Horses

Sat 30 Nov 2019

Darren Weir’s betting activity in spotlight

premium_icon Darren Weir’s betting activity in spotlight

Former horse trainer Darren Weir’s fall from grace has hit a new low after an investigation into his betting accounts - and those held by his associates.

Golden Slipper glow: Muntaseera a cut above the rest

Golden Slipper glow: Muntaseera a cut above the rest

Beaten in the opening race at Flemington on Melbourne Cup day, blue-blooded filly Muntassera was never going to be denied on her Sydney debut at Rosehill. And she...

Fri 29 Nov 2019

‘It’s ridiculous’: McEvoy stunned by Doc’s odds

‘It’s ridiculous’: McEvoy stunned by Doc’s odds

Tony McEvoy is amazed at the set that punters have taken against dual Group 1 winner Hey Doc before the $1 million Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot

Thu 28 Nov 2019

Bargain buy keeps firming for Magic Millions

premium_icon Bargain buy keeps firming for Magic Millions

The Drinks Cart took the first steps to becoming the cheapest Magic Millions winner after turning heads with a soft debut win. WATCH THE RACE

Five thousand good reasons to cheer No.1s

Five thousand good reasons to cheer No.1s

Several wagering giants have joined Racing Queensland’s “1 for the Bush” promotion which will donate $5000 to drought relief this weekend.

Wed 27 Nov 2019

Veteran sprinter back in hunt for $1m dash

Veteran sprinter back in hunt for $1m dash

Perth jockey Troy Turner believes Malaguerra can overcome a remarkable set of circumstances to return to Group 1 glory in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot.

Two trainers stood down in testing blitz

premium_icon Two trainers stood down in testing blitz

Two Toowoomba trainers have been stood down after failing tests for drugs and alcohol as part of an operation by teh Queensland Racing Integrity Commission.

Tue 26 Nov 2019

Hey Doc muscles up for Group 1 challenge

Hey Doc muscles up for Group 1 challenge

Tony McEvoy believes Hey Doc will be close to his optimum fitness when he chases his first Group 1 win in two years in the $1m Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot

Mon 25 Nov 2019

End of an era as Williams to sell famous stable

premium_icon End of an era as Williams to sell famous stable

It has produced three of his six Melbourne Cup winners but Lloyd Williams says his time as owner of his famous training operation Macedon Lodge is over.

Fabulass plan to earn Magic Millions spot

premium_icon Fabulass plan to earn Magic Millions spot

She has been a difficult horse to train but Miss Fabulass is being given every chance to earn a wildcard to the Magic Millions on the Gold Coast.

Sat 23 Nov 2019

Storm greats rejoice as Kiwia joins select band

Storm greats rejoice as Kiwia joins select band

Defying history, track bias and an eight-race losing streak, Kiwia, a horse owned by several Melbourne Storm greats, has swept into Ballarat Cup history

Fri 22 Nov 2019

Oliver aiming to join brother on Railway honour roll

Oliver aiming to join brother on Railway honour roll

Champion hoop Damien Oliver is hoping to finally emulate his late brother Jason by winning his first Railway Stakes at Ascot — at his 18th attempt

Thu 21 Nov 2019

Former wild Boy following in footsteps of Takeover Target

Former wild Boy following in footsteps of Takeover Target

Queanbeyan’s latest star, Noble Boy, may not reach the heights of Takeover Target but he has already changed the life of his trainer, Todd Blowes

Jockey recovering after horrific fall

premium_icon Jockey recovering after horrific fall

As he recovers from a fall down the stairs in his home, jockey Michael Cahill has revealed what caused the accident

Wed 20 Nov 2019

Huge harness racing shake-up

premium_icon Huge harness racing shake-up

Harness racing is set to look for a new home in SEQ after a long-running legal dispute was settled with Racing Queensland.

Noonan weighs up Classic bid after skipping Railway Stakes

Noonan weighs up Classic bid after skipping Railway Stakes

Tony Noonan hasn’t given up hope of Manolo Blahniq still heading to Perth next month, despite the horse missing a rescheduled flight west for the Railway Stakes

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Big Blue on mission to conquer Cheltenham jumps festival

Big Blue on mission to conquer Cheltenham jumps festival

In a reversal of trends, potential top jumper Big Blue will return to the northern hemisphere to target the Cheltenham jumps festival next year

Mon 18 Nov 2019

Graham downplays duo’s chances at Grafton

Graham downplays duo’s chances at Grafton

Bargain buys I Wanna Be A Jeep and Foxy’s Foxinator have more than paid their way but trainer Jenny Graham has some reservations

Wed 13 Nov 2019

Graff firms for hometown win in $1m dash

Graff firms for hometown win in $1m dash

Graff has retained favouritism for the inaugural $1m The Hunter after the barrier draw, but it was not all good news for Kris Lees’ team.

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Trainer trampled by runaway horse

premium_icon Trainer trampled by runaway horse

Gold Coast trainer Toby Edmonds appears to have avoided serious injury after being knocked out by a runaway horse at trackwork.

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