Winter Racing News

2017 Ajax Stakes Winner It’s Somewhat Back-to-Back

2017 Ajax Stakes Winner It’s Somewhat Back-to-Back

Godolphin stable stalwart It’s Somewhat celebrated a successful Ajax Stakes 2017 title defence winning the Coolmore Classic Day Group 2 first-up on way to possible Doncaster Mile bid this autumn.

The 2017 Doomben Cup is the long-term goal for dual Ajax Stakes winner It’s Somewhat. Photo: Steve Hart.

Last Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival the John O’Shea-trained son of Dynaformer ...

2017 JJ Atkins Long Term Plan for Goodfella

2017 JJ Atkins Long Term Plan for Goodfella

Sydney’s Bjorn Baker is hoping his surprise Magic Millions Classic contender Goodfella can make a big impact during the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival culminating with a run in the JJ Atkins 2017 in June.

Winning Rupert will bypass the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival after going down as the beaten odds-on favourite in the Gold Coast Magic Millions Guineas over the ...

Interstate Raiders Included in Lough Neagh Stakes Nominations

Interstate Raiders Included in Lough Neagh Stakes Nominations

Eleven runners have been included in nominations for the featured 2016 Lough Neagh Stakes (1350m) at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday.

Big Money has been included in 2016 Lough Neagh Stakes nominations. Photo: Daniel Costello

Interstate raider Big Money was unable to match the late pace when seventh in the Group 3 George Moore Stakes (1200m) first-up a fortnight ago, but ...

2017 The Goodwood for First Among Equals

2017 The Goodwood for First Among Equals

Perth horseman Simon Miller plans to head east next year with his Winterbottom Stakes fourth placegetter First Among Equals to target Adelaide’s The Goodwood 2017.

This year’s Winterbottom Stakes winner Takedown (pictured at the Gold Coast) is heading to Hong Kong next start. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The Ascot-based trainer brought over Whispering Brook this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival where ...

2017 Queensland Oaks Mission for Benfica Princess

2017 Queensland Oaks Mission for Benfica Princess

Gold Coast trainer Kelly Doughty has the Queensland Oaks 2017 as a long term goal for her smart filly Benfica Princess who lines-up shooting for a third straight win in Brisbane this weekend.

Gold Coast trainer Kelly Doughty is hoping to have Benfica Princess in the 2017 Queensland Oaks field next winter. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The three-year-old daughter of Benfica ...

Russian Revolution Heads Early Vain Stakes 2016 Odds

Russian Revolution Heads Early Vain Stakes 2016 Odds

The Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Russian Revolution has opened the ante-post favourite to win his Melbourne debut on Saturday in the 2016 Vain Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse.

Undefeated colt Russian Revolution is early pre-field favourite for Saturday’s 2016 Vain Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne. Photo: Steve Hart.

The promising Snitzel colt has won both of his career ...

Canny Ballad Scores Upset 2016 Darwin Cup Win

Canny Ballad Scores Upset 2016 Darwin Cup Win

On Monday the Northern Territory’s premier race was run and won in an upset with eleventh hour addition Canny Ballad taking out the Darwin Cup 2016.

Canny Ballad (outside, pictured at Warwick Farm) scored an upset win in Monday’s Darwin Cup 2016 at Fannie Bay. Photo: Steve Hart.

The early scratching of Alice Springs Cup winner Montalto from the ...

Dyer Can’t Fault Darwin Cup Hope Royal Request

Dyer Can’t Fault Darwin Cup Hope Royal Request

Victorian horseman Neil Dyer will chase his third win in Monday afternoon’s Darwin Cup 2016 and said he “can’t fault” his runner in the Top End’s ultimate showdown Royal Request.

Sydney hoop Tommy Berry is in the Top End on Monday to ride Royal Request in the 2016 Darwin Cup. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Based at Kyneton in the Macedon ...

2016 Darwin Cup Tips & Odds Update

2016 Darwin Cup Tips & Odds Update

This afternoon the Darwin Cup 2016 takes centre stage up in the Top End, betting tips and the latest odds on the Northern Territory’s showcase detailed below.

Our Valdivia is the Races.com.au tip to win Monday’s 2016 Darwin Cup. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Due to run as Race 9 as the last on the program at 5:25pm (local), this year’s $200,000 ...

2016 Lightning Stakes Winner Viddora Melbourne Bound

2016 Lightning Stakes Winner Viddora Melbourne Bound

The Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival riches are calling for Lloyd Kennewell’s progressive filly Viddora who posted a Black-Type win at home in Morphettville’s Lightning Stakes 2016 over the weekend.

2016 Lightning Stakes winner Viddora is Caulfield-bound next start after her black-type win in Adelaide. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The daughter of I Am Invincible enjoyed a win in her ...