German galloper races into Melbourne Cup 2017

Red Cardinal has confirmed he is back on a Melbourne Cup path with his win in the Group Two Oleander-Rennen at Hoppegarten in Germany. The five-year-old, owned by Australian Bloodstock and trained by Andreas Wohler, was slated to come for the Cup last year but could not fulfil his quarantine requirements because of a temperature. […]

Caulfield Cup runner set to improve

The recent performances of Magnapal look disappointing on paper but co-trainer Terry O’Sullivan is expecting an improved showing at Caulfield. The rising eight-year-old runs in the Ladbrokes Handicap (1600m) on Saturday, his third run back from a spell. O’Sullivan, who trains in partnership with his daughter Karina, says there have been excuses for the gelding […]

Articus races into Doomben Cup contention

An aborted trip to Brisbane for imported galloper Articus has paid dividends for Brad Rawiller at Flemington. Articus had to settle for a consolation win in the Chairman’s Club Handicap (1800m) on Saturday after being withdrawn from the AD Hollindale Stakes on the Gold Coast. The French-bred stallion was already aboard a Brisbane-bound plane when […]

2018 Melbourne Cup Carnival to have a new look

The first stages of the Victoria Racing Club’s (VRC) interior architectural plans for its outstanding new Club Stand have been unveiled, underlining Flemington’s future as a world-class entertainment and sporting venue. The release of the highly anticipated designs from celebrated architects, Bates Smart for the Lobby and Lounge, Lawn Bar, Paddock Bar, Courtyard Bar, Betting […]

Ladbrokes.com.au’s Free Racing Tips for Thursday 27/4/2017

We have teamed up with Ladbrokes.com.au to bring you daily free racing tips from meetings around Australia. View Ladbrokes Australia’s tips for Thursday 27/4/2017. WYONG – RACE 3 1:50PM AEST No. 1 Cadeyrn Cadeyrn returned to the races with a credible performance at Goulburn and he really should be able to improve on that effort. […]