Trainer Archie Alexander will keep pushing Connery up in grade in a bid to keep weight off his back after landing another win at Sandown.

Talented sprinter Menari has suffered a second suspensory injury and will return to Newgate Farm to serve a limited book of mares.

Godolphin’s Trekking has emerged as a possible big-race contender in Brisbane with his win in a Listed race at the Scone feature meeting.

A winner in America and England, Con Te Partiro has added the Group Three Dark Jewel Classic at Scone to her resume on her Australian debut.

The only filly in the South Australian Derby, Lindsay Park-trained Qafila, has scored a dominant win in the 2500m Classic under Cory Parish.

Order Of Command and Remember The Name have given Danny O’Brien a race-to-race double in the final two races at Caulfield.

In-form stayer Le Juge continued his rapid rise through the ranks when he won the Group Three Chairman’s Handicap at Doomben.

Former Perth filly Bam’s On Fire has backed up a maiden victory in country Victoria with a city win at Caulfield in the second start of her campaign.

Well-backed Missile Mantra has stormed home to claim the Listed Vale Redoute’s Choice Stakes at Caulfield at her second race start.

New Zealand sprinter The Bostonian has beaten Osborne Bulls and Dollar For Dollar to win the Doomben 10,000.

Archedemus rocketed into calculations for the Doomben Cup after he led throughout to win the Listed Members Handicap at Doomben.

James McDonald has produced one of his best rides to win the Champagne Classic on Dubious at Doomben.

In-form three-year-old Zoutori has earned himself a trip to Brisbane following his victory in the Rod Fenwick Handicap at Caulfield.

Despite again getting his back leg up in the barrier stalls, Vega One has proved far too good for the Listed Queensland Day Stakes field at Doomben.

Wild Planet has scored a deserved win in the Inglis Scone Guineas under a controlled front-running ride by Tommy Berry.

Overnight rain will determine whether the Colin Little-trained Kazio will extend his campaign to a race at Caulfield.

Sydney trainer John O’Shea is looking forward to the Scone carnival and believes there is room for more feature Saturday race meetings in regional areas.

Outback Barbie is aiming to become only the second three-year-old filly to win the Doomben 10,000.

Nature Strip and Osborne Bulls are among 13 horses to accept for the Doomben 10,000, the premier weight-for-age sprint of the Brisbane winter carnival.

Multiple Group One-winning Irish rider Pat Smullen has announced his retirement from the saddle on medical advice.

Despite drawing in the second half of the field, the Phillip Stokes-trained Mr Quickie remains favourite for the Group One South Australian Derby.

Racing authorities have denied an appeal by Maximum Security’s owner against the colt’s Derby disqualification saying stewards are not subject to such action.

Owner Gary West has confirmed he will appeal Maximum Security’s disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner for causing interference.

The Listed Redoute’s Choice Stakes for two-year-olds at Caulfield has attracted 23 nominations including the filly Moldova who is unbeaten from two starts.

Crowd favourites Tom Melbourne and Destiny’s Kiss head the entries for the Listed Scone Cup.

Outsider Country House has been declared the winner of the Kentucky Derby after the disqualification of Maximum Security.

Nobu’s Queensland Derby mission is back on track after his comprehensive win at Randwick over stablemates Duchess Of Lennox and Ombudsman.

Sydney mare Spright has come with her trademark whirlwind finish to claim the Sangster Stakes and complete a Group One Adelaide double for jockey Damien Oliver.

Apprentice Lachlan King has been taken to hospital after a fall in a race at Flemington.

The David Brideoake-trained Princess Jenni has responded to Damien Oliver’s riding to win the Group One Australasian Oaks in Adelaide.