John Sadler

Horse Racing

John Sadler returns to Aquanita Racing in winning form

Andrew Garvey He might have moved stable locations but that has not affected the flow of winners for John Sadler who returned to Aquanita Racing this week.

Horse Racing

John Sadler returns to Aquanita

Aquanita-bound: John Sadler.

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

Benalla trainer strikes a rich vein with stallion Masterprint

Play Master, Jye McNeil up, wins the Hogan and Nield Handicap at Flemington on Saturday.

Andrew Garvey Benalla trainer and studmaster Peter Smith, describes his stallion Masterprint as his superannuation fund and after the win of the stallion’s son Play Master in the Hogan and Nield Handicap.

Horseracing

Vain Queen weight the worry for Sprint Series

Worth a punt: Vain Queen is clearly the best bet on Saturday’s rich Flemington program

Patrick Bartley While bookmakers are convinced that in form race mare Vain Queen is clearly the best bet on Saturday’s rich Flemington program, John Sadler has added some sobering insights into the...

Horse Racing

Hyland admits Shanghai Warrior facing uphill battle against Vain Queen

Pat Hyland expects Shanghai Warrior to be at his best in the spring.

Shanghai Warrior has pleased Pat Hyland in his comeback from injury but the trainer admits the group-winning sprinter faces a formidable opponent when he lines up at Flemington.

Horse Racing

Apprentice Regan Bayliss’ claims another first with Flemington success

Regan Bayliss rides Reckless Assassin to victory at Flemington on Saturday.

Andrew Garvey Regan Bayliss’ brief career to date has had quite a few firsts and at Flemington on Saturday, the 17 year-old won at his first ride at Flemington and his first Saturday metropolitan ride, to...

Horse Racing

Glen Boss in doubt for Flemington rides

Glen Boss is confident he will be right to ride on Saturday.

Leading jockey Glen Boss will conduct a simple test before he decides whether to ride at Saturday's Flemington meeting.

Horse Racing

Zebulon gives trainers Peter Morgan and Craig Widdison another juvenile success

Michelle Payne, on Akavoroun, pulls ahead of Dwayne Dunn on Ringo in the Championship Heat at Flemington on Saturday.

Andrew Garvey The Peter Morgan and Craig Widdison training partnership might have a reputation of success with cast-offs and crocks, but this season its juveniles have been to the fore and at Flemington on...

Horse Racing

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.

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.

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.

Horse Racing

Hasan's work paying off

Shoreham

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

Horse racing

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.

Racing

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.

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.

Horse Racing

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.

Horseracing

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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Horse racing

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.

Horse racing

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.