The two promising fillies broke through for their first victories at Ascot yesterday and will now be set for three-year-old carnival features.
In-form jockey Clint Johnston-Porter will forfeit six rides at Ascot today after failing in his appeal against a 10-day suspension for careless riding last September.
Leading WA owner Bob Peters says star galloper Superstorm can overcome a horror barrier in Saturday’s $7.5 million Golden Eagle (1500m) at Rosehill.
After their hopes to have crowds at the Melbourne Cup carnival were dashed, the Victorian Racing Club is making a new push to allow owners return to Flemington and cheer on their horses.
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Belter is primed to boost the run of success of co-trainers Sean and Jake Casey after stylishly winning a barrier trial yesterday. Ernie Manningruns a rule over yesterday’s trials at Belmont Park.
In-form Sydney jockey Josh Parr says classy WA four-year-old Superstorm has the solid conditioning needed to win Saturday’s $7.5 million Golden Eagle (1500m) in Sydney.
Ernie Manning and Mitch Cohen
Big, bustling five-year-old Invictus Domini lit up social media after winning his maiden by an astonishing 9 3/4 lengths, which shocked even trainer Adrian Tiver and jockey Mitchell Pateman.
The famed Melbourne Cup carnival will be held without crowds after the Victoria Racing Club conceded it “will not be possible to welcome spectators” because of COVID-19 restrictions.
Top reinsman Gary Hall Jr will delay a 12-day suspension and is clear to drive star pacer Chicago Bull in Friday night’s Howard Porter Memorial at Gloucester Park.
WA’s champion jockey has secured his first Melbourne Cup ride with confirmation he will pilot Steel Prince, who won Wednesday’s Geelong Cup.
Starting a $14 chance, Magical Dream gave Bob and Sandra Peters and co-trainer Grant Williams their sixth Belgravia Stakes win in the past eight years.
Sir Dragonet, purchased from Europe with the specific aim of winning the WS Cox Plate, has delivered on that ambition in the $5 million race.
The unbeaten filly and raging $1.55 favourite was withdrawn this morning, paving the way for Queen Brown to assume favouritism for the Listed feature at Ascot.
Racegoers will be able to celebrate the legendary winner of four straight Cox Plates when a bigger than life-size statue of Winx is unveiled. Here’s a first look at the incredible sculpture.
Almost 12 months after debilitating injuries threatened to end her career, Arcadia Queen is on the verge of delivering WA an historic win in today’s Cox Plate at Moonee Valley.
Perfect Major, unbeaten since moving from Victoria to WA, wins the Preux Chevalier Pace (2130m) at Gloucester Park.
Billy Camer was once renowned as the world’s smallest jockey. Now he’s the oldest living rider to have won the Cox Plate, and he’s met some of the world’s biggest stars.
The winner of tomorrow week’s Group 3 Asian Beau Stakes is guaranteed a start in the Railway on November 21 — and that’s exactly what Inspirational Girl is chasing.
An all-star Aussie line-up of pop, rock and rap performers is set to rock this year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival. See who’s bringing the virtual entertainment to racing fans.
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Unbeaten from four starts, Clairvoyance has been installed the raging $1.55 favourite for the Listed Belgravia Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday.
The state government’s overturned decision to allow crowds to attend the 100th Cox Plate has been called a “kick in the guts” to public goodwill after Racing Minister Martin Pakula revealed he “acted alone” to reverse the decision.
Shannon Deery and Alanah Frost
In a huge coup, the global breeding and racing giant and trainer James Cummings will again chase Group 1 glory in Perth after coming up short in the past two years.
Class stayer Missile Launch will switch back in distance to tackle Sunday’s $125,000 Northam Cup (1600m) ahead of an Ascot carnival feature events campaign.
Jockey William Pike tipped a solid pace early in the $5 million weight-for-age classic which will be run at 1.15pm WA time.
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