David Polkinghorne Top Sydney trainer Peter Snowden thinks Canberra's $275,000 Black Opal Stakes is worthy of group 2 status.
Michael Lynch The father-and-son team will soon finish at Darley and start on their own, writes Michael Lynch.
Patrick Bartley An emotional embrace by the father-son training combination of Peter and Paul Snowden said it all after star filly Earthquake raced away with Saturday's $1 million Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield.
Matt Jones Emblems will chase black-type glory in next month's Takeover Target Stakes at Gosford after again proving too strong at Rosehill on Saturday.
Chris Roots Peter Snowden has taken up the offer of 66 boxes at Randwick to start his career as a public trainer from May.
Matt Jones Christian Reith said he was ''home at the turn'' when he won the Spring Champion Stakes at Randwick on Saturday on improver Complacent.
Andrew Garvey Trainer Peter Snowden will be hoping Saturday's Sandown Guineas winner Paximadia gets a reprieve from international duties.
Chris Roots Darley Australia will announce the replacement for Peter Snowden as its head trainer early next month.
Chris Roots Peter Snowden has one aim he would dearly love to achieve before leaving Darley at the end of the autumn carnival: winning the Australian Derby.
Chris Roots It was back to business for Peter Snowden in the best possible way on the Kensington track at Randwick, only days after he shocked the racing world by announcing he will step down as Darley's head...
WINNERS & LOSERS
Max Presnell Tony McEvoy is the favourite with Rob Waterhouse to get the top Darley job, although John Thompson has a strong history with Crown Lodge.
Max Presnell DAVID Hayes will challenge Peter Snowden's recent two-year-old domination when he starts $1.5 million yearling purchase Zulu Land in the Equine Clinic Plate at Caulfield on Saturday.
Chris Roots Peter Snowden is already eyeing the Golden Slipper with Memorial after she kept her unbeaten record and gave Darley the juvenile winner with a filly for the fourth consecutive week, at Rosehill on...
Sydney Trainer will leave Sheikh Mohammed's operation after the autumn carnival
Chris Roots Peter Snowden trained four winners for Darley at Randwick on Saturday but revealed that he has never bought a yearling and would need some advice when he starts buying horses for new clients once his...
Winners & Losers
Max Presnell While negatives around Sydney racing abound, Peter Snowden's form in the home stretch of his Darley involvement is a highlight.
Know Your Nags
Kyle Mackey Laws Your race-by-race guide to coming out on top on Black Opal Stakes Day.
David Polkinghorne El Roca's scratching has thrown the listed Canberra Guineas wide open.
Tony White The calibre of jockeys saddling up for Sunday's Black Opal Stakes meeting in Canberra is outstanding.
David Polkinghorne Messene trainer Michael Hawkes says the listed National Sprint field ''have every right'' to be worried about him.