John Holloway There was no sign of a grey evening at the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sales on Monday night as one of America's favourite grey stallions, Tapit, supplied the top two highest lots,...
Max Presnell New Zealand fillies Rock Diva and Sancerre, bred in the purple for group 1 staying events, provide the dangers to hot favourite Arabian Gold in Saturday's Queensland Oaks.
Chris Roots Darley trainer Peter Snowden knows from his time at Crown Lodge that the best horse doesn't always win the Golden Slipper, but he seems to have the bases covered this year.
Andrew Webster Wayne Hawkes stands at the back of the Rosehill mounting yard, having just watched his horse Mossfun win the $3.5 million Golden Slipper, and he can’t stop the tears.
Chris Roots Joe O’Gara’s first question he asks when he gets a phone call at his Goulburn stud tells a lot about Singing Flame’s chances in Saturday’s Australian Derby at Randwick.
Max Presnell Great rides prompted the mention of Zac Purton in the category of Darby Munro, George Moore, Mick Dittman, Shane Dye, Glen Boss and Mel Schumacher.
John Holloway Last year's Cox Plate could well become the best stallion-producing performance in its 90-year history.
Michael Sharkie Career of one of the most influential stallions in the world comes to an end.
Max Presnell Perhaps a Bendigo maiden lacks pizazz but one is scheduled to relaunch the Black Caviar dynasty, which is undergoing a horror stretch, on Sunday.
Aidan Rodley Patrick Hogan proudly recalled the amazing feats that distinguished Zabeel's stud career and stoically announced that the stallion was bowing out at the top.
David Polkinghorne On Canberra racing's biggest day, it was Subzero who stole the show.
Michael Lynch Black Caviar's young half-brother All Too Hard bursts the bubble of hitherto unbeaten Pierro.
The two highest-profile colts in Australia. Neck and neck with 200 metres to run. In the nation's best weight-for-age race.
The big "if" comes into play with the potentially outstanding Pierro, the great mare More Joyous and the likely improver Proisir in today's Cox Plate at Moonee Valley, hopefully not torn up by last...
Chris Roots Champion jockey Darren Beadman has confirmed horrendous injures sustained falling from a horse in Hong Kong have forced him to retire.
If Jim Cassidy is “Pumper”, without being irreverent, Darren Beadman was a better thumper than a Bible basher.
Chris Roots CHAMPION jockey Darren Beadman has only just got his driver's licence back and may never get on a horse again. His illustrious riding career has ended.
Chris Roots, Michael Sharkie Bob Ingham has paid tribute to his long-term jockey at Crown Lodge, Darren Beadman, after he announced his retirement on Sunday.
ADAM PENGILLY WAYNE HAWKES stops for a moment, plunges deep into the memory bank, and it's there.
Max Presnell THE Christmas Cup at Rosehill Gardens, featuring Nash Rawiller on Fiumicino and Jim Cassidy handling Cantonese, promises to be more Ali-Frazier than Santa Claus.