Horse Racing News
Richard Violette Jr., a thoroughbred trainer who advocated tirelessly on behalf of racetrack backstretch workers and improved care for retired racehorses, died at 65.
Javier Castellano won consecutive races at Belmont Park on Saturday to give the Hall of Fame jockey his 5,000th career victory in North America.
Former jockey Patrick Valenzuela, who won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness in 1989, has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence for slapping his girlfriend at a Southern California restaurant.
Thinkin' Big might have lost his last start, but TAB.com.au's Mitchell Lamb thinks he'll take Caulfield by storm on Saturday.
Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza is planning a comeback in late December after suffering a fractured vertebra in his neck during a training accident at Del Mar.
The Everest is a wide open race, but TAB.com.au's Mitchell Lamb thinks a wet track at Randwick could swing things in Shoals' favour.
Thinkin' Big will be fitter for his last start win and TAB.com.au's Mitchell Lamb expects him to claim the Spring Champion Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
Egg Tart has been in sensational form this preparation and TAB.com.au's Mitchell Lamb expects it to continue when she takes to Randwick on Saturday afternoon.
Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza, who suffered a fractured vertebra in his neck in a training accident in July, is planning a comeback, agent Brian Beach said Thursday.
He might have plenty still to learn, but Lucky For All could be lucky for you this Saturday at Caulfield, says TAB.com.au's Mitchell Lamb.