Racing

Cummings new Godolphin trainer

James Cummings, with wife Monica, celebrates after Prized Icon won the Victoria Derby in November.

Big shuffle in stables at Randwick, after James Cummings confirmed as Godolphin head trainer.

Statham gets knighthood

Kiwi sprinter Statham is now racing in Queensland and has been renamed Sir Statham.

Kiwi sprinter Statham is now Sir Statham after crossing the Tasman.

No horsing around for Culverwell

Geoff Culverwell of Harper Road Equestrian with horses Via Dolorosa and Audi.

Geoff Culverwell is a remedial equine muscle therapist.

Johnson eyes premiership title

Jockey Chris Johnson is making a big move on the jockeys' premiership table.

Johnson prepared to go extra mile in quest for national jockeys' premiership.

Benzini ready for action

Rosie Myers riding Benzini wins last year's Brisbane Cup.

Benzini is in good order to further his Brisbane record.

Winx deserves to be Hall Of Famer

Champion Chris Waller-trained mare Winx has earned her Hall Of Fame place.

OPINION: Not everyone agrees, but Winx deserves her place in Australian racing Hall of Fame.

Payne receives international award

Michelle Payne has been awarded an international honour.

Michelle Payne has been honoured with an international award.

Steeples king too good

Kevin Myers won all three of the steeplechase races around New Zealand over the weekend.

Our racing reporters revisit the main talking points from the weekend on both sides of the Tasman.

Great Western win well-earned

Shaun Fannin is unbeaten in the Great Western Steeplechase with two wins from as many rides.

Shaun Fannin's spent most of the last 24 hours travelling but a second Great Western win makes it worthwhile.

Johnson lets rip at Rotorua

Canterbury jockey Chris Johnson rode three Rotorua winners topped off by Let Her Rip's win in the day's fillies and ...

Tough mare benefits from Johnson's magic touch in Rotorua Stakes.

Gatu's Cup judgement spot on

Viktoria Gatu continues her winning ways with Pacorus in the Rotorua Cup.

No worries for Gatu as Pacorus back to best.

Upset in Preakness Stakes

Cloud Computing finishes over the top of Classic Empire to win the Preakness Stakes.

Outsider gets up on the line in Preakness Stakes as favourite finishes down the field.

'James' shows fighting spirit video

Will Gordon and Thenamesbond (right) about to take the lead back from Ooee and Aaron Kuru.

Tough hurdler was falling back through the field at the home turn before he found another gear and delivered special win.

Ladies First home first

Ladies First and Lisa Allpress pull away to score a two-length James Bull Rangitikei Gold Cup victory.

Speedy lightweight proves too quick on heavy track at Awapuni in Gold Cup.

Spectacular fall no joke video

The Big Opal and Shaun Fannin on their way to victory in the Waikato Steeplechase.

Front runner holds on as second place horse spectacularly crashes out at last fence.

RIU defends cobalt charges

RIU boss says the cobalt cases in New Zealand harness racing are not comparable.

Comparing cobalt cases is "drawing a long bow", says RIU boss.

Pride of Croatia

Fair Script will carry the colours of the Croatian flag in the Waikato Steeplechase at Te Rapa on Saturday.

Colours of Croatia to be carried in jumping features at Te Rapa.

Jockey turns trainer

Former jockey David Walsh will begin a full-time role working with New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing next month.

He's won more races than any other jockey, now David Walsh will turn his attention to the next generation.

Derby winner returns

Former Derby winner Puccini will return to New Zealand to stand at stud.

Former champion three-year-old to return to New Zealand and stand at stud.

Latta pair head to Oz

Stewards winner Reilly Lincoln has been retired and sold to Australia.

Former stablemates on different missions across the Tasman.

Johnson the key

Chris Johnson will once again team up with Flying Ibis at Riccarton on Friday.

Pitman partnership planning big day at Riccarton on Friday.

Trainer slams 'excessive fine'

Cran Dalgety is questioning the consistency of penalties for presenting charges.

Horse trainer says racing is the only industry where you are guilty until proven innocent.

Winx becomes Hall of Famer

Hugh Bowman and Winx are way clear of their rivals in winning their second Cox Plate last November.

Champion mare Winx has joined an elite band of racehorses to be inducted into the Australian Racing Hall Of Fame.

Sister subbed in

Kelly McCulloch will ride Benzini in Saturday's Doomben Cup.

Injured jockey's sister looking to continue Brisbane success aboard Benzini.

Luck due for Savvy Dreams

Connections of Savvy Dreams are hoping it will be third time lucky in Adelaide on Saturday.

Savvy Dreams has a third go in Adelaide after bad luck so far.

Fannin has ace jumps mounts

Shaun Fannin has some plum rides at Te Rapa on Saturday.

Jumping jockey king aims for another premiership.

Conman racing horses?

Ciaron Maher has been charged with offences relating to the champion racehorse Azkadellia.

Caulfield Cup-winning horse trainer could face a disqualification if found guilty of concealing conman's ownership.

Big plans for Jake The Muss

A win by Jake The Muss at Ruakaka on Wednesday should see him tackle big races in Australia.

Jake The Muss chases stake money to make Queensland Derby field.

Padraig on trial at Warwick Farm

Padraig runs at Warwick Farm on Wednesday in preparation for a possible Queensland campaign.

Padraig needs to run well at Warwick Farm to warrant a Queensland campaign.

Aussie replaces Aussie at racing HQ

Former Racing Victoria chief executive Bernard Saundry is crossing the Tasman to run New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing.

New racing boss wants to see what's possible with synthetic tracks.

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