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October 31, 2017

Qewy ready to make assault on Bendigo Cup

English stayer Qewy will be out to add to his Cups collection in Australia when he lines up at Bendigo.
October 31, 2017

Mullins duo visit Flemington before Cup

Max Dynamite and Thomas Hobson have had a trip away from quarantine at Werribee, galloping at Flemington under travelling foreman Dave Casey.
October 31, 2017

Trapeze Artist primed for another G1 test

After throwing a scare into the camp, Trapeze Artist is fully fit and ready to try to claim his second Group One win in the Coolmore Stud Stakes.
October 31, 2017

Aloisia peaking in time for Oaks

Gai Waterhouse believes Pinot is the filly to win her first VRC Oaks, but first she has to chase down the Aaron Purcell-trained favourite Aloisia.
October 31, 2017

Hartnell Cup start still to be confirmed

Trainer James Cummings says a final decision on Hartnell taking his place in the Melbourne Cup will be made in the coming days.
October 31, 2017

Peslier chasing a Cup dream on Tiberian

Champion jockey Olivier Peslier has ridden Tiberian in a work-out at Werribee ahead of the Melbourne Cup.
October 31, 2017

Capacity field for G1 Victoria Derby

Victoria Derby favourite Main Stage has come up with barrier 14 in a field of 16 plus one emergency while second favourite Ace High has gate three.
October 31, 2017

Highland Reel on Coolmore stallion roster

Highland Reel, Churchill and Caravaggio have been added to the new Coolmore stallion roster.
October 31, 2017

No decision yet on Winx’s next move

Chris Waller says Winx has come through her third Cox Plate win well but no decision on her next move has been made.
October 31, 2017

Dettori excited for Cup tilt on Almandin

Frankie Dettori hopes he can finally win the Melbourne Cup and knows Almandin has the pedigree to win the race for a second time.
October 30, 2017

Dettori gets Almandin Cup ride, Oliver out

Damien Oliver has lost an appeal over his improper riding suspension that ruled him out of the ride on defending Melbourne Cup holder Almandin.
October 30, 2017

Sense Of Occasion freshened for G1 mile

Doomben Cup winner Sense Of Occasion will be out to bounce back to his best form in the Group One Kennedy Mile at Flemington.
October 30, 2017

Frankie Dettori to ride Almandin in Cup

Frankie Dettori has been snapped up to ride the Lloyd Williams-owned Almandin in the Melbourne Cup with Damien Oliver failing in an appeal against suspension.
October 30, 2017

Oliver to miss Melbourne Cup ride

Damien Oliver has lost an appeal against an improper riding suspension that rules him out of the Melbourne Cup.
October 30, 2017

Ace High dealt new plan for Derby

David Payne has modified his Victoria Derby race plan for Group One-winning colt Ace High.
October 30, 2017

Cool Passion steps up to mile in G1 Myer

Cool Passion is set to be tested over 1600 metres for the first time in the Group One Myer Classic at Flemington.
October 30, 2017

Wohler says Red Cardinal better than odds

Red Cardinal is a better chance of winning the Melbourne Cup than his odds suggest, German trainer Andreas Wohler says.
October 30, 2017

Cup another dream come true for Parish

Jockey Cory Parish has never been to a Melbourne Cup but now has a ride on Caulfield Cup winner Boom Time.
October 30, 2017

Weather With You on target for Vic Derby

Co-trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman will have Weather With You in the Victoria Derby but have decided against running Vin De Dance.
October 30, 2017

Kaonic to make stakes debut at Flemington

Like he has done with Kermadec and Comin' Through in recent seasons, Chris Waller will use the Carbine Club Stakes as Kaonic's introduction to stakes racing.
October 30, 2017

One more Melbourne start for Sold For Song

Brisbane mare Sold For Song will have one more Melbourne start this spring in a 1200m-Group Two race at Flemington.
October 30, 2017

Qewy among field of seven for Bendigo Cup

The Charlie Appleby-trained Qewy is among a field of seven for the Bendigo Cup for which the Darren Weir-trained Kiwia is the early favourite.
October 30, 2017

Fifth Qld jockey out on handling charge

Apprentice Rebecca Goldsbury has become the fifth Queensland jockey suspended on a handling charge in the past two months.
October 30, 2017

Hartnell still in Melbourne Cup mix

Hartnell remains in contention for the Melbourne Cup with last year's third placegetter among 36 second acceptances.
October 30, 2017

Saint-Cloud races off because of protest

Racing at Saint-Cloud in France has been called off after a protest by trainers, owners and breeders against France Galop reforms.
October 29, 2017

Matriarch under consideration for Karavali

The Matriarch Stakes at Flemington is an option for the Kris Lees-trained Karavali after her impressive debut at Randwick.
October 29, 2017

Darley option remains open for Vega Magic

A start in the Darley Classic is still on the cards for Vega Magic despite his disappointing performance in the Manikato Stakes.
October 29, 2017

Williams lavishes praise on Chris Waller

Lloyd Williams says the performance of Chris Waller to prepare Winx to win three Cox Plates is the best training achievement he has seen in his lifetime.
October 29, 2017

English set for spell after Manikato

Group One-winning mare English is unlikely to race again this spring after her disappointing run in the Manikato Stakes.
October 29, 2017

Scottish star on target for Melbourne Cup

Scottish trainer Iain Jardine has given stayer Nakeeta the tick of approval after inspecting the stayer at Werribee racecourse.