Dwayne Dunn

Horse Racing

Melham the beneficiary of plum ride as Boss fails to beat ban

Jockey Glenn Boss leaves the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board hearing at Flemington on Tuesday.

Ben Melham will ride Puissance De Lune in the Cox Plate on Saturday.

Cox Plate: Legends are made as Chad Schofield wins on Shamus Award

Chad  Schofield

Michael Lynch Moonee Valley promotes itself as a place where ''legends are made''. Equine legends come along occasionally.

Horse Racing

Shamus grabs piece of history

Shamus Award gets a pat from his owners.

Michael Lynch Moonee Valley promotes itself as the place where ''legends are made''.

The outsiders

How's that: Chad Schofield returns on Shamus Award.

Peter Hanlon The Cox Plate lead-up had been so full of dramatic twists it was destined to cough up a winner straight out of central casting.

Horse Racing

Kid and a maiden upset the Cox Plate stars

Chad Schofield takes Shamus Award to victory in the Cox Plate.

Andrew Webster Apprentice hoop produces a peach of a ride in a stunning race of firsts at Moonee Valley

Horse Racing

Cox Plate Day: race day news and results

It's A Dundeel

It's one of the feature days during Melbourne's spring carnival and the day is highlighted by the running of the Cox Plate at the Moonee Valley racecourse.

Shamus Award in Cox Plate boilover

Chad Schofield riding Shamus Award celebrates winning the Sportingbet Cox Plate during Cox Plate Day at Moonee Valley Racecourse.

Michael Lynch Three-year-old Shamus Award has made all the running to win the $3 million Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday.


Unlikely lad steps up to Plate

Andrew Webster dinkus

Andrew Webster You are a 19-year-old apprentice. You only started riding professionally three years ago. You didn't know until Wednesday you will be riding in the hardest race in the country to win, when the horse...

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Connections to push on to Melbourne Cup with Ruscello


Tim Habel English horse Ruscello has ruined the Melbourne Cup dreams of several hopefuls with his all-the-way win in the Lexus Stakes at Flemington.

Live coverage: Derby Day at Flemington

Breakfast With The Stars

Scott Spits Hello and welcome to our rolling coverage of the much-awaited Derby Day meeting at Flemington.

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Girl Gone Rockin' puts best foot forward in Flemington win

Girl Gone Rockin Dwayne Dunn

Andrew Garvey It has been a long wait but at Flemington on Saturday in the $300,000 group 2 Momentum Energy Stakes (2000 metres), Girl Gone Rockin' finally added a stakes-race win to crown her impressive pedigree.

Horse Racing

The Eagle has landed, so has Moody

Welcome home: Grand Slam Eagle gives Peter Moody his first win since going on a aerial safari two weeks ago.

Melbourne's leading trainer returns from a couple of weeks in the wilderness.

Horse racing

The Saturday Age racing experts' quaddie

Racing quaddie.

Richie's Vibe looks set to give trainer Paul Beshara and jockey Dwayne Dunn more success.

Horse Racing

Moonlight Hussler prevails in Debutant Stakes

Moonlight Hussler

Michael Lynch The market is often reckoned to be the best guide in two year old races.

Unpretentious takes pressure off Burke

The Age News
12th October 2013
Picture by Wayne Taylor
Caufield Guineas day races.
Race 4 winner Unpretentious riden by Damian Oliver.

Chris Roots Nikki Burke has known for a long time that her talented sprinter Unpretentious was group 1 class. Finally, after a series of frustrating injuries that have restricted the five-year-old to only 10...

Horse Racing

Caulfield Cup favourite draws badly in gate 16


Patrick Bartley Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller had contrasting fortunes in the barrier draw for the $2.5 million Caulfield Cup.

Horse Racing

Caulfield Cup: The facts

Caulfield Cup.

Everything you need to know, and possibly a bit more, about Saturday's $2.5 million Caulfield Cup.

Horse Racing

First 'Scobie' caps big weekend for Rodd

Michael Rodd

Michael Lynch Star jockey caps a memorable weekend with his first Scobie Breasley Medal.


Race of Origin: how ATC could put a spring into Sydney's step

Chris Roots dinkus

Chris Roots The Australian Turf Club has once again missed an opportunity to showcase Sydney racing at Rosehill on the final Saturday of September.

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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.