Mick Price

Horse Racing

Trainer Mick Price hopes Geromayo and Nordic Empire will work

Mick Price

Chris Roots Melbourne trainer plans debut performance to remember in Magic Millions Classic.

Horse Racing

Lankan Rupee headed for a spell

Riding high: Craig Newitt and Lankan Rupee win the TJ Smith Stakes.

Laura Banks The world’s best sprinter, Lankan Rupee, is headed for the paddock after three group 1 wins in a row.

Horse Racing

Day of firsts for NZ trainer Paul Richards and jockey Chris Johnson

Natuzzi wins

Andrew Garvey It was a day of firsts for New Zealand trainer Paul Richards and jockey Chris Johnson.

Horse racing

Peggy Jean takes Sires' Produce for king of the babies Gerald Ryan

Peggy Jean

Matt Jones A year ago Gerald Ryan went to the yearling sales determined to buy a large batch of juveniles, fearing his team was lacking, and now he’s the leading trainer of two-year-olds in the country.

Horse racing

Lankan Rupee right on the money

Too easy: Craig Newitt celebrates victory on Lankan Rupee.

Adam Pengilly If the Australian horse of the year was still up for grabs before the T.J.Smith Stakes, it surely isn’t now.

Racing

Championships kick off with local brilliance

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell “A fantastic carnival ... going to be internationally renowned,” decreed Greg Carpenter, the chief Racing Victoria handicapper, and a worthwhile opinion at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

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Horse Racing

Driven Kah speeds to biggest win

Jamie Kah rides Worth A Ransom to victory in the Vobis Gold Reef at Flemington on Saturday.

Andrew Garvey Apprentice jockey wins the $250,000 VOBIS Gold Reef at Flemington on the Mick Price-trained Worth A Ransom.

Racing

US and Middle East interest adds spice to Easter sales

Handy return: Golden Slipper winner Mossfun cost just $85,000 at last year's Inglis Easter sales.

John Holloway The big dollars haven’t matched last year's Inglis Easter yearling sales, but the excitement and influx of new faces, particularly from America, have led to some memorable bidding duels at the first...

Horseracing

Love at first sight with Cornrow

Chris Roots Mick Malone has pulled hundreds of foals from their mums at Kitchwin Hills, but rarely doesn't to fall for the way he feel for Cornrow.

Racing

Peter Moody dares to dream after Bring Me The Maid bursts into Golden Slipper contention

Got it maid: Chad Schofield and Bring Me The Maid.

Matt Jones Peter Moody and Chad Schofield will try to taste Golden Slipper success for the first time next week with Bring Me The Maid after she stormed to victory in the Magic Night Stakes at Rosehill on...

Racing

Draw the only barrier to Earthquake starting in red in Golden Slipper

Hard to beat: Earthquake confirmed her Golden Slipper credentials with a convincing win in the Blue Diamond Stakes on February 22.

Chris Roots Golden Slipper favourite Earthquake is already odds-on in some betting markets as bookmakers attempt to find ways the Darley filly with the perfect record can be beaten in the world's richest...

Horse Racing

Chad Schofield lands ride on Solicit

Chad Schofield and Lankan Rupee win the Newmarket Handicap.

Patrick Bartley Chad Schofield's disappointment at losing the ride on Lankan Rupee has been marginally offset by gaining the mount on Solicit in Saturday week's group 1 Vinery Stakes.

Horseracing

Rosehill card a feast fit for the sport of kings

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Max Presnell The feeding frenzy by corporate betting houses on the punting pie should be stimulated by Saturday's menu at Rosehill Gardens.

Catkins, Fiorente to make this card a two-trainer race

Max Presnell The stablemate menace looms large at Saturday's outstanding Rosehill Gardens meeting indicating the Sydney trend towards domination by major players, particularly Chris Waller and Gai Waterhouse.

If the Slipper fits: Price dares to dream with juveniles

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Chris Roots Melbourne trainer Mick Price has four two-year-olds running at Rosehill on Saturday, they are all maidens, but have earned more than $500,000 in stakes and have golden slipper dreams.

The Mail

Nash Rawiller and Hugh Bowman bump on track and before stewards

Chris Roots dinkus

Chris Roots Nash Rawiller and Hugh Bowman got in a bumping duel on the turn in the Todman Stakes on Wandjina and Risen From Doubt and it continued in the stewards room.

Racing

Records tumble at Melbourne Premier Yearling sales

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John Holloway A hugely successful Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale this week had many highlights: Gai Waterhouse provided great theatre on the opening day, a new stallion star emerging and a record-breaking...

Horse racing

Gai Waterhouse confident Fiorente will win Australian Cup

Patrick Bartley The Australia-wide Waterhouse brand looks set to add the Australian Cup to her list of race victories.

Horse racing

Trainer Peter Moody primed for next Newmarket moment

Patrick Bartley Peter Moody admits his bid to the Newmarket Handicap will depend on two horses with contrasting backgrounds.

Horseracing

It's A Dundeel has class edge in Chipping Norton Stakes

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Max Presnell Jockeys, particularly champions, make a difference. Glyn Schofield returns to Boban, lacking dash without him, in the group 1 Chipping Norton at Warwick Farm for his clash with It's A Dundeel.