Patrick Bartley and Nino Bucci 7:24 PM For the second time this year, the tight-knit racing community at Caulfield was in mourning after trackrider Friederike Ruhle was killed in a freak accident.
Caryl Williamson Stablemates Dances On Stars and Estonian Princess still have something to give after their Queensland carnival campaigns and are set to run in the Civic Stakes at Rosehill.
Lord Of The Sky is the headline act in the Sir John Monash Stakes but trainer Stephen Brown is hoping another "Lord" will be to the fore in the group 3 race.
Latest racing news
Adam Pengilly The first weekend of bumbling and fumbling remotes gave a tiny glimpse into the brave new world of Victorian racing, but how many of those who have kept the code above flat-lining will be there to see it?
Adam Pengilly Mark Purdon managed a career-best three group 1s on NSW's Breeders Challenge day - but it still struggled to rank as a career highlight.
Adam Pengilly Lee Curtis has been scarred by Turbulent Jet bleeding once on a rain-affected track. The safety-first approach might result in the rising six-year-old running in his first stakes race on Saturday.
Adam Pengilly Horse racing's cobalt scandal has again deepened with Randwick trainer Kevin Moses the latest to be investigated over an elevated reading.
Adam Pengilly Racing NSW chief steward Ray Murrihy has warned northern rivers trainers to remain on alert to the threat of the Hendra virus, which has so far not threatened thoroughbreds despite a horse dying from the disease in Murwillumbah last weekend.
Adam Pengilly The all-conquering Mark Purdon stable appears set to flex its considerable muscle on one of the state's biggest days with the Kiwi horseman having three odds-on favourites in the six group 1s at Menangle on Sunday.
Patrick Bartley The media and vision rights on racing in this state took another twist yesterday when pubs and clubs nationally are refusing to pay a license fee on Victorian racing.
Max Presnell The blight on Sydney Saturdays continues at a period when the racing industry is blemished with the lack of a suitable Melbourne telecast and the urine habits of stable staff being taken into consideration for ice positives.
The blight on Sydney Saturdays continues at a period when the racing industry is blemished with the lack of a suitable Melbourne telecast and the urine habits of stable staff being taken into consideration for ice positives.
The four-day Great Southern Sale conducted by William Inglis in Melbourne which ended on Wednesday was a resounding success with the weanlings stealing the show and a $300,000 purchase by an Exceed and Excel colt the highlight.
The greatness of Takeover Target, which died at the age of 15 on Saturday, was in his character and his ability to reproduce his brilliance abroad.
The state's governing body will miss out on more than $300 million in expected funding in the next five years, making the 2014 Strategic Plan more of a wish-list, which now needs pruning.