A winter full of winning machines had another leading candidate after Super Tycoon thrashed his rivals to fuel Greg McFarlane's confidence in expanding his Gosford stable.
This time last year, sprinter Lord Of The Sky was battling a serious career-ending injury. Twelve months on, the stallion's career was resurrected following his win in Saturday's Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield.
Chris Waller's bottom lip quivered, but this time held strong. This was no time for champagne.
It was a couple of months ago connections wondered where it was all going wrong with Esteban. And if they could ever turn it around.
Matt Dale and Nick Olive say Canberra is uniquely positioned to continue racing successes.
Chris Waller promises to cap the outstanding performance of the vintage 2015-16 season by breaking his Sydney trainer's record at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.
The Gai Waterhouse era is over. Well, sort of. The most recognisable face in Australian racing plans to train winners for many more years, but her succession plan at Tulloch Lodge will officially begin from Monday.
Chris Waller is an eyeing an ambitious five start campaign for Australian racing's golden girl Winx en route to another Cox Plate after the mare made a pleasing return in her first public appearance before the spring.
Trainer Robert Smerdon understandably shakes his head when he examines the form record of his lightly raced filly Motown Lil and ponders how the youngster's profile could have been far superior with a little luck.
Oxford Poet produced the best performance of her career to win the Winter Stakes and a repeat of that effort would see her go close again this weekend in the Winter Challenge.
Blake Shinn had his controversial one-month ban for a running and handling charge thrown out by the Racing NSW Appeals Panel on Thursday.
An interesting edition of the Bletchingly Stakes is the highlight of a nine-race card in Melbourne.
Nick Olive has his sights set on Cox Plate glory with group 1 winner Single Gaze.
A new program designed to tackle the mental health issues engulfing the racing industry is due for launch next month.
Champion mare Winx trialled at Randwick on Friday morning but the run will shed little light on her bid to win a second Cox Plate.
Australian Horse of the Year elect Winx will headline a star-studded set of barrier trials at Randwick on Friday morning in her first public appearance before a tilt at defending the Cox Plate.
What do you do when your dad is a prolific jockey and mum a trainer? Become a boilermaker, naturally.
The first Segenhoe horse and last remaining in John Sargent's yard might be the best - just don't go predicting big things from Esteban in the spring.
Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne has completed her first week of riding trackwork at her home base at Ballarat.
Cody Morgan will be free to continue training after Racing NSW stewards finalised an inquiry into the drenching of former Tamworth Cup winner Prussian Secret.
Former leading amateur rider won over 600 victories before being paralysed from injuries sustained in a race fall in 2013.
Suspended horse trainer Peter Moody has gained another position in racing after being appointed Racing Manager for Rosemont Stud in country Victoria.
Racing NSW have offered counselling and are urging struggling trainers to seek help after the disappearance of a well-known conditioner rocked the thoroughbred industry.
A well-known horse trainer has disappeared after attending a weekend race meeting at the Hawkesbury Race Club in Sydney's north-west, police say.
Some of Australia's most astute form analysts believe that the Queen Elizabeth-owned Dartmouth could well become outright favourite for the $6 million Melbourne Cup if the horse makes the trip this spring.
Yes, it's wet in winter. But has it been so wet that more than $2 million worth of races have been lost or repositioned through 18 meetings in less than two months?
The Australian Turf Club has built a near million-dollar war chest to grow Sydney's autumn carnival internationally in the coming years as it prepares to have three of its biggest races exported into Japan.
Perhaps unfairly, Redzel has always been that horse. The one that shines brighter than anything else on a midweek morning when they race for nothing at the trials, but he has now finally showed up when it counted.
Ricky Blewitt has the best strike rate of any jockey in NSW this season but few would have heard of the champion picnic jockey, who got the thrill of his life at Bong Bong last year.
Tommy Berry is one of the coolest customers in the business. But a line of questioning from chief steward Marc van Gestel almost tipped him over the edge after he rode beaten favourite Thronum at Canterbury.