Horse Racing News

Significant step up for Almighty

Almighty is set for his black-type debut on Caulfield Cup day when the Peter and Paul Snowden-trained colt returns from a freshen-up in the Gothic Stakes.

Tactics change for Caulfield Cup favourite

Connections of Caulfield Cup favourite Johannes Vermeer have advised stewards the intention is for the horse to settle more forward than last start.

Aidan O’Brien’s 2017 Group One winners

Trainer Aidan O’Brien’s Group One winners in 2017

Waller predicts improvement from Andaz

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller expects Andaz to impress after a tardy start to his preparation when he runs in the Brian Crowley Stakes at Randwick.

Potential Group test for consistent Alward

Former French stayer will step up to 2400 metres in Australia for the first time in the City Tattersalls Club Cup at Randwick.

Bonneval cleared to start in Caulfield Cup

Star New Zealand mare Bonneval has been cleared to take her place in the Caulfield Cup after passing a veterinary inspection.

Draw no barrier for Savanna Amour

Savanna Amour will be attempting to add to her impressive Caulfield record when she runs in the Group Three Tristarc Stakes.

Mertens to ride in his first Caulfield Cup

Star apprentice Beau Mertens will be chasing his first Group One win when he rides in the Caulfield Cup for the first time on Abbey Marie.

Peter Snowden grounded after Everest win

With a big stable to run, Peter Snowden has had little time to celebrate Redzel’s Everest win as the veteran trainer turns his focus to other assignments.

Property tackles older sprinters first-up

Robert Smerdon has stuck to his first thoughts and is taking on the older sprinters first-up with talented three-year-old Property at Caulfield.