Patrick Bartley While David Hayes is understandably flattered that his imported stayer Spillway is now one of the favourites for next month’s Caulfield Cup the trainer is now hoping that a change of program...
Max Presnell With Randwick ailing from lack of quantity if not quality, champion jockey Damien Oliver promises to be a better punting proposition at Caulfield.
Patrick Bartley Senior racing officials were understandably overwhelmed by the huge response the Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate realised after first acceptances.
Patrick Bartley David Hayes admits that one of the most satisfying skills of training racehorses is getting a stayer into a major race such as the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups on the minimum weight but with a form...
Tim Habel English stayer Mukhadram and Hong Kong galloper Dan Excel head the weights for this year's $3.5m Caulfield Cup but as they are doubtful starters weights are likely to be raised two kilos at...
Andrew Garvey Star Rolling might have missed out on running in last year’s Caulfield Cup but the Peter Morgan and Craig Widdison trained gelding went a long way to ensuring a run in the race in 2014, with a...
Patrick Bartley The architect of this year's Caulfield and Melbourne Cup weights maintains that Saturdays meeting at Caulfield is one of the most critical days of racing leading up to Australia's most important...
Patrick Bartley For the past 12 months Racing Victoria’s international recruiter Leigh Jordon has scoured the world for the best possible international racehorses to lure to Australia for the spring.
Matt Jones Gai Waterhouse is eyeing a Caulfield Cup for Laidback Larry after he chalked up a fourth consecutive win at Randwick on Saturday.
Patrick Bartley This year's Caulfield Cup, one of Australia's most important handicaps, will receive a $500,000 lift in prizemoney making the event worth $3 million.
Patrick Bartley, John Holloway The Melbourne Racing Club's decision to boost the Caulfield Cup prizemoney to $3 million will make one of Australia's most important and time-honoured handicaps even more tempting for European and...
Michael Lynch Young trainer Ciaron Maher's star has been on a gradual upward curve for the past half-dozen years - and his career could get a massive boost over the next month through the exploits of a galloper...
Patrick Bartley, Aidan Rodley Just days after being sacked as the rider for Cox Plate hopeful and Melbourne Cup favourite Fiorente, jockey Nash Rawiller has secured the high-class mare Royal Descent in Saturday week's Caulfield...
Patrick Bartley Australia's leading owner considers how many starters he will have in the big race.
Chris Roots Craig Williams will attempt to win a third consecutive Caulfield Cup, full of confidence Dandino has the class and ability to handle the pressure at Caulfield on Saturday.
Fawkner will be owner Lloyd Williams' only Caulfield Cup runner, meaning weights for the $2.5 million handicap will be raised, to the relief of many jockeys.
Michael Lynch Queensland Oaks winner Quintessential is out of the Caulfield Cup, bringing an international hopeful closer to a start in the rich staying handicap.
Chris Roots New Zealand trainer Roger James has planned for two years to have Silent Achiever in Saturday's Caulfield Cup. He has arrived with a five-year-old mare at the peak of her powers.
Chris Roots There is always a systematic calmness to what Chris Waller does with his team, and having four runners in the Caulfield Cup – including top picks Hawkspur and Royal Descent – didn't change things at...
Patrick Bartley Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller had contrasting fortunes in the barrier draw for the $2.5 million Caulfield Cup.