Winter Racing

Le Romain gets top weight for 2018 Stradbroke Handicap

Le Romain gets top weight for 2018 Stradbroke Handicap

Le Romain gets top weight for 2018 Stradbroke Handicap

Trainer Kris Lees’ multiple Group 1 winner Le Romain has been allocated the top weight for the 2018 Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben on June 9. Racing Queensland Handicappers...

Youngstar and Another Dollar run quinella again in 2018 Queensland Oaks

Youngstar and Another Dollar run quinella again in 2018 Queensland Oaks

Youngstar and Another Dollar run quinella again in 2018 Queensland Oaks

The Chris Waller trained stablemates Youngstar and Another Dollar repeated their previous effort by running the quinella in the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Brisbane Queensland Oaks (2200m) at Doomben...

Impending adds value to stud career with 2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup win

Impending adds value to stud career with 2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup win

Impending adds value to stud career with 2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup win

The James Cummings trained Impending added value to his future stud career by winning his second Group 1 trophy with victory in the Group 1 $700,000 Altus Traffic Kingsford-Smith Cup (1350m) at...

2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup Betting Update

2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup Betting Update

2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup Betting Update

Betting for the 2018 Group 1 $700,000 Altus Traffic Kingsford-Smith Cup (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday has remained steady at Ladbrokes.com.au on race eve. Three times Group 1 winner Le Romain keeps...

2018 Queensland Oaks Betting Update

2018 Queensland Oaks Betting Update

2018 Queensland Oaks Betting Update

The Chris Waller domination of the 2018 Queensland Winter Racing Carnival will roll on at Doomben on Saturday with Youngstar heading the team at the top of the betting for the Group 1 $500,000...

Baker snug about Champagne Cuddles chances in 2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup

Baker snug about Champagne Cuddles chances in 2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup

Baker snug about Champagne Cuddles chances in 2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup

Trainer Bjorn Baker is snug about the chances of his three year old filly Champagne Cuddles as she takes on weight  for age company for the first time in the Group 1 $700,000 Altus Traffic...

Capacity field of 16 for 2018 Queensland Oaks: Waller has 5

Capacity field of 16 for 2018 Queensland Oaks: Waller has 5

Capacity field of 16 for 2018 Queensland Oaks: Waller has 5

A capacity field of sixteen fillies will line up in the 2018 Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Brisbane Queensland Oaks (2200m) at Doomben on Saturday. Sydney’s premiership winning trainer Chris Waller will...

2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup Final field: English draws barrier 1

2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup Final field: English draws barrier 1

2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup Final field: English draws barrier 1

Rejuvenated Group 1 performer English has drawn barrier one in the final field for the 2018 Group 1 $700,000 Altus Traffic Kingsford-Smith Cup (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday. Eleven sprinters have...

Autumn Racing

2018 The Goodwood Form Guide & Betting Preview

2018 The Goodwood Form Guide & Betting Preview

2018 The Goodwood Form Guide & Betting Preview

A gun line-up of 20 autumn sprinters face off in the feature race in Adelaide on Saturday, our comprehensive The Goodwood 2018 form guide analysis and betting preview found below. Running as Race 7...

Goodwood favourite Vega Magic in better shape than last year

Goodwood favourite Vega Magic in better shape than last year

Goodwood favourite Vega Magic in better shape than last year

Lindsay Park co-trainer Ben Hayes has declared Vega Magic in better shape than last year as he prepares to score back to back wins in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on...

Voodoo Lad Draws Barrier 1 in The Goodwood 2018 for Weir

Voodoo Lad Draws Barrier 1 in The Goodwood 2018 for Weir

Voodoo Lad Draws Barrier 1 in The Goodwood 2018 for Weir

Ace Victorian trainer Darren Weir will saddle-up three sprinters in Saturday’s 2018 The Goodwood field including the rails-drawn Voodoo Lad as he looks to continue his successful assault on the...

2018 The Goodwood Field: Vega Magic Draws Wide

2018 The Goodwood Field: Vega Magic Draws Wide

2018 The Goodwood Field: Vega Magic Draws Wide

Hot favourite and defending champion Vega Magic has drawn out wide in barrier 14 of 20 in Saturday’s The Goodwood 2018 field at Morphettville Racecourse. A capacity line-up of autumn sprinters take...

Boom Time heads up Lindsay Park’s 2018 R A Lee Stakes nominations

Boom Time heads up Lindsay Park’s 2018 R A Lee Stakes nominations

Boom Time heads up Lindsay Park’s 2018 R A Lee Stakes nominations

Surprise Caulfield Cup winner Boom Time heads up Lindsay Park’s four nominations for the Group 3 $250,000 Robert & Fay Gerard R A Lee Stakes (1600m) at Morphettville on Saturday. Boom Time...

Viddora set to recover in time for 2018 The Goodwood

Viddora set to recover in time for 2018 The Goodwood

Viddora set to recover in time for 2018 The Goodwood

Group 1 winning mare Viddora is expected to recover in time from a minor injury scare to be fit to take her place in the 2018 Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday....

Leicester Is The South Australian Derby 2018 Winner for Weir

Leicester Is The South Australian Derby 2018 Winner for Weir

Leicester Is The South Australian Derby 2018 Winner for Weir

Premier Victorian trainer Darren Weir emulated the legendary Bart Cummings celebrating a third straight win in the 2018 South Australian Derby with race favourite Leicester saluting at...

Leicester Top 2018 SA Derby Tip for Weir to Make History

Leicester Top 2018 SA Derby Tip for Weir to Make History

Leicester Top 2018 SA Derby Tip for Weir to Make History

Victoria’s leading horseman Darren Weir is out to emulate the late, great Bart Cummings preparing three straight SA Derby winners this afternoon in Adelaide and the stable has Leicester as their top...

Australian Horse Racing

Since Australia’s first official race meeting in 1842, horse racing has become embedded into Australian culture with thousands of races taking place each year. From the local town handicaps to the world-renowned Melbourne Cup, racing fans across the country are enthralled with the drama, excitement and passion associated with horse racing. For many horse racing is their life, with thousands of people devoting their lives to the training and breeding of quality racehorses. The Australian racing industry has produced many names which will go down in history as racing legends. Around the world, names such as Phar Lap, Makybe Diva and Bart Cummings are famous for their victories in Australian horse races.

Governed by the Australian Racing Board, the Australian horse racing industry is flourishing with over 8 major racing carnivals taking place each year including the Sydney Autumn Carnival, Sydney Spring Carnival, Brisbane Winter Carnival, Adelaide Racing Carnival, Perth Racing Carnival, Tasmanian Racing Carnival, Melbourne Autumn Carnival and the world famous Melbourne Spring Carnival.

These carnivals host some of the world’s greatest races starting with the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic and Railway Stakes in Perth to the BMW Stakes and Golden Slipper at Rosehill in Sydney to the prestigious Melbourne Cup and Australian Cup in Melbourne. From Randwick racecourse in Sydney to the breathtaking Flemington racecourse, Australia features some of the world’s most beautiful, historical and best designed racecourses.

Now with Fashions on the Field and Ladies Day races taking place, Australian races are also serving as a great social event. Not only a celebration of Thoroughbred breeding and racing, these carnivals also serve as a way for the greater community to get together to celebrate the one thing they have in common, their love for horse racing and the frivolities that take place on the day.

The other highly important aspect of Australian horse racing is the punters and their love for betting on the race. Particularly with the larger million dollar races, punters are able to access a wealth of betting markets that offer great odds and fantastic payouts if you are able to pick to the winning horses. With such tools as betting tips, daily news updates, and the Melbourne Cup field now available on sites such as this one, betting on these prestigious events is that much easier.

Races.com.au is designed to inform and educate horse racing enthusiasts in any area of the industry. Whether you enjoy betting on races, getting involved in raceday fashions or want to update your knowledge on racing history, this site has all the information you will need!

Horse racing is not just big in Australia but right around the world. In the UK horse racing is a hugely popular spectator sport and is one of the biggest sports for betting.

Spring Racing

Rogerson Dreams of 2018 Melbou...

The Everest 2018 Field to Feat...

The Everest 2018 Field to Feature Redzel

Inaugural champion Redzel has officially secured his position in the 2018 The...

2018 The Everest Field Takes S...

2018 The Everest Field Takes Shape: In Her Time Confirmed

She missed out on a shot at the world’s richest race on turf last spring but...

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 Th...

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 The Everest Slot for Aquis

The first official slot in The Everest 2018 field has been confirmed with...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC Oaks Bid

Ben Smith’s ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes winning filly El Dorado Dreaming is in...

Horse Racing Today

Le Romain gets top weight for ...

Youngstar and Another Dollar r...

Youngstar and Another Dollar run quinella again in 2018 Queensland Oaks

The Chris Waller trained stablemates Youngstar and Another Dollar repeated...

Impending adds value to stud c...

Impending adds value to stud career with 2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup win

The James Cummings trained Impending added value to his future stud career by...

2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup Betti...

2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup Betting Update

Betting for the 2018 Group 1 $700,000 Altus Traffic Kingsford-Smith Cup...

2018 Queensland Oaks Betting U...

2018 Queensland Oaks Betting Update

The Chris Waller domination of the 2018 Queensland Winter Racing Carnival will...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field