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Recent history has stamped the Silver Slipper as a key Golden Slipper form guide and with a select field stepping out this year, it is again shaping to be a …

The Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield is one of the toughest sprint races run in Australia with the pressure on from the outset. The 1100m Group 1 sprint on Saturday is …

He has a handy record when he travels a horse to Sydney and Victorian-based horseman Grahame Begg has outlined plans for another raid on the upcoming autumn carnival sprints. Begg dipped …

Trainer Phillip Stokes is banking on residual fitness carrying two of his stayers a long way in brief autumn campaigns. Amade and Daqiansweet Junior, who competed successfully during the spring, are …

Verry Elleegant, one of the great mares in the history of Australian racing, has died while giving birth to her first foal. The 11-time Group 1 winner, whose crowning glory …

Gary Portelli feared Kimochi was about to be the bridesmaid yet again when Learning To Fly ranged up to her in the Light Fingers Stakes, but his filly showed great courage to kick …

Having unlocked the key to King Of Sparta, Peter and Paul Snowden continue to reap the rewards, again producing the horse fresh to score a powerful win in the Group 2 Expressway …

Trainer Danny O’Brien is likely to resist the temptation of taking on the ‘boys’ in the Australian Guineas after Grinzinger Belle resumed with a strong win at Flemington. Grinzinger Belle took …

Chris Waller is zeroing in on a second consecutive Golden Slipper after Switzerland took his record to two wins from as many starts in the Pierro Plate at Randwick, outmanoeuvring the previously …

Jerome Hunter knows the odds are stacked against his mare Rich Fortune in the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. But at the end of the day, Rich Fortune will collect a minimum …

The juvenile action is set to ramp up a notch at Randwick with two of the top three fancies in Golden Slipper betting preparing for a showdown in the Pierro …

For most of his career, Strait Acer has been like an active toddler – high energy, headstrong and a little wild. Even when he strung together a trio of wins during …

Trainer Phillip Stokes will not be aiming too high with Savannah Cloud who makes his racetrack return at Flemington. Stokes has picked out the Listed The Elms Stakes (1400m) on Saturday as …

Facile has had her share of near misses during a limited racing career, but the filly’s physical improvement might finally tip the scales in her favour where it matters most. The …

A lack of suitable sprint options in Melbourne has prompted Grahame Begg to set his sights on the Sydney carnival with classy mare C’Est Magique, who launches her campaign in the …

A rise in trip to the bigger Flemington circuit is expected to play into the hands of King Colorado. The Ciaron Maher-trained three-year-old is headed to the Group 3 CS …

With an aversion to wet tracks, Sydney trainer Joe Pride has his quality sprinter Private Eye up and going a little earlier than previous campaigns to beat any potential rain. The Black Caviar …

Crowd favourite Fangirl is already a three-time Group One winner, but trainer Chris Waller believes she is only just entering her peak power period. While capturing the Vinery Stud Stakes against her …

An upset winner of the Group Two Chelmsford Stakes in the spring, Navajo Peak is on a mission to prove it was no fluke, starting in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick. …

Autumn, as it is in spring, is a time when connections of mares dream big. It is the time when a Stakes race win can add a little extra to …

The Ciaron Maher stable is in no rush to get Jimmysstar to the big league despite the former New Zealand galloper holding an All-Star Mile wildcard. As part of his program to …

Lucy Yeomans has been associated with many a good horse and is not going to get overawed at the thought of winning her first Group 1 race. In a training partnership …

Adam Hyeronimus has taken a philosophical outlook after being replaced as the rider of Storm Boy and is already excited about the prospect of upsetting the glamour colt in next month’s Golden …

Gai Waterhouse said she “felt embarrassed for the Board” following a meeting between the Australian Turf Club and its members over the proposal to sell Rosehill racecourse. ATC chairman Peter …

Learning To Fly returns to the races for the first time since her Golden Slipper mishap and trainer Annabel Neasham won’t be making excuses on the score of fitness. The three-year-old is …

Lloyd Kennewell has already done a job for I Am Unstoppable’s original owners, now his attention turns to maximising the colt’s value for some of his new ones. The I Am …

The path to another tilt at the Queen Elizabeth Stakes for 2022 winner Think It Over is set to begin in another Randwick weight-for-age race the grand campaigner also won two …

Sage Duric, the daughter of Caulfield Cup winner Vlad Duric, is one of 11 riders who will officially be inducted as apprentice jockeys on Monday night at Moonee Valley. Duric …

Ciaron Maher credits the variety of training establishments the stable can utilise in bringing out the best in Bella Nipotina who is on the cusp of starting another campaign. Bella Nipotina is …

Matt Smith will target feature sprints in two states with Buenos Noches as he sets his sights on an elusive Group 1 win. The four-year-old will kick off his campaign in …