News About: Ray Murrihy

Early Start For Kensington Track Renovation

Early Start For Kensington Track Renovation

25 Nov, 2014

Australian Turf Club Executive General Manager Of Racing Matt Rudolph has confirmed that renovations to the Kensington track surface have been brought forward after the meetings scheduled to take place on the much-maligned track on November 28 and December 6 were transferred.

Blake Shinn was one of a number of jockeys that were critical of …

Rawiller Within A Win Of Premiership Lead

Rawiller Within A Win Of Premiership Lead

25 Jul, 2013

Nash Rawiller is now only half a win behind Hugh Bowman in the thrilling race for the Sydney Jockey’s Premiership after scoring a narrow win on Fine Bubbles in the Laundry Machinery Solutions Handicap (1250m) at Canterbury yesterday.

Nash Rawiller is now only half a win behind Hugh Bowman in the race for the Sydney …

Allan Robinson opts out of More Joyous inquiry

Allan Robinson opts out of More Joyous inquiry

3 May, 2013

Lawyer Chris Murphy has stated that ex-jockey Allan Robinson won’t be attending Monday’s stewards’ inquiry to sought out the Gai Waterhouse – John Singleton dramatic blow up from the Randwick races last Saturday.

More Joyous winning 2012 Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Robinson is an important link in the chain of events …

More rain could put Doncaster Mile in danger

More rain could put Doncaster Mile in danger

20 Apr, 2013

New South Wales Racing Chairman Of Stewards Ray Murrihy said that today’s Doncaster Milemeeting at Randwick is in danger as more rain continues to tumble across the Sydney area.

Super 3yo Pierro heads the markets for the Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Randwick track has received 42.4mm of rain over the …

Hay List to miss Galaxy with hoof injury

Hay List to miss Galaxy with hoof injury

27 Mar, 2013

Injury plagued galloper Hay List is out of Saturday’s Group 1 $350,000 Canterbury BMW Galaxy (1100m) at Rosehill after a recurrence of a hoof injury.

Hay List is to miss the Galaxy because of a hoof injury. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Trainer John McNair wanted to use the Galaxy to fit Hay List …

McEvoy Scores Sydney Cup Ride on Permit

McEvoy Scores Sydney Cup Ride on Permit

24 Apr, 2012

Kerrin McEvoy has been awarded the Sydney Cup ride on favourite Permit after the British gelding was allocated 53.5kg when the final field was announced this morning.

Permit will be ridden by Kerrin McEvoy in the Sydney Cup - photo (c) Steve Hart

It will be the first time McEvoy has ridden the Chris Waller-trained …

Sydney Hoops In Golden Age Of Talent

Sydney Hoops In Golden Age Of Talent

6 Jan, 2012

Chief steward of Racing NSW Ray Murrihy has just about seen it all throughout his 16 years at the top of the game but never has he witnessed a plethora of talent quite like this.

He’s referring to the level of jockeys across the state, particularly in Sydney where this season they’ll fight out arguably …

Newcastle Gets Green Light For Boxing Day

Newcastle Gets Green Light For Boxing Day

15 Dec, 2011

The troubles at Newcastle’s Broadmeadow surface appear to be over with stewards and jockeys declaring the track good to go.

While a final decision won’t be made until after two more trials on Monday it looks as if the Newcastle Jockey Club will be able to keep their Boxing Day meeting.

The track has been …

NSW Apprentices Leading The Way

NSW Apprentices Leading The Way

9 Dec, 2011

We’ve had a steady flow of stories all year in regards to the sensational performances of apprentices in the country with many coming out of New South Wales.

Just this week we highlighted how Chad Schofield had ridden out his 3kg claim and looked destined for big things.

Now though our suspicions have been confirmed, …

Jockey Tries To Silence The Rumour Mill

Jockey Tries To Silence The Rumour Mill

6 Dec, 2011

While we often chose to avoid publishing rumours and innuendo arising in the racing industry there’s no doubt there’s a lot of it around and plenty of other websites feed off the controversy.

More often than not the story dies away after it’s discovered it had no basis (the Peter Moody ‘scandal’ for example) but …