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Producing Keysborough on the second-last day of his juvenile season was not how Hawkes Racing initially planned to launch the career of Black Caviar’s grandson. Had all gone smoothly at …

Trainer John O’Shea would love to see more options for horses on The Everest trail. With confirmation this week that Lost And Running will again represent the TAB’s slot in this …

It has been over 12 months since Mimi’s Award last tasted success but the Lindsay Park stable expect the mare to have the right conditions at The Valley. Mimi’s Award lost …

Take two of the Winter Challenge might look less appealing than the original, but that won’t stop trainer Joe Pride from giving Snippy Fox an opportunity to snare some valuable …

Having progressed from a maiden win at Ballarat to midweek success at Sandown, the next win the connection of Michelotti hope to knock over will be a Saturday win in …

Having done most of his racing in Melbourne, co-trainer Wayne Hawkes said a trip to Sydney earlier in the year had been the making of Sessions Road. A winner of …

Steve O’Dea narrowly missed out on feature success with Scallopini at Caulfield last Saturday and Victorian racing fans should get used to seeing more of his team in Black Type …

A return to racing at Sandown is expected to prove beneficial for Zipping Boy in his second run back with original trainer Jerome Hunter. Zipping Boy runs in the Ladbrokes Live …

Outstanding five-year-old gelding Superstorm, a Group 1 winner of the Cantala Stakes (1600m) at Flemington last October, has been ruled out of the Melbourne spring carnival. Perth owner-breeder Bob Peters, …

Racing Victoria has announced a raft of $1 million bonuses to further enhance the Victorian Spring Racing Carnival. Tuesday’s announcement came on top of more than $26 million in prize …

Trainer John Moloney would like to add some more ‘Black Type’ to the CV of Scorched Earth before the end of her three-year-old campaign. Scorched Earth officially turns four on Monday …

Jockey Brad Rawiller is confident Living The Dream can deliver trainer Rob Gulberti a third Darwin Cup (2050m) in four years, following his win in the Metric Mile (1600m) on …

Matthew Brown is eager to give Prix De Turn one last shot at victory as a three-year-old but he is prepared to surrender this weekend’s last opportunity if Melbourne’s weather does not …

An independent report has detailed the importance of Victoria’s racing industry, which generates almost $5 billion to the state economy. The Size and Scope Report, which was conducted on figures …

A glance at the cream of Australia’s sprinting ranks has buoyed Mark Newnham’s confidence that the best is still ahead for Group 1 placegetter Big Parade. The lightly raced five-year-old …

With three wins from as many starts at Moonee Valley, Forgot You would appear the ideal Cox Plate contender for the Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young stable. And if Young has her …

Kim Waugh believes True Crime has the makings of a handy horse and she hasn’t ruled out giving him an opportunity in an early season three-year-old feature. The juvenile ploughed through the …

The benefit of having paddocks at his Mornington stable has resulted in Thron Bone recording a third straight win for trainer Jerome Hunter. Success in the MRC Membership Renewal Handicap (1200m) …

The Listed Winter Challenge will be added to next weekend’s Rosehill program after it was one of nine races lost when Randwick was called off after the first event on …

Blaze A Trail has landed a third win from five starts since joining the Ciaron Maher and David Eustace stable. The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace stable has collected the …

After much deliberation, the Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young stable elected to stay in three-year-old company with Pascero at Caulfield. Also entered in the weight-for-age Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) on Saturday, the stable elected to …

John Sadler is not only chasing dual feature success at Caulfield this Saturday, he is hoping to do it with members of the same family. Sartorial Splendor will contest the day’s feature, …

Winter racing in Sydney is renowned for throwing up a decent horse or two, and Jojo Was A Man might just fit that bill. The gelding has been a revelation …

Aysar has been a cause of frustration for those in charge at Lindsay Park after showing considerable promise as a three-year-old. Now in the care of Ben and Jd Hayes, Aysar …

John Thompson’s team for Randwick has almost doubled following the abandonment of Thursday’s Kembla Grange meeting. Two-year-old Hell’s Itch and stayer Deniliquin were both scheduled to run at the provincial track, although …

Headline colt Anamoe is set to make his first public appearance since the autumn when he steps out at a rejigged barrier trial session at Warwick Farm. The Cox Plate …

Some contenders for the Melbourne Spring Carnival are set to be put through their paces in a series of jump-outs at Werribee. The Flemington jump-outs will be held at Werribee …

Stakes winner Enchanted Heart can end her Randwick hoodoo in the July Sprint, and potentially book herself a berth in the first Group race of the new season. The mare …

Felicia and her trainer Dean Binaisse may not be household names, but the pair could be spring players if the result falls their way in the Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield. Binaisse has set Felicia …

Originally scheduled to make his Australian debut in the Cox Plate, the mid-winter appearance of high-class French import Gold Trip might be a lower-key affair, but it will be no …