Oakleigh Plate

Horse Racing

New sprint star Lord Of The Sky on a mission to Oakleigh Plate

Michael Sharkie Trainer Robbie Laing says racegoers will see continued development of rising star at Caulfield.

Jason Warren targets Oakleigh Plate redemption with Bel Sprinter

SPORT 30.3.13 Horse racing at Rosehill 
 race 7
 winner Its a Bel Sprinter
 ridden by Kerrin McEvoy
SHD  Pic JENNY EVANS

Chris Roots Jason Warren hopes Bel Sprinter can become a millionaire and excise some bad memories in Saturday's Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield.

Horse Racing

Lankan Rupee blitzes Oakleigh Plate rivals at Caulfield

Lankan Rupee

Andrew Garvey Usually at the 100-metre point of the Oakleigh Plate there are at least 10 winning chances.

Racing

Unanimously in pursuit of rare feat in Wagga Town Plate

Unanimously is a big chance to win back-to-back Wagga Town Plates on Thursday.

Tony White Unanimously will join a select band of horses if it wins Thursday's $85,000 Wagga Town Plate again.

Horseracing

Kerrin McEvoy hoping Knoydart can open John O'Shea's group 1 account with Darley

Primed: Knoydart, centre, is in a position to give new trainer John O'Shea the group 1 winner he could never get for previous Darley head Peter Snowden.

Chris Roots Knoydart proved a frustration for Darley's previous top man Peter Snowden but he could be ready to deliver a group 1 in Saturday's Doomben 10,000 to open account of his successor John O'Shea.

Racing

Eureka Stud's Spirit Of Boom says farewell in Stradbroke

Michael Rodd wins the Doomber 10,000 on Spirit Of Boom on May 24.

Chris Roots The Hunter Valley is the heart and soul of Australian breeding but for the past few weeks success has moved north to the green pastures of the Darling Downs.

Horse Racing

Trainer Tony Gollan hopes to land an elusive group 1 with Spirit Of Boom in the William Reid Stakes

That's the spirit: Spirit Of Boom is chasing an elusive group 1 win.

Michael Sharkie Tony Gollan has been training long enough to know that success can never be expected.

Famous Seamus seeks light relief for Galaxy

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Chris Roots There will be plenty of trainers with a keen interest in the weights for The Galaxy, which will be release on Monday.

Horse Racing

Chad Schofield lands ride on Solicit

Chad Schofield and Lankan Rupee win the Newmarket Handicap.

Patrick Bartley Chad Schofield's disappointment at losing the ride on Lankan Rupee has been marginally offset by gaining the mount on Solicit in Saturday week's group 1 Vinery Stakes.

Racing

'This is a lifestyle not a job': Robert Heathcote relaxed about Buffering in T.J. Smith

Happy team: Trainer Robert Heatchcote and Buffering.

Chris Roots Robert Heathcote is refreshing realistic when it come to his outlook on racing and the joy of having a horse like Buffering.

Racing

Plenty of chances in cracking T.J. Smith Stakes at Randwick's The Championships

Inside running: Lankan Rupee, seen here winning at Caulfield, has drawn the  rails in the T.J.Smith Stakes.

Chris Roots They are the forgotten group 1 winners, by punters at least, but Tiger Tees, Spirit Of Boom and Snitzerland are ready to test the big guns, Buffering and Lankan Rupee. in Saturday's T.J.

Sydney Shorts

Desleigh Forster restarts for Canterbury Classic

Craig Williams riding Adebisi.

Chris Roots Desleigh Forster wants to forget Adebisi's last preparation and expects a return to his previous form in Friday's Canterbury Classic.

Horse Racing

From go to whoa for Lankan Rupee

Craig Newitt guides Lankan Rupee (left) to victory in the T. J. Smith Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Lankan Rupee confirmed his ranking as Australia's best sprinter with an all-the-way win in the group 1 TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Horse Racing

Classy group to strut their stuff at Cranbourne

Unpretentious

Michael Sharkie Stellar cast of feature-race hopefuls will tune up for coming engagements at Cranbourne trials.

Horse Racing

Shamal Wind fantastic at Caulfield

Ryan Maloney rides Shamal Wind to victory ahead of Andrew Mallyon on General Truce.

Michael Lynch Some horses are fantastic at one course, and awful everywhere else.

Horse Racing

Lankan Rupee a cut above his rivals in Rubiton Stakes

Andrew Garvey A stud career for Lankan Rupee was once a strong possibility given a big race win.

Horse racing

Orr-inspiring victory shows there's life after Caviar for Peter Moody

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 08:  Luke Nolen riding Moment of Change after winning Race 8, the Sportingbet C.F.Orr Stakes during Melbourne racing at Caulfield Racecourse on February 8, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

Mike Hedge Peter Moody dutifully praised his horse after Moment Of Change won the group 1 C.F.Orr Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. But he will have saved a large part of the post-race celebration for himself.

Horse Racing

The Black Caviar Lightning tempo will decide Samaready's chances

Samaready

Michael Sharkie Trainer Mick Price wary that a tearaway pace may bring her unstuck.

Horse Racing

Samaready gets her chance to shine in the Lightning Stakes at Flemington

Samaready ridden by Craig Newitt.

Patrick Bartley Saturday presents a golden opportunity for local sprinter Samaready to shine.

Horseracing

Black Caviar Lightning: Samaready gets a shot at sprinting greatness

Golden Slipper favourite Samaready after track work at randwick racecourse.Thursday April 5th 2012.
Pictures Steve Christo

Patrick Bartley With Australia's world champion sprinter Black Caviar poised to begin her breeding career and Queensland speedster Buffering relishing a break from racing, Saturday's Black Caviar Lightning presents...