Chris Roots There is a difference between youth and experience in the James and Bart Cummings partnership, which has its first group 1 after Hallowed Crown won the Golden Rose at Rosehill on Saturday.
Adam Pengilly Jason Collett is the first to admit he's been talked out of group 1 rides just as much as he's thrown them away via his own racetrack deeds on the rare occasion.
Chris Roots James Cummings has not won a group 1. His grandfather and co-trainer has 266 to his credit but that doesn't stop Bart Cummings getting excited about the chances of Hallowed Crown winning the Golden...
David Polkinghorne Boom apprentice jockey Winona Costin will go into the biggest day of her short career and her group 1 debut a winner after saluting in the final race at Canberra's Thoroughbred Park on Friday.
Chris Roots The Golden Rose is where the group 1 story began for Tommy Berry on Epaulette, two years later he goes into Saturday's $1 million race as hottest jockey in the world.
Dissident dismantled a classy field in the Memsie Stakes but in an ominous warning trainer Peter Moody said the horse would even be better in the Makybe Diva Stakes.
Adam Pengilly John Messara reckons he has the "forgotten" horse – and quite clearly remembers why no one wanted his other Golden Rose hope, too – as he agonises over whether to launch a two-pronged...
Chris Roots Team McCarthy bagged two group 1s on Breeders Challenge day at Menangle but it was the defeat of short-priced favourite Ominous Warning in the two-year-old colts and gelding final that punters hurt...
Warwick Barr Chris Waller's template for group 1 excellence points to a sense of timing with She's Clean, the least favoured of his three runners in the $400,000 Tattersall's Tiara at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
Michael Sharkie Tony Gollan has been training long enough to know that success can never be expected.
Chris Roots Gordon Lord Byron, a horse which couldn't get a bid as a yearling and wasn't allowed into a breeze-up sale, become a world-beater at Rosehill on Saturday.
Andrew Webster Wayne Hawkes stands at the back of the Rosehill mounting yard, having just watched his horse Mossfun win the $3.5 million Golden Slipper, and he can’t stop the tears.
Chris Roots It was a day when Tom Berry and James McDonald shared the group 1 spoils with two wins each and shared the Nathan Berry Medal for the leading jockey in The Championships.
Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse had a plan a month ago to get Driefontein what her career needed to be complete – a group 1 win.
Mathew Toogood Jamie Kah is not the only apprentice with a golden opportunity to ride in her first Group One race on Saturday with Kayla Nisbet excited, if not a little surprised, to be given a chance on Pago Rock...
Mark Oberhardt Injury to star mare Snitzerland has left trainer Gerald Ryan with Hot Snitzel as his only runner in the BTC Cup.
Chris Dutton Apprentice jockey Kayla Nisbet will wear the goggles of the late Nathan Berry to provide extra inspiration for the biggest moment of her career on Saturday.
Patrick Bartley This time last year Puissance De Lune was one of the shortest-priced pre-post favourites for the Melbourne Cup in years.
Chris Roots Knoydart proved a frustration for Darley's previous top man Peter Snowden but he could be ready to deliver a group 1 in Saturday's Doomben 10,000 to open account of his successor John O'Shea.
Chris Roots Tim Bell carried the tag of the next big thing throughout his days as an apprentice and during Saturday’s Queensland Oaks meeting he met his destiny with a treble, including his first group 1...