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

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «victoria»

15 November 2018 3:10 AM Benbow hits the road with Noumea in his comeback

“The first thing I remember was in hospital and they told me I had a broken back and would be out for a while.” Benbow has been back riding for two months and Noumea, which comes to Rosehill on Saturday, has given him his biggest success since then in the Coleraine Cup in September. He has ridden six winners and follows the six-year-old to Sydney as he steps 16

12 November 2018 12:29 PM Allenby plans to honour Lyle's memory with tournament in his name

"It's really early days and [Ogilvy and I] are going to sit down in a couple of weeks at the Australian PGA," said Allenby, who spoke at a public memorial service for Lyle in September. "We'd like a tournament in Melbourne and to get a Jarrod Lyle Invitational going. That's something that [Ogilvy] and I have spoken about. "We'll get some ideas down and obviously 23

10 November 2018 7:18 AM Group 1 dream comes true for Jarrod McLean with Trap For Fools

The cumulative effect of those events was that Trap For Fools entered the Mackinnon Stakes ready to run a huge race in an attempt to land McLean his first group 1 as a trainer in his own right. "We knew he was the leader in the race and it was a matter of John [Allen] getting his clock right and cranking him up at the right time." Allen jumped from the barriers 25

6 November 2018 5:02 AM The Cliffsofmoher dies after suffering injury in Melbourne Cup

“It is with sadness that we confirm that The Cliffsofmoher had to be humanely euthanised after sustaining a fractured right shoulder during the running of the Melbourne Cup at Flemington,” Stier said. “The horse received immediate veterinary care, however it was unable to be saved due to the nature of the injury sustained. “This was an unfortunate incident 14

6 November 2018 3:33 AM Brett Prebble gets in the winners stall on Legend of Condor

In 1999 and 2000 Brett Prebble was the star of the Flemington carnival, winning a record-setting nine races for the week in consecutive years. A successful stint in Hong Kong took him away from Victoria but he returned to show he had lost none of his skill when he helped Legend of Condor overcome the doubters to win on a heavy track at Flemington on Cup Day. Among 14

3 November 2018 5:01 AM Red Verdon out of Melbourne Cup

Red Verdon has been sensationally withdrawn from the Melbourne Cup just hours after passing a veterinary exam that seemingly confirmed his place in the field for the $7.3 million race. Ed Dunlop's stable advised Racing Victoria officials on Saturday afternoon they were pulling the horse from Tuesday's race. His carers had been battling a bruised heel after 20

3 November 2018 4:51 AM Racing Victoria insists unions will not disrupt the Melbourne Cup

''Starters, barrier attendants, the clerk of the course, swabbing and other raceday staff are involved,'' the website's story said. However RV countered on Saturday afternoon in a bid to allay any public concern over disruption. RV says that only some 20 per cent of the racecourse staff are unionised and that it has a contingency plan to cover for their 14

2 November 2018 8:56 AM Bookie prepared to bet Thinkin' Big can't do derby-cup double

Fearless Bluebet boss Michael Sullivan declared he is prepared to lose on Thinkin’ Big in Saturday’s Victoria Derby because he will get it all back if the three-year-old runs in the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday. Gai Waterhouse is considering running her High Chaparral colt in the Melbourne Cup, like her only Victoria Derby (2500m) winner, Nothin’ Leica Dane, 23 years 19

2 November 2018 4:02 AM The once and future Stars of Carrum: Footy boys right in Derby mix

A win for the Robbie Laing-trained colt, a son of Melbourne Cup winner Fiorente, would help square the fiscal ledger, but it's not the cash that has Cox and his mates excited. It's the chance to be part of history and more than that, to dream; any horse that can win a Victoria Derby can stay a trip and can act around Flemington, so it's fair to say that a tilt at the following 15

1 November 2018 6:34 AM Thinkin' Big drifting, Hayes brimming about Derby upset

Melbourne Cup aspirant Thinkin' Big was a drifting Victoria Derby favourite on Thursday night as David Hayes hopes to repay the faith of one of his biggest owners with a classic win at Flemington. Thinkin' Big, which needs to win the Victoria Derby to have any chance of forcing his way into the Melbourne Cup, was an easing $3.30 top pick with BetEasy 8