Bling It On's lucky streak may hold for NSW Derby

SPORT Horse racing at Rosehill 2.3.13 race 1  generic wet track pic winner Bello ridden by  Joshua Parr   SHD Pic JENNY EVANS

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.


Hopes Al Ahmar will continue stable's winning streak

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.

Long John continues Darley's hot streak

Kerrin McEvoy

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.

Horse Racing

Atantic Jewel stretches winning streak to nine

Atlantic Jewel

Michael Lynch Stocks Stakes nothing more than a track gallop for emerging superstar Atlantic Jewel.

Horse Racing

Black And Bent's winning streak rolls on


Greg Best The six-year-old etched his name into jumps racing history at Warrnambool yesterday.

Unbeaten Frankel extends streak to 10

Perfect 10: Frankel after his return win.

Michael Lynch Hype and momentum for clash of equine titans, Frankel and Black Caviar, set to intensify.

Peter Moody continues fight over stable access

Peter Moody

Brad Waters Peter Moody will take legal advice before deciding his next move in his fight against stewards' access to his Caulfield stable.

Class will carry Golden Slipper favourite Earthquake through Rosehill slush

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell Murk and gloom on Friday raised doubts about favourite Earthquake in the $3.5 million Golden Slipper at Rosehill Gardens.


Trainer Anthony Cummings wants firm track for Derby hope Thunder Fantasy

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.


Jockeys ride tough and tight as Rosehill shines

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.

Horse racing

Paul and Peter Snowden are chasing a dream farewell from the Darley racing operation

Trainer Paul Snowden with 2010 Blue Diamond-Golden Slipper Winner Sepoy

Michael Lynch The father-and-son team will soon finish at Darley and start on their own, writes Michael Lynch.

Winners & Losers

Peter Snowden snaps at Chris Waller's heels in national battle of trainers

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell While negatives around Sydney racing abound, Peter Snowden's form in the home stretch of his Darley involvement is a highlight.

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Tulloch Lodge entrusts Adam Hyeronimus with ride on blue-blood filly Mardi

Adam Hyeronimus

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.


From hamburgers to horse haven: Lapointes' impressive legacy

Gai Waterhouse trained horses prepare for The Spring Carnival  at Altona  Beach this morning , Melbourne Cup favourite Fiorente 
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Wednesday the 30th of October 2013

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.

Horse racing

Guy Walter considers taking unbeaten Loceano to the city

Jared Dorrington Past The Post

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.

The magic touch of Bob Lapointe

Max Presnell dinkus

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.

Shinn's back at the top of his game for Fiorente

Blake Shinn

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.

Horse Racing

Shinn and tonic

Blake Shinn.

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.

Millions not enough to lure Payne north

David Payne

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.


Queanbeyan Cup loses lustre to Thunderbolt

Sport: Queanbeyan Cup 2013. Action on the field. Jockey Deanne Panya rides the winning horse Celtic Soul. 27th of October 2013, Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

David Polkinghorne The Queanbeyan Cup's grip on the mantle as QRacing's feature race is slipping.