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John Sadler returns to Aquanita

Patrick Bartley John Sadler has split with Malua Racing to rejoin the powerful training combination of Aquanita at Caulfield.

Tony Vasil steps away from racing

Tony Vasil.

Patrick Bartley As Tony Vasil battles the effects of depression, his team of horses will moved to another stable by the end of the month.

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Trainer Tony Vasil reveals he is in a battle with depression

Tony Vasil

Patrick Bartley Caulfield trainer reveals his condition has impacted on his training operation.

None too Savvy, but gelding produces great Derby trial

Savvy Nature

Michael Lynch His sire, Savabeel, recorded a career highlight on Cox Plate day when he won Australasia's greatest weight-for age-race as a three-year-old in 2004.

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Vase puts Savvy Nature on track for Derby

Savvy Nature heads to the post under James McDonald's guidance.

Michael Lynch Savvy Nature posts the best win of his career, landing the group 2 Mitchelton Vase.


To Flemington via Cyprus, Saab Hasan likes his chance

Andrew Webster dinkus

Andrew Webster In a sport dictated by dynasties, in which some consider success in million-dollar races an entitlement instead of something earned, the reminder of horse racing's beauty comes in the unlikely form...

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Popular sprinter and his comeback jockey are ready to shine again

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch Buffering might not have the brilliance of Black Caviar, but the son of Mossman has charisma.

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Boss on top and Cup tops agenda

Twenty-five of Glen Boss' 65 city wins this season, which concludes on Wednesday, have come from a small group of top-10 ranked trainers.

Michael Sharkie Three-time Melbourne Cup winner says he would not have been top jockey had he remained in Sydney.


Sadler takes Toorak path with Linton

Mathew Toogood A first-up performance from Linton has buoyed the confidence of trainer John Sadler for the Toorak Handicap.

Schofield clan in line for rare family double

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell Surely if Chad Schofield takes the group 1 Toorak on Bass Strait at Caulfield it will establish a father-and-son record worthy of Guinness.

Marianne faithful to Kent's big plans

Jeff Turnbull The Mick Kent-trained Marianne is on course for a start in the group 1 Thousand Guineas after winning the 1400-metre opener at Caulfield on Saturday.

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Hasan's work paying off


Michael Lynch Flemington trainer daring to dream the biggest of all dreams - a Cup win.

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Trainer's second chance

Robert Heathcote

Michael Lynch Robert Heathcote had to look on in frustration as Buffering had to play second fiddle at group 1 level once again.

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Wells stamps jump qualities


Michael Lynch Kathryn Durden-trained Wells stakes his claim at Bendigo to be one of the next generation of hurdlers to challenge established stars such as Black And Bent.

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Filly may go for double

Rhys McLeod winning the Queensland Oaks on Gondokoro.

Patrick Bartley Trainer Pat Carey's quest to win a second group 1 classic in a week is closer to reality.

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How Swede it is for Linton's new owner

Stefan Friborg's love of grey thoroughbreds made Linton the perfect horse to kick-start his Australian venture.

Michael Sharkie Swedish energy tycoon Stefan Friborg's romance with Australian racing continues to blossom.

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Rails run delivers Stradbroke for Linton

Channel Seven Brisbane racing carnival. AAMI Stradbroke Day, Eagle Farm, Brisbane, QLD, June 8, 2013.  
Nicholas Hall, riding on Linton, wins in race 8, the AAMI Stradbroke Handicap.
Photo: Tertius Pickard.

Victorian galloper Linton has capitalised on a dream run along the rails to win the $1.36 million Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm.

Cup horse turns into sprint star for Sadler


Chris Roots The horse John Sadler loved when working for Lloyd Williams, Linton, broke Queensland hearts with a freakish rails run to beat Buffering in the group 1, 1400-metre Stradbroke at Eagle Farm on...


Linton win goes to plan


Stephen Rodgers A plan to set Linton for the Stradbroke Handicap gave trainer John Sadler the last laugh.

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Price hoping filly cashes in

Damien Oliver rides Malasun

Andrew Eddy Mick Price had planned to be in Sydney tomorrow for the first $1 million race of the season.