David Polkinghorne As the Sydney autumn carnival winds up and the races head to Hawkesbury, the race of the day travels to Adelaide.
David Polkinghorne Michael Matthews knows he would have gone into his first Grand Tour in good form.
David Polkinghorne Canberra trainer John Nisbet wants the Australian racing industry to fall into line with Europe and Japan and completely ban the use of anabolic steroids.
David Polkinghorne Norm Gardner thinks the Sydney autumn carnival is over-hyped and would much rather be at a country racetrack watching Coliseo run.
David Polkinghorne Sue Powell is the reigning C4 time trial and road race world champion, but she is unsure of her title defence.
David Polkinghorne Could a casual chat in the lead-up to Black Opal Stakes day between trainer and owner lead to the ''Steven Bradbury of racing'' ending Black Caviar's 24-race winning streak at Randwick on Saturday?
David Polkinghorne Catbird is the only horse in 40 years of racing to win the Black Opal-Golden Slipper double, but it took just one night of partying to lose the trophy for the world's richest two-year-old race.
David Polkinghorne Jockey Blake Shinn enjoyed the perfect preparation for one of the biggest days of the Sydney autumn carnival, with four winners from his four rides at Canberra on Friday.
David Polkinghorne Caroline Buchanan has one shot left at riding at the mountain bike downhill world championships.
David Polkinghorne AUSTRALIA'S elite women's cross-country champion Peta Mullens is adamant if Canberra's Bec Henderson had been allowed to race in the open class, she would have been the new national champion instead.
David Polkinghorne Assail co-owner keeping comeback low key in Saturday's group 3 Sweet Embrace Stakes.
David Polkinghorne Chloe Hosking backs Oceania road race champion as ''a great asset'' to Australia at this year's worlds.
David Polkinghorne Riding had literally become a pain in the butt for Cameron Meyer.
David Polkinghorne The Norm Gardner-trained Coliseo will look to add the listed Albury Gold Cup (2000 metres) to the Wagga Wagga Cup (2000m) he won last year.
David Polkinghorne Two extremes of the jockey game bookended racing at Queanbeyan on Saturday.
David Polkinghorne Canberra apprentice jockey Kayla Nisbet is hoping for a three-month loan spell with a top Sydney or Melbourne stable.
David Polkinghorne The Canberra Centenary Cup could overshadow it's younger, flashier sibling, the Black Opal Stakes.
David Polkinghorne Peter Snowden has backed Canberra Racing's push to have the listed race reinstated as a group 3.
David Polkinghorne Canberra trainer Norm Gardner is hoping a successful Canberra Centenary Cup campaign will launch Coliseo on the path to the group 1 Sydney Cup.
Black Opal Stakes Day
David Polkinghorne Sydney hoop Corey Brown says every jockey wants to have a Black Opal Stakes victory on their resume.