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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.

Nash Rawiller ready to commute from Hong Kong for right rides in spring carnival once ban ends

Adam Pengilly Nash Rawiller jetted out of Sydney on Monday bound for Hong Kong, telling high-profile Australian connections he is still available to ride later in the spring carnival.

Group 1-winning team of Almalad, Tommy Berry to partner again in Golden Rose at Rosehill

Chris Roots The Golden Rose is where the group 1 story began for Tommy Berry on Epaulette, two years later he goes into Saturday's $1 million race as hottest jockey in the world.

Prebble on Golden Rose hit-and-run mission with Nostradamus

Chris Roots Brett Prebble has ridden since July but it would be foolhardy to bet against the fly in, fly out specialist from Hong Kong as he takes the ride on Nostradamus in Saturday's Golden Rose at Rosehill.

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Australian trainer close to claiming Hong Kong crown

Zac Purton will be at Sha Tin on Sunday with a number of potential winning rides.

Patrick Bartley If expat Sydney horseman John Size can manage to win Sunday's Hong Kong trainers premiership it will be the first time an Australian jockey and trainer have won premierships in the same season at the...

Baker's star takes the polish off Jewel

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 21: Trainer Murray Baker and James McDonald pose with the trophy after It's a Dundeel won the Hyland Race Colours Underwood Stakes during Melbourne Racing at Caulfield Racecourse on September 21, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

Patrick Bartley Crack New Zealand jockey James McDonald admitted that he had his heart in his mouth in the early stages of Saturday's group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800 metres) before It's A Dundeel gunned down star...

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It's A Dundeel for Cox

Atlantic Jewel

Patrick Bartley It's A Dundeel is now one of the leading chances in this year's Cox Plate.

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Turnbull 'pivotal' to cups

Patrick Bartley One of Victoria's most respected racing executives believes that Saturday's group 1 $500,000 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington will provide significant insight into the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.

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Voice a tad hoarse after flight

Patrick Bartley It was a case of good news and bad news from the Werribee quarantine station.

Northerners settle in but not all travel well

Side Glance

Patrick Bartley There was good and bad news from the Werribee quarantine station: one international sprinter impressed track watchers but a stayer appeared to be suffering from the rigours of his long trip from...

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The five best bets

Ciaron Maher has nursed Moudre back to racing in top company.

Ray Huxley Gai Waterhouse is determined to be back on top during this Melbourne spring carnival.


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.


Craig Williams chases Caulfield Cup hat-trick on Dandino

Craig Williams

Chris Roots Craig Williams will attempt to win a third consecutive Caulfield Cup, full of confidence Dandino has the class and ability to handle the pressure at Caulfield on Saturday.

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Prebble joins growing list of Caulfield critics

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 17:  Brett Prebble riding Sea Moon in a track gallop during Melbourne Racing at Caulfield Racecourse on August 17, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images) '

Max Presnell The sting after-effect was mentioned by Brett Prebble regarding the Caulfield surface at the end of Saturday's 10-event program.

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Lucky Nine to get first glimpse of Moonee Valley

Lucky Nine.

Michael Sharkie Hong Kong sprinter Lucky Nine will have its first look at Moonee Valley on Tuesday morning, ahead of next Friday's group one Manikato Stakes.


Waller sitting pretty as Williams weighs field

Lloyd Williams with 2012 Melbourne cup winner Green Moon at Macedon. 7th November 2012.Picture Sebastian Costanzo. The Age.

Chris Roots Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller might have the top two in betting in Hawkspur and Royal Descent, but it will be a decision by Lloyd Williams on which of his huge team will run that will shape...

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Green Moon, Sea Moon to miss Caulfield Cup

Hugh Bowman riding Sea Moon.

Fawkner will be owner Lloyd Williams' only Caulfield Cup runner, meaning weights for the $2.5 million handicap will be raised, to the relief of many jockeys.