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.
Chris Roots The Cummings wit surged to the fore after Hallowed Crown let James join the family tradition at Rosehill on Saturday.
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...
Chris Roots Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller came with a late charge to win his fourth Bart Cummings Medal, which was awarded at Rosehill on Saturday.
Chris Roots Bart Cummings says training is in his DNA and he has no intention of finishing his celebrated career.
Chris Roots After 34 years, Joe Agresta can't bring himself to phone "the boss" after resigning as the Flemington trackwork rider for Bart and James Cummings last week.
Patrick Bartley Saintly Lodge, the Melbourne base of champion horse trainer Bart Cummings, was officially closed on Tuesday morning.
Chris Roots Bart Cummings might have God on his side when it comes to getting Precedence into the Melbourne Cup, but he needs Racing Victoria's chief handicapper Greg Carpenter in his corner as well.
Patrick Bartley Twelve-time Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Bart Cummings' mission to get an 88th runner in the race is alive, just, after Moonee Valley Cup winner Precedence was penalised one kilogram.
Chris Roots Victoria Racing Club chairman Michael Burn said cold hard facts rather than sentiment will decide if Precedence will get into next Tuesday's Melbourne Cup field.
Andrew Webster ONE of Bart Cummings' favourite proverbs - and there are several - is that training horses is like being a detective.
Chris Roots Chris Waller's first memory of the Melbourne Cup is Jim Cassidy winning on Kiwi 30 years ago - and the centurion group 1 jockey believes Hawkspur is set to give the trainer his best memory on Tuesday.
Patrick Bartley David Hayes is the first to admit the placement of his three imported stayers leading up to the Caulfield and Melbourne cups have been far from ideal.
Patrick Bartley Young jockey Chad Schofield has turned to the Victorian Civil And Administrative tribunal to fight the improper riding charge that has sidelined the 20-year-old for 32 race meetings.
Adam Pengilly Tearing around a paddock on horseback at an age when toilet training usually takes priority meant Winona Costin was never destined for anything else other than a career in the saddle.
Patrick Bartley While David Hayes is understandably flattered that his imported stayer Spillway is now one of the favourites for next month’s Caulfield Cup the trainer is now hoping that a change of program...
Max Presnell The master’s touch was a feature of Saturday’s outstanding Rosehill Gardens meeting. Sure there were other highlights, like the Hugh Bowman treble with the rider using that exquisite long...
Adam Pengilly Just for a fleeting moment, Chad Schofield thought Damien Oliver would be one obstacle too much to prise from the highly sought after seat on Divan.
Chris Roots John Thompson has kept his integrity and dignity as the face of Patinack Farm, even as he trained for the past two years without a budget and not knowing when he will get paid.
Max Presnell Despite having record numbers at Randwick, it is still a spring of discontent for Gai Waterhouse due to the official policy regarding her favourite category, two-year-olds, in Sydney.