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.


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.

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

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.

Horse racing

How a big spring can help set up a stallion for future

Andrew Garvey

Andrew Garvey The Melbourne spring carnival results have a large bearing on next year's yearling sales.

Horse Racing

Home or away dilemma

Jet Away

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


Road to Queen Elizabeth riches not paved with gold

Chris Roots dinkus

Chris Roots Sydney has its destination race - the $4 million Queen Elizabeth Stakes - but the road to get there is more dirt than asphalt.

Horse racing

Sea Moon's Cup bid on the line

Lloyd Williams

Patrick Bartley Since Sea Moon arrived in Australia, his strong racing profile in the UK has been the talking point for analysts.

Singleton misses the jump on Ironstein's super Metrop odds

John Singleton

Chris Roots John Singleton has taken big odds about Ironstein winning Saturday's The Metropolitan at Randwick, but not as big as he would have liked.


Royal mare spearheads Waller's stellar team

Chris Waller

Chris Roots Bookmakers might have Hawkspur and Royal Descent at the top of Caulfield Cup markets but Saturday's Turnbull Stakes could be the defining run of their spring.

Hoop grabs group 1 chance to impress powerful Hayes stable

David Hayes

Patrick Bartley With some of Australia's most polished jockeys ready to descend on Victorian racing in the coming weeks, Daniel Moor needs no more reminding that even the faintest hope of a feature race win at this...

Boss poised to put stayer back into spring orbit

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell SUBTLE advantages hold the key to the group 1s at Royal Randwick and Flemington, particularly with Puissance De Lune in the Turnbull Stakes down south.

Horse Racing

Cup winners likely to be among Turnbull starters

Fiorente is favoured to win the Turnbull Stakes.

Ray Huxley The Turnbull Stakes might well be named the Legends Stakes such is the quality of horses.

Horse Racing

Platelet has Weir smiling with win

Michelle Payne rides Platelet to victory in the Gilgai Stakes.

Michael Lynch Darren Weir goes from disappointment of group 1 defeat to joy of victory at group 2 level.


Zoustar rising fast to the top: Cassidy


Adam Pengilly Chris Waller was a pioneer in bringing imported horses to the southern hemisphere, but Zoustar shapes as a horse capable of taking Sydney's premier trainer the other way after an arrogant win in the...

Horse Racing

Fiorente's smashing Plate run

From left, Nash Rawiller on Fiorente, Nick Hall on Fawkner, Dwayne Dunn on Happy Trails (winner), Glen Boss on Puissance de Lune and Michael Walker on Hawkspur in the Turnbull Stakes.

Patrick Bartley Turnbull Stakes confuses matters as far as this year's group 1 Cox Plate is concerned.

Happy days as outsider springs top-line boilover

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