Max Presnell Educated opinion and jockey ratings are against Dissident and the aged marvel Jim Cassidy in Saturday's Rosehill Guineas in wet and testing conditions.
Matt Jones Criterion is the Australian Derby favourite after his breakthrough group 1 win in the Rosehill Guineas on Saturday.
A ground-saving ride from Hugh Bowman helped Criterion to an effortless group 1 win in the Rosehill Guineas on Saturday.
Kyle Mackey-Laws The absence of Mosheen for today's group 1 Rosehill Guineas has thrown the race wide open, although New Zealand superstar-in-waiting Silent Achiever will be doing her best to ensure one champion...
Max Presnell With Randwick ailing from lack of quantity if not quality, champion jockey Damien Oliver promises to be a better punting proposition at Caulfield.
Adam Pengilly A brutally honest David Payne will put Criterion's Cox Plate ambitions on the line, claiming if his Australian Derby hero cannot win the Hill Stakes he will not have any chance in Australasia's...
Chris Roots Golden Slipper day will shine again and include five group 1s on a new March date after the Australian Pattern Committee approved the move of The Championships to the first two weeks in April.
Chris Roots How a year has changed the view on P. B. Lawrence Stakes favourite Puissance De Lune.
Chris Roots It will be a learning mission for Hugh Bowman when he goes to Randwick on Saturday to ride Criterion, Lucia Valentina and Terravista.
Adam Pengilly Joe Pride will have at least one Missile Stakes runner, with a decision on whether to also start group 1 winner Tiger Tees to hinge on Sydney's weather.
Warwick Barr A Missile Stakes start for Tiger Tees is all but out of the equation as trainer Joe Pride looks to Melbourne for the group 1 winner’s return to racing.
Adam Pengilly Blake Shinn describes the last meeting with the Walter name in the book as the "end of an era".
Max Presnell It won't get any better than Saturday's The Championships, featuring an all-star cast, at Royal Randwick.
Chris Roots The time is finally right for new dad Hugh Bowman to test the waters in Hong Kong as he seeks more challenges in a career that has him topping his field.
Chris Roots David Payne has won South Africa’s biggest race, the Durban July, as a jockey and trainer but Criterion gave him an Australian Derby after outstaying his rivals in a slog at Randwick on Saturday.
Chris Roots Trainer Michael Moroney does not have much in his favour with Voleuse De Coeurs for Saturday’s Sydney Cup at Randwick.
John Holloway Bloodlines If stallion awards were given for the Golden Slipper carnival and the opening day of The Championships, Widden Stud's Sebring would be the likely recipient.
Chris Roots Kerrin McEvoy has rode plenty of staying three-year-olds in his time in Europe and Tupac Amaru gives him the feel of a young horse which will run the two miles of the Sydney Cup at Randwick on...
Chris Roots Experience has shaped John Bary’s trans-Tasman raid on The Championships and it is cool and calculated.
It's A Dundeel will not race again with his owners ruling out a trip to Royal Ascot.