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.
South Australian galloper Happy Trails has upset a host of Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup hopefuls in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington.
Michael Sharkie The Turnbull Stakes is always a crucial race as far as the spring majors are concerned.
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.
Chris Roots Chris Waller takes on the big guns in the Ranvet with three runners - last year's winner Foreteller, Hawkspur and Moriarty.
Patrick Bartley Ben Melham joins growing list of top jockeys to be sidelined from major spring fixtures.
Patrick Bartley, Michael Lynch Ben Melham has joined the growing list of top jockeys sidelined after he was outed by Racing Victoria stewards at the Geelong Cup meeting.
Chris Roots Gerry Ryan has achieved what he intended with Puissance De Lune, so the next couple of weeks could be a great bonus.
Max Presnell The bump to Green Moon in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley last year looked more of an Olivia Newton-John love tap, but had the effect of a Sam Burgess crash tackle with a follow-up appendage assault.
Michael Lynch Three-year-old Shamus Award has made all the running to win the $3 million Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
Patrick Bartley What did the Cox Plate reveal about the runners and their next mission?
Patrick Bartley Jockey admits this year he is rolling the dice on making Australia's premier handicap.
Chris Roots David Hayes knows that by Saturday night, Jet Away could be the name on everyone's lips - but only if he wins the Mackinnon Stakes.
Chris Roots The French connection with the Melbourne Cup is only a recent affair. It may have been an unrequited love last year, but a bonny mare, Verema, is set to make it fulfilled again in 2013.
Patrick Bartley This time last year, against a groundswell of disapproval, Damien Oliver managed to ride in the Melbourne Cup.
Chris Roots Chris Waller's first memory of the Melbourne Cup is Jim Cassidy winning on Kiwi 30 years ago - and the centurion group 1 jockey believes Hawkspur is set to give the trainer his best memory on Tuesday.
Chris Roots and Max Presnell How the runners stack up on the eve of the Big One.
Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse has been at the top of the Australian training ranks for 20 years.
Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse has been at the top of the Australian training ranks for 20 years, but she is not too proud to take advice from one man - Lloyd Williams.
Chris Roots Chris Waller and Jim Cassidy know what's needed for victory.