Moroney’s mixed feelings after Surprise win

Moroney’s mixed feelings after Surprise win

Star Surprise winning at Pakenham (Image: Racing Photos) Michael Moroney was delighted to witness Star Surprise resume with a victory on Pakenham Cup Day but struggled to hide his disappointment with Racing Victoria’s programming. Star Surprise ($9.50) came from last under a brilliant Michael Poy ride to win his 1000-metre three-year-old Benchmark 70 handicap by […]

Racing: Newcastle star In Her Time ready to shine on world stage | video

Racing: Newcastle star In Her Time ready to shine on world stage | video

sport, local-sport, Newcastle owner Peter Brown is confident star mare In Her Time is building to her best for her long-awaited international debut on Sunday at Sha Tin in the Hong Kong Sprint (1200 metres). The seven-year-old mare, trained in Newcastle by Kris Lees, is the only Australian hope in the $A3.735 million ($HK20 million) […]

Edward Whitaker: Stunning images from horse racing’s photographer of the year

His latest accolade was for a portfolio of six stunning photographs taken over the last 12 months. Humble about his achievement, he says part of his success is down to his ability to pick a “balanced” portfolio which demonstrates the many different aspects of photography. “It’s lovely to be recognized by your peers and I’m […]

Tips and race-by-race preview for Coffs Harbour on Thursday

An eight-race card is scheduled for Coffs Harbour on Thursday.Credit:Morgan Hancock Race 2 3YO MAIDEN PLATE (1200m) Decent depth in this at set weights, and plenty of hopes headed by Newcastle filly 8. Hard Lady who did her best work late from a wide barrier resuming at Scone behind a promising one, and this looks […]

See Wrangler Drag Race Land Cruiser, Amarok And Discovery

See Wrangler Drag Race Land Cruiser, Amarok And Discovery

Drag races usually put against each other two or more sports or performance cars. We’ve seen literally hundreds of them but we haven’t seen anything like this race before. This is a competition between diesel off-road vehicles and – as the definition of a drag race implies – it’s performed on a drag strip and […]

Another ‘tough race’ on tap for Bal Harbour in Cigar Mile

Another ‘tough race’ on tap for Bal Harbour in Cigar Mile

Photo: Eclipse Sportswire Red Oak Stable’s multiple graded stakes-placed homebred Bal Harbour visited the Belmont Park training track Saturday to breeze four furlongs in 50.25 seconds in his final preparation for a start in the Grade 1, $750,000 Cigar Mile.Trained by Todd Pletcher, the 4-year-old son of First Samurai is winless in six starts this year, all […]