Chris Roots Trainer Michael Moroney does not have much in his favour with Voleuse De Coeurs for Saturday’s Sydney Cup at Randwick.
Max Presnell Bold rides, with jockeys often throwing caution to the wind, feature in the Golden Slipper but James McDonald on Mossfun at Rosehill yesterday rated with the best.
Michael Lynch Country trainer Darren Weir tightens his grip on the Victorian metropolitan trainers' premiership with a hat-trick at Moonee Valley.
Max Presnell Hopefully the battle to be crowned Australia's best middle-distance racehorse on Saturday will provide another bleating ground for the Ireland-based betting house Paddy Power.
Chris Roots There will be no grand celebration for Damien Oliver's 100th group 1 victory, the moment has passed, but the pursuit of records will continue on Melbourne Cup winner Fiorente at Flemington on...
Michael Lynch The Melbourne Cup has long since ceased to be a race for mere staying handicappers, and few races illustrate that better than Saturday's Australian Cup.
Max Presnell Perhaps it's using a missile and not drawing a long bow in comparing the Newmarket at Flemington with the Charge of the Light Brigade.
Max Presnell Tommy Woodcock and Reckless, presented by Bruce Postle, emphasised the affinity between man and horse like no other.
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Max Presnell Punters can be justifiably concerned about heavy breathing by hot fancies, emphasised at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
Peter Hanlon On a good thing, a jockey can take luck out of the equation, writes Peter Hanlon.
Chris Roots Deposed Melbourne Cup favourite could be ready to give next week's Cox Plate a shake.
Max Presnell The battle of the training tracks - private versus public, city against country - will be put to the test by two racing dynasties, Waterhouse and Hayes, in Saturday's Caulfield Cup.
Chris Roots Deposed Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune appears ready to give next week's Cox Plate a shake after an impressive jump-out at Moonee Valley on Thursday.
Chris Roots Glen Boss has never won a Caulfield Cup but he believes Silent Achiever will run in the top three in one of the most open cups in years on Saturday - and perhaps even break his duck.
Michael Lynch Cox Plate betting turned on its head after favourite's withdrawal.
Michael Lynch Cox Plate thrown into turmoil and trainer Mark Kavanagh left devastated after favourite scratched.
Chris Roots Gerry Ryan has achieved what he intended with Puissance De Lune, so the next couple of weeks could be a great bonus.
Chris Roots It might have been a last-minute decision to pay up for Foreteller in Saturday's Cox Plate but his form says he can cause an upset.
John Holloway Last year's Cox Plate could well become the best stallion-producing performance in its 90-year history.
Peter Hanlon A Cox Plate win would come with an uncomfortable rider for Darren Weir, who can count among all he's learnt in racing a conviction that he'll never relish the spotlight.