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.
Chris Roots John Thompson closed the book on Patinack a winner as Hooked in Wednesday's Cameron Handicap and the same four-year-old could open provide a perfect start to a new era in next month's Epsom Handicap.
Chris Roots The delay on race replays being shown on the Australian Turf Club and Racing NSW websites for free is set to be resolved once deals can be struck with TVN-Telstra joint venture on digital rights for...
Patrick Bartley Chad Schofield will seek the advice of his management and family before considering whether to appeal a 32-meeting ban.
Chris Roots The internationalisation of racing moves on apace as Zac Purton and Corey Brown continue their regular visits home at Randwick on Saturday for George Main Stakes day.
Chris Roots Chris Waller and James McDonald are working on a remarkable 87.5 per cent strike rate for the season.
John Holloway Gai Waterhouse and John O’Shea have the numbers at Monday’s official two-year-olds' trials on the Kensington track at Randwick, but it is Team Hawkes' three representatives which will...
Max Presnell Hopefully her Tramway acceleration, unlike the mountain-goat look, remains with Lucia Valentina on Saturday at Randwick.
Adam Pengilly A brutally honest David Payne will put Criterion's Cox Plate ambitions on the line, claiming if his Australian Derby hero cannot win the Hill Stakes he will not have any chance in Australasia's...
Adam Pengilly Noel Mayfield-Smith can count on the Stradbroke Handicap as one of the select list of group 1s he has won, but the race has been anything but kind to his latest stable flagbearer Famous Seamus.
Patrick Bartley Leading jockey Chad Schofield has been outed for 32 meetings after being found guilty of improper riding after Wednesday’s Mornington race meeting.
Chad Schofield’s spring carnival ambitions are in tatters after he was banned for 32 meetings for improper riding at Mornington on Wednesday.
Chris Roots The empire that Nathan Tinkler built finally crumbled on Wednesday, but went out a winner, in the city he said had "shit" on him.
Patrick Bartley Former Australian jockey Zac Purton is 'mystified' Melbourne Cup mount Admire Rakti was allotted top weight of 58 kilograms in this years Melbourne Cup.
Chris Roots Blake Shinn has shared a Newcastle Cup but believes Wish Come True can give him one of his own on Thursday.
Patrick Bartley Racing Victoria Chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter described this year's $6.2 million Melbourne Cup a race of opportunity for not only horse but rider.
Adam Pengilly Gai Waterhouse described early Melbourne Cup favourite The Offer's handicap as "quite a bit of pudding" as Australia's greatest race desperately seeks the emergence of another star.
Patrick Bartley Dermot Weld is still a chance to have a runner in the Melbourne Cup.
Patrick Bartley Dermot Weld still a chance to have a runner in the Melbourne Cup.