Horse Racing Breaking News - Up to Date Australian Racing News

Breaking News

Straight to town for maiden winner Flogga

Straight to town for maiden winner Flogga

A lot of hard work has gone into debut maiden winner Flogga who now heads to town to run in a heat of the Silver Bowl Series at Flemington.

Aquanita appeals set to be heard together

Aquanita appeals set to be heard together

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal is expected to deal with the appeals by four of the "Aquanita eight" together.

Jockey has appeal win before the RAD Board

Jockey has appeal win before the RAD Board

Jockey John Robertson has had six meetings shaved from a careless riding suspension on appeal to the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board.

Kah content to make hit-and-run raids

Kah content to make hit-and-run raids

Jockey Jamie Kah is keen to keep her interstate momentum going but will still call Adelaide home.

Today's Horse Racing Form Guide

TODAY R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9
Nowra (NSW) 10h 58m 11h 33m 12h 13m 12h 53m 13h 28m 14h 3m 14h 38m
Tamworth (NSW) 11h 13m 11h 53m 12h 28m 13h 8m 13h 43m 14h 18m 14h 58m
Racing.com Park Syn (VIC) 10h 48m 11h 18m 11h 48m 12h 18m 12h 48m 13h 23m 13h 53m 14h 23m 14h 53m
Townsville (QLD) 11h 23m 12h 0m 12h 35m 13h 15m 13h 50m 14h 27m 15h 8m

Today's Horse Racing
Form Guide

Today's Betting Tips

Nowra (NSW)
Tamworth (NSW)
Racing.com Park Syn (VIC)
Townsville (QLD)

Feature Races

Melbourne Cup

Often referred to as the “race that stops the nation” the Melbourne Cup is recognised as the pre-eminent thoroughbred race in Australia for three-year-olds and above. The cup is held at Flemington Racecourse. Renowned as the richest “two-mile” handicap internationally, the race attracts top thoroughbred horses from all over the world. With $6.2 million in prize money up for grabs, it’s the most prestigious race of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Golden Slipper

Held at the Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney, the Golden Slipper is worth $3.5 million in prize money and is open to two-year-olds. A sprint race, the Golden Slipper is run over a distance of 1200 metres. Known as the richest two-year-old race to be held internationally, access into the Golden Slipper field is highly sought after. There is automatic entry allocated to horses that have won races including Skyline Stakes, Magic Night Stakes, Pago Pago Stakes, Todman Stakes, Sweet Embrace Stakes, Silver Slipper Stakes and the Reisling Stakes.

Cox Plate

A Group 1 thoroughbred race, the Cox Plate is held at the Moonee Valley Racecourse. The race is run in October annually and covers a distance of 2040 metres. With $3 million in prize money available, the Cox Plate is renowned for attracting some of the best weight-for-age horses to be found in Australia and New Zealand. The fourth richest horse race in Australia, the Cox Plate receives close to 200 nominations each year, as one of the most coveted horse racing titles.

Caulfield Cup

One of Australia’s premier horse races, the Caulfield Cup is run over a distance of 2400 metres. The Group 1 thoroughbred race is open to horses from three years and above and offers $3 million in winnings, making it one of the richest handicap races in the world. The race is held at the Caulfield Racecourse annually in October and is one of the earlier races that make up the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Winners of the Caulfield Cup also gain automatic entry into the Melbourne Cup field. Generally, most of the horses to be nominated for the Melbourne Cup will also run in the Caulfield Cup.

Sydney Cup

The Everest

Victoria Derby

VRC Kennedy Oaks

Golden Rose

Caulfield Guineas

Emirates Stakes

Doomben 10,000

South Australian Derby