Chris Waller Refuses to Rush Kinane, Cancels South Australian Derby

Chris Waller Refuses to Rush Kinane, Cancels South Australian Derby

SYDNEY, New South Wales – Chris Waller has confirmed on Monday that he does not want Kinane to participate in the Group One South Australian Derby. This competitive horse race is taking place on Saturday, May 9, and will award $500,000 in cash prize to the winner. Waller cited that he does not think it is right for the promising, brown-coloured gelding to compete in the 2,500-metre competition which will happen at the Morphettville Racecourse in Adelaide. He explained that taking part in the South Australian Derby during this time is quite early and fast for the racing career of Kinane.

Plus, he remarked that he does not want to make matters quick for the three-year-old son of Tres Rapide and Reliable Man, according to the news by Australian information and news portal Racenet. Although Kinane is no longer competing in the forthcoming South Australia match, Waller confirmed that his charge is fit and does not have any health concerns at this point.

Meanwhile, the champion racehorse trainer shared his plans for Kinane. He revealed that this coming Friday, May 8, the sporting horse would likely take a test at the Rosehill Gardens Racecourse. Then, Waller relayed that the gelding would head to the Brisbane Winter Carnival in Queensland. In that sporting event, Kinane will get one to two runs. Then, he remarked that he would spell the impressive stayer and concentrate on the spring campaign.

In Victoria, Kinane’s part-owner, Mick Kent, moulded him initially, based on the report by Australian horse betting tips and news website Then, earlier this year, the Rosehill sporting horse got sent to Waller when Kent went on leave to take a breather from racehorse training. Last April 18 at his fourth competition, Kinane showcased his prowess with his one and 1/4-length victory in the 2,000-metre Group 3 Frank Packer Plate. This achievement of the male sporting horse held at Sydney’s Royal Randwick Racecourse comes following winning his first-ever horse race at Wyong.

Victorian Racing Tribunal Will Hear Ben Melham Case on May 19

Victorian Racing Tribunal Will Hear Ben Melham Case on May 19

VICTORIA, Australia – The Victorian Racing Tribunal will conduct directions hearing in regards to the betting accusations against high-performing rider Ben Melham and his partner. The court will hold the proceeding on May 19 through telephone, according to the news by Australian horse betting tips and news website

Late on Monday, Racing Victoria Stewards issued seven charges against Melham. One of these allegations is for giving misleading or fallacious proof. Meanwhile, six of the charges relate to the high-profile horseman’s alleged wagering activity that took place between March and September 2019. Melham purportedly wagered on horse races in which he did not compete. Plus, he got charged for supporting his mounts. Melham did not get accused of wagering against his rides, based on the report by Australian horse racing news and information portal Racenet.

Besides the jockey, his partner Karlie Dales is also a part of the case. The registered racehorse owner is facing charges for allegedly providing Racing Victoria Stewards with false or deceptive evidence in one interview. Earlier this week, Jamie Stier had confirmed that Melham would not get stood down or withdrawn from his position amid the betting-related accusations he is presently facing. The integrity head of Racing Victoria cited that the Racing Victoria Stewards had assessed the purported proof versus Melham. Stier relayed that the team had performed this measure before deciding that they felt comfortable with the outstanding rider carrying on participating in competitions.

Stier remarked that the stewards from Racing Victoria had thought it suitable for Melham to carry on racing at this point. Since the probe began, they had monitored the top jockey’s conduct closely, he added. Furthermore, Stier pointed out that he had anticipated the case of Melham to take place on time despite the coronavirus restrictions. The Victorian Racing Tribunal could hear the horseman’s case through telephone hook-up or video when the time arrives, he said.

Racing Queensland Relaxes Racing Zone Rules Effective May 4

Racing Queensland Relaxes Racing Zone Rules Effective May 4

TAREN POINT, New South Wales – Racing Queensland has confirmed that they are easing the racing regions restrictions valid Monday, May 4. The group relayed that their announcement of the limited consolidation of the racing zones would facilitate conditional horse racing participant movement during race days. The alterations apply to those currently assigned to the Metro South West and Metro North areas, according to the news by Australian horse racing news and information portal Racenet.

Humans such as strappers and racehorse trainers would now be able to change locations with their racehorse. Furthermore, jockeys and racehorses from different places would stay in separate housing during matches. Meanwhile, any licensed competition participant who is not directly involved in a horse race would remain restricted from taking part in the sporting event, as per a spokesperson from Racing Queensland. Based on the report by Australian horse betting news and tips website, this regulation pertains to the existing rules that limit horse racing participants to their assigned place outside of the race meeting, including jump-outs, trials, and trackwork.

In late March, Racing Queensland introduced the metropolitan racing zones in the Australian state. The organisation designated the areas to help fight any dissemination of the coronavirus. The constraints involved humans limited to their zones, while racehorses could get transferred between racing regions. Moreover, previously, a racehorse trainer desiring to engage a sporting horse in a competition located in a racing zone other than his own needed to entrust his charge to a representative of that racing region.

Racing Queensland affirmed that the limitations on movement continue to be a subject of much controversy. The group pointed out that this reality comes with the racing sector of the Australian state nearly entering its eighth week under stringent biosecurity protocols. Racing Queensland said that they could not hasten this procedure. Plus, they remarked that they could take small yet gradual measures to diminish the limits through the implementation of a staged reaction.

Chris Waller: Nature Strip Is Official Runner of TAB in The Everest

Chris Waller: Nature Strip Is Official Runner of TAB in The Everest

NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia – Chris Waller has confirmed that Nature Strip is the official sporting horse of the TAB in The Everest 2020. He cited that his group and the slot holders, who are an official sponsor of the profitable horse race, had reached a deal on Thursday afternoon. Discussions relating to the partnership between Nature Strip and the TAB began after the five-year-old gelding’s stunning victory in the TJ Smith. Waller’s charge defeated the likes of Redzel, Pierata, and Santa Ana Lane, according to the news by Australian horse racing news and information portal Racenet.

Furthermore, Waller expressed his delight in the new collaboration inked between the TAB and Nature Strip’s party. The racehorse trainer remarked that their cooperation is undoubtedly thrilling, considering that the TAB had been the longstanding supporters of The Everest. He cited that he is confident that his group’s educational experiences from the male racehorse’s participation in The Everest 2019 would go a long way this year.

Waller said that their new alliance with the TAB would facilitate his group to create a plan for the rest of 2020. Also, he affirmed that the new partnership would provide Nature Strip and his team the best possible chance of winning, based on the news by Australian horse betting tips and information website Tabcorp Holdings Limited or the TAB is the major diversified gaming entertainment organization of Australia. It operates market-leading enterprises. Plus, the TAB is the biggest provider of gambling services and products, Keno, lotteries, and wagering in the country.

Adam Rytenskild confirmed that they are excited to have Nature Strip as their official sprinter. He cited that they are confident that the chestnut-coloured son of Strikeline and Nicconi is the galloper to defeat this year. The Managing Director – Wagering and Media of the TAB also pointed out that his group is proud to have involved themselves in horse racing since the start because this sport carries on growing in popularity every year. Rytenskild relayed that they are looking forward to getting their customers involved along the journey to The Everest 2020.

The tentative date for The Everest 2020 is October 17, 2020, though the coronavirus pandemic could impact this schedule of the horse race slated to happen at the Royal Randwick Racecourse. The champion of the 1,200-metre Sydney competition will take home $14 million in cash prize.

Betcha Flying Earns Dominic Tourneur’s Confidence for May 2 Race

Betcha Flying Earns Dominic Tourneur's Confidence for May 2 Race

TAREN POINT, New South Wales – Betcha Flying will be the racehorse that Dominic Tourneur will ride at the 2020 Schweppes Oaks. This competition will take place on Saturday, May 2, at the Morphettville Racecourse. Tourneur has spoken regarding his faith in the three-year-old filly that is one of the charges of Chris Waller. The jockey expressed his appreciation of getting the rare opportunity to ride Betcha Flying in the 2,000-metre weekend horse race happening in Adelaide, South Australia. Plus, he relayed that the Flemington filly has a great chance.

Tourneur is chasing his second victory at the horse race with the registered name of Australasian Oaks. Based on the news by Australian horse racing news and information portal, Racenet, in 2013, the rider was victorious in the Schweppes Oaks with Maybe Discreet, the racehorse that Phillip Stokes moulded.

During the early wagering on the 2020 Schweppes Oaks, Betcha Flying is a $9.50 chance. Last Saturday, the bay-coloured daughter of We Betcha and Uncle Mo scored more than 1,700 metres at her Flemington Racecourse home track in Melbourne. She is going to back up one week later in her assignment with Tourneur that has $400,000 in cash prize waiting to be won, according to Australian horse betting tips and news website

Tourneur affirmed that he does not feel concerned about the one-week back-up for Betcha Flying following her victory the previous weekend. He cited that he is aware of how well Waller had educated the female sporting horse. Plus, the racehorse trainer’s record had spoken for itself, Tourneur remarked. The horseman pointed out that he has every faith in Waller’s training capacity to get Betcha Flying to back up. Tourneur said that, after all, Waller is reputable, and riding for this racehorse trainer provides him substantial confidence in the Saturday match.

In recent weeks, Betcha Flying had spent considerable amounts of time in a horse float. Before her Flemington triumph, she made it to the fourth spot in the Group 3 Adrian Knox Stakes. The winner of this recent horse race held in Sydney was high-class female racehorse Colette.

Top Hong Kong Racehorse Trainer John Moore Joins Brother in Sydney

Top Hong Kong Racehorse Trainer John Moore Joins Brother in Sydney

SYDNEY, New South Wales – John Moore is returning to Sydney to join his brother Gary. The latter is already an established racehorse trainer at the Rosehill Gardens Racecourse located in the western part of the city. Moore will reportedly set up a stable by August. The 70-year-old top-ranking racehorse trainer is making his move as the racing season in Hong Kong, where he has resided for more than three decades, concludes in July. He cited that he is hoping that he could come back to Australia and stay there for good to continue racehorse training soon after.

Moore’s brother Gary already possesses 20 boxes at the Rosehill Gardens Racecourse. Moreover, they are expecting that number to double when both of them embark on a new journey as racehorse training partners. In Hong Kong, Moore has reached the compulsory retirement age. Also, he is already in his last horse racing season. With his new plan of returning to his home country, he is hoping to bring horse racing stars Aethero and Beauty Generation with him, based on the news by Australian horse betting news and information website Racenet.

Moore is a leading Hong Kong racehorse trainer. He is a seven-time premiership champion as well. Soon after graduating from high school in the 1970s, he left his native Australia. According to the news by Australian horse racing tips and news portal, Moore is the longest-serving racehorse trainer of China’s select administrative region after he got his license in 1985.

The Moore brothers are the sons of George Moore, the legendary and one of the greatest jockeys of Australia. John relayed that his father would have felt quite delighted to hear about his transfer back to the country. He remarked that the late inaugural inductee of the Australian Racing Hall Of Fame would have been in the background if he were still alive today, providing him and Gary with plenty of advice regarding their new racehorse training team.

Fasika and Superium Set Up for Upcoming Competitions

Fasika and Superium Set Up for Upcoming Competitions

VICTORIA, Australia – Fasika and Superium are getting ready for forthcoming horse races. Their trainer, Joseph Pride, has spoken proudly of the four-year-old mare. He cited that Fasika can surely become competitive in The Everest horse race. The competition is the sporting event he had considered for the daughter of Jarada and So You Think, the racehorse trainer remarked. Also, Pride mentioned that he has got time to provide a beneficial six-week breather for Fasika. Then, he said that they would return and ponder about allowing the Warwick Farm racehorse to participate in The Everest, which he confirmed is highly likely to take place.

Fasika is a brown and black-coloured mare, and she is one of the new sporting horses who got assigned for Group 1 horse races, according to the news by Australian horse betting tips and news portal, During the Sydney autumn carnival, she proved her class with a third behind Pierata and Tofane in the Group 1 All Aged Stakes. Meanwhile, Pride cited that while Fasika is spending her time in the paddock, he had welcomed Superium back. This racehorse is another of his charges. Pride relayed that they benchmarked Superium somewhere in the 70s. The racehorse trainer affirmed that, late in the horse racing season, he is hopeful that his three-year-old gelding could milk off a couple of Breeders Owners Bonus Scheme or BOBS victories.

Superium is the chestnut-coloured son of Rosie’s Halo and Verrazano. On Monday, he galloped in a 794-metre barrier test. This activity at his Warwick Farm home track was a part of his preparation for a winter campaign in Sydney. In January, Superium was a controversial racehorse cancelled at a later time from the Magic Millions Guineas. Also, he was among several racehorses that Pride trained at the tests, along with Ballistic Lover and stayer Tamarack. In December, Ballistic Lover is the two-year-old filly who was a runner-up to Bartley, the Black Opal Stakes placegetter. She tested best of the team, galloping a near second to Last Shout Budgie, the racehorse that Bjorn Baker moulded.

David Pfieffer Confident for I Am Excited at Robert Sangster Stakes

David Pfieffer Confident for I Am Excited at Robert Sangster Stakes

TAREN POINT, New South Wales – David Pfieffer has expressed his positive views regarding I Am Excited. He remarked that he feels confident that his promising mare would clinch the victory at the 2020 Robert Sangster Stakes on Saturday, May 2. Also, the trainer of the Warwick Farm racehorse said that he believes that the five-year-old sporting horse would head to Adelaide going as competitive as ever.

Pfieffer shared that the performance of I Am Excited during the preparation sessions lately had been terrific. Thus, he relayed that he had no doubts regarding the way the female sporting horse would deliver in the forthcoming weekend sporting event. He is anticipating the classy chestnut-coloured galloper to be up to the challenge, and he feels that she would obtain conditions to suit on the 2020 Robert Sangster Stakes. In the Group 1 competition, Pfieffer is reportedly going to tap the services of jockey Dom Tourneur. With, I Am Excited is $13-hopeful. Moreover, the female racehorse possesses one Group 1 win to her name in The Galaxy and multiple Group 2s, making her a significant breeding prospect for links.

Over the weekend, I Am Excited went to Melbourne. Pfieffer had scheduled her to perform some galloping tomorrow morning, Tuesday. Then, on Thursday night, the daughter of Lady Beckworth and Snitzel will travel to Adelaide for the 1,200-metre Group 1 match happening on Saturday. I Am Excited seeks to grab her second Group 1 of the autumn, according to the news by Australian horse racing information and news website Racenet. If she and her team triumphs in the 2020 Robert Sangster Stakes at the Morphettville Racecourse in South Australia, they would take home $600,000 worth of cash prize. For the 2020 Robert Sangster Stakes, a total of 33 racehorses had received nominations. Among the leading contestants are two-year-old Away Game and Group 1 winning runner Sunlight.

Returning Aussie Jockey Eyes Competing in Spring Carnival

Returning Aussie Jockey Eyes Competing in Spring Carnival

NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia – High-performing jockey Michael Rodd has confirmed that he is coming back to Australia. The Multiple Group I-winning rider pointed out that it is a favourable idea to base himself in Melbourne because the spring carnival is going to take place soon.

Moreover, Rodd mentioned the extension of the Government of Singapore’s one-month nationwide “Circuit Breaker.” He affirmed that these restrictions implemented on April 7 and extended until June 1 had prompted him to come back to his home country where horse racing carries on under stringent rules. The Singapore government has subjected all the horse racing industry participants under a stop-work protocol, based on the news by Australian horse racing information and news website, Racenet. This step of shutting down the sport is among the Southeast Asian territory’s efforts to combat the ongoing coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic.

Rodd remarked that he had felt melancholic because he had to leave Singapore after spending five years there, which he described as fantastic. However, the exemplary jockey affirmed that he did not have an option because of the current times that he described as unprecedented. Also, Rodd relayed that the bleak scenario that the coronavirus pandemic had caused makes the future uncertain.

Meanwhile, the Australian horseman expressed his thankfulness to the Singapore Turf Club for providing him with the five-year riding privilege. Also, he mentioned that he is not giving up his license, which had undergone an extension until the end of 2020. It is because he is undoubtedly thinking of returning when normality resumes in the sport, he said.

Rodd started his horse racing career in New South Wales. Then, he transferred to Queensland and then to Victoria. The two massive victories of the Melbourne Cup-winning jockey had included the 2007 Melbourne Cup when he competed with racehorse Efficient. His other important win was with sporting horse Maldivian during the 2008 Cox Plate.

Inflamed Throat Thwarts Russian Camelot Planned Anzac Day Run

Inflamed Throat Thwarts Russian Camelot Planned Anzac Day Run

TAREN POINT, New South Wales – Russian Camelot will not compete in today’s Anzac Day Stakes in Melbourne. Danny O’Brien confirmed that his three-year-old charge had grappled with an inflamed throat. Hence, he cited that the leading contender in the South Australian Derby will not be able to make it in the 1,700-metre Handicap which will happen at the Flemington Racecourse.

On Friday afternoon, O’Brien cancelled the participation of Russian Camelot in the weekend lead-up sporting event, based on the news by Australian horse racing information and news website Racenet. Nevertheless, the bay-coloured colt is going to take part in the Group I South Australian Derby, as per his trainer. On Saturday, May 9, this 2,500-metre horse race is going to take place at the Morphettville Racecourse in Adelaide, South Australia.

Russian Camelot is the son of British racehorses Lady Babooshka and Camelot. He is a northern hemisphere-bred sporting horse that has two victories and a second from his four races. In today’s Flemington horse race, O’Brien’s charge had been an odds-on favourite. It is because Russian Camelot bagged a benchmark 1,600-metre competition by seven lengths last April 9. This horse race held at Pakenham featured the colt running after his trainer cancelled his participation in a match held at Caulfield five days earlier. In that sporting event, Russian Camelot reportedly played up in the barriers.

Meanwhile, after O’Brien scratched his charge from the Anzac Day Stakes, The Lifeline became the favourite for the Saturday competition. This champion of the Caulfield match was at $4.40, according to the news by Australian horse betting tips and news website The Lifeline was ahead of Betcha Flying, the female racehorse that Chris Waller moulded. The filly was at $4.60. Adrian Bott described The Lifeline as highly competitive, honest, and overall exemplary.

He cited that his charge could compete for a robust 1,700 metres, especially at this stage of his campaign. Moreover, Bott pointed out that The Lifeline could place himself right in the competition. The racehorse is authentic and formidable, and that makes him challenging to get defeated as well, the co-trainer remarked.