Brett Robb’s rise through the training ranks continued Saturday, with the Dubbo trainer preparing a metropolitan quinella.
Julie Lynch is expecting another fast and furious affair when Sunday’s $60,000 Armidale Cup is run and won, and she knows that her galloper Claptone will be among those setting the pace.
Brett Dodson will travel into the state’s North West tomorrow confident that Full Press is primed for a big run in the Armidale Cup.
Newly-wed Aaron Bullock, who won the 2022/23 Australian's Jockey's Premiership, is riding as well as ever following his return to racing late last month.
After a couple of weeks of provincial race meetings, the always-popular Highway Handicap is back at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.
Gold Coast-based appentice Jack Baker, who is currently Holidaying in Canberra, will trek to Cooma on Saturday in search of his first win.
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Tumut-based boutique breeder Paul Sturt is having fun with in-form mare Patrika Gold, which has now won back-to-back races.
Kacie Adams was the first to admit she was in a bit of a form slump before breaking through with back-to-back winners at Grafton on Sunday and Taree on Monday.
Only a week after riding an incredible four winners at Adaminaby, Englishman Connor Murtagh was making more headlines at Hay on Saturday.
Racing NSW today announced the 2024 dates and venues for the Newhaven Park Country Championships Series.
Despite persistent showers on Friday and heavy rain over the preceding days, a remarkably big crowd attended the Orange meeting.
Those who sponsored the race and attended a trackside reunion at Cowra on Saturday were in high spirits when their former classmate Mathew Cahill won the St Raphael’s Class Of 83 Handicap on Hez Golden.
Jake Pracey-Holmes seems to have discovered the key to Boongarra Girl, the five-year-old mare winning successive races at Mudgee and Wellington after establishing big early leads.
Clayton Gallagher, who, before his 26th birthday, in incredibly quick time, reached a career tally of 500 winners at a recent Dubbo meeting, is set to pass other milestones rapidly.
All roads lead to Hay Jockey Club on Saturday, with a huge crowd set to be entertained by a bumper six-race non-TAB program, which will be headlined by the $20,000 Tapper Agri Services Hay Cup.
He was the despised 60/1 outsider, but the Karen Owen-trained Sound and Vision defied all odds to win a thrilling edition of the Taree Gold Cup on Sunday.
While he didn’t win or finish in the top three, Wagga trainer Scott Spackman believes Rocket Tiger is ‘back to his best’.
Englishman Connor Murtagh found himself far from home on Saturday when venturing into the Snowy Mountains to ride at the Adaminaby meeting.
Newcastle has its biggest meeting of the year with the running of the $1 million The Hunter (1300m), and there are some terrific fields, including the Class Three 1600m High Handicap.
Ben Brisbourne became the first Victorian in more than a decade to win the Snake Gully Cup, with Nick Heywood guiding Suparazi to victory in Friday's $100,000 feature.
It was somewhat bittersweet as Mr Moppett took out the inaugural The Tuckerbox (1000m) at Gundagai Adelong Racing Club on Friday.
Tony Ball will be out to win his hometown Cup for the first time when Strobing contests Sunday's $100,000 Taree Gold Cup.
Apprentice jockey Olivia Chambers will be out to win the biggest race of her young career when contesting today’s $100,000 Snake Gully Cup.
There are too many superlatives to describe The Ladies Man’s win in Saturday’s $17,000 Silver City Cup (1600m) at Broken Hill.
According to veteran trainer Trevor Hardy, it was ‘about time’ that fellow veteran Aheadofhistime broke through for his eighth career victory.
It’s been a long four years for Bong Bong Picnic Racing Club, which hasn't hosted a meeting since 2019, but the race day will make a triumphant return on Friday, November 24.
Colt Prosser has enjoyed a sensational run of results, with the Wauchope trainer bringing up seven victories from just his last 21 starters.
All good things come to an end, and for champion galloper Handle The Truth, the curtain will come down on his glittering career when he steps out in next Saturday’s $200,000 Canberra Community Chest (1400m).
The Brett Cavanough-trained Indifference was a class above his rivals when winning Sunday's Guyra Cup at Armidale.
According to Racing NSW stewards, ‘unless something really dramatic happened’, they can’t see any reason why Bong Bong Picnic Racing Club won’t be hosting their famous once-a-year meeting on Friday, November 24.
At just 24 years of age, Junee boy and country kid Cam Hart has the world at his feet, with the talented reinsman the toast of Harness Racing today after his win in the $750,000 New Zealand Cup (3200m).
As a kid from Gundagai, many good qualities were engrained in Todd Smart, but two have shone through: his love of the Gundagai Tigers and his passion for horses.
Simply Xtravagant remained unbeaten at the last five starts after winning the $37,000 QUBE Logistics Cotton Cup over 1600m on Sunday at Warren.
Allan McRae is keeping his options open ahead of Friday’s inaugural The Tuckerbox, with Wednesday’s all-important draw set to define if the five-year-old contests the $50,000 feature sprint.
He’s had more comebacks than Johnny Farnham, but it was good to see respected jockey Johnny Kissick back in the winner’s circle at Berrigan earlier this month.
A year after her move from Albury to Queanbeyan, Coriah Keatings has found her feet and has been frequenting the winner’s circle.
It was a bittersweet moment at Morphettville late last month as George Dimitropoulos claimed his first winner since moving to South Australia.
Darryl ‘Digger’ McLellan will make a hit-and-run mission to Sydney on Saturday to ride Call Me Louis in the Highway Handicap at Rosehill Gardens.
Punters are off to Rosehill Gardens this week for the 1400m Class Three Highway Handicap, and Thunderbet’s Johnny ‘Highway’ Patton is out to find us another winner.
Young trainer Jorden McMahon is only two starts into his burgeoning career. On Saturday, he'll set his sights on his first winner when veteran galloper Velaro contests the $17,000 Silver City Cup at Broken Hill.
Brett Robb has come across another 'little beauty' in the form of Simply Xtravagant, which will be out to make it five wins on the trot in Sunday's $37,000 Cotton Cup at Warren.
The adage 'a strong couple can conquer anything as long as they work together' rings truer than ever for Roy McCabe and Ashleigh Stanley.
With $94,000 in racing prizemoney up for gabs, along with $12,500 worth of pizes in their Fashions on the Field, Hay Jockey Club is gearing up for for a massive race day on November 25.
On Tuesday, Kris Lees and Tommy Berry added the Little Dance (1600m) to the mantlepiece, with Spangler winning the $750,000 event.
Matthew Kelley won the biggest race of his career at Royal Randwick on Tuesday with the ever-consistent I’ve Bean Tryin’ triumphing in the $250,000 Barn Dance (1300m).
Up-and-coming talent Sara Ryan won the biggest race of her training career on Tuesday, with tough-as-guts galloper Attractable pirouetting to victory in the $3 million Big Dance (1600m) at Royal Randwick.
At only 26, Clayton Gallagher hasn't wasted his time getting to 500 wins, bringing up the milestone at Dubbo on Saturday.
Yass locals and Australian racing fans will cheer on the 'bush-bred' Right You Are in Tuesday's $8 million Melbourne Cup.
We're back to Rosehill Gardens this week for a very handy 1200m Class Three Highway Handicap, and Thunderbet's John Patton has run his keen eye over the field.
Former topflight jockey Michael “Squizzy” Squires made a quiet return to the saddle at Moree races on Friday when he steered Wayne Brown’s The Real Prince into third placing behind Golden Point and Nikolai in a 950m barrier trial after the last race.
He's one of the good guys in NSW country racing, and likable Berrigan-based hoop Brad Vale landed a popular winning treble at Balranald on Saturday.
There's a fair chance that when Moree Race Club host a meeting, Peter Sinclair will train a winner on his home track.
Following a false start in 2022, the Western Racing Association's (WRA) Picnic Jockey's Premiership has proven successful on many fronts in 2023.
Popular jockey Jake Pracey-Holmes threw his goggles to cheering fans when returning to the yard on Miss Twenty Two, the third leg of his winning treble on Saturday at Mudgee.
Gundagai Adelong Racing Club's $100,000 Snake Gully Cup will provide the winner direct entry into the inaugural $250,000 Canberra Community Chest later this month.
Winning doubles were the theme of the day at the race meeting held at Weellington on Monday.
At just her second meeting back after having a baby, champion picnic jockey Maddy Wright was at her brilliant best at Harden on Saturday.
In a horrific incident at Taree’s Manning Valley Race Club on Sunday afternoon, four jockeys, Jeff Kehoe, Courtney Van Der Werf, Lachlan Scorse, and Jeff Penza, fell from their mounts.
We're off to Royal Randwick again this week for the Highway Handicap, and the race is one of the strongest 1200m county-restricted fields we'll see this year, apart from The Kosciusko, with eighteen runners set to go around.
Racing aficionados have been scouring the record books since Sunday when Anna Roper rode Scorched Land to victory for Newcastle trainer Todd Howlett in the $75,000 Coonabarabran Bowling Club Coonabarabran Cup.
In a thrilling finish, consistent galloper Nicator won the Dandy Cup before a big crowd on Saturday at the very well-promoted Narromine meeting.
The Thoroughbred Racing Industry is today mourning the loss of pioneering former trainer Mrs Betty Lane OAM.
Thunderbet’s Johnny ‘Highway’ Patton believes he is on a winner in Saturday's Highway at Royal Randwick.
On Saturday, Tyler Schiller stamped himself as one of Sydney’s premier jockeys, riding champion sprinter Front Page to back-to-back The Kosciuszko victories at Royal Randwick.
Front Page cemented his place in the NSW country racing history books at Royal Randwick on Saturday, defending his title in the $2 million The Kosciuszko.
In-form Canberra trainer Todd Smart will look to add a Mollymook Cup to the mantlepiece on Sunday, with Big Impact set to go around in the 1200m feature race at Nowra.
Tumut trainer Kerry Weir is happy to admit that his success ebbs and flows more than most but that he enjoys the good times when they roll around.
Scott Collings, who is fighting a cancer diagnosis, will be out to win Saturday's $2 million The Kosciuszko with up-and-coming superstar, Mogo Magic.
Front Page will be out to win back-to-back The Kosciuszko's when contesting the $2 million race at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
He might not be contesting The Kosciuszko at Royal Randwick on Saturday afternoon but the Neveille Boyle-trained Greyworm will race in the $2 million Sydney Stakes.
Cootamundra-based thoroughbred owners Craig McTavish and Gerard Piffero and a large cohort of owners will dream of winning Australia's richest race on Saturday when they start Overpass in the $20 million Everest at Royal Randwick.
The scene is set for the most anticipated edition of The Kosciuszko in history, with the $2 million country-restricted slot holder event to be run and won at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
Gilgandra, at short notice, organised and hosted a race meeting on Saturday when Collarenebri was abandoned, and it was appropriate that a local trainer and jockey landed a winner.
A born and bred product of Young, Debbie Prest had always wanted to win a Burrangong Cup, and she lived out that dream on Saturday.
There’s no denying Connie Greig and Leandro Ribeiro’s dominance on the NSW picnic racing circuit since the pair teamed up in 2020.
Anna Roper continue her comeback from serious injury when riding the final three winners, including the $75,000 Coonamble Cup on Sunday.
On Friday, Grant Buckley won his third Port Macquarie Cup when guiding the Michael, Wayne, and John Hawkes-trained Superium to a famous victory.
On Friday, the Norm Gardner-trained Miss Ostend continued her hot run of form at Canberra, winning the $34,000 Tony Campbell Memorial Cup.
After a week off, the Highway Handicap returns at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, and it's set to be a cracking race, with 24 acceptors, including four emergencies, taking on the 1500m Class Three Handicap.
Champion picnic jockey Maddy Wright will make a low-key return to the saddle at Young's Burrangong Picnic Race Club meeting on Saturday.
Apprentice jockey Mollie Fitzgerald is making a name for herself in the Mid-North Coast and Northern Rivers riding ranks.
The Collarenebri race meeting scheduled for this Saturday has been abandoned, and Gilgandra will now host a pop-up meeting.
Rob Potter believes he has the horse to beat in Sunday's $50,000 NSW Picnic Champion Series final at Coonamble after Madison Point drew perfectly with gate two.
Eleven-year-old veteran Thistledo has retired a winner after his gritty victory in Sunday's $32,000 Cootamundra Cup (1400m).
On Friday, Murrumbidgee Turf Club and Tuncurry-Forster Jockey Club claimed the 2023 Country TAB Club of the Year honours at the NSW Country Racing Awards.
Announcing his arrival as a prominent jockey on the NSW picnic circuit, 17-year-old Sebastian Galea rode four winners, including Jin Chi Phantom, in the Cup on Sunday at the highly successful Mungery picnic meeting.
With no Highway Handicap this week, Thunderbet’s John Patton has focused on the $32,000 Cootamundra Cup, which will be run and won on Sunday.
Victorian trainers and amateur jockeys proved too classy for their New South Wales counterparts at Lockhart Picnic Races on Friday.
Amateur jockey Dylan Parrott will be the newest face in the NSW picnic ranks when he debuts at Mungery on Sunday.
Wangaratta trainer Dan McCarthy will trek into NSW on Sunday with a plan to win the $32,000 Cootamundra Cup with his old stager, Classy Joe.
Former Tasmanian and accomplished sprinter Donna’s Day will make her NSW debut at Ballina on Sunday when contesting the Benchmark 66 Sprint.
Shayleigh Ingelse is relishing a move to Dubbo, with the apprentice bringing up wins at Griffith, Dubbo, and Bathurst in recent weeks.
It was a day to remember at Cobar on Saturday for amateur jockey Emily Harrison, who brought up her first winner.
Toowoomba trainer Jayden Sims will return home on Saturday as he attempts to win the 2023 Tabulam Cup with Ascot Road.
A Picnic Cup has eluded Sebastian Galea, who gets his best chance to win won at Lockhart on Friday and Mungery on Sunday.
Scott Spackman appears to have another star in the making, with the well-named Underpants dacking his opposition in Leeton on Monday.
Moruya Jockey Club will host the inaugural $50,000 The Legend Of The South Benchmark 74 Handicap for three-and-four-year-olds on Friday.
Matthew Dunn has well and truly reclaimed his title as 'King of the Highways' following his stable's prolific success in recent editions of the country-restricted metropolitan event.
Contested on a very well-prepared turf track on Saturday, the 2000-metre Cultiv8 Financials Grenfell Cup featured a typically patient and polished winning ride by top jockey Mathew Cahill.
Come By Chance Picnic Race Club didn't let the absence of thoroughbreds stop them from hosting a successful phantom race day on Saturday.
It will be a social explosion at Cootamundra Racecourse on Sunday, with Cootamundra Turf Club hosting a bumper eight-race program headlined by the $32,000 Cootamundra Cup (1600m).
Over recent years, Dubbo trainer Connie Greig has collected a swag of Cobar Cups, and on Saturday, she took home the feature race trophy won by Inzaghi.
Ross Purcell would love nothing more than to win a Jerilderie Cup, and it appears he will have his best chance yet on Saturday.
We're back to Rosehill Gardens this week for a 1500m Class Two Highway Handicap, and Thunderbet's Johnny 'Highway' Patton believes he is on a good thing.
Brett Dodson will be tapping and dancing to Royal Randwick in November with Full Press qualified for the $3 million Big Dance or $750,000 Little Dance following his gutsy win in Thursday's $75,000 Lismore Cup (2110m).
The countdown is underway for the $50,000 Showcase Picnic Championship, which will be run at Coonamble on October 8.
Cobar Miners Race Club will jump into action again on Saturday when hosting the transferred Come By Chance picnic meeting.
The horses might not be racing on Saturday, but that won't stop Come By Chance Picnic Race Club from hosting a big phantom race day, including ram racing, stockhorse dash and a dog jumping event.
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Murray Bridge trainers Ron Daniel and Trish Stanbury will venture into NSW on Saturday with Shiny Rock contesting the Pooncarie Cup. .
Saturday's Highway Handicap at Royal Randwick is as intriguing as ever, and Thunderbet's John Patton has run his eye over the 1000m Class Three sprint.
Respected Gundagai racehorse trainer and accomplished Show Jumper Jim Scobie will represent Gundagai Adelong Racing Club at the inaugural Equimillion competition.
Lower-than-usual nominations and a lack of available jockeys have led to the unfortunate abandonment of the picnic meeting scheduled at Geurie on Saturday.
Daniel Wheeler's return to the NSW training ranks has been a successful endeavour, with the Coffs Harbour trainer preparing recent winners on his home track.
The lure of doubled prizemoney attracted a capacity field on Saturday for the $30,000 Dunk Insurance Enngonia Cup, with the winner Sacred Stream, coming from the Charleville stables of Shane Iverson.
Canberra trainer Todd Smart is remaining hopeful that Love Shuck will get picked to compete in the $2 million The Kosciuszko.
The well-known and much-loved Harden family, the Whybrows, have won a slot in the $2 million The Kosciuszko, and will race the Matthew Dunn-tained Derry Grove.
We are back to Rosehill Gardens this week for the weekly Highway Handicap, a 1400m Class Three, and Atmospheric Rock looks had to beat.
For Shane Iverson, the Enngonia Cup has always been the race that got away, but he'll look to change that on Saturday.
Murwillumbah trainer Matthew Dunn will have two major players in nexy month's $2 million The Kosciuszko at Royal Randwick.
Matt Cowling will be the envy of all NSW racing fans today after the Goulburn punter and racehorse owner incredibly picked up two slots in the $2 million The Kosciuszko.
Popular Griffith identity, restaurant owner, and racehorse trainer Gino D’Altorio wants to win a third Griffith Cup.
Fabio Martino will make his first trip to Gundagai on Sunday, with the Hawkesbury trainer set to start two chances on the seven-race program.
Sue Grills and connections will be waiting nervously for a phone call after The Kosciuszko slot holders are announced on Friday.
Appealing as a prime candidate for success in upcoming spring feature races, including the Dubbo Gold Cup, Iknowastar was a dominant winner of the 1400m Mudgee Florist Black Nugget Cup on Sunday at Mudgee.
Neville Boyle believes Group winner and recent Murillumbah Newmarket victor, Greyworm, deserves a chance to contest the $2 million The Kosciuszko.
Michael Travers, who's been winning races all over the Southern Districts, has hung up the boots and will focus on training for the foreseeable future.
Scott Spackman has had The Kosciuszko in the back of his mind for some time as he continues Rocket Tiger's preparations for the $2 million race.
The Danny Williams-trained Wizard Of Oz might have granted connections their Kosciuszko wish on Saturday following his gritty victory in Royal Randwick's Highway Handicap.
Dubbo trainer Dar Lunn and apprentice jockey Jake Barrett combined on Saturday to win the Mendooran Cup with Daredevil. Image - Racing Photography.
Muwillumbah trainer David McColm will be hoping that Far Too Easy can go one better in this year’s edition of The Kosciuszko.
Former NSW country racing writer and award-winning journalist, Bill Poulos, recently published a book, titled Bush Tragedies.
Moree Race Club will create history on Sunday when hosting the inaugural Country Super Maiden.
Following a four-month break from racing, Matthew McGuren is back riding winners, landing trebles at Casino and Murwillumbah in recent weeks.
Lou Mary will trek from Scone to Moree on Sunday when starting $4.60 favourite Royal Charge in the $55,000 Moree Cup (1400m).
Highway Handicap action heads to Royal Randwick on Saturday, and Thunderbet's John Patton has been tasked with finding the winner in the 1200m Class Three Handicap.
Dar Lunn knows how to win a Mendooran Cu, having won a few as a jockey, but he's looking to win his first as a trainer on Saturday.
Clint Lundholm is set for a busy weekend, with the Dubbo trainer set to start up to 13 gallopers across meetings at Mendooran on Saturday and Mudgee and Moree on Sunday.
Coffs Harbour trainer Sally Taylor was rewarded for making the long trip to Bingara on Saturday, with Camerlengo winning the 2023 Bingara Cup.
When Zoe Hunt brought up her first winner at Bathurst on Monday, the apprentice jockey knew at that moment that this job was for her.
Not every day a 33-year-old requires hip replacement surgery, but for jockey Daniel Northey, the decision to go under the knife has given him a new lease on life.
The time-honoured Moree Cup will take centre stage in the state’s North West on Sunday, with the $55,000 feature event attracting a good array of country gallopers.
The Gundagai Adelong Racing Club will run the $50,000 The Tuckerbox as their feature sprint race on the Snake Gully Cup program.
The Bryan Dixon Jnr, Gilgandra-trained Ecker Road, winner of the Gulargambone Cup on Saturday, has been an underrated galloper for much of his career.
NSW duo Rodney Robb and Richard Bensley ventured into outback Queensland on Saturday and claimed the time-honoured Betoota Cup.
Jockey Manager Drew Smith, who looks after Australia's leading hoop Aaron Bullock, brought up 575 winners in season 2022/23.
We're back to Rosehill Garden this week for a 1400m Class Two Highway Handicap, and the Tim Martin-trained Miss Thatcher will take some beating.