Adam Pengilly and Patrick Bartley 10:00 PM Racing NSW boss describes as "complete rubbish" claims his organisation has still yet to foot the Werribee quarantine bill from Gordon Lord Byron's visit.
Patrick Bartley and Adam Pengilly 10:12 PM TVN and Sky Channel shelve designs of new agreement for vision rights in NSW and Victoria until new year after resolving to prioritise end to blackout before Christmas.
Matt Jones Testashadow’s race manners almost cost him victory at Rosehill on Saturday, but trainer Gary Portelli declared him ready for the Magic Millions Guineas on the Gold Coast in January.
Adam Pengilly and Matt Jones The Mail: The first Saturday of TVN running wall-to-wall coverage of racing throughout NSW and Australia has already spiked concerns with country racing officials.
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Matt Jones James Innes jnr vindicated John O’Shea’s decision to bring him into his Godolphin stable by riding his first city winner at Rosehill on Saturday on Haussmann.
Jared Dorrington Nriangi has gone almost three years without a win, but trainer Paul Jones reckons the drought could end at Moruya on Sunday.
Adam Pengilly Tom Dabernig reckons he and training partner David Hayes were on the "lucky side". And that was with 300 acres burnt to a crisp.
Patrick Bartley Racing broadcaster TVN has been asked to give the green light to a plea by publicans for NSW and Victorian races to be delivered into hotels across Australia from Saturday.
Patrick Bartley Late last week stipendiary stewards from across the world gathered in Hong Kong on the eve of that country's most important race day.
Adam Pengilly The feud between warring broadcasters TVN and Sky Channel is poised to drag on into the new year after wagering on NSW and Victorian thoroughbred races took an immediate hit on the first day of the subscription channel blackout.
Patrick Bartley, Jessica Gardner, John Stenholt's Racing NSW is poised to break away from TVN and begin negotiating with Tabcorp as the bitter television rights war ended its first day.
Adam Pengilly Kevin Moses will have his first Magic Millions runner despite a decade of trying after Zoutenant punched his ticket for the $2 million classic on the Gold Coast with victory in Thursday's $200,000 Wyong lead-up race.
Michael Lynch If you are training the odd jumper its pretty handy if you can pop them over a hurdle or fence when the occasion demands. And few trainers are better equipped for that task than Coral Feek, one half of the latest addition to Victoria's burgeoning training partnership ranks. After all, she has completed the course over the fearsome Aintree fences in one of the major events at the famous Grand National jumping festival in the UK, the Foxhunters Chase, for amateur riders.
Jessica Gardner and John Stensholt Wagering giant Tabcorp could lose its right to broadcast NSW and Victorian thoroughbred racing to the Seven Network, which is considering stepping in as negotiations between Tabcorp and racing-owned broadcaster ThoroughbredVision Network fall over, sources said.
Adam Pengilly Form references don't come much better than that of It's A Silver Trail, who makes a low-key debut for Melbourne Cup-winning owners and syndicators Australian Bloodstock.
John Holloway Just on a year ago at the Karaka sales in south Auckland, New Zealand’s most famous breeder, Sir Patrick Hogan, made a statement in relation to the last of the Zabeel breed being sold at next year’s Premier yearling auction.
Finally the clubs, under the TVN team, hold the whip hand over Sky Channel regarding the telecast of prime races.
The crusty Randwick trackman, with a voice like rasping sandpaper, and the portly old dude who held court outside the press room at headquarters had once pulled off an amputation - considerably more than a sting - on bookmakers.