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Fundraiser for jockey relearning to walk

1 day ago

A fundraising event will be held to help injured rider Kate Nipperess get a modified car as she learns how to walk again.

Vic court upholds cobalt innocence ruling

1 day ago

Victoria's highest court has cleared trainers Mark Kavanagh and Danny O'Brien of administering cobalt to racehorses.

Tas handler stood down over horse 'punch'

2 days ago

A barrier attendant in Launceston is being investigated by Tasmania's racing body after appearing to strike a horse before a race.

A look behind the Zipping Classic

2 days ago

2016's Melbourne Cup winner Almandin is the early favourite to win from a field of eight in the Group Two Zipping Classic.

Redzel delivers for everyday Aussie owners

6 days ago

Sprinter Redzel has cemented his position as Australia's best sprinter, delivering more joy for his 30 owners.

Melbourne Cup crowd better than expected

6 days ago

The Victoria Racing Club says crowd numbers for the four-day Melbourne Cup carnival have been better than expected amid construction work.

Melbourne Cup voice Miles enjoys day off

1 week 1 day ago

Former Australian race caller Greg Miles has spoken about not having to work on the Melbourne Cup and Oaks Day for the first time in nearly four decades.

Gai Waterhouse finally claims $1m Oaks

1 week 1 day ago

Trainer Gai Waterhouse has finally won her first $1 million VRC Oaks at Flemington.

Payne has no regrets about Cup speech

1 week 2 days ago

As the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup, Michelle Payne is happy to be a role model for women in sport.

Jockey blames 'brain fade' for horse punch

1 week 2 days ago

An apprentice jockey says he had a "brain fade" when he punched his horse at a race meeting in Port Lincoln.

Woman charged over Melbourne Cup protest

1 week 3 days ago

A woman has been charged after a car was driven onto train tracks near the Melbourne Cup as a protest about refugees on Manus Island.

A Melbourne Cup for the Irish, and Lloyd

1 week 3 days ago

The 2017 Melbourne Cup has delivered a 6th win for owner Lloyd Williams, a second for the jockey and the first for a young Irish trainer.

Regal Monarch dies after Cup day fall

1 week 3 days ago

Race horse Regal Monarch has been euthanised after falling in race four at Flemington on Melbourne Cup day.

Chilly Cup weather fails to deter Finch

1 week 4 days ago

Chilly weather hasn't deterred television presenter Rachael Finch from attending this year's Melbourne Cup.

Taylor Dayne rocks Melbourne Cup

1 week 4 days ago

American songstress Taylor Dayne is set to serenade a Melbourne Cup marquee with her 1980s hits but is keen to finish her set and finalise her bets.

Colour the hot trend at cool Melbourne Cup

1 week 4 days ago

Celebrities brought the heat to Flemington for the most colourful, but chilly, day of the Melbourne Cup carnival.

Melbourne Cup tips: Leaders and sportsmen

1 week 4 days ago

Millions of Australians will be watching, and betting on the Melbourne Cup today.

Youngster leads an Irish Cup trifecta

1 week 3 days ago

Lloyd Williams may be the most successful owner in Melbourne Cup history, but his quinella has been beaten by an Irish trifecta.

Jockeys chase their Melbourne Cup dreams

1 week 4 days ago

Melbourne Cup contender Boom Time's jockey Cory Parish would normally be riding in a country race meeting on Cup day.

Coldest Melbourne Cup in a decade

1 week 5 days ago

Chilly temperatures and drizzle are predicted for Tuesday's Melbourne Cup, which is set to be the coldest in a decade.

VRC chair carried Cup dreams in parade

1 week 5 days ago

The annual Melbourne Cup parade has impressed English trainer Hugo Palmer, who can't imagine Londoners shutting down streets ahead of a big race.

Williams has 6 chances to win his 6th Cup

1 week 5 days ago

Lloyd Williams hopes Almandin will become only the sixth multiple Melbourne Cup winner, but he has five other chances to add to his record trophy collection.

Williams covets another Cup with Almandin

1 week 6 days ago

Almandin is the favourite to add to owner Lloyd Williams' record Melbourne Cup haul and deliver superstar jockey Frankie Dettori his first.

No Derby grand final win for Dusty Boys

1 week 6 days ago

Favourite Ace High has won the $1.5 million Victoria Derby, but the Dusty Boys syndicate of Tigers players still enjoyed their day at the races.

Dusty Boys' horse in Derby grand final

2 weeks 1 day ago

A group of Richmond players led by Brownlow medallist Dustin Martin have a small stake in a horse racing in the $1.5 million Victoria Derby.

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