Horses

Sat 20 Apr 2019

He’s legit: Litt’s flying colt sets record straight

He’s legit: Litt’s flying colt sets record straight

Trainer Richard Litt didn’t know what to think after his colt Castelvecchio ran the fastest time ever by a two-year-old over the famous Randwick mile

Fri 19 Apr 2019

Circus comes to town but Currie’s overseas

premium_icon Circus comes to town but Currie’s overseas

THE start of the phone hook-up at the Stay hearing between Ben Currie and QRIC provided an anecdote that perfectly illustrates the circus this has become.

Maher salutes Loving Gaby’s fighting spirit

Maher salutes Loving Gaby’s fighting spirit

Loving Gaby is about to join an elite band of juvenile fillies to contest four Group 1 races in their debut season when she runs in the Champagne Stakes.

Thu 18 Apr 2019

Currie wins stay extension after Bali phone call

premium_icon Currie wins stay extension after Bali phone call

Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie is free to continue training after winning a third stay of proceedings on the suspension of his licence at QCAT.

Year off to a flyer for jump club

premium_icon Year off to a flyer for jump club

THE Coffs Coast Jump Club held its first training day of the year last Saturday, with perfect weather conditions ensuring a great day for riders.

Wed 17 Apr 2019

Boss keen to finish career on home turf

premium_icon Boss keen to finish career on home turf

Champion jockey Glen Boss has stated his desire to finish his career in Queensland after having his first spin on the new Eagle Farm course.

Tue 16 Apr 2019

Local trainers honour the horse of a lifetime

premium_icon Local trainers honour the horse of a lifetime

"SHE'S just an exceptional animal and easily the best I've seen. I was down there on Saturday and the atmosphere was incredible, it was the perfect finish.”

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Chairman shares in Ipswich racing celebration

premium_icon Chairman shares in Ipswich racing celebration

BRISBANE Racing Club chairman Neville Bell collected a win at Ipswich as big name trainers and jockeys shared in the spoils at Ipswich.

Sun 14 Apr 2019

How Waller will handle Winx hangover

premium_icon How Waller will handle Winx hangover

It’s been one hell of a ride for Chris Waller. While he is unlikely to train a horse like Winx again, he is finding many reasons to be hopeful.

Farewell to our champion mare, Winx

premium_icon Farewell to our champion mare, Winx

Australasian racing wakes up on Sunday to the sober reality of a Winx-less future, we can at least all agree on one thing: one of the great chapters of the...

Sat 13 Apr 2019

Ford drive sets up checkered flag in Sydney Cup

Ford drive sets up checkered flag in Sydney Cup

Jay Ford broke his Group 1 drought with a cool ride on Shraaoh over the 3200m at Royal Randwick to give trainer Chris Waller three majors in as many races

Nation stops as Winx completes fairytale

Nation stops as Winx completes fairytale

Australia watched on with bated breath as Winx brought her historic career to an end in front of a thunderous sellout crowd.

The day Winx’s jockey crashed

The day Winx’s jockey crashed

Winx jockey Hugh Bowman has a taste for horsepower in all shapes and sizes.

Winx punter chasing one last massive payday

Winx punter chasing one last massive payday

Winx's biggest fan has upped the ante and plonked $271,580 on the mighty mare to bow out with a win in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Speed wants Axemen to do the jersey justice

premium_icon Speed wants Axemen to do the jersey justice

FOLLOWING their humbling at the hands of a Group 2 heavyweight last weekend, the Orara Valley Axemen have regrouped and are ready to right their wrongs.

Report claims Winx might race at Royal Ascot

Report claims Winx might race at Royal Ascot

Winx's emotional farewell on Saturday has been cast into doubt over a shock report the mighty mare may yet extend her career by racing at Royal Ascot

Cash spike that created the Winx legend

premium_icon Cash spike that created the Winx legend

Fortune and fame have never been priorities for Winx’s owners, but a prizemoney rise changed the champion mare’s destiny.

Prizemoney record to be cherry on top for Winx

premium_icon Prizemoney record to be cherry on top for Winx

Chris Waller and Winx will have the last laugh over America’s Bob Baffert and Arrogate if the champion mare ­retires a winner before a sell-out crowd at Royal...

Major investor scratches all horses from QLD races

premium_icon Major investor scratches all horses from QLD races

QUEENSLAND racing’s biggest investor has taken the extreme move of scratching about 100 horses from the state’s races immediately.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

The Autumn Sun joining Winx in retirement

The Autumn Sun joining Winx in retirement

In the space of 48 hours, trainer Chris Waller will farewell the nation’s two best racehorses from his Rosehill stables – Winx and The Autumn Sun

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