Listed Races

Australia hosts an abundance of excellent thoroughbred races at both country and metropolitan tracks right across the country all year round, and the highest standard of racing is reflected in those events that the Australian Racing Board (ARB) awards Group status to.

Group and Listed status races take place at the major racecourses during key periods of racing like annual carnivals and represent the elite level of thoroughbred races.

Categorised according to the amount of prizemoney the race offers and the quality of the horses the event attracts each year, the most prestigious of all races are the Group 1 followed by Group 2 and 3.

After the three Group race classes, the next most important and respected of the black type events in Australia are the Listed races, sometimes informally referred to as Group 4 races.

To gain Listed status by the ARB a race must meet certain criteria including having been run at least three times, and offer a minimum of $70,000 in prizemoney.

Listed races are often used as a lead-up or preparatory run for horses on their way to higher status races during a carnival, for horses first up from a spell, or for older horses towards the end of their careers.

Spring Racing

2018 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guine...

International Raider Benbatl C...

International Raider Benbatl Claims Ladbrokes Stakes, Now Eyes Cox Plate

Five-year old British import Benbatl has claimed a maiden win on Australian...

Toorak Handicap: Land of Plent...

Toorak Handicap: Land of Plenty Caps Big Day for Darren Weir

Case closed, Land of Plenty is a Group 1 horse. Darren Weir’s impressive...

2018 The Everest Results: Redz...

2018 The Everest Results: Redzel Wins

Redzel has done it again in the 2018 The Everest! It was almost an exact...

Amphitrite New Oaks Favourite ...

Amphitrite New Oaks Favourite Following Thousand Guineas Win

Make it four starts and four wins for the Darren Weir trained Amphitrite, who...

Horse Racing Today

Oohood can break the hoodoo in...

Smart Melody humming along nic...

Smart Melody humming along nicely towards 2018 Thousand Guineas

Unbeaten filly Smart Melody is humming along nicely as she steps up to Group 1...

Outside barrier ok for D’...

Outside barrier ok for D’Argento in 2018 Ladbrokes Stakes

Jockey James McDonald won’t offer the outside barrier as an excuse if race...

It won’t be Outrageous t...

It won’t be Outrageous to see an upset win in the 2018 Caulfield Guineas

Co-trainer Wayne Hawkes won’t be surprised to see his colt Outrageous score an...

Osborne Bulls ready to run in ...

Osborne Bulls ready to run in The Everest 2018

Late inclusion Osborne Bulls is ready to run the race of his life when he...

Race Results

2018 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Results: The Autumn Sun Wins

International Raider Benbatl Claims Ladbrokes Stakes, Now Eyes Cox Plate

Toorak Handicap: Land of Plenty Caps Big Day for Darren Weir

2018 The Everest Results: Redzel Wins

Amphitrite New Oaks Favourite Following Thousand Guineas Win

Race Previews

Schillaci Stakes: Snitty Kitty a Strong Second-Elect Chance

Shoals The New Everest Favourite

Wet Track & Wide Draw No Worries For Le Romain

Homesman Could Be Melbourne Cup Bound With Caulfield Stakes Win

Oohood can break the hoodoo in the 2018 Caulfield Guineas

Fields & Form

Oohood can break the hoodoo in the 2018 Caulfield Guineas

Smart Melody humming along nicely towards 2018 Thousand Guineas

Outside barrier ok for D’Argento in 2018 Ladbrokes Stakes

It won’t be Outrageous to see an upset win in the 2018 Caulfield Guineas

Osborne Bulls ready to run in The Everest 2018