Mark is the quintessential example of what Racing NSW intended for the Highway series - to give the battling trainers an opportunity for lucrative prizemoney on the big stage.
Country trainer Karen Owen might work with racehorses for a living, but she wasn’t exactly thrilled when daughter Madeline declared her intent to become a jockey.
Winners from the editor for the Festival Stakes meeting at Rosehill Gardens (Sat, 2nd Dec).
Consistent gelding Phearson will be entering unchartered territory when he extends beyond 1400-metres for the first time in the Festival Stakes at Rosehill.
James McDonald will ride Caulfield Cup runner up West Wind Blows when he contests the G1 Hong Kong Vase at Sha Tin next Sunday.
Silk Racing owners officially confirmed on Thursday that Equinox, acclaimed as the world’s best racehorse, has been retired to stud following his commanding victory in the Japan Cup.
Many factors confront the exciting Tavi Time for the Kris Lees stable in Friday’s historic $75,000 Robert Oatley Mudgee Showcase Cup (1600m) – a qualifying race for the $3m Big Dance.
David Payne will bid to capitalise on Fox Fighter’s affinity for his home track when he starts the consistent sprinter in the Listed Starlight Stakes at Rosehill.
Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Sam Freedman has returned home but without the Melbourne Cup in hand, delivering the famous three-handled trophy to Without A Fight’s owner Sheikh Mohammed Obaid in a trip to Dubai last week.
Across 29 starts, Golden Sixty has won 25 times, remarkably ranging from 1200m to 2000m, which includes a Four-Year-Old Classic Series sweep in 2020 and two conquests over Romantic Warrior – recent victor of the G1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) in Australia.
A well-respected figure in the industry, Taylor is set to join Michael Costa's growing stable in the United Arab Emirates after more than a decade working under Waller.
Oliver will ride the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Zoumon in the G1 Northerly Stakes on December 9.
The last-start Big Dance runner-up will head to the $2 million The Ingham (1600m) at Randwick on December 9 with a trial on Tuesday to keep him up to the mark.
In 2024, the series of seven regional qualifiers and two Wild Card races of $150,000 prizemoney will culminate in a Final with $1 million in prizemoney.
Mudgee in the Central West of NSW has become known for gourmet food and wine experiences, outstanding accommodation … and horse racing.