Horse welfare on ministers’ meeting agenda
Federal and state agriculture ministers will urgently discuss animal welfare after footage emerged of cruelty towards retired racehorses at an abattoir.
Nine of the 12 runners in the $14 million Everest have been paid up as first acceptors for the Darley Sprint Classic at Flemington.
The Geelong Classic is shaping as a pivotal race for the Victoria Derby hopes of the Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained Long Jack.
The Queensland government has ordered an urgent inquiry into the treatment of racehorses after the release of shocking footage taken at a local abattoir.
Golden Rose winner Bivouac is the short-priced favourite to become the first three-year-old since Sepoy to win the Group One Manikato Stakes.
True Self missed a start in the Caulfield Cup with connections banking on a Geelong Cup win to enhance her hopes of a start at Flemington.
Following a hiccup with a nostril bleed after a gallop at The Valley, Avilius is back on track for the Cox Plate, passing a compulsory gallop at Flemington.
The Moonee Valley Racing Club has used its discretion to elevate Te Akau Shark and Castelvecchio into the Cox Plate at the expense of Humidor and Mr Quickie.
New Zealander Te Akau Shark will have to contend with the outside barrier in the Cox Plate after being included in the final field.
Trainer Richard Litt believes Group One-winning colt Castelvecchio will be a big chance in the Cox Plate if he gets a start in the $5 million race.
Stablemates Colada and Bottega will again do battle when they run in the $1m Bondi Stakes.
Multiple Group One winner Black Heart Bart has been paid up as a late entry for the $5 million Cox Plate at The Valley.
Matt McGillivray and Tommy Berry have been suspended for careless riding leading to a fall in the Queensland Derby in which Corey Brown was injured.
Japanese horse Mer De Glace has been penalised 1kg for the Melbourne Cup after his Caulfield Cup win, taking his weight to 56kg.
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