Racing NSW changes dual licence policy

Racing NSW has approved dual jockey-trainer licences which means Melbourne Cup winning hoop Michelle Payne can now ride the horses she trains if she wants to run them in NSW. The new rule (LR56) comes into effect from January 1 after Racing NSW were initially reluctant about it due to possible integrity issues. Racing NSW […]

From efficiency to airflow, it’s a golden age for racing tech in our driveways

(credit: Chevrolet) Update: It’s Thanksgiving week in the US, and many Ars staffers are currently sleeping off all yesterday’s tryptophan (or Soylent, we guess). So with a new racing season soon upon us, we’re resurfacing a piece that looks at one of our favorite aspects of the sport—the fact that its bleeding-edge tech eventually makes […]

Ford patent brings Real Racing tilt-steering to autonomous driving

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Ford,Technology,Autonomous,Future Take over steering by tilting a device or touching a virtual wheel. Continue reading Ford patent brings Real Racing tilt-steering to autonomous driving Ford patent brings Real Racing tilt-steering to autonomous driving originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 07 Oct 2018 08:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms […]

Racing bodies threaten strike action after tax snub

QUEENSLAND’S key thoroughbred racing representative bodies on Thursday night signed off an explosive move to initiate strike action in retaliation to the code’s snubbing in last weekend’s state government Point of Consumption Tax announcement. Queensland introduced a Point of Consumption Tax on October 1, whereby bookmakers and wagering providers will be taxed 15 per cent […]

Police swoop on NZ harness racing figures

NEW Zealand police have raided the properties of several prominent harness racing identities as part of an investigation into alleged race fixing. A police statement on Tuesday said they had conducted search warrants at eight properties in Christchurch, one in Invercargill and another in Manawatu as part of Operation Inca — an investigation into alleged […]

Robots to the Rescue: Racing Through Our Blood to Cure Disease

This OZY original series brings to you Medical Breakthroughs – and the people behind them – that could change how doctors treat us, find fixes to today’s diseases and make our lives truly better. David Zarrouk carefully places the tiny robot into a cleaned-up pig intestine on his table, and flips on the switch. About […]

Off & Racing – August 30

Video Off & Racing – August 3023:20 The Off & Racing team of Ray Thomas, Tony Thomas and Matt Jones dissect this week’s best at the track. August 30th 2018 7 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/SuperRacing/ SuperRacing Sky Racing – 30.8.20182:27 August 30th 2018 14 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/SuperRacing/ Sky Racing news […]