Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «meeting»

18 April 2018 6:54 AM Weir looking for clues to import's last-start failure

The dominance of the Weir stable around Australia is reflected in his large number of starters, which includes eight in Adelaide and 14 in Melbourne. Weir is expected to be a major player in the upcoming rich South Australian carnival. Weir also announced he would take a small team to Queensland from the rich Hollindale Cup meeting in May. Gailo Chop has pulled 10

5 April 2018 7:51 AM Bookmakers divided on Kementari's Doncaster chances

Waterhouse has always liked the weight advantage three-year-olds get in the Doncaster and believes Kementari can become the first Randwick Guineas winner to complete the mile double. “It isn’t as big an advantage as they used to get, but Kementari is a very good colt and should have a lot more than 51.5 kilograms,” Waterhouse said. “These races are about 18

30 March 2018 5:44 AM Weir fears extra trip as Gailo Chop backs up in Tancred Stakes

"Jarrod thinks he will like the extra trip, and he knows him very well, but it is a bit of a worry to me.” Gailo Chop has won the Mackinnon Stakes, Caulfield Stakes and Ranvet Stakes at 2000m but has never been stretched beyond that trip in Australia. It has always been in the back of Weir’s mind to do it, despite Gailo Chop's only effort at 2400m being 15

19 March 2018 8:47 AM VRC faces fair work claim from former racing manager

The VRC also parted ways with their track manager Mick Goodie at the same time as Talty departed, just days ahead of the Australian Guineas meeting on March 3. The Melbourne Cup field has a limit of 24 with qualification criteria relating to the weight a horse is allocated and whether they have automatically qualified through winning ballot-free races 18

13 March 2018 11:30 PM Hugh Bowman not cleared to ride this weekend

Champion jockey Hugh Bowman will not ride at the Coolmore Classic meeting or the Hong Kong Derby meeting this weekend after consulting with a neurosurgeon on Wednesday. Bowman visited Dr Mark Winder for concussion tests after his fall from Performer in the Todman Stakes last Saturday and was told he could not be cleared to ride. “I just still feel a bit dusty 22

28 February 2018 7:11 AM The Sydney Harbour Bridge could host a six-race meet

However, Racing NSW didn’t want to be the first to use the synthetic paletted racing surface. If Paris was to hold a meeting it would accelerate Racing NSW involvement. It wanted to see the track used somewhere else in the world before committing to holding a race meeting and seeking the approvals from various levels of government. The Harbour Bridge 23

27 February 2018 9:00 AM Support for mid-season player movement grows

According to sources familiar with the meeting of the ‘‘player movement working party’’, the club officials who attended the meeting, while not unanimous in support, were more receptive to the concept of a mid-season draft or mid-season trading. The meeting was attended by Hocking, senior AFL official Andrew Dillon, Carlton’s Stephen Silvagni, Geelong’s 24

21 February 2018 8:08 AM A-League clubs ask FIFA to overhaul governance of FFA and Australian football

A-League clubs have called for FIFA's assistance with a large-scale overhaul of the administration of football in Australia and requested Football Federation Australia's board be "disqualified" from any future role in the formation of the expanded congress. A joint mission of representatives from FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation met with several 29

16 February 2018 7:33 AM FFA announce A-League expansion to 12 teams but clubs are wary of 'smokescreen'

Two new clubs could enter the A-League next year after Football Federation Australia confirmed expansion plans for the 2019-20 season in welcome news for much of the football fraternity. However, existing clubs dismissed the announcement as a "smokescreen" ahead of FIFA's looming intervention in the governance of Australia's football affairs. Following 36

10 February 2018 1:30 PM Giving the game away: Why Frank Lowy's World Cup story doesn't add up

Those appearing included Lowy, his sons David and Steven, Ben Buckley, Brian Schwartz, Jill Margo, Mark Ryan, Andreas Abold, Sunil Gulati, former prime minister John Howard, former FFA chief John O'Neill and Jonathan Calvert. Lowy and his closest advisers said they did not know how the big bad world of FIFA operated. They didn't know anyone. They didn't 11