Gillian Heinrich is hoping her stable’s flat spot has reached an end and is looking forward to the start of the new racing season.
Scientists will focus on the effect of Hendra virus on canines and the extra threat it could pose to humans after a pet dog in Queensland was found to be infected.
Gosford Race Club has revamped one of its flagship events with the Gold Cup to be run as part of a summer twilight program from next year.
Scans have cleared apprentice Ashley Thompson of any tears to his injured elbow but a mild sprain has put him on the sidelines for at least another couple of weeks.
Lightly-raced filly And Rock has been earmarked for a Group One spring campaign with the Thousand Guineas high on the list of objectives.
Trainer Jarrod Austin and fledgling apprentice Shaun Guymer combined for a victory neither of them will ever forget when Yonderstar turned in a gallant display at Randwick on Wednesday.
Peter Moody says it is worth having a shot at the stumps with honest mare Mid Summer Music in Saturday’s Group Three Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield.
Trainer Terry Carson’s unshakeable belief in picnic galloper Affinis has been rewarded with an unlikely win at Sandown.
A refreshed Jim Cassidy is fired up to end the season with a winner and he would love to do it aboard the Gai Waterhouse-trained Devils Arcade.
Cattle grazier Michael Lucey is counting down the days to starting a new chapter in his life as a trainer after watching one of his breeding ventures, Trace Of Silver, score a memorable win at Doomben.
Trainer Rob Heathcote is confident Excellantes can continue the stable’s relentless late-season surge with his third consecutive win in the MontroseAccess Charity Handicap at Doomben on Saturday.
2011 Bletchingly Stakes (Group 3) Final Field & Barriers at Caulfield racecourse over 1200m on Saturday 30, July 2011.
It would be a lot to ask for Richard Hannon and Richard Hughes to replicate their nine winners apiece from the Glorious Goodwood of 2010, but Strong Suit helped the all-conquering team make the perfect start to this year’s meeting with an effortless win in the Lennox Stakes.
Namibian gave Mark Johnston his 50th Glorious Goodwood winner with a performance characteristic of so many of the trainer’s best horses in the Gordon Stakes.