Horse Racing (Australia)

The Secret History of the Girl Detective

“There is little excuse for giving namby-pamby books to girls.”<p>Those words came from an article titled “What Children Want,” published in the <i>Chicago</i> …

Mark Twain

Ozzy Osbourne to headline 2019 Download festival

"I'm having more fun on this tour than I have in years, and I'm not just saying that," he said. "It's going better than I ever expected ... great …

Death Metal

Good Things Festival upgrade to a massive new Melbourne venue

Last month, cryptic hints of the brand spanking new Aussie festival Good Things pretty much broke the internet. Following the announcement of the …

Music (Australia)

DOWNLOAD AUSTRALIA 2019 // Our Reasons Why Nergal Leaked The Line-Up

If you haven’t gazed upon the epic first Download Australia 2019 line-up announcement yet, where have you been all day? Before the official embargo …

Music (Australia)

Poet's Word out for season with injury

Poet's Word has suffered an injury setback and will not be seen in action again this year.<p>The Sir Michael Stoute-trained five-year-old has been one …

King George VI

Verry Elleegant joins leading Victorian stable

Ardmore Lodge-trainer Nick Bishara has confirmed that his talented three-year-old filly Verry Elleegant has been sold to a Trans-Tasman syndicate and …

Sport (New Zealand)

Quorto Emulates Dubawi With National Stakes Win

Quorto hardened in the ante-post markets for the 2019 QIPCO Two Thousand Guineas (G1) and Investec Derby (G1) after he emulated his sire Dubawi by …

Horses

The moment an apprentice jockey breaks his NECK when his mount collides with the rail during a race

A jockey has broken his neck after his horse collided with a rail just before the halfway mark.<p>Jordan Grob was riding No Hat No Play during the 1,400 …

Gold Coast

Lloyd-Webber star is a Hot ticket after spectacular Champagne show | Horse Racing News

What a story. Lord Lloyd-Webber won't have to look very far when he seeks inspiration for his next theatrical blockbuster.<p>Too Darn Hot is named after …

Horse Racing

Roaring Lion and Oisin Murphy foil Ryan Moore’s dash to Leopardstown

Roaring Lion, the odds-on favourite, emerged as a narrow but worthy winner in a close renewal of the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on Saturday evening, running down a familiar rival in Saxon Warrior to take the Group One prize with a stride to spare.<p>Saxon Warrior won the 2,000 Guineas on …

Horse Racing

GDP — Melbourne Cup day for economists

<b>COMMENT:</b><p>Next week we find out how much richer New Zealand got between April and June this year.<p>I don't know how much richer you got but I had to …

Business (New Zealand)

Baker-Forsman juggernaut starting to roll in Melbourne

Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman’s assault on the riches of the Melbourne Spring Carnival is starting to gain momentum as witnessed by Jon Snow’s game …

Sport (New Zealand)

Irish Champions Weekend tips for Leopardstown and the Curragh

Irish Champions Weekend takes place over the next two days and promises to be one hell of a spectatcle.<p>Six Group One races are to be contested …

Kew Gardens

Lloyd-Webbers hold centre stage at Doncaster

Saturday is, perhaps, the biggest day in the history of Lord and Lady Lloyd-Webber’s Watership Down Stud; Lah Ti Dar is favourite to win the William Hill St Leger, 35 minutes after younger brother Too Darn Hot, an even hotter favourite, runs in the Howcroft Industrial Supplies Champagne Stakes at …

Horse Racing

William Hill St Leger: betting tips and best odds

We have all the winners for the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster this Saturday. And you are very welcome<p><b>"Sell in May and go away, come back on St</b> …

Betting

Todays ITV Racing coverage – schedule and times for ITV, At The Races and Racing UK on Saturday

<b>THE ITV cameras head back Doncaster on Saturday as they broadcast live from the final day of the William Hill St Leger Festival.</b><p>The St Leger Stakes …

Doncaster

Thomas Hobson set for a second crack at the Melbourne Cup after Doncaster Cup triumph

Punters sent the Irish raider off the 2-1 favourite to better his second in last year’s race.<p>And, having been held up at the rear of the field by …

Melbourne Cup

Winx inspires all, even little boys

Little mates Jude and Matthew love their footy but their favourite sports star wears hooves not boots.

Horses

With Winx, even other stables have to applaud, says Godolphin's James Cummings

by Jason Clout<p>For the past 26 times Winx has raced, no horse has been able to beat her.<p>Even very fine racehorses, such as Hartnell and Kementari, …

Flemington Racecourse

Australia's favourite racehorse Winx dines out on a carrot and apple cake to celebrate her seventh birthday as the champion mare prepares for a historic 27th straight win

Australia's favourite racehorse Winx took some time away from the track on Friday to celebrate her seventh birthday with a carrot and apple cake.<p>The …

Horses

How to bet in Winx's Randwick procession

11:43 PM GMT<p><b>SATURDAY'S BEST</b><p>Although he was never going to win The Heath at his first Australian start a fortnight ago, I thought ex-Japanese …

Horses

2018 Spring Racing Carnival Men’s Fashion Guide

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]This feature has been produced in partnership with Calibre …

Men's Fashion

‘She’s just a star’: Winx dominates again to notch 20th Group One win

Australian champion mare Winx won the George Main Stakes for the third successive year on Saturday to register a 27th-straight victory and extend her …

Horses

John Gosden Confirms Lah Ti Dar for St Leger

Lah Ti Dar is the new William Hill St Leger (G1) favorite after trainer John Gosden confirmed Sept. 12 the unbeaten filly will run in the final …

Horses

Humidor heads the pack in Caulfield and Melbourne Cup weights

HUMIDOR is topweight for both the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.<p>Darren Weir’s stable star, who chases a fourth Group 1 in Saturday’s Makybe Diva …

Horse Racing

spring

Discover Australia's spring season, which lasts from September to November. In our tropical north, this is the pre-monsoonal season.<p>Watch Melbourne …

Australia

Dunkirk Second-Leading Freshman Sire in Japan

Belmont Stakes (G1) runner-up Dunkirk, exported to Japan for the 2015 breeding season, now has 10 Japan-bred winners in the country. His son Meiner …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

Stakes winning Kiwi lands in Sydney

Stakes winning filly Santa Catarina has arrived in Sydney ahead of a tilt at Saturday’s Gr.2 Tea Rose Stakes (1400m) at Randwick.<p>The Stephen …

Sport (New Zealand)

Full list of 2018 Melbourne Cup weights revealed

The Victoria Racing Club has today revealed the full list of weights for the upcoming Melbourne Cup race on Tuesday, November 6.The 183-horse field …

Great Britain

Cosmic Psychos announce 2018 Melbourne show

You couldn’t put together a more perfect few than Cosmic Psychos, Pist Idiots and Ute Root, so it’s no shock that they’re heading out on the road …

Bands