Racing

Racing purists turn away because the sport might be about to usher in a new grand slam. Historically, the Melbourne and Caulfield Cups, Cox Plate and Golden Slipper have been …

English trainer Charlie Fellowes vividly remembers the fleeting moment he thought he was going to win the Melbourne Cup 12 months ago. It wasn’t to be, with Prince Of Arran …

For a few hairy moments last week, Hugh Bowman thought he might be without a Melbourne Cup ride this year. The champion jockey had been booked to reunite with 2018 …

Trainer Paul Preusker says his job is done with local hope Surprise Baby ahead of the Melbourne Cup. His focus now is keeping the stayer safe ahead of Tuesday’s $8 …

Hotham Stakes winner Downdraft has come through the Flemington race well as he prepares to run on a quick back-up in the Melbourne Cup. Downdraft’s win in Saturday’s 2500m-race confirmed …

Damien Oliver has etched his name into the history books by breaking the record for most number of winners for a jockey during Melbourne Cup carnivals at Flemington. Oliver’s two …

After a distinguished 28-year career in the saddle, Stephen Baster is calling it quits at the conclusion of the Melbourne Cup carnival. Baster fronts up for his final last Victoria …

GOLDEN EAGLE * The $7.5 million Golden Eagle is a set-weights race over 1500m for four-year-olds at Rosehill * It will run as race seven at 4.15pm AEDT on Saturday, …

English trainer Hughie Morrison disputes the results of scans on Marmelo which have prompted his withdrawal from the Melbourne Cup. Racing Victoria stewards said the results of a standing CT …

Trainer David Brideoake will not worry about what conditions are thrown at Princess Jenni as she attempts to close out her spring campaign with a Group One win. Princess Jenni …