Leading Perth trainer Neville Parnham insists he holds a stronger hand in Ascot's $1 million Railway Stakes than bookmakers give him credit for.
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.
Andrew Webster Since its first running in 1861, the same year Burke and Wills withered in the desert, the Melbourne Cup has conjured many images.
Max Presnell 'Drop-dead Gorgeous' is the fashion for the new glamorous Melbourne Cup, replacing drab geldings and mares.
John Holloway Last year's Cox Plate could well become the best stallion-producing performance in its 90-year history.
Max Presnell Who needs Melbourne Cup invaders when locally developed talent, including Puissance De Lune and Hawkspur on Saturday, will contribute to the brilliant spring of this year?
Chris Roots Moriarty remains on target for The Metropolitan and gave Chris Waller another notable treble after taking out the Hill Stakes (2000 metres) at Randwick on Saturday.
Chris Roots There is no surprise Gai Waterhouse has five runners in the Golden Rose at Rosehill on Saturday. However, it is amazing that they sit on the outskirts of the market at $20, $26, $31, $34 and $51.
Chris Roots Peter Robl made what appeared to be the tough decision to ride Drago in Saturday's Golden Rose but he thinks it could pale into insignificance compared with charging to the first turn alongside 17...
Max Presnell Perhaps Veyron, a versatile New Zealander, has more in common with Limerick than other top-liners in Saturday's Warwick Stakes at Warwick Farm.
Chris Roots Photon Willie keeps saluting despite his fear of the winning post. Once again Chris Waller's four-year-old got the job done but, as he did in his Kembla Grange and Randwick wins, seemed to stop when...
Kyle Mackey-Laws FESTIVAL STAKES
Chris Roots When all seemed lost, Lamasery rode to David Vandyke's rescue and has kept going, all the way to Saturday's Doncaster when he could go to another level.
Michael Lynch Great champions shouldn't be compared. They should be enjoyed and appreciated.
Chris Roots, Sydney Manny Gelagotis hopes Hvasstan can win the Australian Derby at Randwick.
Chris Roots Manny Gelagotis is hoping Hvasstan can make the most dramatic of improvements to win Saturday's Australian Derby at Randwick.
Chris Roots Peter Moody wants luck on his side again with Black Caviar in the T.J. Smith Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
Chris Roots Peter Moody wants luck on his side with Black Caviar in the $1 million T.J. Smith (1200 metres) at Randwick on Saturday.
Max Presnell Back at Royal Randwick and with a champion's presence on Saturday, does it get any better?
Kyle Mackey-Laws Some are saying it's her toughest test. At the very least her toughest in Australia.