Adam Pengilly Real men don't cry, or so the saying goes. Perhaps John Thompson should be the exception to the old adage.
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 Godolphin stable jockey Kerrin McEvoy is enjoying the opportunity to take outside rides and build connections under the new structure at the racing giant.
Chris Roots The first month of the racing season has been good to Monica Cummings and Gooree, but next month could prove outstanding.
Chris Roots John Thompson has kept his integrity and dignity as the face of Patinack Farm, even as he trained for the past two years without a budget and not knowing when he will get paid.
Chris Roots John Thompson has the Flight Stakes in mind for First Seal after the Fastnet Rock filly gave him his first Australian winner for the China Horse Club on the Kensington track at Randwick on Wednesday.
Adam Pengilly Bring Me The Maid raced herself into Golden Rose contention with victory in the Silver Shadow Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
Adam Pengilly No one has proven more adept at whisking horses into the Golden Slipper, but even Gai Waterhouse reckons it might be a blessing that Nayeli and Echo Prince dodged the world's richest race for...
Adam Pengilly Outstanding mare Streama has been retired to stud following her last race start, which was victory in the group 1 Doomben Cup.
Matt Jones A year ago Gerald Ryan went to the yearling sales determined to buy a large batch of juveniles, fearing his team was lacking, and now he’s the leading trainer of two-year-olds in the country.
Chris Roots Gerald Ryan has already made one multimillion-dollar call with his two-year-olds this season and got it right.
Chris Roots Guy Walter marvels at Streama, which will look for her fourth group 1 victory in Saturday's Doomben Cup.
Max Presnell During his youth the first Mick Dittman tipping service operated from the fork of a tree on the Gold Coast.
Chris Roots Peter Snowden has one Derby to his credit after Kidnapped won the South Australian version a couple of years back, and his wait to win a Victoria Derby could be over as he saddles up three top hopes...
Chris Roots Darley trainer Peter Snowden watched in awe as Rubick set the juvenile benchmark for the season on Saturday but he says there are still twists and turns to negotiate before the Blue Diamond and...
Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse has won 31 group 1 miles at Randwick but she is yet to win the Randwick Guineas
Chris Roots Darley's retained jockey Kerrin McEvoy already has a trio of three-year-old group 1s in his keeping this season and will look to add a classic when he legs up on Complacent in the Victoria Derby at...
Chris Roots Sometimes things come a little easy in life and jockey Brenton Avdulla has realised how blessed he was to have rides on Ilovethiscity and Secret Admirer to start his career.
Max Presnell So many little things can happen to a thoroughbred - nicks, cuts and problems horses can carry but still win.
Chris Roots Chris Waller will start Champagne Cath in this week's Flight Stakes only if he thinks she is a chance of winning following her impressive victory at Rosehill on Saturday.