Danny O Brien
John Holloway Melbourne trainer Danny O’Brien is fast being recognised as a super stallion maker after his latest retiree, Shamexpress, headed to Windsor Park Stud in the Cambridge district of New Zealand.
Mathew Toogood Shamus Award is primed to repeat his Cox Plate heroics when he returns to racing in another weight-for-age feature on Saturday.
Chris Roots Danny O'Brien has aimed Cox Plate winner Shamus Award at the Australian Guineas since the spring and believes he is spot on heading to Flemington on Saturday.
Chris Roots Trainer Danny O'Brien ticked off the first part of a three-point, group 1 plan when Shamus Award won the Australian Guineas and stable staff and supporters are hoping the success continues on...
Adam Bourke Trainer Danny O'Brien is confident Belle Couture will make it in group class despite her defeat on debut at Bendigo on Sunday.
Adam Pengilly Precedence's campaign this year will start in earnest on the Gold Coast, but a slice of Melbourne Cup history is the big carrot at the end of 2014.
Michael Lynch Training horses to produce their best on raceday is only one part of a trainer's job description.
Any assignment is easier than chasing the world's best sprinter Lankan Rupee at the moment.
Michael Lynch Form is temporary, class is permanent. It's an old sporting adage that often is the case.
Winners & Losers
Max Presnell There were shades of More Joyous with Eurozone, involving punters' right to know, in the Australian Guineas at Flemington on Saturday.
Patrick Bartley The Australia-wide Waterhouse brand looks set to add the Australian Cup to her list of race victories.
Chris Roots There will be no grand celebration for Damien Oliver's 100th group 1 victory, the moment has passed, but the pursuit of records will continue on Melbourne Cup winner Fiorente at Flemington on...
Michael Lynch Irish apprentice hoping he can make as big a splash in Dubai as he has in Australia.
Michael Lynch When a three-year-old takes on his elders first up in Group 1 company and runs a respectably close third, he might be expected to tighten up in the market for a classic race against his own age group...
Andrew Garvey It wasn't Black Caviar blitzing the field in a group 1 sprint at Flemington, but for her part-owner Neil Werrett it was the next best thing.
Andrew Garvey This time it might not have been Black Caviar returning to scale but her majority owner was again a winner.
Michael Lynch Star Kiwi galloper Cauthen showed he was right on the Caulfield Guineas trail with a convincing win in the listed Essendon Nissan McKenzie Stakes at Moonee Valley.
Adam Bourke Trainer Danny O'Brien confident Belle Couture will make a group class filly.
John Holloway The racetrack debut of $4 million colt Emaratee has been postponed by Team Hawkes and the Fastnet Rock juvenile's manager, Trevor Lobb, who have an autumn assault firmly in their minds.
Chris Roots The autumn team of John O'Shea will be on show this week as the barrier trials at Warwick Farm and Randwick outweigh the racing on offer at Rosehill on Saturday.