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RV stewards' charge bookmaker for accepting bets outside his licence conditions

Racing Victoria (RV) stewards on Friday afternoon issued one charge against Licensed Bookmaker Simon Beasley alleging a breach of Australian Rule of Racing (AR) 228(b) - accepted and recorded bets outside of his licence conditions

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Cobalt positive sample for Victorian trainer

Racing Victoria Stewards have received a report from Racing Analytical Services Limited (RASL) confirming that a prohibited substance has been detected in a urine sample collected from the Mark Sues trained racehorse, Finally Free.

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QRIC reminds racing participants to vaccinate against Hendra after confirmed NSW case

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission Director of Animal Welfare and Veterinary Services Dr Martin Lenz reminds all racehorse participants to follow good biosecurity practices and for trainers and owners to speak to their vet about vaccinating the horses in their care against Hendra virus

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Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie disqualified for three years and fined $45,000 - now disqualified for a total seven and a half years

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) stewards on Friday disqualified Toowoomba Trainer Ben Currie for three years and fined him $45,000 after he was found guilty last week of five prohibited substance charges - total period of disqualification to seven and a half years

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Pakula: Maturity needed in spring battle

Victoria's Minister for Racing, Martin Pakula, has called for a more mature approach to the battle for the Spring Carnival spotlight but said should that not be achievable, Victoria is more than willing to stand up for itself.

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Victorian RAD Board reserves decision in the matter of trainers Matthew Leek and Trevor Andrews

The Victorian RAD Board has reserved its decision in the matter of trainers Matthew Leek and Trevor Andrews at a date to be fixed.

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Rain forces transfer from Ballarat to Echuca

With 30mm of rain having fallen in the last 24 hours in Ballarat, bringing the total over the past month to more than 160mm, Racing Victoria (RV) on Thursday announced that the meeting at Sportsbet-Ballarat this Sunday, 16 June will be transferred to Echuca Racecourse.

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RNSW issues an reminder to trainers concerning Hendra virus

NSW Department of Primary Industries has provided Racing NSW with advice that an isolated but confirmed case of Hendra virus has been identified on a property near Scone, in the Upper Hunter Valley of NSW - at this time, advice is that there appears to have been no contact with thoroughbred populations.

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Terry McAuliffe to join Racing.com

Racing.com has announced that racecaller Terry McAuliffe has accepted the role as South Australian presenter and journalist.

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Warwick Farm stewards' report

Racing NSW stewards' report from the Australian Turf Club's meeting at Warwick Farm on Wednesday - supplementary report from Cessnock barrier inquiry involving barrier attendant Brandon Rogers and jockey Bobby El'Issa

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NSW trainer Ben Smith disqualified for a period of four years and six months

Racing NSW Steward disqualify trainer Benjamin Smith for all breaches for four years and six months to commence on 18 September 2018, the day Mr Smith’s trainers’ licence was suspended under the provisions of AR23 and to expire on 18 March 2023 on which day he may re-apply for his licence

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ATC Foundation calls for second round of grant applications

The Australian Turf Club Foundation is calling for new applications from registered charities and racing industry bodies for project-related grants of up to $100,000 from funds raised during the recent Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

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2018/2019 Australian Classics Recap

The running of the Queensland Derby brought the curtain down on the classic three-year-old races for the 2018/19 season in Australia.

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Inglis' 2020 sale dates confirmed

Dates for the 2020 Inglis Yearling Sales Series have been finalised.

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Melbourne Cup coveted trophy gears up for jet-setting Tour

The Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour will make its 17th annual voyage across the globe - over 75 communities applied to host the $200,000 trophy in their town or community, with the final route spanning six countries including Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, China and the United Kingdom.

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Lexus Melbourne Cup prizemoney reaches a record $8 million

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) on Tuesday announced it will increase prizemoney for the Lexus Melbourne Cup to $8 million, a record in the 158 year history of Australia’s greatest race - the total prizemoney, including trophies will increase to $8 million, up from $7.3 million in 2018

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Randwick-Kensington stewards' report

Racing NSW stewards' report from the Australian Turf Club's meeting at Randwick-Kensington on Monday

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Jumps races transferred to Warrnambool

Racing Victoria (RV) on Monday announced a change to the race programs for the meetings at Sportsbet-Ballarat on Tuesday, 18 June and Warrnambool on Thursday, 20 June.

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RQ announces increased base riding fee

Racing Queensland has entered into a three-year agreement with the Queensland Jockeys’ Association to increase the base riding fee across the state.

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$10.5 million funding package for Racing Queensland’s three codes

A $10.5 million funding package will be delivered to Racing Queensland’s three codes from next week - includes metropolitan mid-week prizemoney raised from $30k to $35k (+17%) - mid-week metropolitan maidens raised to $27.5k (+10%) - a feature $30k race to be programmed at SEQ Provincial meetings on a weekly basis (GCTC, ITC and SCTC)

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