Trainers to appeal lengthy cobalt bans

Leading trainers Mark Kavanagh and Danny O'Brien have been hit with long bans for administering cobalt to horses.

American Pharoah named horse of the year

American Pharoah, winner of the US Triple Crown, has been named the world's best horse by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities.

Wrong horse wins US race at 110-1

Three people have been suspended after a male horse was mistakenly put in in a fillies race in the US by a stablehand and romped home at 110-1.

Horror pile up mars country horse race

Five jockeys were injured and one horse euthanised after a shocking pile-up and fall during the $35,000 Mudgee Cup.

Bryan Cooper (r) prepares to help fallen rival Robbie Power. (Supplied)

Jockey hailed a hero for helping fallen rival

An Irish jockey has been hailed after pulling a rival rider from his stirrups and saving him from being dragged under his horse following a shocking fall in a steeple event.

Payne and Weir chasing another Cup win

Trainer Darren Weir and jockey Michelle Payne are looking to add their local Cup at Ballarat to their recent success in the Melbourne Cup.

Danny Beasley out with broken ankle

Jockey Danny Beasley has been sidelined with a broken ankle just a couple of weeks after returning from a rib injury.

Trainers have win in prize money freeze

Trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh have been successful in their appeal against a spring carnival prize money freeze imposed by Racing Victoria.

Waterhouse chasing more Ballarat success

Two-year-old Preferito will attempt to give trainer Gai Waterhouse back-to-back wins in the Magic Millions Clockwise Classic on Ballarat Cup day.

Arnold reunites with Watermans Bay in G1

Jockey Steven Arnold went close to winning the Winterbottom Stakes on Watermans Bay a year ago and hopes they can go one better this time around.