“British Bulldog” Addeybb once again shows his superiority over Verry Elleegant in Queen Elizabeth

Addeybb, the “British Bulldog” did it again. He beat Verry Elleegant at her own game. English maestro William Haggas was watching the race at his Newmarket stable and the two champs had barely passed the post when his phone rang. It was Chris Waller, trainer of Verry Ellegant. “Chris just

Selino wins the 2021 Sydney Cup at Randwick on April 17

The Chris Waller-trained Selino has given Ron Stewart the biggest win of his career with a victory in the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick. The former import relished the rise to 3200m as he hit the front at the 250m and gave a strong kick to score by

Comeback hoop Andrew Adkins has Sydney Cup win in crosshairs

Few deserve a big race win more than Andrew Adkins but the comeback jockey is far from one that believes anything in life should be a given. The young gun has endured his fair share of setbacks but has built his reputation on hard work and it’s his relentless determination

English hoop eyes second Queen Elizabeth on Addeybb

To say all eyes in English racing were on Tom Marquand and Addeybb in last year’s Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes might not be an over exaggeration. Marquand had travelled to Australia from the UK to partner William Haggas-trained star throughout the Sydney Autumn Carnival while the COVID-19 crisis had

Trainer looking to win race named in honour of former stable star

A big day is coming up for Aiden St Vincent at Grafton featuring a track gallop from his 2021 Kosciuskzo hopeful Hellenism together with three runners including one in the race named in honour of the family jewel – The Jackal. Bred by Gerry Harvey and trained by Aiden’s father,

Ryan Maloney is shedding kilograms to ride elite Tony Gollan filly Isotope in the Group 2 Arrowfield Sprint

Ryan Maloney’s weight loss to ride elite Queensland filly Isotope in next Saturday’s Group 2 Arrowfield Sprint will have another benefit as he keenly chases the Brisbane riding premiership. The former Victorian hoop is shedding the kilos to ride Tony Gollan’s star filly at 54.5kg in the Arrowfield at Randwick.

Scratching in Doncaster Mile has second emergency gaining a start

Doncaster Mile second emergency Wheelhouse is in the race after a scratching on race morning. The Chris Waller-trained three-year-old was withdrawn from the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes (1600m) after I Am Superman was scratched from the Doncaster Mile at 6.49am on Saturday. With Wheelhouse’s emergence in the $3 million

Star New Zealand colt out to emulate Mongolian Khan in Australian Derby

Lance O‘Sullivan knows the NZ Derby form hasn’t looked too flash this autumn but he’s hoping star colt Rocket Spade can buck the trend in Saturday’s Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick. All three of the NZ Derby placegetters will line up in the $2 million staying test on Day One

Wyong, Goulburn previews: Grant Allard says it time for Bright Eyed Girl to deliver on her promise

Grant Allard’s most promising horse Majestic Shot has done well since her fourth win from as many starts but she won’t be seen this weekend at Randwick. The Gosford trainer was thinking of running the Shooting To Win filly in the Group 3 P.J. Bell Stakes on Saturday but he’ll

Favourites draw good gates for Australian Derby

Saturday marks the 160th edition of the time-honoured $2 million Australian Derby (2400m) and the field has been declared and barriers allocated. The Australian Derby was first run in 1861 when won by Kyogle and the only year the race wasn’t run was in 1978 when it was moved from