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Tommy Berry is expecting Remarque to put his hand up as a genuine Golden Rose contender when the colt kicks off his three-year-old season in The Rosebud. Berry won his second Golden …

Which Groundswell will turn up at Flemington to kick off a spring campaign that could lead the gelding to a start in a Group 1 race. The now five-year-old runs in the …

She was the first filly across the line in the Golden Slipper and Four Moves Ahead will be given every chance to prove she is the best of her age …

Joe Pride knows what it takes to capture the first black-type race of the Sydney season and he believes bonny mare Fasika can deliver him a fourth win in the Missile …

Robert H. Schuller’s quote could easily be echoed by Darren Mcauliffe. Racing folk are a resilient lot, often having to adapt to adversity and grueling setbacks. It’s a fickle game …

The bar has been set at a top three finish by co-trainer Peter Snowden for promising colt Mazu to prove he can be a force at Group 1 level this …

For a just turned seven-year-old, Sirius Suspect has not been over-raced and in fact may only be reaching full maturity. That is what his trainer Saab Hasan thinks as a bigger, stronger …

Lindsay Park galloper Aidensfield can be her own worst enemy in her races by refusing to settle. But trainers Ben and JD Hayes have called on some different gear for the recently turned …

Braidwood trainer Aaron Clarke is selective when it comes to bringing a horse to town, so when he does make the trip, his runners are invariably competitive. He is hoping that …

Warrnambool trainer Simon Ryan has showed his class with stayers producing Mount Stewart to win at his Australian debut at Coleraine. An imported Irish-bred seven-year-old, Mount Stewart won the Cassign Handicap (3350m) on Thursday at …

Hailing from the same family as two Oaks winners, it is little surprise Go Gazza has begun to find form since being stepped up in journey. Bought by Mark Minervini …

Wet weather has forced the transfer of another meeting in Victoria. For the second time in as many days, a race meeting in Victoria has needed to be transferred. Thursday’s …

Danny O’Brien has yet to determine a spring starting point for Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare. But one thing O’Brien is sure of is Vow And Declare will need racing leading into this year’s …

Victoria Derby winner Johnny Get Angry makes a long-awaited return in the Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington. If it was good enough for Bart Cummings, then it is good enough …

Norm Gardner is using this Saturday’s Rosebud as a stepping stone for Miss Ostend to launch towards a berth in the Magic Millions in January. Miss Ostend showed plenty of ability through …

Lovemetender has broken her maiden impressively fashion contesting the Heineken Plate (1100m) at Kensington on Wednesday. The Anthony Cummings-trained filly led from start to finish, kicking away in the straight …

Imported galloper Durston is set to kick off his campaign at Flemington that his trainers hope will lead to a start in the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups. The Ciaron Maher & …

A whiff of spring is in the air with Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup nominations being taken. The reigning winners of last year’s spring majors have been entered …

Having secured their first metropolitan success at the season opening meeting at Sandown, Ben and Jd Hayes hope to claim their first stakes win at Flemington. Lightly-raced, but stacked with ability, Mr Brightside …

Rob Heathcote has put Everest slot holders on notice that his star sprinter Rothfire is back and ready to prove he is a worthwhile entry in the world’s richest turf …

Racing Victoria’s General Manager International and Racing Operations Paul Bloodworth held concerns as to how many international horses would be entered for the three major races across the Melbourne Spring Carnival. …

Brett Dodson-trained Parksville is set to resume in the Vinery Stud Handicap (1100m) at Kensington on Wednesday, with the hope of attracting a Kosciuszko ticket holder. The lightly raced son …

Ballistic Boy is another Queensland horse being aimed at an interstate carnival tilt after making a pleasing return at the Doomben trials on Tuesday. The five-year-old has not raced since he …

Jessie Philpot and Nicole Bruggerman have captured the biggest win of their respective careers with Highly Decorated winning the Darwin Cup (2050m). The five-year-old carried only 56kg in an all-the-way …

Paige Kenney hopes Tabtouch has got it right rating two of her runners at Belmont on Wednesday. Beaux Banovic-Edwards In-form mare Poker Face and luckless four-year-old Starlift hold favouritism in current …

Racing Victoria has made the call to move the Cranbourne meeting on Wednesday to Moe. Following a RV stewards’ inspection on Tuesday, they deemed a wet patch between the 650m …

Trainer Richard Laming has been fined $5000 while also apologising to champion jockey Damien Oliver for comments made in an audio recording. Laming had posted comments on the online platform miStable for the ownership …

Missayter has already had her fair share of injuries, but she will finally face the starter for the first time under race conditions on Wednesday. It has been a long …

Nick Ryan is looking forward to the first feature race of the season when he runs Regardsmaree up the straight at Flemington. An addition to training ranks at Flemington in April, Ryan ended …

Trainer Cliff Brown is close to starting Singapore star The Inferno but is concerned about the gelding’s fitness leading into his Australian debut. Racing as Inferno in Singapore, the son of Holy …