Australian horse racing

Let It Ride In Australia For G1 Victoria Derby Day and The $7.5 Million Golden Eagle

Fans of elite racing will enjoy a seamless transition from Friday’s Breeders’ Cup action to the opening race in Melbourne, as Australia’s spring racing season climaxes with the start of Flemington’s four-day Melbourne Cup Carnival. Just one hour after Day One of the Breeders’ Cup concludes, the first race of an all-stakes card will be […]

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Australia: After Winx’s Four-Peat, Time For A New Name On The Cox Plate

The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most famous race, but the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley – run this Friday night, has long been the country’s best race. The “Cup” is a two-mile handicap, but the “Plate” is a mile-and-a-quarter weight-for-age contest whose winners’ list reads like an honor roll of the nation’s finest steeds. “The […]

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Australia’s ‘Pegasus’: The Everest, World’s Richest Race On Turf, Returns

The world’s richest turf race will be staged in Sydney this Friday night. A glittering array of talent will scorch the 6-furlong course at Royal Randwick in the third running of The Everest, which boasts a purse of AU$14 million (US$9.5 million). TVG will be broadcasting live from Royal Randwick (First Post: 6:30p.m. PT, 9:30p.m. […]

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Australia: Final Field Of 18 Set For 1 1/2-Mile Caulfield Cup

The $5 million Caulfield Cup, one of Australia’s biggest races, is run this Saturday at Caulfield Racecourse. The race will be simulcast this Friday evening in the United States and is available at most U.S. ADWs for wagering. The race for a spot in next week’s Cox Plate is at a premium, making the final […]

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Australia: Epsom Handicap, Turnbull Stakes Have Historic Connections To U.S. Racing

This Friday night’s racing from Australia is highlighted by a pair of time-honored Group One races: the Epsom Handicap at Royal Randwick in Sydney and the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington in Melbourne. Both races were inaugurated in 1865, are steeped in tradition and hold fascinating storylines for North American racing fans. The Epsom, named for […]

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Sky Racing World Brings Back ‘Climbing Everest,’ Featuring North American Racing Personalities

In Australia on Friday night, 18th October, a field of 12 Australian sprint racing stars will line up at Royal Randwick racecourse for the third running of the $14 million (AUD) TAB Everest over 6 furlongs. Creating further anticipation for the world’s richest sprint race on turf is the ‘Climbing Everest’ promotion, which was launched […]

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Australian Hall Of Fame Trainer David Hayes Returns To Hong Kong Racing

David Hayes is returning to Hong Kong as a Hong Kong Jockey Club licensed trainer. The Australian Hall of Famer will rejoin the trainers’ roster at Sha Tin for the start of the 2020/21 season.   The Jockey Club officially unveiled Hayes during a media conference at Sha Tin Racecourse this morning, Tuesday, 10 September. “My […]

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Australia: Veteran Trainer Bruce Purcell In Coma After Horse Kicks Him

Longtime Australian Thoroughbred trainer Bruce Purcell was placed in a medically induced coma Friday after being kicked in the head by a horse, the Herald-Sun reported. The incident reportedly happened while the 76-year-old was unloading horses. He was airlifted to a Melbourne hospital. There were more developments this week in Australian, when it was revealed […]

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Australia: Doomben 10,000 Kicks Off Queensland Winter Racing Carnival

The Queensland Winter Racing Carnival schedule shifts into high gear this weekend with Group 1 racing commencing at Doomben racecourse. Beginning with the G1 Doomben 10,000 on the night of Friday May 10th, the Carnival will stage eight Group 1 races over four consecutive weekends between Doomben and Eagle Farm racecourses, ending with the G1 […]

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Leading Australian Sire Redoute’s Choice Euthanized At 23

Australian champion sire Redoute’s Choice died Monday morning at Arrowfield Stud. The 23 year-old son of Danehill was humanely euthanized after suffering a traumatic loss of mobility which could not be restored, despite intensive care by Arrowfield’s veterinary and stallion teams. “Redoute’s Choice is such a big part of all our lives, and right now […]

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