Godolphin's decision to head to Melbourne with Hartnell and bypass champion mare Winx has paid an immediate dividend with a PB Lawrence Stakes win at Caulfield.
Racing writer for The Sydney Morning Herald
Winx left no one in doubt about her champion quality, winning Saturday's Bob Ingham Warwick Stakes, but she left them in the dark about quick she actually went.
Coolmore-owned Formality has put herself in line to become the third three-year-old in the Everest after a fighting, record breaking in the Silver Shadow Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
Grandmother Jan Tate will look to unseat the big stable of Kris Lees in Sunday's Taree Cup with Glitra, a horse she bought over the internet out of the group 1 Newcastle yard.
Shane and Lauren Tritton are set to take on the likes of Lazarus, Hector Jayjay and Lennytheshark with stable stars Arms Of An Angel and Yayas Hot Spot in the Perth Inter Dominion at the end of the year.
Tommy Berry wants to farewell Sydney racing at Randwick on Saturday the right way. The winning way.
There have already been tears for Winx's part-owner Debbie Kepitis before Saturday's Bob Ingham Warwick Stakes.
Winx takes NSW horse of the year but Riharna Thomson's memory shines on awards night.
Dixie Blossoms and Daysee Doom will see a lot of each other in coming weeks, not only in the Randwick stables of Ron Quinton but on the racecourse, but their starting points will be different on their home track on Saturday.
Kitchwin Hills has taken a unique approach to promoting its latest stallion, Counterattack, running a competition for two lifetime breeding rights to the son of Redoute's Choice.