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Perth First For Kris Lees

It’s a new world in the west for Newcastle trainer Kris Lees with Prized Icon to be his first starter in Perth on Saturday.

Ben Thompson granted Singapore licence

A recent successful trip to Singapore has led to jockey Ben Thompson making the move there for the next racing season.

Pilote D'Essai chases another Ballarat Cup

Pilote D'Essai is returning to Ballarat in search of a second Cup victory after spending time on the sidelines with a tendon injury.

Matt Dale two-handed in Country Classic

Canberra trainer Matt Dale says Country Classic contender Rapture Miss is showing the benefits of beach training at his Moruya base.

Kelly Doughty to fight disqualification

Gold Coast trainer Kelly Doughty has vowed to fight a 12-month disqualification on a cobalt charge.

All Star Mile for Melbourne autumn

Racing Victoria has announced a new $5 million race over 1600 metres during the autumn carnival to be known as the All Star Mile.

Rekindling Jetting Home To Ireland

Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner Rekindling will not race in Hong Kong before returning to the Joseph O’Brien stable in Ireland.

Benchmark 3YO race deleted from Rosehill

A benchmark 76 race for three-year-olds over 1500m has been deleted from the Rosehill program with entries added to a benchmark 78 race for 3yo and up.

Thunderstorm threats bring meeting forward

The Tatura race meeting has been brought forward to ward off the threat of potential thunderstorms and lightning interrupting the program.

Spight Spells Before Autumn Campaign

Classy mare Spright will focus on some big autumn targets after connections decided to pass on a trip to Perth for the $1 million Winterbottom Stakes.

2018 Ballarat Cup: Nominations

It shapes as a big field going off the nominations for the 2018 Ballarat Cup at Ballarat on Saturday.

Flemington to host inaugural All Star Mile

Racing Victoria has announced a new $5 million 1600m-race during the autumn carnival to be known as the All Star Mile.

Feature Hong Kong success for Moore

Former Australian horses Beauty Generation and Eagle Way have set 1600m and 2000m records respectively to win Group Two races at Sha Tin.

2018 Railway Stakes: Nominations

It shapes as an open 2018 Railway Stakes at Ascot on Saturday with no really big names from the East expected to head over.

2018 WA Guineas: Nominations

A feature race without a short elect should be the 2018 WA Guineas at Ascot on Saturday.

Weir Wants Another Ballarat Cup

Champion trainer Darren Weir hopes to end a 14-year Ballarat Cup drought for his stable with a massive team of runners in Saturday’s $350,000 finale to the spring carnival.

Magic Millions path for Champagne Boom

Stakes-winning two-year-old Champagne Boom is scheduled to run in the Wyong Magic Millions Classic ahead of her planned crack at the Gold Coast Magic Millions.

Spaceboy to make debut in Golden Gift

Trainer Gary Portelli is excited about the prospects of two-year-old Spaceboy who makes his debut in the Golden Gift at Rosehill.

Levendi working towards a Sydney campaign

Surgery to remove knee chips forced Levendi out of the spring carnival but the Australian Derby winner is now back in work preparing for an autumn campaign.

Mick Price calls for Regumate re-think

Trainer Mick Price has called on Racing Victoria to reconsider its position on Regumate which controls the cycles of mares in season.

Written By spelling ahead of busy autumn

Written By is being given time to get over his spring campaign before preparing for some of the feature sprints during the autumn.

Williams suspended for whip breach on Yogi

Craig Williams, Luke Currie and Ben Melham have each been suspended for seven meetings but the trio won't miss a Saturday meeting.

Josh Parr has been quizzed over ride

Josh Parr has been questioned over his ride on odds-on favourite Roheryn at Rosehill and the role of his manager has also come under scrutiny.

Malibu Style scores upset win at Sandown

Malibu Style's next start could be back home in Perth in the Winterbottom Stakes after winning the Listed Doveton Stakes at Sandown.

The Taj Mahal prevails in Zipping Classic

A bob of the head in the favour of The Taj Mahal has provided Lloyd and Nick Williams with their eighth win in the Zipping Classic.

Ringerdingding wins G2 Sandown Guineas

Exciting colt Ringerdingding has charged home to win the Group Two Sandown Guineas under jockey John Allen and will now be aimed towards the Australian Guineas.

Railway Stakes trip off for Fifty Stars

Fifty Stars' connections have decided against a trip to Perth for the four-year-old to take part in the Group One Railway Stakes.

I'm A Princess lands stakes win at Sandown

I'm A Princess has secured an important stakes win for her future with a fighting win in the Summoned Stakes at Sandown.

Tally bounces back to claim Eclipse Stakes

A trip west for the Perth Cup will come under consideration for Tally after he scored a last-stride win in the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown.

Cool Passion to be set for Adelaide G1

Tony McEvoy has a long-range plan to set Cool Passion for a Group One race in Adelaide next preparation after the mare claimed another stakes win at Sandown.

Our Century wins first-up over 1900m

Our Century has made a winning comeback at Rosehill over 1900 metres at his first start for more than six months.

Winners keep it in the family at Rosehill

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes and jockey Tommy Berry have combined with Firsthand to win for their wives at Rosehill.

Yogi rounds up rivals in the Sandown Cup

The addition of blinkers has proved beneficial with Yogi, who's appreciated a rise in distance to claim the Sandown Cup.

Steal My Kisses snares stakes win on debut

Trainer Mick Price will target the Blue Diamond with Steal My Kisses after the filly claimed a Listed win on debut in the Merson Cooper Stakes.

Zoustyle makes triumphant return to racing

Zoustyle has set a race record and justified his odds-on quote with an impressive first-up win at Doomben.

Most Important win for Gollan in Noud

Most Important overcame a first-up hoodoo to win the Listed Keith Noud Quality at Doomben at his third attempt.

2018 Summoned Stakes: I’m A Princess in a boilover

With roughies ending the day, I’m A Princess swooped home to take out the 2018 Summoned Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Zipping Classic: The Taj Mahal just does enough

Winning it for a second time, The Taj Mahal got the bob on the line to take the 2018 Zipping Classic at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Sandown Guineas: Ringerdingding the Sandown King

As caller Matty Hill put it perfectly, Ringerdingding was the king of Sandown in the 2018 Sandown Guineas at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Sandown Stakes: Fifty Stars might be more than that

Showing signs of his future ability, Fifty Stars shone bright in the 2018 Sandown Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

Josh Parr quizzed over Roheryn ride

An inquiry into Josh Parr's ride on odds-on favourite Roheryn has been adjourned, with the colt beaten by Chess Star.

2018 Kevin Heffernan Stakes: The McEvoys combined with Cool Passion

The mare Cool Passion made it back to back wins after taking the 2018 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Eclipse Stakes: Tally tallies up another win

After being competitive in the Spring without figuring, Tally bobbed on the line to win the 2018 Eclipse Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

Callow guides Persuader to Sandown win

Mick Price-trained filly Persuader has claimed her first stakes win with victory at Listed level in the Twilight Glow Stakes.

Joao Moreira to return to Hong Kong

Joao Moreira will return to Hong Kong racing as stable rider for champion trainer John Size after a stint in Japan.

Neptune's Spear aims for Karaka Millions

Neptune's Spear is on target to give trainer Liam Birchley a third success in the Karaka Millions after his stylish win at Doomben.

Selections and Best Bets For November 17

Selections, best bets, Blackbook and Trial Watch Report for racing at Rosehill, Sandown and Doomben on November 17.

Cougar after Jericho Cup berth at Sandown

Jarrod McLean is hoping to earn a Jericho Cup start with Cougar Express via the 3200m Sandown Cup.

Trainer Tommy Wong to front cobalt inquiry

Hawkesbury trainer Tommy Wong will front a Racing NSW stewards inquiry over higher than allowed cobalt levels in one of his horses.

Zipping Classic to decide Barman's future

Who Shot Thebarman needs to perform in the Zipping Classic with the 10-year-old dual Group One winner facing retirement.

Fitter Illustrious Lad after Heffernan win

Trainer Peter Gelagotis is expecting Illustrious Lad to be suited by 1300m in the Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown.

Strathmore to make Australian debut

Group One placegetter Strathmore will make his Australian debut at Rosehill after doing his previous racing in Hong Kong.

Hairy Dal Harraild after Zipping success

Import Dal Harraild will be lining up for his third Australian start when he runs in the Zipping Classic for trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace.

Red Excitement after back-to-back wins

Veteran Red Excitement will be after back-to-back wins over 1900m at Rosehill as he heads to summer features.

Trial Watch and Blackbook Report

Trial Watch and Blackbook Report for racing on November 16-19.

Sandown Cup trip query with Vengeur Masque

The jury is out over Vengeur Masque's staying ability after his performance in the Melbourne Cup behind Cross Counter.

Simon Dinopoulos and Ray Hickson Preview Saturday

Racing and Sports Simon Dinopoulos and RNSW’s Ray Hickson offer their thoughts on the Rosehill card.

Canterbury Preview

Night racing returns to Canterbury on Friday night with the rail out 3m.

Mitchell Beer can land the prize with Dreams Of Paris

With all his runners having good chances, Mitchell Beer could have a big day at Gundagai.

Sally Snow has her fancies for Rosehill

Sally Snow from TAB Wagering likes two at Rosehill.

Peter Ellis offers his thoughts for Sandown

It is Zipping Classic day on a top program at Sandown to end the carnival.

Racecaller Anthony Manton hopes to win his home town Cup

Emanating from Gundagai, race caller Anthony Manton has a chance to part own the winner of the Snake Gully Cup.

Gerald Ryan has hopes at Canterbury and Rosehill

There are good chances over the weekend for the Gerald Ryan stable.

Paul Jones has Mercurial Lad in the Snake Gully Cup

It is a big day at Gundagai and the Joseph and Jones team who have Mercurial Lad amongst a strong line up of runners on the card.

Gundagai Preview

It is Snake Gully Cup day at Gundagai run on a Good 4 surface.

Zoustar to shuttle to England

Champion Australian first season sire Zoustar will shuttle to England to stand at Tweenhills Stud.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Rosehill

Rosehill has another Saturday program with plenty of benchmark racing.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Sandown

Sandown’s big day of carnival racing sees plenty of important group racing.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Doomben

We are gearing up to some of the Summer features in Queensland.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Morphettville Parks

Morphettville Parks hosts some good racing this Saturday.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Ascot

It’s the last week before the big three weeks at Ascot for the Summer carnival.

Trap For Fools Heads West

Mackinnon Stakes winner Trap For Fools will return to Western Australia to contest the G1 Kingston Town Stakes at Ascot on December 8.

Mackinnon Stakes winner set to head west

Mackinnon Stakes winner Trap For Fools will return to his home state to contest the Group One Kingston Town Classic.

Doncaster Mile, Queen Elizabeth for Shark

Two of the richest races run during The Championships in Sydney are at the forefront of a planned Australian campaign for Te Akau Shark.

2018 RJ Peters Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Taking the Derby winner in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 RJ Peters Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

2018 Colonel Reeves Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Thinking we can see the tables turned in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Colonel Reeves Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

2018 WA Champion Fillies: Tips and Race Preview

It’s a match race in the betting and same according to the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 WA Champion Fillies at Ascot on Saturday.

Rosehill track update

Racing is again at Rosehill this Saturday on a Good 4 track.

Begg tests Our Libretto in Zipping Classic

After a luckless run against the mares in the Matriarch Stakes at Flemington, Our Libretto jumps in distance for a shot at the Zipping Classic at Sandown.

Royal Ascot scratching makes winning debut

Luck Favours, denied a Royal Ascot appearance at the 11th hour, has made a successful start to her racing career.

Medals chases a fitness boost at Sandown

The Jericho Cup is on the radar for the connections of Gold Medals who will take his place over 3200m in the Sandown Cup.

Tony Gollan unleashes summer carnival team

A mix of established performers and untapped talent will fly the flag for trainer Tony Gollan at Doomben.

Lindsay Park Preview

Check out the thoughts from the Lindsay Park team ahead of this weekend’s action.

Suncraze set to bounce back at Rosehill

Kosciuszko runner-up Suncraze returns to Sydney racing after an unsuccessful hit-and-run raid on the Melbourne spring carnival.

Syd's Coin chasing Sandown Guineas purse

Syd's Coin may be one of the outsiders in the Sandown Guineas but his trainer Ken Keys says the colt is a better chance than his odds suggest.

Mark Newnham out to keep momentum rolling

Having made an impact during the Sydney and Melbourne carnivals, Mark Newnham will shift his focus back to the bread and butter of his operation.

2018 RJ Peters Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Last chance to make the Railway field is the 2018 RJ Peters Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

2018 WA Champion Fillies: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Only eight will run in the 2018 WA Champion Fillies at Ascot on Saturday.

2018 Colonel Reeves Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

The 2018 Colonel Reeves Stakes at Ascot on Saturday has eight sprinters lining up.

Port Macquarie Preview

Racing in NSW is at Port Macquarie where they race on a Good 4 track.

Jay Rooney talks the Perth carnival

With the Railway next week, the Perth Summer carnival is hotting up and Jay Rooney discusses this weekend’s group race.

Les Bridge has Seasons at Rosehill on Saturday

After a nice preparation with midweek wins, Les Bridge now brings Seasons to Saturday grade.

Andrew Gibbons has great rides for Kris Lees

With a top book at Port Macquarie, Andrew Gibbons could ride multiple winners today.

David Ellis talks about Te Akau Shark

Coming off an outstanding six length win in the Coupland Bakeries Mile, Te Akau Shark could be set for the Sydney Autumn according to part owner David Ellis

Jenny Graham has good hopes at Port Macquarie

With good horses like Victorem and Awesome Pluck on the way back, Jenny Graham looks to keep rolling with runners at Port Macquarie today.

Cejay Graham has rides in half the card at Port Macquarie

With rides for various stables today, Cejay Graham has chances on the Port Macquarie card.

Daniel Northey on the road to recovery

After being injured at Scone at trackwork eleven months ago, Daniel Northey has had a long time off but came back and rode a winner last Sunday.

Thoroughbred Industry Careers provides a path into racing

Designed to introduce younger people into the industry, Thoroughbred Industry Careers is an initiative for newcomers to racing.

Te Akau Shark wins again for NRL veteran

Cronulla veteran Paul Gallen is celebrating a Group Two win as a part-owner of emerging New Zealand galloper Te Akau Shark.

2018 Zipping Classic: Tips and Race Preview

Suggesting back to back wins in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Zipping Classic at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Sandown Guineas: Tips and Race Preview

Taking the filly to beat the colts in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Sandown Guineas at Sandown on Saturday.

Bowman Selected For International Series

Hugh Bowman will compete for the “world's best jockey” title in the Longines International Jockeys' Championship in Hong Kong on December 5.

2018 Sandown Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Sandown Stakes at Sandown on Saturday land on a promising one.

2018 Summoned Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Going for a mare ready to peak in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Summoned Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Kevin Heffernan Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Plenty of value in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Eclipse Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

A mare leads the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Eclipse Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

Tough crumpet a bright light for owners

Iamacrumpet has overcome the odds to take her place in the Highway Handicap at Rosehill.

Cummings counts on distance drop for Tally

After a successful Flemington carnival, Godolphin will have just the two runners at the final meeting of the spring at Sandown.

Ex-Godolphin runners a hit with McFarlane

Trainer Greg McFarlane is hoping to continue his luck with tried horses when he saddles up two former Godolphin gallopers at Rosehill.

2018 Eclipse Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

There are ten to line up in the 2018 Eclipse Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Kevin Heffernan Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Looks a race that the mares will compete well in in the 2018 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

Do all your Weekend Metro Meetings form early

As well as all the provincial and international races, Racing and Sports has all the metros covered.

2018 Summoned Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

A full field of mares take to the 2018 Summoned Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Sandown Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

The 2018 Sandown Stakes at Sandown on Saturday has a promising horse running.

Waller And Weir Go Head To Head In Perth

Champion trainers Chris Waller and Darren Weir have confirmed they will continue their battle for Group One honours in Perth with multiple runners in the $1 million Railway Stakes at Ascot on November 24.

Lord Fandango cleared for Zipping Classic

Lord Fandango has recovered from a bout of colic that forced him out of the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington.

Freedman ready to call Sydney home again

Michael Freedman is back in Sydney after winding up a stint in Hong Kong and is looking forward to reigniting his training career.

Runson and Ashlor Join Winterbottom List

Melbourne sprinter Runson has joined the interstate squad heading to Perth for the $1 million Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot on December 1.

McEvoy Calls Andrew Mallyon To Adelaide

Trainer Tony McEvoy has imported Victorian jockey Andrew Mallyon to ride the bulk of his stable runners at Morphettville on Saturday following his break up with Adelaide’s premier rider Jamie Kah.

Team Joseph Seek Further Snake Gully Spoils

Canberra’s Joseph-Jones and Jones stable travel to Gundagi on Friday seeking back to back wins in the iconic Snake Valley Cup.

Andrew Ramsden winner to gain a Cup berth

The Melbourne Cup has another ballot exempt race with the Andrew Ramsden joining The Bart Cummings, Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Lexus Stakes.

Victorem chases stakes success in Brisbane

Country Championship winner Victorem will test his stakes credentials in the Listed Keith Noud Quality at Doomben.

Trial Watch Report

Chris Scholtz reviews trials at Rosehill (November 2); Gosford (November 7), Warwick Farm (November 9) and Canterbury (November 13).

2018 Zipping Classic: Final Field, Barriers and Market

A disappointing eight will run in the 2018 Zipping Classic at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Sandown Guineas: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Can the filly knock those boys down a peg in the 2018 Sandown Guineas at Sandown on Saturday?

2018 RJ Peters Stakes: Nominations

It won’t be a big field off the nominations for the 2018 RJ Peters Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

2018 WA Champion Fillies: Nominations

A disappointing eight are entered for the 2018 WA Champion Fillies at Ascot on Saturday.

2018 Colonel Reeves Stakes: Nominations

A final Winterbottom lead up is the 2018 Colonel Reeves Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

Roaring Lion Wins Cartier Horse of the Year

John Gosden’s champion 3YO Roaring Lion has beaten his stablemate Enable for the coveted Cartier Horse Of The Year award for 2018.

Gallen's Shark Bites Riccarton Rivals

Te Akau Shark maintained his status as New Zealand’s most exciting galloper, producing a stunning finishing burst to land the G2 Coupland's Bakeries Mile at Riccarton on Wednesday.

Eagle Farm track to hold December racing

A date has been set for the beleaguered Eagle Farm racetrack surface to have its first major test and a Saturday race meeting.

Youngstar has minor bone chip surgery

Youngstar, the first Australian bred and raised horse home in the Melbourne Cup, has undergone minor surgery to remove a small bone chip.

Joe Pride ruing stable favourite's bleed

Trainer Joe Pride has lost his best horse for the summer but hopes Ball Of Muscle can return as good as ever once he serves a ban for bleeding in a trial.

Ball Of Muscle out of Perth after bleeding

Group-winning sprinter Ball Of Muscle will miss the summer after incurring a mandatory three-month ban for a bleeding attack discovered after a trial win.

Bowman has Cup ban reduced on appeal

Jockey Hugh Bowman has had a one-month suspension cut to 23 meetings and a fine on appeal to the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board.

RADB reserve O'Sullivans' cobalt decision

Trainers Terry and Karina O'Sullivan have had their cobalt charges heard by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board with the board reserving its decision.

Lindsay Park set to tackle Sandown Guineas

Long Leaf and Good 'N' Fast will run for Lindsay Park in the Group Two Sandown Guineas for three-year-olds.

Ryan Has Eyes On Early Autumn Prizes

Trainer Gerald Ryan has already mapped out early autumn plans for his crack sprinter Trapeze Artist after his decision to bypass the Melbourne spring carnival.

Doomben Target For Country Star Victorem

Exciting country four-year-old Victorem is set to resume in Brisbane on Saturday.

Paul Gallen On a Ride With His Kiwi Shark

Te Akau Shark could provide NRL legend Paul Gallen with a brief focus away from his hefty league schedule if his exciting prospect lives up to expectations at Riccarton on Wednesday.

Record Entries For Gundagai Carnival

This week’s two-day Snake Gully Cup carnival at Gundagai has soared to new heights with a record 374 horses nominated for 15 races over the two days.

Anthony, Ed Cummings to train separately

Anthony and Edward Cummings are to dissolve their training partnership but both will continue training separately.

2018 Zipping Classic: Race History

Since moving to WFA, the Race History of the Zipping Classic at Sandown on Saturday has changed for the better.

2018 Sandown Guineas: Race History

Some top 3yos have taken the Sandown Guineas run at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Sandown Stakes: Race History

Will History repeat in the 2018 Sandown Stakes at Sandown on Saturday

Te Akau Shark on trial for Sydney autumn

Te Akau Shark will be on trial for the Sydney autumn carnival when he runs in a Group Two race at Riccarton for part-owner

2018 Kevin Heffernan Stakes: Race History

Another chance arises for consecutive wins in the Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Eclipse Stakes: Race History

Occasionally a future big name lines up in the Eclipse Stakes run at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Summoned Stakes: Race History

The Race History of the 2018 Summoned Stakes run at Sandown on Saturday has shown many G1 mare performances into the future.

2018 RJ Peters Stakes: Race History

The Race History of the RJ Peters Stakes run at Ascot on Saturday says it can be a good guide to the Railway next week.

2018 Colonel Reeves Stakes: Race History

Top sprinters line the Race History of the Colonel Reeves Stakes run at Ascot on Saturday.

2018 WA Champion Fillies: Race History

Some top quality girls have taken the WA Champion Fillies at Ascot on Saturday.

2018 New Zealand 1000 Guineas: Race History

Many a good filly has taken the New Zealand 1000 Guineas run at Riccarton on Saturday.

Malaguerra Perth bound after trial success

A Cranbourne trial win has added to the fitness levels of Malaguerra ahead of a trip to Perth for the Winterbottom Stakes.

Cup runners to back up in Zipping Classic

Ventura Storm, Who Shot Thebarman and Yucatan have been entered in the Zipping Classic having competed in the Melbourne Cup.

McEvoy pair set to tackle Sandown Guineas

Scottish Rogue and Secret Blaze are set to continue their three-year-old campaigns in the Group Two Sandown Guineas.

Red Excitement after another Rosehill win

Veteran Red Excitement will be out to back up his last-start win when he runs in the November Topaz at Rosehill.

BLACKBOOK REVIEW – Melbourne Cup Week

Chris Scholtz finds the horses to follow from the Melbourne Cup carnival at Flemington.

Viddora shines in Cranbourne trial victory

Group One-winning mare Viddora is set to head to Perth in top order after winning a Cranbourne barrier trial in easy fashion.

Perth Decisions Pending For Winterbottom Entries

Hawkesbury-trained mare Spright will get a few days in the paddock before a decision is made on sending her to Perth for the $1 million Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot on December 1.

Merchant Navy Nominated For Cartier Award

The nominations for the 28th annual Cartier Racing Awards have been unveiled with the winners to be announced in London on Tuesday.

2018 Zipping Classic: Nominations

Will the Melbourne Cup runners go around after some nominating for the 2018 Zipping Classic at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Sandown Guineas: Nominations

Can the fillies run races in the 2018 Sandown Guineas at Sandown on Saturday?

2018 Sandown Stakes: Nominations

Some horses with summer feature hopes in the nominations for the 2018 Sandown Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Eclipse Stakes: Nominations

The nominations for the 2018 Eclipse Stakes at Sandown on Saturday suggests it will be a very even race.

2018 Kevin Heffernan Stakes: Nominations

A good field at WFA is in store off the nominations for the 2018 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

2018 Summoned Stakes: Nominations

Some of the good form mares from Flemington lead the nominations for the 2018 Summoned Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

Freedman Return Rattles Randwick Trainers

Michael Freedman has left Hong Kong a winner with a victory at Sha Tin on Saturday.

Flemington Or The Bush - It's All The Same To John Allen

Flemington or the bush – it makes no difference these days to Irish jockey John Allen after he continued his tremendous run of Melbourne Cup carnival success with a win in the Ararat Cup on Sunday for trainer Darren Weir.

Royal Ascot option for Santa Ana Lane

Four-time Group One winner Santa Ana Lane could be Royal Ascot-bound with connections to discuss all options while he has a well-deserved break.

Chris Waller leads the way during spring

With the spring Group One season in Sydney and Melbourne over, champion trainer Chris Waller leads the tally of Group One winners.

Cranbourne trial for Viddora before Perth

A Cranbourne barrier trial will help blow the cobwebs out before Viddora flies to Perth for her defence of the Group One Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot.

Veteran Testashadow headed to Rosehill

Testashadow will head to Rosehill for his next start in a Villiers preparation on the back of a third in a stakes race at Flemington.

Group One target for The Bostonian

Bostonian has returned from a winter spell after an unbeaten Queensland campaign to be aimed at stakes races in New Zealand.

Santa Ana Lane wins the VRC Sprint Classic

Santa Ana Lane has claimed his fourth Group One win, storming home between runners in the VRC Sprint Classic at Flemington.

Jarrod McLean lands G1 with Trap For Fools

Trap For Fools has held off Irish Derby winner Latrobe to win the $2 million Group One Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington.

Oliver equals Cup carnival riding record

Damien Oliver has equalled the record of 72 career Melbourne Cup carnival wins for a jockey, reaching the milestone in the final race of this year's carnival.

Jaameh claims G3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Jaameh has raced to a hard-fought win in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington after missing out on making the Melbourne Cup field.

Kenedna back to best in Matriarch Stakes

Trainer Darren Weir and jockey John Allen have combined again at Flemington to claim the Group Two Matriarch Stakes.

Flemington consolation win for Dreamforce

Dreamforce missed a start in the Group One Kennedy Mile but has won a consolation carnival race at Flemington.

Guineas races on radar for Ringerdingding

Ringerdingding could line up in the Group Two Sandown Guineas on a seven-day back-up after storming home to win the Listed Springtime Stakes at Flemington.

Weir farm brings out best in Top Prospect

Top Prospect has broken through at Flemington for his first Australian win and could be on a path towards the Ballarat Cup.

Loyalty Man makes a return to winning form

The Mike Moroney-trained Loyalty Man has raced to victory in a 1600m benchmark race at Flemington in his third start back from an injury lay-off.

First 2YO winner for Godolphin this season

Godolphin Australia has registered its first two-year-old winner for the season with Kiamichi at Rosehill.

Sky Boy brings up hat-trick at Rosehill

Sky Boy is cementing himself as a stable star for Anthony and Edward Cummings, bringing up a hat-trick at Rosehill to confirm a start in the Group Two Villiers.

A Royal Celebration for Adkins, Quinton

Royal Celebration has added another win to his record with trainer Ron Quinton to give him a break and bring him back for stakes races in the autumn.

Sydney spring racing ends on girls day out

It was ladies day fashion, music and a magician at Rosehill on Ladies Day at the end of Sydney's spring racing carnival.

Christian family take out Stakes fashions

The Christian family from Melbourne's Moonee Ponds have taken out the Fashions on the Field family competition at Stakes Day.

Madison County wins Gr 1 NZ 2000 Guineas

The training partnership of Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman has notched another Group One win with Madison County in the New Zealand 2000 Guineas at Riccarton.

Hold The Line wins after pre-race scare

Flighty filly Hold The Line will be aimed at the Magic Millions Guineas after maintaining her unbeaten record with a narrow win at the Sunshine Coast.

2018 Mackinnon Stakes: No fooling Trap For Fools

The 2018 Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington on Saturday was a big upset as Trap For Fools led all the way.

Chapter And Verse sparks emotional scenes

Trainer Desleigh Forster dedicated the win of Chapter And Verse at the Sunshine Coast to the family of popular racing identity Basil Nolan Jnr.

2018 VRC Sprint Classic: Santa Ana Lane unwrapped again

In his usual style, Santa Ana Lane came from a long way back to take the 2018 VRC Sprint Classic at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Matriarch Stakes: Kenedna staves off motherhood

It has been Darren Weir and John Allen’s Flemington carnival as Kenedna drove through a gap to win the 2018 Matriarch Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes: Jaameh fights back

After being headed up the straight, Jaameh confirmed his good form in the 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Champagne Jet set to target Magic Millions

Champagne Jet will be aimed at the Magic Millions after she defeated highly rated stablemate Betaima at the Sunshine Coast.

2018 Chatham Stakes: A dreamy day for Dreamforce

Dreamforce led all the way to take the 2018 Chatham Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Foxy Housewife put on black-type mission

Foxy Housewife indicated she will be a force to be reckoned with in black-type company during the summer carnival after her first-up win at the Sunshine Coast.

Selections, Best Bets, Trial Watch and Blackbook Reports for November 10

Selections, Best Bets, Trial Watch and Blackbook Reports for Flemington and Rosehill on November 10.

Adam Blencowe gives his best for Flemington

Racing and Sports Senior Handicapper Adam Blencowe gives his best for Flemington today on RadioTab.

Alex Steedman offers his Sydney Specials

Alex Steedman from Racing and Sports provides RadioTab his thoughts on Rosehill for today.

Stakes day stop-work at Flemington averted

Planned industrial action on the final day of the Melbourne Cup carnival at Flemington by some race day workers has been averted.

Play Ladbrokes' Last Free $5000 Cup Week Tipping Comp

Labrokes host the last of their $5000 Cup Week tipping comps at Flemington this Saturday.

Sheezdashing could cap carnival for stable

A couple of days after stablemate Aristia won the Group One VRC Oaks, Sheezdashing will chase a Group Two win in the Matriarch Stakes at Flemington.

Good book of Flemington rides for Bayliss

Redkirk Warrior headlines Regan Bayliss's book of rides at Flemington in the VRC Sprint Classic while he has chances in support races including Yulong January.

Chaussure to build on first-up run

After an eye-catching return from a long break when fourth at Randwick, The Chris Waller-trained Chaussure will race a similar field at Rosehill

Redzel on song for G1 VRC Sprint defence

Co-trainer Peter Snowden is confident defending champion Redzel is the horse to beat again in a star-studded VRC Sprint Classic at Flemington.

Bowman appeals severity of one-month ban

Jockey Hugh Bowman has lodged an appeal against the severity of a one-month suspension incurred for three charges out of the Melbourne Cup.

Kementari gets another chance at spring G1

High profile horse Kementari has been close without registering a win this spring but gets another chance to deliver a Group One win in the VRC Sprint Classic.

Cracksman, Winx equal in latest rankings

Cracksman and Winx share top billing in the latest release of the world rankings with the pair on 130.

Shillelagh chasing Flemington G1 double

Shillelagh is already a Group One winner this spring and will chase another elite level victory at Flemington in the Mackinnon Stakes.

Anthony Cummings aims high with Sky Boy

Trainer Anthony Cummings hopes the stable's two Rosehill runners signify good times ahead following a period of rebuilding.

Lees Chasing Prized Double At Flemington

Trainer Kris Lees says he can’t fault Prized Icon ahead of the stallion’s attempt to break a two-year drought at Flemington on Saturday.

Veteran spearheads two-state double bid

Matt Dunn has his eyes on an interstate double with three runners at the Sunshine Coast and the early favourite for the Highway Handicap in Sydney.

Simon Dinopoulos and Brad Gray Preview Saturday

Racing and Sports Simon Dinopoulos and RNSW’s Brad Gray offer their thoughts on the Rosehill card.

Peter Ellis offers his Flemington thoughts

Last day of the Flemington carnival and Peter Ellis provides his tips.

Kempsey Preview

It is Kempsey Cup day where they race on a Soft 5 track.

Santa Ana Lane takes on the VRC Sprint Classic

Sam Freedman suggests Santa Ana Lane will be in good order on his return to the track in the VRC Sprint Classic.

Highway runs for Steve Englebrecht at Rosehill

Steve Englebrecht has his 4yo mare Highway in a very decent 2000m benchmark race at Rosehill on Saturday.

Richard Litt takes Sedition to the races second up

After running second at Canterbury resuming, Sedition will be improved for Richard Litt on Saturday.

Gayna Williams runs Sugar Dance at Rosehill

After waiting for the right race, Gayna Williams they’ve found it in the Highway at Rosehill for her horse Sugar Dance.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Rosehill

Rosehill has back to back meetings.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Flemington

The last of the Victorian Spring Group 1s is at Flemington on the weekend.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Sunshine Coast

Caloundra gives Doomben a week off.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Morphettville Parks

Morphettville Parks has some good racing this Saturday.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Ascot

They run the Lee Steere Stakes as an important lead up to Railway at Ascot this Saturday.

Aristia outstays rivals to claim VRC Oaks

Aristia has won the $1 million Group One VRC Oaks, beating a brave Greysful Glamour and Miner's Miss at Flemington.

Paynes nearly get their Oaks fairytale

They had to settle for third but even that was a thrill for jockey Michelle Payne and her trainer father.

Vow And Declare collects Derby consolation

Vow And Declare has shown his staying qualities with a late lunge to take out the Listed TCL TV Stakes at Flemington.

Thermal Current storms to Flemington win

Thermal Current has returned to winning form under Craig Williams, claiming the Listed Absolut Stakes at Flemington.

Trainer wins with first Flemington runner

Cranbourne trainer Alexander Rae has enjoyed success with his first Flemington runner Cochada, who won the country final at Flemington.

Vinicunca strikes for Waterhouse-Bott team

Vinicunca has followed stablemates Unite And Conquer and Espaaniyal to claim victories in Melbourne two-year-old races during the spring.

Pierata and Redzel to do battle in Sprint

Pierata will get his chance against Redzel in the VRC Sprint after missing the chance to challenge him in The Everest.

Facts, figures on the VRC Sprint Classic

A look at the Group One VRC Sprint Classic on the final day of the Melbourne Cup carnival.

Cup winner Appleby chases more G1 success

Blair House can wind up a successful spring carnival for trainer Charlie Appleby when he saddles Blair House in the Group One Mackinnon Stakes.

A look at the Group One Mackinnon Stakes

The Mackinnon Stakes is the last of eight Group One races held across Melbourne Cup carnival week.

Get Paid As A Winner For 1st & 2nd This Saturday!

Ladbrokes are giving customers the chance to build a bank early on Saturday by paying out 2nd placegetters as the winner at Flemington.

Legendary trainer Head-Maarek still humble

Criquette Head-Maarek, the first female trainer to win Europe's most prestigious race the Arc, felt honoured to be at Flemington in Melbourne Cup week.

Kosciuszko winner Belflyer heads to Coast

The John Shelton-trained Belflyer will have his first start since taking out the inaugural running of the Kosciuszko when he lines up at the Sunshine Coast.

Widdup has fingers crossed for Chauffeur

Enigmatic galloper Chauffeur will be given the chance to prove he still has the drive to be a racehorse, starting at Rosehill.

Bob Peters has strong prospects for the Perth carnival

With exciting hopes over the next month, Bob Peters could have yet another big summer carnival at Ascot.

2018 Red Roses Stakes: Bleu Roche just holds on

Following a series of good runs, Bleu Roche gets an important win in the 2018 Red Roses Stakes at Flemington on Thursday.

2018 VRC Oaks: Aristia does the double

After breaking the maiden on Saturday, Aristia did the double into the 2018 VRC Oaks at Flemington on Thursday.

Lindsay Park Preview

Check out the thoughts from the Lindsay Park team ahead of this weekend’s action.

2018 Lee Steere Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Siding with the fav in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Lee Steere Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

Rosehill track update

Racing returns to Rosehill for Girls Day Out this Saturday.

2018 Maribyrnong Plate: Vinicunca conquers

In a win for Ireland’s Wayne Lordan, Vinicunca continued a top run of juveniles for Tulloch Lodge in the 2018 Maribyrnong Plate at Flemington on Thursday.

Brave Smash set to join Aquis Farm roster

Aquis Farm has secured the rights to stand Group One-winning sprinter Brave Smash at stud.

2018 Lee Steere Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

There are eight lining up in the 2018 Lee Steere Stakes at Ascot on Saturday but it’s still an intriguing race.

Hawkesbury Preview

NSW Provincial racing is at Hawkesbury on Ladies day.

Peter Ellis and Steve Moran provide Oaks days tips

It is VRC Oaks day at Flemington and Peter Ellis along with Steve Moran deliver their thoughts for the big day.

Deane Lester offers his tips the VRC Oaks

With the Group 1 VRC Oaks on today, Deane Lester looks at the prospects in the fillies classic at Flemington.

Greg Burke discusses Jeff Penza’s injuries

Jockey Manager Greg Burke outlines Jeff Penza’s recuperation from injuries after a race fall.

Aquis Farm has bought into more G1 winners

Shane McGrath from Aquis Farm talks about recent ownership of Extra Brut and now Manikato winner Brave Smash.

2018 Mackinnon Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington on Saturday lands on another Godolphin runner.

2018 VRC Sprint Classic: Tips and Race Preview

A non-Everest runner leads the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 VRC Sprint Classic at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

A good horse all Spring heads the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Matriarch Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Taking the Cox Plate form to stand up in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Matriarch Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Chatham Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Taking value in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Chatham Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Cup winners opponents in G1 Sprint Classic

After winning the Melbourne Cup, Kerrin McEvoy and Charlie Appleby will be in opposing camps when the field lines up for the VRC Sprint Classic.

Weir chasing Derby-Oaks Flemington double

Trainer Darren Weir has three chances in the VRC Oaks, having already won the Victoria Derby with colt Extra Brut during the Flemington carnival.

Latrobe ready for Mackinnon Stakes assault

After deciding to bypass the Melbourne Cup with Latrobe, Irish trainer Joseph O'Brien will saddle him up in the Group One Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington.

Wakeful winner on target for VRC Oaks test

Co-trainer Simon Zahra says Aristia has come through her Wakeful Stakes win extremely well ahead of a staying test in the Group One VRC Oaks at Flemington.

Owner Bishara to watch VRC Oaks from afar

Verry Elleegant's part-owner and former trainer Nick Bishara has been forced to stay at home in New Zealand and will watch the filly's VRC Oaks bid from afar.

A guide to the $1m VRC Oaks at Flemington

Trainer Darren Weir is chasing his first $1 million VRC Oaks win at Flemington during the most fashionable meet of the spring racing calendar.

2018 VRC Oaks: Tips and Race Preview

Taking the unusual path won’t hold us back in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 VRC Oaks at Flemington on Thursday.

Do all your Weekend Metro Meetings form early

As well as all the provincial and international races, Racing and Sports has all the metros covered.

2018 Mackinnon Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Quite a fascinating race is the 2018 Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 VRC Sprint Classic: Final Field, Barriers and Market

A great race awaits in the 2018 VRC Sprint Classic at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Will the strong form line from Saturday continue in the 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Matriarch Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Some good older mares take on some up and comers in the 2018 Matriarch Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Chatham Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

The 2018 Chatham Stakes at Flemington on Saturday is a wide open sprint.

2018 Red Roses Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Plenty of value in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Red Roses Stakes at Flemington on Thursday.

2018 Maribyrnong Plate: Tips and Race Preview

The market will tell all but famous colours lead the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Maribyrnong Plate at Flemington on Thursday.

Ron Quinton plans for a Royal Celebration

Trainer Ron Quinton has found another winnable race for Royal Celebration who will wind up his spring campaign at Rosehill.

Vandyke to exploit home track advantage

Trainer David Vandyke will have local knowledge on his side when he heads to the Sunshine Coast with a team of promising horses.

Mark Zahra New Rider For santa Ana Lane

Mark Zahra has picked up the ride on the triple G1 winner Santa Ana Lane in the VRC Sprint Classic at Flemington on Saturday.

Cross Counter right type for Cup: Appleby

Trainer Charlie Appleby says Cross Counter has come through unscathed and in good order following his historic win in the Melbourne Cup.

Third Time Lucky For Powerline In Greys Race?

Newcastle-trained gelding Powerline will line up for the third consecutive year on Thursday at Flemington in the annual greys’ race.

Cross Counter Opens Favourite For 2019 Melbourne Cup

Cross Counter has been installed early favourite to repeat his Melbourne Cup success in 2019.

Sheikh's delight over Melbourne Cup win

Sheikh Mohammed's first words to trainer Charlie Appleby after winning the Melbourne Cup were - in Arabic - "well done, well done, well done".

Melbourne Cup crashes online betting sites

TAB punters bet more than $115 million on the 2018 Melbourne Cup as four of the nation's largest sports betting sites suffered technical issues.

Month ban for Bowman out of Melbourne Cup

Jockey Hugh Bowman has been suspended on three charges emanating from his ride aboard Marmelo in the Melbourne Cup.

Kerrin McEvoy celebrates third Cup victory

Star jockey Kerrin McEvoy is savouring his third Melbourne Cup win, and first for Godolphin, after partnering Cross Counter to victory at Flemington.

Cup 21st Group One win for Appleby

Godolphin trainer Charlie Appleby has given Sheikh Mohammed his first Melbourne Cup and recorded his third Group One win in Australia.

Kerrin McEvoy and the Melbourne Cup

A look at Kerrin McEvoy's three wins in the Melbourne Cup from Brew in 2000 to Cross Counter.

Nakeeta gets another Melbourne Cup cheque

The 12th placed finish of Scottish-trained galloper Nakeeta in the Melbourne Cup has added another $150,000 to his bank balance.

Who is Godolphin's Sheikh Mohammed

Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed has added the Melbourne Cup to his list of Group One wins for his Godolphin operation.

Chris Waller leads home local Cup runners

Melbourne Cup fourth placegetter Finche was the first Australian-trained horse to finish with sixth-placed Youngstar the first Australian-bred galloper.

What the 2018 Melbourne Cup jockeys said

What the jockeys said after the Melbourne Cup.

Morrison proud of Marmelo's Cup second

In his second attempt to win the Melbourne Cup, English-trained stayer Marmelo has run a gallant race for second to Cross Counter at Flemington.

Cross Counter's journey to 2018 Cup glory

The racing career of Cross Counter, Godolphin's first Melbourne Cup winner.

Trainer feels a winner with Cup placing

A Prince Of Arran has given English trainer Charlie Fellowes one of his greatest thrills with a third placing in the Melbourne Cup.

How the international Cup runners fared

A look at where the international runners finished in the 2018 Melbourne Cup.

Godolphin's record in the Melbourne Cup

A look at global racing operation Godolphin's history in the Melbourne Cup.

The Cliffsofmoher latest Cup victim

Irish-trained horse The Cliffsofmoher had to be euthanised after suffering a fractured shoulder during the Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

2018 Melbourne Cup: Race Replay

Cross Counter has won the 2018 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday in a top staying performance.

2018 Melbourne Cup: Winning Jockey

Kerrin McEvoy is now only one win behind the most wins in Cup history after piloting Cross Counter to win the 2018 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday.

2018 Melbourne Cup: Winning Trainer

Godolphin won their first Cup and it was Charlie Appleby who provided it with Cross Counter taking the 2018 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday.

Overseas-trained Melbourne Cup winners

Overseas-trained horses to have won or placed in the Melbourne Cup.

2018 Melbourne Cup: Cross Counter wins in style

Lapping up the conditions, Cross Counter drew away in the 2018 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday.

Finishing order for the 2018 Melbourne Cup

Where your horse finished in the 2018 Melbourne Cup.

Cross Counter wins the 2018 Melbourne Cup

After 30 years of trying, Sheikh Mohammed has won the Melbourne Cup with Cross Counter who gave Kerrin McEvoy his third win.

Cup first past the post: Cross Counter

Cross Counter is first past the post in the 2018 Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

Buick steers Pohutukawa to Flemington win

Visiting European jockey William Buick has claimed his first win of this year's Melbourne spring carnival with his first ride on Pohutukawa at Flemington.

Spring comes to Randwick for big Cup day

Thousands of Sydneysiders enjoyed the warm spring weather at Randwick as they gathered to celebrate Melbourne Cup day with a seven-race meet.

Prebble celebrates Cup day win

Brett Prebble has ridden an overdue winner, steering Legend Of Condor to victory on the Melbourne Cup undercard at Flemington.

Another Cummings and Hayes target Cup

Fourth-generation trainer James Cummings and Ben Hayes are hoping to add to their families' Melbourne Cup hauls.

Shraaoh too strong first-up at Flemington

Following an arduous trip from England, the Chris Waller-trained Shraaoh has scored a first-up win on Australian soil on Melbourne Cup day.

Matt Cumani thrilled with Cup day winner

Trainer Matt Cumani has registered his first Melbourne Cup carnival win, with four-year-old One More Try winning a 1700m handicap for mares at Flemington.

Selections and Best Bets For Melbourne Cup Day

Selections, best bets, Track Watch and Blackbook Report for Melbourne Cup day at Flemington and Randwick from Chris Scholtz.

Bella Rosa snares debut stakes win in wet

The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained two-year-old filly Bella Rosa has struck with a Group Three win on debut at a wet Flemington on Melbourne Cup day.

2018 VRC Oaks: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Fascinating set up for the 2018 VRC Oaks at Flemington on Thursday.

2018 Red Roses Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

A large field will end the day in the 2018 Red Roses Stakes at Flemington on Thursday.

2018 Maribyrnong Plate: Final Field, Barriers and Market

The track will play an important role in the 2018 Maribyrnong Plate at Flemington on Thursday.

2018 VRC Sprint Classic: Race History

This really is the Everest over again in the 2018 VRC Sprint Classic at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Mackinnon Stakes: Race History

Another race which has switched to the final day is the Mackinnon Stakes run at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes: Race History

One of the greats of all-time began her quest as part of the Race History of the Queen Elizabeth Stakes run at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Matriarch Stakes: Race History

Lovely mares line the Race History of the Matriarch Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Chatham Stakes: Race History

The Race History of the 2018 Chatham Stakes at Flemington on Saturday has altered with date changes.

2018 Lee Steere Stakes: Race History

Many major race winners have started in the 2018 Lee Steere Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

Cup weather improves, Yucatan favoured

Yucatan has reclaimed his position as the Melbourne Cup favourite after a couple of hours of drying weather at Flemington bringing a track upgrade to soft.

McEvoy wins a wet Melbourne Cup for Sheikh

When the time came for the Dubai ruler and his global racing operation Godolphin to win a Melbourne Cup, Kerrin McEvoy wanted the ride.

James Cummings with Melbourne Cup hope

His late grandfather won 12 Melbourne Cups as a trainer, now James Cummings is striving for his first win in the race with import Avilius.

Last words from connections on Cup hopes

Connections of the 24 Melbourne Cup runners state their cases for victory.

McDonald back from wilderness on Yucatan

James McDonald hopes to live out a childhood dream when he pilots favourite Yucatan in the Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

Flemington track to be watered for Cup day

A change in Melbourne's weather forecast has prompted Flemington officials to put 5mm of irrigation on the track ahead of the Melbourne Cup meeting.

Craig Williams chasing elusive Cup victory

Champion jockey Craig Williams will be aboard the only mare in this year's Melbourne Cup when he chases an elusive win in Australia's most famous race.

2018 VRC Sprint Classic: Nominations

Will the Everest form be to the fore again in the nominations for the 2018 VRC Sprint Classic at Flemington on Saturday?

2018 Mackinnon Stakes: Nominations

Could see some interesting runners off the nominations for the 2018 Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes: Nominations

Still plenty of stayers being nominated for races like the 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Lloyd Williams aiming for seventh Cup win

Lloyd Williams is already the most successful owner in Melbourne Cup history and is aiming for No.7 with Yucatan or The Cliffsofmoher.

2018 Matriarch Stakes: Nominations

Many G1 winners are entered in the 2018 Matriarch Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Another Freedman to add his name to Cup

Trainer Richard Freedman believes problem child Auvray can secure a top 10 finish in the Melbourne Cup after coaxing the former French horse back to form.

2018 Chatham Stakes: Nominations

A big field is assured off the nominations for the 2018 Chatham Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Muntahaa chasing a rare Gosden Cup double

A Melbourne Cup victory by Muntahaa would complete a unique double for trainer John Gosden after the US Breeders Cup win of Enable.

A Cummings vies for a Melbourne Cup win

The Cups King's grandson James Cummings is among those trying to stop owner Lloyd Williams adding to his already record haul of six Melbourne Cups.

McEvoy, Brown jockeying for third Cup win

Jockeys Corey Brown and Kerrin McEvoy are both striving for their third Melbourne Cup wins with the rides on Magic Circle and Cross Counter, respectively.

Young guns have first attempt at Cup glory

Patrick Moloney and Jordan Childs ride for the first time in the Melbourne Cup on Mike Moroney stablemates Vengeur Masque and Sound Check.

Celebrations over Cup run for NZ's Zacada

Zacada might be an outsider for the Melbourne Cup but his owners are celebrating him getting into the race and will keep it up - win, lose or draw.

Cup Will Crown Huge Year For John Gosden

He seems to be sailing under the radar but the hulking UK stayer Muntahaa is the horse many overseas raiders fear in Tuesday’s $7 million Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

Prince, Fellowes chase Melbourne Cup glory

As he prepares A Prince Of Arran for the Melbourne Cup, English trainer Charlie Fellowes says the well-travelled stayer has been remarkable for his stable.

Winx signs off after history-making spring

Champion Winx has headed for a well-earned rest after another stellar spring carnival, culminating in her record fourth Cox Plate win.

How Australia celebrates Melbourne Cup day

The Melbourne Cup is the race that stops the nation on the first Tuesday in November.

Finding The Winners – Cup Day In Canberra

The Canberra Racing Club is set for one of its biggest race days of the year and punters will be challenged by competitive fields all day.

Flemington rated good for Melbourne Cup

The Flemington track is rated in the good range for the Melbourne Cup but showers and a possible thunderstorm are predicted before the race.

Melbourne Cup Day forecast to be a wet one

Race-day attire should include an umbrella and poncho, with moderate to heavy rain expected early on Melbourne Cup day.

VRC Oaks draws field of 15 at Flemington

Leading trainer Darren Weir will saddle two of the leading hopes in the VRC Oaks for three-year-old fillies at Flemington.

2018 Melbourne Cup: Tips and Race Preview

Taking the same owner to win the 2018 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday for the third year in a row.

2018 Maybe Mahal Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Plenty of value in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Maybe Mahal Stakes at Flemington on Tuesday.

2018 Ottawa Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Going for a well-related runner in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Ottawa Stakes at Flemington on Tuesday.

2018 VRC Oaks: Race History

Many of the great fillies form part of the Race History of the VRC Oaks run at Flemington on Thursday.

2018 Maribyrnong Plate: Race History

The Race History of the Maribyrnong Plate run at Flemington on Thursday hasn’t been as strong of late.

2018 Red Roses Stakes: Race History

Several future G1 winners line the Race History of the Red Roses Stakes run at Flemington on Thursday.

Billionaire owner loves Cup and G-strings

Thousands of people have witnessed the annual Melbourne Cup parade and a 'crazy' billionaire owner model the G-string he plans to show off if he wins.

Cross Counter chasing Melbourne Cup glory

The Charlie Appleby-trained Cross Counter will be one of three horses aiming to give global operation Godolphin its first Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

Facts and statistics on the Melbourne Cup

Some statistics on the $7.3 million Melbourne Cup.

Vengeur Masque pick of Moroney Cup pair

Young jockeys Patrick Moloney and Jordan Childs will have their first Cup rides on the Mike Moroney-trained Vengeur Masque and Sound Check respectively.

Williams seventh Cup could be wide of mark

The chances of Lloyd Williams adding to his Melbourne Cup record of six wins are threatened by favourite Yucatan's wide barrier.

Waterhouse happy with Cup runner Runaway

Trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott are happy with Geelong Cup winner Runaway going into the Melbourne Cup.

Ace High ready to turn form around in Cup

Ace High's failure in the Caulfield Cup has deterred punters as he heads to the Melbourne Cup but his trainer David Payne has already erased it from his memory.

O'Brien trio in shape for Cup despite draw

Aidan O'Brien's travelling foreman TJ Comerford is happy with his trio of Melbourne Cup runners ahead of the big race at Flemington.

2018 Melbourne Cup: Final Field, Barriers and Current Market

As usual the race that stops a nation has a wide open market for the 2018 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday.

Marmelo back for another crack at Cup

Trainer Hughie Morrison hopes the decision to send Marmelo into the Melbourne Cup without a lead-up run in Australia can net a better result than a year ago.

Zahra to ride Santa Ana Lane in VRC Sprint

Mark Zahra has picked up the ride on Santa Ana Lane in the Group One VRC Sprint Classic with Ben Melham to miss the meeting because of suspension.

Marwan Koukash owns Magic Circle in the 2018 Melbourne Cup

Owner Marwan Koukash brings his horse Magic Circle to Australia looking to win the Cup for the first time.

Nick Williams discusses the family’s runners in the 2018 Melbourne Cup

With two good chances in the Melbourne Cup, Nick Williams thinks they have a good chance to win the race for the third straight year.

Charlie Fellowes runs A Prince Of Arran in the 2018 Melbourne Cup

After winning the Lexus Stakes on Derby day, Charlie Fellowes will have his first Cup runner with A Prince Of Arran.

Lindsay Park has Ventura Storm running in the 2018 Melbourne Cup

Following his Moonee Valley Cup win, Ventura Storm has had a few changes this season and now tries for more luck in the 2018 Melbourne Cup.

Hughie Morrison has Marmelo in the 2018 Melbourne Cup

After running as favourite last year, Marmelo will run for Hughie Morrison as they try a different approach to win the 2018 Melbourne Cup.

Muntahaa to stay in Australia after Cup

English stayer Muntahaa will join the Lindsay Park stable after he runs for the final time for trainer John Gosden in the Melbourne Cup.

Legendary New Zealand owner Sir Patrick Hogan has Zacada in the 2018 Melbourne Cup

One of the most influential people in Melbourne Cup history is Sir Patrick Hogan and he is a part owner of Zacada in the 2018 running.

Spring may not yet be done for Red Verdon

How quickly Red Verdon can recover from a foot abscess will determine whether the stayer can run again during the spring carnival.

Prince in good order ahead of Cup start

A Prince Of Arran has taken no harm from his win in the Lexus Stakes and it's all systems go towards the Melbourne Cup.

2018 Melbourne Cup Field

View the final field for the $7 million 2018 Melbourne Cup and get all your form here.

Yucatan draws wide gate in Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup favourite Yucatan has drawn barrier 23 for the $7.3 million race but part-owner Nick Williams says he isn't concerned.

Full field declared for 2018 Melbourne Cup

A full field of 24 will run in the Melbourne Cup, with 11 trained in the northern hemisphere.

A Prince Of Arran wins way to Cup berth

A Prince Of Arran has won the Lexus Stakes to guarantee his place in the Melbourne Cup with his trainer Charlie Fellowes celebrating his first Group One win.

Extra Brut claims Group 1 Victoria Derby

Extra Brut has taken out the Victoria Derby at his sixth start, beating Stars Of Carrum in the Classic at Flemington.

Billionaire and everyday Aussies win Derby

A syndicate made up of average Australians has shared a Victoria Derby win with a Hong Kong billionaire who only bought a stake in the horse a few days ago.

G1 Victoria Derby: what the jockeys said

What the jockeys had to say after the $2 million Victoria Derby at Flemington.

Best Of Days wins Group One Kennedy Mile

Best Of Days has iced a stellar day for Godolphin, winning the Group One Kennedy Mile from Le Romain and Peaceful State.

Shillelagh lands another G1 Flemington win

Shillelagh has taken advantage of an inside passage to record another Group One win at Flemington.

Sunlight wins the G1 Coolmore Stud Stakes

Sunlight has won the $1 million Coolmore Stud Stakes, the premier race for three-year-old sprinters during the Melbourne Cup carnival.

Osborne Bulls storms to Flemington victory

Osborne Bulls has been well supported to give Godolphin's Australian trainer James Cummings an early stakes double at Flemington.

Aristia stamps Oaks claims in Wakeful win

Aristia has broken her maiden in the Group Two Wakeful Stakes at Flemington to cement her claims as one of the leading VRC Oaks chances.

Divine Quality impressive in first-up win

A more mature Divine Quality has raced away from her rivals to score a first-up win in the Group Three Furphy Sprint at Flemington.

Enable wins Breeders' Cup Turf

Dual Arc winner Enable has won a thrilling battle with Magical to win the Breeders' Cup Turf at Churchill Downs.

Melham suspended, misses Group One races

Ben Melham will miss the rides on Homesman and Santa Ana Lane in Group One races at Flemington after being suspended for a whip breach in the Victoria Derby.

Enable wins the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Turf

Once again proving herself to be one of the all-time great mares, Enable fought of Magical to win the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Turf at Churchill Downs.

Schweida, Orman dominate Doomben meeting

Trainer Kelly Schweida and jockey Jimmy Orman completed a day to remember when they combined to win four races at Doomben.

Gollan's dilemma with Light Up The Room

Light Up The Room has presented trainer Tony Gollan with a feature race dilemma after her impressive win at Doomben.

The old and new figure in Rosehill wins

Time To Reign has made it two from two as he continues the path towards emulating his elder sister She Will Reign in the Golden Slipper.

2018 Kennedy Mile: Best Of Days had his best day

After just making it into the field, Best Of Days gave Godolphin a top day in the 2018 Kennedy Mile at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Victoria Derby: Extra Brut smelt sweet

Coming from well off the pace, Extra Brut came down the middle of the track to take the 2018 Victoria Derby at Flemington on Saturday.

Schweida strengthens Magic Millions hand

Trainer Kelly Schweida's Magic Millions team is gathering strength after Pocket Pistol and Gala Miss provided him a winning double at Doomben.

2018 Empire Rose Stakes: Shillelagh flashes home

Taking inside splits, Shillelagh surged under the mares to win the 2018 Empire Rose Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Race officials may take industrial action

The Australian Workers Union says its members who are race day officials may take industrial action, although the Melbourne Cup won't be affected.

2018 Coolmore Stud Stakes: Sunlight beats the boys

Staving off the colts, Sunlight took out the 2018 Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Lexus Stakes: A Prince Of Arran into The Cup

English horse A Prince Of Arran won his way into the Melbourne Cup with a victory in the 2018 Lexus Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Femme Fireball continues winning streak

Femme Fireball maintained her outstanding form this campaign when she scored a last-to-first win at Doomben to justify her odds-on quote.

2018 The Tab Stakes: Osborne Bulls shows his class

Carrying top weight, Osborne Bulls ran over the top of rivals to win the 2018 The Tab Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Estikhraaj ends run of outs, upsets plunge

Estikhraaj broke a long run of outs when he scored a runaway win at Doomben, upstaging a plunge on runner-up Stanley.

Ranier too strong in Carbine Club Stakes

Godolphin colt Ranier has followed up his maiden Caulfield win in taking out the Group Three Carbine Club Stakes at Flemington.

2018 Wakeful Stakes: Aristia breaks her maiden

At her tenth run, Aristia scored in the 2018 Wakeful Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Carbine Club Stakes: Ranier starts the carnival

Gaining inside runs, Ranier kicked off the Cup carnival by winning the 2018 Carbine Club Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Selections and Best Bets for Rosehill and Flemington on November 3

Chris Scholtz provides selections, best bets and Trial Watch Report for Rosehill and Flemington on November 3.

Red Verdon still in doubt for Cup start

The Ed Dunlop-trained English stayer Red Verdon will have to pass a third veterinary inspection to be cleared to run in the Melbourne Cup.

Time Runs Out For HK International Entries

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has assessed that attempts to have Australian-based runners participate in the 2018 Hong Kong International Races should be discontinued.

Get Paid As A Winner For 1st & 2nd This Saturday!

Ladbrokes are giving customers the chance to build a bank early on Saturday by paying out 2nd placegetters as the winner at Flemington.

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Neds Fat Odds @ Flemington & Moonee Valley

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Four Cup horses to be re-examined by vets

Four Melbourne Cup entrants will be re-examined by Racing Victoria's veterinary team before acceptances to determine their fitness.

Childs after second G1 win on Written By

Jockey Jordan Childs knows Written By well and believes the star colt is primed and ready to go for his main spring target in the Coolmore Stud Stakes.

Trial Watch and Blackbook Report for November 3

Trial Watch and Blackbook Report for racing on November 3 and 4.

Zahra chasing a second Derby win in 2018

After winning the ATC Australian Derby in Sydney earlier this year, jockey Mark Zahra is hoping to add a Victoria Derby aboard Savvy Oak at Flemington.

Sesar formlines to stack up in G1 Coolmore

Brisbane trainer Steve O'Dea believes Sesar has the makings of a Group One winner and the colt is ready to show his wares in the Coolmore Stud Stakes.

Sircconi ready for Group One test in Mile

Sircconi will represent John Sadler's stable in the Kennedy Mile but former trainer Peter Morgan has paid close attention to the in-form horse's build-up.

Sunlight out to upstage colts in Group One

Trainer Tony McEvoy is hoping the only filly in the Coolmore Stud Stakes can upstage the colts in the Group One sprint for three-year-olds.

A Prince Of Arran ready to snare Cup berth

English trainer Charlie Fellowes believes A Prince Of Arran is in the best form of his life ahead of his bid to earn a Melbourne Cup berth in the Lexus Stakes.

How Lexus Stakes winners have fared in Cup

How the Lexus Stakes winners have fared in the Melbourne Cup.

No retirement decision for champion Winx

Chris Waller and Winx's owners will let the dust settle on her fourth Cox Plate win before making a decision on the champion's racing future.

Seabrook ready for Empire Rose challenge

Seabrook will be trainer Mick Price's only runner on the first day of the Melbourne Cup carnival at Flemington where she runs in the Group One Empire Rose.

Redkirk Warrior wins Flemington jump-out

Redkirk Warrior has pleased jockey Regan Bayliss with his performance to win a jump-out at Flemington in preparation for the VRC Sprint Classic.

2018 Ottawa Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

12 fillies win line up in the 2018 Ottawa Stakes at Flemington on Tuesday.

Cradle Mountain returns after long break

Cradle Mountain has undergone an intensive rehabilitation program to ready him for a return to racing at Rosehill.

Jim Crowley has a big week ahead with Muntahaa

After having some success already in a short time in Australia, Jim Crowley chases the biggest of them all on Muntahaa in the Melbourne Cup.

Danny Williams has She Knows at Flemington

She Knows keeps giving her all and Danny Williams thinks she will run well in the last on Derby Day.

Eckstein tries to make up for a close defeat in the Empire Rose

After missing by a nose in this race last year, Eckstein will attempt to go one better in the Empire Rose Stakes for Kurt Goldman.

Simon Dinopoulos and Brad Gray Preview Saturday

Racing and Sports Simon Dinopoulos and RNSW’s Brad Gray offer their thoughts on the Rosehill card.

2018 Maybe Mahal Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

A huge field of mares finish the day in the 2018 Maybe Mahal Stakes at Flemington on Tuesday.

Peter Ellis looks at Derby Day

With the eyes of the racing world on Flemington, Peter Ellis gives his opinions on the Group 1s.

Ed Dunlop hopes Red Verdon will recover in time for the Cup

Ed Dunlop plans to gallop Red Verdon tomorrow to make sure he’s right to go in the Melbourne Cup.

Track Manager Liam O’Keefe talks the Flemington track

Despite wind and heat and some rain over the last 24 hours, that hasn’t translated into much at this stage.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Rosehill

Racing is finally back at Rosehill after a long absence.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Flemington

Flemington has Cup day but this is THE day of the Spring.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Doomben

A good quality ten event card at Doomben this week.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Morphettville

Morphettville hosts the Adelaide card on Victoria Derby day.

Early scratchings and track conditions for Ascot

Two Group 3 races are on the program of the Ascot meeting this Saturday.

2018 VRC Oaks: Latest Nominations

The latest list of Nominations for the 2018 VRC Oaks at Flemington on Thursday may see not a capacity field.

2018 Maribyrnong Plate: Nominations

A large field of babies will run in the 2018 Maribyrnong Plate at Flemington on Thursday.

2018 Red Roses Stakes: Nominations

Plenty of fillies nominated for the 2018 Red Roses Stakes at Flemington on Thursday.

Patrick Erin out of the Lexus Stakes, Cup

The Chris Waller-trained Patrick Erin has been taken out of the Lexus Stakes and Melbourne Cup with an elevated temperature.

Test for Red Verdon before Cup acceptance

A bruised heel has stopped Red Verdon undergoing trackwork resulting in the stayer needing to pass a fitness test before accepting for the Melbourne Cup.

Cummings expects big run from Encryption

Trainer James Cummings is convinced Danehill Stakes winner Encryption is ready to run a big race in the Coolmore Stud Stakes against a star-studded field.

Best Of Days gains G1 Kennedy Mile start

The withdrawal of Crack Me Up from the Kennedy Mile with a fractured sesamoid gives Godolphin's Best Of Days his chance at Group One level at Flemington.

McEvoys chase a Derby first with Farooq

Kerrin McEvoy and his uncle Tony will team up to chase a Victoria Derby victory at Flemington with Farooq.

Home Ground ready for Derby challenge

John Sargent believes Home Ground will have no trouble with the 2500m of the Victoria Derby which he hopes gives the gelding his chance to upset the favourites.

I Am A Star chasing rare Group One double

Victory in the Empire Rose Stakes at Flemington can provide I Am A Star a rare slice of history in the Group One race for fillies and mares.

Long Leaf freshened for Coolmore mission

Co-trainer Ben Hayes is expecting Long Leaf to produce a big run in the star-studded Coolmore Stud Stakes off a freshen-up.

Flemington to suit Mark Newnham's runners

Quackerjack will be the first of two stakes runners at Flemington for Mark Newnham with the Sydney trainer looking forward to seeing him on the spacious track.

Stuart Kendrick keeps it all in the family

Trainer Stuart Kendrick is looking to the next generation of youngsters to prove they have inherited some of their family's racetrack ability.

Time's right for another Slipper: Portelli

Time To Reign, an impressive winner of his only start, will be given every chance to emulate the Golden Slipper-winning feat of his half-sister She Will Reign.

A look behind the G1 Coolmore Stud Stakes

A look at the facts and figures relating to the Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes for three-year-olds at Flemington.

Facts and figures on the G1 Empire Rose

A look at the $500,000 Group One Empire Rose Stakes, formerly known as the Myer Classic, a race for fillies and mares on Victoria Derby day.

A rundown of the Group One Kennedy Mile

Facts about the $1 million Group One Kennedy Mile at Flemington

Ian Mackay New Canberra Racing Club Chairman

Canberra Racing has a new leadership team.

Crack Me Up injured and out of action

Queensland galloper Crack Me Up has fractured a sesamoid as per the information released by Racing Victoria Stewards.

2018 Prince Of Wales Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

On an in form horse in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Prince Of Wales Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

2018 Asian Beau Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Easy to stick with the favourites in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Asian Beau Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

Rosehill Track Update

Racing is back at Rosehill for the first time in five weeks. The track looks in great order after the break.

2018 Prince Of Wales Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

The 2018 Prince Of Wales Stakes at Ascot on Saturday is the better betting race of the features.

2018 Asian Beau Stakes: Final Field, Barriers and Market

Only seven will run in the 2018 Asian Beau Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

Tim Clark rides Thinkin’ Big in the Victoria Derby

Riding the favourite in the Derby, Tim Clark is confident Thinkin’ Big will relish the trip and get the right run over 2500m.

Jordan Childs has some big assignments during Cup week

Riding Written By in the Coolmore Stud Stakes, Jordan Childs has his favourite horse in top form.

Garry Frazer aims Spright at the VRC Sprint Classic

Coming off two excellent runs at WFA in Moonee Valley G1s, Spright will now head next week to the VRC Sprint Classic for Garry Frazer.

Clare Cunningham brings Cradle Mountain back

Cradle Mountain comes back to the track for the Clare Cunningham stable.

Leo Schlink looks at the internationals

On one of the last strong gallops days, the international horses are gearing up for the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday.

Damien Oliver overcomes a bruised foot

After bruising his foot on Wednesday in an incident at the track, Damien Oliver will be right to ride on Derby Day.

More overseas horses to target the Everest and Championships

With more international interest, the Everest and the Championships are becoming a focus of attention in North Hemisphere.

Lindsay Park Preview

Check out the thoughts from the Lindsay Park team ahead of this weekend’s action.

Red Verdon in some doubt for the Melbourne Cup

After moving a plate, English galloper Red Verdon has a bruised heel and is being watched in the preparation for Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup.

2018 Victoria Derby: Tips and Race Preview

Sticking with a top young stayer in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Victoria Derby at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Coolmore Stud Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

The form from Brisbane is the way to play the 2018 Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Kennedy Mile: Tips and Race Preview

Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Kennedy Mile at Flemington on Saturday stays with last week’s winner.

2018 Empire Rose Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

The fillies are the ones in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Empire Rose Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Carbine Club Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Tipping a horse ready to peak in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Carbine Club Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Hotham Handicap: Tips and Race Preview

Giving a highly consistent horse the nod in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 Hotham Handicap at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 The TAB (Linlithgow) Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Everest form looks to be the way to focus in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2018 The TAB (Linlithgow) Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Wakeful Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

Hard to get away from the favourite in the 2018 Wakeful Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Begonia Belle Stakes: Tips and Race Preview

The Sydney mares might dominate the 2018 Begonia Belle Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

2018 Melbourne Cup: Race History

The race that stops a nation will again in the 2018 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday.

2018 Maybe Mahal Stakes: Race History

Future G1 winners line the Race History of the 2018 Maybe Mahal Stakes at Flemington on Tuesday.

2018 Ottawa Stakes: Race History

Some filly winners of the Ottawa Stakes run at Flemington on Tuesday have turned into good producers.