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Townsville fall inquiry to reconvene

Townsville fall inquiry to reconvene

Stewards are looking for a suitable time and place to reconvene an inquiry into a fall which resulted in three jockeys being taken to hospital in Townsville.

Romanised wins Irish 2000 Guineas

Romanised wins Irish 2000 Guineas

Trainer Ken Condon has broken through for his first Classic success with Romanised in the Irish 2000 Guineas at the Curragh.

Southern Legend wins Kranji Mile

Southern Legend wins Kranji Mile

Hong Kong-based former Sydney horse Southern Legend has won the Kranji Mile for trainer Caspar Fownes and jockey Zac Purton.

Weir Stradbroke pair to trial at Werribee

Weir Stradbroke pair to trial at Werribee

Peaceful State and Danon Liberty will add a bit more colour to the Werribee trials as they press ahead towards the Stradbroke Handicap in Brisbane.

Today's Horse Racing Form Guide

TODAY R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8
Hamilton (VIC) 9h 46m 10h 21m 10h 51m 11h 21m 11h 51m 12h 21m 12h 51m 13h 21m
Dubbo (NSW) 9h 56m 10h 31m 11h 6m 11h 41m 12h 16m 12h 56m 13h 31m
Grafton (NSW) 9h 36m 10h 11m 10h 46m 11h 26m 12h 1m 12h 36m 13h 11m

Today's Horse Racing
Form Guide

Today's Betting Tips

Hamilton (VIC)
Dubbo (NSW)
Grafton (NSW)

Feature Races

Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup is undoubtedly one of the greatest events on Australia’s sporting calendar. It is known as the race that stops the nation for a good reason. The afternoon of the first Tuesday each November has become an unofficial public holiday – official in some places – where every office and work site pauses so everybody can gather around a television or radio to find out if they’re holding the winning ticket. There are people who only ever bet once a year and it’s always on this race.

Golden Slipper

The Golden Slipper breaks Melbourne’s monopoly on Australia’s greatest horse races, giving one of the year’s most anticipated events to Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens Racecourse. The Golden Slipper is a 1,200-metre sprint for two-year-olds, with a $3.5 million prize purse that makes it the richest two-year-old race in the world.

Cox Plate

The Cox Plate is known as “the race where legends are born”. It has witnessed some of the greatest moments in Australian racing history, such as Phar Lap’s 1931 win that is still fondly remembered today. A more recent legendary moment was last year’s victory by Winx, claiming the title for the second year in the row on its way to being named the world’s greatest horse on turf by Longines. At the same recent award ceremony, Longines also ranked the Cox Plate as the best turf horse race in the world, splitting the honour with the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes. The Cox Plate is the only Southern Hemisphere race to be part of the prestigious World Series.

Caulfield Cup

The Caulfield Cup is a Group 1 thoroughbred race that is run every October at the Caulfield Racecourse as one of the major opening acts of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. It is one of the most prestigious races in Australia, beaten only by the Melbourne Cup. The 2,400-metre race has a prize purse of more than $3 million, which makes it the world’s richest handicap over that distance.