Andrew Garvey Dissident stamped himself as the dominant weight-for-age galloper of the early spring with a narrow win in the Makybe Diva Stakes, but his victory failed to answer the question of whether he can run...
Chris Roots Chad Schofield flew into Sydney to celebrate Father's Day with dad Glyn, but the old man will be on the youngster's territory in Melbourne on Saturday.
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...
Chris Roots La Amistad was bought to win a Melbourne Cup and she might get its chance to do that this year.
Michael Lynch Whatever else he achieves in his training career Darren Weir can look back on 2014 as a watershed, with Trust In A Gust's win in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes his latest triumph.
Chris Roots David Hayes has won two Caulfield Cups with imports and Spillway is starting to bring back good memories as he heads to Sydney for Saturday's Metropolitan at Randwick.
Michael Lynch With the footy run and won, in Victoria, at least, and the cricket yet to come, now is racing's time in the sun.
Chris Roots The first few months of the Peter and Paul Snowden partnership has been littered with winners, and group 1 success can't be far away.
Max Presnell With Randwick ailing from lack of quantity if not quality, champion jockey Damien Oliver promises to be a better punting proposition at Caulfield.
Adam Pengilly Japan's Admire Rakti has been slugged with the Melbourne Cup top weight of 58kg after handicaps were released for the world's richest handicap on Tuesday morning.
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...
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...
Patrick Bartley Racing Victoria Chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter described this year's $6.2 million Melbourne Cup a race of opportunity for not only horse but rider.
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.
Max Presnell Trainer Peter Moody holds the group1 trumps on Saturday with Bring Me The Maid at Rosehill Gardens and Dissident in Flemington’s Makybe Diva Stakes.
Adam Pengilly Just for a fleeting moment, Chad Schofield thought Damien Oliver would be one obstacle too much to prise from the highly sought after seat on Divan.
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...
Patrick Bartley Mark Kavanagh believes Saturday's Flemington meeting will give him a far greater insight into his stable's hopes for the Cox Plate and Caulfield Guineas.
Adam Pengilly Gai Waterhouse described early Melbourne Cup favourite The Offer's handicap as "quite a bit of pudding" as Australia's greatest race desperately seeks the emergence of another star.
Chris Roots The old gang is back together as Glyn Schofield follows Boban to Melbourne for Saturday's Memsie Stakes but the hoop will take more than a passing interest when Law lines up in The Run To The Rose at...