Mahmood Al Zarooni feels Blue Bunting is in peak condition ahead of her bid for further Classic glory in Sunday’s Irish Oaks at the Curragh.
All racetracks across NSW are being checked to see if horses are in danger of being exposed to the deadly Hendra virus.
A super nine race card is programmed for Wyong on Friday with the weather overcast and the track to be rated in the dead/slow range.
Punters will have their work cut out on Friday with the eight race card at Ipswich. Big, even fields are the order of the day.
A strong nine race card is set down for the Geelong Synthetic circuit on Friday with some well bred youngsters making their debut in the opening race.
Christian Reith has reignited his riding career in Sydney this season and will try to put the icing on the cake on Saturday with victory on Madibagold in the city’s final stakes race of 2010/11.
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.