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Horse welfare fears fail to spook pollies

1 hour 39 minutes ago

Fresh racehorse welfare scrutiny hasn't stopped top political brass from rubbing shoulders with industry figures at an annual Canberra event.

Neville Bell re-elected as BRC chairman

1 hour 42 minutes ago

Neville Bell has been re-elected unopposed as Brisbane Racing Club chairman and predicted a bright future for Queensland's top club.

Ryan Moore after second Cox Plate success

2 hours 3 minutes ago

Five years after riding Adelaide to success in the Cox Plate, Ryan Moore gets another chance when he partners the Aidan O'Brien-trained Magic Wand.

Menuisier delighted with Cox Plate hope

2 hours 44 minutes ago

After erring on the side of caution and scratching Danceteria from a lead-up race, trainer David Mensuisier is thrilled with the gelding ahead of the Cox Plate.

NSW jockey Ben Looker cops month-long ban

2 hours 59 minutes ago

NSW Racing has slapped leading country rider Ben Looker with a suspension, sidelining him for a month.

Ballistic Boy to chase Bondi Stakes prize

4 hours 5 minutes ago

Promising Ballistic Boy will skip a Brisbane race where he would have been favourite to run in the $1 million Bondi Stakes at Randwick.

G1 Manikato right race for New Zealander

4 hours 8 minutes ago

Experience at The Valley and a step up to 1200m are factors jockey Damian Lane believes will help The Bostonian in the Group One Manikato Stakes.

Explosive Cup Day allegations revealed

1 hour 45 minutes ago

Explosive animal cruelty and fraud allegations have been levelled against horse trainers including Darren Weir in the lead up to last year's Melbourne Cup.

Tarzan stays at home for Qld summer riches

4 hours 56 minutes ago

Top Queensland sprinter Tarzan will skip the Melbourne spring carnival to concentrate on big prize money races at home in the summer.

Horse welfare on ministers' meeting agenda

21 hours 13 minutes ago

Federal and state agriculture ministers will urgently discuss animal welfare after footage emerged of cruelty towards retired racehorses at an abattoir.

Everest contenders remain in Darley Sprint

21 hours 23 minutes ago

Nine of the 12 runners in the $14 million Everest have been paid up as first acceptors for the Darley Sprint Classic at Flemington.

Just Thinkin favourite for Bondi Stakes

21 hours 51 minutes ago

A top field of middle distance three-year-olds is expected to line up in the $1 million Bondi Stakes at Randwick.

Long Jack's Derby hopes hinge on Geelong

23 hours 10 minutes ago

The Geelong Classic is shaping as a pivotal race for the Victoria Derby hopes of the Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained Long Jack.

Qld calls probe into racehorse welfare

23 hours 16 minutes ago

The Queensland government has ordered an urgent inquiry into the treatment of racehorses after the release of shocking footage taken at a local abattoir.

Lane senses weight of expectation in Plate

1 day ago

Star jockey Damian Lane is confident Japanese mare Lys Gracieux is the right horse for the Cox Plate but is trying to keep a lid on expectations.

Bivouac favourite to win WFA Manikato

1 day ago

Golden Rose winner Bivouac is the short-priced favourite to become the first three-year-old since Sepoy to win the Group One Manikato Stakes.

Irish chase Melbourne Cup berth at Geelong

1 day ago

True Self missed a start in the Caulfield Cup with connections banking on a Geelong Cup win to enhance her hopes of a start at Flemington.

Humidor left on outer as Cox Plate reserve

1 day ago

A capacity field is set to run in the $5 million Cox Plate but dual placegetter Humidor will need a scratching to gain a start in the race.

MVRC committee opts for progressive horses

1 day ago

The Moonee Valley Racing Club has used its discretion to elevate Te Akau Shark and Castelvecchio into the Cox Plate at the expense of Humidor and Mr Quickie.

Leading owner-breeder Ross Cutts dies

1 day ago

One of Australian racing's most successful owner-breeders Ross Cutts has died in Brisbane after heart surgery complications.

O'Brien dominates final British Group One

1 day ago

Aidan O'Brien is responsible for 11 of the 12 juveniles remaining in the Futurity Trophy at Doncaster, Britain's final Group One race of the season.

Bivouac draws barrier one in Manikato

1 day ago

Odds-on favourite Bivouac has drawn the inside barrier for the Group One Manikato Stakes at The Valley.

Avilius right on track for Cox Plate test

1 day ago

Following a hiccup with a nostril bleed after a gallop at The Valley, Avilius is back on track for the Cox Plate, passing a compulsory gallop at Flemington.

Te Akau Shark makes Cox Plate field

1 day ago

New Zealander Te Akau Shark will have to contend with the outside barrier in the Cox Plate after being included in the final field.

Gold Mount, Qafila out of Melbourne Cup

1 day ago

Gold Mount and Qafila have both been ruled out of the Melbourne Cup after running in the Caulfield Cup.






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