Horse Racing

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Surgeon within reach of fulfilling Cup dream

Surgeon within reach of fulfilling Cup dream

THE frantic Caulfield Cup mounting yard is a world away from the precision required in an operating theatre.

Thu 18 Oct 2018

Ollie has Ace up sleeve in bid to equal record

Ollie has Ace up sleeve in bid to equal record

IT'S been almost 20 years since Damien Oliver’s last Caulfield Cup success but the jockey is hoping Ace High can deliver him a record-equalling fifth win.

Cairns owner will dream ahead of Caulfield Cup

premium_icon Cairns owner will dream ahead of Caulfield Cup

A FANCIED horse in the Caulfield Cup has Far North-based owners. Find out the connections’ final thoughts ahead of Saturday’s $5 million race.

First to last: predicted Caulfield Cup finish

premium_icon First to last: predicted Caulfield Cup finish

THE top three hopes in the Caulfield Cup were hard to split and the internationals can’t be underestimated. CHRIS VERNUCCIO predicts how the field will finish

Irish rider hunts for Cup-winning Solution

Irish rider hunts for Cup-winning Solution

IRISH jockey Pat Cosgrave will be chasing Caulfield Cup success on topweight Best Solution but will have to do it from almost the widest gate.

Big Red out to break Dunlop’s Cup duck

Big Red out to break Dunlop’s Cup duck

ED Dunlop has endured more than his share of heartbreaking Australian Group 1 denials — and tragedy. But his fortune’s could be about turn.

Kawada back in the hunt for Cup glory

Kawada back in the hunt for Cup glory

YUGA Kawada was supposed to press for Australian Group 1 glory 12 years ago. But he broke his arm and missed the ride on Pop Rock.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Perfect draw keeps Spicer’s Cup dream alive

Perfect draw keeps Spicer’s Cup dream alive

WHEN Brad Spicer drew gate six for Caulfield Cup favourite Kings Will Dream, he said it was just part of a faultless preparation heading into Saturday's race.

Favourites draw well in Caulfield Cup

Favourites draw well in Caulfield Cup

EARLY favourites Youngstar, Kings Will Dream and The Cliffsofmoher all enjoyed good luck in the barrier draw for Saturday's Caulfield Cup.

Hayes hoping for perfect Storm in Caulfield Cup

Hayes hoping for perfect Storm in Caulfield Cup

TRAINER David Hayes knows a thing or two about winning the Caulfield Cup, and he had a spring in his step when Yucatan was ruled out of the race.

Youngstar ready to repel raiders

Youngstar ready to repel raiders

YOUNGSTAR has had a “perfect” preparation for her Caulfield Cup assault as jockey Kerrin McEvoy prepares to have his “wits” about him at the Heath.

Gympie vet's role starts Belflyer on path to $1.3m race win

premium_icon Gympie vet's role starts Belflyer on path to $1.3m race win

Vet Ted Fisher proves there's no replacement for experience as silent partner of prize winning racehorse.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Cup rookie set to make an Impact

Cup rookie set to make an Impact

JAPANESE rider Ryusei Sakai has been sensationally pitch-forked onto the international stage as a record six raiders lay siege to the Caulfield Cup.

Payne backs blinkers to switch on lazy Ace

Payne backs blinkers to switch on lazy Ace

TRAINER David Payne has assured jockey Damien Oliver that Ace High is a “lazy” trackworker after the Caulfield Cup contender was soundly beaten in a gallop.

Bowman primed for spring carnival

Bowman primed for spring carnival

AFTER months of preparation, Hugh Bowman knows the next three weeks are effectively his grand final, and the jockey is champing at the bit to get cracking.

Winx works out kinks ahead of Cox Plate

Winx works out kinks ahead of Cox Plate

WINX worked through her gears at Moonee Valley this morning as the star mare continues to steam promisingly towards a tilt at Cox Plate history.

CQ owners hit horse racing jackpot with 70-1 longshot

premium_icon CQ owners hit horse racing jackpot with 70-1 longshot

MEMBERS of a six-strong Thangool syndicate are still riding high after their horse, Belflyer won the inaugural $1.3 million The Kosciuszko at Randwick

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Controversial decision impacts Ipswich racing

Controversial decision impacts Ipswich racing

The suggested outcomes of this series of events was for greater discussion with the club from each of QRIC stewards and Racing Queensland.

McAvaney: Everest carrying racing to a new place

premium_icon McAvaney: Everest carrying racing to a new place

JUST as World Series Cricket changed cricket forever, revered sports broadcaster Bruce McAvaney claims The Everest is revolutionising racing.

Not again: Appleby stable hit with more injury woe

premium_icon Not again: Appleby stable hit with more injury woe

IF losing Hamada and having doubts over Emotionless’ fitness wasn’t bad enough, Charlie Appleby’s hellish spring has continued.

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