Turnbull Stakes

AFL puts dibs on October 3, 2015, for grand final, Turnbull Stakes still without a date

Senator Conroy applauded the MCC and AFL for the decision.

Patrick Bartley While the AFL has finalised how it will work its fixture around next year’s Cricket World Cup, racing is still examining its options.

Horse Racing

Cup winner out of Turnbull Stakes; Cup favourite in

Lloyd Williams with 2012 Melbourne cup winner Green Moon at Macedon.

Michael Sharkie The withdrawal of several Lloyd Williams horses, including 2012 Melbourne Cup winner Green Moon, enables 2013 favourite Puissance De Lune into the Turnbull Stakes field.

Horseracing

Happy Trails takes out Turnbull Stakes

Happy Trails

South Australian galloper Happy Trails has upset a host of Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup hopefuls in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington.

Five reasons why December Draw can win the Turnbull Stakes

December Draw

Michael Sharkie The Turnbull Stakes is always a crucial race as far as the spring majors are concerned.

Horse Racing

Green Moon salutes in Turnbull Stakes

Green Moon

Michael Sharkie European import Green Moon confirmed his place as the leading locally trained Melbourne Cup seed when he defied a horrid wide run to win the Turnbull Stakes.

Lucia Valentina shrugs off winter look for George Main Stakes at Randwick

Max Presnell dinkus Dinkus

Max Presnell Hopefully her Tramway acceleration, unlike the mountain-goat look, remains with Lucia Valentina on Saturday at Randwick.

Schofield needs time to consider appeal

Patrick Bartley Chad Schofield will seek the advice of his management and family before considering whether to appeal a 32-meeting ban.

Spillway battling to win a Caulfield Cup start

Spillway (left) finishes fourth behind Dissident (right).

Patrick Bartley While David Hayes is understandably flattered that his imported stayer Spillway is now one of the favourites for next month’s Caulfield Cup the trainer is now hoping that a change of program...

He's Your Man leaves Chris Waller in two minds after Rosehill romp

Chris Roots Chris Waller reckons He's Your Man has the turn of foot to win a group 1, but which one is not a decision for race day.

Spillway chases win to earn Caulfield Cup start with light weight

David Hayes is not concerned that Spillway doesn't shatter stopwatches during morning gallops.

Patrick Bartley David Hayes admits that one of the most satisfying skills of training racehorses is getting a stayer into a major race such as the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups on the minimum weight but with a form...

Autumn racing clashes need national program approach

Generic horse racing.

Chris Roots Planned changes to the autumn to accommodate a move of The Championships into the first two weeks of April have once again caused dramas between power states NSW and Victoria.

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Jim Cassidy is back in the saddle and he is pumped

Fitter than ever: Master rider Jim Cassidy is back refreshed after a break.

Adam Pengilly He had almost three months off, but it took only one winning ride and a quip to know Jim Cassidy is back.

Lucia Valentina wins Tramway Stakes

Adam Pengilly Vinery Stud heroine Lucia Valentina raced herself into contention for the spring majors, rocketing home for a last-to-first Tramway Stakes win in her first test against open age horses.

A year on, punters keep safe with one-time Melbourne Cup hotpot Puissance De Lune

Beach boy: Puissance De Lune exercises at Warrnambool.

Chris Roots How a year has changed the view on P. B. Lawrence Stakes favourite Puissance De Lune.

Horse racing

Kirramosa VRC Oaks win a tonic for Nash Rawiller

Nash Rawiller.

Patrick Bartley Nash Rawiller salvaged a win from the spring carnival when Kirramosa won the VRC Oaks.

Horseracing

Fiorente leads charge of the entires in a changing world

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell 'Drop dead gorgeous'' - the description of Fiorente by Gai Waterhouse - is the fashion for the new glamorous Melbourne Cup, replacing drab geldings and mares.

Horseracing

Waller hits big group 1s with quality and numbers

Chris Waller

Chris Roots Chris Waller might not have the favourites for Saturday's Epsom Handicap, Metropolitan and Turnbull Stakes but it could prove folly to be betting against his flying stable, which has a trio of...

Horse racing

Lune's Turnbull poser

Puissance de Lune

Patrick Bartley Long-time Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune is first emergency for the Turnbull.

Horse Racing

Home or away dilemma

Jet Away

Patrick Bartley Trainer David Hayes forced to nominate Jet Away for Craven Plate at Randwick.

Horse racing

Waller trio faces uphill task in Ranvet to remember

Chris Wallers' horse.

Chris Roots Chris Waller takes on the big guns in the Ranvet with three runners - last year's winner Foreteller, Hawkspur and Moriarty.