Breaking Horse Racing News - Australia & NZ
English set for another Everest audition
Chris Barclay 6 hours agoEnglish will attempt to follow her success in the Doomben 10,000 when she stakes another claim for an Everest slot in the Group One Kingsford Smith Cup.
Chris Caserta to front RV stewards hearing
AAP 7 hours agoA urine sample provided by apprentice Chris Caserta has tested positive to a banned substance under the rules of racing.
Gold Medals after dual Australian Steeples
Craig Brennan 7 hours agoGold Medals will have to carry an extra five kilograms as he chases a second consecutive Australian Steeplechase at Sandown.
Brad Widdup weighs up next step for Lovani
Chris Barclay 7 hours agoLovani has the McKell Cup at Randwick or a trip to Brisbane on her agenda as trainer Brad Widdup considers options for the mare.
Hill remains hospitalised following fall
AAP 8 hours agoAnother lengthy stint on the sidelines awaits jockey Jack Hill following his latest fall at the Victorian country track of Wodonga.
Wee Gilly transferred to Archie Alexander
AAP 9 hours agoStakes-placed New Zealand filly Wee Gilly has been bought by OTI and will do her future racing in Australia under Archie Alexander.
Marabel to broaden horizons at Canterbury
Chris Barclay 10 hours agoMarabel will step up to 1900 metres at Canterbury with trainer Wendy Roche believing her future lies in longer races.
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Each year, on the first Tuesday in November – well you know what happens next. Melbourne Cup day has its own unchanging place, alongside AFL and NRL Finals Days, the Boxing Day Test or the Australian Open tennis final, as those sporting events are etched into the hearts and minds of so many of our population.
Which is the world’s richest race for two year old horses? A clue – it takes place in Australia, in the west of Sydney at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse. The most recent winner was She Will Reign, the most distant from 1957 was Todman.
For just five years short of a century, Moonee Valley racegoers have gathered, one Saturday in late October, to enjoy one of our iconic horse races – the Cox Plate. It’s named after the man who first had the vision for this course, and to almost quote a film line ‘he did build it and they did come’.
What has the Caulfield Cup going for it? Well plenty. Let’s start with a prize pot of a cool three million dollars, which means it’s one of the world’s richest handicap races. This leads to a high class field for every running, giving you plenty of opportunity to respond to Caulfield Cup tips or odds offered, as the bookmaking fraternity compete for your attention.