Chris Roots NSW Derby favourite Bling It On has had an adventurous past couple of weeks, escaping the bushfires in Victoria before winning a heat at Menangle last week.
Jared Dorrington Training partners Paul Jones and Barbara Joseph will saddle up Al Ahmar for a tilt at the feature Ted Ryder Cup (1600 metres) at Wagga on Christmas Eve.
Patrick Bartley The huge Darley racing operation on Saturday continued its amazing winning run in three-year-olds' classics this season when Long John ground out a victory in the $1 million Caulfield Guineas.
Michael Lynch Stocks Stakes nothing more than a track gallop for emerging superstar Atlantic Jewel.
Greg Best The six-year-old etched his name into jumps racing history at Warrnambool yesterday.
Michael Lynch Hype and momentum for clash of equine titans, Frankel and Black Caviar, set to intensify.
Brad Waters Peter Moody will take legal advice before deciding his next move in his fight against stewards' access to his Caulfield stable.
Max Presnell Murk and gloom on Friday raised doubts about favourite Earthquake in the $3.5 million Golden Slipper at Rosehill Gardens.
Chris Roots Like many trainers Anthong Cummings has been priming a team for the opening day of the Championships at Randwick on Saturday, but like many he has an eye on the weather.
Max Presnell Sydney Turf Club stalwarts George Ryder, Tom Kennedy and Graham Pash would have been well satisfied with Saturday’s Coolmore Classic meeting at Rosehill Gardens.
Michael Lynch The father-and-son team will soon finish at Darley and start on their own, writes Michael Lynch.
Winners & Losers
Max Presnell While negatives around Sydney racing abound, Peter Snowden's form in the home stretch of his Darley involvement is a highlight.
If one jockey's misfortune can create an opening for another, Adam Hyeronimus is well placed to make the most of his only chance at Rosehill.
Max Presnell Muskoka Farm, a brilliant complex for equine rest, recreation and education, was built on a menu of chicken, Kentucky Fried, with a side of pizza of the Hut variety.
Jared Dorrington Guy Walter's Loceano will probably head to the city for his next start following a hat-trick of wins to begin his career.
Max Presnell Garbed in cargo pants and a circa-2005 R.M. Williams T-shirt, Bob Lapointe, 72, a major influence on racing in our time, was on the roof at Muskoka Farm watching a fireplace being installed.
Patrick Bartley, Michael Sharkie Blake Shinn is confident his roller-coaster ride back to the top of the jockey ranks will culminate in Cox Plate victory on Fiorente on Saturday.
Patrick Bartley and Michael Sharkie Blake Shinn confident his rollercoaster ride back to the top of the jockey ranks will culminate in victory aboard Fiorente on Saturday.
Adam Pengilly David Payne is likely to dodge the Magic Millions with Bold Circle after the easing favourite arrived in the nick of time to score in the Men Of League Plate (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday.
David Polkinghorne The Queanbeyan Cup's grip on the mantle as QRacing's feature race is slipping.