He may have relinquished the Sydney premiership but Peter Snowden kept up his feature race strike rate with Scarf in the Winter Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.
Veteran sprinter Secret Flyer is a revitalised galloper in career-best form and landed one of his biggest wins in the Listed Monash Stakes at Caulfield.
Joe Pride has turned around the fortunes of four-year-old Recorrido and believes a stakes win is within reach after the mare notched her third win for her new stable at Rosehill on Saturday.
Imported stayer Wazn snatched what looked like an impossible victory at Rosehill to again spotlight the talents of apprentice Jason Collett and trainer Chris Waller.
David Brideoake, who made his name as a jumps trainer, is enjoying a stellar season with his best group horses on the flat.
Toowoomba trainer Ron Macrae put up the “not for sale” sign after promising youngster Aquatorial scored a commanding win at Doomben.
Promising two-year-old Hot Spin has snared an extra $100,000 for his connections after scraping into the Wellington Racing Club Inglis Bonus Handicap at Caulfield.
Extraceed will miss the spring riches and concentrate on next year’s autumn carnival despite beating a handy field of two-year-olds at Rosehill on Saturday.
An excited Kim Waugh predicted a big future for Valdhez who rewarded the trainer’s faith after his last-start failure with victory at Rosehill.
Exciting young stayer Snitza has trainer Rick Hore-Lacy thinking of better prizes after making a successful transition to city racing with an easy win at Caulfield.
Rod Quinn has ridden many top horses for trainer John Hawkes and declared Stratford was also destined for bigger things after an outstanding return at Rosehill on Saturday.
Promising stayer Simmering gave leading trainer Rob Heathcote a happy homecoming when the three-year-old scored a commanding win at Doomben.
Captain Cee Bee is still likely to line up in the Galway Plate even if he wins Sunday’s Grimes Hurdle at Tipperary.
Frankel could step up in trip to 10 furlongs (2000m) on the inaugural British Champions Day at Ascot in October after connections described a crack at York’s Juddmonte International as “probably unlikely”.