David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne

Racing

Assail's owners eye Gold Coast riches

David Polkinghorne An already big day just got even bigger for Canberra duo Igor Brkic and Kevin Matthews.

Racing

Punters go for Assail

Jockey Anthony Allen rides Assail to victory during Race 3 of the Fonterra Foodservice Handicap at Warwick Farm, 

Sydney, Saturday, November 10, 2012. (SHD SPORT) Photo by Mick Tsikas

David Polkinghorne Assail co-owner keeping comeback low key in Saturday's group 3 Sweet Embrace Stakes.

Ryan pins Opal hopes on Rose

David Polkinghorne Rosehill trainer Gerald Ryan is hopeful Cavalry Rose will deliver his second Black Opal Stakes win to go with the victory of Paint in 1996.

Hayes chooses capital over more cash

David Polkinghorne David Hayes will aim young sprinter Niconoise at Sunday's listed Canberra Guineas (1400 metres) in favour of a $250,000 group 2 race in Adelaide.