Barry Lockwood is keen to atone for a disastrous trip to Canterbury last December when handy mare Brookton Liaison resumes at Armidale on Sunday.
Queanbeyan trainer Joe Cleary is keen to win a $25,000 staying event on Goulburn Cup day later this month with High Density.
A good meeting is set down for Sale on Friday. The eight event program boasts good numbers and plenty of depth. Showers are expected to hit the track, the track will be in the slow/heavy range and the rail is in the true position.
Racing in New South Wales takes centre stage on Friday at Port Macquarie for a strong eight race card. The weather is fine, the track should firm up to a good 3 and the rail is in the true position.
Sportingbet Australia punters clearly think that Bauer will get some consolation for missing a Melbourne Cup run in Saturday’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes with early bets including one of $50,000 at $2.30.
The decision to defer Ortensia’s stud career proved lucrative when the mare won the Listed GH Mumm Stakes at Flemington at her first start for new trainer Paul Messara.
Seven-year-old Rocking Force has rewarded the faith of his trainer Mandy Shillito with a career highlight on Oaks Day at Flemington.
Lonhro’s little sister Shannara claimed the Darley team’s third straight win in the Ladies Day Cup at Hawkesbury on Thursday, winning the Listed event in race record time.
Unbeaten three-year-old Proliferate has trainer Mick Price excited about a tilt at next year’s AJC Australian Derby after scoring an empathic win at Flemington.
Gary Portelli may bypass next month’s Villiers Stakes and look at a bigger prize during the autumn carnival after watching stable star Somepin Anypin race to another dominant win in the Hawkesbury Gold Cup.