Racing Queensland stewards abandoned the final two races at Doomben on Saturday after jockeys complained of poor visibility.
Horse Race Industry News
A group opposed to jumps racing is preparing to confront enthusiasts of the sport at Melbourne’s Grand National Steeplechase.
Club officials will seek to have the Taree Cup transferred to December after Sunday’s showcase race meeting was called off due to surface water
Trainer Joe Pride was as enthusiastic about owner Paul Fudge’s future in racing as he was about Saturday’s Warwick Farm winner Sienna Red.
Minimum weights in most handicap races will rise a kilo from January next year in one of several changes ushered in at a meeting of the Australian Racing Board on Thursday.
The Queensland racing industry is in mourning following the death of one of its former great trainers, Doug Bougoure.
Weights for Victorian Saturday metropolitan races and Friday night meetings at Moonee Valley are to be released on Monday afternoons, starting from next month.
Racing Queensland stewards will reconvene an inquiry next week to determine a penalty for Caloundra trainer Darryl Hansen after he was found guilty at an inquiry into a swab irregularity returned by Mackay Cup winner Hussonator.
Horse trainers in NSW have been asked to monitor horses returning from spelling paddocks to further minimise the threat of a Hendra virus outbreak.
The Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) has cut prize money for the Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes by $100,000 after it failed to gain Group One status.
Gosford Race Club has revamped one of its flagship events with the Gold Cup to be run as part of a summer twilight program from next year.
The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) deputy chief executive Sue Lloyd-Williams has announced she will retire after the 2011 Melbourne Cup carnival.
The Winterbottom Stakes in Perth has been upgraded to Group One status following an Australian Pattern Committee meeting in Sydney on Friday.
A total of $770,000 in prize money and bonuses will be on offer for Bendigo’s inaugural premier Saturday meeting on March 17 next year.