Australian Guineas

Horse Racing

Solicit may tackle Australian Guineas against the colts

Patrick Bartley Leading owner David Moodie will decide on Tuesday whether Solicit starts in Saturday's Guineas.

Racing

Australian Guineas: James Cummings dreams of first group 1 glory with rising colt Eurozone

Eurozone

Chris Roots The partnership of Bart and James Cummings has had its moments on and off the track but Eurozone is set to give them a group 1 win in Saturday's Australian Guineas (1600 metres) at Flemington.

Racing

David Payne-trained pair on song for Australian Guineas

David Payne

Chris Roots David Payne takes a couple of colts at different ends of the experience spectrum to Saturday's Australian Guineas at Flemington hoping they can prove themselves at the top level.

Horse Racing

Shamus Award in great shape for Australian Guineas

Shamus Award

Mathew Toogood Colt was considered unlucky not to win the Caulfield Guineas in the spring.

Flemington preview: Thunder Fantasy's Australian Guineas price amazes Anthony Cummings

VRC Derby Day Flemington , Spring Racing Carnival 
Race 6 The VRC Derby won by Damien Oliver on Fiveandahalfstar , trained by Anthony Cummings
Photo Pat Scala The Age 
Saturday the 3rd of November 2012

Chris Roots Anthony Cummings cannot believe the $12 available for Victoria Derby placegetter and first-up winner Thunder Fantasy in Saturday's Australian Guineas at Flemington.

Australian Guineas will be the one to watch

Kyle Mackey-Laws The group 1 Australian Guineas looks a cracker on a very good Saturday of racing.

Trainer Danny O'Brien has Shamus Award spot-on for Australian Guineas

Chris Roots Danny O'Brien has aimed Cox Plate winner Shamus Award at the Australian Guineas since the spring and believes he is spot on heading to Flemington on Saturday.

Horse Racing

Thunder Fantasy headed for Australian Guineas after winning Autumn Classic

Michael Lynch Victoria Derby form stands up in the group 2 Autumn Classic at Caulfield.

Horse racing

Shamus Award takes out Australian Guineas

Craig Williams riding Shamus Award.

Michael Lynch Form is temporary, class is permanent. It's an old sporting adage that often is the case.

Horseracing

Trainer hopes Bring Something has keys to SA Derby

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 Cranbourne trainer Ken Keys with his Derby hope Kilkea

Mathew Toogood Ken Keys has come close to winning the South Australian Derby and the Cranbourne trainer returns on Saturday with a horse he rates his best chance yet.

Horseracing

Trainer Danny O'Brien becoming the go-to man for owners of colts

Dink

John Holloway Melbourne trainer Danny O’Brien is fast being recognised as a super stallion maker after his latest retiree, Shamexpress, headed to Windsor Park Stud in the Cambridge district of New Zealand.

Racing

Teeley Asset's thoroughbred sale rings up a massive $23 million

John Holloway It was probably the most extraordinary day in Australian thoroughbred sales at the Gold Coast on Wednesday when Teeley Asset’s reduction sale hit the headlines thanks to a massive $23 million...

Racing

Trainer Bruce Hill steps out of the shadows to chase Australian Derby dream with Teronado

Channel Seven Brisbane racing carnival. The Carlton Mid Doomben 10 000, Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane, QLD, May 25, 2013. Trainer Bruce Hill after Glen Boss riding on My Shabella won during race 2, the Ambassador Travel QTIS.
Photo: Tertius Pickard.

Chris Roots Bruce Hill has been there for the exploits of greats Grosvenor, Sovereign Red and Gurner's Lane in the Melbourne Cup, and several of Gerald Ryan's group 1 successes, but Teronado could crack new...

Horse Racing

Barrier is no ill wind for sprinter, Robert Smerdon says

Luck of the draw: Barrier two will give jockey Ryan Maloney options on Shamal Wind in Saturday's Oakleigh Plate.

Patrick Bartley Trainer maintains that former champion jockey Roy Higgins' belief about barriers an appropriate one.

Horse Racing

Fiorente is poetry in motion in winning return to racing

Fiorente

Patrick Bartley Much-heralded return of Fiorente turns out to everyone's satisfaction with a narrow, yet gritty win.

John Bary aiming at The Championships double with Recite, Miss Selby

Trainer John Bary on the track at Flemmington. He has Jimmy Choux running in the Cox Plate.October 15, 2011, THE AGE. Picture by Mal Fairclough

Chris Roots Experience has shaped John Bary’s trans-Tasman raid on The Championships and it is cool and calculated.

Horse Racing

Racing Victoria stewards to elevate leading apprentice jockey Chad Schofield to senior riding ranks

Chad Schofield.

Patrick Bartley Cox Plate-winning jockey will be made a senior rider as early as Friday.

Horse Racing

Return of stars Miracles Of Life, Fawkner set to bolster Flemington meeting

Miracles Of Life.

Patrick Bartley There will be plenty of interest in support card if Miracles Of Life and Fawkner make their autumn returns.

Horse Racing

Trainer Tony Vasil reveals he is in a battle with depression

Tony Vasil

Patrick Bartley Caulfield trainer reveals his condition has impacted on his training operation.

Racing

Gai Waterhouse spellbound by Ecuador's magical talent

SH SPORT. February 15, 2014. Tommy Berry rides Ecuador (4) to victory in Race 2, Rosehill Gardens.?
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Chris Roots, Matt Jones Gai Waterhouse declared Ecuador a "magical horse" after his win at Rosehill on Saturday.