Chris Roots Angry scenes have marred the Magic Millions horse sales on the Gold Coast on Friday after the auction house announced it would exercise its right to withdraw from sale another 13 horses from Nathan...
Chris Roots Angry scenes marred the Magic Millions horse sales on the Gold Coast on Friday after the auction house said it would exercise its right to withdraw from sale another 13 horses from Nathan Tinkler's...
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker A Victorian trainer is one of several thoroughbred racing figures being investigated over the suspected use of peptides in their horses, including the anti-obesity drug given to some Essendon players.
Michael Lynch Former champion Darwin trainer Stephen Brown has felt right at home in Melbourne's heat.
Glenn Robertson-Smith Up-and-coming stars of the turf need special attention to safeguard their bone structure.
Andrew Eddy The Age racing editor Andrew Eddy's guide to the Cup field.
Patrick Bartley The world's best staying race, the Melbourne Cup, could be even better next year with Racing Victoria's international recruiting agent set to target Japanese stayers.
Glenn Robertson-Smith The innuendo regarding drugs in horse racing could not be further from the truth.
Andrew Eddy and Will Brodie There were several familiar local faces with multiples chances still in the Melbourne Cup when second acceptances were taken for the race this morning.
Michael Sharkie Having severed his commitment with Cox Plate favourite Pierro in preference for second-favourite Green Moon, Craig Williams admitted today that he would not have made the switch had the Gai...
Kyle Mackey-Laws And so it gets interesting. There are some handy horses returning to the track today, with several three-year-olds making their moves after the juvenile season six months ago.
Michael Lynch Banjo Paterson got it right more than 100 years ago when he penned an immortal verse.
Michael Sharkie Australia's attempt to maintain its international sprinting dominance fell flat at Royal Ascot overnight with the failure of Shamexpress in the King's Stand Stakes (1000m).
Michael Sharkie As the eyes of European racing focus on Royal Ascot this week, three high-class English gallopers continue to make steady progress towards the spring carnival under trainer Gai Waterhouse and her...
Michael Lynch Imagine Melbourne Cup week at Flemington without the master, Bart Cummings. Its almost unthinkable given that Cummings has been part of the Spring Carnival pageantry for more than 60 years.
Kyle Mackey-Laws It's a tough day to try to get back on track after a duck egg last weekend, but we'll go down swinging at Ipswich.
Patrick Bartley Robert Smerdon has forgotten more about jumps racing than most of his rival trainers know.
Stephen Rodgers Tony Pattillo's only regret on Saturday was not being able to share the moment with Bryan Guy.
Chris Roots The Australian team to take on Sweden in the women's international monte race on June 30 has been finalised after South Australian Mary Crosby filled the final spot in the squad of five riders.
Mathew Toogood The decision to start Rock Princess for a second time in three days paid off for trainer Chris Hyland on Saturday.