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Ross bounces back from MM disappointment

A week in racing made an enormous difference for trainer Les Ross after his two-year-old Mishani Honcho reaped a $220,000 payday on Saturday. Ross went to the Gold Coast last week confident he could win the Magic Millions Classic with his filly...

Danny O’Brien criticises cobalt threshold

Trainer Danny O’Brien has criticised Victoria’s cobalt threshold and says he is hoping for a quick resolution to the case which has engulfed three leading Melbourne stables. O’Brien, Peter Moody and Mark Kavanagh are the subject of...

Burbero wins on firm Randwick racetrack

It’s more normal to scratch horses from Randwick meetings because of wet tracks but a firm surface prompted four withdrawals on Saturday. The track reached a Firm 2 in the new ratings and chief steward Ray Murrihy said he could not recall the...

Red Excitement claims Chester Manifold Stakes 2015

Courageous gelding Red Excitement has likely earned a shot at the Group One CF Orr Stakes by extending a winning streak in the Chester Manifold Stakes at Flemington. The Gerald Ryan-trained galloper notched his fifth-straight win and second since...

Socceroos vs South Korea tips, odds, teams and time – AFC Asian Cup 2015

The Socceroos will play their third Asian Cup 2015 match on Saturday night against South Korea. Australia head into the match as the favourites in the odds. The game is to be played at Brisbane Stadium with an 8pm kickoff. Special Offer: $501 AFC...

Cobalt highs baffle trainers

Three leading Melbourne trainers say they are at a loss to explain how horses in their care could have tested positive to elevated levels of cobalt. Over the past two days Peter Moody, Mark Kavanagh and Danny O’Brien have all issued statements...

Griffiths lands Sandown winning double

Mates since their days as apprentice riders, trainer Robbie Griffiths and jockey Ivan Culliver have combined for a metropolitan win at Sandown. Griffiths said Culliver, 49, was an important part of his team, riding trackwork and helping educate...

Moloney and Lord Of The Sky to reunite in Chester Manifold Stakes Field

The apprentice who partnered Lord Of The Sky to his biggest winning margin has been recalled in the Chester Manifold Stakes. Patrick Moloney will be in search of his first stakes victory on the Robbie Laing-trained sprinter in Saturday’s...

Racing Minister’s Classic 2015: Pepperano clear for back-up run: Birchley

Trainer Liam Birchley has no qualms about backing up Magic Millions Classic runner-up Pepperano a week after her valiant effort at the Gold Coast. Pepperano will line up in the $150,000 Racing Minister’s 2YO Classic (1200m) at the Sunshine...

Chester Manifold Stakes 2015: Aeronautical set to go the distance: Cohen

It is nearing two years since Aeronautical contested a 1400-metre race but trainer Lionel Cohen is optimistic a step up in distance will have results in the Chester Manifold Stakes. Aeronautical contests Saturday’s Listed race at Flemington...

Qld integrity chief issues cobalt warning

Cobalt irregularities have appeared in swab samples taken from Queensland-trained racehorses, the state’s peak racing body has revealed. Racing Queensland sent a batch of urine samples to the National Measurement Institute in September 2013...

Cobalt probe could take months: steward

Investigations into cases involving elevated levels of cobalt from three of the most prominent stables in Victorian racing are expected to take months. Racing Victoria chief steward Terry Bailey says trying to find the source of the positives will...