Mark Du Plessis gem gets Diva home
A decision to cut the corner proved a masterstroke for Mark Du Plessis as he guided Rock Diva to victory in the Auckland Cup.
Gollan chalks up 50th city win of season
Premier trainer Tony Gollan notched his 50th metropolitan win of the season as he continued to plunder midweek maidens at Ipswich on Wednesday.
Beriman wins apprentices' race at Sandown
Apprentice Jackie Beriman was back in the winner's circle at Sandown on Wednesday just days after celebrating a Group One win in a different role at Caulfield.
NSW launches greyhound racing inquiry
A major investigation into NSW's greyhound racing industry has been launched by the Baird government amid the ongoing live baiting scandal.
Unequivocal set for Provincial qualifier
A year after a serious injury ended Unequivocal's shot at the Golden Slipper, trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith has the filly ready to make up for lost time.
Stay With Me to press Slipper claims
Her dam is a Golden Slipper winner and Stay With Me could be given the chance to emulate that feat pending her performance in a lead-up race at Randwick.
Lofty goals for trio of Sandown winners
Three horses who broke their maidens in separate races at Sandown on Wednesday are set to be aimed at Group One races interstate.
Conners lauds Shinn after Farm 2YO win
Clarry Conners has made his name as a master educator of young racehorses but the veteran trainer had to acknowledge the input of the jockey after Look To The Stars' first win on Wednesday.
Williams to ride Minnesinger in Guineas
Disappointment quickly turned to optimism for Craig Williams when he picked up the Australian Guineas ride on Minnesinger after a minor injury ruled his original mount Disposition out of the $500,000 race.
Thee Auld Floozie earns NZ Oaks start
Trainer Stephen Marsh always thought Thee Auld Floozie would stay, and the filly has now proved it in style.
First city winner for Captain Sonador
Toowoomba two-year-old Dream Finnish has given her late sire Captain Sonador his first metropolitan winner with an all-the-way victory at Ipswich on Wednesday.
Fitness key to Merion in G1 Aust Guineas
Michael Moroney had his wish granted when Merion snuck into the final field for the Group One Australian Guineas on Saturday.
Scissor Kick to peak for Randwick Guineas
An attribute that his jockey says was missing in a lead-up race holds the key to Scissor Kick regaining his place as a benchmark three-year-old in the Randwick Guineas on Saturday.
Brett Prebble to ride Wandjina in Guineas
Hong Kong-based Brett Prebble has picked up the ride on the Gai Waterhouse-trained Wandjina in Saturday's Group One Australian Guineas at Flemington.
Volkhere, Hi Son set to resume rivalry
Archrivals Volkhere and Hi Son will resume hostilities on Saturday ahead of carnival campaigns that could again have the pair on a collision course.
Sam hoping New is The One
It was only six years ago Sam Twiston-Davies needed his headmaster's permission to miss school so he could ride Irish Raptor in the Kim Muir at the Cheltenham Festival.
Stewards rule against trainer Darren Smith
Trainer Darren Smith has become the first person convicted of cobalt offences with NSW stewards finding him guilty of more than 40 charges.
Hong Kong champion booked for Guineas ride
Trainer Tony McEvoy has called on 13-time Hong Kong premiership winner Douglas Whyte to partner Alpine Eagle in the Australian Guineas.
Griffiths mares set to clash at Flemington
Two mares at different stages of their preparations will representive Robbie Griffiths in the same race at Flemington on Saturday.
Newmarket Hcp weights confuse Joe Pride
Joe Pride is happy with Terravista's weight in the Newmarket Handicap but not so happy with that of Lankan Rupee.
Lankan Rupee topweight in Newmarket Hcp
Australian Horse Of The Year Lankan Rupee will need to match the weight-carrying record of Hay List to claim a second Newmarket Handicap.
Randwick Guineas one for the ages: Bowman
Leading jockey Hugh Bowman is convinced the Randwick Guineas will provide a result in keeping with a consensus that has this season's three-year-old colts rated among the best for almost two decades.
Japanese horses have easy morning work-out
A year ago, Japanese mare Hana's Goal made an impact on the Sydney autumn carnival with her Group One win in the All Aged Stakes.
Don't forget Graphic, warns Ormsby
Surpass may be the more highly ranked of Chad Ormsby's two Auckland Cup chances, but he says punters shouldn't forget about his other charge.
Import Tall Ship makes debut at Sandown
The latest import for the OTI syndicate will make his Australian debut at Sandown on Wednesday.
Lassitude continues ATC Aus Derby build-up
Godolphin three-year-old Lassitude will stay on a low-key course towards the ATC Australian Derby as bookmakers expect him to go close to opening his autumn account on Wednesday.
Manawanui banned after 2nd bleeding attack
The racing career of Manawanui is finished after the Group One star suffered a bleeding attack during a Rosehill barrier trial win on Tuesday.
Darren Smith guilty on cobalt charges
Trainer Darren Smith has been found guilty of 62 charges relating to the use of cobalt on horses at his Newcastle stable.
Riley granted stay pending appeal to VCAT
Mark Riley has been granted another stay of proceedings and can continue training pending his appeal against a three-year ban.
Two Guineas to choose from for some
Guineas options have been left open for three major contenders entered in both Sydney and Melbourne.
Hunter eyes Guineas with Disposition
An encouraging introduction to Melbourne racing from Disposition has trainer Wez Hunter excited about his prospects in the Group One Australian Guineas.
Ryan looking to Slipper fillies to step up
The Godolphin pecking order for the Golden Slipper should be sorted out at Randwick while Gerald Ryan will get a clear idea if he has a genuine chance in the two-year-old showpiece.
Manawanui on target for Group One return
Manawanui's performance in a barrier trial will determine whether he lines up in a Group One race four days later.
Fontiton to have surgery for bone chips
Beaten Blue Diamond Stakes favourite Fontiton has emerged from the Group One race with an injury which will require surgery.
BRC to lure kiwis to winter carnival
Brisbane Race Club officials will step up their bid to lure the New Zealand Derby quinella of Mongolian Khan and Volkstok'n'barrel to the winter carnival.
Red Cadeaux relishing Melbourne
The grand old gentleman of world racing, Red Cadeaux, is relishing life back in Melbourne as he prepares for the Australian Cup at Flemington.
Oliver has win at Racing Appeals Board
Damien Oliver has won an appeal against a suspension but still needs to win another if he is to ride Wandjina in the Australian Guineas.
Lemaire suspended for month
Christophe Lemaire's debut as a fully licensed jockey in Japan is on hold for 30 days with the rider banned for using Twitter at Hanshin racecourse.
Veteran stayer Cavalryman put down
Veteran stayer Cavalryman has been euthanised after suffering a serious leg injury during a race in Dubai.
Beautide wins second Interdominion
Beautide has shown why he is Australia's best pacer with a dominant win at Menangle on Sunday to claim his second Interdominion title.