Racing Australia

Racing Australia

Racing Australia

Racing Australia is comprised of the six State and two Territory racing authorities recognised by the Australian Rules as the Principal Racing Authorities (PRAs). The primary objective of the body is to encourage and promote the Australian Thoroughbred Racing Industry.

Australia's racing industry is one of the nation's most iconic industries with a long and proud history of achievement. As an industry, its economic contribution is around AU$9.5 billion. Racing provides jobs for nearly 75,000 Australians and nearly 160,000 participate in the thoroughbred racing industry as a participant, employee or volunteer. No industry or sport covers the breadth of Australia like racing.

Racing Australia regulates the Australian Thoroughbred Breeding and Racing Industry through the administration and amending of the Australian Rules of Racing and the Rules of the Australian Stud Book in adherence to world best practice standards of integrity and animal welfare.

Racing Australia is a Software and Service company building and hosting in a private cloud the Single National System for the Australian Thoroughbred Racing Industry. Every core transaction of the industry on a national basis is now powered by the Single National System.

Racing Australia is a Bureau Services company delivering over the top of the Single National System a diverse range of services which fully manage the processing and management of industry functions.

Racing Australia is a content management and licencing company via the compilation of content, provision of systems to manage the content and the Copyright Licencing and Supply of Racing and Breeding Materials content.

Racing Australia

Past Conferences

Year
Month
The Conference
2010
April
33
Conference
Australia
1988
September
20
Conference
Australia
1972
March
10
Conference
Australia
1963
April
3
Conference
Australia

Member Updates

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Australia, Hong Kong and Japan are keeping major racing going with world-wide interest

Australia, Hong Kong and Japan are keeping major racing going with world-wide interest

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Australia, Hong Kong and Japan are keeping major racing going with world-wide interest

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Racing jurisdictions around the world continue to wait for official advice that they may resume racing after the Covid-19 suspension including Asian Racing Federation’s South Africa who had hoped to resume last week, however, were unable to do so without approval from government.

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Randwick’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes the centre of world attention

Randwick’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes the centre of world attention

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Randwick’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes the centre of world attention

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With the shut-down of the majority of world racing Sydney once again became the centre of attention last weekend with 60 countries taking the broadcast of the A$2m, Group 1 Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) from Randwick on Saturday, April 11th, 2020.

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The Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington has again produced the four-best attended racedays in Australia

The Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington has again produced the four-best attended racedays in Australia

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The Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington has again produced the four-best attended racedays in Australia

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The Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington during the week of November 2nd through to 9th, 2019, has again produced the four-best attended racedays in Australia with world-class racing, fashion, dining and entertainment enjoyed by more than 276,000 people across rthe four days of racing.

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Australian jockey Craig Williams makes history with Melbourne Cup and Singapore Gold Cup victories

Australian jockey Craig Williams makes history with Melbourne Cup and Singapore Gold Cup victories

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Australian jockey Craig Williams makes history with Melbourne Cup and Singapore Gold Cup victories

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A vintage ride from leading Australian jockey Craig Williams and plenty of room were the key ingredients to Mr Clint’s gallant win in the S$1m, Group 1 Dester Singapore Gold (2000m) at Kranji on Sunday.

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An historic fourth Cox Plate win for world champion mare Winx (AUS)

An historic fourth Cox Plate win for world champion mare Winx (AUS)

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An historic fourth Cox Plate win for world champion mare Winx (AUS)

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Asian Racing Federation member Australia had world-wide racing coverage on Saturday as the Chris Waller trained champion mare Winx (AUS) under Hugh Bowman won their historic fourth $5m, Group 1 WFA WS Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley, Melbourne, a feat not achieved by any other runner in the history of the race.

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Australian The latest LONGINES World's Best Racehorse rankings 1 January 2019 - 10 November 2019

Australian The latest LONGINES World's Best Racehorse rankings 1 January 2019 - 10 November 2019

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Australian The latest LONGINES World's Best Racehorse rankings 1 January 2019 - 10 November 2019

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Asian Racing Federation runners increased their rankings in the ninth edition of the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2019, released this week, led by the Japanese star mares Almond Eye (JPN) and Lys Gracieux (JPN).

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Advertise and Frankie Dettori winning the Group 1 Commonwealth Cup (1200m) at Royal Ascot, picture Liesl King

Advertise and Frankie Dettori winning the Group 1 Commonwealth Cup (1200m) at Royal Ascot, picture Liesl King

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Advertise and Frankie Dettori winning the Group 1 Commonwealth Cup (1200m) at Royal Ascot, picture Liesl King

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The 60th running of the ¥325 million, Grade 1 Takarazuka Kinen (2200m) at Hanshin on Sunday marked not just the final Grade I of the 2019 Japanese spring racing season, but also the second Grade 1 success in Japan for Australian jockey Damien Lane with Lys Gracieux (JPN).

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Australian influence for English Derby winner

Australian influence for English Derby winner

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Australian influence for English Derby winner

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Global influence is the norm in the thoroughbred industry with Asian Racing Federation countries in the forefront of breeding and racing with international bloodlines.

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Victorian jockey Jamie Kah wins first Group 1 on Harlem (GB) at Flemington and The Autumn Sun (AUS) impresses at Randwick

Victorian jockey Jamie Kah wins first Group 1 on Harlem (GB) at Flemington and The Autumn Sun (AUS) impresses at Randwick

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Victorian jockey Jamie Kah wins first Group 1 on Harlem (GB) at Flemington and The Autumn Sun (AUS) impresses at Randwick

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Victorian based jockey Jamie Kah won her first Group 1 with the David and Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig trained Harlem (GB) at Flemington on Saturday, March 10th, in the A$1.5, Australian Cup (2000m). It was also a remarkable defence by Harlem of his 2018 win in the Flemington WFA event.

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World Record 23 Group wins for Australian champion Winx (AUS)

World Record 23 Group wins for Australian champion Winx (AUS)

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World Record 23 Group wins for Australian champion Winx (AUS)

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Winx (AUS) completed a magnificent feat winning the 2019 renewal of the $600,000, Group 1 WFA Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday to claim a world record 23 Group 1’s wins, her 35th overall win, 31 wins in succession and equalling Tie The Knot’s four Chipping Norton Stakes wins from 1999 to 2002.

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Australian trainer Peter Wolsley achieves 500 winners in Korea

Australian trainer Peter Wolsley achieves 500 winners in Korea

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Australian trainer Peter Wolsley achieves 500 winners in Korea

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The end of 2018 will always be remembered by Australian trainer Peter Wolsley as his stable runner Mr Afleet, racing at Busan, presented him with his 500th winner in the jurisdiction of Asian Racing Federation member Korea.

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Winx (AUS) retains her top ranking in the latest LONGINES World's Best Racehorse rankings

Winx (AUS) retains her top ranking in the latest LONGINES World's Best Racehorse rankings

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Winx (AUS) retains her top ranking in the latest LONGINES World's Best Racehorse rankings

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The Asian Racing Federation’s Australian champion mare Winx (AUS) retained her world leading position at the top of the seventh edition of LONGINES World's Best Racehorse rankings released this week.

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Winx (AUS) completes her autumn campaign with a brilliant Group 1 Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Winx (AUS) completes her autumn campaign with a brilliant Group 1 Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes

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Winx (AUS) completes her autumn campaign with a brilliant Group 1 Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes

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The imperious Australian racemare Winx (AUS) lived right up to her star billing in the Group 1, Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) with another awe-inspiring victory in front of a record crowd at Randwick on Saturday.

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Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan.

Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan.

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Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan.

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International wagering on Victorian Spring Racing Carnival, Singapore’s Gold Cup, 2016 LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship, Sha Tin racing steps up in preparation for LONGINES HKIR, Japan’s Mile Championship

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Historic win by Asian Racing Federation runner Winx (AUS).

Historic win by Asian Racing Federation runner Winx (AUS).

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Historic win by Asian Racing Federation runner Winx (AUS).

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The Australian mare Winx (AUS) may become the first Asian Racing Federation racehorse since Just A Way (JPN) to be at the top of the LONGINES World's Best Racehorse Rankings for the same ranking period after she won a historic victory the 2016 Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

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Japanese runners announced for Sydney’s autumn racing

Japanese runners announced for Sydney’s autumn racing

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Japanese runners announced for Sydney’s autumn racing

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Asian Racing Federation countries continue to travel to each other's Carnivals and for the second year in succession Japan will have runners over the Sydney Autumn Carnival with four Japanese horses travelling to Sydney.

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The first yearling sale in the 2016 Australasian circuit

The first yearling sale in the 2016 Australasian circuit

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The first yearling sale in the 2016 Australasian circuit

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The first yearling sale in the 2016 Australasian circuit, a vital supplier of racehorses for the Asian Racing Federation region, was conducted at the Gold Coast over the past week with all sale indicators increasing and six million dollar yearlings purchased.

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History in Melbourne

History in Melbourne

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History in Melbourne

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History was created at Flemington on Tuesday, November 3rd, when Michelle Payne became the first female jockey to the win the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m).

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Victorian Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne

Victorian Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne

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Victorian Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne

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The Japanese Victorian Spring Racing Carnival entrants Fame Game (JPN) and Hokko Brave (JPN) were third acceptors this week for the $3.15m, Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 17th.

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Australia

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Spring in Australia brings the onset of spring racing carnivals in Sydney and Melbourne with international visitors, including from Asian Racing Federation countries, preparing for the Victorian Spring Carnival over the coming weeks.