Chris Roots Bookmakers were finding it hard to write a bet for BMW favourite Fiorente on Friday but that was not a problem for the Sydney Cup in two weeks.
Chris Roots He is a throwback to a traditional New Zealand stayer, like Melbourne Cup winner Kiwi, but Who Shot Thebarman’s trainer Mark Oulaghan is not sure if he is up to the class of a Sydney Cup in the 21st...
Matt Jones It was a rare ray of sunshine for Patinack Farm at Rosehill when Tremec took out Saturday's Chairman's Quality announcing himself as a leading Sydney Cup contender.
Chris Roots Chris Waller has been playing catch-up this preparation with Kelinni, a week out from the Sydney Cup he got his timing right.
Michael Lynch Think of the Sydney autumn carnival and what are the races that come to mind?
Max Presnell With the Sydney Cup and the Aussie-bred stayer striving for relevance, remember the Reckless saga, featuring Tommy Woodcock?
Daniel Sankey Live coverage of Sydney Cup Day at Royal Randwick, where there's four Group 1s on the card — the Sydney Cup, the All Aged Stakes, the Champagne Stakes and the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.
Andrew Garvey Cheviot Beach yesterday won his first city race but trainer Nigel Blackiston outlined some lofty ambitions.
A FRUSTRATING autumn for the Hawkes team was pushed into the background when former crock Niwot produced the goods to beat Efficient and Once Were Wild in yesterday's gruelling Sydney Cup.
Chris Roots It has been a bit cold and spring might look a long way away, but trainer Michael Hawkes says there will be some exciting pointers at the barrier trials at Rosehill on Monday.
The spring stars, including early Melbourne Cup favourite The Offer, step out for the first time at the Randwick barrier trials on Friday morning.
Adam Pengilly Gai Waterhouse might be on a mid-year break but she still had her trusty lieutenants at Randwick to do all the talking – and they will tell you The Offer is an even better horse than the one...
Chris Roots The past three months have been the toughest of Tommy Berry's life but they have been defining in his riding career.
Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse has returned from Europe hoping she has found the next Fiorente in Royal Ascot placegetter Cafe Society or French buy Pornichet, which will give her a first runner in the US in...
Chris Roots, Adam Pengilly and Matt Jones The Mail.
Max Presnell Ideas, not prizemoney, are what is required to invigorate Sydney racing, which is wallowing in the off-season doldrums.
Chris Roots La Amistad was bought to win a Melbourne Cup and she might get its chance to do that this year.
Chris Roots Australian Turf Club racing manager Matt Rudolph has started talking to trainers about moving the Golden Slipper forward by two weeks to mid-March from next year.
Max Presnell With the Fiorente experience Gai Waterhouse is now into the rhythm with two-milers, and Excess Knowledge promises to continue the trend.
Chris Roots The Chris Waller yard has developed a reputation as the United Nations of stables as it has grown to become not only the premier outfit in Sydney but in the country.