Greyhound Racing NSW charges trainer with unauthorised export of 120 dogs | World news

One of NSW’s top greyhound trainers has been charged with the unauthorised export of 120 racing dogs to China and Macau. Greyhound Racing NSW charged Michael Abbott with sending the registered dogs in breach of the state’s rules designed to prevent the export of dogs to places with inadequate animal …

Horse trainers, stablehands found guilty of doping-related charges in Aquanita racing scandal

Horse trainers, stablehands found guilty of doping-related charges in Aquanita racing scandal

Updated May 08, 2018 11:26:42 Five horse trainers and three stablehands have been found guilty of doping-related offences by Victoria’s Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board, after an investigation into one of the biggest horseracing scandals in Australian history. Trainers Stuart Webb, Tony Vasil, Trent Pennuto and Liam Birchley, and stablehand …

Outback racing gets a $750,000 makeover in a boost for Barcaldine, Western Queensland

Outback racing gets a $750,000 makeover in a boost for Barcaldine, Western Queensland

Posted May 06, 2018 08:54:21 Photo: Barcaldine locals welcomed the first horse race on their new turf track. (ABC Western Queensland: Aneeta Bhole) Outback racing has been given a makeover with the opening of the first turf track in Western Queensland. A typical picture of horse racing in the bush …

Greyhound Racing NSW board member charged over unauthorised export of dog | Australia news

The NSW greyhound industry’s governing body has charged four racing participants, including a board member, for their alleged role in the unauthorised export of a greyhound. On Friday evening Greyhound Racing NSW said it had charged board member Michael Eberand with aiding or abetting and facilitating the export of registered …

Sidecar racing going strong despite limited coverage in Australia

Sidecar racing going strong despite limited coverage in Australia

Posted April 30, 2018 17:57:13 Photo: Sidecar racing in Australia is a niche sport, but is strongly supported by its participants and followers. (ABC News: Gary-Jon Lysaght) Related Story: Danger money: The daredevils of sidecar racing Related Story: Four decades of Bathurst captured through a photographer’s lens Sidecar racing has …

Kembla Grange races; Matt Jones best bets preview’ horse racing tips

Kembla Grange races; Matt Jones best bets preview’ horse racing tips

LA COURBETTE has two things to overcome in Thursday’s Lake Illawarra Benchmark 65 Handicap (2000m) at Kembla Grange. One is the big weight and the other query is in her control. The Matthew Smith-trained mare is the best horse in the race, which is why she is carrying 62kg, but …

Mike Drewer turns from motorsport PR to dry lake racing for Speed Week at Lake Gairdner

Mike Drewer turns from motorsport PR to dry lake racing for Speed Week at Lake Gairdner

Updated April 17, 2018 13:20:05 Photo: Mike Drewer hopes to one day get his 1964 VW Beetle up to 320 kilometres per hour. (Facebook: Mike Drewer) Related Story: Speed Week: an extreme sport in the extreme desert After years promoting the virtues of motorsports, public relations guru Mike Drewer has …

Commonwealth Games: Wheelchair racing legend Kurt Fearnley gives his all one more time, going out with the gold

Commonwealth Games: Wheelchair racing legend Kurt Fearnley gives his all one more time, going out with the gold

Updated April 15, 2018 14:51:25 Photo: After nearly 20 years of international competition, Kurt Fearnley celebrates gold in his last race for Australia. (REUTERS: David Gray) Related Story: Fearnley caps off Aussie career with marathon gold at Commonwealth Games Related Story: The driving force behind Fearnley’s final race in the …

Commonwealth Games: Wheelchair racing legend Kurt Fearnley gives his all one more time, going out with the gold

Commonwealth Games: Wheelchair racing legend Kurt Fearnley gives his all one more time, going out with the gold

Posted April 15, 2018 14:41:23 Photo: After nearly 20 years of international competition, Kurt Fearnley celebrates gold in his last race for Australia. (REUTERS: David Gray) Related Story: Fearnley caps off Aussie career with marathon gold at Commonwealth Games Related Story: The driving force behind Fearnley’s final race in the …

Cyclist Michael Goolaerts dies after crash while racing in Paris-Roubaix

Cyclist Michael Goolaerts dies after crash while racing in Paris-Roubaix

Posted April 09, 2018 11:18:19 Video: Belgian cyclist dies after Paris-Roubaix crash (ABC News) Related Story: Iranian cyclist dies in Paralympic race crash Belgian rider Michael Goolaerts has died of cardiac arrest after crashing while competing in the Paris-Roubaix race. Goolaerts’ team said the 23-year-old died in a Lille hospital …