Horse Racing

Tue 18 Aug 2020

BANNED: Lismore horse trainer and foreman punished

Premium Content BANNED: Lismore horse trainer and foreman punished

Racing NSW have released its verdicts regarding the actions of a Lismore trainer and foreman.

Mon 10 Aug 2020

Tribunal slashes ban for disgraced trainer

Premium Content Tribunal slashes ban for disgraced trainer

The long-running Ben Currie case has taken another twist after the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal handed down its verdict in one of the legal matters...

Sat 8 Aug 2020

‘Why me?’: Broken jockey opens up on horrific fall

Premium Content ‘Why me?’: Broken jockey opens up on horrific fall

It’s been a tough 22 months for jockey Andrew Adkins. He shares his most recent experience of what it was like to be caught up in a horrific race fall.

Fri 24 Jul 2020

Bloody mess: Disqualified cult horse loses MM crown

Premium Content Bloody mess: Disqualified cult horse loses MM crown

Cult racehorse Alligator Blood has been stripped of his Magic Millions Guineas crown and David Vandyke fined but the trainer says it’s only short-term pain.

Tue 21 Jul 2020

Hyeronimus facing two-year ban for betting

Premium Content Hyeronimus facing two-year ban for betting

Jockey Adam Hyeronimus could be banned for two years for betting-related offences, with the Group 1 winner set to find out whether he’s been found guilty or not.

Thu 9 Jul 2020

GRAFTON CUP: 61kg topweight Sixties Groove makes history

Premium Content GRAFTON CUP: 61kg topweight Sixties Groove makes history

CARRYING 61kg, topweight Sixties Groove became the highest weight carrying winner of the Grafton Cup since 1936.

Date set for horse trainer to face banned substance charge

Premium Content Date set for horse trainer to face banned substance charge

David Vandyke will have the chance to plead his case after he was accused of administering a banned substance to a gelding before it won a $1.16 million race.

July Carnival sign of hope for racing industry in dark times

Premium Content July Carnival sign of hope for racing industry in dark times

IT MAY have reduced crowds, but Clarence River Jockey Club is showing the way forward for country race carnivals.

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Murwillumbah madness waiting to explode in Grafton Guineas

Premium Content Murwillumbah madness waiting to explode in Grafton Guineas

TWO northern-based trainers set go go neck-and-neck in the $80K feature on Ramornie Day.

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Why Sunshine Coast trainer is the punters’ favourite

Premium Content Why Sunshine Coast trainer is the punters’ favourite

Queensland has been a happy hunting ground for favourite backers this season, but one trainer’s strike rate when their runners are top pick is remarkable.

Thu 25 Jun 2020

Plunge horse sensationally scratched on race eve

Premium Content Plunge horse sensationally scratched on race eve

A first-starter backed from $101 into $4.60 was sensationally scratched just hours before her race debut at Moe after she was found at unregistered premises.

Wed 24 Jun 2020

Statewide blitz catches 13 trainers in net

Premium Content Statewide blitz catches 13 trainers in net

Thirteen trainers face possible sanctions after being charged in a statewide investigation for buying unregistered products.

Carnival hope for Spring raiders

Premium Content Carnival hope for Spring raiders

Interest from the world-class operations of Aidan O’Brien, John Gosden and Godolphin has Racing Victoria exploring all options.

Tue 23 Jun 2020

‘Better than suspension’: Whip rule rears ugly head

Premium Content ‘Better than suspension’: Whip rule rears ugly head

The whip rule was front and centre again last week with leading owner Lloyd Williams reiterating his stance that the whip should be banned from racing.

Fri 19 Jun 2020

Banned trainer: Positive-test horse with ‘serial doper’

Premium Content Banned trainer: Positive-test horse with ‘serial doper’

Ben Currie is seeking a review of disqualifications imposed after racehorses tested positive for excess testosterone and cocaine in their systems.

Mon 15 Jun 2020

Stewards protest they still have the whip hand

Premium Content Stewards protest they still have the whip hand

Racing’s most contentious rule is under renewed fire after stewards suspended a jockey for excessive whip use – but only after punters had paid a heavy price.

Cult galloper forced to retire after bleeding attack

Premium Content Cult galloper forced to retire after bleeding attack

Iron horse Black Heart Bart – winner of six Group 1 contests – has been permanently retired after suffering a bleeding attack at Belmont.

Fri 12 Jun 2020

Hayes hoping import can win ratings battle

Hayes hoping import can win ratings battle

David Hayes has spring plans for three of his runners at The Valley, including English import Biometric, who needs to boost his rating

Slipper king to follow golden path to Everest

Slipper king to follow golden path to Everest

Golden Slipper winner Farnan is ready to return begin preparations for an ambitious spring campaign, including a likely tilt at The Everest.

Thu 11 Jun 2020

Little Ripper: Baby ready to show quality

Little Ripper: Baby ready to show quality

Missing a start in the Stradbroke might not have been a bad thing for Baccarat Baby who gets her chance for a consolation prize in the Dane Ripper Stakes.

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