Horse Racing News
Champion jockey Roy Higgins will be farewelled at the scene of some of his greatest triumphs, Flemington Racecourse, in a public funeral on Thursday.
Today's popular pick is Kushadasi. He's been tipped by 50 users and goes around in race 1 at Morphettville. Click here to see the latest odds.
The Group One Makybe Diva Stakes meeting will switch places with the Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes fixture as Racing Victoria looks to provide a better flow to Melbourne's spring racing program.
A decision on whether Last Instalment runs in the Cheltenham Gold Cup will be delayed as late as possible.
Cheltenham clerk of the course Simon Claisse has refused to the rule out the prospect of watering for the final two days of the Festival.
Lonhro, Rain Lover, Dulcify and Surround are the latest equine stars to be honoured with places in the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.
Gerald Ryan remains non-committal about a Golden Slipper start for Lucky Raquie despite the filly enhancing his reputation as one of Australia's best trainers of two-year-olds in the Black Opal Stakes.
A yearling sales gamble has turned into a genuine autumn carnival chance for freshman Sydney trainer Sam Kavanagh after Interspersed won the Canberra Guineas on Sunday.
On the same track where Breeders' Cup glory has eluded him, Game On Dude has claimed the Grade One Santa Anita Handicap for the third time.
Makybe Diva's little brother Rodway is favourite to make a winning introduction to city racing at Moonee Valley.
Today's popular pick is Messene. He's been tipped by 36 users and goes around in race 8 at Canberra. Click here to see the latest odds.
The Adelaide Cup is no longer a Group One race but it is still an important stepping stone for Australia's stayers.
Leading trainers Nicky Henderson and Paul Nicholls have called on officials to hold off watering the Cheltenham track before the famous jumps festival.
Roy Higgins once said if it wasn't for him Bart Cummings would only have 10 Melbourne Cups.
Champion jockey Roy Higgins has died in a Melbourne hospital aged 75 after a short illness.
Craig Williams will miss the Randwick Guineas meeting in Sydney next Saturday after being suspended for careless riding at Flemington.
Injury robbed Lidari of a chance in a feature Sydney mile during the spring but he has earned a shot at redemption with a victory at Flemington on Saturday.
Boban has returned to winning form to deny It's A Dundeel in the Group One Chipping Norton Stakes at Warwick Farm.
Solicit might not be the smartest horse in Mat Ellerton's stable, but she may well be one of the best.
Today's popular pick is Solicit. She's been tipped by 139 users and goes around in race 5 at Flemington. Click here to see the latest odds.
For trainer Joe Cleary, Sunday's Black Opal Stakes in Canberra isn't just another race.