?
It is looking ever more likely that two horses with big spring ambitions are set to clash in the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington on Saturday, with Verry Elleegant and Incentivise heading for a collision course in Victoria
Cox Plate hopeful Gold Trip is in good condition according to co-trainer David Eustace after the UK import, who is heading towards a date with the Moonee Valley feature, showed excellent condition in recent track work
The Cox Plate contest lined up for October is beginning to look more and more like a one horse race as the Annabel Neasham trained import, Zaaki demolished a small field to claim his second Group 1 in Australia
Daggy and Beaver take us through another stacked day of racing to find some tips and best bets as we see the rearranged Underwood Stakes take place on Saturday alongside Sydney’s Golden Rose at Rosehill Gardens
Sydney’s Champion apprentice jockey faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after Tom Sherry pleaded guilty to breaking Racing New South Wales Coivd-19 Protocol and was immediately suspended from riding
There have been many great racehorses coming out of New Zealand in recent years with the likes of Te Akau Shark, Melody Belle and Aegon all coming across the ditch to win Black Type races however one has now broken records across the world with a recent sale
Behind the Melbourne Cup, The Caulfield Cups stands as one of the most time honoured Spring Carnival races with eyes from around the world watching. But just who will they be watching?
With The Shorts proving to be a ‘mini Everest’ of sorts and the likes of Eduardo, Nature Strip and Gytrash proving there credentials for the race, could we now see the next batch of contenders come from the Group 1 Moir Stakes on Friday
It was billed as a “mini Everest” with six runners in the field set to line up in the world's richest turf race in October and the race lived up to that billing as 3 previous Everest runners battled it out all the way to the line in the Group 2 feature
The boys are back after a strong midweek campaign and take you through another weekend of excellent Group 1 racing at Caulfield which sees the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes headline events in Victoria.
The syndication that owns boom galloper and Golden Eagle favourite Ayrton have turned down a significant offer to sell the four year old with the goal of Group 1 Glory outweighing the offer on the table
The 2020 winner of the NSW Everest, Classique Legend looks set to miss the Group 2 Shorts on Saturday after trainer Les Bridge confirmed there is every chance he will not have a run before attempting to go back to back in the world’s richest turf race
Emerging star, Jamaea is heading to the Golden Rose after the father son training team of Robert and Luke Price confirmed the filly would be moving to take on the boys rather than attempt to win the Princess Series
It was the first run for Incentivise for the Peter Moody stable and the Melbourne Cup favourite showed exactly why he is just that, showing an impressive turn of foot in the home straight and fending off late comers to win the Makybe Diva Stakes
Another week and another exciting Group 1. This week Dagy and Beaver take you through the stacked Flemington card that features headline Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes over a 1600m distance at Flemington
It was unusual to see Joe Pride temper down his enthusiasm for a horse but after the performance of Private Eye first up, Pride is now really struggling to control his excitement over the four year old.
The Mick Price and Michael Kent jr trained Ayrton has received early backing from the TAB punters to win this weekend’s listed grade Sofitel at Flemington Racecourse.
Since Zaaki burst onto the scene in the late Autumn all the talk has been about when we will see last year's spring superstar performer Verry Elleegant and the Annabel Neasham trained runner will collide
The Makybe Diva Stakes is shaping up to be a huge race at the start of the Spring with 19 entries for the Group 1 feature including 14 previous Group 1 winners as well as the current Melbourne Cup favourite
It was like he’d never been off the track as the Annabel Neasham trained import destroyed the Group 2 Tramway field in Sydney with James McDonald able to cruise through the line with absolute ease
Racing continues to ramp on the road to Spring with another weekend of Group racing coming up with the Feehan Stakes headlining a great day of racing in Victoria and a Saturday Moonee Valley meeting.
It’s been a turbulent career for the much travelled Wisdom of Water however the speedsters latest trainer, Annabel Neasham, believes taking the 4 year old down to Victoria could be the trick that takes the stallion to the next level.
With most of Melbourne and the Australian populous as a whole in lockdown, the Racing bodies in Victoria have once again lined up Group One Racing with the AFL Grand Final to present a huge day of sport in September.
It’s been a long road back from injury for last year's Run to The Rose winner Rothfire but another successful trial under the watchful eye of expert trainer Robert Heathcote has the stable buoyant about his chances of coming back in great form
Nature Strip is set to resume in the Group 3 Concorde Stakes on Saturday and has opened an extremely strong favourite with Australia’s best sprinter currently sat at $1.60 for the Randwick affair
Victorian jockey Mark Zahra is the latest hoop to be implicated in the illegal Covid Mornington house party scandal and is facing a very costly period on the side lines with rides on top spring prospects likely to be scratched
South Australian runners Behemoth and Beau Rossa ruled the roost in Victoria after Behemoth hung on to go back to back in the Memsie Stakes in the first Group 1 of the season at Caulfield on Saturday
A journey that started with a Mildura Cup win has some punters believing that Sierra Sue is the one to beat in the Group 1 Memsies Stakes this weekend at Caulfield as money comes in for the now $9.50 shot
European stayer Spanish Mission is on a mission to tackle the double header of Caulfield and Melbourne Cups this Spring after the Andrew Balding runner came through an epic contest with the world's best stayer, Stradivarius with a clean bill of health.
The Stradbroke Handicap winner is set to return to action in Victoria this weekend as she headlines the one million dollar Memsies Stakes field that will run at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday
The Group 3 San Domenico is continuing to heat up. After it was confirmed last week that Remarque would be lining up in the race a host of other runners are now in the running with trainer James Cummings announcing Paulele will be amongst the runners
In a race that was hotly tipped to be Verry Elleegants to lose, the Annabel Neasham training team pulled off another brilliant win with Mo’unga winning the Group 1 Winx Stakes at Royal Randwick in an action packed race
Big racing is back as we see the first Group 1 of the season take place at Royal Randwick when the big names line up in the Winx Stakes. With racing from Moonee Valley in Victoria as well the boys go through the cards to give you their best bets and tips.
The full brother of 2018 Golden Slipper winner Estijaab is pushing for a start in the Everest after a series of impressive trials as well as a dominating win in a 2yo Handicap at the start of the year.
One of the forgotten stars of racing and a Tasmanian superstar is on the road to redemption as Mystic Journey looks to regain her Group 1 winning form in a trial on the Devonport Synthetic track
As we bowl along towards the start of spring we see the highest racing talent return to the track to tune up and tweak before they attack the riches of spring. Two Everest hopefuls were out to impress before beginning there campaign towards the richest race on turf
Of the 15 nominations for the Winx Stakes this Saturday at Royal Randwick there a total of 9 Group One winning horses listed to run with the star of last spring, Verry Elleegant set to resume for the Chris Waller stable.
Godolphin runner Ingratiating put bookies and punters on notice at Caulfield on Saturday as the James Cummings trained three year old showed an impressive turn of foot to win the Group 1 Vain Stakes
Racing continues to gather speed on the road to Spring and it’s a great weekend of action coming up as we see the PB Lawrence Stakes headline the Caulfield meeting while the rearranged Kembla Grange meeting hosts the Up and Coming Stakes
This time of year there’s more talk about which runners are trialling and returning to the track from a spell but on this occasion we are happy to report that one of Sydney’s top jockeys, Glyn Schofield is returning to riding trackwork this Friday
Top News South Wales hoop Glen Boss is set to ride current Melbourne Cup favourite and Queensland Import, Incentivise in the 2021 edition of the world’s richest 3200m race after beating off other top contenders
Hope’s have been dashed of a racing return for the Kiwi bred Bostonian with long term injury forcing the three time Australian Group One winner to retire to the paddock permanently after spending most of last season on the sidelines
Annabel Neasham trained Zaaki cruised through a trial for Group and Listed runners at Warwick Farm on Monday as he continues on the road to Moonee Valley and a date with the Cox Plate in October.
Under the ride of Tommy Berry, Phobetor has won the Group 2 Missile Stakes for Gold Coast trainer Michael Costa and in doing so gives him his first ever Sydney Black Type win and first ever Group 2 title
We’re definitely on the road to spring now and with dryer tracks and the return of high calibre horses the racing goes up a level. This weekend sees Randwick host the Missile Stakes while Flemington features the Aurie’s Star Handicap at Group level
Trainer Mick Price may have a host of chances for the big races across the Spring including two leading chances in the Golden Eagle but the Victorian conditioner is concerned about the pop up race culture that is emerging in the sport
Caulfield Guineas runner-up Aysar is ready to roll on Saturday however he line up at Flemington with a new look after an offseason sale saw ownership on the 4 year old change hands but the runner remaining in Victoria
We knew that with the introduction of new animal welfare rules and regulations for international travellers, as well as the current global pandemic putting up further red tape, runners from abroad would be down this year. Now we know how many.
It's been nearly 10 months saw we saw Denis Pagan’s VRC Derby winner Johnny Get Angry on the track, however the AFL Premiership winning coach has confirmed his maiden Group 1 winner will be back in action this Saturday at Flemington
New South Wales based trainer Paul Perry is hoping that his now 4 year old, Sky Lab, can help him to scratch a long term itch in winning the W.S. Cox Plate when he resumes this week in an upcoming barrier trial.
It’s a tricky weekend of racing coming up as Victorian metro racing returns to a fresh Moonee Valley track preparing for Spring and the Royal Randwick track transforms from heavy form lines to a Good 4
Classique Legend has only just arrived back in Australia but trainer Les Bridge is already bullish about the Grey Flash’s chance in regaining his Everest title he won in 2020 and going back to back in the world’s richest turf race
Pakenham based trainer Peter Moody has confirmed that Melbourne Cup and Caulfield Cup favourite Incentivise has arrived safely at his stables and is in great condition after a long trip from Queensland
There will be a familiar air to proceedings at Randwick this coming Wednesday as Hugh Bowman trots out on to the Randwick turf sporting the silks of the great Winx. However this time he’ll be aboard another runner in Unico
Anthony Cummings is waiting on a barrier trial this Tuesday to decide whether his Group 1 winning German import is ready to take on the big time first up in the Winx Stakes at Royal Randwick
There will be a host of stars heading back to the track in the coming weeks as trainers begin to send out their top guns to fine tune fitness before a spring assault with Think It Over set to have a hit out on Tuesday
Racing begins the ramp towards Spring with the Group 3 Bletchingly stakes taking place at Caulfield this weekend. As always Dagy and Beaver take a look through cards in Sydney and Melbourne and pick their best bets on an action packed day of racing
The Eagle Farm track could be heading back to the drawing board after a group of local trainers met to discuss the state of the track and the potential for ripping it up once again after the BRC refused to take track management back from Racing Queensland
La Mexicana wasn’t quite ready for the Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday however she will resume at the track with Group 1 challenges in the not to distant future
It looks like it’s happening. Chris Waller trained Verry Elleegant and Annabel Neasham’s star import Zaaki are set to battle it out during the Spring with a trio of races in mind before heading to the Cox Plate in October
Racing powerhouse Godolphin sent a number of runners back to the track this week with Golden Eagle winner Colette showing signs of promise in her first hit out since finishing last campaign in April
In a continued effort to bolster the spring racing action in New South Wales, Racing NSW have announced a new race for Fillies and Mares that will be open to runners from both Australia and New Zeland. However there is a catch
Racing heads to the HQ’s on Saturday as we see meetings at Flemington Racecourse and Royal Randwick taking centre stage for this week's tipping with the Flemington Cup 1849 Hcp over 2800m headlining the day
Hurricane Lane may only be a three year old but the son of Frankel is putting the world on notice after winning the Group 2 Grand Prix De Paris in France overnight destroying a strong field by over 6 lengths
It seems as though missing the Spring Carnival in 2020 has done French import Port Guillaume a world of good as he nears a competitive return to racing down under after being ruled out the previous year with injury
It’s not often you get the trainer in the saddle for track work but it could be the best way to get an understanding of your Group 1 horse before they head to their date with destiny
Godolphin’s trainer James Cummings is backing his stable star Collette to demonstrate her talent on any ground when she heads to Randwick this weekend and tackles Saturday’s Queen Of The Turf Stakes
Champion mare Arcadia Queen is set to be sold at the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale on May 25th up at the Gold Coast after being retired in March due to injury.
July 1st marks the beginning of winter down under but it also marks a change to the Sydney racing schedule with increased prize money, a new race and a new 10 race card all added Rosehill this Saturday
Robert Heathcote was bullish about the chances of Rothfire returning in full form into the spring after he completed his latest gallop at full throttle without any major issue after a long period away from the track after injury
One of the leading Sires in the world of horse racing has passed away with Galileo dying at the age of 23 years old with his owners Coolmore Stud breaking the news over the weekend
Jamie Kah has been the champion in waiting in the race for the Melbourne Jockeys Premiership this season however she has now passed another incredible benchmark for the year with her 100th Metro race win
Firmly heading into the midst of winter racing at Randwick and Caulfield this weekend with the Sir John Monash Stakes headlining the day down in Melbourne and the rain expected in Sydney headlining the day north of the border
Gold Coast trainer Michael Costa managed to fend off a host of big Sydney stables on route to seeing his runner and favourite win the Grafton Cup in country New South Wales
Top jockey James McDonald is going to be spoilt for choice heading into the spring with a number of runners to pick from across the big races with the likes of Chris Waller and Annabel Neasham vying for his services
Jamie Kah has been flying without let up all season and now the champion jockey in waiting is a red hot favourite to tick over 100 metro wins for the season with the Wednesday meeting at Sandown
The middle eastern trainer powerhouse that is Godolphin has decided to call time on the careers of one of the greats to run in Australia by announcing the news that Auvilius will head to the paddock permanently.
Brett Prebble was the quaddie ruiner on Saturday as he rode unfancied Mongolian Marshall to victory at Flemington to claim the Winter Championships Final on an action packed day of racing
An especially big day of racing kicks in at Rosehill this weekend with the new 10 race card and increased prize money coming into effect. We take a look through all the races of the day in Sydney and Melbourne to provide you with our tips and best bets for racing on Saturday
Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne was extremely lucky earlier this week after avoiding serious injury when being kicked in the face by a horse at Ballarat.
Away Game bounced back from a 14 month break from the winners enclosure in the Group 3 WJ Healy Stakes at Eagle Farm last weekend and now his American based owners are looking to bigger and better targets.
Trainer David Payne is confident that his runner Motefilia can return to her best and devastating form when she heads from the paddock back to the race track early in July ahead of her 2021 spring campaign.
Jockey Craig Williams had a quandary going into the Eagle Farm meeting this Saturday after riding both Brooklyn Hustle and Tofane to victory in recent starts
We return from country Queensland and the Ipswich Cup this week with an action packed day of horse racing ahead at Eagle Farm featuring the time honoured Tatts Tiara over 1400m at Group 1 level
Koby Jennings has been out of the saddle since December after a fall at Goulburn landed the New South Wales jockey with a broken arm, but now he’s back and in the hunt for more black type success this weekend
With the global pandemic still raging on around the world it was only a matter of time before it reared it’s ugly head again to affect the Australian horse racing industry with a top jockey being blocked from entering Queensland after visiting a Covid hotspot
After a troublesome start to her career in Sydney Winx’s sister has finally got on the board after winning her first race in Victoria under the watchful eye of new trainer Peter Moody
The Spring Carnival racing period is set to receive a boost in funding from August 2021 as Racing Victoria announced a $16m increase in prize money to be spread across all racing in the state
Stephanie Thornton once joked she didn’t know where Ipswich was on the map. Now the jockey is heading off with the local cup after steering her unfancied runner to victory at odds of $26.
Check out Pro Group Racings Tips and Best Bets for an action packed day of racing at Ipswich featuring the Ipswich Cup over 2150m as well as racing at Rosehill and Flemington
Trainer Annabel Neasham found herself in hot water this week as it was found that her stable star and recent winner of her maiden Group 1 victory, Zaaki had returned a positive sample from a recent race
A rising star in the Sydney sprinting ranks has been named as the latest runner to secure an Everest starting spot with the John O’Shea runner named to line up for the richest race on turf in October
It was announced on twitter today that Group 1 winning mare Toffee Tongue, trained by Chris Waller is set for early retirement after suffering an injury during the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival
One of Godolphins hottest properties is back in work this week with stable star Colette heading back from the paddock to prepare for her Spring 2021 campaign with the Cox Plate and Caulfield likely targets
Just three weeks after Mike Moroney trained Tofane was nearly sold at The Magic Millions Broodmare Sale the 5 year old registered her first Group 1 win in The Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm
A huge day of racing at the Queensland Winter Racing Festival as we enter Stradbroke Day featuring the richest race in Queensland The Q22, the time honoured J.J. Atkins at Group 1 level as well as the centre piece Stradbroke Handicap headlining the day
The bookmakers appear to be running for cover as Annabel Neasham trained Import Zaaki is set to head to the track again this Winter Carnival and contest the $1.2m prize money available in the Q22.
After a forgettable period in Hong Kong the 2020 Everest winner, Classique Legend has arrived back in Australia and settled straight back into Les Bridge’s Royal Randwick Stables ready for another explosive spring campaign
Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig trained Personal is to head to the US later this week to take on some of the world's best racehorses in a bid to win the fillies and mares Breeders Cup in November
After flopping as a $1.50 favourite for the Fred Best Classic, Mick Price has mapped out a future for stable star Ayrton now that a run in the Stradbroke has been ruled out despite being a short price favourite for the race.
Edward Cummings has become the latest Cummings to record Group 1 victory by seeing his filly finish one better than she did in the ATC Oaks just two months earlier during the Championships in Sydney
Dagy and Beaver take a look through another action packed day of racing in the Winter Carnival with Queensland Oaks taking center stage at Eagle Farm. Will we see another Winx appear from the pack?
Godolphin were waving away some of their young talent at the Gold Coast Magic Millions sale on Thursday with a former boom horse of the stable catching the eye when selling for just $7,500
In the lead up to contesting one of the richest races in the Queensland Winter Carnival, trainer Annabel Neasham is concerned about the dryness of the Eagle Farm track and how it could affect her runner on Stradbroke Day
After a long and illustrious bloodline the final yearling out of the Redoute’s Choice line has been sold at the Magic Millions sale for $210,000 to a familiar face in the world of Australian Horse Racing.
Trainer David Vandyke is set to send two of his talented youngsters into a midweek meeting at Doomben looking for further wins in what is already turning out to be an impressive season for Queensland conditioners
It could have been described as a boilover day as favourites in the Fred Best Classic, Kingsford Smith Cup and the Queensland Derby all failed to deliver on short prices in an action packed day of racing at Eagle Farm
The Queensland Winter Carnival rolls on and this week we head across the park to Eagle Farm for two Group 1 races that include the Kingsford Smith Cup alongside the Queensland Derby
The two favourites for the Group 1 Kingsford Smith Cup on Saturday at Eagle Farm are in doubt for the race after presenting with lameness during a routine vets examination in the lead up to the race
Prince of Boom carries many similarities to his stablemate Rothfire and is now looking to emulate his achievements as he begins to forge a path towards winning the JJ Atkins much like the fellow Heathcote runner did 12 months prior
Tuesday drew a lot of excitement in the Magic Millions Broodmare sale with big lots including Arcadia Queen, Bella Vella and Kiwi Champion Mare Melody Belle all going under the hammer on the Gold Coast
Undefeated Mick Price and Michael Kent jr trained Ayrton has opened up $1.60 favourite to win the Group 3 Fred Best Classic on Saturday and subsequently secure a start in the Stradbroke Handicap in June.
The Import silenced the doubters in the Doomben Cup with a Group 1 win not seen since the likes of Winx where she toyed with her rivals before Bowman would put peddle to the metal and shout “cheerio”.
This week we’re looking at Pro Group Racings tips and best bets for Doomben Cup day as we see packed fields head to Doomben Racecourse as the Winter Carnival continues in the Sunshine State.
Top jockey Glen boss has labelled Zaaki the hardest to beat on Saturday but reckons the bookmakers and punters are getting it wrong when it comes to evaluating the form of the Winter Carnival showpiece
It’s been a tough few weeks for the Price and Kent jr training team as they attempted to find a suitable partner for the exciting and currently undefeated Ayrton should the galloper qualify for the Stradbroke on Saturday
Hollindale Stakes winner Zaaki will line up amongst a strong field of 12 set to compete for the $700,000 Doomben Cup on Saturday as the Queensland Winter Carnival continues to heat up
It looks to be a whirlwind few days for John O’Shea trained Lost And Running who could be named to run in the Everest shortly if negotiations head in the right direction on Monday.
Trainer Kris Lees and connections have opted to use the Doomben Cup over 2000m as a springboard to launch Mugatoo’s Cox Plate campaign leveraging the Winter Carnivals ideal place in the calendar to keep his runner fresh.
Racing heats up once again with two Group 1s taking place in Adelaide and Brisbane with the Doomben 10,000 in the Sunshine State and the time honoured Goodwood Handicap taking place in the city of churches.
12 months after trainer Rob Heathcote saw Rothfire with the Spirit Of Boom Classic he’s now seeing the same traits in Prince Of Boom who has been backed into favourite to win the race formerly known as the Champagne Classic.
Soon to be Victorian Jockeys Premiership Champion Jamie Kah reached another milestone this week as she clocked up an impressive 1000th career win with a double on the card at Pakenham on Wednesday.
Top South Australian sprinter Gytrash is set to return to competitive action on Saturday after having surgery that has seen him out since competing in the Yes Yes Yes Stakes at Randwick in the Spring.
The ATC DERBY, The Tasmanian Derby and now the TAB South Australian Derby. Explosive Jack made it an incredible treble of Derby wins after destroying the field at Morphettville on Saturday.
The big races this weekend take place in Queensland and South Australia where we see a competitive Hollindale Stakes take place on the Gold Coast while the time honoured South Australian Derby takes place at Morphettville.
Joe Pride heads to the stand alone meeting at Gosford on Saturday full of optimism that a combination of race fitness and weather conditions are aligning the stars for him to get a racing treble on the coast
Cranbourne conditioner Cindy Alderson has admitted her runner Liqueuro has presented a pleasant surprise as she heads to South Australia with her runner in the hunt for her first Group 1 win
Maher and Eustace trained Explosive Jack has opened up as favourite to take out a third Derby title after the barrier draw was completed for the South Australian Derby on Tuesday.
The Group 2 Hollindale Stakes on the Gold Coast doesn’t carry the same majesty of black type racing during a carnival however it is shaping up to be one of the most hotly contested races in the lead up to the Brisbane Winter Carnival
When you think about the Wizard of the West William Pike and the First Lady of Racing, Gai Waterhouse you instantly think success and that surely they would have paired before to have a winner somewhere but you’d be wrong.
After the Sydney Carnival was wrapped up last week the racing continues with two feature meetings at Hawkesbury in New South Wales and Ladbrokes Sandown Hillside action across the border in Victoria
Tasmanian trainer Scott Brunton is confident about the chances of his runner going into the Group 1 Australasian Oaks at Morphettville this weekend and he’s happy to tell people exactly what he thinks
The sad passing of Anthony Van Dyck after a fatal injury in last years Melbourne Cup has led to sweeping reform on the way the Spring Carnival Racing meet will now be held in Victoria.
Melbourne based businessman James Kennedy has bought a ticket to the TAB Everest by securing the purchase of the GPI Racing slot for the coming year valued at $800,000.
We’ve already lost some great runners this Autumn Carnival with the likes of Russian Camelot and Arcadia Queen forced from the action however we now see one of the youngsters retire to stud
Jockey Hugh Bowman has found himself in hot water after a mixed day of riding on Saturday which saw him in the Stewards room multiple times on All Aged Stakes Day
It's the final day of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival and we head to Randwick for the final Saturday of action and look to give the punters some tips and best bets on All Aged Stakes Day
Gerald Ryan is looking to get Peltzer a top black type race prize on Saturday as the team pit the talented colt against a strong field at Randwick in the All Aged Stakes
With the Autumn racing carnival all but kicked off many Aussie punters will take a step back and evaluate the chances of Addeybb and Verry Elleegant. How Winx was unbeatable back in the day and various other great horses that have dominated the Autumn racing calendar.
We kick off The Championships at Randwick this Saturday with no less than 4 amazing Group 1 races headlined by the time honoured Doncaster Mile. The boys have had a look through the card and studied the form, why not check out who they're backing this weekend.
Top Victorian jockey and runaway leader of the Melbourne Jockey’s Premiership Jamie Kah is set to partner with Godolphin in the final Group 1 of Sydney’s Autumn Racing Carnival.
Chris Waller’s team aren’t messing about this year as they lock in their runner for the 2021 running of Racing New South Wales’ $14m Everest to be held at Randwick in October
The owners group of Verry Elleegant have made an outlandish offer to pit their runner in a rematch against Addeybb for a whopping $10m with a winner takes all scenario
Champion trainer William Haggas had all but written off his runners chances of winning the Queen Elizabeth Stakes for a second time in the week because of ground concerns but class most certainly showed through
Its Day 2 of the championships and we have a huge card of racing tips and best bets top follow at Randwick on Saturday which is headlined by the Queen Elizabeth Stakes and 3200m Sydney Cup features
After entertaining a number of offers to host Russian Camelot principal owner John Wheeler has said an announcement about the Stallions future will arrive in the coming days with the ‘Big Russian’ likely to stay down under
Champion Irish trainer William Haggas has issued a strong statement about his horses chances of defending his Queen Elizabeth Stakes title on Saturday citing the ground as a growing concern at Randwick.
After winning the Group 1 Tancred Stakes in emphatic fashion top jockey Glen Boss is confident the Maher and Eustace trained Irish import, Sir Dragonet can muscle in on the two horse race in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes this weekend
An action packed day of racing on Saturday saw an emphatic performance by Chris Waller trained Nature Strip seal back to back wins in the TJ Smith and demonstrate his claims once again for world's best sprinter.
The controversial omission of Brad Widdup trained Icebath from the $3m Doncaster Mile on Saturday has been avoided after Kris Lees trained Gem Song was withdrawn on Thursday giving the 4 year old mare a start.
Yearlings by the great I Am Invincible flew out of the gates on the second day of the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale with multiple lots breaking the seven figure value including one record breaking sale on Wednesday
Runaway leader in the Melbourne Jockeys Championship, Jamie Kah is set to showcase her talents in the Harbour city this weekend with a book of rides scheduled for Doncaster Mile day at Randwick
Rosehill hosts another day of Group 1 racing this weekend as we see the delayed Tancred Stakes and Vinery Stud stakes taking place a week later than scheduled
Pride was grinning from ear to ear when he used the tag world's best sprinter to describe Eduardo after he went back to back at Rosehill and won The Group 1 Galaxy on Saturday
UK import Sir Dragonet was back on the winning trail on Saturday after a convincing win in the Group 1 Tancred Stakes at Rosehill
The training partnership of Hayes and Dabernig is set to come to an end with Tom Dabernig deciding to leave the Lindsay Park Stable to pursue his own stable venture outside of the Victorian stables.
We’re here, just 7 days later. The $3.5m Golden Slipper is set to run on Saturday after it’s postponement the previous weekend and we’ve got a stacked card of tips and best bets for you as always.
Trainer Mike Moroney has confirmed he is expecting Irish Import Keats to give a forward showing when he lines up at Caulfield on Saturday but in which race remains the only concern
The Bob Peters owned Arcadia Queen may have run her last race as she was ruled out of action this weekend and scans are set to decide the Group 1 winners fate on Wednesday after new injury concerns
Co trainer Andrew Forsman was particularly bullish about stable star Aegon’s chances in the $3m Doncaster Mile believing his natural ability will beat immaturity to give him every chance of Group 1 glory
A solid week of betting last week saw three from three on our best bets and with the Rosehill track looking like a bog we’re looking for wet trackers and front runners to help continue the run
The champion Kiwi racer is set to have her last hurrah at Sydney’s Autumn Carnival and Fortuna Racing have confirmed it will definitely be her last in their racing colours
There was plenty of movement in the betting after the barrier draw for The Longines Golden Slipper earlier in the week and after Profiteer drew barrier five the punters have had their say on who they expect to win
Trainer Trent Busuttin is keen to get back up to Rosehill this weekend and test the talent of his runner Mirage Dancer in the Group 1 Tancred Stakes this weekend with homes of more black type glory
Trainer Mark Newnham was relatively happy when Splintex was announced in barrier 5 last Wednesday however roll forward 7 days and Splintex is still ready to go however the smile has definitely gone from Newnham
Aussie sprinting star Classique legend is gearing up for a competitive return to the track in April and his talent was on full display when winning a 1000m trial that also included fellow sprint kings Southern Legend and Golden Sixty
Just days after narrowly missing out on the $5m All Star Mile at Moonee Valley last Saturday Danny O’Brien trained Russian Camelot has had to be retired immediately after incurring injury at trackwork
Racing New South Wales opened up nominations again for the Golden Slipper Day card which will take place this coming weekend and Chris Waller is taking advantage by nominating his runner in the Group 1 Galaxy
Three year old Frankel filly Steinem has marked herself as one to watch after coming from second last to gap the field at Sandown Hillside on Wednesday to remain unbeaten in her short career
The torrential downpours in Sydney’s West over the weekend meant that surfaces became untenable with football matches and sports events called off across the region, the Golden Slipper included
Fresh off her 14th Group 1 victory in the Bonecrusher New Zealand Stakes over 2000m at Ellerslie on Saturday Melody Belle and trainer Jamie Richards will be heading across the ditch to Sydney to prepare for her final Autumn campaign
Hugh Bowman steered Kris Lees trained import Mugatoo to All Star Mile Victory at the Valley on Saturday when he defeated Russian Camelot in a thrilling finish to win the worlds richest mile race
There was drama in Victoria on Thursday as the favourite for this weekend's All Star Mile was one of two horses to fail a vets inspection and will need to undergo a second inspection on Friday morning
The action keeps coming thick and fast this weekend as we see the hotly anticipated All Star Mile and Bob Peters looking to win the race in back to back years as well as the Coolmore Classic headlining the meet at Rosehill
A stacked day of racing at Randwick and Flemington with the Australia Cup and Newmarket Handicap taking place in Victoria and The Guineas and Canterbury Stakes taking place at Sydney HQ
William Pike has got his eyes on the prize this weekend and confirmed to the press that nothing less than a win will satisfy the Western Australian team and their runner Arcadia Queen
William Pike won the All Star Mile for owner Bob Peters and the training team of Grant and Alana Williams. Now the Western Australian team are back and received a boost in the hunt for there second All Star Mile.
The cards looked likely to be a favourites day with a number of short price favourites heading for Group 1 Glory at Randwick and Flemington but as we know the horse can only run as well as it wants.
The Victorian Wakeful Club has honoured Jamie Kah on International Womens Day this week by voting for her to win this year's Lady In Racing Award and add to her growing list of accolades this season
A doorway for entry to the world's richest sprint race has opened as one of the 12 slots is set to go up for sale later this year.
UK Jockey Tom Marquand has passed through quarantine and remained bullish about the chances of Addeybb replicating the form of the previous season that saw him dominate the Sydney Autumn Carnival.
With trainer Chris Waller announcing the 11th hour withdrawal of the Verry Elleegant from the All Star MIle is the field now a done deal with a voting black out today and all voting ending on Sunday
Come one, come all! There have been a huge number of nominations to compete for the riches in this year's Sydney championships with runners from the UK, Japan and New Zealand all set to attend the two day festival
A stacked card of racing at Caulfield with the Blue Diamond Stakes, Futurity Stakes and Oakleigh Plate all taking place as well as the Silver Slipper featuring at Rosehill
Entries to the Group 1 Chipping Norton have been extended by Racing NSW after the field did not reach capacity with only 15 horses nominated when there was room for 20 runners
Lunar Fox went from an unfancied runner to winner of the Australian Guineas and now the story continues as the son of Foxwedge was announced as a wildcard in the $5m All Star Mile at Moonee Valley in two weeks.
The barrier draw took place for this weekend's Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes on Tuesday and there was concern for the Maher and Eustace team as their runner drew the car park
Verry Elleegant looks to get back into the winners circle this week and against a strong Chipping Norton field all eyes will be on Race 6 at Randwick on Saturday. We take a look at both Randwick and Flemington cards to find the punters, our tips and best bets.
Hong Kong based trainer Danny Shum has won a third DBS x Manulife Million Challenge at Happy Valley after his runner Grateful Heart was crowned champion on Thursday
Ado and Beaver were full of praise before the jump for the Kiwi mare and they had ever reason to as she powered home in the Futurity Stakes and take out the Caulfield Group 1 with Style.
September Run and Nature Strip won’t be facing each other again in the Newmarket Handicap after it was announced that the winner of the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes will be staying in Sydney rather than travelling south to compete in this weekends Flemington sprint feature
We take a look at an action packed weekend of racing where we see the Apollo and Light Fingers Stakes run in Sydney and an eye-catching field tackle the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes taking place at Flemington
Racing in New South Wales has been given a significant boost this week with an announcement that racing across the board from Group 1s down to the picnics will receive a boost in prize money
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Blue Diamond betting could be thrown in to chaos on Friday morning as three horses were presented lame at initial vets inspections at Caulfield on Thursday
What a Saturday of racing. Possibly one of the most exciting Chipping Norton in modern day history as well as an absolute boilover in the Australian Guineas. It was definitely a day where the bookie and punter went punch for punch
Chirs Waller trained Nature Strip was back to his best as he took out the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes up the straight at Flemington on Saturday
Top WA jockey William Pike finished racing in Perth on Saturday as he heads to Victoria in order to satisfy quarantine restrictions that will allow him to ride on Blue Diamond day before heading onto the All Star Mile later in the month
Chirs WALLER boom horse Vowmaster is set for his debut in Sydney on Saturday with the 3yo gelding and son of Written Tycoon set to debutise at Rosehill
A tough week last Saturday saw some bad beats handed out as we went 1 from 3 with Sacramento saluting for Bott and Waterhouse with Ulysess finishing second and Quantum Mechanic third on our picks.
Tipping and best bets turns to Randwick and Caulfield this weekend as we see the return of Group 1 racing to Australia in the form of the CF Orr Stakes and the highly anticipated return of the 2020 Cox Plate winner, Sir Dragonet
Trainer Shane Nichols was put to the test on Saturday as his runner Streets Of Avalon did it tough over Chris Wallers Imaging to rise from the canvas and claim the Group 1 CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield
The price suggested it, the form suggested it and the buzz around Enthaar suggested she was every bit a $1.24 shot to win the Chairman’s Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday as she arrogantly disposed of her opposition.
SA Racing received a huge boost this week as it was announced that prize pools for black type racing would receive a significant boost in 2021 with a funding increase to take place from July.
February marks the return of Group 1 racing to Australia and the ramp up to key Autumn Racing and the Sydney Carnival across March and April. We take a look a look at what's on the racing Calendar and what to watch out for.
Bivouac lines up as the headline act for the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes this Saturday as a field of 10 runners have been nominated to compete in the $750,000 Group 1 this weekend at Flemington
A really sad day in the world of horse racing as it was announced that star galloper Te Akau Shark has passed away in New Zealand at the age of Six
One of the stars of Spring, Danny O’Brien trained Russian Camelot was the main attraction at a Werribee trial this week as the All Star Mile joint favourite ramps up his comeback for the Autumn
But the big question is will the 2020 W.S Cox Plate winner be entering the barriers on Saturday with bigger goals for the Stallion in mind
The All Star Mile is shaping up to be one of the races of the Autumn with some of the best race horses in Australia, boasting a whopping 12 Group 1’s last year alone between them, set to compete at the Valley for $5m in prize money.
Andrew Forsman and Murray Baker have become renowned in recent years for sending high quality horses over the ditch to claim the Autumn riches Sydney has to offer during carnival time.
Andrew Forsman and Murray Baker have become renowned in recent years for sending high quality horses over the ditch to claim the Autumn riches Sydney has to offer during carnival time.
David Eustace and Ciaron Maher trained Enthaar is set to return to the track this Saturday as the Blue Diamond Stakes favourite prepares to take on a field of just 6 in the Chairman’s Stakes at Caulfield.
Hong Kong superstar Golden Sixty cruised through his final track work as he heads to Sha Tin on Sunday looking for his 12th straight win in the Group 1 Stewards Cup on Saturday over 1600m.
Hot on the heels of Streets of Avalon winning the Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley last night we take a look towards race meetings at Randwick and Sandown to try and find some winners in Saturday's fields.
The Listed Carrington Stakes takes place this weekend at Randwick with $150,000 in prize money up for grabs for 3yo’s and older over with plenty of chances hoping to be first past the post on Saturday.
Adrian Bott and Gai Waterhouse trained star Farnan is set to return to racing action in Autumn with the Group 1 Galaxy the intended target for the now 3 year old colt.
An 8.15am trial at Roeshill will be drawing plenty of interest this Friday morning as champion trainer Chris Waller lines up all 10 runners with a combined fifteen Group 1 wins between them
Adam Trinder will see his stable star Mystic Journey return to the track on Wednesday with a Winx like price as the 5yo Mare attempts to take out the Ladbrokes Stakes at her home track of Launceston.
With Queensland being whipped into a frenzy by the state premier locking down the greater Brisbane area from 6pm Friday we have steered clear horse racing tips in the Gold Coast with it still in the balance
Team Hawkes are bullish about the opportunities of their new 2 year old, Remarque who will make his debut at Rosehill this weekend in what are seen as the first steps to his road to the Golden Slipper
It was considered a boilover when Away Game for Ciaron Maher and David Eustace won the Magic Millions 2yo Classic last year. However tomorrow she returns to the track where she won just 12 months ago looking to make history as second favourite for the race
Gary Portelli is expecting big things from his new colt and the son of Not A Single Doubt when he makes his debut under the lights at Canterbury on Friday
The Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig team have revealed their plans for the 2020 winner of the VRC Oaks winner Personal and her return to racing in the New Year
The Magic Millions Guineas is a Restricted Listed Grade Race over 1400m for 3 year olds purchased at the Magic Millions Yearling sales. The MM 3yo Guineas race takes place every year at the Gold Coast Turf Club in January
Chris Waller has a host of young talent to head to the Magic Millions with but working out where to tune them up and which races to run them in is like solving the Matrix
There was drama in the Magic Millions 3 year old Guineas on Saturday as favourite for the race Isotope lost jockey Ryan Maloney on the home turn. Leaving the track Maloney revealed to trainer Tony Gollan how he thought the race would have gone.
There was a huge buzz when it was announced that Sir Dragonet would be making the move down under to join the Maher and Eustace stable and after he took out the Cox Plate at the Valley you could certainly see why.
The final field for the $2m Snippets Magic Millions 2yo Classic on the Gold Coast has been finalised ahead of the barrier draw today with capacity field of 16 set to run with 5 emergencies listed
Ben Hayes & Tom Dabernig will see Finance Tycoon tackle the Magic Millions 2 Year Old Classic after the bay colt took out the Aquis Golden Nugget on Saturday and secured a late birth in the race
Queensland trainer Tony Gollan is set to test his stable stars with Group 1 targets in Sydney after a strong showing at the Magic Millions Carnival earlier this month on the Gold Coast
A big weekend of racing sees action taking place at Aquis Park Gold Coast for the Magic Millions as well as meetings at Rosehill, Flemington, Murray Bridge and Ascot. We put down our best bets as well as thoughts from Ado and Beaver on an action packed Saturday of Racing
An email from the Australian Trainers Association, Queensland division to Racing Queensland bosses has been published in the Courier Mail and draws fresh concerns around the state of the Eagle Farm track
Racing NSW Chairman Russell Balding was very bullish to start off 2021 by looking to bolster the coffers in Sydney's Spring Racing Carnival further after the boost of 2017 that saw the creation of the Everest
Neville Parnham trainer Neufbosc won the Group 2 Perth Cup over 2400m on Saturday in front of a packed house at Ascot and those in attendance definitely got a show.
2021 might have been a bit different for most this year however Saturday racing is not. We kick off the year with a stacked card at Caulfield to choose from and here are a couple we’ve found that we think can get the job done
Trainer Danny O’Brien is to give talented sprinter Graff a run out at Flemington on New Years Day, opting against sending the stallion up to Queensland for a trial before tackling the Magic Millions
As the Covid-19 situation worsens in New South Wales the decision has been made to avoid holding large gatherings at all of the Sydney race tracks
Golden Eagle runner up Icebath will be returning to the track in 2021 with trainer Brad Widdup looking to add black type titles to the mares already impressive resume
With the pandemic rearing its ugly head again at the end of 2020 its all change at the Magic Millions with Jockeys and Trainers re-locating or withdrawing completely for the carnival
Chris Waller’s team has had an early 2021 win after it was announced that former Godolphin runner Aramayo would be returning to Australia for horse racing action in the New Year.
Mick Price and Michael Kent will have been happy with events on Boxing Day after seeing one of there juniors getting off to a flyer in the Ken Sturt Handicap at Caulfield.
After all the festivities of Christmas Day are done and run all eyes turn to action packed day of sport and racing on Boxing Day. The sports enthusiasts day of choice.
Boxing Day plays host to some of the best racing over the festive period with racing at Caulfield, Randwick, Eagle Farm and Morphettville as well as racing in WA and the picnics.
Trevor Rogers is expecting vast improvement as he looks for his runner Mystyko to go one better in this years Christmas Stakes.