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Group 1-Winning Jockey Dean Holland Killed After Australian Racing Incident

It is with tremendous sadness that Racing Victoria (RV) and the Victorian Jockeys Association (VJA) confirm the passing of 34-year-old jockey Dean Holland as a result of injuries sustained in a fall at Donald Racecourse. Holland was one of two riders dislodged from their horse in the opening race. He was immediately attended to by […]

Group 1 Winner Alligator Blood Returns To Winner’s Circle After Kissing Spines Surgery

Australian Group 1 winner Alligator Blood, an entry in Saturday’s $5 million All-Star Mile (G1) at Moonee Valley, was considered unlikely to return to racing after being diagnosed with kissing spines in late 2020. However, with loving owners and a dedicated healthcare team, he was not only nursed back to health, but also back to […]

Australia: Group 1 Winner The Quarterback Finds Forever Home With Former Jockey Matthew ‘Max’ Allen

In 2016, The Quarterback made dreams come true for connections when he won the Lexus Newmarket Handicap at Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse, especially his trainer Robbie Griffiths, for whom it provided his first Group 1 win. These days the champion is enjoying retirement in the care of his ex-jockey, Matthew ‘Max’ Allen. The 2016 Newmarket feels […]

‘Perhaps Being Pigheaded Helps’: Age No Barrier For 67-Year-Old Jockey Debbie Waymouth

Debbie Waymouth, 67, has been around racing all her life. Despite a fall in 2022 that could have ended her career, she was back in the winner’s circle in early February, teaming up with her trainer daughter Rebecca to win aboard Sky Warrior at the Healesville Amateur Racing Club near Melbourne, Australia. There was no […]

Royal Ascot Could Be In Cards For Black Caviar Lightning Winner Coolangatta

Australian sprinting stars were joined by topline performers of the past on Saturday, honoring one of the greatest racehorses Australia has seen. Royal Ascot winner Nature Strip was the drawcard as ‘Living Legends’ and former Hong Kong greats Silent Witness and Good Ba Ba looked on with Group 1 action returning to Flemington for the […]

Racing’s Bad Boy Chautauqua Now A ‘Gentle Giant’ In Dressage Ring

Winner of Flemington Racecourse’s Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes in 2016, the iconic grey Chautauqua was loved by racing fans for his unique racing style, breathtaking wins and that glorious dappled coat. Since he infamously ‘chose’ to retire from racing, ‘Sharky’ happily found a new life with Casey Bruce in the show arena. The […]