Max Presnell Give me a good horse and I'll make it great, chanted the late Tommy Smith, a philosophy Chris Waller, today's training phenomenon, is following.
Tim Habel Five-year-old Unpretentious shrugs off the potential tag with a game Group 2 win.
Chris Roots Nikki Burke has known for a long time that her talented sprinter Unpretentious was group 1 class. Finally, after a series of frustrating injuries that have restricted the five-year-old to only 10...
Max Presnell The dazzle of Darley, the ooh la la of Atlantic Jewel and bold riding were features of the Caulfield Guineas program yesterday, dulled by the major event, the $1 million sprint for three-year-olds...
Michael Lynch Atlantic Jewel is chasing a perfect 10 as she heads to the weight-for-age championship.
Patrick Bartley As the tears welled up in the eyes of trainer Peter Moody at a press conference to announce the retirement of the world's fastest race mare, some close to the former Queenslander suspected some of...
Will Brodie The Melbourne Racing Club has thrown open the gates for the farewell to equine superstar Black Caviar at Caulfield this Saturday.
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Kyle Mackey-Laws It's a hard, hard day to pick a winner, but we'll have a go, and our attention is in Melbourne for the Mal Seccull open handicap.
Lee Gaskin Karuta Queen's former trainer Neville Layt is pleased the impressive filly has joined the stables of superstar Black Caviar.
Kerrin McEvoy headed to Mornington for the final gallop of VRC Oaks favourite Zydeco on Tuesday morning.
Chris Roots Queensland trainer Robert Heathcote has won two group 1s but he would be first to admit his best horse still has a duck next to his name at the highest level.
History can play big part when assessing premier races on day like Caulfield Guineas.
Guy Walter has mares at different ends of the spectrum career-wise in Skyerush and Forarainyday heading to the Angst Stakes at Rosehill tomorrow.
Chris Roots THE Melbourne Cup-winning hoop Corey Brown will arrive for the spring carnival without a confirmed ride in any of the majors, but that could change at Caulfield tomorrow.
Chris Roots SUPERSTARS Pierro and More Joyous will spearhead Sydney's assault on the Melbourne carnival at Caulfield and John O'Shea says Sydney trainers could clean up in all nine races on Saturday.
Kyle Mackey-Laws In the history of the Caulfield Guineas there hasn't been a more favoured runner than Pierro in Saturday's edition.
Max Presnell SYDNEY hype, or substance, will be put to the test at Caulfield today, particularly with Nash Rawiller, in a pressure-cooker situation on the great mare, More Joyous, in the Toorak.
Michael Lynch ANYONE who has tried to watch live coverage of a sporting event on a computer - especially in the pre-broadband days - knows the frustration of that flickering screen and the second it freezes up,...
Edited by Will Brodie The spring carnival hits top gear with one of Melbourne's best racedays, which will decide if Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse will set the pace for this year's major races in Melbourne.
Chris Roots COREY BROWN knew More Joyous was on the rack after 200 metres of the Toorak Handicap, it was then down to whether he was on the right horse, Solzhenitsyn.