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

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 winner Its a Bel Sprinter
 ridden by Kerrin McEvoy
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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.

Lankan Rupee blows out the cobwebs in Cranbourne trial

Lankan Rupee winning the Kevin Heffernan Stakes.

Patrick Bartley Lankan Rupee, the world's highest rated sprinter, made his first public appearance on Tuesday in an effortless trial at Cranbourne.

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Racing looks back on a memorable season, from too many tragedies to turf theatre at its best

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Max Presnell, Chris Roots and Adam Pengilly Max Presnell ,Chris Roots and Adam Pengilly on the triumphs and tragedies of the year that was.

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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.

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Group 1s all come in a bunch

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Kyle Mackey-Laws Where to start? They don't call this one Super Saturday for nothing.

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Trainer Peter Moody primed for next Newmarket moment

Patrick Bartley Peter Moody admits his bid to the Newmarket Handicap will depend on two horses with contrasting backgrounds.

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Lankan Rupee scores brilliantly in Newmarket Handicap

Chad Schofield riding Lankan Rupee

Andrew Garvey Lankan Rupee asserted his right to the title of Australia's best sprinter with an emphatic win.

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David Hayes, Chad Schofield to meet next week

Chad Schofield and David Hayes.

Patrick Bartley David Hayes and his former apprentice Chad Schofield will discuss the future, if any, of their trainer-jockey relationship.

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All options being explored for Solicit

Clear: Solicit, ridden by Damian Lane,  wins the Vanity last month.

Patrick Bartley The connections of arguably Australia's finest three-year-old filly Solicit will this week study the options of the youngster starting in one of two major races in Sydney next Saturday or remain in...

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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.

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Lankan Rupee right on the money

Too easy: Craig Newitt celebrates victory on Lankan Rupee.

Adam Pengilly If the Australian horse of the year was still up for grabs before the T.J.Smith Stakes, it surely isn’t now.

Horse Racing

Lankan Rupee headed for a spell

Riding high: Craig Newitt and Lankan Rupee win the TJ Smith Stakes.

Laura Banks The world’s best sprinter, Lankan Rupee, is headed for the paddock after three group 1 wins in a row.

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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.