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Silent Achiever primed to produce another knockout blow in The BMW

Chris Roots A couple of weeks ago, the clash of Fiorente and It's A Dundeel was billed as a heavyweight championship before The Championships.

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Voleuse De Coeurs ready to rattle the heavyweights in The BMW, says Michael Moroney

SPORT Messene ridden by James McDonald wins the last race at Canterbury on 28 December 2013. Generic Pic of jockeys hand and reins Pic JENNY EVANS

Chris Roots Trainer Michael Moroney, the underbidder on Fiorente when he was sold in England, believes he has the Irish mare to beat the Melbourne Cup winner in The BMW at Rosehill on Saturday.

Horseracing

Ryan Maloney eyes The BMW with Sertorius

Win and bear it: Ryan Maloney finds it hard to hide his delight at taking last year's Zipping Classic aboard Sertorius.

Chris Roots JJockeys' and bricklayers' hands tell their stories. Ryan Maloney has tried both and prefers the smooth feeling of being on a horse rather than the hard labour of laying bricks.

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Silent Achiever rises to top after beating cream of the crop in The BMW

Silent no more: Silent Achiever scores in The BMW.

Chris Roots New Zealand trainer Roger James will wait for a week to decide whether Silent Achiever will run in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes, but the Melbourne Cup is definitely on the agenda after she won The BMW...

Nash Rawiller ready to commute from Hong Kong for right rides in spring carnival once ban ends

Adam Pengilly Nash Rawiller jetted out of Sydney on Monday bound for Hong Kong, telling high-profile Australian connections he is still available to ride later in the spring carnival.

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Gunsynd's Doncaster win another chapter in the career of one of racing's greats

The people's champion: Gunsynd won over racing fans all over Australia.

Max Presnell ''With ears pricked and nostrils dilated the Goondiwindi Grey is charging down the outside,'' broadcaster Ken Howard, the most distinct voice in racing, proclaimed in the latter stages of the 1972...

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Tommy Berry dedicates Chairman's Handicap win to his late brother Nathan Berry

Adam Pengilly First there was a kiss skyward passing the post. Then a little prayer returning to scale. Tommy Berry left no one doubting who The Offer's Chairman's Handicap win belonged to.

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Nash Rawiller favourite to win Nathan Berry Medal

Chris Roots Nash Rawiller is in the box seat to win the inaugural Nathan Berry Medal, “an honour that every jockey would love to win”, according to Sydney’s premier rider.

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Doncaster don Chris Waller hopes he's on a roll in The Championships

Mile master: Trainer Chris Waller is now looking forward to the big races at Randwick on Saturday.

Chris Roots Chris Waller celebrated his remarkable Doncaster Mile first four on Saturday night and hopes it is the precursor to more The Championships success in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Queen Of The Turf...

Horse Racing

McDonald holds all the aces for potential swansong

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Chris Roots James McDonald confident that It's A Dundeel could end his career on high in Sydney's richest race.

Moroney sizes up Cup obstacles for imported mare Voleuse De Coeurs

Doing it the hard way: Michael Moroney's Voleuse De Coeurs is up against it in Saturday's Sydney Cup at Randwick.

Chris Roots Trainer Michael Moroney does not have much in his favour with Voleuse De Coeurs for Saturday’s Sydney Cup at Randwick.

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All eyes on Tupac Amaru as three-year-old looks to history

Max Presnell Once upon a time it was fashionable for outstanding three-year-olds to win the Sydney Cup at Randwick but will Tupac Amaru, named after an Inca revolutionary in Peru, fit the profile on Saturday?

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How the runners rate in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Chris Roots BOBAN He doesn’t really get on with wet tracks, so hence has had an interrupted preparation since winning the Chipping Norton Stakes six weeks ago.

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It's A Dundeel ready to reign supreme in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell So far this preparation It’s A Dundeel, dynamic on his day, has lacked a certain thrust, but is ready to produce his best at Randwick on Saturday, according to jockey James McDonald.

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Darren Weir gets closer to trainers' title at Moonee Valley

Harry Coffey (right) riding Siwa Lady wins the Health Science Planning Consultants at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Michael Lynch Country trainer Darren Weir tightens his grip on the Victorian metropolitan trainers' premiership with a hat-trick at Moonee Valley.

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John Messara happy to let her majesty's horse steal the show in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Happy to play second fiddle: John Messara is happy for his It's A Dundeel to run second to the Queen's horse, Carlton House.

Chris Roots Bookmakers around the country can't find a dollar for Carlton House in Saturday's Queen Elizabeth Stakes, but the cheer squad for her majesty's horse will be led by It's A Dundeel's owner and Racing...

Horseracing

Rebel Dane gives Glen Boss cause to be confident in All Aged Stakes

Chris Roots Glen Boss has not ridden a winner during the Sydney Carnival but then again he has not had many chances, until Rebel Dane in the All Aged Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Horseracing

Bookies to vote with their feet on Dundeel

Chris Roots Bookmakers are ready to take a set against $10 million stallion It's A Dundeel after his feet have once again become the focus of the build-up to The BMW at Rosehill on Saturday.

Luck's a fortune: owners enjoy ride of a lifetime

Alpha Miss is a 2yr old filly who will be competing in the 
Richest 2yo race The Golden Slipper,this weekend.
Stabled at Gary Nickson stables Warwick Farm .
Photographed with stable
Doug lallambius - strapper
Dan Nickson - navy shirt  stable Forman,
Michael Bolton - owner
(blue jacket) Jacques Luxe  apprentice,and 
Anthony Hayes Stable hand.
Photography Brendan Esposito
smh,2014,2nd April.

Chris Roots ''It all comes down to a four-letter word,'' Fiorente's part-owner John McDonnell reckons, pausing for effect. ''L-U-C-K, luck, that is what you need.''

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Nash Rawiller rising fast through ranks of all-time greats after another stellar autumn carnival

Nash Rawiller

Chris Roots Nash Rawiller came to Sydney in the autumn of 2007 with just 14 group 1 winners but has since made the season his own.