Horse Racing

Tue 13 Oct 2020

Best bets, inside mail for Gunnedah, Murwillumbah

Premium Content Best bets, inside mail for Gunnedah, Murwillumbah

A lightning fast filly from Wyong descends on Gunnedah with racing analyst Shayne O’Cass tipping a strong showing.

Sat 10 Oct 2020

Crowd limits lifted for Sydney racing festival

Premium Content Crowd limits lifted for Sydney racing festival

A deal has been struck to allow thousands more racegoers trackside for The Everest with a special easing of restrictions.

Wed 7 Oct 2020

Countdown to Everest: Minister considers boosting crowd

Premium Content Countdown to Everest: Minister considers boosting crowd

Tourism Minister is open to allowing more people into The Everest and is consulting authorities to ensure it can be done in a COVID-safe way.

Wed 23 Sep 2020

Lismore, Hawkesbury preview: Princes jostle for Cup glory

Lismore, Hawkesbury preview: Princes jostle for Cup glory

Warren Gavenlock is plotting a big turnaround with Ambitious Prince as he takes on Tavion Prince again in the Lismore Cup.

Tue 15 Sep 2020

Labor promises to fix ‘clunky’ racing appeals system

Labor promises to fix ‘clunky’ racing appeals system

Queensland’s clunky racing appeal system is set to be reinvented if the Palaszczuk Labor Government is re-elected next month.

Wed 2 Sep 2020

Frawley gelding set for emotional debut

Frawley gelding set for emotional debut

The memory of racing enthusiast Danny Frawley will continue on the racetrack when Captain Spud, who is part-owned by wife Anita and close friends, makes his racing...

Sun 23 Aug 2020

Ballina horse trainer disqualified by Racing NSW

Premium Content Ballina horse trainer disqualified by Racing NSW

THE local trainer’s eight-year good record was considered during the punishment.

Thu 20 Aug 2020

Currie has ‘jigger’ ban overturned on appeal

Premium Content Currie has ‘jigger’ ban overturned on appeal

Trainer Ben Currie has been found not guilty of intent to use an electrical device to improve the performance of his horses, after successfully appealing.

Tue 18 Aug 2020

Bombshell texts that exposed jockey’s betting scandal

Premium Content Bombshell texts that exposed jockey’s betting scandal

Adam Hyeronimus has been disqualified for three years after being found guilty of betting-related offences. Read the incriminating text messages.

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

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.

Wed 24 Jun 2020

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.

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.

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