Horse Racing

Sat 11 Jul 2020

Master hoop leads way as Ipswich gears for Saturday meet

premium_icon 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.

Thu 9 Jul 2020

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.

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.

Cult galloper forced to retire after bleeding attack

premium_icon 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.

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