Racing Guide

The time-honoured sport of thoroughbred racing involves some of the nation’s biggest and most bet on sporting events. The thrill and excitement of horse racing captures the essence of the Australian culture and racing fans right across the country eagerly await the feature racing carnivals and world-renowned events including the Melbourne Cup every year.

Here at we aim to inform racing enthusiasts and punters on all things thoroughbred in Australia so you can get out there and enjoy the action of the races and the lucrative betting opportunities they provide.

This racing guide will detail all you need to know about horse races in Australia, from the fascinating and long-established Australian racing history, legendary race horses like Archer and Makybe Diva, the prolific trainers that mentor the horses we love to watch and the skillful jockeys that ride these turf champions to victory.

We will also provide punters with a comprehensive racing terminology guide, explanations of race statuses including Group and Listed events as well as the more frivolous side to racing like what to wear to the race days themselves and proper racecourse etiquette.

Australian racing is a remarkable and engaging aspect of our sporting culture and there is much to learn, appreciate and enjoy about it, all of which you will find in the racing guide.