Why jockey Mavis Lockwood made headlines at Oakbank
When Mavis Lockwood stepped in to school a horse in a trial at Oakbank, she was assured her husband would never find out.
Wheeler Fortune euthanased after fall at Oakbank jumps race
A horse is euthanased after a fall during a jumps race at the Oakbank Easter Racing carnival in the Adelaide Hills.
The makings of the 'world's best race horse'
Hot on the heels of her victory at the Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes, equine exercise physiologist Dr. David Evans tells CNN Sport why Winx is so special.
Jetlagged bilbies readied for outback tourist season at Charleville
Endangered bilbies face jet lag and a man drought as they fight to rebuild numbers.
'Tale of despair': Fallen AFL star Cousins handed one-year jail term
Brownlow medallist Ben Cousins receives a 12-month prison term for the aggravated stalking of his former partner and breaching a violence restraining order.
Sheikh Mohammed: Dubai World Cup will be 'No. 1' again
The Dubai World Cup has been usurped as the world's richest horse race, but the emirate's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum says he plans to regain the No. 1 title.
Superhorse Arrogate stuns rivals in Dubai
Arrogate overcame a disastrous start to win Saturday's Dubai World Cup and confirm his status as thoroughbred racing's new superstar.
Dubai World Cup: Arrogate primed for $10M race
The overwhelming favorite for the Dubai World Cup title ran "perfectly" in a pre-race drill at the Meydan circuit.
Two victories for 16-year-old jockey at Broken Hill races
The St Patrick's Races in outback New South Wales give Adelaide jockey Justin Huxtable a win.
Creator gets help on way to Belmont Stakes winner’s circle
Creator took advantage of a little gamesmanship and a celebrity chef to win the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday, thanks to its owner Kenny Trout’s WinStar Farm.
Keith Desormeaux relishing attention with Exaggerator the Belmont favorite
It took Desormeaux, the colt’s trainer, more than 25 years of toiling at quieter racetracks to make his way to the spotlight, which he has enjoyed since Exaggerator won the
Preakness Stakes winner Exaggerator installed as Belmont Stakes favorite
Exaggerator opened as the 9-5 favorite and drew the No. 11 post position for the Belmont Stakes, the final leg of the Triple Crown, which will be held on Saturday.
Kent Desormeaux ready for Belmont Stakes after stint in alcohol rehab
Desormeaux, who has struggled with alcohol for years, plans to ride Exaggerator in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, three weeks after he guided the horse to a win in the Preakness
Kentucky Derby champion Nyquist has fever, won’t run in Belmont Stakes
A rematch in the Belmont Stakes on June 11 against Preakness winner Exaggerator will not happen for Kentucky Derby champion Nyquis after developing a fever and elevated white blood
With Preakness in hand, Desormeaux brothers plan for Belmont follow-up
Keith Desormeaux, the trainer of Exaggerator, and Kent Desormeaux, the jockey, formed a winning combination by claiming the sloppy Preakness Stakes on Saturday afternoon.
LOVERRO: A decade after Barbaro’s injury at Pimlico, memories still haunt us all
Barbaro broke his right hind leg moments after the Preakness Stakes began and was euthanized months later. It turned out to be one of the worst days in horse racing history.
Exaggerator the Preakness challenge for Nyquist despite four runner-up finishes
Exaggerator, the second choice in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, can challenge Nyquist, the favorite, if he can stay closer to the pace than he did in the Kentucky Derby, his
Nyquist to start from No. 3 post, considered overwhelming favorite for Preakness
Only one horse, California Chrome in 2014, has won the Preakness Stakes from the 3-hole since 1993, but trainer Doug O’Neill considered the position ‘exactly what I wanted.’
Kentucky Derby 2016 a winner for Nyquist and for spotting colorful attire
My press pass allows me access to almost anywhere, which must somehow be a mistake. I’m not a VIP, or even that knowledgable about horses, but nonetheless here I am, with my badge
Barbaro’s death still lingers, 10 years after fatal accident in Preakness Stakes
Barbaro fell and broke his right hind leg shortly after the start of the Preakness Stakes in 2006, leading to the discovery of a condition that would lead to his euthanizing eight
Former Derby, Preakness winner Charismatic dies
Former Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Charismatic, whose bid for the Triple Crown ended with a dramatic leg injury as he neared the finish line in the Belmont Stakes,
Veteran hat maker turns heads in outback mining town
Former publican-turned-hat maker pulls threads for country races.
Horse trainers Kavanagh, O'Brien have cobalt doping bans overturned
Leading horse trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh win an appeal against their doping bans as a Victorian tribunal rules Racing Victoria did not follow proper testing
Is nothing sacred? Mixed response to horse racing on Good Friday
For the first time in Australia, a race meeting will be held on Good Friday — and not everyone is happy.
Adelaide Cup would lose public holiday status if moved
The Adelaide Cup date debate continues, with racing authorities told to keep the event in March or accept losing its public holiday status.
Slipper favourite She Will Reign strikes up remarkable friendship
She Will Reign's preparation for the Golden Slipper is being helped by a tight bond the filly has developed with the nine-year-old granddaughter of one of her owners.
Young track rider dies after 'tragic accident' at Canberra's racecourse
A 22-year-old woman has died after being seriously injured in a horse riding accident at Canberra's Thoroughbred Park on Tuesday.
Victorian Greens accused of playing 'ideological game' against racing industry
The Victorian Government has refuted claims that training horses on the beach is unlawful.
Winx wins 15th straight at Randwick
After almost being scratched due to the wet, champion Winx easily claims her 10th Group One victory in the Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick.
Jockey on 'edge of breakdown' during reckless racing incident: lawyer
Jockey Josh Cartwright, who intentionally collided with a race horse and unseated the jockey of another, is suspended from riding for 18 months.
Winx on cusp of equalling Phar Lap record at Royal Randwick
Champion mare Winx will equal the legendary Phar Lap's record of 14 straight victories with a win at Royal Randwick this weekend.
Race organisers cop Facebook nagging after low crowd numbers at Hobart Cup
Bookmakers describe the crowd at the Hobart Cup as the smallest they have seen, as members of the public take to Facebook to blast organisers.
Sydney's megabucks 'Everest' race bogged down by cynicism
Are NSW racing authorities worried about the mixed reaction to yesterday's bombshell announcement that Sydney will stage Australia's richest-ever horse race during the Spring
Rural trainers and syndicates buy a chance at Dubbo
Country racing enthusiasts roll up to the annual thoroughbred yearling sale at Dubbo.
Cartwright had 'brain fade' during Morphettville race
The Australian Jockey's Association says increasing pressure to perform contributed to Josh Cartwright's 'massive brain fade' at Morphettville.
Cartwright pleads guilty to reckless riding after Morphettville race
South Australian jockey Josh Cartwright is stood down after his mount Senior Council cannoned into the horses on his outside during a race at Morphettville.
SA to offer two $1-million horse races during Autumn Racing Carnival
South Australian horse racing catches up to its interstate contemporaries by offering two $1-million races for the first time.
Powercharged powers home to win Devonport Cup
Longford-trained gelding Powercharged wins the $100,000 Devonport Cup in front of nearly 6,000 racegoers at one of Tasmania's biggest race days.
'They were just skeletons': Rescued horses get new chance at life
Anne Young will never forget the night when more than 20 weak and tired horses arrived at her property last April, but today many of them are strong enough to be re-homed.
Racehorse trainer to fight methamphetamine doping fine
A Queensland horse trainer says he will appeal against a $9,000 penalty imposed after one of his horses tested positive to methamphetamine.
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