Brett Prebble

Brett Prebble takes time to ease Green Moon into Cox Plate

Brett Prebble

Chris Roots Brett Prebble has knocked off a Golden Slipper and Melbourne Cup as a fly in, fly out jockey in recent years but, as he jumps on Green Moon in Saturday's Cox Plate, he will be doing so after a more...

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Brett Prebble praises Melbourne racing

Melbourne Cup Day 2012  , race 7 The Melbourne Cup won by Brett Prebble on Green Moon , Prebble brings Green Moon back to scale
Photo Pat Scala The Age 
Tuesday the 6th of November 2012

Patrick Bartley World class jockey Brett Prebble remains confident that his final day at Flemington will bring success.


Caspar Fownes hoping sprint star will ghost home

Lucky Nine

Chris Roots Hong Kong trainer Caspar Fownes is wondering if a Lucky Nine at 85 per cent is good enough to win Friday night's group 1 Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley.

Roots 'n' All

Spring would be worse off without Williams' Cup obsession

Chris Roots dinkus

Chris Roots Melbourne Cup day to Lloyd Williams would be like Christmas Day for Santa Claus – the one day you work towards all year.

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Team Williams planning for an early Christmas

Lloyd Williams with the 2012 Melbourne cup winner Green Moon a day after the big race.

Chris Roots Melbourne Cup day to Lloyd Williams would be like Christmas Day for Santa Claus.


Prebble voices his excitement for veteran the punters haven't forgotten

Forgotten Voice

Chris Roots Brett Prebble says Forgotten Voice will win Wednesday's Geelong Cup, and expects him to be one of his main Melbourne Cup rivals.

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Williams to have three runners in Cox Plate

Generuc racing

Lloyd Williams will have three starters in Saturday's Cox Plate.

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Leading hoop finds his Voice

Forgotten Voice stretches his legs.

Chris Roots Brett Prebble says Forgotten Voice will win Geelong Cup and be tough to beat in Melbourne Cup.

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Ibicenco jumps to it

In charge: Ibicenco (left) wins the Geelong Cup to boost his claims for the Melbourne Cup.

Peter Hanlon A European horse who loves jumping was fancied to win the Geelong Cup.

Lloyd Williams out to continue rout with three-horse force in Cox Plate

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell The bump to Green Moon in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley last year looked more of an Olivia Newton-John love tap, but had the effect of a Sam Burgess crash tackle with a follow-up appendage assault.

Robbie Waterhouse in awe of Lloyd Williams' trophy cabinet after clean sweep of majors

The boss: Lloyd Williams and Green Moon.

Chris Roots Lloyd Williams might not have a trainer's licence, but form student and bookmaker Robbie Waterhouse has declared him the “the best trainer of stayers in the world” after a remarkable past year.

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Simenon is safe in Cup


Patrick Bartley, Michael Lynch The owners of Simenon were relieved to hear that their tough stayer had moved up to No.22.

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With a little help from her mentor Williams

Gushing: Gai Waterhouse celebrates her first Cup win.

Chris Roots Chris Waller went to Flemington with his best chance of winning a Melbourne Cup.

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Race Day: Emirates Stakes

Ray Huxley - race day

Ray Huxley The $1 million stakemoney ensures the Emirates Stakes is only for the best of the best.

Oaks Day 2013: live coverage

Racegoers at Oaks Day.

Edited by Will Brodie and Scott Spits Thousands of well-dressed patrons are expected to flock to Flemington for 'Ladies Day', featuring the staying classic for three-year-old fillies.


Best equine talent in at Sha Tin for Hong Kong International

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 03:  Linton walks off the track after a trackwork session at Flemington Racecourse on October 3, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

Peter Davis Countless kilometres of air travel have cobbled together much of racing's brightest equine talent for Sunday's Hong Kong International meeting at Sha Tin.

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Boss has hopes for French star

Puissance de Lune

Michael Lynch Glen Boss is not known for understating the situation, especially when he is confident about his prospects.


Relegated, but Team Williams still over the Moon

Sea Moon

Michael Lynch Horses can make fools of us all. They can even win - only to wind up losers.

Sea Moon gives Team Williams a cup conundrum

Sea Moon

Tim Habel Highly rated former English stayer Sea Moon earned an automatic start and complicated Caulfield Cup calculations with a dogged Herbert Power Handicap win at Caulfield on Saturday.

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Williams warms to hat-trick

Craig Williams

Chris Roots Craig Williams confident that Dandino has the class and ability to handle the pressure.