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

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.

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.

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.

Racing

Trainer Anthony Cummings wants firm track for Derby hope Thunder Fantasy

Chris Roots Like many trainers Anthong Cummings has been priming a team for the  opening day of the Championships at Randwick on Saturday, but like many he has an eye on the weather.

Racing

Hugh Bowman scores Criterion ride in Australian Derby

Booked for Criterion: Proven performer Hugh Bowman will ride the favourite in the Australian Derby.

Chris Roots David Payne only confirmed Hugh Bowman as the rider for Australian Derby favourite Criterion earlier in the week but he was never concerned about finding a jockey.

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...

Racing

Fontelina eyes George Ryder then Royal Ascot

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Chris Roots Anthony Cummings is considering a surprise start at Rosehill and then a trip to England, all going well.

Horse Racing

Yet another family affair for James Cummings

James Cummings

Chris Roots For James Cummings there is always extra delight in a winner for Gooree, where his fiancee Monica Barrera is the racing manager.

Horse racing

Gai Waterhouse backs Tommy Berry's decision to ride

Tommy Berry.

Gai Waterhouse has backed the decision of her stable's No.1 jockey, Tommy Berry, to ride at the George Ryder Stakes meeting on Saturday.

The Verdict

Atlante primed to take advantage of conditions at Randwick

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell The balance of probabilities for today’s outstanding Royal Randwick meeting, particularly the Randwick Guineas, rests on the under hoof conditions.

Racing

Trainer Danny O'Brien on track for sweep of autumn group 1s

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Chris Roots Trainer Danny O'Brien ticked off the first part of a three-point, group 1 plan when Shamus Award won the Australian Guineas and stable staff and supporters are hoping the success continues on...

Horse racing

Anthony Cummings chasing Newmarket-Australian Cup double at Flemington

Fontelina ridden by Peter Robi.

Patrick Bartley Anthony Cummings will attempt to replicate what his father achieved over the past 40 years.

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.