Chris Roots Master jockey turned trainer Ron Quinton ''can't understand why'' premier apprentice Sam Clipperton doesn't get more rides, but he concedes it is part of the growing experience for any hoop.
Chris Roots When Patinack Farm had its clearance sale at the Magic Millions in June, trainer John Thompson had his eyes on a couple of horses he wanted to keep.
Chris Roots Tim Martin hopes blinkers will help Pampelonne back into winning form in the Razor Sharp Handicap on Saturday.
Chris Roots The stand-off between veterinarians and Racing NSW over licensing is set for a showdown in the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Chris Roots Peter Snowden trained four winners for Darley at Randwick on Saturday but revealed that he has never bought a yearling and would need some advice when he starts buying horses for new clients once his...
Chris Roots Australian Turf Club is considering moving next week's Villiers Stakes meeting to the Kensington track because the Randwick course proper hasn't recovered from a recent renovation.
Chris Roots Sydney's premier Christmas meeting featuring the group 2 Villiers Stakes next Saturday has been moved to the Kensington track after the Randwick course proper was deemed "not at its best" to handle...
Michael Lynch and Chris Roots Dream of putting on the style at Royal Ascot with Melbourne Cup winner Fiorente will have to wait.
Chris Roots In the past year, since he won his fourth Treuer Memorial, Washakie has started to feel signs of age.
Chris Roots David Payne says a month on the sidelines will only help his apprentice Serg Lisnyy in the long run.
Chris Roots Kristen Buchanan felt slightly for Two Blue when she came off second best in a stable quinella behind Lucky News on the Kensington track at Randwick last week.
Chris Roots John O'Shea is set to be announced as Darley's head trainer as early as Thursday following a final interview.
Chris Roots Chief steward Ray Murrihy says he ''can't believe that anyone could have walked away'' from Kathy O'Hara's fall from Natch Catch at Randwick on Friday.
Chris Roots John O'Shea had a plan at the beginning of this preparation for White Sage and it couldn't have gone any better.
Chris Roots Peter Snowden is already eyeing the Golden Slipper with Memorial after she kept her unbeaten record and gave Darley the juvenile winner with a filly for the fourth consecutive week, at Rosehill on...
Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse says Travolta should have no problems running 2400metres after his win in the ATC Cup at Rosehill on Saturday, but jockey Tommy Berry isn't so sure.
Chris Roots John O'Shea is not concerned about the wide draw for his unbeaten filly White Sage in Saturday's Festival Stakes, but the rail being out six metres is a worry.
Chris Roots Guy Walter is just happy to see Straight Albert and Jacquinot Bay back in the stable and ready to line up in the Starlight Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.
Chris Roots The fastest 11-year-old in the world, Smoken Up, is set to continue on his record-breaking way in the Miracle Mile at Menangle on Saturday night.
Chris Roots Michael Hawkes is beginning to win the mind games with Ninth Legion after the colt had his manhood taken to make him a racehorse.