Adam Pengilly If bookmakers are to be believed, Chris Waller or Team Hawkes have a mortgage on the Epsom Handicap and The Metropolitan - they just don't know with which horse.
Max Presnell The master’s touch was a feature of Saturday’s outstanding Rosehill Gardens meeting. Sure there were other highlights, like the Hugh Bowman treble with the rider using that exquisite long...
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.
Adam Pengilly Jason Collett is the first to admit he's been talked out of group 1 rides just as much as he's thrown them away via his own racetrack deeds on the rare occasion.
Adam Pengilly Meaningful trips south have been few and far between for Brian Smith in recent years, but the veteran Queensland trainer has a spring in his step as he seeks his first Caulfield Cup runner since...
Matt Jones Gai Waterhouse quinellaed the Premier’s Cup at Rosehill on Saturday and will follow the Glencadam Gold blueprint with emerging stayer Greatwood after he held off stablemate Bonfire by 1 lengths.
Tim Habel Last October Lankan Rupee entered the spring as just another nondescript sprinter with a humble win in a benchmark 78 race at Moonee Valley.
Chris Roots Team Hawkes like to keep things low key with their horses but that is proving difficult with Makybe Diva's three-quarter sister La Amistad, which lines up in the Kingston Town Stakes at Rosehill on...
Max Presnell Geoff Murphy was gobsmacked for one of the few occasions in his long and distinguished career when Mel Schumacher grabbed Tommy Hill’s leg in the 1961 AJC Derby at Randwick.
Max Presnell Substance assistance, now outlawed, contributed to a period that made Analie a modern-day iron mare, emphasising the worth of more recent champions Sunline, Makybe Diva and Black Caviar.
Chris Roots Warwick Farm trainer Guy Walter has died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday morning.
Max Presnell During his youth the first Mick Dittman tipping service operated from the fork of a tree on the Gold Coast.
Max Presnell “A fantastic carnival ... going to be internationally renowned,” decreed Greg Carpenter, the chief Racing Victoria handicapper, and a worthwhile opinion at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
Max Presnell Once upon a time it was fashionable for outstanding three-year-olds to win the Sydney Cup at Randwick but will Tupac Amaru, named after an Inca revolutionary in Peru, fit the profile on Saturday?
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.
Kyle Mackey-Laws Modest benchmark 85 race at Randwick looms as best battle in Saturday's racing.
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.
Leading Perth trainer Neville Parnham insists he holds a stronger hand in Ascot's $1 million Railway Stakes than bookmakers give him credit for.
John Holloway The countdown is on for the Magic Millions carnival and once again Bloodlines has sought the inside mail on what yearlings appeal as standouts for the five days of selling, beginning with 190 lots...
Chris Wilson Kevin Sweeney first sat on a horse the same year man stepped on the moon, but he's not done yet, writes Chris Wilson.