Melbourne Cup winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy will carry the bandaid on his nose at Hawkesbury on Saturday after having a sun spot cut out and wants to spread the word for jockeys to get checked.
Hugh Bowman has a big lead early in the world's best jockey standings and will look to extended it when he rides Werther in the Sunday's Queen Elizabeth Stakes in Hong Kong.
With Warrnambool on the horizon next week the racing focus will turn to the jumps horses, who take centre stage at the three-day carnival.
While the possible impact of 457s and early starts on the turf holds prominence, Saturday's Hawkesbury Guineas, the race that launched Chautauqua, will have the best ground for a Saturday around Sydney for two months.
With the major South Australian races approaching, Saturday's meeting at Morphettville looks like an excellent lead-in to their carnival.
Ron Quinton is a master of bringing his horses through the right races and he believes Hawkesbury's Godolphin Crown is just that for Daysee Doom.
It has always amazed even her most ardent and dedicated followers just how jockey Linda Meech manages to find the time and the energy to criss-cross the state seemingly on a daily basis.
Hawkesbury trainer Garry White wants to complete the box set of feature races at his home track's stand-alone meeting with Generalissimo in Saturday's Hawkesbury Guineas.
Bloodstock agent Guy Mulcaster liked what he saw when a Snitzel colt out of Bramble Rose walked into Inglis' parade ring at Newmarket last year.
Godolphin blue dominates the top of betting for Saturday's Hawkesbury Gold Cup and trainer John O'Shea believes the market has it right with Spectroscope leading the way.
A downturn in the Karaka Select Sales at the 2017 New Zealand Bloodstock Sales has resulted in the company introducing a new format for Karaka 2018.
Bathurst harness racing trainer Nathan Turnbull was won the right to continue to train despite a first sample taken from Destiny Warrior showing a irregularity to cocaine after he won at Dubbo in February.
Anthony Cummings and his new training partner son Edward are hoping that the training deeds that ignited their remarkable family dynasty over half a century ago in Adelaide, can again assist them when they arrive in South Australia later in the week.
Whatever the future for the St Leger, Caulfield trainer John Moloney and connections of Dornier were revelling in the win on Tuesday.
The huge Godolphin racing outfit were elated with their first Sydney Cup success on Saturday, the stable was still firmly focused on winning this year's Melbourne Cup.
Samara Johnson rode As Easy As to glory for her seventh win from 10 starts aboard the eight-year-old mare.
The battle between traditionalists and progressives is once again going to played out after the reason for early morning trackwork times was questioned by premier trainer Chris Waller this week.
Most Sydneysiders are sick of the sight of rain but Hawkesbury trainer Jason Attard would like it to stick around for one more week.
The Sydney carnival delivered on the track and in the record books, even fighting a losing battle against Mother Nature.
Polarisation proved that his victory in the first running of the Sydney Cup two weeks ago was no fluke when repeated the effort in a re-run of the race at Randwick on Saturday.
Almost a year to the day after the worst moment of his career trainer Nick Olive savoured one of his sweetest victories.
Jockey Tim Clark was forced to ask "where's the chopper [shot]" as he explained how favourite I Thought So was beaten at Randwick on Saturday.
While Chris Waller's remarkable race mare Winx has been the darling of the rich autumn carnival, another of his mares with a lesser profile has been just as honest down in Melbourne without managing to break through.
Harness Racing Australia chairman Geoff Want can expect a backlash at the consultation forum about the banning the whip in Melbourne this week.
Matthew Hill admitted that walking into the broadcast box on Saturday at Caulfield had a strange and even eerie feeling about it.
Tweed River Jockey Club general manager Brian Charman is confident Murwillumbah will be ready to race next month despite losing its non-TAB Anzac Day meeting because of damage to the track from the recent floods.
Single Gaze kicking off Queensland campaign against Provincial Champs winner Maryore
When Big Duke walked into the Darren Weir operation 270 days ago, the Sydney Cup wasn't thought about, in fact, racing "wasn't really thought about", the country's most successful trainer just wanted a happy horse.
The most enthralling race to be staged around Australia on Saturday will no doubt be the re-running of the $2.1 million Sydney Cup at Randwick.
Joe Pride won't know what to expect from I Am Zelady until he gets to Randwick on Saturday.