Max Presnell Corporate bookmakers feel they are being exposed to a Harold Larwood, bodyline-style attack by the new betting minimums imposed justifiably by Racing NSW.
Chris Roots There is set to be a national tote pool in Australia by the end of next year, but only in a co-mingled pool on Hong Kong racing.
Patrick Bartley Racing Victoria stewards on Friday charged jumping jockey Paul Hamblin for betting on thoroughbred racing after it was revealed that the rider had wagered 39 bets at a Melbourne TAB over a period of...
Andrew Garvey A heartfelt apology to the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board, stewards and the public failed to save veteran jumps jockey Paul Hamblin from a lengthy suspension at a hearing on Thursday.
Michael Lynch When a three-year-old takes on his elders first up in Group 1 company and runs a respectably close third, he might be expected to tighten up in the market for a classic race against his own age group...
Chris Roots Exciting was the word for Rubick's first race-day appearance, which shot him to favouritism for the Blue Diamond and Golden Slipper, at Randwick on Saturday.
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...
Chris Roots With the footy finals behind us, the Spring Carnival starts in earnest and racing gets its annual moment in the sporting spotlight.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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 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...