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.
Michael Lynch The father-and-son team will soon finish at Darley and start on their own, writes Michael Lynch.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Max Presnell Surely the baton of band leader Lloyd Williams will dictate tempo through his sextet for Tuesday's Melbourne Cup.
Christian Reith was impressed with the Peter Snowden-trained two-year-old.
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.
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.