Patrick Bartley The $1 million Railway Stakes in Perth on Saturday could prove to be a significant platform for two of that state's former smart racehorses to revive their careers.
Chris Roots Robert Heathcote had to wait a long time to finally get a group 1 victory from Buffering but now he wants to be greedy.
Scott Spits Hello and welcome to our rolling coverage of the much-awaited Derby Day meeting at Flemington.
Patrick Bartley Another spring full of tales of challenges and success.
Andrew Garvey Sheikh Fahad al Thani's brilliant introduction to Australian racing continued on Saturday.
Chris Roots Queensland trainer Robert Heathcote's phone has run hot since Buffering's Manikato Stakes win and he has had to cut a few people short.
Chris Roots Victoria Racing Club chairman Michael Burn said cold hard facts rather than sentiment will decide if Precedence will get into next Tuesday's Melbourne Cup field.
Patrick Bartley Michael Eskander urges Racing Victoria officials to cap internationals for future Melbourne Cups.
Chris Roots Cox Plate runner-up Happy Trails is out of the spring carnival.
Chris Roots The stud deal done, it will be back to business for $14 million colt Zoustar at Flemington on Saturday where his trainer, Chris Waller, is set to dominate.
Chris Roots David Hayes knows that by Saturday night, Jet Away could be the name on everyone's lips - but only if he wins the Mackinnon Stakes.
Chris Roots Wordplay is following a more traditional path to her spring finale than her half-brother Fiveandahalfstar a year ago.
Patrick Bartley A former VRC vice-chairman and some of the states' most influential horses trainers are urging key racing programmers to move the century-old group 1 Mackinnon Stakes to the final day of the...
John Holloway Chris Waller's buying assault at the Tattersalls horses-in-training sale in Newmarket began on the opening day on Monday, when the trainer bought four horses for a total of 335,000 guineas ($560,000).
Michael Lynch Here are some eternal truths about the Melbourne Spring carnival: the weather will be changeable; the Caulfield Cup and the Cox Plate will be labelled "the worst ever"; the Melbourne Cup will be...
Kyle Mackey-Laws There's nothing better than Derby Day and this year's edition is shaping to be a belter.
Chris Roots David Hayes knows come Saturday night, Jet Away could be the horse on everyone's lips - but only if he wins the Mackinnon Stakes.
Chris Roots After launching a one man Melbourne Cup betting plunge on Dear Demi, John Singleton is more circumspect heading into his mare's final lead-up in the Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.
One of Bart Cummings' favourite proverbs - and there are several - is that training horses is like being a detective.
Max Presnell THE distinct class edge of Complacent is neutralised by his wide gate in Saturday's Victoria Derby at Flemington.