Royal Ascot Option for 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Bound Winx

Royal Ascot Option for 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Bound Winx

The world’s best mare Winx will be “on the plane” to England for a Royal Ascot bid mid-year according to trainer Chris Waller should she win her Group 1 autumn targets emphatically. Connections of the country’s now highest-ever earning racehorse are keen to test Winx at elite level overseas with the Royal Ascot Carnival calling…

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2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Results: Melbourne Cup The Long-Term Goal For Vengeur Masque

2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Results: Melbourne Cup The Long-Term Goal For Vengeur Masque

The 2018 Melbourne Cup will be the long-term goal for Vengeur Masque after he returned to winning form with a very tough victory in the 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington this afternoon. Vengeur Masque narrowly missed out on a place in the 2017 Melbourne Cup when he was narrowly beaten in the Group 3…

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The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal for Magic Millions Sprint Winner Viddora

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal for Magic Millions Sprint Winner Viddora

Young South Australian horseman Lloyd Kennewell has named Sydney’s 2018 The Everest this spring as the “ultimate goal” for his impressive Magic Millions Sprint winning mare Viddora. The progressive I Am Invincible five-year-old from Morphettville showed no ill-effects after a length campaign full of interstate trips when dominating her rivals in Saturday’s $1 million Magic…

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2018 ATC Inglis Sires’ Aim for Fullazaboot

2018 ATC Inglis Sires’ Aim for Fullazaboot

Well-bred but previous underrated colt Fullazaboot nearly scored the upset of the day at the Magic Millions Carnival at the Gold Coast and will now be aimed at a Group 1 autumn win in Sydney’s ATC Inglis Sires’ 2018 this April. Last Saturday in Queensland the Stuart Kendrick-trained Sepoy colt from the Sunshine Coast jumped…

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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 2015 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.

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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.