Tony Wright Bookmaker refused big wager on his mother's horse
Kyle Mackey-Laws When it comes to the Melbourne Cup, as a collective group of gamblers, we suck. Big time.
Chris Roots With the footy finals behind us, the Spring Carnival starts in earnest and racing gets its annual moment in the sporting spotlight.
Max Presnell Budding champion Atlantic Jewel is easy to tip but hard to back in Saturday's Underwood Stakes at Caulfield, while Hawkspur, given an added boom by Jim Cassidy, is at more attractive odds for...
Max Presnell Gai Waterhouse had an easy points win over John Singleton in the second of their title series on Monday but lost one round on a foul.
Michael Sharkie Despite John Singleton's concerns regarding the condition of More Joyous before last Saturday's All Aged Stakes, punters showed no hesitation in backing his mare to win her ninth group 1.
Kate McClymont, Nick Ralston Controversial racing identity Robbie Waterhouse is set to be drawn into the stewards' inquiry that has embroiled his wife, trainer Gai Waterhouse, his bookmaking son Tom and the family's former close...
Patrick Bartley JUST three months after champion rider Damien Oliver was outed for 10 months for placing a $10,000 bet, another three jockeys are embroiled in a betting inquiry.
Patrick Bartley EXCLUSIVE Just four months after champion jockey Damien Oliver was outed for 10 months for placing a $10,000 bet, another three jockeys are now embroiled in another betting scandal.
Michael Sharkie Jockey Damien Oliver is expected to plead guilty on Tuesday to two charges of misconduct relating to bets placed on his behalf on rival horse Miss Octopussy in October 2010.
Nick McKenzie and Richard Baker The Victorian opposition will ask the state's racing watchdog to launch an inquiry into the handling of the Damien Oliver betting scandal by Racing Victoria.
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker AUSTRALIA'S top jockey Damien Oliver - who will ride equal favourite Americain in today's Melbourne Cup - has admitted to racing authorities that he bet on a rival horse in a 2010 race and expects to...
Andrew Eddy Incompetence is nothing new to sports administration. In this country, racing has ebbed and flowed in its fortunes over the years depending on decisions made by men and (a handful of) women at the...
Andrew Eddy Damien Oliver today issued a statement claiming he had been "hurt" by allegations in today’s Sunday Age that the jockey had bet $10,000 on a rival horse in a race in which he was riding.
Chris Roots Racing NSW stewards have charged two owners with laying their own horse to lose on Betfair and a jockey with not allowing it to run on its merits in a maiden at Goulburn on June 16.
Chris Roots POLICE have demanded CCTV footage from a Camden pub as they investigate an alleged illegal betting ring operating on harness racing.
Peter Davis HONG KONG: Eight nations, across four continents, are represented at Sunday's International meeting at Sha Tin where some $HK72m ($10.3 million) in prizemoney will be up for grabs.
Peter Davis Countless kilometres of air travel have cobbled together much of racing's brightest equine talent for Sunday's Hong Kong International meeting at Sha Tin.
Max Presnell Give me a good horse and I'll make it great, chanted the late Tommy Smith, a philosophy Chris Waller, today's training phenomenon, is following.
Max Presnell Viscount did a ditsy doddle in the Sires' Produce at Randwick that would have sent most jockeys into aerobatics, but not Rod Quinn.