Horse Racing: Grand Annual Steeplechase

Gold Medals wins 2021 Grand Annual Steeplechase

Gold Medals wins 2021 Grand Annual Steeplechase

WINNING FEELING: Liam Hoy and Symon Wilde celebrate Gold Medals' remarkable victory in the Grand Annual Steeplechase. Picture: Chris Doheny Vic Douglas trained three Waterfront by Lyndoch Living Grand Annual Steeplechase winners and never shed a tear. But the waterworks came before his son, jockey Clayton, crossed the finished line aboard champion…
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Warrnambool's Grand Annual Steeplechase among four feature jumps races to receive prizemoney increase

Warrnambool's Grand Annual Steeplechase among four feature jumps races to receive prizemoney increase

Jockey William McCarthy celebrates after Heberite won the 150th running of the Grand Annual Steeplechase in May. The prizemoney will increase by $50000 in 2023. Warrnambool's time-honoured Grand Annual Steeplechase will have a $50000 prizemoney hike in 2023 with the feature jumps race at the famous May Racing Carnival worth $400000. The Grand…
Grand Annual Steeplechase Field

Grand Annual Steeplechase Field

View the final field and barriers for the 2019 Grand Annual Steeplechase. The Grand Annual Steeplechase will be run on Thursday 2nd May at Warrnambool racecourse. Time: 2:30PM Distance: 5500m Have Your Say: Who do you think will win the Grand Annual Steeplechase? - Comment below WATCH THIS RACE LIVE AT*Existing customers only. 2nd Racing bet. Excl…
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Aaron Purcell aims for Dashing win

Aaron Purcell aims for Dashing win

After a week of playing on his'home deck' at Warrnambool, Aaron Purcell will make the trip to Sandown looking for another city win. The Warrnambool May Carnival was completed on Thursday where Purcell saddled 11 runners over the three days, coming home with two winners along a third-place finish in the feature race of the meeting, the Grand Annual…
Eric Musgrove claims another Bool Carnival win

Eric Musgrove claims another Bool Carnival win

It would not be Warrnambool if trainer Eric Musgrove did not win a jumps race at the May Carnival. Musgrove has been coming to the three-day Carnival for more than 40 years and has won the feature jumps races - the Grand Annual Steeplechase, Brierly Steeplechase and Galleywood Hurdle - on numerous occasions. With a new breed of trainer now coming…
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Survival of the fittest in Grand Annual

Survival of the fittest in Grand Annual

Declan Maher knows only too well what is required to win Australia's longest race, Warrnambool's Grand Annual Steeplechase. A round table discussion between those involved in Stern Idol has led the jumper to the Grand Annual Steeplechase at Warrnambool. The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained former French jumper had been entered for the Brierly…
San Remo back for 'Bool attempt

San Remo back for 'Bool attempt

Confidence lost, everything lost. It is what punters say, but it can also transfer over to horses and have an effect on their careers. Trainer Dane Smith has had to rebuild the confidence of San Remo following a fall in the Grand Annual Steeplechase at Warrnambool last year. After two wins to start the 2023 jumps season, San Remo is back at the…
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Prize Money Boost For 2023 Jumps Racing In Victoria

Prize Money Boost For 2023 Jumps Racing In Victoria

Victorian jumps racing has received a welcomed injection of prize money for the upcoming 2023 season, with the Grand Annual Steeplechase and Grand National Steeplechase now worth $400000 apiece. Racing Victoria released the 2023 jumps racing program on Tuesday, announcing that $5 million in prize money will be up for grabs across 19 jumps…
Record wagering result at Warrnambool

Record wagering result at Warrnambool

The Warrnambool Racing Carnival has provided record turnover while a crowd of over 29000 attended the three-day meeting. Wagering over the three days eclipsed $67 million for the first time, which was an increase of 6.9% on the meeting's 2021 figure. The Warrnambool Racing Club recorded 29048 patrons across the three days, with record membership of…
Sixty slabs of beer stolen from Warrnambool Racing Club

Sixty slabs of beer stolen from Warrnambool Racing Club

Police are "confident" someone in the community will be able to help them after thousands of beer cans were cruelly stolen from a Victorian racing club over the Anzac Day long weekend. The theft occurred between 5pm on April 23 and 9.30am on April 26 when three shipping containers on the south side of the Warrnambool Racing Club were broken into on…
Bit Of A Lad chases second win in Brierly Steeplechase

Bit Of A Lad chases second win in Brierly Steeplechase

Bit Of A Lad may not have the longevity at the May Three-Day Carnival that Gold Medals has, but the way he is shaping he will have the opportunity to bypass that galloper. The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained seven-year-old will be lining-up for the fifth year at the Warrnambool Carnival, chasing a second win in the Brierly Steeplechase on…
Thousands of beer cans stolen from Victorian racing club in ‘targeted theft’

Thousands of beer cans stolen from Victorian racing club in ‘targeted theft’

Police are "confident" someone in the community will be able to help them after thousands of beer cans were cruelly stolen from a Victorian racing club over the Anzac Day long weekend. The theft occurred between 5pm on April 23 and 9.30am on April 26 when three shipping containers on the south side of the Warrnambool Racing Club were broken into on…
D-day looms for Gold Medals

D-day looms for Gold Medals

This Thursday marks four weeks until the Warrnambool May Racing Carnival and D-day is looming regarding whether Gold Medals makes a historic 10th appearance at the jumps extravaganza. Trainer Symon Wilde will in the next week get serious with the 12-year-old's work to determine whether he attempts to defend his Grand Annual Steeplechase crown. The…
Historic display on show at racecourse

Historic display on show at racecourse

LEGENDARY: Warrnambool Racing Club historian Mark McNamara with the silver cup won by Mossbank in 1909. Picture: Chris Doheny A field of 10 horses jumped at the starting line for the 1909 Grand Annual Steeplechase. Just three of them, led by David Kelly's Mossbank, greeted the judge at the winning post after surviving just over nine hellish minutes…
Jackson briefly out of retirement for Grand Annual

Jackson briefly out of retirement for Grand Annual

Jockey Shane Jackson will return to the saddle for one ride in Thursday's Grand Annual Steeplechase. Picture: Colleen Petch Footballers would equate jockey Shane Jackson's task with coming out of retirement for a Grand Final. Jackson retired from race riding after the Jericho Cup meeting in November last year but has decided to return to the saddle…
Irish jumper joins Aaron Purcell stable

Irish jumper joins Aaron Purcell stable

As a Warrnambool stalwart, trainer Aaron Purcell is always looking forward to the annual Three-Day Carnival in the seaside town each May. The Grand Annual Steeplechase is the feature of the Carnival and Purcell, as a former winner with Ginolad in 2008, would love nothing more than to add another trophy to his cabinet. Purcell has recently returned…
Warrnambool working to shed pest before big carnival

Warrnambool working to shed pest before big carnival

The Warrnambool Racing Club is working hard to keep a pest from being a factor at next month's traditional May Carnival. The three-day carnival in the first week of May is a test for all that attend. Horses, riders, stable staff, track workers and punters themselves are thoroughly tested during the carnival, which culminates with Australia's…
Proud mum Sonja Douglas reflects on her son Clayton's 2018 Warrnambool Grand Annual Steeplechase win

Proud mum Sonja Douglas reflects on her son Clayton's 2018 Warrnambool Grand Annual Steeplechase win

C'MON: Punters cheer hoop Clayton Doulgas on in his first Grand Annual Steeplechase on Thursday. Picture: Morgan Hancock SONJA Douglas couldn't watch as her son Clayton rode in his first Grand Annual Steeplechase at the famed Warrnambool May carnival on Thursday. Her nerves increased as the Mornington-based jockey pushed Gold Medals towards the…
Budd Fox set to tackle Grand Annual Steeplechase

Budd Fox set to tackle Grand Annual Steeplechase

Australia's longest race, the Grand Annual Steeplechase, is the preferred option for Budd Fox Trainer Henry Dwyer will let the weather decide which race his jumper Budd Fox will run in over the final two days of the Warrnambool Three-Day Carnival. Budd Fox was entered for Tuesday's Brierly Steeplechase (3450m) but was not among final acceptors on…
Grand Annual- Full Preview

Grand Annual- Full Preview

Race 7 - Grand Annual Steeplechase - 5550m Is this the last time we will see the two old war horses, Zed Em and Gold Medals, duke it out in the Grand Annual? Can the winner of that battle fight off the emerging youngsters? Fascinating race, it's going to be a fantastic watch! #1 Zed Em Previous winner of this race, who is an all-time fav of mine.…
Grand Annual Steeplechase: Jockey Shane Jackson out of retirement to ride Bit Of A Lad

Grand Annual Steeplechase: Jockey Shane Jackson out of retirement to ride Bit Of A Lad

Footballers would equate jockey Shane Jackson's task with coming out of retirement for a Grand Final. Jackson retired from race riding after the Jericho Cup meeting in November last year but has decided to return to the saddle once more to ride Bit Of A Lad, part-owned by Brisbane Lions legend Jonathan Brown, in Thursday's Grand Annual Steeplechase…