Horse Racing

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Houtzen primed for a Royal performance

Houtzen primed for a Royal performance

Speedy mare Houtzen has taken trainer Toby Edmonds on an amazing journey which continues at Royal Ascot this week.

Master, apprentice share in Ipswich racing firsts

premium_icon Master, apprentice share in Ipswich racing firsts

Although at massively different stages of their racing careers, apprentice Michael Murphy and highly regarded Blake Shinn shared similar views about Ipswich.

Historic stay in Ipswich: Jimmy's ride delights trainer

premium_icon Historic stay in Ipswich: Jimmy's ride delights trainer

TRAINER Desleigh Forster called on an Ipswich track specialist to deliver and he did, helping create some more wonderful history at the Bundamba racetrack.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Group 1 trainer cops lengthy ban

premium_icon Group 1 trainer cops lengthy ban

Trainer Ben Smith’s career has been dealt a savage blow after he was suspended for 4½ years by Racing NSW stewards for a string of offences.

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Cheap thrill: $500 filly upstages city slickers

Cheap thrill: $500 filly upstages city slickers

Rebecca Dunn couldn’t believe her luck when bargain-buy filly On Her Word stormed to victory at Warwick Farm, giving the trainer her first city winner.

Houtzen spot-on for Royal Ascot assignment

Houtzen spot-on for Royal Ascot assignment

Connections of star sprinter Houtzen are growing in confidence about the mare’s Royal Ascot chances after an impressive workout in England.

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