Streak

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.

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.

Racing

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

Black And Bent's winning streak rolls on

Horses

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.

Horse Racing

Ideal Position breaks two year winning drought at Thoroughbred Park

Jason Devrimol guides Ideal Position to victory at Canberra on Friday.

Jon Tuxworth Orange trainer Jeff Brasch praised apprentice jockey Jason Devrimol for a brilliant heads up ride that helped Ideal Position snap a two-year winless streak at Thoroughbred Park on Friday. 

Racing

Today's champion mares don't need the 'assistance' afforded Analie

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell Substance assistance, now outlawed, contributed to a period that made Analie a modern-day iron mare, emphasising the worth of more recent champions Sunline, Makybe Diva and Black Caviar.

Horseracing

Good mail is good mail, no matter who delivers it

Racing man and grandson of Sigmund Freud: Clement Freud.

Max Presnell The device at Royal Randwick, played among some of racing’s finest intellects, produced a poker machine-like dividend for Tabcorp.

No plans for Variety Club to make time for Australia

First past the post: Variety Club is the first overseas winner of the Champions Mile.

Chris Roots Quarantine protocols are likely to rob Australia of seeing the world’s best miler, Variety Club.

Horse racing

Chosen Time ready to salute for Gratz Vella

Jared Dorrington.

Jared Dorrington For a horse that has not won since January last year, Chosen Time rarely has a bad run.

Horseracing

Form analysts evolve as they chase the elusive dream

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell Horse confirmation and type with preferably no knowledge of form is a contentious issue.

Horse racing

Cox Plate lures some of the world's best gallopers

Just A Way ridden by Yuichi Fukunaga wins the Dubai Duty Free during the Dubai World Cup at the Meydan Racecourse on March 29, 2014 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

The horse rated the world's best and three stars from Hong Kong trainer John Moore's stable headline an outstanding first round list of 10 overseas invitees for the Cox Plate.

Racing

Jockeys ride tough and tight as Rosehill shines

Max Presnell dinkus

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.

Class will carry Golden Slipper favourite Earthquake through Rosehill slush

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

Racing

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.

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.

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.

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.