Special

Baldwin's gut feeling Harada is special

Brian Baldwin

Patrick Bartley The only consolation for noted strapper Brian Baldwin when former star Haradasun failed to make it to the Caulfield Guineas in 2006 was that he was spared some physical pain.

Racing

Lebrechaun leads field for 'special' home race

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Apprentice jockey Amy Vandersanden and 6 yr old MATTHEW DALE TRAINED

David Polkinghorne With a throat operation and atrial fibrillation behind him, Lebrechaun is ready for the Tony Campbell Memorial Cup at Thoroughbred Park today.

Melbourne Cup special

Kyle Mackey-Laws - Lucky Lobster

Chris Dutton All the good oil for the race that stops a nation.

A special win fit for a Queen

Puissance De Lune

Patrick Bartley Jockey Glen Boss tells large crowd at Flemington they saw something special.

Racing

Trainer John Thompson hopeful Tremec can make Nathan Tinkler's day

Tremec

Chris Roots John Thompson has had a tough couple of years as he has watched the Patinack Farm racing empire crumbled but might finally be able to give Nathan Tinkler because to cheer with Tremec in the Sydney...

Racing

Doncaster don Chris Waller hopes he's on a roll in The Championships

Mile master: Trainer Chris Waller is now looking forward to the big races at Randwick on Saturday.

Chris Roots Chris Waller celebrated his remarkable Doncaster Mile first four on Saturday night and hopes it is the precursor to more The Championships success in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Queen Of The Turf...

Racing

Future of The Championships so bright it will sparkle

Chris Roots dinkus

Chris Roots The new Randwick remains a relatively unpolished gem that is ready to sparkle in the next couple of years.

Randwick's big day worth getting a wet backside for

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell It won't get any better than Saturday's The Championships, featuring an all-star cast, at Royal Randwick.

Horse Racing

Doncaster Mile: Chris Waller left amazed by dream result

Back to back: Sacred Falls wins for Zac Purton.

Chris Roots For Chris Waller, watching the Doncaster Mile was like a dream.

Horse racing

No Payne, no gain: Criterion holds off rivals to win Australian Derby

Hugh beauty: Hugh Bowman wins on Criterion.

Chris Roots David Payne has won South Africa’s biggest race, the Durban July, as a jockey and trainer but Criterion gave him an Australian Derby after outstaying his rivals in a slog at Randwick on Saturday.

Horse Racing

John Hawkes rapt for sons after watching Mossfun's Slipper triumph on TV

Mossfun fan:

Chris Roots John Hawkes was laid up with a bad back as Mossfun won Saturday’s Golden Slipper, but it didn’t keep him from searching for next year’s winner at Newmarket on Sunday.

Racing

Geoff Grimish honours Nathan Berry with twin's ride

Nathan Berry, pictured in Queensland in January.

Chris Roots Geoff Grimish will remember Nathan Berry as a man who kept him young and is delighted to have his twin, Tommy Berry, riding Weary for him in Saturday’s Doncaster Mile.

Nathan Berry farewelled

SMH NEWS: Official program from the Nathan Berry memorial. 08/04/14

Peter Munro Two mounted officers on retired racehorses waited by the casket as clouds gathered and mourners moved inside.

Breeder John Hutchins keeps his baby after knocking back $2 million

Passed in: The Street Cry-Typhoon Tracy colt with Vinery Stud handler Jen Malone.

Chris Roots There was a tear in John Hutchins' eye as he explained why $2 million could not buy the only son of his late champion mare Typhoon Tracy.

Racing

Chris Waller's Doncaster Mile six pack won't mind the wet

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell Ability to handle the anticipated conditions is the query with Messene, regarded as a weight special, in Saturday’s $3 million Doncaster at Royal Randwick.

Racing

Jim Cassidy sticks with Chris Waller's Hawkspur for Doncaster Mile

Jim Cassidy

Chris Roots It has proved a lethal combination in the past year, Jim Cassidy on a Chris Waller horse in a group 1, as the Hall of Fame jockey used his "pick and stick" method with great success.

Horseracing

Love at first sight with Cornrow

Chris Roots Mick Malone has pulled hundreds of foals from their mums at Kitchwin Hills, but rarely doesn't to fall for the way he feel for Cornrow.

Racing

The Golden Slipper, runner by runner

Chris Roots dinkus

Chris Roots Unencumbered Sentimental favourite as was to be ridden by Nathan Berry. He was too good in the Magic Millions btu has failed to find winning form in the autumn. Definitely place hope.

Horse Racing

Berry to be given until last minute to decide on Slipper ride

Tommy Berry

Chris Roots Tommy Berry will be given up to 10 minutes before Saturday's Golden Slipper to decided if he will ride Valentia following the death of twin brother Nathan on Thursday.

Nathan Berry's brother-in-law pays tribute after win

Jockey Nathan Berry

Kim Arlington Nathan Berry was "looking down and watching on us all", his brother-in-law Chad Schofield said on Saturday after winning the Sebring Stakes on Flamberge at Rosehill Racecourse.