Horse Racing

Thu 9 Jul 2020

GRAFTON CUP: 61kg topweight Sixties Groove makes history

premium_icon GRAFTON CUP: 61kg topweight Sixties Groove makes history

CARRYING 61kg, topweight Sixties Groove became the highest weight carrying winner of the Grafton Cup since 1936.

Date set for horse trainer to face banned substance charge

premium_icon 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.

July Carnival sign of hope for racing industry in dark times

premium_icon July Carnival sign of hope for racing industry in dark times

IT MAY have reduced crowds, but Clarence River Jockey Club is showing the way forward for country race carnivals.

Wed 24 Jun 2020

Carnival hope for Spring raiders

premium_icon 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_icon 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_icon 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.

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