Women’s T20 World Cup: England beat West Indies to reach semis after Natalie Sciver hits 57

Media playback is not supported on this device England are into the Women’s T20 World Cup semi-finals after a 46-run thrashing of West Indies in their final group game in Sydney. Natalie Sciver once again starred with the bat, making 57 from 56 balls as England posted 143-5 from their

Thompson happy to head straight to the Slipper with Mamaragan

John Thompson will head straight to the Golden Slipper with Skyline Stakes winner Mamaragan and he may be the only unbeaten juvenile in this year's $3.5 million dash for cash. It is one of the most open Golden Slippers in years and Thompson will attempt to win it with the

Star American driver could fly in for Miracle Mile

American driver of the year Dexter Dunn is set to fly in to partner Alta Orlando in Saturday’s Miracle Mile at Menangle. Dunn, a former star reinsman in New Zealand, has a family connection to Alta Orlando, who was impressive firing home over the top of former Miracle Mile winner

‘I’ll be a better trainer’, says returning champ Peter Moody

Peter Moody is confident he'll be a better trainer second time around, just months out from his return to the ranks. The champion trainer, who trained legend Black Caviar before he was suspended from racing for six months in 2016 for unintentionally administering a prohibited substance to a horse, bought

Watch out Australia, the world is coming for you

On the eve of the 2018 Twenty20 World Cup, world cricket's players union issued a report into the international women's game. Titled Women's Global Employment Report & Survey 2018, the first of its kind in women's cricket, the 60-page document looked at the professional player landscape. It grouped the women's

Willie Mullins recalls the emotional moment of first Gold Cup

Legendary trainer Willie Mullins recalls emotional moment Al Boum Photo finally won him a first Cheltenham Gold Cup Willie Mullins has been Ireland’s champion trainer for 12 seasons in succession   He’ll leave Cheltenham as the most successful trainer in its history next week Last year, Al Boum Photo earned him

Brennan and O’Brien on song at Doncaster

Liosduin Bhearna, ridden by Paddy Brennan, was an appropriate winner on day two of Irish race weekend at Doncaster when beating the strong wind as well as his rivals in the 888Sport Handicap Hurdle. The pair combined for trainer Fergal O’Brien to land a game success over the extended three

Probabeel proves the real deal in Surround Stakes shootout

Two great fillies with two great New Zealand jockeys, and this time it was Opie Bosson and Probabeel that got the result and a group 1 in the Surround Stakes at Randwick on Saturday. Probabeel fulfilled her group 1 potential after being runner-up to Funstar in the Flight Stakes in

Argy-bargy costs Bossie a shot at autumn riches

Quackerjack’s surging win in the Liverpool City Cup was overshadowed by some argy-bargy from Glen Boss on Cascadian at the top of the straight that will see him miss the All-Star Mile ride on Kolding and the Golden Slipper after a high-end careless riding charge. Stewards considered a reckless riding

Alligator earns champion status in Australian Guineas romp

Queensland trainer David Vandyke fought back tears in the immediate aftermath of Alligator Blood’s clinical group 1 performance in the Australian Guineas. The champion three-year-old stamped himself as Australian racing’s biggest star with Saturday’s dominant win at Flemington, where he was joined by a wall of horses at the top