Anthony Cummings

Trainer Phillip Atkins happy to be guilty by association with In Cahoots

Chris Roots It only took one $10,000 bid to secure In Cahoots at the Inglis Classic sale a couple of years ago but it took two years to find his potential after the flick of a blade.

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

Anthony Cummings confident of shock Challenge Stakes result with Villa Verde

Up to the challenge: James McDonald rides Villa Verde to victory in the Challenge Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Chris Roots It was billed as a clash between Buffering and Snitzerland but Anthony Cummings was always confident Villa Verde would cause a shock to take the Challenge Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Horse racing

Anthony Cummings chasing Newmarket-Australian Cup double at Flemington

Fontelina ridden by Peter Robi.

Patrick Bartley Anthony Cummings will attempt to replicate what his father achieved over the past 40 years.

Flemington preview: Thunder Fantasy's Australian Guineas price amazes Anthony Cummings

VRC Derby Day Flemington , Spring Racing Carnival 
Race 6 The VRC Derby won by Damien Oliver on Fiveandahalfstar , trained by Anthony Cummings
Photo Pat Scala The Age 
Saturday the 3rd of November 2012

Chris Roots Anthony Cummings cannot believe the $12 available for Victoria Derby placegetter and first-up winner Thunder Fantasy in Saturday's Australian Guineas at Flemington.

Anthony Cummings hopes to strike while Stars is hot in Emirates Stakes

Back up: Anthony Cummings? speedster Fontelina will aim to follow up his win at Flemington on Derby day in the VRC Sprint Classic on Saturday.

Chris Roots Anthony Cummings knows the history of the Emirates Stakes and what it takes to win it, so he has structured Strike The Stars' campaign to peak at Flemington on Saturday.

Horse racing

Anthony Cummings chases success in Emirates Stakes

Anthony Cummings

Chris Roots Anthony Cummings knows the history of the Emirates Stakes and what it takes to win it.

Horse racing

Trainer Anthony Cummings will race Best Case in the Sandown Guineas

Best Case ridden by Christian Reith

Anthony Cummings expects Best Case to make his presence felt in the Sandown Guineas.

Anthony Cummings bullish about his dream team

Chris Roots dinkus

Chris Roots Anthony Cummings has known for a quite a while that he has his most promising team of three-year-olds and Saturday could be a group 1 pay day in two states.

Horseracing

Spell looms for Gallatin after Rawiller magic ensures emotional win

Adam Pengilly The feed bin rather than a $2 million Australian Derby carrot is shaping Peter Snowden's thinking after Gallatin came from last to win the Tulloch Stakes (2000m), renamed in Nathan Berry's honour.

Racing

Tiger Tees turns fortunes around in The Galaxy

Like a tiger: Nash Rawiller pilots Tiger Tees to a group 1 win in The Galaxy at Rosehill on Saturday.

Chris Roots Joe Pride had no idea what to make of Tiger Tees at the end of his last campaign but, three runs into this preparation, he is a group 1 winner after Saturday's The Galaxy at Rosehill.

Racing

Skyline Stakes: Valentia overcomes drama to revive Tommy Berry’s Golden Slipper hopes

Golden opportunity: Tommy Berry and Valentia take out the Skyline Stakes at Randwick.

Adam Pengilly Tommy Berry lost one stallion prospect as his Golden Slipper ride when Fighting Sun went amiss, but he’s rusted on to another destined for stud duties in Valentia.

Horse Racing

Robert Smerdon shoots two stars at The Galaxy

Robert Smerdon is aware that The Galaxy has always been won by high-quality sprinters over the decades.

Patrick Bartley Robert Smerdon is set to have a significant hand in Saturday's $400,000 The Galaxy at Rosehill in Sydney.

Racing

Fontelina eyes George Ryder then Royal Ascot

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Chris Roots Anthony Cummings is considering a surprise start at Rosehill and then a trip to England, all going well.

Horse Racing

Thunder Fantasy headed for Australian Guineas after winning Autumn Classic

Michael Lynch Victoria Derby form stands up in the group 2 Autumn Classic at Caulfield.

Horseracing

Jockey James McDonald riding high to add to his winners tally at Rosehill

SPORT Target in sight ridden by James McDonald wins the 4th race at Randwick on Saturday 8 February 2014. Pic JENNY EVANS

Warwick Barr James McDonald is locked in for one of the best mounts of the autumn but it now seems every leading trainer has the young jockey on their carnival wishlist.

Horse racing

Shamus Award takes out Australian Guineas

Craig Williams riding Shamus Award.

Michael Lynch Form is temporary, class is permanent. It's an old sporting adage that often is the case.

Racing

Trainer Gerald Ryan on Black Opal Stakes alert

SPORT Rubick ridden by Brenton Avdulla wins the first race at Rosehill on Saturday 25 January 2014. Trainer Gerld Ryan pictured Pic JENNY EVANS

David Polkinghorne Sydney trainer Gerald Ryan is considering running Ygritte in Canberra's Black Opal Stakes.

Horseracing

ATC names race in honour of Percy Sykes

Chris Roots dinkus

Chris Roots The ATC has honoured great veterinarian Percy Sykes by naming a race in his honour at Randwick on Saturday.

Racing

Jockey Peter Robl watching clock and calendar while he waits for medical all-clear

Peter Robl

Chris Roots Peter Robl ''isn't looking over the abyss'' despite his riding future being in limbo until July.

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