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Pennuto takes stand at VCAT

One of the four trainers disqualified over the Aquanita scandal has told the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal that his initial evidence had not been affected by some 'pretty graphic threats'.

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Canberra Racing Club announces new CEO

The Canberra Racing Club has announced the appointment of Andrew Clark as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Club.

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Wyong stewards' report

Racing NSW stewards' report from the Wyong Race Club's meeting at Wyong on Wednesday

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$40 million prizemoney increase confirmed for Victorian thoroughbred racing

Increases underpinned by a $33 million election commitment from the newly returned Victorian Government to support increases to the minimum levels of Victorian thoroughbred prizemoney - RV has committed to boosting the package of prizemoney increases, which will be implemented across the next two years, beyond $40 million

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Hyeronimus successful in Canterbury suspension appeal

NSW jockey Adam Hyeronimus lodged an appeal against conviction and penalty after being found guilty by Racing NSW Stewards under AR137(b) after his ride on Vega at Canterbury Park Racecourse on Friday, 30 November - four meeting suspension set aside

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The Rosehill Timeform Wrap: December 8

The Rosehill Timeform recap featuring a race by race overview of key performers and ones to watch out of the nine race program on December 1 - Czarson kicked off the meeting with a bang by claiming the 2YO Handicap

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VCAT to hear Aquanita appeals

The hearing of the appeals of four trainers involved in the Aquanita doping scandal begins on Wednesday morning in Melbourne, but there is no indication as to whether the saga's central figure will appear to challenge his ban.

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Victorian trainer suspended for three months and fined $6,000

Victorian trainer Shane Bottomley, a trainer described as a 'bit of a horse whisperer' and the 'go-to' man for problems horses, was on Tuesday suspended for three months and fined $6000 after pleading guilty to two charges arising from his disposal of a dead racehorse.

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Pin & Win partnership delivers over $760,000 to diabetes research

The Victoria Racing Club’s flagship annual fundraiser, Pin & Win, has delivered more than $760,000 to help find a cure for type 1 diabetes, through a two year partnership with JDRF Australia.

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Victorian trainer Shane Bottomley charge to be heard on Tuesday

The Victorian RAD Board hearing into the charges laid by Racing Victoria Stewards against licensed trainer Shane Bottomley will take place at 9.30am on Tuesday - faces two charges over the filly Comanderbrae Bonny who died at Bottomley's stables

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Victorian trainer suspended for making false statements

Victorian trainer Jarrod McLean has been suspended by the Victorian RAD Board until January 28th, 2019, after making false statements regarding the stabling of his Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes winner Trap For Fools early in the Victorian Spring Carnival.

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RQ announces prize money increase for non-TAB thoroughbreds

Racing Queensland Chairman Steve Wilson has announced $550,000 in prize money increases for non-TAB thoroughbred racing as part of the state government’s welcomed $18 million allocation for thoroughbred prize money.

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Rosehill stewards' report

Racing NSW stewards' report om the Australian Turf Club's meeting at Rosehill on Saturday - Roheryn inquiry concluded with no charge issued against jockey Josh Parr

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Pakenham stewards' report

Racing Victoria stewards' report from the Pakenham Racing Club's meeting at Pakenham on Saturday - jockey Clayton Douglas suspended for careless riding for a period to commence at midnight December 8th and to expire at midnight December 19th, a total of eleven race meetings - Ben Allen suspended for whip use for a period to commence at midnight December 8th and to expire at midnight December 20th, a total of twelve race meetings

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Newcastle stewards' report

Racing NSW stewards' report from the Newcastle Jockey Club's meeting at Newcastle on Saturday - jockey Blake Spriggs suspended on Solera fro careless riding from December 12th to 23rd

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Victorian RAD Board to hear McLean charges on Monday

The Victorian RAD Board hearing into the charges laid by Racing Victoria Stewards against licensed trainer Jarrod McLean will take place on Monday 10 December 2018.

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Upcoming RNSW stewards' inquries

Update Friday afternoon - Racing NSW Stewards have acceded to a request from solicitor Mr Paul O’Sullivan to adjourn the Stewards inquiry scheduled for Monday 10 December 2018, involving licensed trainer Mr Benjamin Smith, to a date to be fixed.

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Pakula weighs in on Golden Eagle

Victorian Racing Minister Martin Pakula has questioned Racing NSW's decision to run The Golden Eagle on the same day as Derby Day in Melbourne, suggesting it is not in the best interest of the sport to cannibalise the product.

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VRC statement on new Sydney race announcement

“What I find baffling, is the seeming lack of understanding of the importance of this as evidenced by recent decisions of RNSW – the lack of understanding of the importance of racing patterns and the rhythm of the calendar for all participants - nothing about the conduct of those north of the border suggests that they have any interest whatsoever in the bigger picture." - VRC Chairman Amanda Elliott

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Tickets on sale for Sydney's Autumn Carnival

Tickets for an iconic six weeks of sport and entertainment at Sydney’s world-class thoroughbred racecourses are on sale from Thursday – with discounts of up to 50 per cent for early bookings.

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