There was a Hendra virus scare at Randwick racecourse on Thursday when a horse showed possible symptoms of the deadly infection.
The racing industry has largely lost its mainstream appeal and faces chronic issues, its new minister has been warned.
Trainer John Moloney says the time is right for lightly-raced Try Pickle to show what he can do as he prepares for his city debut at Caulfield.
roubled apprentice Josh Adams has escaped charges over an incident at a city nightclub but has been warned the renewal of his jockey’s licence is in jeopardy.
Improving four-year-old Second Effort will chase his fifth win a row in the Listed Monash Stakes as hopes grow that he can develop into another Regal Roller.
He is named after one of the three ideals of the Olympic motto but the short-term goal for blueblood Altius will be much more modest.
Warrior Within at long odds has been too strong in the final stages to overpower race favourite Gold In Dubai with the grey Shuffle The Cash doing its best work late to run into third in what could be said to be a oddly run race.
Spring is not yet in the air but for trainer Bruce Hill it can’t come quickly enough.
A horror barrier draw has left trainer Steve Englebrecht in two minds about where to kick-off the career of well-bred colt Retort Courteous.
Ric McMahon couldn’t have wished for a better advertisement of his riding skills than his winning double at Warwick Farm on Wednesday but is no closer to deciding if he’ll make a permanent move to Sydney.
Jockey Nathan Berry has successfully applied to change the dates of a careless riding suspension incurred at Warwick Farm this week.
Talented mare Sheiz returns to racing on home soil at Moruya on Friday after a successful northern sojourn.
Midday is likely to try for a hat-trick of Nassau Stakes wins should she not be called on for duty in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes.
Frankel showed his well-being ahead of his mouth-watering clash with Canford Cliffs in the Sussex Stakes by making light work of his two galloping companions in a Newmarket workout.