Vrc

Horse racing

John Sargent wins VRC Oaks with Kirramosa

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch When they have got a horse that's good enough the Kiwis can still do the business.

Horse racing

Kirramosa VRC Oaks win a tonic for Nash Rawiller

Nash Rawiller.

Patrick Bartley Nash Rawiller salvaged a win from the spring carnival when Kirramosa won the VRC Oaks.

Kirramosa takes the VRC Oaks after thrilling finish

Kirramosa.

Nash Rawiller’s spring carnival fortunes took a turn for the better when Kirramosa won the $1 million VRC Oaks at Flemington.

Horse Racing

Buffering shows it is his time to shine with VRC Classic win at Flemington

Buffering (No.2)

Chris Roots After being part of the bridal party on 14 occasions, Buffering is enjoying his time front and centre on the big day.

Horse Racing

Stakes cut as VRC reins in

Horse racing

Patrick Bartley The Victoria Racing Club has reduced the prizemoney for the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes.

Horse Racing

VRC warned to rethink prizemoney cuts

Dale Monteith.

Michael Sharkie Racing Victoria Limited urges Victoria Racing Club to reconsider proposal.

Racing

Plenty of chances in cracking T.J. Smith Stakes at Randwick's The Championships

Inside running: Lankan Rupee, seen here winning at Caulfield, has drawn the  rails in the T.J.Smith Stakes.

Chris Roots They are the forgotten group 1 winners, by punters at least, but Tiger Tees, Spirit Of Boom and Snitzerland are ready to test the big guns, Buffering and Lankan Rupee. in Saturday's T.J.

Horse Racing

Rain forces rethink on plans for Solicit

Solicit.

Laura Banks and Patrick Bartley Continued rain in Sydney forces connections to reconsider Australian Oaks plans.

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.

Racing

'This is a lifestyle not a job': Robert Heathcote relaxed about Buffering in T.J. Smith

Happy team: Trainer Robert Heatchcote and Buffering.

Chris Roots Robert Heathcote is refreshing realistic when it come to his outlook on racing and the joy of having a horse like Buffering.

David Hayes backs Zululand to give Fastnet Rock juvenile success at The Championships

Ready to produce: David Hayes hold high hopes for Zululand in the Sires' Produce Stakes.

Chris Roots David Hayes spotted Zululand as a yearling, just about everyone did, but he knew the son of Fastnet Rock was out of his league.

Guy Walter and Blake Shinn partner up in business of winning

Blake Shinn

Chris Roots From Goulburn to group 1 company, the combination of Guy Walter and Blake Shinn has proven hard to beat in the past couple of years.

Horseracing

Tony Gollan hopes Temple of Boom will bloom again

Chris Roots It has been nearly two years since Temple Of Boom has won but trainer Tony Gollan believes he "will not get a better chance" than in Saturday's Galaxy at Rosehill.

Racing

Trainer Danny O'Brien on track for sweep of autumn group 1s

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Chris Roots Trainer Danny O'Brien ticked off the first part of a three-point, group 1 plan when Shamus Award won the Australian Guineas and stable staff and supporters are hoping the success continues on...

Horse racing

David Hayes aims Zululand at Sydney after Sires Produce win

Stephen Baster riding Zululand.

Michael Lynch Expensive yearling comes from off the pace to show he will excel at longer distances.

Horseracing

Jockey Roy Higgins was a great rival, says friend Pat Hyland

Bart Cummings and Roy Higgins

Tim Habel Roy Higgins and Pat Hyland, fierce rivals as jockeys but great friends off the track, will forever be linked with the epic 1970 Queen Elizabeth Stakes two-horse clash at Flemington.

David Hayes in a Golden rush with Slipper hope Wilderness

David Hayes

Chris Roots David Hayes is eying the Golden Slipper and start a late rally with a $2.4 million yearling Willderness at Bendigo.

Winners & Losers

Punters upset at late mail on Guineas failure Eurozone

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell There were shades of More Joyous with Eurozone, involving punters' right to know, in the Australian Guineas at Flemington on Saturday.

Jason Warren targets Oakleigh Plate redemption with Bel Sprinter

SPORT 30.3.13 Horse racing at Rosehill 
 race 7
 winner Its a Bel Sprinter
 ridden by Kerrin McEvoy
SHD  Pic JENNY EVANS

Chris Roots Jason Warren hopes Bel Sprinter can become a millionaire and excise some bad memories in Saturday's Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield.

Sweet Idea triumphs over disappointing Guelph in Light Fingers Stakes

SPORT Sweet Idea ridden by Tommy Berry wins the %th race at Randwick on Saturday 22 February 2014. Pic JENNY EVANS

Chris Roots Sweet Idea landed some good bets as she won Saturday's Light Fingers Stakes but even her jockey, Tommy Berry, was surprised when Guelph wasn't there to challenge.