Horse trainer, advocate Violette dies at 65
Richard Violette Jr., a thoroughbred trainer who advocated tirelessly on behalf of racetrack backstretch workers and improved care for retired racehorses, died at 65.
Castellano gets 5,000th North American win
Javier Castellano won consecutive races at Belmont Park on Saturday to give the Hall of Fame jockey his 5,000th career victory in North America.
Valenzuela pleads guilty to domestic violence
Former jockey Patrick Valenzuela, who won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness in 1989, has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence for slapping his girlfriend at a Southern California restaurant.
In the Gate Podcast: Discreetly Victorious
Owner/trainer Uriah St. Lewis takes on racing's bluebloods in the Breeders' Cup Classic. Plus, we say goodbye to one of the quirkiest champions in recent years, Chatauqua.
Thinkin' Big to launch his Derby assault
Thinkin' Big might have lost his last start, but TAB.com.au's Mitchell Lamb thinks he'll take Caulfield by storm on Saturday.
Jockey Espinoza plans comeback for December
Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza is planning a comeback in late December after suffering a fractured vertebra in his neck during a training accident at Del Mar.
In the Gate Podcast: Family Strife
An explosive lawsuit threatens the most influential business entity in American racing. Plus, what impact would state-of-the-art on-screen graphics have on racing?
Shoals to enjoy a wet Everest
The Everest is a wide open race, but TAB.com.au's Mitchell Lamb thinks a wet track at Randwick could swing things in Shoals' favour.
Thinkin' Big to win big at Randwick
Thinkin' Big will be fitter for his last start win and TAB.com.au's Mitchell Lamb expects him to claim the Spring Champion Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
In the Gate Podcast: Dress Rehearsals
Trainer Tom Amoss prepares Serengeti Empress for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies. Plus, Alicia Wincze-Hughes looks ahead to the Classic.
Egg Tart to continue glorious prep at Randwick
Egg Tart has been in sensational form this preparation and TAB.com.au's Mitchell Lamb expects it to continue when she takes to Randwick on Saturday afternoon.
In the Gate Podcast: Breeders' Cup Preview Weekend
Luis Carvajal, trainer of Imperial Hint (Vosburgh Stakes) & Drayden Van Dyke, jockey of La Force (Zenyatta Stakes) look ahead to Breeders' Cup preview weekend.
Lucky For All could be lucky for you
He might have plenty still to learn, but Lucky For All could be lucky for you this Saturday at Caulfield, says TAB.com.au's Mitchell Lamb.
In the Gate Podcast: Betting on Kentucky
What effect would legalizing sports betting in Kentucky have on the thoroughbred industry there? Plus, a revolutionary procedure to heal tendon & ligament injuries.
In the Gate Podcast: Who's In?
Are the U.S. and U.K. legislating away race riders and stable staff from working in those jurisdictions? Plus, a new career for the son of the great Zenyatta.
Scream Park to make some noise at Canterbury
Wednesday's best racing comes from Canterbury and Bendigo with tab.com.au form analyst Mitchell Lamb finding some value bets at both tracks.
Divine Unicorn is no myth at the Valley
Lightly raced, northern hemisphere-bred five-year-old, Divine Unicorn is set for a big spring and Mitchell Lamb from tab.com.au thinks he'll be too good at Moonee Valley this weekend.
In the Gate Podcast: The Dream Lives
A 3-year old filly whose co-owner survived a home invasion. The filly now runs for a worthy cause. Plus, we get personal with our prior story on veterinary mental health.
Man shot at Del Mar after concert argument
The San Diego Sheriff's Department shot a man who fired his gun into a crowd at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Sunday.
Miss Fabulass could be next thoroughbred freak
As a punter, you live in hope of finding that potential star early in the piece. Mitchell Lamb from tab.com.au is confident Miss Fabulass is a filly who fits that category.