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French connection for triumphant Dubois

French connection for triumphant Dubois

Goulburn trainer Jean Dubois has won his first metropolitan two-year-old race at Canterbury with a colt sired by an emerging French stallion.

Well-travelled Hartnell back to Melbourne

Well-travelled Hartnell back to Melbourne

After winning the C F Orr Stakes first-up from a spell at Caulfield, Godolphin's Hartnell will return to the Melbourne track for the Peter Young Stakes.

McGillivray returns a winner at Gold Coast

McGillivray returns a winner at Gold Coast

Matt McGillivray has ridden his first winner since being suspended on Magic Millions day - and ironically it was at the Gold Coast.

Houtzen gallop confirms Sydney campaign

Houtzen gallop confirms Sydney campaign

Houtzen has worked between races at the Gold Coast in preparation for a trip to Sydney.

Today's Horse Racing Form Guide

TODAY R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8
Wairoa (NZ) 1h 53m 2h 28m 3h 3m 3h 38m 4h 13m 4h 48m 5h 23m 5h 58m
Warrnambool (VIC) 6h 31m 7h 1m 7h 31m 8h 1m 8h 31m 9h 1m 9h 31m 10h 1m
Gosford (NSW) 3h 46m 4h 21m 4h 56m 5h 31m 6h 6m 6h 41m 7h 16m 7h 51m
Wagga (NSW) 4h 6m 4h 41m 5h 16m 5h 51m 6h 26m 7h 6m 7h 41m
Townsville (QLD) 4h 31m 5h 6m 5h 41m 6h 16m 6h 51m 7h 26m 8h 5m
Mt Barker (WA) 7h 35m 8h 11m 8h 46m 9h 16m 9h 46m 10h 16m 10h 46m

Today's Horse Racing
Form Guide

Today's Betting Tips

Wairoa (NZ)
Warrnambool (VIC)
Gosford (NSW)
Wagga (NSW)
Townsville (QLD)
Mt Barker (WA)

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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.