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Eighteen months ago, New Zealand horseman Clayton Chipperfield took a giant leap of faith. Having run a successful breaking and pre-training business while saddling the odd thoroughbred on the side, …

James Cummings is hoping a return to a handicap can deliver Cascadian’s first Group One win when he starts in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes. At his two runs this …

Oaks plans for emerging filly Montefilia will hinge on the covid-19 situation in Victoria but her next two spring starts are set in stone. Montefilia returns from a six-week break …

Although Tagaloa won the Blue Diamond Stakes,Trent Busuttin has always maintained he would be a better horse over more ground and the trainer gets to test that theory for the …

Three-year-old Cambourne has kept his undefeated record intact, and the possibility of a start in next month’s Caulfield Guineas alive, with an easy win at Bendigo. Co-trainer Mick Price stamped …

Jockey Hugh Bowman and co-trainer Adrian Bott have been asked to attend Racing NSW headquarters for the resumption of a stewards’ inquiry into the first-up flop of Farnan. Led by …

English trainer Charlie Fellowes is not in a rush to decide which jockey will ride dual Melbourne Cup placegetter Prince Of Arran this spring after Michael Walker told him he …

The powerhouse Godolphin team is poised to play a major hand at Randwick with Avilius and Colette tackling the George Main Stakes and sprint star Bivouac making a much-anticipated return …

Racing Victoria’s international recruiter Paul Bloodworth got the result he had been dreaming about when Irish master trainer Aidan O’Brien told him he would put six high quality horses into …

Tom Marquand, who has enjoyed several successful riding stints in Australia, has won his first classic race in England aboard Galileo Chrome. The Joseph O’Brien-trained colt was a late pick-up …

Champion jockey James McDonald has been booked to ride Standout when he resumes in an important renewal of The Shorts at Randwick. The sprinter will be out to showcase his …

The lure of a Magic Millions windfall will keep brilliant sprinter Zoustyle to only a brief cameo appearance during the spring. Trainer Tony Gollan is mindful the racing career of …

Mike Moroney is sweating on emerging galloper Buffalo River gaining a start in the Group One Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes. Buffalo River has a relatively low rating and the trainer …

Exciting three-year-old colt Doubtland has rocketed back to form with a powerful finishing burst to win the Danehill Stakes, vindicating the stable’s lofty opinion of him. “He’s a smart horse. …

James McDonald touted Haut Brion Her as an Everest candidate during the week and Chris Waller did nothing to dispel that theory after the mare ‘s Group Two Sheraco Stakes …

Trainer Danny O’Brien couldn’t have be any happier in the return of star stayer Russian Camelot who was gallant in defeat in the Group One Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington. …

The Group One Epsom Handicap is on the Team Hawkes radar after Wild Planet bounced back from a luckless first up run to claim the Theo Marks Stakes at Rosehill. …

Fierce Impact won the Makybe Diva Stakes but his victory was overshadowed by the return to racing of Russian Camelot, who he defeated narrowly. The two horses, who are both …

Queensland raider Rothfire has upstaged Sydney’s best colts to win The Run To The Rose as Farnan flopped after bolting on jockey Hugh Bowman. Bowman and co-trainer Adrian Bott were …

Zoutori made it back-to-back wins in the Bobbie Lewis Quality when he prevailed narrowly in an exciting finish with only a half-length separating the top five across the line. Jockey …

There will be no Golden Rose start for Mo’unga but the lightly-raced colt has stamped himself as a star of the future in the eyes of his trainer Chris Waller. …

John Thompson will give Fituese a chance to showcase her Everest credentials after she claimed the scalp of a luckless Masked Crusader at Rosehill. Lumping equal top weight of 58kg …

The burden of top weight and an outside barrier have punters shying away from Godolphin mare Flit in the Sheraco Stakes but it hasn’t dented the optimism of her jockey. …

The Anthony and Sam Freedman stable will saddle up two runners on the under card races at Flemington this weekend day mare Southbank in the Let’s Elope Stakes and three-year-old …

Tony Gollan is keeping a close watch on track conditions for evergreen sprinter Just Orm ahead of his scheduled clash with Alligator Blood at Doomben. The weather bureau’s forecast of …

It will be the battle of the undefeated three-year-olds when Immortal Love and Cherry Tortoni clash in the Exford Plate and one trainer is brimming with confidence while the other …

One is a stakes winner, the other a promising stayer but stablemates Positive Peace and She’s Ideel will both have a point to prove when they contest separate races at …

Trainer Brett Cavanough will wait until race morning to decide whether Kosciuszko slot holder Fender takes his place in the Group Two Theo Marks Stakes at Rosehill. Unbeaten in four …

The dream of securing a start in The Everest is over for connections of gun sprinting mare Rubisaki. Trainer Patrick Payne said Rubisaki had suffered a mild virus recently and …

Champion jockey Hugh Bowman will ride in a race for the first time this season, and just the third time in almost three months, when he returns for a select …