Doncaster Mile decision awaits for Funstar

Funstar and Probabeel have renewed their rivalry at Rosehill with the former coming out on top to deliver Chris Waller a fourth successive win in the Phar Lap Stakes. Starting the $1.55 favourite, Funstar made the ledger three-one in her favour on Saturday after James McDonald took up the running on a deteriorating Rosehill track. […]

Alligator Blood confirmed for All Star Mile field

Favourite Alligator Blood will run in the All-Star Mile after his owner had earlier threatened to scratch him because of the public lock-out at Caulfield. Spectators, including owners, will not be allowed to attend Saturday’s meeting at Caulfield with the Melbourne Racing Club and Racing Victoria opting to host the meeting behind closed doors over […]

Melody Belle is Opie Bosson’s only ride on All Star Mile day

Opie Bosson has had seven rides in Australia this season for three Group One wins and another three placings at the elite level. The star New Zealand hoop will be back in action in Australia on Saturday, confident 10-time Group One-winning mare Melody Belle can add to his recent big-race haul in the $5 million […]

Eric The Eel to press Australian Derby claims at the Gold Coast

Caloundra gelding Eric The Eel has a tough final test as he tries to earn an Australian Derby start at the Gold Coast. Eric The Eel won his last start in a 1600m-Plate race at Doomben but faces a big step up in class in the Gold Coast Quality (1800m). Trainer Stuart Kendrick also entered […]

Sylvia’s Mother ready for Coolmore Classic 2020 test

There is likely to be some singing and dancing from the owners of Sylvia’s Mother if she can win the Group One Coolmore Classic at Rosehill. The Team Hawkes mare is raced by owner-breeders Rob and Pam Crosby and named after the hit 1970s song by Dr Hook & The Medicine Show. Sylvia’s Mother will […]

Akari set to run in the Kembla Grange Classic 2020

Trainer Brad Widdup has decided against starting Akari against benchmark fillies Funstar and Probabeel in the Phar Lap Stakes, instead favouring a Group Three assignment at Kembla Grange. Widdup accepted with Akari for Saturday’s Group Two Phar Lap Stakes at Rosehill and the Kembla Grange Classic (1600m) on Friday but confirmed she would head to […]

Redoute’s Choice Stakes decision awaits Ready For Caviar

Lindsay Park will wait until race morning before deciding if Ready For Caviar will make her debut at Caulfield. Ready For Caviar is the fourth foal of unbeaten champion Black Caviar and the third of her progeny to make it to the races. The two-year-old, by More Than Ready, is an acceptor for the Listed […]

Fierce Impact given a solid work-out ahead of the All Star Mile

Sydney trainer Matthew Smith has taken Fierce Impact away from his temporary home at Caulfield for a solid work-out at Sandown ahead of the All-Star Mile. Smith said Fierce Impact needed a change of scenery to switch him on and blow away the cobwebs ahead of Saturday’s second running of the $5 million All Star […]

Ilovemyself ready to tackle Pago Pago Stakes 2020

Cranbourne trainer Greg Eurell has made a flying visit to Sydney to watch Ilovemyself in a gallop at Rosehill ahead of the colt’s late bid to earn a Golden Slipper start via the Pago Pago Stakes. Eurell was happy with Ilovemyself’s gallop on the course proper on Tuesday morning and said he was on target […]

Kolding works well ahead of the All Star Mile 2020

Trainer Chris Waller cannot fault Kolding’s condition ahead of the $5 million All-Star Mile but admits the left-handed direction holds some fears. Waller’s trepidation comes from Kolding’s first start at Caulfield in Melbourne where Saturday’s race is run. Market 💰: View the All Star Mile odds The winner of the Epsom Handicap and $7.5 million Golden […]