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Vega Magic captures Dabernig's attention

Vega Magic captures Dabernig's attention

Vega Magic has captured the attention of co-trainer Tom Dabernig who believes the gelding is the best horse he has been associated with in his career.

Main Stage heads to grand final

Main Stage heads to grand final

Main Stage's target remains the Group One Victoria Derby, despite his third at Caulfield.

Leading vet Reg Pascoe dies aged 88

Leading vet Reg Pascoe dies aged 88

One of Australia's leading equine veterinarians Reg Pascoe has died aged 88 on the Darling Downs.

Folkswood to take on Winx in Cox Plate

Folkswood to take on Winx in Cox Plate

Godolphin has confirmed Cranbourne Cup winner Folkswood will take on Winx in the Cox Plate.

Today's Horse Racing Form Guide

TODAY R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9
Coonabarabran (NSW) 9h 32m 10h 7m 10h 42m 11h 22m 12h 2m 12h 37m 13h 12m 13h 47m
Lismore (NSW) 9h 47m 10h 22m 11h 2m 11h 37m 12h 17m 12h 52m 13h 27m
Stawell (VIC) 9h 27m 9h 57m 10h 27m 10h 57m 11h 27m 11h 57m 12h 27m 12h 57m
Te Rapa (NZ) 6h 12m 6h 44m 7h 19m 7h 54m 8h 29m 9h 4m 9h 39m 10h 14m 10h 49m

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Coonabarabran (NSW)
Lismore (NSW)
Stawell (VIC)
Te Rapa (NZ)

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Feature Races

Melbourne Cup

Known as the richest two-mile thoroughbred handicap in the world, the famous, almost legendary, Melbourne Cup is competed for over 3200 metres at Flemington on the first Tuesday in November. With more than $6m available in prize money, it’s unsurprising that it draws interest, and entries, from far beyond Australia’s shores.

Golden Slipper

The Golden Slipper field is comprised of 16 two-year-olds, and the race takes place at Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens course. Recognised worldwide as the richest age group race, it’s a genuine sprint over 1200 metres, and for prize money of around $3.5 million.

Cox Plate

William Samuel Cox is the man to thank for this great annual event on the Australian racing calendar. Not only was he responsible for their being a Moonee Valley racetrack, but the event, first run 95 years ago, was named in his honour. The Cox Plate field is comprised of 14 horses, three years or older, plus four emergencies. Held on a Saturday in late October, it is a Group 1 Thoroughbred event, raced over 2040m, and offering over $3 million in prize money. It’s known by many punters and insiders as the Weight For Age Championship of Australia and is also a very popular destination for the best of New Zealand’s horses.

Caulfield Cup

Offering more than a whopping $3m in prize money, the Caulfield Cup field is gathered to contest what is accepted as one of the richest handicap races anywhere in the racing world. Contested over 2400 metres each October, it features horses who are aged three years and more. It’s held at Caulfield Racecourse and serves as a wonderful centrepiece for the final day of their terrific Caulfield Cup Carnival event.