Max Presnell Being so good so young won't count against James McDonald, according to Craig "Clocker" Tompson, a guiding light behind the meteoric Australian rise of the talented New Zealander.
Patrick Bartley The Melbourne Cup has become a promoter's dream following Friday night's Lonsdale Cup meeting in England that saw legendary trainer Dermot Weld's mare Pale Mimosa take another step forward.
Patrick Bartley Trainer Ed Dunlop believes that after watching his now world famous stayer Red Cadeaux go through his paces for his return to racing in England on Saturday, a fourth Melbourne Cup attempt is an...
Chris Roots How a year has changed the view on P. B. Lawrence Stakes favourite Puissance De Lune.
Adam Pengilly Rosehill trainer David Payne will soon fly to Europe to help prepare one of his spring stars for the trip to Australia – but first comes a less taxing trip to Randwick, where two of his less...
Dunaden, the winner of the 2011 Melbourne Cup, has been retired after sustaining an injury in training.
Chris Roots Bart Cummings says training is in his DNA and he has no intention of finishing his celebrated career.
Patrick Bartley Some of Australia's most important races, including the Melbourne and Caulfield cups, could be broadcast into non-English-speaking countries with racecallers from those countries describing the...
Patrick Bartley Vintage Crop, the first European-trained winner of the Melbourne Cup, has died at the age of 27.
Patrick Bartley One of the world’s finest jockeys, Joao Moreira, who has taken Hong Kong racing by storm, says the Melbourne Cup is a major priority.
Tony White Group 1 winning riders Damien Oliver and Chad Schofield have been invited to ride on Albury Cup Day, March 27.
Matt Jones Gai Waterhouse has already tipped her star stayer The Offer to win the Melbourne Cup after he demolished the field in the Sydney Cup at Randwick on Saturday.
Chris Roots La Amistad was bought to win a Melbourne Cup and she might get its chance to do that this year.
Chris Roots Tom Berry believes Melbourne Cup winner Fiorente is ready to take the autumn by storm, despite running second to stablemate Glencadam Gold in a 1300-metre barrier trial at Randwick on Friday.
Chris Roots Michael Moroney had been hunting Voleuse De Coeurs for a couple of years before landing the $1.7 million deal to buy her.
Michael Sharkie Gai Waterhouse was at her gregarious best at Werribee this morning despite wet and wintry conditions, labeling Cox Plate third favourite Fiorente a better chance of winning the Melbourne Cup than...
Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse will try to win the Cox Plate with Fiorente but leans towards the Melbourne Cup as his better chance to win a big race.
Patrick Bartley Long-time Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune will be scratched from this year's race after injuring itself in Saturday's Cox Plate.
Michael Sharkie Key absentees are Glencadam Gold, Manighar and It's A Dundeel
Andrew Webster As you drive from Melbourne Airport towards the city, there's an enormous billboard stretching across the Tullamarine Freeway that cannot be missed.