Patrick Bartley with AAP While the appearance of the brilliant Lankan Rupee is certain to make an imposing presence this spring, opposition trainers and owners are now busily mapping out a strategy to avoid the highest-rated...
To say Missy Franklin is upbeat at the Pan Pacific championships on the Gold Coast is an understatement.
Adam Pengilly Post-race palpitation or prophecy? Tye Angland will get a chance to test his theory about Rosebud conqueror Scissor Kick in the Up And Coming Stakes on Saturday.
Patrick Bartley and Jesse Hogan In the mid-1960s, the ruthless premier of Victoria, Henry Bolte, laid down two conditions for the racing industry just months before the arrival of the TAB to the state.
Phil Lutton Melanie Schlanger says punishments handed down had seemingly made it clear that there was one rule for athletes competing in cashed-up sports like league and one rule for everybody else.
Rupert Guinness Time and several career-defining successes have helped Cadel Evans come to terms with the events that may have cost him victory in the Vuelta a Espana five years ago.
Chris Roots The joy of wet tracks and fresh horses makes the Warwick Stakes meeting a bit of guesswork at Randwick on Saturday, but the quality of the horseflesh should set the tone for the spring.
Max Presnell Around the world, women trainers, led by our world record-holder Gai Waterhouse, have had an awesome year.
Chris Roots Joe Pride will look to finish his week on a high at Randwick on Saturday after having a short-lived deal with Betfair blocked by Racing NSW's local rule against sponsorship of trainers by betting...
Sarina Lewis The Big Group will be delivering breakfast, lunch and canapes to five marquees and 'countless' hampers to eager racegoers.
Chris Roots, Donna Page Billionaire Gerry Harvey has heaped praise on embattled businessman Nathan Tinkler, saying he should be "applauded" for the "millions and millions" he has poured into sport.
Phil Lutton Melanie Schlanger has raised further questions over the controversial decision to leave her out of the 4 x 200m relay in Glasgow with a commanding swim at the Pan Pacs to secure a spot in Thursday...
Chris Roots It will be a learning mission for Hugh Bowman when he goes to Randwick on Saturday to ride Criterion, Lucia Valentina and Terravista.
Adam Pengilly An understated Peter Moody reckons his Sydney satellite base is "serving its purpose" and the champion Victorian trainer will roll out the evidence with live chances in three stakes races at Randwick...
Chris Roots It is not in the Chris Waller international system to buy superstars from Europe but in Our Voodoo Prince they might have lucked on what could be a highest profile horse for the spring.
Patrick Bartley International involvement in the Cox Plate, Caulfield and Melbourne Cups will be largely known over the next three days with key races in England, Ireland and France.
Adam Pengilly The spotlight will shine bright on the returns of the Doncaster quinella, but Chris Waller has warned against looking past the other two horses which delivered him the first four in the famous...
Phil Lutton American superstar Missy Franklin remains in doubt for the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships after succumbing to back spasms during training on the Gold Coast.
Winning doesn't come so easily to Olympic great Michael Phelps these days.
Lance Armstrong says he would still be issuing strident denials if he had not been caught and then forced to admit to using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France.