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NSW jockey banned for five years

NSW jockey banned for five years

NSW jockey Terry Green has been banned for five years after pleading guilty to a breach of the drug rules.

Crack me Up has easy trial

Crack me Up has easy trial

Villiers Stakes winner Crack Me Up has not been overly extended in a Doomben barrier trial in the lead-up to another Sydney campaign.

Long Leaf favourite for G1 Blue Diamond

Long Leaf favourite for G1 Blue Diamond

Long Leaf is the favourite in an open market for the $1.5 million Group One Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield.

Bons Away impressing ahead of G1 sprint

Bons Away impressing ahead of G1 sprint

Trainer Aaron Purcell will saddle up two runners in the Group One Oakleigh Plate including Bons Away who will tackle the race first-up from a spell.

Today's Horse Racing Form Guide

TODAY R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8
Wyong (NSW) 34m
Sale (VIC) 4m
Gatton (QLD) 24m
Mackay (QLD) 14m 54m

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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.