Horse Racing

Sun 19 May 2019

Cumani quest to discover weapons of War

Cumani quest to discover weapons of War

Matt Cumani is likely to take a conservative approach with rejuvenated Declares War, hinting tilt at Queensland Derby glory could be doused by long-term goals

Sat 18 May 2019

Cunning Kubrick evades unkindest cut of all

Cunning Kubrick evades unkindest cut of all

Colt Kubrick has continued to dodge the unkindest cut of all by winning his first two races, including his latest fast-finishing victory at Rosehill

Mon 13 May 2019

Horror moment mum knew teen had died

Horror moment mum knew teen had died

The mother of a promising equestrian rider has relived the moment she knew her teen daughter had died from a horror accident.

Fri 10 May 2019

Price lauds new star, Busuttin looks to Derby hope

Price lauds new star, Busuttin looks to Derby hope

Exciting three-year-old Leonardo Da Hinchi makes his debut for Mick Price on Saturday. Plus Trent Busuttin on Savvy Oak’s SA Derby chances.

Wed 8 May 2019

Nature trail to The Everest summit

Nature trail to The Everest summit

Brilliant speedster Nature Strip is on trial for a slot in The Everest when he makes his Queensland debut in the Group 1 Doomben 10,000.

Tue 7 May 2019

Coyle’s split loyalties with his star mares

Coyle’s split loyalties with his star mares

Trainer Jason Coyle wishes he could be in two places at once when star mares Siren’s Fury and White Moss hunt for race wins in separate states on Saturday.

Fri 3 May 2019

Zoustyle has ratings to hit winter high

Zoustyle has ratings to hit winter high

With Zoustyle expected to stretch his winning sequence in the Gold Coast Guineas, Courier Mail racing editor Nathan Exelby spoke to trainer Tony Gollan

Sat 27 Apr 2019

Baker tempted to give Irithea a tilt at the Stradbroke

Baker tempted to give Irithea a tilt at the Stradbroke

Bjorn Baker said he would consider nominating Irithea for the Stradbroke after she ended the trainer’s Hawkesbury drought

Creator earns chance at Group 1 glory

Creator earns chance at Group 1 glory

Creator lived up to the stable’s opinion of him by taking out the Clarendon Stakes at Hawkesbury, putting him on a Group 1 path.

Sat 20 Apr 2019

He’s legit: Litt’s flying colt sets record straight

He’s legit: Litt’s flying colt sets record straight

Trainer Richard Litt didn’t know what to think after his colt Castelvecchio ran the fastest time ever by a two-year-old over the famous Randwick mile

Fri 19 Apr 2019

Maher salutes Loving Gaby’s fighting spirit

Maher salutes Loving Gaby’s fighting spirit

Loving Gaby is about to join an elite band of juvenile fillies to contest four Group 1 races in their debut season when she runs in the Champagne Stakes.

Sat 13 Apr 2019

Ford drive sets up checkered flag in Sydney Cup

Ford drive sets up checkered flag in Sydney Cup

Jay Ford broke his Group 1 drought with a cool ride on Shraaoh over the 3200m at Royal Randwick to give trainer Chris Waller three majors in as many races

Nation stops as Winx completes fairytale

Nation stops as Winx completes fairytale

Australia watched on with bated breath as Winx brought her historic career to an end in front of a thunderous sellout crowd.

The day Winx’s jockey crashed

The day Winx’s jockey crashed

Winx jockey Hugh Bowman has a taste for horsepower in all shapes and sizes.

Winx punter chasing one last massive payday

Winx punter chasing one last massive payday

Winx's biggest fan has upped the ante and plonked $271,580 on the mighty mare to bow out with a win in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Report claims Winx might race at Royal Ascot

Report claims Winx might race at Royal Ascot

Winx's emotional farewell on Saturday has been cast into doubt over a shock report the mighty mare may yet extend her career by racing at Royal Ascot

Thu 11 Apr 2019

The Autumn Sun joining Winx in retirement

The Autumn Sun joining Winx in retirement

In the space of 48 hours, trainer Chris Waller will farewell the nation’s two best racehorses from his Rosehill stables – Winx and The Autumn Sun

Wed 10 Apr 2019

Unbelievable Winx shoots for Phar Lap

Unbelievable Winx shoots for Phar Lap

After an astonishing career on the track, champion mare Winx has one more target in her sights before calling it a day in Randwick.

Tue 9 Apr 2019

Winx draws wide for final race

Winx draws wide for final race

Champion mare Winx has been drawn to start from the outside barrier for her farewell race, the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Mon 8 Apr 2019

Cup-winning jockey Corey Brown is a horsepower expert

Cup-winning jockey Corey Brown is a horsepower expert

Jockey Corey Brown knows about horsepower, piloting a Lexus V8 when he isn’t riding top thoroughbreds.

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