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It’s a race that has only recently been introduced to the Sydney Saturday ranks, but Wyong-based trainer Kristen Buchanan has already won two Midway handicaps and lines up another strong …

Fresh off claiming The Everest aboard Nature Strip, James Mcdonald has now switched his attention to winning the Cox Plate with Zaaki. McDonald arrived in Melbourne on Sunday and is currently undergoing …

As far as first-up runs for a new stable go, Triple Missile could not have been any more impressive following a stunning return victory at Ascot on Saturday. Triple Missile flashed …

Racing Victoria handicapper Greg Carpenter has issued Caulfield Cup winner Incentivise a challenge if he is to win the Melbourne Cup. The Peter Moody-trained stayer was on Monday issued a …

The connections of Brooklyn Hustle are keeping their options open about a start in the Manikato Stakes despite holding a preference to run on Derby Day instead. The Jason Warren and Dean Krongold-trained mare has proven a disappointment on …

Trainer Symon Wilde is in a quandary over what to do with his 2021 Melbourne Cup hope Tralee Rose. The mare moved from 27th to 23rd spot in the Order of Entry, for the 3200m showpiece …

Trainer Chris Waller is seeing the right signs to suggest Verry Elleegant can rebound from her uncharacteristic Turnbull Stakes flop and give the Cox Plate a shake. The glamour mare finished a …

Mornington trainer Shane Nichols thinks back to The Valley and the win of Streets Of Avalon in the Australia Stakes. Shane Nichols and Streets Of Avalon are returning to The Valley on Friday evening …

Stablemates Soldier Of Love and Kiss The Bride have put themselves in the frame for the Rosehill Gold Cup after strong performances at Randwick. Soldier Of Love appreciated a drop …

Kerry Parker isn’t sure Think It Over can get any better, but he admits the gelding probably doesn’t need to. The six-year-old posted his third win from his past four starts with …

Peter Moody has 56 Group 1 winners to his name and prepared Black Caviar to 25 straight wins, but he had not previously won one of the four majors of the Australian turf. That was …

James Mcdonald admitted the Randwick straight had never seemed so long after Nature Strip clung to victory in the $15 million The Everest to confirm his ranking as the world’s best sprinter. …

Big Parade has landed the most significant win of his career and convinced trainer Mark Newnham he is a more complete racehorse with his Group 3 Sydney Stakes victory. At times unreliable earlier …

One-time Caulfield Cup hope Colette has come back from a foot complaint to record a comfortable win at Caulfield. After missing work and two races on the way to a potential …

Jockey Tommy Berry said he hadn’t heard a welcome like it and trainer Terry Robinson was moved to the point of tears after the crowd roared their appreciation following Art Cadeau’s thrilling …

Trainers Mick Price and Michael Kent Jr look to have a strong hand in both of the three-year-old classics at Flemington after the win of Gunstock at Caulfield. A race after Daisies won the Group 3 Ethereal Stakes …

Daisies will head straight into the Group 1 Kennedy Oaks after breaking through for her maiden victory at Caulfield. The Mick Price and Michael Kent Jr – trained filly took out the Group …

Lightly raced filly Fangirl has vindicated Chris Waller’s decision to bypass the Flight Stakes with a valuable black-type victory in the Reginald Allen Quality. Waller opted to miss the Group 1 …

Extreme Flight has extended his winning streak to three with a hard-fought victory in a stakes race at Caulfield. The Anthony and Sam Freedman -trained colt took out the Listed Gothic Stakes (1400m) on Saturday following a maiden …

When Laqdar Ramoly arrived in Western Australia for a 12-month training program in 2019, the idea of winning the 2021 top apprentice jockey award would have seemed unlikely. Without the COVID-19 pandemic, …

Ben and JD Hayes will have their first runner in one of the spring majors after Racing Victoria vets passed Port Guillaume fit to run in the Caulfield Cup 2021. …

A drop in distance and reverting to some previously worn head gear is the little change Lindsay Park is looking for to get Sandy Prince back into winning form. Not that the …

Colette is set to run on Caulfield Cup Day but not in the race Godolphin or her trainer James Cummings had been hoping for. Instead of contesting the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m), the five-year-old …

The last time jockey Michael Dee was aboard a Group 1 winner he was far from being the punter’s pal. Earlier in the year, Dee partnered with $301 shot Lunar Fox in the …

Newcastle Hunter Hall of Fame Inductee, Peter Snowden and his son Paul, will send five of their team to Saturday’s Newcastle race meeting and all five will be well fancied. …

It’s reaching an inevitable end, but it won’t lessen the emotional impact for co-trainers Chris and Michael Gangemi. Reality is starting to bite for the brothers and the realisation is sinking …

Trainer John Sadler and his son Tom will get a definitive answer as to whether Adele Amour is an Oaks filly when she runs at Caulfield. Adele Amour runs in the Group …

Trainer Peter Moody is not being put off by the extreme outside barrier for Incentivise in the Caulfield and sees more positives than negatives. Incentivise will jump from barrier 18 in Saturday’s …

Trainer Archie Alexander is keeping a close watch on the weather maps to decide if his smart mare Chaillot will take her place at Caulfield. Chaillot is listed to run …

James McDonald anticipates The Everest being fought out by the seasoned campaigners and has narrowed it down to a race in three. Sydney’s champion hoop believes his mount Nature Strip, …