Top Horse Racing News Australia

Looking for more information about horse racing in Australia? Read our articles for news and tips about your favourite sport, from top horse racing trainers to the most anticipated races.

Chris Waller

The Best Australian Horse Racing Trainers

While the pedigree and breeding of a race horse is what gives a horse the potential to be a race winner, a donkey, or even a legend, it is their training which defines the real life success that a horse has when racing at the highest level. 

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Online betting on horse racing

What to Look for When Choosing a Horse Racing Betting Site

There’s no question that betting remains central to the appeal of horse racing, and indeed, its image around the world. Major events like the Kentucky Derby, Cheltenham Festival and Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe continue to attract heavy numbers of punters who fancy their chances of correctly predicting the winner of the latest eagerly-anticipated race.

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Horse Racing Bets Explained

Horse Racing Bets Explained

Horse betting often seems like a complicated and daunting process for those not well-acquainted with it. In reality, it's a lot simpler than it looks from the outside. Actually, the entire concept of betting on horses can be more or less understood by coming to terms with a few, basic ideas.

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Horse racing is a major betting sport in Australia

Horse Racing

In Australia, there is a huge range of popular betting options to choose from. However, one of these betting sports that especially warrants attention is horse racing. Success with betting on the sport can demand considerable skill and know-how, but it’s also intriguing for its history. The development of horse racing can be traced back many centuries before Australia's formation.

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History Of Horse Racing

History Of Horse Racing

The first horses arrived in Australia aboard the ship Lady Penrhyn on the 26th of January, 1788. This date is considered synonymous with the founding of Australia. This is not at all surprising since England supplied the first colonists, and had been racing horses for hundreds of years prior.

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What kinds of bets are there?

Understanding Different Types of Bets

It's astounding, but also sometimes overwhelming, to think of all of the different ways you can have a flutter on your favourite sporting events. We thought we would provide a brief outline of the various types of online bet, divided into the two broad categories of singles and multiples.

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One of Darley Stud's top steeds

The Best Horse Racing Breeders in Australia

Australian horses are among the most powerful and well-bred in the world of thoroughbred racing, and with hundreds of stud farms across the country, there are plenty of breeders out there who have ambitions of regularly winning the biggest group races.

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Top Australian jockey Hugh Bowman

The Best Australian Jockeys

While the horses are, of course, our main focus when we look at all races, they cannot reach the finishing post without a quality jockey guiding them to victory. A jockey controls how a horse runs in a race - the tactics of the ride and the positioning on the course are pivotal in deciding the winner of a race. 

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Winx

Making and Breaking a Champion Racehorse

How did Winx rise to become the champion that she has? The short answer is that she runs faster than any of the other horses, such that more than a few savvy trainers plan the campaigns of their horses to avoid racing Winx. A few will take her on, but those that do unabashedly admit that the reason is that the races Winx enters offer top prizemoney.

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