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There will be a familiar face waiting for Winx when she gets to the barriers at Randwick on Saturday.
Hunterville visitor Shamal capitalised on a perfect trip throughout to take out the 144th running of the Grand National Steeplechase (5600m) at Riccarton.
Unnecessary use of the whip has resulted in a two-month ban for Grand National winning jockey Stuart Higgins.
The emotion showed on the faces of trainers Brian and Shane Anderton after Jackfrost fulfilled a 12-month plan when winning the Grand National Hurdles (4200m) at Riccarton on Wednesday.
The deaths of five greyhounds belonging to one of the country's top trainers is another reminder of unnecessary deaths in the industry, the SPCA says.
Prior to working on his latest project, Andrew Haigh admits he was actually scared of its eponymous "hero" and his ilk.
One of the country's top greyhound trainers has been charged with negligence after five of his dogs died from suffocation.
âA horse with Taranaki ties is on track to be among those lining up at the starting gate for the 2018 Melbourne Cup.
World-famous horse whisperer Monty Roberts says he can reignite the career of Australian cult hero Chautauqua in time for the A$13 million (NZ$14.1m) race The Everest â but only if the Hawkes family listens to his advice and pays him accordingly.
Victor Espinoza, the Hall of Fame jockey who rode American Pharoah to the Triple Crown, has suffered a back injury after a horse he was riding died suddenly during training.
Any person subject to the Australian rules of racing who is suspected of placing a bet with an illegal operator can now have his or her phone and computer seized in a fresh assault on brazen offshore wagering operators.
A Sydney magistrate has launched a blistering attack on alcohol-fuelled violence by women, telling one woman that "it's about time sentences are imposed [on] females that are imposed on males for the same thing".
A promising harness racing driver with previous form for abuse has pled guilty to misconduct after abusing two female drivers.