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.
Michael Lynch Hype and momentum for clash of equine titans, Frankel and Black Caviar, set to intensify.
Greg Best The six-year-old etched his name into jumps racing history at Warrnambool yesterday.
Matt Jones Bjorn Baker put an end to Darley's month-long two-year-old Sydney winning streak when Unencumbered came late to win on the Kensington track at Randwick on Saturday.
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.
Max Presnell DAVID Hayes will challenge Peter Snowden's recent two-year-old domination when he starts $1.5 million yearling purchase Zulu Land in the Equine Clinic Plate at Caulfield on Saturday.
Christian Reith was impressed with the Peter Snowden-trained two-year-old.
Max Presnell Surely the baton of band leader Lloyd Williams will dictate tempo through his sextet for Tuesday's Melbourne Cup.
David Polkinghorne The Queanbeyan Cup's grip on the mantle as QRacing's feature race is slipping.
David Polkinghorne Bombala's race rack is a far cry from Caulfield and its cup, but Canberra trainer Barbara Joseph still has ''that magical dream'' of getting a horse in one of Australia's holy trilogy of racing.
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.
Patrick Bartley Turnbull Stakes confuses matters as far as this year's group 1 Cox Plate is concerned.
Max Presnell Maybe it's celestial guidance that Damien Oliver, in the present climate with partners being changed like a swingers' ball, will handle Prince Harada in Saturday's Caulfield Guineas.
Max Presnell During my recent absence Linton triumphed in the Stradbroke at Eagle Farm, with part-owner Martin Talty watching the action via Sky Channel in Dubai luxury.
Patrick Bartley Zamorar will start in Sir John Monash Stakes, a race he can win.
Michael Lynch Kathryn Durden-trained Wells stakes his claim at Bendigo to be one of the next generation of hurdlers to challenge established stars such as Black And Bent.
Michael Lynch Great champions shouldn't be compared. They should be enjoyed and appreciated.