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Linlithgow repays Toby Edmonds' work

Linlithgow repays Toby Edmonds' work

Trainer Toby Edmonds has been repaid for his hard work with Linlithgow when the trouble-prone four-year-old mare won her second race at her third race start.

Better things to come from Sandown winner

Better things to come from Sandown winner

Plunge winner Our Libretto is headed for bigger and better things after storming home to break her maiden status at Sandown.

Thornton out to clinch Rising Stars title

Thornton out to clinch Rising Stars title

Stephanie Thornton is hoping to finish this season's Rising Stars Series in style when she rides So Splendid in the Final of the series at Flemington.

Jameka gallops between races at Sandown

Jameka gallops between races at Sandown

A race day gallop at Sandown has Jameka edging closer to a return to the racetrack.

Today's Horse Racing Form Guide

TODAY R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
Gatton (QLD) 3h 31m 4h 9m 4h 44m 5h 19m 5h 54m 6h 31m 7h 9m
Northam (WA) 5h 39m 6h 14m 6h 49m 7h 27m 8h 2m 8h 42m 9h 22m
Gosford (NSW) 2h 47m 3h 22m 4h 2m 4h 37m 5h 12m 5h 47m 6h 22m 7h 2m
Moree (NSW) 3h 42m 4h 17m 4h 52m 5h 32m 6h 7m 6h 42m 7h 17m
Echuca (VIC) 2h 27m 2h 57m 3h 27m 3h 57m 4h 27m 4h 57m 5h 27m 5h 57m 6h 27m 6h 57m
Hastings (NZ) 21m 54m 1h 29m 2h 4m 2h 39m 3h 14m 3h 49m 4h 24m 4h 54m

Today's Horse Racing
Form Guide

Today's Betting Tips

Gatton (QLD)
Northam (WA)
Gosford (NSW)
Moree (NSW)
Echuca (VIC)
Hastings (NZ)

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