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2022 October
  • Wed, Oct 05, 2022
    Australian Turf Club has signed a new partnership with one of the Hunter Valley’s most established and renowned breeding organisations Kia Ora, including joining with one of Sydney’s biggest Group 1 sprint races.
  • Wed, Oct 05, 2022
    One of Tasmania’s most popular jockeys, Georgie Catania, resumes race riding at the first night meeting of the season in Launceston on Wednesday night following a lengthy break caused from a race fall in Devonport over four months ago.
  • Wed, Oct 05, 2022
    Townsville's Georgie Holt has already achieved her first target of 100 winners in her first five years as a trainer and is on her way to the next aim of winning a premiership at her home track.
  • Tue, Oct 04, 2022
    While trainer Marc Conners eyes the $2 million Five Diamonds with smart mare Rebel Rama he’s hoping the cards fall honest four-year-old Starstruck Barbie’s way as she chases smaller fish at Canterbury on Wednesday.
  • Tue, Oct 04, 2022
    Co-trainers Dan and Ben Pearce have given their ok to extend Let’s Galahvant’s campaign after his successful exploits in winning the Listed Hannans Handicap (1400m) at Kalgoorlie last Thursday.
  • Tue, Oct 04, 2022
    Three years ago James Harron gambled on an up and coming sprinter with ‘X-Factor’ as his TAB Everest runner and in 2022 he’s charged unbeaten three-year-old Giga Kick with the job of bringing down that one time ‘up and comer’ who is now the world’s best sprinter.
  • Tue, Oct 04, 2022
    With wonderful prizemoney on offer and one of the final chances to gain a place in the $2 million Big Dance at Randwick on Melbourne Cup day, outstanding nominations have been received for the $200,000 Carlton Dry Port Macquarie Cup at the circuit on Friday.
  • Mon, Oct 03, 2022
    Wally Daly always knew Homme was a tough, good-natured gelding but could never have guessed where those qualities would take him when he moved on from racing.
2022 September
  • Fri, Sep 30, 2022
    It’s been a decade since Tulloch Lodge last held the Group 1 $1.5m TAB Epsom Handicap (1600m) trophy aloft and given the conditions co-trainer Adrian Bott says the lightly raced Cross Talk is the stable’s best chance of a record breaking win.
  • Fri, Sep 30, 2022
    How he negotiates the Kalgoorlie track for the first time rather than fitness will threaten General Grant’s chances of winning Saturday’s $150,000 XXXX-Kalgoorlie Cup (2200m), according to trainer Stephen Miller.
  • Fri, Sep 30, 2022
    Trainer Kris Lees has always had a sense that promising filly Wolverine would come into her own when she reached a mile so expectations are high for Saturday’s Group 1 $750,000 Darley Flight Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick.
  • Fri, Sep 30, 2022
    Lachlan Neindorf will make a hit and run Victorian mission to partner South Australian mare Angel Like in heat of the 955m Challenge at Moonee Valley on Friday night.
  • Thu, Sep 29, 2022
    Nature Strip has shown the level required to win a TAB Everest this year and that’s not lost on jockey Sam Clipperton who believes exciting sprinter Mazu can show he’s a worthy rival in the Group 2 $1m Bisley Workwear Premiere Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick.
  • Thu, Sep 29, 2022
    There’s no doubting champion trainer Chris Waller has strength in numbers as he aims for his fifth Group 1 $750,000 Furphy Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday but there’s also no doubting who his number one seed is.
  • Thu, Sep 29, 2022
    September has been a quiet month as far as EPL action goes, with the Queen's passing and international friendlies punctuating the schedule. 
  • Thu, Sep 29, 2022
    Royal Randwick’s signature day of spring Group 1 racing featuring the $1.5 million TAB Epsom, $750,000 Furphy Metropolitan and $750,000 Darley Flight Stakes continues the $66m Sydney Everest Carnival this Saturday.
  • Thu, Sep 29, 2022
    Night racing returns next Wednesday night at the Ladbrokes Racing Centre in Launceston and trainers are excited about getting their steeds back onto turf.
  • Thu, Sep 29, 2022
    Young Rockhampton trainer Tom Smith's dreams of becoming a pilot will remain on hold for the time being while he chases North Queensland Classic riches with former Caloundra galloper Bayerische at Mackay on Saturday.
  • Wed, Sep 28, 2022
    If Group 1 winning Queensland sprinter Apache Chase is good enough to beat a line up including at least a quarter of the TAB Everest field at Royal Randwick on Saturday then he’d be deserving of one of the remaining TAB Everest slots.
  • Wed, Sep 28, 2022
    A fighting second behind the world’s best sprinter was enough for TAB Everest slot holder James Kennedy to give Bjorn Baker’s smart four-year-old Overpass his chance to turn the tables in the $15 million feature.
  • Wed, Sep 28, 2022
    Penong Racing Club will offer an $8000 incentive for trainers at this year’s Cup meeting with the leading trainer on Cup Day awarded the inaugural Bushy Trenowden Trainer’s Award.
  • Wed, Sep 28, 2022
    Trainer Desleigh Forster will spar with some of the biggest names in Australian racing when Apache Chase runs at Randwick on Saturday but it’s a filly on home soil at Eagle Farm which will have her undivided attention.
  • Wed, Sep 28, 2022
    Trainer Desleigh Forster will spar with some of the biggest names in Australian racing when Apache Chase runs at Randwick on Saturday but it’s a filly on home soil at Eagle Farm which will have her undivided attention.
  • Wed, Sep 28, 2022
    It has to be one of the craziest stats in racing – for all her two-year-old dominance over the years seven time Golden Slipper winning trainer Gai Waterhouse has never won the Group 3 $200,000 Keeneland Gimcrack Stakes (1000m).
  • Wed, Sep 28, 2022
    Verry Elleegant has lured Melbourne jockey Mark Zahra to Paris for a potential ride in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp.
  • Tue, Sep 27, 2022
    It must have seemed all too surreal when rejuvenated jockey Colin Lennon matter of factly brought Bittergreymagic back into the winner’s stall at Ferguson Park racecourse, Gladstone last Saturday.
  • Tue, Sep 27, 2022
    Han Dynasty, the latest prolific winner from the Bevan Johnson stable at Moranbah, made light of a long float haul to record a course record-breaking win at Gladstone on Saturday.
  • Tue, Sep 27, 2022
    Hawkesbury's glamour “girls” Duais and Icebath are heading in different directions this weekend – both chasing Group 1 glory.
  • Tue, Sep 27, 2022
    A Rubick colt coming through the Golden Rose aiming to upset the best sprinters in the land in a TAB Everest – it’s a familiar scenario to Coolmore boss Tom Magnier and he’s hoping lightning can strike twice with star three-year-old Jacquinot.
  • Tue, Sep 27, 2022
    Due to further overnight rain and a stewards inspection this morning, the Strathalbyn meeting scheduled for Wednesday 28 September 2022 has been postponed to Wednesday 5 October 2022.
  • Mon, Sep 26, 2022
    Brad Widdup was prepared to give winless Sky Ace “another go” – and his breeder-owner John Cordina was convinced he should do so.
  • Mon, Sep 26, 2022
    Last season’s Capricornia, Rockhampton and Mackay’s premiership winning apprentice Tahlia Fenlon will be sidelined for at least six weeks after injuring both ankles at Twin Hills races on Saturday.
  • Sat, Sep 24, 2022
    There’s still time for lightly raced five-year-old Deel With Me to live up to Bjorn Baker’s hopes and a good way to do that would be to add his name to the trainer’s team heading towards the rich Big and Little Dance races via Sunday’s Bathurst Cup.
  • Fri, Sep 23, 2022
    A great appreciation for his home circuit and the ability to manage rain affected conditions provides Laphroaig with strong prospects to take the next step in the Stowe Australia Port Macquarie Cup Prelude at the track on Sunday.
  • Fri, Sep 23, 2022
    Jamie Kah won the Group 1 Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley - her first for 2022 but the beaten brigade of jockeys also had things to say about their mounts.
  • Fri, Sep 23, 2022
    With a spot in the Country Stampede and Country Cups Challenge Finals to go on the line at Mount Isa on Saturday afternoon, Julia Creek trainer Tanya Parry holds all the cards when it comes to the numbers.
  • Fri, Sep 23, 2022
    The Russell Stewart-trained pair Swear To God and Street Parade will be out to enhance their Pinnacles credentials in respective assignments at Belmont tomorrow.
  • Thu, Sep 22, 2022
    Flying Mia’s connections are hopeful their consistent mare will break through for a well-earned victory in the Airconditioning Canberra Pty Ltd Handicap (1400m) on Saturday at Thoroughbred Park.
  • Thu, Sep 22, 2022
    Trainer Mark Newnham hopes his decision to be patient with talented mare A Very Fine Red will reap rewards with a stakes win this preparation but he’s also confident she can run well fresh at Rosehill on Saturday.
  • Thu, Sep 22, 2022
    Trainer Anthony Cummings can see similarities between She’s Extreme going into her autumn Group 1 win and the filly that will present at Rosehill on Saturday and that gives him confidence a second major is within her reach.
  • Tue, Sep 20, 2022
    The Race History of the Golden Rose run at Rosehill on Saturday shows it’s become such a great race and form guide.
  • Tue, Sep 20, 2022
    After an injury scare following his win at Randwick, Anamoe is back on track to continue his spring campaign.
  • Tue, Sep 20, 2022
    Trainer Les Ross was hoping to be sitting back with his feet up in retirement after selling his training complex at Hendra last year but instead plans to become the latest to join in a training partnership.
  • Mon, Sep 19, 2022
    A snap decision over a few backyard beers more than 25 years ago led to the silks worn by jockeys of one of Australia's best post-war race horses still being in the winners' stall on Queensland racecourses to today.
  • Sat, Sep 17, 2022
    Cressy trainer Cameron Thompson takes a small team of four to the meeting in Devonport on Sunday and he rates them all a good chance of earning prize money.