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?
Michael Lynch Think of the Sydney autumn carnival and what are the races that come to mind?
Chris Roots Pierro is off to be a dad. All Too Hard will visit the Queen before taking up his duties with a harem of his own. More Joyous has been booked for a romantic interlude with Frankel.
Chris Roots A changing of the guard has been in evidence at Randwick this autumn, with trainers based at headquarters winning only three of 18 races on home turf.
Chris Roots Michael Rodd and Tom Berry will turn to the suspended James McDonald in preparation for the Queen Elizabeth Stakes showdown between It's A Dundeel and Silent Achiever at Randwick on Saturday.
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.
Chris Roots Anthony Cummings says Fiveandahalfstar has the edge on his rivals in Saturday's Australian Derby after a second win, this time at the classic trip of 2400 metres in The BMW on Saturday.
Max Presnell Competition between jockeys on a group 1 scale promises to make Saturday's T.J. Smith at Royal Randwick, featuring Black Caviar, the sprint of the century.
Chris Roots The Sydney autumn carnival has potential, but at the moment it's like a colt that flies in morning trackwork then flops on raceday.
Matt Jones James McDonald did not need too many words to describe It's A Dundeel's six-length romp to the triple crown in the Australian Derby at Randwick on Saturday.
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 Peter Snowden was eyeing the spring with Safeguard after the Exceed And Excel colt continued the wonderful season for his sire by taking out the Kindergarten Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
Daniel Sankey Can Black Caviar make it 25 wins from 25 starts in today's TJ Smith Stakes at Royal Randwick? Find out first with our live coverage of Australian Derby Day.
Chris Roots Peter Moody and Makybe Diva's owner Tony Santic have paid the $150,000 late-entry fee in the hope Il Cavallo can sneak into Saturday's Golden Slipper field.
Chris Roots Premier trainer Chris Waller knows his role could be one of party pooper on Saturday as he shoots for a record fourth consecutive George Ryder Stakes win at Rosehill.
Chris Roots Premier trainer Chris Waller knows his role could be one of party-pooper on Saturday as he shoots for a record fourth straight George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill.
Chris Roots In a vintage crop of three-year-olds, It's A Dundeel is starting to stand out.