Chris Roots John Hawkes was laid up with a bad back as Mossfun won Saturday’s Golden Slipper, but it didn’t keep him from searching for next year’s winner at Newmarket on Sunday.
John Holloway John Hawkes' uncanny ability to select a yearling is matched only by his exceptional training capabilities.
Max Presnell MECIR ''likes it hard'', according to John Hawkes, one of the all-time greats who hopes to get conditions to suit in the Gardenia Handicap at Royal Randwick on Saturday considering the recent blazing...
Matt Jones They stood side by side in the gates, shadowed each other in betting all week and fought out the finish – but Team Hawkes’ filly Mossfun reigned over Earthquake in a vintage Golden...
Max Presnell Bold rides, with jockeys often throwing caution to the wind, feature in the Golden Slipper but James McDonald on Mossfun at Rosehill yesterday rated with the best.
Chris Roots Dubai businessman His Excellency Nasser Lootah has had some big days at the races but it doesn’t get any better than winning a Golden Slipper.
Chris Roots Team Hawkes' filly Mossfun reigned over Earthquake in a vintage Golden Slipper.
Andrew Webster Wayne Hawkes stands at the back of the Rosehill mounting yard, having just watched his horse Mossfun win the $3.5 million Golden Slipper, and he can’t stop the tears.
Chris Roots Mossfun could cap the re-emergence of Emirates Park as a breeding power, under guide of Trevor Lobb, in Saturday’s Golden Slipper at Rosehill.
Chris Roots A shiver went through jockey Kerrin McEvoy when he picked up barrier 13 for Earthquake in Saturday's Golden Slipper.
Chris Roots A shiver went through Darley's jockey Kerrin McEvoy when he picked up barrier 13 for Earthquake in Saturday's Golden Slipper, a feeling punters who have backed the $2.
Max Presnell Saturday's George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill Gardens, highlighting another Chris Waller conundrum, is worthy of the title.
Chris Roots James McDonald is becoming an integral part of Team Hawkes and the winners are flowing.The Newmarket Handicap at Newcastle on Wednesday was the latest the race to fall to the deadly combination when...
Chris Roots Team Hawkes had a week laced with the sweet scent of stakes victories soured by the fact emerging sprinter Not Listenin'tome will miss the remainder of the autumn after contracting a virus.
David Polkinghorne On Canberra racing's biggest day, it was Subzero who stole the show.
Michael Lynch The father-and-son team will soon finish at Darley and start on their own, writes Michael Lynch.
Black Opal Stakes
David Polkinghorne The Cleary connection still runs strong at Black Opal Stakes, writes David Polkinghorne.
Join David Polkinghorne and Ben Westcott for all the racing, colour, fashion and excitement at Thoroughbred Park Canberra with the 2014 Black Opal Stakes.
Chris Roots The Doncaster Mile has been a year in the planning for Messene and now, a month out, he is favourite for Australia's most famous mile race at Randwick.
Winners & Losers
Max Presnell Once upon a time the Boban form lapse would have been deemed running weight off a top-liner for the Doncaster by placing him in unsuitable races.