Chris Roots Epsom winner Boban continued his unbeaten spring campaign, rocketing home past his rivals in the Moonga Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.
Andrew Eddy STAR three-year-old Pierro is set to continue his path towards the Cox Plate, despite bookmaker speculation he would be scratched last night.
Max Presnell Not even ''Melbourne Mick'' Bartley, the grand master of betting coups, used a Catholic priest as a commission agent.
Leading Perth trainer Neville Parnham insists he holds a stronger hand in Ascot's $1 million Railway Stakes than bookmakers give him credit for.
Patrick Bartley One of the most successful racing partnerships in modern times has come to an end after six years withtrainer Peter Snowden and the global Darley operation deciding to part company at the end of the...
Max Presnell EVEN before the Flemington conditions were thrown in the balance, bookmakers indicated they would gamble against the highly talented Boban in Saturday's $1 million Emirates Stakes (1600 metres).
Scott Spits Hello and welcome to our rolling coverage of the much-awaited Derby Day meeting at Flemington.
WINNERS & LOSERS
Max Presnell Glyn Schofield’s ride on Boban in the Emirates Stakes at Flemington on Saturday capped a vintage Melbourne spring for jockeys.
Michael Lynch Racing Victoria is trapped between spiralling costs and stagnant gambling revenue.
Chris Roots After launching a one man Melbourne Cup betting plunge on Dear Demi, John Singleton is more circumspect heading into his mare's final lead-up in the Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.
Ray Huxley There is no worse barrier for a horse to draw wide in this country than the 2500-metre start at Flemington.
Andrew Webster Jim Cassidy put two fingers in the air and let the line rip that he's been dying to say for weeks.
Andrew Webster Women have come and gone so many times in John Singleton's life, but now two special ones might land him something that's eluded him for decades.
Adam Pengilly Sheikh Fahad al Thani warmed up for the Melbourne Cup in the best possible fashion as Side Glance, flown half way around the world for the Cox Plate, picked up a group 1 consolation in the Mackinnon...
Patrick Bartley and Tim Habel Mark Kavanagh admits race is the toughest edition in memory, but maintains he can win again with his longshot Super Cool.
Patrick Bartley Just minutes after achieving her first Melbourne Cup success, Gai Waterhouse urges clubs to cater for staying horses.
Chris Roots John Singleton launches Melbourne Cup plunge, backing his mare to win more than $3 million.
Patrick Bartley Melbourne Cup drastically rearranged after Saturday's group 1 race.
Michael Sharkie English trainer Jane Chapple-Hyam confident that Mull Of Killough can hold his own in Cox Plate.
Patrick Bartley Chris Waller will leave the unenviable task of navigating drifting Caulfield Cup favourite Hawkspur from its horror starting gate to jockey Jim Cassidy, already a multiple winner of the group 1 race.