Chris Roots Alan Bell and John Hawkes have known each other for 30 years but it has taken until now for them to team with some horses and their record is perfect.
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.
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...
John Holloway John Hawkes' uncanny ability to select a yearling is matched only by his exceptional training capabilities.
Adam Pengilly Gai Waterhouse reckons she unearthed a colt which can deliver her a fourth straight Breeders' Plate and a filly capable of fighting out the Gimcrack Stakes, but surely they will be hard pressed...
Max Presnell The siren should shrill with the volume of the London blitz to warn punters about Chris Waller riding changes, particularly for weight-for-age events.
John Holloway Gai Waterhouse and John O’Shea have the numbers at Monday’s official two-year-olds' trials on the Kensington track at Randwick, but it is Team Hawkes' three representatives which will...
Max Presnell The form of rival trainers, the Hawkes team, Gai Waterhouse and Joe Pride, promise to provide a worthwhile buffer to Wallerism, emphasised by Saturday's Chelmsford Stakes at Royal Randwick, during...
Adam Pengilly Paul Messara's stunning run since announcing he would be winding down his training business continued as Panzer Division booked his Golden Rose ticket - now his trainer just has to decide whether he...
John Holloway There was no sign of a grey evening at the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sales on Monday night as one of America's favourite grey stallions, Tapit, supplied the top two highest lots,...
Chris Roots James McDonald looks set to secure his first Sydney jockeys' premiership in the next three weeks and remarkably it will be done without main support of the three dominant stables.
Max Presnell Winning and love of racing are the major points in common with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the late Big Jack Ingham, the chook farmer from Casula.
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.
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.
Matt Jones The sublime form of the Team Hawkes-James McDonald combination during this year’s autumn carnival was highlighted by Chautauqua’s win in the Hawkesbury Guineas on Saturday.
Adam Pengilly He scooped Sydney's two richest races in the autumn and James McDonald had not lost his sense of humour by the time the bandwagon rolled into Hawkesbury.