Suspension puts 'flat' jockey Nash Rawiller out of Magic Millions

Chris Roots Premier jockey Nash Rawiller admitted to hitting ''a flat spot'' following the spring carnival as he earned his second careless-riding suspension in as many days at Rosehill on Saturday.

Rawiller to miss Randwick Guineas after suspension

Nash Rawiller

Chris Roots Nash Rawiller will miss Randwick Guineas day after he was suspended for five meetings for careless riding at Newcastle on Wednesday.

Horse Racing

Jockey fights suspension for assaulting her sister

Nikita McLean.

Patrick Bartley Nikita McLean appealing severity of sentence imposed by Racing Victoria stewards.

Corey Brown thrilled to have ride on Messene in Doncaster

Plum ride: Corey Brown will ride favourite Messen in the Doncaster.

Chris Roots Corey Brown has known for more than a month he would be riding for Team Hawkes in the Doncaster, being on the favourite Messene is just a bonus.

Horse racing

James McDonald and Hawkes brothers quinella strikes again in Newcastle

James McDonald.

Chris Roots James McDonald is becoming an integral part of Team Hawkes and the winners are flowing.The Newmarket Handicap at Newcastle on Wednesday was the latest the race to fall to the deadly combination when...


Chris Waller keen to put Zoustar to the test in rehearsal for Royal Ascot


Chris Roots Chris Waller has $20 million colt Zoustar "ready to go" for Saturday's $500,000 Canterbury Stakes but he says race fitness is a concern heading to Randwick.


Melbourne Cup winning jockey Damien Oliver invited to Albury Cup meeting

Notable invite: Melbourne Cup winner Damien Oliver has been invited to ride in the Albury Cup.

Tony White Group 1 winning riders Damien Oliver and Chad Schofield have been invited to ride on Albury Cup Day, March 27.

Horse Racing

Gai Waterhouse's Fiorente confirmed for WFA Ranvet Stakes

Fiorente will take his place in Saturday's field after an unbeaten two-start Melbourne autumn campaign.

Fiorente didn't have to be among trainer Gai Waterhouse's fastest on the training track on Tuesday morning to all but confirm a Ranvet Stakes start.


Cassidy happy to fly under the radar with Dissident

Jimmy Cassidy

Chris Roots Jim Cassidy has been at his group 1 best in the past fortnight on horses which have flown under the radar, but even as favourite Dissident, the winner of the Hobartville Stakes and Randwick Guineas,...

Damien Oliver confident Fiorente can help end his Australian Cup drought


Chris Roots There will be no grand celebration for Damien Oliver's 100th group 1 victory, the moment has passed, but the pursuit of records will continue on Melbourne Cup winner Fiorente at Flemington on...


Warwick Farm preview: Robert Heathcote all fired up about Fifi's autumn capabilities

Robert Heathcote

Chris Roots Queensland mare Fire Up Fifi went to another level in the spring and Robert Heathcote believes she will continue to climb the ladder in the autumn.

Hall of Fame

Horse racing industry to honour legends at Hall of Fame event in Canberra

Australian jockey Shane Dye.

David Polkinghorne Canberra gets its chance to host the Australian Racing Hall of Fame induction evening.


Glyn Schofield reunites with Boban for Chipping Norton Stakes

Emirates Stakes Day Boban (purple)ridden by Glyn Schofield.

Chris Roots Glyn Schofield and Boban will reunite and put their perfect record together on the line in the Chipping Norton Stakes at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Horse Racing

Fiorente is poetry in motion in winning return to racing


Patrick Bartley Much-heralded return of Fiorente turns out to everyone's satisfaction with a narrow, yet gritty win.

Horse Racing

Shamus Award in great shape for Australian Guineas

Shamus Award

Mathew Toogood Colt was considered unlucky not to win the Caulfield Guineas in the spring.


Bathurst race club gets temporary reprieve

Fairfax Media writer

Tony White Racing NSW has temporarily lifted the suspension imposed on Bathurst Thoroughbred Racing to enable the club to stage the Bathurst Cup meeting on February 23.

Horse Racing

Jockey Chad Schofield rides a treble of winners at Caulfield

Andrew Garvey Champion apprentice heads into the Melbourne Festival of Racing in good form.

The Mail

Tweet 'n' sour: Glyn Schofield snubs TVN presenter Richard Callander

SPORT Divertire ridden by Glyn Schofield wins the third race at Rosehill on Saturday 25 January 2014. Pic JENNY EVANS

Chris Roots Glyn Schofield celebrated his 47th birthday with a win on Divertire but it was what he did after he hopped off it that set tongues wagging.


Racing Minister George Souris says government has backed a winner in the Championships

George Souris

Chris Roots NSW Racing Minister George Souris is backing the Championships and the Sydney carnival to succeed this year, but says future funding will depend on the government seeing a return on its $10 million...

Shinn's back at the top of his game for Fiorente

Blake Shinn

Patrick Bartley, Michael Sharkie Blake Shinn is confident his roller-coaster ride back to the top of the jockey ranks will culminate in Cox Plate victory on Fiorente on Saturday.