John Holloway Rosehill trainer Gerald Ryan - the king of the Snitzel breed - added another of the stallion's progeny to his ever-increasing tally with a sales-topping bid of $100,000 at the rain-soaked Inglis...
Matt Jones SNITZEL continues to give trainer Gerald Ryan joy after his progeny Centrepet scored a comfortable win at Rosehill on Saturday.
Mandy Cottell The Black Opal Stakes has been a happy hunting ground for Gary Portelli and he is hoping to unveil his latest contender at Rosehill on Saturday.
Black Opal Stakes
David Polkinghorne Brisbane trainer Liam Birchley thinks Headwater Country's last start should be forgotten.
Join David Polkinghorne and Ben Westcott for all the racing, colour, fashion and excitement at Thoroughbred Park Canberra with the 2014 Black Opal Stakes.
Chris Roots It will be a magical 80 minutes, as $20 million of horseflesh, with a total of 10 group 1 wins, takes to the track in Melbourne and Sydney.
John Holloway A hugely successful Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale this week had many highlights: Gai Waterhouse provided great theatre on the opening day, a new stallion star emerging and a record-breaking...
Michael Lynch Form is temporary, class is permanent. It's an old sporting adage that often is the case.
John Holloway Following the enormous success of last week's Magic Millions sale in Perth, the momentum is expected to continue at the Inglis Premier sale at Oaklands in Melbourne on Sunday.
Chris Roots It is a long way, in terms of distance and prizemoney, from their last meeting but New Zealand visitors El Roca and Atlante will look to dominate the home-town brigade in Saturday's Hobartville...
Chris Roots Danny O'Brien has aimed Cox Plate winner Shamus Award at the Australian Guineas since the spring and believes he is spot on heading to Flemington on Saturday.
Chris Roots The strength of Gai Waterhouse's juvenile team is starting to show, after $1 million colt Wandjina took care of midweek company with ease at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
John Holloway There was a breath of fresh air at the Perth Magic Millions yearling sale at the Belmont Park complex on Tuesday – a 17-year-old stallion from the US, War Chant, a son of Danehill’s sire Danzig.
Chris Roots Gerald Ryan expected Rubick to be in the Blue Diamond and favourite as far back as July.
David Polkinghorne Sydney trainer Gerald Ryan is considering running Ygritte in Canberra's Black Opal Stakes.
David Polkinghorne Klammer's connections think Canberra's $275,000 Black Opal Stakes (1200 metres) is a big deal.
Michael Lynch When a three-year-old takes on his elders first up in Group 1 company and runs a respectably close third, he might be expected to tighten up in the market for a classic race against his own age group...
John Holloway John Hawkes' uncanny ability to select a yearling is matched only by his exceptional training capabilities.
Kyle Mackey-Laws We get another sneak peak at the star horses of the future in the Blue Diamond Previews at Caulfield on Saturday.
Chris Roots Exciting was the word for Rubick's first race-day appearance, which shot him to favouritism for the Blue Diamond and Golden Slipper, at Randwick on Saturday.