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Archie Alexander is convinced former English stayer Young Rascal is ready to run a big race but he’s worried he is going to again be facing his nemesis of firm …

A flight containing the high-quality international contingent of stayers heading to Australia for the spring is expected to land in Melbourne on Friday night. Racing Victoria’s international manager Paul Bloodworth …

Steel Prince will be trying to do what he’s done before and that’s win his way into the Melbourne Cup when he runs in The Bart Cummings. The winner of …

Paul Preusker can’t wait to see his prizefighter and star stayer Surprise Baby step into the ring when he starts in the Turnbull Stakes. Preusker talks regularly in boxing parlance …

Robert Hickmott assesses the upcoming meeting at Flemington as the defining day of the spring for his stable stars Schabau and Django Freeman as they both need to win to …

Damien Oliver’s chances of landing a fourth Melbourne Cup have been enhanced as he now has the option of riding either of Danny O’Brien’s key chances. Speaking on RSN radio, …

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 …

Victoria Derby winner Warning begins a campaign aimed at racing’s most prestigious prize, the Melbourne Cup, when he resumes in the Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington. Although he has run …

Peter Gelagotis only needs to check the results of Melbourne’s spring weight-for-age races over the past year to know it’s not impossible for Levendi to come back to racing with …

Horses trained by Irish maestro Aidan O’Brien dominate the positions at the top of weights for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups. Handicaps for the Cups were announced by Racing Victoria’s …

In a week when Matt Cumani was officially named as the trainer of spring raider San Huberto, he will take two horses to Moonee Valley who he also hopes can …

Trainer Paul Preusker believes his star stayer Surprise Baby can secure a start in the Cox Plate by winning the only race which carries a golden ticket into it, the …

Australian Oaks winner Colette is among nominations for the Chelmsford Stakes, along with the Tramway Stakes (1400m) on Saturday’s Rosehill program. Colette and stablemate Avilius had an exhibition gallop between …

English trainer Ed Dunlop has indicated to Racing Victoria that he wants to bring his tough stayer Red Verdon back to Melbourne for the spring carnival. RV’s international recruiter Paul …

The old firm of trainer Peter Moody and jockey Luke Nolen, who combined to dominate Melbourne racing for years, were back in the spotlight when In Good Health caused an …

Racing Victoria officials have been amazed with the quantity and quality of nominations for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups despite uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Entries for the features …

The dream for country – trained mare Super Girl to gain a start in the Melbourne Cup has moved a step closer with her first-up victory at Sandown. After watching …

The handicapper will determine whether Verry Elleegant gets a chance to deliver trainer Chris Waller his first Melbourne Cup but there is little doubt the mare is set for an …

It is a big weekend of viewing for the OTI Racing ownership team with 11 starters in four different countries, a number of them potential Melbourne Cup horses. At Moonee …

Robert Hickmott is relishing the return to Lloyd Williams’ Mount Macedon property but more importantly, so are the two gallopers he is aiming at the spring features, Schabau and Django …

Staying mare Oceanex, who is guaranteed a start in the Melbourne Cup, is set to resume at Caulfield two weeks earlier than originally planned. Michael Kent Junior, who trains in …