Epsom Handicap

Horse Racing

Fat Al gives Gai a seventh Epsom Handicap

Gai Waterhouse

Andrew Eddy Gai Waterhouse once again proved that she owns group 1 races at Randwick after collecting her seventh group 1 Epsom Handicap following the exciting win of her remarkable galloper Fat Al.

Horse racing

Buyers do battle for War Chant’s progeny at Perth Magic Millions sale

Dink

John Holloway There was a breath of fresh air at the Perth Magic Millions yearling sale at the Belmont Park complex on Tuesday – a 17-year-old stallion from the US, War Chant, a son of Danehill’s sire Danzig.

Horse Racing

Melbourne's big autumn carnival races attract quality entries

Racing Victoria's general manager of racing, Greg Carpenter.

Patrick Bartley Record entries received for two of the state's most important autumn group 1 races.

Racing

It's the Waller and Williams show

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David Polkinghorne Who's the best bet on Caulfield Cup day?

Racing

Spurtonic's win gives Gai a boost

Glen Boss riding Spurtonic

Tim Habel Gai Waterhouse continued the pillage by interstate raiders at Caulfield on Saturday when Spurtonic led throughout for a soft win in the David Jones Cup over 2000m.

Avdulla plans happy homecoming with flying mare

Brenton Avdulla

Michael Lynch Two former Melburnians return on Friday night with one aim - to taste group 1 victory in their home town for the first time.

Horse Racing

Toydini's classy win sets up Boban rematch

Blake Shinn waves to the crowd after his win on Toydini.

Andrew Garvey Guy Walter and Blake Shinn eagerly looking forward to rematch with Boban.

Horse Racing

Rawiller salutes after a torrid test

Nash Rawiller on Opinion.

Michael Lynch Top Sydney jockey loses his irons on the well-backed Opinion and finishes last.

Horse racing

Race Day: Emirates Stakes

Ray Huxley - race day

Ray Huxley The $1 million stakemoney ensures the Emirates Stakes is only for the best of the best.

Horse Racing

Boban lives up to champion namesake with Emirates Stakes win

Boban

Michael Lynch The Mark Viduka Stadium at Somers Street, Sunshine, is synonymous with class performers on a football field, none more so than the former Melbourne Knights and Socceroos star for whom it is named.

Racing

Boban proves himself a champ of track and field

The Sunday Age Sport
9th November 2013
Picture by Wayne Taylor
Emirates Stakes Day at Flemington.
Race 7 Emirates Stakes winner Boban (purple)ridden by Glyn Schofield.
Jockey Glyn Schofield with trainer Chris Waller.

Michael Lynch The Mark Viduka Stadium at Somers Street, Sunshine, is synonymous with class performers on a football field, none more so than the former Melbourne Knights and Socceroos star for whom it is named.

Bloodlines

No shortage of magic or millions among hottest babies at Gold Coast sale

Dink

John Holloway The countdown is on for the Magic Millions carnival and once again Bloodlines has sought the inside mail on what yearlings appeal as standouts for the five days of selling, beginning with 190 lots...

Horseracing

Hidden Kisses wins fitness battle with Royal Descent

Hidden Kisses

Matt Jones Chris Waller made a perfect start to Saturday's Warwick Farm program but the Toy Show Quality didn't go strictly to plan.

Horse racing

Complacent winds up for major target

A blanket finish.

Caryl Williamson Complacent comes out on top to score a narrow win in the group 3 Gloaming Stakes at Rosehill.

Horseracing

Waller hits big group 1s with quality and numbers

Chris Waller

Chris Roots Chris Waller might not have the favourites for Saturday's Epsom Handicap, Metropolitan and Turnbull Stakes but it could prove folly to be betting against his flying stable, which has a trio of...

Horseracing

Englebrecht hoping to deliver one for the battlers in Epsom

Malavio

Chris Roots Warwick Farm trainer Steve Englebrecht holds a number one trainers licence, but smaller operations like his have become increasingly marginalised in 2013.

Racing

Sizzling back to his best and may be a shoe-in for Epsom

Sizzling

Chris Roots Kelso Wood believes Sizzling has effectively been running in concrete boots in Sydney, but a quick trip from his Brisbane farrier solved the problem before Saturday's Epsom Handicap at Randwick.

McEvoy only has eyes for Guelph

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy celebrates after riding Guelph (Number 11) to victory in Race 5 of the Moet & Chandon 150th Champangne 
Stakes at Royal Randwick in Sydney. Saturday, April? 27, ?2013. (SHD 
NEWS) Photo by Mick Tsikas

Chris Roots Guelph has assumed the star role at Darley and will be out to win a third group 1 in Saturday's Flight Stakes at Randwick.

Racing

Spring rolls in a delicious entree

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Kyle Mackey-Lwas Lucky Lobster - How to spend $20 on Saturday's races.

Family ties: Owners on hunt for elusive accolade with Toydini

Toydini

Chris Roots When Robert Bergstrom bought broodmare Extra Bubbly in 1998, he could not have predicted the enjoyment she and her offspring would give him in the next 15 years.