Max Presnell Viscount did a ditsy doddle in the Sires' Produce at Randwick that would have sent most jockeys into aerobatics, but not Rod Quinn.
WINNERS & LOSERS
Max Presnell The title ''Messiah'' sits well with John Messara, Racing NSW supremo.
Chris Roots Sydney has its destination race - the $4 million Queen Elizabeth Stakes - but the road to get there is more dirt than asphalt.
Adam Pengilly Sheikh Fahad al Thani warmed up for the Melbourne Cup in the best possible fashion as Side Glance, flown half way around the world for the Cox Plate, picked up a group 1 consolation in the Mackinnon...
Max Presnell The modern Melbourne Cup, in which Hubie de Burgh has played a key role, is a far crusade from the race of battlers.
Chris Roots Fiorente has the racing world at his feet - now it is simply up to trainer Gai Waterhouse to decide where to go next with her Melbourne Cup winner.
Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse has plenty of options when it comes to her next move with Cup winner.
Chris Roots New Zealand trainer Roger James has planned for two years to have Silent Achiever in Saturday's Caulfield Cup. He has arrived with a five-year-old mare at the peak of her powers.
Chris Roots New Zealand trainer Roger James has arrived with a five-year-old mare at her peak.
It's Caulfield Cup Day and we've been blessed with a beautiful day in Melbourne. We're hours away from the start of the Group 1 classic ...
Michael Sharkie European Caulfield Cup contender Dandino produced the most impressive piece of work at Werribee quarantine facility this morning with a strong 1400m gallop with fellow raider Side Glance.
Max Presnell Trailblazing figures prominently around the Golden Rose, where Jim Cassidy gets a chance to break new ground in another innovation of the now-defunct Sydney Turf Club.
Chris Roots Anthony Cummings labelled Wordplay an Oaks contender after she won at Warwick Farm on Wednesday but jockey Peter Robl says she has a lot to learn.
Michael Lynch Champion trainer Peter Moody is so often the punters' pal, but on Saturday he played the role of party-pooper.
John Holloway Brothers Peter and Philip Vela, two of New Zealand's leading owners, have decided to go separate ways - Peter will retain his huge racing operations while Philip concentrates on their privately owned...
Jonathan Riddell would be the first to admit he got it wrong a month ago when Queensland Derby favourite Survived made his Australian debut in the Rough Habit Plate.
Michael Lynch RECORDS are meant to be broken, and conventions are there to be defied.
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.
Daniel Sankey Live updates from a sodden Royal Randwick as the nation's best milers prepare for the BMW Doncaster Handicap.
Michael Lynch Think of the Sydney autumn carnival and what are the race names that come to mind?