Regan Bayliss has been granted a three-month riding contract in Hong Kong and will start his stint on February 24. The Hong Kong Jockey Club granted short-term contracts to Bayliss and UK-based jockey Martin Harley, replacing Sam Clipperton, who is returning to Sydney, and South African rider Callan Murray
Racing Manager at Hancox Bloodstock, Rod Peacock lifts the lid on how Urban Ruler – a gelding with $211k in the bank and a winner of six races from 27 starts – is more than a 1000 votes clear of the next horse (The Autumn Sun, no less) in All-Star Mile voting
Mick Sharkie and his baby sharks hit the picnic races at Woolamai on Saturday. The Shark with his take on what made the day so special, and how simple messages and marketing campaigns can leave their mark
Voting for the All-Star Mile opened yesterday. Currently, Horsham pinup Magic Consol has 150 votes, almost 3000 behind tearaway leader Urban Ruler. Will a town get behind their horse? What’s the camp’s marketing strategy? Trainer Paul Preusker with his pitch
Jockey Chris Symons will be out of the saddle for at least the next week after being bitten by a saltwater crocodile named 'Crikey' at his 'Funky Farm' property in Mornington. Symons was bitten on the wrist as he tried to move the 1.4m salty on Sunday, ultimately requiring surgery that will keep him out of the saddle for approximately a week
Greg Carpenter, RV’s Executive GM of Racing - Voting for The All-Star Mile will officially open at 9am today, when sports fans across Australia can start selecting 10 of the 14 horses which will compete in the world’s richest mile race at Flemington. From tomorrow until Monday, 18 February, Australian residents aged 18 or over will be able to place one vote from the 130 nominations listed on the new All-Star Mile website. All voters will also go in the running to claim a share of the...
Tropezina is looking for three straight wins when she tackles the $250k Inglis Dash at Flemington tomorrow. Henry Dwyer with the latest, plus his take on the news that Group 2 winner Snitty Kitty will go through the ring at the Inglis Chairman’s Sale in May
Fresh from the success of Dubious in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic, co-trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace are hopeful Igniting can prove up to a similar level when he lines up in the first at Rosehill tomorrow. Meanwhile, the Caulfield trainers have six runners at Flemington