Horse Racing

Sat 25 Jul 2020

Punters up in arms over CQ raised race caller

Premium Content Punters up in arms over CQ raised race caller

Barcaldine man to remain as the number one race-caller.

Fri 24 Jul 2020

Home track reward for patient racegoer

Premium Content Home track reward for patient racegoer

Ipswich-based trainer Glen Petersen collected a welcome winner at Bundamba this afternoon.

Bloody mess: Disqualified cult horse loses MM crown

Premium Content Bloody mess: Disqualified cult horse loses MM crown

Cult racehorse Alligator Blood has been stripped of his Magic Millions Guineas crown and David Vandyke fined but the trainer says it’s only short-term pain.

Tue 21 Jul 2020

Hyeronimus facing two-year ban for betting

Premium Content Hyeronimus facing two-year ban for betting

Jockey Adam Hyeronimus could be banned for two years for betting-related offences, with the Group 1 winner set to find out whether he’s been found guilty or not.

Sat 18 Jul 2020

Mates on the rise share magic Eye Liner Stakes victory

Premium Content Mates on the rise share magic Eye Liner Stakes victory

The jockey to watch was particularly thrilled to savour the biggest win of his career with another upcoming Queensland hoop.

Thu 16 Jul 2020

Why CQ miner walked away from 6-figure job

Premium Content Why CQ miner walked away from 6-figure job

He left the mining industry to chase his dreams, and it’s paying off big time.

Sat 11 Jul 2020

Master hoop leads way as Ipswich gears for Saturday meet

Premium Content Master hoop leads way as Ipswich gears for Saturday meet

The pair have been winning and trialing together at Ipswich for more than two decades.

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Young apprentice takes out his first win

Premium Content Young apprentice takes out his first win

Catch up on all the racing news across the region with Richard Turnbull

Thu 9 Jul 2020

Date set for horse trainer to face banned substance charge

Premium Content Date set for horse trainer to face banned substance charge

David Vandyke will have the chance to plead his case after he was accused of administering a banned substance to a gelding before it won a $1.16 million race.

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Kid who stood on crate to call first race goes international

Premium Content Kid who stood on crate to call first race goes international

He has come a long way from the short 15-year-old boy who stood on a milk crate to call his first live horse race at Yeppoon.

Wed 24 Jun 2020

Carnival hope for Spring raiders

Premium Content Carnival hope for Spring raiders

Interest from the world-class operations of Aidan O’Brien, John Gosden and Godolphin has Racing Victoria exploring all options.

Fri 19 Jun 2020

Banned trainer: Positive-test horse with ‘serial doper’

Premium Content Banned trainer: Positive-test horse with ‘serial doper’

Ben Currie is seeking a review of disqualifications imposed after racehorses tested positive for excess testosterone and cocaine in their systems.

Mon 15 Jun 2020

Stewards protest they still have the whip hand

Premium Content Stewards protest they still have the whip hand

Racing’s most contentious rule is under renewed fire after stewards suspended a jockey for excessive whip use – but only after punters had paid a heavy price.

Cult galloper forced to retire after bleeding attack

Premium Content Cult galloper forced to retire after bleeding attack

Iron horse Black Heart Bart – winner of six Group 1 contests – has been permanently retired after suffering a bleeding attack at Belmont.

Fri 12 Jun 2020

Hayes hoping import can win ratings battle

Hayes hoping import can win ratings battle

David Hayes has spring plans for three of his runners at The Valley, including English import Biometric, who needs to boost his rating

Slipper king to follow golden path to Everest

Slipper king to follow golden path to Everest

Golden Slipper winner Farnan is ready to return begin preparations for an ambitious spring campaign, including a likely tilt at The Everest.

Thu 11 Jun 2020

Little Ripper: Baby ready to show quality

Little Ripper: Baby ready to show quality

Missing a start in the Stradbroke might not have been a bad thing for Baccarat Baby who gets her chance for a consolation prize in the Dane Ripper Stakes.

Wed 10 Jun 2020

Winx’s sister fails to fire on debut

Winx’s sister fails to fire on debut

Winx’s little sister Covent Garden was upstaged on her debut at Canterbury Park by another equine blueblood

Tue 9 Jun 2020

No roulette as O’Brien aims Russian at Cox Plate

Premium Content No roulette as O’Brien aims Russian at Cox Plate

Danny O’Brien has all his big guns back in work and he will target the Cox Plate with rising four-year-old stallion Russian Camelot.

Mon 8 Jun 2020

Racing glory and drama at Ipswich track

Premium Content Racing glory and drama at Ipswich track

The Stradbroke Cup winner became the punter’s pin-up jockey at the Ipswich races, riding a winning double.

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