Spring Racing Carnival news
Patrick Bartley 8:31 PM The undeniable message that reverberated around the racing world on Saturday night after Irish three-year-old Adelaide was successful in the $3 million Cox Plate was that the Victorian spring carnival was now truly international.
Chris Roots and Andrew Garvey 9:56 PM Victory on Prince of Penzance in the Moonee Valley Cup was bitter-sweet for Michelle Payne.
Matt Jones 7:41 PM A shattered Blake Shinn feels like he's "let a lot of people down" following his suspension at Rosehill on Saturday which cost him his Melbourne Cup ride on Junoob.
Chris Roots 9:05 PM Victorian trainer Andy Gath wasn't thinking about the Miracle Mile when he brought stayer Maximan from New Zealand this year but it is on the agenda after four wins from five starts in his new home.
Chris Roots 4:41 PM David Hayes says Galaxy Pegasus has the making of a top-class miler in time but he could easily be tempted to run in next weekend's Coolmore Stud Stakes after his win at group-3 level at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
Tim Habel The odds will be short, but Lumosty looks a class above her rivals.
Adam Pengilly Champion hoop Ron Quinton, now a successful trainer in Sydney, walks you through how to ride the charming 2040-metre trip around Moonee Valley of the Cox Plate, having won the 1981 weight-for-age championship with Kingston Town.
Peter Hanlon A horse owned by Sheikh Fahad winning a Geelong Cup with Craig Williams in the saddle is an ominous pointer to bigger things.
Patrick Bartley and Andrew Garvey A bad barrier draw appears to be the only stumbling block to an international clean sweep of Australia's most important races - the Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup.
Irish-trained Adelaide breaks Europe's Cox Plate duck to win $3 million prize, ahead of Fawkner in second and Silent Achiever in third place.