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Randwick-based trainer John O’Shea is looking for a sense of deja vu with his Sydney Cup contender Rondinella on Saturday. O’Shea is hoping his six-year-old mare can replicate the feats …

Trainer Grahame Begg is expecting Galaxy Raider to relish the step up in journey as he chases a rich prize at Caulfield. Galaxy Raider is down to run in the $250,000 VOBIS Gold Mile (1600m) …

Following a dominant victory in the Group 1 Tancred Stakes, Boss is understandably bullish regarding Sir Dragonet who on Tuesday morning drew barrier 2 for Saturday’s feature event. Much of the focus …

After 46 days without a community transmitted COVID case in Victoria, the Victoria Racing Club has announced the removal of the segregated safe zones for their upcoming Anzac Day meeting at Flemington. Victoria …

John Sadler says a lot hinges on the performance of Starry Legend in the $950,000 The Showdown at Caulfield on Saturday. Unbeaten in two starts, Starry Legend will be tackling …

A start in Melbourne or Adelaide is on the cards for lightly-raced Capriccio this weekend after she was a recent withdrawal from a race at Caulfield. Warrnambool-based trainer Daniel Bowman …

Connections of Mr Quickie are considering a trip to Sydney for the galloper while he will also be entered for a race in Melbourne. Connections of Mr Quickie are on …

Good Idea will be attempting a rare Cups double when he runs in the Sydney Cup at Randwick. Phillip Stokes says he could not have Good Idea in any better …

A luckless eighth at his first run back after a break has Warrnambool trainer Daniel Bowman enthusiastic for the future with Begood Toya Mother. Daniel Bowman says he was rapt …

The Sydney Cup campaign of Quick Thinker is back on track after he rebounded to form with a superior staying performance in the Chairman’s Quality at Randwick. The New Zealander had been winless since …

Edward Cummings will decide early this week whether Adrian Knox Stakes winner Duais will take her place in the G1 Australian Oaks. The filly gave the young horseman his first stakes success as a trainer in …

Nature Strip has returned to his best to land back-to-back wins in the G1 TJ Smith Stakes. Nature Strip has regained his mantle as Australia’s premier sprinter, making a one-act …

Jamie Kah has become the first female in the world to win a G1 race for global powerhouse Godolphin. She has taken Melbourne racing by storm and on Saturday at …

Victorian-trained horses have dominated in a thrilling finish to the Australian Derby with Explosive Jack nailing Young Werther in a photo finish. Seven starts, three states and now two Derbys. …

Anamoe has destroyed his Sires’ Produce Stakes rivals to land an overdue G1 win. James Cummings was left wondering what might have been after Anamoe’s slashing second from a wide …

Terry Robinson has produced a training masterstroke to clinch the $500,000 Country Championships Final at Randwick with Art Cadeau at the horse’s first start in almost two months. Robinson admitted …

The Chris Waller-trained Kiku has broken through for her first black-type success in the Carbine Club Stakes. Group One racing beckons for Kiku in the spring but just how much …

Missile Mantra looks set for a good campaign producing a barnstorming finish to record a first-up win at Caulfield. Having her first start since winning the Group 3 Summoned Stakes …

Hunnam has appreciated a return to racing in blinkers, breaking through for his maiden success at Caulfield. The Hawkes Racing-trained two-year-old Hunnam has appreciated a rise in distance and getting …

Godolphin has drawn first blood on the opening day of The Championships, claiming the Kindergarten Stakes with Paulele. The Kindergarten Stakes has a habit of throwing up a good horse …

Daniel Bowman has his eye on his hometown Cup, with the MRC Chairman’s Club Handicap at Caulfield an important stepping stone to that engagement. Irish import Blenheim Palace takes an …

Promising sprinter Eleven Eleven will spearhead trainer Greg Hickman’s team for day one of The Championships at Randwick. Twelve months ago, Greg Hickman would have described Pierata and Eleven Eleven …

Despite tough conditions brought about by COVID, the Moonee Valley Racing Club’s night season has attracted record turnover figures. The Friday night racing season just completed at The Valley was …

Danny O’Brien is banking on a favourable track condition enabling Cordilla to return to the winner’s list at Caulfield. The 1100m of the Catanach’s Jewellers Handicap on Saturday will be …

The Galilee Series Final at Caulfield has important significance for young trainer Ben Brisbourne as he builds his fledgling career. After a stint with Lindsay Park, Brisbourne branched out on …

David Harrison is less confident than he was in the WA Oaks, but he doesn’t mind going into the Schweppes WA Derby on Saturday as the underdog once more. Harrison …

Great Southern trainer Roy Rogers says stable newcomer Brutus Maximus has the ability to win the Tabtouch-Pinjarra Cup (2300m) on Sunday. Brutus Maximus raced his way into contention for the …

Jamie Kah and Rachel King have become household names in racing and trainer John Sargent is predicting a similarly bright future for Alysha Collett. Melbourne jockeys’ premiership leader Kah and …

Scone trainer Brett Cavanough has a handful of horses in his stable earmarked for a potential Queensland carnival tilt, with Fender set to be the first to test the waters …

Kris Lees will rely on Mugatoo in his quest for a first Doncaster Mile win after stablemate Gem Song pulled up sore following trackwork on Thursday. Despite being down to …