Horse Racing

Fri 18 Dec 2020

Looking for a winner at Rocky’s big race meeting today?

Premium Content Looking for a winner at Rocky’s big race meeting today?

Our resident tipsters share their fancies for the nine-race program.

Fri 20 Nov 2020

Owner reveals Winx slowly recovering from ordeal

Owner reveals Winx slowly recovering from ordeal

Winx co-owner Peter Tighe knows the racing game can be cruel after the mare lost her first foal but another win in The Gong will help take his mind off the tragic...

Sat 7 Nov 2020

Glitch causes Spring Carnival chaos

Glitch causes Spring Carnival chaos

A nationwide betting agency crash has brought races in both Sydney and Melbourne to a standstill as the punters’ frustrations grow.

Wed 4 Nov 2020

‘Distressing’ detail exposes ‘cold’ Cup truth

‘Distressing’ detail exposes ‘cold’ Cup truth

A “devastating” statistical cluster has revealed the real crisis threatening to kill off the Melbourne Cup in a “national disgrace”.

Trainer breaks silence on horse's death

Trainer breaks silence on horse's death

Melbourne Cup trainer Aidan O'Brien has paid tribute to Anthony Van Dyck after suffering a fatal injury at Tuesday's race at Flemington.

Female jockey under fire after Cup

Female jockey under fire after Cup

The only female jockey in the Melbourne Cup copped it after the race after a questionable ride on board a late challenger.

‘Flogging a dead horse’: Ten’s racing coverage falls short

Premium Content ‘Flogging a dead horse’: Ten’s racing coverage falls short

Joe Hildebrand knows better than most how it feels to be at the end of Channel 10’s razor. But there was no excuse for the network’s coverage of the Spring Racing...

You can’t stop Melbourne Cup cheekiness

You can’t stop Melbourne Cup cheekiness

The stands at Flemington were near empty in an eerie reminder of 2020 but some traditions as old as the race itself continue to live on.

Tue 3 Nov 2020

Jockey’s record fine for Melbourne Cup controversy

Jockey’s record fine for Melbourne Cup controversy

A champion Aussie jockey has sensationally been banned and fined following a Melbourne Cup scandal that went overlooked.

How to livestream the Melbourne Cup

How to livestream the Melbourne Cup

Nearly everyone in Australia will stop what they’re doing for the Melbourne Cup and it’s simple to watch action no matter where you are.

Melbourne Cup guide: 23 horses eliminated in 60 seconds

Melbourne Cup guide: 23 horses eliminated in 60 seconds

Left it late to study the form ahead of this year’s Melbourne Cup? Here’s a 60-second process of elimination that reveals the winner.

Oldest living winner recalls Melbourne cup victory

Premium Content Oldest living winner recalls Melbourne cup victory

W.A “Billy” Smith vividly remembers shooting down a quick conversation with a rival jockey shortly after steering Hi Jinx to victory in the 1960 Melbourne Cup.

From teenage dag to Boss of the Cup

From teenage dag to Boss of the Cup

As Queensland jockey Glen Boss attempts to make history in today’s Melbourne Cup, his former master still admires how the kid who walked into his stable.

Mon 2 Nov 2020

‘JOBS, JOBS, JOBS’: Casino set to become equestrian hub

Premium Content ‘JOBS, JOBS, JOBS’: Casino set to become equestrian hub

MAJOR funding set to transform the town and entice new industries to set up.

Melb Cup jockey is absolutely red-hot

Melb Cup jockey is absolutely red-hot

Jamie Kah, who has been riding winners for fun and enters the Melbourne Cup on board a genuine contender, is Australia’s next big star.

Sat 31 Oct 2020

Melbourne Cup best bets: Find the hidden form

Melbourne Cup best bets: Find the hidden form

How to pick the Melbourne Cup winner? Sounds like the impossible task right? Follow the form, like a name or have lucky silk colours?

When is the Melbourne Cup field announced?

When is the Melbourne Cup field announced?

A year of planning and positioning comes to a dramatic end on Saturday, October 31, when the Melbourne Cup field is announced.

Fri 30 Oct 2020

Untold story of how discarded horse became $8m winner

Premium Content Untold story of how discarded horse became $8m winner

Vow and Declare’s owners are still celebrating their extraordinary win at last year’s Melbourne Cup while gearing up again for another go on Tuesday.

Thu 29 Oct 2020

Trainer charged following horse injury

Trainer charged following horse injury

Trainer Bryce Stanaway has been issued with a string of charges relating to alleged conduct prejudicial to the interests, image and welfare of racing.

Melbourne Cup 2020 final field and barrier draw

Melbourne Cup 2020 final field and barrier draw

Nine horses are vying for the last spot for the race that stops the nation. Follow the Melbourne Cup barrier draw.

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