Racing News

Newcastle shines on historic Group 1 raceday

The historic running of two Group 1 races at the New South Wales provincial racecourse of Newcastle yesterday received a widespread tick of approval from racegoers, trainers, jockeys, owners and punters as both the Tancred Stakes (Gr 1, 2400m) and the Vinery Stud Stakes (Gr 1, 1850m) registered winners and contests befitting their status as... Read More

Numbers up as Chairman’s Sale catalogue released on eve of Easter sale

Fifty-three stakes-winning or stakes-producing mares to be offered at Riverside Stables Inglis unveiled last night an increased catalogue of 93 elite race fillies and broodmares for its Chairman’s Sale on May 6, as the auction house looks to capitalise on a booming yearling market and the supply and demand pendulum possibly swinging in favour of... Read More

Grammer rules in World Cup after Life Is Good runs out of gas 

Bob Baffert and Frankie Dettori, both familiar names on the Dubai World Cup (Gr 1, 2000m) roll of honour, teamed up for the first time in 30 years to take out yesterday’s running of the US$12 million (approx. AU$15,972,312) Meydan race. Red-hot favourite Life Is Good (Into Mischief) looked set to score another lucrative win,... Read More

September Run storms back to form in William Reid triumph

Daughter of Exceed And Excel adds second Group 1 success to her record with brave victory at Moonee Valley  High-class mare September Run (Exceed And Excel) returned to something like her brilliant best, adding a second Group 1 to her record when she produced a brave performance to win the William Reid Stakes (Gr 1,... Read More

First Light backing repeat with second crop of Russian Revolution

Colt by Newgate’s young stallion offered by Lyndhurst Stud tops Magic Millions March Yearling Sale at $230,000 The deeds of young stallion Russian Revolution (Snitzel) were at the forefront of buyers’ minds when a colt by the exciting Newgate Farm sire sold for $230,000 on the Gold Coast yesterday, the highest-priced horse sold at this... Read More

Cesniks toast Shelby Sixtysix’s remarkable Group 1 Galaxy victory

Mario and Jenni Cesnik were “on top of the world” on Saturday night, revelling the remarkable rags-to-riches Group 1 victory of Shelby Sixtysix (Toronado), the country gelding beaten in a bush Class 2 race just seven weeks prior to his stunning victory in The Galaxy (1100m) at the weekend. The Riverina Downs proprietors, who mix... Read More