Horse Racing

Sun 17 Feb 2019

New bid for Winx to race in Melbourne

premium_icon New bid for Winx to race in Melbourne

Racing Victoria officials will make 11th-hour overtures to Winx’s connections to woo the world’s best racehorse to Melbourne for a Flemington swan song.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

Wonder mare Winx makes it 30 wins in a row

Wonder mare Winx makes it 30 wins in a row

Superstar mare Winx has easily won her 30th consecutive race, beginning what is expected to be a farewell autumn campaign before drawing a close on her career

Weir returns to farm life after awkward farewell

premium_icon Weir returns to farm life after awkward farewell

Banned trainer Darren Weir spent his final week at Forest Lodge recommending new trainers, briefing them on horses' idiosyncrasies and bidding farewell to staff

Winx racing for Aussie immortality

Winx racing for Aussie immortality

Winx has achieved almost everything a horse could achieve, but the champion mare is set to break an unprecedented mark in Australian racing

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Stand by for Winx's 30th win in a row

Stand by for Winx's 30th win in a row

What if Chris Waller did the unthinkable and provided the horse that ended Winx's famous winning streak in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick today?

Qld’s top trainer faces ‘serious animal cruelty’  charges

premium_icon Qld’s top trainer faces ‘serious animal cruelty’ charges

QLD's top horse trainer has been hit with another seven charges, this time relating to allegations of “serious animal cruelty” and the alleged use of jiggers.

What's On in horsepower sports on a Southern Downs

premium_icon What's On in horsepower sports on a Southern Downs

FAST bikes will be in town for weekend of racing at Morgan Park.

This weekend is the start of Polocrosse World Cup countdown

premium_icon This weekend is the start of Polocrosse World Cup countdown

POLOCROSSE teams in Trans-Tasman battle as they aim to beat the Africans in the cup of all cups.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Let’s enjoy Winx before her last hurrah

premium_icon Let’s enjoy Winx before her last hurrah

Winx is nearing the end of her celebrated career and the reality is she might be one race away from retirement.

Turf club to honour eight friends of racing on memorial day

premium_icon Turf club to honour eight friends of racing on memorial day

Killarney horse chasing fifth win at memorial race meeting

Winx confidence soars for big race return

premium_icon Winx confidence soars for big race return

A final trackwork gallop has left trainer Chris Waller and jockey Hugh Bowman convinced Winx can continue to defy age

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Massive bets already come for Winx

premium_icon Massive bets already come for Winx

Winx might seem to be at unbackable odds but that hasn’t deterred some punters from placing huge bets on the champion to win the Apollo Stakes.

Trainer wants Written By to be the hunter

Trainer wants Written By to be the hunter

Grahame Begg has two compelling reasons for running Written By in the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington on Saturday

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Sunlight ready to rumble in Lightning

Sunlight ready to rumble in Lightning

Tony McEvoy has warned punters not to judge Sunlight on her first-up flop last campaign, declaring the filly ready to go in the Lightning Stakes.

Winx immortalised alongside Aussie greats

premium_icon Winx immortalised alongside Aussie greats

She has four legs and a mane yet Winx sits comfortably in the pantheon of Australia’s greatest sporting icons as Winx-mania sets to grab the nation.

‘Equine traffic’ Winx’s main danger in Apollo

‘Equine traffic’ Winx’s main danger in Apollo

Happy Clapper’s trainer will be satisfied with a second placing, Le Romain won’t be there, Aloisia is taking up the challenge and then there is Winx’s stablemates –...

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Eastender earns crack at Ramsden

Eastender earns crack at Ramsden

Tasmanian stayer Eastender is likely to be given a shot at the $400,000 Andrew Ramsden Stakes at Flemington in May.

Sun 10 Feb 2019

Winx fear frightens off triple Group 1 champion

premium_icon Winx fear frightens off triple Group 1 champion

Trainer Gerald Ryan had a one-word answer when asked why Trapeze Artist would not be contesting the Apollo Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday: “Winx!”

Racing Queensland to resolve next round of funding

premium_icon Racing Queensland to resolve next round of funding

A FORUM for all three racing codes has been scheduled for next month as Racing Queensland works with the government on reforms for the industry.

Sat 9 Feb 2019

Fiesta, Estijaab thriller brings crowd to their feet

Fiesta, Estijaab thriller brings crowd to their feet

Fiesta was too strong but Estijaab only gained admirers in defeat after a memorable clash between two outstanding three-year-old fillies at Warwick Farm

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