Interstate-trained runners are dominant among the main chances after a field of 15 stayers accepted for the $150,000 Grafton Cup.
The decision by Con Karakatsanis to run Black Piranha in the Ramornie Handicap has provided rival trainer Tony Gollan with more optimism than concern about winning Grafton’s feature sprint.
A four-win haul by John Moore at Sha Tin on Sunday gave the trainer a dramatic victory in the Hong Kong premiership.
Connections of consistent sprinter Secret Flyer are hopeful a decision to miss the All Victorian Sprint Final will pay dividends in the Listed Monash Stakes.
David Simcock reports Dream Ahead to be in fine shape after his tremendous victory in the July Cup at Newmarket on Saturday.
Frankel is a shade of odds-on for his eagerly-anticipated Sussex Stakes clash with Canford Cliffs following Dream Ahead’s victory in the Darley July Cup.
Star Witness was due to enter quarantine on Sunday ahead of his long journey home after a mixed Group One campaign in England.
Heat 4 of the respective Sprint and Winter Series’ highlights a super nine race card at Echuca on Monday.
The Silver Goblet (1120m) for the babies highlights a strong seven race program at Dubbo on Monday.
As he contemplates the prospects of Break Card in Sydney’s final stakes race for 2010-11, trainer Gerald Ryan is looking forward to the new season with his younger horses.
Brilliant two-year-old Stagger returns to racing in Monday’s $15,000 Kings Halls Jewellers Silver Goblet (1120m) at Dubbo a more mature individual.
In a battle of the Dudes, First Dude held off stablemate Game On Dude by a nose to win the Grade One Hollywood Gold Cup, giving trainer Bob Baffert a one-two finish.
Chris Waller respects apprentice Jason Collett’s decision to head home to New Zealand at season’s end but the trainer hasn’t given up hope of luring him back.
If ever trainer Bjorn Baker needed reassurance about his impending move to Sydney he only has to consider his win with Hurricane Mickey in Saturday’s Te Awamutu Cup.