Payne forced to put Royal Ascot dream on hold

Michelle Payne's career is on hold while she recovers from surgery.
Michelle Payne's career is on hold while she recovers from surgery.

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne's dream of riding at Royal Ascot is over while she recovers from surgery. more

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Payne forced to put Royal Ascot dream on hold
Wed, 25 May 2016
Michelle Payne's career is on hold while she recovers from surgery.

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne's dream of riding at Royal Ascot is over while she recovers from surgery. more

Fallon to ride for Stoute in Derby
Wed, 25 May 2016

Kieren Fallon is set to team up with old ally Sir Michael Stoute to partner Across The Stars in the Derby at Epsom. more

Windsor Park and Rider Horse join forces with Mongolian Khan
Tue, 24 May 2016
Champion galloper Mongolian Khan takes up duties at Windsor Park Stud this spring.

Champion galloper Mongolian Khan is set for the next stage of his career with Inner Mongolia Rider Horse Group and Windsor Park Stud partnering for his stud career. more

Sargent takes on talented Queensland apprentice
Tue, 24 May 2016

John Sargent expects the first apprentice to work out of his Randwick stable to make an impact in Sydney racing. more

Paddock time for brave Paddy
Tue, 24 May 2016
Authentic Paddy has been sent for a spell rather than heading to Brisbane for the winter.

Plans to campaign Authentic Paddy at the Queensland winter carnival have been scrapped. more

Rathbone in no rush with National winner
Tue, 24 May 2016
Last year's Grand National Hurdle winner Tallhyo Twinkletoe is still some way off a return to racing.

The connections of one of last winter's jumping stars are taking a relaxed approach to his immediate future. more

Brer to make use of Ellerslie schooling opportunity
Tue, 24 May 2016
Brer holds a narrow lead over Sea King at the final fence in the Waikato Steeplechase.

Saturday's Waikato Steeplechase runner-up Brer is among the horses set to take advantage of a steeplechase schooling opportunity over the Ellerslie hill. more

Counties race meeting abandoned
Tue, 24 May 2016

Tomorrow's Counties Racing Club meeting at Pukekohe Park has been abandoned due to a very heavy track. more

McCarthy steps down from NZTR Board
Tue, 24 May 2016

Greg McCarthy has resigned as a member of the New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing Board. more

Further tests for Payne after hospital transfer
Tue, 24 May 2016

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne was "pretty knocked around" by a fall in a race at Mildura, the Victorian Jockeys' Association chief says. more

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Sat, 21 May 2016

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Sea King chases more history at Te Rapa
Thu, 19 May 2016
Sea King will carry topweight in his attempt at a Waikato Steeplechase double at Te Rapa on Saturday

Sea King has already made jumping history at Te Rapa, and he will return there tomorrow (Saturday) to chase a Warren Storm Lifebrokers Waikato Steeplechase victory that would confirm his place in jumping folklore... more

Kiwi classic hopes build in Queensland
Thu, 19 May 2016
Pins gelding Mackintosh lodges his Queensland classic claims with victory in the Rough Habit Plate.

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Jamieson goes from Godolphin to the Harness Jewels
Thu, 19 May 2016
Craig Jamieson's first book of drives on the comeback trail include Harness Jewels contender Bettor Spirits

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