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Adam Pengilly 6:03 PM Flowers with a scribbled note on a betting ticket at the gates of Princes Farm. Perhaps the perfect tribute for the man boasting a racing intellect without peer and a fondness for the simple things in life.
Chris Roots 4:39 PM John O'Shea is using one of the many bits of advice that Bart Cummings gave him when Contributer returns in the Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
Tim Habel 4:39 PM Bart Cummings was dubbed the "Sir Donald Bradman of racing" - rightly so, when his remarkable record is assessed.
Ray Sparvell and Simon White 4:36 PM As the tributes flowed for legendary racehorse trainer Bart Cummings, the 12-time Melbourne Cup-winner's "best" jockey, former Perth rider JJ Miller reflected on quiet moments of recent years spent well away from the limelight.
Adam Pengilly 4:30 PM A state funeral for Bart Cummings will be held in Sydney next week after the family of the Cups King accepted an offer from the NSW Government to honour the 12-time Melbourne Cup winner.
Malcolm Knox 12:35 AM If you believed Bart Cummings, his success came from a simple set of rules.
Patrick Bartley 9:15 PM The family of champion trainer Bart Cummings have accepted the offer of a state funeral from the NSW government.
The King is dead. Long live the king. Bart Cummings, who by the court of popular opinion was rightly crowned king of Australia's greatest distance race, the Melbourne Cup, has died.
Tony Bourke Having known Bart Cumming for more than 50 years, I have my own memories of what became a larger-than-life existence that he took in his stride as easily as any of his 12 Melbourne Cup winners.
Chris Roots Only hours after the death of Bart Cummings, two horses that he trained, Midas and Muy Bien, have saluted at Wyong wearing his famous yellow and green diagonal stripes silks on Sunday.
Andrew Garvey Peter Moody might not have been talking to the media at Caulfield but his horses were in fine form, giving the Caulfield trainer an early double with Abidewithme ($4.8) in the Cape Grim Plate and Gold Symphony ($9) in the G3 HDF McNeil Stakes.
Jared Dorrington The in-form Failed Approach has been slugged with his biggest weight yet in the feature at Moruya on Sunday.
Patrick Bartley Bill Vlahos the head of the ill-fated betting club The Edge has been released pending summonses after he was arrested early on Friday morning at his Torquay home.
Kerrin McEvoy is riding better now than ever, including his time as the gun jockey for Darley - a point he will be out to confirm at Caulfield, the major program on Saturday.
It was during the Darley stallion parade at Kelvinside last Saturday that a statement made by the stud's head of sales Alister Pulford really hit home.