Goyaram breaks through at Pukekohe

Rihaan Goyaram recorded his first winning ride aboard Niagara Sky at Pukekohe on Wednesday. Photo: Kenton Wright (Race Images) Rihaan Goyaram has added his name to the growing list of successful expat Mauritian jockeys in New Zealand after he posted his first win aboard Niagara Sky at Pukekohe on Wednesday. Goyaram had been riding on race day for just two weeks before he guided the three-year-old filly to her debut win for his employer Ralph Manning. “I am very happy and very grateful for the help I have had from…

Brown chasing black-type success with stakes-performed duo

Sanibel winning the 2022 edition of the Listed Tauranga Classic (1400m). Photo: Kenton Wright (Race Images) Shane Brown is quietly confident his mares can give bold black type accounts of themselves on Saturday. The Woodville trainer will head north with his stakes performed pair of Sanibel and Shelbyrock’n for the Listed Tauranga Classic (1400m) and is expecting them to make an impression. “The bookies will probably have them quite long in the market, but I’m really happy with them and they will both cop the heavy track,” Brown said. Sanibel…

Tyler on the hunt for further Amberley Cup success

Trainer Kelvin Tyler pictured with Lightning Jack. Photo: Race Images South Kelvin Tyler will be looking to record his fourth win in the Greenwood Amberley Cup (1600m) when he treks north to Riccarton on Saturday. The Riverton trainer has tasted success in the Riccarton feature on three prior occasions, including with Timy Tyler and twice with Lochan Ora, and he is hoping Go Lotte can etch her name next to her stable predecessors this weekend. The five-year-old daughter of Telperion has placed in her last two starts and Tyler said…

Magic Time headed for the paddock

Magic Time on the way to the barriers prior to the running of the 2024 Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. (Photo by George Sal/Racing Photos) Dual Group 1 winner Magic Time will skip the Group 1 Tatts Tiara (1400m) after finishing nearly ten lengths behind Stefi Magnetica in Queensland’s premier Group 1 race, the Stradbroke Handicap (1400m), over the weekend. Melbourne trainer Grahame Begg announced that Magic Time, who claimed the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke (1400m) and Group 1 All Aged Stakes (1400m) this season, will be taking a break.…

Preusker’s Captain Envious suffers career-threatening injury

Thomas Stockdale returns to the mounting yard aboard Captain Envious after winning the Group 3 Easter Cup at Caulfield. (Photo by George Sal/Racing Photos) The racing career of Group 2 Brisbane Cup (3200m) placed gelding Captain Envious could be over after he suffered a suspensory injury about 200 metres from the finish line in Saturday’s race. Trained by Paul Preusker in Victoria for Ultra Racing’s Sean Buckley, the Group 3 Easter Cup (2000m) winner seemed poised for victory when jockey Mark Zahra felt Captain Envious falter in the Eagle Farm…

Williams rules out Melbourne raid with Western Empire

Group 1 winner Western Empire. (Photo by Reg Ryan/Racing Photos) Grant Williams has decided to abandon Melbourne spring carnival aspirations for Western Empire. Initially aiming for the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley later this year, Williams has now opted to focus on sprint races in Perth for the horse. Western Empire concluded his winter campaign over the weekend, finishing second to Let’s Galahvant in the Group 3 Strickland Stakes (2000m) at Belmont. This marked his second consecutive defeat as the odds-on favourite, following a fourth-place finish to…

Asfoora conquers Royal Ascot with King Charles III Stakes triumph

Royal Ascot winner Asfoora. (Photo by George Sal/Racing Photos) Asfoora delivered trainer Henry Dwyer the pinnacle win of his career by claiming the Group 1 King Charles III Stakes (1000m) at Royal Ascot. This victory marked Australia’s sixth triumph in this prestigious race, following in the footsteps of sprinting legends such as Choisir (2003), Takeover Target (2006), Miss Andretti (2007), Scenic Blast (2009), and Nature Strip (2022). “I’m really struggling for words,” Dwyer admitted. “We’ve come a long way from Ballarat. “Just an amazing experience from start to finish. It…

Today’s horse racing tips & quaddie selections | Wednesday, 19/6

There are six horse racing meetings set for Australia on Wednesday, June 19. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au have found you the best bets and the quaddie numbers for Canterbury, Sandown and Royal Ascot (UK). Wednesday’s Free Horse Racing Tips – June 19, 2024 Canterbury Racing Tips Sandown Racing Tips Royal Ascot (UK) Racing Tips As always, there are plenty of promotions available for Australian racing fans. Check out all the top online bookmakers to see what daily promotions they have. If you are looking for a new bookmaker…

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Royal Ascot Day 2 racing preview & best bets | Wednesday, June 19

What Royal Ascot 2024 – Day 2 Where Ascot Racecourse – High St, Ascot SL5 7JX, United Kingdom When Wednesday, June 19, 2024 First Race 2:30pm BST (11:30pm AEST) Visit Dabble The Group 1 Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (2000m) is the headline act for Day 2 of the Royal Ascot Carnival, with an ultra-competitive seven-race program set for decision. The forecast continues to look positive for all participants, with a genuine Good 4 surface expected. The opening event is scheduled to get underway at 2:30pm local time. Check out our…