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Winx to enjoy well-earned rest

Winx to enjoy well-earned rest

Winx will have a well-deserved spell in the paddock before a decision is made on her next campaign.

Corey Brown plans smooth run on Irukandji

Corey Brown plans smooth run on Irukandji

Jockey Corey Brown says Irukandji will benefit from a quicker pace in the Champagne Stakes as the colt Dundeel's second stakes win at Randwick.

Charlie Boy back for another winter

Charlie Boy back for another winter

Rejuvenated gelding Charlie Boy can take the first step to another try at the big winter sprints if he races well in the Ascot Handicap at Doomben.

Gelded Calderon makes return at Caulfield

Gelded Calderon makes return at Caulfield

Tony McEvoy is eyeing off Adelaide targets with Calderon who makes his return following a gelding operation at Caulfield.

Today's Horse Racing Form Guide

TODAY R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
Randwick (NSW) 7h 55m 8h 30m 9h 5m 9h 40m 10h 15m 10h 50m 11h 30m 12h 10m 12h 50m
Caulfield (VIC) 8h 10m 8h 45m 9h 20m 9h 55m 10h 30m 11h 10m 11h 50m 12h 30m 13h 5m
Doomben (QLD) 7h 27m 8h 2m 8h 37m 9h 12m 9h 47m 10h 22m 11h 2m 11h 42m 12h 22m
Morphettville (SA) 8h 56m 9h 31m 10h 6m 10h 41m 11h 21m 12h 1m 12h 41m 13h 20m
Ascot (WA) 9h 43m 10h 18m 10h 58m 11h 38m 12h 18m 13h 0m 13h 40m 14h 15m 14h 50m
Pukekohe Park (NZ) 6h 40m 7h 10m 7h 45m 8h 20m 8h 55m 9h 30m 10h 5m 10h 40m
Riccarton Park (NZ) 5h 55m 6h 25m 6h 55m 7h 32m 8h 4m 8h 39m 9h 14m 9h 49m 10h 24m
Sha Tin (HK) 10h 55m 11h 25m 11h 55m 12h 25m 12h 55m 13h 25m 14h 0m 14h 30m 15h 5m 15h 40m
Kembla Grange (NSW) 8h 14m 8h 49m 9h 24m 9h 59m 10h 34m 11h 14m 11h 54m 12h 34m
Gold Coast (QLD) 8h 18m 8h 53m 9h 28m 10h 3m 10h 38m 11h 18m 11h 58m 12h 38m
Toowoomba (QLD) 13h 12m 13h 50m 14h 23m 14h 58m 15h 30m 16h 0m 16h 30m
Merriwa (NSW) 9h 25m 10h 0m 10h 40m 12h 15m 12h 55m
Tomingley (NSW) 9h 30m 10h 5m 10h 40m 11h 20m 12h 0m 12h 40m
Ballina (NSW) 9h 16m 9h 51m 10h 26m 11h 6m 11h 46m 12h 26m
Hillston (NSW) 9h 10m 9h 50m 10h 25m 11h 5m 11h 45m 12h 25m
Bairnsdale (VIC) 9h 1m 9h 36m 10h 11m 10h 46m 11h 26m 12h 6m 12h 46m
Yeppoon (QLD) 9h 15m 10h 0m 10h 45m 11h 35m 12h 15m
Chinchilla (QLD) 9h 25m 10h 10m 10h 55m 11h 40m 12h 25m
Kilcoy (QLD) 8h 33m 9h 8m 9h 41m 10h 16m 10h 54m 11h 34m 12h 14m
Bowen (QLD) 9h 23m 10h 5m 10h 46m 11h 25m 12h 15m
Winton Aus (QLD) 8h 25m 9h 10m 9h 55m 10h 40m 11h 25m
Yalgoo (WA) 11h 15m 11h 55m 12h 35m 13h 15m 13h 55m 14h 35m
Pioneer Park (NT) 9h 3m 9h 37m 10h 12m 10h 51m 11h 32m 12h 12m 12h 52m 13h 25m

Today's Horse Racing
Form Guide

Today's Betting Tips

Randwick (NSW)
Caulfield (VIC)
Doomben (QLD)
Morphettville (SA)
Pukekohe Park (NZ)
Riccarton Park (NZ)
Sha Tin (HK)
Kembla Grange (NSW)
Gold Coast (QLD)
Toowoomba (QLD)
Merriwa (NSW)
Tomingley (NSW)
Ballina (NSW)
Hillston (NSW)
Bairnsdale (VIC)
Yeppoon (QLD)
Chinchilla (QLD)
Kilcoy (QLD)
Bowen (QLD)
Winton Aus (QLD)
Yalgoo (WA)
Pioneer Park (NT)

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Feature Races

Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup is a 3,200-metre race that is run at Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse on the first Tuesday of every November. It is the richest turf race in the world, with a prize purse of $6.2 million. It is Australia’s most prestigious horse race and the country’s most-watched sporting event. It is estimated that more than 90 percent of Australians over the age of 14 watch it each year, cheering for the horse they have chosen or picked out of the office sweep. It has come to be known as the race that stops a nation, which is a huge cry from the running of the first race in 1861 which attracted just 4,000 people. The inaugural race would have been much less spectacular, but at least bar service would have been a lot easier.

Golden Slipper

The Golden Slipper is a 1,200-metre sprint for two-year-olds that takes place in March each year at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse. It is the richest two-year-old race in the world, offering a prize purse of $3.5 million. It is one of the greatest highlights of the year on Australia’s racing calendar and is easily the most watched race in Sydney.

Cox Plate

The Cox Plate is a 2040-metre weight-for-age race for three-year-olds and open class horses. It is held every year in October at Melbourne’s Moonee Valley, neatly sandwiched between the Caulfield Cup and the Melbourne cup as one of the highlights of the Spring Racing Carnival. Its prize purse of $3 million is highly sought and has given rise to some of the greatest moments in Australian sporting history, such as the classic win by Phar Lap in 1931 that still ranks as one of the milestones in Australian racing.

Caulfield Cup

The Caulfield Cup is a 2,400-metre handicap race that takes place each October at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse. Its prize purse of more than $3 million gives it the honour of being the richest handicap race over that distance in the world.