Horse Racing

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Oak Door shuts out rivals in perfect return

Oak Door shuts out rivals in perfect return

The John Sadler stable and jockey Ben Melham weren’t surprised by Oak Door’s upset win in the Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield.

Sat 13 Jul 2019

Queen lets Waller in on stable secrets

premium_icon Queen lets Waller in on stable secrets

Champion trainer Chris Waller was surprised by Queen Elizabeth II’s answer last month when he asked Her Majesty how she communicated with her trainers

Mary Valley rider celebrates equestrian glory

premium_icon Mary Valley rider celebrates equestrian glory

Congratulations to the Mary Valley rider for taking out the prestigious equestrian event.

Team Hawkes strike gold with Spend on debut

Team Hawkes strike gold with Spend on debut

Pricey colt Spend kicked off his career with a win at Rosehill Gardens, but jockey Tommy Berry was wary about comparing him to boom stablemate Exceedance

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Reflections of a life spent in the saddle

premium_icon Reflections of a life spent in the saddle

From pony club to the Melbourne Cup, jockey Paul Alderman rose through the ranks at his own pace

Thu 11 Jul 2019

101 days before the Melbourne Cup, there was Grafton

premium_icon 101 days before the Melbourne Cup, there was Grafton

Special bond with the July Carnival that has stood the test of time

July excitement keeps Munsie coming back

premium_icon July excitement keeps Munsie coming back

2019's special guest made carnival debut at five months old

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Havasay has last word in Ramornie thriller

Havasay has last word in Ramornie thriller

Queenslander Havasay produced a stunning finishing burst to win the Ramornie Handicap for the second year in a row at Grafton.

Bush jockey dreams of a Ramornie

premium_icon Bush jockey dreams of a Ramornie

It's not the Melbourne Cup, but it's the next best thing

Tue 9 Jul 2019

The million-dollar Ramornie legend

premium_icon The million-dollar Ramornie legend

The $20,000 Tamworth gelding nicknamed 'Henry' that became a million-dollar winner

Mon 8 Jul 2019

New racing stable on the rise

premium_icon New racing stable on the rise

AS the new racing season gets closer, the Anderson Heathcote Racing stable is shaping to develop a formidable partnership.

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Bowman sings praises of unbeaten Sir Elton

Bowman sings praises of unbeaten Sir Elton

Boom three-year-old Sir Elton lived up to the hype at Royal Randwick, notching his third straight win in Hugh Bowman’s first ride back from a two-month break

Fri 5 Jul 2019

Shinn’s sharp focus reaping rewards

Shinn’s sharp focus reaping rewards

Blake Shinn dominated Brisbane's winter carnival and has been keeping the winners coming. Another strong book at Randwick has him poised for another big haul

CLOSE CALL: Horse trainer dodges death in horrific fall

premium_icon CLOSE CALL: Horse trainer dodges death in horrific fall

SCOTT Henley suffered four broken ribs, a punctured lung, a broken wrist, a squashed nerve in his right shoulder and loss of feeling in his right hand.

Thu 4 Jul 2019

Sweet mare due for a change of luck

Sweet mare due for a change of luck

Mark Newnham hopes for a change of luck with his runners at Royal Randwick and has started to circle spring targets for his top-liners, headed by Nakeeta Jane

'Frank' discussion needed after racing sinkhole incident

premium_icon 'Frank' discussion needed after racing sinkhole incident

'Discussion needs to be a priority' QTA head urges

Mon 1 Jul 2019

Lloyd's winning charge extends premiership lead

premium_icon Lloyd's winning charge extends premiership lead

IPSWICH's leading premiership jockey Jeff Lloyd extended his advantage, picking up a win for the Toby Edmonds stable aboard Savsgold.

Sun 30 Jun 2019

A teen is in a serious condition after falling from a horse

premium_icon A teen is in a serious condition after falling from a horse

The teenager was taken to hospital with serious head injuries

Sat 29 Jun 2019

King the new winter queen for Godolphin

King the new winter queen for Godolphin

Godolphin trainer James Cummings may keep throwing the royal blue stable colours Rachel King’s way after she snapped up another stakes win for the team

Fri 28 Jun 2019

Frisky mare raring to go at Caulfield

Frisky mare raring to go at Caulfield

Boys, beware! Frisky sprinter Eurack is often raring to go, but sometimes it’s not the ‘go’ Cranbourne trainer Nathan McPherson is hoping for.

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